Archive for October, 2015

Opening ceremony of the Lycée Alexandre Pétion – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 10, 2015
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Opening ceremony of the Lycée Alexandre Pétion – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Thursday, President Michel Martelly accompanied by his wife Sophia Martelly, Prime Minister Evans Paul and several members of the Government including the Minister of National Education, Nesmy Manigat went to the Lycée Alexandre Pétion in Port-au-Prince, for the inauguration of the new premises of the establishment. Note that the former President of...
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COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE | | Ambassade des Etats-Unis d’Amérique Bureau des Affaires Publiques

October 10, 2015
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COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE | |   Ambassade des Etats-Unis d’Amérique Bureau des Affaires Publiques

| COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE | |   Ambassade des Etats-Unis d’Amérique Bureau des Affaires Publiques    | |   Tabarre 41, Boulevard 15 octobre Port-au-Prince, Haïti Tél: 2229-8351 / 2229-8903   | Le 9 octobre 2015 No. 2015/ 57   Biographie de Monsieur Peter F. Mulrean nouvel Ambassadeur des Etats-Unis en Haiti    ...
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BELIEVE IT OR NOT: 9 EXTREMELY DANGEROUS PRISONERS “DISAPPEAR” FROM SMALL PETIT GOAVE JAIL

October 10, 2015
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BELIEVE IT OR NOT: 9 EXTREMELY DANGEROUS PRISONERS “DISAPPEAR” FROM SMALL PETIT GOAVE JAIL

October 10, 2015 The Petit Goave jail is not a large one so the “disappearance” of 9 killers is suspect. This would be like sitting around a dining room table with 12 people and having 9 of them disappear, without a trace. Something obviously wrong here! The prisoners have been “disappeared” so they can...
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MOO MANIGAT BACKS TRANSITIONAL GOVERNMENT – SO SHE CAN BE TRANSITIONAL PRESIDENT!! -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 10, 2015
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MOO MANIGAT BACKS TRANSITIONAL GOVERNMENT – SO SHE CAN BE TRANSITIONAL PRESIDENT!! -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Mirlande Manigat President in a transitional government… Mirlande Manigat, Secretary General of the “Rally of Progressive National Democrats” (RDNP), which is not a candidate in the elections, is very favorable for the establishment of a transitional government and affirms be willing to ensure its Presidency… No to the financing of parties by the Dominicans...
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U.N. Security Council seeks to end troops presence in Haiti

October 10, 2015
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U.N. Security Council seeks to end troops presence in Haiti

In this Sept. 27, 2015, supporters of presidential candidate Jean Henry Ceant attend his campaign rally in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Practically every public office is up for grabs in this year’s unprecedented three-round balloting that is picking the next president, two-thirds of the Senate, the entire 119-member Chamber of Deputies and all local offices. The...
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Kidnapping et libération d’une jeune coopérante francaise à Port-au-Prince

October 10, 2015
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Kidnapping et libération d’une jeune coopérante francaise à Port-au-Prince

PNH Selon le journal Dauphiné Libéré, une jeune coopérante française de 27 ans, responsable de la programmation culturelle à l`Institut Français, a été libérée dans la nuit de mercredi à jeudi après avoir été enlevée à Port-au-Prince, la capitale d’Haïti, et séquestrée pendant près d’une semaine. Mais les autorités haïtiennes n`ont pas précisé si...
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Strengthening Health Systems: Lessons from Haiti

October 10, 2015
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Strengthening Health Systems: Lessons from Haiti

As Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea look at ways to repair holes and strengthen their health systems in the wake of Ebola, we spoke with Equal Health’s Nadia Raymond – a Haitian-born nurse who shared her thoughts on access to health after Haiti’s earthquake and cholera outbreak Ebola Deeply: Nadia, you were born in...
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Dominican merchants close border market amid Haiti goods ban

October 10, 2015
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Dominican merchants close border market amid Haiti goods ban

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Merchants in the Dominican Republic have shuttered the biggest border market for trade with Haiti amid that country’s ban on some goods entering overland. Haiti has banned 23 products from crossing by land its border with the Dominican Republic, seeking to improve tax collection and ensure better quality control....
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Réfléchir scientifiquement sur la langue kreyòl

October 10, 2015
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Réfléchir scientifiquement sur la langue kreyòl

Par: Hugues Saint-Fort Hugo274@aol.com Hugues Saint-Fort De plus en plus de locuteurs haïtiens s’intéressent à leur langue maternelle, le kreyòl. Certains font des efforts pour écrire leurs textes selon l’orthographe officielle qui existe, rappelons-le, depuis 1980. Ces locuteurs savent que, même si le kreyòl est leur première langue (L1) et qu’ils le parlent couramment, il...
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Pluviose recalls journey from political unrest in Haiti to gridiron of Pine Ridge

October 10, 2015
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Pluviose recalls journey from political unrest in Haiti to gridiron of Pine Ridge

Pine Ridge’s Hansley Pluviose left Haiti in 2003 after his father sought political asylum in the U.S. NEWS-JOURNAL/NIGEL COOK By Chris Boyle chris.boyle@news-jrnl.com Facts WEEK 7 GAMES Thursday’s Game DeLand at West Palm Beach Oxbridge Friday’s Games Oviedo at University, 7 p.m. Celebration at Halifax Academy, 7 p.m. Bell at Taylor, 7 p.m. Father...
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Kombit: The Cooperative, produced by Found Object films

October 10, 2015
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Kombit: The Cooperative, produced by Found Object films

A new documentary film chronicling the efforts of Timberland and the Smallholders Farmers Alliance (SFA) to plant 5 million trees in Haiti had its premiere this week at SXSW Eco 2015 in Austin, Texas. Kombit: The Cooperative, produced by Found Object films and directed by award-winning filmmaker Gabriel London, tells the unlikely story of how...
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Haiti voters strive to make sense of dizzying field for presidency, nearly every other office

October 8, 2015
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Haiti voters strive to make sense of dizzying field for presidency, nearly every other office

By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press October 8, 2015 — 10:50am PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Cities and towns across Haiti are plastered with colorful campaign ads, leaving voters struggling to differentiate a swarm of candidates who grin from posters, banners and billboards slapped on nearly everything that doesn’t move and a few that do. Practically every...
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NO ELECTIONS – PNUD STEALS FUNDS – MUST BE INVESTIGATED!!!

October 8, 2015
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NO ELECTIONS – PNUD STEALS FUNDS – MUST BE INVESTIGATED!!!

October 9, 2015 President Martelly is taking a lot of flack about the electoral process, and some of this is deserved. However, the real elephant, in the tent, has United Nations colors of its flag. PNUD has complete control over funding for the Haitian elections, with little or no oversight for  their expenditure of...
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DOMINICAN SITUATION WORSENS – IT IS A BOMB THAT WILL EXPLODE WITH UNEXPECTED FEROCITY AND RESULTS

October 8, 2015
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DOMINICAN SITUATION WORSENS – IT IS A BOMB THAT WILL EXPLODE WITH UNEXPECTED FEROCITY AND RESULTS

October 8, 2015 We were faced by the immoral and illegal deportation of some 300,000 people from the Dominican Republic. These were Haitians, who had lived there for many years, and people born there years ago, who speak only Spanish. The International Community was on Haiti’s side. We were winning. And then, some of...
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Le PNUD prend le dessus sur le CEP – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 8, 2015
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Le PNUD prend le dessus sur le CEP – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

CEP Depuis le 21 juin 2015, une délégation du Conseil électoral provisoire (CEP) est à Dubaï pour une visite de supervision des bulletins des législatives du 9 août 2015. L’imprimerie qui en est chargée est à … Dubaï. Hier mardi, une première cargaison de matériels non sensibles était déjà livrée. Des avancées qui, semble-t-il,...
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JOHN KERRY TALKS OF ELECTIONS October 6, 2015

October 6, 2015
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JOHN KERRY TALKS OF ELECTIONS October 6, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry visited Haiti today for talks on the October 25 elections. He presented the usual diplomatic line about “pulling together.” However, like so many before, and many after him, Kerry does not realize that Haitians really don’t care about Democracy or elections. They hate politicians. What they want is stability,...
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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 Scientists for Parasite-Fighting Therapies

October 6, 2015
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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 Scientists for Parasite-Fighting Therapies

Three scientists who used modern laboratory techniques to discover anti-parasitic drugs long hidden in herbs and soil won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday. Their drug therapies “have revolutionized the treatment of some of the most devastating parasitic diseases,” the Nobel Committee of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm said in announcing...
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Le phénomène Duvalier, aberration de l’histoire ou conséquence d’un certain passé…

October 5, 2015
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Le phénomène Duvalier, aberration de l’histoire ou conséquence d’un certain passé…

Par Teddy Thomas teddythomas@msn.com Bébé Doc & Papa Doc Duvalier a-t-il été fort ou les Haïtiens ont-ils été faibles face à Duvalier ? On s’étonne encore qu’un seul individu ait pu si longtemps garder le pouvoir après une élection controversée, pour ensuite passer la main à son fils mineur, à la grande consternation du peuple...
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MEN YO!MEN YO!LES PROFESSIONNELS DE LA DESTABILISATION A L’ATTAQUE!

October 5, 2015
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MEN YO!MEN YO!LES PROFESSIONNELS DE LA DESTABILISATION A L’ATTAQUE!

October 4, 2015 On les attendait au détour. Fidéles au rendez-vous, ils sont arrivés.Car, selon eux, au cadran de la démocratie balbutiante d’Haiti, l’heure de la transition a sonné. Misant sur les failles de l’organe en charge des élections, le Cep, exploitant les erreurs et les fautes d’un gouvernement en fin de mandat, supputant...
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PREVAL CANDIDATE JUDE CELESTIN HOLDS MASSIVE RALLY IN CROIX DES BOUQUETS

October 5, 2015
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PREVAL CANDIDATE JUDE CELESTIN HOLDS MASSIVE RALLY IN CROIX DES BOUQUETS

September 27, 2015- Upated Oct 4th Jude Celestin followed up on his successful Hinche rally with a massive event in Croix-des-Bouquets today. Using the tried and tested elements of a Francois Duvalier campaign, Celestin’s team bussed many, many people from around the countryside to an event that was more party, than political. Lots of...
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