The Injustice of Debt

Editor’s note: We continue our series of guest blog posts from partners throughout the US and Haiti today with one from Brian Concannon. Speaking to the issue of debt and its impact on Haitians, Brian says the current Dear Colleague letter going through Congress is a good place to start in relieving Haiti from this burden. Follow this link to email your Representative and urge them to sign onto this letter. Deadline for signatures is 5 p.m. Wednesday. Human rights lawyer Brian Concannon Jr. is the Director of the Oregon-basedInstitute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti. He spent nine years in Haiti,working for the United Nations and the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux.In choosing debt cancellation for Haiti the focus of Haiti Solidarity Week,Haiti Reborn has picked a vital issue at the perfect time to make a concretechange for the people of Haiti read more