Haiti : After 2 Years Haitians, Defrauded of the Billions in Earthquake relief Aid

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  1. Ankhur

    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Haiti, Raped by the U.S. Since 2004, and Still Bleeding Wed.
    01/11/2012 - 02:28 —
    Glen A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford

    The horrific squandering of Haitian lives and earthquake relief and aid dollars by the occupying powers over the past two years are direct consequences of previous imperial crimes. “Since 2004, Haiti has been methodically stripped of its sovereignty, made into a protectorate of the United Nations,” which is merely a front for the United States. “The earthquake of January 2010 was a natural phenomenon that happened to take place while a rape was in progress.” Haiti, Raped by the U.S. Since 2004, and Still Bleeding A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford “The United States has flexed every superpower muscle to prolong Haiti’s agony.” In the American media, Haiti is most often spoken of as a tragedy – when it is actually the scene of horrific crimes, mainly perpetrated by the United States over the span of two centuries. For the past two years, since the earthquake that shook the life out of hundreds of thousands of already deeply wounded people, the United States has flexed every superpower muscle to prolong Haiti’s agony. Half a million people are still homeless, two years after the quake, despite the billions in relief and recovery aid pledged by international donors. Sixty percent of the rubble has yet to be removed from the capital and its suburbs, and 6,000 people have died from a cholera epidemic brought into the country by United Nations troops. The UN has still not seen fit to apologize for being the vector of disease, because the UN is not accountable to the people of Haiti – only to the United States. The Americans used a huge chunk of their so-called aid money to reimburse themselves for the cost of their military occupation of the country. Dead, dying, sick, starving, homeless Haitians are made to pay for their own imprisonment in their native land, while Washington gloats that it is Haiti’s last, best hope, and that the catastrophic earthquake might have been a good thing, a chance for a “new beginning” under Washington's firm guidance. Millions were spent to choreograph crooked elections that brought to office a government with no power, even less money, and not a shred of dignity – a puppet regime held in absolute disrespect by its American puppeteers. http://blackagendareport.com/content/haiti-raped-us-2004-and-still-bleeding
     
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    Which is why you always want to manage your money directly... rather than leaving it in the hands of some fiduciary.

    Your money in someone else's vault is not your money.
     
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    I do not expect African people to rise as a people against Europeans until they assert themselves as African people against Europeans.

    But that's not all that I can say on this topic.

    Guatemalans (?) monthly distribute food in Haiti--to this day. I do not want to hear an American on this topic.

    Americans talk too much.
     
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    Defrauded of billions then infilcted with cholera, that's OK?
     
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    Exactly at this rate and with a trillion dollar spending power we should have our own "Black Cross"

    Haiti was the first nation to revolt against white supremacy and symbolicly,
    all Africans owe a debt to help
     
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    North, Central, or South Americans?
     
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    Of course not. But what have the United States Americans done against that?
     
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    We know who claims the name "Americans."
     
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    There are three Americas. North, Central, and South. Which one?
     
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    This faux confusion is annoying. If you do not understand then it's not up to you to understand. It's really no difference whether you understand. The Africans of Haiti will still starve whether your objective is to play with semantics or not.

    Talk talk talk won't do any difference.
     
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