Resistance spread ‘compromising’ fight against malaria

April 6, 2012
By `
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...
Read more »

A solution to the south’s water woes?

April 6, 2012
By `
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...
Read more »

‘Haitian Masters’: 1950s-1980s

April 6, 2012
By `
‘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,...
Read more »

Cholera Solutions for Haiti

April 6, 2012
By `
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...
Read more »

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

April 6, 2012
By `
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...
Read more »

Cholera, sanitation, and suspicion in Haiti

April 5, 2012
By `
Cholera, sanitation, and suspicion in Haiti

scienceblogs.com-Deborah Sontag’s New York Times piece “Haiti’s Cholera Outraced the Experts and Tainted the UN” is a reminder that while public attention to the earthquake-ravaged country has waned, cholera still presents a major threat to the country’s people. It’s also just a sad story about how one apparently small malfunction can have disastrous consequences...
Read more »

Chavez back in Venezuela after Cuba cancer treatment

April 5, 2012
By `
Chavez back in Venezuela after Cuba cancer treatment

5 April 2012 Last updated at 02:57 ET BBC Mr Chavez has said he will be going back and forth to Cuba for treatment Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned to Venezuela after undergoing a further session of cancer treatment in Cuba. Mr Chavez, who is running for re-election this year, said his second...
Read more »

THE MARTELLY MESS

April 5, 2012
By `
THE MARTELLY MESS

April 4, 2012 Who cares if Martelly took some cash from a Dominican senator? What has been reported is peanuts, compared with the cash gobbled up by Haiti’s Senators and Deputies who must be bribed in order to do their duties. Unfortunately, the money upon which we are focused is but a grain of...
Read more »

Dominican Republic and Haiti continue plans against malaria

April 5, 2012
By `
Dominican Republic and Haiti continue plans against malaria

Santo Domingo. Efforts to eliminate two mosquito-borne diseases –malaria and lymphatic filariasis– in Haiti and the Dominican Republic are ongoing, with the first of four binational meetings on the issue to take place in 2012, held in Santo Domingo on March 29 – 30 this year. Participating are technical teams of the National Center...
Read more »

Journalist critical of efforts in Haiti Former reporter says aid groups haven’t delivered lasting change

April 5, 2012
By `
Journalist critical of efforts in Haiti Former reporter says aid groups haven’t delivered lasting change

By STEPHEN DI BENEDETTO The Register-Mail GALESBURG — The numerous aid groups that clamored to rebuild Haiti following a destructive earthquake two years ago have since failed to achieve long-lasting improvements to the island’s infrastructure, a former international journalist told a group of Knox College students Wednesday. Jonathan Katz, a former Associated Press journalist...
Read more »

Civils armés, « Je ne suis pas leur chef » dit Guy Philippe

April 5, 2012
By `
Civils armés, « Je ne suis pas leur chef » dit Guy Philippe

Même s’il a toujours supporté publiquement le mouvement des « civils armés », l’homme fort du département de la Grand ‘Anse nie toute implication dans l’armement de ces gens. Guy Philippe, qui revient en force sur la scène politique après plusieurs années dans le maquis, se dit prêt à aider à trouver une solution...
Read more »

Bautista nie tout

April 5, 2012
By `
Bautista nie tout

LeNouvelliste: Haïti: Au coeur d’une affaire de corruption présumée dont les soubresauts sont suivis des deux côtés de l’île, le sénateur Felix Bautista a nié avoir financé la campagne du président d’Haïti, Michel Joseph Martelly, dans un communiqué rendu public et repris par des médias dominicains, dont Listin Diario. « Je n’ai jamais donné...
Read more »

HAITI BROILER’S Fun in the Son Festival Brings the Hope and Help of the Good News to Haiti

April 4, 2012
By `
HAITI BROILER’S Fun in the Son Festival Brings the Hope and Help of the Good News to Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — At the invitation of hundreds of Haiti’s churches, the Luis Palau Association joined with local company Haiti Broilers to host the Fun in the Son Festival, an evangelistic outreach in and around Port-au-Prince. Nearly 1,000 local churches collaborated with the Palau Association to reach thousands...
Read more »

Below average Atlantic hurricane season forecast

April 4, 2012
By `
Below average Atlantic hurricane season forecast

MIAMI — The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season will be “below average” with 10 tropical storms, four of which will strengthen into hurricanes, Colorado State University forecasters predicted on Wednesday. Two of those will become major hurricanes with winds of at least 111 miles per hour, the team founded by forecasting pioneer William Gray said....
Read more »

Haiti – Politique : Mme. Myrlande Manigat opposée à la publication de l’amendement constitutionnel

April 4, 2012
By `
Haiti – Politique : Mme. Myrlande Manigat opposée à la publication de l’amendement constitutionnel

La secrétaire générale du Rassemblement des Démocrates Nationaux Progressistes (RDNP), Myrlande Manigat, réitère son opposition à la publication de l’amendement de la constitution de 1987. Intervenant dans le cadre d’une conférence débat réalisée par la convention des partis politiques à la veille du 25 eme anniversaire du referendum sur la constitution, l’ex candidate à...
Read more »

DOMINICAN VIDEO ON MARTELLY CORRUPTION

April 4, 2012
By `
DOMINICAN VIDEO ON MARTELLY CORRUPTION


Read more »

New York City Run Gets Haitian Children Back to School-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 4, 2012
By `
New York City Run Gets Haitian Children Back to School-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

NEW YORK, April 3, 2012 — 4-Mile Public Run/Walk Part of Celebrity-Supported Campaign for Concern Worldwide NEW YORK, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – On April 14, Concern Worldwide US, the international humanitarian organization is hosting its 14th Annual Spring Run in New York’s Central Park. The event, which is open to the public, supports...
Read more »

Haiti: Remobilized Soldiers Removed from Public Building in Saint Marc

April 4, 2012
By `
Haiti: Remobilized Soldiers Removed from Public Building in Saint Marc

SAINT MARC, Haiti (defend.ht) – After police intervention, demobilized soldiers stationed in St. Marc were forced to leave Monday night a building they had occupied for the past weekend, at the southern entrance of the city. “We did not have the will to fight. The military did not give up. We just folded,” said...
Read more »

Haïti-RD-Corruption : le sénateur Bautista aurait admis avoir aidé 2 candidats

April 4, 2012
By `
Haïti-RD-Corruption : le sénateur Bautista aurait admis avoir aidé 2 candidats

Le Matin:Le sénateur dominicain Felix Bautista a reconnu samedi avoir aidé les deux candidats à la présidence, durant la période électorale en Haïti, selon un présentateur d’un programme « telenoticias » qui interviewait la journaliste investigatrice Nuria Peria sur les réactions de la présidence haïtienne. Le présentateur qui s’est demandé si la loi électorale...
Read more »

CORRUPTION ENCORE?? Des accords signés dans des conditions irrégulières

April 4, 2012
By `
CORRUPTION ENCORE??  Des accords signés dans des conditions irrégulières

LeMatin:Le député de la circonscription Croix-des-Bouquets/Thomazeau dénonce les accords signés entre les ministres dominicain et haïtien des Affaires étrangères évalués à plus de 500 millions de dollars. Cet argent, actuellement disponible à la Banque centrale dominicaine, constitue le bénéfice réalisé par le Venezuela sur son projet Petro Caribe en République voisine. Le député de...
Read more »