Archive for January, 2016

JANUARY 18 – A FEW HUNDRED ARISTIDE PEOPLE HOLD NATION HOSTAGE AS DOWNTOWN PORT-AU-PRINCE TURNED INTO WAR ZONE – CARS BURNED, PROPERTY DESTROYED, PEOPLE ATTACKED.

January 18, 2016
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JANUARY 18 – A FEW HUNDRED ARISTIDE PEOPLE HOLD NATION HOSTAGE AS DOWNTOWN PORT-AU-PRINCE TURNED INTO WAR ZONE – CARS BURNED, PROPERTY DESTROYED, PEOPLE ATTACKED.

Janvier 18, 2016 Inscription in King Tut’s tomb: I have seen yesterday. I know tomorrow. History repeats itself as Aristide people, funded by the Dominican Republic, disrupt Haitian society as he did in October, November 2000. Today, a  small mob swept through downtown Port-au-Prince, splitting into two groups. These left fear and destruction in...
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Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti

January 18, 2016
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Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti

by Mark Schuller This Tuesday, the sixth anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti came and went with little fanfare. On the one hand, this could be a sign of moving on. As Gina Athena Ulysse has powerfully demonstrated, Haiti needs new narratives. Maybe the earthquake story has run its course, in the foreign memory...
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TOTAL Haiti launches its 2nd Edition of reforestation contest

January 18, 2016
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TOTAL Haiti launches its 2nd Edition of reforestation contest

Haiti Libre: TOTAL Haiti, launched the 2nd edition of its reforestation contest “Konbit Rebwazman se rasin lespwa !” Since January 14, 2016 until February 29, 2016, you can register online at : www.totalhaiti.com/home_professionnels/concours/inscription-concours.html or by collecting a registration form in a TOTAL station or at Sogexpress, Palmis Mikwofinans, Sogebank, Capital Bank, Brana, contest partners....
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Justice -Towards a trial Clifford Brandt ?

January 18, 2016
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Justice -Towards a trial Clifford Brandt ?

Haiti Libre: Towards a trial Clifford Brandt ? This is the question that one can ask while Clifford, arrested October 17, 2012 as part of the investigation into the kidnapping of two children Moscoso and suspected of being a dangerous and powerful Gang Leader has not yet been tried. Yet the Government Commissioner at that...
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Conseil de sécurité pour les élections du 24 janvier 2016 – Security advisory for January 24, 2016 elections

January 18, 2016
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Conseil de sécurité pour les élections du 24 janvier 2016 – Security advisory for January 24, 2016 elections

Cher Canadien, Vous recevez ce message puisque vous vous êtes inscrits auprès du gouvernement du Canada 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. Le second tour des élections présidentielles et...
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OCT. 2005: St. Marc Prosecutor Indicts Neptune et Al. in La Scierie Massacre

January 18, 2016
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OCT. 2005: St. Marc Prosecutor Indicts Neptune et Al. in La Scierie Massacre

Radio Kiskeya Originally: Former Prime Minister Neptune, 29 Others Indicted in St. Marc Massacre The final decision rendered in the town of St. Marc by investigating judge Clunie Pierre Jules, in charge of the case of La Scierie concluded that there is enough evidence to indict former Prime Minister Yvon Neptune and 20 other...
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Boycotting Candidate Says Jan. 24 Runoff Will Set Haiti Back

January 18, 2016
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Boycotting Candidate Says Jan. 24 Runoff Will Set Haiti Back

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Jan 17, 2016, 2:58 PM ET Haiti’s opposition candidate for president is warning that if a runoff is held next weekend as scheduled it will be a big step back for the country’s fragile democracy and lead to increased turmoil in the sharply divided nation. In...
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Brazil Zika outbreak: New test kits for mosquito-borne viruses

January 17, 2016
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Brazil Zika outbreak: New test kits for mosquito-borne viruses

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes are the transmitters of all three viruses BBC: The Brazilian Health ministry says it’s developed new testing kits to rapidly identify the presence of three viruses – Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya – all carried by the same mosquito. Health Minister Marcelo Castro said priority for...
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Haiti faces one-horse race as opposition boycotts presidential vote

January 17, 2016
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Haiti faces one-horse race as opposition boycotts presidential vote

PORT-AU-PRINCE | By Joseph Guyler Delva Reuters. Haiti’s opposition presidential candidate Jude Celestin has announced he will not take part in a runoff election because he does not have faith in the process, in a move that could mean a shoe-in for the ruling party on Jan. 24. Celestin said he would tell election...
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Brazilians panic as mosquito-borne virus is linked to brain damage in thousands of babies

January 17, 2016
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Brazilians panic as mosquito-borne virus is linked to brain damage in thousands of babies

By Dom Phillips January 15 RECIFE, Brazil — Jusikelly da Silva was full of expectations for her baby. This was to be her fourth with her spouse, Josenildo, and the couple had three other children from previous relationships. “All perfect, all normal,” her husband said of their family. Then, at the six-month mark of...
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six years after quake, UN cites progress but warns of ‘deteriorating’ situation for those still in camps

January 17, 2016
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six years after quake, UN cites progress but warns of ‘deteriorating’ situation for those still in camps

Six years after the devastating earthquake of 2010 that killed more than 200,000 people and left at least 1.5 million homeless, about 96 per cent of the displaced have left the camps under relocation programmes. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi 15 January 2016 – Six years after the devastating earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people...
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Discrimination fuels harsh policies for Haitian migrants in the Dominican Republic

January 16, 2016
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Discrimination fuels harsh policies for Haitian migrants in the Dominican Republic

At the border of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. File 2012. (Credit: Alex Proimos/Flickr) In an effort to stop Haitian migrants from entering the country, the Dominican Republic has been enforcing increasingly strict immigration policies. The most recent attempts to control illegal immigration have escalated with the use of military troops, renewing an ongoing...
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Le Sénat va annuler tous les décrets adoptés par Martelly!

January 16, 2016
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Le Sénat va annuler tous les décrets adoptés par Martelly!

Janvier 16, 2016 Le Dr Evalière Beauplan, a déclaré au journal Le Nouvelliste que le premier acte que poseront les sénateurs consistera en l’adoption d’une résolution disant que le 24 janvier « n’est pas possible ». <Le sénateur du Nord-Ouest va plus loin. Il annonce que le grand corps va créer très rapidement une...
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Has the UN lost credibility in Haiti and Africa?

January 15, 2016
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Has the UN lost credibility in Haiti and Africa?

Saeed Shabazz | 1/14/2016, 3:13 p.m. United Nations General Assembly hall As 2015 was coming to an end, the 193-member United Nations wrapped up its agenda with discussions and resolutions on issues in the Sahel/Western Sahara, Burundi as the African Union agreed Dec. 19 to deploy an African prevention and protection mission and Dec....
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More than 129,000 Haitians have left DR in 8 months

January 15, 2016
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More than 129,000 Haitians have left DR in 8 months

Haiti Libre.com According to information released by the Dominican General Directorate of Migration in the last 8 months more than 129,000 illegal immigrants of Haitian origin, have left the Dominican Republic to return to Haiti, most of these returnees, under a voluntary form. The document of the DGM explains that of that number, 15,863...
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Zika virus reaches Haiti

January 15, 2016
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Zika virus reaches Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) has confirmed the first case of the Zika Virus in Haiti. PAHO’s Communicable Disease and Health Analysis director Marcos Espinal, who made the announcement yesterday, warned that there are many people who will contract Zika without knowing it. But he said there...
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Haiti Opposition Candidate Reaffirms Plans to Boycott Runoff- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 15, 2016
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Haiti Opposition Candidate Reaffirms Plans to Boycott Runoff- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By The Associated Press Haiti’s opposition candidate for president has reaffirmed that he won’t participate in a two-candidate runoff on Jan. 24. In a Thursday interview with Haiti’s Radio Kiskeya, Jude Celestin said he plans to soon make his boycott official with the Provisional Electoral Council. But electoral authorities say Celestin’s name will still...
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UN PAYS – UNE CONJUNCTURE – DEUX CANDIDATS

January 14, 2016
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UN PAYS – UNE CONJUNCTURE  – DEUX CANDIDATS

Les présidents PREVAL et MARTELLY, à travers les candidats Célestin et Jovenel, ont beaucoup à se dire, et même se retrouvent en charge d’une responsabilité historique. Le symbolisme de Preval, crédite de sa lutte pour la stabilisation démocratique, donne sens aux ambitions de Célestin. Tandis que Martelly, continuateur de Preval en sa consolidation de...
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ELECTIONS OK !

January 14, 2016
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ELECTIONS OK !

Janvier 13, 2016 Au vue des  dispositions prises par le Conseil Electoral Provisoire (CEP) pour adopter la majorité des recommandations produites par la Commission d’Evaluation Electorale Indépendante (CEEI) ainsi que celles des missions d’observation électorale nationales et internationales, la Mission d’Observation Electorale de l’Organisation des États Américains (MOE-OEA) dit exhorter  les deux candidats finalistes...
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Jude Célestin rejetée par le Parti Lavalas

January 13, 2016
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Jude Célestin rejetée par le Parti Lavalas

Janvier 12, 2016 Jude Célestin marche de défaite en défaite. Après avoir été repoussé honteusement par les partisans de la Plate Forme Pitit Dessalin la semaine dernière à la nouvelle résidence de Moise Jn Charles à Vivy Mitchell , le candidat de LAPEH, Jude Célestin à reçu  sa deuxième grande déception aujourd’hui lors de...
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