Archive for February, 2015

UN Cholera Plan for Haiti Must Choose Justice Over Charity

February 28, 2015
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UN Cholera Plan for Haiti Must Choose Justice Over Charity

Graffiti on the street in Petionville, Haiti. Photo by Ben Depp, used by permission. In a recent article, Pedro Medrano Rojas, the UN Senior Coordinator for Cholera Response in Haiti, called on the international community to change course on its “historic lack of attention to water and sanitation” in Haiti by increasing support for...
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Why tourists are returning to this misunderstood country

February 28, 2015
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Why tourists are returning to this misunderstood country

Battered by political and geological instability, Haiti is more than just a grim history of trouble, as Caroline Eden discovered By: Caroline Eden Rain lashed the tropical forest and thundered off the cobblestone track. A group of four of us had been embroiled in an animated discussion with a posse of local horsemen for...
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Démagogie de la Société civile haïtienne sur la pendaison en République Dominicaine.- (Texte de Cyrus Sibert)

February 28, 2015
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Démagogie de la Société civile haïtienne sur la pendaison en République Dominicaine.- (Texte de Cyrus Sibert)

Les leaders de la société civile d’Haiti qui aujourd’hui cherchent à refaire leur image dans le dossier de la pendaison d’un ressortissant haïtien en République Dominicaine ont toujours été contre tout projet de refondation d’une Armée Nationale, prétextant que les FADH (Forces Armées d’Haiti) est à la base des coups d’Etat en Haïti. Associés...
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Haiti – Exercise a high degree of caution

February 28, 2015
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Security The decision to travel is your responsibility. You are also responsible for your personal safety abroad. The Government of Canada takes the safety and security of Canadians abroad very seriously and provides credible and timely information in its Travel Advice. In the event of a crisis situation that requires evacuation, the Government of...
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State Department acknowledges issue with Clinton Foundation donation

February 27, 2015
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State Department acknowledges issue with Clinton Foundation donation

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) speaks as former U.S. President Bill Clinton looks on during the opening plenary session of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), on Sept. 22, 2014 in New York City. Photo by John Moore/Getty By Alex Seitz-Wald The State Department acknowledged Thursday that the Clinton Foundation failed to...
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Inauguration of Marriot Hotel / Demain 25 février 2015, ouverture officielle de l’hôtel Marriott en Haïti

February 26, 2015
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Inauguration of Marriot Hotel / Demain 25 février 2015, ouverture officielle de l’hôtel Marriott en Haïti

February 24, 2015 Former Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe flys into Haiti for the inaguration of Denis O’Brien’s Marriot Hotel. Also included in the ceremony will be additional dignitaries , including Former President Bill Clinton, Sean Penn, and others. President Clinton is in Haiti with a team of international investors to survey potential projects. Since...
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Les fonds PetroCaribe ont permis la réalisation de 234 projets

February 26, 2015
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Les fonds PetroCaribe ont permis la réalisation de 234 projets

Les fonds PetroCaribe ont permis la réalisation de 234 projets d’investissement de grande envergure de 2011 à date, dans plus de 11 secteurs vitaux de la vie nationale.
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LAMOTHE RETURNS TO HAITI FOR INNAGURATION OF MARRIOT HOTEL

February 24, 2015
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LAMOTHE RETURNS TO HAITI FOR INNAGURATION OF MARRIOT HOTEL

February 24, 2015 Former Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe flys into Haiti for the inaguration of Denis O’Brien’s Marriot Hotel. Also included in the ceremony will be additional dignitaries , including Former President Bill Clinton, Sean Penn, and others. President Clinton is in Haiti with a team of international investors to survey potential projects. Since...
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Haiti holds official funeral for victims of Carnival tragedy

February 21, 2015
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Haiti holds official funeral for victims of Carnival tragedy

BY AMELIE BARON (Reuters) – Haiti’s president and prime minister attended a rare official funeral on Saturday for the victims of a Carnival stampede that killed 17 people earlier this week, accompanying relatives of the dead and hundreds of other mourners at the open air ceremony on a main city avenue. A red and...
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Venezuela arrests opposition mayor accused of coup plot

February 20, 2015
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Venezuela arrests opposition mayor accused of coup plot

BY BRIAN ELLSWORTH Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma talks during a hearing at the Brazilian Senate Foreign Relations Commission at the National Congress in Brasilia, Brazil October 27, 2009. CREDIT: REUTERS/ROBERTO JAYME (Reuters) – Venezuelan arrested opposition leader and Caracas metropolitan mayor Antonio Ledezma on Thursday in a move the government said was needed to...
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PHILIPPE CINEAS , SECRETARY GENERAL TRAVEAUX PUBLIC ACCUSED OF RESPONSIBILITY IN CARNIVAL DISASTER.-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 17, 2015
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PHILIPPE CINEAS , SECRETARY GENERAL TRAVEAUX PUBLIC ACCUSED OF RESPONSIBILITY IN CARNIVAL DISASTER.-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February17 2015 Seems as though Cineas had received orders to raise the power lines along Carnival route and did nothing about it. Cineas is one of the vagabonds in Public Works, like his father before him. The Cineas fortune is based upon Alex Cineas’ theft of funds from Delmas road project under Duvalier. He...
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Carnival float accident kills at least 18 in Haiti

February 17, 2015
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Carnival float accident kills at least 18 in Haiti

By Amelie Baron Feb 17 (Reuters) – At least 18 people were killed and 60 injured early on Tuesday when a carnival float hit power lines in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince on the second day of the annual festival, officials said. The float caught fire after it hit a high-voltage overhead power cable, witnesses said....
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MARTELLY WINS- CARNIVAL A HUGE SUCCESS AS 500,000 PACK CITY CENTER

February 17, 2015
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MARTELLY WINS- CARNIVAL A HUGE SUCCESS AS 500,000 PACK CITY CENTER

Fevrier 16, 2015 Aristide and Moo Manigat’s effort to spoil Carnivala failure, in spite of fortunes that were spent on the effort. People took the money, and attended Carnival to celebrate the occasion. Martelly stil holds a huge majority amongst Haiti’s voting population. How can Michel soar with the eagles when he is surrounded...
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MOO MANIGAT – ARISTIDE – MOPOD – TRIPOD – UNIPOD – BIPOD – LAVALAS PLAN TO BLOCK CARNIVAL IN ATTEMPT TO EMBARRASS MARTELLY GOVERNMENT.

February 15, 2015
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MOO MANIGAT – ARISTIDE – MOPOD – TRIPOD – UNIPOD – BIPOD – LAVALAS PLAN TO BLOCK CARNIVAL IN ATTEMPT TO EMBARRASS MARTELLY GOVERNMENT.

February 15, 2015 Aristide has invested a small fortune in his effort to derail and destabilize the Martelly Government in his open thrust for control of the Nation through his surrogates – such as the fat, ugly, quite stupid and avaricious MOO MANIGAT, MOPOD, BIPOD, UNIPID, TRIPOD, and other groups – with very few...
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7 Selections Summing Up Haitian History

February 15, 2015
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7 Selections Summing Up Haitian History

By Tadia Toussaint Haitian history has a uniquely tragic and colorful history. From the independence of the country from the French,  to the devastating earthquake in 2010, these seven books give readers a glimpse into some of the major events shaping Haitian history. Haiti: The Tumultuous History From – the Pearl of the Caribbean...
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Haitian man apparently lynched in Dominican city amid rising tensions-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 15, 2015
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Haitian man apparently lynched in Dominican city amid rising tensions-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Police dismissed racial motivation, but analysts said anti-Haitian sentiment is on the rise in the Caribbean nation February 12, 2015 5:12PM ET by Renee Lewis Al Jazeera: The apparent lynching of a Haitian man in the Dominican Republic could add “more fuel to the fire” amid rising tensions between the two Caribbean nations, analysts...
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Simulation of clashes, of panic !

February 15, 2015
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Simulation of clashes, of panic !

Thursday, the Risk Management National System and the National Carnival Committee organized a major simulation exercise (SIMEX), of clashes of panic and fire, 72 hours before the start of the festivities of the three fat days of the national carnival. This extensive training, which took place on part of the site the event to...
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Fuel cheaper in Haiti than in Dominican Republic

February 14, 2015
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Fuel cheaper in Haiti than in Dominican Republic

Haiti Libre: After 3 days of strikes in public transport that paralyzed in violence the socio-economic activities , the National Platform of Unions Transport Faithful (PNSTF) bringing together twenty public transport unions in Port-au-Prince and in provincial cities, threatens to resume the mobilization after the National Carnival, if fuel prices do not drop of 100...
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Haiti – Dominican Republic : 6 arrests in the case of the Haitian flag burned

February 14, 2015
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Haiti – Dominican Republic : 6 arrests in the case of the Haitian flag burned

Haiti Libre: Police and judicial authorities tracked without wasting time, those who had burned the Haitian flag on Wednesday in the popular area of Santiago “Le Ciruelitos”… The prosecutor of Santiago ordered the arrest of six individuals, who appeared before the judicial authority, accused of participating in the burning of the Haitian flag and...
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Sporting Kansas City signs Haiti national team defensive midfielder Soni Mustivar

February 14, 2015
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Sporting Kansas City signs Haiti national team defensive midfielder Soni Mustivar

By SAM McDOWELL The Kansas City Star Haiti’s Soni Mustivar (left) challenged Kosovo’s Ilir Azemi during an international friendly in Mitrovica, Kosovo on March 5, 2014. Visar Kryeziu The Associated Press When Sporting Kansas City departs Sunday for the second leg of its preseason training camp in Tucson, Ariz., its roster will be a...
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