Archive for December, 2015

Economie: Une fin d’année 2015 totalement morose

December 24, 2015
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Economie: Une fin d’année 2015 totalement morose

La fin d’année 2015 se révèle totalement morose pour différentes couches de la population en Haïti, avec une hausse inconsidérée du coût de la vie. La vie chère, comme l’appellent les citoyennes et citoyens, dépasse la mesure… A l’approche des fêtes de fin d’année 2015, plusieurs familles du pays, notamment dans la capitale Port-au-Prince,...
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Haiti to create more jobs with industrial park

December 24, 2015
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Haiti to create more jobs with industrial park

Caracol Industrial Park (Photo: Miami Herald) Caribbean 360 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tuesday December 22, 2015 – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$41 million grant for the fifth and last phase of the Caracol Industrial Park (CIP), the main manufacturing hub in northern Haiti. The CIP contributes to economic development in the north of...
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Haiti – Politic : The Lambert brothers become diplomats

December 24, 2015
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Haiti – Politic : The Lambert brothers become diplomats

According to our information, former Adviser to the President Martelly, Joseph Lambert, defeated candidate in the last elections of 25 October, was appointed by the Government Martelly-Paul, Minister Counsellor at the embassy of Haiti in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. He would have been installed in office last Wednesday and is also responsible...
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“The Struggle for Land Justice Knows No Borders”: Corporate Pillaging in Haiti

December 24, 2015
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“The Struggle for Land Justice Knows No Borders”: Corporate Pillaging in Haiti

Members of a peasant organization heading to a community meeting to discuss their rights. (Photo: Roberto (Bear) Guerra) By Natalie Miller and Beverly Bell, Other Worlds | Interview An interview with Nixon Boumba, Democratic Popular Movement (MODEP) and American Jewish World Service. Since the earthquake of January, 2010, Haiti has increasingly become a target...
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Electoral Zapping…

December 24, 2015
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Electoral Zapping…

Cardinal Langlois agrees that Mgr Patrick Aris seat in the Commission The Head of the Catholic Church in Haiti, Cardinal Chibly Langlois, has after days of negotiations with government authorities, agreed that Mgr Patrick Aris seat on the Presidential Commission of electoral evaluation. Let’s rcall that the Catholic Church had demanded as a precondition...
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St. Paul-based youth soccer foundation chosen for exchange with Haiti

December 24, 2015
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St. Paul-based youth soccer foundation chosen for exchange with Haiti

A St. Paul-based youth soccer foundation has been selected to lead a two-year athletic exchange between Minnesota and Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Sanneh Foundation is one of 10 organizations across the world that will run international exchanges on behalf of the U.S. Department of State’s SportsUnited program. A $250,000 federal grant will cover about a...
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UN urges Haiti to reschedule postponed poll

December 24, 2015
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UN urges Haiti to reschedule postponed poll

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) – The United Nations Security Council urged Haiti on Wednesday to quickly reschedule its postponed presidential election ahead off further civil unrest. The second round of voting to choose a successor to President Michel Martelly had been due to go ahead on December 27 but was cancelled after fraud...
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MERRY CHRISTMAS- OPPOSITION GUNMEN ATTACK POLICE CHIEF IN CITY CENTRE – AND POLICE INSPECTOR DANIEL PIERRE, DCPJ, IN ANOTHER

December 24, 2015
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MERRY CHRISTMAS- OPPOSITION GUNMEN ATTACK POLICE CHIEF IN CITY CENTRE – AND POLICE INSPECTOR DANIEL PIERRE, DCPJ, IN ANOTHER

December 24, 2015 Over the last few weeks, there have been many attacks on members of the PNH throughout the Nation. The most recent saw a brazen attack on Godsen Orelus in the center of Port-au-Prince. Had he not called for “back-up” the end result might well have been different. In another incident, motorcycle...
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Haiti postpones presidential, legislative elections

December 24, 2015
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Haiti postpones presidential, legislative elections

No date set for new elections Electoral commission yet to be sworn-in By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council has postponed the Dec. 27 presidential runoff elections pitting government-backed candidate Jovenel Moïse against Jude Célestin, the former head of the state-owned construction agency. Elections officials made the announcement late Monday in a communiqué,...
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Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

December 24, 2015
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Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

A group of firefighters in Los Angeles was reaching beyond its borders, working with community businesses and a local college to fix up a used fire engine as a donation for the people of Haiti still reeling from the earthquake in 2010. The Stentorians of Los Angeles County, founded in 1954, was created to...
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Haiti commission installed to review electoral process

December 23, 2015
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Haiti commission installed to review electoral process

Haiti’s President Michel Martelly, center, speaks as he walks with his Cabinet Chief Ann Valerie Timothee Milfort after an interview at the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. Martelly is constitutionally due to leave office on Feb. 7 because he can’t run for a consecutive term. He told the AP that...
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Brazil warns against pregnancy due to spreading virus

December 23, 2015
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Brazil warns against pregnancy due to spreading virus

Rio de Janeiro (CNN)Brazilian health officials are dishing out some unusual advice these days: Don’t get pregnant. That’s the message for would-be parents, especially in the country’s northeast, after officials linked a mosquito-borne virus called Zika to a surge in newborn microcephaly, a neurological disorder that can result in incomplete brain development. “It’s a...
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Haiti postpones scheduled presidential runoff

December 22, 2015
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Haiti postpones scheduled presidential runoff

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian electoral authorities have postponed presidential and legislative runoffs set for this weekend. In a brief statement issued Monday evening, Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council said the vote scheduled for Dec. 27 has been postponed until a special commission can make its recommendations. In recent days, President Michel Martelly announced that...
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WHY ISN’T GROUP 8 BLOCKING THIS PART OF PROCESS???? Deputies – Final results of the 2nd round of October 25, 2015

December 22, 2015
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WHY ISN’T GROUP 8 BLOCKING THIS PART OF PROCESS???? Deputies – Final results of the 2nd round of October 25, 2015

19/12/2015 06:25:50 The Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) has finally released the final results of the second round of the legislative elections of October 25, 2015. Here are the results for deputies. For the department of ARTIBONITE : Gonaïves, Jacob Latortue (AAA), L’Estere, Reynald Exantus (OPL), Terre Neuve, Dulaurier Jacques (AAA), L’Anse Rouge, Edouanel Chery...
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Haiti droit de lhomme le jeune barreau de Port-au-Prince plaide pour les droits des detenus

December 20, 2015
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Haiti droit de lhomme le jeune barreau de Port-au-Prince plaide pour les droits des detenus

A l’occasion de la journée internationale des droits de l’homme, le jeune barreau de Port-au-Prince a organisé une conférence-débat, jeudi, dans le but de promouvoir l’état de droit et le rôle de l’avocat dans la défense des principes juridiques. Nous voulons attirer l’attention des étudiants et de certains avocats sur ce qu’est vraiment le...
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Mobilisation des étudiants contre l’insécurité

December 20, 2015
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Mobilisation des étudiants contre l’insécurité

Quelques dizaines d’étudiants de plusieurs entités de l’université d’Etat d’Haïti ont organisé, le mardi 15 décembre 2015, une marche pacifique pour dénoncer les actes d’insécurité sévissant depuis quelques jours à travers le pays, notamment dans la zone métropolitaine de Port-au-Prince. «NON à l’insécurité ! Trop de cadavres. On n’en peut plus !», scandent  les...
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Deployment of the European Observation Mission

December 20, 2015
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Deployment of the European Observation Mission

Haiti Libre 22 long-term observers of the Electoral Observation Mission of the European Union (EU EOM) in Haiti, for the third time, were deployed this week to observe the second round of presidential elections. Upon arrival in Haiti, observers joined the EU EOM management team and received during 2 days, an update on the...
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Haiti – Dominican Republic : Nearly 53,000 regularization cards still unclaimed

December 20, 2015
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Haiti – Dominican Republic : Nearly 53,000 regularization cards still unclaimed

Haiti Libre On Thursday, the Dominican Ministry of Interior and Police (MIP) revealed that 184,816 out of 239,956 who qualified (98% of Haitians) to the National Plan for the Regularization of Foreigners (PNRE) have been given a provisional document certifying that they have a migration status in good standing in the Dominican Republic. While...
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Haiti’s Lead Export: Brazil’s New Slaves

December 20, 2015
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Haiti’s Lead Export: Brazil’s New Slaves

It is a heritage of colonialism that its predatory economic systems outlast its victims’ independence declarations. And so today, paradoxically, slavery remains the top export of Haiti, the country that first broke its shackles. The sale of unskilled Haitian labor from sweatshops and sugarcane fields to traditional colonial powers is well documented. Less well known...
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l’arrestation des présumés ravisseurs et assassins de Lencie S. Mirville

December 20, 2015
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l’arrestation des présumés ravisseurs et assassins de Lencie S. Mirville

12/20/15, 9:30 a.m. Des agents de la Direction centrale de la police judiciaire (DCPJ) ont procédé, dans la nuit du 19 au 20 décembre en cours, à l’arrestation des présumés ravisseurs et assassins de Lencie S. Mirville, avons-nous appris d’une source proche de la PNH. Les individus appréhendés durant l’opération policière sont : Guerrier...
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