Archive for November 29th, 2012

Gérard Gourgue immortalisé par Arnold Antonin-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 29, 2012
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Gérard Gourgue immortalisé par Arnold Antonin-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 2012-11-28 Roberson Alphonse roberson_alphonse@yahoo.com Il y a 33 ans, en novembre 1979, les macoutes mettent fin violemment à une conférence de Me Gerard Gourgue sur les droits de l’homme. L’avocat entrait dans la légende de la bataille pour la démocratie en Haïti. A travers un long documentaire Arnold Antonin retrace...
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US, Haiti begin tax collection project in cities

November 29, 2012
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US, Haiti begin tax collection project in cities

AP News Calgary Herald: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Two Haitian cities and the development arm of the U.S. government have launched a tax collection system that they hope to replicate in municipalities throughout the impoverished Caribbean nation. Noel Bauer, the Haiti rural development and governance officer for U.S. Agency for International Development, said in a...
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Haiti, DR hope to eliminate cholera with $2.2 billion plan with international groups

November 29, 2012
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Haiti, DR hope to eliminate cholera with $2.2 billion plan with international groups

Haiti, DR hope to eliminate cholera with $2.2 billion plan with international groups (Dieu Nalio Chery/ Associated Press ) – Children suffering cholera symptoms lie on cots as they receive serum at a hospital run by the relief organization Doctors Without Borders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. Haiti and the Dominican Republic...
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Electoral Council President Accused of Rape

November 29, 2012
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Electoral Council President Accused of Rape

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – The President of the contested electoral council, Josue Pierre-Louis, is being accused of assault and rape by a 27 year old government secretary. A complaint was filed with the court of prosecutions in Port-au-Prince but police have not yet placed charges on the high-ranking Martelly administration official. The victim, Danielle...
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Garth Brooks Joins Jimmy Carter To Build Homes In Haiti

November 29, 2012
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Garth Brooks Joins Jimmy Carter To Build Homes In Haiti

Country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood this week returned to Leogane, Haiti, to participate in Habitat For Humanity’s 29th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood joined Habitat for Humanity volunteers to help build 100 houses over the course of one week Credit/Copyright: George Hipple/Habitat for Humanity...
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NYPD officer’s kindness sparks online sensation

November 29, 2012
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NYPD officer’s kindness sparks online sensation

By DEEPTI HAJELA | Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A tourist’s snapshot of a New York City police officer giving new boots to a barefoot homeless man in Times Square has created an online sensation. Jennifer Foster, of Florence, Ariz., was visiting New York with her boyfriend on Nov. 14, when she came...
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INFORMATION ON BEHRMANN KIDNAP IN ERROR:

November 29, 2012
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We are pleased to say that a member of the Behrmnann family was not kidnapped. We also apologize for any tension that this comment may have caused. We received the information directly from within the team that coordinates kidnap recovery in Haiti and this is the first information – received – that has been...
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