Heavy rains kill 12 in Haiti, cause flooding

November 8, 2014
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Heavy rains kill 12 in Haiti, cause flooding

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Twelve people have died in Haiti as a result of heavy rains unleashed by a cluster of storms in the northern Caribbean, authorities said Wednesday. Cap-Haitien Mayor Yvon Alteon said four more bodies had been found, in addition to the eight deaths reported earlier. He said that some 5,000 people were...
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Orphans in Haiti gifted with shoes from PBC school kids

November 8, 2014
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Orphans in Haiti gifted with shoes from PBC school kids

Story by Tania Francois, CBS12 News PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — The devastation from the  January 2010 Haiti earthquake has long left the headlines, but the problems still linger. Some school children from South Florida have worked diligently to get their counter parts across the Caribbean back on their feet. For the past five years, fifteen-year-old...
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Sun City spirits buoyed by Evens Pierre

November 8, 2014
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Sun City spirits buoyed by Evens Pierre

By Robert Coster Sun City is one of the world’s poorest, crime- and disease-ridden places. A sprawling shanty-town on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, hope seems to have no place in this wretched, forbidden area of the Earth. But, on Saturday night, the people of Sun City will be hoping and praying for their...
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How the World Came to Help Haiti and Left a Disaster

November 8, 2014
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How the World Came to Help Haiti and Left a Disaster

In this excerpt journalist Jonathan Katz tells the story of the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti and the chaotic events of the nation’s formation, history and largely failed reconstruction efforts November 7, 2014 |By Jonathan M. Katz Excerpted with permission, The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and...
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HAITI WINS AGAIN – LAMOTHE WINS 20 BRAVO BUSINESS AWARD

November 7, 2014
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HAITI WINS AGAIN – LAMOTHE  WINS 20 BRAVO BUSINESS   AWARD

The world watched as Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe won this year’s Leadership Award for Latin Business. For years Haiti has remained an unknown quantity as consecutive governments did nothing to improve the Nation’s position within the world community. All of this has changed with the dynamic thrust of the Martelly/Lamothe team. In a short time President Michel Martelly and his...
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HAITI IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS: LE PREMIER MINISTRE HAITIEN A L`HONNEUR AU BRAVO LATIN BUSINES TRADE

November 7, 2014
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HAITI IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS:  LE PREMIER MINISTRE HAITIEN A L`HONNEUR AU BRAVO LATIN BUSINES TRADE

Nov 7, 2014 Le Premier Ministre Haitien LAURENT S. LAMOTHE A RECU LE PRIX DU MEILLEUR ENTREPRENEUR DE L`ANNEE du LATIN BUSINES TRADE. Venus de tous les payis de l`Amérique Latine et du monde, les hommes d`affaires ont rendu un vibrant et mérite hommage au PREMIER MINISTRE HAITIEN pour les réalisations et initiatives prises en...
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L`HEURE EST A LA DEMOCRATIE. C`EST LE CHOIX DU PEUPLE. THE PEOPLES CHOICE

November 7, 2014
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L`HEURE EST A LA DEMOCRATIE. C`EST LE CHOIX DU PEUPLE. THE PEOPLES CHOICE

Une analyse objective de la trajectoire historique des pouvoirs représentatifs des forces politiques, économiques et sociales afficherait, sans équivoque, leur permanente volonté de CHANGER HAITI, MAIS SANS TRANSFORMER LES CONDITIONS POLITIQUES, ECONOMIQUES ET SOCIALES QUI ASSURENT LA SURVIE DE L`ETAT FAILLI TRADITIONNEL ET LA DEGRADATION CONTINUE DES CONDITIONS DE VIE DE LA GRANDE MAJORITE DE LA POPULATION. L`expression d`une telle...
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Haiti PM brings business background to government, says Denis O’Brien

November 7, 2014
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Haiti PM brings business background to government, says Denis O’Brien

Published on October 14, 2014 by Joseph Guyler C. Delva (author) Laurent Lamothe (à gauche) et Denis O’Brien PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — Irish Billionaire and top foreign investor in Haiti, Denis O’Brien, has hailed the business background brought by Haitian Prime minister Laurent Lamothe to the government he described as doing a good job...
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FOTOS: 4 JOU LAPLI = INONDASYON OKAP

November 4, 2014
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FOTOS: 4 JOU LAPLI = INONDASYON OKAP


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Six killed as heavy rains pound Haiti

November 4, 2014
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Six killed as heavy rains pound Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – At least six people were killed as heavy rains pounded the northern and western sections of Haiti, according to the Departmental Coordinator Civil Protection Nadia Lochard. Lochard said the rains, which had also forced the cancellation of several flights to Cap Haitien, were responsible for a wall collapsing...
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Republicans elect first Haitian American to Congress

November 3, 2014
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Republicans elect first Haitian American to Congress

Mia Love, a Haitian-American who converted to Mormonism, wins in Utah. Mia Love, the Republican nominee in Utah’s 4th congressional district, smiles after speaking during a rally, in Lehi, Utah.  Photo: AP Photo/Rick Bowmer By Raf Sanchez, Washington A black woman has been elected to Congress as a member of the Republican Party for...
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Supermodel to receive World Tourism Humanitarian Award

November 3, 2014
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Supermodel to receive World Tourism Humanitarian Award

The World Tourism Humanitarian Award is being presented “in recognition of Petra Nemcova’s inspiring philanthropic initiative and vision in creating Happy Hearts Fund in 2006. This year, Supermodel Petra Nemcova, Founder & Chairwoman, Happy Hearts Fund (HHF), will receive the World Tourism Humanitarian Award on November 3, 2014, the opening day of World Travel...
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LA QUESTION LAMOTHE

October 28, 2014
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LA QUESTION LAMOTHE

Le PREMIER MINISTRE LAURENT SALVADOR LAMOTHE pose problème a l`opposition et a ses secteurs affilies. Pourquoi ? Que lui reproche-on ? D`être proche du Président MICHEL J.MARTELLY qui apprécie à sa juste valeur son dévouement a la gestion de la República ? C`est certain. D`être, au terme du mandat de MARTELLY, son éventuel dauphin désigne ? Cela se dit. Cela se répète. Sans...
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Chilean Supreme court orders halt to mine-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 9, 2014
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Chilean Supreme court orders halt to mine-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

In 2012 US Geological Survey statistics ranked Chile fourth in the world for untapped gold reserves, after Russia and ahead of the United States. Chile’s supreme court has halted the development of a gold and copper mine owned by the Canadian conglomerate, Goldcorp, until indigenous communities are consulted. The court upheld an appeal filed...
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From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

October 7, 2014
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From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

By Lorena Arroyo BBC Mundo The use of eco toilets not only is preventing diseases by improving sanitation but it could also help the country’s food security in the long term, too Human excrement spread by poor sanitation was to blame for over 9,000 cholera deaths in Haiti, but now, thanks to a simple...
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Cher Canadien,

October 7, 2014
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Cher Canadien,

Vous recevez ce message parce que vous vous êtes inscrits auprès du MAECD à l’aide du système d’inscription des Canadiens à l’étranger. Nous vous saurions gré de bien vouloir faire part de l’information suivante à tous les citoyens canadiens se trouvant dans votre région. Des manifestations anti-gouvernementales ont lieu à Petit-Goâve. La situation à...
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Brazil election: Polls close in presidential race

October 5, 2014
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Brazil election: Polls close in presidential race

More than 142 million Brazilians have voted in the country’s presidential election, following a dramatic election campaign. Early on, incumbent Dilma Rousseff had been expected to win outright. However, the death of one of the main candidates and the popularity of his replacement, environmentalist Marina Silva, means the vote is now likely go to...
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DUVALIER – EULOGY

October 5, 2014
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DUVALIER – EULOGY

October 5, 2014 Yesterday, Haiti lost a friend with the departure of Jean-Claude Duvalier. His death has brought on a flood of news articles that draw on a flawed image of the Haitian President. These draw from a massive history of propaganda against his term  as president. With this in mind, I will offer...
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Haiti bans its citizens from UN mission against Ebola

October 4, 2014
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Haiti bans its citizens from UN mission against Ebola

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haitian volunteers have been banned from departing for African countries hit by the Ebola virus, the government said on Friday, citing other diseases that have devastated the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. A statement signed by the Ministers of Health, Interior and Defense was released after news appeared on social...
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Congresswoman Waters supports the rights of peaceful demonstrators-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 4, 2014
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Congresswoman Waters supports the rights of peaceful demonstrators-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Thursday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, expressing concern about the potential for political instability and violence in Haiti. The letter urges him to use his influence to encourage the Government of Haiti to respect the rights of Haitian citizens to peaceably assemble and express...
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