Шаманская политика прав человека США на Гаити

ПОРТ-О-ПРЕНС – Недавно изданные документы Министерства финансов США подробно рассказывают о возмутительных попытках Межамериканского Банка Развития и правительства США использовать спасительные кредиты, выделенные Гаити, в качестве рычагов для достижения желательных политических результатов. Эти документы раскрывают действия США, направленные на то, чтобы остановить $146 миллионов в ссудах, одобренных в 1998 году, на обеспечение чистой воды, предоставление детям доступа к здравоохранению и образованию, строительство сельских дорог и улучшение жизни жителей Гаити.

МБР, крупнейший в мире региональный банк развития, работает в Латинской Америке и странах Карибского бассейна предположительно для того, чтобы “способствовать ускорение экономического и социального развития”. Его действия в Гаити, однако, резко противоречат этим целям.

Примерно $54 миллиона  в ссудах МБР на развитие водной инфраструктуры в Гаити, где в буквальном смысле самая плохая вода в мире, предложили испытанный путь для предотвращения смертельных заболеваний, передающихся через воду. Предназначенные для того, чтобы помочь в реализации права на воду в наибеднейших странах Западного Полушария, эти ссуды и жизни, которые они могли бы спасти, вместо этого стали пешками в преднамеренной политической игре власти.

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