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Despite election delays, Aristide remains focus

September 18, 2014
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Despite election delays, Aristide remains focus

By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who was put under house arrest as part of an ongoing criminal investigation into corruption and drug trafficking allegations, is expected to get some moral support Tuesday. A group of opposition leaders and senators opposed to a political accord the international community had hoped would...
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U.S. lawmakers to Haiti Senate: Vote for election law

September 18, 2014
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U.S. lawmakers to Haiti Senate: Vote for election law

President of the Haitian Senate Simon Desras. John Yearwood / Miami Herald By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com More than a dozen U.S. congressional lawmakers are calling on the Haitian Senate to move forward with elections by voting for an electoral law needed to schedule the vote. In a letter to Haitian Senate President Simon Desras,...
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Corker Slams Obama, Kerry for ‘Exercising the Worst Judgment Possible’ on ISIS

September 18, 2014
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Corker Slams Obama, Kerry for ‘Exercising the Worst Judgment Possible’ on ISIS

Wednesday at the Senate Foreign Relation Committee hearing on U.S. strategy for combating ISIS, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) criticized President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry as “three senators” exercising “terrible judgment” on the U.S. strategy against ISIS. Kerry got into a heated exchange with Corker who said,...
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Haiti to open new office at Customs to help philanthropic organizations

September 18, 2014
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Haiti to open new office at Customs to help philanthropic organizations

by Joe Colas (author) Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced on Wednesday that a special bureau will be established at Haiti’s Customs office to facilitate clearance of shipments sent by legitimate philanthropic organizations which are helping the Caribbean country. Many non-profit organizations in the Haitian Diaspora...
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John Travolta’s House Is A Functional Airport With Two Runways For His Private Planes

September 18, 2014
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John Travolta’s House Is A Functional Airport With Two Runways For His Private Planes

Aly Weisman Sep 12 2014, 2:53 AM 102 John Travolta in the backyard of his Florida home/airport during an interview with Australia’s ‘Today.’ John Travolta is a certified private pilot who owns five aircraft, so it’s only fitting that the 60-year-old actor’s Florida home has two runways that lead directly to his front door....
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Is Congresswoman Maxine Waters a Paid Lobbyist for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 16, 2014
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Is Congresswoman Maxine Waters a Paid Lobbyist for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Raymond Joseph, New York Sun, 2004-03-11 Haiti Democracy Project web page item #1945 (http://www.haitipolicy.org) Counterpoint Maxine Waters: Propagandist or Ignorant? By Raymond A. Joseph Is Congresswoman Maxine Waters a paid lobbyist for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide? Since the beginning of this year, she has been to Haiti three times, the latest trip occurring this past...
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Haitian Businesswoman, 25, Crowned Miss Haiti 2014

September 14, 2014
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Haitian Businesswoman, 25, Crowned Miss Haiti 2014

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Sep 7, 2014, 4:30 PM ET By DANICA COTO Associated Press Haitian businesswoman, Carolyn Desert 25, greets the public after being crowned during Miss Haiti at the Karibe hotel in Petion-Ville, Haiti, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. Desert will participate in the upcoming Miss World competition in London in December…. View Full...
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Sécurité en mobilette , Port duCasque obligatoire.

September 13, 2014
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Sécurité en mobilette , Port duCasque obligatoire.

Ils sont dans la légalité, Rien à dire… SECURITE ROUTIERE AU BENIN Le port du casque obligatoire au Bénin: tous les moyens sont bons Insolite Depuis le 2 août, au Bénin, le port du casque obligatoire pour les motocyclistes est entré dans sa phase répressive, rapporte La Nouvelle Tribune, quotidien béninois. Dans leur ensemble,...
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4.7 quake 6km S of Guaymate, Dominican Republic

September 12, 2014
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4.7 quake  6km S of Guaymate, Dominican Republic

Event Time 2014-09-12 02:12:43 UTC 2014-09-11 22:12:43 UTC-04:00 at epicenter 2014-09-11 19:12:43 UTC-07:00 system time Location 19.026°N 68.881°W depth=106.0km (65.9mi) Nearby Cities 6km (4mi) S of Guaymate, Dominican Republic 11km (7mi) N of La Romana, Dominican Republic 26km (16mi) SSE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Dominican Republic 30km (19mi) WSW of Salvaleon de...
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Lamothe urges Haiti ministers not to buy luxury cars

September 12, 2014
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Lamothe urges Haiti ministers not to buy luxury cars

September 9, 2014 By PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tuesday September 9, 2014, CMC – Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is again reminding Cabinet colleagues that they should not use scarce resources to buy luxury motor vehicles. Lamothe, who gave up the lavish motorcade he inherited from his predecessor, says the government, which is promoting a “preferential...
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