Tag Archives: intervention
By The Public Archive | Published: February 27, 2014
Q: Mr. Secretary? Rumsfeld: Yes, sir? Q: I wonder if you could tell us how many U.S. troops do you think, in a round figure, might be required — might be sent to Haiti, and how long do you think they would stay? And also, President Aristide is claiming now that he was virtually kidnapped by the [...]
By The Public Archive | Published: April 10, 2013
With American influence becoming so strong in Haiti through the United States permanent control and administration of customs, finances, etc., followed, as it naturally would be, by American investment in the island and increased trading between the two countries, it was natural that the National Bank, heretofore almost entirely in Europe, should pass into full [...]
By The Public Archive | Published: August 31, 2012
HANS R. SCHMIDT is a historian and the author of the classic account of the first United States military intervention and administration of Haiti, The United States Occupation of Haiti, 1915-1934 (1971) as well as of Maverick Marine: General Smedley D. Butler and the Contradictions of American Military History (1998), a biography of the legendary [...]
By The Public Archive | Published: November 17, 2011
“La vérité sur la répression anticommuniste de 1969,” Boukan: Organ del Parti unifie des communistes Haitiens (P.U.C.H.), March 1970. Source: Centre International de Documentation et d’Information Haïtienne, Caribéenne et Afro-Canadienne (CIDIHCA). Montréal, Québec, Canada.
By The Public Archive | Published: October 13, 2011
Entry for “Voodoo Drum” in the catalog of The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Accession Date: September 11, 1917. Click here for a link to the entry.
By The Public Archive | Published: July 28, 2011
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 our [...]
By The Public Archive | Published: May 17, 2011
“Un soldado argentino en Haití es un marine en Iraq,” [Argentina]: [s.n.], [n.d.]. Princeton University Library. Latin American Ephemera Collections.
By The Public Archive | Published: April 22, 2011
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 [...]