Zika: Brazil to deploy army in fight against virus

January 27, 2016
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Zika: Brazil to deploy army in fight against virus

Brazil’s government says it will deploy 220,000 soldiers in its fight against mosquitoes spreading the Zika virus. The soldiers will go from home to home handing out leaflets on how to avoid the spread of Zika, which has been linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains. The announcement came after Health...
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Cruise line restarts Haiti port calls after recent protest

January 26, 2016
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Cruise line restarts Haiti port calls after recent protest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. on Tuesday re-established port calls to its fenced-in site and beach attraction in northern Haiti after suspending visits just over a week ago. The Miami-based company suspended cruise ship stops to the Labadee port on Jan. 19 when one of its ships encountered people staging a...
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Arcade Fire Announce Festival Dates, Haiti Benefit With David Byrne

January 26, 2016
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Arcade Fire Announce Festival Dates, Haiti Benefit With David Byrne

Rolling Stone: Arcade Fire have announced a pair of European festival dates and a benefit show for Haiti, their first live dates since 2014 Kevin Winter/Getty Arcade Fire took time off following their successful Reflektor run to pursue solo projects, and now the Canadian band has announced their first live shows of 2016. The...
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STUDENTS IN GONAIVES PROTEST IN SUPPORT OF MARTELLY AND ELECTIONS

January 26, 2016
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STUDENTS IN GONAIVES PROTEST IN SUPPORT OF MARTELLY AND ELECTIONS

One of many nationwide protests in favor of Martelly and the elections. Several thousand students took to the streets today to show their support of elections NOW!! and no support for the delay and transition demanded by a few minority groups. Foreigners see only the burning cars, and tires, not the 99.9999% of the...
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Democracy on Hold in Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 26, 2016
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Democracy on Hold in Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

NY Times: A runoff election on Sunday for president in Haiti was postponed indefinitely late last week. The decision made sense, because with protesters in the streets, violence and gunfire and the torching of electoral offices, it was clear that any vote would be marred by bloodshed and chaos. It was also good because,...
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Exclusive: Short-term interim government likely in Haiti – U.S. official – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 25, 2016
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Exclusive: Short-term interim government likely in Haiti – U.S. official – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

1/25/16, 7:39:04 PM:   Mon Jan 25, 2016 | 5:19 PM EST REUTERS/ By Frank Jack Daniel PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti is likely to install an interim government to transfer power to a new president, a senior U.S. official said on Monday, after the Caribbean nation called off an election days before current President Michel...
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Zika virus expected to spread throughout Americas: WHO

January 25, 2016
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Zika virus expected to spread throughout Americas: WHO

Geneva (AFP) – The Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease suspected of causing serious birth defects, is expected to spread to all countries in the Americas except Canada and Chile, the World Health Organization said. Zika has suspected but unproven links to microcephaly — in which babies born to women infected during pregnancy have abnormally...
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Protesters in Haiti Demand That President Quit – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 25, 2016
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Protesters in Haiti Demand That President Quit – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By FRANCES ROBLESJAN. 24, 2016 Photo A vehicle burned after an opposition rally in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, on Friday. Credit Orlando Barria/European Pressphoto Agency PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Volcy Assad, a Haitian political activist, stood before an enormous plume of black smoke emanating from a pile of burning tires and made it clear that the demands...
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US calls for anyone promoting election violence in Haiti to be held accountable – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 25, 2016
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US calls for anyone promoting election violence in Haiti to be held accountable – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The United States on Sunday called for accountability for any violence related to Haiti’s delayed presidential election, saying electoral intimidation and destruction of property were “unacceptable.” “As in the past, the United States is taking great interest in how elections in Haiti are unfolding and expects that persons responsible for organizing, financing, or participating...
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Britain and Bill Gates pledge 3 billion pounds to fight malaria

January 25, 2016
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Britain and Bill Gates pledge 3 billion pounds to fight malaria

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (L) speaks as he sits with Britain’s Chancellor George Osborne during a visit to the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in Liverpool, Britain January 25, 2016. Reuters/Dave Thompson/pool Britain will spend 500 million pounds ($700 million) per year for the next five years to try and end deaths caused by...
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“Désobéissance contre la désobéissance pronée par le Sénateur Beauplan”

January 24, 2016
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“Désobéissance contre la désobéissance pronée par le Sénateur Beauplan”

Guy Phillipe Audio LISTEN HERE _click link to open audio in new window, and then click play, or go to soundcloud to listen Intervenant sur les manifestations violentes à Port-au-Prince exigeant une transition après le 7 février 2016, Guy Philippe, l’ancien Chef des rebelles en 2004, rejette le diktat d’un petit groupe de corrompus...
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Press Statement-Washington DC

January 24, 2016
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Press Statement-Washington DC

Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC January 24, 2016 The United States supports all efforts aimed at finding consensual and constructive solutions that will conclude the electoral process expeditiously with an outcome that reflects the will of the Haitian people, consistent with Haitian law and the Haitian constitution. Electoral intimidation, destruction of...
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International community calls for compromise in Haiti – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 24, 2016
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International community calls for compromise in Haiti – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE Amid escalating violence, the international community called on Haiti’s government and opposition Saturday to quickly reach an agreement to the political impasse that forced the postponement of Sunday’s presidential and partial legislative runoffs. “The Secretary-General … strongly urges all stakeholders to work towards the peaceful completion of the electoral process without delay,...
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Haiti protesters stoke political crisis while powers seek consensus-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 24, 2016
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Haiti protesters stoke political crisis while powers seek consensus-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Joseph Guyler Delva and Frank Jack Daniel 11 hours ago 24 Jan 2016 PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Stone-throwing protesters stoked Haiti’s political crisis on Saturday, a day after they forced the Caribbean nation to call off a presidential election and despite calls for consensus from global powers. Haiti was due to choose a replacement...
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Zika virus infection – Haiti

January 24, 2016
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Zika virus infection – Haiti

Disease Outbreak News World Health Organiztion 21 January 2016 On 18 January 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for Haiti notified PAHO/WHO of 5 laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus infection. Of the 5 confirmed cases, 4 are from the Delmas commune while the remaining case is from the Pétion-Ville commune. Samples of the patient...
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WHAT NOW???? MARTELLY’S PRESIDENCY WAS FATALLY POISONED IN DECEMBER OF 2015 RESULTING IN TODAY’S SITUATION

January 23, 2016
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WHAT NOW????   MARTELLY’S PRESIDENCY WAS FATALLY POISONED IN DECEMBER OF 2015 RESULTING IN TODAY’S SITUATION

January 23, 2014 Slightly over one year ago President Michel Martelly sealed his doom, effectively guaranteeing what transpired yesterday. It wasn’t as though he put a pistol in his mouth and pulled the trigger. Instead, he took a slow-acting poison timed to kill immediately before the constitutionally mandated election on January 24, 2016, followed...
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Parcours de la manifestation du 22 janvier 2016

January 22, 2016
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Parcours de la manifestation du 22 janvier 2016

Cher Canadien, Vous recevez ce message parce que vous vous êtes inscrits auprès de l’Ambassade du Canada à Port-au-Prince à l’aide du système d’inscription des Canadiens à l’étranger. Nous vous saurions gré de bien vouloir faire part de l’information suivante à tous les citoyens canadiens se trouvant dans votre région. Nous avons reçu de...
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CORE GROUP SAYS ELECTIONS – RIOTERS MOVE UP DELMAS TO PETIONVILLE, BURNING CARS – DESTROYING BUSINESSES – MARTELLY HAS LOST CONTROL – CEP CANCELS ELECTIONS – HAITI IN CRISIS – MARTELLY DEPARTURE DEMANDED

January 22, 2016
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CORE GROUP SAYS ELECTIONS – RIOTERS MOVE UP DELMAS TO PETIONVILLE, BURNING CARS – DESTROYING BUSINESSES – MARTELLY HAS LOST CONTROL – CEP CANCELS ELECTIONS – HAITI IN CRISIS – MARTELLY DEPARTURE DEMANDED

January 22, 2015 Instigators of riots must be arrested. After warnings – those burning cars an attacking businesses must be shot. Anything less and the very future of this society is doubtful. Aristide/Preval/Evans Paul are lurking in background, plotting!! Cars burning Rue Faubert. Car burning in front of Capitol Bank. Private residence attacked. Security...
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Lettre de Jean Renel Senatus aka zokiki au candidat de LAPEH Jude Celestin

January 22, 2016
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Lettre de Jean Renel Senatus aka zokiki au candidat de LAPEH Jude Celestin

Candidat à la Présidence d’Haïti-LAPEH Jude Celestin En ses bureaux.- Monsieur le candidat Jude Celestin , Monsieur le candidat , moi, Jean Renel Senatus, senateur élu de la Republique , signataire de la présente, vous conjure  au nom de la patrie bien commune et bien-aimée, d’avoir un minimum de respect pour le peuple haïtien....
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Haiti presidential runoff ‘to go ahead’ despite boycott threat

January 22, 2016
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Haiti presidential runoff ‘to go ahead’ despite boycott threat

BBC: Image copyright AP Image caption Mr Martelly is barred from seeking election again A runoff vote to choose Haiti’s next leader will go ahead on Sunday, President Michel Martelly says, despite threats of an opposition boycott. Mr Martelly accused a small group of people of deliberately trying to derail the democratic process, in...
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