Buy Used
CDN$ 0.01
+ CDN$ 6.49 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Ships from the USA. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for delivery. Book has appearance of light use with no easily noticeable wear. Millions of satisfied customers and climbing. Thriftbooks is the name you can trust, guaranteed. Spend Less. Read More.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Canada in Haiti: Waging War on the Poor Majority Paperback – 2006

5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
"Please retry"
CDN$ 85.43 CDN$ 0.01

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
click to open popover

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Product Details

  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Fernwood Publishing Co., Ltd. (2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1552661687
  • ISBN-13: 978-1552661680
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 0.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 150 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #223,509 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  •  Would you like to update product info, give feedback on images, or tell us about a lower price?

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback
With the release of their short and readable book Canada in Haiti, Yves Engler and Anthony Fenton have offered up a timely and useful critical intervention in an issue that has consistently been either ignored or badly obfuscated by the mainstream Canadian media. The book exposes Canada’s apparent active participation in the destabilization and eventual overthrow of the democratically elected government of Jean Bertrand Aristide in Haiti in early 2004. It also documents how, since that time, Canada has worked through the financial support of NGOs, RCMP training of Haitian police, participation in the UN stabilization force in Haiti, and a host of other diplomatic and monetary overtures – all to prop up the interim Haitian government which presided over police human-rights abuses and protest crack-downs of a ferocity not seen since the brutal Duvalier era.

Haiti’s recent ordeal is by no means unique or new. What is new in this situation, rather, is Canada’s willingness, and apparent enthusiasm, to take on a central role in the planning and execution of such an operation. The book contains well-founded allegations of the use of CIDA funds to help destabilize the Haitian government, followed by the cynical invocation of the “Responsibility to Protect” doctrine, allowing Canada to conveniently swoop in to save the same “failed government” they helped to undermine.

Engler and Fenton have done their homework, unearthing critical documents through the Access to Information Act. The book is somewhat challenging to follow in parts because of the multiple players and their complex relationships to one another.
Read more ›
9 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Report abuse

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on (beta) HASH(0x9db90de0) out of 5 stars 1 review
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9db8e630) out of 5 stars If you're interested in Haiti buy this book April 25 2006
By A Freed Slave - Published on
Format: Paperback
Great information and easy to read. This book is a must for anyone interested in how powerful countries destablize smaller one. The tragedy of Haiti is that the former slave colony was the first to free themselves. The country has paid the price since.

Look for similar items by category