Archive for February, 2016

PRIVERT TEAM PLANS TO GIVE 41 PEOPLE DISCHARGES, WITHHELD BY MARTELLY GOVERNMENT – IS LAURENT LAMOTHE ONE OF THESE – AND WHAT WILL BE THE IMMEDIATE RESULT??

February 22, 2016
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PRIVERT TEAM PLANS TO GIVE 41 PEOPLE DISCHARGES, WITHHELD BY MARTELLY GOVERNMENT – IS LAURENT LAMOTHE ONE OF THESE – AND WHAT WILL BE THE IMMEDIATE RESULT??

Fevrier 22, 2016 Sometimes,  one move, by a nation’s leader, can destroy all progress made by his government. Such is the case of the Martelly/Lamothe split. The Privert government can find its roots in 2014. Haiti’s present disastrous situation was generated during the month of December, 2014 when President Michel Martelly made the ill-advised...
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MIAMI HERALD OPED – Haiti’s leaders must put country’s interest first

February 22, 2016
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MIAMI HERALD OPED – Haiti’s leaders must put country’s interest first

BY SIR RONALD SANDERS sirronaldsanders.com Haiti has made a firm and important first step in taking responsibility for its affairs after decades of external interference. An agreement, reached on the night of February 5, twenty-four hours before the Presidency of Michel Martelly ended in accordance with the Constitution, was as historic as it was...
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FIRST STEP TOWARDS JUSTIFYING LONG DELAY IN ELECTIONS:Haiti interim president vows to hold former leaders accountable – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 22, 2016
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FIRST STEP TOWARDS JUSTIFYING LONG DELAY IN ELECTIONS:Haiti interim president vows to hold former leaders accountable – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s interim president Jocelerme Privert vowed Friday to do “everything in his power” to hold the previous administration accountable for its actions, amid allegations of corruption and mismanagement. Privert said he has met with leaders from civil society and political parties, as well as everyday citizens, who are demanding that the...
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WITH CHILD-LIKE OPTIMISM US supports credible, transparent elections in Haiti

February 21, 2016
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WITH CHILD-LIKE OPTIMISM US supports credible, transparent elections in Haiti

Sunday, February 21, 2016 | 9:10 WASHINGTON (CMC) – The United States has reiterated its support for “credible, transparent, and secure elections” that reflect the will of the Haitian people. In a special briefing in Haiti dubbed, “Roadmap Towards Completion of the Electoral Cycle,” Haiti Special Coordinator and Deputy US Assistant Secretary of State...
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PRIVERT TOLERATES DISORDER THAT WILL JUSTIFY HIS FUTURE INABILITY TO MEET 120 DAY TIMELINE – TOLERATES PETIT DESSALIN’S ASSAD VOLCY ATTACK AND PILLAGE OF PALACE WITHOUT COMMENT

February 20, 2016
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PRIVERT TOLERATES DISORDER THAT WILL JUSTIFY HIS FUTURE INABILITY TO MEET 120 DAY TIMELINE – TOLERATES PETIT DESSALIN’S ASSAD VOLCY ATTACK AND PILLAGE OF PALACE WITHOUT COMMENT

Fevrier 20, 2016 Privert lies down with pigs!! A horde of people swept into the National Palace, led by Moise Jean-Charles’,  Petit Dessalin’s,  Assad Volcy. Volcy personally stole two new autobuses with the excuse he was going to sell them to reimburse those who had their cars stolen in recent violence. That is really...
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Projet de 500,000 dollars américains à Nan Panyol

February 20, 2016
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Projet de 500,000 dollars américains à Nan Panyol

Fevrier 20, 2016 Haïti – Agriculture : Projet de 500,000 dollars américains à Nan Panyol] La Fondation Dr. Louis G. Lamothe est en train de mettre en place un projet d’agriculture durable, estimé à environ 500,000 dollars américains à Nan Panyol, 3ème section communale de Souçailles de la Commune de Kenscoff. Ce projet, qui se déroulera sur...
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JOVENEL HOME ATTACKED BY MOB – ABA JOVENEL ACTUELLEMENT A DELMAS 83.

February 20, 2016
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JOVENEL HOME ATTACKED BY MOB – ABA JOVENEL ACTUELLEMENT A DELMAS 83.

Fevrier 18, 2016 Insolite: Ce soir, aux environs de 9h, a Delmas 83, quartier repute pour son calme, non loin du college secondaire  Frantz Paillere, bloc ou habitait jusqu’a recemment Jovenel Moise , le candidat a la presidence de la republique, des agitations incroyables ont ete enregistrees. Tout ce qu’il faut pour repugner les...
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President Jocelerme Privert: ANNULATIONS

February 19, 2016
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President Jocelerme Privert: ANNULATIONS

Fevrier 19, 2016 Réduction des ministères à 15 , annulation de tous les arrêtés et décrets de Michel Martelly pris après le 11 janvier; suspension des installations de tout individus nommés par le Président Martelly avant son départ de la fonction,  respect du calendrier de 120 Jours prévu dans l’accord du 6 fevrier, les...
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Venezuela raises petrol price for first time in 20 years

February 19, 2016
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Venezuela raises petrol price for first time in 20 years

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Venezuela’s economy has been pushed to the brink by the collapse in the oil price Venezuela is raising petrol prices for the first time in 20 years, although the president claims it will still be the cheapest in the world. President Nicolas Maduro said pump prices of premium fuel...
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Haiti Leader Committed to Interim Gov’t Lasting 120 Days

February 19, 2016
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Haiti Leader Committed to Interim Gov’t Lasting 120 Days

David Mc Fadden: Haiti’s provisional president said Friday he’s committed to meeting deadlines that will ensure his caretaker government lasts for no more than 120 days to comply with a recently negotiated accord. The comments by President Jocelerme Privert came at his first press conference as Haiti’s interim leader. A majority of lawmakers chose...
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Haiti’s Jocelerme Privert: From ‘political prisoner’ to president – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 19, 2016
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Haiti’s Jocelerme Privert: From ‘political prisoner’ to president – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti’s provisional President Jocelerme Privert, center right, walks with his wife Ginette Michaud and Chamber of Deputies President Cholzer Chancy, left front, during his installation ceremony, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Dieu Nalio Chery AP By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com In the days since his unconventional rise to the pinnacle of power, the...
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Special Briefing Kenneth H. Merten, Special Coordinator for Haiti via Teleconference

February 18, 2016
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Special Briefing Kenneth H. Merten, Special Coordinator for Haiti via Teleconference

February 17, 2016 MS PFAFF: Good morning, everyone, and thanks for joining us. We have with us here today Haiti Special Coordinator and Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Kenneth Merten. He’s here to discuss the evolving state of play in Haiti’s roadmap towards completion of the electoral cycle. Today’s...
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Haiti Has a President

February 18, 2016
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Haiti Has a President

By New Yorker: John Lee Anderson Jocelerme Privert has been appointed the interim President of Haiti, but an official successor to outgoing President Michel Martelly has yet to be appointed, and the country’s future is as uncertain as ever. Credit Photograph by Dieu Nalio Chery / AP What is going on in Haiti? Anyone...
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How a Natural Energy Shot and an Organic Chocolate Bar Are Changing Agriculture in Haiti

February 18, 2016
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How a Natural Energy Shot and an Organic Chocolate Bar Are Changing Agriculture in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, February 17, 2016 — Two new products debuted this month in the U.S. at all Whole Foods Market stores nationwide–Kuli Kuli’s Moringa Green Energy shots and Taza Chocolate’s Stone Ground Haiti bar–and ingredients for both are sourced directly from smallholder farmers in Haiti. This direct market access, combined with helping farmers to...
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Haiti’s troubled succession of leaders: ‘They don’t really want to work for the Haitian people’

February 18, 2016
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Haiti’s troubled succession of leaders: ‘They don’t really want to work for the Haitian people’

Jocelerme Privert’s election as president stalled a deepening political crisis in Haiti — at least for now. (Hector Retamal / AFP/Getty Images) Ann M. SimmonsContact Reporter Haiti had been without a president for a week when on Sunday a collection of politicians and business leaders chose an interim leader to fill the void. The...
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A Haitian electoral system deficient, according to OAS

February 17, 2016
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A Haitian electoral system deficient, according to OAS

Haiti Libre: Monday to Costa Rica, Luis Almagro, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), declared “ The problem is that the electoral process in Haiti does not offer minimum guarantees to the voters. The political system as a whole, whether the government and the opposition does not cooperate to make...
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The country in 137th position for children’s access to justice

February 17, 2016
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The country in 137th position for children’s access to justice

Haiti Libre: In its latest report published Monday, February 15, Child Rights International Network (CRIN) ranks Haiti in 137th place worldwide out of 197 with a score of 103.5 points out of 261, on the ability of children to use the courts to defend their rights effectively. The report, entitled “Rights, Remedies and representation”...
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