Majority Party in Haiti Banned from Elections: Living in tents, dying of cholera, the majority can't vote for their candidate anyway

by Wadner Pierre HAITI—On the eve of presidential and legislative elections in Haiti, skepticism and disenchantment among Haitians is widespread. “I am not going to vote,” said Elause Jacques, a mother of two who runs a cyber cafe with her husband in Port-au-Prince. “I have no candidate.” Jacques’ sentiment is shared by many Haitians, who […]

Project Censored Awardee Wadner Pierre Speaks About His Experience Covering Manmade and Natural Disasters in Haiti

By Brandon Fastman, 11/21/10 Wadner Pierre was studying Computer Science in 2004 when Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was overthrown in a coup d’état. Soon after, Pierre’s step-father, a Catholic priest who protested Aristide’s overthrow, was thrown in jail. At that point Pierre decided he could no longer continue his studies without taking a stake in […]