Foreign Cleansers

Historian Georges Michel: “It’s a foreign force that has to come to clean up the place because we can’t do it. To pacify the country you’ve got to import a foreign army.”

Let Haitians Decide

So said a sign carried in front of the White House on October 9. The vast majority of Haitians would now welcome intervention against the gangs from any quarter, foreign or domestic. Are these Haitians included among the ones who should decide?

Women Endorse Multinational Police

Eleven Haitian women’s organizations, ours included, call on foreign police to help their Haitian counterparts to restore order — part of a larger call to repress the gangs and make way for elections. Together these organizations claim to represent 250,000 Haitian women

Boots on the Ground NOW! — Amb. Pamela White

“It is time to throw away the gloves and stop pretending that ‘normal’ diplomacy will work in Haiti. Boots on the ground right NOW. I personally don’t care if they are mercenaries or UN troops or former New York policemen – the killing has got to stop!” says the former ambassador. BRAVA!