Archive for May, 2016

CDB approves US$3.5-m grant to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance

May 25, 2016
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CDB approves US$3.5-m grant to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance

People walk among damaged buildings in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the country leaving thousands dead and many displaced. (Photo: AP) KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) board of directors has approved a grant of US$3.5 million to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance premium for the coming year. This marks...
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‘American Dream’ photo of West Point grad from Haiti goes viral

May 25, 2016
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‘American Dream’ photo of West Point grad from Haiti goes viral

Tears stream down the face of West Point Cadet Alix Idrache during the 2016 commencement ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy. Vito T. Bryant/U.S. Army By Dan Lamothe The Washington Post Published: May 25, 2016 As 2nd Lt. Alix Schoelcher Idrache stood at attention during the commencement ceremony at West Point, New York, on...
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Guy Philippe absent au tribunal de Jérémie

May 25, 2016
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Guy Philippe absent au tribunal de Jérémie

L’ex leader du Front pour la reconstruction nationale (FRN), Guy Philippe, invité à répondre aux questions de la justice autour de l’attaque armée contre le commissariat des Cayes, dans la nuit du 15 au 16 mai dernier, ne s’est pas présenté au parquet du tribunal civil de Jérémie, ce mardi 24 mai 2016, a...
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Miami Could Officially Put Little Haiti on the Map This Week, but Opponents Prepared to Fight

May 24, 2016
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Miami Could Officially Put Little Haiti on the Map This Week, but Opponents Prepared to Fight

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 3:01 p.m. By Tim Elfrink Little Haiti could become an officially recognized Miami neighborhood, but opponents are lining up. Photo by Knight Foundation via Flickr CC There’s already a Little Haiti Cultural Center and a Little Haiti Park. Ask any Miamian for directions to Little Haiti and they won’t...
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Cicilia Laurent, passed away at age 120 years

May 24, 2016
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Cicilia Laurent, passed away at age 120 years

Haiti Libre: Cicilia Laurent, born January 31, 1896, according to her Haitian passport and the copy of birth certificate extract, had celebrated her 120 years at Consulate of Haiti in Montreal last January, with a big cake http://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-16509-icihaiti-social-a-haitian-woman-celebrates-her-120-years-in-montreal.html . Note that the Guinness Records denied later that it was doing research in Haiti to...
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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

May 23, 2016
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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

By DAVID McFADDEN The Associated Press MIREBALAIS, Haiti (AP) — Berny Saint-Sauveur was moaning and incoherent when his family carried him into a hospital in central Haiti. He was unable to move, he later found out, because of an unusual paralysis syndrome linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. “I thought I was a dead...
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EMBASSY INTEL SOURCE: L’assaut contre le Commissariat des Cayes est purement du terrorisme d’état -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 23, 2016
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EMBASSY INTEL SOURCE: L’assaut contre le Commissariat des Cayes est purement du terrorisme d’état -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Mai 22, 2016 Selon une source diplomatique basée à Port-au-Prince, l’attaque contre le commissariat a été montée et planifiée par le pouvoir intérimaire. Les têtes pensantes de cette attaque sont respectivement le président provisoire Jocelerme Privert, le ministre de l’environnement Dieuseul Simon Desras, le ministre de l’intérieur François Anick Joseph et le directeur général...
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Terrible bagarre au sein de la Plateforme Pitit Dessalines.

May 22, 2016
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Terrible bagarre au sein de la Plateforme Pitit Dessalines.

Mai 22, 2016 C’est confirmé. Moise Jean Charles et Assad Volcy en sont venus aux mains. La division est énorme et risque de déboucher sur un scandal public entre les fils de l’Empereur. Entre les hommes de Moïse Jean Charles et ceux d’Assad Volcy certains risque de tomber dans des conditions malheureuses comme ç’a...
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Clinton Disaster Fundraising in Haiti: Predatory Humanitarianism?

May 22, 2016
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Clinton Disaster Fundraising in Haiti: Predatory Humanitarianism?

Interview With Charles Ortel By Charles Ortel and Dady Chery Global Research, May 22, 2016 Haiti Chery 20 May 2016 It is Haiti’s good luck and surely the Clintons‘ misfortune, that Charles Ortel, one of the world’s finest financial analysts, has got the Clinton Foundation in his sights. Mr. Ortel is a graduate of the Harvard...
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Fight against Zika virus makes Haiti key battleground

May 22, 2016
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Fight against Zika virus makes Haiti key battleground

(Photo: Larry McCormack / The Tennessean and Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting) GRESSIER, Haiti — Dr. Bernard Okech, a medical entomology associate professor at the University of Florida, is on the front lines of researching mosquito-borne diseases in Haiti. For the past six years while running a lab out of Gressier, he has been trapping...
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Haiti poultry industry still feels pain of US imports

May 22, 2016
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Haiti poultry industry still feels pain of US imports

LAFITEAU, Haiti — Henry Chatelain remembers the disappointment he felt in 1998, when his employer, a Haitian chicken production company, shut down and its 500 workers lost their jobs. The company, Prinsa, had recently expanded its capacity, but with cheaper chicken imports pouring in from the U.S. and other countries, it could no longer stay in...
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GUY PHILIPPE “THE PESTEL PIMPERNEL”

May 22, 2016
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GUY PHILIPPE “THE PESTEL PIMPERNEL”

Borrowing from Baroness Orczy’s Scarlet Pimpernel we have watched Privert’s frustrated efforts to capture Guy Philippe, who hides in plain sight.   Privert is “Citizen Chauvelein” in the story, as he seeks the capture of Guy Philiipe, our “Pestel Pimpernel.” They seek him here, They seek him there, The Privert seeks him everywhere. Is he...
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JOVENEL!!!

May 22, 2016
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JOVENEL!!!


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WHY, WHY, WHY is PM in Turkey?? WHAT ABOUT ELECTIONS???? – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 22, 2016
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WHY, WHY, WHY is PM in Turkey?? WHAT ABOUT ELECTIONS???? – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Prime Minister in Turkey 22/05/2016 07:56:40 On Saturday, Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles, accompanied by Aviol Fleurant, Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, has left the country to Istanbul in Turkey to attend the World Humanitarian Summit. A delegation of 11 people, including 5 of the Haitian State and 6 of private sector,...
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Upstart Haiti names Copa America Centenario roster

May 21, 2016
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Upstart Haiti names Copa America Centenario roster

Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images by SI Staff Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 Haiti’s 23-man roster for Copa America includes six players who play their club soccer in the United States. MLS’s Soni Mustivar (Sporting Kansas City) is joined by five players in NASL–four of which have MLS experience–for the Haitians, who will look to...
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The Turks and Caicos are fighting against illegal Haitian migrants

May 21, 2016
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The Turks and Caicos are fighting against illegal Haitian migrants

Haiti Libre: Ricardo Donhue Gardiner Minister of Immigration and border control in the Turks and Caicos (TCI) met the new Consul of Haiti Dr. Wencesclass Lambert to express him his concern about the increasing number of boat carrying illegal migrants from Haiti and try to stem together with the Haitian government the flow of...
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Electoral fraud probe continues in Haiti Haiti’s executive director of the provisional electoral council resigns

May 21, 2016
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Electoral fraud probe continues in Haiti Haiti’s executive director of the provisional electoral council resigns

By Glenna Milberg – Reporter PORT-AU-PRINCE – President Jocelerme Privert has been in power in Haiti since February, after former President Michel Martelly stepped down. Privert’s only mandate was to make sure the impoverished island’s more than 5 million voters had free and fair elections. Haitian presidential candidate Jovenel Moïse is among those suspicious of the third lapsed electorate...
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Haiti a ainsi servi de laboratoire pour l’expérimentation de nouvelles techniques de Coup d’Etat en Amérique

May 21, 2016
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Haiti a ainsi servi de laboratoire pour l’expérimentation de nouvelles techniques de Coup d’Etat en Amérique

Mai 20, 2016 Environ une semaine après un cas flagrant de brutalité policière contre une manifestation pacifique du PHTK à Port-au-Prince, Madame Sandra Honoré, Cheffe civile de la MINUSTAH et Porte-parole du CORE-Group n’a toujours pas publié sa fameuse note de blame sur le droit des citoyens de manifester librement. Deux poids, deux mesures!...
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Haiti’s Public Hospitals On Strike- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 21, 2016
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Haiti’s Public Hospitals On Strike- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Thirty-Two Year Old Man Lying in Emergency Department Waiting Area of St. Catherine Laboure Hospital in Cite Soleil–July 22, 2013 (Photo by John Carroll) In the mid 80’s I had never been to the largest public hospital in Port-au-Prince. It is named L’Hôpital de l’Université d’Etat d’Haïti and referred to as the General Hospital....
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Sean Penn’s ‘The Last Face’ Ripped Apart on Twitter After Cannes Debut

May 21, 2016
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Sean Penn’s ‘The Last Face’ Ripped Apart on Twitter After Cannes Debut

Senior Film and Media Reporter @BrentALang Courtesy of the Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2016 | 02:56AM PT UPDATED: Sean Penn’s humanitarian romance “The Last Face” is being savaged on Twitter after premiering Friday at the Cannes Film Festival. Commenters on social media are describing the film, which stars Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem,...
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