Archive for February 2nd, 2016

MUST PASS THE BATON FROM ONE RUNNER TO ANOTHER, NOT SOMEONE SITTING ON THE SIDELINES – “UN PRESIDENT LEGITIMEMENT ELU REMPLACE UN PRESIDENT ELU.”

February 2, 2016
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MUST PASS THE BATON FROM ONE RUNNER TO ANOTHER, NOT SOMEONE SITTING ON THE SIDELINES – “UN PRESIDENT LEGITIMEMENT ELU REMPLACE UN PRESIDENT ELU.”

February 1, 2016 A basic requirement, for the successful function of a Democratic Government, is the passing of authority from one sitting president – to another elected President.  Like a relay race, the baton must be passed from one runner, to the next, and on to the next until a final victory is won....
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OAS Mission Chief Hopeful Haiti Can Settle Political Crisis – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 2, 2016
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OAS Mission Chief Hopeful Haiti Can Settle Political Crisis – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Feb 3, 2016, 12:13 AM ET After three days of meetings, the chief of a regional mission is hopeful but not necessarily confident that Haiti’s political crisis can be resolved before the scheduled end of the president’s term this weekend. At outgoing President Michel Martelly’s request,...
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Fears Zika virus could contaminate emergency blood supply

February 2, 2016
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Fears Zika virus could contaminate emergency blood supply

Getty Concerns: Doctors fear the virus can be spread through sex New concerns have emerged over the widespread Zika epidemic as it’s feared the virus can be spread through sex and can impact blood donations. Scientists probing the rapid onslaught of the virus claim pregnant women can catch it through unprotected sex. At least...
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Haiti opposition rejects president’s plan for interim government- Added COMMENTARY Haitian-Truth

February 2, 2016
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Haiti opposition rejects president’s plan for interim government- Added COMMENTARY Haitian-Truth

Reuters-PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti’s opposition on Tuesday rejected a proposal by outgoing President Michel Martelly to form a temporary government to organise elections, after a run-off presidential vote was cancelled last month amid violence and allegations of fraud. Martelly, who heads Haiti’s government, is due to leave office on Sunday. A Jan. 24 run-off to choose...
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Demonstrators in Haiti hit streets over political crisis

February 2, 2016
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Demonstrators in Haiti hit streets over political crisis

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Hundreds of Haitians took to the streets Tuesday to protest against a potential transitional government, with President Michel Martelly due to leave office but not yet replaced. Martelly’s term ends Sunday. And with no successor in place, Haiti is in constitutional crisis again after the January 24 presidential vote runoff was...
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Haiti PM to resign so consensus government can be formed – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 2, 2016
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Haiti PM to resign so consensus government can be formed – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Joseph Guyler Delva 4 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti’s prime minister is expected to resign as part of an effort to form an interim government to take over from outgoing President Michel Martelly, two senior government sources said, after a botched election and violent street protests last month. Martelly, who heads Haiti’s...
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SONG BY MICHEL MARTELLY JEERS AT FEMALE JOURNALIST – ACTUALLY A PAYBACK FOR HER DEVASTATING UNTRUE, SLANDEROUS ONGOING ATTACK ON MARTELLY’S YOUNG SON OLIVIER, CLAIMING HE WAS ARRESTED IN MIAMI WHEN THIS WAS NOT TRUE. – SEE VIDEO

February 2, 2016
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SONG BY MICHEL MARTELLY JEERS AT FEMALE JOURNALIST – ACTUALLY A PAYBACK FOR HER DEVASTATING UNTRUE, SLANDEROUS  ONGOING ATTACK ON MARTELLY’S YOUNG SON OLIVIER, CLAIMING HE WAS ARRESTED IN MIAMI WHEN THIS WAS NOT TRUE. – SEE VIDEO

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Feb 2, 2016, 12:32 AM ET Haiti’s outgoing president has released a brash pop song jeering at his critics and aiming sexually suggestive lyrics at his main target, an award-winning female journalist. In an unusual move by a sitting leader, President Michel Martelly released during what...
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Zika virus: Brazil journalist speaks out over microcephaly fear

February 2, 2016
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Zika virus: Brazil journalist speaks out over microcephaly fear

BBC Image copyright Ana Carolina CaceresBrazilian journalist Ana Carolina Caceres, 24, was born with microcephaly, a congenital malformation that means babies are born with abnormally small heads and may suffer from delayed brain development. The condition is suspected to be linked to the Zika virus, which has been spreading through the Americas. Dismayed by...
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Cicilia Laurent, 120-year-old Haitian woman in Laval, Que., could be world’s oldest person alive

February 2, 2016
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Cicilia Laurent, 120-year-old Haitian woman in Laval, Que., could be world’s oldest person alive

Guinness officials are in Haiti to verify if the 120-year-old is new record-holder CBC News Posted: Jan 31, 2016 11:26 PM ET Last Updated: Feb 01, 2016 9:18 AM ET Cicilia Laurent celebrated her 120th birthday at the Haitian Consulate in downtown Montreal on Sunday. (CBC) Could the oldest person alive be a Haitian...
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