Haiti Earthquake Relief Comes with US Marines and COVID-19 Vaccines Ep. 180

by | Aug 22, 2021

Despite Washington’s decision not to deploy Marines to Haiti after the July assassination of Haitian president Jovenelle Moise, the devastation of last Saturday’s 7.2 earthquake has provided US leaders the cloak of humanitarian aid for doing just that. These Marines will be operating at the behest of USAID, a CIA cutout that disastrously coordinated humanitarian relief efforts after the 2010 earthquake. Haitian recovery emphatically needs a Haitian solution.

List of Local Haitian Relief Efforts

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Show Notes:

Kim Ives: Washington Chooses Ariel Henry for PM as More Details about Moise Murder Emerge

TIME: The Death Toll From Haiti’s Earthquake Rises Above 2,200 People

CBC: Frustrations, violence flare in Haiti as earthquake survivors plead for aid

Patrick MacFarlane: Uncle Sam Must Cease Intervention in Haiti

RT: Biden to send Marines to guard US Embassy in Haiti, but says broader deployment ‘not on the agenda at this moment’

WTKR: USS Arlington departs Naval Station Norfolk for Haiti disaster relief after powerful earthquake

Haiti Liberte: Les marines débarqueront-ils à nouveau? Will the Marines Disembark again?

US State Department: U.S. Invasion and Occupation of Haiti, 1915–34

NACLA: Haiti’s Earthquakes Require a Haitian Solution

New York Times: Secret Programs Hurt Foreign Aid Efforts

The Grayzone: Cuba’s cultural counter-revolution: US gov’t-backed rappers, artists gain fame as ‘catalyst for current unrest’

Pando: The murderous history of USAID, the US Government agency behind Cuba’s fake Twitter clone

Noam Chomsky: Failed State: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy

CNN: Aristide says U.S. deposed him in ‘coup d’etat’

Rolling Stone: Beyond Relief: How the World Failed Haiti

ProPublica: How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti and Built Six Homes

Donor See

List of Local Haitian Relief Efforts

About Patrick Macfarlane

Patrick MacFarlane is a Wisconsin attorney in private practice. He is the host of the Liberty Weekly Podcast at www.libertyweekly.net, where he covers libertarian legal theory, Austrian economics, history, and other libertarian topics. He may be reached at patrick.macfarlane@libertyweekly.net
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