Archive for April 29th, 2010

FLASH-FLASH-FLASH PREVAL NEGOTIATING DEAL WITH WASHINGTON TO STEP DOWN

April 29, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  PREVAL NEGOTIATING DEAL WITH WASHINGTON TO STEP DOWN

President Rene Preval is – at this very moment –      involved with a convoluted series of negotiations that he hopes will see him step down from power while retaining the hundreds of millions he has stolen from Haiti’s treasury.  He is  also requesting immunity for his wife Elizabeth Delatour, from prosecution for...
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Food Aid Hurts Haiti’s Farmers Helping in a crisis can pose dilemma for local farmers and merchants-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 29, 2010
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Food Aid Hurts Haiti’s Farmers  Helping in a crisis can pose dilemma for local farmers and merchants-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Food Aid Hurts Haiti’s Farmers Helping in a crisis can pose dilemma for local farmers and merchants Steve Baragona | Artibonite Valley, Haiti29 April 2010 Photo: VOA – S. Baragona Rice farmers can be adversely affected by food aid. About three hours north of Port-au-Prince, the Artibonite Valley is the center of Haiti’s rice...
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Clarksville dentist detours to jail on way to aid Haiti

April 29, 2010
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Clarksville dentist detours to jail on way to aid Haiti

Dr. Jeannie Beauchamp, left, performs dental work on a patient during her visit to Haiti last week. The doctor faces three to six years in jail for trying to take medication out of the country without the proper documents. Clarksville dentist Karyl Jean Beauchamp thought she was going to Haiti on April 18 to...
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Tensions rise over Haiti tent camps Three months after the earthquake, schools and businesses want their land back-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 29, 2010
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By Ken Ellingwood, Los Angeles Times April 29, 2010 Reporting from Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti Displaced and homeless, the 10,000 earthquake victims crowding the school grounds of the Lycee Jean Jacques are feeling the sting of a new label: unwanted guests. Administrators and students at the private high school are eager to resume classes after a...
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PREVAL INITIATES THE CHARADE Haiti: Int’l aid needed to hold elections-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 29, 2010
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BRASILIA, Brazil — Haiti’s leader on Monday called for an influx of international aid to organize elections this year as the impoverished Caribbean country rebuilds from the January earthquake that devastated the capital. President Rene Preval made the comments after meeting with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva at the close of a...
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New law to ease return of illicit funds-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 29, 2010
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The government has moved a step closer to making it easier to return illicitly acquired funds deposited in Switzerland to their country of origin. A news release from the Swiss foreign ministry on Wednesday said a draft law has been drawn up that will make it possible to use ill-gotten gains for public benefit...
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NGOs assail Haiti relief effort

April 29, 2010
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By Henry Brier Editor April 29, 2010, 12 a.m. - The U.S.-led relief effort in earthquake-torn Haiti fell under sharp criticism Wednesday eve as two non-government organizations drew down the largest stakeholder’s help, saving their praise for aid contributed by Cuba and Venezuela. Manager-less refugee camps, sexual violence against women, spreading disease, and lack...
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The Haitian Dilemma

April 29, 2010
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BY RICHARD MORSE Manager Hotel Oloffson, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Huffingtonpost.com I don’t mean to dwell on certain issues but until there’s some solid change in Haiti, things are going to remain: Poorest Country in the Western Hemisphere. I was reading this Reuters article and if i didn’t know better, I would think that Haiti was so...
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