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Haiti Transitional President to Be Elected Feb. 14

February 11, 2016
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Haiti Transitional President to Be Elected Feb. 14

www.telesurtv.net The transitional president will not be allowed to stay in power more than 120 days after he takes office. The Haitian National Assembly will elect a transitional president on Sunday, exactly one week after former President Michel Martelly officially stepped down from office, local legislative sources announced Wednesday. Political leaders who aspire to...
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Haïti-Tension : Un autobus incendié à l’Avenue Christophe…

February 11, 2016
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Port-au-Prince, le 11 février 2016.- Des individus qui se faisaient passés pour des étudiants ont incendié un autobus appartenant au Conseil national des marchés publics (CNMP) ce jeudi en début d’après-midi, à l’Avenue Christophe (Port-au-Prince), non loin de la Cour supérieure des comptes et du contentieux administratif (CS/CCA), avons-nous appris à la rédaction de...
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Haiti faces worst food insecurity crisis since 2001

February 11, 2016
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Haiti faces worst food insecurity crisis since 2001

In this Monday, March 24, 2014 photo, farmer Sylgramiz Delivra, 60, takes a break from gathering cassava stem cuttings that she will use to plant on her land, in Bombardopolis, northwestern Haiti. Drought is hitting this region, alarming international aid organizations such as the U.N. World Food Program. Dieu Nalio Chery AP By Jacqueline...
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Cleveland to Tamir Rice estate: Kindly pay $500 ambulance bill

February 11, 2016
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Cleveland to Tamir Rice estate: Kindly pay $500 ambulance bill

An undated photo of Tamir Rice. Rice family/WOIO-TV CLEVELAND – The city of Cleveland is asking Tamir Rice’s estate to pay $500 for his ambulance ride and medical services he received after he was shot by a police officer. The city requested the money as the boy’s “last dying expense” in a creditor’s claim...
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Zika Virus Comes to Ohio by Way of Haiti

February 11, 2016
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Zika Virus Comes to Ohio by Way of Haiti

State health officials said a 30-year-old Cuyahoga County woman and a 21-year-old Stark County man have the first confirmed cases of Zika in Ohio. Amanda Garrett, Akron Beacon Journal | February 10, 2016 AP/Felipe Dana (TNS) – Two Northeast Ohio residents who visited Haiti on unrelated trips brought home the same unwanted souvenir in...
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Enfield community joins forces to send students to Haiti to help families, kids in need

February 11, 2016
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Enfield community joins forces to send students to Haiti to help families, kids in need

A group of 14 Asnuntuck Community College students and staff plan to head to Haiti during spring break to help build a new, hurricane-proof home for a family in need, and they are working to raise the funds. Community members gathered at a pasta dinner Wednesday night and spent $8 for a plate of food,...
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It’s Carnival time! From Brazil and Germany to Haiti, the world’s in high spirits

February 11, 2016
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It’s Carnival time! From Brazil and Germany to Haiti, the world’s in high spirits

A carnival float depicting (from L-R) Russian president Vladimir Putin, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Syrian president Bashar al-Assad as Angels of Peace during the traditional carnival parade in Cologne in western Germany. Words on the poster near the Assad doll reads ‘Nobel Peace Prize’. The foolish street spectacle in Cologne — normally...
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New Hampshire Primaries 2016: Full Results for Democratic and Republican Races

February 11, 2016
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By Celeste Katz New Hampshire voters jammed the polls Tuesday for their first-in-the-nation Democratic and Republican primaries, with Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump coming into the contests as the respective heavy favorites for their party nominations. Trump held a commanding double-digit lead on primary day in the Granite State, averaging better than 31% support. Marco Rubio, John...
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World’s oldest bird, an albatross, just hatched her 40th chick – at 65

February 11, 2016
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World’s oldest bird, an albatross, just hatched her 40th chick – at 65

By Lonnie Shekhtman February 10, 2016 Kiah Walker/US Fish and Wildlife Service Kiah Walker/US Fish and Wildlife Service A Laysan albatross named Wisdom has hatched what could be her 40th chick, according to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, an impressive feat at her ripe age of at least 65. Baby Kūkini, which is...
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Possible direct detection of gravitational waves by LIGO could spell Nobel Prize

February 11, 2016
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Possible direct detection of gravitational waves by LIGO could spell Nobel Prize

Stephanie Fine and Jiyun Lee / Staff Designers By Dan Garisto | Spectator Senior Staff Writer | February 11, 2016, 7:26 AM One year ago, exactly a century after Einstein introduced his General Theory of Relativity, a Columbia student started up a machine that aimed to probe the deepest mysteries Einstein’s theory proposed. On...
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Brazil links three deaths to suspected Zika-related complications

February 11, 2016
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Brazil links three deaths to suspected Zika-related complications

A municipal worker sprays insecticide at the neighborhood of Afogados in Recife, Brazil, February 2, 2016. Reuters/Ueslei Marcelino Brazilian health authorities believe three adults died last year of suspected complications related to the Zika virus, the Health Ministry said on Thursday. Researchers found the virus in the body of a 20-year-old woman who died...
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Is Haiti’s Democracy A 30-Year-Old Failure? Sure Feels That Way This Week

February 11, 2016
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Is Haiti’s Democracy A 30-Year-Old Failure? Sure Feels That Way This Week

Sweet Micky’s Exit: Haitian President Michel Martelly (pictured here in October in Port-au-Prince) left office on Sunday. Dieu Nalio Chery / AP via Miami Herald COMMENTARY Thirty years ago this week, Haiti had no president. The country’s chubby churl of a dictator, Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier, had just been ousted and flown into exile...
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Who walked the roads to Rome? Isotopes provide clues

February 11, 2016
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Who walked the roads to Rome? Isotopes provide clues

Archaeologists analyzed isotopes in molars to begin personalizing the story of Rome’s hundreds of thousands of immigrants. Some came willingly, others did not. By Molly Jackson February 11, 2016 Courtesy of Kristina Killgrove Who really lived in ancient Rome? During the first few centuries AD, the city may have had 1 million residents: a...
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NASA video shares Curiosity’s view of Martian sand dunes

February 11, 2016
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NASA video shares Curiosity’s view of Martian sand dunes

Mars is a desolate and lonely place that also happens to be quite beautiful. During the time, that NASA’s massive Curiosity rover has been cruising the landscape of the Red Planet NASA has offered up some very cool images for us to check out. One of my favorite is the Curiosity Selfie at the...
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Donors urge Clinton to sharpen message ahead of debate with Sanders

February 11, 2016
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Donors urge Clinton to sharpen message ahead of debate with Sanders

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton visits a polling place in Manchester, New Hampshire February 9, 2016, the day of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary. Reuters/Brian Snyder . SAP is the sponsor of this content. It was independently created by Reuters’ editorial staff and funded in part by SAP, which otherwise has no role in...
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Janesville churches get ready for Lent

February 11, 2016
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Janesville churches get ready for Lent

Catherine W. Idzerda Thursday, February 11, 2016 Anthony Wahl Parishioners at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Janesville pray during Mass on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10. Catholics around the world observe Ash Wednesday as the beginning of Lent. This year, several Janesville churches are joining together to create a series of luncheon talks with the...
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MARTELLY DECLARED WEDNESDAY SCHOOL HOLIDAY – EVANS PAUL CHANGED TO MAKE HOLIDAY FOR ALL – HIS MOTIVE – TO MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR PEOPLE TO GET DOCUMENTS NEEDED FOR PRESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS WHICH CLOSE FRIDAY

February 10, 2016
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MARTELLY DECLARED WEDNESDAY SCHOOL HOLIDAY – EVANS PAUL CHANGED TO MAKE HOLIDAY FOR ALL – HIS MOTIVE – TO MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR PEOPLE TO GET DOCUMENTS NEEDED FOR PRESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS WHICH CLOSE FRIDAY

Fevrier 10, 2016 President Martelly declared a school holiday for February 10. Everyone else was supposed to work. Then, Prime Minister Evan Paul declared the day a holiday for everyone. He had his own agenda. Wednesday, as a holiday, effectively blocks all those who wish to be considered for the Interim Presidency.  There isn’t...
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ONLY IN HAITI COULD AN ESCAPED CRIMINAL, MURDERER AND AGENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DICTATE THE OUTCOME OF OUR ELECTORAL PROCESS

February 10, 2016
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ONLY IN HAITI COULD AN ESCAPED CRIMINAL, MURDERER AND AGENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DICTATE THE OUTCOME OF OUR ELECTORAL PROCESS

Fevrier 10, 2016 The OAS naively thought their deal would solve all Haiti’s problems. In fact, a small look inside the monster, was available during the Miami Channel 10 interview with President Martelly, as he cleared personal possessions from his Place Office. Among his words were these… “… people who never wanted an election...
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FLASH FLASH JOVENEL MOISE SECURITE- PREVILON POLICIER JADIS RATTACHE A LA SECURITE DU PRESIDENT AURAIT ETE ABATTU QUELQUE PART A DELMAS EN ATTENTE DE VERUFICATION

February 10, 2016
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FLASH FLASH  JOVENEL MOISE  SECURITE- PREVILON POLICIER   JADIS RATTACHE A LA SECURITE   DU PRESIDENT AURAIT ETE   ABATTU QUELQUE PART A   DELMAS EN ATTENTE DE   VERUFICATION

2/10/16, 1:53:27 AM: 2/10/16, 2:00:26 AM Port-au-Prince, le mardi 9 février 2016.- La Plateforme PHTK est révoltée après l’assassinat ce soir, de son ancien candidat à la Députation pour la commune de Desdunes, Monsieur Yonel Previllon. Monsieur Yonel Previllon, qui était un membre actif de la Plateforme, a été lâchement assassiné ce soir. La...
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Arcade Fire perform “Here Comes the Night Time” in Haiti — watch

February 9, 2016
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Arcade Fire perform “Here Comes the Night Time” in Haiti — watch

Arcade Fire’s 2014 Reflektor tour featured plenty of highlights, including more than 35 (!) different live covers of artists like Prince, The Rolling Stones, Wolf Parade, and Boyz II Men. Another special moment on their global trek came during a stop in Haiti, a country whose music and culture served as a major influence on...
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