There’s an awful lot going on in Latin America right now. I don’t really know what to believe about the anti-government protests in Cuba, largely because there’s no one you can reall
If you read one long piece today, make it Ryan Fontanilla’s discussion of his time in the Coast Guard patrolling to ensure no Haitian migrants enter the nation and how he compares the treatment
Fascist ICE agents are the best. Early last Monday morning, Oscar Millan’s longtime partner called him from a Boston hospital, weepy with relief. Their son, Oscar Matias, had been born two weeks ear
So, clearly, I need to drop in soon with an update on this weekend’s French election. But, in the meantime, it turns out that France isn’t the only place where colonial history is b
This is a good piece on how U.S. farmers dumping surplus peanuts on the Haitian market in the guide of “humanitarian aid” actually just undermines Haitian peanut farmers who can’t co
If you are looking for a throwback to 20th century Latin American leftism, you might be interested in this interview with Haitian leftist Ricot Jean-Pierre on land and power in Haiti. Jean-Pierre comb
Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier dies. The world cries. Oh wait, no it doesn’t.
I see the garment industry is up to the same tricks it’s been using since before the Triangle Fire, this time stealing wages from Haitian workers. And who could have guessed that it would be psy