Deepa Panchang's Blog Posts Tagged 'foreign' (6)

SISTER SIMONE: EULOGY FOR A HAITIAN HEROINE

By Beverly Bell

March 8, 2013

On this International Women's Day, we rerun a 2005 piece on one of our greatest heroines, Marie Simone Alexandre. Though she died eight years ago, her life and message remain as powerful and inspirational today as any we know. 

"It was thanks to God and Sister Simone." I heard this over and over in the mid-1990s as I was interviewing rape survivors in one of Port-au-Prince's…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on March 8, 2013 at 1:23pm — No Comments

A TALE OF TWO NGO’S: IN HAITI, DISASTER AID OR AID DISASTER?

By Beverly Bell

March 5, 2013

 

 

Three years after the deadly earthquake in Haiti, what has become of the commitments made on Red Cross billboards, the promises from telethon hosts, the…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on March 5, 2013 at 11:31am — 2 Comments

Garifuna People of Honduras Launch Land Recovery Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

Contact:

Stephen Bartlett

Coordinator for Education and Advocacy/Latin America Liaison

Agricultural Missions

sbartlett@ag-missions.org

(502) 896-9171 

 

Garifuna People of Honduras Launch Land Recovery Campaign

Campaign Opposes Land Grabs of Traditional Territories in Honduras by Elites and Foreign…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on August 23, 2012 at 1:45pm — No Comments

“Waiting for Helicopters”? Cholera, Prejudice, and the Right to Water in Haiti (Part II)

by Deepa Panchang

June 29, 2012

“Where you stand,” goes an old Haitian proverb, “depends on where you sit.” This article, the second in a series, will examine aid workers’ stereotypes and prejudices about residents of displacement camps in post-earthquake Haiti, stemming from acute disconnect between NGOs…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on June 30, 2012 at 3:40pm — 1 Comment

Withholding Water: Cholera, Prejudice, and the Right to Water in Haiti - Part I

By Deepa Panchang

May 31, 2012

“Cholera is something they sent,” says graffiti on Port-au-Prince walls, “to finish killing off the rest of us.”

Scientists have shown that the cholera pathogen came to Haiti with foreign UN troops who carried the bacteria in their bodies, and…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on May 31, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments

BIRTHING JUSTICE: Our Hope is in Our Struggle – Reclaiming Land and Life in Honduras

By Beverly Bell and Lauren Elliott

April 30, 2012

 

Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the possibilities for justice, equity, and strong community. They are based in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Some are national-level, some global-level. Some are propelled by people’s movements, some forced or adopted into…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on April 30, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments

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