International Grace, Danger Blend in Haiti’s Machete Fighting

July 15, 2014
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International Grace, Danger Blend in Haiti’s Machete Fighting

JACMEL, Haiti — Jul 9, 2014, 9:05 AM ET By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press Two men pivot and slide in a forest clearing, their bodies weaving before a handful of spectators in what could be a graceful dance except that each waves a machete, blades glinting in tropical sunlight. The barefoot men are father...
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Dominican Republic wants Haiti to give papers to its citizens-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 15, 2014
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Dominican Republic wants Haiti to give papers to its citizens-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Without papers, Haitian nationals can’t apply for residency. Santo Domingo.- Two senior ministers announced separately in the National Palace Tuesday that in the bilateral meeting slated for the town of Juan Dolio tomorrow, the Dominican Commission will raise the problems Haitian immigrants face when looking for their documents to access Santo Domingo’s Regularization Plan....
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Jacques Edouard Alexis , yon gran moun dezôdone !

July 14, 2014
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Juillet 13, 2014 Ansyen pwemye minis Jacques Edouard Alexis se yon granmoun dezodone. Li sitèlman deregle, li mache nan chemen krochi, li pa jwenn lôt zak pou li fè ke pale moun mal, fè manti sou gouvènman Martelly-Lamothe . Nan laprès, li mande pou gwoup politik anako popilis, demagog mete ansanm, pou deranje estabilite...
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Opposition Sides Claim Victory in Upcoming Elections Jeopardized-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 11, 2014
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Haiti’s main opposition sides say flawed electoral council is jeopardizing upcoming vote By DAVID McFADDEN The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Leading opposition factions are alleging that Haiti’s presidentially appointed electoral council is stacking the deck in favor of President Michel Martelly, who has scheduled long-delayed legislative and municipal elections for October. Parties complaining of...
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No arrests in US missionary’s killing in Haiti

July 9, 2014
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David McFadden PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian investigators have made no arrests and little progress in the May slaying of an elderly U.S. missionary who was stabbed at his rental home in the capital, authorities and former colleagues said Tuesday. Police investigator Jean-Faustin Solomon said several people have been questioned since the May 13...
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The Parliament indifferent to the proliferation of illegal weapons

July 8, 2014
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The Parliament indifferent to the proliferation of illegal weapons

Haiti Libre: While officials in the Executive announced plans to combat crime, the international treaty on the arms trade, adopted April 2, 2013 by the General Assembly of the United Nations, signed March 21, 2014 by the Haitian government, who also participated in its realization, has no force of law because it has not...
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203 ème anniversaire du Venezuela-VIDEO

July 7, 2014
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Participation du Premier Ministre, S.E.M. Laurent Lamothe à la cérémonie marquant le 203e anniversaire de la signature de l’Acte de l’Indépendance nationale du Venezuela.
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Lavalas, nostagique de père lebrun .A propos de la revision des prix des produits pétroliers.

July 7, 2014
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Lavalas, nostagique de père lebrun .A propos de la revision des prix des produits pétroliers.

Lavalas, nostagique de père lebrun . A propos de la revision des prix des produits pétroliers. On le sait. Durant plus de vingt années ou ils ont été aux commandes de l’Etat Haïtien, les dirigeants anarcho populistes lavalas du “Laisser grennen ” , ne se sont nullement préoccupés de l’amélioration des conditions de vie...
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KIDNAPPING IS STARTING AS MOVE TO EMBARRASS MARTELLY-LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 7, 2014
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KIDNAPPING IS STARTING AS MOVE TO EMBARRASS MARTELLY-LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

ROCOURT DAUGHTER GRABBED AT PELERIN 5 THIS MORNING __________________________________________________________________ COMMENT: HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG The kidnapped girl was an American citizen. Within a few hours the kidnappers were arrested at a Rue Capois address. Kidnap an American and you are instantly in trouble. The embassy has telephone tracking capabilities that are frightening!! Without the use of a...
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Social Enterprise In Haiti Transforms The Lives Of Peanut Farmers

July 5, 2014
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Social Enterprise In Haiti Transforms The Lives Of Peanut Farmers

Forbes.com (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership recently announced the launch of its latest social enterprise. Called Acceso Peanut Enterprise Corp., it’s aimed at  the more than 12,000 small holder peanut farmers in Haiti. The Partnership, founded  in 2007, is an initiative of the Clinton Foundation focused on economic development and poverty...
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UN rights expert urges durable solutions for Haiti’s displaced, vulnerable

July 5, 2014
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UN rights expert urges durable solutions for Haiti’s displaced, vulnerable

Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons Chaloka Beyani. UN Photo/Evan Schneider 4 July 2014 – Four years after the massive earthquake that devastated Haiti, it is time to move from a largely humanitarian approach to a development based drive, a United Nations human rights expert said today, while calling for...
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New cardinal brings happiness and visibility to Haiti

July 4, 2014
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New cardinal brings happiness and visibility to Haiti

Cardinal Chibly Langlois (Jim McManus) Jim McManus |  Jul. 4, 2014 In February, Bishop Chibly Langlois of Les Cayes, Haiti, became the 215-year-old island nation’s first Roman Catholic cardinal. It was a move that surprised many because Langlois was not an archbishop, had not spent much time outside Haiti, and, at 55, is relatively...
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Le Conseil Electoral Provisoire (CEP) porte à la connaissance de la population

July 4, 2014
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Le Conseil Electoral Provisoire (CEP) porte à la connaissance de la population

Le Conseil Electoral Provisoire (CEP) porte à la connaissance de la population et de la classe politique que, conformément à la décision du Conseil de permettre une plus large participation et une meilleure inclusion des Partis politiques au processus électoral en cours, le point de départ des inscriptions des Candidats auxdites élections a été...
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New nuncio to U.N. is Filipino prelate who helped quake-struck Haiti

July 3, 2014
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New nuncio to U.N. is Filipino prelate who helped quake-struck Haiti

On: 7/3/2014,  By Carol Glatz , In: World Archbishop Bernardito Auza, papal nuncio to Haiti, poses for a photo after the 2010 earthquake outside his residence near Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Archbishop Auza was named head of the Holy See Observer Mission to the U.N. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) Share this article: VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope...
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Virus Strikes Hard in Haiti’s Crowded Shantytowns

July 3, 2014
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Virus Strikes Hard in Haiti’s Crowded Shantytowns

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Jul 3, 2014, 12:08 AM ET By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press Within a dense cluster of flimsy shacks made mostly of plastic tarp and wooden planks, a young mother cradles her sick, whimpering toddler while trying to guard against a fierce tropical sun. Delimene Saint Lise says she’s doing her best...
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HAITIAN CHILDRENS’ FUND COORDINATES ONE WORLD FUTBOLS IN HAITI

July 3, 2014
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HAITIAN CHILDRENS’ FUND COORDINATES ONE WORLD FUTBOLS IN HAITI

See video HERE By Katie Couric Imagine this scene in your neighborhood: A group of kids plays a pickup soccer game. They kick around the ball in the street or maybe in someone’s backyard. The ball bounces from child to child, off of feet, knees, heads. “We look at it…as an essential tool for...
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US envoy for Afghanistan steps down-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 3, 2014
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US envoy for Afghanistan steps down-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

AFP-Joe Biddle: . . . Washington (AFP) – The US special envoy for Afghanistan is stepping down at a key juncture in troubled US-Afghan ties and as the country grapples with a political crisis triggered by disputed presidential elections. James Dobbins, a veteran diplomat with deep ties to Afghanistan, is retiring after just over...
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Martelly in Panama

July 3, 2014
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Martelly in Panama

Haiti Libre: On Tuesday, the President Michel Martelly, accompanied by among others, Wilson Laleau, Minister of Trade and Industry and the Ambassador of Haiti in Panama, Philippe Archer, attended in the Panamanian capital, in the presence of several Heads of State at the inauguration ceremony of newly elected President of the Republic of Panama,...
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NOTICE : Foreigners must pay income tax in Haiti

July 2, 2014
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NOTICE : Foreigners must pay income tax in Haiti

Haiti Libre: “The Directorate General of Taxes (DGI) reminds physical persons or entities who use the services of a foreigner whose tax domicile is outside of Haiti during a temporary stay in the country, their obligation to pay the tax administration, within 15 days after the payment of its remuneration, the amount of Income...
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Haïti/Politique/Décès de Manigat

July 2, 2014
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Haïti/Politique/Décès de Manigat

3 jours de deuil national pour le Professeur Manigat. Le gouvernement haïtien va décréter 3 journées de deuil national (du jeudi 3 au samedi 5 juillet 2014) en mémoire de l’ancien Président haïtien Leslie François Saint Roc Manigat décédé le 27 juin dernier . Pendant ces trois jours le drapeau du pays sera en...
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