The Miami Herald Posted on Wed, May. 12, 2010 Haiti’s neighbors pull back welcome mat

May 16, 2010
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The Miami Herald Posted on Wed, May. 12, 2010 Haiti’s neighbors pull back welcome mat

PHOTO BY EVERARD OWEN Port Antonio: 33 Haitians were sent back to Haiti Sunday afternoon on the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard Cornwall. The group includes the 31 that landed at Holland Bay, St. Thomas Saturday April, 10, 2010 about 3:00 p.m., who were taken to Port Antonio later that evening to the Port...
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Monsanto Donates $4 Million of Seeds to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 16, 2010
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Monsanto Donates $4 Million of Seeds to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

U.S. agriculture giant Monsanto is donating $4 million worth of seeds to earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Monsanto said Friday the Haitian Ministry of Agriculture has approved the donation, ensuring the selected seeds are appropriate for Haitian growing conditions and farming practices. Monsanto’s director of global development,Elizabeth Vancil, said the need in Haiti is “incredible.” The first...
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Former Children’s Hospital surgeon depicts Haiti’s horror

May 16, 2010
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Former Children’s Hospital surgeon depicts Haiti’s horror

Within a matter of hours on Jan. 12, Dr. Henri Ford understood why “he was put on this earth.” The former chief of pediatric surgery at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh realized he could heal some of the suffering wrought by the earthquake that rocked his native Haiti earlier that day. “I was uniquely qualified...
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May 14, 2010 Still Homeless in Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 16, 2010
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Of the more than 1.5 million Haitians left homeless by the Jan. 12 earthquake, about 7,500 have been moved from the most dangerous areas of crowded tent cities to new resettlement sites. The conditions in those tent cities are grim. Thunderstorms are fierce, and the plastic sheets and tarps distributed after the disaster are...
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FLASH – AGAIN!!! TWO MINUSTAH PEOPLE KIDNAPPED AS RESULT OF PREVAL’S EARLIER ST STRATEGY MEETINGS.

May 15, 2010
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May 14, 2010 -0900 As a result of Preval’s meeting with Mulet and his secret meeting, the day before, two MINUSTAH members were kidnapped by Preval-controlled gang members. This action was not reported by the international media….but was widely reported by Haitian media. First step to show Haiti is too unstable for any thought...
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The brigadier who saved Sierra Leone

May 15, 2010
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The brigadier who saved Sierra Leone

In 2002, Sierra Leone emerged from a decade-long civil war and as Allan Little discovers, much of it was thanks to a little-known British brigadier. The Paras had been sent to Freetown to simply evacuate foreigners It was an astonishing thing to witness: the fortunes of a whole country transformed in the space of...
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Haiti Stakes Recovery on Clothiers -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 15, 2010
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Haiti Stakes Recovery on Clothiers -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By IANTHE JEANNE DUGAN And DAVID LUHNOW CARREFOUR, Haiti—Strolling the floor of the T-shirt factory he manages, Alexandre Petion stopped at the sewing table of a worker who was looking dazed and moving slowly. He asked why. “I’m afraid,” the seamstress, Lucienne Loza, replied. More than 300 of Ms. Loza’s co-workers were crushed to...
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Eight U.S. Troops Will Remain in Haiti, Down From 20,000+

May 15, 2010
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Eight U.S. Troops Will Remain in Haiti, Down From 20,000+

Within days of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti, the U.S. military had staged an impressive surge: By the end of January, around 20,000 troops were on the ground, or just offshore, like these sailors from the USS Bataan. More were on the way. And it looked like they might be there to stay....
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How Haiti got the Internet back, with help from a guy in Seattle

May 14, 2010
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How Haiti got the Internet back, with help from a guy in Seattle

odd Bishop on Friday, May 14, 2010, 9:19am PDT A patch antenna and Ubiquiti Bullet combination, installed by Inveneo on a roof in Port-au-Prince as part of the work of NetHope in Haiti. (Photo via Andris Bjornson of Inveneo) Frank Schott Former Microsoft executive Frank Schott is heavily involved in efforts to restore and...
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Lettre ouverte aux Honorables Sénateurs de la République d’Haïti

May 14, 2010
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Lettre ouverte aux Honorables Sénateurs de la République d’Haïti

Port-au-Prince, le 12 Mai 2010 Route de Frères Messieurs les Sénateurs, C’est par le vote de la loi portant amendement à celle relative au Conseil Electoral Provisoire que le Grand Corps a clôturé le 11 Mai 2010 la 48ème Législature. Fabriquée pour le Président Préval, cette loi est un dérivé de la loi dite...
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Le RNDDH se prononce contre la prorogation du mandat de Président de la Républiq

May 14, 2010
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Le RNDDH se prononce contre la prorogation du mandat de Président de la République Le RNDDH note avec amertume le vote, dans des conditions scandaleuses, de la Loi portant amendement de la loi électorale du 9 juillet 2008. Cette Loi, votée par la majorité présidentielle au Parlement autorise le Président de la République, selon la date de...
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FLASH- FLASH-FLASH-

May 14, 2010
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May 13, 2010 PREVAL AND MULET PLOT FOR ELECTIONS Preval meets with the leaders of his Popular Organizations. The plan now sees Preval create a large number of “straw organizations” and tie them in with a few real popular organizations as a movement to save Haiti from the quake disaster, and also to agree...
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After Horror Quake, Haiti’s Rum Production Swirls Back to Life Read more: After Horror Quake, Haiti’s Rum Production Swirls Back to Life

May 14, 2010
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After Horror Quake, Haiti’s Rum Production Swirls Back to Life  Read more: After Horror Quake, Haiti’s Rum Production Swirls Back to Life

// // At the fabled Barbancourt rum plant, the sweet waft of production is back in the air after the horror earthquake rocked Haiti four months ago. On January 12, in 30 seconds, one of Haiti’s best-known companies lost about four million dollars to quake damage. // // Read more: After Horror Quake, Haiti’s...
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SUPER-FLASH-FLASH PREVAL PLANS TO GET RID OF 11 OR 12 OPPONENTS BEFORE MAY 18

May 13, 2010
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May 13,  1215 President Rene Preval has just completed a very, very, very confidential meeting with a number of close associates. He is worried about opposition pressures and says he must confront the problem of “his enemies.” He told those at the meeting that he must get rid of 11 or 12 before May...
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UN, partners gear up to help quake-stricken Haiti hold elections-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 12, 2010
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UN, partners gear up to help quake-stricken Haiti hold elections-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Edmond Mulet (right) with Haitian President René Préval (file) 11 May 2010 – The United Nations and its international partners have pledged full “technical, logistical and material”  support to help Haiti hold timely elections, viewed as a crucial step in renewing the State after the huge human and material losses suffered in January’s devastating...
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Clinton Apology to Haiti Surprises NS Activists Former US president calls dumping cheap rice “a mistake”-Added COMENTARY By Haitian Truth

May 12, 2010
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by Bruce Wark The Dominion – http://www.dominionpaper.ca http://www.dominionpaper.ca/files/dominion-img/Clinton%20in%20Port-au-Prince.thumbnail.jpg http://www.dominionpaper.ca/files/dominion-img/Clinton%20in%20Port-au-Prince.thumbnail.jpg Former US President Bill Clinton visits Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 18, 2010. Photo: Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock “It would be a major contribution for the functioning of a free society to have independent news sources, free from corporate or state control, internally organized in...
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Protesters blast Haiti president’s quake response-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 11, 2010
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Protesters blast Haiti president’s quake response-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By JONATHAN M. KATZ (AP) – 16 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Police fired tear gas outside the ruins of Haiti’s national palace Monday to control 12,000 demonstrators calling for President Rene Preval’s resignation in the largest political protest since the Jan. 12 earthquake. Trucks filled with riot police rolled behind the protesters as...
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Elections will be crucial step in Haiti’s path to recovery As Haiti struggles with recovery, its leaders and the international community attempt to address elections.

May 10, 2010
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Elections will be crucial step in Haiti’s path to recovery  As Haiti struggles with recovery, its leaders and the international community attempt to address elections.

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Along the hardened edges of a sprawling public plaza-turned survivors camp, children run through cascading water, women wash clothes and Elusner Marcellus, 31, is thinking about making it through another day. The last thing on his mind are elections. “A people who is hungry, who is living in...
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WORLD 22.COM Monday, May 10, 2010 Haiti Protests: Thousands Want President To Resign

May 10, 2010
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WORLD 22.COM  Monday, May 10, 2010  Haiti Protests: Thousands Want President To Resign

Port-au-Prince, Haiti Thousands of protesters, today demonstrated in front of the remains of Haiti’s Presidential palace, calling for the resignation of President Rene Preval. Riot police had to rush in to the spot to contain the protesters and fired shots in the air. The protesters hit back by throwing stones at the police, who...
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latimes.com -Protesters in Haiti demand President Preval’s resignation, accuse him of profiting from quake

May 10, 2010
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latimes.com -Protesters in Haiti demand President Preval’s resignation, accuse him of profiting from quake

JONATHAN M. KATZ Associated Press Writer 12:18 PM PDT, May 10, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Acrid smoke filled the air outside the ruins of Haiti’s national palace Monday as police fired tear gas to control a crowd of 11,000 people calling for the resignation of President Rene Preval in the largest political protest...
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