Shows featuring Kim Ives

  • Haiti: WikiLeaks Cables Expose How U.S. Blocked Aristide’s Return After 2004 Coup Ives_haiti_button
    A new exposé on Haiti reveals how the United States led a vast international campaign to prevent former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide from returning to his country while he was exiled in South Africa. It’s part of a series of reports by The Nation magazine and the Haitian weekly Haïti Liberté that draw from almost...
    August 11, 2011 | Story
  • Haiti: Leaked Cables Expose U.S. Suppression of Min. Wage, Election Doubts and Elite’s Private Army Button_2
    Drawing on almost 2,000 classified U.S. diplomatic cables on Haiti released by WikiLeaks, a partnership between The Nation magazine and the Haitian weekly, Haïti Liberté, exposes new details on how Fruit of the Loom, Hanes and Levi’s worked with the United States to block an increase in the minimum wage in the hemisphere’s...
    June 24, 2011 | Story
  • WikiLeaks Cables Reveal "Secret History" of U.S. Bullying in Haiti at Oil Companies’ Behest Haiti_wikileaks
    The Nation magazine, in partnership with the Haitian weekly newspaper, Haïti Liberté, has launched a series of reports based on more than 19,000 classified U.S. diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks. Called "The PetroCaribe Files," the series begins with an exposé of how the United States—with pressure from Exxon...
    June 03, 2011 | Story
  • Did Baby Doc Duvalier Return to Haiti to Pressure Préval in the Election? Babydoc
    We speak to journalist Kim Ives, editor of Haiti Liberté, about former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier’s return to Haiti. Ives argues Duvalier’s presence will allow the United States and France to install their preferred candidate in a run-off election set for February against the wishes of President...
    January 19, 2011 | Story
  • Land Ownership at the Crux of Haiti’s Stalled Reconstruction Haiti-ives
    Six months after the earthquake, many Haitians told us they have seen little in terms of recovery efforts despite the billions of dollars in aid pledged from around the world. At the heart of the matter is the issue of land ownership. We speak with journalist Kim Ives of Haiti Liberté. In his latest article, he writes the way...
    July 14, 2010 | Story
  • As Donors Pledge $9.9B for Post-Earthquake Reconstruction, Haitians Call for Inclusivity, Justice in Rebuilding Effort Donorshaiti
    International donors have committed $9.9 billion for the reconstruction of earthquake-ravaged Haiti over the next several years. Over fifty nations and international organizations made the pledges at a UN donor conference after the Haitian government unveiled a long-awaited rebuilding plan. It’s unclear how much of the...
    April 01, 2010 | Story
  • Peter Hallward on "Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment" Hallward-bk-democracynow
    Haitian President René Préval said Sunday that the death toll from the earthquake could reach 300,000 once all the bodies are recovered from the rubble. We speak to Peter Hallward, professor of Modern European Philosophy at Middlesex University. "Unless prevented by renewed popular mobilisation in both Haiti and beyond,...
    February 22, 2010 | Story
  • Journalist Kim Ives on How Western Domination Has Undermined Haiti’s Ability to Recover from Natural Devastation Kim-ives-democracynow
    Shortly after Haiti was hit by a 6.1 aftershock earlier today, Amy Goodman and Kim Ives of Haiti Liberté report from the Port-au-Prince airport. Amy and Kim discuss how centuries of Western domination of Haiti has worsened the impact of the devastating earthquake, from the harsh reaction to Haiti’s independence as a republic...
    January 20, 2010 | Story
  • Haiti Devastated by Largest Earthquake in 200 Years, Thousands Feared Dead Quake-dn
    Haiti has been devastated by a massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake, the largest to strike the Caribbean nation in more than two centuries. Buildings have collapsed. Fires rage in the streets. The extent of the disaster is still unknown, but there are fears thousands of people may have died and tens of thousands homeless. We get...
    January 13, 2010 | Story
  • Desperately Seeking Condi: Rice Avoids 9/11 Commission Condirice
    As the 9/11 Commission opens its second day of public hearings, one top Bush official will be noticably absent: National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice. On Tuesday, Commissioners repeated their request she come to testify under oath, but she has so far refused, citing separation of powers. [rush transcript]
    March 24, 2004 | Story
  • Head of U.S. Security Firm That Guarded Aristide Speaks Out Aristidepol
    Reports emerged yesterday that the private U.S. security firm guarding President Aristide was prevented by the White House from sending reinforcements to Haiti last week to bolster his security. We speak with the CEO of the firm Kenneth Kurtz. [includes transcript]
    March 02, 2004 | Story