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Why Haiti deserves visitors

November 8, 2015
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Why Haiti deserves visitors

Five years after Haiti was devastated by an earthquake, tourists are returning – to find a raw and fascinating Caribbean country with a unique culture Looking down from La Citadelle Laferrière in north Haiti. Photograph: Alamy Kevin Rushby Sunday 8 November 2015 02.00 EST Long before I arrive in Haiti I get a sense of...
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Haiti issues preliminary results in parliament vote

November 8, 2015
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Haiti issues preliminary results in parliament vote

By Jacqueline Charles PORT-AU-PRINCE A banned singer whose government bashing lyrics have became part of the political discourse is among Haiti’s newest senators, while an indicted former coup leader is headed into a runoff, according to preliminary election results issued Sunday by the Provisional Electoral Council. These results are incontestable and show that the...
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Public transport strike brings Haiti to a halt-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 8, 2015
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Public transport strike brings Haiti to a halt-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Main roads in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince were virtually empty on Monday (November 9)as a two-day public transport strike got underway against proposed price hikes for passports and driving licences. An estimated 70 percent of public transport across the country was paralysed. The National Platform of Unions of Transport Faithful (PNSTF) went ahead with...
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Protesters in Haiti clash with police over fraud in Presidential contest

November 8, 2015
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Protesters in Haiti clash with police over fraud in Presidential contest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – A protest against alleged fraud in Haiti’s recent presidential election has turned violent, with some demonstrators hurling rocks and police breaking up the rally with tear gas. About 300 people took part in the traffic-snarling, three-hour demonstration Saturday in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. VIDEO HERE<- WATCH ABOVE: A man was shot...
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