Joseph describes the context and leadup to the foreign kidnapping (by US military, with aid of Canadian and French forces) of Haitian President Aristide in 2004, and talks about the situation in Haiti since that time.

He was in Gatineau/Ottawa to accept the Canadian Apology to Haiti – www.ApologyToHaiti.ca – as part of a Canadian speaking tour to mark the ten year anniversary of the events. Interview date: February 28, 2014.

Further info:
Institute for Justice and Democracy In Haiti, http://ijdh.org
Canada Haiti Action Network, http://CanadaHaitiAction.ca

Interview translator:
Jean Saint-Vil, Haitian-Canadian author and activist with AKASAN & Canada Haiti Action Network

Interviewer and video producer:
Greg Macdougall, EquitableEducation.ca

 

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