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IMF approves US$41m for Haiti

February 8, 2017
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IMF approves US$41m for Haiti

Haitians lining up for food following the passage of Hurricane Matthew (Photo: CMC) WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is providing US$41.6 million to Haiti under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) in the wake of the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew last October. The Washington-based financial institution said that Port...
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Haitian Government, UN and partners launch two-year plan aimed at saving lives, building resilience

February 8, 2017
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Haitian Government, UN and partners launch two-year plan aimed at saving lives, building resilience

UN News Centre In Jérémie, Haiti, children play at the Église Chrétienne Nan Lindy. Hundreds of people have sought temporary shelter at the church after countless homes were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew. Photo: UNICEF/UN035877/LeMoyne 7 February 2017 – The United Nations together with relief organizations in Haiti have launched a two-year, $291 million response...
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Haiti hotel police raid exposes child sex trafficking

February 8, 2017
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Haiti hotel police raid exposes child sex trafficking

By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Haitian police have arrested nine people in connection with sex trafficking, involving girls as young as 13, highlighting the dangers facing children in the Caribbean nation where human trafficking is rife and the crime often goes unpunished. The sting raid by police on Sunday at a...
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Haiti seeking US$300m in aid

February 8, 2017
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Haiti seeking US$300m in aid

Haiti’s President-elect Jovenel Moise speaks to reporters in Petion-ville after his hearing at the public prosecutor’s office in Port-au-Prince on January 25, 2017. (Photo: AFP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Haiti needs nearly US$300 million to provide urgent assistance for its most vulnerable inhabitants, including those affected by Hurricane Matthew last October, the government and...
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Haiti’s new President sworn in after yearlong political stalemate

February 8, 2017
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Haiti’s new President sworn in after yearlong political stalemate

By Dalila-Johari Paul, CNN Updated 1222 GMT (2022 HKT) February 8, 2017 New President Jovenel Moise greets troops during his inauguration ceremony Tuesday in Port-au-Prince. Story highlights Businessman Jovenel Moise was declared the winner in January Voter fraud allegations led to a presidential runoff (CNN)It took almost a year, but Haiti’s new President has...
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Mission conjointe de Happy Heart Funds et de la FLGL à Anse du Clerc pour le Droit à une Éducation de qualité

February 6, 2017
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Mission conjointe de Happy Heart Funds et de la FLGL à Anse du Clerc pour le Droit à une Éducation de qualité

Pétion-Ville, dimanche 5 Février 2017 : Une délégation conjointe de Happy Heart Funds et de la Fondation Dr. Louis G. Lamothe s’est rendue le vendredi 3 Février 2017 à Anse du Clerc pour explorer avec les autorités locales et les acteurs de la communauté la faisabilité de la réhabilitation de l’École Nationale d’Anse du...
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Trump Delegation to Attend Haiti Presidential Inauguration – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 6, 2017
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Trump Delegation to Attend Haiti Presidential Inauguration – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

VOA.com Haitian President-elect Jovenel Moise of PHTK political party, gives a speech, in Petion Ville, a suburb of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on Jan. 3, 2017. President Donald Trump is sending a U.S. delegation to Haiti to attend the inauguration of President-elect Jovenel Moïse on Tuesday. A White House statement says Under Secretary...
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Humanitarian Situation Report – 2017 – 01

February 6, 2017
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Humanitarian Situation Report – 2017 – 01

Situation in Numbers 3,200,000 total people affected (OCHA-HNO) 1,100,000 /# of children in need of humanitarian assistance (UNICEF) 1,600,000 /# of adults in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA-HNO) 41,110 suspected cholera cases and 441 fatalities (MSPP – 1 Jan to 24 Dec 2016) of which approximately 50 children under five years old (UNICEF) 12,000...
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UN undertakes ‘strategic assessment’ of Haiti

February 6, 2017
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UN undertakes ‘strategic assessment’ of Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, is leading a strategic assessment mission to Haiti in keeping with a United Nations Security Council Resolution. Ladsous, will during this stay here this week, represent the UN Secretary General at the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected President of Haiti,...
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Programme des Cérémonies d’Investiture du Président Elu de la République Monsieur Jovenel MOÏSE

February 6, 2017
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Programme des Cérémonies d’Investiture du Président Elu de la République Monsieur Jovenel MOÏSE

Dimanche 5 et Lundi 6 février 2017 AEROPORT INTERNATIONAL TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE Accueil des Délégations Etrangères à l’Aéroport International Toussaint LOUVERTURE. Les Délégations sont conduites à leur lieu d’hébergement. LUNDI 6 FEVRIER 2017 HOTEL EL RANCHO,  PETION-VILLE: Diner offert en l’honneur des Chefs de Délégation  par S.E. le Président Monsieur Jocelerme PRIVERT et la Première...
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Party of Haiti president-elect wins majority of parliament

February 5, 2017
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Party of Haiti president-elect wins majority of parliament

Haiti’s President-elect Jovenel Moise speaks to reporters in Petion-ville after his hearing at the public prosecutor’s office in Port-au-Prince on January 25, 2017. (Photo: AFP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — The party of President-elect Jovenel Moise won a majority in both houses of Haiti’s parliament according to results announced Friday, just days before he takes...
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Panyol : Pose de la première pierre du Centre de Formation Classique

February 5, 2017
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Panyol : Pose de la première pierre du Centre de Formation Classique

Cette semaine, la Fondation Dr Louis G. Lamothe (FLGL) et la Fondation RAPINO, en présence de l’ancien Premier Ministre Laurent Lamothe et des habitants de la zone, ont procédé à la pose de la première pierre de la reconstruction du Centre de Formation Classique de Panyol (commune de Kenscoff), deuxième action prioritaire identifiée par...
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Shockwaves of Trump’s Turbulent First Week Likely to Reach Haiti

February 3, 2017
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Shockwaves of Trump’s Turbulent First Week Likely to Reach Haiti

The Haitian Times.com Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre By David Henderson To say the first week of Donald Trump’s presidency has been hectic would be a massive understatement. He’s passed a flurry of executive orders, sparred with the press, and appeared on television constantly. Its been tough to follow all of Trump’s moves, but it’s...
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Former-Haitian president visits Orangeburg

February 3, 2017
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Former-Haitian president visits Orangeburg

“The world is counting on you,” Haiti’s former president, Michel Joseph Martelly, told an audience of Claflin University sophomores on Thursday. Martelly and his wife, former first lady Sophia Martelly, visited Orangeburg’s Mellichamp Elementary School and Claflin. At Claflin, he explained that although the Caribbean island nation is known as a poor country, the...
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LA FONDATION DR. LOUIS G. LAMOTHE CELEBRE LE PREMIER ANNIVERSAIRE

February 2, 2017
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LA FONDATION DR. LOUIS G. LAMOTHE CELEBRE LE PREMIER ANNIVERSAIRE

La fondation Dr Louis G. Lamothe a soufflé avec faste sa première bougie.- 2017-02-01 | Le Nouvelliste [ La fondation Dr Louis G. Lamothe (FLGL) a célébré en grande pompe le premier anniversaire de sa création ce mardi 31 janvier 2017 à l’hôtel El Rancho à Pétion-Ville où de grosses pointures de la classe...
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SMOKE & MIRRORS FOR GUILTY ARISTIDE’S PERMANENT IMMUNITY BEFORE JOVENEL INAUGURATION: Aristide empêché, son audition confiée à la DCPJ

February 2, 2017
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SMOKE & MIRRORS FOR GUILTY ARISTIDE’S PERMANENT IMMUNITY BEFORE JOVENEL INAUGURATION: Aristide empêché, son audition  confiée à la DCPJ

SMOKE & MIRRORS FOR GUILTY ARISTIDE’S PERMANENT IMMUNITY BEFORE JOVENEL INAUGURATION: Aristide empêché, son audition confiée à la DCPJ 01 février 2017, 11:41 L’ex-président Jean Bertrand Aristide a boudé une invitation du juge d’instruction Jean Wilner Morin en date du mardi 31 janvier 2017. Le magistrat instructeur insiste pour recueillir les témoignages de l’ancien...
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NEW CABINET

February 2, 2017
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NEW CABINET

NEW CABINET Les premiers connus du prochain Gouvernement Moïse-Chancy PREMIERE MINISTRE: Choiseul Chancy,  AAA Ministre de Affaires Etrangères: Jean Walnard Dorneval Ministre de l’Economie et des Finances : Ronald Décembre Ministre de l’Intérieur: Michèle Oriol, PHTK Ministre de la Justice: Gerd Pasquet Ministre de la Planification : Erns Excéus Ministre de la Santé: Claude...
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‘Kombit’ Documents the Struggle to Reforest Haiti (Film Review)

February 1, 2017
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‘Kombit’ Documents the Struggle to Reforest Haiti (Film Review)

http://planetsave.com January 31st, 2017 by Kyle Field We were recently treated to a preview screening of the film “Kombit” which unpacks the work being done by way of a partnership between the non-profit “Smallholder Farmers Alliance” and the Timberland company in Haiti. Haiti has a major issue with deforestation with over 98% of the...
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It’s a Carnival turf war in Haiti, with the president-elect vs. the mayor

February 1, 2017
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It’s a Carnival turf war in Haiti, with the president-elect vs. the mayor

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com He isn’t even president yet and he’s already ignited a war — a Kanaval turf war. Standing before a delirious crowd last Sunday in a storm-ravaged Les Cayes, Haiti’s President-elect Jovenel Moïse, still two weeks from his Feb. 7 swearing-in, put his foot down in a Trump-like fashion. Haiti’s President-elect...
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ANOTHER ZINGER!! GARRY PIERRE PIERRE FLIRTS WITH THE TRUTH!!Jovenel Moise to Assume Haiti’s Presidency Under Cloud of Corruption

February 1, 2017
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ANOTHER ZINGER!! GARRY PIERRE PIERRE FLIRTS WITH THE TRUTH!!Jovenel Moise to Assume Haiti’s Presidency Under Cloud of Corruption

Jovenel Moise / Photo Credit: Yoani Sánchez By Garry Pierre-Pierre Jovenel Moise’s story sounded more like an American dream than a Haitian one. A year and a half ago, Moise, a political neophyte, was introduced to the Haitian public as the handpicked candidate of Michel Martelly to replace the outgoing president. Here is the...
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