Laurent Lamothe create a foundation to fight against poverty and exclusion in Haiti

December 17, 2015
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Laurent Lamothe create a foundation to fight against poverty and exclusion in Haiti

Haiti Libre: Haiti – Social : Laurent Lamothe create a foundation to fight against poverty and exclusion in Haiti 16/12/2015 08:46:01 Former Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, LSL World Initiative founder (LSLWI) Tuesday announced the establishment of The Dr. Louis G. Lamothe Foundation in honor of his late father. The Foundation’s mission is to fight exclusion...
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Ex-police commander in Haiti faces up to life in Miami cocaine case

December 17, 2015
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Ex-police commander in Haiti faces up to life in Miami cocaine case

By Jay Weaver jweaver@miamiherald.com A former commander in the Haitian National Police faces up to life in prison at his Miami federal court sentencing on Thursday for providing protection to smugglers who flew thousands of kilos of Colombian cocaine loads to Haiti that were eventually shipped to the United States. Yet the defense attorney...
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Kesner Pharel / PetroCaribe: un mécanisme non fonctionnel

December 17, 2015
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Kesner Pharel / PetroCaribe: un mécanisme non fonctionnel

Kesner Pharel- Loop News.com Avec un baril de pétrole brut inférieur à 40 dollars américains, PetroCaribe est un mécanisme non fonctionnel. Le baril de pétrole brut est passé la semaine dernière en dessous de la barre de 40 dollars américains sur les marchés internationaux pour atteindre le niveau de 37 dollars. La surabondance de...
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Nouvelle manifestation de l’opposition pour contester les résultats électoraux en Haïti

December 17, 2015
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Nouvelle manifestation de l’opposition pour contester les résultats électoraux en Haïti

Abonnez-vous au Monde.fr dès 1 € Des manifestants pro-opposition dans les rues de Port-au-Prince, le 16 décembre. | Dieu Nalio Chery / AP Plusieurs milliers d’opposants ont manifesté à Port-au-Prince, mercredi 16 décembre, contre les résultats du premier tour de l’élection présidentielle du 25 octobre, dénonçant un « coup d’Etat électoral » par le pouvoir en place. Selon...
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Haiti Senate asks Martelly to hit pause on election results

December 17, 2015
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Haiti Senate asks Martelly to hit pause on election results

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com The Haitian Senate is calling on President Michel Martelly and the country’s embattled elections council to suspend publication of all final election results until an independent commission can be mounted to audit the vote. The request from the only existing tier of the country’s 30-member Senate comes a day before...
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Don’t blame Haiti’s people for election troubles

December 16, 2015
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Don’t blame Haiti’s people for election troubles

Demonstrators march in the street during a protest against the country’s electoral council in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Dec. 12. (Dieu Nalio Chery/Associated Press) December 15 at 5:38 PM Regarding the Dec. 12 editorial “Haiti’s crucial election”: Ten years ago, the Haitian rulers of the day were dragging their feet on elections, just as the...
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FLASH FROM THE PAST!–JUDE CELESTIN HOLDS FIRST RALLY ON CHAMP DES MARS, HOME TO 20,000 TENT PEOPLE – 500 PEOPLE ATTEND!!

December 15, 2015
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FLASH FROM THE PAST!–JUDE CELESTIN HOLDS FIRST RALLY ON CHAMP DES MARS, HOME TO 20,000 TENT PEOPLE – 500 PEOPLE ATTEND!!

Reprinted Dec 15 2015 October 9, 2010 Preval’s candidate for the presidency held his first rally this evening, in the center of Port-au-Prince. His big stage was erected among the tents that house tens of thousands made homeless by the January 12, 2010 earthquake that killed more than 300,000 people, injured as many, created...
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Ambassade des Etats-Unis d’Amérique Bureau des Affaires Publiques

December 13, 2015
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Ambassade des Etats-Unis d’Amérique Bureau des Affaires Publiques

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Ambassade des Etats-Unis d’Amérique Bureau des Affaires Publiques Tabarre 41, Boulevard 15 octobre Port-au-Prince, Haïti Tél: 2229-8351 / 2229-8903 Le 9 décembre 2015 No. 2015/ 63 Le Coordonnateur Spécial Kenneth Merten rencontre des leaders à Port-au-Prince, et discute avec des acteurs à Anse-à-Pitres Le Coordonnateur Spécial pour Haiti, Kenneth Merten, s’est...
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Forced to Flee Dominican Republic for Haiti, Migrants Land in Limbo- Added commentary by Haitian-Truth

December 12, 2015
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Forced to Flee Dominican Republic for Haiti, Migrants Land in Limbo- Added commentary by Haitian-Truth

NY Times: PARC CADEAU 2, Haiti — Along this arid strip of borderland, the river brings life. Its languid waters are used to cook the food, quench the thirst and bathe the bodies of thousands of Haitian migrants who have poured onto its banks from the Dominican Republic, fleeing threats of violence and deportation....
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Haiti on the brink – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 12, 2015
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Haiti on the brink – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Demonstrators march in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Dec. 5 to protest election results that set up the nation for a presidential run-off on Dec. 27. (Hector Retamal/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) By Editorial Board December 11 at 8:08 PM AS NEWLY elected president of Haiti in 2011, Michel Martelly, a former pop star, said high-mindedly...
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Digital technology at the service of education

December 10, 2015
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Digital technology at the service of education

Haiti Libre: Organized by the Ministry of Education in partnership with the Embassy of France in Haiti and the International Centre of Pedagogical Studies (CIEP), the National Conference on the place of digital technology in education ended Wednesday. For two days, all interested parties to reform: executives and agents of the ministry, of course,...
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Haiti Election Aftermath: Fraud, Apathy, or Organized Chaos?

December 10, 2015
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Haiti Election Aftermath: Fraud, Apathy, or Organized Chaos?

Huffington post Posted: 12/10/2015 10:14 am EST Updated: 12/10/2015 10:59 am EST Written with former U.S. Congressional Advisor Regine Barjon In a remarkable display of cognitive dissonance, exit polls conducted by the Igarape Institute after the first round of the Haiti elections found that 82% of voters interviewed believed that there was no fraud....
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A Haitian delegation involved in the negotiations at COP 21

December 10, 2015
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A Haitian delegation involved in the negotiations at COP 21

A Haitian delegation composed of representatives of different government institutions, civil society and international cooperation, headed by Dominique Pierre the Minister of Environment participates in Paris since the beginning of negotiations (December 1 to 11) to the XXI Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP21). Monday, in his speech at the podium of...
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CELESTIN AND HIS MISTRESS HAVE BIG FINANCIAL PROBLEMS IN FLORIDA. HOW CAN A GUY WHO HAS STOLEN $200,000,000 MISS HIS MORTGAGE PAYMENTS??

December 10, 2015
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CELESTIN AND HIS MISTRESS HAVE BIG FINANCIAL PROBLEMS IN FLORIDA.  HOW CAN A GUY WHO HAS STOLEN $200,000,000 MISS HIS MORTGAGE PAYMENTS??

BY TRENTON DANIEL tdaniel@MiamiHerald.com JOE RIMKUS JR. / MIAMI HERALD STAFF The home of Jude Celestin, the suspected heir apparent in Haiti’s presidential elections, is pictured on Thursday, Oct. 14. Jude Célestin, President René Préval’s hand-picked successor in the Nov. 28 presidential election, has amassed a long list of liens and foreclosure problems on...
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Jovenel Moise (C), candidate to Haiti’s Presidency for the ruling Haitian Party Tet Kale (PHTK)

December 9, 2015
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Jovenel Moise (C), candidate to Haiti’s Presidency for the ruling Haitian Party Tet Kale (PHTK)

PORT AU PRINCE, Dec. 3, 2015 (Xinhua) — Jovenel Moise (C), candidate to Haiti’s Presidency for the ruling Haitian Party Tet Kale (PHTK), reacts as he leaves the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP, for its acronym in Spanish), after a meeting with the President of the CEP, Pierre Louis Opont, in Port Au Prince, Haiti,...
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Proposal from the Diaspora to get the country out of the electoral crisis

December 9, 2015
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Proposal from the Diaspora to get the country out of the electoral crisis

Several organizations representing the Haitian Diaspora in the United States have joined to find solutions to the election crisis in Haiti. Among them are: The Haiti Renewal Alliance (HRA), the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce (HACCOF), the National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) Konbit for Haiti, Congress to Fortify Haiti and...
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Official Opening of the Decameron Hotel, already more than 7,000 reservations

December 9, 2015
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Official Opening of the Decameron Hotel, already more than 7,000 reservations

Haiti Libre: After the pre-opening ceremony that took place Sunday, December 6 in the presence of President Michel Martelly, Prime Minister Evans Paul and Stéphanie Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries , the Royal Decameron Indigo Beach Resort & Spa was officially opened on Monday. Located in a park of more that 55...
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What Haiti Taught Me About Seed Choice

December 9, 2015
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What Haiti Taught Me About Seed Choice

Jillian Etress Jillian Etress is a high school agriculture teacher, farmer’s wife and mother from South Alabama. Haiti’s poor are resorting to eating “mud cookies” — made of dirt, salt, and shortening – for survival. While sitting in my baby’s future nursery, compulsively folding and refolding baby clothes in a final fit of third...
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Sean Penn Announces Haiti Reforestation Project

December 8, 2015
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Sean Penn Announces Haiti Reforestation Project

By Alexa Gray, Contributing Editor How much power and influence do celebrities have in today’s world? One would argue, a significant amount, and with great power comes great responsibility. Actor Sean Penn, has demonstrated (yet again) that his organization J/P HRO (Haitian Relief Organization) is committed to using power for good. On Monday, Sean...
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Haiti/Insécurité- Drive By Shooting

December 7, 2015
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Haiti/Insécurité- Drive By Shooting

L’animateur de compas, Cheristin Ferdinand connu sous le nom de Mass Design (anglais) a été assassiné en fin d’après midi par des individus armés non identifiés circulant à moto, avons-nous appris à la rédaction de Vant bèf info (VBI). Selon des informations parvenues à notre rédaction, Mass design a reçu plusieurs projectiles à Delmas...
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