US MARINES OFF SHORE – READY TO INTERVENE AT THE FIRST SUGGESTION OF VIOLENCE, AS PRESIDENT MARTELLY LEAVES A POWER VACUUM, WITH HIS DEPARTURE

February 6, 2016
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US MARINES OFF SHORE – READY TO INTERVENE AT THE FIRST SUGGESTION OF VIOLENCE, AS PRESIDENT MARTELLY LEAVES A POWER VACUUM, WITH HIS DEPARTURE

2/5/16, 2:35:28 PM: Secretary of State John Kerry deployed Ambassador Kenneth Merten to Haiti last night,  for a  meeting with outgoing President Martelly – to ensure his safe departure is guaranteed   Sunday Feb 7th. As a precautionary measure, SOUTHCOM  has ordered the mobilization of a Strategic Amphibious Platoon, of the United States Marine Corp,...
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Nouvelle proposition de l’exécutif

February 6, 2016
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Nouvelle proposition de l’exécutif

5/16, 5:50:31 PM: RÉPUBLIQUE D’HAÏTI Accord minimal entre les trois pouvoirs de l’Etat pour la continuité institutionnelle à l’issue de la fin du mandat du Président de la République en l’absence d’un président élu et la poursuite du processus électoral entamé en 2015 Vu les articles 58, 59, 59-1, 60, 60-1, 60-2, 133, 134-1,134-2,...
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FORCES ARMEES D’HAITI GROUPS MOVE THROUGH PORT-AU-PRINCE TOWARDS THE PALACE – OPPOSITION ELEMENTS MURDER ONE SOLDIER

February 6, 2016
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FORCES ARMEES D’HAITI GROUPS MOVE THROUGH PORT-AU-PRINCE TOWARDS THE PALACE – OPPOSITION ELEMENTS MURDER ONE SOLDIER

February 5, 2016 The population cheered as their new military passed by. The Opposition has now indicated their true goal – the creation of  violence. One soldier has been killed by Opposition gunmen. The situation is very fluid. Anything can happen. It is time for MINUSTAH and the PNH to make a show of...
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Haïti: le président Martelly, sans successeur, fait ses adieux

February 5, 2016
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Haïti: le président Martelly, sans successeur, fait ses adieux

Agrandir Le président haïtien, Michel Martelly PHOTO HECTOR RETAMAL, AFP Agence France-Presse PORT-AU-PRINCE Le président haïtien Michel Martelly, sans successeur suite au report des élections, a déclaré jeudi qu’il ne «regrette pas un jour» des cinq années passées à la tête de l’État dans un discours prononcé à 48 heures de la fin de...
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An Online Ticket Machine: The Early Stages Of Digital employment In Haiti

February 5, 2016
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An Online Ticket Machine: The Early Stages Of Digital employment In Haiti

A Translokal Team member testing the website. By Berdine Edmond / World Bank. What if you could book your bus ticket in Haiti in under two minutes instead of four hours? Translokal, the start-up that is getting ready to launch Haiti’s first online ticket booking agency, will give close to 500,000 travelers each year...
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Haiti parliament convenes but doesn’t discuss looming crisis

February 5, 2016
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Haiti parliament convenes but doesn’t discuss looming crisis

By Associated Press Published: 18:10 EST, 4 February 2016 | Updated: 18:10 EST, 4 February 2016 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s new parliament has convened in its first session but there was no public debate about a looming constitutional crisis with the weekend departure of the president. Twenty-two senators and 92 deputies were present...
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Note to Press

February 5, 2016
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Note to Press


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AND HAITI THINKS IT HAS ELECTORAL PROBLEMS – LOOKS LIKE MASSIVE FRAUD IN USA

February 5, 2016
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AND HAITI THINKS IT HAS ELECTORAL PROBLEMS – LOOKS LIKE MASSIVE FRAUD IN USA

Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign stop at the Rochester Opera House Thursday in Rochester, N.H. (John Minchillo/AP) By Tom Hamburger February 4 at 8:34 PM Amid growing reports of irregularities in the Iowa Democratic caucuses, Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign said late Thursday that the state party had rebuffed...
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Haiti urgently needs international help overcoming its political crisis-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 4, 2016
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Haiti urgently needs international help overcoming its political crisis-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A supporter of presidential candidate Jovenel Moise waves a Haitian national flag during a march to demand elections be reinstated, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 2. (Dieu Nalio Chery/Associated Press) By Editorial Board February 3 at 6:57 PM AFTER MONTHS of mounting instability and political violence, Haiti now is days away from a full-bore...
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Official launch of 50 sports academies across the country

February 4, 2016
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Official launch of 50 sports academies across the country

Haiti Libre: Monday, the government officially launched the implementation of 50 social and sports academies spread throughout the national territory. Three ministries are involved in this vast project and their ministers were present at the launch: Wilson Laleau (Economics), Jimmy Albert (Sport) and Ariel Henry (Social Affairs). Besides these Ministers were present the national...
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Towards the exploitation of the full potential of Moringa

February 4, 2016
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Towards the exploitation of the full potential of Moringa

Haiti Libre: Pursuant to a resolution passed to the States General of malnutrition in 2012 by the Ministry of Health, the Government has decided to promote the Doliv-Moringa (Moringa oleifera), which is since considered one of the main control tools against malnutrition in Haiti. The Government considers that Moringa can play an important role...
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How 50 couples in Haiti get to have their dream wedding

February 4, 2016
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How 50 couples in Haiti get to have their dream wedding

Hannah Yoon / Freelancer Nicola Topsom stands by dresses at Betroth Bridal Shop in Cambridge. The shop donated 200 dresses to Topsom’s Floriana Wedding Project, which allows Hatian brides affordable dresses. By: Nancy J. White Living Reporter, Published on Tue Feb 02 2016 Church, check. Photographer, check. Fifty wedding dresses, check. If arranging one...
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MUST PASS THE BATON FROM ONE RUNNER TO ANOTHER, NOT SOMEONE SITTING ON THE SIDELINES – “UN PRESIDENT LEGITIMEMENT ELU REMPLACE UN PRESIDENT ELU.”

February 2, 2016
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MUST PASS THE BATON FROM ONE RUNNER TO ANOTHER, NOT SOMEONE SITTING ON THE SIDELINES – “UN PRESIDENT LEGITIMEMENT ELU REMPLACE UN PRESIDENT ELU.”

February 1, 2016 A basic requirement, for the successful function of a Democratic Government, is the passing of authority from one sitting president – to another elected President.  Like a relay race, the baton must be passed from one runner, to the next, and on to the next until a final victory is won....
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OAS Mission Chief Hopeful Haiti Can Settle Political Crisis – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 2, 2016
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OAS Mission Chief Hopeful Haiti Can Settle Political Crisis – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Feb 3, 2016, 12:13 AM ET After three days of meetings, the chief of a regional mission is hopeful but not necessarily confident that Haiti’s political crisis can be resolved before the scheduled end of the president’s term this weekend. At outgoing President Michel Martelly’s request,...
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Fears Zika virus could contaminate emergency blood supply

February 2, 2016
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Fears Zika virus could contaminate emergency blood supply

Getty Concerns: Doctors fear the virus can be spread through sex New concerns have emerged over the widespread Zika epidemic as it’s feared the virus can be spread through sex and can impact blood donations. Scientists probing the rapid onslaught of the virus claim pregnant women can catch it through unprotected sex. At least...
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Haiti opposition rejects president’s plan for interim government- Added COMMENTARY Haitian-Truth

February 2, 2016
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Haiti opposition rejects president’s plan for interim government- Added COMMENTARY Haitian-Truth

Reuters-PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti’s opposition on Tuesday rejected a proposal by outgoing President Michel Martelly to form a temporary government to organise elections, after a run-off presidential vote was cancelled last month amid violence and allegations of fraud. Martelly, who heads Haiti’s government, is due to leave office on Sunday. A Jan. 24 run-off to choose...
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Demonstrators in Haiti hit streets over political crisis

February 2, 2016
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Demonstrators in Haiti hit streets over political crisis

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Hundreds of Haitians took to the streets Tuesday to protest against a potential transitional government, with President Michel Martelly due to leave office but not yet replaced. Martelly’s term ends Sunday. And with no successor in place, Haiti is in constitutional crisis again after the January 24 presidential vote runoff was...
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Haiti PM to resign so consensus government can be formed – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 2, 2016
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Haiti PM to resign so consensus government can be formed – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Joseph Guyler Delva 4 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti’s prime minister is expected to resign as part of an effort to form an interim government to take over from outgoing President Michel Martelly, two senior government sources said, after a botched election and violent street protests last month. Martelly, who heads Haiti’s...
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SONG BY MICHEL MARTELLY JEERS AT FEMALE JOURNALIST – ACTUALLY A PAYBACK FOR HER DEVASTATING UNTRUE, SLANDEROUS ONGOING ATTACK ON MARTELLY’S YOUNG SON OLIVIER, CLAIMING HE WAS ARRESTED IN MIAMI WHEN THIS WAS NOT TRUE. – SEE VIDEO

February 2, 2016
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SONG BY MICHEL MARTELLY JEERS AT FEMALE JOURNALIST – ACTUALLY A PAYBACK FOR HER DEVASTATING UNTRUE, SLANDEROUS  ONGOING ATTACK ON MARTELLY’S YOUNG SON OLIVIER, CLAIMING HE WAS ARRESTED IN MIAMI WHEN THIS WAS NOT TRUE. – SEE VIDEO

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Feb 2, 2016, 12:32 AM ET Haiti’s outgoing president has released a brash pop song jeering at his critics and aiming sexually suggestive lyrics at his main target, an award-winning female journalist. In an unusual move by a sitting leader, President Michel Martelly released during what...
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Zika virus: Brazil journalist speaks out over microcephaly fear

February 2, 2016
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Zika virus: Brazil journalist speaks out over microcephaly fear

BBC Image copyright Ana Carolina CaceresBrazilian journalist Ana Carolina Caceres, 24, was born with microcephaly, a congenital malformation that means babies are born with abnormally small heads and may suffer from delayed brain development. The condition is suspected to be linked to the Zika virus, which has been spreading through the Americas. Dismayed by...
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