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Haiti’s Do-It-Yourself Recovery-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By LAWRENCE DOWNES Port-au-Prince, Haiti The unwritten rules of driving in the capital — just tap the horn, keep your cool, be polite — keep…

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The art of survival in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Rum and refugees apart, Haiti’s biggest export is art — vibrant, fantastical, brilliantly coloured paintings full of detail and symbolism, the best of which fetch…

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Haitian parents with U.S.-born children are in a bind 1,300 quake survivors fear to return to devastated nation, but their time here is running out-Added COMMETNARY By Haitian-Truth

MIAMI Of the thousands of Haitian nationals airlifted to America after the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake, some have an extra tie to this nation: U.S.-born…

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International adoption delayed for a Haitian orphan

By Kathie Klarreich Correspondent 
posted March 14, 2010 at 10:05 am EDT Pierre Payen, Haiti — Chris and Leslie Rollings knew, when they took tiny…

Posted in Aristide/Preval Earthquake/CHOLERA

UN chief sees dangers up-close in Haiti quake camp-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in Haiti to investigate a shortage of shelter and increased violence in Haiti’s teeming earthquake camps. Ban’s…

Posted in Crime/Corruption Earthquake/CHOLERA Elections

Remains Found 2 Months After Haiti Quake-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Aid Groups Say Gov’t Slow to Relocate Those in Squalid Camps; Several Hurt in Building Collapse (CBS/AP) Haitian survivors on Friday marked the two-month anniversary…

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In Haiti, funerals become eulogies for a nation-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com LEOGANE, Haiti — Two separate funeral bands file past one another in concurrent ceremonies for the different set of mourners, whose…

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Haitian recovery takes root in field of skepticism-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — By any human standard, the sprawling tent city across from the collapsed National Palace in the Haitian capital remains a living hell….

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Called from the suburbs to a Haitian mountaintop

By ADAM GELLER AP National Writer KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Odette. Benita. Valancia. Atanie. Each Sunday morning, members of White Stone Church spread photos of the…

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Old and poor in Haiti suffer mightily after the quake-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By William Booth Saturday, March 13, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — It was always hard to be old in Haiti, but after the earthquake, to be…

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PREVAL – JUST LIKE IRAN -HOLDS AMERICAN HOSTAGE Haiti judge: New charge for US missionary leader-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The last of 10 American missionaries detained in Haiti on suspicion of kidnapping is facing a new charge. Judge Bernard Saint-Vil says…

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Secretary Clinton to Host Appreciation Event for Haiti Earthquake Task Force Volunteers

Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC March 12, 2010 Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks to Haiti earthquake task force volunteers to…

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Lawmakers Question Direct U.S. Aid to Haiti

Manuel Quinones, CNC News Now that House and Senate lawmakers have approved measures calling for the elimination of Haiti’s foreign debts, they face a more…

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Former official of the Republic of Haiti pleaded guilty to money laundering

MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – A former official of the Republic of Haiti’s state-owned national telecommunications company pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy, prosecutors…

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Released aid workers in Haiti are Czech, Belgian-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PRAGUE — An official says two European aid workers kidnapped in Haiti and later released were from the Czech Republic and Belgium. Lucia Duricova of…

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Lack of doctors, rehab threaten Haitians’ recovery

Haitians injured in the January earthquake face leaving hospitals for camps that lackrehabilitation facilities. BY FRANCES ROBLES frobles@MiamiHerald.com FOND PARISIEN, Haiti — In the turmoil…

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Kidnapping raises risks for aid workers in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE — The first kidnappings of aid workers in Haiti jolted the thousands-strong foreign relief operation in the quake-torn nation Thursday, adding to the staggering…

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Lost in the ruins: Haiti’s best and brightest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — They kept the books, had the training and fixed the computers. They were the educated few of Haiti, an up-and-coming generation of…

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Haitian president drops the ball on addressing corruption concerns

RENÉ PRÉVAL, president of Haiti, has been in Washington discussing how to help his earthquake-ravaged country ahead of a major international donors conference this month….

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WOW – EX-PREVAL SUPPORTER TURNS-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti’s President; Hat In Hand By Richard Morse I read somewhere that Haitian President Rene Preval was heading to Washington to meet with President Barack…