A judicial crisis erupts in Haiti

October 2, 2012
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A judicial crisis erupts in Haiti

While Haitian leaders were out of the country, accusations about judicial improprieties led to the firing of a chief prosecutor. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com While Haiti President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe made the rounds in New York this week, a judicial crisis erupted at home with the firing of a chief...
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Haitians ignore gov’t ban on plastic bags

October 2, 2012
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Haitians ignore gov’t ban on plastic bags

Children wait in line to sell plastic bottles at a Haiti recycling office in Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Haitian merchants on Monday ignored the first day of a government ban on the sale and general use of plastic bags and foam food containers. Dieu Nalio Chery / AP Photo By...
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Haitians welcome President Martelly home a day after anti-government protests

October 2, 2012
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Haitians welcome President Martelly home a day after anti-government protests

A day after several thousand Haitians took to the streets in anti-government protests, supporters of President Michel Martelly held their own carnival-infused welcome home fete. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haitian President Michel Martelly returned to Haiti from the United States Monday, summoning his “Sweet Micky” persona to help quell rising tensions a day after...
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Audio interview : Haiti Observateur en possession de documents compromettant pour Laurent Lamothe tant pour la Haitel que Global Voice a déclaré Leo Joseph rédacteur du Journal au micro d’Edens Desbas

October 2, 2012
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Audio interview : Haiti Observateur en possession de documents compromettant pour Laurent Lamothe tant pour la Haitel que Global Voice a déclaré Leo Joseph rédacteur du Journal au micro d’Edens Desbas

Audio interview : Haiti Observateur en possession de documents compromettant pour Laurent Lamothe tant pour la Haitel que Global Voice a déclaré Leo Joseph rédacteur du Journal au micro d’Edens Desbas. audio interview HERE
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ACCORDING TO FIRED COMMISSIONER SENATUS JUSTICE MINISTER SANON AND CEP CHIEF PIERRE-LOUIS HAVE A PRIVATE CLUB DEDICATED TO SEX WITH CHILDREN AND WERE SUBJECT OF ARREST WARRANTS, WHEN QUEEN SOPHI FLEW FROM NEW YORK TO REPLACE HIM. THERE IS A LOT OF DIRTY STUFF IN THE MARTELLY CIRCLE. October 2, 2012.

October 1, 2012
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ACCORDING TO FIRED COMMISSIONER SENATUS   JUSTICE MINISTER SANON AND CEP  CHIEF PIERRE-LOUIS HAVE A PRIVATE CLUB DEDICATED TO SEX WITH CHILDREN AND WERE SUBJECT OF ARREST WARRANTS,  WHEN QUEEN SOPHI FLEW FROM NEW YORK TO REPLACE HIM. THERE IS A LOT OF DIRTY STUFF IN THE MARTELLY CIRCLE.  October 2, 2012.


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Haiti plastics ban gets mixed reaction from cost-conscious poor

October 1, 2012
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Haiti plastics ban gets mixed reaction from cost-conscious poor

By Susana Ferreira PORT-AU-PRINCE | Mon Oct 1, 2012 3:02pm EDT (Reuters) – Haiti imposed a ban on plastic and foam food containers as well as black polyethylene bags on Monday, amid concern that the country’s poorest consumers would not be able to afford the substitutes. The ban is the first in a series...
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Haiti’s new environmental turn delights, dismays

October 1, 2012
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Haiti’s new environmental turn delights, dismays

Haitians, like this woman, are being forced out of living in Haiti’s Parc La Visite national park — a new effort to help the country’s environment. (Photo by Amy Bracken.) Haiti’s got a new leader who is determined to make the country more environmentally friendly. Along the way, he’s trying to save one of...
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On Haiti-Dominican Republic Border, Remembering a Long-Forgotten Massacre

October 1, 2012
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On Haiti-Dominican Republic Border, Remembering a Long-Forgotten Massacre

Above: Dajabon in the Dominican Republic (Photo: Border of Lights) By the Caribbean Journal staff It was 1937 when between 10,000 and 20,000 Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent were massacred by the Dominican Republic’s army and conscripted civilians. Now, 75 years later, an initiative called Border of Lights will mark the 75th anniversary...
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Manufacturing Consent for UN Troops in Haiti-Keane Bhatt-Manufacturing Contempt

October 1, 2012
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Manufacturing Consent for UN Troops in Haiti-Keane Bhatt-Manufacturing Contempt

Guest post by Ansel Herz: As this blog has amply documented, the establishment media is replete with inaccurate and biased coverage of Latin America. When it comes to Haiti, the quality of reporting has been so poor so often that a whole book was once written about the island nation’s odious “bad press.” It...
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Haiti takes on dreaded disease elephantiasis one mouth at a time

October 1, 2012
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Haiti takes on dreaded disease elephantiasis one mouth at a time

View Photo Gallery — Fighting disease in Haiti: Officials in Haiti are using “mass drug administration” to fight a parasitic infection that can cause permanent swelling. By David Brown, Published: September 30 In JACMEL, Haiti — In a sunny courtyard of the Evelina Levy School for Girls, hundreds of girls in blue uniforms did their part...
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Audit: USAID Haiti work ‘not on track’

October 1, 2012
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Audit: USAID Haiti work ‘not on track’

Martha Mendoza: A newly released audit says the largest U.S. contractor working to stabilize Haiti after the 2010 earthquake is “not on track” to complete its assignments on schedule, has a weak monitoring system and is not adequately involving community members. Washington D.C.-based Chemonics won a $53 million, 18-month contract from USAID in 2011...
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Norgaisse, septième commissaire en seize mois

October 1, 2012
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Norgaisse, septième commissaire en seize mois

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : vendredi 28 septembre 2012 C.G Un vrai sac d’embrouilles au parquet de Port-au-Prince, symbole de l’instabilité. Sept commissaires du gouvernement en mois de deux ans, trois nominations en moins de vingt-quatre heures. Gérald Norgaisse sera finalement le vrai successeur de Jean-Renel Sénatus, terreur du phénomène « zo kiki » (délinquance...
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Haiti’s Martelly, Lamothe Meet With Canada PM Stephen Harper

October 1, 2012
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Haiti’s Martelly, Lamothe Meet With Canada PM Stephen Harper

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (second from left) with Canada PM Stephen Harper and a Haitian delegation (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Thursday with Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper in New York. The two sides discussed Haiti’s current political situation, and...
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One Seed, One Hundred Women: Hope for a Better Life in Kenscoff, Haiti

October 1, 2012
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One Seed, One Hundred Women: Hope for a Better Life in Kenscoff, Haiti

Editor’s Note:  This article is part of our “A Community Comes Clean” series about nonprofits making a difference around the world.  To read the first article about Moksa Organics and their support of this community project, click here. “Women Who Plant” (Fanm Kap Plante), the Earth Givers initiative in Haiti, is a conservation effort...
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ARISTIDE FAILS AGAIN!!!

October 1, 2012
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ARISTIDE FAILS AGAIN!!!

SPENT $1,000,000 FOR THE DEMONSTRATION AND ONLY A COUPLE OF THOUSAND MARCHED AGAINST MARTELLY ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 29, 1991… PEOPLE ANGRY WITH MARTELLY BUT DO NOT SUPPORT ARISTIDE… THERE IS A MESSAGE HERE – PERHAPS THEY ARE SIMPLY TIRED OF “DEMOCRACY” AND SUPPORT NO ONE… THAT IS FRIGHTENING!!! October 1,2012
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THOUSANDS PROTEST MARTELLY GOVERNMENT

September 30, 2012
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THOUSANDS PROTEST MARTELLY GOVERNMENT

The Associated Press Published Sunday, Sep. 30, 2012 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Several thousand people poured into the streets of Haiti’s capital on Sunday to protest the government of President Michel Martelly. Demonstrators’ complaints included the high cost of living and allegations of corruption as they snaked through Port-au-Prince. Some protesters carried small red cards...
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SOPHIA FLIES BACK FROM NY TO FIRE COMMISSIONER OF GOVERNMENT – BEFORE HE COULD ISSUE WARRANT FOR HER ARREST – THEN RETURNS TO NEW YORK….

September 30, 2012
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TIME TO END IMPUNITY, END ARROGANCE OF KING MICHEL AND QUEEN SOPHIA AS WELL AS THAT FOR CROWN PRINCE OLIVIER!! 30 Sep 2012
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LAMOTHE IS A VISITING PRIME MINISTER…FLIES TO MIAMI EACH FRIDAY AND RETURNS TO HAITI ON TUESDAY… HE AND MARTELLY HANDING HAITI BACK TO ARISTIDE… September 30, 2012

September 30, 2012
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Venezuela’s marathon man looks to run down Chavez

September 30, 2012
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Venezuela’s marathon man looks to run down Chavez

Henrique Capriles, an opposition leader who runs marathons in his spare time, hopes to give Hugo Chavez a close race in elections next weekend, reports Philip Sherwell. Henrique Capriles is hoping to give Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez a run for his money.  Photo: Meridith Kohut By Philip Sherwell, Maracaibo, Venezuela 5:44PM BST 29 Sep...
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Sénatus, Sanon et Pierre-Louis, la course au scalp

September 30, 2012
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Sénatus, Sanon et Pierre-Louis, la course au scalp

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : vendredi 28 septembre 2012 Valéry Daudier et Claude Gilles Le ministre de la Justice et le président du Conseil électoral permanent (CEP) sont traînés dans la rue par Jean Renel Sénatus, désormais ex-commissaire du gouvernement de Port-au-Prince. Retour sur un grand déballage médiatique. Me Jean Renel Sénatus Bouche cousue depuis...
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