Aristide/Preval

The antics of Aristide, René Préval, and current President Martelly

FLASH-FLASH-FLASH July 21, 2010 CANADIAN GOVERNMENT IDENTIFIES TWO HAITIANS CONTROLLING COCAINE TRAFFIC INTO CANADA. HAITIAN MINISTER OF JUSTICE DENIS REFUSES TO COOPERATE IN THEIR ARREST

July 21, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  July 21, 2010  CANADIAN GOVERNMENT IDENTIFIES TWO HAITIANS CONTROLLING COCAINE TRAFFIC INTO  CANADA. HAITIAN MINISTER OF JUSTICE DENIS REFUSES TO COOPERATE IN THEIR ARREST

A lengthy investigation by the RCMP, SIS and other Canadian organizations, has revealed two key Haitian traffickers who control almost all of the growing cocaine traffic into Canada.  The Canadian authorities have both forensic and video-taped evidence showing the two Haitian’s involvement but Justice Minister Denis refuses to act.  Because the pair is coordinating...
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Aid to Haiti: The View From the World Bank-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 17, 2010
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Aid to Haiti: The View From the World Bank-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

To the Editor: “Finishing Haiti’s Unfinished Work,” by Jean-Max Bellerive, the prime minister of Haiti, and former President Bill Clinton (Op-Ed, July 12), makes clear that success in Haiti will be measured in tangible results that improve the lives of the Haitian people. Of the $5.3 billion pledged in New York at the end...
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Aid cargo sits unused in Haitian customs lot-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 17, 2010
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Aid cargo sits unused in Haitian customs lot-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

(NECN/CNN: Port-au-Prince, Haiti) – In the main harbor of Port-au-Prince, where life-saving supplies are shipped in from around the world, there is a hold put on many pieces of aid sent to help in the relief effort. Relief agencies claim the cargo is purposely being delayed from reaching its targeted relief area, but the...
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Haiti reconstruction must proceed with all possible speed-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 17, 2010
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Haiti reconstruction must proceed with all possible speed-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Saturday, July 17, 2010 IT HAS BEEN half a year since an earthquake nearly flattened Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, killing 250,000 people and leaving 1.5 million homeless. Any critique of the relief and reconstruction efforts must begin with the magnitude of the catastrophe. Indonesia took five years to replace 139,000 houses destroyed by...
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Haitian rebel, Guy Phillipe slams quake response

July 14, 2010
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Haitian rebel, Guy Phillipe slams quake response

Haiti’s most notorious former rebel leader has criticised the government’s response to the January 12th earthquake and has called on Rene Preval, the Haitian president, to resign. In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera, fugitive rebel leader Guy Philippe says the Haitian government failed to adequately deal with the aftermath of the devastating quake.
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Interview with Haiti President Rene Preval.

July 14, 2010
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Interview with Haiti President Rene Preval.

An in depth interview with Haitian president Rene Preval, conducted by Ray Suarez of PBS.  Not surprisingly, Preval laments the pace of reconstruction funding, particularly the slow pace of rubble removal.  Preval also raises concerns that too much funding is by-passing the government and going directly to NGOs.  This is similar criticism that UN...
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Trinidad: Obama Dissed Preval – Nouvelle Tournure

July 14, 2010
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Trinidad: Obama Dissed Preval – Nouvelle Tournure

Trinidad: Obama Dissed Preval in Trinidad during the Summit of the Americas (April 17-19, 2009) – Nouvelle Tournure (New twist) What really is the case is that Preval was totally disrespectful, and snuck up on Obama, grabbing his sleeve from the side, like a rat.
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH MINUSTAH and POLICE Fire on Crowd of Protesters

July 13, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH MINUSTAH and POLICE Fire on Crowd of Protesters

11:00 AM Port-au-Prince More that 5,000 Anti Preval protesters gathered today on Rue Capois, Haiti to protest against Rene Preval’s plans for the November Presidential elections. They were chanting their demands for the complete replacement of the Electoral Council, and gathering by ever increasing numbers. Many students were amongst the protesters. Minustah was assisted...
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Haiti’s president rejects US Senate advice on how to prepare for fall presidential election-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 6, 2010
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Haiti’s president rejects US Senate advice on how to prepare for fall presidential election-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Johnathan Katz-Baltimore SUN Associated Press Writer 6:04 PM EDT, June 30, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s president on Wednesday rejected U.S. Senate recommendations on holding an election for his successor, brushing off criticism that the current process will leave the shattered country without a credible leader. A report issued this month by Sen....
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Prime Minister Ingraham meets former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide

July 6, 2010
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Prime Minister Ingraham meets former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Monday, 05 July 2010 09:18 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham is pictured with former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in Johannesburg, South Africa on Monday, June 28, 2010. The Prime Minister met Mr. Aristide during his recent visit to South Africa as a guest of FIFA. Mr. Aristide, currently...
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Cap-Haïtien, le 2 juillet 2010 Note de Presse

July 5, 2010
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Cap-Haïtien, le 2 juillet 2010 Note de Presse

L’Initiative Citoyenne (IC), une des organisations signataires de la proposition promouvant la formation d’un CEP crédible et équilibré, prend acte du mépris affiché par le président Préval face à cette initiative de la société civile. L’IC déplore le maintien par le président Préval des membres de ce CEP décrié et contesté par tous les...
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After 5 long months and countless deaths: First meet for Clinton Haiti quake commission

July 4, 2010
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After 5 long months and countless deaths:  First meet for Clinton Haiti quake commission

By Alice Speri (AFP) – Jun 17, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE — The commission set up to oversee the five billion dollars in quake aid money pledged to Haiti by the international community has held its first working session. Co-chaired by former US president Bill Clinton and Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive, the meeting came as...
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Haitian President on tour to Venezuela, Cuba and Jamaica with elections in mind

July 3, 2010
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Haitian President on tour to Venezuela, Cuba and Jamaica with elections in mind

VHeadline News Editor Patrick J. O’Donoghue reports: Haitian President Rene Preval is on a tour of Cuba, Jamaica and Venezuela in an attempt to muster more support for his reconstruction efforts in the country devastated by an earthquake in January. During his visit to Venezuela and Cuba, Preval said he will be reviewing cooperation...
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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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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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Voila of Haiti Selects Comverse to Upgrade, Expand Mobile Network

June 29, 2010
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Voila of Haiti Selects Comverse to Upgrade, Expand Mobile Network

Comverse ONE BSS Solution Links With Comverse HUB Value-Added Services to Support All Voila Subscribers WAKEFIELD, Mass., Jun 29, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Comverse today announced that Voilà, one of Haiti’s leading wireless providers, will upgrade and expand its Business Support System (BSS) solution and text messaging (SMS) capabilities to enhance service features...
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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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Viettel coughs up for struggling Haitian telco-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 26, 2010
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Viettel coughs up for struggling Haitian telco-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

HA NOI — Military-owned mobile phone service provider Viettel will invest US$300 million in Haiti’s telecommunications market, following a market survey that has already neared completion, said Viettel deputy general director Tong Viet Trung. Viettel would invest in the construction of network infrastructure as well as an improved fixed-line network in Haiti, Trung said,...
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