Archive for July, 2015

Rep. Waters inquires with FEC about contributing to Haiti elections

July 31, 2015
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Rep. Waters inquires with FEC about contributing to Haiti elections

by Idrees Kahloon http://sunlightfoundation.com Congresswoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., wrote to the House Ethics Committee and Federal Election Commission asking if she could contribute to foreign candidates running for office, both individually and through her affiliated political action committees. Rep. Maxine Waters has asked the FEC about the permissibility of donating to foreign candidates.”This is...
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EDUCATION MINISTER NESMY MANIGAT CORRUPTS THE WORLD – WHILE DESTROYING OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM – PERSONAL FORTUNE NOW IN EXCESS OF $10,000,000.

July 31, 2015
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EDUCATION MINISTER NESMY MANIGAT CORRUPTS THE WORLD – WHILE DESTROYING OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM – PERSONAL FORTUNE NOW IN EXCESS OF $10,000,000.

July 31, 2015 A lot of smoke and mirrors – connected to simple, good old corruption in the form of brown envelopes full of American $100 bills. He is the darling of Sophia Martelly as he pumps a fortune into her basket. He is the darling of sitting, and political hopefuls. Canada’s  Ambassador Paula...
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Haiti Tops American Travelers’ Hot Destination List

July 30, 2015
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Haiti Tops American Travelers’ Hot Destination List

The beautiful beach at Labadee in Haiti. (Photo: Thinkstock) There are some destinations in the world that are so perfect and so lovely that we hear about travelers booking a vacation there time and time again. As travel editors we are personally often meandering off the beaten path. We love it when other folks...
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RVA in Haiti: The beautiful spirit at Wings of Hope

July 30, 2015
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RVA in Haiti: The beautiful spirit at Wings of Hope

By wricavajoyeburnett Published: July 29, 2015, 8:54 pm FERMATHE, Haiti — High in the mountains overlooking Port-au-Prince is a refuge for kids who were literally left for dead. “We find them sometimes in our stairway, like someone just leaves them and walk away,” explained Jacky Asse. The Wings of Hope is an orphanage for...
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Audio – Insanité présidentielle: A Mirgoane, Martelly le « Pedator » en chef a humilié et rantre byen fon nan manman yon fanm

July 30, 2015
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Audio – Insanité présidentielle: A Mirgoane, Martelly le « Pedator » en chef a humilié et rantre byen fon nan manman yon fanm

Le délinquant et « pedator » en chef Michel Martelly a encore descendu un peu plus bas dans la boue nauséabonde de la délinquance et de la dégénérescence en insultant en plein public une dame qui a osé lui posé une question qui ne l’a pas plu. On se demande comment le peuple haïtien peut il ...
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GOT YOU MICHEL!! RENE PREVAL PRIME MINISTER FOR LIFE AFTER NEXT WEEK’S ILL-CONCEIVED ELECTIONS

July 29, 2015
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GOT YOU MICHEL!! RENE PREVAL PRIME MINISTER FOR LIFE AFTER NEXT WEEK’S ILL-CONCEIVED ELECTIONS

July 29, 2015 You cannot be President for Life, but there is nothing in the Constitution that says you cannot be Prime Minister for Life!! Think of it!! The train-wreck will see VERITE  win the election since no one else, other than Martelly, has any money to campaign. The turn out will be very...
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LET’S LEAVE OUR PEOPLE IN THE 20TH CENTURY! ELECTRONIC VOTING? THEN A PRESIDENT COULD SIMPLY DICTATE PERCENTAGES TO CEP – THEY WOULD PRINT OUT RESULTS – AND SAVE MILLIONS IN ELECTION COSTS FOR SOMEONE LIKE SOPHIA TO STEAL. CORRUPTION, FIXING, DICTATORSHIP BY COMPUTER!!!!

July 29, 2015
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LET’S LEAVE OUR PEOPLE IN THE 20TH CENTURY! ELECTRONIC VOTING? THEN A PRESIDENT COULD SIMPLY DICTATE PERCENTAGES TO CEP – THEY WOULD PRINT OUT RESULTS – AND SAVE MILLIONS IN ELECTION COSTS FOR SOMEONE LIKE SOPHIA TO STEAL. CORRUPTION, FIXING, DICTATORSHIP BY COMPUTER!!!!

By Lucas Koerner http://venezuelanalysis.com Caracas, July 28, 2015 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE) signed a memorandum of understanding with its Haitian counterpart on Friday as part of an effort to deepen cooperation between the two electoral institutions in technical assistance and training. The agreement was signed as part of the first meeting...
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Site cleaning begins at Haiti’s Holy Trinity Cathedral

July 29, 2015
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Site cleaning begins at Haiti’s Holy Trinity Cathedral

More than five and a half  years after a catastrophic earthquake destroyed Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, on July 20 workers began cleaning the site, sectioning off the work area, removing bricks, terracotta tiles, sections of the cathedral’s walls and other remnants that eventually will be incorporated into the construction of...
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TALK ABOUT MISPLACED EGO!!! If I die in police custody

July 29, 2015
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TALK ABOUT MISPLACED EGO!!!   If I die in police custody

“If I die in police custody, burn everything down, koupe tèt, boule kay. No building is worth more than my life. No white person’s life or sell-out kneegrow’s life is more important than my life. Koupe tèt, boule kay! If I die in police custody, it won’t be suicide. White supremacy murdered me. It...
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Is Venezuela’s Bolivar In Free Fall?

July 28, 2015
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Is Venezuela’s Bolivar In Free Fall?

By Dimitra DeFotis Venezuela’s currency, at 683.26 bolivars to the U.S. dollar, has tumbled from 500 at the start of the month and is in free fall, the Financial Times asserts in an article today. Venezuela’s money supply expanded 85 percent over the past year, and the bolivar’s value on the black market is...
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Haitians feel squeeze as domestic currency weakens against dollar

July 28, 2015
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Haitians feel squeeze as domestic currency weakens against dollar

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE For Michella Louis, summertime in Haiti means dining out with friends and shopping for the latest fashion offerings. But as Haiti’s domestic currency, the gourde, loses value against the U.S. dollar, Louis, 29, finds herself cutting back on everything — from her social calendar to what she eats and...
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JULY 28, 2015 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN OCCUPATION – HAITI. WORSE NOW THAN WHEN AMERICANS DEPARTED IN 1934

July 28, 2015
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JULY 28, 2015 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN OCCUPATION – HAITI. WORSE NOW THAN WHEN AMERICANS DEPARTED IN 1934

July 28, 2015 I am listening to Evans Paul talk a lot of negative garbage, involving the 1915 – 1934 American occupation of Haiti. Evans Paul speaks of the humiliation involved with the occupation. He has some experience since Evans Paul was effectively responsible for the 2nd occupation, in 1994, brought about by, and...
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Haiti marks 100th anniversary of U.S. occupation

July 28, 2015
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Haiti marks 100th anniversary of U.S. occupation

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE They landed a century ago this month, brandishing guns and hoisting the stars and strips on government buildings in a foreign land. It would be 19 years before Old Glory would come down, and Haiti’s bicolor red and blue flag would fly again. While many in this struggling nation...
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Tent cities sprouting in Haiti as migrants return from Dominican Republic

July 28, 2015
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Tent cities sprouting in Haiti as migrants return from Dominican Republic

By Mariano Castillo, CNN In the past month, near the Haitian border city of Anse-a-Pitres, makeshift settlements of returnees have sprouted. Two such sites can be seen in July 20 in Parc Cadot, just north of Anse-a-Pitres. Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN)Concerns of a humanitarian emergency in Haiti are mounting as a growing number of Haitians...
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ELECTION VIOLENCE ACCELERATING AS MORE DEATHS REPORTED – THINGS WILL GET WORSE.

July 28, 2015
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ELECTION VIOLENCE ACCELERATING AS MORE DEATHS REPORTED – THINGS WILL GET WORSE.

July 28, 2015 Celestin, a candidate in the Plateau Centrale said his opponent had best not come back to the area, or “he would kill him!” When asked if he meant “he would kill him?” the candidate said, “if he didn’t, the Mob would.” This is frightening and harks back to the times when...
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Project seeks to build Lego-style homes from rubble in Haiti

July 28, 2015
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Project seeks to build Lego-style homes from rubble in Haiti

Holland-based The Mobile Factory aims to turn debris from 2010 earthquake into Lego-style blocks for sustainable housing near Port-au-Prince The Star.com Themobilefactory.org Haitian families will be able to build their own homes in a pilot project, expected to be launched this year, that uses stackable bricks made from rubble as building blocks. By: Jillian...
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Girls and women key to Haiti’s future

July 28, 2015
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Girls and women key to Haiti’s future

BY DONNA SHALALA clintonfoundation.org As the former President of the University of Miami, I was proud to help strengthen UM’s decades-long relationship with our neighbors in Haiti. Both before and after the devastating 2010 earthquake, UM faculty, staff, and students worked, often with Project Medishare and alongside Haitian partners, to build the kinds of...
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JetBlue and Marriott Port-au-Prince Team Up to Give Back to Haiti

July 28, 2015
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JetBlue and Marriott Port-au-Prince Team Up to Give Back to Haiti

July 27, 2015 at 1:37 PM | by Charyn Pfeuffer | You’ve got to love a great partnership. From now until August 29th, 2015, anyone planning on flying JetBlue to Port-au-Prince from Fort Lauderdale, Boston or JFK will be able to stay at Marriott Port-au-Prince for a fantastic flat rate of $125 per night...
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Wheelchair-using 8-year-old adopted from Haiti is Little League team’s No. 1 fan

July 27, 2015
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Wheelchair-using 8-year-old adopted from Haiti is Little League team’s No. 1 fan

HARPER WOODS, MI — He rides in on his own on a motorized wheelchair, gets plopped down in the front row of the bleachers and turns the baseball field into his own sanctuary. Joking, laughing and touching those around him, 8-year-old Reggie Livingston brings the game to life before it even begins. And he’s...
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Fleeing To Haiti, They Put Their Faith In ‘God And Government’

July 27, 2015
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Fleeing To Haiti, They Put Their Faith In ‘God And Government’

Children play in between the tents of Parc Cardeau. Peter Granitz for NPR Marie Etyse left two of her children behind. She’s 29, a widow and has five kids. She’s lived in a town in the Dominican Republic for the past nine years. Like many Haitian migrants, she faced formal deportation after a law...
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