US diplomat accuses Uruguayan army major of assault while stationed in Congo

November 25, 2011
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US diplomat accuses Uruguayan army major of assault while stationed in Congo

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — An Uruguayan official says a U.S. embassy official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has accused an Uruguayan army major stationed in the country with assault. The South American country has sent more than a thousand troops to Congo as part of a U.N. peacekeeping mission. Uruguayan Col. Mario Stevenazzi...
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MICHEL MARTELLY’S GOVERNMENT PLUNDERS THE TREASURY AND FAILS TO BRING ARISTIDE/PREVAL TO JUSTICE.

November 25, 2011
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MICHEL MARTELLY’S GOVERNMENT PLUNDERS THE TREASURY AND FAILS TO BRING ARISTIDE/PREVAL TO JUSTICE.

November 24, 2011 The Martelly team is focused upon making money over the graves of Haiti’s 300,000 earthquake victims. For all of his promises to do away with corruption and bring the Aristide/Preval thieves to justice, Martelly has done the exact opposite. He goes dancing, with Preval, in an obscene show that is really...
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Absent Haiti quake panel slows reconstruction

November 25, 2011
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Absent Haiti quake panel slows reconstruction

(AP)  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Almost two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, less than half of the $4.6 billion in pledged aid has been disbursed and political squabbling is threatening to bring coordinated reconstruction efforts to an abrupt halt. An ambitious panel tasked with overseeing efforts to rebuild Haiti, co-chaired by former U.S. President...
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Cholera killing hundreds a month in Haiti

November 23, 2011
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Cholera killing hundreds a month in Haiti

A man stricken with cholera waits for relatives to visit at a cholera treatment centre run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) in Port-au-Prince October 21, 2011. REUTERS/Swoan Parker By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA (AlertNet) – Just over a year after the cholera epidemic hit Haiti, hundreds of Haitians are dying of cholera every...
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Haiti official: I don’t know about killings-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 23, 2011
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Haiti official: I don’t know about killings-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

News24.com: Les Cayes – One of 13 Haitian police officers being tried in the killings of inmates during a prison riot in the chaotic aftermath of the 2010 earthquake testified that he doesn’t know who caused the deaths. The assertion by Sylvestre Larack, who oversaw the prison, seemed to stun many in the crowded...
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Haiti justice minister resigns under pressure

November 23, 2011
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Haiti justice minister resigns under pressure

Tiawan News.com: A presidential spokesman says Haiti’s justice minister has stepped down. National Palace spokesman Lucien Jura says Justice Minister Josue Pierre-Louis handed in his resignation Tuesday afternoon. The resignation comes after the Chamber of Deputies asked for his dismissal following the overnight lock up of Dep. Arnel Belizaire in October. The lawmakers were...
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Eurasian Minerals Identifies New Exploration Targets and Adds to Land Position in Haiti

November 23, 2011
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Eurasian Minerals Identifies New Exploration Targets and Adds to Land Position in Haiti

Home Corporate Info Exploration Projects Investor Info News Releases Values Contact Us Tuesday, November 01, 2011 Eurasian Minerals Identifies New Exploration Targets and Adds to Land Position in Haiti View News Release in PDF Format Vancouver, British Columbia, November 1, 2011 (EMX: TSX Venture) – Eurasian Minerals Inc. (the “Company” or “EMX”) is pleased...
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MINISTERE DE L’INTERIEUR, DES COLLECTIVITES TERRITORIALES ET DE LA DEFENSE NATIONALE

November 23, 2011
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MINISTERE DE L’INTERIEUR, DES COLLECTIVITES TERRITORIALES ET DE LA DEFENSE NATIONALE

Le Ministre de l’Intérieur à l’Ecoute des Communautés Port-au-Prince, le 19 novembre 2011 : Dans l’esprit de la nouvelle campagne de proximité souhaitée par le Président de la République, une démarche, visant à rapprocher les actions gouvernementales des besoins de la population, a mené le Ministre de l’Intérieur et des Collectivités Territoriales, Me Thierry...
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THIS COULD BE HAITI IF MINUSTAH NOT CONTROLLED-Failed state: Can DR Congo recover?

November 22, 2011
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THIS COULD BE HAITI IF MINUSTAH NOT CONTROLLED-Failed state: Can DR Congo recover?

As the Democratic Republic of Congo prepares for just its second general elections in four decades on 28 November, Congolese affairs analyst Theodore Trefon considers whether this failed state, still recovering from a war which led to an estimated four million deaths, can ever be rebuilt. People in the Democratic Republic of Congo expect...
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Entre Martelly et Mayard Paul c’est déjà la guerre

November 22, 2011
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Entre Martelly et Mayard Paul c’est déjà la guerre

Écrit par Jean Monard Métellus Dimanche, 20 Novembre 2011 19:36 Ce week-end politique en Haiti est marqué par d’intenses rumeurs et de tractations au plus haut niveau de l’état et elles sont consécutives à la bombe larguée hier samedi à l’émission Ranmase sur Caraïbes concernant les relations supposées désormais tendues entre deux amis qui...
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US unveils new parliament for Haiti lawmakers

November 22, 2011
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US unveils new parliament for Haiti lawmakers

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian lawmakers have a new building where they can pass laws and study the budget. The previous building was severely damaged in the 2010 earthquake. Lawmakers have had to do their work at a police academy and later in a prefabricated structure supplied by the United Nations. The new $1.9...
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Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic Not Waning; Vaccination to Begin

November 22, 2011
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Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic Not Waning; Vaccination to Begin

The United States’ most prominent public health agency is calling the cholera epidemic in Haiti “the worst cholera outbreak in recent history.”  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says cholera continues to spread across Haiti a year after it was first identified, despite better access to clean water.  This, as the United...
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MINISTERS OF INTERIOR AND JUSTICE MAY BE DUMPED THIS WEEK

November 22, 2011
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MINISTERS OF INTERIOR AND JUSTICE MAY BE DUMPED THIS WEEK

November 20, 2011 There is a very real possibility that Josue Pierre-Louis, Minister of Justice and Thierry Mayard-Paul, Minister of the Interior, may be removed from office early next week. Their appointment to the cabinet, and subsequent actions have created a groundswell of negative feelings towards their continued presence. There is also a powerful...
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GAO reports on delays in US quake aid for Haiti

November 20, 2011
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GAO reports on delays in US quake aid for Haiti

By TRENTON DANIEL: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti U.S.-funded projects seeking to help Haiti rebuild after last year’s earthquake have suffered numerous delays, a report by the U.S. Congress’ chief auditor said Thursday. The report from the Government Accountability Office focused on energy, ports and shelter projects for which the U.S. Agency for International Development and the...
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Haiti president backs off new army plan, appoints commission to study how to replace UN forces

November 20, 2011
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Haiti president backs off new army plan, appoints commission to study how to replace UN forces

By Associated Press, Published: November 18 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s president on Friday put off a controversial plan to restore the country’s disbanded military until a commission can be formed to study how best a new army can replace the U.N. peacekeeping force. President Michel Martelly said he was appointing a civilian commission that over...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH PORT-AU-PRINCE UNDER SEIGE LAST WEEK SEES 100 MURDERED, 80 KIDNAPPED INCLUDING FOREIGNERS

November 16, 2011
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH  PORT-AU-PRINCE UNDER SEIGE  LAST WEEK SEES 100 MURDERED, 80 KIDNAPPED INCLUDING FOREIGNERS

November 16, 2011 Haiti is in turmoil as a politically motivated series of murders and kidnaps works to destabilize the nation and Michel Martelly’s government. One Canadian was kidnapped and his ransom paid, but was not released. This usually means that the victim is dead, or soon will be.
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Lack of soap means illness, death for millions of children

November 16, 2011
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Lack of soap means illness, death for millions of children

CNN:By Ashley Fantz It still makes Fatoma Dia’s eyes widen whenever the Hilton hotel cleaning worker sees a bar of barely used soap on a bathroom counter. “This,” she says, picking it up with a gloved hand and dropping it in a brown bucket, “is valuable where I come from.” The 35-year-old grew up...
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Canada questions Haitian gov’t plans for new army

November 16, 2011
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Canada questions Haitian gov’t plans for new army

By TRENTON DANIEL, Associated Press – 9 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s efforts to restore its disbanded army could deplete resources from more pressing matters in the Caribbean nation, which is still recovering from the massive earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands of people almost two years ago, a Canadian diplomat said...
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Haiti – Security : Emergency landing in Cuba, 19 Haitian officials on board

November 16, 2011
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Haiti – Security : Emergency landing in Cuba, 19 Haitian officials on board

The President of Haiti, Michel Martelly informs that a plane carrying 19 officials of Government of Haiti has made an emergency landing in Cuba. He also reported that the plane landed safely and there were no injuries, but he did not specify the state of emergency. Damian Merlo, spokesman for the President Martelly said...
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A true Marshall plan for Haiti By Glenn Hubbard, The Financial Times

November 15, 2011
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A true Marshall plan for Haiti By Glenn Hubbard, The Financial Times

The tragedy in Haiti has attracted an outpouring of aid from governments and non-governmental organisations in the developed world. That is only for the good. But what happens after, when the immediate crisis is past and Haiti moves from relief to recovery? Perhaps the most striking precedent is Europe after the second world war. Like Haiti...
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