Archive for August, 2010

AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE PREVAL CONTROLLED GANGS: Violence marring Haiti’s recovery The number of kidnappings in the hills above Port-au-Prince has increased as Haiti stands at a political crossroads.

August 31, 2010
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AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE  PREVAL CONTROLLED GANGS:  Violence marring Haiti’s recovery   The number of kidnappings in the hills above Port-au-Prince has increased as Haiti stands at a political crossroads.

BY TRENTON DANIEL tdaniel@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE  August 31– A trio of gunmen stormed a gated home in the well-to-do Pelerin neighborhood, shot dead a Sunrise man and kidnapped a 16-year-old relative. Gregoire-Ronald Chery, 56, died of a single shot to the head. Nadege Charlot, his cousin, continued to be held Tuesday as kidnappers demanded a...
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Diamonds Are A Candidate’s Best Friend Wyclef was once sued over $320,000 jewelry tab

August 31, 2010
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Diamonds Are A Candidate’s Best Friend Wyclef was once sued over $320,000 jewelry tab

AUGUST 6–Along with his IRS debts, Wyclef Jean has had difficulty paying for his gaudy purchases at a New York City jeweler known for catering to musicians, according to a lawsuit previously brought against the Haitian presidential candidate. In July 2008, Jacob & Company, the Manhattan firm known for diamond-encrusted creations favored by hip-hop...
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Enquête : Un ancien Député de Plaisance-Pilate accusé dans l’assassinat de Georges Marcelin.

August 31, 2010
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Enquête : Un ancien Député de Plaisance-Pilate accusé dans l’assassinat de Georges Marcelin.

31 Aout 2010 Selon une source confidentielle jugée crédible par RESEAU CITADELLE Georges Marcelin, qui allait être installé Vice Délégué du gouvernement de René Préval avec pour la circonscription Plaisance Pilate avec pour mission de renforcer le parti INITE dans la zone à été assassiné par des hommes de main d’un ancien député de...
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Haiti Quake a ‘Game Changer’ for Corporate Philanthropy

August 31, 2010
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Haiti Quake a ‘Game Changer’ for Corporate Philanthropy

Leading aid agency expects to see greater corporate involvement in future disaster responses SEATTLE, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As Haiti marks nearly eight months since its devastating earthquake and Chile sees the six-month mark since its own destructive quake, international aid agency World Vision has seen a notable increase in both corporate donations and...
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PREVAL’S GANGS RESPONSIBLE? American killed in Haiti

August 31, 2010
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PREVAL’S GANGS RESPONSIBLE?  American killed in Haiti

BY NADEGE CHARLES AND JACQUELINE CHARLES ncharles@MiamiHerald.com Family members of a South Florida man were completing funeral arrangements Monday after he was killed while on vacation in Haiti and his 16-year-old cousin was kidnapped. Gregoire-Ronald Chery, 56, a Haitian fraud investigator with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, was shot to death Friday night...
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Le candidat à la présidence Jean Henry Céant (Renmen Ayiti) refuse un “aparté” avec le président René Préval

August 31, 2010
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Le candidat à la présidence Jean Henry Céant (Renmen Ayiti) refuse un “aparté” avec le président René Préval

lundi 30 août 2010 Radio Kiskeya Le candidat à la présidence de  Renmen Ayiti , le notaire public Jean Henry Céant, a annoncé lundi avoir décliné un “aparté” avec le chef de l’Etat, René Préval, dans le cadre de la démarche initiée par ce dernier de rencontrer les candidats à la présidence. « C’est...
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Hurricane EARL threatens Haiti while the corporate media churns out celebrity gossip-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 31, 2010
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Hurricane EARL threatens Haiti while the corporate media churns out celebrity gossip-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Action.net – Port au Prince, Haiti — Hurricane EARL is now a dangerous Category FOUR on the Saffir-Simpson scale. After scraping by Anguilla as a Category TWO Hurricane, EARL strengthened to a major hurricane Category THREE — 111-130mph — and headed straight for the Sombrero Lighthouse and Anegada. At 3PM the Situation Overview...
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ELIZABETH DELATOUR-PREVAL CAN HAVE SOME POCKET MONEY: World Bank to give Haiti $55 M

August 30, 2010
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ELIZABETH DELATOUR-PREVAL CAN HAVE SOME POCKET MONEY: World Bank to give Haiti $55 M

By Azad Ali Published: Monday, August 30, 2010 7:05 PM EDT The World Bank said it will provide $55 million to Haiti to help it address some of its most urgent financing needs as the impoverished country tries to recover form the devastated Jan. 12 earthquake that killed more than 230,000 people and caused...
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OAS Secretary General and Haiti’s President discuss developments and challenges in the country’s reconstruction process. Preval falls asleep-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 30, 2010
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OAS Secretary General and Haiti’s President discuss developments and challenges in the country’s reconstruction process. Preval falls asleep-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

(Media-Newswire.com) August 29/10- The Secretary General of the Organization of American States ( OAS ), José Miguel Insulza, met with the President of Haiti, René Préval, in Port-au-Prince on Thursday evening to discuss in detail the progress made and the challenges faced in the country’s reconstruction effort within the framework of a program led...
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FLASH FLOOD – FLASH FLOOD – FLASH FLOOD-Video in Posting

August 30, 2010
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FLASH FLOOD – FLASH FLOOD – FLASH FLOOD-Video in Posting

29 Aug 2010 PETION_VILLE: 2000 Hours and the area is swamped by a wind-driven deluge that sends flood of turbulent water down slopes to inundate low-lying areas, such as the parks and football fields used for refugee tent camps. So strong  was the flood that it knocked people off their feet and rolled them...
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Plans and Benchmarks for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 30, 2010
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Plans and Benchmarks for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

NEW YORK TIMES-EDITORIAL-August 29, 2010 Plans and Benchmarks for Haiti The Interim Haiti Recovery Commission was set up after the Jan. 12 earthquake as a joint Haitian-international effort to ineffectively channel billions of dollars of donated reconstruction aid. Like everything else about the recovery effort, the commission, led by Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive and...
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Taiwan’s First Lady Left For Haiti on a Humanitarian Visit

August 29, 2010
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Taiwan’s First Lady Left For Haiti on a Humanitarian Visit

By : dpa Taipei – Taiwan’s first lady left for Haiti on a humanitarian visit on Sunday, following the catastrophic earthquake in January which killed 230,000 people and left 1 million homeless.Haiti is among the just 23 countries that recognize Taiwan diplomatically.Chow would express Taiwan’s sympathy to people in Haiti and give away solar-powered...
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US government employee from Florida shot to death while visiting family in Haiti

August 29, 2010
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US government employee from Florida shot to death while visiting family in Haiti

By Tamara Lush (CP) – 4 hours ago 27 Aug 10 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An American citizen who worked for the Department of Homeland Security has been shot to death during a home invasion, his friends and officials said Sunday. Ronald Chery, a Haitian-American who worked as a fraud officer in the Miami DHS...
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DIGICEL HAITI FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH U.S. GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE NEW SCHOOLS IN EARTHQUAKE-AFFECTED COMMUNITIES IN HAITI

August 29, 2010
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DIGICEL HAITI FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH U.S. GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE NEW SCHOOLS IN EARTHQUAKE-AFFECTED COMMUNITIES IN HAITI

The first school built under an innovative public-private partnership was opened yesterday by the Digicel Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). École Louis de Borno in Léogâne – the town located at the epicenter of the January 12th earthquake – will welcome 600 primary students when the new school year begins...
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Haiti’s election circus continues, and Wyclef Jean won’t take no for an answer

August 29, 2010
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Haiti’s election circus continues, and Wyclef Jean won’t take no for an answer

FOUNDER’S NOTE: Here is one of those Left-Wing articles from the West Coast of California, written by someone you cannot find on a Google search, but it serves as a good example of bias…that should be read, along with my imbedded comments. Collins Posted By Mary On August 28, 2010 @ 6:42 pm In...
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FAA seeks $24.2 million penalty from American

August 28, 2010
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FAA seeks $24.2 million penalty from American

AP – In this Aug. 18, 2010 photo, an American Airlines Boeing 757 jet prepares to take off from Miami International … By DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer David Koenig, Ap Airlines Writer – Thu Aug 26, 4:58 pm ET DALLAS – Federal officials are seeking a record penalty of $24.2 million against American Airlines over maintenance lapses that caused thousands...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH PREVAL STEALS $107,000,000 FROM PETRO CARAIBE FUNDS AND GIVES IT TO HIS PARTY’S CANDIDATES TO BUY NOVEMBER’S ELECTION. THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY REMAINS MUTE

August 27, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  PREVAL STEALS $107,000,000 FROM PETRO CARAIBE FUNDS AND GIVES IT TO HIS PARTY’S CANDIDATES TO BUY NOVEMBER’S ELECTION. THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY REMAINS MUTE

August 27, 2010 Preval declares his hand! The $107,000,000 is supposedly for the purchase of equipment…….however, it will be distributed to Preval’s candidates so they can control the elections and drown the opposition. We predicted this action, months ago, when Preval attempted to control all relief supplies. He wanted Title to everything so his...
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Give back stolen cash? Not so easy, Switzerland finds-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 27, 2010
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Give back stolen cash? Not so easy, Switzerland finds-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The Wall Street Journal 23 Aug 2010 Weeks after the overthrow of Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier in 1986, Haiti asked Switzerland to freeze $5m it alleged Duvalier had stolen and stashed in Swiss bank accounts. Switzerland has been trying to give the money back to Haiti for nearly 24 years. But the...
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Press Release: Dep FM Ayalon meets with 14 Israeli police officers who are leaving for Haiti to become the first ever contingent of Israelis to be in active duty as part of United Nations forces

August 27, 2010
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Press Release: Dep FM Ayalon meets with 14 Israeli police officers who are leaving for Haiti to become the first ever contingent of Israelis to be in active duty as part of United Nations forces

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Press Release (Communicated by the Bureau of Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon) Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon meets with 14 Israeli police officers who are leaving for Haiti to become the first ever contingent of Israelis to be in active duty as part of United Nations forces Today, (Wednesday, 25rd August), Deputy...
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