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RONY THIMOTHE – SPOKESMAN PETIT DESSALINE – INVOLVED WITH ATTACK ON PNH CASERNE LES CAYES –

May 27, 2016
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RONY THIMOTHE – SPOKESMAN PETIT DESSALINE – INVOLVED WITH ATTACK ON PNH CASERNE LES CAYES –

May 27, 2016 Rony Thimothe, spokesman for Moise Jean-Charles political party Petit Dessalin, has been personally connected to the recent attack on our PNH caserne in Les Cayes. His car has been identified as one used in the attack and his cousin has been arrested. We expect to see Rony Thimothe behind bars again...
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WARNING

May 27, 2016
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WARNING

The U.S. Embassy would like to remind all U.S. Citizens that the next significant dates in the Haiti election calendar are Sunday, May 29, when the Verification Committee is scheduled to announce its results, and Tuesday, May 31, when the Provisional Election Commission (CEP) is scheduled to announce the calendar for elections. U.S. Citizens...
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ANOTHER PRIVERT PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR TOURISTS – ARREST FOREIGNERS

May 27, 2016
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ANOTHER PRIVERT PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR TOURISTS – ARREST FOREIGNERS

Image copyright Jade Laville Image caption Jade Laville and her partner Victor Rees live in Hundleton The partner of a crane operator arrested in Haiti is campaigning to bring him back home to Pembrokeshire. Jade Laville from Hundleton said Victor Rees had been working in the Caribbean when he was arrested on 21 May....
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CDB approves US$3.5-m grant to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance

May 25, 2016
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CDB approves US$3.5-m grant to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance

People walk among damaged buildings in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the country leaving thousands dead and many displaced. (Photo: AP) KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) board of directors has approved a grant of US$3.5 million to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance premium for the coming year. This marks...
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‘American Dream’ photo of West Point grad from Haiti goes viral

May 25, 2016
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‘American Dream’ photo of West Point grad from Haiti goes viral

Tears stream down the face of West Point Cadet Alix Idrache during the 2016 commencement ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy. Vito T. Bryant/U.S. Army By Dan Lamothe The Washington Post Published: May 25, 2016 As 2nd Lt. Alix Schoelcher Idrache stood at attention during the commencement ceremony at West Point, New York, on...
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Guy Philippe absent au tribunal de Jérémie

May 25, 2016
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Guy Philippe absent au tribunal de Jérémie

L’ex leader du Front pour la reconstruction nationale (FRN), Guy Philippe, invité à répondre aux questions de la justice autour de l’attaque armée contre le commissariat des Cayes, dans la nuit du 15 au 16 mai dernier, ne s’est pas présenté au parquet du tribunal civil de Jérémie, ce mardi 24 mai 2016, a...
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Miami Could Officially Put Little Haiti on the Map This Week, but Opponents Prepared to Fight

May 24, 2016
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Miami Could Officially Put Little Haiti on the Map This Week, but Opponents Prepared to Fight

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 3:01 p.m. By Tim Elfrink Little Haiti could become an officially recognized Miami neighborhood, but opponents are lining up. Photo by Knight Foundation via Flickr CC There’s already a Little Haiti Cultural Center and a Little Haiti Park. Ask any Miamian for directions to Little Haiti and they won’t...
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Cicilia Laurent, passed away at age 120 years

May 24, 2016
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Cicilia Laurent, passed away at age 120 years

Haiti Libre: Cicilia Laurent, born January 31, 1896, according to her Haitian passport and the copy of birth certificate extract, had celebrated her 120 years at Consulate of Haiti in Montreal last January, with a big cake http://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-16509-icihaiti-social-a-haitian-woman-celebrates-her-120-years-in-montreal.html . Note that the Guinness Records denied later that it was doing research in Haiti to...
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Concern in Haiti Over Emerging Condition Linked to Zika

May 24, 2016
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Concern in Haiti Over Emerging Condition Linked to Zika

By david mcfadden, associated press MIREBALAIS, Haiti — May 23, 2016, 11:08 PM ET Berny Saint-Sauveur was moaning and incoherent when his family carried him into a hospital in central Haiti. He was unable to move, he later found out, because of an unusual paralysis syndrome linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. “I thought...
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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

May 23, 2016
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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

By DAVID McFADDEN The Associated Press MIREBALAIS, Haiti (AP) — Berny Saint-Sauveur was moaning and incoherent when his family carried him into a hospital in central Haiti. He was unable to move, he later found out, because of an unusual paralysis syndrome linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. “I thought I was a dead...
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