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Floyd Mayweather has denied boxing fans a fitting farewell by fighting Andre Berto

August 5, 2015
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Floyd Mayweather has denied boxing fans a fitting farewell by fighting Andre Berto

American’s opponent is unlikely to challenge his unbeaten record, and that is a pity for the sport and the fighter Floyd Mayweather has denied boxing fans a fitting farewell by choosing to fight Andre Berto Photo: AP Fans are underwhelmed by Floyd Mayweather Jr’s announcement that Andre Berto will be his 49th opponent. The World...
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Half of Clintons’ charitable giving in 2014 went to their own foundation

August 5, 2015
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Half of Clintons’ charitable giving in 2014 went to their own foundation

By Alana Goodman Half of Bill and Hillary Clinton’s charitable giving last year went to the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, according to a review of the latest financial disclosures from their private foundation. The Clintons earned more than $28 million in 2014 and claimed around $3 million in income as charitable tax...
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Former Haitian finance minister, Henri Bazin, dies in Port-au-Prince

August 5, 2015
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Former Haitian finance minister, Henri Bazin, dies in Port-au-Prince

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Henri Bazin, a university professor and former Haitian minister of finance and economy, died Tuesday at his home in the Port-au-Prince neighborhood of Turgeau, Haiti’s Nouvelliste newspaper reported. Word of Bazin’s death quickly spread through social media and was confirmed by his friend and former boss, ex-Prime Minister Gerard Latortue....
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH!! PRIME MINISTER EVANS PAUL’S POLITICAL PARTY HAS ASKED HIM TO RESIGN

August 4, 2015
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH!! PRIME MINISTER EVANS PAUL’S POLITICAL PARTY HAS ASKED HIM TO RESIGN

August 5, 2015 The Rat may desert Martelly’s sinking ship, even as other key players are planning their escape. Evans Paul was a stupid choice, in the first place, and has been a coup de grace for Michel’s survival as he cancelled all of Laurent Lamothe’s projects. Many of these projects involved feeding Haiti’s...
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MINISTERIAL CRISIS – 3 MINISTERS RESIGN

August 4, 2015
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MINISTERIAL CRISIS – 3 MINISTERS RESIGN

August 4, 2015 Developing story Three cabinet ministers resign. Say they cannot work with Martelly. More UPDATES later
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Dissing The Diaspora: Why Can’t Haitian Expats Vote In Sunday’s Haitian Elections? -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 4, 2015
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Dissing The Diaspora: Why Can’t Haitian Expats Vote In Sunday’s Haitian Elections? -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

wlrn.com By Tim Padgett Haitian-American engineer Serge Jean-Louis, president of Nicon Contracting, at a work site in Broward County. Tim Padgett WLRN.org Five years ago today, Wyclef Jean – the Haitian-American hip-hop superstar whose 2004 hit song mused, “If I was President” – revealed in an interview with me that he was actually running...
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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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DANGER FOR NATION AS MARTELLY PALACE BECOMES SCENE OF MAJOR DOG FIGHT – INNER CIRCLE FRAGMENTS – MARTELLY BECOMES PARANOID AND FOOLHARDY!!! NATION’S BUSINESS IGNORED!

August 2, 2015
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DANGER FOR NATION AS MARTELLY PALACE BECOMES  SCENE OF MAJOR DOG FIGHT – INNER CIRCLE FRAGMENTS – MARTELLY BECOMES PARANOID AND FOOLHARDY!!! NATION’S BUSINESS IGNORED!

August 2, 2015 It has been a sad and sorry week for Haiti as the already fractious Martelly White House starts to disintegrate, even as the Nation slides towards a disastrously uncoordinated, criminally corrupt electoral process. Martelly and Preval, with Aristide, in the background, have already planned the distribution of spoils from the vote...
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Daniel Supplice aurait pu faire mieux

August 2, 2015
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Daniel Supplice aurait pu faire mieux

Dans le cadre de mes activités de journaliste enquêtant sur la pédophilie et apportant un encadrement à des jeunes victimes d’abus sexuels, au cours du weekend écoulé, j’ai séjourné en République Dominicaine. De l’autre côté de la frontière, la question haïtiano-dominicaine domine l’actualité. Le dominicain n’hésite pas à vous aborder en vue de démentir...
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