Archive for June 27th, 2017

LIKE BLOCKING SCHOOL OPENING THE EFFORT TO DISRUPT “ASSEMBLY INDUSTRY” A STANDARD PLOY FOR DESTABILIZATION: JOVENEL MUST BECOME PROACTIVE INSTEAD OF REACTIVE: Haiti workers protest minimum wage as managers threaten exit

June 27, 2017
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LIKE BLOCKING SCHOOL OPENING THE EFFORT TO DISRUPT “ASSEMBLY INDUSTRY” A STANDARD PLOY FOR DESTABILIZATION: JOVENEL MUST BECOME PROACTIVE INSTEAD OF REACTIVE: Haiti workers protest minimum wage as managers threaten exit

Reuters By Makini BricePORT-AU-PRINCE, June 26 (Reuters) - Hundreds of Haitian textile workers took to the streets on Monday to demand a higher minimum wage as managers of textile factories threatened to leave the country if the government did not clamp down on demonstrations. Haiti has pinned some of its economic growth hopes on...
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President Michel Temer of Brazil Is Charged With Corruption

June 27, 2017
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President Michel Temer of Brazil Is Charged With Corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO — President Michel Temer was charged with corruption by Brazil’s prosecutor general late Monday. He was accused of taking a $152,000 bribe via an intermediary, an act that, according to the prosecutor general, Rodrigo Janot, “helped to compromise the image of the Federal Republic of Brazil.” Coming just days after a...
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With little money to combat cholera in Haiti, U.N. names new fundraising chief- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 27, 2017
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With little money to combat cholera in Haiti, U.N. names new fundraising chief- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles Miami Herald A former top State Department official and head of the United Nations’ World Food Program has been tapped to develop a comprehensive fundraising strategy to finance the U.N.’s plan to clean up cholera in Haiti — a disease introduced there by U.N. peacekeepers. Josette Sheeran’s appointment as a high-level...
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U.N. Brought Cholera to Haiti. Now It Is Fumbling Effort to Atone

June 27, 2017
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U.N. Brought Cholera to Haiti. Now It Is Fumbling Effort to Atone

Ny Times: By RICK GLADSTONEJUNE 26, 2017 A small clinic in Rendel overflowing with cholera patients last year. The disease was first brought to Haiti by United Nations peacekeepers sent to the country after the 2010 earthquake. Credit Meridith Kohut for The New York TimesEven as the United Nations expresses growing alarm over a...
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Over 50 and tired of rejection, I moved to Haiti to volunteer-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 27, 2017
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Over 50 and tired of rejection, I moved to Haiti to volunteer-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

After hundreds of job applications, I decided to bring my skills elsewhere Mon, Jun 26, 2017, 14:00 Anne Heffernan in Haiti ‘The children come by foot, for many miles, on rocky, stony and often mucky surfaces with older children taking responsibility for younger ones, who give piggy-backs for speed or to cross the river.’...
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Several textile companies do not exclude leaving Haiti if- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 27, 2017
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Several textile companies do not exclude leaving Haiti if- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: The numerous demonstrations and illegal strikes (not following the procedures of the Labor Code) of workers in the textile sector who demand a rise of more than 200% of the minimum wage (from 350 to 800 Gourdes per day) have paralyzed since mid-May most of the textile factories in Haiti, the losses...
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