Archive for October, 2014

LA QUESTION LAMOTHE

October 28, 2014
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LA QUESTION LAMOTHE

Le PREMIER MINISTRE LAURENT SALVADOR LAMOTHE pose problème a l`opposition et a ses secteurs affilies. Pourquoi ? Que lui reproche-on ? D`être proche du Président MICHEL J.MARTELLY qui apprécie à sa juste valeur son dévouement a la gestion de la República ? C`est certain. D`être, au terme du mandat de MARTELLY, son éventuel dauphin désigne ? Cela se dit. Cela se répète. Sans...
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Chilean Supreme court orders halt to mine-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 9, 2014
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Chilean Supreme court orders halt to mine-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

In 2012 US Geological Survey statistics ranked Chile fourth in the world for untapped gold reserves, after Russia and ahead of the United States. Chile’s supreme court has halted the development of a gold and copper mine owned by the Canadian conglomerate, Goldcorp, until indigenous communities are consulted. The court upheld an appeal filed...
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From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

October 7, 2014
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From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

By Lorena Arroyo BBC Mundo The use of eco toilets not only is preventing diseases by improving sanitation but it could also help the country’s food security in the long term, too Human excrement spread by poor sanitation was to blame for over 9,000 cholera deaths in Haiti, but now, thanks to a simple...
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Cher Canadien,

October 7, 2014
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Cher Canadien,

Vous recevez ce message parce que vous vous êtes inscrits auprès du MAECD à l’aide du système d’inscription des Canadiens à l’étranger. Nous vous saurions gré de bien vouloir faire part de l’information suivante à tous les citoyens canadiens se trouvant dans votre région. Des manifestations anti-gouvernementales ont lieu à Petit-Goâve. La situation à...
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Brazil election: Polls close in presidential race

October 5, 2014
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Brazil election: Polls close in presidential race

More than 142 million Brazilians have voted in the country’s presidential election, following a dramatic election campaign. Early on, incumbent Dilma Rousseff had been expected to win outright. However, the death of one of the main candidates and the popularity of his replacement, environmentalist Marina Silva, means the vote is now likely go to...
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DUVALIER – EULOGY

October 5, 2014
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DUVALIER – EULOGY

October 5, 2014 Yesterday, Haiti lost a friend with the departure of Jean-Claude Duvalier. His death has brought on a flood of news articles that draw on a flawed image of the Haitian President. These draw from a massive history of propaganda against his term  as president. With this in mind, I will offer...
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Haiti bans its citizens from UN mission against Ebola

October 4, 2014
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Haiti bans its citizens from UN mission against Ebola

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haitian volunteers have been banned from departing for African countries hit by the Ebola virus, the government said on Friday, citing other diseases that have devastated the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. A statement signed by the Ministers of Health, Interior and Defense was released after news appeared on social...
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Congresswoman Waters supports the rights of peaceful demonstrators-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 4, 2014
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Congresswoman Waters supports the rights of peaceful demonstrators-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Thursday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, expressing concern about the potential for political instability and violence in Haiti. The letter urges him to use his influence to encourage the Government of Haiti to respect the rights of Haitian citizens to peaceably assemble and express...
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DUVALIER IS DEAD

October 4, 2014
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DUVALIER IS DEAD

October 4, 2014 Jean-Claude Duvalier has died. Haiti has lost a true friend in the passing of ex-President  Duvalier. We will report more later.
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L’ancien dictateur d’Haïti Jean-Claude Duvalier est mort

October 4, 2014
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L’ancien dictateur d’Haïti Jean-Claude Duvalier est mort

Le Monde.fr avec AFP | 04.10.2014 à 18h07 • Mis à jour le 04.10.2014 à 18h39 Jean-Claude Duvalier, ex-« président à vie » au pouvoir à Haïti entre 1971 et 1986, est mort samedi 4 octobre d’une crise cardiaque à l’âge de 63 ans, ont annoncé les autorités haïtiennes. Surnommé « Bébé Doc »,...
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Aids: Origin of pandemic ‘was 1920s Kinshasa’

October 3, 2014
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Aids: Origin of pandemic ‘was 1920s Kinshasa’

By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website Kinshasa, pictured in 1955, was at the centre of the pandemic, scientists say The origin of the Aids pandemic has been traced to the 1920s in the city of Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists say. An international team of scientists...
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Haiti on the Big Screen. Filmmakers Rachelle Salnave and Rachèle Magloire

October 1, 2014
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Haiti on the Big Screen. Filmmakers Rachelle Salnave and Rachèle Magloire

Ayiti Images – promoting Haiti on the Screen beginning with DEPORTED Help us make a difference in our community through film. SUPPORT HAITIAN FILMMAKERS. Launching the series beginning on Wed. Oct. 1st is a documentary film executive- produced by Raoul Peck entitled Deported. Directed by Rachèle Magloire and Chantal Regnault, this film gives voice...
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Large crowds mark 1991 coup anniversary in Haiti-Added COMMNENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 1, 2014
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Large crowds mark 1991 coup anniversary in Haiti-Added COMMNENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A large crowd of supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched Tuesday through the capital on the anniversary of a 1991 military coup that ousted the country’s first democratically elected leader. Thousands of supporters tried to march from the church where Aristide led services as a Catholic priest to...
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Mosquito Virus That Walloped Caribbean Spreads in U.S.

October 1, 2014
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Mosquito Virus That Walloped Caribbean Spreads in U.S.

By Kelly Gilblom A mosquito-borne virus that can cause debilitating joint pain lasting for years has spread to the continental U.S. after infecting hundreds of thousands of people in the Caribbean and Central America. The virus is called Chikungunya, an African name meaning “to become contorted.” While the illness, first identified in Tanzania in...
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