Archive for July, 2010

Anger in Port-au-Prince Grows As U.N. Rates Earthquake Response As Good-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 31, 2010
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Anger in Port-au-Prince Grows As U.N. Rates Earthquake Response As Good-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Originally posted 7/31/2010 By Joseph Guyler Delva NNPA Haiti Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE (NNPA) –  U.N. officials in Haiti are saying that the response given by the international community to the devastating earthquake disaster was good. But six months after the earthquake that killed as many as 300,000 people, survivors in makeshift tent cities continue to...
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World Bank Managing Director and Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean to Visit Haiti

July 31, 2010
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World Bank Managing Director and Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean to Visit Haiti

The FINANCIAL — The new World Bank Group Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati and Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean Pamela Cox will visit Haiti next week to review progress made in the country after the earthquake, and meet with Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive and other high-level officials. “This will be Ms....
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH 10:00 A.M. July 31, 2010 PREVAL ENROUTE TO MEET DOMINCAN PRESIDENT FERNANDEZ BLOCKED AT CAP HAITIAN BY DEMONSTRATORS-Minustah sent chopers to rescue-UPDATED

July 31, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  10:00 A.M. July 31, 2010  PREVAL  ENROUTE TO MEET DOMINCAN PRESIDENT FERNANDEZ BLOCKED AT CAP HAITIAN BY DEMONSTRATORS-Minustah sent chopers to rescue-UPDATED

President Rene Preval’s official convoy has been blocked at Cap Haitian as Preval was en route to Ouanaminthe, in NE Haiti,  for the opening ceremony  of a new university. He was to take part in the ceremony with Dominican President Fernandez, who is now standing, waiting for the Haitian leader. The Haitian people have...
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Will Wyclef Jean run for President of Haiti? Many QUOTES and FACTS

July 30, 2010
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Will Wyclef Jean run for President of Haiti? Many QUOTES and FACTS

There is a lot of smoke and mirrors as Wyclef gains loads of column inches  promoting his possible run for the Presidency of Haiti. I happen to like Wyclef A LOT!! Personally, but is is a disservice to the people of Haiti to suggest that he – and  a very unprofessional and weakly qualified...
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Jockeying begins in earnest in Haiti’s presidential race

July 30, 2010
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Jockeying begins in earnest in Haiti’s presidential race

By JACQUELINE CHARLES – McClatchy Newspapers PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The filing deadline for Haiti’s presidential elections isn’t until Aug. 7, but many of the potential contenders are playing coy about their plans and speculation about who will run is rampant. The political jockeying for one of the toughest jobs in the hemisphere began well...
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Haiti Investigates Prison Shootings-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 28, 2010
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Haiti Investigates Prison Shootings-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By THE NEW YORK TIMES An independent commission of inquiry into the Jan. 19 killings of a dozen or more inmates at a prison in Les Cayes, Haiti, was formally established by presidential decree this week, officials said Tuesday. The commission was proposed in May after The New York Times published an investigation into...
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£7,000 for the cake at Chelsea Clinton’s £3.2 MILLION wedding of the year

July 28, 2010
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£7,000 for the cake at Chelsea Clinton’s £3.2 MILLION wedding of the year

When your father is a former U.S. President and your mother is the Secretary of State, having your wedding reception in the local pub isn’t an option. Chelsea Clinton’s big day in a country mansion on Saturday could cost up to £3.2million. No expense will be spared at what will be the American society...
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Black clergy group commits $50 million to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 28, 2010
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Black clergy group commits $50 million to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

by Wendell Hutson A coalition of four Black Baptist groups have come together to form a volunteer association whose primary goal is to raise $50 million for Haitian relief. The Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention, National Baptist Convention USA, Progressive National Baptist Convention of America and the National Missionary Baptist Convention of America...
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Haiti- Where is the Money?

July 28, 2010
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Haiti- Where is the Money?

All the Money donated to Haiti went to Private NGO’s and President Clinton Foundation. None of the Money went to the Haitian Government. The Government has no money…. Anderson Cooper, CNN- Tuesday July 13, 2010 —————————————————— Original is in French- Translation is in Bold List of Private NGO’s  (Organizations) who collected help and money...
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Haitian government must lead recovery, Farmer tells Congress-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 28, 2010
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Haitian government must lead recovery, Farmer tells Congress-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Stephen Smith, Globe Staff Dr. Paul Farmer, the charismatic founder of Boston-based Partners in Health, told Congress today the path to recovery in earthquake-shattered Haiti must be charted by that nation’s government and not by outside aid agencies, no matter how well-intentioned. Farmer, who first began working in rural Haiti nearly three decades...
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More Haitian children to be vaccinated in UN-backed campaign-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 27, 2010
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More Haitian children to be vaccinated in UN-backed campaign-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

27 July 2010 – The United Nations and its partners are aiming to reach an additional 500,000 Haitian children during a second round of emergency immunizations in the Caribbean nation that was struck by a devastating earthquake just over six months ago. The second round of immunizations will consist of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping...
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Is Wyclef Jean eligible to run for president of Haiti? -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 27, 2010
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Is Wyclef Jean eligible to run for president of Haiti? -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Wyclef Jean is rumored to be running for president of Haiti. The Haiti Constitution gives six clear requirements for becoming president, however, and Wyclef may not meet them all. By Stephen Kurczy, Staff writer -Christian Science Monitor/ July 27, 2010 Wyclef Jean has casually hinted that he may run for president of Haiti before, but...
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Weyerhaeuser And Trucking Companies Work To Get Donated Lumber To Haiti

July 27, 2010
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Weyerhaeuser And Trucking Companies Work To Get Donated Lumber To Haiti

When Weyerhaeuser Company announced it would donate building materials to help rebuild Haiti after January’s devastating earthquake, the company didn’t realize that the generosity of trucking companies would help stretch the donation even further. But when six local trucking companies stepped forward to help, Weyerhaeuser was able to ship two extra loads of wood to...
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Haiti: might the earthquake worsen TB rates?

July 27, 2010
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Haiti: might the earthquake worsen TB rates?

Prior to the earthquake of January 12th 2010, Haiti had experienced the highest TB notification rate in the Latin America and Caribbean region. In a forthcoming editorial in Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, Kevin Schwartzman and colleagues from the McGill University Health Centre (Montreal, Canada) discuss whether the devastation of Haiti six months ago...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH PREVAL MAKES HIS MOVE TO CREATE ANOTHER DICTATORSHIP – PROMISES TO BLOCK ELECTIONS

July 25, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH     PREVAL MAKES HIS MOVE TO CREATE ANOTHER DICTATORSHIP – PROMISES TO BLOCK ELECTIONS

July 25, 2010 The gloves are off. No more subterfuge. Preval has held a secret meeting with 30 major Haitian businessmen. He told them that there would be no presidential elections this coming November 28. Instead he will hold elections for the Senate and Chamber of Deputies. Via his control of the CEP –...
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FLASH- FLASH – FLASH Haïti-Elections René Préval pour un troisième mandat mais au poste de premier ministre, avec un président fantoche

July 25, 2010
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FLASH- FLASH – FLASH  Haïti-Elections  René Préval pour un troisième mandat mais au poste de premier ministre, avec un président fantoche

Projet qu’il aurait exposé à des hommes d’affaires, selon son ancien ministre de la justice, Camille Leblanc samedi 24 juillet 2010, Radio Kiskeya L’ancien ministre de la justice sous le premier mandat de René Préval (1996-2001) et président du mouvement sociopolitique  Aimer Haïti , Me Camille Leblanc, a fait état ce samedi, sur les...
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U.S. Report: Preval Tied to Jamaican Prime Minister Who Is ‘Known Criminal Affiliate’ Of Hunted Drug Lord

July 24, 2010
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U.S. Report: Preval Tied to Jamaican Prime Minister Who Is ‘Known Criminal Affiliate’ Of Hunted Drug Lord

As Christopher ‘Dudus‘ Coke Eludes Capture, 30 Reported Dead In Spreading Violence By RICHARD ESPOSITO, MARK SCHONE and LUIS MARTINEZ May 25, 2010 As official reports surface of accused drug lord Christopher Coke’s escape from his barricaded Kingston, Jamaica neighborhood, where Jamaican authorities have been attempting to arrest him for extradition to the U.S.,...
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Le choix de l’instabilité fait par le Président de la République, René Préval Chronique d’une catastrophe annoncée

July 24, 2010
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Le choix de l’instabilité fait par  le Président de la République, René Préval     Chronique d’une catastrophe annoncée

Chronique d’une catastrophe annoncée Une vieille pratique adoptée par la quasi-totalité de nos dirigeants politiques, à part le courageux Nissage Saget, veut que, pour des raisons diverses les unes plus fallacieuses que les autres, la pérennité du pouvoir soit assurée par tous les moyens. Qui gravit l’escalier du pouvoir doit savoir le descendre avec...
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The Canadian Press – ONLINE EDITION Wyclef Jean’s camp can’t say whether music star will run for Haitian presidency-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 24, 2010
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The Canadian Press – ONLINE EDITION Wyclef Jean’s camp can’t say whether music star will run for Haitian presidency-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By: The Canadian Press 24/07/2010 4:04 PM | Comments: 0 MONTREAL – A spokeswoman for Wyclef Jean isn’t saying whether the hip hop star has plans to run for the Haitian presidency. Adrienne Jacoby was responding to a report in an Ottawa-based newspaper that says the Haitian-born musician is poised to run for president....
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Rangel Speaks, and Asks for Time-Testimony Could Reveal Criminal Acts Involving Past Haitian Involvement

July 24, 2010
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Rangel Speaks, and Asks for Time-Testimony Could Reveal Criminal Acts Involving Past Haitian Involvement

By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE Yana Paskova for The New York Times Charles Rangel at Friday’s news conference. In his first news conference since learning his fellow lawmakers would put up him on trial for ethics violations, Representative Charles B. Rangel urged his constituents and the press to be patient, saying he would not address the...
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