the god -- Farmer relieves himself on Haiti's dying cholera victims
"A study on cholera risk factors conducted in Haiti found that not treating the drinking water was the main risk component"
"Elimination of the threat of epidemic cholera is still possible for Haiti, and the key ingredient for that will be clean, chlorinated water and latrines." (--Scott F. Dowell, MD, MPH, during presentation to infectious diseases (ID) experts at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Sunday in Boston. )
It's been one year since the UN imported cholera to Haiti. Nearly 500,000 Haitians have been infected and over 6, 500 have been killed. But UN representative, Paul Farmer, is obviously the "impartial one" the Associated Press is going to as "expert" to speak on the situation. ( AP Interview: Expert says Haiti has worst cholera, By TRENTON DANIEL, Associated Press October 18, 2011.)
Of course said UN representative is telling all and sundry that Haiti is dirty and that's why the outbreak is so "freaking' severe. Not that lives would have been saved if clean water and sanitation, which the UN says is a human right, had been a funded relief priority perhaps as soon as the outbreak began, or maybe even seven years ago when the UN "peacekeepers" came to "help" Haitians? Or, maybe sometime before when President Aristide tried to bring desperately needed water and sanitation to Haiti but first the Clinton Administration and then the George W. Bush Administration forced the already approved Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) loans to Haiti to be blocked.
Saying, in effect, if US rulers don't approve of who Haitians vote in as President and his public health initiatives that would service the general public welfare, then monies from the Haiti government ought to only be used to pay down old Western Duvalierist debts, not Haiti public welfare health projects and infrastructure. More than most, Paul Farmer is well versed in these Haiti truths, well-versed.
We won't learn any of this from the AP's interview of Paul Farmer, the total sellout. We only learn that "the spread of the disease" is due to what Paul Farmer, uhmm, describes as Haiti's status as the "most water insecure" country in the world, which, the article states "means people have insufficient access to clean water." Trenton Daniels then is all set to selectively opine, in his article, that "Cholera then spread through Haiti's biggest river because a Haitian contractor failed to ensure proper sanitation at the U.N. base."
There's no mention in the article about the permanent solution to cholera, only an emphasis on taking pills -- eradicating cholera with pharmaceuticals.
Oh yes, Haitians could defend Haiti from the embedded AP and Paul Farmer's condescension, insulting paternalism, selective blindness and stinking hypocrisy if only this was a rational world, interested in truth and justice.
If the Associated Press had come to a Haitian like me, I would have spoken on behalf of the 500,000 infected and 6,500 dead and said Haiti suffers from the foreign cholera outrage because the UN came to Haiti. Before this, Haitians indeed had insufficient access to clean water but no cholera fatalities. The Nepalese soldiers dumped their raw, untreated feces, directly from their toilets into Haiti's waterways, contaminating Haiti with the most virulent form of the germ.
The truth, though, is incidental. Ever since Columbus. No one in power wants to know that Haiti suffers from the worst cholera outbreak in the world because the UN came to Haiti, as military US imperial proxy to institutionalize Martelly-type cholera democracy, disenfranchising 10 million Blacks and delegitimizing authentic elections. Au contraire, what's lifted as truth, though the lifters are mostly in total denial, is the "insane imperial narrative and custom of honoring rapists, murderers, torturers, degenerate pedophile maniacs, pillagers, plunderers, enslavers and poverty pimps."
The negative attractor field that animates the Paul Farmers of this world is up to those who see it to transform. There is always the higher energetic field above lies, subterfuge, colonial paternalism and these self-serving masking of slaughter and containment-in-poverty in Haiti by the depraved and tyrannical powers-that-be. But humanity seems possessed by the imitation of goodness these lousy devils project. Worst, the white man and his black collaborators, totally unconscious of their own wretchedness despite the facts of history, spend lots of time rationalizing their own falsehoods. Their mind, in its identity with the mythical goodness of themselves, cannot, by definition comprehend reality.
Westerners are told and trained in schools that their "schooled minds" shall be a great instrument of planetary progress. But yet that instrument refuses to act upon the reality that Haiti doesn't need an export-led economy, wage earners as opposed to entrepreneurs, sweatshops in the information technology age, the NGO invasion, foreign investment(?), Hillary Clinton's Monsanto hybrid seeds, Bill Clinton Foundation's cholera insurance, the UN military acting as military proxy for the world's one superpower to prevent dissent and deny the masses economic justice.
The minds at these schools are not trained to see the limitation of Western rationale, since few professors at Officialdom schools would get teaching positions if they taught their students about the limitations of the mind, how to elevate consciousness and see their own ego blindness and incapacity. Schooled minds are mostly taught about Western civilizations' mythical benevolence and superiority.
Thus, we have the world and soul terrors they've created for over 519 years of genocide and constant Euro/US warmongering upon humankind. (I hear New Orleans's school privatization guru, Paul Vallas, along with the UN's Bill Clinton are about to bring that entire PÃ¨pÃ¨ curriculum to Haiti along with Farmer's lucrative but useless cholera vaccines and Martelly's taxation-without-representation education reforms.)