Archive for April 11th, 2012

Top State Department officials tour north Haiti

April 11, 2012
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Top State Department officials tour north Haiti

FOX News: CARACOL, Haiti –  Top State Department officials have made an off-the-record visit to northern Haiti, where they met with local leaders and toured an industrial park being built in part by U.S. taxpayers. The group on Thursday’s trip included , chief of staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.S. Ambassador Kenneth...
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Chavez, battling cancer, fades from world stage

April 11, 2012
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Chavez, battling cancer, fades from world stage

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, who has yet to confirm his attendance at the Summit of the Americas this coming weekend, faces a slippage of regional influence as he undergoes radiation therapy for cancer. A recurrence of cancer first detected in 2011 has kept Chavez in Havana for days at a time for the radiation...
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HAITIAN RUMOR MILL SEES LAMOTHE PAYING $75,000 PER SENATOR FOR VOTE… HOW MUCH FOR THE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES?

April 11, 2012
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HAITIAN RUMOR MILL SEES LAMOTHE PAYING $75,000 PER SENATOR FOR VOTE… HOW MUCH FOR THE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES?

Avril 11, 2012 A sad, but realistic situation, that sees Laurent Lamothe seen to be paying for his acceptance as Prime Minister. We hope he has enough left in his pocket to handle the criminals of the Chamber since we believe Lamothe has a lot to offer. Especially with the possibility that Martelly may...
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Lamothe en route pour la primature

April 11, 2012
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Lamothe en route pour la primature

Après des heures de débats, parfois houleux souvent stériles, l’Assemblée des sénateurs a ratifié, mardi soir, le choix de Laurent Lamothe comme Premier ministre avec 19 voix pour, 3 contre et 1 abstention. Haïti: « Je recommande à nouveau à l’Assemblée d’accorder un vote favorable au Premier ministre désigné », a lancé le sénateur...
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Nuria Piera, un pitbull à la gueule d’ange

April 11, 2012
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Nuria Piera, un pitbull à la gueule d’ange

La très respectée journaliste dominicaine Nuria Piera a dénoncé des perquisitions dans des entreprises et résidences effectuées par la police secrète dominicaine afin de remonter à ses sources. Fonceuse, cette journaliste d’investigation est dans l’oeil du cyclone pour avoir dévoilé une affaire de corruption présumée éclaboussant des personnalités politiques de l’île. Haïti: D’elle, les...
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Prosecutors Move To Reduce Former Haitian Official’s Sentence

April 11, 2012
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Prosecutors Move To Reduce Former Haitian Official’s Sentence

WSJBlogs-By Samuel Rubenfeld Prosecutors sought to reduce a former Haitian official’s jail sentence nearly two years after it was imposed. In a Rule 35 motion filed Tuesday, prosecutors said Robert Antoine, the former international affairs director of Haiti’s state-owned telecoms firm, “provided substantial assistance to law enforcement,” thereby affording him a reduction in his...
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Haitian Teen to Testify in UN Abuse Scandal

April 11, 2012
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Haitian Teen to Testify in UN Abuse Scandal

Video captured on a cell phone purportedly shows U.N. peacekeepers sexually assaulting an 18-year-old boy in Haiti. (ABC News Exclusive) By LEE FERRAN and MATTHEW MOSK (@mattmosk) April 11, 2012 The teenage boy who was allegedly sexually assaulted by United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti reportedly plans to testify against his attackers. Fritz Dorziair, a...
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Haiti: Ban on Transporting Livestock and Humans Together-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 11, 2012
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Haiti: Ban on Transporting Livestock and Humans Together-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – The head of the Directorate of Traffic and the Traffic Police, the Divisional Commissioner Will Dimanche, informed that as of Monday, April 9, it is illegal for drivers of transit vehicles to transport passengers along with goods and livestock. According to Commissioner Will Dimanche, the practice would be one of...
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The Enduring Voice of Haiti After 60 Years, a Musical Institution Is Still on the Lookout for a New Audience

April 11, 2012
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The Enduring Voice of Haiti After 60 Years, a Musical Institution Is Still on the Lookout for a New Audience

Kate Lord/The Wall Street JournalHaitian band Orchestre Septentrional performs in Brooklyn last week Deep in Brooklyn one recent night, hundreds of Haitian-Americans got a taste of their homeland as they shuffled to the blaring Latin rhythms of an iconic band and sipped the island’s famed Rhum Barbancourt. Onstage were 18 gray-suited musicians with an...
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Haiti flooding kills 6, displaces hundreds

April 11, 2012
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Haiti flooding kills 6, displaces hundreds

USA TodayPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – The United Nations says that flooding from two days of rainfall in Haiti has killed six people and displaced 700 others. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Aid said in a statement Tuesday that the deaths occurred in the north and northwestern part of the country. Two...
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