Archive for May 15th, 2016

Haiti, a Caribbean country, is joining the African Union

May 15, 2016
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Haiti, a Caribbean country, is joining the African Union

May 13, 2016 · 5:00 PM EDT By Jason Margolis Haitians dance under a sacred ceibo tree in a voodoo ritual on the third day of the annual gathering in the Souvenance community. Descendants of the people of Dahomey, a former kingdom in what is now present-day Benin, show their devotion to their ancestors and various spirits,...
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Security Council ‘deeply disappointed’ over failed election deadlines in Haiti

May 15, 2016
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Security Council ‘deeply disappointed’ over failed election deadlines in Haiti

Officials in Haiti begin counting ballots at the end of polling on election day, 9 August 2015. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi www.un.org 14 May 2016 – The United Nations Security Council has expressed its deep disappointment that Haitian actors failed to meet the election and inauguration deadlines agreed upon in the February political accord, calling...
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The Dominican Republic and Haiti: one island, two nations, lots of trouble

May 15, 2016
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The Dominican Republic and Haiti: one island, two nations, lots of trouble

One is about to hold elections. The other has not had a proper government for months. The differences go deeper than that May 14th 2016 | PORT-AU-PRINCE AND SANTO DOMINGO MAX, a young Haitian, lives in Pequeño Haití in Santo Domingo but does not feel welcome there. “Dominicans want all this island for themselves,”...
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Protest in Haiti capital demands departure of interim leader

May 15, 2016
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Protest in Haiti capital demands departure of interim leader

By Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Protesters have marched in Haiti’s capital demanding the departure of an interim president who was supposed to leave office this weekend. The demonstration of ex-President Michel Martelly’s Tet Kale political faction reached a peak of a few thousand in downtown Port-au-Prince. Many chanted that interim President Jocelerme...
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Haiti – FLASH : Privert convene parliamentarians to the extraordinary

May 15, 2016
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Haiti – FLASH : Privert convene parliamentarians to the extraordinary

Haiti Libre: “Considering the urgency of the vote of certain acts deemed relevant” President a.i. Jocelerme Privert, by decree, convene parliamentarians to the extraordinary at a session to be held Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Presidential decree, agenda of the session : “Given the items 92-1, 101, 105, 106, 107 and 136 of the Constitution;...
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