Elections

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

In Haiti, middle class, impoverished share same despair-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 1, 2010
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In Haiti, middle class, impoverished share same despair-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — After he lost everything in the Haiti earthquake, a lawyers’ group gave attorney Clauvy Robas a tent to sleep in. But, rather than pitch it in one of the camps that have sprouted up around Port-au-Prince, he prefers to sleep in a friend’s car. “I am not supposed...
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René Préval, farouche défenseur du CEP chargé d’arbitrer les présidentielles

July 1, 2010
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René Préval, farouche défenseur du CEP chargé d’arbitrer les présidentielles

Le chef de l’Etat confirme la tenue des élections présidentielles et législatives le 28 novembre et prend la défense de l’institution électorale qui serait “injustement diabolisée” ; faisant très peu de cas des revendications de l’opposition et de la montée de la contestation contre son régime Préval s’en prend à un rapport américain et...
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Haiti’s leader rejects U.S. election proposals-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 30, 2010
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Haiti’s leader rejects U.S. election proposals-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

9:38pm EDT By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – President Rene Preval on Wednesday rejected U.S. Senate proposals for upcoming elections in Haiti and said one of them could even sow “anarchy” in the earthquake-shattered Caribbean country. Preval, who earlier this week set November 28 as the date for presidential and legislative elections, was...
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Haiti: Ban welcomes setting of date for presidential polls-Added COMMETNARY By Haitian-Truth

June 30, 2010
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Haiti: Ban welcomes setting of date for presidential polls-Added COMMETNARY By Haitian-Truth

René Garcia Préval, President of Haiti 30 June 2010 – Haitian President René Préval has set 28 November as the date for the people of the earthquake-devastated nation to vote for his successor, a move welcomed today by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Presidential decrees issued last Thursday and yesterday have also mandated that the Provisional...
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Customs stalling aid efforts in Haiti-Added COMMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 30, 2010
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Customs stalling aid efforts in Haiti-Added COMMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

As foreign do-gooders try to send humanitarian supplies, they are encountering problems — for a variety of different reasons. BY FRANCES ROBLES, TRENTON DANIEL AND JACQUELINE CHARLES frobles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — The “Wishmobile” is a 36-foot mobile medical unit with full examination and triage rooms, and it’s stuck at a Haitian port, captive to bureaucratic...
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Haitian presidential election set for Nov. 28

June 29, 2010
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Haitian presidential election set for Nov. 28

Haitian presidential election set for Nov. 28 By JONATHAN M. KATZ (AP) – 1 hour ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian President Rene Preval set Nov. 28 as the date voters will choose his successor as leader of the earthquake-shattered Caribbean nation. The much-anticipated decree setting the election date was signed Tuesday beside Port-au-Prince’s collapsed...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH JUNE 28, 2010 THE ENEMY WITHIN EDMUND MULET/MINUSTAH PREPARE TO BETRAY THE HAITIAN PEOPLE – AGAIN MULET – “THERE WILL BE NO ELECTIONS.”

June 29, 2010
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH  JUNE 28, 2010     THE ENEMY WITHIN  EDMUND MULET/MINUSTAH PREPARE TO BETRAY THE HAITIAN PEOPLE – AGAIN  MULET – “THERE WILL BE NO ELECTIONS.”

Edmund Mulet, Special representative of the UN Secretary General in Haiti appears to be cooperating with the concept of Haitian elections this coming November 28. In reality, the game seems to be something else. Two days ago Mulet spoke to a friend. In  a tape recording of that conversation Mulet comments… “I have to...
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Graffiti depicts frustration, hope

June 29, 2010
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Graffiti depicts frustration, hope

BY TRENTON DANIEL tdaniel@MiamiHerald.com PETIONVILLE, Haiti — On a soggy Friday night, the graffiti artist known as “Jerry” scooped up a half-dozen aerosol cans from the back of his Toyota RAV4, placed them at the base of a cinder block wall in this Port-au-Prince suburb and proceeded to spray. Four minutes later, the work...
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In Haiti, World Cup games a short respite from misery

June 28, 2010
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In Haiti, World Cup games a short respite from misery

BY FRED GRIMM fgrimm@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — It was Rio for a day, this shattered city. Brazilian flags hung from the windows of broken buildings. Sidewalk vendors along the ruins sold yellow scarves trimmed in green, and jerseys and pennants that professed allegiance to the beautiful game. Yellow and green soda bottles hung from lines...
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Conseil Electoral : position officielle du PLAPH

June 28, 2010
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Conseil Electoral : position officielle du PLAPH

La Plateforme des Patriotes Haïtiens constate que le président de la République a choisi de confier, de manière insidieuse, par arrêté, l’organisation d’élections générales au CEP dans sa composition actuelle et au travers d’une mécanique électorale reconnue partisane. La Plateforme des Patriotes Haïtiens est convaincue que, par cette décision, l’Exécutif haïtien a choisi la voie de...
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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 to have November vote????-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 28, 2010
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Haiti to have November vote????-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Austin News.Net Monday 28th June, 2010 Haiti’s president Rene Preval has issued orders that the country’s nine-member provisional electoral council should organise elections for November 28th. The presidential and legislative elections to be held on the day will signal the end of Preval’s five-year presidential term, which actually ends on February 7th. The Haitian...
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End the dithering in Haiti OUR OPINION: More urgency needed to move country forward-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 27, 2010
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End the dithering in Haiti  OUR OPINION: More urgency needed to move country forward-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

After an earthquake of apocalyptic dimensions struck Haiti on Jan. 12, the international community mounted an extraordinary campaign to prevent further loss of life and ease the suffering of millions of survivors. Thanks to a generous outpouring of international aid and assistance, along with the sweat and perseverance of Haiti’s tireless people, the rescue...
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Haïti – Élection – FLASH : Préval aurait officialisé le CEP-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 26, 2010
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Haïti – Élection – FLASH : Préval aurait officialisé le CEP-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

25/06/2010 14:20:42 Selon RFI et sa correspondante en Haïti, le président de la République René Préval aurait officialisé, jeudi 24 juin 2010, la tenue des prochaines élections. Le décret présidentiel était attendu depuis plusieurs semaines. Le scrutin aura donc lieu le 28 novembre et ce serait le Conseil Électoral Provisoire (CEP) actuellement en place...
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Haiti’s president issues election mandate-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 26, 2010
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Haiti’s president issues election mandate-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haitian President René Préval has mandated that the country’s nine-member Provisional Electoral Council plan for presidential elections. The mandate, however, is not the presidential decree that sets the official election date and that the international community has been pressuring Préval to issue. Still, it is an important step...
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United States Government’s Haiti Earthquake Response, June 25, 2010

June 25, 2010
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United States Government’s Haiti Earthquake Response, June 25, 2010

Friday, 25 June 2010 13:02 White House Press Release -  Haiti and Chile Earthquakes Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–June 25, 2010.  President Obama pledged a swift, coordinated, and aggressive effort in response to the earthquake in Haiti in January and called for sustained commitment to Haiti’s reconstruction.  In light of Haitian President Preval’s attendance at the G8...
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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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World Cup kindles some quirky allegiances

June 20, 2010
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World Cup kindles some quirky allegiances

JOHANNESBURG — In India, World Cup fever has fueled a rivalry between rickshaw drivers. Revenge-minded Serbians are backing the Americans — in hopes of a chance to beat them in Round Two. In Haiti, pro-Brazil passion helps chase away the post-earthquake blues. No other sporting event stirs up such a surge of emotion all...
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The New York Times, June 20, 2010 Editorial-Basics for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 20, 2010
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The New York Times,  June 20, 2010 Editorial-Basics for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The list of what needs to be fixed in Haiti is distressingly long, and progress has been frustratingly slow. But two areas require urgent attention from the Haitian government and its main international backers, the United Nations and the United States: KEEP WOMEN AND CHILDREN SAFE. More than a million people are still displaced,...
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Ex-Haiti prime minister, presidential candidate Marc Bazin dies

June 16, 2010
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Ex-Haiti prime minister, presidential candidate Marc Bazin dies

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Marc Bazin, former World Bank economist, one-time Haitian prime minister and unsuccessful presidential candidate, has died, family members confirmed. Bazin, 78, died early Wednesday after a lengthy illness. “He was smart, had a great sense of humor and was one of the most undervalued citizens of Haiti,” said Jocelyn McCalla,...
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