Archive for January 28th, 2016

Supporters of Haiti’s government have held a peaceful march in the crowded capital calling for elections to be held- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 28, 2016
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Supporters of Haiti’s government have held a peaceful march in the crowded capital calling for elections to be held- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

David Mc Fadden: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Several thousand people held a peaceful march in Haiti’s crowded capital calling for elections to be held soon to resolve a political crisis threatening the stability of the perennially volatile nation. Thursday’s protest was organized by Haiti’s ruling party and attracted at least 4,000 people with a carnival-like...
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Haiti Sees Tourism Promises Fade Amidst Electoral Tensions – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 28, 2016
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Haiti Sees Tourism Promises Fade Amidst Electoral Tensions – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Kim Wall: The presidential election has been postponed, while the country tries to dig itself out of economic malaise At first, the fleet of tiny, hand-painted fishing boats, with hundreds of Haitians slamming cooking pans, chanting and playing music, was mistaken for a welcome ceremony. On Jan. 19 Freedom of the Seas’ passengers were...
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Zika virus could become ‘explosive pandemic’

January 28, 2016
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28 January 2016 From the section US & Canada Jump media player Media player help Out of media player. Press enter to return or tab to continue. Media captionJulia Carneiro has been speaking to expectant mothers.US scientists have urged the World Health Organisation to take urgent action over the Zika virus, which they say...
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Haiti’s leadership is in limbo as political crisis looms- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 28, 2016
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Haiti’s leadership is in limbo as political crisis looms- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

La Times: With Haiti’s presidential elections postponed again and just over a week left until the current leader’s term expires, various political factions are negotiating to avert a constitutional crisis that could leave the Western hemisphere’s poorest nation with nobody clearly in charge. The vote was supposed to occur last Sunday, but election authorities...
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Haiti protesters stoke political crisis while powers seek consensus- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 28, 2016
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Haiti protesters stoke political crisis while powers seek consensus- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Reuters By Joseph Guyler Delva and Frank Jack Daniel 11 hours ago 24 Jan 2016 PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – A few stone-throwing protesters stoked Haiti’s political crisis on Saturday, a day after they forced the Caribbean nation to call off a presidential election and despite calls for consensus from global powers. Haiti was due to...
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CELESTIN OPED – MIAMI HERALD I will not participate in Haiti’s farce of a presidential election – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 28, 2016
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CELESTIN OPED – MIAMI HERALD I will not participate in Haiti’s farce of a presidential election – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By JUDE CÉLESTIN @JudeCe For four years, Haiti’s President Michel Martelly refused to hold elections. He stripped the country of all but 10 of the thousands of constitutionally mandated elected officials and appointed friends and supporters in their place. Now, as his five-year term nears its end on Feb. 7, Martelly is scrambling to...
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Deux manifestations sont en cours à Place du Canapé Vert ainsi que Place Boyer (Pétion-Ville)

January 28, 2016
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Deux manifestations sont en cours à Place du Canapé Vert ainsi que Place Boyer (Pétion-Ville)

Cher Canadien, Vous recevez ce message parce que vous vous êtes inscrits auprès de l’Ambassade du Canada à Port-au-Prince à l’aide du système d’inscription des Canadiens à l’étranger. Nous vous saurions gré de bien vouloir faire part de l’information suivante à tous les citoyens canadiens se trouvant dans votre région. Deux manifestations sont en...
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