Archive for December, 2017

Lace and gingerbread – what can link Estonia and Haiti?

December 18, 2017
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Lace and gingerbread – what can link Estonia and Haiti?

http://estonianworld.com The Haiti-based EU diplomat and estophile, Karel Lizerot, dedicates a poetical political reflection about the role of Estonia out in the wide world. Kuursaal, the resort hall in Haapsalu, Estonia, and hotel Oloffson in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, were built nearly in the same year, in the late 19th century. The delicate wooden lace patterns...
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OF COURSE TRUMP BROKE HIS PROMISE TO FLORIDA’S HAITIANS

December 18, 2017
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OF COURSE TRUMP BROKE HIS PROMISE TO FLORIDA’S HAITIANS

By Allison Graves, Times Staff Writer Published: December 18, 2017 With Election Day 2016 approaching, then-candidate Donald Trump traveled to Miami to earn the support of a group of Haitian-Americans. “Whether you vote for me or you don’t vote for me, I really want to be your greatest champion, and I will be your...
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MUST CURE THIS PROBLEM BEFORE WASTING MONEY ON TOURISM PROJECTS!! – “GTACS CHAPERONES ROBBED AT GUNPOINT DURING MISSION TRIP TO HAITI”

December 18, 2017
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MUST CURE THIS PROBLEM BEFORE WASTING MONEY ON TOURISM PROJECTS!! – “GTACS CHAPERONES ROBBED AT GUNPOINT DURING MISSION TRIP TO HAITI”

A mission trip to Haiti ended abruptly for St. Francis High School students after a group of chaperones was robbed at gunpoint. School officials said five adults, including three Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools parents, were robbed Sunday while en route to morning mass. “The adults’ valuables and travel documents were taken before they...
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TIME TO CHANGE OUR SOCKS!!- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 18, 2017
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TIME TO CHANGE OUR SOCKS!!- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Dec 18, 2017 A NEW CABINET, CONSTITION?? Deputy Francisque De La Cruz (KID), said that about forty deputies of the majority bloc “Parliamentary Alliance for Haiti” (APH) composed of 64 deputies Pro Jovenel Moïse C(PHTK and allies), have agreed to ask to the Head of State to proceed to a ministerial reshuffle by January...
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PRESIDENT MOISE – END PREVENTATIVE DETENTION NOW! RELEASE ALL PRISONERS HELD FOR NON-VIOLENT OR DRUG-RELATED CRIMES- ONE LADY HELD 3.5 YEARS WITHOUT ANY COURT APPEARANCE FOR ALLEGED THEFT OF $20 CELL PHONE

December 18, 2017
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PRESIDENT MOISE – END PREVENTATIVE DETENTION NOW! RELEASE ALL PRISONERS HELD FOR NON-VIOLENT OR DRUG-RELATED CRIMES- ONE LADY HELD 3.5 YEARS WITHOUT ANY COURT APPEARANCE FOR ALLEGED THEFT OF $20 CELL PHONE

Dec 17, 2017 JAMAICA OBSERVER Haiti prisoners threaten to burn down building Saturday, December 16, 2017 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Prisoners at the Commissariat of Petit-Goâve jail, south west of here, Friday threatened to set fire to the building if the authorities do not adequately deal with overcrowding and a shortage of food at...
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Parliamentarians from more than 106 countries gather in Port-au-Prince

December 17, 2017
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Parliamentarians from more than 106 countries gather in Port-au-Prince

The 48th ACP Parliamentary Assembly, bringing together representatives of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States and of the 34th Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, will continue until 20 December at the Karibe Convention Center where parliamentarians from more than 106 countries have gathered since Thursday to discuss many political, geopolitical and...
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California Warns About Cell Phone Exposure And Health Risks

December 17, 2017
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California Warns About Cell Phone Exposure And Health Risks

Alice Walton- Forbes.com: The connection between cell phone radiation and health risks is far from settled—but it’s strong enough that the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued guidelines on how to minimize one’s exposure. Though phone manufacturers generally recommend certain behaviors around cell phones, like using the hands-free option or speakerphone, most people...
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President Moïse promises the construction of 8 airport terminals

December 17, 2017
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President Moïse promises the construction of 8 airport terminals

Haiti Libre: Saturday, returning the same day from his European tour, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by several parliamentarians, including the deputy Gary Bodeau (Delmas) and deputy Fritz Chéry (Gros Morne) handed 9 trucks and 3 excavators to the officials of the National Equipment Center (CNE) to accelerate the construction of the road Kafou Jòf...
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New Departmental Director of the West

December 17, 2017
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New Departmental Director of the West

Haiti Libre: This week, Divisional Commissioner Berson Soljour, former Departmental Director of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) in Grand’Anse was installed as the new Departmental Director of the West (DDO). He replaces Divisional Inspector Alain Auguste who has been in office for less than 10 months. Note that this installation comes after the...
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Venezuela first lady’s nephews jailed for drugs

December 16, 2017
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Venezuela first lady’s nephews jailed for drugs

Two nephews of Venezuela’s first lady have been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the US after being convicted of trafficking drugs. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and first lady Cilia Flores Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas, 32, and Efraín Antonio Campo Flores, 31 were accused of conspiring to smuggle 1,700 pounds (800kg) of...
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Epidemiological Update – Diphtheria – 15 December 2017

December 16, 2017
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Epidemiological Update – Diphtheria – 15 December 2017

Diphtheria in the Americas – Summary of the situation Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 49 of 2017, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela reported confirmed diphtheria cases. The following is a summary for each country. In Brazil, up to EW 49 of 2017, 14 states reported a...
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How America’s First Black Ambassador Became a Popular Hero

December 16, 2017
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How America’s First Black Ambassador Became a Popular Hero

Ebenezer Bassett was the first American diplomat to offer a dissident asylum— and in doing so, became the first to defy his bosses at the Department of State. 12.16.17 12:00 AM ET The first American diplomat to defy his boss—the secretary of state—to give sanctuary to a dissident, and who endured the siege of...
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Mothers of Haiti’s ‘peacekeeper babies’ seek child support payments from UN

December 16, 2017
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Mothers of Haiti’s ‘peacekeeper babies’ seek child support payments from UN

A lawsuit has been filed in Haiti against the UN and peacekeeping soldiers by mothers of ‘peacekeeper babies’ seeking child support and paternity payments, the Guardian reports. The legal team for 10 mothers who are struggling financially with raising children allegedly fathered by UN peacekeepers stationed in Haiti, have argued they were sexually exploited....
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‘A World of Misery Few of Us Really See’: Readers and a Bureau Chief Discuss Haiti’s Abandoned Dead

December 16, 2017
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‘A World of Misery Few of Us Really See’: Readers and a Bureau Chief Discuss Haiti’s Abandoned Dead

Voodoo devotees take part in Day of the Dead ceremonies in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Nov. 1. Credit Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times The Reader Center is one way we in the newsroom are trying to connect with you, by highlighting your perspectives and experiences and offering insight into how we work. The...
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LAURENT LAMOTHE ON SPECIAL EDITION ISLAND TV

December 16, 2017
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LAURENT LAMOTHE ON SPECIAL EDITION ISLAND TV

December 17, 2017
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HAVE WE LEARNED NOTHING FROM 20 MEN WHO DIED OF STARVATION IN PORT-AU-PRINCE’S OVERCROWDED PRISON?? : Explosive situation among the detainees of the Commissariat of Petit-Goâve- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 16, 2017
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HAVE WE  LEARNED NOTHING FROM 20 MEN WHO DIED OF STARVATION IN PORT-AU-PRINCE’S OVERCROWDED PRISON?? : Explosive situation among the detainees of the Commissariat of Petit-Goâve- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: This Friday morning, the situation of 224 prisoners incarcerated in extremely difficult conditions, in two cells of the Commissariat of Petit-Goâve (built to accommodate 60 prisoners), deteriorated further. Angry, they demand food “We are hungry, this morning we were given something of poor quality that we refused to eat,” said detainees at...
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Five Years For $1.7m Drug Run

December 15, 2017
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Five Years For $1.7m Drug Run

By NICO SCAVELLA Tribune Staff Reporter A HAITIAN man was yesterday sentenced to five years at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services after pleading guilty to several drug related charges stemming from the seizure of over $1m worth of cocaine in Inagua last weekend. Dones Benjamins, 47, of Cap-Haitien, Haiti, was jailed after entering...
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Haiti Rolls Out its First Census Survey Since the 2010 Earthquake

December 15, 2017
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Haiti Rolls Out its First Census Survey Since the 2010 Earthquake

For the first time since the 2003, the Haiti Statistics and Informatics Institute is rolling out a new general population and housing census, with the support of a US$10 million grant from the World Bank and additional financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and Canada, and technical support from the UNFPA “This census...
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OLD IRISH PROVERB: “HE WHO DRAWS HIS SWORD AGAINST THE PRINCE MUST THROW AWAY HIS SCABBARD” IN OTHER WORDS, BE PREPARED TO BE CRUSHED OR MOVE TO MIAMI OR JAIL BECAUSE THERE IS NO RETREAT! THE SUGGESTION OF CRIMINAL, UNCONSTITUTIONAL PROLONGATION FOR 10 TIME-EXPIRED SENATORS IS SUCH CHALLENGE TO PRESIDENT MOISE!!

December 15, 2017
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OLD IRISH PROVERB: “HE WHO DRAWS HIS SWORD AGAINST THE PRINCE MUST THROW AWAY HIS SCABBARD” IN OTHER WORDS, BE PREPARED TO BE CRUSHED OR MOVE TO MIAMI OR JAIL BECAUSE THERE IS NO RETREAT!  THE SUGGESTION OF CRIMINAL, UNCONSTITUTIONAL PROLONGATION FOR 10 TIME-EXPIRED SENATORS IS SUCH  CHALLENGE TO PRESIDENT MOISE!!

Dec 15, 2017 The Beauplan PETROCARIBE COMMISSION and Youri Latortue’s suggestion that the 10 time-expired Senators have prolongation fall into the category of “drawing their swords against “The Prince” in the form of President Jovenel Moise. This suggestion shows the complete lack of respect for the Haitian people or the Haitian Constitution as 29...
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