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  • Backgrounder posted November 12, 2013 by Brett D. Schaefer Haiti Cholera Lawsuit Against the U.N.: Recommendations for U.S. Policy

    A U.S. nongovernmental organization recently filed a lawsuit against the United Nations seeking compensation on behalf of victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti, and at least $2.2 billion in funding to eradicate cholera. Evidence compiled since 2010 strongly indicates that U.N. peacekeepers were the source of the cholera and, due to negligence or deliberate disregard,…

  • Commentary posted August 18, 2010 by Ray Walser, Ph.D. Keep Aristide's Party Out

    Seven months after the tragic Jan. 12 earthquake, Haiti is at last on the path to reconstruction. Thanks to a substantial flood of assistance, with billions of dollars more promised, the minimal needs of the Haitian people are finally being met. Yet the pace of recovery is painfully slow. The United States and the world have their sights set on a Haiti-owned process…

  • Commentary posted August 14, 2010 by Ray Walser, Ph.D. Cyber Saturday: An Aristide Government Would Put Haiti in Hugo Chavez Camp

    Seven months after the tragic Jan. 12 earthquake, Haiti is at last on the path to reconstruction. Thanks to a substantial flood of assistance, with billions of dollars more promised, the minimal needs of the Haitian people are finally being met. Yet the pace of recovery is painfully slow. The United States and the world have their sights set upon on a Haiti-owned…

  • Commentary posted August 13, 2010 by Ray Walser, Ph.D. An Aristide Government Would Put Haiti in Hugo Chavez Camp

    Seven months after the tragic Jan. 12 earthquake, Haiti is at last on the path to reconstruction. Thanks to a substantial flood of assistance, with billions of dollars more promised, the minimal needs of the Haitian people are finally being met. Yet the pace of recovery is painfully slow. The United States and the world have their sights set upon on a Haiti-owned…

  • WebMemo posted March 30, 2010 by Ray Walser, Ph.D. Do’s and Don’ts for Real Haiti Recovery

    The future of Haiti—still uncertain following the January 12 earthquake that claimed between 200,000 and 300,000 lives and left 1.5 million homeless—will be the subject of an upcoming major donor conference at the United Nations. Scheduled for March 31, this conference will focus on the creation of a master plan for Haiti’s future accompanied by the requisite pledging of…

  • Lecture posted June 24, 1998 by Stephan Thernstrom, Fred Siegel, Robert Woodson The Kerner Commission Report

    This lecture was held at The Heritage Foundation on March 13, 1998. Welcome to our panel discussion on the 30th anniversary of the publication of the Kerner Commission Report. The Heritage Foundation has a number of goals. One is to roll back the liberal welfare state. A prerequisite to understanding what happened to create the liberal welfare state, and…

  • Executive Memorandum posted October 3, 1994 by Thomas P. Sheehy Avoiding the U.N. Trap in Haiti

  • Executive Memorandum posted September 20, 1994 by Lawrence T. DiRita Now Comes the Hard Part: The U.S. Occupation of Haiti

  • Backgrounder posted February 11, 1991 by Michael G. Wilson Is Haiti Turning Into Another Cuba?

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 2/11/91 155 IS HAITI TURNING INTO ANOTHER CUBA? (Updating Backgrounder 746, "Haiti's Continuing Challenge to U.S. Policy Makers," January 18, 1990.) Haiti last week joined the ranks of the Western Hemisphere's democratic nations, leaving Cuba to stand as the sole dictatorship in the Americas. Internationally supervised…

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  • Lecture posted June 24, 1998 by Stephan Thernstrom, Fred Siegel, Robert Woodson The Kerner Commission Report

    This lecture was held at The Heritage Foundation on March 13, 1998. Welcome to our panel discussion on the 30th anniversary of the publication of the Kerner Commission Report. The Heritage Foundation has a number of goals. One is to roll back the liberal welfare state. A prerequisite to understanding what happened to create the liberal welfare state, and…

  • Commentary posted August 18, 2010 by Ray Walser, Ph.D. Keep Aristide's Party Out

    Seven months after the tragic Jan. 12 earthquake, Haiti is at last on the path to reconstruction. Thanks to a substantial flood of assistance, with billions of dollars more promised, the minimal needs of the Haitian people are finally being met. Yet the pace of recovery is painfully slow. The United States and the world have their sights set on a Haiti-owned process…

  • Commentary posted August 14, 2010 by Ray Walser, Ph.D. Cyber Saturday: An Aristide Government Would Put Haiti in Hugo Chavez Camp

    Seven months after the tragic Jan. 12 earthquake, Haiti is at last on the path to reconstruction. Thanks to a substantial flood of assistance, with billions of dollars more promised, the minimal needs of the Haitian people are finally being met. Yet the pace of recovery is painfully slow. The United States and the world have their sights set upon on a Haiti-owned…

  • Commentary posted August 13, 2010 by Ray Walser, Ph.D. An Aristide Government Would Put Haiti in Hugo Chavez Camp

    Seven months after the tragic Jan. 12 earthquake, Haiti is at last on the path to reconstruction. Thanks to a substantial flood of assistance, with billions of dollars more promised, the minimal needs of the Haitian people are finally being met. Yet the pace of recovery is painfully slow. The United States and the world have their sights set upon on a Haiti-owned…

  • Backgrounder posted November 12, 2013 by Brett D. Schaefer Haiti Cholera Lawsuit Against the U.N.: Recommendations for U.S. Policy

    A U.S. nongovernmental organization recently filed a lawsuit against the United Nations seeking compensation on behalf of victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti, and at least $2.2 billion in funding to eradicate cholera. Evidence compiled since 2010 strongly indicates that U.N. peacekeepers were the source of the cholera and, due to negligence or deliberate disregard,…

  • Backgrounder posted February 11, 1991 by Michael G. Wilson Is Haiti Turning Into Another Cuba?

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 2/11/91 155 IS HAITI TURNING INTO ANOTHER CUBA? (Updating Backgrounder 746, "Haiti's Continuing Challenge to U.S. Policy Makers," January 18, 1990.) Haiti last week joined the ranks of the Western Hemisphere's democratic nations, leaving Cuba to stand as the sole dictatorship in the Americas. Internationally supervised…

  • WebMemo posted March 30, 2010 by Ray Walser, Ph.D. Do’s and Don’ts for Real Haiti Recovery

    The future of Haiti—still uncertain following the January 12 earthquake that claimed between 200,000 and 300,000 lives and left 1.5 million homeless—will be the subject of an upcoming major donor conference at the United Nations. Scheduled for March 31, this conference will focus on the creation of a master plan for Haiti’s future accompanied by the requisite pledging of…

  • Executive Memorandum posted September 20, 1994 by Lawrence T. DiRita Now Comes the Hard Part: The U.S. Occupation of Haiti

  • Executive Memorandum posted October 3, 1994 by Thomas P. Sheehy Avoiding the U.N. Trap in Haiti

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  • Backgrounder posted November 12, 2013 by Brett D. Schaefer Haiti Cholera Lawsuit Against the U.N.: Recommendations for U.S. Policy

    A U.S. nongovernmental organization recently filed a lawsuit against the United Nations seeking compensation on behalf of victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti, and at least $2.2 billion in funding to eradicate cholera. Evidence compiled since 2010 strongly indicates that U.N. peacekeepers were the source of the cholera and, due to negligence or deliberate disregard,…

  • WebMemo posted March 30, 2010 by Ray Walser, Ph.D. Do’s and Don’ts for Real Haiti Recovery

    The future of Haiti—still uncertain following the January 12 earthquake that claimed between 200,000 and 300,000 lives and left 1.5 million homeless—will be the subject of an upcoming major donor conference at the United Nations. Scheduled for March 31, this conference will focus on the creation of a master plan for Haiti’s future accompanied by the requisite pledging of…

  • Executive Memorandum posted October 3, 1994 by Thomas P. Sheehy Avoiding the U.N. Trap in Haiti

  • Executive Memorandum posted September 20, 1994 by Lawrence T. DiRita Now Comes the Hard Part: The U.S. Occupation of Haiti

  • Backgrounder posted February 11, 1991 by Michael G. Wilson Is Haiti Turning Into Another Cuba?

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 2/11/91 155 IS HAITI TURNING INTO ANOTHER CUBA? (Updating Backgrounder 746, "Haiti's Continuing Challenge to U.S. Policy Makers," January 18, 1990.) Haiti last week joined the ranks of the Western Hemisphere's democratic nations, leaving Cuba to stand as the sole dictatorship in the Americas. Internationally supervised…

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Find more work on Haiti