Archive for December 28th, 2016

THE DANCE BEGINS AS ELECTION RESULTS – DUE DECEMBER 29 – ARE DELAYED TO JANUARY 3, 2017 – AND BEYOND

December 28, 2016
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THE DANCE BEGINS AS ELECTION RESULTS – DUE DECEMBER 29 – ARE DELAYED TO JANUARY 3, 2017 – AND BEYOND

December 28, 2016 Haitians, and the International Community, expected the final results from our Presidential election to be announced tomorrow, December 29. Jovenel Moise should have been declared President with his landslide victory acknowledged. Be prepared as Privert plans to derail things – totally. Aristide is still firmly in the game, backed by his...
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Final results of Haiti election to be announced Thursday-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 28, 2016
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Final results of Haiti election to be announced Thursday-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 | 2:56 PM PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) is set to announce the final results of the November 20 presidential elections on Thursday even as one local human rights group contends that there had been no transparency in the verification process. CEP Executive Director...
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Dirty Job Shows Why Cholera Still Kills in Haiti

December 28, 2016
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Dirty Job Shows Why Cholera Still Kills in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The men strip off their clothes, wrap themselves in rags and plug their nostrils with tobacco to hide the stench. They squeeze into a cramped outhouse with a reeking pit to scoop buckets of human excrement with their bare hands. It’s just another night’s work for this four-man team of “bayakou”...
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FRENCH EMBASSY WARNS CITIZENS OF POTENTIAL VIOLENCE

December 28, 2016
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FRENCH EMBASSY WARNS CITIZENS OF POTENTIAL VIOLENCE

Chers compatriotes, Les résultats des élections haïtiennes devraient être communiqués le 29 décembre prochain. L’annonce des résultats pourrait susciter des réactions ou des manifestations en de nombreux points du pays avec des risques d’incidents violents ainsi que des blocages de routes qui pourraient entraver les déplacements inter et intra-urbains. Nous vous recommandons la plus...
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The House of No

December 28, 2016
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The House of No

(This article was written in 2014 but was never posted-  blogs.pjstar.com) I want to tell you about an eighteen-month-old baby girl named Wilgesta who was rejected this past week for heart surgery. Wilgesta is an 18-month-old toddler in Haiti who was born with a hole in the ventricular wall of her heart which is...
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Haiti PM appeals for calm as year-end celebrations approach

December 28, 2016
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Haiti PM appeals for calm as year-end celebrations approach

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles has called on Haitians to “bury the hatchet” and come together for the betterment of the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country as the population gets ready for the end of year celebrations. “The heart of this country, despite everything, is still pulsating at the...
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Partnership Bringing Electricity to Haiti Orphanage

December 28, 2016
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Partnership Bringing Electricity to Haiti Orphanage

AUSTIN — Freedom Solar Power and ABC Home & Commercial Services teamed up to bring a 100 percent sustainable off-grid solar system to an orphanage in Haiti that does not have electricity. The orphanage was built by nonprofit A Child’s Hope. Raleigh Jenkins, president of ABC Home & Commercial Services in Houston, is the...
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The Farmers, Engineers, and Health Workers Helping Rebuild Haiti After Matthew

December 28, 2016
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The Farmers, Engineers, and Health Workers Helping Rebuild Haiti After Matthew

Mary Stokes We visited the most affected region to see how communities are recovering after the storm on October 4th, 2016. Two months after Hurricane Matthew devastated the southern provinces of Haiti, rebuilding efforts are underway. In some areas, shiny new corrugated steel panels glimmer under the sun where the hurricane stripped away roofs....
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Tijuana welcomes Haitian immigrants stuck at U.S.-Mexico border

December 28, 2016
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Tijuana welcomes Haitian immigrants stuck at U.S.-Mexico border

JUDY WOODRUFF: But first, thousands of Haitians are waiting to get into the U.S., and thousands more are on their way through Latin America. Hurricane Matthew — which killed hundreds of Haitians and destroyed thousands of homes — has upped the stakes for their migrating relatives. Jean Guerrero, our partners at location station KPBS...
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Retired music producer now plays in tune with Haiti microfinance nonprofit Fonkoze

December 28, 2016
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Retired music producer now plays in tune with Haiti microfinance nonprofit Fonkoze

200,000 accounts, with $25 million in savings and $100 million annually in transactions — Fonkoze also functions as a way to transfer money into Haiti from overseas, accepting transfers as a point of service for Western Union and Moneygram. (For more information, visit fonkoze.org). When Balitsaris joined Fonkoze USA’s board, the organization had roughly...
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Hurricane Matthew – Situation Report No. 30 (26 December 2016)

December 28, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew – Situation Report No. 30 (26 December 2016)

Download PDF (308.06 KB) Main Points The CERF approved two project proposals worth just over US$ 3.5 million for rapid restoration of safe education services, protection assistance to most vulnerable evicted from temporary shelters and support to an estimated 30,000 people in areas of return. The three-month USD 139 million Flash Appeal to respond...
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Challenger In Haiti’s Presidential Election Has U.S. Visa Revoked, Reason Uncertain- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 28, 2016
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Challenger In Haiti’s Presidential Election Has U.S. Visa Revoked, Reason Uncertain- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Jean-Charles MoïseJean-Charles Moïse, the candidate for the Pitit Dessalin party and one of three challengers to Jovenel Moïse, the winner in the first round of last month’s presidential elections in Haiti, has confirmed that his U.S. visa has been revoked by the U.S. Embassy, so he can no longer travel to the United States....
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