Archive for February, 2011

Pilots, boaters adjust to shift in magnetic north

February 22, 2011
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Pilots, boaters adjust to shift in magnetic north

By Ken Kaye, Sun Sentinel Magnetic north, the point at the top of the Earth that determines compass headings, is shifting its position at a rate of about 40 miles per year. In geologic terms, it’s racing from the Arctic Ocean near Canada toward Russia. As a result, everyone who uses a compass, even...
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MICHEL MARTHELLY : UNE PERCÉE QUI FAIT PEUR

February 22, 2011
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MICHEL  MARTHELLY : UNE PERCÉE QUI FAIT PEUR

Par Maurice CELESTIN Est-ce que, pour une nouvelle fois, madame Myrlande MANIGAT aura rendez-vous avec l’échec? Etant donnés les impondérables, les aléas, les magouilles et les surprises observés lors des élections, surtout  en ‘’sociétés non encore démocratisées’’, on ne peut pas, ex cathedra, se prononcer là-dessus. Mais à bien analyser la situation, les choses...
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Une Haïtienne de 115 ans immigre au Canada

February 22, 2011
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Une Haïtienne de 115 ans immigre au Canada

Pour son 115ème anniversaire de naissance, Cicilia Laurent d’origine haitienne, a reçu un certificat de reconnaissance des mains du maire Gilles Vallencourt Style de vie actif Le régime alimentaire et le style de vie de la «grande», comme ils l’appellent, contribuent largement à sa bonne forme. «Elle ne mange que des aliments bouillis, de...
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ELECTIONS: SIGNIFICATION RENE PREVAL PAR JEAN HENRY CEANT ET YVES CRISTALIN

February 22, 2011
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ELECTIONS: SIGNIFICATION RENE PREVAL PAR JEAN HENRY CEANT ET YVES CRISTALIN

Port-au-Prince, le 18 février 2011 Excellence, Nous, Jean Henry CEANT, Yves CRISTALIN, candidats à la présidence, propriétaires, demeurant et domiciliés à Port-au-Prince, identifiés aux numéros de CIN : 01-01-99-1956-09-00194, 01-01-99-1969-01-00279, ayant pour avocats Mes. Newton Louis ST Juste, Mario Joseph, Camille Leblanc du Barreau de Port-au-Prince, identifiés, patentés et imposés aux numéros : 003-574-610-6,...
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MICHEL MONTAS’ TRUE COMMENTS ON DUVALIER

February 21, 2011
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MICHEL MONTAS’ TRUE COMMENTS ON DUVALIER

Dans les sections “Gouverner Haiti” et “Aujourd’hui” du chapitre “HISTOIRE”, a lire ce qui suit, sous la plume de Michele Montas (pages 22 et 23): “En 1957, Francois Duvalier arrive au pouvoir. En ses 14 ans de presidence, le Dr. Duvalier a voulu tenir en echec, les pouvoirs traditionnels du pays : l’armee, la...
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Cholera Operations in Haiti Seriously Under-funded

February 21, 2011
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Cholera Operations in Haiti Seriously Under-funded

The United Nations is holding a special meeting with donor countries to drum up support for its cholera treatment and control operations in Haiti. It says it has received less than half of the $175 million it needs to carry out its life-saving programs in the country. The United Nations reports cholera cases throughout...
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Trilogy’s Voila Commits Technology and Establishes Private Sector Fund to Support Free and Fair Elections in Haiti

February 21, 2011
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Trilogy’s Voila Commits Technology and Establishes Private Sector Fund to Support Free and Fair Elections in Haiti

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Understanding the critical need for Haiti to conduct a successful presidential run-off election on March 20th, Haitian wireless provider Voila announced today it will provide Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) with enhanced text messaging capabilities to facilitate voter turn-out. Voila has also committed $100,000 to a fund...
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Aristide supporters march for his return in Haiti …but, as the song, Waltzing Matilda ends.. “But year after year, the number gets fewer…till no one marches at all.”

February 21, 2011
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Aristide supporters march for his return in Haiti …but, as the song, Waltzing Matilda ends.. “But year after year, the number gets fewer…till no one marches at all.”

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Around 3,000 followers of Haiti’s ousted former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched in support of his return from exile on Friday, and protest leaders threatened to disrupt an upcoming presidential run-off vote if his homecoming is blocked.
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Bangladesh to hold massive cholera vaccine trial

February 20, 2011
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Bangladesh to hold massive cholera vaccine trial

By Anbarasan Ethirajan BBC News, Dhaka Experts say that investment in improved sanitation will reduce the cholera impact Health officials in Bangladesh are due to launch the world’s largest trial of an affordable cholera vaccine which could save tens of thousands of lives. The study involves nearly 250,000 people near the capital, Dhaka. If...
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Haiti – Politic : Aristide’s lawyer doubts the willingness of governments, while many doubt Aristide’s willingness to return-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 20, 2011
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Haiti – Politic : Aristide’s lawyer doubts the willingness of governments, while many doubt Aristide’s willingness to return-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

20/02/2011 11:44:24 haitilibre Ira J. Kurzban the lawyer of the Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in exile in South Africa since February 2004, asserts that his client cannot return to Haiti without the cooperation of the governments of the United States and South Africa, even if the government of Haiti has issued earlier this month...
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Haitian hope: Sweet Micky may revive the nation

February 20, 2011
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Haitian hope: Sweet Micky may revive the nation

By Stan Schrager: An old friend of mine may be the best chance — if not the obvious one — to relieve the agony that continues to grip Haiti. I left Haiti for good in 1995, a year after Jean-Bertrand Aristide, a democratically elected president who had been overthrown early in a military coup,...
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Hard times again at Haiti nursing home

February 19, 2011
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Hard times again at Haiti nursing home

By DAVID McFADDEN The Associated Press Saturday, February 19, 2011; 12:14 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Skinny youths in ragged T-shirts crowd menacingly around the barred kitchen door of a city-run nursing home, waving empty bowls and demanding some of the sardines and mashed corn that the elderly residents depend on. “Thieves! Thieves!” 68-year-old Exume...
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Aristide backers march amid talk of Haiti return

February 18, 2011
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Aristide backers march amid talk of Haiti return

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Several thousand supporters of ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide protested in Haiti’s quake-torn capital Friday, waving photos of their exiled leader and vowing to derail a runoff election next month unless he returns. Chanting “No Aristide, no second round,” flag-waving and horn-blowing demonstrators marched through gritty slums and near the collapsed...
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JEDCO, and the NGO Red Cross transport the waste, it is hauled to the Truttier waste disposal site-Watch the video here

February 18, 2011
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JEDCO, and the NGO Red Cross transport the waste, it is hauled to the Truttier waste disposal site-Watch the video here

Thanks to Bois Cayman for posting this to his FACEBOOK page: This hazardous waste dump sits on the aquifer that supplies water to Port-au-Prince. OCHA says the pumping of excrement from latrines in cholera treatment centers (CTCs) “remains a major problem nationwide and the situation is worsening in some areas.” When companies such as...
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HILLARY AND BILL CLINTON, WITH THE CRIMINAL ASSOCIATES IN MINUSTAH AND OAS PLAN TO KEEP PREVAL IN PLACE UNTIL MAY 14.

February 18, 2011
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HILLARY AND BILL CLINTON, WITH THE CRIMINAL ASSOCIATES IN MINUSTAH AND OAS PLAN TO KEEP PREVAL IN PLACE UNTIL MAY 14.

THEIR MOTIVATION IS SIMPLE: $20,000,000,000 IN DONATED FUNDS. PLAN TO HAVE PRIME MINISTER BELLERIVE AND PRESIDENT PREVAL SIGN ALL OF THE SWEETHEART CONTRACTS BEFORE STEPPING DOWN. ALL INVOLVED WILL BECOME MULTI-MILLIONAIRES.
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Au printemps 2011 la population haitienne va faire face àune situation explosive

February 18, 2011
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Au printemps 2011 la population haitienne va faire face àune situation explosive

Le RDNP face à l’émeute de la faim Jean Erich René Au printemps 2011 la population haitienne va faire face à une situation explosive de crise alimentaire, a annoncé le mardi 16 Février 2011 la CNSA ou Coordination Nationale de la Sécurité Alimentaire. Selon le Ministère de l’Agriculture 3.3 millions de personnes seront menacées...
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Somme nous sous tutelle ou la Minustah remplace l’Etat et le Gouvernement.

February 18, 2011
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Somme nous sous tutelle ou la Minustah remplace l’Etat et le Gouvernement.

On Behalf Of Stanley Lucas Je vous invite a lire le compte rendu du point de presse du porte parole de la MINUSTAH en Haiti, Sylvie van den Wildenberg. L’expose montre clairement que dans les differents domaines d’interventions la MINUSTAH remplace ou se substitue aux autorites et aux secteurs varies de la societe Haitienne....
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UN CLAIMS CHOLERA VICTORY BECAUSE DEATH RATES LOW NEAR MEDICAL FACILITIES: UN ADMITS FACT THAT DEATH RATE HIGH IN UNTREATED AREAS!! GOOGLE CHOLERA FOR DETAILS ON EXPECTED DEATH RATE – 50% OR MORE!!! MANY MORE THAN 5,000 HAVE DIED BUT UN COVERS IT UP!!! COULD BE 20,000 OR MORE FROM MINUSTAH INTRODUCED EPIDEMIC

February 18, 2011
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UN CLAIMS CHOLERA VICTORY BECAUSE DEATH RATES LOW NEAR MEDICAL FACILITIES: UN  ADMITS FACT THAT DEATH RATE HIGH IN UNTREATED AREAS!! GOOGLE CHOLERA FOR DETAILS ON EXPECTED DEATH RATE – 50% OR MORE!!! MANY MORE THAN 5,000 HAVE DIED BUT UN COVERS IT UP!!! COULD BE 20,000 OR MORE FROM MINUSTAH INTRODUCED EPIDEMIC

GENEVA (AP) — Haiti’s cholera outbreak appears to be diminishing nationwide but the death rate in rural areas remains alarmingly high, the United Nations said Friday. The mixed picture comes from Haitian government figures citing 231,070 reported cases and 4,549 deaths since the epidemic began in October. National mortality rates from cholera are down...
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MIRLAND MANIGAT, WHAT WILL YOUR GRANDCHILDREN THINK?

February 18, 2011
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MIRLAND MANIGAT, WHAT WILL YOUR GRANDCHILDREN THINK?

February 18, 2011 I can remember   you told Marc Bazin, when he was in the palace…”In an election you do anything to win. If you have to sell your mother, sell her. After you win, you can buy her back…”  Of course, I always wondered what would happen if the mother seller lost, as...
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HILLARY CLINTON AND OAS/UN INSIST “ELECTIONS MUST REFLECT THE WILL OF THE PEOPLE” AND THEN PROCEED TO IGNORE THE PEOPLES’ WILL

February 18, 2011
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HILLARY CLINTON AND OAS/UN INSIST “ELECTIONS MUST REFLECT THE WILL OF THE PEOPLE” AND THEN PROCEED TO IGNORE THE PEOPLES’ WILL

February 18, 2011 HAITI’S MILLIONS CAN HAVE THEIR “WILL” RESPECTED SO LONG AS IT IS A SELECTION OF MANIGAT OR MARTELLY, EVEN THOUGH THESE PEOPLE NEVER POLLED AS MUCH AS 5% BEFORE THE FIRST ROUND. JEAN HENRY CEANT AND CHARLES BAKER WERE THE FIRST AND SECOND CANDIDATES IN POPULARITY. I am reminded of the...
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