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La liste des groupes du défilé carnavalesque, un enjeu politique

January 31, 2013
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La liste des groupes du défilé carnavalesque, un enjeu politique

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 2013-01-30 Frantz Duval Gilbert Bailly, président du comité national du carnaval, Kesnel Pierre, directeur départemental du Nord de la PNH et Nonce Zéphyr, président du comité carnaval du Cap-Haïtien Jean-Marc Hervé Abelard A dix jours de la tenue du carnaval 2013 au Cap-Haïtien, la liste officielle des groupes musicaux qui...
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Haiti Launches Micro-Finance Catastrophe Insurance Program

January 31, 2013
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Haiti Launches Micro-Finance Catastrophe Insurance Program

By Susana Ferreira | January 30, 2013 When Hurricane Sandy struck Haiti late last year, the home Guerda Pierre shares with her three children and mother in Cabaret, north of Port-au-Prince, was flooded – and so was the merchandise she sold to make a living. “The books, the food, everything was wet after Sandy,”...
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MORE SMOKE & MIRRORS FROM THE RED CROSS as Haiti marks earthquake’s three-year anniversary-Added COMMENTARY BY Haitian-Truth

January 31, 2013
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MORE SMOKE & MIRRORS FROM THE RED CROSS as Haiti marks earthquake’s three-year anniversary-Added COMMENTARY BY Haitian-Truth

The American Red Cross has released a three-year update on its response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake. The report, which can be found at redcross.org/haiti, shows that hundreds of thousands of people are living in safer homes and have improved access to water and health services thanks to the generous donations following the earthquake....
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Haiti Bills Itself As The Next Caribbean Vacation Hotspot

January 31, 2013
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Haiti Bills Itself As The Next Caribbean Vacation Hotspot

by Reena Ganga on Jan 30th 2013 at 5:00PM The Caribbean nation of Haiti is launching an ambitious campaign to market the country as a vacation hotspot. Unlike other islands in the region, which draw huge numbers of leisure travelers seeking sun and surf, Haiti is largely overlooked by tourists. The country is one...
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Josué Pierre-Louis retrouve son sommeil sans passer devant la justice

January 31, 2013
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Josué Pierre-Louis retrouve son sommeil sans passer devant la justice

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 2013-01-28 Valéry DaudierL’accusatrice de Me Josué Pierre-Louis, président du Conseil électoral permanent (CEP), renonce à ses poursuites judiciaires contre ce dernier. Les raisons de cet abandon sont multiples, mais elles sont pour la plupart liées à des menaces proférées contre Marie-Danielle Bernadin et sa famille. Share on facebook...
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Man allegedly follows GPS directions to wrong house; shot dead

January 31, 2013
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Man allegedly follows GPS directions to wrong house; shot dead

Friends say a man in his early 20s was picking up one more of their group to go skating, when his GPS took him to the wrong house and the home-owner allegedly shot him dead, later saying he feared a home invasion. by Chris Matyszczyk January 29, 2013 4:31 PM PST Phillip Sailors, the...
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World Bank and IMF Forecasts Follow Predictable Pattern for Haiti, Venezuela

January 31, 2013
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World Bank and IMF Forecasts Follow Predictable Pattern for Haiti, Venezuela

By Arthur Phillips and Stephan Lefebvre- CEPR, January 30th 2013 The World Bank has joined the “doom and gloom” chorus on Venezuela’s economy. And in Haiti, the Washington-based institution again appears overly optimistic. On Tuesday, January 15, the World Bank released its latest global economic forecast, which projects 2013 global GDP growth at 3.4%, up...
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A New Look in Haiti’s Cap-Haitien

January 31, 2013
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A New Look in Haiti’s Cap-Haitien

Above: the inauguration ceremony (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has inaugurated a tourism project aimed at restoring the facades of a series of properties on Cap Haitien’s Rue 19. The project, which targets 29 houses on the thoroughfare, is supported by the UN’s MINUSTAH peacekeeping mission in Haiti. “This project...
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Le commissaire du gouvernement de Port-au-Prince entend combattre définitivement la prostitution chez les mineures, notamment les activistes du quartier de Mariani logés dans le lieu dénommé

January 30, 2013
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Le commissaire du gouvernement de Port-au-Prince entend combattre définitivement la prostitution chez les mineures, notamment les activistes du quartier de Mariani logés dans le lieu dénommé

« KAY GWO MANMAN » Cela est encore une preuve palpable que l’Administration Martelly-Lamothe est de toute ses forces contre la corruption.Plus de gwo manman,nous rejetons et nous combattrons toute corruption et toute immoralité.Plus de GWO MANMAN,plus de libertinage sexuelle.Depuis l’indépendance d’Haïti,c’est pour la premiere fois que le pays a des autorités qui combattent...
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LESLIE PEAN ATTACKS MARTELY IN HAITIAN MEDIA BUT LET US LOOK AT PEAN’S RECORD A RECORD MANY SAY IS CRIMINAL

January 29, 2013
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LESLIE PEAN ATTACKS MARTELY IN HAITIAN MEDIA BUT LET US LOOK AT PEAN’S RECORD A RECORD MANY SAY IS CRIMINAL

Cleaning Up The World Bank Its mission: to end global poverty. But corruption has cost it billions. How to weed out the crooks and grifters By Edward T. Pound and Danielle Knight Posted 3/26/06 Back in the early 1980s, Leslie Jean-Robert Pean was in a heap of trouble. Flat broke, in bankruptcy court, he...
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Author Amy Wilentz and the Lure of Haiti

January 29, 2013
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Author Amy Wilentz and the Lure of Haiti

PAULA GOLDMAN Amy Wilentz is known as a writer’s writer, creative and courageous in her work for the New Yorker and in The Nation and in her award-winning books. Since 1986, she has devoted much of her career to understanding the politics and culture of Haiti; in the critically acclaimed The Rainy Season, she explored the country...
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Army : Jean Rodolphe Joazile in Ecuador

January 29, 2013
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Army : Jean Rodolphe Joazile in Ecuador

Friday, January 25, Jean Rodolphe Joazile, the Minister of Defence, left the country in the direction of the equator in the framework of bilateral cooperation in the field of Civil Defense, between the two countries. For this trip, the Minister was accompanied by 10 new scholarship students in Civil Engineering, as well as executives...
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A REAL CASE AGAINST ARISTIDE – NOT A PHONY CHARGE CREATED BY HIS “SON TI- SONY” FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS PURPOSES

January 28, 2013
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A REAL CASE AGAINST ARISTIDE – NOT A PHONY CHARGE CREATED BY HIS “SON TI- SONY” FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS PURPOSES

January 22, 2013 Last week we were treated to the stage farce of Jean-Bertrand Aristide being called to the Parquet on charges created by his associates from the orphanage and cooperative societies. They were nothing more than an attempt, by Aristide, to justify his entry into a public relations campaign against the Martelly/Lamothe team....
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The President Martelly arrived in Chile

January 27, 2013
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The President Martelly arrived in Chile

Haiti Libre: The President Michel Martelly, arrived Friday in Santiago, the capital of Chile, for three days of discussions and meetings, at the Second Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American States and Caribbean (CELAC) and CELAC-EU (including the European Union). CELAC is a space for dialogue initiated...
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Haiti’s prime minister touts untapped gold mines, beaches in pitch for country’s future

January 27, 2013
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Haiti’s prime minister touts untapped gold mines, beaches in pitch for country’s future

 DAVOS, Switzerland –  Haiti’s young prime minister made a whirlwind visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos to try to drum up support for his country, where 52 percent of the population lives on less than one dollar a day, and where average per capita income, he says, is $750 a year....
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WATCH OUT !! IN THE PAST THIS HAS BEEN A SIGNAL FOR ARISTIDE/LAVALAS LEADERS TO KILL ONE OF THEIR OWN AND BLAME THE MURDER ON THEIR OPPONENTS !!!

January 27, 2013
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WATCH OUT !! IN THE PAST THIS HAS BEEN A SIGNAL FOR ARISTIDE/LAVALAS LEADERS TO KILL ONE OF THEIR OWN AND BLAME THE MURDER ON THEIR OPPONENTS !!!

Des assassins dominicains embauchés par le gouvernement Martelly Lamothe pour éliminer des sénateurs et députés de l’opposition a déclaré sénateur Bien-Aimé January 27, 2013-01-27 Over the years, Aristide/Lavalas would claim that their opposition was planning to kill Aristide/Lavalas loyalists, then do the murders themselves as great vehicles for propaganda. Evans Paul, Aristide mayor...
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PHOTOS DU PREMIER MINISTRE A DAVOS

January 27, 2013
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PHOTOS DU PREMIER MINISTRE A DAVOS

Le premier ministre a été invité à prendre la parole lors d’une conférence intitulée «Construire des économies résilientes» et participera à une session supplémentaire du Forum économique mondial intitulé «Une nouvelle vision de l’agriculture : Accélération de son impact », dédié à la sécurité alimentaire. Durant ces deux jours, le premier ministre va profiter...
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Why New Jersey should care about Haiti

January 27, 2013
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Why New Jersey should care about Haiti

Three years after Haiti was devastated by a massive earthquake, hundreds of thousands of homeless people are still at risk from crime, disease and the elements in crowded makeshift camps. THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images By James P. Morgan The three-year anniversary of the Haitian earthquake has just passed, and Haiti still matters. Our Caribbean neighbor,...
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Spotlight thrown on opportunities in Haiti

January 27, 2013
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Spotlight thrown on opportunities in Haiti

Doing business with Haiti can generate big returns for Irish business, as well as helping the Caribbean nation’s efforts to develop by attracting foreign direct investment, a high- powered business forum was told in Dublin. ‘Opportunities in Haiti Forum’, hosted by AIB yesterday, was organised by non-governmental organisation Haven as part of its Haiti...
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David Bazile prend les rênes du MICT

January 26, 2013
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David Bazile prend les rênes du MICT

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 2013-01-25 Hansy MARS Le nouveau ministre de l’Intérieur et des collectivités territoriales, David Bazile, a été installé dans ses fonctions le jeudi 24 janvier 2013, soit un jour après l’investiture officielle du nouveau cabinet. La cérémonie de passation de pouvoir entre le ministre sortant Léon Ronsard St Cyr et son...
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