Archive for March 10th, 2017

Cause of Death a Mystery on Eve of Preval’s Funeral

March 10, 2017
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Cause of Death a Mystery on Eve of Preval’s Funeral

VOA News: Former Haitian President Michel Martelly, left, comforts Patricia Preval, the daughter of Haiti’s late former President Rene Preval, at the Sainte Claire hospital in Petion-Ville, Haiti, March 3, 2017. As Haiti prepares for Saturday’s state funeral for former President Rene Garcia Préval, his death has taken on an air of intrigue. When...
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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP man arrested after allegedly ordering half kilo of cocaine from Haiti

March 10, 2017
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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP man arrested after allegedly ordering half kilo of cocaine from Haiti

TRENTON – An Egg Harbor Township man was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 28 by members of the Atlantic City Task Force and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations on first-degree drug charges after they seized a half kilo of cocaine that was allegedly mailed to him and found 120 pounds of marijuana in a shed at his...
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U.N. pullout looms in Haiti as U.S. presses for cuts

March 10, 2017
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U.N. pullout looms in Haiti as U.S. presses for cuts

CITE SOLEIL, Haiti — A few dozen Brazilian troops wearing the blue helmets of the U.N. military force stroll through a dense warren of shacks in Haiti’s most notorious slum, facing no greater threat than a few barking dogs along some of the same streets where pitched gunbattles between gangs and peacekeepers used to...
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Article from 1997: Details on how Jean Bertrand Aristide killed his political opponents – Haiti’s deteriorating democracy

March 10, 2017
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Article from 1997: Details on how Jean Bertrand Aristide killed his political opponents –  Haiti’s deteriorating democracy

by Charles Lane, The New Republic Port-au-Prince Sept 25, 1997 The Haitian police who stumbled upon Eddy Arbrouet one night last May thought he was a dangerous bank robber, but they probably didn’t know just how dangerous until Eddy and his gang opened fire. Amid the hail of heavy- caliber bullets, one cop dove...
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MOMENT OF TRUTH – MONDAY LAFONTANT PRESENTS HIMSELF AND CABINET FOR SENATE APPROVAL

March 10, 2017
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MOMENT OF TRUTH – MONDAY  LAFONTANT PRESENTS HIMSELF AND CABINET FOR  SENATE APPROVAL

March 10, 2017 The Senate has invited President Moise’s choice for Prime Minister – Doctor Jacky Lafontant – to appear before them to present his Cabinet,  and plan for governing Haiti. There are pressures. Seems as though a substantial amount of international funding is available to “a functioning Haitian government’ and this will disappear...
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