Archive for August, 2013

Seamus Heaney death: Irish reaction-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 31, 2013
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Seamus Heaney death: Irish reaction-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Hollywood actor Liam Neeson has said that Ireland has lost a part of its soul with the death of Seamus Heaney. Nobel laureate Mr Heaney has died at the age of 74. Mr Heaney was born near Toomebridge, but as a child moved to Bellaghy in County Londonderry. County Antrim-born movie star Neeson told...
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MORE EMBARASSMENT AS THE CIRCUS RETURNS TO TOWN!! FRESH FROM POST-GRADUATE CLOWN SCHOOL BELIZAIRE, DANTON, LEGER, SINAL, BERTRAND PLAN SEPTEMBER 4 INTERPELLATION OF LAMOTHE FOR HURRICANE SANDY BUDGET- AND PLANIFICATION

August 31, 2013
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MORE EMBARASSMENT AS THE CIRCUS RETURNS TO TOWN!! FRESH FROM POST-GRADUATE CLOWN SCHOOL BELIZAIRE, DANTON, LEGER, SINAL, BERTRAND PLAN SEPTEMBER 4 INTERPELLATION OF LAMOTHE FOR HURRICANE SANDY BUDGET- AND PLANIFICATION

August 31, 2013 These guys are about to waste more valuable executive time in another pointless, rude, uncoordinated show of ignorant stupidity, perhaps punctuated with another riot in which legs will be broken, noses bloodied and reputations left in tatters. Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe should prepare himself for this now – stupid – confrontation,...
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Victoria Duval: from Haitian hostage to Flushing Meadows darling

August 30, 2013
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Victoria Duval: from Haitian hostage to Flushing Meadows darling

Seventeen-year-old Victoria Duval’s heartwarming victory over Sam Stosur at the US Open is a long way from her family’s troubles in Haiti Victoria Duval, of the United States, jumps for joy after defeating Samantha Stosur, of Australia, in the first round of the 2013 US Open. Photograph: Charles Krupa/AP Certainly, the odd-ball glasses help....
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WILL THE GRINCH STEAL ELECTIONS – 5 MONTHS WITHOUT PAYING CEP TEAM!!

August 30, 2013
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WILL THE GRINCH STEAL ELECTIONS – 5 MONTHS WITHOUT PAYING CEP TEAM!!

August 30, 2013 Lots of excuses but Finance Minister is sitting on cheques for key CEP coordinators, for a number of months, even though $1,500,000 on deposit for these expenditures. Is this a subtle effort to derail Prime Minister Lamothe’s effort to keep promise of elections?
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Reports reenergise debate over Haiti cholera outbreak-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 29, 2013
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Reports reenergise debate over Haiti cholera outbreak-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Author: SciDev.Net – María Elena Hurtado –Thomson Reuters The dispute between scientists over the origins of the cholera epidemic in Haiti has been further fuelled by two conflicting reports. One report published this month argues that the epidemic is directly traceable to UN peacekeepers and the inadequate waste infrastructure at their base, while the second,...
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Clinic-on-wheels helping hundreds in Haiti

August 29, 2013
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Clinic-on-wheels helping hundreds in Haiti

BYRON TWP, Mich. (WZZM) – Last March, we told you about a medical clinic-on-wheels being sent to Haiti to provide aid to people without any way to pay for it. We’re happy to report the van has been a hit; already helping hundreds. The first group of West Michigan missionaries using the van returned...
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Latin America, UN remain supportive of Haiti peacekeepers

August 29, 2013
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Latin America, UN remain supportive of Haiti peacekeepers

By Aaron Morrison Special to the Miami Herald UNITED NATIONS — Countries participating in a UN-led stabilization mission in Haiti on Wednesday pledged their continued support, citing encouraging signs the government is taking calls for electoral reform seriously. But during a Security Council debate on the mission, known as MINUSTAH, more than two dozen...
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Minister Paradis Visits Haiti to Assess Progress and Challenges

August 29, 2013
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Minister Paradis Visits Haiti to Assess Progress and Challenges

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI–(Marketwired – Aug. 28, 2013) – In his first international trip since being appointed Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, the Honourable Christian Paradis visited Haiti to see first-hand what progress has been made, what results have been achieved, and what development challenges must be tackled going forward. “Canadians are...
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Le Conseil de Securite de l’ONU a traite de la question d’Haiti ce 28 Aout 2013

August 28, 2013
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Le Conseil de Securite de l’ONU a traite de la question d’Haiti ce  28 Aout 2013

La question principale débatue est la tenue des élections qui auraient du avoir lieu en 2011. Selon Mme Sandra Honore, l’ONU n’entend aucunement supporter d’une quelconque caducité du Parlement. A Lire ! ·          Español United Nations Security Council · ·          Daily Programme Daily Programme PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA SCHEDULED MEETINGS Wednesday,...
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INGENUITY OVERCOMES COMMON SENSE Much-Delayed “Haiti on Ice” Finally Goes On with a few dozen Spectators-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 28, 2013
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INGENUITY OVERCOMES COMMON SENSE Much-Delayed “Haiti on Ice” Finally Goes On with a few dozen Spectators-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti’s much-delayed ice-skating show has finally begun. The four-night run of “Haiti on Ice” was supposed to have been last November. But snags such as an ice rink that kept melting and a hurricane last year were blamed for a dozen-plus delays. The holdups turned the show into a something of a joke. Many...
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Of poverty and sacrifice in Haiti

August 28, 2013
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Of poverty and sacrifice in Haiti

Win McNamee/Getty Images Young Haitian boys watch from the beach on January 21, 2010 in Leogane, Haiti. Interview by Kai Ryssdal Marketplace for Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Even before the earthquake back in 2010, Haiti was no easy place. Hardships and poverty, instability and violence are a long part of its history. Throw in...
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Young Haitian-American Tennis Phenom Victoria Duval Takes off Her Shades

August 28, 2013
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Young Haitian-American Tennis Phenom Victoria Duval Takes off Her Shades

Seventeen-year-old Vicky Duval (USA) Clive Brunskill/Getty Images When I first saw Vicky Duval play tennis in her first-round U.S. Open qualifying match last week, I was curious. Who was this young, Haitian-American 17-year-old with the sporty shades who was beating up on the No. 4 seed in the tournament, Teliana Pereira of Brazil? Duval...
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The IDIAF and Taiwanese cooperation support Haitian agriculture

August 28, 2013
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The IDIAF and Taiwanese cooperation support Haitian agriculture

The Dominican Institute of Agriculture and Forestry (IDIAF) and the Taiwan Technical Mission in Haiti, have signed a tripartite agreement on technical cooperation, by which the Dominican Republic will contribute to agricultural development in Haiti, through the training of Haitian technical agricultural staff on sampling techniques and georeferencing of land for agriculture in Haiti....
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Cuban Doctors Bring Eyesight, Healthcare to Haiti

August 28, 2013
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Cuban Doctors Bring Eyesight, Healthcare to Haiti

Many Haitian women have their blood pressure taken for the first time at mobile clinics like this one staffed by a Cuban medical brigade in Salomon market in Port-au-Prince. Credit: Patricia Grogg/IPS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Aug 28 2013 (IPS) – It’s Saturday, and the entrance hall of a police station in front of the busy market...
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The Power Of Insurance: Why Haiti’s Future Depends On Planning For The Worst

August 28, 2013
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The Power Of Insurance: Why Haiti’s Future Depends On Planning For The Worst

In partnership with the Opportunities for the Majority initiative at the Inter-American Development Bank, the Skoll World Forum asked the chief executives of some of the leading market-based, sustainable businesses that serve the Base of the Pyramid in Latin America and the Caribbean to talk about their efforts to bring about opportunity and change to those who...
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THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING!! SENATE PRESIDENT DESRAS; GWO LAVALAS, KIDNAPPER, AND RECIPIENT OF $300,000.00 US BRIBE, WITH WHICH HE PURCHASED HIS HOUSE IN FERMATHE, STARTS INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO OVERTHROW MARTELLY/LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT ON THE BELIEF THAT AMERICAN AMBASSADOR IS BACKING HIS MOVE!!

August 27, 2013
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THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING!! SENATE PRESIDENT DESRAS; GWO LAVALAS, KIDNAPPER,  AND RECIPIENT OF $300,000.00 US BRIBE, WITH WHICH HE PURCHASED HIS HOUSE IN FERMATHE,  STARTS INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO OVERTHROW MARTELLY/LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT ON THE BELIEF THAT AMERICAN AMBASSADOR IS BACKING HIS MOVE!!

August 26, 2013 Senator Desras has made a visit to Ottawa and Washington in an effort to undermine the Martelly/Lamothe government in the misguided belief that the International Community will give him the power. Upon his return to Haiti he immediately initiated a series of meetings with political groups, the Civil Society and international...
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LA CARIFESTA C’EST LE FESTIVAL DES ARTS DE LA CARAIBE .LA CARIFESTA A DÉBUTÉ EN 1972 . QUI EST VENU Ặ CARIFESTA’72 ?

August 25, 2013
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LA CARIFESTA C’EST LE FESTIVAL DES ARTS DE LA CARAIBE .LA CARIFESTA A DÉBUTÉ EN 1972 . QUI EST VENU Ặ CARIFESTA’72 ?

Plus d’un millier d’artistes des peuples de plus de 30 pays de la Caraïbe et d’Amérique latine ont présenté l’activité créatrice de la musique, de la danse, du théâtre, de l’art populaire, de la peinture, de la sculpture, de la photographie et de la littérature. Des milliers de visiteurs ont été attirés par les...
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Technical guidelines of an ice rink-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 25, 2013
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Technical guidelines of an ice rink-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

General introduction Ice rink facilities share all the same concerns: energy usage, operating costs and indoor climate. Ice rink design and operation are totally unique and differ in many ways from standard buildings. Thermal conditions vary from -5 ºC on the ice surface to +10 ºC in the stand and +20 ºC in the...
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7 DEPUTIES WRITE OBAMA IN FRENCH WHICH GUARANTEES NO CIRCULATION OF CONTENT-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 24, 2013
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7 DEPUTIES WRITE OBAMA IN FRENCH WHICH GUARANTEES NO CIRCULATION OF CONTENT-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

_________________________________________________________________ COMMENT: HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG A wasted effort. No one in Washington translates anything! If it isn’t in English, no one reads it. Should have spent $100.00US for a good legal translation, then sent copies to the media.
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BEWARE GHOSTS OF THE PAST AS THEY ATTEMPT TO PROSTITUTE HAITI’S STUDENTS – AGAIN – IN THEIR EFFORT TO DERAIL OUR MARTELLY/LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT

August 24, 2013
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BEWARE GHOSTS OF THE PAST AS THEY ATTEMPT TO PROSTITUTE HAITI’S STUDENTS – AGAIN – IN THEIR EFFORT TO DERAIL OUR MARTELLY/LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT

August 24, 2013 Student groups have always been a magnet for anyone hoping to bring about change – for better or for worse. They are one of the few – perhaps only – structured units that can be stirred up and focused. August 26, 2013: Here we go again! A great deal of money...
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Haiti’s much-delayed ice show is postponed-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Triuth

August 23, 2013
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Haiti’s much-delayed ice show is postponed-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Triuth

The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s on-again, off-again ice-skating show has been postponed again. Organizer Francois Yrius said that half of the show’s dozen performers missed their flights to the Caribbean nation for the show that was supposed to start Friday. He says the performers are now due to arrive on Saturday, and...
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Postponement of the Back to School

August 22, 2013
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Postponement of the Back to School

To less than two weeks of September 2, the official date for the Back to School, voices are raised almost everywhere in the country to request the postponement of this date. The Union of Parents of Progressive Students of Haiti (UPEPH) announced that it had received the complaints of thousands of parents who claim...
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Haiti’s El Rancho Hotel Completes Construction, Set For October Opening

August 22, 2013
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Haiti’s El Rancho Hotel Completes Construction, Set For October Opening

Above: the new NH El Rancho Hotel (photos: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff The new NH El Rancho Hotel in Haiti has completed construction, the Ministry of Tourism announced. The property, located in the Petion-Ville suburb of Port-au-Prince, is set for an official inauguration in October, a government spokesperson told Caribbean Journal....
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Telemedicine in Haiti: This nonprofit wants to crowdfund more than $20K in 2 days to keep it going

August 22, 2013
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Telemedicine in Haiti: This nonprofit wants to crowdfund more than $20K in 2 days to keep it going

from LifePaths: Patients in front of the Haitian telemedicine clinic LifePaths Global Alliance operates a free medical clinic in rural Haiti, which is still dealing with the blow the earthquake dealt the country more than three years ago. Now, this nonprofit is trying to raise C$20,000 in less than 72 hours on Indiegogo to...
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Lwa Mountain: Post-Crisis Vodou in Haiti

August 22, 2013
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Lwa Mountain: Post-Crisis Vodou in Haiti

Posted: 08/21/2013 3:25 pm Photos courtesy of project producer/photojournalist Anthony Karen In overthrowing me you have cut down in Saint Domingue only the trunk of the tree of liberty; it will spring up again from the roots, for they are many and they are deep. – Toussaint Louverture, leader of the Haitian Revolution (1743-1803),...
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How Candles Are Making New Opportunities for Women in Haiti

August 21, 2013
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How Candles Are Making New Opportunities for Women in Haiti

Haiti By: Larisa Epatko PBS News Women in Cap Haitien, Haiti, pour melted beeswax at a candle-making workshop. Photos courtesy of Prosperity Catalyst. Siiri Morley, executive director of Prosperity Catalyst, knew ever since her Peace Corps days that she wanted to help women in poor parts of the world better their economic situations. But...
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A new profile for Haiti’s U.N. peacekeeping mission

August 21, 2013
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A new profile for Haiti’s U.N. peacekeeping mission

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com OUANAMINTHE, Haiti — After hopping off a helicopter, she makes her first stop at a container-built office complex where she greets workers, flowing easily between French and Spanish. Inside a hospital courtyard a few hours later, she switches to flawless Creole. “Where did she come from?” a surprised Haitian National...
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Haiti to host first-time, much-delayed ice skating show, if ice doesn’t melt once again

August 21, 2013
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Haiti to host first-time, much-delayed ice skating show, if ice doesn’t melt once again

(Dieu Nalio Chery/ Associated Press ) – Haitians get a chance to skate on ice at a basketball gym that has been transformed to host the upcoming event, “Haiti On Ice” in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Nearly a year of postponement after postponement, it looks as if the ice show will actually...
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“The Butler” Distorts Race Relations

August 21, 2013
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“The Butler” Distorts Race Relations

by Richard A. Epstein (Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow and member of the Property Rights, Freedom, and Prosperity Task Force) The film’s retelling of history comes at a real social cost. Next year, this nation will celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. That occasion will rightly give rise...
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