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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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