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Les réponses d’urgence du gouvernement américain pour faire face à la sécheresse dans le nord-ouest d’Haïti -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 25, 2014
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Les réponses d’urgence du gouvernement américain pour faire face à la sécheresse dans le nord-ouest d’Haïti -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Le gouvernement américain, à travers le bureau «Food For Peace» de l’Agence Américaine pour le Développement International (USAID), a alloué un montant de quatre (4) millions de dollars américains à la CARE pour supporter les efforts en vue de répondre à une crise alimentaire dans la commune de Jean Rabel, dans le département du...
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US Threatens to Pull Aid to Haiti Over Late Vote

April 24, 2014
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US Threatens to Pull Aid to Haiti Over Late Vote

AP News: The U.S. government has warned Haiti that it risks losing aid if it doesn’t hold elections that are more than two years overdue. The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince said Thursday that none of the money set aside for the Haitian government by...
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Martelly s’est trompé sur l’application de ‘’l’article 12’’

April 23, 2014
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Martelly s’est trompé sur l’application  de ‘’l’article 12’’

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 22 avril 2014 L’article 12 de l’Accord d’El Rancho ne peut être appliqué sans le consentement des parties qui ont paraphé le document. C’est l’avis d’une source proche de la Conférence épiscopale d’Haïti (CEH) et aussi celui du...
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WHEN THE CHIP ARE DOWN – UN PEACEKEEPERS ARE IMPOTENT OR UNWILLING TO KEEP PEACE-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 23, 2014
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WHEN THE CHIP ARE DOWN – UN PEACEKEEPERS ARE IMPOTENT OR UNWILLING TO KEEP PEACE-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda’s army, backing its neighbour South Sudan against a four-month-old rebellion, said on Wednesday U.N. peacekeepers should have done more to stop insurgents slaughtering hundreds of civilians there last week. Uganda sent troops into South Sudan shortly after...
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POT CALLS THE KETTLE BLACK –SENATE PRESIDENT DESRAS ATTACKS MARTELLY OVER ONA FIASCO – SAYS MARTELLY GOVERNMENT DOOMED IF NO ELECTIONS IN OCTOBER

April 21, 2014
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POT CALLS THE KETTLE BLACK  –SENATE PRESIDENT DESRAS  ATTACKS MARTELLY OVER ONA FIASCO – SAYS MARTELLY GOVERNMENT DOOMED IF NO ELECTIONS IN OCTOBER

April 21, 2014 Senate President Desras makes statement from Fermath home allegedly purchased with $330,000 bribe as he accuses Martelly government of illegal activity with regard to ONA. Seems as though government, short of cash, borrowed from ONA and public pension funds. BRH then...
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Haiti in the Shadow of Cholera

April 24, 2014
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Haiti in the Shadow of Cholera

NY Times Editorial Board: The problem of ending Haiti’s cholera epidemic does not stem from an absence of planning. There is a 10-year plan to eradicate cholera from Hispaniola, the island Haiti shares with the Dominican Republic, by 2022. Within the 10-year plan is...
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Some Haitian quake displaced camps growing again

April 24, 2014
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Some Haitian quake displaced camps growing again

Trenton Daniel Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Many of the camps for Haitians displaced by the 2010 earthquake are growing again, even as the overall population of people displaced by the disaster continues to fall, according to a study released Monday. The International...
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Up-to-date data geocoding helps bring success to Haiti recovery

April 24, 2014
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Up-to-date data geocoding helps bring success to Haiti recovery

Dina Abdel-Fattah for AidData – WNN Breaking An aerial view of downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti shows the vast devastation that hit the region after the earthquake in January 12, 2010 . In 2014 financial and development aid for Haiti is still very needed. Today AidData...
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Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti

April 24, 2014
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Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The University of Florida on Wednesday opened a state-of-the-art lab in Haiti to train researchers to better understand and fight tuberculosis. The facility will bring graduate students from outside Haiti to train Haitian technicians, who will then go on to...
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Haiti’s current drought: An opportunity to build climate change resilience?

April 24, 2014
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Haiti’s current drought: An opportunity to build climate change resilience?

April 22, 2014 Posted by Guest Blogger The mayor of Grande-Saline in rural Artibonite, Haiti enlisted support from Oxfam in 2011 to address flood control. Through a cash-for-work program, two 132-member work teams helped clean out drainage channels that serve about 2,000 people in...
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Grievability and the Right to Fight in Haiti

April 23, 2014
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Grievability and the Right to Fight in Haiti

This story begins with the earthquake, but it is not about the earthquake. Marie Ginie was 14 when the earthquake destroyed her home. No one was inside that day, and each of her siblings and both of her parents were unharmed. Time passed and...
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Why Haiti’s deadly cholera epidemic ‘could strike again’

April 23, 2014
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Why Haiti’s deadly cholera epidemic ‘could strike again’

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) — In January 2010 a seven-point magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti, killing more than 250,000 people and damaging its infrastructure, including some water systems. Even before the quake, Haiti’s water systems were fragile, and just months after the quake the country was...
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Haiti turns to Taiwan

April 22, 2014
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Haiti turns to Taiwan

Haiti’s President Michel Martelly TAIPEI, Taiwan (CMC) — Haitian President Michel Martelly arrived here yesterday for a four-day state visit. Martelly, accompanied by his wife, Sophia, met yesterday with his Taiwanese counterpart David YL Lin A and signed a technical assistance agreement to increase...
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Venezuela unrest: Fresh violence erupts in Caracas

April 21, 2014
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Venezuela unrest: Fresh violence erupts in Caracas

BBC NEWS Tear gas and water cannon were used to disperse the protesters Fresh violence has erupted in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, between police and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro. Masked protesters burned effigies of the president after a rally called “Resurrection of Democracy”....
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U.N. Struggles to Stem Haiti Cholera Epidemic

April 20, 2014
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U.N. Struggles to Stem Haiti Cholera Epidemic

By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD and SOMINI SENGUPTA A young Haitian fishing in the Latem River, known to be contaminated. The country is still struggling to stem a cholera epidemic. Ian Willms for The New York TimeCHAPOTEAU, Haiti — For three years, the United Nations...
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Haiti’s 128-room Royal Oasis Hotel Opens Nearly Three Years After Being Hammered by Disaster and with a Project Cost Growing from $19 Million to $35 Million-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 19, 2014
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Haiti’s 128-room Royal Oasis Hotel Opens Nearly Three Years After Being Hammered by Disaster and with a Project Cost Growing from $19 Million to $35 Million-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By jacqueline charles, The Miami HeraldMcClatchy-Tribune Regional NewsDec. 14, 2012–PETIONVILLE — The long-awaited soiree in the middle of the week attracted an invitation-only crowd of 800, including foreign diplomats, local celebrities and Haiti’s well-heeled and politically connected — all of whom had been waiting...
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Les agriculteurs du haut Artibonite s’alarment face à la secheresse-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 19, 2014
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Les agriculteurs du haut Artibonite s’alarment face à la secheresse-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 16 avril 2014 Les autorités agricoles sont dans la ligne de mire des planteurs de la plaine des Gonaïves et de plusieurs autres communes du haut Artibonite. Selon les protestataires, ces responsables n’ont rien fait pour les aider...
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Wendi C. Thomas: Symphony chair, doctor give gift of music to Haitian teen

April 19, 2014
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Wendi C. Thomas: Symphony chair, doctor give gift of music to Haitian teen

Dr. Susan Nelson, a volunteer physician with the West Tennessee Haiti Partnership, delivers a flute donated by Memphis Symphony Orchestra board chair Gayle Rose to Myrielle Julian, 15, outside Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port au Prince, Haiti. Myrielle’s father, Moliere Julian, asked Nelson if...
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Haiti President Martelly to visit Taiwan next week

April 19, 2014
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Haiti President Martelly to visit Taiwan next week

2014/04/19 09:59:10 President Ma Ying-jeou chatted with President Michel Joseph Martelly during a visit to Haiti in August 2013. Taipei, April 19 (CNA) President of Haiti Michel Joseph Martelly is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan April 21 on a four-day state visit, the Ministry...
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Audit Finds US Housing Aid Program in Haiti Falls Short -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 19, 2014
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Audit Finds US Housing Aid Program in Haiti Falls Short -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE — A post-earthquake housing program in Haiti funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has delivered only a quarter of the planned number of homes at nearly twice the budgeted cost, according to a government audit. The project was part of...
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