Haiti organisations attack US takeover

Morning Star Online, Sunday 31 January 2010
by Our Foreign Desk
haiti peacekeepers

Haitian community organisations have united to demand an “end to the militarisation of aid” and plead for international solidarity brigades to help the country’s reconstruction.

Anti-poverty groups, shanty town community organisers and local medical charities issued a joint statement criticising the US government’s takeover of relief efforts following last month’s devastating earthquake as part of a “strategy of the remilitarisation of the Caribbean.”

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