Est-ce une nouvelle facon de dire que les Haitienss manquent un chromosome?

May 30, 2012
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Est-ce une nouvelle facon de dire que les Haitienss manquent un chromosome?

Haïti : 3 décennies de retard par rapport à la République dominicaine Le Nouvelliste | Publier le : 2012-05-28 30 ans. C’est le retard affiché par Haïti face à la République dominicaine, selon le coordonateur spécial du département d’État américain pour Haïti, Thomas Adams, en visite ce week-end à Ottawa sur le dossier d’Haïti. Thomas Adams,...
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Chagas Disease, an incurable infection, called the ‘new AIDS of the Americas’: report

May 30, 2012
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Chagas Disease, an incurable infection, called the ‘new AIDS of the Americas’: report

Is this the disease that killed Charles Darwin? By Meghan Neal / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Oxford Scientific/Getty Images Chagas disease is a parasitic infection transmitted by blood-sucking insects, largely in impovershed areas. Reuters Experts say Charles Darwin suffered from Chagas disease, being called the “new AIDS of the Americas.” Experts have dubbed it...
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Spanish oil company Repsol to stop drilling in Cuba

May 29, 2012
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Spanish oil company Repsol to stop drilling in Cuba

29 May 2012 Last updated at 15:12 ET The rig can be seen from the seafront in Havana Spanish company Repsol has said it is pulling out of Cuba after failing in a recent attempt to find oil off the island. Chairman Antonio Brufau told journalists and investors that Repsol “won’t do another” well...
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Armed Civilians Dislodged, Guy Philippe Denounces

May 29, 2012
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Armed Civilians Dislodged, Guy Philippe Denounces

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – The Superior Council of National Security (CSPN) expressed satisfaction with the May 18th dislodging of armed men and women claiming to be former and aspiring soldiers of the Armed Forces of Haiti. The former Commander of the Liberation Army, Guy Philippe, denounced the operation for having taken place on May...
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Dr. Pran Kundi seeks out information on Haitian child

May 29, 2012
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Dr. Pran Kundi seeks out information on Haitian child

By Allan Benner, The Tribune Dr. Pran Kundi holds a three-year-old boy he treated during two weeks spent in Haiti working with Mission of Hope. He called it an overwhelming experience. WELLAND - Dr. Pran Kundi has not forgotten the child who stole his heart. In the months since returning from Leveque, Haiti, in February, the...
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Haiti – Politic : Serious consequences in case of publication of the Constitution…

May 29, 2012
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Haiti – Politic : Serious consequences in case of publication of the Constitution…

Reacting to the possible publication of the text of the amended Constitution, the historian Georges Michel explains the consequences of such a decision “…the President Martelly has a report of group of independent jurists who explains by A + B that we can not publish these amendments http://www.haitilibre.com/article-5106-haiti-constitution-rapport-du-groupe-de-juristes-independants-texte-integral.html (in french) But he is the...
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Corruption in Haitian Gov’t Goes from Bad to Worse

May 29, 2012
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Corruption in Haitian Gov’t Goes from Bad to Worse

DefentHT WASHINGTON, D.C. (defend.ht) – The 2011 Human Rights Report by the U.S. State Department found that even as the government changed from Preval to Martelly, corruption “remained widespread in all branches and at all levels of government” where “officials often engaged in corrupt practices with impunity.” According to the Chairman of the Port-au-Prince...
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Haiti to pay mothers school incentives via mobile

May 29, 2012
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Haiti to pay mothers school incentives via mobile

The earthquake of January 2010 devastated much of Port-au-Prince The government in Haiti says it will begin transferring cash credits to mothers who send their children to school regularly. Each mother will receive up to $20 (£13) a month and the transfers will be made via mobile phone. The programme, called Ti Manman Cheri,...
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Haiti Faces 30-Year Climb to Middle Income Status, says U.S. Official

May 29, 2012
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Haiti Faces 30-Year Climb to Middle Income Status, says U.S. Official

OTTAWA – It will take Haiti the better part three decades to become a middle income country on par with its Caribbean island neighbour, the Dominican Republic, says the top U.S. official on the file. But Thomas Adams, the State Department’s special co-ordinator for Haiti, told The Canadian Press that “realistic” estimate should not...
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Droits humains : Washington dresse un sombre tableau de la situation en Haïti

May 28, 2012
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Droits humains : Washington dresse un sombre tableau de la situation en Haïti

Dans son dernier rapport rendu public jeudi, le Département d’Etat dénonce la persistance de la corruption dans les différents organes du pouvoir, l’implication de policiers et magistrats dans de graves violations des droits de la personne comme des exécutions extrajudiciaires, la surpopulation carcérale dans des prisons insalubres tout en relevant des violences au sein...
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Les travaux d’infrastructures routières créent la panique

May 28, 2012
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Les travaux d’infrastructures routières créent la panique

Joubert Rochefort joubertrochefort@yahoo.fr Plusieurs travaux de réhabilitation routière sont inachevés. D’autres sont tout simplement abandonnés. Malgré les nombreuses promesses d’aménagement, les décisions sont encore au fond d’un tiroir. Une situation qui aggrave l’embouteillage et génère le banditisme dans la capitale. Le pont de Delmas 40B Mercidieu Moranvil 6 Il est 1 heure passée de...
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Les élections, oui, mais…

May 28, 2012
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Les élections, oui, mais…

LeNouvelliste:Robenson Geffrard rgeffrard@lenouvelliste.com Les élections pour renouveler le tiers du Sénat et les collectivités territoriales ne seront pas possibles en novembre prochain, selon plusieurs organisations politiques. Suite à l’annonce du Premier ministre Laurent Lamothe, la classe politique exige beaucoup de réponses à de nombreuses appréhensions. Mirlande Manigat 8 10 sénateurs, 142 conseils municipaux et...
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Michel Martelly revoit l’administration publique

May 28, 2012
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Michel Martelly revoit l’administration publique

LeMatin:Depuis l’installation du nouveau Premier ministre Laurent Salvador Lamothe, l’exécutif a opéré des changements dans certaines institutions qui n’avaient pas été touchées depuis l’arrivée de Michel Martelly à la présidence. D’autres établissements publics dont les directeurs ont récemment été changés par le Président ont encore connu des mutations. > Tandis que l’on attendait encore...
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Many hospitals, doctors offer cash discount for medical bills

May 28, 2012
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Many hospitals, doctors offer cash discount for medical bills

The lowest price is usually available only if patients don’t use their health insurance. In one case, blood tests that cost an insured patient $415 would have been $95 in cash. By Chad TerhuneMay 27, 2012, 5:00 a.m. A Long Beach hospital charged Jo Ann Snyder $6,707 for a CT scan of her abdomen...
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‘Emergency plan’ to eradicate polio launched

May 27, 2012
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‘Emergency plan’ to eradicate polio launched

Anuradha Gupta, from India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, says they remain vigilant despite becoming free of the disease Tackling polio has entered “emergency mode” according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative after “explosive” outbreaks in countries previously free of the disease. It has launched a plan to boost vaccination in Nigeria, Pakistan...
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Investors plan soccer stadium for Haiti shantytown

May 27, 2012
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Investors plan soccer stadium for Haiti shantytown

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A local sports hero, a New York real estate developer and a well-known architect are teaming up to build a soccer stadium in Haiti’s notorious Cite Soleil, hoping to revive the seaside shantytown known throughout the hemisphere for its extreme poverty and gang battles. Foreign investors in Haiti have largely directed...
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Haitian dance troupe Ayikodans provide intense, thrilling performance

May 27, 2012
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Haitian dance troupe Ayikodans provide intense, thrilling performance

By Jordan Levin jlevin@MiamiHerald.com Physically ripped and emotionally expansive, the Haitian dance troupe Ayikodans returned to Miami and the Adrienne Arsht Center on Friday evening. The swell of emotion that surrounded the troupe’s performance there a year ago, as community leaders gathered to support a company on the verge of collapse after the Haitian...
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‘Really quite disastrous’

May 27, 2012
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‘Really quite disastrous’

WashingtonPost: By Editorial Board, Saturday, May 26, 3:23 PM AS THE WORLD’S worst outbreak of cholera continues to ravage Haiti, international donors have averted their gaze. Humanitarian relief groups, short of cash, are folding their tents. A pilot project to vaccinate Haitians against the disease, recently undertaken at a cost of $400,000, reached only 1 percent...
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Joseph Lambert et Kelly C. Bastien exclus officiellement de la Plateforme INITE

May 27, 2012
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Joseph Lambert et Kelly C. Bastien exclus officiellement de la Plateforme INITE

C’est ce qui ressort de la conclusion d’une résolution adoptée par le directoire de la plateforme. « Vu les récents positionnements de des uns et des autres, il parut nécessaire, opportun et impérieux de traiter définitivement le cas des sénateurs Joseph Lambert et Kelly Bastien », lit-on dans une note expédiée à la rédaction...
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Les Milliards d’Haïti – Une Exclusive Interview de Colin Powell…

May 27, 2012
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Les Milliards d’Haïti – Une Exclusive Interview de Colin Powell…

Why The US Owes Haiti Billions – The Briefest History (Original English Version below) Les Milliards d’Haïti – Une exclusive interview  de Colin Powell Collin Powell se passe de présentation. « De sensibilité plutôt démocrate, le général Powell reste fidèle au parti de Ronald Reagan (républicain), entraînant avec lui bon nombre de Noirs américains,...
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