Archive for July 2nd, 2010

Still homeless from Haiti earthquake, thousands fight forced evictions

July 2, 2010
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Still homeless from Haiti earthquake, thousands fight forced evictions

Six months on, the government has yet to secure adequate shelter for many of the 2.1 million people made homeless by the Haiti earthquake. Some landowners are now trying to evict the refugee camps By Alice Speri, Contributor / July 2, 2010 Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tens of thousands of Haitians risk becoming homeless for a...
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High-Seas Repo Man Max Hardberger

July 2, 2010
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High-Seas Repo Man Max Hardberger

In sea ports the world over, a small bribe paid to a local official allows “white collar pirates” to seize ships from their legitimate owners. To recover the multimillion-dollar vessels, aggrieved ship owners call on Max Hardberger, a maritime lawyer turned high-seas repossession man. In his memoir Seized, which came out in the U.S....
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Haitian boy receives corneal transplant, his only chance at sight.

July 2, 2010
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Haitian boy receives corneal transplant, his only chance at sight.

By: Ashley Yarchin KSDK — It shook the island nation of Haiti and today ripples of that devastating earthquake are still being felt worldwide, especially in St. Louis’s Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. Two months ago, Marck Jonis was born in a refugee camp in Haiti to a mother who, because of hardships after...
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Port au Prince, 1e juillet 2010 Lettre ouverte aux Collègues Parlementaires des Etats Unis

July 2, 2010
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Port au Prince, 1e juillet 2010     Lettre ouverte aux Collègues Parlementaires des Etats Unis

Chers Collègues du Congrès et du Sénat Américain, La Constitution Haïtienne en vigueur, en ayant consacré le principe de la séparation des pouvoirs systématisé par Montesquieu dès l’année 1748, impose à l’Etat, à ses agents et aux gouvernants le respect de règles de droit. Monsieur René Préval, devenu Président de la République, a juré...
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Editorial: Helping the Haitians

July 2, 2010
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Editorial: Helping the Haitians

With so much else on his plate, President Obama can be forgiven for not giving Haiti the same attention it received after a devastating earthquake six months ago. However, there is a step he should have taken before now that would go a long way toward relieving some of the additional economic stress that...
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Ask AP: Turkey and Israel, Haiti’s slow progress

July 2, 2010
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Ask AP: Turkey and Israel, Haiti’s slow progress

By The Associated Press The Associated Press Friday, July 2, 2010; 10:27 AM – An enormous amount of money has been sent to Haiti to help the country recover from its devastating earthquake. So why has so little changed in Haiti – from piles of rubble to tent cities – since right after the...
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