Getting Haiti Right This Time: The U.S. and the Coup

Getting Haiti Right This Time: The U.S. and the Coup

by Amy Goodman
     
 

Did Aristide leave Haiti voluntarily? Why did the U.S. want him out? What does the regime change mean for the health of Haitians? Did Aristide “overstay his welcome,” in the words of Vice President Dick Cheney, who never had a welcome in his own country to overstay? After 35 coups, what does the double entendre mean to get Haiti “right” this

Overview

Did Aristide leave Haiti voluntarily? Why did the U.S. want him out? What does the regime change mean for the health of Haitians? Did Aristide “overstay his welcome,” in the words of Vice President Dick Cheney, who never had a welcome in his own country to overstay? After 35 coups, what does the double entendre mean to get Haiti “right” this time?

From Noam Chomsky, author of the 100,000 copy cloth best seller, Hegemony and Survival, from Paul Farmer, subject of the New York Times biography by Tracy Kidder Mountains Beyond Mountains, from Jean-Bertrand Aristide, president of Haiti and first lady Mildred Aristide, from Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman, come the answers the world has been waiting for.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567513189
Publisher:
Common Courage Press
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Series:
Read and Reist Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Amy Goodman is the controversial host of Democracy Now! Paul Farmer is Professor of Medical Anthropology at Harvard medical School and Founding Director of Partners in Health. The subject of a just released biography by Tracy Kidder, Farmer is the author of The Uses of Haiti, Infections and Inequalities, and AIDS and Accusation. Greg Bates is Publisher at Common Courage Press.

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