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News in Review - May 2010 How Canadians Are Helping Haiti

In January, the Caribbean country of Haiti was devastated by a powerful earthquake. More than 200,000 people were killed and more than one million were left homeless. Canadians reacted generously to the calls for help by raising millions of dollars for Haiti relief. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how some of those dollars are helping Haitians, ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2010

News in Review - April 2006 Haiti Votes: Democracy Takes on Fear

In March 2006, the people of Haiti prepared to vote in a second round of parliamentary elections. In February, they had elected a new president, René Préval. Both votes were delayed by logistical problems and security fears. In this News in Review story we’ll take a look at Haiti’s election process. We’ll also show you why so many of its ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2006

News in Review - April 2004 Haiti Revolt: Canada Sends Soldiers

In February 2004, armed rebels seized a number of towns and cities in the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti. Dozens of people were killed, and President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was forced to go into exile. The United States and France sent in troops to end the fighting. They were soon joined by about 400 Canadian soldiers. We look at the revolt ...
  • 2004
  • 00:18:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2004

News in Review - November 1994 Haiti: The Occupation

Canada's role in the "soft invasion," the role of diplomacy and mediation, and the issue of amnesty are key issues explored in this report.
  • 1994
  • 00:13:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1994

News in Review - December 1993 Haiti: The Ballot or the Bullet

The ongoing struggle for civil liberties, peace and a democratic civil government are the backdrop for looking at Haiti's troubled history.
  • 1993
  • 00:16:37
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/15/1993