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Poor Sanitation in Haiti’s Tent Camps Adds to Risk of Disease-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By SIMON ROMERO PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — As hundreds of thousands of people displaced by last month’s earthquake put down stakes in the squalid tent camps…

Posted in Aristide/Preval Crime/Corruption DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti Earthquake/CHOLERA

FLASH-FLASH–FLASH DAILY REPORT 21 FEB 2010-COCAINE KING Picked by PRESIDENT PREVAL as Coordinator of Reconstruction Funds and Projects

REYNALD BONEFIL – HAYTRAC – PARTNERS  WITH ELIZABETH DELATOR AND JUDE CELESTIN IN THEFT OF QUAKE VICTIM’S MONEY Here is a guy who was arrested,…

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Mass protests greet Sarkozy visit to Haiti

By Alex Lantier WSWS Saturday, Feb 20, 2010 French President Nicolas Sarkozy traveled for a one-day visit to Haiti on February 17, amid rising popular…

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Rain Menaces Haiti’s Homeless-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By DAVID LUHNOW And IANTHE JEANNE DUGAN PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti— Heavy rains pelted Haiti’s capital this week ahead of the rainy season, giving the hundreds of…

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DAILY REPORT FEBRUARY 19, 2010 FLASH-FLASH – FLASH FEBRUARY 17 DEMONSTRATION BACKFIRES ON PREVAL SARKOZY VISIT A DISASTER FOR PRESIDENT PREVAL

French President Sarkozy visited Haiti to offer $400,000,000  towards Haiti’s reconstruction. In return for this offer …. concrete help for the Haitian people, Preval  planned…

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Haiti’s government in quake camps land grab-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Feb 20 2010 Wales Online The Haitian government will seize land to build temporary camps for earthquake victims in a controversial new move, prime minister…

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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH DAILY REPORT FEBRUARY 19, 2010 COCAINE CARTEL THREATENS CANADIANS IN JACMEL

Canadians threatened in Jacmel The Canadians had chosen Jacmel as the focus of their relief efforts. They organized everything in Jacmel…electricity, business …started to build…

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Intermediary in Haiti Teleco FCPA Case Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering

By Christopher M. Matthews | February 19, 2010 Jean Fourcand pleaded guilty Friday to laundering money between U.S. telecommunications companies and former Haitian government officials,…

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How to Fix Haiti’s Fixers Aid groups in the earthquake-battered country are inefficient and unaccountable. Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

In the outpouring of generosity since Haiti’s earthquake last month, donors, investors, and charities have all made big moves to help. Key countries pledged assistance…

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UN Aid Chief “Disappointed” with Haiti Earthquake relief efforts- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Colum Lynch Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, February 18, 2010; A08 UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations’ top humanitarian relief coordinator has scolded his…

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Why Unicef Wants to Keep Kids Out of Haiti’s Orphanages-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Tim Padgett and Jessica Desvarieux / Port-au-Prince The 10 U.S. missionaries who were arrested in Haiti last month for allegedly abducting children no doubt…

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Haiti “restavek” tradition called child slavery-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Jim Loney PORT-AU-PRINCE Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:17am EST Haitians line up during a food distribution at the Cite Soleil neighborhood in Port-au-Prince February 15,…

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Red Cross seeking contributions for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Donors can help the victims of the Haitian earthquake and other countless crises around the world each year by making a financial gift to the…

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Demand Dwindles for U.S. Forces in Haiti, Official Says-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By John J. Kruzel American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2010 – The need for U.S military forces in Haiti is dwindling as Haitian…

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Angry demonstrators demand Sarkozy to pay up and return Aristide to Haiti

Demonstrators show photos in support of ousted president Jean-Bertrand Aristide on Feb. 17, 2010 Supporter of Jean-Bertrand Aristide calls for his return to help in…

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American Airlines resumes commercial flights to Haiti

Miami Herald Staff Report American Airlines on Friday morning resumed commercial flights to Haiti as the first major carrier to restart paid flights into the…

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AP IMPACT: Haiti flight logs detail early chaos

By MARTHA MENDOZA The Associated Press Thursday, February 18, 2010; 4:32 PM — Washcloths arrived before water, and senators before surgeons. In the first chaotic…

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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH Feb 18, 2010: Preval steals another $90,000,000

Venezuela’s Chavez forgives $90,000,000 in earlier petroleum deal. This money was supposed to be used for the Gonaives restoration. Preval kept this fund release secret….

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8 church workers freed from Haitian jail land in Miami

A Haitian judge releases eight of the missionaries accused of trying to smuggle 33 children out of Haiti after the disastrous quake. BY PATRICIA MAZZEI,…

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Haiti’s earthquake camps turning into shanty towns

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — First there was an empty field. Then came rows of makeshift tents. Now those camps are turning into shanty towns — with…