A foot injury? Give me your machete!

February 27, 2014
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A foot injury? Give me your machete!

By Mark Plotkin CNN Editor’s note: Dr. Mark Plotkin is president of Amazon Conservation Team, a nonprofit organization that partners with indigenous people of South America to preserve their cultures and protect the Amazon rainforests. This is one in a series of columns CNN Opinion is publishing in association with the Skoll World Forum...
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Haiti protesters rally to mark ouster of ex-leader-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 27, 2014
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Haiti protesters rally to mark ouster of ex-leader-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Supporters of former two-time President Jean-Bertrand Aristide rallied in the Haitian capital on Thursday to mark the 10th anniversary of his second ouster. The crowd reached about 2,000 people as it passed through the Port-au-Prince shantytowns where Aristide still enjoys a following. The protesters denounced what they described as widespread...
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T-VICE SKANDAL Kanaval 2014 OFFICIAL VIDEO

February 27, 2014
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T-VICE SKANDAL Kanaval 2014 OFFICIAL VIDEO


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SOMEONE FINALLY DISCOVERED A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE THAT MOISE JEAN CHARLES UNDERSTANDS AND HAS USED – HIMSELF. SOMEONE FINALLY BEAT THE CRAP OUT OF THIS CRIMINAL!

February 27, 2014
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SOMEONE FINALLY DISCOVERED A UNIVERSAL  LANGUAGE THAT MOISE JEAN CHARLES UNDERSTANDS AND HAS USED – HIMSELF. SOMEONE FINALLY BEAT THE CRAP OUT OF THIS CRIMINAL!


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Haiti’s Android tablet maker Surtab to crank up production

February 27, 2014
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Haiti’s Android tablet maker Surtab to crank up production

With an initial production run of 4,000 tablets already sold, Surtab plans to increase its output to 7,000 a month. Rashmee Roshan Lall in Port-au-Prince theguardian.com Haitian workers assemble tablet computers at Surtab’s facilities in Port-au-Prince. Photograph: Surtab The stark and sterile white room in an industrial park in Port-au-Prince is a world away...
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Arcade Fire in Haiti: ‘I feel like it makes sense of me’

February 26, 2014
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Arcade Fire in Haiti: ‘I feel like it makes sense of me’

In Haiti, Arcade Fire aren’t headliners. Not that it matters to Win Butler and Regine Chassagne, for whom it’s a kind of homecoming. The Guardian.com Rhythm kings … Arcade Fire on stage in London last year Where would Arcade Fire be without the woo-hoos and dense rhythms that characterise many of their best songs?...
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Measles back again in US, experts call for vaccination

February 26, 2014
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Measles back again in US, experts call for vaccination

Measles are back again in America with two highly contagious cases popping up in the Bay State from Trader Joe’s and a sushi bar in Framingham. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an average of about 60 people in the United States contract measles every year. These people are mostly exposed...
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The tiny houses costing only $5,000 that are playing their small part to help solve homelessness

February 26, 2014
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The tiny houses costing only $5,000 that are playing their small part to help solve homelessness

They have traditionally attracted those planning on downsizing or looking to simplify their lives for financial or environmental reasons. But there is now another group of people benefiting from the growing small-dwelling movement – the homeless. Efforts to construct the compact buildings are growing across the U.S. because they are cheaper than a traditional...
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Mardi Gras celebrations are underway in Haiti, with a surprise band from Canada

February 25, 2014
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Mardi Gras celebrations are underway in Haiti, with a surprise band from Canada

PRI.ORG Popular Haitian musicians performed on Jacmel’s Carnival concert stage this past weekend in Jacmel, Haiti. Also there was Régine Chassagne and Win Butler. They’re the power couple behind Montreal alt-rock band Arcade Fire. Chassagne says they were basically there to have fun. “Ha! I don’t know where we fit in. We’re just celebrating,...
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Haiti gears up for pre-lent festivities

February 25, 2014
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Haiti gears up for pre-lent festivities


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Global leaders call on Haiti’s feuding factions to salvage talks, elections

February 25, 2014
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Global leaders call on Haiti’s feuding factions to salvage talks, elections

By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com A high-level delegation of former presidents from around the globe ended a three-day mission to Haiti on Friday, calling on the country’s bickering political factions to sign an accord to salvage the long overdue elections that Haitian President Michel Martelly promised would take place this year. Cassam Uteem, head of...
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Democratic Party arm criticized in Haiti project for spending on big foreign salaries and Washington office overhead

February 25, 2014
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Democratic Party arm criticized in Haiti project for spending on big foreign salaries and Washington office overhead

George Russell-Fox News An arm of the Democratic Party chaired by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, that aims to support democracy in foreign countries, has been sharply criticized by an important donor for spending nearly 40 percent of the budget of a project in disaster-battered Haiti on foreign salaries and Washington office overhead,...
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OAS Insider Details Proposed Coup Against Haiti’s Preval and Cholera’s ‘Genocide by Negligence’-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 25, 2014
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OAS Insider Details Proposed Coup Against Haiti’s Preval and Cholera’s ‘Genocide by Negligence’-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

In a new book, International Crossroads and Failures in Haiti, Brazilian professor Ricardo Seitenfus, former Organization of American States (OAS) Ambassador to Haiti, details international meddling in Haiti’s 2010 elections, discussions by a “core group” of a coup to force then-President René Préval from office, and ballot box tinkering that guaranteed candidate Jude Celestin...
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Auto-Route Delmas-Nazon aprè leur tout travay yo fini

February 25, 2014
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Auto-Route Delmas-Nazon aprè leur tout travay yo fini

A la bel bagay ki pral fet nan peyian’nm . Woy !woy! woy ! Aibobo…..Aibobo…..Aibobo…. pou dirijan peyian’nm. ke Bondye beni nou pou bel plan travay ke nou pral realize nan peyian’nm . Auto-Route Delmas-Nazon aprè leur tout travay yo fini. Eske lòt yo te ka fè sa. Viv Martelly! Viv gouvènman chanjman tèt...
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VIDEO DE LA RENCONTRE ENTRE LE PAPE FRANCOIS ET LE PRESIDENT MARTELLY ACCOMPAGNEE DE SA DELEGATION

February 25, 2014
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VIDEO DE LA RENCONTRE ENTRE LE PAPE FRANCOIS ET LE PRESIDENT MARTELLY ACCOMPAGNEE DE SA DELEGATION


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L’ex-Premier ministre britannique, Tony Blair visite Haïti

February 25, 2014
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L’ex-Premier ministre britannique, Tony Blair visite Haïti

L‘ancien Premier ministre britannique, M. Tony Blair visitera Haïti, ce mardi 25 février 2014, dans le cadre d’une rencontre de travail avec le chef du Gouvernement haïtien, S.E.M. Laurent Lamothe. Ce sera l’occasion pour M. Blair de constater les progrès réalisés en Haïti, 4 ans après le tremblement de terre du 12 janvier 2010....
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Note du Réseau National de Défense des Droits Humais (RNDDH)

February 24, 2014
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Note du Réseau National de Défense des Droits Humais (RNDDH)

MASSACRE DE LA SCIERIE : LE RNDDH SOUHAITE LA REPRISE, AU PLUS VITE, DU DOSSIER ARREST ARISTIDE AND PREVAL Publié par haiti-refondation-org Le Réseau National de Défense des Droits Humais (RNDDH) rappelle qu’au début du mois de février 2004, le Pouvoir lavalas avait exercé une action punitive au quartier deLa Scierie à Saint-Marc (bastion de...
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Réception offerte par l’Ambassade d’Haïti près le Saint-Siège sous le haut patronage de Son Excellence Monsieur Michel Joseph Martelly, Président de la République en l’honneur de Son Eminence, le Cardinal Chibly LANGLOIS

February 24, 2014
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Réception offerte par l’Ambassade d’Haïti près le Saint-Siège sous le haut patronage de Son Excellence Monsieur Michel Joseph Martelly, Président de la République en l’honneur de Son Eminence, le Cardinal Chibly LANGLOIS


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Ile-à-Vache 21 février. Dialogue avec la population. Visite du Premier Ministre Laurent Lamothe

February 24, 2014
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Ile-à-Vache 21 février. Dialogue avec la population. Visite du Premier Ministre Laurent Lamothe


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Deforestation Serious Problem

February 23, 2014
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Deforestation Serious Problem

Deforestation is one of many issues that plague the world’s environment today. Some potential environmental problems, such as climate change, are difficult to evaluate. Vanishing forests are something that can be readily observed. Perhaps this is what makes deforestation such a disturbing and serious problem. Forests, particularly tropical rainforests, are hot spots in terms...
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