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Les hommes de main de Moise Jean-Charles lancent des menaces et intimidations.-

11 Non 2015 Cyrus Sibert n’a pas peur des menaces de mort proférées contre sa personne par les criminels et les tueurs à gage qui entourent Moise Jean-Charles. Car, nous sommes conscients du fait que le combat pour la démocratie en Haiti et le respect des droits et des libertés civiles expose aux menaces des anarcho-populistes, des corrompus et des…

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Haiti’s election: Hardly a victory for democracy-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The Hill.com Haiti’s Oct. 25 election was largely free of the violence and chaos that marred the Aug. 9 first-round vote for legislative seats. Many international observers and the U.S. State Department have signaled satisfaction with the process, but the low voter turnout and mounting claims of fraud shows that the election was hardly a victory for democracy. Just over…

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PADF and American Red Cross Upgrade Emergency Shelters in Northern Haiti

Improved shelters are safer and more accessible to residents during emergencies WASHINGTON, Nov 09, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) is working with the American Red Cross to rehabilitate and upgrade 19 evacuation shelters throughout Northern Haiti to ensure local communities are better prepared for future disasters. With $1.2 million in funds from the American Red…

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Ending Haiti’s Hunger, One Tilapia at a Time

PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI – Haiti is a country hungry for food. Poverty, natural disasters and a corrupt government have all contributed to what is now a food security crisis. Tackling hunger in Haiti is a full-time business for CBN’s Operation Blessing. “When I first went to Haiti in 2009 and saw how hungry the people were, but at the…

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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 what the name itself conjures up….

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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 population voted me Antonio ‘Don Kato’…

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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 the planned strike despite announcements by…

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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 dead in Port-Au-Prince Haiti on Thursday…

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Canada ranks first in world for personal freedom and social tolerance

By Michael Walsh .View photo Spectators cheer during Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, 2012. (REUTERS/Chris Wattie) O Canada: you might be the land of the free now. A new study reveals that the United States’ neighbor to the north has the “freest country in the world,” with the greatest tolerance for immigrants worldwide. Canada’s ranking as the…

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THREE CANDIDATES CLAIM THEY WON PRESIDENCY Célestin disputes Haiti election results; supporters protest –

Opposition presidential candidates come together while supporters take to the streets. Head of Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council defends preliminary presidential results. Government-backed presidential candidate Jovenel Moise calls for calm while Jude Célestin calls for mobilization. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE Breaking his silence, Jude Célestin said Friday he does not recognize Haiti’s preliminary presidential results that put him in a…

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INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY RESPECTS HAITIAN ELECTIONS

Those demonstrating against the electoral process are really making fools of themselves. Lavalas/Maryse Narcisse claims she got 68%, Moise Jean-Charles claims he won, as does Jude Celestin. The challenges will go on to Infinity because Haiti cannot have 4 Presidents!! JOVENEL MOISE – NEG BANNAN – WON THE VOTE. LET’S GIVE HIM – AND HAITI A CHANCE!!!

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JOVENEL WINS??

6 Novembre 2015 Le candidat du PHTK, Jovenel Moise, a-t-il gagné les Elections Présidentielles au Premier tour? La question est à la une de l’actualité. Posée par le candidat Jean Henry  Céant sur les ondes d’une station de radio de la capitale, elle fait l’objet de débats. Selon Maitre Céant, s’il faut s’en tenir aux termes de la loi électorale,…

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Moise, Celestin to Face Off in Haiti Presidential Runoff

Presidential candidate Jovenel Moise from the PHTK political party waves to supporters as he arrives to a press conference in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. VOA News November 06, 2015 3:57 AM A banana plantation owner and the former head of Haiti’s government construction agency will face off against each other in Haiti’s presidential runoff next month. Haiti’s Provisional…

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ITS A RUN-OFF !!!JOVENEL MOISE & JUDE CELESTIN

Results of the Presidential election First Round have been announced and we will see a run-off between Jovenel Moise and Jude Celestin. We have included the final list of results and it is worthwhile to note what ha always been referred to, by th media, as Haiti’s most popular political party LAVALA – only gained 7% of the vote. Also…

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Feed the Hungry packs more than a half-million meals for Haiti

About 3,500 volunteers help during 2-day event at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center Food bags contained dehydrated vegetables, a scoop of vitamin powder, a cup of rice and a cup of soy in a plastic bag Each bag makes about 6 meals The He’s Alive Church group, foreground left, begins packing the meals during the Feed the Hungry meal packaging…

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Soni Mustivar to join Haiti Men’s National Team for World Cup qualifiers

Sporting Kansas City midfielder Soni Mustivar will join the Haiti Men’s National Team for a pair of upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Haiti will play at Costa Rica on Nov. 13 before hosting Jamaica on Nov. 17. Mustivar excelled for Sporting KC this past season in his first year in Major League Soccer. The 25-year-old midfielder made 31 appearances in all competitions…

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APRES MOIS LES DELUGE

November 4, 2015 We have seen an unabated ARROGANCE OF POWER exhibited by those in the Martelly government, and those in opposition. There is an old Irish saying, mirrored in many national proverbs, to the effect that: THE PIPER MUST BE PAID. The time has come. Over the next few days, Haiti will experience  a much-needed political and social cleansing….

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Noriega: U.S. must step up to help Haiti’s new leaders

By Roger F. Noriega – Tribune News Service Haiti is at a crossroads, and this is no time for the United States or the international community to stop caring where that country is headed. More to the point, rather than merely treating the impoverished nation’s symptoms, those who genuinely care about Haitians should challenge them to build stronger political institutions…

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Haïti Elections : Accusations de fraudes pour justifier la violence de leurs partisans? par Stanley Lucas

La fonction première de l’élection est de permettre aux citoyens de choisir leurs gouvernants et leurs représentants pour diriger les institutions de l’État. Ainsi, l’élection est une délégation de souveraineté. Elle constitue, au sein d’une société organisée, une soupape de sécurité. En effet, la possibilité pour les citoyens de pouvoir régulièrement exprimer leur mécontentement ou, au contraire, de donner un…

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Smoked herring connects Cap-Pelé to Haiti

A million cases of the smoked fish travel each year to the impoverished country Smoked herring from Cap-Pelé can be found all over Haiti, including this northern market. (Radio-Canada) For the past century, one of New Brunswick’s most enduring trade partnerships has been with one of the world’s poorest countries. The fishing village of Cap-Pelé has sold millions of crates of smoked…

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ANACASIS SHOULD BE ARRESTED !! Lapeh réclame l’exclusion de Jovenel Moise du scrutin – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Le coordonateur général de Lapeh, Anacacis Jean Hector, est révulsé contre le candidat à la présidence du PHTK. M. Jean Hector ne décolère pas contre les dirigeants du PHTK qu’il accuse d’avoir réalisé des fraudes massives lors du scrutin du 25 octobre. L’exclusion de Jovenel Moise de la course électorale est réclamée par l’ex sénateur Anacacis faisant valoir que ceci…

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IDB spending $65 million to improve transportation in Haiti

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (CMC) — The Inter American Development Bank (IDB) said yesterday that it will be providing US$65 million to Haiti to improve transportation in the French-speaking Caribbean Community (Caricom) country. The IDB said the money will improve the efficiency and safety of its transportation system and will advance regional and international integration. It said the five-year programme, which…

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THE PEOPLE WAIT!! Haiti election results delayed until Thursday

Haitians must wait to learn presidential ballot results. More than 300 vote tallies have been set aside in Haiti for fraud or other irregularities. Fraud accusations not surprising in Haiti vote. By Jacqueline Charles November 3, 2015 PORT-AU-PRINCE Haitians will have to wait until Thursday to learn who won the country’s recent presidential elections or advanced into a Dec. 27 runoff….

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OPONT PRESS RELEASE ON ELECTION RESULTS

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Newmont buys Canadian mining company’s interests in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A subsidiary of American mining giant Newmont Mining Corp. has bought a Canadian company’s joint-venture interests in Haiti, officials announced Monday. In a statement, Vancouver-based Eurasian Minerals Inc. said it sold its interests covering six exploration sites in northern Haiti to the Newmont subsidiary for $4 million and a 0.5 percent royalty. Newmont Mining Corp. suspended…

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Haiti celebrates Day of the Dead

Image copyright AFP Image caption Followers of voodoo in Haiti marked the Day of the Dead on Sunday Haitians on Sunday marked the Day of the Dead by gathering in cemeteries. Followers of voodoo, or vodou as it spelled in Creole, which was brought to the Caribbean country through the slave trade in the 16th and 17th Centuries, celebrated the…

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What a viral picture tells us about child poverty in Africa

The photo has been copied and posted countless times, becoming known on the internet as “Sceptical Third World Child”. But with the images and funny captions has come a serious debate about how the Western world views and reports on poverty and African children. He’s wearing dirty clothes and a wry expression, giving the mother of all side-eyes to a…

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Haitians flow into cemeteries to mark Voodoo day of the dead

A woman in the role of a spirit known as a “Gede” dances during a Voodoo ritual in tribute to Baron Samdi and the Gede family of spirits during Day of the Dead celebrations at the National Cemetery in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. Day of the Dead traditions coincide with All Saints Day and All Souls Day on…

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CENTRE DE TABULATION DES VOTES

November 1, 2015 Selon les dernières données émanant du Centre de Tabulation des Votes (CTV) en date du 30 octobre (10am), 86.49% des procès verbaux (PV) pour la présidentielle sont traités, 80.39% pour les sénatoriales, 77.63% pour les députés et 0.18% pour les municipales. Un total de 99 PV ont été mit à l’écart Selon les dernières données émanant du…

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L’ espace de résistance patriotique et Fanmi Lavalas – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

L’ espace de résistance patriotique et Fanmi Lavalas ont donné une conférence de presse conjointe  ce samedi 31 octobre 2015 à l’ hotel Olofston pour dénoncer le coup d’ état électoral du 25 octobre et exiger encore une fois l’ annulation de la mascarade électorale du 9 aout 2015 ! Les deux forces politiques se sont engagées à mener jusqu’…

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