Archive for August, 2015

‘Legal bandits’ could take charge in Haiti’s parliament

August 7, 2015
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‘Legal bandits’ could take charge in Haiti’s parliament

A young girl stands next to a fence in the southeast Haiti town of Marigot where candidates in Sunday’s legislative elections in Haiti have plastered their photos all over town. Jacqueline Charles Miami Herald By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.comPORT-AU-PRINCE The candidate for Haiti’s lower house had just left the studio of a popular morning radio...
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Haïti-Élections : « Un désastre électoral » et « une crise post-électorale » se dessinent, avertit le Rnddh

August 7, 2015
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Haïti-Élections : « Un désastre électoral » et « une crise post-électorale » se dessinent, avertit le Rnddh

P-au-P, 06 août 2015 — Haiti pourrait faire face à un désastre électoral lors du scrutin du 9 août 2015 et, ultérieurement, à une crise post-électorale, prévient le Réseau national de défense des droits humains (Rnddh), dans un rapport en date du 5 août 2015. Le Rnddh estime qu’il est du devoir du...
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AS WE PREDICTED – BALLOTS FROM DUBAI HAVE PRINTING ERRORS – UNFORTUNATELY – LIKE CHOLERA VICTIMS – YOU CANNOT SUE UNITED NATIONS

August 7, 2015
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AS WE PREDICTED – BALLOTS FROM DUBAI HAVE PRINTING ERRORS – UNFORTUNATELY – LIKE CHOLERA VICTIMS – YOU CANNOT SUE UNITED NATIONS

August 7, 2015 As we said, when the UN’s PNUD gave the ballot/election material printing contract, to someone in Dubai, there could be no effective control over the process. Must have been some huge kickbacks there. Imagine printing the ballots in Dubai!! Tokyo is 1000 miles closer to Haiti than Dubai. Stuff should have...
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Haiti Nears Vote in Long-delayed Legislative Election-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 7, 2015
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Haiti Nears Vote in Long-delayed Legislative Election-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A wall is plastered with campaign posters of political candidates in the commune of Delmas, Port-au-Prince, on Aug. 5, 2015. PORT-AU-PRINCE— After years of false starts and blown deadlines, Haitians are set to vote in the first legislative elections in more than three years on Sunday in a test of stability for the country,...
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WELL, HERE’S ANOTHER NICE MESS YOU’VE GOTTEN US INTO!! AMERICAN EMBASSY PRESS RELEASE ON ELECTIONS, AFTER CREATING PRESENT DISASTER VIA AMBASSADOR PAMELA WHITE!! – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 7, 2015
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WELL, HERE’S ANOTHER NICE MESS YOU’VE GOTTEN US INTO!!  AMERICAN EMBASSY PRESS RELEASE ON ELECTIONS, AFTER CREATING PRESENT DISASTER VIA AMBASSADOR PAMELA WHITE!! – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Le 6 août 2015                                                                                                            No. 2015/ 27 Déclaration de l’Ambassade des Etats-Unis en prélude à la tenue des élections du 9 août 2015 L’Ambassade des Etats-Unis tient à encourager le peuple haïtien à faire entendre sa voix et à voter aux prochaines élections législatives. L’Ambassade des Etats-Unis aimerait encourager particulièrement les femmes...
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Has the international community failed Haiti?

August 6, 2015
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Has the international community failed Haiti?

Owen Bennett-Jones. BBC Since its shattering earthquake five years ago Haiti has received billions of dollars of foreign aid. But for all the international largesse the country remains impoverished and ill-governed and many believe this weekend’s delayed elections – like so many other election days in Haiti – will be marred by politically-motivated violence....
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Haiti will host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA, the Caribbean Festival of Arts, August 21 – 30, 2015

August 6, 2015
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Haiti will host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA, the Caribbean Festival of Arts, August 21 – 30, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – CARIFESTA, which is the largest cultural and artistic event in the Caribbean, has fused all forms of expression of Latin America and the Caribbean since 1972. As a result, it has become a major multicultural and international event that increasingly attracts countries from other continents. The Caribbean is...
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Five years after the American Red Cross efforts to rebuild Haiti

August 6, 2015
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Five years after the American Red Cross efforts to rebuild Haiti

Tech.MIT.edu By Claire Lazar OPINION EDITOR August 6, 2015 Summer investigation raises doubts about post-earthquake relief Following the January 2010 earthquake that killed over 200,000 Haitians and left more than a million homeless, donations flooded in from governments, financial institutions, and individuals around the world. U.S. households donated a total of more than $1.4...
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Upcoming elections in Haiti have politicians courting the ‘King of Rabòday’

August 6, 2015
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Upcoming elections in Haiti have politicians courting the ‘King of Rabòday’

Freshla stands in front of a mural he commissioned in Delmas 5, Haiti. Credit:Susana Ferreira There’s a musician in Haiti who’s making a bit of history. His name is Freshla (real name Donald Joseph) and he’s one of the most popular producers and musicians in Haiti right now. This story is based on a...
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Avis d’élections / Elections Advisory

August 6, 2015
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Avis d’élections / Elections Advisory

Cher Canadien, Vous recevez ce message puisque vous vous êtes inscrits auprès du gouvernement du Canada à l’aide du système d’inscription des Canadiens à l’étranger. Nous vous saurions gré de bien vouloir faire part de l’information suivante à tous les citoyens canadiens se trouvant dans votre région. Le 1er tour des élections législatives (2/3...
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FAIT ACCOMPLI – MARTELLY COUP D’ETAT BY BALLOT BOX IN FINAL STAGES

August 6, 2015
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FAIT ACCOMPLI – MARTELLY COUP D’ETAT BY BALLOT BOX IN FINAL STAGES

August 6, 2015 For elections to be a success we need Confidence. Instead, we have Confusion. Each political party, or candidate  is authorized to place an observer at each voting site.  Lavalas and Fusion had their appointed representatives go to their appointed locations, only to find that they had been replaced by someone else...
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Chelsea Clinton Meets Moringa Farmers in Haiti

August 6, 2015
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Chelsea Clinton Meets Moringa Farmers in Haiti

Chelsea Clinton in Haiti last week with two women farmers, Mercillie Romeus (left) and Marie Dorcelus (right), who are leaders in introducing moringa trees (such as the sapling they are holding) as a new export crop there. Photo credit: Sebastian Petion / Smallholder Farmers Alliance. Who would have thought the leaves of one very...
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Haiti President Michel Martelly embroiled in sexism row- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2015
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Haiti President Michel Martelly embroiled in sexism row- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BBC Three officials in Haiti’s governing coalition announced their resignation on Wednesday in protest at a remark President Michel Martelly made at a campaign rally last week. The remark was directed at a woman in the audience who had criticised Mr Martelly and his administration. According to Haitian media, Mr Martelly told her to...
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Haiti heads towards election day, but few seem to care

August 6, 2015
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Haiti heads towards election day, but few seem to care

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – After nearly four years of delays, legislative elections will take place Sunday in Haiti, but voters hardly seem to care. Portraits of candidates and posters in their party colors have finally invaded the public space. But, in front of an electrical pole plastered with photos of various candidates for Haiti’s Senate...
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Haiti Travel Warning, August 5, 2015 By US State Department

August 5, 2015
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Haiti Travel Warning, August 5, 2015 By US State Department

The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Haiti about the lack of adequate emergency medical facilities, and the security environment in Haiti. This replaces the Travel Warning dated December 4, 2014 and provides updated information regarding the changing nature of crime involving United...
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Lakou Mizik: Haiti’s expression of hope

August 5, 2015
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Lakou Mizik: Haiti’s expression of hope

Brietta Hague Image: Lakou Mizik’s Jonas Attis is one of the musicians presenting traditional Haitian to a new audience (Photo by Emilie Reiser) Haiti’s 2010 earthquake was a well-documented tragedy and the country is continuously referred to as ‘the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere’, but what do we really know about this small...
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Elections : D-4, Message of Sandra Honoré- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 5, 2015
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Elections : D-4, Message of Sandra Honoré- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre A few days before the election on August 9, Sandra Honoré, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Haiti issued a message on the occasion of the elections 2015. Message of Sandra Honoré : “Ladies and gentlemen, On August 9, will be held the 1st round of several elections, some...
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Officials Exit Haiti Gov’t Over President’s Remarks to Woman

August 5, 2015
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Officials Exit Haiti Gov’t Over President’s Remarks to Woman

Evens Sanson Associated Press A hostile comment made by Haitian President Michel Martelly at a campaign rally has set off an uproar in his coalition government, leading a politically allied party to announce the resignation of three officials from his administration Wednesday. The leader of the Fusion Social Democrats told reporters that two Cabinet...
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OAS calls for talks between Haiti, Dominican Republic

August 5, 2015
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OAS calls for talks between Haiti, Dominican Republic

A deported Haitian man holds up his document that confirms he turned in paperwork to apply for legal residency in the Dominican Republic during a march to the prime minister’s office to protest the DR’s deportation of Haitians in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. The DR’s deadline for people to apply for legal...
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A GREEK/HAITIAN TRAGEDY AS MARTELLY AND PREVAL MOVE TO STEAL THE VOTE – GOVERNMENT CHECKS TO NON-MARTELLY/PREVAL POLITICAL PARTIES AND CANDIDATES BOUNCE SO THEY CANNOT CAMPAIGN

August 5, 2015
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A GREEK/HAITIAN TRAGEDY AS MARTELLY AND PREVAL MOVE TO STEAL THE VOTE – GOVERNMENT CHECKS TO NON-MARTELLY/PREVAL POLITICAL PARTIES AND CANDIDATES BOUNCE SO THEY CANNOT CAMPAIGN

August 5, 2015 Martelly and Preval’s political teams have millions in stolen dollars to fund their campaigns. Haiti has a process in which the government supplies some funding to other, in an effort to level the playing field. We don’t agree with this, but that is the way it is. In any event, Martelly...
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