Archive for April, 2012

Sean Penn can sleep in a tent in Haiti, but he can’t make people like him-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 30, 2012
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Sean Penn can sleep in a tent in Haiti, but he can’t make people like him-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Dahleen Glanton May 1, 2012 He left his glitzy Hollywood lifestyle and moved into a tent on a muddy golf course in Haiti. He walked the dangerous streets of earthquake-torn Port-au-Prince, armed with a pistol, delivering food and medicine to starving children. But no matter what good deeds Sean Penn does, some people are...
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MARTELLY ARRIVES HOME ~ HE ALMOST DIED

April 30, 2012
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MARTELLY ARRIVES HOME ~ HE ALMOST DIED

April 30, 2012 President Martelly flew back into Port-au-Prince after life-saving treatment in Miami. He was misdiagnosed, by doctors in Haiti, and should not have flown with an embolism. The result was almost fatal and we could see the toll this situation has taken on the President upon his arrival today. We hope that...
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Chavez Puts His Trust in Christ as He Heads for Cancer Treatment

April 30, 2012
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Chavez Puts His Trust in Christ as He Heads for Cancer Treatment

Clutching a crucifix and holding back tears, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez appeared live on television for the first time in 17 days, saying he was counting on Christ for help as he returns to Cuba for more cancer treatment. Addressing the nation on television from the Miraflores presidential palace, Chavez said he’ll leave Venezuela...
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MAF Dedicates Missionary Plane for Service in Haiti

April 30, 2012
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MAF Dedicates Missionary Plane for Service in Haiti

Source: Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) Funded by gifts from supporters, the new plane will depart in May for Haiti, where it will support the work of churches, medical teams, and relief workers laboring to rebuild the island nation still suffering two years after the devastating earthquake. NAMPA, Idaho – Amidst a crowd of several...
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Haiti, cholera and the U.N.

April 30, 2012
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Haiti, cholera and the U.N.

AHMAD BY JANE CHONG AND MUNEER I. AHMAD Muneer.ahmad@yale.edu Two years after Haiti’s deadly 2010 earthquake, a second humanitarian crisis continues to claim Haitian lives. Whereas the first crisis was a natural disaster, the second — a massive outbreak of cholera — was man-made. Worse still, although the United Nations unwittingly caused the epidemic,...
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Haiti capital to add hundreds of new hotel rooms, raising hope for more investment

April 29, 2012
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Haiti capital to add hundreds of new hotel rooms, raising hope for more investment

Washington Post: (Ramon Espinosa/ Associated Press ) – In this Thursday, April 26, 2012 photo, a street vendor walks in front of the building in construction of Best Western Hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. This city is undergoing the largest hotel building boom in its history, raising expectations that investors will soon fill those air-conditioned...
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Haiti – Agriculture : FAO distributes seeds… of the discord…

April 29, 2012
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Haiti – Agriculture : FAO distributes seeds… of the discord…

Many growers of Petit-Goâve, harshly criticized the local office of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for a bad seed sharing. According to them, the local FAO distributes to farmers, as part of the implementation of a project to support farmers, agricultural inputs (yams, cassava, bananas, peas) with the help of local...
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Un député au cabinet d’instruction, un policier à la morgue

April 29, 2012
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Un député au cabinet d’instruction, un policier à la morgue

Le Nouvelliste: La mort du policier Walky Calixte paraît comme la goutte d’eau qui a fait déborder le vase. Silencieux depuis le décès en cascade de plusieurs de leurs confrères, les policiers sont sortis de leurs gonds et sont allés jusqu’á la grève. Le Parlement, cette fois, moins défensif, a autorisé le député indexé...
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Des policiers réclament justice pour Walky Calixte

April 29, 2012
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Des policiers réclament justice pour Walky Calixte

Le Nouvelliste:Plusieurs mouvements de contestation ont été organisés par des agents de la police en vue d’exiger justice pour leur frère d’armes, Walky Calixte, assassiné le 17 avril dernier. Ils ont réclamé l’arrestation du député de la première circonscription de Port-au-Prince, Rodriguez Séjour, suspecté d’être à l’origine de cet assassinat. Ils en ont profité...
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The cost of cholera in Haiti

April 29, 2012
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The cost of cholera in Haiti

Posted By: Bryan Chan Posted On: 6:29 p.m. | December 13, 2010 By Carolyn Cole, Los Angeles Times High in Haiti’s Saint Nicolas Mountains, six hours north of Port-au-Prince, the sky is a brilliant blue, and residents in the village of Bwaneufe live off the land with food to spare. There is no TV,...
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