Elections

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

Brazil election: Polls close in presidential race

October 5, 2014
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Brazil election: Polls close in presidential race

More than 142 million Brazilians have voted in the country’s presidential election, following a dramatic election campaign. Early on, incumbent Dilma Rousseff had been expected to win outright. However, the death of one of the main candidates and the popularity of his replacement, environmentalist Marina Silva, means the vote is now likely go to...
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Congresswoman Waters supports the rights of peaceful demonstrators-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 4, 2014
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Congresswoman Waters supports the rights of peaceful demonstrators-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Thursday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, expressing concern about the potential for political instability and violence in Haiti. The letter urges him to use his influence to encourage the Government of Haiti to respect the rights of Haitian citizens to peaceably assemble and express...
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Six Senators undermining Haiti’s electoral process and seeking chaos By Stanley Lucas

September 27, 2014
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Six Senators undermining Haiti’s electoral process and seeking chaos By Stanley Lucas

There has been much confusion and misinformation surrounding the October 2014 municipal and legislative elections in Haiti.  Given Haiti’s fragile and ongoing recovery from the massive 2010 earthquake and the necessity of international aid for this effort, this type of misinformation is particularly damaging.  It is important to focus on the facts and ensure...
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BEWARE!!! ARISTIDE PLANS DESTABILISING ACTION WHILE MARTELLY – LAMOTHE OUT OF COUNTRY

September 27, 2014
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BEWARE!!!  ARISTIDE PLANS DESTABILISING ACTION WHILE MARTELLY – LAMOTHE OUT OF COUNTRY

September 27, 2014 The Lavalas sponsored demonstration, scheduled for today, was a miserable failure. No one participated! And, for the last 2 days, Lavalas elements have done their best to launch demonstrations, in Cap Haitien. ZERO!! What will happen on the 29th – anniversary of Aristide first removal from office, September 29, 1991? There are...
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Haiti PM Lamothe, Venezuelan President Maduro exchange on bilateral cooperation

September 24, 2014
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Haiti PM Lamothe, Venezuelan President Maduro exchange on bilateral cooperation

Joseph Guyler C. Delva (author) NEW-YORK, USA (HCNN) — Haitian Prime minister, Laurent Lamothe, and Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro met on Tuesday in New-York where the two men exchanged briefly about the cooperation and the strong and genuine friendship that Haiti and Venezuela and leaders on both sides, have developed and further strengthened over the past...
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Renouvellement des permis de séjour – Residency Permits Renewal

September 24, 2014
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Renouvellement des permis de séjour – Residency Permits Renewal

Avis aux ressortissants étrangers : Renouvellement des permis de séjour - Notice to foreign nationals: Residency Permits Renewal The English version follows Bonjour, Le Ministère de l’Intérieur et des Collectivités Territoriales a récemment publié un avis (Le Nouvelliste, 20 et 21 septembre 2014, p. 4) rappelant les ressortissants étrangers vivant en Haïti qu’un permis...
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Le premier ministre Laurent Lamothe nommé Leader innovant de l’année

September 20, 2014
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Le premier ministre Laurent Lamothe nommé Leader innovant de l’année

Latin Trade Group », le principal fournisseur de services d’information et d’affaires aux sociétés opérant en Amérique latine, a annoncé jeudi, que le Premier Ministre d’Haïti, Laurent Lamothe, recevra le « Innovative Leader of the Year Award » (Leader innovant de l’année) lors du 20e anniversaire du « BRAVO Business Awards » le 7...
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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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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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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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