PREVAL BLOCKS EFFORTS: Despite ‘all that money,’ more than 1 million Haitians remain displaced by January earthquake

August 22, 2010
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PREVAL BLOCKS EFFORTS:  Despite ‘all that money,’ more than 1 million Haitians remain displaced by January earthquake

By Edward Cody Washington Post Sunday, August 22, 2010; A01 PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — Immacula Pierre had a question. Why, she wanted to know, are she and 50,000 other homeless Haitians still living in a squalid tent city on the Champ de Mars, an esplanade in the heart of Port-au-Prince just across the street from...
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WYCLEF IS GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN- A KINGMAKER? DID PREVAL GET HIM TO PROMISE SUPPORT FOR CELESTIN IN RETURN FOR A CABINET POSITION?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 22, 2010
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WYCLEF IS GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN-  A KINGMAKER?  DID PREVAL GET HIM TO PROMISE SUPPORT FOR CELESTIN IN RETURN FOR A CABINET POSITION?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF Musician Wyclef Jean walks the street, talking to neighbors on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE – With hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean’s name struck from the list of Haitian presidential hopefuls, the glitzy star factor is gone, but his unsuccessful bid...
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ELECTORAL COUNCIL CHEATS HAITIAN VOTERS: REMOVES AMBASSADOR RAY JOSEPH FROM LIST OF CONTENDERS. EXPECT AN APPEAL TO THIS STUPIDITY.

August 21, 2010
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ELECTORAL COUNCIL CHEATS HAITIAN VOTERS: REMOVES AMBASSADOR RAY JOSEPH FROM LIST OF CONTENDERS. EXPECT AN APPEAL TO THIS STUPIDITY.

The electoral commission approved 19 candidates and rejected 15. While rejecting Wyclef Jean, the board approved two leading presidential candidates, former Prime Minister Jacques-Edouard Alexis, previously fired for incompetence and dishonesty…. Yvon Neptune, who was the last prime minister under ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and was accused of giving weapons to death squads in...
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JEAN-HENRY CEANT SPEAKS TO 15,000 GATHERED IN ARCHAHAIE FOR A CONFERENCE OF UNITY. CEANT SEEN AS LEADING PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL

August 21, 2010
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JEAN-HENRY CEANT SPEAKS TO 15,000 GATHERED IN ARCHAHAIE FOR A CONFERENCE OF UNITY. CEANT SEEN AS LEADING PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL

August 21, 2010 ARCAHAIE Today, Arcahaie, a small town between Port-au-Prince and St Marc hosted a massive conference coordinated by AIMER HAITI.  It celebrated the past and looked to the future. Haiti was a French colony until the world’s only  successful slave revolt tore control from the hands of France In 1803 Jean-Jacques Dessalines,...
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Sarodj Bertin, notre unique candidate.-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 21, 2010
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Sarodj Bertin, notre unique candidate.-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Sarodj Bertin, 24 ans, fille de Jean Bertin (candidat évincé de la course électorale ce vendredi) et de Mireille Durocher (avocate assassinée en 1995) portera les couleurs d’Haïti et tâchera de décrocher la couronne ce lundi 22 août, lors de la finale du concours Miss Univers. Sarodj est classée parmi les 15 finalistes et...
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Letter from Wyclef Jean: “Keep The Faith”

August 21, 2010
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Letter from Wyclef Jean: “Keep The Faith”

Letter from Wyclef Jean: “Keep The Faith” Written by  ZOEMAGLTD It is with a heavy heart that I tell you today that the board of elections in Haiti has disqualified me from my run for the presidency of the country. Though I disagree with the ruling, I respectfully accept the committee’s final decision, and...
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Elections et amendement constitutionnel

August 21, 2010
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Elections et amendement constitutionnel

Elections et amendement constitutionnel Depuis un certain temps l’on a noté un désintéressement total des citoyens pour les élections législatives  partielles Le pourcentage  de participation oscille entre   8 a 10% á ces  élections. Les élus qui en sont sortis souffrent d’un déficit total de légitimité. Ces  élections  coutent beaucoup et se réalisent avec une...
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19 candidats habilités à participer à la présidentielle Les noms des candidats ont été communiqués ce soir à 10 heures PM

August 21, 2010
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Les noms des candidats ont été communiqués ce soir à 10 heures PM Abellard Axan Delson Konbit Nasyonal pour Devlopman (KNDA) Alexis Jacques-Edouard Mobilisation pour le Progrès d’Haïti (MPH) Anacacis Jean-Hector Mouvement Démocratique de la Jeunesse Haitienne (MODEJHA) Baker Charles Henry Jean-Marie ( Respè ) Bijou Josette ( Indépendant ) Blot Gérard ( Platfòm...
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Three Members Of The CEP Are Trying To Get Exile, Police Tightened Borders With DR-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 21, 2010
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Three Members Of The CEP Are Trying To Get Exile, Police Tightened Borders With DR-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Friday August 20, 2010 - http://www.haitiquotidien.com/news.php/225 Dorsinvil’s staunch support to Wyclef has triggered rumors of possible payoffs. Dorsinvil told The Miami Herald that “it is not true” and the rumors are from people trying to destabilize the process. ASSER, Haiti — A somber Wyclef Jean held firm Friday that there was nothing in his conversation...
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Yele Response to New York Times Article “Star’s Candidacy in Haiti Puts Scrutiny on Charity”

August 20, 2010
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Yele Response to New York Times Article “Star’s Candidacy in Haiti Puts Scrutiny on Charity”

By Deborah Sontag and Stephanie Strom with replies from Hugh Locke, President of Yele Haiti in green text CROIX DES BOUQUETS, Haiti — A few months before Wyclef Jean, the hip-hop star, declared his candidacy for president of Haiti, the representative of a struggling tent camp made a pilgrimage to the new headquarters of...
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NEWSWEEK Wyclef’s Tough Presidential Quest Hip-hop singer’s campaign to lead Haiti dogged by questions, hurdles.

August 20, 2010
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NEWSWEEK Wyclef’s Tough Presidential Quest Hip-hop singer’s campaign to lead Haiti dogged by questions, hurdles.

by Ryan TracyAugust 19, 2010 Ramon Espinosa / APHip-hop singer Wyclef Jean sits inside an SUV after arriving at Port-au-Prince airport. When Wyclef Jean announced that he would run for president of Haiti, his candidacy had a whiff of inevitability, if not triumphalism. Many, perhaps even the hip-hop star himself, seemed to assume he...
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Wyclef Jean not on official list of approved candidates in Haiti’s presidential election: official

August 19, 2010
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Wyclef Jean not on official list of approved candidates in Haiti’s presidential election: official

BY Lukas I. Alpert DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Wyclef Jean‘s presidential hopes appear to have been killed softly. The Haitian hip-hop star’s name does not appear on the list of approved candidates for the country’s upcoming election, Reuters reported Thursday, quoting a source. “He is not on the list as I speak,” said an...
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Delayed Haiti candidate list increases anxiety-Added COMMETNARY By Haitian-Truth

August 19, 2010
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Delayed Haiti candidate list increases anxiety-Added COMMETNARY By Haitian-Truth

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES AND TRENTON DANIEL jcharles@MiamiHerald.com The candidates are keeping a low profile. The borders have been tightened and the streets are calm, even though authorities say political figures have paid some people to protest. What will happen next is the question that anxious Haitians are asking as they wait to see who...
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UnderSea Recovery Corporation to be Awarded Permit in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 19, 2010
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UnderSea Recovery Corporation to be Awarded Permit in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

ATLANTA, Aug 18, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — UnderSea Recovery Corporation (“UNSR”) (Pink Sheets:LGAL) announced today that it will be issued an exclusive permit for the search and recovery of historic shipwrecks in the territorial waters of Cap-Haitien, Haiti, where a number of valuable wrecks are known to be located. Under the provisions of...
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Haiti faces a question: Who is this tourist Wyclef Jean?

August 18, 2010
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Haiti faces a question: Who is this tourist Wyclef Jean?

By JONATHAN M. KATZ Associated Press Writer News FuzePosted:08/11/2010 11:54:48 PM PDT-LEOGANE, Haiti—Street star. Scandal-plagued aid director. Ex-Fugees hip hop frontman. The moment he filed his candidacy, Wyclef Jean became the most famous—and thus potentially most powerful—candidate in Haiti’s critical post-earthquake presidential election. But for all his renown as a musician, charity provider and...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH Night of August 17, 2010 POLICE LOOKING FOR WYCLEF TEAM LEADER KING KINO, COCAINE DEALER AND NOW TOP ADVISOR TO PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE.

August 18, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  Night of August 17, 2010     POLICE LOOKING FOR WYCLEF TEAM LEADER KING KINO,  COCAINE DEALER AND NOW TOP ADVISOR TO PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE.

Orders went out from Wyclef’s $18,000 a month luxury, guarded estate to “burn Port-au-Prince.” King Kino, a well-known drug dealer, along with some other gang-leaders  were launched to create chaos and confusion as Wyclef’s campaign starts to collapse. Police have orders to arrest King Kino.  Some time ago he avoided arrest as he was...
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Haiti Delays Final List Of Presidential Candidates-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 18, 2010
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Haiti Delays Final List Of Presidential Candidates-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AFP)–Haiti’s electoral board has decided to push back until Aug. 20 its release of the final list of presidential candidates, a statement released Tuesday said. “Due to questions posed regarding some candidates…the electoral board has decided to delay until August 20 the release of its final list of presidential candidates,” the board said...
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WYCLEF HANDLING OF YELE HAITI MONEY DOOMS PRESIDENTIAL BID..

August 18, 2010
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WYCLEF HANDLING OF YELE HAITI MONEY DOOMS PRESIDENTIAL BID..

By DEBORAH SONTAG and STEPHANIE STROMCROIX DES BOUQUETS, Haiti — A few months before Wyclef Jean, the hip-hop star, declared his candidacy for president of Haiti, the representative of a struggling tent camp made a pilgrimage to the new headquarters of Mr. Jean’s charity. He arrived, hat in hand, at the eight-acre compound the...
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Haïti – Élections : Candidats, les verdicts du Bureau du Contentieux Électoral 16/08/2010 11:43:52

August 17, 2010
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Haïti – Élections : Candidats, les verdicts du Bureau du Contentieux Électoral  16/08/2010 11:43:52

Les juges électoraux du Bureau du Contentieux Electoral Départemental de l’Ouest (BCED) ont publié hier les verdicts concernant les cas de contestation de candidatures. Il est important de préciser que les verdicts rendus peuvent être contestés ce lundi 17 août, tant par les avocats des candidats que par ceux des contestataires avant que la...
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Q&A: Miss Haiti in Miss Universe pageant to help her devastated country

August 17, 2010
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Q&A: Miss Haiti in Miss Universe pageant to help her devastated country

By Sigal Ratner-Arias (CP) – 3 hours ago NEW YORK, N.Y. — The first Miss Haiti in 22 years is not the typical contestant you’d find in a beauty pageant. She is a young lawyer who speaks four languages and is happy to be able to help her country after the horrific earthquake that...
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