Activist Decries Canada's Colonial Relationship with Haiti

Marcella Adey
Published: Wednesday, 12/07/2005 12:00 am EST

As Haiti's puppet interim regime illegally signs on to various international trade agreements that concretize and increase Haiti's debt, the people are not reaping the benefits our government speaks of so proudly. Canada, since the Feb. 29. 2004 coup of democratically elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, promised over $180 million, of which over $20 million has been issued by paying RCMP officers to "keep the peace," that has produced nothing more than thousands of dead poor Haitians. While the Canadian government promises better essential services to Haitians, the people continue to live without electricity, clean water, adequate food supplies and proper education.

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