Archive for February, 2011

JUSTICE IS BLIND: JUSTICE MINISTER PAUL DENIS LOOKS ON AS GARY JOSEPH PISTOL WHIPPED BY SENATOR LAMBERT AND YVON JEROME IN FRONT OF DENIS’ HOME

February 18, 2011
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JUSTICE IS BLIND:  JUSTICE MINISTER PAUL DENIS LOOKS ON AS GARY JOSEPH PISTOL WHIPPED BY SENATOR LAMBERT AND YVON JEROME IN FRONT OF DENIS’ HOME

February 17, 2011 A meeting of Preval’s INITE party was held at Justice Minister Paul Denis house, in preparation for another gathering tomorrow morning at 9:30 at INITE headquarters. During a verbal altercation the violence escalated to a point where Senator Joseph Lambert and Yvon Jerome pistol-whipped Gary Joseph, badly injuring him. He was...
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CONTRACT WITH THIS COMPANY SHOULD BE AVOIDED… UnderSea Recovery Corporation Announces Haiti Update-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 17, 2011
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CONTRACT WITH THIS COMPANY SHOULD BE AVOIDED… UnderSea Recovery Corporation Announces Haiti Update-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

ATLANTA, Feb. 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UnderSea Recovery Corporation (“UnderSea”) (Pink Sheets:UNDR) announced today that it has received new assurances from high-ranking Haitian officials that it will be awarded the much sought after national permit to search for and recover historic shipwrecks in Haitian waters. However, UnderSea was advised that it would need...
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Eco Meets Health in Solar Powered Water Purification Tech

February 17, 2011
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Eco Meets Health in Solar Powered Water Purification Tech

Like portable infant warmers or engines that burn waste, just seeing a freestanding, solar powered water purification system inevitably produces an instant ah-ha moment about a technology that makes sense. As weve described in recent stories about Sunspring units that are in operation in Haiti, the technology can be operational in just three hours...
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2 Haiti presidential candidates start campaigns

February 17, 2011
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2 Haiti presidential candidates start campaigns

By DAVID McFADDEN The Associated Press Thursday, February 17, 2011; 9:03 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The two candidates in Haiti’s presidential runoff election launched their official campaigns Thursday, providing voters with a sharp contrast in tone and style. Mirlande Manigat, a 70-year-old law professor and former first lady, sedately spoke to journalists on the...
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Analysis: Aristide to return, but as Haiti spoiler or savior?

February 17, 2011
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Analysis: Aristide to return, but as Haiti spoiler or savior?

By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE | Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:48pm EST PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – A month before Haiti’s decisive presidential election run-off, the political figure getting all the attention is not a candidate, and he is not even in the country. Exiled former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s plan to return home is making waves...
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Another obstacle for Haiti

February 17, 2011
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Another obstacle for Haiti

McClatchy-Tribune News Service The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Monday, Feb. 14: The pending return of former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide from exile is the latest obstacle in Haiti’s path toward creating a legitimate, credible government through the ballot box. Given Mr. Aristide’s controversial background and the role he played in taking...
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La selection d’Haiti U17 forcée de laisser la Coupe pour “maladie”

February 17, 2011
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La selection d’Haiti U17 forcée de laisser la Coupe pour “maladie”

Décidément notre pays continue de battre les records et surtout de réaliser des “historiques”. Nos jeunes garçons qui disputaient la Coupe du monde à Montego Bay depuis le 14 février ont été contraints de laisser la compétition sous pression des autorites jamaicaines particulièrement du Maire et des propriétaires de l’Hotel espagnol IBERO STAR où...
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L’Afrique du Sud va aider au retour d’Aristide en Haïti (ministère) Date: feb 17, 2011Today

February 17, 2011
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L’Afrique du Sud va aider au retour d’Aristide en Haïti (ministère) Date: feb 17, 2011Today

L’Afrique du Sud va aider au retour en Haïti de l’ex-président Jean-Bertrand Aristide, en exil sur son sol, et a engagé des “consultations avec toutes les parties intéressées”, a déclaré jeudi la ministre sud-africaine des Affaires étrangères Maite Nkoane-Mashabane.
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CEP Chairman announces election: Was the mistake an error or part of a plan??

February 17, 2011
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CEP Chairman announces election: Was the mistake an error or part of a plan??

On February 16, CEP chairman, Pierre-Louis Opont announced the second round of balloting. As a matter of protocol, this is the prerogative of President Preval and has created another firestorm of protest. It should be remembered that the results of the first round were signed by a single CEP member – Pierre-Louis Opont. Five...
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MANIGAT SAYS BALLOT BOXES STUFFED BEFORE POLLS OPENED:Candidates Want Haiti Election Annulled Over Fraud-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 17, 2011
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MANIGAT SAYS BALLOT BOXES STUFFED BEFORE POLLS OPENED:Candidates Want Haiti Election Annulled Over Fraud-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Supporters of Haitian presidential candidate Jude Celestin demonstrate on November 28, 2010 in Port-au-Prince as the country goes to the polls to elect a successor to President Rene Preval. (A Thony Belizaire/Getty Images) Less than two hours before the official closing of voting in Haiti’s general elections, 12 out of 18 candidates for the...
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Haiti Cholera Outbreak Yet to Peak: Study

February 17, 2011
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Haiti Cholera Outbreak Yet to Peak: Study

A report compiled by researchers in the US and Haiti has revealed that the cholera outbreak in the nation has not yet been suppressed. The latest findings come despite the fact that foreign nations had ended up directing funds amounting to billions of dollars in aid. According to the statistics available, the cholera outbreak...
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South Africa is facilitating the return of former Haitian president Jean-Betrand Aristide to his home country after years in exile, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane.

February 17, 2011
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South Africa is facilitating the return of former Haitian president Jean-Betrand Aristide to his home country after years in exile, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane.

“Whether president Aristide had requested the South African authority to leave? The answer is yes,” she told a media briefing in Cape Town on Thursday. The minister did not say whether Aristide would be back in Haiti before March 20, when the country goes to the polls for the second round of presidential elections...
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Malaria outbreak forces Haiti to withdraw

February 17, 2011
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Malaria outbreak forces Haiti to withdraw

Adrian Frater, News Editor WESTERN BUREAU: Haiti’s participation in the 12-nation CONCACAF under-17 Championship, now on in western Jamaica, was cut short yesterday when the team announced its withdrawal from the tournament after it was confirmed that malaria was the ‘mystery illness’ that had afflicted three players. “Yes, it is true, medical tests have...
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Haiti withdraws from CONCACAF under-17 tournament because of undisclosed illness

February 17, 2011
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Haiti withdraws from CONCACAF under-17 tournament because of undisclosed illness

By The Associated Press (CP) – 15 hours ago Feb 17, 2011 The Haitian Football Federation told CONCACAF that it can no longer field a team at the confederation’s Under-17 championships in Montego Bay, Jamaica, because of an illness that has struck members of its squad. The team said Tuesday night it will return...
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Wyclef Jean backs musician in Haiti election

February 17, 2011
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Wyclef Jean backs musician in Haiti election

By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE | Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:15pm EST PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean threw his support on Wednesday behind a popular musician competing in Haiti’s March 20 presidential run-off. The public endorsement by Jean, who is Haitian-born and last year was forced to abandon his own bid for...
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Haiti – Politic : Return of Aristide, common position of the two candidates

February 17, 2011
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Haiti – Politic : Return of Aristide, common position of the two candidates

16/02/2011 10:02:10 Haitilibre In the lobby of the hotel Karibe, in Pétion-Ville, the two candidates in the second round of elections, Mirlande Manigat and Michel Martelly, who had just left the closed meeting of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC), were questioned on the likely return of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Michel Martelly has...
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TOLL: WITH OVER 200,000 INFECTED YOU MUST HAVE MORE THAN 10,000 DEATHS WITH REASONABLE CARE:  100,000 WITH BAD CARE-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 16, 2011
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TOLL: WITH OVER 200,000 INFECTED YOU MUST HAVE MORE THAN 10,000 DEATHS WITH REASONABLE CARE:  100,000 WITH BAD CARE-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

  SANTO DOMINGO, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) — The cholera death toll in Haiti rose to 4,549, Haitian Health authorities said on Wednesday. According to information reaching here from Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital, the Public Health and People’s Ministry (MSPP) said in a recent report that the figures were updated till Feb. 9. The cholera outbreak...
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UNE BOMBE SUR HAÏTI

February 16, 2011
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UNE BOMBE SUR HAÏTI

Martelly est Président d’Haïti et Célestin ou le choix de Inite sera Premier ministre: le deal secret Lun 7 fév – 16:44 par K.H.L Cette élection présidentielle haïtienne est marquée par deux faits majeurs. L’un est l’ingérence étrangère. L’autre, l’avènement du bling-bling en politique haïtienne. Deux choses sont certaines. Haïti a perdu quasiment sa...
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UN special envoy calls for overhaul of Haitian education system

February 16, 2011
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UN special envoy calls for overhaul of Haitian education system

UNESCO Special Envoy for Haiti Michaëlle Jean 15 February 2011 – The Special Envoy of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for Haiti is calling for an urgent overhaul of the country’s education system, which she says is the cornerstone of the impoverished nation’s future prosperity. Michaëlle Jean made the request...
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Fearing cholera, Haitians refuse to harvest rice

February 15, 2011
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Fearing cholera, Haitians refuse to harvest rice

JESSICA LEEDER GLOBAL FOOD REPORTER— Instead of squatting over a small street-side fire cooking take-out food, Datilia Roland Doriela spends the day inside her tiny country house. At regular intervals, she crosses herself and says a prayer to God, hoping to persuade Him to put an end to the latest crisis plaguing central Haiti:...
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