Archive for July 3rd, 2010

Sex, death and slaves: Welcome to Haiti’s horror carnival

July 3, 2010
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Sex, death and slaves: Welcome to Haiti’s horror carnival

Blood and black magic flow through Haiti’s history – as photographer Leah Gordon discovered when she went to Mardi Gras in the port town of Jacmel… Leafing through Leah Gordon’s book of bewildering, disturbing and thrilling black-and-white photos, one stands out. Two boys stand before the camera, each wearing rough eyemasks, their naked upper...
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Haitian President on tour to Venezuela, Cuba and Jamaica with elections in mind

July 3, 2010
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Haitian President on tour to Venezuela, Cuba and Jamaica with elections in mind

VHeadline News Editor Patrick J. O’Donoghue reports: Haitian President Rene Preval is on a tour of Cuba, Jamaica and Venezuela in an attempt to muster more support for his reconstruction efforts in the country devastated by an earthquake in January. During his visit to Venezuela and Cuba, Preval said he will be reviewing cooperation...
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Haïti: la reconstruction au point mort

July 3, 2010
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Haïti: la reconstruction au point mort

01.07.2010 “Haïti: la reconstruction au point mort”- Michèle Striffler (PPE, F), Rapporteur Permanent du Parlement européen pour l’aide humanitaire Michèle STRIFFLER, Rapporteur Permanent pour l’Aide Humanitaire, de retour de mission en Haïti pour faire le point sur l’aide d’urgence, la reconstruction et sur l’utilisation des fonds européens, a exprimé son inquiétude face à l’”apparente...
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Préval closes door on elections panel revamp-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 3, 2010
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Préval closes door on elections panel revamp-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haitian President René Préval said Wednesday that suggestions by a ranking Republican on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee that he negotiate with the international community to revamp Haiti’s nine-member elections council are “unacceptable.” Préval’s terse retort was his first public comments in response to Indiana Sen. Richard...
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Haiti’a Camps of Despair-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 3, 2010
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Haiti’a Camps of Despair-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Port-au-Prince- A raucous crowd surges from between two rows of tightly packed tents in Camp Dadadou, and from the middle of it, a young woman stumbles, struggling to regain her balance and escape the chanting mob. Haitians of all ages jeer and push, some laughing, as the mass of sweating bodies moves along the...
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Brazil’s Stunning World Cup Loss Reportedly Drives Fan to Suicide

July 3, 2010
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Brazil’s Stunning World Cup Loss Reportedly Drives Fan to Suicide

Holland’s (The Netherlands) surprise 2-1 upset over World Cup powerhouse team Brazil today in a quarterfinals match is being felt all over the world, for good and ill. But tragically, the loss and elimination of Brazil so greatly distressed an 18-year-old fan of the team in Haiti that he leaped in front of a...
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