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Nouveau rebondissement dans l’affaire Calixte Valentin

June 27, 2012
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Nouveau rebondissement dans l’affaire Calixte Valentin

Les responsables du Groupe d’action pour la défense des droits humains (GADH), lors d’une conférence de presse tenue ce lundi 25 juin 2012 à Alvarez Resto-Club, ont présenté un rapport d’enquête sur le dossier mettant aux prises la famille d’Octanol Dérissaint, un commerçant assassiné à Fond-Parisien le 18 avril 2012, et Mercidieu Calixte Valentin,...
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Protests in Haiti against government plan to demolish shantytown

June 27, 2012
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Protests in Haiti against government plan to demolish shantytown

26 June 2012 Last updated at 15:33 ET There have been strong protests against the Haitian government’s plan to demolish some hillside shantytowns in capital city Port-au-Prince. People question the motives behind this demolition but the government insists its only concern is the safety of the residents. Deborah Basckin reports. Watch the video here
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UN Report on Haiti Rape Shows Few Prosecutions

June 27, 2012
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UN Report on Haiti Rape Shows Few Prosecutions

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti June 27, 2012 (AP) The prosecution of rape cases in Haiti remains bogged down, and justice is rarely served, the United Nations mission in the impoverished country said in a report released Tuesday. The study by the U.N.’s human rights section in Haiti, carried out with the...
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Flash!!! Le DGPNH Mario Andresol, attendu au Cap-Haitien dans le cadre du dossier Croissy, ce citoyen kidnappé puis assassiné par des policiers pour le compte d’un baron de la drogue, selon les témoignages d’un membre du gang en détention.

June 27, 2012
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Flash!!! Le DGPNH Mario Andresol, attendu au Cap-Haitien dans le cadre du dossier Croissy, ce citoyen kidnappé puis assassiné par des policiers pour le compte d’un baron de la drogue, selon les témoignages d’un membre du gang en détention.

Jun 26 01:05PM Le dossier kidnapping suivi d’assassinat de Croissy Richardson crée une situation de confusion au sein de la PNH. On parle d’implication de Haut-gradés de la Police départementale et même au niveau national. Des rumeurs font état de transferts des enquêteurs de la SDPJ qui avaient auditionné le criminel Frantz Etienne alias...
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Number of Haitians displaced by quake is falling

June 26, 2012
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Number of Haitians displaced by quake is falling

Published June 26, 2012 Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The number of people living in the precarious settlements that became glaring symbols of the Haitian earthquake’s devastation has dropped below 400,000 for the first time since the January 2010 disaster, according to an aid group’s report released Tuesday. The International Organization for Migration says...
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Drug Killing in Honduras is Part of Aggressive DEA Strategy

June 26, 2012
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Drug Killing in Honduras is Part of Aggressive DEA Strategy

Steve Neavling ticklethewire.com The shooting death of a suspected drug trafficker in Honduras by a federal agent is part of a new, aggressive enforcement strategy that started in April, the Washington Post reports. Since then, the DEA has seen a dramatic increase in arrests. The mission is called Operation Anvil and is run by...
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U.N. sustainability summit ends with $513 billion in pledges

June 25, 2012
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U.N. sustainability summit ends with $513 billion in pledges

By KENNETH R. WEISS Los Angeles Times RIO DE JANEIRO — After days of quiet backroom dealing and soaring public rhetoric, global leaders on Friday approved a plan to bring clean water, sanitation and energy to the world’s poor without further degrading the planet. The agreement, widely criticized for its watered-down ambitions, was overshadowed...
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FRENCH AMBASSADOR INSULTS HAITIAN NATION!!! REFUSES HANDSHAKE WITH DUVALIER AT 122 ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FOR ST. LOUIS DE GONZAGUE

June 25, 2012
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FRENCH AMBASSADOR INSULTS HAITIAN NATION!!!  REFUSES HANDSHAKE WITH DUVALIER AT 122 ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FOR ST. LOUIS DE GONZAGUE

June 25, 2012 On Saturday, ex-President Jean-Claude Duvalier attended the 122nd anniversary celebrations for the Institution St. Louis de Gonzague, the school he attended as a young Haitian. Also in attendance was French ambassador Didier Le Brett, complete with a pink Martelly armband. Jean-Claude Duvalier, always a gentleman, extended his hand to the French...
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New York’s Samyr Laine on Olympic mission to raise hope in Haiti

June 24, 2012
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New York’s Samyr Laine on Olympic mission to raise hope in Haiti

A Harvard grad and freshman roommate of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Laine prepares for Olympics as triple-jumper for Haiti Comments By Kevin Armstrong / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Saturday, June 23, 2012, 9:50 PM\ Elisa Miller for New York Daily News Samyr Laine rooms with Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg at Harvard and is the...
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La politique au secours du juridique ?

June 24, 2012
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La politique au secours du juridique ?

Les réactions pleuvent peu de temps après la décision du chef de l’État, le mardi 19 juin 2012, de reproduire le texte amendé de la constitution de 1987. Juristes et parlementaires sont partagés sur la question. Nombres d’entre eux, toutefois, s’accordent sur le caractère politique de cet acte pour contourner le juridique. 22/06/2012 Les...
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