Archive for November 20th, 2012

Argentina: Strike paralyses Buenos Aires and other cities

November 20, 2012
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Argentina: Strike paralyses Buenos Aires and other cities

Motorways remained empty, as roadblocks were set up on the main access roads to Buenos Aires A strike called by two of Argentina’s biggest unions has paralysed much of Buenos Aires and other cities. Most trains and underground lines remained closed, flights were cancelled and there was little traffic in the streets of the...
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Sweet Micky’s song for Haiti

November 20, 2012
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Sweet Micky’s song for Haiti

The President, and singer, Michel Martelly tells Peter Popham in Port-au-Prince how he is rebuilding an impoverished nation in ruins. The auguries for our meeting with Haiti’s President Michel Martelly are not good. As our UN van negotiates the steep, pot-holed lanes of Port-au-Prince, word comes through on the driver’s intercom of “manifestations” –...
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Un 18 Novembre sans éclat

November 20, 2012
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Un 18 Novembre sans éclat

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 2012-11-19 Robenson Geffrard rgeffrard@lenouvelliste.com Entre manifestation de rue contre le pouvoir en place et indifférence des plus hautes autorités du pays, le 209e anniversaire de la Bataille de Vertières a été célébré en Haïti sans éclat ni respect pour les Héros de l’indépendance. Dans un message préenregistré, le président de...
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Michel Martelly favorable à l’intégration d’Haïti à l’organisation du Sommet ibéro-américain

November 20, 2012
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Michel Martelly favorable à l’intégration d’Haïti à l’organisation du Sommet ibéro-américain

Le Président de la République, Michel Joseph Martelly, a été reçu, ce dimanche 18 Novembre, par le Secrétariat Général du Sommet Ibéro-Américain autour de l’intégration à part entière d’Haïti à l’organisation du Sommet, de l’évolution politique et sociale, du contexte environnemental et de la coopération avec Haïti. Le Président de la République, Michel Joseph...
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Haiti qualifiée pour la Digicel Cup

November 20, 2012
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Haiti qualifiée pour la Digicel Cup

La Sélection nationale de football a battu par 2 buts à 0 l’équipe de la Grenade ce dimanche 18 novembre en match qualificatif de la Digicel Cup. 18/11/2012 La Sélection nationale de football a battu par 2 buts à 0 l’équipe de la Grenade ce dimanche 18 novembre en match qualificatif de la Digicel...
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Haiti joins the African Union

November 20, 2012
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Haiti joins the African Union

By W.A.T.E.R. 17 Special to the AmNews | “Unite for the benefit of your people,” Bob Marley implored in “Afrika Unite.” News reports on Monday revealed that Haiti became a member of the African Union, which previously only consisted of the Motherland’s 54 continental countries. “It’s more than symbolic, because now there is a...
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Positive exploratory visit, of Air Transat

November 20, 2012
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Positive exploratory visit, of Air Transat

Following the last tour in Canada, of Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism, where she met some officials of Air Transat , a delegation of Air Transat, composed of Ms. Renée Boisvert, Vice President Products and Ms. Pascale Hilaire, Purchaser, made an exploratory visit to Haiti, which ended Sunday....
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Protesters Demand Departure of President Martelly on Anniversary of Vertieres

November 20, 2012
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Protesters Demand Departure of President Martelly on Anniversary of Vertieres

Protesters on November 18, Bataille de Vertieres PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – It was unprecedented on Sunday November 18, on the anniversary of the Battle of Vertieres, for the President of the Republic and Prime Minister of Haiti to be absent from the ceremonies and the country. Instead, the Minister of Finance Marie-Carmelle Jean-Marie presided...
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Sandy’s Haiti victims forgotten

November 20, 2012
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Sandy’s Haiti victims forgotten

A Haitian woman bails water from her house following Hurricane Sandy’s landfall. AFP PHOTO Hurricane Sandy, the deadly storm that slammed into New York and New Jersey in October, tore through the Caribbean long before reaching America. In Haiti, many still await help. Flooding from Sandy killed 54 people and left thousands homeless in...
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The United Nation’s role in Haiti cholera outbreak

November 20, 2012
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The United Nation’s role in Haiti cholera outbreak

The UN should help Haiti in getting rid of the deadly disease cholera by providing adequate financial assistance. Last Modified: 20 Nov 2012 12:30 In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, there is a spike in waterborne diseases – including cholera – in Haiti Just over two years have passed since the cholera epidemic...
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