Archive for August 27th, 2015

Refugees set up camp on the Haiti-Dominican border

August 27, 2015
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Refugees set up camp on the Haiti-Dominican border

20 August 2015 Last updated at 23:39 BST The Haitian government is calling on its neighbour the Dominican Republic to delay plans for thousands of Haitians to be deported to the country as they try and make arrangements for their return. Along the border, many people have already decided to leave and are living...
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TROP!C’EST TROP!OPONT ET SES ASSOCIÉS DU CEP DOIVENT PARTIR!

August 27, 2015
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TROP!C’EST TROP!OPONT ET SES ASSOCIÉS DU CEP DOIVENT PARTIR!

Le Conseil Electoral Provisoire est le principal responsable de la gabegie du 9 Aout 2015.Les faits parlent haut et fort. La moindre investigation,  avec objectivité, conduirait à la mise en accusation des membres du Cep, en particulier, de son président, Pierre-Louis Opont. Tout laisse à penser que le fiasco des législatives a été une...
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Frank Petersen, first African-American Marine aviator, dies at 83

August 27, 2015
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Frank Petersen, first African-American Marine aviator, dies at 83

Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (ret.) the first African-American Marine Corps aviator and the first African-American Marine Corps general, died Aug. 25, 2015. Petersen served during the Korean War in 1953 and Vietnam in 1968. During his career, he flew more than 350 combat missions and more than 4,000 hours in various military...
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Guatemala Protesters Call National Strike to Force President Out

August 27, 2015
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Guatemala Protesters Call National Strike to Force President Out

Thousands of protesters called for a national strike in Guatemala on Thursday as some businesses closed and marchers blocked highways demanding the resignation of President Otto Perez Molina for alleged bribery. With at least five cabinet ministers having quit since Saturday, lawmakers are expected to form a five-member committee as soon as Thursday to...
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