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Deportees from Dominican Republic land on Haiti border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 24, 2015
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Deportees from Dominican Republic land on Haiti border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

FOND BAYARD, Haiti– The children hunched over on a cement floor stare at flies on a dirty bed, living in squalor without books or toys, as refugees in this border town. They are unwanted by the Dominican Republic, their country of birth, and without a home in Haiti, their country of heritage. Their Haitian...
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FOREIGN PUPPETMASTERS DESTABALIZE ALREADY PRECARIOUS SITUATION

August 23, 2015
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FOREIGN PUPPETMASTERS DESTABALIZE ALREADY PRECARIOUS SITUATION

August 23, 2015 Immediately after the August 9 vote, even as Opont was in the process of laying his groundwork – to announce the pre-panned electoral results, favoring Martelly/Preval, a team of foreigners forced Opont’s revision, a revision that left the election in total confusion. The confusion saw a handful of candidates receive enough...
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New migrant rules spur crisis along Haitian-Dominican border

August 22, 2015
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New migrant rules spur crisis along Haitian-Dominican border

In this Aug. 4, 2015 photo, Dominican Republic soldiers and civilians stand at the gate that separates the D.R. from in Malpasse Haiti. After the D.R.’s June 17 deadline to apply for legal residency under a new program to organize the flow of migrants across the border from Haiti, more than 288,000 people applied....
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Between eye surgeries in Haiti, Paul talks 2016 challenges

August 22, 2015
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Between eye surgeries in Haiti, Paul talks 2016 challenges

By STEVE PEOPLES and CHERY DIEU NALIO The Associated Press CAP-HATIEN, Haiti — Mathieux Saint Fleur has been virtually blind for two decades. In less than 24 hours, he will see again. As the 75-year-old Haitian patient lies on an operating table, a U.S. eye surgeon-turned-politician reassures him in broken Creole that the surgery...
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GUY PHILIPPE – A FORMIDABLE CANDIDATE FOR TODAY – AND THE FUTURE

August 22, 2015
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GUY PHILIPPE – A FORMIDABLE CANDIDATE FOR TODAY  – AND THE FUTURE

August 22, 2015 Guy Philippe is a left-over from an earlier age. He is a patriot, with a social conscience. As a run-away winner in the Senatorial race, in Grande Anse,  he said that he would rather step aside than “benefit on the blood of the Mob.”Most would “smother their mothers” in order to gain an advantage, or...
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OPONT’S MARTELLY PLAN UPSET AT LAST MINUTE BY FOREIGN INPUT WISHING TO BLOCK CREATION OF NARCO STATE

August 22, 2015
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OPONT’S MARTELLY PLAN UPSET AT LAST MINUTE BY FOREIGN INPUT WISHING TO BLOCK CREATION OF NARCO STATE

August 21, 2015 Even as the final touches were being finalized on a well-planned coup, that would see Parliament stolen by a Bouclier, PHTK, Verite majority. The Americans, and their associates, were worried about the planned outcome and applied pressure. The result is the mess we are now faced with in which nothing was decided and few won...
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Puerto Rico, USVI prepare for weakening Hurricane Danny

August 22, 2015
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Puerto Rico, USVI prepare for weakening Hurricane Danny

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A weakening Hurricane Danny approached Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday, but was expected to bring little relief to residents of the drought-stricken northern Caribbean. The Category 1 hurricane was located 600 miles (1,060 kilometers) east of the Leeward Islands late Saturday morning, with maximum...
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Refugees set up camp on the Haiti-Dominican border

August 22, 2015
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Refugees set up camp on the Haiti-Dominican border

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 in makeshift camps that experts fear could develop...
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FIFA presidential candidate defends Haiti donations

August 20, 2015
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FIFA presidential candidate defends Haiti donations

Dr Chung Mong-joon, one of the candidates for president of FIFA, is defending payments he made to Haiti, claiming them to be charitable donations following the 2010 earthquake that rocked the country, leaving more than 200,000 dead and even more homeless in the wake of its destruction. The presidential candidate is allegedly being investigated...
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The Embassy of Haiti in DR, finally delivered identification documents…

August 20, 2015
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The Embassy of Haiti in DR, finally delivered identification documents…

Monday, two months after the expiration of the National Plan for the Regularization of Foreigners, which expired on 17 June, hundreds of sugar cane workers and other of our compatriots part of a group convened of 1,390 people have finally received their birth certificates and extracts of State Civil Acts, after having registered several...
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Hurricane Danny strengthens slightly but poses no threat

August 20, 2015
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Hurricane Danny strengthens slightly but poses no threat

By Associated Press August 20 at 5:12 PM MIAMI — Hurricane Danny, the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, has strengthened a little more. Danny’s maximum sustained winds Thursday morning have increased to near 85 mph (120 kph) and additional strengthening is forecast during the next 24 hours but it will begin to weaken...
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FRIGHTENED CEP DELAYS REPORTING ELECTION RESULTS – HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO COUNT VOTES FOR 1% TURN OUT???

August 20, 2015
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FRIGHTENED CEP DELAYS REPORTING ELECTION RESULTS  – HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO COUNT VOTES FOR 1% TURN OUT???

August 20, 2015 Opont’s criminal CEP was supposed to announce the results of Haiti’s most recent electoral charade in which fewer than 1% – YES THAT IS ONE PERCENT – of the electorate voted. Opont planned to announce results that would show Martelly’s PHTK, VERITE and BOUCLIER parties, these  winning by something like 67%...
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Haiti triggers travel alert over medical and crime concerns

August 19, 2015
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Haiti triggers travel alert over medical and crime concerns

For travlers thinking about going to Haiti, the State Department warns about difficulties obtaining emergency medical care and a high rate of robberies. (Hector Retamal / AFP/Getty Images) By Catharine Hamm contact the reporter Travel Caribbean Ecuador Thailand U.S. Department of State World Bank Group John Key Haiti pops up on the U.S. State...
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In Haiti, Rand Paul’s patients are happy. A potential donor, less so.

August 19, 2015
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In Haiti, Rand Paul’s patients are happy. A potential donor, less so.

By David Weigel August 19 at 5:49 PM CAP HAITIEN, Haiti — Eighteen hours earlier, Maitre Rose’s world was black with useless, blurry flashes of light. She was 75, blinded since 70 by a dime-sized cataract, unable to make any more money as a seamstress. Then she learned about the free eye surgeries at...
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A DEATH SENTENCE FOR KETANT? AS ARISTIDE AND OTHERS, BETRAYED BY HIM, SEEK VENGENCE??

August 19, 2015
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A DEATH SENTENCE FOR KETANT? AS ARISTIDE AND OTHERS, BETRAYED BY HIM, SEEK VENGENCE??

browardpalmbeach.com It was supposed to be easy. Edouard Rene Joseph was a combat vet, Desert Storm, so he had trimmed the situation down to simple mission objectives: Get into the country, pick up the kids, leave the country. One day, tops. No big deal. “It’s not,” he would muse years later, “like you’re trying...
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Telecom relaunches mobile money product in Haiti, where most people don’t have bank accounts

August 19, 2015
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Telecom relaunches mobile money product in Haiti, where most people don’t have bank accounts

AP News: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A mobile phone network provider has relaunched a money transfer system in Haiti designed to let people get easier access to cash through their cellphones. Digicel said Tuesday that its rebranded “Mon Cash” service offers promise in impoverished Haiti, a country where only about 16 percent of the people...
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College French Class Creates Custom Children’s Books To Fill Shelves Of Haiti School

August 18, 2015
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College French Class Creates Custom Children’s Books To Fill Shelves Of Haiti School

Cameron Keady Associate Editor, Good News, The Huffington Post Posted: 08/18/2015 08:16 AM EDT | Edited: 08/18/2015 08:17 AM EDT Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Students in a college French class have helped fill the empty shelves of an underprivileged Haiti school by writing and illustrating 90 custom books, USA Today reports. The...
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OPONT MAKES COSMETIC EFFORT IN FACE OF MASSIVE DISASTER. FEWER THAN 1% VOTED IN ELECTION FIASCO – DISQUALIFIES CANDIDATES FROM MANY PARTIES TO APPEAR BALANCED- ONLY SOLUTION – OPONT RESIGNATION – NEW CEP – RETURN OF EXCLUDED CANDIDATES – HOLD ALL ELECTIONS IN DECEMBER.

August 18, 2015
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OPONT MAKES COSMETIC EFFORT IN FACE OF MASSIVE DISASTER. FEWER THAN 1% VOTED IN ELECTION FIASCO – DISQUALIFIES  CANDIDATES FROM MANY PARTIES TO APPEAR BALANCED- ONLY SOLUTION – OPONT RESIGNATION – NEW CEP – RETURN OF EXCLUDED CANDIDATES – HOLD ALL ELECTIONS IN DECEMBER.

August 18, 2015 Here we are, one day before the CEP is scheduled to release the election results, from August 9. Those, inside the CEP, and observers of the electoral process, say that fewer than 1 % – yes, that is one percent – voted in the disastrous August 9th ballot. However, in line...
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Haitian Migrants Detained After Coming Ashore in Florida

August 18, 2015
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Haitian Migrants Detained After Coming Ashore in Florida

Map shows locations of Palm Beach, Florida and Haiti. Reuters August 17, 2015 5:50 PM MIAMI—A group of 32 people, mostly Haitian migrants, were detained early Monday about 12 miles (19 km) north of Palm Beach, Florida, after state law enforcement officials spotted a boat stolen in the Bahamas floating about two miles offshore....
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Putting the spotlight on children’s lives in Haiti

August 18, 2015
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Putting the spotlight on children’s lives in Haiti

11-year-old Djolanda sits outside her home. (c) UNICEF Haiti/2015/Walther http://blogs.unicef.org Jacmel, in Haiti’s South East and its surroundings are a picture of Caribbean beauty, with white beaches, azure-blue ocean, and dazzling sunshine. On the other hand and in the midst of this tropical treasure, children and their families struggle every single day to make...
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