Affaire Guy Philippe : entente souterraine, contradictions, contre-attaque du gouvernement américain.-

March 11, 2017
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Affaire Guy Philippe : entente souterraine, contradictions, contre-attaque du gouvernement américain.-

11 mars 2017, www.lenational.org Dans mon dernier article paru dans Le National sur l’Affaire Guy Philippe, j’avais mentionné une requête en dessaisissement pour défaut de compétence personnelle soumise par l’avocate de M. Philippe au tribunal fédéral du Sud de la Floride. En gros, Me Zeljka Bozanic essayait d’obtenir un non-lieu sur la base de...
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Haiti says final farewell to former president Preval

March 11, 2017
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Haiti says final farewell to former president Preval

Members of the National Palace General Security Unit (USGPN) carry the coffin of Haiti’s former President Rene Preval after his funeral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, March 11, 2017. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares By Makini Brice | PORT-AU-PRINCE Thousands of Haitians gathered on Saturday to say an emotional final farewell to former President Rene Preval, 74, the...
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UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945

March 11, 2017
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UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945

The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid “a catastrophe”. UN humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien said that more than 20 million people faced the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria. Unicef has already warned 1.4m...
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Declaration de Politique Générale du Premier Ministre Nomme Jack Guy

March 11, 2017
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Declaration de Politique Générale du Premier Ministre Nomme Jack Guy

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Cause of Death a Mystery on Eve of Preval’s Funeral

March 10, 2017
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Cause of Death a Mystery on Eve of Preval’s Funeral

VOA News: Former Haitian President Michel Martelly, left, comforts Patricia Preval, the daughter of Haiti’s late former President Rene Preval, at the Sainte Claire hospital in Petion-Ville, Haiti, March 3, 2017. As Haiti prepares for Saturday’s state funeral for former President Rene Garcia Préval, his death has taken on an air of intrigue. When...
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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP man arrested after allegedly ordering half kilo of cocaine from Haiti

March 10, 2017
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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP man arrested after allegedly ordering half kilo of cocaine from Haiti

TRENTON – An Egg Harbor Township man was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 28 by members of the Atlantic City Task Force and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations on first-degree drug charges after they seized a half kilo of cocaine that was allegedly mailed to him and found 120 pounds of marijuana in a shed at his...
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U.N. pullout looms in Haiti as U.S. presses for cuts

March 10, 2017
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U.N. pullout looms in Haiti as U.S. presses for cuts

CITE SOLEIL, Haiti — A few dozen Brazilian troops wearing the blue helmets of the U.N. military force stroll through a dense warren of shacks in Haiti’s most notorious slum, facing no greater threat than a few barking dogs along some of the same streets where pitched gunbattles between gangs and peacekeepers used to...
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Article from 1997: Details on how Jean Bertrand Aristide killed his political opponents – Haiti’s deteriorating democracy

March 10, 2017
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Article from 1997: Details on how Jean Bertrand Aristide killed his political opponents –  Haiti’s deteriorating democracy

by Charles Lane, The New Republic Port-au-Prince Sept 25, 1997 The Haitian police who stumbled upon Eddy Arbrouet one night last May thought he was a dangerous bank robber, but they probably didn’t know just how dangerous until Eddy and his gang opened fire. Amid the hail of heavy- caliber bullets, one cop dove...
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MOMENT OF TRUTH – MONDAY LAFONTANT PRESENTS HIMSELF AND CABINET FOR SENATE APPROVAL

March 10, 2017
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MOMENT OF TRUTH – MONDAY  LAFONTANT PRESENTS HIMSELF AND CABINET FOR  SENATE APPROVAL

March 10, 2017 The Senate has invited President Moise’s choice for Prime Minister – Doctor Jacky Lafontant – to appear before them to present his Cabinet,  and plan for governing Haiti. There are pressures. Seems as though a substantial amount of international funding is available to “a functioning Haitian government’ and this will disappear...
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PREVAL POISONED? – WHO DONE IT??

March 8, 2017
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PREVAL POISONED? – WHO DONE IT??

Mar 8, 2017 At around 9 A.M. we learned that the autopsy was underway and there was no evidence of a cerebral hemorrhage. Since a doctor, who had seen Preval shortly after his collapse, said there were no traces expected in a cardiac failure we assumed that poison was a real possibility. Shortly after,...
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Haiti: Humanitarian Situation Report – February 2017

March 8, 2017
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Haiti: Humanitarian Situation Report – February 2017

Situation in Numbers 3,200,000 total people affected (OCHA-HNO) 1,100,000 /# of children in need of humanitarian assistance (UNICEF) 1,600,000 /# of adults in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA-HNO) 41,421 suspected cholera cases and 447 fatalities (MSPP – 1 Jan to 24 Dec 2016) of which approximately 50 children under five years old (UNICEF) 12,000...
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QUELLE MAGOUILLE LE SENAT TRAME-T-IL CONTRE LA CONSTITUTION?

March 8, 2017
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QUELLE MAGOUILLE LE SENAT TRAME-T-IL CONTRE LA CONSTITUTION?

Note de presse du 6 mars 2017 Le Parti Fusion des Socio Démocrates Haïtiens a appris, par voie de presse, la formation d’une commission composée de députés appelée à se compléter avec des sénateurs pour réfléchir sur les éléments constitutifs d’un deuxième amendement à apporter la Constitution de 1987. Le parti croit que l’initiative...
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ONE MONTH WITH NEW GOVERNMENT AND WE ARE STILL WAITING FOR SOME ACTION – ANY ACTION!!

March 7, 2017
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ONE MONTH WITH NEW GOVERNMENT AND WE  ARE STILL WAITING FOR SOME ACTION – ANY ACTION!!

March 7, 2017 One month ago everyone was shining their shoes, pressing their best suits, to participate in the inauguration ceremony. It was a neat day, with high hopes. What followed resembles a national holiday. Ambassador Brian  Mulrean has deserted ship, some say because of the last year’s disastrous screw up and Guy Philippe’s...
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Failed policies in Haiti fuel a post-hurricane food crisis

March 7, 2017
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Failed policies in Haiti fuel a post-hurricane food crisis

The church’s roof peeled off an hour before dawn, killing three of the villagers sheltering under it and forcing the rest into a flooded field where they sat hand-in-hand waiting for the hurricane to pass. The next morning, they took stock. Most people had lost their homes, livestock and all their crops. Hurricane Matthew,...
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Hurricane Matthew: UN seeks backing for $2.7bn Haiti recovery plan- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 7, 2017
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Hurricane Matthew: UN seeks backing for $2.7bn Haiti recovery plan- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By: James Richards 7 Mar 17 The United Nations has called for $2.7bn to support the recovery of Haiti, which suffered widespread damage during Hurricane Matthew six months ago. The call comes as the 5th Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas conference opens in Montreal, Canada, later today. Robert Glasser, the...
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Haiti: Hurricane Matthew – Situation Report No. 35 (04 March 2017)

March 6, 2017
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Haiti: Hurricane Matthew – Situation Report No. 35 (04 March 2017)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Published on 04 Mar 2017 — View Original Download PDF (294.62 KB) Main Points In the five months after Hurricane Matthew struck southwestern Haiti on 4 October 2016, humanitarian partners reached over 1,000,000 people with humanitarian assistance in the most affected regions of Grand’Anse, Sud and...
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Ex-Haitian president dies, no clear cause

March 6, 2017
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Ex-Haitian president dies, no clear cause

Gulf Times: Rene Preval Reuters/Port-au-Prince Former Haitian president Rene Preval, 74, the first leader in Haiti’s history to win a democratic election, serve a full term and peacefully hand power to a successor, died on Friday after falling unconscious at his home. The cause of death for the two-time president was not made public....
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Zika Makes Microcephaly 20 Times More Likely

March 5, 2017
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Zika Makes Microcephaly 20 Times More Likely

A new CDC report begins to quantify the devastating effects the virus has on children. Heloisa, who has a twin sister named Heloa, both 10 months old and both born with microcephaly, is pictured at her house in Areia, Paraiba state, Brazil on February 8, 2017. Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters Julie Beck Mar 4,...
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HASTA LA VISTA, TI RENÉ!

March 5, 2017
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HASTA LA VISTA, TI RENÉ!

HASTA LA VISTA, TI RENÉ! A l’école de la Démocratie, ouverte en 1986,Ti René Préval s’est inscrit. Comme beaucoup d’autres citoyens désireux de servir Haiti et de contribuer à l’amélioration des conditions de vie de ses compatriotes. Idée neuve dans une culture forgée par quatre cent ans de colonialité et d’esclavagisme, deux cents ans...
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American cocaine use is way up. Colombia’s coca boom might be why

March 4, 2017
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American cocaine use is way up. Colombia’s coca boom might be why

By Nick Miroff March 4 at 6:00 AM Colombian soldiers spray chemicals to kill coca plants in Tumaco on Feb. 2. Eradication efforts have slowed recently. (Colombian Defense Ministry/AFP/Getty Images) While much of the recent attention on drug abuse in the United States has focused on the heroin and opioid epidemic, cocaine has also been making a...
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