Leaked UN report faults sanitation at Haiti bases at time of cholera outbreak

April 5, 2016
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Leaked UN report faults sanitation at Haiti bases at time of cholera outbreak

The UN denies its peacekeepers caused the epidemic that killed thousands but a 2010 report details sewage being dumped in the open and a lack of toilets A UN soldier watches a man washing in a Haitian refugee camp. Sewage dispoal was so poor at UN military bases that it threatened to ‘damage the...
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Haiti police arrest 35 including five cop killers

April 4, 2016
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Haiti police arrest 35 including five cop killers

PORT Of SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The National Police of Haiti (PNH) says law enforcement officials have arrested 35 people including five for the murder of four police officers and three for lynching three disabled women last week. PNH deputy spokesman and the Principal Inspector, Garry Desrosiers, said the 35 individuals arrested are accused...
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Haiti-Incendie : Un incendie fait rage à Pétion-ville

April 4, 2016
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Haiti-Incendie : Un incendie fait rage à Pétion-ville

Port-au-Prince, le 4 avril 2016.- Un incendie s’est déclaré ce matin dans la commune de Pétion-ville, à l’angle des rues Lamarre et Villate, a constaté un reporter de Vant bèf info (VBI). Selon des informations recueillies par l’un de nos reporters présents sur les lieux, l’incendie s’est déclaré vers 8:00 a.m. et un court-circuit...
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Truth and justice for Haiti

April 4, 2016
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Truth and justice for Haiti

Dieu Nalio Chery/AP A wheelchair bound man crossed a street flooded with dirty water in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 28. April 04, 2016 Victims of Haiti’s raging cholera epidemic got a glimmer of good news recently when a class-action lawsuit seeking recompense from the United Nations for its role in spreading the disease finally...
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Haiti’s presidential elections dilemma: to recount or not? – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 3, 2016
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Haiti’s presidential elections dilemma: to recount or not?  – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Kenneth Merten, Haiti’s special coordinator and deputy assistant secretary in the bureau of western hemisphere affairs, discusses Haiti’s election and how it’s coping. Special to the Miami Herald Shannon Kaestle By Jacqueline Charles A new elections commission took charge of Haiti’s disputed electoral process Wednesday, its nine members taking the oath of office before...
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It’s Really Happening: The Dominican Republic Is Deporting Its Haitian Residents.

April 3, 2016
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It’s Really Happening: The Dominican Republic Is Deporting Its Haitian Residents.

This isn’t the first time the U.S. has stood by the Dominican Republic even as its government has violated the human rights of Haitians. By Javiera Alarcon, April 4, 2016. Haitians at the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. (Photo: Wikipedia) They called it the Parsley Massacre. Directed by the ruthless Dominican dictator...
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Haiti protest demands justice for 3 slain deaf women

April 3, 2016
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Haiti protest demands justice for 3 slain deaf women

The Sainte Marie neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti is seen on February 19, 2016, with the Bay of Port-au-Prince in the background. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –Hundreds of protesters marched in Haiti’s capital on Friday to demand justice following the brutal killings of three deaf women who were tortured, stoned and left in a...
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As mosquito season arrives, is the U.S. ready for Zika?

April 3, 2016
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As mosquito season arrives, is the U.S. ready for Zika?

By Dr. Lex O. McMillan III Although Haiti is our near neighbor geographically, its distance from the United States culturally and economically would be difficult to exaggerate. While many areas, including Terrebonne and Lafourche, have mosquito-control programs, “we can’t spray our way out of this situation,” one expert says. AP/File Lena H. Sun The...
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MINUSTAH ap sipòte yon Ayisien ki Kwè nan Violans e nan Pèsekisyon Politik kom Komisè Gouvènman – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 3, 2016
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MINUSTAH ap sipòte yon Ayisien ki Kwè nan Violans e nan Pèsekisyon Politik kom Komisè Gouvènman – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Nominasyon Danton Leger kom Komisè Gouvènman se yon lòt ekzamp ke lidèchip MINUSTAH ap sipòte moun ki nan violans e ki kont eleksyon ak demokrasi nan peyi Dayiti. Danton Leger fè yon entèviou nan mikro Jean Monard Metellus sou radyo Caraibes nan mwa Janvye a kote li mande patizan Lavalas li yo fè violans...
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CEP

April 3, 2016
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CEP

Avril 2, 2016 Au niveau du CEP, nous avons besoin de cette commission, cela nous rendra plus confortable et nous saurons pour qui nous allons organiser les élections », a confié au Nouvelliste un conseiller électoral, membre du bureau de quatre membres que préside Léopold Berlanger. Toutefois, a souligné ce membre du CEP sous...
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Thierryy: Ambassadeur des États-Unis,Peter F.Mulrean á Radio Metropole hier matin

April 2, 2016
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Thierryy: Ambassadeur des États-Unis,Peter F.Mulrean á Radio Metropole hier matin

L’AMBASSADEUR DES ETATS UNIS EN HAITI CONTRE UNE NOUVELLE COMMISSION DE VÉRIFICATION DU PROCESSUS ÉLECTORAL POUR 2 RAISONS: 1) elle pourrait retarder la tenue du second tour; 2)  cette nouvelle commission pourrait être INSTRUMENTALISÉE par des personnalités mal intentionnées.
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Special Coordinator Merten Travel to Paris and Brussels

April 1, 2016
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Special Coordinator Merten Travel to Paris and Brussels

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 1, 2016 Haiti Special Coordinator Kenneth Merten travels to Paris and Brussels, April 1–5, to further multilateral coordination between the U.S. Government, the Government of France, and the European Union in their efforts toward strengthening democracy, security, and improving economic opportunity in Haiti. International partners...
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Haiti Protest Demands Justice for 3 Slain Deaf Women

April 1, 2016
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Haiti Protest Demands Justice for 3 Slain Deaf Women

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Apr 1, 2016, 9:03 PM ET Hundreds of protesters marched in Haiti’s capital on Friday to demand justice following the brutal killings of three deaf women who were tortured, stoned and left in a gully by attackers. Mickelson Jean, leader of a Haitian association for the...
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USDA Provides Nutritious U.S. Peanuts in Humanitarian Effort for Haiti

April 1, 2016
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USDA Provides Nutritious U.S. Peanuts in Humanitarian Effort for Haiti

Posted by Sandra Wood, Deputy Administrator for Commodity Operations, USDA Farm Service Agency, on March 31, 2016 at 4:00 PM U.S. peanut farmers produce more than 4 million metric tons of peanuts each year that provide consumers a monounsaturated fats and protein rich food that also is a good source of vitamin E, niacin...
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Team of Rival Scientists Comes Together to Fight Zika

March 31, 2016
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Team of Rival Scientists Comes Together to Fight Zika

By AMY HARMONMARCH 30, 2016 A female Aedes aegypti mosquito takes a “blood meal” from Ben Matthews, a postdoctoral fellow at Rockefeller University. Dozens of her offspring, all fathered by a single male, were the source of the DNA needed to create a new genome map with modern sequencing and assembly techniques. Credit Hilary...
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Haiti Migrants No Longer Stranded on Desolate Border

March 31, 2016
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Haiti Migrants No Longer Stranded on Desolate Border

By david mcfadden, associated press ANSE-A-PITRES, Haiti — Mar 30, 2016, 2:47 PM ET Forced out of the Dominican Republic, Anise Germain and her family pitched a flimsy tent of blankets and cardboard on a patch of rocky ground just across the border in Haiti. She feared they might never leave the camp. Ten...
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BILL CLINTON’S – “KEEP IT SIMPLE, STUPID” CONCEPT – SHOULD BE APPLIED TO HAITI!!! IT IS THE ELECTIONS – ELECTIONS – ELECTIONS – NO TIME FOR ANYTHING ELSE!!! 24 DAYS AND COUNTING!!!!!

March 31, 2016
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BILL CLINTON’S – “KEEP IT SIMPLE, STUPID” CONCEPT – SHOULD BE APPLIED TO HAITI!!!  IT IS THE ELECTIONS – ELECTIONS – ELECTIONS – NO TIME FOR ANYTHING ELSE!!! 24 DAYS AND COUNTING!!!!!

Mars 30, 2016 This morning we received copies of  memo from “The Hero of la Scerie,” Privert, announcing   appointment of a new ONA director. Last night several Senators, including Beauplan and Benoit,  were on the radio debating the need to immediately amend the Constitution. (In 24 days?) Another Senator mentioned his impending trip, to...
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Haiti – Politic : Installation of the new Minister of Foreign Affairs- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 31, 2016
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Haiti – Politic : Installation of the new Minister of Foreign Affairs- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Monday in the salons of the Chancellery in Musseau, Pierrot Delienne, the new Minister of Foreign Affairs also Minister a.i. of Interior and Territorial Communities, was installed in office as Chancellor, at a ceremony chaired by Aviol Fleurant, the new Minister of Planning and external Cooperation. He takes over from outgoing Chancellor...
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Many Americans are dangerously wrong about Zika virus

March 30, 2016
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Many Americans are dangerously wrong about Zika virus

Many Americans are woefully misinformed when it comes to understanding the risks of Zika virus, a new Harvard poll has found. The mosquito-borne virus may spread into some parts of the southern United States during the upcoming mosquito season, public health officials predict. But a lot of U.S. residents aren’t armed with accurate information...
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Baloy header gives Panama 1-0 win over Haiti

March 30, 2016
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Baloy header gives Panama 1-0 win over Haiti

Football Soccer – Panama v Haiti – World Cup 2018 Qualifier – Rommel Fernadez Stadium in Panama City 29/03/16 Felipe Baloy (C) of Panama celebrates with team mates after scoring against Haiti. Reuters/Carlos Jasso Central defender Felipe Baloy scored with a diving header in the 81st minute to give Panama a 1-0 home win...
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