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Haiti-DR Relations Seem to be Improving

It seems that relations between Haiti and Dominican Republic are improving. With pressure from the international community, the two countries have held a few talks so far and DR has a naturalization plan for Dominicans of Haitian descent living there. This article also gives a brief overview of what brought Haiti-DR relations to the poor state that they are in today. Troubled Haitian-Dominican Bilateral Relations Await Progress Wilhelmina Agyapong*, Truthout March 9, 2014 Recent events have demonstrated that disputatious bilateral issues between the Dominican Republic (DR) and Haiti may have (finally) taken a positive turn. A second round of talks held between the two governments was launched in Jimani, DR, this past February 3, 2014. These concluded with the decision that the DR’s Congress will commence a naturalization plan on February 27 for all Dominicans of Haitian descent living in […]

Grande Ravine Massacre; articles

Another Massacre at Grande Ravine Machete Massacre perpetrators released from prison – political prisoners still locked up – Lyn Duff – San Francisco Bayview – March 29, 2006 AUHMOHD Report – October 4, 2005 AUMOHD Report on Grande Ravine Massacre Alleged attacks by police, gangs investigated in Haiti – Miami Herald – September 1, 2005 Haitians Killed in Police Raid – BBC – September 2, 2005 Haiti police accused in soccer killings – St. Petersburg Times – August 31, 2005 Police Announce Investigation Into Grande Ravine Killings – AHP – August 24, 2005 Haiti Information Project Reports on Grande Ravine Massacre – August 29, 2005 UN Announces Measures to Control Haitian Police – AHP – August 29, 2005 ‘Play for Peace’ Soccer Match Turns Into Police Massacre – Newsday – August 28, 2005 UN To Investigate Lynchings – Reuters – August […]


Following is a translation by Tom Luce, Hurah, Inc. of a report issued by our Haitian partner Evel Fanfan, Pres. of AUMOHD, Oct. 4, 2005.  For more information e-mail   Montes Plaisimé, AUMOHD Communications Director, with relatives of massacre victims at the Prosecutor’s Office, PAP  Mr. Emane Alce   KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE MARTISSANT MASSACRE   by Evel Fanfan, Pres. AUMOHD, 181, route de Delmas Phone : 509-4243334 Port au Prince, Haiti   AUMOHD wishes to compliment you and thank you once again for your collaboration in the promotion of human rights and the human dignity of the Haitian people.  You already are aware of the massacres that took place on last Aug. 20 and 21, 2005 at Martissant and Gran Ravin where approximately 50 innocent people were massacred and disappeared by the police and armed civilians […]

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