Archive for February, 2012

Tunisia leader, Bill Clinton among Nobel nominees

February 28, 2012
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Tunisia leader, Bill Clinton among Nobel nominees

OSLO (Reuters) – Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, alleged WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton may be among the hundreds of nominees for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, rights activists say. The list of nominees, which is now officially closed for this year, is secret and Nobel officials would not comment...
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MARTELLY HAS 2 POUNDS OF POO IN A ONE POUND BAG!! MAJOR EXPLOSIONS WILL FOLLOW

February 28, 2012
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MARTELLY HAS 2 POUNDS OF POO IN A ONE POUND BAG!!  MAJOR EXPLOSIONS WILL FOLLOW

February 27 2012 The Martelly government, not the Americans,  is bringing Aristide before a judge on Wednesday. Convicted cocaine trafficker Jacques Ketant implicated Aristide, in his earlier testimony, saying all cocaine traffic went through Aristide’s hands. Ketant implicated 62 people and Martelly will call 8 of these before a judge on Wednesday. One of...
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HIGH NOON IN PORT-AU-PRINCE AS MARTELLY TELLS CONILLE TO GET OUT OF DODGE CITY AND WARNS PARLIAMENT OF DISASTER IF THEY DO NOT ACCEPT HIS DICTATE ON CHOICE OF NEW PRIME MINISTER

February 27, 2012
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HIGH NOON IN PORT-AU-PRINCE AS MARTELLY TELLS CONILLE TO GET OUT OF DODGE CITY AND WARNS PARLIAMENT OF DISASTER IF THEY DO NOT ACCEPT HIS DICTATE ON CHOICE OF NEW PRIME MINISTER

February 27, 2012 Martelly has told Conille he wants him out of Haiti – IMMEDIATELY!!! Conille has declined the suggestion saying he will stay, as caretaker Prime Minister, as required by the Constitution, until his replacement is chosen. Haiti’s Constitution states, that if there is no majority party in Parliament, the Prime Minister will...
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MARTELLY CALLS ARISTIDE TO COURT ON COCAINE CHARGES, AND OTHER MISDEMEANORS.

February 27, 2012
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MARTELLY CALLS ARISTIDE TO COURT ON COCAINE CHARGES, AND OTHER MISDEMEANORS.

February 27, 2012 The Jacques Ketant case – and his revelations – is about to open a can of worms as the Haitian government finally decides to do something about the Ketant revelations. 69 names are included in a file within the   Federal Court  documents in Miami. The Martelly government  has presented a dossier...
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Haiti’s Martelly Meets with United States Congressional Delegation-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 26, 2012
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Haiti’s Martelly Meets with United States Congressional Delegation-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Above: US Sen. Patrick Leahy By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly met Friday in Port-au-Prince with a delegation of three United States senators and two US congressmen to talk about the political situation in the country. The meeting followed the announcement Friday morning that Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille had resigned....
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SCHOOL OF LAURENT LAMOTHE’S FATHER BURNED AS A LESSON TO OTHERS

February 26, 2012
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SCHOOL OF LAURENT LAMOTHE’S FATHER BURNED AS A LESSON TO OTHERS

February 26, 2012 During the early hours this morning, the school on Bois Verna was torched was torched as the Nation faces a crisis of major proportions. Garry Conille’s insisted that  proper audit, of almost $500,000,000 in questionable contracts – signed by Bellerive immediately before Bellerive stepped down as Prime Minister, be carried out....
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Haiti International moves into semis with rout

February 26, 2012
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Haiti International moves into semis with rout

A close game at halftime was blown open after the break, as four goals helped Haiti International beat Caracas F.C. 6-1. BY SANTOS A. PEREZ Miami Herald Writer Local Haitian soccer fans who thought their 2012 Copa Latina championship hopes ended after five-time champion Seleccion Haiti’s loss in the first-round still have reason for...
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Haitian Premier Says Loss of Support Led Him to Quit

February 26, 2012
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Haitian Premier Says Loss of Support Led Him to Quit

NEW YORK TIMES     26 FEB 2012 By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD The prime minister of Haiti, whose abrupt resignation on Friday threw the country into political turmoil once again, said he knew his job was finished when he called cabinet ministers to a meeting a day earlier: None showed up. Months of tension had been...
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BIG MARKET IN TABARRE BURNED BY ARISTIDE ACTIVISTS IN BRILLIANT PR MOVE

February 25, 2012
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BIG MARKET IN TABARRE BURNED BY ARISTIDE ACTIVISTS IN BRILLIANT PR MOVE

February 25, 2012 Flames were still rising from the big local market. Hundreds of merchants had their life savings wiped out as their small accumulations of goods were consumed by the fire. President Martelly arrived to comfort the ladies who were crying over their losses. As Martelly climbed out of his car, a carefully...
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Haiti Without a Prime Minister Again: Is This Reconstruction or ‘Deconstruction’?

February 25, 2012
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Haiti Without a Prime Minister Again: Is This Reconstruction or ‘Deconstruction’?

Time: This article was written by Tim Padgett in Miami with Susana Ferreira in Port-au-Prince Speaking to his nation Friday night, Feb. 24, Haitian President Michel Martelly sported several pink bracelets that read Tet Kale, or “Bald Head” in Creole, a political slogan referring to Martelly’s own shaved pate. Unfortunately, it’s the Haitian government...
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300 kilos de cocaïne saisis à Tabarre

February 25, 2012
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300 kilos de cocaïne saisis à Tabarre

LeNouvelliste:Une opération menée jeudi soir à Tabarre a permis la saisie de 300 kilos de cocaïne d’une valeur marchande de 2,5 millions de dollars américains. Un Colombien et un Haïtien qui se trouvaient sur les lieux ont été appréhendés et des armes de guerre confisquées. Haïti: La Brigade de lutte contre les stupéfiants (BLTS)...
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EDITO : Au suivant !

February 25, 2012
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EDITO : Au suivant !

LeNouvelliste: Haïti: Le président Michel Martelly, encore une fois, comme le 14 mai, au soir de son investiture, a toutes les cartes en main. Il a un gouvernement démissionnaire, qui n’a plus que le pouvoir d’expédier les affaires courantes. Cette fois, pas de fortes têtes comme dans les restes de l’administration Préval. Le président...
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Conille démissionne son gouvernement, reste en poste pour gérer les affaires courantes

February 25, 2012
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Conille démissionne son gouvernement, reste en poste pour gérer les affaires courantes

La Nouvelliste:En vertu de l’article 155 de la Constitution: “Le Gouvernement se compose du Premier ministre, des ministres et des secrétaires d’Etat. Le Premier ministre est le Chef de gouvernement” et selon l’article 165: “En cas de démission du Premier ministre, le Gouvernement reste en place jusqu’à la nomination de son successeur pour expédier...
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Martelly promises to act quickly after Haiti PM resigns-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 25, 2012
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Martelly promises to act quickly after Haiti PM resigns-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

President Michel Martelly promises to institute reforms as the international community expresses regret and concerns over Friday’s resignation of Prime Minister Garry Conille. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haiti President Michel Martelly promised Friday to move swiftly to fill the political void left by the surprised resignation of his prime minister and to implement critical...
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Haiti PM resignation threatens reconstruction-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 24, 2012
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Haiti PM resignation threatens reconstruction-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille abruptly resigned Friday after less than five months on the job in a political setback for President Michel Martelly, whose struggle to fill the top government post has hampered earthquake reconstruction and other development efforts. The government announced Conille’s resignation in a brief statement and...
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Haiti Prime Minister Garry Conille resigns after months in office

February 24, 2012
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Haiti Prime Minister Garry Conille resigns after months in office

Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille, facing days of political pressure from the president, sent a resignation letter to President Michel Martelly. FILE – In this Oct. 6, 2011 file photo, Haiti’s Prime Minister Garry Conille attends a press conference in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Prime Minister Garry Conille resigned on Friday Feb. 24, 2012, according to...
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CONILLE RESIGNS!! Ineffectual NOT REALLY UNEXPECTED AS HIS INEFFECTUAL ACTIONS WERE LESS THAN USELESS IN ASSISTING NATIONAL RECOVERY

February 24, 2012
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CONILLE RESIGNS!! Ineffectual  NOT REALLY UNEXPECTED AS HIS INEFFECTUAL ACTIONS WERE LESS THAN USELESS IN ASSISTING NATIONAL RECOVERY

February 24, 2012 It does not come as a surprise. Garry Connile has shown a complete and total lack of understanding for the Haitian situation. Although he was born in Haiti, has a Haitian passport, and has never given up his citizenship, or taken dual nationality – Conille is not Haitian. We believe he...
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Haiti: Ministers and State Secretaries Bring Documents to Senate Thursday-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 24, 2012
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Haiti: Ministers and State Secretaries Bring Documents to Senate Thursday-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Defent HT Thursday, 23 February 2012 18:21 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht)- The government ministers brought their travel documents this Thursday, February 23 before the Senate Committee investigating the nationality of members of the executive including President Martelly. 11 ministers went personally to parliament a week to submit their documents after they asked the Senate committee...
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FEATURE-Haiti’s homeless face housing lottery

February 23, 2012
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FEATURE-Haiti’s homeless face housing lottery

23 Feb 2012 20:39 Source: alertnet // Anastasia Moloney By Anastasia Moloney PORT-AU-PRINCE (AlertNet) – For the past month, Yvenna Calixte has been searching for a room and a way out of the Champ de Mars camp, where she lives with thousands of other Haitians left homeless by the 2010 earthquake. Champ de Mars...
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UN Must Take Responsibility for Haiti Cholera Outbreak

February 23, 2012
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UN Must Take Responsibility for Haiti Cholera Outbreak

JURIST Guest Columnists Maria-Elena Kolovos and Beatrice Lindstrom of the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux say that for the Haitian cholera victims to be properly compensated for their injuries, the UN must respect its own rules and take accountability for its malfeasance instead of attributing the epidemic to “a confluence of circumstances” beyond its control…...
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