Internews replaces RFI for Creole radio in Haiti
Posted: 13 Feb 2010
"The 20-minute broadcast, 'Enfomasyon nou dwe konnen' ('News you can use') will be aired via RFI relays in Haiti between 0810 and 0830 local time, Mondays through Sundays as of Saturday 13 February 2010. ... One month after the earthquake, RFI is broadcasting a special programme on Haiti the whole day on 12 February and is airing the last edition of its Creole programme 'Ansanm ansanm avek Ayiti / Together with Haiti' on this occasion." Internews Europe, 12 February 2010.
"I got back from Haiti a week ago, with my team from Al Jazeera English TV. We looked at the grand schemes being advanced for rebuilding the country, and found a familiar model of exploiting cheap labour for export industries. Traveling to the countryside, we also found longstanding alternatives on a more bottom-up mode... ." Avi Lewis, Huffington Post, 11 February 2010, with link to video documentary.
Decades ago, Haiti's present ambassador to Washington Raymond Joseph, "launched a shortwave radio broadcast program from New York against the regime of president François 'Papa Doc' Duvalier... . Transistor radios were the latest thing, and the show became so popular it earned Joseph a death sentence in absentia." Mindy Belz, Worldmag.com, 27 February 2010 issue.
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