Mission of Mayor of Montreal in Port-au-Prince

March 13, 2014
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Mission of Mayor of Montreal in Port-au-Prince

Haiti Libre: This Wednesday for his first international trip, the mayor of Montreal, Denis Coderre, accompanied by a delegation of his city, began a 4-day mission to Port-au-Prince (March 12 to 15). Organized under the Municipal Cooperation Program (MCP) Haiti-Canada, this mission aims to strengthen political, economic, and cultural ties that unit Montreal and...
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Chicago filmmaker experiences life in Haiti while documenting philanthropist’s project

March 13, 2014
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Chicago filmmaker experiences life in Haiti while documenting philanthropist’s project

Jack Newell teaches Louis Davens how to work the camera. | Provided photo What am I doing here and why don’t I leave? Filmmaker Jack Newell and veteran builder Tim Myers wondered those same things shortly after undertaking very different but long interrelated projects in the small and poverty-stricken Haitian town of l’Artibonite, about...
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Brazilian commander to take over Haiti U.N. peacekeeping force

March 13, 2014
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Brazilian commander to take over Haiti U.N. peacekeeping force

By Aaron Morrison Special to the Miami Herald UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday appointed Lt. Gen. Jose Luiz Jaborandy, Jr., a Brazilian military commander, to head the peacekeeping mission in Haiti. Jaborandy will on Saturday take command of the more than 5,000-strong force, known as MINUSTAH, after countries lending troops to...
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Le Premier ministre rencontre les leaders de la communauté haïtienne de Santiago de Chile

March 13, 2014
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Le Premier ministre rencontre les leaders de la communauté haïtienne de Santiago de Chile


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Moise Jean Charles, Samuel Madistin et RNDDH démasqués

March 13, 2014
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Moise Jean Charles, Samuel Madistin et RNDDH démasqués

Un juge canado-haïtien mort de cause naturelle, conclut le coroner Source : Lapresse.ca Le gouvernement Canadien a élucidé les causes troublantes de la mort du Juge Jean Serge Joseph. Senatè Moyiz Kote something special la? Alors que les circonstances de son décès avaient soulevé des doutes tant en Haïti qu’au Québec, le juge canado-haïtien...
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Haiti’s Shadow Sanitation System

March 13, 2014
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Haiti’s Shadow Sanitation System

by Jonathan M. Katz Russell Leon works under the cover of darkness as part of a small crew sworn to secrecy. He is a bayakou, a manual laborer who empties the cesspools that collect deep bogs of human waste under Haiti’s back-yard latrines. In a country with no working sewers and roads that are...
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Martelly – Lamothe, the right team for Haiti

March 13, 2014
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Martelly – Lamothe, the right team for Haiti

By Adma Riché, Haii Hebdo The main objective of any political party or organization is to take power and occupy posts at all levels. Once a party reaches that goal, it is customary that the losing party or parties align themselves in opposition to the ruling party. In democracies like that of the United...
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A Heart for Haiti: quality education a luxury for many kids

March 13, 2014
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A Heart for Haiti: quality education a luxury for many kids

Sara Forhetz, sforhetz@ky3.com Haiti is known as the poorest country in the world. The World Bank notes that more than 80-percent of Haitians live on less than 2-dollars a day.  So, survival is about the only priority there. But, hundreds of folks from the Ozarks are helping Haitians afford to go to school, to...
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DUVALIER APPEALS – BUT WHAT ABOUT ARISTIDE AND PREVAL??-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 13, 2014
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DUVALIER APPEALS – BUT WHAT ABOUT ARISTIDE AND PREVAL??-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press The lead defense attorney for Haiti’s former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier has said judges will be responsible for a “civil war” if an appeals court rules against his client. Privately owned Radio Kiskeya on Wednesday broadcast the remarks by lawyer Reynold Georges, who spoke at Haiti’s Supreme Court after filing...
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Back to Dark Days in Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 13, 2014
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Back to Dark Days in Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Nathalie Baptiste and Foreign Policy In Focus Members of Haiti’s new national military force (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) This article is a joint publication of TheNation.com and Foreign Policy In Focus. On October 16, 1993, Alerte Belance was abducted from her home and taken to Titanyen, a small seaside village used by Haiti’s rulers...
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Haiti cholera victims file new lawsuit against UN

March 12, 2014
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Haiti cholera victims file new lawsuit against UN

ticotimes.net A Haitian woman walks by a facility where trash and waste from a hospital that treats cholera victims is burned near the impoverished and densely populated Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince, March 23, 2011. More than three years after cholera broke out in Haiti’s Artibonite valley, the death toll from the epidemic continues...
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Jamaicans in Haiti say they are being neglected by Government

March 11, 2014
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Jamaicans in Haiti say they are being neglected by Government

Jamaica Observer.com PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – A number of Jamaicans arrested on drug- and gun-related charges since last year, say they feel neglected by the administration in their homeland. The 20 Jamaicans arrested in the southern town of Les Cayes have denied any involvement in drug trafficking and have all claimed to...
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TOUT HAITI DOES IT AGAIN.. IN ANY OTHER SOCIETY THEY WOULD BE CLOSED DOWN AND BANKRUPTED WITH LITIGATION

March 11, 2014
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TOUT HAITI DOES IT AGAIN.. IN ANY OTHER SOCIETY THEY WOULD BE CLOSED DOWN AND BANKRUPTED WITH LITIGATION

– STATE DEPARTMENT REPORT – VOLUMES 1 AND 11 – OVER 700 PAGES – SAY NOTHING BAD ABOUT MARTELLY GOVERNMENT… CHECK IT OUT YOURSELF. IF ANYTHING, THE SHORT COMMENT ABOUT HAITI IS FAVORABLE. http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/222880.pdf http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/120054.pdf
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Birthing Justice for Women in Haiti

March 9, 2014
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Birthing Justice for Women in Haiti

Clotilde Josaime St. Jean Laura Carmichael Huffington Post: More than a century has passed since the first International Women’s Day, and as we look back to past accomplishments and forward to future goals, we urge readers to take action in one of the most pressing challenges facing women internationally – the present state of...
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International Haiti’s New Cardinal Celebrates First Mass

March 9, 2014
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International Haiti’s New Cardinal Celebrates First Mass

Haiti’s new Roman Catholic cardinal celebrated his first Mass on Sunday, telling an audience of several thousand people there is a need to show compassion for others. Cardinal Chibly Langlois reminded the crowd in this impoverished and predominantly Catholic nation of 10 million people that many would go hungry or wouldn’t be able to...
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Troubled Haitian-Dominican Bilateral Relations Await Progress

March 9, 2014
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Troubled Haitian-Dominican Bilateral Relations Await Progress

By Wilhelmina Agyapong, Council on Hemispheric Affairs | News Analysis Recent events have demonstrated that disputatious bilateral issues between the Dominican Republic (DR) and Haiti may have (finally) taken a positive turn. A second round of talks held between the two governments was launched in Jimani, DR, this past February 3, 2014. These concluded...
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Hometown U: A smarter, stronger roof design for Haiti and beyond

March 9, 2014
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Hometown U: A smarter, stronger roof design for Haiti and beyond

Scott Hamel stands on his proof of concept model for his concrete roof at the Engineering Building on the campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage. PHILIP HALL — University of Alaska Anchorage By Kathleen McCoy Hometown UMarch 1, 2014 The first time he drove through Port-au-Prince, Haiti, back in 2004, Scott Hamel had...
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Dallemand’s permanent residence is now Haiti, attorney says

March 9, 2014
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Dallemand’s permanent residence is now Haiti, attorney says

Macon.com By JENNA MINK jmink@macon.comMarch 6, 2014 Former Bibb Superintendent Romain Dallemand JASON VORHEES/THE TELEGRAPH — jvorhees@macon.com Former Bibb County School Superintendent Romain Dallemand’s permanent residence is now Port-au-Prince, Haiti. School system attorneys received an e-mail March 4 from an attorney representing Dallemand, who said Dallemand was willing to sit for a deposition in...
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Venezuela divisions deepen as protest over food shortages is halted

March 9, 2014
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Venezuela divisions deepen as protest over food shortages is halted

National Guardsmen prevent ‘empty pots’ march from reaching food ministry as Maduro government denounces US Associated Press in Caracas theguardian.com, Saturday 8 March 2014 23.38 EST Marchers in Caracas bang pots in protest at food shortages. Photograph: Jesus Gil/Demotix/Corbis Hundreds of National Guardsmen in riot gear and armoured vehicles prevented an “empty pots march”...
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School board members, lawyer: Dallemand is in Haiti

March 8, 2014
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School board members, lawyer: Dallemand is in Haiti

Three Bibb County Board of Education members and a schools lawyer told 13WMAZ they were notified that former Superintendent Romain Dallemand is now living in Haiti. Bibb school attorney Randy Howard said the system received an e-mail Tuesday from Dallemand’s former attorney confirming that the former superintendent now resides in Haiti. It said Dallemand...
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