Haiti demands bribe to clear Stockton relief shipment-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 2, 2010
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Haiti demands bribe to clear Stockton relief shipment-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Courtesy Rob Connor, head of maintenance at Quail Lakes Baptist Church, loads relief supplies onto an 18-wheeler bound for Miami and Haiti. By Michael Fitzgerald Record Columnist May 02, 2010 12:00 AM We’re used to various forms of legalized bribery in the American political process. Far less often do we encounter officials blatantly demanding...
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Haiti’s Son Provides Source of Hope for Homeland Indianapolis Wide Receiver Pierre Garcon Distributes Free Food, Helps Rural Orphanage Provide Children Home

May 2, 2010
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Haiti’s Son Provides Source of Hope for Homeland  Indianapolis Wide Receiver Pierre Garcon Distributes Free Food, Helps Rural Orphanage Provide Children Home

Lyons/Getty Pierre Garcon, whose parents were born in Haiti, proudly displays country’s flag after Colts’ 20-3By Jeff Glor Indianapolis Colt Pierre Garcon gives out food in Haiti. (CBS) The “CBS Evening News” anchor returns to Haiti three months after a devastating earthquake struck the country (CBS) After Pierre Garcon caught the winning touchdown pass...
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Preparing Haiti for Exploitation and Plunder-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 2, 2010
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Stephen Lendman – Writer Preparing Haiti for Exploitation and Plunder – by Stephen Lendman Over 15 weeks post-quake, Haiti’s imperial takeover is proceeding. It began straightaway after the calamity, Haitians victimized by denied aid, appalling repression, and now dispossession of their land, homes, and communities. More on that below. On April 16, The New...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH May 1, 2010 OBAMA PLANS HAITIAN VISIT

May 1, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  May 1, 2010  OBAMA PLANS HAITIAN VISIT

Michelle Obama’s recent sortie into Haiti was a mission to test the waters for a  visit by President Obama. Secret Service representatives have already been in communication with Port-au-Prince embassy staffers regarding the president’s possible security problems, if any, during such a visit. One of President Obama’s  closest political advisors is Patrick Gaspard, from...
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Struggle goes on in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 1, 2010
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By Karen Middleton karen@athensnews-courier.com — Nearly five months later, the masonry roof of a destroyed building rests on debris a few feet off the ground and from inside the ruins emanates the unmistakable stench of a rotting body.

Certified Nurse Midwife Roberta Ress of Athens, who just returned from Pernier, Haiti, where she went with...
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STATE OF EMERGENCY/SIEGE SIMPLY A PROTECTION FOR PREVAL AGAINST JUSTIFIED PUBLIC OUTCRY AGAINST HIS CRIMES.

May 1, 2010
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STATE OF EMERGENCY/SIEGE SIMPLY A PROTECTION FOR PREVAL AGAINST JUSTIFIED PUBLIC OUTCRY AGAINST HIS CRIMES.

May 1, 2010 We have a very dangerous situation in place. The international community has effectively turned control of all funding to President Rene Preval, a man who has – on a continuous basis – proved he should not b trusted with a penny. After all, he has stolen  $198,000,000 from the Panamanian accounts...
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Vietnam’s Viettel Invests in Haiti’s Telecoms Market

May 1, 2010
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Vietnam’s largest mobile network operator, Viettel has signed a deal to upgrade Haiti’s fixed line network in the country’s largest foreign direct investment after the earthquake. Under a public-private partnership structured by World Bank’s IFC, Viettel will initially invest US$59 million, and an additional US$40 million over four years, to upgrade services offered by...
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MISSION OF HOPE GIVES HOPE – OPENS NEW PROSTHESIS FACILITY

May 1, 2010
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APRIL 19, 2010 TETEYEN As one drives up the coastline, between Port-au-Prince and St. Marc,  the journey traverses a wide, desolate plain between scrub-covered mountains and the sea. A  mile before the  bustling peasant market of Teteyan, which fills out both sides of the road, is a large scar on the otherwise grey-green landscape.  ...
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Foreign minister Cannon to visit Haiti

May 1, 2010
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Foreign minister Cannon to visit Haiti

OTTAWA — Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon announced Friday he will visit Haiti from May 5 to 7 to review reconstruction efforts following January’s devastating quake. “Haiti is at a turning point in its history, and this trip will be an opportunity to reiterate to our Haitian partners that Canada will stand by Haiti as...
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Resolution would recognize GA effort in Haiti relief

April 30, 2010
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Resolution would recognize GA effort in Haiti relief

By AOPA ePublishing staff Co-chairs of the House and Senate General Aviation Caucuses, Reps. Vernon Ehlers (R-Mich.) and Allen Boyd (D-Fla.) and Sens. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) and Mike Johanns (R-Neb.), along with co-sponsors introduced a concurrent resolution this week that recognizes GA’s contributions to the Haiti relief effort in the wake of the devastating...
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Haiti to Football Heaven: Vladimir Ducasse’s Journey Begins

April 30, 2010
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Haiti to Football Heaven: Vladimir Ducasse’s Journey Begins

The drive down from Stamford, Conn., to the Jets‘ Florham, Park, N.J., facility took about an hour and a half on Thursday. With a driver doing the navigating, Vladimir Ducasse — all 6-foot-4 and 332 pounds of him — was able to relax in the backseat and chat on his phone to old friends...
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Coast Guard: Haiti migration not rising from quake

April 30, 2010
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Coast Guard: Haiti migration not rising from quake

By SARAH LARIMER Associated Press Writer The Coast Guard has yet to see a noticeable change in migration trends from Haiti following a deadly earthquake in the Caribbean nation earlier this year, officials said Wednesday.Coast Guard commandant Adm. Thad Allen said authorities have monitored the displaced population of Port-au-Prince and the areas affected by...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH PREVAL NEGOTIATING DEAL WITH WASHINGTON TO STEP DOWN

April 29, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  PREVAL NEGOTIATING DEAL WITH WASHINGTON TO STEP DOWN

President Rene Preval is – at this very moment –      involved with a convoluted series of negotiations that he hopes will see him step down from power while retaining the hundreds of millions he has stolen from Haiti’s treasury.  He is  also requesting immunity for his wife Elizabeth Delatour, from prosecution for...
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Food Aid Hurts Haiti’s Farmers Helping in a crisis can pose dilemma for local farmers and merchants-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 29, 2010
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Food Aid Hurts Haiti’s Farmers  Helping in a crisis can pose dilemma for local farmers and merchants-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Food Aid Hurts Haiti’s Farmers Helping in a crisis can pose dilemma for local farmers and merchants Steve Baragona | Artibonite Valley, Haiti29 April 2010 Photo: VOA – S. Baragona Rice farmers can be adversely affected by food aid. About three hours north of Port-au-Prince, the Artibonite Valley is the center of Haiti’s rice...
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Clarksville dentist detours to jail on way to aid Haiti

April 29, 2010
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Clarksville dentist detours to jail on way to aid Haiti

Dr. Jeannie Beauchamp, left, performs dental work on a patient during her visit to Haiti last week. The doctor faces three to six years in jail for trying to take medication out of the country without the proper documents. Clarksville dentist Karyl Jean Beauchamp thought she was going to Haiti on April 18 to...
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Tensions rise over Haiti tent camps Three months after the earthquake, schools and businesses want their land back-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 29, 2010
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By Ken Ellingwood, Los Angeles Times April 29, 2010 Reporting from Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti Displaced and homeless, the 10,000 earthquake victims crowding the school grounds of the Lycee Jean Jacques are feeling the sting of a new label: unwanted guests. Administrators and students at the private high school are eager to resume classes after a...
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PREVAL INITIATES THE CHARADE Haiti: Int’l aid needed to hold elections-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 29, 2010
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BRASILIA, Brazil — Haiti’s leader on Monday called for an influx of international aid to organize elections this year as the impoverished Caribbean country rebuilds from the January earthquake that devastated the capital. President Rene Preval made the comments after meeting with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva at the close of a...
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New law to ease return of illicit funds-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 29, 2010
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The government has moved a step closer to making it easier to return illicitly acquired funds deposited in Switzerland to their country of origin. A news release from the Swiss foreign ministry on Wednesday said a draft law has been drawn up that will make it possible to use ill-gotten gains for public benefit...
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NGOs assail Haiti relief effort

April 29, 2010
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By Henry Brier Editor April 29, 2010, 12 a.m. - The U.S.-led relief effort in earthquake-torn Haiti fell under sharp criticism Wednesday eve as two non-government organizations drew down the largest stakeholder’s help, saving their praise for aid contributed by Cuba and Venezuela. Manager-less refugee camps, sexual violence against women, spreading disease, and lack...
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The Haitian Dilemma

April 29, 2010
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BY RICHARD MORSE Manager Hotel Oloffson, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Huffingtonpost.com I don’t mean to dwell on certain issues but until there’s some solid change in Haiti, things are going to remain: Poorest Country in the Western Hemisphere. I was reading this Reuters article and if i didn’t know better, I would think that Haiti was so...
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