Archive for June, 2016

Haiti loses heartbreaker to Peru, 1-0

June 5, 2016
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Haiti loses heartbreaker to Peru, 1-0

Guido Campana, originally from Trujillo, Peru, holds the Peruvian flag before the start of Saturday’s Copa America match 3 between Haiti and Peru at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. (Sy Bean / The Seattle Times) Haiti’s Kervens Belfort nudged a wide-open header six yards from goal past the near post in the 94th minute, the...
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MIAMI HERALD BLOCKING COMMENTS TO THIS ARTICLE – UNUSUAL ACTION!!!Haitian elections officials say new presidential vote to take place in October – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 5, 2016
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MIAMI HERALD BLOCKING COMMENTS TO THIS ARTICLE – UNUSUAL ACTION!!!Haitian elections officials say new presidential vote to take place in October – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A re-run presidential election will be scheduled for Oct. 9 Final results of potential runoff would be published on Jan. 30 Not all agree with special verification commission Haiti election officials are poised to accept the recommendations of a special verification commission calling for last year’s disputed first round presidential elections to be re-run...
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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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UN chief: Haiti can ‘ill afford’ prolonged period of transitional governance

June 2, 2016
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UN chief: Haiti can ‘ill afford’ prolonged period of transitional governance

Casting a ballot in the second round of senatorial and parliamentary elections and the first round for a new president in Haiti’s capital Port au Prince, 25 October 2015. Photo UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi 2 June 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, taking note of the release of the report on the verification of the...
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UN response to Haiti cholera epidemic critics signals ‘potential breakthrough’

June 2, 2016
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UN response to Haiti cholera epidemic critics signals ‘potential breakthrough’

Letter discussed United Nations’ ‘human rights obligation’ amid deadly outbreak brought into Haiti by peacekeepers Figaro Nau rests on a stretcher in the Cholera Treatment Center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. At least 30,000 people have died from the outbreak, latest studies show. Photograph: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters Ed Pilkington in New York The United Nations is...
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EDITORIAL – MIAMI HERALD Let’s get Haiti’s vote right this time- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 2, 2016
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EDITORIAL – MIAMI HERALD Let’s get Haiti’s vote right this time- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

EDITORIAL – MIAMI HERALD Let’s get Haiti’s vote right this time Miami Herald Editorial Board The handwriting was on the wall even before Haiti’s Independent Commission of Evaluation and Verification formalized its finding on Monday: The round of elections for president in October was so rife with fraud that a new vote is required....
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Déclaration attribuable au Porte-parole du Secrétaire-Général sur Haïti

June 2, 2016
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Déclaration attribuable au Porte-parole du Secrétaire-Général sur Haïti

Juin 2, 2016 Dans un communiqué  Sandra Honoré, Porte-parole en Haïti du Secrétaire général de l’ONU, Ban Ki-moon, déclare  « qu’Haïti peut difficilement se permettre une période prolongée de gouvernance transitoire » et croit urgent « le retour à l’ordre constitutionnel ». Nous publions le contenu dudit communiqué. Déclaration attribuable au Porte-parole du Secrétaire-Général sur Haïti Le Secrétaire-Général...
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Prosecutor Puts Former Haiti Officials on Travel Ban List

June 2, 2016
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Prosecutor Puts Former Haiti Officials on Travel Ban List

ABC NEWS: Nine former Haitian electoral officials and 11 Cabinet ministers in former President Michel Martelly’s administration have been forbidden to leave the country. The order from Prosecutor Danton Leger was issued shortly after the release of a commission’s report calling for the presidential election to be redone due to the appearance of significant...
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Some say Haiti vote verification doesn’t go far enough

June 1, 2016
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Some say Haiti vote verification doesn’t go far enough

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com In the days after Haiti’s newly installed parliament took office, everyone from politicians to foreign diplomats lamented that there wasn’t one female elected among the 116 lawmakers. Now, a special verification commission charged with auditing last year’s disputed legislative and presidential elections says there was in fact at least one...
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Laurent Salvador Lamothe dénonce la décision d’interdiction de départ – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 1, 2016
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Laurent Salvador Lamothe dénonce la décision d’interdiction de départ – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Laurent Salvador Lamothe dénonce la décision d’interdiction de départ Juin 1, 2016 Le bureau de l’ancien Premier ministre Laurent Salvador Lamothe dénonce et condamne avec véhémence la décision d’interdiction de départ du parquet de Port au Prince émise contre plusieurs anciens ministres et Premiers Ministres, diffusée par certains médias de la capitale. Cette décision,...
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NOTE DE PROTESTATION

June 1, 2016
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NOTE DE PROTESTATION

Le Parquet de Port au Prince informe le public en général et les intéressés en particulier qu’il a été décidé d’annuler les ordres d’interdiction de départ  émis contre les membres de l’ancien gouvernement et ceux de l’ancien conseil électoral en attendant la saisine des voies ordinaires de poursuite.
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