In 2004, the United States, with the complicity of France and Canada, forcibly removed democratically-elected Jean-Bertrand Aristide from office, bringing Haiti’s 10 year experience with democracy to a brutal end.
After the coup, 6,000 United Nations Peacekeepers came to Haiti to legitimize the ‘regime change’, and to purportedly help restore peace and democracy in Haiti, in part, by hunting down members of Lavalas, the popular movement that swept Aristide into office.
Since 2004, thousands of Lavalas members, so-called bandits, have been killed or driven into hiding.
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On top of that, the so-called Peacekeepers also protect and enable the Haitian Police (HNP) to repress and abuse the Haitian People.
The majority of the inhabitants of neighborhoods like Cite Soleil and Bel Air, view the peacekeepers as invaders imposing the will of Haiti’s wealthy elite, helping to eviscerate Haiti for the sake of business interests.
That is precisely what they are doing.
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