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Out of the ruins, a new role for Haitian women

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES PORT-AU-PRINCE — Cendra Guillaume walks into the dusty depot of manly machines, passes fellow female workers, and steps into the front…

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA Elections

Sex, death and slaves: Welcome to Haiti’s horror carnival

Blood and black magic flow through Haiti’s history – as photographer Leah Gordon discovered when she went to Mardi Gras in the port town of…

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Haitian President on tour to Venezuela, Cuba and Jamaica with elections in mind

VHeadline News Editor Patrick J. O’Donoghue reports: Haitian President Rene Preval is on a tour of Cuba, Jamaica and Venezuela in an attempt to muster…

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA FRENCH/CREOLE Articles Govt Incompentece

Haïti: la reconstruction au point mort

01.07.2010 “Haïti: la reconstruction au point mort”- Michèle Striffler (PPE, F), Rapporteur Permanent du Parlement européen pour l’aide humanitaire Michèle STRIFFLER, Rapporteur Permanent pour l’Aide…

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Préval closes door on elections panel revamp-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haitian President René Préval said Wednesday that suggestions by a ranking Republican on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee…

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Haiti’a Camps of Despair-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Port-au-Prince- A raucous crowd surges from between two rows of tightly packed tents in Camp Dadadou, and from the middle of it, a young woman…

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Brazil’s Stunning World Cup Loss Reportedly Drives Fan to Suicide

Holland’s (The Netherlands) surprise 2-1 upset over World Cup powerhouse team Brazil today in a quarterfinals match is being felt all over the world, for…

Posted in Crime/Corruption Earthquake/CHOLERA Govt Incompentece

Still homeless from Haiti earthquake, thousands fight forced evictions

Six months on, the government has yet to secure adequate shelter for many of the 2.1 million people made homeless by the Haiti earthquake. Some…

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High-Seas Repo Man Max Hardberger

In sea ports the world over, a small bribe paid to a local official allows “white collar pirates” to seize ships from their legitimate owners….

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Haitian boy receives corneal transplant, his only chance at sight.

By: Ashley Yarchin KSDK — It shook the island nation of Haiti and today ripples of that devastating earthquake are still being felt worldwide, especially…

Posted in Elections FRENCH/CREOLE Articles

Port au Prince, 1e juillet 2010 Lettre ouverte aux Collègues Parlementaires des Etats Unis

Chers Collègues du Congrès et du Sénat Américain, La Constitution Haïtienne en vigueur, en ayant consacré le principe de la séparation des pouvoirs systématisé par…

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Editorial: Helping the Haitians

With so much else on his plate, President Obama can be forgiven for not giving Haiti the same attention it received after a devastating earthquake…

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Ask AP: Turkey and Israel, Haiti’s slow progress

By The Associated Press The Associated Press Friday, July 2, 2010; 10:27 AM — An enormous amount of money has been sent to Haiti to…

Posted in Crime/Corruption Earthquake/CHOLERA Elections Govt Incompentece

In Haiti, middle class, impoverished share same despair-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES PORT-AU-PRINCE — After he lost everything in the Haiti earthquake, a lawyers’ group gave attorney Clauvy Robas a tent to sleep…

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René Préval, farouche défenseur du CEP chargé d’arbitrer les présidentielles

Le chef de l’Etat confirme la tenue des élections présidentielles et législatives le 28 novembre et prend la défense de l’institution électorale qui serait “injustement…

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Haiti’s leader rejects U.S. election proposals-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

9:38pm EDT By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – President Rene Preval on Wednesday rejected U.S. Senate proposals for upcoming elections in Haiti and said…

Posted in Elections Govt Incompentece

Haiti: Ban welcomes setting of date for presidential polls-Added COMMETNARY By Haitian-Truth

René Garcia Préval, President of Haiti 30 June 2010 – Haitian President René Préval has set 28 November as the date for the people of…

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Revived hotel project is latest sign of renewal in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti’s long-planned Oasis hotel is slated to receive a $7.5 million financial boost and has set a November 2011 opening date. BY JACQUELINE CHARLES…

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Customs stalling aid efforts in Haiti-Added COMMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

As foreign do-gooders try to send humanitarian supplies, they are encountering problems — for a variety of different reasons. BY FRANCES ROBLES, TRENTON DANIEL AND…

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Haitian presidential election set for Nov. 28

Haitian presidential election set for Nov. 28 By JONATHAN M. KATZ (AP) – 1 hour ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian President Rene Preval set Nov….