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ABYA YALA / What is really behind the crisis in Haiti?
Date of publication at Tlaxcala: 04/10/2019
Translations available: Español 

What is really behind the crisis in Haiti?

Keston K. Perry

 

Decades of neoliberalism, neocolonialism and now climate injustice have pushed Haiti to the brink. 

People march in Cite Soleil area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti during a protest to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise [Chandan Khanna/AFP]

For months now, Haiti has been shaken by intensifying protests. A deepening economic crisis and growing fuel and food shortages have sent people to the streets, demanding the resignation of US-backed President Jovenel Moise, who has so far resisted stepping down.
The crisis started last year and was compounded by natural disasters that have repeatedly devastated the island nation: Hurricanes destroyed housing, food production, livelihoods and infrastructure and a severe drought dried up the island's water resources.
 
While international media has focused on a familiar story of corruption and mismanagement, what lies beneath this debilitating crisis is much more serious - a deadly combination of neocolonialism, neoliberalism and climate injustice. Indeed, what is happening now in Haiti is extreme and should scare us all, as it foreshadows what could happen to the rest of the planet if we do not take immediate action.

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Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/crisis-haiti-190927092336787.html
Publication date of original article: 30/09/2019
URL of this page : http://www.tlaxcala-int.org/article.asp?reference=27137

 

Tags: Abya YalaNeoliberalismUSAHaiti
 

 
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