The Minister of the Interior wants to bring peace and order in Cité Soleil

January 17, 2014
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The Minister of the Interior wants to bring peace and order in Cité Soleil

HL/ HaitiLibre Wednesday, Major David Basile, the Minister of Interior and Territorial Communities (MICT), met in the conference room of the MICT (Annex Champ de Mars) with representatives from several neighborhoods of the municipality of Cité Soleil in the presense of members of his cabinet and Nancy Cara envoy of the Presidency. During this...
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What can 1 million trees do?

January 17, 2014
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What can 1 million trees do?

UPS is working with organizations to plant 1 million trees on five continents as part of its forestry initiative this year. As part of its global forestry initiative, UPS is working with organizations like The Nature Conservancy, Earth Day Network, Arbor Day Foundation, and the National Park Foundation this year to plant 1 million...
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Haiti Ends Ban on Imported Dominican Poultry, Eggs

January 17, 2014
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Haiti Ends Ban on Imported Dominican Poultry, Eggs

The Dominican Republic says Haiti has lifted a ban on imports of Dominican poultry and eggs — an issue that set off tensions between the neighboring nations when it was imposed last year. Dominican Agriculture Minister Luis Ramon Rodriguez said Thursday he received notice of the move from his counterpart in Haiti, Jacques Thomas....
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Venezuela’s Maduro shakes up top economic team

January 16, 2014
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Venezuela’s Maduro shakes up top economic team

Mr Maduro was Hugo Chavez’s foreign minister for seven years Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced a shake-up of the team running the country’s economy during his annual state of the union address. The current public banking minister, Rodolfo Torres, will replace Nelson Merentes as finance minister. Mr Merentes will take over the post...
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La Mairie de Pétion-ville interdit les motocyclettes

January 16, 2014
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La Mairie de Pétion-ville interdit les motocyclettes

Le conseil municipal de Pétion-ville interdit le stationnement des motocyclettes « dans les environs de la Place St-Pierre, de l’Église St Pierre et de la Mairie ». Il interdit aussi la réparation de ces engins sur les trottoirs de la ville au risque d’être imposé une amende de 2500 gourdes. Par ailleurs, le lavage des voitures...
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5 Great Places To Visit in Haiti

January 15, 2014
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5 Great Places To Visit in Haiti

Jacmel Jacmel is one of the many gems that you will discover in Haiti. Once called the pearl of the Caribbean, this incredible and diversified historical treasure is now center stage for a major revitalization project currently under way. This website has been created to showcase the real Haiti that most people have never...
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Lack of political will allows ex-dictator Duvalier to escape justice -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 15, 2014
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Lack of political will allows ex-dictator Duvalier to escape justice -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A lack of political will and court delays are allowing Haiti’s former “president-for-life,” Jean-Claude Duvalier, to escape justice. © AP GraphicsBank “ It appears that the Haitian authorities have no intention of carrying out thorough investigations into Duvalier-era abuses ” Javier Zúñiga, Amnesty International’s special adviser to regional programmes Wed, 15/01/2014 “ Under Duvalier...
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Haiti: Lavalas expels two populist politicians

January 15, 2014
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Haiti: Lavalas expels two populist politicians

Submitted by Weekly News Update… on Tue, 01/14/2014 – 12:35 Division and confusion marred Dec. 16 celebrations by Haiti’s Lavalas Family (FL) party in Port-au-Prince to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the overwhelming 1990 electoral victory of the party’s founder, former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide (1991-1996, 2001-2004). Hundreds of FL supporters marched from the site...
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HAITIDREAMS.ORG – OVER 70% HAITIAN TRUTH ARTICLES – COME ON GUYS – DO SOMETHING ORIGINAL

January 15, 2014
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HAITIDREAMS.ORG – OVER 70% HAITIAN TRUTH ARTICLES  – COME ON GUYS – DO SOMETHING ORIGINAL

http://haitidreams.org/ Take a look at this site and you will know what I mean!!  And they are charging advertisers for space on their blog. I would be very suspicious about their suggestion to donate to HAITIDREAMS! He is living a lifestyle in a very expensive part of California. Over the past month, HAITIDREAMS has...
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Mosquito-borne virus spreading in Caribbean

January 15, 2014
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Mosquito-borne virus spreading in Caribbean

By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press AP Photo/James Gathany KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A mosquito-borne virus appears to be spreading quickly in the Caribbean during the winter tourism season just weeks after epidemiologists first found local transmission occurring in the French dependency of St. Martin. Scientists said Tuesday that St. Martin now has as many...
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Four years after the Haiti earthquake, what have billions in US aid bought?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 15, 2014
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Four years after the Haiti earthquake, what have billions in US aid bought?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In the four years since Haiti’s disastrous earthquake, the United States has promised $3.6 billion in aid, at least $2.8 billion of which has already been spent. Has it helped? GlobalPost examined more than one dozen studies and audits to estimate how much of that money made it through US government...
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Of the 68 earthquakes worldwide in the past 24 hours, 55 have been on the North coast of Puerto Rico

January 13, 2014
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Of the 68 earthquakes worldwide in the past 24 hours, 55 have been on the North coast of Puerto Rico

It was 54 a second ago, but there is another one letting go right now…. We should all turn to the person beside us, and tell them how much they are appreciated. We just got a second chance, because if the tension of these 55 earthquakes let go in just two of three sets...
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4 Years Of Oklahomans Helping Haiti Through Mission Of Hope

January 13, 2014
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4 Years Of Oklahomans Helping Haiti Through Mission Of Hope

By Deanne Stein, News 9 – bio | email A little boy sits next to his house in a refugee camp for displaced people in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Concrete homes, mission of hope is building (MOH photo credit) Warehouse housing food supplies (MOH photo credit) UNDATED - Sunday marks the 4th...
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Four years after quake, Haitians remember their dead, celebrate life

January 13, 2014
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Four years after quake, Haitians remember their dead, celebrate life

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com LÉOGANE, Haiti — They prayed underneath tarps held together with plastic pipes, sat on cinder blocks behind a destroyed Cathedral while giving praise to God and crowded the entrance of quake-damaged buildings as they broke into song. Four years after a cataclysmic 7.0 earthquake left more than 300,000 dead, an...
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GlobalPost’s continuing effort to answer an elusive, multi-billion-dollar question: “After Haiti’s devastating earthquake, where did the aid money go?”

January 13, 2014
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GlobalPost’s continuing effort to answer an elusive, multi-billion-dollar question: “After Haiti’s devastating earthquake, where did the aid money go?”

New hospital encourages doctors to stay as Haiti continues to rebuild Medical residencies at the Partners in Health hospital in Mirebalais are preparing the next generation of Haitian medical professionals. MIREBALAIS, Haiti — When Roosler Billy Telcide completed medical school in Port-au-Prince, his hopes for finding a residency to prepare him for a career...
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Haiti marks devastating earthquake anniversary

January 13, 2014
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Haiti marks devastating earthquake anniversary

The cathedral in Port-au-Prince was destroyed by the quake The people of Haiti have been remembering the victims of a devastating earthquake that struck the country four years ago, killing more than 250,000 people. Across the country people have attended special religious ceremonies. President Michel Martelly laid a wreath at a mass grave in...
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Pope Names 19 New Cardinals, Focusing on the Poor Including one from Haiti

January 12, 2014
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Pope Names 19 New Cardinals, Focusing on the Poor Including one from Haiti

By FRANCES D’EMILIO Associated Press Pope Francis named his first batch of cardinals on Sunday, choosing 19 men from Asia, Africa, Latin America and elsewhere, including the developing nations of Haiti and Burkina Faso, in line with his belief that the church must pay more attention to the poor. Francis made the announcement as...
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Safety still a luxury for Haitian builders

January 12, 2014
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Safety still a luxury for Haitian builders

Better-funded projects are built to survive earthquakes By TRENTON DANIEL, Associated Press Published: January 11, 2014, 10:14 PM A Marriott hotel, center, and Digicel office, right, are being built in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, shown Dec. 25. (Dieu Nalio Chery/AP) Workers make cinder blocks for construction in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Dec. 26. Most of Haiti’s...
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Four years after the earthquake, Haiti looks to turn disaster into promise

January 12, 2014
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Four years after the earthquake, Haiti looks to turn disaster into promise

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com CANAAN, Haiti — The sun-baked cinderblocks in Claude Saint-Elys’ dirt yard are an eroding reminder of the dream: a two-bedroom house with enough room for him, his wife and five surviving children. “We have rocks and blocks. That’s it,” Saint-Elys, who lost his 5-year-old son in the Jan. 12, 2010...
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Haiti’s French/Creole divide

January 12, 2014
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Haiti’s French/Creole divide

PIERRE By JACQUES PIERRE jacques.pierre@duke.edu It was sunny as usual in Little Haiti, a small Haitian enclave in Miami where the predominant language is Haitian Creole. I was there that day in May 2012 to celebrate Haitian Flag Day, and my invitation from the Office for Haitian Cultural Affairs said speakers could lecture in...
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