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Deibert’s first book, ''Notes from the Last Testament: The Struggle for Haiti'', with an introduction  by the Haitian filmmaker [[Raoul Peck]], was published by [[Seven Stories Press]] in November 2005.
Deibert’s first book, ''Notes from the Last Testament: The Struggle for Haiti'', with an introduction  by the Haitian filmmaker [[Raoul Peck]], was published by [[Seven Stories Press]] in November 2005.
In addition to Haiti<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.salon.com/news/haiti/index.html?story=/news/feature/2010/01/22/haiti|title=The Haiti I love is still there|publisher=Salon|date=Jan. 23, 2010}}</ref> , Deibert has also reported extensively on [[Guatemala]], <ref>{{cite news|url=http://michaeldeibert.blogspot.com/2009/01/drugs-vs-democracy-in-guatemala.html|title=Drugs vs. Democracy in Guatemala|publisher=World Policy Journal|date=Winter 2008/09}}</ref> <ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/nov/11/guatemala-mexico|title=Guatemala's lonely battle against corruption|publisher=The Guardian|date=November 12, 2010}}</ref> [[France]] <ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=40275|title=France's Troubled Suburbs Erupt Again|publisher=Inter Press Service|date=Nov 29, 2007}}</ref> <ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16665687|title=Riots Rage in Paris Suburb After Police Collision, an interview with NPR's Robert Siegel|publisher=National Public Radio|date=November 27, 2007|}}</ref> and the [[Democratic Republic of Congo]]. <ref>{{cite news|url=http://michaeldeibert.blogspot.com/2008/09/congo-between-hope-and-despair.html|title=Democratic Republic of Congo: Between Hope and Despair|publisher=World Policy Journal|date=Summer 2008|}}</ref> <ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.corpwatch.org/article.php?id=15118|title=A Glittering Demon: Mining, Poverty and Politics in the Democratic Republic of Congo|publisher=CorpWatch|date=June 26th, 2008|}}</ref>
While Deibert's work on Haiti has been praised by Haitian scholars <ref>{{cite news|url=http://deiberthaiti.blogspot.com/2009/12/indefensible-on-aristide-violence-and.html|title=Indefensible: On Aristide, Violence, and Democracy By Alex Dupuy|publisher=small axe|date=November 2009|accessdate=6 July 2011}}</ref> <ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.alterpresse.org/spip.php?article4420|title=L’aventure onusienne en Haiti By Jean-Claude Bajeux|publisher=AlterPresse|date=2 April 2006|accessdate=6 July 2011}}</ref>  and others, <ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.webster.edu/~corbetre/haiti-archive-new/msg28091.html |title=Author gives insight into Haitian politics By Char Miller|publisher=San Antonio Express News|date=19 February 2006|accessdate=6 July 2011}}</ref> <ref>{{cite news|url=
http://www.wehaitians.com/the%20rise%20and%20fall%20of%20haiti%20savior.html|title=The rise and fall of Haiti's 'savior' by Don Bohning|publisher=The Miami Herald|date=November 25, 2005|accessdate=11 July 2011}}</ref> it has also been criticized for its perceived hostility to former Haitian president [[Jean-Bertrand Aristide]].<ref>Podur, Justin.{{cite news|url=http://www.newleftreview.org/?view=2604 |title=Kofi Annan's Haiti|publisher=''[[New Left Review]]''|date=January-February 2006|accessdate=6 July 2011}}</ref><ref>Taylor, Jeremy. [http://www.meppublishers.com/online/crb/past_issues/index.php?pid=3000&id=cb8-1-4 Apocalypse Now By Jeremy Taylor]. ''[[Caribbean Review of Books]]''. Issue No. 8 - May 2006. Retrieved Jul 9, 2011.</ref>
==Book by Michael Deibert==
==Book by Michael Deibert==

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Michael Deibert (born Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1973) is an American journalist, author and a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies at Coventry University.

Deibert’s writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Miami Herald, The Guardian, Folha de Sao Paulo, Le Monde diplomatique and the World Policy Journal, among other publications. From 2001 until 2003, he served as the Reuters correspondent in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He has been featured as a commentator on international affairs on the BBC, Al Jazeera, Channel 4, National Public Radio and WNYC New York Public Radio.

Deibert’s first book, Notes from the Last Testament: The Struggle for Haiti, with an introduction by the Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck, was published by Seven Stories Press in November 2005.

Book by Michael Deibert



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