Who Needs Enemies With Friends Like These??

December 14, 2009
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Who Needs Enemies With Friends Like These??

Published on Saturday, December 12, 2009 WASHINGTON, USA — This week, the Group of Friends of Haiti of the Organization of American States (OAS) reaffirmed their support for continued political stability in Haiti and stressed the importance of the presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for 2010. In briefing delegates on his visit to Haiti where...
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Aristide’s Party Is Banned-Election turmoil predicted

December 12, 2009
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Aristide’s Party Is Banned-Election turmoil predicted

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Haiti’s electoral council banned Fanmi Lavalas, the influential party of the exiled former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, from next year’s legislative elections. It was one of 17 groups, including the Lespwa movement that formed around President Rene Preval, listed as banned because they submitted improper documents. Mr. Aristide, who was overthrown...
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Popular candidates kept off ballot in Haiti

December 12, 2009
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Popular candidates kept off ballot in Haiti

Original article published Dec 11, 2009 by G. Dunkel, with independent commentary and photo inclusion by Haitian-Truth.org Ever since 1990 when the people of Haiti turned an election into a movement and voted en masse for Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the Haitian bourgeoisie and its imperialist backers have been leery of elections.. They have used military...
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Will Bribery Probe Hit IDT?

December 11, 2009
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Will Bribery Probe Hit IDT?

Published: 10 Dec 2009 19:03:41 PST From Forbes.com: Howard Jonas’ troubled telecommunications company IDT focuses on everything from oil shale to prepaid calling cards. But this week IDT has been paying particular attention to events in a Miami, Florida courthouse •    On Monday Jean Rene Duperval, former director of international relations at Haiti’s state-owned...
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A TELECO SALE TO VIETNAM, THAT IS THE QUESTION????

December 11, 2009
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A TELECO SALE TO VIETNAM, THAT IS THE QUESTION????

December 11, 2009 Rumor from a Paris intelligence source suggests that a group from South VietNam  will take a major share in TELECO as the government of Preval moves to privatize the government-owned unit. The intelligence source suggests something less that $100,000,000 for more that 50% control of TELECO. The source also suggests that...
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États-Unis / Haïti / Corruption / Un ancien cadre de la Téléco devant la justice américaine

December 10, 2009
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États-Unis / Haïti / Corruption / Un ancien cadre de la Téléco devant la justice américaine

Encore un autre Haïtien devant un tribunal étranger. Accusé de détournement de fonds et de violation de lois américaines sur la corruption de fonctionnaires d’un gouvernement étranger, Jean René Duperval doit répondre des actes qu’on lui reproche dans les jours à venir. Jean René Duperval, un ancien haut cadre de la Téléco, a été...
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Follow Aristide’s Money Offshore: How Haiti was looted

December 8, 2009
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Follow Aristide’s Money Offshore: How Haiti was looted

By Lucy Komisar - Follow Aristide’s Money Offshore: How Haiti was looted with the help of tax haven shell companies & secret bank accounts and U.S. citizens & corporations Filed under Corporate Abuses, Crime & Corruption, Scoops, offshore. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a...
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Two Florida Executives, One Florida Intermediary and Two Former Haitian Government Officials Indicted for Their Alleged Participation in Foreign Bribery Scheme

December 8, 2009
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WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Two Florida executives of a Miami-Dade County-based telecommunications company, the president of Florida-based Telecom Consulting Services Corp., and two former Haitian government officials were charged in an indictment unsealed today for their alleged roles in a foreign bribery, wire fraud and money laundering scheme, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny...
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President Preval Plans New Crimes

December 8, 2009
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President Preval Plans New Crimes

During the afternoon of November 2, 2009,  Patrick Elie explained the previous day’s maneuvers aimed at the arrest of  Notaire Jean Henry Ceant in an effort to eliminate him as a potential presidential candidate. The launching of Aimer Haiti, a grassroots movement to help the Nation, was seen as a political front  challenging Preval’s...
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Hurricane Aftermath Photos 2008

December 7, 2009
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Hurricane Aftermath Photos  2008

The devastation and human suffering inflicted during the Hurricane Seasons can be minimized, but the ruling party has yet to show a flicker of compassion for the victims of past storms, let alone provide any protection against future devastation. This PHOTO Gallery will be updated over time as photos are sent to us, mostly...
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HURRICANE SEASON, A TIME FOR THE CORRUPT TO PROFIT

December 7, 2009
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HURRICANE SEASON, A TIME FOR THE CORRUPT TO PROFIT

Each year Haiti’s 9,000,000 await Hurricane Season with dread. Some years see weather systems pass without event. Others see hurricanes wreak havoc ….. wind and flood waters attacking Haiti’s already precarious ecological situation. Thousands die. Hundreds of thousands become homeless in an instant. A million in 2008. The basic infrastructure disappears. In 2008 President...
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Preval buys Mistress luxury home using Haitian Treasury funds

December 4, 2009
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Preval buys Mistress luxury home using Haitian Treasury funds

Here is the house that President Rene Preval bought for his mistress using funds stolen from Haiti’s treasury.  He also had  Frantz Verella, Minister of Public Works, expend over a million dollars American on a rebuild of Elizabeth Delatour’s home in Fursi, in the mountains above Petion-Ville.   Friends have warned him that this malevolent,...
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UN urges equal treatment ahead of Haiti elections

December 3, 2009
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UN urges equal treatment ahead of Haiti elections

(AP) – 5 days ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s U.N. peacekeeping mission urged local officials Friday to provide a justification for banning 17 political groups from participating in next year’s legislative elections. The mission’s statement came a day after the electoral council in this Caribbean nation barred the groups, including Lavalas, the influential party...
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Dominican Republic court rules to extradite notorious Haitian gangster to France

December 3, 2009
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Dominican Republic court rules to extradite notorious Haitian gangster to France

Dec 3 at 2:02 AM Amaral Duclona. SANTO DOMINGO. – The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled to extradite the Haitian gang member Amaral Duclona to France, where he’s accused of the death of an honorary French Consul, in Haiti. The Justices Hugo the Alvarez, Julio Ibarra, Edgar Hernandez, Victor Jose Castillo and Dulce Rodriguez...
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Paradise Lost: Haiti Without Trees, written by Maggie Steber

December 2, 2009
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Paradise Lost: Haiti Without Trees, written by Maggie Steber

Paradise Lost: Haiti Without Trees was written by Maggie Steber- text and photos. A balmy pre-evening breeze brushed the terrace. Port-au Prince sprawled in the view below like a shiny jewel, the whitewashed, domed presidential palace standing as its centerpiece. The scene passed like some great silent symphony until the anthropologist broke the quiet....
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Haiti and Human Rights

December 1, 2009
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Haiti and Human Rights

Consider the following situation that Haiti is in: Haiti is the third hungriest country in the world after Somalia and Afghanistan The richest 1% of the population controls nearly half of all of Haiti’s wealth The poorest country in the western hemisphere The world’s fourth poorest country in the world Ranks 146 out of...
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