Haiti

Pop singer Michel Martelly wins Haiti presidency by a landslide

Pop singer Michel Martelly better known as “Sweet Micky”, is Haiti’s new president-elect. Preliminary results, released by the country’s electoral council yesterday, show that Martelly won 68% of the vote in March 20 run-off election to beat former Haitian first lady, Mirlande Manigat

Peer-Peer Organizer Training Initiative

You are invited to be part of a pilot curriculum for young organizers interested in la lucha solidaria. An 8 week peer-led training from Oct 18th/19th- Dec 6th/7th. Participant preferences will determine whether we meet on Monday or Tuesday evenings and start time. Topics (may) include (depending on participant survey): The organizing model of the …

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Film Screening: In Defense of Justice: AUMOHD for a Haiti with Rights

Title: Film Screening: In Defense of Justice: AUMOHD for a Haiti with Rights Location: People’s Food Co-op Community Room 3029 SE 21st Ave Description: Film Screening: In Defense of Justice: AUMOHD for a Haiti with Rights Local filmmaker Paul Reineke presents a film about the Haitian grassroots human rights organization AUMOHD. An update on AUMOHD’s …

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