Archive for July 4th, 2010

After 5 long months and countless deaths: First meet for Clinton Haiti quake commission

July 4, 2010
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After 5 long months and countless deaths:  First meet for Clinton Haiti quake commission

By Alice Speri (AFP) – Jun 17, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE — The commission set up to oversee the five billion dollars in quake aid money pledged to Haiti by the international community has held its first working session. Co-chaired by former US president Bill Clinton and Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive, the meeting came as...
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Haiti: Living in limbo Small steps forward-PHOTO GALLERY documenting progress

July 4, 2010
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Haiti: Living in limbo Small steps forward-PHOTO GALLERY documenting progress

Story and photos by Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times A day after the devastating Jan. 12 quake, Rose Marguie Normil, 40, who had been buried under rubble, pleads for help outside a hospital in Port-au-Prince. Doctors said they couldn’t do anything for her since they had no X-ray machines. Reporting from Grand Goave,...
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Actualités Politiques : Grandes Lignes

July 4, 2010
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Actualités Politiques : Grandes Lignes

Orlando le 2 juillet, 2010 Actualités Politiques : Grandes Lignes Avant de se rendre au sommet du G20 réuni au Canada, réagissant d’une part aux pressions de l’Internationale, Préval a voulu lâcher un ballon d’essai pour manifester ostensiblement et sans équivoque, à la fois son intention de respecter le calendrier constitutionnel, et d’autre part sa décision...
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Out of the ruins, a new role for Haitian women

July 4, 2010
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Out of the ruins, a new role for Haitian women

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Cendra Guillaume walks into the dusty depot of manly machines, passes fellow female workers, and steps into the front office with a familiar look of determination. Not one to sit around and wait, the wife, mother and heavy equipment operator gets right to the point: “Where to today?”...
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