PRDN PLAN D’ACTION POUR LE RELÈVEMENT ET LE DÉVELOPPEMENT NATIONAL D’HAÏTI

June 11, 2010
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PRDN  PLAN D’ACTION POUR LE RELÈVEMENT ET  LE DÉVELOPPEMENT NATIONAL D’HAÏTI

Contenu 1. Les grands chantiers de la reconstruction. 1 2. 780 millions pour la refondation territoriale. 3 3. Les piliers de la refondation économique. 4 1. Les grands chantiers de la reconstruction On parle à tort et à travers du Plan d’Action pour le relèvement d’Haïti présenté à New York le 31 mars 2010...
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Haiti: A country ‘forgotten’

June 11, 2010
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Haiti: A country ‘forgotten’

By Katie Kane PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — It is 2 p.m. in what used to be the neighborhood of Croix des Prez in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. After the “catastrophe” of Jan. 12, it became Camp Croix des Prez, only one of the many camps in which more than 600,000 Haitians still live. Four months after the...
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On Haiti, Why Did UN Conceal Jail Slaughter, Shoot Into University?

June 11, 2010
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On Haiti, Why Did UN Conceal Jail Slaughter, Shoot Into University?

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, May 26 — Since the January earthquake in Haiti, the UN has said publicly that it is partnering with the Haitian National Police, and that it is unaware of evidence of HNP abuses of human rights including summary executions. These statements were made by the head of the...
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Floating Your Boat? U.N.’s ‘Flotel’ in Haiti Is Vastly Overpriced, Says Expert-Added COMMETNARY By Haitian-Truth

June 11, 2010
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Floating Your Boat? U.N.’s ‘Flotel’ in Haiti Is Vastly Overpriced, Says Expert-Added COMMETNARY By Haitian-Truth

By George Russell Published June 10, 2010/FOXNews.com Ola Cruises A bar aboard the Ola Esmerelda, a ship owned by a company with close ties to the government of Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez that the U.N. is renting as a floating hotel in Haiti. A comfortably-appointed passenger ship that United Nations peacekeepers in earthquake-battered Haiti...
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Preval Urged To Set Elections

June 11, 2010
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Preval Urged To Set Elections

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haitian President René Préval is being urged to move faster to schedule presidential and parliamentary elections in quake-battered Haiti or risk losing the confidence of the U.S. Congress. 8-PAGE REPORT The warning comes from an influential member of Congress, who in an eight-page report obtained by The Miami Herald calls...
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HAITI: NO LEADERSHIP—NO ELECTIONS A REPORT TO THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS UNITED STATES SENATE 111th CONGRESS 2nd SESSION JUNE 10, 2010

June 10, 2010
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Printed for the use of the Committee on Foreign Relations CONTENTS Page Letter of Transmittal ………………………………………………………………………………….. v Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1 Background ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2 Observations ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3 Procedural Actions ……………………………………………………………………………….. 3 Political Actions …………………………………………………………………………………… 4 Recommendations ………………………………………………………………………………………. 4 In Haiti ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5 Within the International Donor Community …………………………………………. 5 Conclusion …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5 Meetings With Individuals...
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SPECIAL-FLASH-FLASH EDMUND MULET TAKES HIS “30 PIECES OF SILVER” TO BETRAY THE HAITIAN PEOPLE

June 10, 2010
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SPECIAL-FLASH-FLASH  EDMUND MULET TAKES HIS “30 PIECES OF SILVER” TO BETRAY THE HAITIAN PEOPLE

June 10, 2010 Two weeks ago Edmund Mulet,  the UN Secretary General’s   Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)…stated that the Preval government must create a new and unbiased CEP – Electoral Council- if Haiti was to have a really free-and-fair-election. He was specific and unequivocal in his...
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U.S. Moves to Block Some Funding for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 10, 2010
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U.S. Moves to Block Some Funding for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A plan before a congressional panel that is intended to prod the Haitian government to clean up its justice system could end up blocking funds for some U.S.-backed judicial-reform programs in the earthquake-ravaged nation. The proposed Senate Appropriations Committee measure takes aim at alleged killings at the overcrowded prison in Les Cayes, Haiti, in...
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Jimmy Buffett helping Briggs & Stratton

June 10, 2010
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Jimmy Buffett helping Briggs & Stratton

The 240 generators donated by Briggs & Stratton Corp. to provide power to areas of Haiti devastated by a January earthquake remain tied up in customs several weeks after being shipped. The dilemma has even drawn the attention of singer Jimmy Buffett, who was in the Caribbean nation as part of his own relief...
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One set of food staples finally cleared in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 10, 2010
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One set of food staples finally cleared in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

After languishing in the Port-au-Prince port for more than a month, the first shipping container filled with Buckets of Hope was released by the Haitian government June 2. The container, owned by the Florida Baptist Convention, carried buckets of various necessities donated by Southern Baptists across the country. Alabama Baptists contributed approximately 8,300 of...
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Bill Gates offers $10m fund for mobile banking in Haiti

June 10, 2010
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Bill Gates offers $10m fund for mobile banking in Haiti

Alongside the billions of pounds worth of aid being pumped into rebuilding Haiti, a new project aims to give Haitians control over their own cash. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has created a $10m (£7m) fund for mobile banking services in the country. Mobile banking is exploding in the developing world, encouraging saving...
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Schedule elections, U.S. Congress urges Haiti president

June 9, 2010
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Schedule elections, U.S. Congress urges Haiti president

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haitian President René Préval is being urged to move faster to schedule presidential and parliamentary elections in an earthquake-battered Haiti or risk losing the confidence of the U.S. Congress. The warning comes from a high-ranking influential member of Congress, who in an eight-page report obtained by The Miami Herald, calls...
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CNN: Haiti Interim Reconstruction Commission: Strengthening or Undermining Haiti?

June 9, 2010
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CNN: Haiti Interim Reconstruction Commission: Strengthening or Undermining Haiti?

While the international community and President Preval are moving ahead with Haiti’s Interim Reconstruction Commission (HIRC), the Emergency and Reconstruction Law that created that structure has been challenged in Haitian courts for potential violation of the constitution.  According to the law, the HIRC replaced the constitutional government of Haiti for 18 months, eliminates parliament...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH CLAUDY GASSANT BITES THE DUST – OR IS IT POWDER??

June 9, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  CLAUDY GASSANT BITES THE DUST – OR IS IT POWDER??

June 8, 2010-Claudy Gassant was fired for his handling of drug prosecutions…or his complete and total refusal to pursue Preval associates, involved in the cocaine traffic.  This traffic has increased over 300% in the past couple of months. Much of the money is going into Preval’s election war chest for the November elections. He...
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Still No Shelter

June 8, 2010
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Still No Shelter

The only thing that seems to be moving relentlessly ahead in Haiti is the weather, with punishing heat and near-daily thunderstorms settling in for the summer — and the hurricane season that just begun. Meanwhile, more than a million people are still displaced, many in tent cities with little protection from the storms. And...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH PREVAL PLANS VIOLENT MOVES AGAINST POTENTIAL POLITICAL OPPOSITION

June 8, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  PREVAL PLANS VIOLENT MOVES AGAINST POTENTIAL POLITICAL OPPOSITION

Tuesday, June 8 At special meetings, held  in Preval’s personal office in the interim palace, on Monday and Tuesday, Preval and his inner circle planned moves against the Haitian society, in general, and the political class in particular Preval plans to burn down a number of public places and blame his opponents for the...
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Bureau du Conseiller Electoral Jean E. Désir Représentant de l’Eglise Catholique

June 8, 2010
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Bureau du Conseiller Electoral Jean E. Désir  Représentant de l’Eglise Catholique

Pétion-ville, Haïti Objet : Pour votre information … Re :  Mise au point sur le dysfonctionnement administratif institutionnel Contentieux au sein du Conseil Electoral Pour la Postérité et l’Histoire 06 Juin 2010 Introduction Depuis son installation, le 16 octobre 2009, An 206eme de l’indépendance, cette nouvelle version du Conseil Electoral de la République d’Haïti...
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Clearing Haiti’s Streets of Rubbish Means Clearing Crime Too

June 7, 2010
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Clearing Haiti’s Streets of Rubbish Means Clearing Crime Too

By Gemma Pitcher PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, June 7, 2010 (ENS) – Spend two hours in Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s ramshackle capital, and the likelihood is that at least one will be passed in a traffic jam. Already poorly maintained, the city’s infrastructure was hopelessly damaged by the January earthquake. Piles of concrete rubble from destroyed buildings block...
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Church To Send 15K Pairs Of Shoes To Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 7, 2010
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Church To Send 15K Pairs Of Shoes To Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BALTIMORE — A local church is still sending help to those affected by the earthquakes in Haiti.The Empowerment Temple wanted to send 5,000 pairs of shoes to Haiti, but by the time they were packing the truck, the group said it had tripled that amount.The group said it loaded up 15,000 pairs of shoes...
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Haiti Has Not Been Fixed-Ineed, Many Challenges Remain

June 7, 2010
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Haiti Has Not Been Fixed-Ineed, Many Challenges Remain

Alix Filsaime Tent cities are bracing for a promised dangerous hurricane season with no real solution on the immediate agenda. Political process has not been cleared for schedule elections in November. Time is running short and decay and chronic instability looms. Pledged funds are not upcoming. No real upsurge on job creation will create...
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