Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

HAITI – A NATION OF LAWS??? ONLY WHEN IT SERVES A PURPOSE.

January 18, 2011
By `
HAITI – A NATION OF LAWS???  ONLY WHEN IT SERVES A PURPOSE.

January 18, 2011 Prosecutors in Haiti have filed charges of corruption, theft and misappropriation of funds against former dictator Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier. More charges are expected to follow over alleged crimes committed during his 1971-1986 rule. The fact that Haiti has a  20 year Statute of Limitations, for all crimes is obviously being...
Read more »

Posted in DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti, Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections, Govt Incompentece | Comments Off

UN Denies Role In Haiti Detaining Duvalier, Pays Montas Calling For It, Kouchner?

January 18, 2011
By `
UN Denies Role In Haiti Detaining Duvalier, Pays Montas Calling For It, Kouchner?

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, January 18 — With Baby Doc Duvalier apprehended in Haiti, the UN in New York insisted Tuesday at noon that it had nothing to do with the arrest. But the UN has acknowledged to Inner City Press that it is still paying Michele Montas, through June 2011 —...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections, Govt Incompentece | 1 Comment »

Duvalier NOT ARRESTED- RELEASED AND A FREE MAN

January 18, 2011
By `
Duvalier NOT ARRESTED- RELEASED AND A FREE MAN

JEAN-CLAUDE DUVALIER IS NOT UNDER ARREST, AND IS CURRENTLY ENROUTE TO HIS HOTEL, AS A FREE MAN. He was, as it turns out, never formally arrested. ‎Prosecutors, ignoring Haiti’s 20 year Statute of Limitations in Haiti, have filed charges of corruption, theft and misappropriation of funds against Jean-Claude Duvalier. More charges are expected to...
Read more »

Posted in DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti, Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | 1 Comment »

FLASH-FLASH-FLASH JEAN CLAUDE DUVALIER ARRESTED-Updated-UPDATED AGAIN

January 18, 2011
By `
FLASH-FLASH-FLASH JEAN CLAUDE DUVALIER ARRESTED-Updated-UPDATED AGAIN

0945 JANUARY 18, 2011 BY PREVAL EVEN THOUGH ANY AND ALL STATUTES RAN OUT 5 YEARS AGO. HOW ABOUT ARRESTING PREVAL FOR RECENT MURDERS OF FRENCH CONSUL AND ROBERT MARCELLO. HOW ABOUT ARRESTING PREVAL AND HIS ASSOCIATES FOR THEIR THEFT OF $198,000,000 FROM PETRO CARAIBE FUNDS DEDICATED TO RELIEF OF 2008 HURRICANE VICTIMS?? PREVAL...
Read more »

Posted in DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti, Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections, Govt Incompentece | 9 Comments »

Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier arrested

January 18, 2011
By `
Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier arrested

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES AND LESLEY CLARK jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Heavily armed Haitian police officers, a judge, attorneys and a chief prosecutor were at a hotel in Port-au-Prince, when former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier was arrested Tuesday. A source said about 11:20 a.m. that Duvalier had been arrested at the posh Karibe Hotel in...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections, Govt Incompentece | Comments Off

LIKE COCKROACHES IN THE NIGHT HYPOCRITS APPEAR – EVENS PAUL, VICTOR BENOIT…ETC

January 18, 2011
By `
LIKE COCKROACHES IN THE NIGHT HYPOCRITS APPEAR – EVENS PAUL, VICTOR BENOIT…ETC

January 18, 2011 Evens Paul, one-time mayor of Port-au-Prince, and coordinator of local gangs, has taken center stage to criticize Jean Claude Duvalier’s return to Haiti. Few remember his pivotal roll in the massacre of Roger Lafontant’s supporters in January of 1991. Several hundred were murdered and Evens Paul has never faced justice for...
Read more »

Posted in DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti, Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections, Govt Incompentece | 3 Comments »

Observers: Duvalier’s return to Haiti puzzling

January 17, 2011
By `
Observers: Duvalier’s return to Haiti puzzling

By TRENTON DANIEL
tdaniel@MiamiHerald.com Longtime Haiti observers were downright bewildered Sunday night after deposed  Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier made a surprise return to his country after almost 25 years of exile. Speculation over the motives for the return of the 59-year-old Duvalier — who had been living in France — ran rampant. But many observers...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | Comments Off

Former Exile ‘Baby Doc’ Lands In Haiti Amid Praise-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 17, 2011
By `
Former Exile ‘Baby Doc’ Lands In Haiti Amid Praise-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

by Jason Beaubien Jean-Claude Duvalier, once known as Haiti’s president-for-life, has made a surprising returned from exile. The former dictator known as “Baby Doc” is in Port-au-Prince for the first time since he was deposed and forced to flee to Paris in 1986. Duvalier landed at the Port-au-Prince airport Sunday night and was whisked...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | Comments Off

Haiti urged to arrest visiting ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 17, 2011
By `
Haiti urged to arrest visiting ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BBC: Human rights groups have urged the Haitian government to arrest and prosecute former President Jean-Claude Duvalier for abuses committed during his 1971-86 leadership. Mr Duvalier, 59, also known as “Baby Doc”, has just returned to Haiti. He said he had “come to help” after last year’s earthquake, but Human Rights Watch and Amnesty...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | Comments Off

Retour surprise de “Bébé Doc” à Haïti

January 17, 2011
By `
Retour surprise de “Bébé Doc” à Haïti

L’ancien dictateur Jean-Claude Duvalier, surnommé “Bébé Doc”, a fait un retour surprise dimanche en Haïti, 25 ans après avoir été renversé par la population d’un pays aujourd’hui confronté à une profonde crise politique, une épidémie de choléra et une reconstruction quasi-inexistante un an après le séisme de janvier 2010. Lire la suite l’article Yves...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, FRENCH/CREOLE Articles | Comments Off

Jean-Claude Duvalier est en Haïti, premières reactions L’ancien président à vie Jean-Claude Duvalier, chassé du pouvoir par une révolte populaire le 7 février 1986, est arrivé dimanche en Haïti, ont constaté les journalistes à l’aéroport Toussaint Louverture de Port-au-Prince.

January 17, 2011
By `
Jean-Claude Duvalier est en Haïti, premières reactions   L’ancien président à vie Jean-Claude Duvalier, chassé du pouvoir par une révolte populaire le 7 février 1986, est arrivé dimanche en Haïti, ont constaté les journalistes à l’aéroport Toussaint Louverture de Port-au-Prince.

lenouvelliste.com Haïti: “L’avion a atterri. Il occupe les places 3A et 3B” à bord d’un vol de la compagnie Air France, a indiqué à l’AFP sous couvert d’anonymat un responsable de l’aéroport de Port-au-Prince. Agé de 59 ans, l’ex-dictateur vivait en exil en France depuis près de 25 ans. La rumeur de l’arrivée imminente...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections, FRENCH/CREOLE Articles | 1 Comment »

Jean-Claude Duvalier, “Baby Doc”, en Haïti

January 17, 2011
By `
Jean-Claude Duvalier, “Baby Doc”, en Haïti

L’ancien président “à vie” haïtien Jean-Claude Duvalier, surnommé “Baby Doc”, chassé du pouvoir par une révolte populaire en 1986, est arrivé dimanche en Haïti, a constaté un journaliste de l’AFP. Le Matin.ch – le 17 janvier 2011, 00h37 “L’avion a atterri. Il occupe les places 3A et 3B” à bord d’un vol de la...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections, FRENCH/CREOLE Articles | Comments Off

Jean-Claude Duvalier, un ex-président héréditaire

January 17, 2011
By `
Jean-Claude Duvalier, un ex-président héréditaire

Jean-Claude Duvalier, un ex-président héréditaire à vie Le Matin: L’ancien président  à vie haïtien Jean- Claude Duvalier, surnommé  Baby Doc , avait pris le pouvoir à Port-au-Prince à 19 ans. Il avait perpétué une longue dictature dans le pays le plus pauvre du continent américain. Portrait. A 59 ans, Baby Doc («Bébé Doc»), le...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, FRENCH/CREOLE Articles | Comments Off

Who Let ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier Back into Haiti?-Preceeded By COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 17, 2011
By `
Who Let ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier Back into Haiti?-Preceeded By COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

COMMENTARY:HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG This TIME article is the sort of garbage that prevents anyone from gaining a balanced perspective of what is and what isn’t, in Haiti.  It simply regurgitates past sensationalism and lies that do not have any real basis in fact. Unfortunately, the world is full of people who do not even know where...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | 4 Comments »

‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier returns to tense Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 17, 2011
By `
‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier returns to tense Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

It’s unclear why the reviled ex-dictator has come back to the country, mired in political turmoil and humanitarian crisis, after nearly 25 years. He says, ‘I’ve come to help.’ Former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier arrives at the international airport in Port-au-Prince. His surprise return has sparked intense speculation. (St-Felix Evens, Reuters / January...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | 2 Comments »

‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier returns to Haiti: I ‘came to help’ country -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 17, 2011
By `
‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier returns to Haiti: I ‘came to help’ country -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — In a move that stunned Haitians here and abroad, former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier unexpectedly returned to his homeland Sunday after decades of exile in France. Duvalier’s return comes as the country slowly recovers from last January’s catastrophic earthquake, a deadly cholera outbreak and a political crisis...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | 1 Comment »

Cell firm walks the investment walk Digicel became Haiti’s top employer by providing the phone service it didn’t have

January 17, 2011
By `
Cell firm walks the investment walk   Digicel became Haiti’s top employer by providing the phone service it didn’t have

By RENE BRUEMMER, Montreal Gazette PORT-AU-PRINCE – When cellular phone company Digicel entered the Haitian market in 2006, many felt they were doomed to fail. They plowed ahead regardless, investing hundreds of millions of dollars, and in 10 months had built their cellphone network. The hope was to sign up 300,000 clients within the...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

DENIS O’BRIEN: Getting Haiti back on its feet Philanthropy leads rehabilitation efforts

January 17, 2011
By `
DENIS O’BRIEN: Getting Haiti back on its feet  Philanthropy leads rehabilitation efforts

BY AL EDWARDS Friday, January 14, 2011: In 2010 Denis O’Brien, chairman of the Caribbean’s leading mobile telephone service provider Digicel promised to restore the Iron Market in Port-au-Prince within a year after its destruction in the massive earthquake that shook Haiti in January of last year. True to his word,he met the deadline,...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

MOTIVATION??? Duvalier returns but what else is in the mill as Preval starts a new game??

January 17, 2011
By `
MOTIVATION???  Duvalier returns but what else is in the mill as Preval starts a new game??

January 17, 2011 The old Haitian proverb – “Behind the mountain is another mountain”… might be applicable here. What were Preval’s motives in giving Jean-Claude Duvalier a Diplomatic passport? We are also told that he gave a Diplomatic passport to Aristide and possible Cedras. A close Preval associate suggests that this is a plot,...
Read more »

Posted in DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti, Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | Comments Off

A MOVE TOWARDS FRESH ELECTION PROMOTED

January 16, 2011
By `
A MOVE TOWARDS FRESH ELECTION PROMOTED

January 14, 2011 DRP Haiti Representatives of the international community are beginning to show a willingness to discard the November 28, 2010 elections and start afresh. It is becoming apparent that the OAS analysis is flawed in itself since its entire process is based upon questionable evidence. One of the main factors in trying...
Read more »

Posted in DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti, Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections, Govt Incompentece | 1 Comment »