Recently-released WikiLeaks cables reveal that Haiti's self-appointed guardians—the US, EU and UN—supported an election in the country despite obvious evidence that it was severely flawed.
The Nation's Dan Coughlin and Haïti Liberté's Kim Ives continue their exposé on the WikiLeaks Haiti cables.
There is ferocious repression across the Middle East. Why are the UN's sights trained only on Libya?
Cables obtained from WikiLeaks document the influence the US Embassy sought over the nation in an expanse of nearly seven years—from ten months before the 2004 coup d’etat to just after the earthquake.
An essay adapted from the forthcoming The Dead Yard: A Story of Modern Jamaica.
A former volunteer offers a more timely—and radical—alternative.
When it comes to the military budget, peacenik right and left are on the same side.
The continued portrayal of Haiti as the basket case of the hemisphere without accurate contextualization further wounds the Haitian people and misleads the American public.
How US financiers helped Belgium's King Leopold rape the homeland of some 20 million Africans.
A history of colonial neglect and endemic corruption has unleashed a lawless logging binge in the heart of Congo's massive woodlands.