Archive for October, 2013

Brazil to export low-cost measles and rubella vaccine

October 31, 2013
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Brazil to export low-cost measles and rubella vaccine

The vaccine will be the first produced exclusively for export by Brazil Brazil has announced plans to produce a low-cost measles and rubella vaccine for export to developing countries. By 2017, 30 million doses a year are to be supplied mainly to African but also to Asian and Latin American nations. The Oswaldo Cruz...
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Haiti, the forgotten victim of Sandy

October 30, 2013
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Haiti, the forgotten victim of Sandy

by Ehab Zahriyeh @EhabZ October 29, 2013 12:02PM ET Despite progress, Haitians and donors face fatigue in addressing the Caribbean island’s humanitarian crisis A Haitian woman sells goods in an area of pollution on May 28, 2013 near an open air market outside of Port au Prince.Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images Before Superstorm Sandy made its...
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Farmers to Feed the Hungry

October 30, 2013
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Farmers to Feed the Hungry

By Mission of Hope, Haiti Published: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 – 10:36 am PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct. 29, 2013 — Innovative Initiative Creates Sustainable Economy PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Mission of Hope (MOH) in Haiti announced the first large-scale packaging of commodities purchased from Haitian farmers to feed children in local schools...
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Arcade Fire’s Reflektor: Let The Light In On their daring double album, Arcade Fire re-invents rock from the roots up, in Bigger Than The Sound

October 30, 2013
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Arcade Fire’s Reflektor: Let The Light In On their daring double album, Arcade Fire re-invents rock from the roots up, in Bigger Than The Sound

Win Butler seems like a guy who thinks about music. I say that based on what I know about him (admittedly, very little), though it’s not a stretch to imagine him ranking bands, debating the merits of albums — or, in headier moments, sides of albums — defending the strengths of guys like Roy...
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DIVIDE AND CONQUER!!! CHERYL MILLS ATTEMPTS TO MURDER HAITI BY PLAYING ONE SIDE AGAINST THE OTHER IN A DANCE OF DEATH – MAKING PROMISES TO EACH SIDE SHE KNOWS WILL NEVER BE KEPT.

October 30, 2013
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DIVIDE AND CONQUER!!! CHERYL MILLS ATTEMPTS TO MURDER HAITI BY PLAYING ONE SIDE AGAINST THE OTHER IN A DANCE OF DEATH – MAKING PROMISES TO EACH SIDE SHE KNOWS WILL NEVER BE KEPT.

October 30, 2013 VICE-PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN PHONES MARTELLY AND ATTEMPTS TO FORCE IMPOSSIBLE ELECTION SCHEDULE ON HAITI WHEN CANADIAN AND AMERICAN EMBASSIES ALREADY ACCEPT REALITY OF NOVEMBER 2014 ELECTION. EXISTING SITUATION SO DYSFUNCTIONAL THAT ANY ELECTION NOW WILL BE A FARCE. BIDEN COMMENTS FOLLOWED BY CHERYL MILLS – HILLARY CLINTON’S HATCHET MAN – VISIT...
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Arcade Fire pays tribute to Haiti on new album

October 27, 2013
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Arcade Fire pays tribute to Haiti on new album

By JENNIFER KAY The Associated Press Win Butler, right, and his wife and bandmate Regine Chassagne, left, of Arcade Fire, perform Oct. 24, 2013 at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Arcade Fire’s new album “Reflektor” comes out next week. The Thursday night show at the Little Haiti Cultural Center was the second...
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Haitian garment plants accused of cheating workers

October 26, 2013
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Haitian garment plants accused of cheating workers

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A labor rights group is accusing clothing manufacturers in Haiti of frequently cheating workers out of their meager wages. The U.S.-based Worker Rights Consortium says in a report that workers receive an average of 32 percent less than what they should. It says the practice is “both widespread and severe”...
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A handful of militants violently demonstrate in Haiti after activist’s arrest

October 26, 2013
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A handful of militants violently demonstrate in Haiti after activist’s arrest

HCNN, Oct. 23, 2013 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — A handful of opposition militants violently demonstrated Wednesday in Haiti’s capital to protest the arrest of lawyer and opposition activist, Andre Michel, accused of involvement in the killing of a law student in the Caribbean country’s capital over three years ago. The protesters threw stones at...
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Washington calls Haiti’s Parliament singularly unproductive

October 26, 2013
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Washington calls Haiti’s Parliament singularly unproductive

HCNN, Oct. 24, 2013 By Joe Colas PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — The United-States government has called on Haitian lawmakers to pass a number of key laws likely to facilitate development goals in Haiti, calling the Caribbean country’s current legislature singularly unproductive. The special Coordinator for Haiti at the State Department, Thomas C. Adams, said...
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PRESIDENT MARTELLY NEEDS TO REFRESH TEAM OF CLOSE ADVISORS AND ELIMINATE A FEW WHO ACT AS THOUGH THEY WANT TO EMBARRASS OR DESTROY HIS EFFORTS.

October 26, 2013
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PRESIDENT MARTELLY NEEDS TO REFRESH TEAM OF CLOSE ADVISORS AND ELIMINATE A FEW WHO ACT AS THOUGH THEY WANT TO EMBARRASS OR DESTROY HIS EFFORTS.

For example, the recent Port Salut fiasco, when President Michel Martelly stayed in the hotel owned by Daniel Evinx would have been avoided had – we are told – Thierry Mayard Paul – not insisted the stay was all right – after other Martelly advisors had said it was not a good idea. The...
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Haiti arrested activist wanted for murder taken to Parliament for refuge -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 26, 2013
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Haiti arrested activist wanted for murder taken to Parliament for refuge -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti arrested activist wanted for murder taken to Parliament for refuge Wed, 10/23/2013 – 17:55 Editor HCNN Language English Caption: Andre Michel HCNN, Oct. 23, 2013 By Joe Colas PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — Haiti’s Parliament leaders and lawyers escaped on Wednesday from the prosecutor’s office with an arrested activist, Andre Michel, who is the...
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Survivors of capsized Haitian migrant smuggling boat charged with murder

October 26, 2013
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Survivors of capsized Haitian migrant smuggling boat charged with murder

FILE–Coast Guard examine a boat that capsized just southeast of Government Cut Oct. 16, 2013. A Bahamian boat captain and crewman are being charged with causing the deaths of four Haitian women who drowned after their overcrowded smuggling boat capsized in waters off Miami. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com...
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Today, in a first for Haiti, one group of farmers sponsored food aid for another group of farmers in need.

October 25, 2013
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Today, in a first for Haiti, one group of farmers sponsored food aid for another group of farmers in need.

Jean-Robert Castin, representing farmers in Gonaives, giving rice, beans and cooking oil to Ametide Estimable, a farmer in Terre des Nègres. Today, in a first for Haiti, one group of farmers sponsored food aid for another group of farmers in need. In July, community leaders from the small and remote farming community of Terre...
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Aristide consulte son hougan

October 24, 2013
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Aristide consulte son hougan

A l’encontre de son pouvoir!: Aristide et son hougan Aristide consulte son hougan. Le hougan très concentré, ferme les yeux et lui dit: “Je vous vois passer sur le boulevard Jean-Jacques Dessalines dans une voiture decapotable, le toit ouvert, le peuple en liesse .. Aristide sourit et lui demande: “Alors la foule est heureuse?”...
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Attorney in Haiti who brought government corruption cases detained-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 23, 2013
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Attorney in Haiti who brought government corruption cases detained-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haitian lawmakers and reporters say police have detained a prominent attorney who has brought corruption cases against the government. Senate President Simon Dieuseul Desras is calling for an emergency session of legislators to discuss the arrest of Andre Michel. Reporters for privately owned Radio Caribe say they witnessed police officers detaining...
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Haitian Cholera Strain Spreads To Mainland With Mexico Outbreak

October 23, 2013
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Haitian Cholera Strain Spreads To Mainland With Mexico Outbreak

byRichard Knox- Morning Edition October 23, 2013 3:12 AM A nurse treats a cholera patient in the Dominican Republic on Aug. 27, at the Juan Pablo Pina Hospital in San Cristobal. Health officials say that the strain of cholera circulating in the Dominican Republic — the same one that first appeared in Haiti three...
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Architects unveil plan for Haitian cathedral ‘Iconic symbol’ would reflect hope for resurrected church, nation

October 23, 2013
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Architects unveil plan for Haitian cathedral ‘Iconic symbol’ would reflect hope for resurrected church, nation

The new Episcopal Church cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti would make a strong statement of hope on a busy corner in the country’s capital, which is still recovering from the 2010 earthquake. Artist rendering: Kerns Group Architects The architects of a dramatic new cathedral for Haiti unveiled their design...
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TROPIC FM REPORTS ARREST OF SOMEONE FROM IMMIGRATION ARRESTED BY FOREIGN AUTHORITY AT A CUSTOMS/ IMMIGRATION ENTRANCE FACILITY IN POSSESSION OF $3,000,000 IN CASH.

October 23, 2013
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TROPIC FM REPORTS ARREST OF SOMEONE FROM IMMIGRATION ARRESTED BY FOREIGN AUTHORITY AT A CUSTOMS/ IMMIGRATION ENTRANCE FACILITY IN POSSESSION OF $3,000,000 IN CASH.

HARD TO BELIEVE!! IT SHOULD BE REMEMBERED THAT $1,000,000 IN $100 BILLS WEIGHS 23 POUNDS…. THAT’S 69 POUNDS OF $100 BILLS PLUS THE WEIGHT OF LUGGAGE. WHAT DOES INTERIOR MINISTER DAVID BAZILE HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THIS. REPORTS CLAIM ARRESTED PERSON SAID MONEY WAS FOR PURCHASE OF IMMIGRATION MATERIAL. WHAT HAPPENED TO CHECKS AND...
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HAITIAN HOTELIERS FORGET THE MAXIM – LOCATION! – LOCATION! – LOCATION! WHEN BUILDING IN HAITI. INSTEAD, THE BUILD IN SEMI-SLUM AREAS WHERE GUESTS WILL HAVE NO ATTRACTIONS – MONEY LAUNDERING OR A TAX DODGE FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS OF NO USE TO HAITI OR HAITIANS-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 22, 2013
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HAITIAN HOTELIERS FORGET THE MAXIM – LOCATION! – LOCATION! – LOCATION! WHEN BUILDING IN HAITI. INSTEAD, THE BUILD IN SEMI-SLUM AREAS WHERE GUESTS WILL HAVE NO ATTRACTIONS – MONEY LAUNDERING OR A TAX DODGE FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS OF NO USE TO HAITI OR HAITIANS-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Above: the soon-to-open NH El Rancho By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti currently has five hotels and 644 rooms in its active hotel development pipeline, according to data from STR. The country recently saw the opening of two major hotels in the last year, including the 109-room Best Western and the 128-room Royal Oasis,...
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