Archive for July, 2011

Anger in Haiti as new leader stumbles in politics

July 26, 2011
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Anger in Haiti as new leader stumbles in politics

By TRENTON DANIEL The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian President Michel Martelly has styled himself as a man of the people, a showy former pop star who waded easily into adoring crowds. So the reception he received on his latest trip to his country’s north was a surprise: Protesters pelted his entourage with...
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Politics stymies Haiti’s recovery

July 26, 2011
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Politics stymies Haiti’s recovery

OUR OPINION: President must make good on promise to unite the country By The Miami Herald Editorial HeraldEd@MiamiHerald.com No one expected miracles when performer Michel Martelly became president of post-earthquake Haiti. But more than two months after taking office, the former entertainer’s slow and disappointing start has become a major worry for foreign donors,...
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Brazil, MINUSTAH, Need a Timetable for Withdrawal from Haiti

July 25, 2011
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Brazil, MINUSTAH, Need a Timetable for Withdrawal from Haiti

U.S. diplomatic cables now released from Wikileaks make it clearer than ever before that foreign troops occupying Haiti for more than seven years have no legitimate reason to be there; that this a U.S. occupation, as much as in Iraq or Afghanistan; that it is part of a decades-long U.S. strategy to deny Haitians...
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No jobs in Haiti, Filipinos warned

July 25, 2011
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No jobs in Haiti, Filipinos warned

By Jerry E. Esplanada Philippine Daily Inquirer Both the Office of the Vice President and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) have warned against the unabated trafficking of Filipino migrant workers to Haiti, the poor Caribbean country devastated by a magnitude-7 earthquake in January 2010. In a statement, Vice President Jejomar Binay said that...
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Dr. Paul’s prescriptions for Haiti’s ills

July 25, 2011
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Dr. Paul’s prescriptions for Haiti’s ills

Reviewed by Roger Annis From Tuesday’s Globe and Mail Published Monday, Jul. 25, 2011 6:00PM EDT Paul Farmer has written an essential book for understanding the country that was shattered by the earthquake of Jan. 12, 2010. The stark drama of the days and weeks that followed goudo goudo (the neologism whose vocalization, Haitians...
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Commentary: Martelly must make good on promise to unite Haiti

July 25, 2011
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Commentary: Martelly must make good on promise to unite Haiti

The Miami Herald Published: Monday, Jul. 25, 2011 – 9:57 am No one expected miracles when performer Michel Martelly became president of post-earthquake Haiti. But more than two months after taking office, the former entertainer’s slow and disappointing start has become a major worry for foreign donors, who are dropping broad hints that the...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH – MARTELLY SURVIVES ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT IN CAP HAITIEN WITH MINOR INJURIES

July 25, 2011
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH – MARTELLY   SURVIVES ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT IN CAP HAITIEN WITH MINOR INJURIES

July 28, 2011 - DETAILS STILL COMING IN. - Michel Martelly escaped an assassination attempt during visit to Cap Haitian in which he planned to stir public sentiment against parliament’s blockage of appointment of prime minister. Senator Charles, of Cap Haitian, is a suspect in the attempt. If you look back at our earlier...
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Boston health team battles Haiti cholera

July 24, 2011
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Boston health team battles Haiti cholera

Boston Globe:By Neena Satija Globe Correspondent / July 24, 2011 At the Hospital Albert Schweitzer in Deschapelles in central Haiti, a team from Massachusetts General Hospital is among those helping to fight a cholera outbreak that has rebounded since it first struck the country last October. Five nurses and one doctor arrived on July...
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Haiti again caught in cholera’s grip

July 23, 2011
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Haiti again caught in cholera’s grip

More than 5,800 have died since the outbreak began in October. With the return of the rainy season afoot, more than 1,000 new cases a day were logged in June. A cholera patient rests at the treatment center in Mirebalais, a dusty crossroads town north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The center is seeing dozens of...
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Michel Martelly vient de décorer Bill Clinton l’homme qui a imposé un embargo meurtrier sur Haïti et démanteler l’armée d’Haïti.

July 23, 2011
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Michel Martelly vient de décorer Bill Clinton l’homme qui a imposé un embargo meurtrier sur Haïti et démanteler l’armée d’Haïti.

Jul 23, 2011 Décidément Sweet Micky a mené ses partisans en bateaux … Michel Martelly vient de décorer Bill Clinton l’homme qui a imposé un embargo meurtrier sur Haïti et qui *a avoué publiquement avoir détruit la production agricole haïtienne et de ce fait pourrait être accusé de crime contre l’humanité.* La politique de...
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