Monsanto’s Deadly Gift for Earthquake-Stricken Haiti…

June 3, 2010
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Monsanto’s Deadly Gift for Earthquake-Stricken Haiti…

The earthquake that hit Haiti in January is proving to be a lucky business break for Monsanto. They are offering Haiti’s farmers a deadly gift — 475 metric tons of genetically-modified (GM) seeds, plus associated fertilizer and pesticides . These GM seeds have been declared dangerous by many countries. According to Global Research: “Soon...
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Monsanto’s 475-ton seed donation challenged by Haitian peasants-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 2, 2010
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Monsanto’s 475-ton seed donation challenged by Haitian peasants-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – Advocates for Haitian peasants said a U.S.-based company’s donation of up to 475 tons of hybrid vegetable seeds to aid Haitian farmers will harm the island-nation’s agriculture. The advocates contend the donation is being made in an effort to shift farmer dependence from local seed to...
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Videos of construction in Haiti, showing their skill and determination to overcome.

June 2, 2010
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Here are some videos of world class methods of overcoming obstacles. Lessons that the citizens of developed countries should take a lesson from. Teamwork, and determination will take a community a very long way. Bricks are sometimes carried by Wheelbarrow, but here, this man is shown stacking them on his head- 22 of them...
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Archbishop Wenski first native son to head Miami Archdiocese

June 2, 2010
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Archbishop Wenski first native son to head Miami Archdiocese

By Ana Rodriguez-Soto Catholic News Service MIAMI – The deluge let up just as the festivities began. Two hours later, Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski emerged from St. Mary Cathedral into bright sunlight, having officially been installed as Miami’s fourth archbishop. On a rain-soaked June 1 – the first day of the hurricane season, as...
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Former Haiti telecom official sentenced to US prison

June 2, 2010
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Former Haiti telecom official sentenced to US prison

WASHINGTON — A former official of Haiti’s state-owned national telecommunications company was sentenced to four years in US prison on charges related to a money laundering and bribery scheme, the Justice Department said Wednesday. Robert Antoine, 62, pleaded guilty earlier this year to charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering in the scheme which...
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Alix Fils Aimé alerte sur la constitution de réseaux de criminels

June 1, 2010
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Alix Fils Aimé alerte sur la constitution de réseaux de criminels

Dans un langage clair et avec des statistiques, le président de la Commission Nationale de Désarmement Démobilisation et démantèlement (CNDDR), Alix Fils Aimé, présente la situation sécuritaire et les enjeux dans ce domaine après le violent séisme du 12 janvier. Il révèle que des évadés et d’autres bandits sont entrain de constituer des réseaux...
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U.S. Southern Command transitions Haiti efforts

June 1, 2010
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U.S. Southern Command transitions Haiti efforts

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The U.S. Southern Command’s (Southcom) Joint Task Force Haiti officially completed its mission today marking the end of Operation Unified Response almost five months after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake Jan. 12 devastated the country. However, Southcom’s commitment to Haiti continues with engineering projects as part of New Horizons, as well as...
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Southcom Completes Haiti Disaster Response

June 1, 2010
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Southcom Completes Haiti Disaster Response

By Lisa Daniel American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, June 1, 2010 – The U.S. military today officially ended its earthquake disaster response in Haiti today, leaving what is left of assistance with humanitarian and construction projects on the island to two annual military exercises in the region. U.S. Southern Command, which oversaw the massive...
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Many say Haiti unprepared for hurricane season

June 1, 2010
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Many say Haiti unprepared for hurricane season

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Behind the once exclusive gates of this quake-ravaged nation’s only golf course, thousands of sandbags cut a path up and down steep hills, while a new road now doubles as an emergency evacuation route. But for every Petionville Golf Club where gravel and sandbags have been laid to...
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No shelter from the storms for Haiti quake victims

May 31, 2010
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No shelter from the storms for Haiti quake victims

By BEN FOX (AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A hurricane season predicted to be one of the wettest on record opens Tuesday in the Caribbean, where hundreds of thousands of Haitian earthquake victims have only tarps or fraying tents to protect them in a major storm. The Haitian government, which had five months to prepare,...
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Haiti: Protests demand Preval resign

May 31, 2010
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Haiti: Protests demand Preval resign

By Kim Ives Protest in support of ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on March 22 in Port au Prince. Aristide’s Lavalas party, Haiti’s most popular, was barred from taking part in elections. Photo: coat.ncf.ca The president of Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) announced on May 24 that presidential and parliamentary elections would be held...
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Low Cost Housing-Bamboo may be the answer-

May 29, 2010
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Low Cost Housing-Bamboo may be the answer-

One of Haiti’s needs is low cost housing now in great numbers. Taiwanese experts opened a school in Marmelade, (Beauche) Haiti. Rene Preval, Haiti’s president was born in Marmelade and was instrumental in starting a bamboo (artelier) school there. The Taiwanese experts taught students to make bamboo furniture and three prototype houses. The bamboo processing...
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UN archive captures the horrors and heroism of the Haitian quake

May 29, 2010
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UN archive captures the horrors and heroism of the Haitian quake

28 May 2010 – Amelia Shaw lost colleagues and friends in an instant on 12 January when an earthquake toppled the headquarters of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti. Now she and other UN staffers are completing an ambitious project that they hope will go some way to memorializing the event – both...
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Haiti before and after the quake-A tale of aid gone wrong

May 29, 2010
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Haiti before and after the quake-A tale of aid gone wrong

by Geoff Olson photos by Elaine Briere David Putt, a retired agrologist/geologist from Nelson, BC, stands before a display of artwork from Port-au-Prince. The semi-abstract masks, hammered from oil drums, seem to radiate a comic, defiant spirit. “Arts are alive and well everywhere, and they’re a part of people’s daily lives,” says the grey-haired,...
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Le dernier montage de Rene Preval

May 29, 2010
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Rene Preval avait planifie avec Rene Momplaisir et Jean Philippe Jean Baptiste alias Samba Boukman un montage pour ficeler les membres de l’opposition et maitriser les manifestations. Les deux comperes proches du president Momplaisir et Boukman dans le cadre de ce montage devaient tirer sur la maison du president en vue de provoquer des...
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World Bank cancels Haiti’s debt

May 28, 2010
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World Bank cancels Haiti’s debt

WASHINGTON — The World Bank said Friday it had cancelled Haiti’s remaining debt to help the impoverished country recover from a devastating earthquake four months ago. Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, will not have to repay 36 million dollars owed to the International Development Association (IDA), the bank’s fund for the...
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Helping rebuild Haiti enhances Taiwan’s image

May 28, 2010
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Helping rebuild Haiti enhances Taiwan’s image

Taipei, May 28 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou said Friday that helping reconstruct Haiti has effectively enhanced Taiwan’s global image and described it as a major achievement in line with his administration’s policy of “flexible diplomacy.” Taiwan was the quickest Asian country to help Haiti after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake devastated the Caribbean nation in...
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Taiwan announces Haiti debt relief plan

May 28, 2010
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Taiwan announces Haiti debt relief plan

Taipei, May 28 (CNA) Taiwan will pay about US$12-13 million in interest on loans to Haiti and the quake-ravaged country will not have to make any payments on the principal for five years, Taiwan’s foreign minister said Friday ahead of a June 2 global Haiti aid summit in the Dominican Republic. The Haitian government...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH Evening – MAY 27, 2010 PREVAL HAS TEAM STAGE PHONY ATTACK ON HIS RESIDENCE

May 28, 2010
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH Evening – MAY 27, 2010 PREVAL HAS TEAM STAGE PHONY ATTACK ON HIS RESIDENCE

Residents of Tomasin, a suburb above Petionville, heard a short burst of gunfire this evening. There was nothing to worry about. It was just another Preval game to make the International Community believe that the situation in Haiti is so unstable as to preclude any thought of elections to replace him. He has not...
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Monsieur Amos Durosier Directeur General de l’ULCC

May 27, 2010
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Port-au-Prince, le 25 mai 2010 Monsieur Amos Durosier Directeur General de l’ULCC En ses Bureaux Monsieur le Directeur Général, Certains faits troublants dans la gestion du Conseil Électoral Provisoire (CEP) ont été portés à ma connaissance.  J’estime qu’il est de mon devoir de Sénateur de la République de vous les communiquer pour que l’institution...
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