Mésentente au sein de la commission sénatoriale

April 10, 2012
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LeNouvelliste: Mésentente au sein de la commission sénatoriale Le dossier du Premier ministre désigné, Laurent Lamothe, semble diviser les membres de la commission analysant ses documents au Sénat de la République. Cette commission spéciale présidée par le sénateur Rodolphe Joazile n’arrive toujours pas à s’entendre sur la conclusion du rapport à soumettre à l’Assemblée,...
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Black passengers add another facet to Titanic story

April 9, 2012
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Black passengers add another facet to Titanic story

A twice-overlooked passenger has local ties. Joseph Laroche and family in Paris. He was of the only black passengers on the Titanic. (Family photo / April 8, 2012) Dawn Turner TriceApril 9, 2012 In preparing his 1997 movie “Titanic” for 3-D, James Cameron reportedly reshot a scene because an astronomer told him that the...
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Mary Anastasia O’Grady on US Policy in the Americas, China and Haiti

April 9, 2012
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Mary Anastasia O’Grady on US Policy in the Americas, China and Haiti

Above: Guatemala’s Otto Perez Molina, Haiti’s Michel Martelly and Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez By Alexander Britell This week, heads of state from around the region will gather in Cartagena, Colombia for the Sixth Summit of the Americas, on the theme of integrated prosperity in the region. As Latin America and the Caribbean continue to grow...
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Haiti aims for tourism transformation as earthquake recovery continues

April 9, 2012
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Haiti aims for tourism transformation as earthquake recovery continues

Two luxury hotel properties are set to open in the next two years. Marriott More than two years after the earthquake which destroyed much of Haiti in January 2010, the country is slowly rebuilding its tourism industry. More than two years after the devastating earthquake which destroyed much of Haiti in January 2010, things...
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Venezuela’s Chavez returns to Cuba for more treatment

April 9, 2012
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Venezuela’s Chavez returns to Cuba for more treatment

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned to Cuba for a third round of radiotherapy to treat a recurrence of his cancer. President Chavez announced his departure from Caracas in a Twitter message sent from the airport. “Heading for Havana with faith in Resurrected Christ. We’ll keep living and keep winning!” President Chavez had surgery...
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A NEW GENERATION OF CARPET BAGGERS INVADES HAITI FROM THE UNITED STATES

April 9, 2012
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A NEW GENERATION OF CARPET BAGGERS INVADES HAITI FROM THE UNITED STATES

March 13, 2012 Haiti was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2010. Since that time, has struggled to recover from this disaster that killed some 367,000 people, injured countless others and destroyed many buildings. The International Community stepped in, pledging billions of dollars in assistance to revive, and reconstruct this tiny Caribbean nation. Over...
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TRUTH IN ADVERTISING MINUSTAH PROMISES TO MOLEST ANYONE ENTERING THEIR CAMP !!!

April 8, 2012
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TRUTH IN ADVERTISING  MINUSTAH PROMISES TO MOLEST ANYONE ENTERING THEIR CAMP !!!

Easter Sunday. 2012 MINUSTAH has a huge camp on the international airport in Haiti. The walls of their enclosure host dozens, and dozens of signs promising that those who violate their borders will be molested. See for yourself.
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Death Toll in Haiti Truck Accident Climbs to 26

April 8, 2012
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Death Toll in Haiti Truck Accident Climbs to 26

The number of Haitian merchants who died in a truck accident outside the Caribbean nation’s capital climbed to 26, the government said Sunday. President Michel Martelly’s office said in a statement that the passengers died when their truck flipped on National Highway 2 near the western town of Petit Goave. Thirty people were wounded,...
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Une cinquantaine de morts dans un accident près de Petit-Goâve

April 8, 2012
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Une cinquantaine de morts dans un accident près de Petit-Goâve

Dans cette tragédie de trop sur les routes haïtiennes, 25 passagers ont rendu l’âme sur place Publié le samedi 7 avril 2012 Au moins quelque 44 personnes ont péri dans un terrible accident de la circulation qui s’est produit samedi après-midi sur la nationale #2 à hauteur du morne Tapion, près de la ville...
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Haitian Mobile Telephone Carrier Haïtel Off

April 8, 2012
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Haitian Mobile Telephone Carrier Haïtel Off

Friday, 06 April 2012 19:57 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – Less than a week after its sequestration by the Haitian government, the mobile phone company HAITEL no longer works but no announcement was been made ​​to its customers. The news was learned by the Haiti Press Network, which found that no calls can be made...
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Haiti: Senate Committee Submits Report on Prime Minister, Not Without Controversy

April 6, 2012
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Haiti: Senate Committee Submits Report on Prime Minister, Not Without Controversy

Thursday, 05 April 2012 18:52 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – The Senate Committee studying the Prime Minister-designate Laurent Lamothe’s eligibility for ratification submitted its report on Wednesday recommending ratification, but not without controversy. According to Senator Mélius Hyppolite (Nord-Ouest/Alternative), a member of the ratification committee, Lamothe obtained two certificates of residence, one from the municipality...
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Haiti president’s surgery in Miami successfully completed-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 6, 2012
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Haiti president’s surgery in Miami successfully completed-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Associated Press, Published: April 5 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The office of Haiti’s President Michel Martelly says the leader has completed surgery on his right shoulder in Miami. The presidential office’s announcement early Friday morning said the arthoscopic surgery went well and that Martelly will spend a few days recovering in the Florida city. Martelly...
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Hugo Chavez en Route to Brazilian Hospital with Complications?

April 6, 2012
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Hugo Chavez en Route to Brazilian Hospital with Complications?

Brazilian media is reporting that ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez will make an emergency trip to Brazil after allegedly suffering intestinal burns during his radiation treatment in Cuba. Chávez, who in June of last year revealed that Cuban doctors had removed a cancerous tumor from his abdominal region, has been going back-and-forth from the...
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The People vs. The Pirates: Controversy Abounds in Haitian Reconstruction Investigations

April 6, 2012
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The People vs. The Pirates: Controversy Abounds in Haitian Reconstruction Investigations

Kevin Edmonds The Other Side of Paradise With the release of two separate investigations this week, it is becoming increasingly clear why the reconstruction has failed the Haitian people on such a massive scale—it is lucrative business opportunity first, with the humanitarian priorities coming in at a distant second.On March 30, the Washington-based Center...
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CHAVEZ NOT OPTIMISTIC ABOUT SURVIVAL

April 6, 2012
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CHAVEZ NOT OPTIMISTIC ABOUT SURVIVAL

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez attended Mass with family Thursday after returning from his latest round of radiation therapy treatment in Cuba, talking emotionally about his struggle with cancer. Amid prayers, Chavez’s spoke earnestly of his hopes for survival. “Give me life even if it’s … painful life. I don’t care....
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Resistance spread ‘compromising’ fight against malaria

April 6, 2012
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Resistance spread ‘compromising’ fight against malaria

By Matt McGrath Science reporter, BBC World Service Malaria is spread by mosquitoes Scientists have found new evidence that resistance to the front-line treatments for malaria is increasing. They have confirmed that resistant strains of the malaria parasite on the border between Thailand and Burma, 500 miles (800km) away from previous sites. Researchers say...
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A solution to the south’s water woes?

April 6, 2012
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A solution to the south’s water woes?

5 April 2012 Last updated at 08:15 ET BBC Hosepipe bans affecting about 20 million customers have been introduced by seven water authorities in parts of southern and eastern England. Unseasonably dry winters have contributed to the current situation, but with climate change a concern, water companies must look for new ways to ensure...
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‘Haitian Masters’: 1950s-1980s

April 6, 2012
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‘Haitian Masters’: 1950s-1980s

NY times: 210 11th Avenue, at 25th Street, Chelsea Through April 14 It is not news that extraordinary paintings were made in Haiti during much of the 20th century. The artists, largely self-taught, started becoming known in the 1940s, when the Centre d’Art in Port-au-Prince, which offered studios, classrooms and galleries, was founded. Still,...
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Cholera Solutions for Haiti

April 6, 2012
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Cholera Solutions for Haiti

NY times: To the Editor: “Global Failures on a Haitian Epidemic” (front page, April 1) draws long-overdue attention to the health crisis in Haiti. Eradicating cholera is a goal that requires a billion-dollar investment in water and sanitation. Until such an infrastructure can be built and managed, we must partner with Haitians to provide...
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Haiti’s president goes to Miami for surgery on right shoulder, months after operation on left

April 6, 2012
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Haiti’s president goes to Miami for surgery on right shoulder, months after operation on left

NY times:PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian President Michel Martelly has gone to Miami for an operation on his right shoulder. The presidential office’s announcement Wednesday night doesn’t include specific details on the problem. But the 50-year-old Martelly had surgery on his left shoulder in November to relieve pain that he said had bothered him for...
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