Archive for March 30th, 2010

FLASH-FLASH-FLASH March 30, 2010 PREVAL WILL SEEK AN 18 MONTH EXTENSION FOR HIS ALREADY DISASTROUS, DO-NOTHING PRESIDENCY.

March 30, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  March 30, 2010  PREVAL WILL SEEK AN 18 MONTH EXTENSION FOR HIS ALREADY DISASTROUS, DO-NOTHING PRESIDENCY.

One might think this is a April Fool’s Joke but he will make the request on March 31, instead of April 1, 2010. This, along with most of Preval’s other ploy’s is unconstitutional. Parliament will expire, leaving Preval to Rule by Decree. In effect, as in January, 1999…Preval will become a dictator, free to...
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Place Haiti under `trusteeship’-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 30, 2010
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Place Haiti under `trusteeship’-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BY CHRIS DODD http://dodd.senate.gov The nightly news cameras may have left, but the human suffering caused by the devastating earthquake in Haiti continues. Hundreds of thousands of people are dead or injured. Many more are homeless or orphaned. And without sustained intervention by the international community, Haiti’s future could be very bleak indeed. Nearly...
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Better farming could boost Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 30, 2010
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Better farming could boost Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

DAME MARIE, Haiti — A soft rain is falling as a dozen farmers, sheltered by surrounding cacao trees, stand in a semicircle. One by one, each tells a similar story of why this year’s cocoa harvest is more crucial than ever. “We’ve had a lot of people come who were injured, and there are...
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Haitian-Canadians angry with processing of residency requests Applicants trying to be reunited with relatives

March 30, 2010
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Frustration is mounting in Ottawa’s Haitian-Canadian community as efforts to bring relatives out of the devastated country are stalled by red tape. In the aftermath of the Jan. 12 earthquake, the Harper government announced plans to fast-track an estimated 5,000 applications to reunite families in Canada with relatives “directly and significantly affected by the...
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DID SPANISH TAKE OVER AMERICAN AIRLINES??

March 30, 2010
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DID SPANISH TAKE OVER AMERICAN AIRLINES??

For past week passengers on the Haiti-Miami flights have been presented with American customs forms, for completion prior to arrival. Nothing unusual about that. WRONG! The forms are Spanish only which creates some confusion for English speaking Americans and major confusion for Haitians who speak Creole a little English, and no Spanish. One would...
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Warden Message 98-U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince March 26, 2010 Post-Earthquake Violent Crime

March 30, 2010
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Warden Message 98-U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince  March 26, 2010  Post-Earthquake Violent Crime

The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince is issuing this Warden Message to inform U.S. citizens that since the January 12 earthquake, the Embassy has noted an increase in reports of violent crime, including murder and kidnapping, in Port-au-Prince, and crimes occurring in places frequented by foreigners, including areas that had until recently been considered safer...
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Bay Area quake experts glean insights from Haiti and Chile temblors

March 30, 2010
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Bay Area quake experts glean insights from Haiti and Chile temblors

When the Nazca tectonic plate off the coast of Chile plunged under the South American plate in the early hours of Feb. 27, the colliding masses unleashed an earthquake so powerful it may have shifted Earth’s axis three inches. Yet most of Chile’s newer buildings withstood the magnitude 8.8 quake with little or no...
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SCENARIOS-Race against time to solve Haiti post-quake problems

March 30, 2010
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March 28 (Reuters) – The Haitian government and foreign partners will attend a donor pledging conference in New York on Wednesday, seeking solutions and funds to address continuing humanitarian needs in Haiti following the Jan. 12 earthquake, and to guarantee its future stability and growth. Here are some of the risks involved in this...
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Quake-hit Haitians want jobs, schools, homes-survey:

March 30, 2010
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Quake-hit Haitians want jobs, schools, homes-survey:

* Need for continued humanitarian assistance is stressed * Agriculture, decentralization to have special emphasis By Pascal Fletcher PORT-AU-PRINCE, March 29 (Reuters) – Haitians say their most pressing needs in the wake of the destruction caused by the Jan. 12 earthquake are jobs, schools and homes, according to a survey released by international relief...
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