Archive for July, 2012

MINI-WAR IN MARTISSANT

July 31, 2012
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MINI-WAR IN MARTISSANT

July 31, 2012: 8:00PM Police and bandits in gunfight in Martissant. The police have burned down several houses in Ti Bois.
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Latrines with Walls: Preventing Cholera in Haiti

July 31, 2012
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Latrines with Walls: Preventing Cholera in Haiti

Jason Hayes: Every weekday morning, the staff at Hopital Albert Schweitzer (HAS) convenes in the hospital’s bibliyotek to discuss deaths and complex cases from the prior day. On Oct. 18, 2010, a Monday, the doctors and nurses sat in the stuffy room under dim lights to discuss a patient with severe diarrhea and vomiting...
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1,000,000 ATTEND CARNIVAL MONDAY

July 31, 2012
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1,000,000 ATTEND CARNIVAL MONDAY

July 31, 2012 Martelly’s Carnival of the Flowers – Carnaval des Fleurs  drew a phenomenal crowd on its second day, and evening. Not since the 1993 Carnival has Haiti seen such a vast crowd in its downtown area. The Champs de Mars was crowded to its limits with masses of people flooding into surrounding...
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Corruption : “Ti-Geste” ou Gesner Champag

July 30, 2012
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Corruption : “Ti-Geste” ou Gesner Champag

Le gouvernement Martelly-Lamothe aurait signe un contrat avec SIG SAUER pour l’achat de 15,000 armes automatic P-250 par l’entremise de Gesner Champagne “Ti Geste” le beau frere de Martelly. “Ti Geste” est ” le mari” de Claudia St-Remy la soeur de la première dame. Les rumeurs cours au Palais National que cette dernière serait...
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Thousands in Haiti show up for festival-Addd COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 30, 2012
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Thousands in Haiti show up for festival-Addd COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

` The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Thousands of revelers have poured into the downtown area of Haiti’s capital to kick off a three-day festival called the “Carnival of Flowers.” The Haitian government held the main Carnival celebrations this year in the countryside, in large part because a public plaza in Port-au-Prince still housed...
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Earthquake Relief Where Haiti Wasn’t Broken

July 30, 2012
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Earthquake Relief Where Haiti Wasn’t Broken

Deborah Sontag: CARACOL, Haiti — On the first anniversary of the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake, in a sleepy corner of northeast Haiti far from the disaster zone, the Haitian government began the process of evicting 366 farmers from a large, fertile tract of land to clear the way for a new industrial park. The...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH!! DEATH AT THE CARNIVAL?? -Updated

July 29, 2012
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH!!  DEATH AT THE CARNIVAL?? -Updated

DEATH AT THE CARNIVAL?? LIVE TV BROADCAST CUT OFF AT ROUGHLY 10:15 WITH PEOPLE BEHIND ANNOUNCER ASKING IF THE JUGE de PAIX HAD ARRIVED YET. THIS INDICATES A DEATH AND A DEATH OF SOMEONE IMPORTANT. TIME WILL TELL BUT THERE WERE PRE-CARNIVAL RUMORS OF PLANNED VIOLENCE. BARRICADE CREW FIRED AUTOMATIC WEAPONS INTO THE CROWD,...
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MAJOR HAITIAN BUSINESSMAN CONSULTS TOP AMERICAN TRIAL ATTORNEY WITH REGARD TO POSSIBLE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST AMERICAN CITIZEN SOPHIE MARTELLY UNDER THE AMERICAN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT.

July 29, 2012
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MAJOR HAITIAN BUSINESSMAN CONSULTS TOP AMERICAN TRIAL ATTORNEY WITH REGARD TO POSSIBLE LEGAL ACTION   AGAINST AMERICAN CITIZEN SOPHIE MARTELLY UNDER THE AMERICAN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT.

July 22, 2012 His approach is novel, to say the least. The Haitian says Sophie is guilty under the Corrupt Practices Act in that she has used  illegally acquired funds to bribe and influence a foreign government official – Michel Martelly – her husband. It is common knowledge, throughout the Haitian community, that Sophie...
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ARISTIDE NEXT? A Miami federal judge sent a former top official for Haiti’s telecom company to prison for nine years in a bribery case that legal sources say is now focusing on deposed Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

July 29, 2012
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ARISTIDE NEXT?  A Miami federal judge sent a former top official for Haiti’s telecom company to prison for nine years in a bribery case that legal sources say is now focusing on deposed Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

A Miami federal judge sent a former top official for Haiti’s telecom company to prison for nine years in a bribery case that legal sources say is now focusing on deposed Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. BY JAY WEAVER jweaver@MiamiHerald.com A federal judge Monday sentenced a former top official for Haiti’s state-owned telephone company to...
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