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Will Haitians ever see their votes count in a real Election?

Inauguration of the new Minister of Defense

September 18, 2018
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Inauguration of the new Minister of Defense

The Minister of Defense, Mr. Enold Joseph, was installed yesterday, Monday, September 17th. The ceremony was held at the Ministry premises in the presence of the Director General of the MD, Colonel Louis Marcelin Daniel, the Minister and the Director General of the Ministry of the Interior and Territorial Communities, Messrs. Jean Marie Reynaldo...
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HAITIAN POLITICS IN ACTION

September 18, 2018
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HAITIAN POLITICS IN ACTION

HAITIAN POLITICS IN ACTION SEP 18, 2018 The only thing we suspect is that it is a PETROCARIBE lighter!
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PREVAL PULLS THE PLUG!! THE OLD “CREATE TENSION BY CUTTING POWER” TRICK

September 8, 2010
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PREVAL PULLS THE PLUG!!  THE OLD “CREATE TENSION BY CUTTING POWER” TRICK

September 8, 2010 President Rene Preval has given orders to reduce the supply of electricity to his people. He hopes this will create additional tension in an already tense society. Like a guy throwing matches into an open barrel of high-octane gasoline, Preval is looking for, and waiting for an explosion to justify cancellation...
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KURZBAN CRIES WOLF- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 8, 2010
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KURZBAN CRIES WOLF- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BY IRA J. KURZBAN ira@kkwtlaw.com Imagine if the Federal Election Commission in the United States disqualified the Democratic and Republican parties from the 2012 presidential election and declared that only candidates of minor parties could run. No one would consider it a fair election, and certainly the people of the United States would rise...
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Haiti’s president picks date for elections- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 28, 2010
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Haiti’s president picks date for elections- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti’s president, Rene Preval, waves a Haitian flag as he takes part in the celebration of Flag Day in the historic town of Arcahaie, Haiti. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haitian President René Préval has issued two presidential decrees, each designating Nov. 28 as the official date...
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Haiti groups welcome GG’s new gig as UN special envoy

June 24, 2010
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Haiti groups welcome GG’s new gig as UN special envoy

JONATHAN MONTPETIT: MONTREAL – Gov. Gen. Michaelle Jean’s appointment as a UN special envoy to Haiti is being praised by Haitian-Canadians who hope her presence will keep international attention focused on reconstruction efforts. As as a representative for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Jean will be helping with efforts to rebuild...
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Force d’Assistance au Développement : vers une nouvelle Armée d’Haïti

June 13, 2010
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Force d’Assistance au Développement : vers une nouvelle Armée d’Haïti

par Teddy Thomas Il y a lieu de se demander si une nouvelle armée peut être de quelque utilité dans les circonstances actuelles en Haïti. Avant le 12 janvier 2010, on avait beaucoup discuté d’un éventuel rétablissement des Forces Armées d’Haïti, démobilisées en 1995. L’an dernier, le gouvernement Préval avait même formé une commission...
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PRDN PLAN D’ACTION POUR LE RELÈVEMENT ET LE DÉVELOPPEMENT NATIONAL D’HAÏTI

June 11, 2010
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PRDN  PLAN D’ACTION POUR LE RELÈVEMENT ET  LE DÉVELOPPEMENT NATIONAL D’HAÏTI

Contenu 1. Les grands chantiers de la reconstruction. 1 2. 780 millions pour la refondation territoriale. 3 3. Les piliers de la refondation économique. 4 1. Les grands chantiers de la reconstruction On parle à tort et à travers du Plan d’Action pour le relèvement d’Haïti présenté à New York le 31 mars 2010...
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Preval Urged To Set Elections

June 11, 2010
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Preval Urged To Set Elections

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haitian President René Préval is being urged to move faster to schedule presidential and parliamentary elections in quake-battered Haiti or risk losing the confidence of the U.S. Congress. 8-PAGE REPORT The warning comes from an influential member of Congress, who in an eight-page report obtained by The Miami Herald calls...
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HAITI: NO LEADERSHIP—NO ELECTIONS A REPORT TO THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS UNITED STATES SENATE 111th CONGRESS 2nd SESSION JUNE 10, 2010

June 10, 2010
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Printed for the use of the Committee on Foreign Relations CONTENTS Page Letter of Transmittal ………………………………………………………………………………….. v Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1 Background ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2 Observations ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3 Procedural Actions ……………………………………………………………………………….. 3 Political Actions …………………………………………………………………………………… 4 Recommendations ………………………………………………………………………………………. 4 In Haiti ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5 Within the International Donor Community …………………………………………. 5 Conclusion …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5 Meetings With Individuals...
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Schedule elections, U.S. Congress urges Haiti president

June 9, 2010
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Schedule elections, U.S. Congress urges Haiti president

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haitian President René Préval is being urged to move faster to schedule presidential and parliamentary elections in an earthquake-battered Haiti or risk losing the confidence of the U.S. Congress. The warning comes from a high-ranking influential member of Congress, who in an eight-page report obtained by The Miami Herald, calls...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH PREVAL PLANS VIOLENT MOVES AGAINST POTENTIAL POLITICAL OPPOSITION

June 8, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  PREVAL PLANS VIOLENT MOVES AGAINST POTENTIAL POLITICAL OPPOSITION

Tuesday, June 8 At special meetings, held  in Preval’s personal office in the interim palace, on Monday and Tuesday, Preval and his inner circle planned moves against the Haitian society, in general, and the political class in particular Preval plans to burn down a number of public places and blame his opponents for the...
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THE CYNIC PREVAL TOLERATES 300 PERCENT INCREASE IN DRUG TRAFFIC TO FUND HIS PEOPLE IN NOVEMBER’S ELECTION

June 4, 2010
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THE CYNIC PREVAL TOLERATES 300 PERCENT INCREASE IN DRUG TRAFFIC TO FUND HIS PEOPLE IN NOVEMBER’S ELECTION

While President Rene Garcia Preval has effectively derailed most  efforts to initiate reconstruction projects  in Haiti, following the disastrous January 12 earthquake that killed almost 500,000 of his citizens, injured another 250,000, created 50,000 amputees, destroyed 240,000 buildings and left 1.5 million homeless….he has done nothing to slow an accelerating cocaine traffic through his...
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Alix Fils Aimé alerte sur la constitution de réseaux de criminels

June 1, 2010
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Alix Fils Aimé alerte sur la constitution de réseaux de criminels

Dans un langage clair et avec des statistiques, le président de la Commission Nationale de Désarmement Démobilisation et démantèlement (CNDDR), Alix Fils Aimé, présente la situation sécuritaire et les enjeux dans ce domaine après le violent séisme du 12 janvier. Il révèle que des évadés et d’autres bandits sont entrain de constituer des réseaux...
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Haiti: Protests demand Preval resign

May 31, 2010
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Haiti: Protests demand Preval resign

By Kim Ives Protest in support of ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on March 22 in Port au Prince. Aristide’s Lavalas party, Haiti’s most popular, was barred from taking part in elections. Photo: coat.ncf.ca The president of Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) announced on May 24 that presidential and parliamentary elections would be held...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH Evening – MAY 27, 2010 PREVAL HAS TEAM STAGE PHONY ATTACK ON HIS RESIDENCE

May 28, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH Evening – MAY 27, 2010 PREVAL HAS TEAM STAGE PHONY ATTACK ON HIS RESIDENCE

Residents of Tomasin, a suburb above Petionville, heard a short burst of gunfire this evening. There was nothing to worry about. It was just another Preval game to make the International Community believe that the situation in Haiti is so unstable as to preclude any thought of elections to replace him. He has not...
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Haiti leader vows to step down with ‘calm heart’

May 22, 2010
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Haiti leader vows to step down with ‘calm heart’

By JONATHAN M. KATZ (AP) – 4 days ago ARCAHAIE, Haiti — Surrounded by waving banners of blue and red, Haitian President Rene Preval pledged Tuesday to step down as scheduled next year, rebuking critics who say he is using the post-earthquake emergency to hold onto power. Preval told thousands celebrating Flag Day in...
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5000 DUVALIERISTS MARCH IN PETIONVILLE

May 22, 2010
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5000 DUVALIERISTS MARCH IN PETIONVILLE

May 21, 2010 More than 5,000 Duvalierists marched through the streets of Petionville to protest against President Preval’s government and Preval’s attempt to derail the electoral process. Contrary to foreign opinion the massive Haitian majority was never anti-Duvalier. A balanced poll of Haiti’s vast majority shows Jean-Claude  Duvalier remains popular. Immediately before the 2006...
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Canada presses for Haitian elections

May 21, 2010
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Canada presses for Haitian elections

Canada is pressuring Haiti to make a firm commitment to holding elections by the end of the year as domestic opposition grows to President René Préval’s response to the earthquake. Haiti’s constitution stipulates presidential elections be held Nov. 28, ahead of the scheduled end to Préval’s five-year term in February 2011. But Préval has...
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Elections in Haiti OUR OPINION: Haiti’s leaders must pull together in time of crisis

May 18, 2010
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With Haiti still reeling from last January’s earthquake, its leaders should be pulling together in the country’s best interests. Unfortunately, the expiration of parliament’s mandate last week has prompted another predictable but tiresome round of political bickering. Haiti’s parliament went out of business last Monday because the earthquake forced the cancellation of legislative elections...
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Expected Haitian presidential candidate dies of heart attack-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 18, 2010
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Expected Haitian presidential candidate dies of heart attack-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By JACQUELINE CHARLES Jcharles@miamiherald.com Gabriel Bien-Aimé, former Haitian minister of education and presumed presidential candidate has died, Haitian government officials confirmed.Bien-Aimé died of a heart attack Saturday. He was said to be preparing to run in Haiti’s yet-to-be announced presidential elections later this year. He was a member of OPL, considered Haiti’s most organized...
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FLASH – AGAIN!!! TWO MINUSTAH PEOPLE KIDNAPPED AS RESULT OF PREVAL’S EARLIER ST STRATEGY MEETINGS.

May 15, 2010
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May 14, 2010 -0900 As a result of Preval’s meeting with Mulet and his secret meeting, the day before, two MINUSTAH members were kidnapped by Preval-controlled gang members. This action was not reported by the international media….but was widely reported by Haitian media. First step to show Haiti is too unstable for any thought...
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SUPER-FLASH-FLASH PREVAL PLANS TO GET RID OF 11 OR 12 OPPONENTS BEFORE MAY 18

May 13, 2010
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May 13,  1215 President Rene Preval has just completed a very, very, very confidential meeting with a number of close associates. He is worried about opposition pressures and says he must confront the problem of “his enemies.” He told those at the meeting that he must get rid of 11 or 12 before May...
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UN, partners gear up to help quake-stricken Haiti hold elections-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 12, 2010
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UN, partners gear up to help quake-stricken Haiti hold elections-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Edmond Mulet (right) with Haitian President René Préval (file) 11 May 2010 – The United Nations and its international partners have pledged full “technical, logistical and material”  support to help Haiti hold timely elections, viewed as a crucial step in renewing the State after the huge human and material losses suffered in January’s devastating...
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Elections will be crucial step in Haiti’s path to recovery As Haiti struggles with recovery, its leaders and the international community attempt to address elections.

May 10, 2010
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Elections will be crucial step in Haiti’s path to recovery  As Haiti struggles with recovery, its leaders and the international community attempt to address elections.

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Along the hardened edges of a sprawling public plaza-turned survivors camp, children run through cascading water, women wash clothes and Elusner Marcellus, 31, is thinking about making it through another day. The last thing on his mind are elections. “A people who is hungry, who is living in...
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WORLD 22.COM Monday, May 10, 2010 Haiti Protests: Thousands Want President To Resign

May 10, 2010
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WORLD 22.COM  Monday, May 10, 2010  Haiti Protests: Thousands Want President To Resign

Port-au-Prince, Haiti Thousands of protesters, today demonstrated in front of the remains of Haiti’s Presidential palace, calling for the resignation of President Rene Preval. Riot police had to rush in to the spot to contain the protesters and fired shots in the air. The protesters hit back by throwing stones at the police, who...
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latimes.com -Protesters in Haiti demand President Preval’s resignation, accuse him of profiting from quake

May 10, 2010
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latimes.com -Protesters in Haiti demand President Preval’s resignation, accuse him of profiting from quake

JONATHAN M. KATZ Associated Press Writer 12:18 PM PDT, May 10, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Acrid smoke filled the air outside the ruins of Haiti’s national palace Monday as police fired tear gas to control a crowd of 11,000 people calling for the resignation of President Rene Preval in the largest political protest...
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ANOTHER LIE: Préval promises general elections soon-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 10, 2010
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ANOTHER LIE:  Préval promises general elections soon-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

CMC Sunday, May 09, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – President René Préval says he plans to do everything in his power to ensure that general elections are held in the earthquake-ravaged, French-speaking Caribbean country before he demits office next year. The constitutional deadline for the elections is February 7, 2011, but the massive earthquake on...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH Saturday, May 8, 2010 MAJOR MANIFESTATION SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY!!

May 8, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH     Saturday, May 8, 2010     MAJOR MANIFESTATION SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY!!

Rene Preval has irritated so many Haitians, with his open and obvious grab for dictatorial power that a collection of widely diverse groups will stage a major demonstration against President Preval and his band of criminals. Preval has managed to initiate a State Of Siege that gives him absolute power, if one reads the...
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EDMOND MULET SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF UN SECRETARY GENERAL DUMPS HAITI’S CONSTITUTION: SAYS PREVAL CAN STAY IN PRESIDENCY FOR AS LONG AS PREVAL WANTS

May 7, 2010
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May 7, 2010, 1300 hours To the uninitiated, this might seem like a simple case of naive foreign interference in a nation’s sovereignty. In case you have just tuned in, Edmond Mullet was head of the MINUSTAH in 2006, as Preval was finally installed in May, after a long, criminal charade in which votes...
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