Archive for August, 2010

Sean Penn: `Where was Wyclef after Haiti earthquake?`

August 27, 2010
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Sean Penn: `Where was Wyclef after Haiti earthquake?`

Sean Penn has questioned why Haitian presidential-hopeful Wyclef Jean did not do more to help keep the earthquake-ravaged nation in the public eye this year. Writing in the Huffington Post, Penn commented, ‘I was there for those six months after the earthquake and so many of us on the ground wondered where he was...
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HURRICANE DANIELLE NO DANGER TROPICAL STORM EARL STARTING TO GROW

August 27, 2010
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HURRICANE  DANIELLE NO DANGER  TROPICAL STORM EARL  STARTING TO GROW

(CNN) — Hurricane Danielle remained a powerful Category 4 storm Friday morning, the National Hurricane Center reported. On Friday morning, Danielle was about 480 miles southeast of Bermuda. Travelling about 1,300 miles behind Danielle, also far from land, Tropical Storm Earl’s winds swirled near 45 mph Friday morning, with higher gusts. The hurricane center...
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Nokia Siemens Networks deploys radio network for Haiti’s MultiLink

August 27, 2010
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Nokia Siemens Networks deploys radio network for Haiti’s MultiLink

Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) has been contracted by Haitian broadband operator MultiLink to deploy a microwave radio backhaul network to expand network capacity and coverage. NSN has also supplied power facilities to cope with electricity outages on MultiLink’s network, which provides services such as internet/data transmission and VoIP telephony. MultiLink is one of four...
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What The Red Cross Learned From Its Haiti Mobile Campaign

August 27, 2010
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What The Red Cross Learned From Its Haiti Mobile Campaign

By ELIZABETH WOYKE Image via Wikipedia When an earthquake devastated Haiti earlier this year, the Red Cross and other nonprofits quickly took action. One notable response: a mobile fundraising campaign that solicited money through text messages. The campaign raised millions of dollars, including $32 million for the American Red Cross, from a mass of...
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Thèmes de l’Emission de la semaine

August 27, 2010
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Thèmes de l’Emission de la semaine

Orlando le 27 août, 2010 Actualités Politiques : Grandes Lignes Ce qui clairement caractérise Préval, au cours de ses deux mandats, ce sont ses deux violons d’Ingres, la corruption et la manipulation. Avec Préval, pour s’imposer, il y a toujours un compromis corrupteur, ou une imposition intimidante de l’omnipotence de son pouvoir. Toutes les...
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Le gouvernement envisagerait de décaisser une centaine de millions de dollars des Fonds Petro Caribe pour “la construction d’infrastructures routières”, parallèlement rencontres avec des candidats à la présidence et des supposées têtes de pont

August 27, 2010
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Le gouvernement envisagerait de décaisser une centaine de millions de dollars des Fonds Petro Caribe pour “la construction d’infrastructures routières”, parallèlement rencontres avec des candidats à la présidence et des supposées têtes de pont

Port-au-Prince, le 26 août 2010 – (AHP) – Le gouvernement haïtien serait sur le point de tirer une nouvelle tranche de 107 millions de dollars des fonds Petro Caribe pour “la construction d’infrastructures routières” à travers le pays. Selon des sources proches du gouvernement, cette question aurait éte débattue cette semaine en conseil des...
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Interview de Jean-Claude Duvalier par Deborah Ball pour le Wall Street Journal

August 26, 2010
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Interview de Jean-Claude Duvalier par Deborah Ball pour le Wall Street Journal

1 .The Swiss and Haitian governments claim that you stole the money in question from the Haitian state. What is your response to this? Where did this money come from? Tout d’abord, il faut  clarifier, de quels fonds s’agit-il ? Dépendant des sources il s’agit tantôt de 7 millions, tantôt de 5 millions, tantôt...
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Split in Haitian vote lifted Frederica Wilson to congressional win-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 26, 2010
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Split in Haitian vote lifted Frederica Wilson to congressional win-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

State Sen. Frederica Wilson comfortably won a primary to follow in Kendrick Meek’s footsteps to Washington. BY PATRICIA MAZZEI pmazzei@MiamiHerald.com In the end, the chance to make history by sending the nation’s first Haitian American to Congress came down to numbers in the hard-fought and crowded field of candidates in the 17th Congressional District....
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Digicel Foundation and U.S. Government Partner to Provide New Schools in Earthquake-Affected Communities in Haiti

August 26, 2010
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Digicel Foundation and U.S. Government Partner to Provide New Schools in Earthquake-Affected Communities in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti — August 26, 2010 — The first school built under an innovative public-private partnership was opened today by the Digicel Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). École Louis de Borno in Léogâne, the town which was epicenter of the earthquake, now stands ready to welcome 600 primary students when...
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Thanks Haiti Athletes! New events could become part of Olympics

August 25, 2010
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Thanks Haiti Athletes! New events could become part of Olympics

By Alex Kennedy, Associated Press Writer SINGAPORE — IOC president Jacques Rogge said some of the new events introduced at the Youth Olympics could become part of the traditional Olympics in the future. The Youth Olympics include such formats as 3-on-3 half-court basketball, a mixed team triathlon relay and mixed swimming relays. “We will...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH August 24, 2010 PREVAL’S CONCEPT OF FREE-AND-FAIR ELECTION:

August 25, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  August 24, 2010  PREVAL’S CONCEPT OF FREE-AND-FAIR ELECTION:

August 24, 2010 PREVAL’S CONCEPT OF FREE-AND-FAIR ELECTION:    KILL LEADING CANDIDATE  JEAN-HENRY CEANT,ALLOWING  JUDE CELESTIN – HIS CRIMINAL SON-IN-LAW A STRAIGHT SHOT AT THE PRESIDENCY. WHAT’S ANOTHER MURDER, HERE AND THERE?? THE THREAT IS REAL AND THE DANGER INCREASES.
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Up To 50 Knot Winds Likely in Haiti

August 25, 2010
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Up To 50 Knot Winds Likely in Haiti

These graphics show probabilities of sustained (1-minute average) surface wind speeds equal to or exceeding 50 kt…58 mph. These wind speed probability graphics are based on the official National Hurricane Center (NHC) track, intensity, and wind radii forecasts, and on NHC forecast error statistics for those forecast variables during recent years. Each graphic provides...
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“Menacé de mort”, le candidat Jean Henry Céant pointe du doigt le chef de l’Etat

August 25, 2010
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“Menacé de mort”, le candidat Jean Henry Céant pointe du doigt le chef de l’Etat

René Préval est décrit comme un “assoiffé de pouvoir” par le représentant de “Renmen Ayiti” qui annonce aussi une action en justice contre le CEP “domestiqué”, au lendemain de la publication très controversée de la liste des candidats agréés–mardi 24 août 2010, Radio Kiskeya Le notaire Jean Henry Céant, l’un des 19 candidats admis...
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Me Jean-Henry Ceant demande des comptes au CEP sur le Choix des Candidats

August 25, 2010
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Me Jean-Henry Ceant demande des comptes au CEP sur le Choix des Candidats

L’an deux mille dix (2010) et le 23 aout ; A la requête de Jean-Henry CEANT, proprietaire, demeurant et domicilié à Port-au-Prince identifié par ses numérosde Carte d’Identification Nationale (CIN) et d’identification fiscale (NIF)01-01-99-1956-09-00194 et 003-000-397-1; agissant en sa qualite de Candidat agréé à la Présidence de la République d’Haïti, ayant pour avocats constitués,...
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WHERE’S THE $$$$$$$$$ Aug 24, 2010 6:29 pm US/Central Red Cross Criticized For Haiti Relief Efforts Hundreds of Millions Of Dollars Poured Into Red Cross To Help Earthquake Victims; Protesters Say Only A Third Of Money Has Been Spent In Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 25, 2010
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WHERE’S THE $$$$$$$$$  Aug 24, 2010 6:29 pm US/Central Red Cross Criticized For Haiti Relief Efforts Hundreds of Millions Of Dollars Poured Into Red Cross To Help Earthquake Victims; Protesters Say Only A Third Of Money Has Been Spent In Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

CHICAGO (CBS) ― Protesters criticize the American Red Cross for only spending a third of the money raised after the earthquake in Haiti on relief efforts there. Who can forget the dramatic pictures and sounds of rescue from Haiti? It’s been only seven months since the massive earthquake devastated the country. Within hours of...
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WYCLEF…GO HOMETO YOUR PLACE OF RESIDENCE!! TO NEW YORK!! IT IS FINAL!!! Wyclef You Can’t Appeal Haiti Poll Exclusion-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 25, 2010
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WYCLEF…GO HOMETO YOUR PLACE OF RESIDENCE!! TO NEW YORK!!  IT IS FINAL!!!  Wyclef You Can’t Appeal Haiti Poll Exclusion-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Joseph Guyler Reuters PORT-AU-PRINCE A ruling by Haiti’s electoral council that disqualified hip-hop star Wyclef Jean from running for the presidency is final and cannot be appealed, a council lawyer said on Tuesday. The Haitian-born and U.S.-based singer-songwriter said on Sunday he would appeal against the provisional electoral council’s decision on Friday which...
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MORE WYCLEF HORSE SHIT FROM A SORE LOSER. HE HOPES TO DESTABILIZE ELECTORAL PROCESS FOR PREVAL’S BENEFIT!!!

August 24, 2010
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MORE WYCLEF HORSE SHIT FROM A SORE LOSER. HE HOPES TO DESTABILIZE ELECTORAL PROCESS FOR PREVAL’S BENEFIT!!!

Wyclef Jean, hip-hop singer, says Haiti election council used ‘trickery’ regarding bid for president- BY Aliyah Shahid DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER- Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 7:19 AM Haitian-born singer Wyclef Jean, center, shows his Haitian ID card as he submits the paperwork to run for president. He was barred from running due to a...
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Randy Mont-Reynaud’s Haiti Blog -See link in Side-bar on our site

August 24, 2010
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Randy Mont-Reynaud’s Haiti Blog -See link in Side-bar on our site

Monday, August 23, 2010 USA? Wi, Papa! Out of the blue. It’s a Sunday and I scramble across rubble, gravel, broken glass. Goats watch me, guarding their stuff. I am together with one of our team, Kloteed, in upper Delmas (close to the “high rent” district and, er, upper, uppity Petionville…well it is uppity!)....
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Wyclef Jean to challenge ballot ruling-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 24, 2010
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Wyclef Jean to challenge ballot ruling-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

by: Joe Sims PEOPLE’S WORLD August 23 2010 Recording artist turned presidential aspirant Wyclef Jean is challenging last week’s ruling by Haitian election officials disqualifying his run for the island nation’s highest office. Jean was ruled off the ballot for failing to meet a five year residency requirement. According to the New York Times,...
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New education system may rise from Haiti’s ruins

August 23, 2010
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New education system may rise from Haiti’s ruins

Some leaders are seeking to use Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake as an opportunity to fix a broken school system. BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Of the 800 children born each day in this luckless Caribbean nation, only 567 are fortunate enough to eventually attend school. One of three finishes sixth grade, and just seven...
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