Saudi, Norway gov’ts give tens of millions to Clinton

January 1, 2010
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Saudi, Norway gov’ts give tens of millions to Clinton

Jan 1, 12:02 PM (ET) By SHARON THEIMER WASHINGTON (AP) – Foreign countries including Saudi Arabia and Norway gave millions of dollars to former President Bill Clinton’s charity as Hillary Rodham Clinton served her first year as President Barack Obama’s secretary of state. A donor list released on New Year’s Day by the William...
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Haïti: La machine électorale toujours en marche

December 31, 2009
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Haïti: La machine électorale toujours en marche

National 30 Décembre 2009 Haïti: La machine électorale toujours en marche 4,3 millions d’électeurs inscrits sur la liste électorale auront à remplir leur devoir civique le 28 février 2010 lors des prochaines joutes. A cet effet, 10.000 bureaux de vote seront installés, a déclaré ce mercredi le porte-parole du Conseil électoral provisoire, Richardson Dumel,...
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Incendie Marché Hyppolite / L’état des marchés publics fait craindre d’autres tragédies

December 31, 2009
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Incendie Marché Hyppolite / L’état des marchés publics fait craindre d’autres tragédies

Une semaine après l’incendie d’une section du marché Hyppolite, les marchands victimes sont aux abois. Pour la plupart, ils ont tout perdu. Désormais, livrés à eux-mêmes, ils attendent la concrétisation des promesses des autorités en place.

L’incendie qui a ravagé, le lundi 21 décembre dernier, une partie du marché Hyppolite est encore dans tous les...
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Child slavery in Haiti no surprise

December 31, 2009
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Child slavery in Haiti no surprise

December 31, 2009 Re:Poor Haitian kids forced into slavery, Dec. 23 The reality of child slavery in Haiti cannot be separated from the economic and political priorities favoured by local elites, global institutions like the IMF and the World Bank and powerful countries such as the United States, Canada and France. There is a...
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Haïti: Viettel: possible acquéreur de la Téléco

December 30, 2009
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Haïti: Viettel: possible acquéreur de la Téléco

L’offre technique de la compagnie Viettel Corporation du Vietnam a été la seule retenue par le Comité d’Évaluation des Offres constitué par le CMEP dans le processus de modernisation de la Téléco aux dépens de DIGICEL et Voilà,disqualifiées. Côté financier, il y a un hic, les descendants de Ho Chi Minh ont proposé 59...
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Le troisième mariage de René Préval marque 200 ans d’omniprésence des « Latchamimis » au pouvoir.

December 26, 2009
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Le troisième mariage de René Préval marque 200 ans d’omniprésence des « Latchamimis » au pouvoir.

Par Leslie PERPIGNANT Introduction Le mariage du Président René Préval et d’Elisabeth Débrosse Delatour, le 6 décembre dernier, est un acte politique. Ce mariage a été l’objet de beaucoup de commentaires dans la presse haïtienne, mais il est triste de constater le caractère superficiel de la plupart de ces commentaires dont très peu sont...
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OAS shies away from Haitian elections

December 23, 2009
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OAS shies away from Haitian elections

Thursday, 17 December 2009 The Organisation of American States (OAS) has said that it will not be involved in the organisation or implementation of next year’s elections in Haiti, as has been the case in the past. An OAS statement said the hemispheric body will simply observe the development of the elections. It said...
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US lawmaker criticizes Haiti election exclusions

December 23, 2009
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By EVENS SANON and JONATHAN M. KATZ Associated Press 2009-12-24 06:56 AM U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters is criticizing a decision by Haiti’s electoral council to exclude more than a dozen political parties from next year’s legislative elections. In a letter sent Wednesday to President Rene Preval, she called on the president to ensure the...
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Jean-Claude Duvalier sends Haiti Christmas wishes

December 23, 2009
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Jean-Claude Duvalier sends Haiti Christmas wishes


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Report says 225,000 Haiti children work as slaves

December 23, 2009
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Report says 225,000 Haiti children work as slaves

The Associated Press Dec. 23, 2009, 8:59AM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Poverty has forced at least 225,000 children in Haiti’s cities into slavery as unpaid household servants, far more than previously thought, a report said Tuesday. Proud affiliate of the Organization of American States The Pan American Development Foundation’s report also said some of those...
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Ban names veteran British journalist as new spokesperson -  Why was Montas dumped by UN?

December 22, 2009
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Ban names veteran British journalist as new spokesperson -  Why was Montas dumped by UN?

17 November 2009 – In a surprise move, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Martin Nesirky, a veteran journalist from the United Kingdom, as his new spokesperson.Mr. Nesirky is currently with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna, where he has served for more than three years as Spokesperson...
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Indicted paramilitary leader holds meeting in Haiti

December 21, 2009
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Indicted paramilitary leader holds meeting in Haiti

by Kevin Pina Port au Prince, Haiti – HIP — Haitian activists in Port au Prince are accusing the Obama administration of turning a blind-eye to the political activities of alleged criminal bosses in Haiti while backing a ruling to exclude the widely popular Fanmi Lavalas party. The party of ousted president Jean-Bertrand Aristide,...
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JEAN-BERTRAND ARISTIDE ADDRESS Dec 19 2009 in Creole

December 19, 2009
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JEAN-BERTRAND ARISTIDE ADDRESS  Dec 19 2009 in Creole

Son Ekselans, Dr Jean-Bertrand Aristide, swete n yon Bòn Ane 2010! Sè m, Frè m, Pandan kè nou ap bat sou kadans Mèm Amou an, Minouche avè m kontan anbrase w fratènèlman E swete w yon BÒN ANE! BÒN ANE 2010! Gwo bo afeksyon ak tandrès pou ti moun yo! Anpil lanmou pou jèn...
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Haiti Says: ‘Open for Business’

December 18, 2009
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Haiti Says: ‘Open for Business’

By David Adams | PODER Magazine Friday 18 December 2009/06:41:44 PM Haiti is on the rebound after decades of political strife. The country’s new prime minister, Jean-Max Bellerive promises continuity after his predecessor’s unceremonious ouster. And there’s a new confidence creeping into Haiti’s private sector. After years of political upheaval the hemisphere’s poorest country,...
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Aristide Supporters Protest Election Ban In Haiti

December 18, 2009
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Aristide Supporters Protest Election Ban In Haiti

By REUTERS: Filed at 7:51 p.m. E. T.  PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched through Port-au-Prince on Wednesday calling for his return from exile and protesting his party’s exclusion from upcoming elections.
 Several hundred protesters joined in the protest march, which marked Aristide’s rise to power as Haiti’s first democratically...
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SOFT COUPS SWEEP CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA – HAITI NEXT??

December 15, 2009
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SOFT COUPS SWEEP CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA – HAITI NEXT??

COMMENT BY HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG Central and South America are being swept by a new phenomena – THE SOFT COUP – As non-Democratic leaders use the tools of Democracy to defeat Democracy. Control the Electoral Councils, amend Constitutions, even when these amendments are illegal; threaten opponents…kill opponents, foment chaos and violence.  Partner with criminal elements against...
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Former Haitian official appears in Miami federal court

December 15, 2009
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THE MIAMI HERALD Posted on Mon, Dec. 14, 2009 BY JACQUELINE CHARLES AND JAY WEAVER jcharles@Miamiherald.com A former Haitian government official charged in a telecom bribery scheme involving Haiti’s state-owned telecommunications company must come up with $100,000 if he hopes to be released from a federal detention center in Miami, a judge ordered Monday.....
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Who Needs Enemies With Friends Like These??

December 14, 2009
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Who Needs Enemies With Friends Like These??

Published on Saturday, December 12, 2009 WASHINGTON, USA — This week, the Group of Friends of Haiti of the Organization of American States (OAS) reaffirmed their support for continued political stability in Haiti and stressed the importance of the presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for 2010. In briefing delegates on his visit to Haiti where...
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Aristide’s Party Is Banned-Election turmoil predicted

December 12, 2009
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Aristide’s Party Is Banned-Election turmoil predicted

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Haiti’s electoral council banned Fanmi Lavalas, the influential party of the exiled former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, from next year’s legislative elections. It was one of 17 groups, including the Lespwa movement that formed around President Rene Preval, listed as banned because they submitted improper documents. Mr. Aristide, who was overthrown...
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Popular candidates kept off ballot in Haiti

December 12, 2009
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Popular candidates kept off ballot in Haiti

Original article published Dec 11, 2009 by G. Dunkel, with independent commentary and photo inclusion by Haitian-Truth.org Ever since 1990 when the people of Haiti turned an election into a movement and voted en masse for Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the Haitian bourgeoisie and its imperialist backers have been leery of elections.. They have used military...
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