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Jamaica, Barbados, Haiti: Defending Haitians

Categories: Caribbean, Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica, Disaster, Health, Humanitarian Response, Ideas, International Relations, LGBTQ+, Media & Journalism

In response to a statement that the arrival of Haitian refugees in Jamaica could be seen as a threat to public health, Long Bench [1] republishes a Letter to the Editor that he wrote: “Haitian refugees are not criminals, and should not be treated by citizens or represented in the media as such”; Barbados Free Press [2] is also critical of its country's response to helping Haiti: “It didn’t take long to cut through the Bajan veneer of sincerity about Haiti, did it?”