Archive for June, 2011

Rouzier échappe de justesse à un vote défavorable

June 20, 2011
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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...
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NatCom Customers Victims of Mafia-style Cable Cutting

June 20, 2011
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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,...
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L’ex-président Préval cible d’une commission d’enquête

June 20, 2011
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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...
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Haiti: MSF Reorganizes Post-Earthquake Medical Services

June 20, 2011
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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...
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UN project shows how trees help halt desertification

June 20, 2011
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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...
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MINUSTAH HAS WARNED MARTELLY TO “BE PREPARED.”

June 20, 2011
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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...
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Why Haiti’s prodigal son, Michel Martelly, may be its savior

June 20, 2011
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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...
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This45: Hal Niedzviecki on Haitian-Canadian novelist Dany Laferrière

June 20, 2011
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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....
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Martelly Flies to Washington

June 20, 2011
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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
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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...
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OpEdNews Writer Nienaber Called it: Surge in Haiti Cholera Cases Happening

June 20, 2011
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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,...
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Face off over condoms at schools-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 20, 2011
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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...
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Cholera control center funded by S. Korea, Canada opens in Haiti

June 20, 2011
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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...
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Defender Lescinel Jean-Francois joins Sheffield United

June 20, 2011
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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...
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Haiti’s Horrendous Teenage Prostitution Problem

June 20, 2011
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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,...
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Franck Ciné se retourne contre ses avocats

June 20, 2011
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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...
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ROUZIER WILL BE REJECTED BY CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES ON MONDAY

June 20, 2011
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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 …’

June 19, 2011
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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....
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In Miami, 12 Officers Shoot Haitian over 100 Times: Where Is International Press?

June 19, 2011
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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...
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Michel Martelly satisfait de ses 30 premiers jours

June 18, 2011
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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....
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