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Analyst estimates Chávez’s family fortune at around $2 billion-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 5, 2013
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Analyst estimates Chávez’s family fortune at around $2 billion-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Criminal Justice International Associates (CJIA), a risk assessment and global analysis firm in Miami, estimated in a recent report that the Chávez Frías family in Venezuela has “amassed a fortune” similar to that of the Castro brothers in Cuba. According to Jerry Brewer, president of CJIA, “the personal fortune of the Castro brothers has...
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Hugo Chavez, fiery Venezuelan leader, dies at 58

March 5, 2013
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Hugo Chavez, fiery Venezuelan leader, dies at 58

AP News: AP Photo/Roberto Candia CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Hugo Chavez was a former paratroop commander and self-styled “subversive” who waged continual battle for his socialist ideals. He bedeviled the United States and outsmarted his rivals time and again, while using Venezuela’s vast oil wealth to his political advantage. Chavez led one coup...
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Haiti – Environment : A green barrier of 500 hectares at Morne l’Hôpital

March 5, 2013
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Haiti – Environment : A green barrier of 500 hectares at Morne l’Hôpital

Friday was held at the Hotel Le Plaza, a workshop between Jean François Thomas, the Minister of the Environment and 137 Community Organizations of Morne l’Hôpital, in order to decide on a final resolution on the beginning of work of Protection and Stabilization to slow down deforestation at Morne l’Hôpital. This workshop will also...
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Haiti Correspondent Recalls Adventures With Graham Greene, Horrors of Duvalier Regimes

March 5, 2013
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Haiti Correspondent Recalls Adventures With Graham Greene, Horrors of Duvalier Regimes

Graham Greene is a literary legend, famous for best-selling spy novels like Our Man in Havana, The End of the Affair, and The Quiet American. But the writer was as mysterious as his characters: secretive and prone to bouts of bipolarism. Few people really ever got to know him. Surprisingly, one of the men...
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Haiti: homeless camp destroyed before CARICOM summit-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 5, 2013
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Haiti: homeless camp destroyed before CARICOM summit-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A fire swept through a camp for survivors of Haiti’s January 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince’s eastern Juvénat neighborhood the night of Feb. 16, destroying tents and leaving some 4,000 people without shelter. The inhabitants of the camp, known as Acra 2, were among as many as 350,000 people in southern Haiti who still haven’t...
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Audit finds US loan program in Haiti filled with flaws-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 5, 2013
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Audit finds US loan program in Haiti filled with flaws-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –  An audit of a U.S. Agency for International Department program that aims to boost Haiti’s economy by providing loans to overlooked business has found a range of problems in the effort. Problems include a failure to train workers, to keep accurate records and to award loans to lenders to the intended...
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UN putting itself above own laws, principles in Haiti case-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 5, 2013
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UN putting itself above own laws, principles in Haiti case-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The op-ed “UN’s cold, but correct, call on Haiti” (Juliette Kayyem, Feb. 28) misstates the basis for the UN’s dismissal of claims filed by cholera victims in Haiti. While it correctly notes that immunity is an important protection for the United Nations, it assumes that immunity precludes justice for people harmed by reckless actions...
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28 FEVRIER 2004-1013 : NEUF ANS APRES LA DEMISSION DU DICTATEUR JEAN BETRAND ARISTIDE TOUJOURS PAS DE JUSTICE POUR LES VICTIMES DE LA REPRESSION LAVALAS

March 5, 2013
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28 FEVRIER 2004-1013 : NEUF ANS APRES LA DEMISSION DU DICTATEUR JEAN BETRAND ARISTIDE TOUJOURS PAS DE JUSTICE POUR LES VICTIMES DE LA REPRESSION LAVALAS

Port-au-Prince, le 17 novembre 2000 Sénateur Irvelt Chéry Lettre Ouverte A tous les Commissaires du Gouvernement de la République, tous les Doyens des Tribunaux Civils de 1ère Instance, tous les Juges d’Instruction et autres Officiers de Justice du Territoire Mesdames/Messieurs les Autorités Judiciaires de mon pays, J’ai l’honneur de vous présenter mes félicitations pour...
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