Archive for January, 2011

Clear and present danger-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 28, 2011
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Clear and present danger-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Clear and present danger Jan 25th 2011, 21:50 by The Economist online JEAN-CLAUDE DUVALIER, the former dictator of Haiti, returned to his country last week after decades in exile. Even though he will face criminal charges, The Economist’s readers still think Haiti would be better off if he had stayed abroad: 78% of them...
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Célestin resists calls to pull out of election

January 28, 2011
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Célestin resists calls to pull out of election

By JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haitian presidential candidate Jude Célestin is resisting pressure from his political coalition to withdraw from the race and break an electoral impasse.In a communiqué issued Wednesday, the coalition cited international pressure for the decision and said they remain convinced that Célestin won enough votes to advance into a second round...
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Prominent blacks back call by Aristide to be allowed to return to homeland

January 28, 2011
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Prominent blacks back call by Aristide to be allowed to return to homeland

Written by STAFF REPORT and WIRE SERVICE   With ousted dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier back in Haiti, several prominent blacks have issued a call for another ousted leader, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, to be allowed to return to the country from which he was forcibly ejected despite having been democratically elected. In a full-page “urgent call” letter...
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Lettre de Jean Henry Céant au président René Préval

January 27, 2011
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Lettre de Jean Henry Céant au président René Préval

Haïti: Port-au-Prince, le 24 janvier 2011 Son Excellence Monsieur René Garcia Préval Président de la République Palais National.- Excellence, Je viens, une fois de plus, vous demander en application de l’article 136 de la Constitution faisant de Vous le garant de la stabilité des institutions, d’annuler la farce électorale du 28 novembre 2010. Je...
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Des responsables politiques opinent sur la crise que traverse Inite

January 27, 2011
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Des responsables politiques opinent sur la crise que traverse Inite

Haïti: Le retrait de Jude Célestin de la course électorale ne résoudra pas la crise politique, a déclaré mercredi le candidat à la présidence de « Renmen Ayiti », Me Jean Henry Céant, en réaction au communiqué pris en ce sens en milieu de journée par le directoire de la plateforme officielle INITE (Unité)....
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US Visas revoked for Haitian officials

January 27, 2011
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US Visas revoked for Haitian officials

24 January 2011 The US has revoked the visas for a number of Haitian government officials because of the turmoil surrounding the presidential elections. “We have taken this action when we believe for any individual there’s information that leads us to believe that the visa holder is inadmissible to the United States,” State Department...
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Haiti cholera death toll tops 4,000 with 209,034 infected-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 27, 2011
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Haiti cholera death toll tops 4,000 with 209,034 infected-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The death toll from Haiti’s cholera epidemic has risen to at least 4,030 more than three months after the disease broke out in the country’s Artibonite Valley, the health ministry said. The number of cholera cases in Haiti totalled 209,034 as of January 24, the ministry said. The severity of the epidemic has diminished...
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Good news from Haiti has become an oxymoron. But there is good news just under the media radar, and it is about individuals, families and small groups rebuilding their lives with a little help

January 27, 2011
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Good news from Haiti has become an oxymoron. But there is good news just under the media radar, and it is about individuals, families and small groups rebuilding their lives with a little help

We are happy to tell you that there is good news just under the media radar, and it is about individuals, families and small groups rebuilding their lives with a little help. It is about peasant farmers improving their crop yields, people displaced by the earthquake receiving job training, farm communities getting compost toilets...
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Former President Aristide’s Attorney: Washington Gave “Green Light” for Duvalier’s Arrival in Haiti, While Blocking Aristide’s Return

January 26, 2011
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Former President Aristide’s Attorney: Washington Gave “Green Light” for Duvalier’s Arrival in Haiti, While Blocking Aristide’s Return

Interview with Ira Kurzban, attorney representing exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, conducted by Scott Harris duvalier The return of ex-Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier’s to Port-Au-Prince on Jan. 16, caught his nation by surprise as most Haitians still struggle to recover from last year’s devastating earthquake and deal with a disputed presidential election....
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PAHO: Officials test for polio in northern Haiti, but doubt disease is present

January 26, 2011
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PAHO: Officials test for polio in northern Haiti, but doubt disease is present

By The Associated Press (CP) – 1 hour ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Health officials are looking into the cases of four people who became paralyzed in northwestern Haiti while recovering from cholera. The experts are trying to determine if the patients in Port-de-Paix were sickened by polio. Local health authorities reported suspected cases on...
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