Archive for August 3rd, 2015

SITUATION EXPLOSIVE – HAS DETERIORATED SINCE SATURDAY AS ELECTION VIOLENCE SPREADS THREATENING VOTE COMING SUNDAY

August 3, 2015
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SITUATION EXPLOSIVE – HAS DETERIORATED SINCE SATURDAY AS ELECTION VIOLENCE SPREADS THREATENING VOTE COMING SUNDAY

August 3, 2015 Election campaigning has pretty well come to a stop for the nation as rival political groups clash openly. VERITE, BOUCLIER, AND TET KALE have had expensive campaigns going for  a month, but these have died because of the dangers. All other candidates have received th government checks, today, for clearance –...
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Haiti Elections 2015: Violence Strikes Parliamentary Candidate Ahead Of Vote, Report Says

August 3, 2015
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Haiti Elections 2015: Violence Strikes Parliamentary Candidate Ahead Of Vote, Report Says

Supporters of the Verite political party marched to the Headquarters of the Provisional Electoral Council June 29, 2015, in Port-au-Prince to demand the reinstatement of their candidate to presidential elections, Jacky Lumarque, who was eliminated by the CEP from the list of presidential candidates. A candidate for Haiti’s chamber of deputies accused his opponent...
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Dominican truckers block border crossings into Haiti

August 3, 2015
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Dominican truckers block border crossings into Haiti

By EZEQUIEL ABIU LOPEZ SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The main truckers union in the Dominican Republic on Monday blocked transport of all freight through border crossings into neighboring Haiti, citing concerns about their safety. The Dominican truckers said they were protesting recent violence against them while in Haiti. They asserted that some...
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Trial lifts lid on world of Haiti’s drug-smuggling cops

August 3, 2015
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Trial lifts lid on world of Haiti’s drug-smuggling cops

By Jay Weaver jweaver@MiamiHerald.com When Haiti flourished as a “narco-state,” Colombian cocaine smugglers would pay off local cops to protect their precious loads flown in on planes that landed at night on dirt roads illuminated with the headlights of police cruisers, according to U.S. authorities. On Monday, a federal prosecutor accused a veteran Haitian...
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