New mosquito-borne disease detected in Haiti

September 16, 2016
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New mosquito-borne disease detected in Haiti

John Lednicky, Ph.D. Credit: Image courtesy of UF Health University of Florida researchers have identified a patient in Haiti with a serious mosquito-borne illness that has never before been reported in the Caribbean nation. Known as “Mayaro virus,” it is closely related to chikungunya virus and was first isolated in Trinidad in 1954. Most...
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La Cour de cassation est prête

July 19, 2016
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La Cour de cassation est prête

Les 14 et 15 juillet derniers, sous les auspices de la Haïti Democracy Project, a séjourné dans la capitale américaine une délégation composée de Me Jules Cantave, président de la Cour de cassation, et de ses collègues à la haute cour, Me Joseph Mécène Jean-Louis, Me. Wendelle Coq Thélot et Me. Louis Pressoir Jean-Pierre....
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A thirst for Haiti’s sacred waterfall

July 19, 2016
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A thirst for Haiti’s sacred waterfall

PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Published: Jul 18, 2016, 5:00 am SGT A visitor gives himself up to the rush of water pounding on him in Saut d’ Eau, 68km north of Port au Prince, Haiti, during a pilgrimage. Each year, Haitian Christians and voodoo believers flock to this waterfall in honour of Our Lady of...
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LETTER FROM SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

July 19, 2016
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LETTER FROM SECRETARY JOHN KERRY


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ABOLOTCHO AN AKSYON

July 17, 2016
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ABOLOTCHO AN AKSYON

Jui 16, 2016 1- Le Président de l’Assemblée Nationale lance une séance, avant un accord entre les blocs au parlement, dans l’objectif d’acculer le Pouvoir législatif; 2- Les articles de la Constitution interdisant le prolongement du mandat d’un Chef d’Etat brandis sur les médias n’étaient que des moyens de chantage; 3- On prétend enquêter...
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Autonomy over Dependence: U.S. Halts Funding Haiti’s Election – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian Truth

July 17, 2016
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Autonomy over Dependence: U.S. Halts Funding Haiti’s Election – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian Truth

July 15, 2016 By Sophie-Anne Baril, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs To download a PDF version of this article, click here. Following political turmoil due to fraudulent elections in Haiti, the U.S. government has decided to cease funding for the country’s upcoming 2016 presidential election. A blessing in disguise, this cessation of...
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Zapping politics..

July 16, 2016
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Zapping politics..

HAITI LIBRE.COM Gracia Delva Senate candidate Gracia Delva confirmed his candidacy for the Senate (Artibonite) to the October 2016 elections for the renewal of one third of the Senate. He is condidat under the banner “Ayiti An Aksyon” (AAA) of Youri Latortue. Confident Gracia Delva, thinks he can bring a lot to the Youri...
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How Your Choice of Chocolate Can Help Reforest Haiti

July 16, 2016
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How Your Choice of Chocolate Can Help Reforest Haiti

By Meg Wilcox ECO Watch Read any article about Haiti’s environment and you’ll encounter the same grim statistic, that 98 percent of the country is deforested. That’s hard to fathom. How could a country possibly have only two percent tree cover? Death by a Thousand Cuts, a 2012 film that tells the tale of...
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UN and partners express regret over failed deliberations on provisional governance

July 16, 2016
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UN and partners express regret over failed deliberations on provisional governance

UN NEWS Center Voting in the second round for the senatorial and parliamentary elections and the first round for a new president in Haiti’s capital Port au Prince, 25 October 2015. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Igor Rugwiza 16 July 2016 – The United Nations and its partners in Haiti have expressed “deep regret” that for the fourth...
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Luis Almagro, concerned about the inability of parliamentarians…

July 16, 2016
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Luis Almagro, concerned about the inability of parliamentarians…

Friday, Luis Almagro, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), expressed his deep concern over the demonstrated inability of Haitian parliamentarians to meet in the National Assembly to decide on how best to guarantee institutional stability and encourage the continuation of the electoral process. “Given the importance of the challenges and...
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Haiti – Elections : 12 senators give their wages- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 14, 2016
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Haiti – Elections : 12 senators give their wages The majority group to the Senate composed of 12 senators : Nenel Cassy, Evallière Beauplan, Ricard Pierre, Francisco Delacruz, François Luca Sainvil, Stevens Iverson Benoît, Francenet Denius, Jean Baptiste Bien Aimé, Westner Polycarpe, Fritz Carlos Lebon, Ronald Larèche and Antonio Cheramy, indicates in a correspondence...
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US Withdraws Funding for Haiti Elections – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 14, 2016
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By Jake Johnston, Center for Economic and Policy Research | Report Dismayed by the decision to rerun controversial and fraud-plagued presidential elections, the US State Department announced on ​June 7 a suspension of electoral assistance to Haiti. State Department spokesperson John Kirby said the decision was communicated to Haitian authorities, noting that the US “has...
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Haiti – Jamaica : 16 years in jail for abuse of a Haitian restavek

July 14, 2016
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Haiti – Jamaica : 16 years in jail for abuse of a Haitian restavek

Haiti Libre: Rohan Ebanks (55), a fisherman of St. Elizabeth (Jamaica), was sentenced by Judge Courtney Daye of the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston, to a sentence of 16 years in jail for human trafficking on a young Haitian girl (smuggled in 2010) minor, he enslaved and raped. He was also ordered to...
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Daring and daunting authenticity in The Last Tiger in Haiti

July 14, 2016
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Daring and daunting authenticity in The Last Tiger in Haiti

A person wanting to tell a story shouts “krik.” If people want to hear it, they shout “krak.” By Jeff Smith, July 13, 2016 In French, “rester avec” sounds pleasant. It means to “stay with.” In Haiti, a “restavek” is a child from a family so poor they cannot support it. Haiti is the...
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Health experts: Zika threat is serious – and getting bigger

July 14, 2016
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7 microcephalic infants have been born in the United States CDC head says health agency diverting funds from other needs to fight Zika. Three senior U.S. government experts testify before a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee to urge Congress to pass a $1.1 billion Zika prevention bill stalled by partisan politics. The bill stalled after...
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ATTAQUE CONTRE LES BLANCS ET LES DIPLOMATES..

July 13, 2016
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ATTAQUE CONTRE LES BLANCS ET LES DIPLOMATES..

Les rencontres se multiplient entre les différents leaders de tendances politiques lavalassiennes. A toutes ces réunions , il est question de s’attaquer aux Blancs et aux diplomates qui refusent d’appuyer les menées anti constitutionnelles et anti démocratiques du président de facto Jocelerme Privert. L’on doit s’attendre dans les prochains jours sinon dans les prochaines...
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State Dept. should demand UN take responsibility in Haiti

July 13, 2016
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State Dept. should demand UN take responsibility in Haiti

HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images A boy received the second dose of the vaccine against cholera in Saut d’Eau, in the Central Plateau of Haiti, in 2014. July 12, 2016 When a bipartisan group in Congress can agree on something, it’s worth noting. Especially when these lawmakers are pushing for action to save innocent lives and...
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TODAY’S RUMOR: PRIVERT-ARISTIDE-LAVALAS WIN BY DEFAULT AS INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AGREES TO HIS PROLONGATION – WITH CERTAIN CONDITIONS???!!!

July 12, 2016
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TODAY’S RUMOR: PRIVERT-ARISTIDE-LAVALAS WIN BY DEFAULT AS INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AGREES TO HIS PROLONGATION – WITH CERTAIN CONDITIONS???!!!

July 12, 2016 There  are reports of a meeting, yesterday, at which the Americans, and others, agreed to Privert’s retention of power – with certain condition. The CEP is supposed to be protected – which simply means another criminal – Berlanger – is protected, and elections are promised. This simply means that – after...
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U. S. to Haiti: Pay for your own elections

July 9, 2016
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Suspension of elections aid is not a reduction of U.S. support Haiti’s upcoming elections price tag is estimated at $55 million Supporters of presidential candidate Maryse Narcisse clash with national police officers close to the entrance of the parliament building during a demonstration in support of interim President Jocelerme Privert, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday,...
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HAITI REPLACES NIGERIA AS WORLD’S MOST CORRUPT NATION- NIGERIA HAS ONE HONEST SENATOR, 2 HONEST DEPUTIES – HAITI HAS NONE!!!

July 8, 2016
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HAITI REPLACES NIGERIA AS WORLD’S MOST CORRUPT NATION- NIGERIA HAS ONE HONEST SENATOR, 2 HONEST DEPUTIES – HAITI HAS NONE!!!

July 1, 2016 Haitians, from all levels of society, were outraged yesterday, when details of the various Senators, and Deputies efforts to place their mistresses, friends, relations and fellow drug-dealers in high-paying government jobs became known. The entire focus of the Privert team, Senate and Chamber of Deputies is money, money, money. The have...
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