HURRICANE SEASON, A TIME FOR THE CORRUPT TO PROFIT

December 7, 2009
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HURRICANE SEASON, A TIME FOR THE CORRUPT TO PROFIT

Each year Haiti’s 9,000,000 await Hurricane Season with dread. Some years see weather systems pass without event. Others see hurricanes wreak havoc ….. wind and flood waters attacking Haiti’s already precarious ecological situation. Thousands die. Hundreds of thousands become homeless in an instant. A million in 2008. The basic infrastructure disappears. In 2008 President...
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Preval buys Mistress luxury home using Haitian Treasury funds

December 4, 2009
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Preval buys Mistress luxury home using Haitian Treasury funds

Here is the house that President Rene Preval bought for his mistress using funds stolen from Haiti’s treasury.  He also had  Frantz Verella, Minister of Public Works, expend over a million dollars American on a rebuild of Elizabeth Delatour’s home in Fursi, in the mountains above Petion-Ville.   Friends have warned him that this malevolent,...
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UN urges equal treatment ahead of Haiti elections

December 3, 2009
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UN urges equal treatment ahead of Haiti elections

(AP) – 5 days ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s U.N. peacekeeping mission urged local officials Friday to provide a justification for banning 17 political groups from participating in next year’s legislative elections. The mission’s statement came a day after the electoral council in this Caribbean nation barred the groups, including Lavalas, the influential party...
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Dominican Republic court rules to extradite notorious Haitian gangster to France

December 3, 2009
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Dominican Republic court rules to extradite notorious Haitian gangster to France

Dec 3 at 2:02 AM Amaral Duclona. SANTO DOMINGO. – The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled to extradite the Haitian gang member Amaral Duclona to France, where he’s accused of the death of an honorary French Consul, in Haiti. The Justices Hugo the Alvarez, Julio Ibarra, Edgar Hernandez, Victor Jose Castillo and Dulce Rodriguez...
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Paradise Lost: Haiti Without Trees, written by Maggie Steber

December 2, 2009
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Paradise Lost: Haiti Without Trees, written by Maggie Steber

Paradise Lost: Haiti Without Trees was written by Maggie Steber- text and photos. A balmy pre-evening breeze brushed the terrace. Port-au Prince sprawled in the view below like a shiny jewel, the whitewashed, domed presidential palace standing as its centerpiece. The scene passed like some great silent symphony until the anthropologist broke the quiet....
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Haiti and Human Rights

December 1, 2009
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Haiti and Human Rights

Consider the following situation that Haiti is in: Haiti is the third hungriest country in the world after Somalia and Afghanistan The richest 1% of the population controls nearly half of all of Haiti’s wealth The poorest country in the western hemisphere The world’s fourth poorest country in the world Ranks 146 out of...
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