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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Haiti – Judo : End of the dream of Linouse Desravine, Olympics 2012

July 29, 2012
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Haiti – Judo : End of the dream of Linouse Desravine, Olympics 2012

The young Judoka of Cap, Linouse Desravine (born February 10, 1991, in Cap-Haitien), flagship of the Haitian delegation at the opening of the London Olympics is the he only female athlete to defend our two-color in Judo at these Olympics “She deserves it, she has made significant progress it is an honor for...
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Haiti – Justice : Nearly 10 millios Gourdes diverted from PSUGO

July 29, 2012
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Haiti – Justice : Nearly 10 millios Gourdes diverted from PSUGO

Antoine Atouriste, the Director of the Unit of Fight Against Corruption (ULCC) presented this week, its investigation report on the diversion of nearly 10 million Gourdes of funds of Universal Schooling Program Free and Compulsory (PSUGO) in Port de Paix (Northwest). In its investigation the ULCC has revealed the involvement of six public servants...
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Carnaval des fleurs, c’est parti!

July 29, 2012
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Carnaval des fleurs, c’est parti!

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : vendredi 27 juillet 2012 Stands au Champ de Mars en voie d’achèvement Claude Bernard Sérant 2 On avait presque oublié ces moments de grande effervescence qui précède le carnaval au Champ de Mars. Des planches transformées, à peine débarquées, en de magnifiques stands qu’on regarde avec un brin de tristesse...
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HAITI’S Harvard Grad Inspires a Nation at the 2012 Olympics in London

July 29, 2012
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HAITI’S Harvard Grad Inspires a Nation at the 2012 Olympics in London

I first started triple jumping as a junior in high school. This was after being a distance runner in 7th grade and getting cut from the track team in 8th grade. Apparently, distance running wasn’t my calling as far as track and field was concerned. When I returned to the track my junior year...
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Haiti Prime Minister Meeting with Prince Charles, United Kingdom

July 29, 2012
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Haiti Prime Minister Meeting with Prince Charles, United Kingdom

Written by The Office of the Prime Minister LONDON, United Kingdom (defend.ht) – Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met with the United Kingdom’s Prince Charles of Wales on Thursday in London. In this historic meeting, the two discussed reforestation and the reconstruction efforts in Haiti since the January 12, 2010 earthquake. Thursday, July 26, 2012:...
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Haiti Gov’t Vows to Hold Elections This Year-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 29, 2012
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Haiti Gov’t Vows to Hold Elections This Year-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti July 24, 2012 (AP) The Haitian government is promising to hold legislative and local elections before the end of the year. Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said at a Tuesday news conference in Washington, D.C., that the vote will require about $16 million to become a reality. The election seeks to fill 10...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard roommate seeks gold

July 28, 2012
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard roommate seeks gold

If you watched Friday night’s London Olympics opening ceremony, you might’ve done a double-take as Haiti’s athletes strolled into the stadium. Kirby Lee, US Presswire Samyr Laine, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s old roommate, is competing for Haiti at the London Games in the triple jump. Kirby Lee, US Presswire Samyr Laine, Facebook CEO Mark...
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Le salami toujours en vente libre à Dajabón

July 28, 2012
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Le salami toujours en vente libre à Dajabón

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : vendredi 27 juillet 2012 Joseph Mike Élizias 48 heures après l’annonce faite par les autorités haïtiennes d’interdire la commercialisation du salami, le produit continue de circuler librement au marché frontalier de Dajabón. Le salami dominicain en vente libre au marché frontalier de Dajabón 5 L’interdiction de la commercialisation de certains...
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Le chef de l’Etat a reçu les reines

July 28, 2012
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Le chef de l’Etat a reçu les reines

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : vendredi 27 juillet 2012 Valéry Daudier Comme le veut la tradition, le chef de l’Etat a reçu vendredi soir, au palais national, les reines qui vont défiler au carnaval des Fleurs, les 29, 30 et 31 juillet au Champ de Mars. Le président Michel Martelly, des membres du gouvernement et...
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MARTELLY’S MARIGOLD MASSACRE AS HE ATTEMPTS TO EVICT 140 FAMILIES FROM LAND THEY HAVE OCCUPIED SINCE 1942

July 28, 2012
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MARTELLY’S MARIGOLD MASSACRE  AS HE ATTEMPTS TO EVICT 140 FAMILIES FROM LAND THEY HAVE OCCUPIED SINCE 1942

Monday, July 23, around noon, a squad composed of 36 officers of the Departmental Unit of Law Enforcement (UDMO), directed by the Departmental Director of the PNH, accompanied by the Departmental Delegate of Southeast, the Government Commissioner and a Judge of Peace, went to Seguin specifically at Parc La Visite, aboard...
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