Archive for February, 2014

Twenty Six Haitian-American Elected Officials Call on the State Department, the UN, OAS, CARICOM, IADB, IMF and World Bank to Act Immediately on the Dominican Republic

February 28, 2014
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Twenty Six Haitian-American Elected Officials Call on the State Department, the UN, OAS, CARICOM, IADB, IMF and World Bank to Act Immediately on the Dominican Republic

Honorable Joseph Champagne, Mayor of South Toms River, New Jersey The National Haitian American Elected Officials Network (NHAEON) strongly condemns the Dominican Republic court ruling (Sentencia 168-13) which renders stateless thousands of Dominicans, mainly of Haitian and Caribbean origin. Media Contact: Joseph Makhandal Champagne, Jr., Esq., Chair                        Tel: 732-240-0030 and email: nhaeon.chairman@gmail.com...
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How computer-generated fake papers are flooding academia

February 28, 2014
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How computer-generated fake papers are flooding academia

More and more academic papers that are essentially gobbledegook are being written by computer programs – and accepted at conferences. ‘I’ve written five PhDs on Heidegger just this afternoon. What next?’ Photograph: Blutgruppe SEE THIS FAKE PAPER GENERATOR SITE HERE Like all the best hoaxes, there was a serious point to be made. Three...
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New Haiti Marriott to Top Off Construction “Soon” in Port-au-Prince -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 28, 2014
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New Haiti Marriott to Top Off Construction “Soon” in Port-au-Prince -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Above: a rendering of the Haiti Marriott By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Digicel-developed Marriott hotel in Haiti will soon be topping off construction, the company announced this week. Topping off is the ceremonial last placement of a beam at the top of a building. The project is slated to open in February...
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5 arrested in slaying of Haiti activist and his wife

February 28, 2014
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5 arrested in slaying of Haiti activist and his wife

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The Haitian national police have arrested five people in connection with the daylight slaying of a human rights activist and his wife. Police spokesman Gary Desrosiers tells Radio Television Caraibes Wednesday that those arrested include three men who carried out the killing on motorcycles. Two others were also implicated. Police say...
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Le Premier ministre appelle à la sérénité à l’occasion des festivités carnavalesques.

February 28, 2014
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Le Premier ministre appelle à la sérénité à l’occasion des festivités carnavalesques.

Le Premier ministre, S.E.M. Laurent Lamothe, lance un appel à la sérénité et à la solidarité à l’occasion des festivités carnavalesques qui se dérouleront aux Gonaïves les 2, 3 et 4 mars 2014, sur le thème : « Tèt kole pou Ayiti pi djanm ». Le Chef du gouvernement croit que ces manifestations culturelles...
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Haiti must end its de facto moratorium on democracy-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 27, 2014
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Haiti must end its de facto moratorium on democracy-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Editorial Board Washington Post NEARLY THREE years into his term, Haitian President Michel Martelly has yet to hold parliamentary or local elections. Endless negotiations with a fractured political opposition amid an atmosphere of mutual suspicion and recrimination have produced tentative progress, for which Mr. Martelly was rewarded with an Oval Office meeting with...
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Dominican President Medina hints at legal help for Haitians

February 27, 2014
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Dominican President Medina hints at legal help for Haitians

Miami Herald: J Charles Haitians continue to call for a boycott of the Dominican Republic even as President Danilo Medina told Dominican lawmakers that he plans to present a naturalization law in the coming days. Dominican President Danilo Medina said Thursday he plans to present a bill to his country’s leaders to address thousands...
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The Damage That Good Can Inflict ‘Fatal Assistance,’ About Relief Efforts in Haiti

February 27, 2014
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The Damage That Good Can Inflict  ‘Fatal Assistance,’ About Relief Efforts in Haiti

By MANOHLA DARGISFEB. 27, 2014 Photo Graves near Port-au-Prince after Haiti’s 2010 earthquake, from “Fatal Assistance,” a documentary by Raoul Peck. Credit Velvet Film Good intentions and billions of promised dollars only go so far. That, certainly, is one of the sobering truths in “Fatal Assistance,” a potent, persuasive and quietly furious documentary that...
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Petit miracle à Rome, Martelly et Desras se parlent

February 27, 2014
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Petit miracle à Rome, Martelly et Desras se parlent

Président Martelly et le pape François Dans une restitution de la rencontre faite pour les journalistes, qui n’ont pu assister qu’à la partie protocolaire, très cordiale par ailleurs, ponctuée de sourires et d’échange de cadeaux, de la visite présidentielle au Saint-Père, le président Martelly a déclaré que « la politique, l’Eglise, Haïti et une...
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A foot injury? Give me your machete!

February 27, 2014
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A foot injury? Give me your machete!

By Mark Plotkin CNN Editor’s note: Dr. Mark Plotkin is president of Amazon Conservation Team, a nonprofit organization that partners with indigenous people of South America to preserve their cultures and protect the Amazon rainforests. This is one in a series of columns CNN Opinion is publishing in association with the Skoll World Forum...
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Haiti protesters rally to mark ouster of ex-leader-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 27, 2014
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Haiti protesters rally to mark ouster of ex-leader-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Supporters of former two-time President Jean-Bertrand Aristide rallied in the Haitian capital on Thursday to mark the 10th anniversary of his second ouster. The crowd reached about 2,000 people as it passed through the Port-au-Prince shantytowns where Aristide still enjoys a following. The protesters denounced what they described as widespread...
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T-VICE SKANDAL Kanaval 2014 OFFICIAL VIDEO

February 27, 2014
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T-VICE SKANDAL Kanaval 2014 OFFICIAL VIDEO


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SOMEONE FINALLY DISCOVERED A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE THAT MOISE JEAN CHARLES UNDERSTANDS AND HAS USED – HIMSELF. SOMEONE FINALLY BEAT THE CRAP OUT OF THIS CRIMINAL!

February 27, 2014
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SOMEONE FINALLY DISCOVERED A UNIVERSAL  LANGUAGE THAT MOISE JEAN CHARLES UNDERSTANDS AND HAS USED – HIMSELF. SOMEONE FINALLY BEAT THE CRAP OUT OF THIS CRIMINAL!


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Haiti’s Android tablet maker Surtab to crank up production

February 27, 2014
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Haiti’s Android tablet maker Surtab to crank up production

With an initial production run of 4,000 tablets already sold, Surtab plans to increase its output to 7,000 a month. Rashmee Roshan Lall in Port-au-Prince theguardian.com Haitian workers assemble tablet computers at Surtab’s facilities in Port-au-Prince. Photograph: Surtab The stark and sterile white room in an industrial park in Port-au-Prince is a world away...
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Arcade Fire in Haiti: ‘I feel like it makes sense of me’

February 26, 2014
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Arcade Fire in Haiti: ‘I feel like it makes sense of me’

In Haiti, Arcade Fire aren’t headliners. Not that it matters to Win Butler and Regine Chassagne, for whom it’s a kind of homecoming. The Guardian.com Rhythm kings … Arcade Fire on stage in London last year Where would Arcade Fire be without the woo-hoos and dense rhythms that characterise many of their best songs?...
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Measles back again in US, experts call for vaccination

February 26, 2014
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Measles back again in US, experts call for vaccination

Measles are back again in America with two highly contagious cases popping up in the Bay State from Trader Joe’s and a sushi bar in Framingham. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an average of about 60 people in the United States contract measles every year. These people are mostly exposed...
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The tiny houses costing only $5,000 that are playing their small part to help solve homelessness

February 26, 2014
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The tiny houses costing only $5,000 that are playing their small part to help solve homelessness

They have traditionally attracted those planning on downsizing or looking to simplify their lives for financial or environmental reasons. But there is now another group of people benefiting from the growing small-dwelling movement – the homeless. Efforts to construct the compact buildings are growing across the U.S. because they are cheaper than a traditional...
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Mardi Gras celebrations are underway in Haiti, with a surprise band from Canada

February 25, 2014
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Mardi Gras celebrations are underway in Haiti, with a surprise band from Canada

PRI.ORG Popular Haitian musicians performed on Jacmel’s Carnival concert stage this past weekend in Jacmel, Haiti. Also there was Régine Chassagne and Win Butler. They’re the power couple behind Montreal alt-rock band Arcade Fire. Chassagne says they were basically there to have fun. “Ha! I don’t know where we fit in. We’re just celebrating,...
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Haiti gears up for pre-lent festivities

February 25, 2014
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Global leaders call on Haiti’s feuding factions to salvage talks, elections

February 25, 2014
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Global leaders call on Haiti’s feuding factions to salvage talks, elections

By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com A high-level delegation of former presidents from around the globe ended a three-day mission to Haiti on Friday, calling on the country’s bickering political factions to sign an accord to salvage the long overdue elections that Haitian President Michel Martelly promised would take place this year. Cassam Uteem, head of...
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Democratic Party arm criticized in Haiti project for spending on big foreign salaries and Washington office overhead

February 25, 2014
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Democratic Party arm criticized in Haiti project for spending on big foreign salaries and Washington office overhead

George Russell-Fox News An arm of the Democratic Party chaired by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, that aims to support democracy in foreign countries, has been sharply criticized by an important donor for spending nearly 40 percent of the budget of a project in disaster-battered Haiti on foreign salaries and Washington office overhead,...
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OAS Insider Details Proposed Coup Against Haiti’s Preval and Cholera’s ‘Genocide by Negligence’-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 25, 2014
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OAS Insider Details Proposed Coup Against Haiti’s Preval and Cholera’s ‘Genocide by Negligence’-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

In a new book, International Crossroads and Failures in Haiti, Brazilian professor Ricardo Seitenfus, former Organization of American States (OAS) Ambassador to Haiti, details international meddling in Haiti’s 2010 elections, discussions by a “core group” of a coup to force then-President René Préval from office, and ballot box tinkering that guaranteed candidate Jude Celestin...
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Auto-Route Delmas-Nazon aprè leur tout travay yo fini

February 25, 2014
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Auto-Route Delmas-Nazon aprè leur tout travay yo fini

A la bel bagay ki pral fet nan peyian’nm . Woy !woy! woy ! Aibobo…..Aibobo…..Aibobo…. pou dirijan peyian’nm. ke Bondye beni nou pou bel plan travay ke nou pral realize nan peyian’nm . Auto-Route Delmas-Nazon aprè leur tout travay yo fini. Eske lòt yo te ka fè sa. Viv Martelly! Viv gouvènman chanjman tèt...
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VIDEO DE LA RENCONTRE ENTRE LE PAPE FRANCOIS ET LE PRESIDENT MARTELLY ACCOMPAGNEE DE SA DELEGATION

February 25, 2014
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VIDEO DE LA RENCONTRE ENTRE LE PAPE FRANCOIS ET LE PRESIDENT MARTELLY ACCOMPAGNEE DE SA DELEGATION


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L’ex-Premier ministre britannique, Tony Blair visite Haïti

February 25, 2014
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L’ex-Premier ministre britannique, Tony Blair visite Haïti

L‘ancien Premier ministre britannique, M. Tony Blair visitera Haïti, ce mardi 25 février 2014, dans le cadre d’une rencontre de travail avec le chef du Gouvernement haïtien, S.E.M. Laurent Lamothe. Ce sera l’occasion pour M. Blair de constater les progrès réalisés en Haïti, 4 ans après le tremblement de terre du 12 janvier 2010....
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Note du Réseau National de Défense des Droits Humais (RNDDH)

February 24, 2014
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Note du Réseau National de Défense des Droits Humais (RNDDH)

MASSACRE DE LA SCIERIE : LE RNDDH SOUHAITE LA REPRISE, AU PLUS VITE, DU DOSSIER ARREST ARISTIDE AND PREVAL Publié par haiti-refondation-org Le Réseau National de Défense des Droits Humais (RNDDH) rappelle qu’au début du mois de février 2004, le Pouvoir lavalas avait exercé une action punitive au quartier deLa Scierie à Saint-Marc (bastion de...
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Réception offerte par l’Ambassade d’Haïti près le Saint-Siège sous le haut patronage de Son Excellence Monsieur Michel Joseph Martelly, Président de la République en l’honneur de Son Eminence, le Cardinal Chibly LANGLOIS

February 24, 2014
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Réception offerte par l’Ambassade d’Haïti près le Saint-Siège sous le haut patronage de Son Excellence Monsieur Michel Joseph Martelly, Président de la République en l’honneur de Son Eminence, le Cardinal Chibly LANGLOIS


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Ile-à-Vache 21 février. Dialogue avec la population. Visite du Premier Ministre Laurent Lamothe

February 24, 2014
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Ile-à-Vache 21 février. Dialogue avec la population. Visite du Premier Ministre Laurent Lamothe


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Deforestation Serious Problem

February 23, 2014
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Deforestation Serious Problem

Deforestation is one of many issues that plague the world’s environment today. Some potential environmental problems, such as climate change, are difficult to evaluate. Vanishing forests are something that can be readily observed. Perhaps this is what makes deforestation such a disturbing and serious problem. Forests, particularly tropical rainforests, are hot spots in terms...
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NOTRE PREMIER CARDINAL CHIBLY LANGLOIS

February 23, 2014
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NOTRE PREMIER CARDINAL CHIBLY LANGLOIS


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