Before publishing the third installment in our FOIA series about how the government used US money in Haiti, here’s your annotated Haiti reading list:
BBC asks: should Creole replace French in Haiti’s public schools? Keep in mind, French fluency is 5%.
Pairs well with: Haitian linguist, Professor Michel DeGraff, arguing on behalf of Creole education and linguistic legitimacy.
When gene sequencing proves cholera came from peacekeepers, the UN takes a page from Bachmann, Perry and denies the science.
Pairs well with: Sequencing data from mBio.
New report finds that temporary shelters only went to displaced persons with land. Unfortunately, two-thirds of people in the tent camps were landless renters before the quake.
Pairs well with: This post on the importance of land issues, with lessons from a different post-disaster relief effort.
Ansel shares more Wikileaks revelations, this time about how the Embassy used the coup government as an opportunity to push through neoliberal economic reforms.