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September 12, 2013
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There is a growing heated debate surrounding the upcoming senatorial and municipal elections in Haiti.  National actors and new international players with their political agenda and economic interests are trying to shape the political and electoral environment once again by manipulating the environment.  The debate revolves around two central issues:  1.  will the elections...
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DUMB, DUMB, DUMB HAS ANYONE TRIED TO BOOK A TICKET FROM HERE TO THE COTE-D-IVOIRE AND BACK???? TOURISM SHOULD CONCENTRATE ON THE POSSIBLE – WE HAVE 5 STAR HOTELS WITHOUT 24 HOUR ROOM SERVICE-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 12, 2013
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DUMB, DUMB, DUMB HAS ANYONE TRIED TO BOOK A TICKET FROM HERE TO THE COTE-D-IVOIRE  AND BACK???? TOURISM SHOULD CONCENTRATE ON THE POSSIBLE – WE HAVE 5 STAR HOTELS WITHOUT 24 HOUR ROOM SERVICE-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

HaitiLibre Tuesday, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism met at the Royal Oasis, Nicolas Djibo, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Côte d’Ivoire (CCI/CI), accompanied by Yao Kouakou Germain Director of Studies and economic Information of the CCI/Cl and Michel Loukou, Kouadio economic and Social Counsel, and members of the...
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Preparing Haiti for the next hurricane

September 12, 2013
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Preparing Haiti for the next hurricane

Every year, cyclones sweep across the Caribbean, causing huge destruction. People in Haiti, the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation, are hardly prepared. NGOs are trying to change that using a system of maps and flags. Haiti’s hilly hinterland is especially vulnerable to storms It’s early June of this year, in the hinterland of southwest Haiti,...
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Win Butler says Arcade Fire’s Reflektor is “Studio 54 and Haitian voodoo”

September 12, 2013
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Win Butler says Arcade Fire’s Reflektor is “Studio 54 and Haitian voodoo”

Today, BBC Radio 1′s Zane Lowe aired his full interview with Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler. Yesterday Lowe previewed the interview in which Butler confirmed Reflektor will be a double album, with several songs exceeding the seven-minute mark, “refined” down from the band’s original collection of 50 to 60 tracks. According to Butler, the...
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Haiti and Mexico Mull Creation of Joint Chamber of Commerce

September 12, 2013
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Haiti and Mexico Mull Creation of Joint Chamber of Commerce

Above: signing of the framework agreement in Mexico By the Caribbean Journal staff A Haitian-Mexican chamber of commerce? That’s the idea put forth by Haiti Ambassador to Mexico Guy Lamothe, who is looking to increase trade ties between the two countries that straddle the Caribbean Sea. Lamothe attended a business conference in the Mexican...
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Arrival of the Prime Minister in France

September 12, 2013
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Arrival of the Prime Minister in France

On Tuesday, Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, accompanied by Senators Jocelerme Privert and Wencesclass Lambert, the National Authorising Officer Jean Edner Nelson and of General Coordinator of the Office of Management and Human Resources (OMRH) Uder Antoine arrived in France, for a 4-days working visit to Paris and Brussels. During his stay in Europe, the...
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FROM POOR PARISH PRIEST WITH $75.00 IN ROYAL BANK ACCOUNT TO $800,000,000 – THERE MUST BE A LESSON HERE

September 12, 2013
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FROM POOR PARISH PRIEST WITH $75.00 IN ROYAL BANK ACCOUNT  TO $800,000,000 – THERE MUST BE A LESSON HERE

Richest Politicians Sort by Date Mwai Kibaki Net Worth $50 Million Kenyan politician Mwai KIbaki has an estimated net worth of $50 million in 2012. He is known to be the third president of Kenya. He served the post from December 2002 to April 2013. Under the administration of the then president, Daniel … King Mswati...
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CRIMINAL SENATOR DESRAS – The President of the National Assembly, appeal for the population mobilization

September 11, 2013
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CRIMINAL SENATOR DESRAS – The President of the National Assembly, appeal for the population mobilization

Monday at the close of the second legislative session, Simon Dieuseul Desras, President of the National Assembly delivered a speech before 16 senators and 72 deputies. That speech traditionally dedicated to the assessment of the session was quite a charge against the Government, aimed at highlight only the negative aspects to...
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A glittering industrial park in Haiti falls short-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 10, 2013
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A glittering industrial park in Haiti falls short-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A cornerstone of post-earthquake ‘reconstruction€™’, the Caracol park is not living up to its backers’ lofty promises- aljazeera.com Factory workers sew garments at the Caracol Industrial Park complex. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presided over the $300 million park’s opening in 2012Swoan Parker/Reuters/Landov CARACOL, Haiti — The young men playing dominoes in this...
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The Fault Lines Blog Aug 21 Haiti in a Time of Cholera: Background Reading

September 9, 2013
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The Fault Lines Blog Aug 21 Haiti in a Time of Cholera: Background Reading

by Kristen Taylor Today at 5:30p ET, our new Fault Lines “Haiti in the Time of Cholera” airs on Al Jazeera America. This episode, correspondent Sebastian Walker travels to Haiti and to the UN headquarters in New York to ask questions of accountability of Haiti’s Cholera epidemic.Here’s some background reading for the episode airs,...
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In The Works Aug 13 Slideshow: Go behind the scenes with America Tonight in Haiti

September 8, 2013
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In The Works Aug 13 Slideshow: Go behind the scenes with America Tonight in Haiti

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The Fault Lines Blog Aug 21 Haiti, The UN and Cholera: A Timeline

September 8, 2013
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The Fault Lines Blog Aug 21 Haiti, The UN and Cholera: A Timeline

January 12, 2010 — January 24, 2010 A Catastrophic 7.0Mw Earthquake Hits Haiti On Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 16:53 local time, a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake shook Haiti. The earthquake had an epicenter near the town of Léogâne (Ouest Department), approximately 25 km (16 miles) west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital. By January...
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Soledad O’Brien interviews ex-Haitian dictator ‘Baby Doc’-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 8, 2013
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Soledad O’Brien interviews ex-Haitian dictator ‘Baby Doc’-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti is still struggling to recover from the effects of its catastrophic 2010 earthquake, but it’s also grappling with the presence of Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier, a former dictator who returned from exile in 2011. Special Correspondent Soledad O’Brien caught up with the elusive former president, who faces corruption charges and is trying to...
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DUVALIER REPRESENTATIVE ED MARGER’S LETTER TO IRA KURZBAN- In Regards to Duvalier 6 Million Dollars-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 8, 2013
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DUVALIER REPRESENTATIVE ED MARGER’S LETTER TO IRA KURZBAN- In Regards to Duvalier 6 Million Dollars-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Originally posted 2011 DUVALIER  REPRESENTATIVE  ED MARGER SENDS LETTER TO IRA KURZBAN REGARDING THE $6,100,000 IN SWITZERLAND. CLICK HERE FOR PDF FILE SHOWING LETTER WITH SIGNATURES.. CLICK THIS LINK HERE FOR ORIGINAL Letter to Ira Kurzban PDF FILE REQUIRES LINK TO BE CLICKED AGAIN ONCE SECOND PAGE OPENS ____________________________________________________________________ COMMENT: HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG Here it is,...
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Martelly reconstitue l’armée en catimini

September 8, 2013
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Martelly reconstitue l’armée en catimini

Le Nouvelliste | Publile :05 septembre 2013 Robenson Geffrard, rgeffrard@lenouvelliste.com Une promesse de campagne qui commence à prendre corps. Après 10 mois de formation aux écoles Eloy Alfaro et los Vencedores del CENEPA de l’Equateur, 41 nouveaux officiers-ingénieurs et soldats-techniciens haïtiens sont de retour au pays. Ils seront cantonnés à la Petite-Rivière de l’Artibonite. C’est le...
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Economic Zone Petrocaribe

September 8, 2013
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Economic Zone Petrocaribe

The meeting, which began on Friday with a tribute to the founder of the organization, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-9388-haiti-politic-pierre-richard-casimir-pays-tribute-to-hugo-chavez.html also discussed tourism, transport, trade and agriculture in the region. The economic zone will not only “a commercial exchange, but the complementarity and coordination of our production,” declared Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Rafael...
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Doctor known for work in Haiti branches off in Guyana

September 8, 2013
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Doctor known for work in Haiti branches off in Guyana

by Barbara Miller Staff Writer bmiller@observer-reporter.com A gaudy vendor festooned with hundreds of strands of beads around his arms, shoulders and neck drew the eye of a visitor departing Haiti by way of the Port-au-Prince airport. The beads – dyed magenta, aqua, purple, white and olive green, randomly strung – were some sort of...
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La reconstruction? Beaucoup de patience..

September 8, 2013
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La reconstruction? Beaucoup de patience..

Le Nouvelliste Pierre-Raymond Dumas Après le président Préval, après le séisme du 12 janvier 2010, une date de sinistre mémoire dans notre histoire, les Blancs et nos compatriotes ont spéculé sur du rien mais aussi sur tout, avec une ferveur plus que délirante – j’allais dire “démoniaque”, faute de résultats ultérieurs. A grand renfort...
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MCJM balise l’arrivée de fonds chinois en Haïti

September 7, 2013
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MCJM balise l’arrivée de fonds chinois en Haïti

MCJM balise l’arrivée de fonds chinois en Haïti Le Nouvelliste | Publi le :06 septembre 2013 Roberson Alphonse Sur les cinq ans à venir, la Chine investira 500 milliards de dollars en Amérique latine et dans les Caraïbes. Marie Carmelle Jean Marie (MCJM), à une réunion de Think Thank en Chine, attire l’attention sur les potentiels...
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Exposition Culturelle du Conseil des Ministres de PetroCaribe

September 7, 2013
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Exposition Culturelle du Conseil des Ministres de PetroCaribe

Salutations entre le Président de la République, S.E.M. Michel Joseph Martelly et Monsieur Rafael Ramirez, Président du Conseil des Ministres du PetroCaribe Salutations entre le Président de la République, S.E.M. Michel Joseph Martelly et Monsieur Rafael Ramirez, Président du Conseil des Ministres du PetroCaribe Intenvention du chef de l’Etat Le Président du Conseil des...
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