President Martelly et Francois Hollande

February 22, 2014
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President Martelly et Francois Hollande


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Pope Inducts New Cardinals

February 22, 2014
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Pope Inducts New Cardinals

Pope Francis, right, salutes Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at the end of a consistory inside the St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Feb.22, 2014. VOA News February 22, 2014 Pope Emeritus Benedict made a surprise appearance at a ceremony Saturday at which his successor Pope Francis elevated 19 prelates to the rank of cardinal....
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Genetically modified potatoes ‘resist late blight’

February 22, 2014
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Genetically modified potatoes ‘resist late blight’

By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent, BBC News Scientists have developed a variety of Desiree potatoes that are resistant to late blight British scientists have developed genetically modified potatoes that are resistant to the vegetable’s biggest threat – blight. A three-year trial has shown that these potatoes can thrive despite being exposed to late onset...
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Le Pape François serait bientôt en visite en Haïti

February 22, 2014
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Le Pape François serait bientôt en visite en Haïti

Durant son passage en France, particulièrement à Paris, le Président haïtien, dans une interview accordée récemment à la chaine de Télévision France24, dit nourrir l’intention d’inviter le pape François à visiter Haïti. Cette invitation sera soutenue par le cardinal Chibly Langlois, ce dernier qui avait manifesté ce désir de faire venir le souverain pontife...
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Pope Appoints 19 New Cardinals

February 22, 2014
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Pope Appoints 19 New Cardinals

Wall Street Journal WORLD: By Liam Moloney Feb. 22, 2014 7:34 a.m. ET Pope Emeritus Benedict, left, is greeted by Pope Francis after attending the Consistory at St Peter’s Basilica, Saturday. Getty Images VATICAN CITY— Pope Francis created 19 new cardinals, some hailing from the poorest corners of the world, putting his stamp on...
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Francis Joined by Retired Pope Benedict for Ceremony

February 22, 2014
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Francis Joined by Retired Pope Benedict for Ceremony

Retired Pope Benedict XVI joined Pope Francis at a ceremony Saturday creating the cardinals who will elect their successor in an unprecedented blending of papacies past, present and future. Benedict discreetly entered St. Peter’s Basilica from a side entrance surrounded by a small entourage and was greeted with applause and tears from the stunned...
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New online tool tracks tree loss in ‘near real time’

February 21, 2014
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New online tool tracks tree loss in ‘near real time’

By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent, BBC News Highlighted in red, the new tool can show the scale of tree cover loss between 2000 and 2012 A new global monitoring system has been launched that promises “near real time” information on deforestation around the world. Global Forest Watch (GFW) is backed by Google and over...
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Venezuela’s death toll rises to eight: officials

February 21, 2014
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Venezuela’s death toll rises to eight: officials

Caracas (AFP) – At least eight people have been killed, 137 wounded and more than 100 detained in the protests shaking Venezuela, officials said Friday, confirming a jump in the death toll. Four of the victims died in Caracas, three from gunshot wounds during a massive anti-government student and opposition protest on February 12...
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Haiti court urges further probes on Duvalier trial: BUT WHAT ABOUT ARISTIDE AND PREVAL?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 20, 2014
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Haiti court urges further probes on Duvalier trial: BUT WHAT ABOUT ARISTIDE AND PREVAL?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A Haitian appellate court called for further investigation into human rights abuses allegedly committed during the 15-year rule of former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, creating an opportunity for the prosecution to submit more evidence and perhaps even launch a trial against him. The three-judge panel said Thursday...
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Haiti special report: Corruption means many prisoners wait years for trials-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 20, 2014
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Haiti special report: Corruption means many prisoners wait years for trials-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

/> Inmates hang out of bar windows for air in Prison Civile, Port Au Prince, Haiti. Photo: Mark Condren Jason O’Brien in Port-au-Prince – 15 February 2014 HAITI ranks 12th on a league table of the most corrupt countries in the world, according to Transparency International. Pre-trial detention rates – with prisoners often waiting...
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Le carnaval de Pétion-ville se déroulera le 23 février prochain

February 20, 2014
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Le carnaval de Pétion-ville se déroulera le 23 février prochain

La mairesse de Pétion-ville, Yvanka Jolicœur Brutus, annonce les couleurs concernant les festivités du carnaval 2014 qui seront organisées en cette édilité le 23 février prochain autour du slogan « Tèt kole pou yon Petyon vil dwat devan ». Elle a confirmé que les autorités municipales s’apprêtent à répondre à ce rendez-vous désormais traditionnel,...
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Clinton Foundation funds recycling plant in Haiti

February 19, 2014
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Clinton Foundation funds recycling plant in Haiti

By Trenton Daniel: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The Clinton Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to a Haitian recycling plant that seeks to clean up the country’s dirty capital city. Former President Bill Clinton, who heads the private foundation, made the announcement Tuesday before the end of a two-day trip to the Caribbean nation, where...
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Towards the metamorphosis of Wharf Jérémie (Cité Soleil)

February 19, 2014
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Towards the metamorphosis of Wharf Jérémie (Cité Soleil)

HaitiLibre: Located southwest of the City of Cité Soleil, the place commonly called “Wharf Jérémie” will host soon, one of the largest socio-community infrastructure projects of the country. Located on just over 7 acres, which served for a long time of landfill, this project will blend harmoniously into...
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Haiti president to meet with pope on European tour

February 19, 2014
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Haiti president to meet with pope on European tour

The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian President Michel Martelly has left Haiti for a weeklong trip to Europe that will include a visit with Pope Francis at the Vatican. Martelly will also participate in a mass with the Caribbean nation’s new and first cardinal, Chibly Langlois, and other new cardinals. Langlois was named...
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IS OUR GOVERNMENT ATTEMPTING TO BECOME DYSFUNCTIONAL?? MARTELLY/LAMOTHE PLAN TO DUMP CHARLES JEAN-JACQUES THE POPULAR AND EFFICIENT MINISTER OF SOCIAL AFFAIRS TO REPLACE HIM WITH A MIDGET OF MINIMAL ABILITY!!

February 19, 2014
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IS OUR GOVERNMENT ATTEMPTING TO BECOME DYSFUNCTIONAL??  MARTELLY/LAMOTHE PLAN TO DUMP CHARLES JEAN-JACQUES THE POPULAR AND EFFICIENT MINISTER OF SOCIAL AFFAIRS TO REPLACE HIM WITH A MIDGET OF MINIMAL ABILITY!!

February 19, 2014 Jean-Jacques has worked tirelessly to improve his ministry, and those he serves. He is a hands on guy who recognizes the needs of the people and works to make improvements in his areas of responsibility. He is an innovative thinker who is not simply marking time. Each day he thinks of...
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Dominican Quake-M 4.6 – 71km S of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic

February 18, 2014
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Dominican Quake-M 4.6 – 71km S of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic


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Bill Clinton in Haiti to visit agriculture and environment projects

February 17, 2014
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Bill Clinton in Haiti to visit agriculture and environment projects

Trenton Daniel AP: Former U.S. President and UN special envoy to Haiti Bill Clinton waves to the children of the Union Des Apotres – Prodev School in Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday Feb. 17, 2014. Clinton is in Haiti to visit several projects that focus on agriculture and the environment, including the Union Des...
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Haiti special report: Just where did the money go?

February 17, 2014
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Haiti special report: Just where did the money go?

A little over four years ago, Port-au-Prince was struck by a devastating earthquake which quickly prompted a shocked global audience to give billions in emergency aid and governments to pledge billions more for reconstruction. In the final article of a three-part series documenting their return to Haiti, reporter Jason O’Brien and photojournalist Mark Condren...
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Venezuela President Calls Allies to Rival Opposition Protest

February 17, 2014
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Venezuela President Calls Allies to Rival Opposition Protest

By Corina Pons and Anatoly Kurmanaev Feb 17, 2014 12:28 PM PT bloomberg.com Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called supporters to take to the street tomorrow, hours after an opposition politician sought by police urged his allies to march with him on the same day. Leopoldo Lopez, the leader of opposition party Voluntad Popular, whom...
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Une note de Roger Lafontant a retenir pour l’Histoire !

February 17, 2014
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Une note de Roger Lafontant a retenir pour l’Histoire !


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