Archive for July, 2010

USS Iwo Jima Stops In Miami On Way To Haiti

July 19, 2010
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USS Iwo Jima Stops In Miami On Way To Haiti

It’s been more than six months since a devastating earthquake destroyed much of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. Countless amounts of aid and money have been moving to the region since, and one ship, the USS Iwo Jima, stopped in Miami while on its way to Haiti.The ship will begin a four-month humanitarian assistance...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH July 19, 2010 WYCLE JEAN FILES HIS PAPERS AS CANDIDATE FOR HAITIAN PRESIDENCY

July 19, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH     July 19, 2010     WYCLE JEAN FILES HIS PAPERS AS CANDIDATE FOR HAITIAN PRESIDENCY

Of course he faces a few hurdles, such as the Constitutional  requirement that he live in Haiti for the 5 years before the election. He also has some messy explaining to do with regard to the running of his charity YELE HAITI. The least of his problems lies in the fact that he took...
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Haiti earthquake: six months on-Added Commentary By Haitian-Truth

July 19, 2010
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Haiti earthquake: six months on-Added Commentary By Haitian-Truth

Six months after Haiti‘s earthquake, the smell of death has gone. For a while it was on every street corner, a powerful reminder of the estimated 222,570 Haitians who perished. The dozens of aftershocks have also slowly subsided over the months, in frequency and intensity. These days a kind of ordinary life is attempting...
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Seaport, the engine of Haiti’s recovery, is sputtering

July 18, 2010
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Seaport, the engine of Haiti’s recovery, is sputtering

The crippled seaport in Haiti’s capital, critical to getting the country back on its feet, is mired in cronyism, waste, scandal and inertia. BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — The day the ground buckled, a $3.2 million crane crashed into the water off this country’s main seaport, the pier crumbled and cracked containers spilled...
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Détails du train de vie d’Aristide

July 18, 2010
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Détails du train de vie d’Aristide

Interview de Stevens Mokgalapa, député de l’Alliance Démocratique (DA) avec Mme Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, ministre des Relations internationales et de la Coopération en Afrique du Sud 08/07/2010 Source : .forumhaiti.com Stevens Mokgalapa, député de l’Alliance Démocratique (DA) a posé à Mme Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, ministre des Relations internationales et de la Coopération en Afrique du Sud une question parlementaire...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH READ THIS ONE-Dr. Anthony Alessi: On my 3rd visit to Haiti after quake, I’ve seen some changes for better

July 18, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH READ THIS ONE-Dr. Anthony Alessi: On my 3rd visit to Haiti after quake, I’ve seen some changes for better

By DR. ANTHONY ALESSI For The Norwich Bulletin Posted Jul 17, 2010 @ 11:30 PM Last update Jul 17, 2010 @ 11:32 PM Scorching sun beats down on a group of Haitian men as they unload 5,000 bags of rice. Amazingly, each man carries up to four sacks weighing 55 pounds each. The laborers...
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Haiti’s sick ‘must not be forgotten

July 18, 2010
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Haiti’s sick ‘must not be forgotten

By Jane Elliott Health reporter, BBC News Operation. Pic: Merlin/Jeroen Oerlemans Merlin orthopaedic and plastic surgeons operate on a survivor Six months ago, scores of British surgeons were among those who flew in from around the world to treat the wounded victims of the Haiti earthquake. Those medics are now determined that the world...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH-Small Quake hits Mole St. Nicholas

July 18, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH-Small Quake hits Mole St. Nicholas

Jul 17, 2010 SMALL EARTHQUAKE SHAKES MOLE ST. NICHOLAS At approximately 0300 hours a small earthquake shook Mole Saint Nicholas in Haiti’s northwest. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports a light, magnitude-4.3 earthquake struck northwest Haiti. The tremor shook the sea-floor 15 miles west of the coastal city of Gonaives around...
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Bill Clinton gets tough as donors fail to honour $5bn Haiti pledge-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 17, 2010
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Bill Clinton gets tough as donors fail to honour $5bn Haiti pledge-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Bill Clinton has promised to get tough with countries which pledged billions of dollars in aid to earthquake-ravaged Haiti but have yet to deliver the money they promised. Six months after the disaster that killed 220,000 people and left more than 1.5 million homeless, only $506m of $5.3bn raised at an international donors’ conference...
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Quake troubles wash away in sacred Haiti waterfall

July 17, 2010
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Quake troubles wash away in sacred Haiti waterfall

By JONATHAN M. KATZ (AP) – 15 hours ago SAUT D’EAU, Haiti — Pilgrims, partiers and profit-seekers flocked to a sacred Haitian waterfall Friday where Voodoo and Christian faithful prayed for a better life after six grueling months of post-earthquake trouble. The annual pilgrimage to Saut d’Eau venerates the site where believers say the...
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Aid to Haiti: The View From the World Bank-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 17, 2010
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Aid to Haiti: The View From the World Bank-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

To the Editor: “Finishing Haiti’s Unfinished Work,” by Jean-Max Bellerive, the prime minister of Haiti, and former President Bill Clinton (Op-Ed, July 12), makes clear that success in Haiti will be measured in tangible results that improve the lives of the Haitian people. Of the $5.3 billion pledged in New York at the end...
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Devastated Haiti Braces for an Active Hurricane Season-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 17, 2010
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Devastated Haiti Braces for an Active Hurricane Season-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By NATHANIAL GRONEWOLD of Greenwire Published: July 12, 2010 UNITED NATIONS — Aid workers are still scrambling to provide shelter to millions of Haitians made homeless by the earthquake that leveled the capital city Port-au-Prince and other towns six months ago today as hurricane trackers predict an active storm season. U.N. officials and dozens...
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Agriculture Short-Changed in Haiti’s Post-Quake Recovery Lack of rural jobs threatens reconstruction effort

July 17, 2010
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Agriculture Short-Changed in Haiti’s Post-Quake Recovery  Lack of rural jobs threatens reconstruction effort

After a powerful earthquake struck Haiti in January, boosting agricultural production was seen as one of the keys to the nation’s recovery. Six months later, the U.N. Food and Agriculture organization (FAO) says only half the funding pledged for agriculture has been delivered. Experts say short-changing food production is a common problem in many...
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Aid cargo sits unused in Haitian customs lot-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 17, 2010
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Aid cargo sits unused in Haitian customs lot-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

(NECN/CNN: Port-au-Prince, Haiti) – In the main harbor of Port-au-Prince, where life-saving supplies are shipped in from around the world, there is a hold put on many pieces of aid sent to help in the relief effort. Relief agencies claim the cargo is purposely being delayed from reaching its targeted relief area, but the...
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Haiti reconstruction must proceed with all possible speed-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 17, 2010
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Haiti reconstruction must proceed with all possible speed-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Saturday, July 17, 2010 IT HAS BEEN half a year since an earthquake nearly flattened Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, killing 250,000 people and leaving 1.5 million homeless. Any critique of the relief and reconstruction efforts must begin with the magnitude of the catastrophe. Indonesia took five years to replace 139,000 houses destroyed by...
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France: Group Claims Responsibility for Making Fake Web Site About Haiti

July 17, 2010
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France: Group Claims Responsibility for Making Fake Web Site About Haiti

By ROBERT MACKEY Published: July 16, 2010 A group calling itself the Committee for the Reimbursement of the Indemnity Money Extorted From Haiti took responsibility on Friday for an elaborate hoax this week in which an actor posing as a French government spokesman announced that France would reimburse Haiti money it had been forced...
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Haitian protesters say President Rene Preval must go

July 16, 2010
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Haitian protesters say President Rene Preval must go

THOUSANDS of young Haitians demonstrated in their devastated capital yesterday, demanding the ouster of President Rene Preval. One day after marking the six-month anniversary of the earthquake that hit on January 12, demonstrators from some of the poorest areas of Port-au-Prince set at least one vehicle on fire, and erected barricades of burning tyres...
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Six Month Commemoration of Haiti Earthquake

July 15, 2010
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Six Month Commemoration of Haiti Earthquake

Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Washington, DC July 12, 2010 It has been six months since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti and claimed the lives of 230,000 people. Hundreds of thousands more were injured and left homeless. In Haiti’s hour of greatest need the international community responded. The United States and more...
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DECLARATION DE PRINCIPE D’UN GROUPE DE PARLEMENTAIRES DE LA 48ème LEGISLATURE

July 15, 2010
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1)    Considérant que la présidence de René Préval n’a jamais respecté les délais constitutionnels relatifs au mandat des parlementaires, a toujours accouché des élections frauduleuses ayant abouti jusqu’à l’exil d’un Président de CEP, (Me Léon Manus). 2)    Considérant que le Président Préval a toujours utilisé les deniers publics pour financer la campagne des candidats...
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