US: Sets new limits for Haiti apparel imports

December 20, 2013
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US: Sets new limits for Haiti apparel imports

By Richard Woodard | 19 December 2013 The US Department of Commerce has set a new limit on duty-free apparel imports from Haiti for 2014 under the HOPE Act. Under the terms of the Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity Through Partnership for Encouragement Act (HOPE), a limit is set on the amount of duty-free apparel that...
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U.S. Trade in Goods with Haiti 1986 – 2013

December 20, 2013
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U.S. Trade in Goods with Haiti 1986 – 2013

2013 : U.S. trade in goods with Haiti NOTE: All figures are in millions of U.S. dollars on a nominal basis, not seasonally adjusted unless otherwise specified. Details may not equal totals due to rounding. Month Exports Imports Balance January 2013 88.2 46.3 41.9 February 2013 88.9 63.0 25.9 March 2013 76.3 73.0 3.3...
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DID SHE OR DIDN’T SHE ?!! Haitians were confused during evening of December 19 as media reported resignation of Yanick Mezile, Minister of feminine Condition–Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 20, 2013
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DID SHE OR DIDN’T SHE ?!!  Haitians were confused during evening of December 19 as media reported resignation of Yanick Mezile, Minister of feminine Condition–Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

When contacted, she could not give a coherent answer. She said she would have to check. Check with who? Probably check with her husband who seems to have filed her resignation without her knowledge. He is also rumored to be the one who actually runs the ministry. He is rumored to like a few...
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Droits de l’homme: Pour une meilleure implication des femmes et des personnes handicapées dans la vie publique haïtienne

December 20, 2013
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Droits de l’homme: Pour une meilleure implication des femmes et des personnes handicapées dans la vie publique haïtienne

Dans le cadre de la célébration de la Journée des droits de l’homme, la capitale haïtienne a abrité ce 10 décembre un atelier de réflexion pour favoriser la participation des femmes et des personnes handicapées à la vie publique. Photo : Logan Abassi – UN/MINUSTAH « Les femme et les personnes handicapées ne sont...
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Haiti – Social : 3,000 disadvantaged children celebrated Christmas at the National Palace

December 20, 2013
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Haiti – Social : 3,000 disadvantaged children celebrated Christmas at the National Palace

Haiti Libre: Thursday, President Michel Martelly and his wife Sophia Martelly, received 3,000  children at the National Palace in a festive atmosphere as a prelude to Christmas, in the presence of several managers in public administration. This activity, organized for 3 years by the Office of the First Lady, in the form of recreational...
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APRE 4 LANE NOU GEN 150 MIL MOUN ANBA TANT TOUJOU – KOTE TOUT MILLIARD DOLA KE YO BAY POU AYITI YO PASE? GEN MOUN KI DI 6 MILLIARD? GENYEN KI DI 9 OU 10 —

December 20, 2013
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APRE 4 LANE NOU GEN 150 MIL MOUN ANBA TANT TOUJOU – KOTE TOUT MILLIARD DOLA KE YO BAY POU AYITI YO PASE? GEN MOUN KI DI 6 MILLIARD? GENYEN KI DI 9 OU 10 —

12 JANVYE 2010 – 12 JANVYE 2014 APRE 4 LANE NOU GEN 150 MIL MOUN ANBA TANT TOUJOU – KOTE TOUT MILLIARD DOLA KE YO BAY POU AYITI YO PASE? GEN MOUN KI DI 6 MILLIARD? GENYEN KI DI 9 OU 10 — KI KOTE LAJAN BILATERAL AK MULTILATERAL YO PASE? KOTE LAJAN MILTILATERAL...
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CDC warns of mosquito-borne virus in Caribbean

December 20, 2013
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CDC warns of mosquito-borne virus in Caribbean

Dozens of cruise ships set sail each week in winter from Miami Beach, Fla., and many of them make stops at multiple ports in the Caribbean, where the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that a mosquito-borne virus has been found for the first time in the Western Hemisphere. (Richard Sheinwald /...
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What a 10 Thousand Foot View Can Reveal

December 18, 2013
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What a 10 Thousand Foot View Can Reveal

It was going to be a disappointing ride; two and a half hours on a bus traveling between Klagenfurt, Austria to the Alpine ski community of Kals. The bus would take me through spectacular scenery but I would not be able to appreciate it either way because both drives would be made in the...
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Dominican Republic, Haiti to resume immigration talks, Venezuela says

December 18, 2013
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Dominican Republic, Haiti to resume immigration talks, Venezuela says

(Reuters) – The Dominican Republic and Haiti have agreed to resume immigration talks that broke down last month, Venezuela said on Tuesday, as the two nations seek to resolve differences over a Dominican court ruling that could strip citizenship from people of Haitian descent. The Dominican Republic last month broke off talks with Haiti...
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Un message destiné aux Canadiens en Haiti – A Message for Canadians Travelling in Haiti

December 18, 2013
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Un message destiné aux Canadiens en Haiti – A Message for Canadians Travelling in Haiti

FRANCAIS Le passeport canadien n’est pas un « laissez-passer pour sortir de prison » Le 16 décembre 2013 – La ministre d’État (Affaires étrangères et consulaires), l’honorable Lynne Yelich, a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante sur les services consulaires offerts aux Canadiens à l’approche de la saison touristique hivernale : « Le temps des...
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Haiti Faults Orphanage Run by Well-off US Church-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 18, 2013
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Haiti Faults Orphanage Run by Well-off US Church-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By BEN FOX Associated Press At the Olde Good Things antique store on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, a French crystal chandelier can go for tens of thousands of dollars. A marble mantel sells for more than $20,000 and hand-carved dinner tables are priced even higher. The store’s Christian missionary owners offer their well-heeled customers...
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COLLECTIF du 4 DECEMBRE

December 17, 2013
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COLLECTIF du 4 DECEMBRE

Note de Presse Par son arrêt TC/0168/13 rétrograde en date du 23 septembre 2013 – attentatoire aux droits citoyens et fragilisant les conquêtes d’interminables luttes pour les droits de l’homme consacrées par la Charte des Nations-Unies depuis 1948 – la Cour Constitutionnelle de la République dominicaine ravit la nationalité dominicaine à plusieurs générations d’immigrants...
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Protests in Haiti The discontented-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 17, 2013
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Protests in Haiti The discontented-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

IN HAITI the year is ending with squalls of street protest. Shows of public anger have been going on for weeks in Port-au-Prince, the capital, and other major cities. The protests are amorphous. Gatherings of differing sizes and intensities have been called by various entities, ranging from opposition parties to the trade unions. If...
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Haiti switches on to solar power as sustainable electricity solution

December 17, 2013
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Haiti switches on to solar power as sustainable electricity solution

Solar energy is clean, green and can help to solve Haiti’s power crisis. Now the world’s largest solar hospital is lighting the way. The new hospital in Mirebalais has 1,800 rooftop solar panels. Solar energy could offer a solution to Haiti’s power problems. Photograph: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP Mirebalais is just an hour’s drive north-east...
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12 JANVYE 2010 – 12 JANVYE 2014: APRE 4 LANE NOU GEN 150 MIL MOUN

December 17, 2013
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12 JANVYE 2010 – 12 JANVYE 2014: APRE 4 LANE NOU GEN 150 MIL MOUN

APRE 4 LANE NOU GEN 150 MIL MOUN ANBA TANT TOUJOU – KOTE TOUT MILLIARD DOLA KE YO BAY POU AYITI YO PASE? GEN MOUN KI DI 6 MILLIARD? GENYEN KI DI 9 OU 10 — KI KOTE LAJAN BILATERAL AK MULTILATERAL YO PASE? KOTE LAJAN MILTILATERAL YO PASE? LETA DAYITI RECEVWA MWENS KE...
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Lavalas divisé dans le Sud – Le mouvement des lavalassiens Conséquents (MOLAC) dernier né de cette division

December 17, 2013
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Lavalas divisé dans le Sud – Le mouvement des lavalassiens Conséquents (MOLAC) dernier né de cette division

Le mouvement des lavalassiens Conséquents (MOLAC) a pris naissance ce lundi 16 décembre 2013 dans la ville des Cayes, dans le but de défendre les acquis du 16 décembre 1990. Le MOLAC ayant à sa tête l’ancien délégué départemental du Sud Me Jacques Matelier  critique le comportement de certains membres du directoire du parti...
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Why We Need To Learn To See Haiti Through Different Eyes

December 16, 2013
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Why We Need To Learn To See Haiti Through Different Eyes

In his recent piece in the McKinsey Voices on Society, Olivier Barrau (@obarrau), CEO of the Alternative Insurance Company in Haiti, makes a strong case for changing the fatalistic mindset in Haiti, which he considers to be one of the reasons why the insurance market in Haiti remains highly underdeveloped. Olivier’s focus on changing...
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Zoinks! Tracing The History Of ‘Zombie’ From Haiti To The CDC

December 15, 2013
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Zoinks! Tracing The History Of ‘Zombie’ From Haiti To The CDC

A still from the 1943 film I Walked With A Zombie. RKO/The Kobal Collection “Who doesn’t like zombies?” That was the subject line of an email blast that landed in my inbox recently from a major online retailer as it announced it was “bringing their Black Friday deals back to life.” With shows like...
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HAITI LOI ELECTORALE 2013

December 15, 2013
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HAITI LOI ELECTORALE 2013

HAITI LOI ELECTORALE 2013 Click to VIEW ALL PAGES LIBERTÉ ÉGALITÉ FRATERNITÉ RÉPUBLIQUE D’HAÏTI CORPS LÉGISLATIF LOI No: CL 2013 – 06 LOI ÉLECTORALE Vu les articles 11, 12, 16, 16.2, 17, 17.1, 18, 24, 27.1, 28, 30, 31, 31.1, 31.3, 40, 52.1, 58, 59, 61, 62, 63, 63.1, 65, 66 , 66.1, 67,...
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Dany Laferrière, le premier académicien du 21ème siècle !

December 15, 2013
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Dany Laferrière, le premier académicien du 21ème siècle !

By Haiti Connection: Dans notre empressement de faire sortir la nouvelle en premier (Scoop) pour le bénéfice de nos lecteurs, nous avons commis quelques erreurs orthographiques. Nous nous en excusons. C’est avoir la chair de poule !!! Les Immortels l’ont analysé sous toutes les formes, sous toutes les latitudes en ce jeudi 12 Décembre 2013. Du...
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