Haiti: US Backed Coup

On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin expresses her gratitude to viewers and highlights a few articles commending Abby’s recent reports about Gaza. Abby then looks back on her interview with Jimmy Carter, and explores the history of international involvement in Haiti, citing US intervention, specifically the military coups and the policies that have shaped modern day Haiti. BTS then presents a report on Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to build homes at the epicenter of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and the role the United Nations played in the cholera outbreak that has cost the lives of thousands of Haitians. Abby wraps up the show with a discussion with BTS Producer Manuel Rapalo, together they talk about their trip, Haitian agriculture, and the challenges that lay ahead.