Archive for November, 2011

Hundreds of investors in Haiti for two-day forum

November 29, 2011
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Hundreds of investors in Haiti for two-day forum

Haiti kicked off a two-day investment forum Monday with the inauguration of a major road, a new industrial park and announcement by hotel chain Marriott that it is coming to the country. By JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com CARACOL, Haiti — Haiti backers heralded some good news Monday for the earthquake ravaged Haiti: 44 miles of...
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Marriott announces first hotel in Haiti

November 29, 2011
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Marriott announces first hotel in Haiti

USA Today: Marriott International announced Monday that in 2014, it will open its first-ever hotel in Haiti in Port-au-Prince. The announcement was made in Haiti during a ceremony with former President Bill Clinton, Marriott International president Arne Sorenson and other VIPs. “This hotel is one more signal that Haiti is open for business,” Sorenson...
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Ex-Omahan is Penn’s man in Haiti

November 29, 2011
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Ex-Omahan is Penn’s man in Haiti

Omaha.com A warning to parents of teenagers who want to serve the poor. They might wind up like 1999 Creighton Prep grad Benjamin Krause, who is actor Sean Penn’s point man in Haiti for Penn’s respected post-quake organization, J/P Haitian Relief Organization. Krause landed in Haiti after a dozen years of mostly international service...
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South Korean garment manufacturer moves forward on building factory in northern Haiti

November 29, 2011
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South Korean garment manufacturer moves forward on building factory in northern Haiti

CARACOL, Haiti — The biggest international project aimed at helping Haiti rebound from the 2010 earthquake eased closer to reality at a ceremony Monday. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Haitian President Michel Martelly broke ground for an ambitious $224 million industrial park in northern Haiti that they hope will generate tens of thousands...
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Des scandales éclatent autour de la famille présidentielle

November 29, 2011
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Des scandales éclatent autour de la famille présidentielle

Par Léo Joseph Haiti Observateur: 23-30 Novembre 2011 SOURCES COMBINÉES, 22 novembre — Bien que la vie de la famille présidentielle soit riche en secrets d’alcôve qui finiront par surgir très prochainement, des scandales financiers et administratifs éclatent déjà en série, et qui risquent de provoquer la division au sein de l’équipe actuellement au...
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Wyclef Jean Defends Haitian Charity in the Wake of Embezzlement Allegations-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 28, 2011
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Wyclef Jean Defends Haitian Charity in the Wake of Embezzlement Allegations-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

‘We made decisions that enabled us to provide emergency assistance in the midst of chaos and we stand by those decisions,’ says Jean in response to an article about Yele Haiti’s questionable spending.’ Wyclef Jean has responded to a report by the New York Post that his charity, Yele Haiti Foundation, used only a...
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Haitians to U.N.: Please Leave

November 28, 2011
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Haitians to U.N.: Please Leave

On October 14, the U.N. Security Council voted to renew the mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), paving the way for the peacekeeping force’s eighth year of operations in the Caribbean nation. The unanimous decision was made with little discussion of allegations that peacekeepers in Haiti have committed serious abuses,...
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Questions Raised Over Allotment of Wyclef Jean’s Haiti Fund

November 27, 2011
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Questions Raised Over Allotment of Wyclef Jean’s Haiti Fund

FoxNews:In the months following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, a charity run by hip-hop star Wyclef Jean spent a pittance of the money it took in on disaster relief and doled out millions in questionable contracts. Yele Haiti’s coffers swelled to $16 million in 2010, the most the charity had ever received. But less...
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Wyclef Jean His Haitian Charity Accused of Funny Money Business

November 27, 2011
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Wyclef Jean His Haitian Charity Accused of Funny Money Business

tmz.com/Wyclef Jean and his former charity, Yele Haiti, are facing new allegations that the bulk of the money they raised for the people of Haiti after the earthquake was misappropriated … and some went right into his family’s pocket … allegedly. Yele Haiti took in $16 million in 2010, according to records obtained by...
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La police interpelle des écoliers en pleine débauche dans un night-club

November 26, 2011
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La police interpelle des écoliers en pleine débauche dans un night-club

November 25, 2011 Musique, sexe et drogue étaient ce vendredi au menu du programme « After School » au Club Stanley dont le propriétaire a été placé en garde à vue ; la police annonce la fermeture du dancing qui serait un lieu d’orgies sexuelles accessible aux mineurs Publié le vendredi 25 novembre 2011 Une vingtaine de...
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US diplomat accuses Uruguayan army major of assault while stationed in Congo

November 25, 2011
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US diplomat accuses Uruguayan army major of assault while stationed in Congo

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — An Uruguayan official says a U.S. embassy official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has accused an Uruguayan army major stationed in the country with assault. The South American country has sent more than a thousand troops to Congo as part of a U.N. peacekeeping mission. Uruguayan Col. Mario Stevenazzi...
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MICHEL MARTELLY’S GOVERNMENT PLUNDERS THE TREASURY AND FAILS TO BRING ARISTIDE/PREVAL TO JUSTICE.

November 25, 2011
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MICHEL MARTELLY’S GOVERNMENT PLUNDERS THE TREASURY AND FAILS TO BRING ARISTIDE/PREVAL TO JUSTICE.

November 24, 2011 The Martelly team is focused upon making money over the graves of Haiti’s 300,000 earthquake victims. For all of his promises to do away with corruption and bring the Aristide/Preval thieves to justice, Martelly has done the exact opposite. He goes dancing, with Preval, in an obscene show that is really...
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Absent Haiti quake panel slows reconstruction

November 25, 2011
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Absent Haiti quake panel slows reconstruction

(AP)  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Almost two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, less than half of the $4.6 billion in pledged aid has been disbursed and political squabbling is threatening to bring coordinated reconstruction efforts to an abrupt halt. An ambitious panel tasked with overseeing efforts to rebuild Haiti, co-chaired by former U.S. President...
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Cholera killing hundreds a month in Haiti

November 23, 2011
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Cholera killing hundreds a month in Haiti

A man stricken with cholera waits for relatives to visit at a cholera treatment centre run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) in Port-au-Prince October 21, 2011. REUTERS/Swoan Parker By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA (AlertNet) – Just over a year after the cholera epidemic hit Haiti, hundreds of Haitians are dying of cholera every...
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Haiti official: I don’t know about killings-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 23, 2011
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Haiti official: I don’t know about killings-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

News24.com: Les Cayes – One of 13 Haitian police officers being tried in the killings of inmates during a prison riot in the chaotic aftermath of the 2010 earthquake testified that he doesn’t know who caused the deaths. The assertion by Sylvestre Larack, who oversaw the prison, seemed to stun many in the crowded...
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Haiti justice minister resigns under pressure

November 23, 2011
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Haiti justice minister resigns under pressure

Tiawan News.com: A presidential spokesman says Haiti’s justice minister has stepped down. National Palace spokesman Lucien Jura says Justice Minister Josue Pierre-Louis handed in his resignation Tuesday afternoon. The resignation comes after the Chamber of Deputies asked for his dismissal following the overnight lock up of Dep. Arnel Belizaire in October. The lawmakers were...
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Eurasian Minerals Identifies New Exploration Targets and Adds to Land Position in Haiti

November 23, 2011
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Eurasian Minerals Identifies New Exploration Targets and Adds to Land Position in Haiti

Home Corporate Info Exploration Projects Investor Info News Releases Values Contact Us Tuesday, November 01, 2011 Eurasian Minerals Identifies New Exploration Targets and Adds to Land Position in Haiti View News Release in PDF Format Vancouver, British Columbia, November 1, 2011 (EMX: TSX Venture) – Eurasian Minerals Inc. (the “Company” or “EMX”) is pleased...
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MINISTERE DE L’INTERIEUR, DES COLLECTIVITES TERRITORIALES ET DE LA DEFENSE NATIONALE

November 23, 2011
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MINISTERE DE L’INTERIEUR, DES COLLECTIVITES TERRITORIALES ET DE LA DEFENSE NATIONALE

Le Ministre de l’Intérieur à l’Ecoute des Communautés Port-au-Prince, le 19 novembre 2011 : Dans l’esprit de la nouvelle campagne de proximité souhaitée par le Président de la République, une démarche, visant à rapprocher les actions gouvernementales des besoins de la population, a mené le Ministre de l’Intérieur et des Collectivités Territoriales, Me Thierry...
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THIS COULD BE HAITI IF MINUSTAH NOT CONTROLLED-Failed state: Can DR Congo recover?

November 22, 2011
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THIS COULD BE HAITI IF MINUSTAH NOT CONTROLLED-Failed state: Can DR Congo recover?

As the Democratic Republic of Congo prepares for just its second general elections in four decades on 28 November, Congolese affairs analyst Theodore Trefon considers whether this failed state, still recovering from a war which led to an estimated four million deaths, can ever be rebuilt. People in the Democratic Republic of Congo expect...
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Entre Martelly et Mayard Paul c’est déjà la guerre

November 22, 2011
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Entre Martelly et Mayard Paul c’est déjà la guerre

Écrit par Jean Monard Métellus Dimanche, 20 Novembre 2011 19:36 Ce week-end politique en Haiti est marqué par d’intenses rumeurs et de tractations au plus haut niveau de l’état et elles sont consécutives à la bombe larguée hier samedi à l’émission Ranmase sur Caraïbes concernant les relations supposées désormais tendues entre deux amis qui...
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