Haiti Presidential Candidates Town Hall Meeting

The Focus On Haiti Initiative cosponsored the Haiti Presidential Candidates Town Hall Meeting hosted on the George Washington University campus on September 15, 2015. The event was moderated by Dr. Robert Maguire of the Elliott School and the Focus On Haiti Initiative, as well as Mr. Roberson Alphonse, of Le Nouvelliste, and Ms. Nathalie Liautaud, of the Haiti Renewal Alliance.

Voices of Haiti’s Voiceless: Now Streaming

The Focus On Haiti Initiative is proud to publish the video and report archive of our 2015 spring symposium Voices of Haiti’s Voiceless: Post-Earthquake Aspirations & Achievements. The event was cosponsored by the United States Department of State Office of the Haiti Special Coordinator. Videos and articles are available for each panel through the links below. A Voice for the Voiceless Robert Maguire,… Continue reading Voices of Haiti’s Voiceless: Now Streaming

Pepper Water and Protests in Haiti

Pepper Water and Protests in Haiti Scott Freeman Tear gas is not uncommon in Port au Prince. Over the past decade, whether it has been protests over food shortages, controlling political demonstrations, or ‘peacekeeping’ actions by the infamous MINUSTAH UN forces, tear gas and other methods of crowd control have been a reality of the… Continue reading Pepper Water and Protests in Haiti

Save the Date: Voices of Haiti’s Voiceless Symposium

The Focus On Haiti Initiative is proud to announce our spring symposium Voices of Haiti’s Voiceless: Post-Earthquake Aspirations & Achievements in Washington, D.C. on Friday, May 1, 2015. This event is cosponsored by the United States Department of State Office of the Haiti Special Coordinator. The symposium will discuss Haiti’s fundamental development challenges and progress toward meeting them in the… Continue reading Save the Date: Voices of Haiti’s Voiceless Symposium