Haiti: Mainstream Media Reduces Protests Against Dictatorship and Occupation to Mere Protest About Gas Prices

In-depth Report:

Folks, most of the mainstream news on Haiti protestors (AP http://yhoo.it/1DQkHAr, http://bit.ly/16K1u8N and BBC http://bbc.in/1DW61A5 ) is deliberately reducing the Haiti protests against dictatorship and occupation to a mere protest about high gas prices.

At the same time, they’re ignoring the popular movement’s refusal to accept any agreement cooked-up by the illegitimate Michel Martelly and his Washington handlers (“Core Group”) to unconstitutionally rule by decree with the complicity of US-bought, so-called political parties who do not represent Haiti masses but foreign interests.

The media is reporting that Martelly reached in agreement to form a new government to hold elections. They fail to report with context or to emphasize that all who deal with Martelly are rejected by the masses on the streets. The true representatives of Haiti are the voices that speak for the masses and for local Haiti interests, not the US-bought so-called political parties with no constituency, sell-out ex-Parliamentarians or Washington’s greedy Haiti opportunists.

To help elevate Haiti’s popular movement to end dictatorship and foreign occupation, feel free to re-post a comment like the one below, on their videos, and “news” articles. This is an important way to help the unsuspecting world public better understand what’s going in Haiti and to help the Haiti demonstrators in the Herculean task of ending the Martelly dictatorship and outsourced US occupation of Haiti behind UN mercenary guns. Thank you. Men anpil chay pa lou. Here’s a comment I just put at an AP article. — Ezili Dantò, HLLN and the Free Haiti Movement, February 9, 2015

SAMPLE COMMENT #1  The Haiti protestors are not only protesting the high cost of living and gas prices. They’re protesting the returned to dictatorship and want an end to the US occupation behind UN guns.

SAMPLE COMMENT #2  This “news” on Haiti is such misinformation. The Haiti protestors are not just demanding a reduction to high gas prices. That is an over- simplification, which serves the colonial exploiters of Haiti and the charitable industrial complex masturbating on Black pain to the tune of tens of billions of dollars since the earthquake. (See, Barack Obama installed Dictatorship in Haiti at http://bit.ly/191vLS9). Haiti demonstrators want an end to the Martelly dictatorship and the US outsourced occupation through UN mercenary guns. They’re protesting for justice, against corruption, UN importation of cholera and for prioritizing Haiti local interests. Who owns the AP, BBC, Miami Herald, Reuters and the rest of the corporate media, if not the same powerful conglomerates stealing from the poor worldwide to feed the one percenters? Their reports on Haiti tout the colonial narrative, not the truth.

At “Haiti Waking Up 5 Years later” we wrote: “Not once a year, but every moment of Haiti’s agony, here are the questions Ezili’s HLLN constantly point to that all Haitians of conscience and caring world citizens should have an accurate answer for:

1. QUESTION: What’s so important in Haiti that the United States would built its fourth largest embassy in the world there, while funding a UN proxy occupation force for over 11-years now?

Haiti homicide rate is 6.9 per 100,000. But the Dominican Republic has FOUR times more violence than Haiti at 25.0 per 100,000. Haiti has the lowest prison population rate in the Caribbean and the lowest crime rate in the Caribbean. Why is the UN not bringing stability to the more violent DR? Or, in Brazil, Detroit, Washington DC, Jamaica, Mexico, Bahamas – all with greater violence than Haiti?

2. QUESTION: Why is there a UN, Chapter 7, shoot-to-kill “peace enforcement” mission in Haiti for over 11 years? A country not at war, without a peace agreement to enforce, with less violence than most countries in the Western Hemisphere and the lowest crime rate in the Caribbean?

3. QUESTION: Haiti has trillions of dollars in natural resources – gold, copper, oil, natural gas, iridium, uranium, zirconium, et al– why does Haiti need Obama/Bush/Clintons’ meager 41cent an hour sweatshop jobs or US charity (false NGO aid) with so much of its own resources to develop the local economy? -Haiti Waking Up 5 Years later http://bit.ly/1FUXhPV

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