Archive for December, 2010

Republic of Haiti’s Independence Day

December 31, 2010
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Republic of Haiti’s Independence Day

Press Statement Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Washington, DC December 30, 2010 On behalf of President Obama and the people of United States, I join with the people of the Republic of Haiti to honor the 207th anniversary of your independence this January 1. When Haiti cast off the bonds of slavery and...
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Recount and Review of Haiti’s Election Tally Shows Massive Irregularities- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 31, 2010
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Recount and Review of Haiti’s Election Tally Shows Massive Irregularities- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Election Outcome In Doubt For Immediate Release: December 30, 2010 Contact: Dan Beeton, 202-256-6116 Washington, D.C.- An independent recount and review of 11,171 tally sheets from Haiti’s November 28 election shows that the outcome of the election is indeterminate. The review, conducted by the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), found massive irregularities and...
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Graffiti reflects hope in Haiti

December 31, 2010
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Graffiti reflects hope in Haiti

Artist Jerry Rosembert uses vivid murals in Port-au-Prince to raise hope and push for change. Christian Science Monitor: By Ezra Fieser, Correspondent / December 29, 2010 Port-au-Prince, Haiti Like the rubble left behind by the January earthquake, graffiti is nearly everywhere in this tattered city. Haitians have tagged the walls of seemingly every building with...
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The world’s broken promises to Haiti

December 31, 2010
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The world’s broken promises to Haiti

Robert Muggah-guardian.co.uk, A year on from the earthquake, more than a million are still living in tents and less than a tenth of aid cash has been delivered. Despite breathless promises to “build back better”, the international community has made only incremental progress in Haiti over the past 12 months. Our failures are especially...
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Ex-US official sues contractor in Haiti for fees

December 31, 2010
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Ex-US official sues contractor in Haiti for fees

By BEN FOX:SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico The U.S. official who was in charge of relief efforts following Haiti’s devastating Jan. 12 earthquake has accused a major contractor of shortchanging him for his assistance in securing more than $20 million in reconstruction deals after he left his post. Lewis Lucke, the former U.S. special coordinator...
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Cholera death toll in Haiti rises to 3,333

December 31, 2010
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Cholera death toll in Haiti rises to 3,333

Port-au-Prince –  The number of deaths in Haiti from the cholera epidemic afflicting the poverty-stricken nation since mid-October has risen to 3,333, the health ministry said Friday. According to a bulletin posted on the ministry’s Web site, the fatal disease has affected 148,787 people, of whom 83,166 were hospitalized, though 80,962 of them have...
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Yele Haiti Takes Cholera Prevention Tent to Tent

December 31, 2010
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Yele Haiti Takes Cholera Prevention Tent to Tent

This week Yéle Haiti begun to redeploy some of our 2,000 Yéle Corps workers from cleaning streets and canals to delivering bars of soap tent to tent in the post-earthquake camps in and around Port-au-Prince. This is part of our cholera prevention program that targets tent camps with free soap and hand sanitizer, clean...
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OAS OFFICIAL’S HONESTY FRIGHTENS MINUSTAH OCCUPATION REGIME SO THEY FIRED HIM

December 30, 2010
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OAS OFFICIAL’S HONESTY FRIGHTENS MINUSTAH OCCUPATION REGIME SO THEY FIRED HIM

UPSIDE DOWN WORLD: Written by Roger Annis Tuesday, 28 December 2010 23:14 As the one-year anniversary of Haiti’s earthquake approaches, a brutally frank account of the plight of its people has been delivered by a highly placed diplomat. Ricardo Seitenfus, the representative to Haiti of the Organization of American States, delivered a hard-hitting assessment...
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BRAZILIAN DIPLOMAT FIRED FOR BEING HONEST SOMETHING UN/OAS AND CARICOM CANNOT ACCEPT

December 30, 2010
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BRAZILIAN DIPLOMAT FIRED FOR BEING HONEST SOMETHING UN/OAS AND CARICOM CANNOT ACCEPT

Georgianne Nienaber Investigative journalist, author, Haiti relief worker When Brazilian diplomat Ricardo Seitenfus was abruptly ousted as special representative of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Haiti on Christmas day, timing proved to be everything. The story has barely created a ripple of controversy in the US media. Seitenfus, a respected Brazilian diplomat...
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Farmers’ fear of cholera threatens rice harvest in Haiti – UN agency

December 30, 2010
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Farmers’ fear of cholera threatens rice harvest in Haiti – UN agency

29 December 2010 – Farmers in north-western Haiti are likely to lose a significant portion of their rice harvest due to reluctance to work in paddy fields they fear are contaminated by the cholera-causing bacteria, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today, adding that it is helping to carry out a...
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OAS VULTURES FLY INTO HAITI AND MAY INFLICT MANIGAT ON NATION!

December 30, 2010
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OAS VULTURES FLY INTO HAITI AND MAY INFLICT MANIGAT ON NATION!

December 30, 2010 8 MEMBERS OF OAS TEAM IN HAITI, WAITING FOR OTHERS: PREVAL HAS JUST MET WITH KITCHEN CABINET TO DISCUSS SITUATION. PREVAL HATES GROUP OF 12 SO MUCH THAT HE PLANS TO NAME MANIGAT IS HEAD OF GOVERNMENT, WITH OAS COLLUSION. OTHER SCENARIO FOLLOWS LE MONDE SUGGESTION FOR ANOTHER GROUP OF SAGES....
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Haiti Frees U.S. Aid Worker Accused of Kidnapping

December 30, 2010
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Haiti Frees U.S. Aid Worker Accused of Kidnapping

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: December 29, 2010PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An American aid worker was released Wednesday from Haiti’s notoriously overcrowded National Penitentiary after authorities apparently cleared him of allegations that he kidnapped an infant from a hospital where he worked as a volunteer. Paul Waggoner was receiving medical treatment at an undisclosed...
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“As long as there are American citizens and organizations over there it is the DUTY of our government to protect these people.”Randi Waggoner Lightner

December 29, 2010
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“As long as there are American citizens and organizations over there it is the DUTY of our government to protect these people.”Randi Waggoner Lightner

This is a comment that was posted to Haitian-Truth.org by Randi Waggoner Lightner on this article here- Preval gov supports arrest Mary’s statement sums it up. No action unless you are willing to pay. I do not agree that it is not the JOB of the United States Government to intervene. Presidents Obama, Bush...
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LE DEPARTEMENT D’ETAT A TERMINE SON RAPPORT SUR LES ELECTIONS, PENDANT QUE L’OEA

December 28, 2010
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LE DEPARTEMENT D’ETAT A TERMINE SON RAPPORT SUR LES ELECTIONS, PENDANT QUE L’OEA

La MINUSTAH a commence son operation avec la CEP sans la presence des candidats et de leurs representants. Jacques Bernard l’ancien DG du CEP qui a travaille en Afghanistan de son cote a termine son rapport pour le Departement d’Etat. Quatre personnes ont la copie de son rapport. L’OEA a perdu beaucoup de credibilite...
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The UN Mission in Haiti OAS official Ricardo Seitenfus speaks out

December 27, 2010
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The UN Mission in Haiti OAS official Ricardo Seitenfus speaks out

by Gearóid Ó Colmáin, Global Research.ca The Special Representative for the Organisation of American States Ricardo Seitenfus was relieved of his duties 24 hours after he gave a candid interview to the Swiss newspaper Le Temps  on Monday December 20th in which he lambasted the UN occupation of Haiti. In an interview with the...
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Fidel Castro telephones Cuban aid workers in Haiti

December 27, 2010
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Fidel Castro telephones Cuban aid workers in Haiti

Published December 27, 2010 | EFE  Fox News Latino Fidel Castro telephoned several members of the Cuban medical brigade in Haiti to discuss their working conditions and send them greetings, Communist Party daily Granma reported Monday. The newspaper said that last Saturday Castro spoke with more than a dozen aid workers in Haiti, including...
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President warns against transitional Haiti gov’t as he plans to rule by decree-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 27, 2010
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President warns against transitional Haiti gov’t as he plans to rule by decree-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

(AFP) 24 Dec 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE — President Rene Preval warned it would be unwise to replace him with a transitional government if Haiti’s election mess is not sorted out before his mandate expires on February 7. Preval’s comments, which come in the wake of disputed presidential elections, raised the possibility he may seek an...
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Haïti – Élections : L’OEA dans l’impossibilité de commencer sa mission

December 27, 2010
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Haïti – Élections : L’OEA dans l’impossibilité de commencer sa mission

27/12/2010 Gaillot Dorsinvil, le Président du Conseil Électoral Provisoire (CEP), avait annoncé la semaine dernière, que la mission de l’Organisation des États Américains (OEA), chargée des vérifications du scrutin du 28 novembre, allait conduire ses travaux du 27 au 30 décembre 2010… Une fois de plus, le calendrier ne sera pas respecté. Annoncé pour...
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Des dizaines de poissons morts dans le lac Azuei, les autorités alertées-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 27, 2010
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Des dizaines de poissons morts dans le lac Azuei, les autorités alertées-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haïti: Les autorités haïtiennes s’apprêtaient dimanche à interdire la consommation de poissons dans plusieurs localités proches d’un lac où des dizaines de poissons ont été retrouvés morts ces derniers jours. “Une quantité anormale de poissons, plusieurs dizaines, ont été retrouvés morts à la surface de l’eau et sur les rives du lac Azuei qui...
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