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Why a Doctor Believes Lawyers Can Stop Haiti’s Cholera

May 31, 2012
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Why a Doctor Believes Lawyers Can Stop Haiti’s Cholera

May 30, 2012 Dear Friend, Why would a doctor working in Haiti for 15 years think that lawyers have the best chance of controlling Haiti’s cholera epidemic? In my experience in Haiti’s rural Central Plateau, unsafe drinking water has always been one of the greatest killers.  Across Haiti, water-borne diseases killed over 3,000 people...
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TOUSSAINT – THE BETRAYER: Op-Ed: Sasportas, Haiti, Jamaica and the Failed Revolution of 1799

May 31, 2012
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TOUSSAINT – THE BETRAYER: Op-Ed: Sasportas, Haiti, Jamaica and the Failed Revolution of 1799

By Philippe Girard Op-Ed Contributor Caribbean history is a fascinating field of study, particularly in the 18th century, when sugar was king and Caribbean islands were some of the most strategically important territories in the world, akin to oil emirates today. Diversity is the key word when studying Caribbean history. The region was settled...
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Haitian Americans urge Obama to speed up visa processing for relatives

May 31, 2012
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Haitian Americans urge Obama to speed up visa processing for relatives

By Georgia East, Sun Sentinel7:38 p.m. EDT, May 30, 2012 As Haitian Heritage month wraps up, Haitian American leaders are urging President Barack Obama to expedite the immigration process for tens of thousands of Haitians waiting for permission to live in the United States. It is estimated that about 112,000 Haitians are on the...
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Haiti Can’t “Build Back Better” Without Better Journalists

May 31, 2012
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Haiti Can’t “Build Back Better” Without Better Journalists

By Kathie Klarreich / Port-au-Prince | May 30, 2012 | Allison Shelley / Polaris Haitian President Michel Martelly meets the press in front of the national palace at a ceremony on the one-year anniversary of his time in office, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, May 14, 2012. But under his watch, the Haitian media has...
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Haiti – Diplomacy : Canada is ready to support the actions of Haiti

May 30, 2012
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Haiti – Diplomacy : Canada is ready to support the actions of Haiti

Tuesday, the Canadian Ambassador Henri-Paul Normandin, stated that the new government inspired confidence, that Canada was ready to support Haiti, but that it was now time to take action. ” We’re still here, working with our Haitian friends, with the Haitian government, we have recently seen the appointment of new Prime Minister,...
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An Unlikely Energy Development Opportunity Emerges in Haiti

May 30, 2012
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An Unlikely Energy Development Opportunity Emerges in Haiti

Essentially starting from scratch, Haiti has a unique opportunity to build the kind of sustainable power generation, transmission and distribution system that could be replicated in other developing nations. Although deep poverty remains a challenge, the country’s leaders say they are eager to move forward into the twenty first century with governmental and economic...
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Former Haitian Official’s Sentence Cut to 18 Months

May 30, 2012
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Former Haitian Official’s Sentence Cut to 18 Months

By Samuel Rubenfeld A former Haitian official who testified twice at trial on behalf of prosecutors in foreign bribery cases had a four-year prison sentence reduced to 18 months, and he will soon be out of prison. Prosecutors in April filed a Rule 35 motion asking a judge to reduce the prison term for...
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Sharpton And Alleged Trafficker Peddled TV Show

May 30, 2012
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Sharpton And Alleged Trafficker Peddled TV Show

Activist, accused drug kingpin pitched “Judge Sharpton” show. View Document- Judge Rev. Al Sharpton Judge Rev. Al Sharpton MAY 30–A convicted felon now on trial for allegedly heading a large cocaine trafficking ring once worked with Rev. Al Sharpton to develop a TV show in which the civil rights activist would have starred as...
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Report: Chavez’s cancer has ‘entered the end stage’

May 30, 2012
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Report: Chavez’s cancer has ‘entered the end stage’

A special report from Dan Rather, anchor and managing editor of HDNet’s Dan Rather Report By Dan Rather | HDNet – 7 hrs ago Related Content Play VideoVideo: Chavez heads to Havana for cancer treatmentReuters  0:45 | 8454 views Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is seen during a cabinet meeting at Miraflores Palace … This reporter has been told...
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Est-ce une nouvelle facon de dire que les Haitienss manquent un chromosome?

May 30, 2012
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Est-ce une nouvelle facon de dire que les Haitienss manquent un chromosome?

Haïti : 3 décennies de retard par rapport à la République dominicaine Le Nouvelliste | Publier le : 2012-05-28 30 ans. C’est le retard affiché par Haïti face à la République dominicaine, selon le coordonateur spécial du département d’État américain pour Haïti, Thomas Adams, en visite ce week-end à Ottawa sur le dossier d’Haïti. Thomas Adams,...
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