Archive for April, 2016

NOTE DE ME. NEWTON LOUIS ST JUSTE SUR LES ORDRES D’INTERDICTION DE DEPART EMIS PAR LE COMMISSAIRE DU GOUVERNEMENT DE PORT-AU-PRINCE CONTRE DES PROCHES DU PHTK – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 6, 2016
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NOTE DE ME. NEWTON LOUIS ST JUSTE SUR LES ORDRES D’INTERDICTION DE DEPART EMIS PAR LE COMMISSAIRE DU GOUVERNEMENT DE PORT-AU-PRINCE CONTRE DES PROCHES DU PHTK – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Me. Newton Louis St Juste a appris que le Commissaire du Gouvernement de Port-au-Prince, Me. Jean Danton Léger a émis plusieurs ordres d’interdiction de départ contre de nombreux Citoyens proches du PHTK sans référence à aucun texte de loi, dans le cadre d’une série de dossiers de corruption, de blanchiment d’argent, de trafic de...
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Brain scans of microcephalic babies suggest Zika disrupts development

April 6, 2016
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Brain scans of microcephalic babies suggest Zika disrupts development

Therapist Rozely Fontoura holds Juan Pedro, who has microcephaly, in Recife, Brazil March 26, 2016. Reuters/Paulo Whitaker Brain scans of 23 Brazilian infants with the birth defect microcephaly showed widespread and severe abnormalities suggesting that Zika may invade fetal nerve cells and disrupt brain development. The findings, published on Wednesday in a letter to...
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Dernière heure …!

April 6, 2016
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Dernière heure …!

Le Commissaire du Gouvernement près le Tribunal Civil de Port-au-Prince, Me Danton Léger, vient d’annoncer, sur Scoop FM,  que des mesures d’interdiction de départ du pays viennent d’être émises contre M. Wilson Laleau, ancien Ministre de l’Economie et des Finances du régime “Tet Kalé”.
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Quebec police officers engaged in sexual misconduct in Haiti

April 6, 2016
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Quebec police officers engaged in sexual misconduct in Haiti

By Jean-Philippe Robillard, CBC News Posted: Apr 06, 2016 3:28 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 06, 2016 4:54 PM ET UN peacekeepers on patrol in Haiti. Some Quebec police officers who served under MINUSTAH have been disciplined for sexual misconduct. (Radio-Canada) Several Quebec police officers engaged in sexual misconduct while working as UN peacekeepers in...
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Dumping Peanuts on Haiti

April 6, 2016
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Dumping Peanuts on Haiti

Peanuts being sorted before roasting in Haiti. Photo by Cory Flanagin. The people of Haiti deserve better agriculture solutions than extra peanuts from the American people. by Marc Cohen, Oxfam America When I was working in Haiti for Oxfam following the devastating earthquake in 2010, I became fond of mamba, the local version of...
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Zika virus leads to Arizona blood supply shortage; donors needed

April 6, 2016
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Zika virus leads to Arizona blood supply shortage; donors needed

First Zika case confirmed in Arizona A woman from Maricopa County was confirmed to have contracted the Zika virus, the Arizona Department of Health Services announced Monday.The woman had traveled outside of the United States to an area affected with Zika and later developed symptoms o Wochit (Photo: The Republic) United Blood Services officials...
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16 ans après, les assassins de Jean Dominique courent toujours – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 6, 2016
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16 ans après, les assassins de Jean Dominique courent toujours – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Jean Dominique Huit juges d’instruction, quatre chefs d’État, 16 ans… Les auteurs du double meurtre du journaliste Jean Léopold Dominique et de son gardien Jean-Claude Louissaint le 3 avril 2000 sont toujours en liberté. À cause d’un manque d’effectif à la Cour de cassation, deux ans après l’ordonnance du juge d’instruction Yvikel Dabrésil et...
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CELESTIN SE RETIRE DE LA COURSE : IL A RECU 20 MILLIONS DE DOLLARS US- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 5, 2016
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CELESTIN SE RETIRE DE LA COURSE : IL A RECU 20 MILLIONS DE DOLLARS US- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Avril 5, 2016 LA  NOUVELLE LAISSE LE SECRET DES OFFICINES SPECIALISES POUR GAGNER LE GRAND PUBLIC : LE CANDIDAT DE LA PAIX, JUDES CELESTIN, S’EST RETIRE DE LA COURSE A LA PRESIDENCE. IL NE PARTICIPERA PAS AU SECOND TOUR DES ELECTIONS. L’OPERATION A COUTE A SES COMMANDITAIRES LA RONDELETTE SOMME DE 20 MILLIONS DE...
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Haitian Wages A meme that claims that the State Department under Hillary Clinton fought to keep Haiti’s minimum wage from reaching $0.61 an hour is correct, but lacks context.

April 5, 2016
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Haitian Wages A meme that claims that the State Department under Hillary Clinton fought to keep Haiti’s minimum wage from reaching $0.61 an hour is correct, but lacks context.

Brooke Binkowski Claim: The United States fought to keep Haiti’s minimum wage from going up to $0.61 cents an hour. Example: Origin:Haiti’s relationship with the United States and Europe can most charitably be described as complicated. Haiti’s earliest days were characterized by oppression and opposition: the country (once the...
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Official: Numerous Hurdles to Concluding Haiti Elections

April 5, 2016
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Official: Numerous Hurdles to Concluding Haiti Elections

By The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Apr 5, 2016, 6:28 PM ET The head of Haiti’s revamped electoral council said Tuesday that the nine-member body is facing numerous hurdles in concluding a troubled election cycle that began last year. Council President Leopold Berlanger told reporters that organizers sworn in last week “inherited a...
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Leaked UN report faults sanitation at Haiti bases at time of cholera outbreak

April 5, 2016
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Leaked UN report faults sanitation at Haiti bases at time of cholera outbreak

The UN denies its peacekeepers caused the epidemic that killed thousands but a 2010 report details sewage being dumped in the open and a lack of toilets A UN soldier watches a man washing in a Haitian refugee camp. Sewage dispoal was so poor at UN military bases that it threatened to ‘damage the...
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Haiti police arrest 35 including five cop killers

April 4, 2016
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Haiti police arrest 35 including five cop killers

PORT Of SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The National Police of Haiti (PNH) says law enforcement officials have arrested 35 people including five for the murder of four police officers and three for lynching three disabled women last week. PNH deputy spokesman and the Principal Inspector, Garry Desrosiers, said the 35 individuals arrested are accused...
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Haiti-Incendie : Un incendie fait rage à Pétion-ville

April 4, 2016
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Haiti-Incendie : Un incendie fait rage à Pétion-ville

Port-au-Prince, le 4 avril 2016.- Un incendie s’est déclaré ce matin dans la commune de Pétion-ville, à l’angle des rues Lamarre et Villate, a constaté un reporter de Vant bèf info (VBI). Selon des informations recueillies par l’un de nos reporters présents sur les lieux, l’incendie s’est déclaré vers 8:00 a.m. et un court-circuit...
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Truth and justice for Haiti

April 4, 2016
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Truth and justice for Haiti

Dieu Nalio Chery/AP A wheelchair bound man crossed a street flooded with dirty water in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 28. April 04, 2016 Victims of Haiti’s raging cholera epidemic got a glimmer of good news recently when a class-action lawsuit seeking recompense from the United Nations for its role in spreading the disease finally...
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Haiti’s presidential elections dilemma: to recount or not? – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 3, 2016
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Haiti’s presidential elections dilemma: to recount or not?  – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Kenneth Merten, Haiti’s special coordinator and deputy assistant secretary in the bureau of western hemisphere affairs, discusses Haiti’s election and how it’s coping. Special to the Miami Herald Shannon Kaestle By Jacqueline Charles A new elections commission took charge of Haiti’s disputed electoral process Wednesday, its nine members taking the oath of office before...
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It’s Really Happening: The Dominican Republic Is Deporting Its Haitian Residents.

April 3, 2016
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It’s Really Happening: The Dominican Republic Is Deporting Its Haitian Residents.

This isn’t the first time the U.S. has stood by the Dominican Republic even as its government has violated the human rights of Haitians. By Javiera Alarcon, April 4, 2016. Haitians at the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. (Photo: Wikipedia) They called it the Parsley Massacre. Directed by the ruthless Dominican dictator...
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Haiti protest demands justice for 3 slain deaf women

April 3, 2016
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Haiti protest demands justice for 3 slain deaf women

The Sainte Marie neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti is seen on February 19, 2016, with the Bay of Port-au-Prince in the background. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –Hundreds of protesters marched in Haiti’s capital on Friday to demand justice following the brutal killings of three deaf women who were tortured, stoned and left in a...
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As mosquito season arrives, is the U.S. ready for Zika?

April 3, 2016
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As mosquito season arrives, is the U.S. ready for Zika?

By Dr. Lex O. McMillan III Although Haiti is our near neighbor geographically, its distance from the United States culturally and economically would be difficult to exaggerate. While many areas, including Terrebonne and Lafourche, have mosquito-control programs, “we can’t spray our way out of this situation,” one expert says. AP/File Lena H. Sun The...
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MINUSTAH ap sipòte yon Ayisien ki Kwè nan Violans e nan Pèsekisyon Politik kom Komisè Gouvènman – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 3, 2016
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MINUSTAH ap sipòte yon Ayisien ki Kwè nan Violans e nan Pèsekisyon Politik kom Komisè Gouvènman – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Nominasyon Danton Leger kom Komisè Gouvènman se yon lòt ekzamp ke lidèchip MINUSTAH ap sipòte moun ki nan violans e ki kont eleksyon ak demokrasi nan peyi Dayiti. Danton Leger fè yon entèviou nan mikro Jean Monard Metellus sou radyo Caraibes nan mwa Janvye a kote li mande patizan Lavalas li yo fè violans...
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CEP

April 3, 2016
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CEP

Avril 2, 2016 Au niveau du CEP, nous avons besoin de cette commission, cela nous rendra plus confortable et nous saurons pour qui nous allons organiser les élections », a confié au Nouvelliste un conseiller électoral, membre du bureau de quatre membres que préside Léopold Berlanger. Toutefois, a souligné ce membre du CEP sous...
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