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