Archive for June 4th, 2016

An all-heart effort’: Haiti’s Copa America berth inspires a nation on the mend

June 4, 2016
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An all-heart effort’: Haiti’s Copa America berth inspires a nation on the mend

Haiti’s national team begin their Copa America quest on Sunday in Seattle. Photograph: Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images Steve Brenner Saturday 4 June 2016 When the Haitian national anthem permeates the Seattle air on Sunday night, raw emotion will fill a proud nation’s heart. On hearing the poetic La Dessalinienne, minds will flash back to Port...
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The true cost of ZIKA could be staggering

June 4, 2016
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The true cost of ZIKA could be staggering

While Congress continues to debate President Obama’s proposal to spend $1.8 billion to fight the Zika virus, an unpleasant reality is beginning to surface. That figure could be insignificant compared to the total long-term cost if Zika runs rampant across the country this summer. The warning signs are already here. The first “Zika baby”...
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Former Auburndale star leads Haiti into Copa America

June 4, 2016
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Former Auburndale star leads Haiti into Copa America

Haitian midfielder Pascal Millien, left, went to high school at Auburndale and helped lead the Bloodhounds to the 2005 state championship. At 30, he’s now helped get Haiti to its first Copa America tournament. NICK WASS/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS By James Bennett, Jr. Ledger correspondent Published: Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 10:17 p.m. Last Modified:...
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From Haiti earthquake victim to high school valedictorian

June 4, 2016
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From Haiti earthquake victim to high school valedictorian

Joe Freddy Francois doesn’t remember how long his family’s house shook. Mostly, he remembers the shock — the actual, physical shock, and the emotional toll that followed. He was a child in Port-au-Prince the day an earthqake struck Haiti in January 2010. He was watching television with his sister when they suddenly felt the...
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L’OEA refuse de Combattre la Violence Politique en Haïti, par Stanley Lucas

June 4, 2016
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L’OEA refuse de Combattre la Violence Politique en Haïti, par Stanley Lucas

Depuis le mois de Janvier nous avons réclamé la mise en place d’une Mission Permanente de l’OEA pour combattre la violence politique qui constitue la plus grande menace contre le processus électoral et la stabilité politique. Cette mission pourrait aider à identifier les acteurs responsables de la violence politique en Haïti et coopérer avec...
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Pwogram aprè-midi a TV-WATCH KENNETH MERTEN VOA INTERVIEW – GREAT!!!

June 4, 2016
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Pwogram aprè-midi a TV-WATCH KENNETH MERTEN VOA INTERVIEW – GREAT!!!

Nan entèvyou Kowòdonatè Espesyal Depatman Deta pou Ayiti Kenneth Merten bay Lavwadamerik sou pozisyon Etazini sou kriz electoral la ann Ayiti, li di se CEP a ki pou deside sou jan lap fè eleksyon yo ann Ayiti, e non pa komisyon evalyasyon ak verifikasyon elektoral la. — Anbasadè Merten di VOA Etazini apiye akò...
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Haiti: No moving out and moving on

June 4, 2016
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Haiti: No moving out and moving on

By Sir Ronald Sanders There is a certain illogic in the reaction of both the UN Secretary-General and the US State Department over the findings of a Haitian Verification Commission that evaluated the 25 October 2015 first round general elections. The Verification Commission (Cieve) presented a report on 30 May calling for the first...
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CANADIAN OAS REP REQUESTS ACTION FOR HAITIAN ELECTORAL CRISIS

June 4, 2016
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CANADIAN OAS REP REQUESTS ACTION FOR HAITIAN ELECTORAL CRISIS

OEA/Ser.G CP/doc.5197/16 2 June 2016 Original: English NOTE FROM THE PERMANENT MISSION OF CANADA REQUESTING THE INCLUSION OF THE TOPIC “THE ELECTORAL PROCESS IN HAITI”, IN THE DRAFT ORDER OF BUSINESS FOR THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PERMANENT COUNCIL (Attached Draft Declaration on the Electoral Process in Haiti) L’#OEA prépare une résolution recommandant l’application...
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La question des interdictions de départ.- Juin 3, 2016

June 4, 2016
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La question des interdictions de départ.-  Juin 3, 2016

La mesure d’interdiction de départ est une atteinte grave à la liberté d’aller et venir des citoyens. Cette mesure est traitée par l’article 12 du Pacte International Relatif aux Droits Civils et Politiques du 16 Décembre 1966, ratifié par la République d’Haïti par Décret en date du 23 Novembre 1990. L’alinéa 3 dudit article ...
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Haïti/Justice : Jean Danton Léger largué par le gouvernement ?

June 4, 2016
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Haïti/Justice : Jean Danton Léger largué par le gouvernement ?

3 juin 2016 Le chef du parquet de Port-au-Prince, maître Jean Danton LEGER, commence-t-il à perdre la confiance du gouvernement qui l’avait nommé ? Dans une correspondance en date du 2 juin, dont copie est parvenue à la rédaction de Vant Bèf Info (VBI), le chef du gouvernement, Enex JEAN-CHARLES, a formellement demandé au...
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