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Two weeks after the gangs chased her from her home and cut her uncle in the head, Wiselaine stages her second conference promoting women candidates. Slideshow
RENAFECA a été selectionné par ONUFEMMES comme organisation qui jouera le rôle de Mediatrice dans le projet femmes pour la paix
Several women police are interested in eventually running for office, if and when elections are held. They invited us to police headquarters to brief them. The two-day meeting finished off at the Office of Citizens’ Protection. Slideshow
By the Haiti Democracy Project in the Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin America Advisor. Kenya is to be widely applauded for its offer to lead an international force in support of the Haitian police. Where is the United States?
Scheduling a separate seance of the Good Governance seminar in September for interested police. To be held at police headquarters. An earnest of the Haiti Democracy Project’s support for the Haitian police in their hour of trial
Selon les résultats obtenus pas moins de 68% des personnes interrogées sont favorables à la venue de cette force. New poll is consistent with other polling results since last October
The meeting was set for the offices of the Governance Group, but as the venue proved too small, the Haiti Democracy Project found some wampum for a larger hall. Some 25 RSVPs by August 2, 2023
The Bahamas is to add 150 to Kenya’s 1,000
The brave owner of Radio Kiskeya attended a Haiti Democracy Project seminar twenty years ago that focused on the undermining of the police. a key issue still plaguing Haiti. Later, our web page covered the delivery of a shotgun bullet to her radio station with a letter threatening to kill her if she did not air a demand that France repay billions of dollars of reparations
The president of the Dominican Republic says that Kenya has agreed to send a thousand police with U.S. support
We defy the gangs. We set a new seminar on feminine participation just one week after our leader Wiselaine is driven from her Croix-des-Bouquets home by armed thugs
Wiselaine Dorcélus, leader of the Democracy Project’s women candidates, was attacked and driven from her home in Croix-des-Bouquets last week
The Miami Herald has illuminated the debate by publicizing a U.S. “non-paper” describing the possible makeup of a U.N. mission to Haiti’s police. But a non-paper is not a negotiation. Although Russia and China have approved all past U.N. missions, the United States, after declaring these countries public enemies one and two, would have to seriously negotiate with them to get their stamp on any sort of armed mission.
Canada’s latest decree, erroneously mixing Andy Apaid in with a den of bandits, has undermined the credibility of sanctions that were laying the groundwork for replacing the corruptionists with more progressive forces
A paper derived from several workshops. The Federation of Women Mayors worked out this task list in consultation with the Women Candidates and other organizations. Basis of discussion at the June 2, 2023 atélier presented below and provides an overview of the deep economic, social, and political problems facing Haiti’s women
Faire entrer les femmes dans le gouvernement local. We join a workshop on June 2, 2023 with the Federation of Women Mayors on how to elect more women to local government. Slideshow
We gather in Tabarre on May 28, 2023 to celebrate Mother’s Day and the fifth anniversary of the Regroupement National des Femmes Candidates. Slideshow
By the Haiti Democracy Project in the Washington Post. It would be a hundred times better if the Haitian politicians settled things among themselves. They can’t. Meanwhile, gangs rampage freely and several million very poor people teeter on the brink of starvation and cholera. Over seventy years ago the international community invented the United Nations’ peacekeeping machinery for just such emergencies. If there was ever a place and time it was needed, it is here and now
The Regroupement National des Femmes Candidates participates by Zoom in the Transition Council’s meeting. Council president Mirlande Manigat lays out a schedule for elections and improved governance. Agenda item no. 1 is restoring security.
By Sauveur Pierre Etienne. The population’s spontaneous resistance to the gangs is a force to be reckoned with, yet undirected it could lead to anarchy. It remains the responsibility of the Haitian elite to forge a functioning state extending its sovereignty over the whole territory,