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InvAID: The Militarisation of Aid to Haiti

By Richard Sanders
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade

This list of 100+ links—in reverse chronological order—was created in preparation for the next issue of Press for Conversion! (the magazine of Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade).  The theme of that issue (#65) will be the hyper-militarisation of development assistance to Haiti.

I hope this compilation of articles serves as a useful resource for activists, researchers and others concerned about the latest military invasion of Haiti, the pretexts for that invasion and the real reasons behind it.

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Island of Lost Children


By Nicolette Grams
The Atlantic

In Haiti’s unstable post-quake atmosphere, at least one industry is poised to flourish. For those who buy and sell children for sex and cheap labor, Haiti is ripe with opportunity.

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