Archive for July 14th, 2016

Haiti – Elections : 12 senators give their wages- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 14, 2016
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Haiti – Elections : 12 senators give their wages The majority group to the Senate composed of 12 senators : Nenel Cassy, Evallière Beauplan, Ricard Pierre, Francisco Delacruz, François Luca Sainvil, Stevens Iverson Benoît, Francenet Denius, Jean Baptiste Bien Aimé, Westner Polycarpe, Fritz Carlos Lebon, Ronald Larèche and Antonio Cheramy, indicates in a correspondence...
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US Withdraws Funding for Haiti Elections – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 14, 2016
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By Jake Johnston, Center for Economic and Policy Research | Report Dismayed by the decision to rerun controversial and fraud-plagued presidential elections, the US State Department announced on ​June 7 a suspension of electoral assistance to Haiti. State Department spokesperson John Kirby said the decision was communicated to Haitian authorities, noting that the US “has...
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Haiti – Jamaica : 16 years in jail for abuse of a Haitian restavek

July 14, 2016
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Haiti – Jamaica : 16 years in jail for abuse of a Haitian restavek

Haiti Libre: Rohan Ebanks (55), a fisherman of St. Elizabeth (Jamaica), was sentenced by Judge Courtney Daye of the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston, to a sentence of 16 years in jail for human trafficking on a young Haitian girl (smuggled in 2010) minor, he enslaved and raped. He was also ordered to...
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Daring and daunting authenticity in The Last Tiger in Haiti

July 14, 2016
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Daring and daunting authenticity in The Last Tiger in Haiti

A person wanting to tell a story shouts “krik.” If people want to hear it, they shout “krak.” By Jeff Smith, July 13, 2016 In French, “rester avec” sounds pleasant. It means to “stay with.” In Haiti, a “restavek” is a child from a family so poor they cannot support it. Haiti is the...
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Health experts: Zika threat is serious – and getting bigger

July 14, 2016
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7 microcephalic infants have been born in the United States CDC head says health agency diverting funds from other needs to fight Zika. Three senior U.S. government experts testify before a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee to urge Congress to pass a $1.1 billion Zika prevention bill stalled by partisan politics. The bill stalled after...
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