Archive for September, 2015

HOW COULD YOU HAVE DONE THAT?

September 30, 2015
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HOW COULD YOU HAVE DONE THAT?

September 29, 2015 Another year has slipped by and we must celebrate that date, in 1991, that the Nation rejected Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s short-lived, murderous government – hiding under the guise of a Democratically elected government. Aristide’s 8.5 months, as President, were marked with accelerating violence as he murdered any real, or imagined enemies, that...
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South Florida to host Haiti presidential debate Sunday

September 30, 2015
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South Florida to host Haiti presidential debate Sunday

A man sits inside a voting center after it was closed due to violence, during parliamentary elections in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, August 9, 2015. Dieu Nalio Chery AP By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Haiti’s presidential campaign is coming to South Florida. Candidates in the Oct. 25 presidential elections will be presenting their programs to South...
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SURINAM PRESIDENT’S SON DISCOVERS YOU CAN RUN BUT YOU CANNOT HIDE – IF UNCLE SAM WANTS YOU.

September 30, 2015
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SURINAM PRESIDENT’S SON DISCOVERS YOU CAN RUN BUT YOU CANNOT HIDE – IF UNCLE SAM WANTS YOU.

Court documents involving arrest of Surinam President’s son in Panama by DEA agents. Very interesting reading. Shows this could happen to anyone, anywhere. Frightening. Dino Bouterse MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORTOF PRE-TRIAL MOTIONS UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ———————————————————————– x DEFENDANT DINO BOUTERSE’ S MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORTOF PRE-TRIAL...
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Jean-Henry Ceant le Président ideal pour Haiti

September 30, 2015
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Jean-Henry Ceant le Président ideal pour Haiti

Port au Prince, Haïti, le 27 septembre 1956, est un Notaire engagé dans la vie politique de son pays. Sa quête: le changement permanent des conditions de vie des Haïtiens en Haïti et ailleurs. Son Slogan: “Tout Moun Ladan’l” (“tout le monde est inclu” en Français). Il était candidat à la présidence d’Haïti lors...
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Madonna online learning program helps rebuild Haiti

September 29, 2015
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Madonna online learning program helps rebuild Haiti

(Photo: Submitted) Metro Detroiters live just a short drive from many accredited universities offering a wide range of degrees. And despite complaints about Detroit roads, at least they’re passable. In the Caribbean country of Haiti, which was struck by a massive earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010, there are few universities and none with U.S.-comparable...
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Jean-Charles Moïse launches campaign for Haiti President

September 29, 2015
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Jean-Charles Moïse launches campaign for Haiti President

SAINT MICHEL de l’ATTALAYE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) – Among a sea of people nearing ten thousand, former Senator Jean-Charles Moïse launches campaign for president of Haiti in the Artibonite town of Saint Michel de l’Attalaye on Sunday. Despite the swell of popular support, the nominee for Pitit Dessalines #28 faces an uphill climb in an...
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Haiti’s Multi-Billion Dollar Humanitarian Aid Problem

September 29, 2015
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Haiti’s Multi-Billion Dollar Humanitarian Aid Problem

By Cynthia Kao With upwards of 10,000 nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) operating within its borders, Haiti is known as the Republic of NGOs. Yet despite the billions of aid dollars invested in Haiti’s development, this island nation still has an unemployment rate of 40 percent and ranks as one of the poorest countries in the...
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Les Communistes chinois débarquent: Martelly n’a pas participé à la signature d’un gigantesque accord d’un Milliard de dollars?

September 28, 2015
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Les Communistes chinois débarquent: Martelly n’a pas participé à la signature d’un gigantesque accord d’un Milliard de dollars?

Le secrétaire d’Etat aux Travaux publics, Philippe Cinéas, le ministre des TPTC Jacques Rousseau, le ministre de la Planification et de la Coopération Yves Germain Joseph et les responsables chinois Nous ne comprenons pas le silence quasi général sur l’absence pourtant remarquée de Martelly à la signature d’un accord de plus d’un milliard dollars...
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PREVIOUS MARTELLY/PREVAL DEAL SEES PARLIAMENT DIVIDED ROUGHLY 40/35 BETWEEN PHTK AND VERITE

September 28, 2015
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PREVIOUS MARTELLY/PREVAL DEAL SEES PARLIAMENT DIVIDED ROUGHLY 40/35 BETWEEN PHTK AND VERITE

September 28, 2015 The CEP finally announced results from the August 9 ballot. We will publish them as soon as we have access to them. The CEP site is not functioning, at this moment. In any event, the basic facts see the Parliament (Senate/Chambre) divided between Preval and Martelly. This does not reflect the...
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Plan Lanmó: The Clintons, Foreign Aid and NGOs in Haiti

September 28, 2015
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Plan Lanmó: The Clintons, Foreign Aid and NGOs in Haiti

U.S. selected President Martelly & Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2012 When Bill and Hillary Clinton married in 1975, a friend gave them a trip to Haiti for their honeymoon. The Washington Post reported , “Since that honeymoon vacation, the Caribbean island nation has held a life-long allure for the couple, a place...
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Haiti elections officials: Two senators elected in Aug. 9 balloting

September 28, 2015
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Haiti elections officials: Two senators elected in Aug. 9 balloting

By Jacqueline Charles Two candidates for Haiti’s Senate who challenged their preliminary standing in last month’s fraud and violence-plagued legislative elections have won their challenges. Former Sen. Youri Latortue and newcomer Jean Renel Senatus, an ex-government prosecutor known by his crime-fighting nickname “Zokiki,” were deemed winners Sunday after the National Bureau of Electoral Litigation...
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Obama Sends Merten Back to Haiti as New Election Crisis Looms

September 28, 2015
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Obama Sends Merten Back to Haiti as New Election Crisis Looms

U. S. Presidents will sometimes scheme to preserve a legacy, but the media is strangely silent on the Obama administration’s latest move in Haiti. With little fanfare from our shores, Kenneth Merten was appointed as the Haiti Special Coordinator in August 2015. Merten served as the United States Ambassador to Haiti from 2009 to...
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Why Things Continue to Go Wrong in Haiti, and How U.S. Policy Is Responsible

September 28, 2015
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Why Things Continue to Go Wrong in Haiti, and How U.S. Policy Is Responsible

Washington has been meddling in a country it doesn’t believe should be allowed to chart its own path. By Antony Loewenstein / AlterNet September 24, 2015 The industrial park in Caracol, northern Haiti, never receives tourists. It’s a collection of factories producing clothes for some of America’s leading retailers including Walmart and Target. The...
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OAS urges all actors to work together

September 27, 2015
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OAS urges all actors to work together

The Chief of the Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (EOM/OAS) in Haiti, the former Foreign Minister and Minister of Defense of Brazil Celso Amorim, who this week visited the country on a preliminary mission that concludes Saturday, urged all actors in the electoral process to work together ahead of the...
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CAMPAIGN RUN-OFFS FOR SENATE AND CHAMBRE START SEPTEMBER 27 AND RESULTS OF AUGUST 9 FIRST ROUND NOT ANNOUNCED.

September 26, 2015
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CAMPAIGN RUN-OFFS FOR SENATE AND CHAMBRE START SEPTEMBER 27 AND RESULTS OF AUGUST 9 FIRST ROUND NOT ANNOUNCED.

September 26, 2015 The ongoing CEP fiasco/crime continues. CEP effectively unconstitutional/illegal since Opont and CEP member Augustin do not have discharges for time they were responsible for government funds. What happens if August 9 results not published until after October 25? Only in Haiti!
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JUDE CELESTIN KICKS OFF CAMPAIGN WITH BIG RALLY IN HINCHE – ATTACKS MARTELLY GOVERNMENT

September 26, 2015
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JUDE CELESTIN KICKS OFF CAMPAIGN WITH BIG RALLY IN HINCHE – ATTACKS MARTELLY GOVERNMENT

September 25, 2015 Although the official campaign will not be launched until September 27, Jude Celestin spoke to a large crowd in Hinche. Some placed the number between 5000 – 6000. As you can see from the photographs, this was a well-planned and coordinated event, indicative of how Celestin, Preval, VERITE will run their...
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To Haiti, with love: Used dresses help make wedding dreams come true

September 24, 2015
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To Haiti, with love: Used dresses help make wedding dreams come true

READY FOR SHIPPING Gary Yokoyama,The Hamilton Spectator It’s a labour of love for Nicola Topsom to help the women of Haiti add a little glamour to their lives. She has helped set up charity wedding shops in Haiti that depend on donated gowns and formal wear from Canadians. Hamilton Spectator By Carmela Fragomeni Nicola...
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Embattled Electoral Councilor promotes new book – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 24, 2015
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Embattled Electoral Councilor promotes new book – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) – As thousands protest for the resignation of the electoral council because of a broken and unaccountable process, Provisional Electoral Council member Marie-Carmelle Paul Austin is finding the time to release and promote her new book. On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, Councilor Paul-Austin used the opportunity of an hour-long interview on...
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Les prix de certains produits vont augmenter de 40% selon un représentant de l’UE

September 24, 2015
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Les prix de certains produits vont augmenter de 40% selon un représentant de l’UE

Les mesures prises par le ministère de l’économie et des finances font un effet choc sur les officiels dominicains qui s’inquiètent de la santé de leur économie. Les mesures couteront 500 millions de dollars à l’économie dominicaine, ce qui représente 6% des exports total de la République Dominicaine. Jusqu’à présent la société civile haïtienne...
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