Pervasive charcoal trade getting major rethink in Haiti

January 31, 2017
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Pervasive charcoal trade getting major rethink in Haiti

MANICHE, Haiti –  Pungent wood smoke wafts daily across the hinterlands of Haiti’s southern peninsula, where villagers stack smoldering wood beneath dirt mounds to make the charcoal that nearly all the urban households in the country use to cook every meal. For decades, authorities and development workers have denounced such rural charcoal makers for...
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Haiti’s Raquel Pelissier content with runner-up finish

January 31, 2017
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Haiti’s Raquel Pelissier content with runner-up finish

MANILA – Haiti’s Raquel Pelissier does not regret anything even if she failed to win the Miss Universe crown for her country. Pelissier, a model from Port-au-Prince who survived the 2010 earthquake in the Caribbean country, was named first runner-up, while France’s Iris Mittenaere was crowned Miss Universe 2016. “I’m feeling great. I’m feeling...
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PRIVERT ATTEMPTS TO EMBARRASS NEW GOVERNMENT BY ORGANIZING EVENT IMMEDIATELY BEFORE INAUGURATION.

January 31, 2017
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PRIVERT ATTEMPTS TO EMBARRASS NEW GOVERNMENT BY ORGANIZING EVENT IMMEDIATELY BEFORE INAUGURATION.

Havana, Cuba Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre By M. Skye Holly This past week in Cuba, an unprecedented event was pioneered to honor Haiti and Haitian culture. A Week of Haitian Culture was introduced to highlight the Haitian Revolution and its impact on the nation of Cuba and around the world. Activities commenced on Jan....
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Haiti’s “linguistic apartheid” violates children’s rights and hampers development

January 31, 2017
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Haiti’s “linguistic apartheid” violates children’s rights and hampers development

Michel DeGraff 31 January 2017 Haiti’s educational system routinely discriminates against those who don’t speak French—which is the vast majority of the population. Kreyòl Teaching in local languages is important for children’s rights, anti-discrimination, quality education and equal opportunity for all. Yet Haiti stands out as one of the rare nations in which there...
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Raisonnement factuel ou argumentaire Dossier UCREF/ Jovenel Moise

January 29, 2017
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Raisonnement factuel ou argumentaire Dossier UCREF/ Jovenel Moise

Honorable Magistrat, Suivant informations disponibles sur internet, l’UCREF, institution chargée de recevoir, d’analyser er de traiter les déclarations venant des institutions financières et autres organismes à caractère financier aurait transmis un rapport aux autorités judiciaires pour les suites utiles contre le citoyen-candidat à la Présidence d’alors, Monsieur Jovenel Moise. Ce rapport de soixante huit...
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Haiti’s electoral marathon finally to come to an end

January 29, 2017
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Haiti’s electoral marathon finally to come to an end

AFPJanuary 27, 2017 The results of Haiti’s October 2015 presidential election were scrapped and it took until November 2016 for a second election to be held (AFP Photo/HECTOR RETAMAL) Port-au-Prince (AFP) – An agonizing electoral marathon that began in Haiti in 2015 with a presidential vote that was later annulled comes to a close...
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Allen Lund Company’s Flatbed Office Donates Generously to Rebuilding Haiti

January 27, 2017
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Allen Lund Company’s Flatbed Office Donates Generously to Rebuilding Haiti

LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, CA – Premier transportation broker Allen Lund Company’s (ALC) Atlanta Flatbed office is assisting in ongoing efforts to rebuild Haiti. The company’s office is continuing to participate with Mission Haiti in efforts to provide building materials for the hurricane-devastated region. by Laura Hillen “The Allen Lund Company Flatbed office is proud...
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PRIVERT POLITICAL GAMES – NO EVIDENCE OF JOVENEL MONEY LAUNDERING

January 26, 2017
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PRIVERT POLITICAL GAMES – NO EVIDENCE OF JOVENEL MONEY LAUNDERING

AFPJanuary 25, 2017 Jan 26, 2016 Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s President-elect Jovenel Moise on Wednesday dismissed accusations that he had laundered money as an “invention,” after spending hours answering questions from an investigating judge. Set to take power in the impoverished Caribbean nation next month, Moise blamed the suspicions that have swirled around him...
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At least 12 dead in Turks and Caicos Haitian boat tragedy

January 26, 2017
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At least 12 dead in Turks and Caicos Haitian boat tragedy

This 30-to-35-foot wooden sloop ferried 69 persons from Haiti to the Turks and Caicos, where many plunged to their deaths after it hit a reef. Courtesy of the Turks and Caicos Royal Police Force miamiherald.com Turks and Caicos authorities have recovered the bodies of 12 missing Haitian migrants in their waters after a search...
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ANOTHER MIAMI HERALD – CHARLES HATCHET JOB – WINS 24 PINOCCHIO’S

January 24, 2017
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ANOTHER MIAMI HERALD – CHARLES HATCHET JOB – WINS 24 PINOCCHIO’S

Before Haiti’s new president even takes office, he’s battling money-laundering suspicions Jan 24, 2017 By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com A Haitian judge is investigating a report by the government’s financial crimes unit indicating that incoming President Jovenel Moïse may have laundered millions of dollars through at least one local bank, and a separate claim that...
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LAVALAS DIRECTOR OF UCREF, SONEL JEAN FRANCOIS, SHOULD RECEIVE INTERDICTION NOTICE 7 FEB

January 24, 2017
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LAVALAS DIRECTOR OF UCREF, SONEL JEAN FRANCOIS, SHOULD RECEIVE INTERDICTION NOTICE 7 FEB

Jan 24, 2016 Over the past months, Privert’s people have been cleansing ministry dossiers of any Truth, replace Truth with their carefully created propaganda. These false dossiers will remain to Haunt Jovenel on into his Presidency. False claims of money laundering  a few millions for Jovenel, when Aristide hides more than $1,000,000,000 and Privert...
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Massive distribution of building materials, three months after Matthew

January 23, 2017
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Massive distribution of building materials, three months after Matthew

MSF.ORG Jeanty Junior Augustin Distribution of aid packages by MSF in the most remote areas of Jérémie and Cayes After providing urgent medical care, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) launches a building materials distribution campaign to benefit 10,000 families living in the remote mountains of Sud-Ouest, the island region most severely affected by Hurricane Matthew....
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Local woman faces protest leaders amid recent Haitian riots

January 23, 2017
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Local woman faces protest leaders amid recent Haitian riots

KATHLEEN PHALEN-TOMASELLI kphalen-tomaselli@poststar.com Jan 21, 2017 JÉRÉMIE, Haiti — After five days of hiding in a darkened Haitian home amid the sounds of gunfire, anti-American riots and chants of “kill Americans,” Kate Bartow of Hadley decided to come out of the shadows. “I thought, ‘This is not a time to run,’” she said by...
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The Haitian Revolution: 213 years later

January 22, 2017
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The Haitian Revolution: 213 years later

Historians regularly refer to the Haitian Revolution as the most prominent and successful slave rebellion against European imperialism ever in the Western Hemisphere. Initiated on Aug. 14, 1791, by Boukman Dutty, an enslaved African “witch doctor” from Jamaica, in the town Bois Caïman in the French Caribbean colony/country/island Hispaniola aka Saint Dominique. He led...
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L’ASSEMBLÉE NATIONALE”REÇOIT LE SERMENT CONSTITUTIONNEL DU PRÉSIDENT DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE”,

January 21, 2017
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L’ASSEMBLÉE NATIONALE”REÇOIT LE SERMENT CONSTITUTIONNEL DU PRÉSIDENT DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE”,

Janvier 21, 2016 MESSIEURS LES SÉNATEURS,avez-vous lu,relu et saisi le sens de cette proposition au nombre des attributions de l’Assemblée Nationale? Si oui,fermez vos oreilles au chant déraillé des sirénes de la division,de l’état de sédition et empressez-vous de prendre les dispositions formelles et légales en vue de RECEVOIR LE SERMENT CONSTITUTIONNEL DU PRÉSIDENT ÉLU JARLEMENT...
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Haiti’s President-elect Hit with Money-laundering Allegation- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 20, 2017
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Haiti’s President-elect Hit with Money-laundering Allegation- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Jovenel Moise addresses the media next to his wife, Martine, after winning the November 20 presidential election in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Nov. 28, 2016. PORT-AU-PRINCE —President-elect Jovenel Moise has pledged to stamp out corruption and strengthen Haiti’s legal institutions, but even before taking office on Feb. 7, he faces a government allegation of money laundering....
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JOVENEL MOISE PRETERA-T-IL SERMENT À L’AMBASSADE D’HAITI À WASHINGTON?

January 20, 2017
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JOVENEL MOISE PRETERA-T-IL SERMENT À L’AMBASSADE D’HAITI À WASHINGTON?

Jan 20, 2016 Ce n’est un secret pour personne que le Président Provisoire de facto d’Haiti, Jocelerme Privert, acte en sous-main afin d’empécher au Président élu d’Haiti, Jovenel Moise, d’accéder à la gouvernance le 7 Février 2017. Jocelerme Privert joue au Yahya Jammeh, le Président de Gambie, battu aux élections, mais qui s’accroche désespérément au...
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Haiti president-elect invites former coup leader to his inauguration- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 20, 2017
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Haiti president-elect invites former coup leader to his inauguration- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

President -elect Jovenel Moise (left) and former army general Henry Namphy (Photo: CMC) PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Haiti’s President-elect Jovenel Moise has confirmed that he had invited former coup leader and army general Henry Namphy to his inauguration on February 7. Namphy had replaced former president Jean-Claude Duvalier in February 1986 as...
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Malaria champions unnerved by Trump uncertainty at crucial time

January 20, 2017
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Malaria champions unnerved by Trump uncertainty at crucial time

FILE PHOTO: A woman, 60, who is suffering from malaria rests in her house at Kagorwa Pygmy camp on Idjwi island in the Democratic Republic of Congo  (Copyright Reuters 2017) DAVOS, Switzerland –  When it comes to fighting malaria, Bill Gates and Ray Chambers are both inspired and concerned: With victory in sight, will...
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ARISTIDE/PRIVERT CONTINUE ATTEMPT TO DERAIL JOVENEL PRESIDENCY WITH FALSE MONEY-LAUNDERING CHARGES- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 20, 2017
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ARISTIDE/PRIVERT CONTINUE ATTEMPT TO DERAIL JOVENEL PRESIDENCY WITH FALSE MONEY-LAUNDERING CHARGES- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Jovenel Moise PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s president-elect says money laundering accusations that have swirled around him for months are a smear campaign by political enemies. Jovenel Moise is a businessman from northern Haiti who was ex-President Michel Martelly’s preferred successor. He won the November election and is due to be sworn in next...
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