Archive for May, 2017

Top NCAA Athletes Serve in Haiti

May 13, 2017
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Top NCAA Athletes Serve in Haiti

Austin, TX, May 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Top NCAA athletes will unite in a shared purpose and common good this month as they kick off their summers by serving in Haiti. Athletes from Texas A&M, University of Texas, Texas Tech, and University of Oklahoma will give up the comforts of home and spend...
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Haiti – FLASH : Tense negotiations for fuel price

May 12, 2017
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Haiti – FLASH : Tense negotiations for fuel price

On Wednesday for the third day of negotiations, the government sat down with the leaders of trade union associations on public transport around the increase in the price of fuels at the pump and tabled new proposals for price increases, revised slightly downward thus, the price per gallon of gasoline which currently sells around...
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Les ministres-pilleurs de Jocelerme Privert ont intérêt à se faire oublier. Honte à eux!

May 11, 2017
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Les  ministres-pilleurs de  Jocelerme Privert ont intérêt à se faire oublier. Honte à eux!

(Texte de Cyrus Sibert) S’il y a un nouveau cycle dans la vie politique haïtienne, il s’agit de nouveaux gouvernants qui dénoncent et accusent leurs prédécesseurs d’avoir mal géré ou d’avoir dilapidé la caisse publique. Le Président Provisoire Jocelerme Privert avait accusé le gouvernement de Martelly/Paul de tout emporter; aujourd’hui, c’est le tour du...
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Amid chaos in Venezuela, infant deaths, malaria cases skyrocket

May 10, 2017
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Amid chaos in Venezuela, infant deaths, malaria cases skyrocket

(CNN)Infant and maternal deaths and cases of malaria are skyrocketing in Venezuela, which is grappling with severe medical shortages. Confirmed malaria cases in 2016 stood at 240,000, a 76% increase over 2015. Maternal deaths rose 66% to 756. Last year, 11,466 infants died, a 30% increase, according to new records recently released by Venezuela’s...
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PIGS AT THE TROUGH- AS AN ILLUSTRATION OF GREED IN HAITI – IS CULTURALLY UNACCEPTABLE – WE APOLOGIZE: HAITIAN TRUTH WILL BECOME A “PIG-FREE ZONE:” SOME OF OUR MINISTRIES SHOULD FOLLOW OUR EXAMPLE

May 10, 2017
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PIGS AT THE TROUGH- AS AN ILLUSTRATION OF GREED IN HAITI – IS CULTURALLY UNACCEPTABLE – WE APOLOGIZE: HAITIAN TRUTH WILL BECOME A “PIG-FREE ZONE:” SOME OF OUR MINISTRIES SHOULD FOLLOW OUR EXAMPLE

May 10, 2017 One of my Haitian associates gets upset each time I use a bunch of pigs, at a trough, to illustrate the enormous, unlimited, glutinous, self-centered greed demonstrated by certain members of our community who lack even a superficial smear of social conscience. Like cancer, there are certain focal points of the...
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President Jovenel Moïse distributes tractors

May 10, 2017
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President Jovenel Moïse distributes tractors

Friday, during his second visit to Maissade (Central Department) in less than 8 days, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Deputy Romel Baugé (Commune of Maissade), of the Deputy and President of the Lower House Cholzer Chancy (Ennery), and Senator of the Center, Willot Joseph, proceeded to the handing of thirty tractors to farmers of the...
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Trump’s foreign aid cuts pose threat to development in Latin America

May 10, 2017
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Trump’s foreign aid cuts pose threat to development in Latin America

A six-year-old Haitian boy is treated aboard a USAID-funded hospital ship after a powerful earthquake that struck the Carribean nation in 2010. (Chelsea Kennedy/USAID) The so-called skinny budget proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump has international development experts concerned about the fate of public health, poverty reduction and other development programs in countries around the world. The...
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The Trump Administration Is Reviewing Crime by Haitians as It Weighs Protected Status Eligibility

May 10, 2017
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The Trump Administration Is Reviewing Crime by Haitians as It Weighs Protected Status Eligibility

By Osita Nwanevu Aerial views of Jeremie, 188 kilometers west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Oct. 10, 2016, following the passage of Hurricane Matthew.Nicolas Garcia/AFP/Getty Images The Associated Press reported Tuesday that the Trump administration is reviewing crimes committed by Haitians as it considers whether to extend the temporary protected status granted those fleeing the...
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Important European recommendations

May 10, 2017
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Important European recommendations

Haiti Libre: Following the two Electoral Observation Missions (EOMs) and the European Union (EU) Election Experts Mission in Haiti Elena Valenciano, the EOM’s Chief Observer, submitted past week to the Haitian authorities, a series of consolidated recommendations that could contribute to reflections on possible improvements to the electoral framework. Among them, the most important...
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Former Vikings Jack Brewer, Byron Chamberlain Give Back to Haitian Community

May 9, 2017
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Former Vikings Jack Brewer, Byron Chamberlain Give Back to Haitian Community

Photos by Karston Tannis Jack Brewer has long-enjoyed spending time giving back in Haiti, but bringing along former Vikings teammate Byron Chamberlain made his most recent trip that much more special. Brewer (2002-03) and Chamberlain (2001-02) recently returned from a Global Ambassadors tour to the Caribbean country. While the trip marked Chamberlain’s first to...
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Les coups bas de la Natcom contre l’Etat

May 9, 2017
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Les coups bas de la Natcom contre l’Etat

La compagnie de téléphonie mobile, NATCOM devrait verser 250 000 dollars américains chaque année à l’Etat haïtien, actionnaire minoritaire au sein de ladite entreprise. Prétextant une faillite frauduleuse la NATCOM n’a pas honoré ses obligations depuis 5 ans. En même temps, l’entreprise affiche des bénéfices régulièrement et envoie à la compagnie mère, Viettel basée...
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POOR, ABUSED, BLACK CHILDREN IN HAITI DON’T MATTER TO FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY

May 9, 2017
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POOR, ABUSED, BLACK CHILDREN IN HAITI DON’T MATTER TO FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY

By CYRUS SIBERT: Child protection advocates urge Juanita James, Fairfield University commencement speaker, to use her bully pulpit to advocate for immediate mental health treatment for children in Haiti who were sexually abused on Fairfield University’s watch / Children in poverty stricken Haiti deserve no less care and attention than children in affluent Fairfield...
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AP Exclusive: US Wants Tally of Haitian Immigrants’ Crimes

May 9, 2017
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AP Exclusive: US Wants Tally of Haitian Immigrants’ Crimes

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May 9, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is taking the unusual step of hunting for evidence of crimes committed by Haitian immigrants as it decides whether to allow them to continue participating in a humanitarian program that has shielded tens of thousands from deportation since an earthquake destroyed much of their country....
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Haiti – Economy : Towards an increase in the price of fuels at the pump-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth.com

May 8, 2017
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Haiti – Economy : Towards an increase in the price of fuels at the pump-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth.com

Haiti – Economy : Towards an increase in the price of fuels at the pump 08/05/2017 11:49:15 Last week, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant confirmed that the government would have to take an unpopular decision and announce the increase in fuel prices at the pump, without specifying a date, indicating only that this decision...
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Haiti – France : Jovenel Moïse welcomes the victory of Emmanuel Macron

May 8, 2017
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Haiti – France : Jovenel Moïse welcomes the victory of Emmanuel Macron

“President Jovenel Moïse welcomes the victory of the leader of the Party ‘En Marche’, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, in the second round of the French presidential elections on Sunday, May 7, 2017. The President of the Republic, on behalf of the Government and people of Haiti, conveys its warmest congratulations to President Macron and strongly...
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Winair to service Curaçao and Haiti

May 8, 2017
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Winair to service Curaçao and Haiti

AIRPORT–Winair is in the process of beginning operations to Curaçao and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, weekly via St. Maarten in June. The airline has been negotiating for some time to use a wet-leased MD-82 to service the route. Winair President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Cleaver said in an invited comment on Sunday that the launch...
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Cholera cases down 60 percent in Haiti – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 8, 2017
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Cholera cases down 60 percent in Haiti – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The number of cholera cases reported in Haiti through Apr. 8 this year is down significantly compared to the same periods in 2015 and 2016, according to a new report from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). A total of 4,871 suspected cholera cases were reported in Haiti, including 69 deaths to date. This represents a...
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Haitians advocates outrage over immigration move by Trump administrataion

May 8, 2017
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Haitians advocates outrage over immigration move by Trump administrataion

By Jacqueline Charles and Franco Ordoñez jcharles@miamiherald.com Haitian President Jovenel Moïse will personally ask President Donald Trump not to end a humanitarian program that has protected tens of thousands of Haitians from deportation. “He hopes that it will be prolonged,” Wilson Laleau, Haiti’s former finance minister and Moïse’s chief of staff, told the Miami...
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