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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

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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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH TWO “NECKLACED” IN CARREFOUR IS THIS MARTELLY’S PROMISED SECURITY??

April 28, 2012
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH  TWO “NECKLACED” IN CARREFOUR  IS THIS MARTELLY’S PROMISED SECURITY??

April 27, 2012 Two alleged criminals were grabbed, by a mob and “Necklaced.” Even as they burned to death, the mob realized they were innocent, which was not much a help to those consumed by flames. Four others were also killed in the area. Martelly promised Security, for the Nation, when he campaigned. Unfortunately,...
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Charles Henry Baker Urges Haitian Government to Shed light on Corruption Charges-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 28, 2012
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Charles Henry Baker Urges Haitian Government to Shed light on Corruption Charges-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Friday, 27 April 2012 21:40 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht)-The chairman of the political party “Respect”, Charles Henry Baker, is worried because of the many abuses of the Haitian authorities. He deplored the absence of head of state which gives opportunity to other abuses. Among others, the Businessman condemns the refusal of ministers to answer a...
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After Charles Taylor, Justice for Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 26, 2012
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After Charles Taylor, Justice for Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Michael Deibert Posted: 04/26/2012 2:06 pm The conviction today by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of former Liberian president Charles Taylor for aiding and abetting war crimes committed in neighboring Sierra Leone — the first such conviction of a former head of state — is a welcome development for those seeking to hold politicians...
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Alstom signs two hydro contracts in Haiti and Ecuador

April 26, 2012
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Alstom signs two hydro contracts in Haiti and Ecuador

Paris, April 26, 2012 — Alstom has secured two separate hydro contracts in Latin America, representing a total amount of almost €60 million, for the refurbishment of a hydroelectric dam in Haiti and the development of a new power station in Ecuador. In Haiti, the $46 million contract signed with the federal electricity supplier...
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Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez returns after Cuba cancer care

April 26, 2012
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Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez returns after Cuba cancer care

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned home after 11 days in Cuba where he underwent further radiation treatment for cancer. He had surgery in February and has been shuttling back and forth between Caracas and Havana for treatment. Mr Chavez, 57, on Monday dismissed rumours that he had died as part of a psychological...
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A ray of hope for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 26, 2012
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A ray of hope for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

You could hardly argue that things have been going well lately for Haiti. Quite apart from being cruelly ravaged more than two years ago now by an earthquake from which it is still struggling to recover, more recently the Caribbean country’s president was struck down by a pulmonary embolism, while a rogue band of paramilitaries stormed parliament in his...
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Haiti Is First Nation to Become Member of the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) Consultative Group (CG) for a Second Term

April 26, 2012
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Haiti Is First Nation to Become Member of the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) Consultative Group (CG) for a Second Term

History-making move gives Haiti more direct access to GFDRR and the World Bank, which are critical partners in the development of a comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Agenda WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) Consultative Group (CG) has invited Haiti to become a Developing...
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Heavy rain causes up to 9 deaths in Haiti, forces evacuations of 11,000 in Dominican Republic

April 26, 2012
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Heavy rain causes up to 9 deaths in Haiti, forces evacuations of 11,000 in Dominican Republic

By Associated Press, Published: April 25 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Heavy rains drenching the Caribbean island of Hispaniola have caused mudslides and floods that killed up to nine people in Haiti and forced more than 11,000 people to flee their homes in the neighboring Dominican Republic, authorities said Wednesday. Marie Alta Jean-Baptiste of Haiti’s Civil Protection...
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MALÈ PANDYÉ SOUS PORT-AU-PRINCE ( HAÏTI ) !!!

April 26, 2012
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Haiti president says he came close to death

April 25, 2012
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Haiti president says he came close to death

Haitian President Michel Martelly recounts near-death experience that landed him in a Miami hospital. He says he’s feeling better, waiting for doctors to give him green light to return to Haiti. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haitian President Michel Martelly said it’s by the grace of God that he is alive. “I didn’t die because...
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