IMF approves funds for Haiti

March 30, 2014
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IMF approves funds for Haiti

WASHINGTON (CMC) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is providing US$2.5 million to Haiti as it praised the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country for its economic performance “despite difficult circumstances”. The Washington-based financial institution said it has completed the seventh review of Haiti’s performance under its programme supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF)...
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Le president Michel Martelly et le premier ministre Laurent Lamothe appuient les initiatives pour renforcer la croissance économique

March 30, 2014
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Le president Michel Martelly et le premier ministre Laurent Lamothe appuient les initiatives pour renforcer la croissance économique

Le president Michel Martelly et le premier ministre Laurent Lamothe appuient les initiatives pour renforcer la croissance économique Le chef de l’Etat haïtien, Michel Martelly, a effectué le mercredi 26 Mars 2014 une visite dans le département du Nord afin de participer au lancement du Projet de Renforcement d’Entreprises Locales et de la Chaine...
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28 Mars 2014: Assassinat de Mireille Durocher Bertin, Dix Neuf Ans Apres par Stanley Lucas

March 29, 2014
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28 Mars 2014: Assassinat de Mireille Durocher Bertin, Dix Neuf Ans Apres par Stanley Lucas

“Ignorer les crimes, renoncer à la justice ou tolérer l’intolérable c’est renier la démocratie, c’est la réduire à un simulacre.” Le 28 Mars 1994 Mireille Durocher Bertin etait assassine par des officiels et des sbires au service du gouvernement Haitien. Selon les informations qui circulent les ordres pour l’execution de Me. Bertin venait directement du President constitutionnel de la republique Jean Bertrand...
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Families Going Hungry as Drought Hits Haiti

March 28, 2014
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Families Going Hungry as Drought Hits Haiti

BOMBARDOPOLIS, Haiti (AP) — Jean-Romain Beltinor plunged a hoe into the rocky dirt on his parched hillside to prepare for planting seeds he does not have. After months of drought in northwest Haiti, the subsistence farmer struggles to find food for his 13 children. To earn a little money, he must turn to work...
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Drought in Haiti ravages crops for farmers

March 28, 2014
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Drought in Haiti ravages crops for farmers

By Associated Press, Published: March 27 BOMBARDOPOLIS, Haiti — Jean-Romain Beltinor plunged a hoe into the rocky dirt on his parched hillside to prepare for planting seeds he does not have. After months of drought in northwest Haiti, the subsistence farmer struggles to find food for his 13 children. To earn a little money, he...
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Haitian Cholera Outbreak Highlights Need for Infrastructure, Not Blame-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 28, 2014
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Haitian Cholera Outbreak Highlights Need for Infrastructure, Not Blame-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A cholera epidemic has infected more than 700,000 people and killed over 8,000 in Haiti over the last few years, a country of just over 10 million people. Why did the epidemic strike Haiti, when the disease has been absent from that region for a century? And why has the outbreak been so difficult...
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ELECTIONS 2015!!!

March 28, 2014
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ELECTIONS 2015!!!

President Martelly and Prime Minister Lamothe have stated their willingness to have election in 2104 but there is more to the game than their agreement. Without the complete and total cooperation of the Haitian community, this will be politically and logistically impossible. People Like Senator Desras, and Deputy Arnel Belizaire mirror the roadblocks that...
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Le Premier ministre vietnamien attendu vendredi à Port-au-Prince

March 28, 2014
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Le Premier ministre vietnamien attendu  vendredi à Port-au-Prince

Le Nouvelliste: Le Premier ministre Vietnamien Dans le cadre du renforcement des relations de coopération entre Haïti et le Vietnam, le Premier ministre Laurent Lamothe reçoit vendredi, à Port-au-Prince, son homologue de cette République socialiste, Nguyen Tan Dung. M. Tan Dung sera accompagné d’une importante délégation composée, entre autres, de plusieurs ministres et investisseurs...
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Mitchell Leads Delegation To Haiti For Migration Talks

March 27, 2014
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Mitchell Leads Delegation To Haiti For Migration Talks

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell led a delegation to Haiti yesterday for bilateral talks on the issues of human trafficking, human smuggling and co-operation in agriculture. The first action item was the announcement on March 25 of the full 22-member Bahamas National Reparation Committee pursuant to a ten-point plan adopted by CARICOM at the...
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Vibrant artworks from Haiti get showcase in Columbia

March 27, 2014
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Vibrant artworks from Haiti get showcase in Columbia

Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014 11:15 am | Updated: 11:16 am, Thu Mar 27, 2014. BY LAURA KNOWLES | Correspondent The artists of Haiti rely on tourism for their livelihood. And yet they are at the mercy of Mother Nature. “Not only have the earthquakes and hurricanes devastated Haiti, but they have devastated the...
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FAMINE THREATENS NORTHWEST AS UN DISTRIBUTES FOOD… MANY PEASANTS HAVE ALREADY EATEN THEIR SEED STOCKS AND HAVE NOTHING TO PLANT… GOVERNMENT CANNOT FIND CORN SEEDS TO REPLACE THOSE ALREADY LOST-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 27, 2014
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FAMINE THREATENS NORTHWEST AS UN DISTRIBUTES FOOD… MANY PEASANTS HAVE ALREADY EATEN THEIR SEED STOCKS AND   HAVE NOTHING TO PLANT… GOVERNMENT CANNOT FIND CORN SEEDS TO REPLACE THOSE ALREADY LOST-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Aid workers in Haiti have begun distributing food to help some of the Caribbean nation’s poorest people cope with a severe drought, an official with a United Nations agency said Thursday. The World Food Program on Wednesday began handing out cereal, vegetable oil and iodized salt...
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Brazil scrambles to avoid power rationing as costs soar

March 25, 2014
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Brazil scrambles to avoid power rationing as costs soar

By Jeb Blount 15 hours ago . Electricity transmission towers stand over a coffee farm in Santo Antonio do Jardim February 6, 2014. … By Jeb Blount RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil is fighting against time to avoid crippling power blackouts and electricity rationing as a drought prevents the world’s most water-rich nation from...
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PHOTOS DES MEMBRES DE LA DELEGATION HAITIANO-DOMINICAINE A LA REUNION DE LA COMMISSION INTERAMERICAINE DES DROITS DE L’HOMME A WASHINGTON 24 MARS 2014

March 25, 2014
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PHOTOS DES MEMBRES DE LA DELEGATION HAITIANO-DOMINICAINE A LA REUNION DE LA COMMISSION INTERAMERICAINE DES DROITS DE L’HOMME A WASHINGTON 24 MARS 2014

Tracy Robinson Presidente de la Commission Interamericaine des Droits de l’Homme et deux Membres, Felipe Gonzalez et Rose Barie Belle Antoine President de la Commission Tracy Robinson et Stanley Lucas Membres de la Delegation Haitiano-Dominicaine
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Stronger Haiti National Police has U.N. considering its future presence in the country

March 24, 2014
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Stronger Haiti National Police has U.N. considering its future presence in the country

By jacqueline charles and Aaron Morrison jcharles@MiamiHerald.com UNITED NATIONS — As an increasingly confident and stronger Haitian police force take control of Haiti’s security, major crimes are seeing a double-digit drop and the United Nations is intensifying discussions about its future in the country. The talks of a reconfigured U.N. Stabilization Mission in Haiti,...
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Haiti’s Fate Is Decided In Washington: How International Organizations Are Carrying The Poorest Nation In The Americas

March 24, 2014
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Haiti’s Fate Is Decided In Washington: How International Organizations Are Carrying The Poorest Nation In The Americas

By Patricia Rey Mallén on March 24 2014 9:37 AM A UN military vehicle patrols the slum area of Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Reuters/Swoan Parker Four years after a devastating earthquake that wrecked the country in early 2010 and killed up to as many as 160,000 people, Haiti still bears scars. With a...
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Pastor Wallace Turnbull decorated by the President Martelly

March 23, 2014
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Pastor Wallace Turnbull decorated by the President Martelly

Haiti Libre: Friday at the National Palace, President Michel Martelly, decorated Pastor Wallace Turnbull (American origin, born in 1925), founder of the Conservative Baptist Mission of Haiti, with the Order of Honor and Merit, grade “Commandeur”. The ceremony, that took place in presence of the wife of the pastor, Mrs. Eleanor Turnbull, Mayors Pétion-Ville...
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Presentation of the first components of the Orchestra of the National Music Institute of Haiti

March 23, 2014
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Presentation of the first components of the Orchestra of the National Music Institute of Haiti

Haiti Libre: On Thursday, the President Michel Martelly, accompanied by Ms. Josette Darguste, the acting Minister of Culture, participated in Pandiassou (Hinche), at the ceremony of presentation of the first components of the Orchestra of the National Music Institute of Haiti (INAMUH). In his speech, the Head of State, in the presence among others...
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Colette Lespinasse «Woman of Courage Haiti 2014»

March 23, 2014
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Colette Lespinasse «Woman of Courage Haiti 2014»

Haiti Libre: This Friday, as part of the “International Women of Courage” program, initiated for 3 years by the State Department to recognize the initiatives and actions undertaken by women around the world who play a prominent role in their society, Pamela White, Ambassador of the United States in Haiti, during a ceremony at...
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VISITE DU PREMIER MINISTRE LAURENT LAMOTHE A JEREMIE (PHOTOS)

March 23, 2014
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VISITE DU PREMIER MINISTRE LAURENT LAMOTHE A JEREMIE (PHOTOS)

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ARSON FIRE IN HISTORIC ART CENTER OF JEREMIE

March 23, 2014
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ARSON FIRE IN HISTORIC ART CENTER OF JEREMIE

Saturday, March 22,2014, 13.00 hours ( Today) Fire in the Historic center of Jeremie According to reliable information ,it wasn’t an accidentally started fire. The fire seems to have been started by one of the Lavalas fragments in protest against Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe’s weekend visit to Jeremie for meetings with community elements. This...
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