Archive for January, 2016

Crisis looms as Haiti 2nd-round presidential campaiging kicks off

January 9, 2016
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Crisis looms as Haiti 2nd-round presidential campaiging kicks off

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Campaigning for the second round of Haiti’s presidential election opened Friday, with the opposition candidate refusing to participate without sweeping reforms to the process. Haiti, the poorest nation in the Americas, has endured years of political crisis aggravated by its attempt to recover from the massive January 2010 earthquake that claimed...
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Haiti shock T&T, Panama thump Cuba in 2016 Copa America playoffs

January 9, 2016
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Haiti shock T&T, Panama thump Cuba in 2016 Copa America playoffs

The final slots for the Copa America Centenario tournament were filled on Friday, with minnows Haiti taking the first slot by shocking their fellow Caribbeans from Trinidad & Tobago, 1-0, in the qualifying playoffs in Panama City, Panama. Columbus Crew SC midfielder Kevan George and Chicago Fire defender Joevin Jones started for Trinidad & Tobago....
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Oral cholera vaccine supply to double with new producer

January 9, 2016
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Oral cholera vaccine supply to double with new producer

The addition of a third producer will boost the stockpile to six million doses, enough to vaccinate three million people. A South Sudanese man, left, takes anti-cholera medication on March 1, 2014, weeks before the country declared it had been struck by an outbreak of the disease. Photo by unghi/Shutterstock WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI)...
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HEY JUDE!!! GIVE THE NATION A BREAK! “Despite irregularities, information gathered by EOM/OAS did not show inconsistencies with final results presented by CEP that would block run-off – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 9, 2016
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HEY JUDE!!! GIVE THE NATION A BREAK!  “Despite irregularities, information gathered by EOM/OAS did not show inconsistencies with final results presented by CEP that would block run-off – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Janvier 12, 2016 WASHINGTON (CMC) – The Organization of American States (OAS) says its Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) to Haiti welcomes the establishment of a date for the presidential run-off as a “step in the right direction.” On Thursday, the EOM also called on all actors to work towards improving conditions ahead of the...
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ATTACK OF THE KILLER HAMSTER – ROSNY DESROCHES DESTROYS OUR HOPE FOR STABILITY! – WHO PAID HIM THIS TIME? – HE DOESN’T HAVE THIS KIND OF IMAGINATION, FOR PLANNING ON HIS OWN!

January 9, 2016
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ATTACK OF THE KILLER HAMSTER – ROSNY DESROCHES DESTROYS OUR HOPE FOR STABILITY! – WHO PAID HIM THIS TIME? –  HE DOESN’T HAVE THIS KIND OF IMAGINATION, FOR PLANNING ON HIS OWN!

Rosny Desroches, America’s pet Hamster. For those who don’t know him, Desroches is the Hamster on the left. My kid’s Hamster is on the right, and is very bright. His name is Harold. Can’t say the same for Rosny, although he is said to be an educator. The zero-personality leader of that ephemeral group...
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Celestin says ‘No’ to Haiti presidential runoff

January 8, 2016
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Celestin says ‘No’ to Haiti presidential runoff

President Michel Martelly invites Haitians to head to the polls on Jan. 24 Local elections for 7,000 contested seats postponed U.S. government welcomes Haiti presidential runoff By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Haiti presidential candidate Jude Célestin says he will not be participating in this month’s runoff elections. “The 24th is out of the question,” Célestin...
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Press Statement John Kirby Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Haitian Electoral Process

January 8, 2016
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Press Statement John Kirby Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Haitian Electoral Process

Washington, DC January 7, 2016 The United States welcomes the announcement of the Presidential Decree, published on January 6, calling on the people of Haiti to participate in the second round of the presidential election and the remaining legislative elections on Sunday, January 24. We look forward to the completion of the electoral process...
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BUT WHERE DOES SHE GO? The Dominican Republic is cracking down on illegal immigration and 300,000 are in jeopardy – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 7, 2016
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BUT WHERE DOES SHE GO? The Dominican Republic is cracking down on illegal immigration and 300,000 are in jeopardy – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 7, 2016 Thousands of Haitian migrant workers cross the border to the Dominican Republic each day, in the hopes of working their way out of extreme poverty and homelessness. After five years of aid to Haiti since the 2010 earthquake, the Dominican government is beginning to crack down on undocumented immigrants. According to...
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Haiti – Diplomacy : The United States maintains pressure

January 7, 2016
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Haiti – Diplomacy : The United States maintains pressure

Haioti Libre: Yesterday Wednesday, Ambassador Thomas Shannon, Counselor of the Department of State, went to Haiti together with the Haiti Special Coordinator and Deputy Assistant Secretary, Kenneth Merten for a 48-hours visit. The visit is part of ongoing efforts in Haiti, to try to complete the electoral process that will allow the installation of...
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MARTELLY HAS CABINET IN MARATHON SESSION AS OPPOSITION ATTEMPTS TO DESTROY NATION

January 7, 2016
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MARTELLY HAS CABINET IN MARATHON SESSION AS OPPOSITION ATTEMPTS TO DESTROY NATION

Janvier 6, 2016 Even as opposition elements endeavor to destroy what is left of our infrastructure, President Martelly sets out to generate the basis for an effective, well-coordinated transfer of power on February 7, 2016. When the opposition elements demanded a commission to verify the voting process, Martelly gave them one. When they didn’t...
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ELECTIONS NOW RESCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 24- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 5, 2016
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ELECTIONS NOW RESCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 24- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Alliance of opposition presidential candidates demands transition, resignation of elections officials The political situation has become more complicated Announcement comes on heels of damning report discrediting the elections council and vote itself jcharles@miamiherald.com Haiti’s postponed presidential and legislative runoffs and elections for local offices will take place on Jan. 24, the head of the...
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ELECTIONS SPECIAL

January 5, 2016
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ELECTIONS SPECIAL


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Haiti: UN chief calls for delayed elections to be resolved as soon as possible

January 5, 2016
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Haiti: UN chief calls for delayed elections to be resolved as soon as possible

Voting in the second round for the senatorial and parliamentary elections and the first round for a new president in Haiti’s capital Port au Prince, 25 October 2015. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Igor Rugwiza 5 January 2016 – For the second time in two weeks United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has again voiced concern at political developments...
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Comprehending Haiti

January 5, 2016
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Comprehending Haiti

Haiti is known for its valiant fight for independence in 1804, the earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands of people in 2010, and as the only country in the world with a last name: “Haiti, the poorest country in the western Hemisphere.” Elections in Haiti were postponed last month amid fears of ballot stuffing....
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The Haiti Cables – WikiLeaks – part 2

January 5, 2016
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The Haiti Cables – WikiLeaks – part 2

The stringer.com by Gerry Georgatos January 5th, 2016 The moral force of WikiLeaks is the bent for the truth and that truth is in the interest of the common good. According to both Plato and Aristotle the common good can only be delivered and sustained as a result of truth. Not since Socrates challenged...
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PREVAL – CELESTINCHEFS DE GANGS COORDINATION DES ÉLECTIONS DE NOUVEAU

January 5, 2016
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PREVAL – CELESTINCHEFS DE GANGS COORDINATION DES ÉLECTIONS DE NOUVEAU

Nouvelle cargaison d’affiches et de posters de campagne du candidat à la Présidence Jude Célestin à la douane de Port-au-Prince, au nom de Rock Dériphonse qui serait un “chimère” bien conmu dans la capitale haitienne. Une commande que des imprimeries haitiennes pourraient exécuter facilement, si Jude Célestin avait sollicité leur service. Monsieur Célestin qui...
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The “Core Group” demand to respect the February 7

January 5, 2016
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The “Core Group” demand to respect the February 7

HAiti Libre: The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations and members of the international community in Haiti, represented on the “Core Group” (the Ambassadors of Brazil, Canada, France, Spain, the United States America, the European Union and the Special Representative of the Organization of American States), took note of the report...
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READ ARTICLE CAREFULLY – NO REASON TO CANCEL JAN 7 VOTE – BUT DESROCHES PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR PLACING NATION IN VIOLENT JEOPARDY!! -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 5, 2016
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READ ARTICLE CAREFULLY – NO REASON TO CANCEL JAN 7 VOTE – BUT DESROCHES PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR PLACING NATION IN VIOLENT JEOPARDY!! -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

ABC NEWS- A commission that evaluated Haiti’s contested presidential election said Monday that most of the irregularities it found in first-round voting were the result of widespread ineptitude by poll workers and not political mischief. Commission member Rosny Desroches said only 8 percent of the tally sheets and other documents they examined from the...
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Postponed Haiti runoff endangers presidential handover

January 5, 2016
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Postponed Haiti runoff endangers presidential handover

No time to hold presidential runoff elections before end of Martelly’s term Opposition G8 demands transition, resignation of elections officials Political situation has become more complicated Presidential candidate Jovenel Moise, from the PHTK party, speaks during a press conference in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. A commission that evaluated Haiti’s contested presidential election...
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