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Rouzier échappe de justesse à un vote défavorable

Le Matin:« Vu la situation, la séance est suspendue et sera reprise demain matin à 11 heures », Le président de la chambre des députés Sorel Jacinthe a ainsi agréé, sans débats, la demande faite par le président du bloc majoritaire, le député Jean Tholbert Alexis. La ratification du Premier ministre désigné, Daniel Gérard Rouzier, était le principal point à…

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NatCom Customers Victims of Mafia-style Cable Cutting

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Newly acquired NatCom, formerly Teleco, has been a victim of chronic sabotage and the company is suggesting haters in the industry to be the culprits, others say it is internal. Teleco was acquired by a Vietnamese telecommunications giant, Viettel and since emerging in the market with plans to bring new technologies, powerful service and a new kind…

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L’ex-président Préval cible d’une commission d’enquête

Haïti: La commission sénatoriale chargée d’éclaircir les zones d’ombre de la falsification du texte amendé de la Constitution de 1987 a démarré, jeudi, une série d’auditions qui pourraient remonter jusqu’à l’ancien président René Préval. « Une correspondance sera bientôt adressée à l’ancien chef de l’Etat », a annoncé le sénateur Joseph Lambert, membre de la commission d’enquête spéciale. Aucune piste…

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Haiti: MSF Reorganizes Post-Earthquake Medical Services

Doctors Without Borders: Haiti 2011 © Yann Libessart/MSF Patients wait for the physiotherapy in MSF’s new hospital in the Drouillard neighborhood of Port-au-Prince. Thirty-five seconds. That’s all it took for an earthquake to shatter the lives of millions of Haitians on January 12, 2010. Medical needs were immediate and massive. More than 300,000 people were injured and 1.5 million left homeless….

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UN project shows how trees help halt desertification

By Mark Kinver Science and environment reporter, BBC News A UN-led pilot scheme hopes to highlight how trees can help people in arid zone, considered to one of the most hostile habitats on the planet. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Acacia project’s goal is to show how trees provide, food, fuel, shelter and income during times of hardship. So…

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MINUSTAH HAS WARNED MARTELLY TO “BE PREPARED.”

June 20, 2011 THE UN HAS STARTED TO WITHDRAW TROOPS AND MARTELLY WAS EXPECTED TO REBUILD THE MILITARY…TO DATE, MARTELLY HAS DONE NOTHING. WAKE UP AND SMELL THE ROSES, MICHEL, OR YOU WILL BE A SHORT-TERM PRESIDENT. MARTELLY WAS ORDERED TO WASHINGTON AND TOLD NOT TO BRING GREGORY MAYARD PAUL WITH HIM… FOR THOSE FAMILIAR WITH THE STORY OF “WINNIE…

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Why Haiti’s prodigal son, Michel Martelly, may be its savior

CSM: President Michel Martelly’s landslide election marked a profound change in Haitian political history: the first alliance of the general populace with the elite. The big question now is whether he can sustain this unlikely marriage. By Nesly Metayer / June 20, 2011 Boston The election of popular singer Michel Martelly follows the Haitian electorate’s pattern of selecting leaders who…

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This45: Hal Niedzviecki on Haitian-Canadian novelist Dany Laferrière

By Hal Niedzviecki Dany Laferrière. Photo by Karen Bambonye. It seems strange to be given the task of “introducing” a man who has written more than 10 books and recently won major literary prizes in France and Quebec, but there it is: I, and presumably many in English Canada, had forgotten about Dany Laferrière. I’d been a big fan of…

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Martelly Flies to Washington

President Martelly Flies to Washington-Will return June 20th, 2011

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PRIME MINISTER FIASCO WAS UNNECESSARY…MARTELLY HAD SOLUTION IN FRONT OF HIM

June 20, 2011 The nomination of Daniel Rouzier, without obtaining copies of all pertinent documents, before putting his name forward, is an example of incompetence. To waste a full month, and then have Rouzier refuse to supply his passport is a criminal act against the Haitian people who gave Martelly an 80% vote. It is also a betrayal of Martelly,…

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OpEdNews Writer Nienaber Called it: Surge in Haiti Cholera Cases Happening

By Mac McKinney: Cholera Treatment Center in Mirebalais, Haiti, from an earlier Nienaber article (source) In this OpEdNews/LA Progressive article back in February, Georgianne Nienaber, whom I had accompanied for investigations into the cholera epidemic and sanitation system in Haiti, stated: Cholera can exist in association with aquatic plants, microscopic animals, bivalves, water birds, and in sediment. These are some…

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Face off over condoms at schools-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 20 2011 at 11:08am By Bianca Capazorio and Lyse Comins: A mooted government plan to distribute free condoms at schools has caused a heated debate, with religious groups, NGOs and school principals facing off on the issue. Department of Basic Education spokesman Granville Whittle said that the department had not indicated that it would definitely distribute condoms at schools,…

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Cholera control center funded by S. Korea, Canada opens in Haiti

TMC news.com: Santo Domingo, Jun 19, 2011 (EFE via COMTEX) — The Dominican Churches Social Service, or SSID, has opened a Cholera Attention Center in the community of Boom Repos in Port-au-Prince, a center funded with about $250,000 provided by South Korean and Canadian cooperation entities, the Dominican institution announced Sunday. Haiti has been suffering since last October from a…

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Defender Lescinel Jean-Francois joins Sheffield United

BBC: Former Swindon Town defender Lescinel Jean-Francois has joined Sheffield United on a two-year deal. The 24-year-old Haiti international’s contract at Swindon expired this summer and he will be reunited with former Robins boss Danny Wilson. Wilson brought the former Paris St Germain youngster to the County Ground in January 2009. Jean Francois had previously been at French side Guingamp…

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Haiti’s Horrendous Teenage Prostitution Problem

With fewer shelters, more girls—many orphans from the quake—have no choice but to have sex just to scrape by. Lisa Armstrong reports on their brutal reality and the aid groups trying to help. June 17, 2011 6:36 PM EDT The women who work the streets near Champs de Mars, Port au Prince’s main park, are brazen. They pose under streetlights,…

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Franck Ciné se retourne contre ses avocats

Haïti: Le mardi 14 juin 2011, les avocats de Franck N. Ciné, Mes Camille Leblanc, Joël A. Petit-Homme, Patrick Woolet et Samuel Madistin, agissant par eux-mêmes et pour eux-mêmes, ont plaidé contre leur ancien client Franck Ciné assigné pour non-paiement d’honoraires à ses avocats dans le cadre de l’affaire dite Socabank. A l’audience, l’affaire a été plaidée par Me Joël…

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ROUZIER WILL BE REJECTED BY CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES ON MONDAY

ROUZIER WILL BE REJECTED BY CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES ON MONDAY MARTELLY WILL PROPOSE EITHER JEAN-HENRY CEANT OR LESLIE VOLTAIRE AS HIS NEXT CHOICE – MARTELLY GOVERNMENT NEARS COLLAPSE WITHOUT ADEQUATE ADVISERS….MARTELLY DOES NOT UNDERSTAND THAT FRIENDS DO NOT MAKE THE BEST ADVISERS…MAYARD PAUL AS CHIEF OF CABINET MAJOR MISTAKE

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Arcade Fire in Haiti: ‘So much joy …’

For Régine Chassagne of Arcade Fire, Haiti’s struggle to cope with last year’s earthquake has been poignant – her parents fled the island under Baby Doc’s regime. So when the band returned to play a unique show in a remote mountain town, she was swept away by the emotion. Here, she tells the story. Régine Chassagne The Observer, Sunday 19…

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In Miami, 12 Officers Shoot Haitian over 100 Times: Where Is International Press?

22 year old Raymond Herisse, shot to death while sitting in his car, by Miami police on May 31 during Urban Beach Week. Police say they found a gun in his car after they killed him and made vague references to an unnamed witness who said that Raymond was shooting at the cops. The remaining question is why the police…

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Michel Martelly satisfait de ses 30 premiers jours

Le président de la République, Michel Joseph Martelly, se dit satisfait de ses trente premiers jours à la présidence du pays. « Sans le financement du Trésor public, avec l’appui du secteur privé et des amis d’Haïti, des projets vitaux sont en cours d’exécution », s’est-il félicité, en dressant le bilan de ses réalisations. Le Matin : Le président de…

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PERE CICO’S AFE NEG COMBITE LAUNCHES PROJECTS

June 17, 2011 Pere Cico’s Kenscoff-based Afe Neg Combite has launched a number of projects for people in the Kenscoff area. Included are 6 primary schools, 2 secondary units and one high school. The ANC has just completed a distribution of seeds and fertilizer, plus a lot of solar-powered lights. The ANC is one of Haiti’s premier peasant organizations and…

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Daniel Rouzier au gré de l’Assemblée des députés

LeNouvelliste: La commission spéciale qui a passé au crible les documents de Daniel Gérard Rouzier à la Chambre des députésn’est ni pour ni contre le choix du Premier ministre désigné. Huit des neuf membres de ladite commission approuvent le rapport remis, jeudi soir, au bureau de la Chambre basse. Haïti: « Examiner les pièces du Premier ministre désigné a été…

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Franck Ciné se retourne contre ses avocats

LeNouvelliste:Haïti: Le mardi 14 juin 2011, les avocats de Franck N. Ciné, Mes Camille Leblanc, Joël A. Petit-Homme, Patrick Woolet et Samuel Madistin, agissant par eux-mêmes et pour eux-mêmes, ont plaidé contre leur ancien client Franck Ciné assigné pour non-paiement d’honoraires à ses avocats dans le cadre de l’affaire dite Socabank. A l’audience, l’affaire a été plaidée par Me Joël…

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WikiLeaks Haiti: The Post-Quake ‘Gold Rush’ for Reconstruction Contracts

The Nation:Disaster capitalists were flocking to Haiti in a “gold rush” for contracts to rebuild the country after the January 12, 2010, earthquake, according to a secret cable from US Ambassador Kenneth Merten. The February 1, 2010, cable was obtained by WikiLeaks and made available to the Haitian newspaper Haïti Liberté, which is collaborating with The Nation on a series…

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ROUZIER HAS A FRENCH PASSPORT June 17, 2011

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IS DANIEL ROUZIER A POISON PILL, INJECTED BY PREVAL/ARISTIDE TO DESTROY MARTELLY PRESIDENCY??

June 17, 2011 Preval’s INITE representatives, in the Chamber of Deputies and Senate have done their best to delay the acceptance of Daniel Rouzier as Martelly’s Prime Minister. And now Rouzier, himself, works towards the same end. He has refused to present his American Green Card and Haitian passport. This automatically leads one to believe he is an American citizen….

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Petition SOS CENTRE VILLE

L INSECURITE CONTINUE DE MENACER NOS VIES ET NOS BIENS, CEUX DE TOUTS LES PROPRIETAIRES, COMMERCANTS ET USAGERS DU CENTRE VILLE DE PORT AU PRINCE. C EST NOTRE PROBLEME A TOUS DANS UN EFFORT COMMUN, NOUS AVONS REDIGE CETTE PETITION POUR FAIRE COMPRENDRE AUX INSTANCES CONCERNEES QUE CETTE SITUATION EST DESASTREUSE POUR NOTRE NATION. LA PETITION CI-JOINTE EST OUVERTE AUX…

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Martelly attend des preuves, repousse les ragots !

« Si la DEA, les ambassades, la CIA, les services d’intelligence haïtiens ne peuvent pas me donner des informations sur ces messieurs que l’on dit être de moralité douteuse, excuse-moi, pour ce qu’on dit sur moi à la radio, à la télévision et dans les journaux, on pourrait dire que je suis aussi de moralité douteuse », selon le président…

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Amendement de la Constitution: Robert Magloire Conseiller de Preval confirme le complot par Stanley Lucas

Robert Magloire Conseiller du President a participe a une interview sur la Radio Vision 2000 retransmise sur Radio Haiti Focus de New York. D’entrée de jeu Monsieur Magloire s’est presente comme un Conseiller influent du President de la republique. Au cours de l’interview Robert Magloire affirme que: 1. Le Senat est responsable de la crise actuelle sur la constitution 2….

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Guy Philippe fustige le RNDDH et apporte son soutien à ses camarades présents dans l’entourage du président Martelly

Publié le jeudi 16 juin 2011 L’ex-chef rebelle anti-Aristide, ancien commissaire de police et dirigeant du Front de Reconstruction Nationale (FRN), Guy Philippe, s’est inscrit en faux mardi sur les ondes de Radio Kiskeya contre les allégations le concernant dans une correspondance adressée le 9 juin au Chef de l’Etat par le Réseau national de défense des droits humains (RNDDH)…