Archive for October, 2015

Haitian officials to get costly golden parachutes – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 31, 2015
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Haitian officials to get costly golden parachutes – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

1 of 3 A polling official marks the finger of Haiti’s President Michel Martelly with indelible ink during national elections in the Petionville suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. Ricardo Arduengo AP By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com In poverty-stricken Haiti where there is a revolving door for Cabinet ministers, being a government official...
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Haiti’s Recent Vote to Restore Parliament Accused of Being Fraudulent- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 31, 2015
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Haiti’s Recent Vote to Restore Parliament Accused of Being Fraudulent- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Miami Herald.Com By all accounts, Haiti’s recent vote to restore parliament and select a successor to President Michel Martelly was one of the most tranquil elections the country has seen in recent years. Whether the vote was fair and transparent is still up in the air. Four local observer groups and opposition presidential candidates...
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Preliminary Report OAS Electoral Observation Mission to Haiti

October 30, 2015
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Preliminary Report OAS Electoral Observation Mission to Haiti

October 26, 2015 The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS/EOM) to Haiti, led by Brazil’s former Foreign and Defense Minister Celso Amorim, recognizes the efforts put forth by electoral and security authorities, which resulted in significant improvement on the August 9 elections. On Election Day, the OAS/EOM team of 125...
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From Bishop’s Falls to Haiti: Inmates participate in eyeglasses program

October 30, 2015
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From Bishop’s Falls to Haiti: Inmates participate in eyeglasses program

Glasses will travel with Team Broken Earth to Haiti CBC News Posted: Oct 29, 2015 9:00 PM NT Last Updated: Oct 29, 2015 9:00 PM NT Inmates and correctional staff at the Bishop’s Falls Correctional Centre have teamed up with the Lions Club to restore old eyeglasses for people in need. (Doug Wells/The Des...
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Dominican Republic Threatens Ethnic War against Haiti—and America

October 29, 2015
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Dominican Republic Threatens Ethnic War against Haiti—and America

By Doug Bandow PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI—Haitians voted for a new president this past Sunday. A run-off looms, but whoever wins will face overwhelming challenges. What’s worse, the Dominican Republic, which shares the island of Hispaniola, is threatening to expel hundreds of thousands of ethnic Haitians. They ultimately could spill over America’s borders. Haiti was liberated...
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NEG BANNAN WON THE FIRST ROUND – WHY A RUN-OFF??

October 29, 2015
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NEG BANNAN WON THE FIRST ROUND – WHY A RUN-OFF??

October 28, 2015 Jovenel Moise received more than 51% of the vote, meaning he is the new President of Haiti! End of story! A free-and-fair election sees candidates enter the race, and people vote for them Get 51% or more and you win immediately!  Any less and top 2 have a second round. We...
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In Haiti, tire barricades burn as candidate alleges fraud- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 29, 2015
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In Haiti, tire barricades burn as candidate alleges fraud- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — One of Haiti’s top presidential candidates insisted Thursday that ballots checked with his name have been destroyed or discarded, prompting small groups of supporters to burn tire barricades in a few sections of the country’s capital. Former Sen. Moise Jean-Charles, candidate of the Petit Dessalines faction, is considered one of...
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Caricom observers warn of ‘anomalies’ in Haiti poll process

October 28, 2015
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Caricom observers warn of ‘anomalies’ in Haiti poll process

Voting in Haiti’s general election on Sunday PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — A Caribbean Community (Caricom) team that observed the legislative and first-round presidential elections in Haiti last Sunday is warning of “anomalies” that, if not corrected, “could lead to undesirable sequels in the future”. The 11-member team headed by the chairman of the Guyana...
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EMBARASSING INSANITY

October 28, 2015
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EMBARASSING INSANITY

October 27, 2015 Stay at home!! Expect gunfire tonight! I have just listened to a radio broadcast that set a standard for stupidity,   and one must really work to exceed previous records. The strident, loud, irritating voice of Steven Benoit drew me to the radio. He always talks loud and high, making one believe...
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TIME TO STOP ARISTIDE!!!! AGAIN!!

October 28, 2015
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TIME TO STOP ARISTIDE!!!! AGAIN!!

October 28, 2015 Aristide was allowed to return from South Africa on the promise of staying out of politics. He had nowhere else to go, since South Africa told him to leave, when Mbeki was replaced by Zuma, who hates Aristide! No other nation would take him. Aristide promised to focus upon education and...
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Haiti elections:The international community, generally satisfied

October 28, 2015
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Haiti elections:The international community, generally satisfied

Sandra Honoré, the Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the members of the international community in Haiti represented in the “Core Group” (the Ambassadors of Brazil, Canada, France, Spain, the United States of America, the European Union and the Special Representative of the Organization of American States) “welcome the holding of...
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US Sponsored “Occupation Democracy”: Haiti’s Cité Soleil Fights Back

October 27, 2015
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US Sponsored “Occupation Democracy”: Haiti’s Cité Soleil Fights Back

By Dady Chery Global Research Monday, Oct 26, 2015 What if there were an election and nobody came? It happened in Haiti on August 9, 2015. Language fails us. Words like election, plebiscite and democracy no longer matter. If there had been a word for an election under foreign occupation, then the vacuous exercise...
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WE BELIEVE NEG BANNAN GOT OVER 51% IN FIRST ROUND BUT PREDICT A RUN-OFF

October 27, 2015
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WE BELIEVE NEG BANNAN GOT OVER 51% IN FIRST ROUND BUT PREDICT A RUN-OFF

October 27, 2015 The election was well run, with few problems, other than the fat that Jovenel Moise, Jude Celestin, Moise Jean-Charles and Maryse Narcisse all claim to have won.. However, the turnout was about 18% and this will be reported as 32% or more. Why is this? Well, the August 9 fiasco saw...
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CALLER TO TI MOUN WANTS TO KILL PERE CICO IN KENSCOFF

October 27, 2015
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CALLER TO TI MOUN WANTS TO KILL PERE CICO IN KENSCOFF

October 26, 2015: 10:22 P.M. A real crazy caller on Ti Moun demanding an attack on Pere Cico, in Kenscoff. Wants to kill him. Also wants to close the frontiers and kill all of Martelly’s people, before they can escape. Asks the white folks to stay out of the way. And the broadcaster end...
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LAVALAS SUPPORTERS SPENDING NIGHT IN ARISTIDE FOUNDATION – WILL TAKE THE STREETS TOMORROW

October 27, 2015
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LAVALAS SUPPORTERS SPENDING NIGHT IN ARISTIDE FOUNDATION – WILL TAKE THE STREETS TOMORROW

October 26, 2015 Radio Ti Moun reports Lavalas supporters spending tonight in Aristide Foundation. They will take the streets tomorrow “to defend their votes.” Were very hard on Celestin, saying he had stolen a lot, killed people….. etc. Asked him some embarrassing questions making it seems that Aristide had told them some secrets about...
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Haiti elects a president – but nobody knows for sure who voters chose – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 27, 2015
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Haiti elects a president – but nobody knows for sure who voters chose – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

No violence but tentative results will take at least 10 days for race that involved 54 candidates and tens of thousands of contenders for other elections Electoral workers sort ballots at a tabulation center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Monday. Photograph: Ricardo Arduengo/AP Associated Press in Port-au-Prince Monday 26 October 2015 16.07 EDT Last modified on...
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Sean Penn to Visit Israel for Conference on Haiti as Guest of IsraAID

October 27, 2015
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Sean Penn to Visit Israel for Conference on Haiti as Guest of IsraAID

Actor and humanitarian Sean Penn will visit Israel in November as a guest of IsraAID. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Hollywood actor Sean Penn, 55, will visit Israel in November as a guest of the Israeli humanitarian organization the Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid (IsraAID) to participate in a conference on rebuilding Haiti after...
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Elections-Le devoir accompli

October 27, 2015
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Elections-Le devoir accompli

Le devoir accompli Le gouvernement haïtien a donné au monde entier une belle leçon de démocratie. Evitant tout discorde, tout dérapage, les autorités haïtiennes ont fait ce qu’il fallait faire deux mois auparavant, lors des premiers tours des législatives. Aucun désordre, aucune tractation, aucun incident majeur. Toute Haïti s’est réveillée avec le sentiment d’un...
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End of the 2nd round of elections in Haiti

October 27, 2015
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End of the 2nd round of elections in Haiti

Haiti Libre: Today, more than 50 presidential candidates were in the running in search of the votes of some 5.8 million registered voters, as well as candidates of the second round of legislative elections (Chamber of Deputies and Senate) in 119 constituencies and finally the municipal elections cartels. The elections have just ended at...
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