USG Haiti Supplemental Budget request – March 24, 2010

March 25, 2010
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USG Haiti Supplemental Budget request – March 24, 2010

The President’s request for FY 2010 supplemental funding for Haiti has just been submitted to the Congress For more details click here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/assets/budget_amendments/amendment_03_24_10.pdf Fact Sheet FY 2010 Haiti Supplemental Department of State and USAID The magnitude 7.3 earthquake that occurred in Haiti on January 12, 2010 was the most powerful earthquake to strike the...
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Telecom companies seek to make Haiti a mobile nation-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 25, 2010
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Telecom companies seek to make Haiti a mobile nation-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Cecilia Kang Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, March 24, 2010 The earthquake that devastated Haiti also destroyed the nation’s feeble network for phones and Internet service. Except for cellphones, the population was largely cut off from communication. But out of the rubble, one U.S. wireless industry pioneer sees opportunity. John Stanton, founder of...
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IDB Forgives $479 Million Haiti Debt

March 23, 2010
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IDB Forgives $479 Million Haiti Debt

(RTTNews) -  The governing board of the Inter-American Development Bank agreed on Monday to raise $70 billion in new capital, the largest expansion of resources in the Bank’s history, and provide a $479 million debt forgiveness to Haiti. Of the $70 billion capital increase, $1.7 billion will be paid in by the bank’s member countries...
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Haitian gov’t accused of hindering relief efforts

March 23, 2010
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Haitian gov’t accused of hindering relief efforts

Monday, 22 March 2010 The international Red Cross in Haiti has accused the government of not releasing land to facilitate the construction of better structures for more than a million earthquake survivors. There are mounting concerns that there could be more suffering for the Haitian people, who remain in makeshift camps ahead of the...
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Presidents Bush, Clinton visit devastated Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 22, 2010
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Presidents Bush, Clinton visit devastated Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By JONATHAN M. KATZ and MIKE MELIA (AP) – 1 hour ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton clasped hands with residents of one of Haiti’s massive tent cities Monday on a tour of its quake-devastated capital — a visit intended to remind donors of the immense needs facing...
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No, We Don’t Need to Suspend the FCPA In Haiti or Any Other Country!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 22, 2010
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No, We Don’t Need to Suspend the FCPA In Haiti or Any Other Country!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A topic in the blogosphere this week has been whether the FCPA needs to be suspended so that more U.S. companies will invest in Haiti. The spark igniting this discussion was an opinion piece on Monday by Wall Street Journal editorial board member Mary Anastasia O’Grady titled “Democrats and Haiti Telecom” (seehere). [Although O'Grady's...
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Frustrations await Bush, Clinton visit to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY (history lesson too) By Haitian-Truth

March 21, 2010
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Frustrations await Bush, Clinton visit to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY (history lesson too) By Haitian-Truth

By JONATHAN M. KATZ The Associated Press Sunday, March 21, 2010; 10:15 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — One restored a Haitian president to power; the other flew him back out again. Former U.S. presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are visiting Haiti on Monday, reminding the country of its tumultuous recent past just as...
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With cheap food imports, Haiti can’t feed itself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 21, 2010
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With cheap food imports, Haiti can’t feed itself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By JONATHAN M. KATZ The Associated Press Saturday, March 20, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The earthquake not only smashed markets, collapsed warehouses and left more than 2.5 million people without enough to eat. It may also have shaken up the way the developing world gets food. Decades of inexpensive imports – especially rice from...
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UN: 2 killed in quake collapse in northern Haiti

March 21, 2010
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UN: 2 killed in quake collapse in northern Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A U.N. spokesman says a small earthquake in northern Haiti has collapsed an apartment building and killed two people. Residents say the tremor struck Haiti’s second-largest city of Cap-Haitien early Sunday. U.N. spokesman Louicius Eugene says five people were pulled out of the rubble but two died. The other three were...
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International Donors’ Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti

March 21, 2010
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Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC March 16, 2010 The United States, in cooperation with the Government of Haiti, will join the United Nations in co-hosting a ministerial-level International Donors Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti on March 31, 2010 in New York at UN Headquarters. After the outpouring of global support for...
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How It Pays to “Work” for Wyclef Jean — $105,000 That Was Supposed to Be For Haiti Charity Goes to Mistress

March 20, 2010
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How It Pays to “Work” for Wyclef Jean — $105,000 That Was Supposed to Be For Haiti Charity Goes to Mistress

Ah, Wyclef Jean. The onetime Fugee, half-decent solo artist, and would-be Haitian philanthropist’s month has just gotten even worse. First there were the revelations at the beginning of March that the singer’s wife, Marie Claudinette, had discovered a nude picture of his manager, Lisa Ellis, on Wyclef’s phone. Now comes word that Jean’s charity...
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FLASH–FLASH–FLASH March 20, 2010 PRIME MINISTER BELLERIVE BLACKMAILS INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

March 20, 2010
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FLASH–FLASH–FLASH  March 20, 2010  PRIME MINISTER BELLERIVE BLACKMAILS  INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

Prime Minister Bellerive has just made a statement to the effect that “There will be no reconstruction of Haiti until his functionaries have been paid back wages…” After he and Preval have already stolen the cash that was directed for payment of these obligations. Read Civil Service for Functionaries. The situation is a simple...
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NO TRUTH IN ADVERTISING – MORE LIES FROM INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

March 20, 2010
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NO TRUTH IN ADVERTISING – MORE LIES FROM INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

The United Nations claims that over 50 percent of those needed shelter have received shelter. They have all taken lessons from Bill Clinton in fudging with the English language. Telling the truth but not describing the true situation. If seeing a family trying to survive under a bed sheet describes “having shelter” then…perhaps 20...
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Photo GALLERY of TENT CAMPS- What is wrong with these photos?

March 19, 2010
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Photo GALLERY of TENT CAMPS- What is wrong with these photos?

Haitian-Truth.org The International Community uses this shot of the nice tents and Red Cross logo in support of their claims that over 50% of the Haitians needing shelter have been satisfied.  The nice tents are a small part of the truth.  If one focused upon the nice tents with a telephoto lens – from...
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From Haiti’s ruins to Mass. schools

March 19, 2010
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From Haiti’s ruins to Mass. schools

Some watched relatives die. Others escaped homes or schools as they crumbled into rubble. Nearly all are still recovering from physical or psychological trauma from the quaking earth. But they are in some ways fortunate, children of families with enough connections and means to find a place for them to recover far from the...
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Makeshift tents in Haiti deluged by heavy rains swamping homeless camps

March 19, 2010
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Makeshift tents in Haiti deluged by heavy rains swamping homeless camps

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – It is the prediction Sean Penn made when appearing on  “Larry King Live” about two weeks ago. The rains have come to Haiti after the magnitude 7 earthquake.  The rain has deluged Haiti terrifying Haitians and adding to the post-quake misery for thousands. He told Larry King  on the show that when Haiti gets the deluge of...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH FRIDAY MARCH 19 – 7:35 1400 HRS EST PREVAL MOVES TO EMBARRASS GEORGE BUSH DURING HAITIAN VISIT

March 19, 2010
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH  FRIDAY MARCH 19 – 7:35 1400 HRS EST  PREVAL MOVES TO EMBARRASS GEORGE BUSH DURING HAITIAN VISIT

Preval has just paid a large number of people to demonstrate against Former President George Bush, upon his arrival in Haiti. They will pretend to be protesting the Bush involvement in Aristide’s departure for exile in Africa. This is not the true motivation for the demonstration and Aristide has absolutely no part in it....
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PHOTO GALLERY 03-2010- Flooded and Muddy Camps in Tent Cities

March 19, 2010
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PHOTO GALLERY 03-2010- Flooded and Muddy Camps in Tent Cities


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Heavy rains swamp camps holding Haiti’s homeless

March 19, 2010
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Heavy rains swamp camps holding Haiti’s homeless

By MIKE MELIA-The Associated Press Friday, March 19, 2010; 2:54 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — One of the heaviest rainfalls since Haiti’s Jan. 12 earthquake swamped homeless camps Friday, sweeping screaming residents into eddies of water, overflowing latrines and panicking thousands. The overnight downpour sent water coursing down the slopes of a former golf course...
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Mevs Against Baussan :Haiti- Port – the fight has just begun

March 19, 2010
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Mevs Against Baussan :Haiti- Port – the fight has just begun

Haiti’s WIN Group and Miami-based Santé Holding Corp. on Tuesday announced a $70 million project to redevelop Terminal Varreux, Haiti’s largest privately-owned shipping terminal and port facility. This initiative, the largest private sector investment made public in Haiti since January’s earthquake, will support relief efforts and lay the foundation for the modernization of the...
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