3 Haitian Cabinet members narrowly survive no-confidence vote in Senate-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 8, 2013
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3 Haitian Cabinet members narrowly survive no-confidence vote in Senate-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Three high-ranking officials in Haiti have narrowly survived no-confidence votes in Parliament. More than a dozen of the 18 voting senators backed censure for Justice Minister Jean Renel Sanon, Foreign Affairs Minister Pierre-Richard Casimir and Interior Minister David Bazile. But a vote to remove a Cabinet minister requires 16 votes. Opposition...
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Student protests greet US officials on Haiti visit

November 8, 2013
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Student protests greet US officials on Haiti visit

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—A loud and smoky protest has accompanied U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s meeting with the president of Haiti in the capital of the impoverished nation. Protesters burned tires and hurled stones at police outside the presidential offices Monday. The approximately 100 protesters were largely university students angry about classroom conditions. One told The...
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Plant to help Haiti’s peanut farmers opens

November 8, 2013
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Plant to help Haiti’s peanut farmers opens

The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The nonprofit group of public health pioneer Dr. Paul Farmer and a health care company have teamed up to open a factory to produce a nutritional supplement in the heart of Haiti. The 18,000-square-foot plant in the Caribbean nation’s Central Plateau is making “Nourimanba,” which is used to...
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US Education Secretary Duncan visits Haiti classrooms, calls for openness to improve schools

November 8, 2013
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US Education Secretary Duncan visits Haiti classrooms, calls for openness to improve schools

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A senior U.S. official visiting Haiti called Tuesday for greater transparency to improve the quality of education in the Caribbean country’s long-struggling classrooms.In an interview with The Associated Press, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said he believes that easier access to information can help improve education standards in Haiti by letting...
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Anti-government protest in Haiti turns violent

November 8, 2013
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Anti-government protest in Haiti turns violent

Demonstrators perform a voodoo ceremony before the start of anti-government protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Sporadic demonstrations have taken place in Haiti’s capital in recent weeks calling for the resignation of President Michel Martelly. Protesters say his government isn’t doing enough to improve living conditions and they want him to hold...
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Les chances de Dany Laferrière à l’Académie Française.

November 5, 2013
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Les chances de Dany Laferrière à l’Académie Française.

Par:Max Dorismond mx20005@yahoo.ca Une occasion à ne pas rater Je rêvais en couleur en pensant déposer mon ordi pour un bon bout de temps. Le risque d’un surmenage me guette. Les mises en garde des amis et parents inquiets sont pressantes. Ils ne font pas dans la dentelle pour m’inviter à la modération, car il...
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Sunrise Airways Reaffirms Commitment to Turks and Caicos

November 2, 2013
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Sunrise Airways Reaffirms Commitment to Turks and Caicos

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – (October 29, 2013) – Sunrise Airways (IATA: S6, ICAO: KSZ) announced today that it plans to launch a second nonstop flight between Cap Haitien and Providenciales in the coming weeks, building upon its already successful once-daily service as part of the airline’s continuing commitment to strengthen business links between Haiti and the Turks & Caicos. “The market...
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Christianity, voodoo mix on Haiti’s Day of Dead

November 2, 2013
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Christianity, voodoo mix on Haiti’s Day of Dead

Haitians shake hands with a man representing Baron Lakwa, the voodoo god of death, while they celebrate the Day of the Dead on November 1, 2013, at a cemetery in Port-au-Prince.Haitians shake hands with a man representing Baron Lakwa, the voodoo god of death, while they celebrate the Day of the Dead on November...
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Haitian Runners Ready to Take on NYC Marathon

November 2, 2013
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Haitian Runners Ready to Take on NYC Marathon

NEW YORK November 2, 2013 (AP) By JOHN CARUCCI Associated Press Haitian marathon runner Carline Lamour wiped away tears as she spoke of her chance to compete in Sunday’s New York City Marathon. The 21-year old student, who’s making her first visit to the United States, says she’s endured both physical and mental challenges...
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Controversial Honduras general denies death squads

November 2, 2013
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Controversial Honduras general denies death squads

Honduras Police Chief, Gen. Juan Carlos Bonilla, is the US government’s go-to man for fighting drug trafficking in Honduras. Bonilla has been accused of running death squads, heading a social cleansing campaign, and encouraging the use of brutal tactics in the police force. By Alberto Arce, Associated Press / November 2, 2013 Honduras Police Chief,...
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Un homme d’affaires poursuit Haïti et René Préval pour 13 millions de dollars

November 2, 2013
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Un homme d’affaires poursuit Haïti et René Préval pour 13 millions de dollars

Canada : (Palecho.com) Il poursuit la République d’Haïti et son ancien président René Préval pour la somme de 13 millions $ pour les dommages «incommensurables» qui lui auraient été causés de 1996 à 1998 dans la Perle des Antilles. Selon la requête, qui a été déposée au palais de justice de Longueuil, le 17...
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Calendrier

November 2, 2013
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Calendrier

31 Octobre, Les démagogues lavalassiens et ceux du MOPOD planifient d’organiser une marche des étudiants contre le président et le premier ministre. Cependant les étudiants réclament une forte somme d’argent. Ils sont en négociation. 3 Novembre : A Jacmel, MOPOD planifie d’organiser une manifestation violente contre le pouvoir en place. Les mercenaires auraient déjà...
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OAS Permanent Council Discusses Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic and Elevates Budget to the General Assembly

November 1, 2013
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OAS Permanent Council Discusses Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic and Elevates Budget to the General Assembly

October 29, 2013 The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) today considered, at the request of the Permanent Mission of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the decision of the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic on September 23, on the legal status of immigrants and their descendants in the country, during...
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Brazil to export low-cost measles and rubella vaccine

October 31, 2013
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Brazil to export low-cost measles and rubella vaccine

The vaccine will be the first produced exclusively for export by Brazil Brazil has announced plans to produce a low-cost measles and rubella vaccine for export to developing countries. By 2017, 30 million doses a year are to be supplied mainly to African but also to Asian and Latin American nations. The Oswaldo Cruz...
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Haiti, the forgotten victim of Sandy

October 30, 2013
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Haiti, the forgotten victim of Sandy

by Ehab Zahriyeh @EhabZ October 29, 2013 12:02PM ET Despite progress, Haitians and donors face fatigue in addressing the Caribbean island’s humanitarian crisis A Haitian woman sells goods in an area of pollution on May 28, 2013 near an open air market outside of Port au Prince.Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images Before Superstorm Sandy made its...
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Farmers to Feed the Hungry

October 30, 2013
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Farmers to Feed the Hungry

By Mission of Hope, Haiti Published: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 – 10:36 am PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct. 29, 2013 — Innovative Initiative Creates Sustainable Economy PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Mission of Hope (MOH) in Haiti announced the first large-scale packaging of commodities purchased from Haitian farmers to feed children in local schools...
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Arcade Fire’s Reflektor: Let The Light In On their daring double album, Arcade Fire re-invents rock from the roots up, in Bigger Than The Sound

October 30, 2013
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Arcade Fire’s Reflektor: Let The Light In On their daring double album, Arcade Fire re-invents rock from the roots up, in Bigger Than The Sound

Win Butler seems like a guy who thinks about music. I say that based on what I know about him (admittedly, very little), though it’s not a stretch to imagine him ranking bands, debating the merits of albums — or, in headier moments, sides of albums — defending the strengths of guys like Roy...
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DIVIDE AND CONQUER!!! CHERYL MILLS ATTEMPTS TO MURDER HAITI BY PLAYING ONE SIDE AGAINST THE OTHER IN A DANCE OF DEATH – MAKING PROMISES TO EACH SIDE SHE KNOWS WILL NEVER BE KEPT.

October 30, 2013
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DIVIDE AND CONQUER!!! CHERYL MILLS ATTEMPTS TO MURDER HAITI BY PLAYING ONE SIDE AGAINST THE OTHER IN A DANCE OF DEATH – MAKING PROMISES TO EACH SIDE SHE KNOWS WILL NEVER BE KEPT.

October 30, 2013 VICE-PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN PHONES MARTELLY AND ATTEMPTS TO FORCE IMPOSSIBLE ELECTION SCHEDULE ON HAITI WHEN CANADIAN AND AMERICAN EMBASSIES ALREADY ACCEPT REALITY OF NOVEMBER 2014 ELECTION. EXISTING SITUATION SO DYSFUNCTIONAL THAT ANY ELECTION NOW WILL BE A FARCE. BIDEN COMMENTS FOLLOWED BY CHERYL MILLS – HILLARY CLINTON’S HATCHET MAN – VISIT...
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Arcade Fire pays tribute to Haiti on new album

October 27, 2013
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Arcade Fire pays tribute to Haiti on new album

By JENNIFER KAY The Associated Press Win Butler, right, and his wife and bandmate Regine Chassagne, left, of Arcade Fire, perform Oct. 24, 2013 at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Arcade Fire’s new album “Reflektor” comes out next week. The Thursday night show at the Little Haiti Cultural Center was the second...
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Haitian garment plants accused of cheating workers

October 26, 2013
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Haitian garment plants accused of cheating workers

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A labor rights group is accusing clothing manufacturers in Haiti of frequently cheating workers out of their meager wages. The U.S.-based Worker Rights Consortium says in a report that workers receive an average of 32 percent less than what they should. It says the practice is “both widespread and severe”...
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