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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