Haiti’s Gold Rush-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 17, 2012
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Haiti’s Gold Rush-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

____________________________________________ COMMENT: HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG No one to control the government. Foreigners and a few Haitians will benefit. Once again, the Haitian people will be screwed. But what’s new??
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JACKIE NAU PROPOSED AS NEW CHIEF OF THE PNH

July 17, 2012
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JACKIE NAU PROPOSED AS NEW CHIEF OF THE PNH

July 10, 2012 Mario Andresol’s term as Chief of the National Police (PNH) is about to end. It is time for Andresol to step down and let a new and fresh leader take his place. Andresol was originally the American’s choice, forced upon the Haitian scene, without any real review of the man’s actual...
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Haitian pilgrims soak up a waterfall’s purifying power in Saut d’ Eau

July 16, 2012
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Haitian pilgrims soak up a waterfall’s purifying power in Saut d’ Eau

Pilgrims bathe in a waterfall believed to have purifying powers in Saut d’ Eau, Haiti, Saturday, July 14. The annual pilgrimage is made in honor of Haiti’s most celebrated patron saint, Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Legend has it that she appeared on a palm tree in 1847 in the Palms Grove in Saut...
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Haiti and OAS Sign Firearms Marking Agreement in Port-au-Prince

July 16, 2012
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Haiti and OAS Sign Firearms Marking Agreement in Port-au-Prince

Above: OAS Special Representative Frederic Bolduc (left) and Haiti Justice Minister Jean Renel Sanon (right) (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s government and the Organization of American States have signed an agreement for the donation of two firearms marking machines to the country. Haiti is the latest Caribbean nation to sign a...
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Old hotel pillowcases get new life in Haiti

July 16, 2012
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Old hotel pillowcases get new life in Haiti

CAPTION Courtesy Embassy Suites Charlotte/Concord Who knew old hotel pillowcases could have a second life – and such a useful one? The Embassy Suites hotel in the Charlotte area recently won the chain’s top honor for a charity effort that involved converting old pillowcases into colorful dresses for girls in impoverished Haiti. TWITTER: Come...
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Haitian president visits South Florida, and North Miami foots the bill for his security detail

July 16, 2012
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Haitian president visits South Florida, and North Miami foots the bill for his security detail

Haitian President Michel Martelly jetted into South Florida last weekend ready to party. Inside a crowded ballroom on Saturday night, the pop-star-turned-president grabbed the microphone, swayed from side-to-side and riled up the crowd with an impromptu performance at the Renaissance Ballroom off Calle Ocho. It was the eighth anniversary celebration for a popular Haitian...
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Irish non-profit, Haven, looking for volunteers to go to Haiti

July 16, 2012
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Irish non-profit, Haven, looking for volunteers to go to Haiti

“Haven US is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization which set up in the United States in 2011, after three years in operation in Ireland and Haiti, with the aim of assisting with the expansion of its program of activities and services in Haiti. Haven works solely in Haiti and aims to improve the lives...
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Brazil Pledges Haiti $100M for Legislative, Municipal Elections

July 16, 2012
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Brazil Pledges Haiti $100M for Legislative, Municipal Elections

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe held a working meeting with the Brazilian Ambassador accredited to Port-au-Prince on Wednesday where Brazil pledged $100 million in support for upcoming legislative and municipal elections. July 13, 2012. – The Prime Minister, His Excellency Mr. Laurent Salvador Lamothe received, Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at his...
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ARISTIDE NEXT AS FORMER HEAD OF TELECO JAILED

July 13, 2012
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ARISTIDE NEXT AS FORMER HEAD OF TELECO JAILED

A United States federal judge has sentenced Patrick Joseph, the former head of Haiti’s state-owned telephone company to one year in jail for accepting bribes from Miami-based businesses that sold long-distance phone services. Fifty year old Mr Joseph told the judge he was sorry for what happened. In addition to the one-year sentence, Judge...
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Dozens of Haitians planned demolition of dangerous housing for flood-control project-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 13, 2012
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Dozens of Haitians planned demolition of dangerous housing for flood-control project-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

(Dieu Nalio Chery/ Associated Press ) – A Haitian man shouts with arms spread wide during a march protesting a government plan to demolish their homes, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, July 12, 2012. The government recently announced that it planned to demolish hundreds of homes to build a flood-protection project in the ravine and...
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Truvada drug trials signal ‘turning point’ in AIDS epidemic

July 13, 2012
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Truvada drug trials signal ‘turning point’ in AIDS epidemic

A trio of new studies highlights the promise and challenges of preventing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS: Giving anti-AIDS drugs to healthy but high-risk patients can dramatically reduce the risk of infection. Jeff Chiu, AP An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration in May recommended approving Truvada, the...
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Infrastructure project in Haiti too good to be true

July 13, 2012
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Infrastructure project in Haiti too good to be true

A South Korean manufacturer is opening up shop in Haiti, with a big chunk of change from the US. But the economic benefits could be more trouble than they’re worth. Alex PearlmanJuly 11, 2012 17:02 Haitian President Michel Martelly performs the groundbreaking with former US president Bill Clinton, UN special envoy to Haiti, during...
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NBC News Report: Jesse Jackson Jr Is Found

July 13, 2012
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NBC News Report: Jesse Jackson Jr Is Found

Jackson Jr.’s staff says he’s being treated for a mood disorder, not substance abuse Phil Rogers reports on the location of Illinois’ missing congressman. The Jesse Jackson Jr. camp Wednesday night released only the barest of details of the congressman’s purported illness. “The congressman is receiving intensive medical treatment at a residential treatment facility...
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Le gouvernement fait la lumière sur l’utilisation du budget

July 13, 2012
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Le gouvernement fait la lumière sur l’utilisation du budget

Yvince HILAIRE 10 millions de gourdes pour chaque commune, promet Laurent Lamothe. Avant le 30 septembre, réclament les députés. C’est la bonne nouvelle du jour pour les parlementaires qui recevaient le Premier ministre Laurent Lamothe et des membres du gouvernement ce mardi à la Chambre des députés pour parler du budget. 8 Alors que...
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Ex-Haiti official sentenced to one year amid secrecy about his Miami court hearing

July 13, 2012
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Ex-Haiti official sentenced to one year amid secrecy about his Miami court hearing

A former Haiti official convicted of taking bribes while running the nation’s telecom company was sentenced to one year in U.S. prison amid secrecy about his court hearing. BY JAY WEAVER jweaver@MiamiHerald.com The former head of Haiti’s state-owned telephone company will surrender next month to U.S. authorities to begin a one-year prison sentence, for...
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PHONE BRIBERY CONVICTION PLACES ARISTIDE IN THE CROSS HAIRS!!! SOME SAY ARREST IMMINENT.

July 11, 2012
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PHONE BRIBERY CONVICTION PLACES ARISTIDE IN THE CROSS HAIRS!!! SOME SAY ARREST IMMINENT.

MIAMI (Reuters) – A former executive at Haiti’s state-owned telecommunications company has been sentenced to a year in prison for accepting bribes from two U.S. companies awarded lucrative long-distance phone contracts in the poor Caribbean country. Patrick Joseph, the former director general of Haiti Teleco, pleaded guilty to bribery charges in February. Court documents...
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Haitian mobs lynch 3 suspected criminals

July 10, 2012
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Haitian mobs lynch 3 suspected criminals

Fox News Lation0: Angry mobs lynched three young suspected criminals on the weekend, two of them in this capital and the third in Petit-Goave, 68 kilometers (42 miles) south of Port-au-Prince, local media reported. Two of the young men were burned to death by enraged local residents in Santo, a neighborhood on the capital’s...
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CLINTON’S CRIMINAL INDUSTRIAL ZONE – Stolen Haitian Relief Money-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 10, 2012
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CLINTON’S CRIMINAL INDUSTRIAL ZONE – Stolen Haitian Relief Money-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

by Stephen Lendman Tuesday Jul 10th, 2012 12:47 AM Haiti Stolen Haitian Relief Money by Stephen Lendman Following Haiti’s catastrophic January 12, 2010 earthquake, billions of dollars in relief aid were raised. Suffering Haitians got virtually none of it. Hundreds of thousands remain homeless. A cholera emergency still exists. On June 19, the International...
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HAITI’S IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE MOST IMPORTANT WAR YOU NEVER HEARD OF

July 10, 2012
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HAITI’S IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE MOST IMPORTANT WAR YOU NEVER HEARD OF

BY JAMES TRAUB | JUNE 15, 2012 Can you feel the excitement in the air? June 18 is the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, and I’m sure you’re thinking: Why no parades down Main Street? Why no historical reenactors costumed as President James Madison, who signed the declaration of war, or Commodore...
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Mark Zuckerberg’s freshman roommate goes for Olympic gold

July 10, 2012
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Mark Zuckerberg’s freshman roommate goes for Olympic gold

By Michelle MaltaisJuly 9, 2012, 7:45 a.m. With a hop, skip and a jump from Harvard to Haiti, Mark Zuckerberg‘s freshman roommate is on his way to the London Olympics in a quest to change his status to “gold medalist.” Triple jumper Samyr Laine, Facebook’s 14th member, is competing for his parents’ homeland, which...
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