Tag Archives: 1915

An nou pote kole pou dekole MINUSTAH: Bring the Rage to Kick Out MINUSTAH

Translation of statement from Bri Kouri Nouvèl Gaye announcing July 28, 2011 protest against the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Kreyol original follows. July 28, 1915 – July 28, 2011.  It has been ninety-six years since the U.S. imperial army landed in our country. They occupied us for nineteen years, killed many of […]

Posted in Haiti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Responses

How the Haitian people feel about former United States President Woodrow Wilson

To-day in the history of Haiti the 4th of March is the beginning of a new era. Mr. Harding, the defender of our cause and advocate of our rights, had entered the White House as President of the United States in place of Mr. Woodrow Wilson, the man of baneful prejudices, who conspired against the […]

Posted in Haiti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Responses

In Haiti numberless abominable crimes have been committed. To give some idea of their horror we cite only a few cases made public …

1. Hanging of M. Cicéron Lacroix, execution of Léon Moricet, Téca, and other persons in October and November. 1918, by Lieut. Lang, acts denounced to the naval court of inquiry by M. Philocles Lacroix in his letter of October 20, 1920. 2. Execution of the Péralte brothers by Lieut. Wallace at Mirebalais in December, 1918. […]

Posted in Haiti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Responses

James Weldon Johnson on the National City Bank of New York and Haiti

To know the reasons for the present political situation in Haiti, to understand why the United States landed and has for five years maintained military forces in that country, why some three thousand Haitian men, women, and children have been shot down by American rifles and machine guns, it is necessary, among other things, to […]

Posted in Haiti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Response

Roger L. Farnham of the National City Bank of New York on Haiti

I think that the Haitian can be taught to become a good and efficient laborer. If let alone by the military chiefs, he is as peaceful as a child, and as harmless. In fact, today they are nothing but grown up children, ignorant of all agricultural methods and they know nothing of machinery. They must […]

Posted in Haiti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Responses