Haiti to vaccinate 200,000 against cholera

July 28, 2014
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Haiti to vaccinate 200,000 against cholera

Jamaica Observer: PORT-OF-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – Haiti is set to vaccinate 200,000 people against cholera starting in August, with support from the Pan American Health Organization(PAHO)/World Health Organization. The campaign will be carried out in three areas chosen by Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health and Population because they are considered high-risk zones. “Vaccination is...
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The Rise of Delicious Haitian Chocolate

July 28, 2014
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The Rise of Delicious Haitian Chocolate

In Robillard, a tiny hamlet deep in the Haitian hinterland, Valmir Mamonvil is standing next to a would-be national hero: Maman Pye Cacao, which in Kreyòl means “mother cacao tree.” His father planted it 30 years ago, but for Mamonvil, the tree is more than a family heirloom. It could be his kids’ ticket...
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Laying the First Stone of the Sub-Police Station of Gris Gris

July 28, 2014
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Laying the First Stone of the Sub-Police Station of Gris Gris

Haiti Libre: After 2 year effort the authorities of the city of Côtes-de-fer with officials of the National Police of Haiti in the region, in order to provide this commune of a Sub-Police Station, earlier this week the high command of the PNH South East together with those responsible from the regional office Southeast...
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Funding to Boost Notre Dame Haiti Program

July 28, 2014
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Funding to Boost Notre Dame Haiti Program

July 27, 2014 News Release South Bend, Ind. – The Notre Dame Haiti Program at the University of Notre Dame has received a large, anonymous grant that will support the growth of its salt program, which produces clean, co-fortified salt, intended to eliminate lymphatic filariasis and combat iodine deficiency disorder. The $375,000 grant will...
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American Airlines next stop: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti

July 28, 2014
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American Airlines next stop: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti

American Airlines will become the first U.S. major carrier to offer daily, nonstop service to Cap-Haïtien, Haiti, the country’s second largest city By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haiti’s historical mecca is expanding to the world. After a modified 757 transporting then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in October 2012 became the first large aircraft to...
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Trees May Prevent 670,000 Incidences Of Acute Respiratory Symptoms Annually

July 27, 2014
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Trees May Prevent 670,000 Incidences Of Acute Respiratory Symptoms Annually

By Rebekah Marcarelli r.marcarelli@hngn.com | Jul 26, 2014 10:33 PM EDT Trees save numerous lives every year by cleaning the air. (Photo : Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Archives) Trees are believed to save 870 lives a year and prevent 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms. The study, conducted by the United States Forest Service...
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UN Secretary General Fails to Come Clean on Haiti’s Cholera Cover Up by Stanley Lucas

July 27, 2014
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UN Secretary General Fails to Come Clean on Haiti’s Cholera Cover Up by Stanley Lucas

Earlier this week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon traveled to Haiti giving hope to the Haitian people and officials that the UN would issue a long overdue apology for their role in introducing the cholera epidemic in Haiti in the immediate aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake that claimed 320,000 lives. After the usual...
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Living Conditions in Haiti’s Capital Improve, but Rural Communities Remain Very Poor

July 26, 2014
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Living Conditions in Haiti’s Capital Improve, but Rural Communities Remain Very Poor

World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati: Rural poverty is often higher and more difficult to fight than poverty in urban areas. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Extreme poverty declined from 31 to 24% between 2000 and 2012 in Haiti. However, extreme poverty rates have stayed largely the same in rural areas for 12 years. Only 11%...
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ARISTIDE ACTIVISTS PLAN MAJOR VIOLENT OUTRAGE AT CARNIVAL TO DESTABILISE MARTELLY – LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT

July 26, 2014
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ARISTIDE ACTIVISTS PLAN MAJOR VIOLENT OUTRAGE AT CARNIVAL TO DESTABILISE MARTELLY – LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT

July 26, 2014 Over the past week members of the Aristide inner circle have been discussing the possibility of using this week’s Carnival as a focal point for the creation of chaos. Aristide has always depended upon chaos and instability to gain his goals and he requires some action that will change the course...
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D-2, official launch of the Carnival of Flowers 2014

July 26, 2014
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D-2, official launch of the Carnival of Flowers 2014

Haiti LIBRE: Typos are un-edited by Haitian-Truth- Thursday at the National Palace, President Michel Martelly, in the presence among others of Monique Rocourt, Minister of Culture, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries, Joseph P.R. Duplan, the Mayor of Port-au-Prince, Gonzague Day, Departmental Delegate West, members of the Carnival Committee, designers...
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Cancer Organization Founder Arrested on Multiple Charges

July 26, 2014
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Cancer Organization Founder Arrested on Multiple Charges

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 • Updated at 7:07 PM EDT Jacques Calixte has been the face of the Haitian American Association Against Cancer, but Thursday he was in a Miami-Dade County Court facing a litany of charges surrounding the organization that he founded. The charges range from grand theft to organized fraud and many...
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Ne faîtes pas ça, Madame la Ministre!

July 26, 2014
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Ne faîtes pas ça, Madame la Ministre!

Updated July 26 Dans l’ univers magique de la politique haïtienne,rires et sourires semblent des signes annonciateurs d’évènements comme la tempête. On se souvient de ceux de l’Etat-Major, suivis du coup d’état contre Leslie F. Manigat. Aujourd’hui, on enregistre ceux du Ministre de l’Economie et des Finances, Marie Carmel Jean Marie, a l’intronisation du...
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Haitian President, Prime Minister meet diaspora in North Miami-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 26, 2014
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Haitian President, Prime Minister meet diaspora in North Miami-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

updated July 26 Haitian President Michel Martelly adds some entertainment to the town hall meeting Saturday at North Miami Senior High. Al Diaz / MIAMI HERALD STAFF Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/07/19/4244935/haitian-president-prime-minister.html#storylink=cpy Haiti’s government brings its town hall gathering to North Miami where officials touted their success and promised to follow up. By jacqueline charles...
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PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR SIMON DIESUEL DESRAS BLOCKS ELECTORAL PROCESS IN EFFORT TO UNDERMINE MARTELLY/LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT

July 26, 2014
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PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR  SIMON DIESUEL DESRAS BLOCKS ELECTORAL PROCESS IN EFFORT TO UNDERMINE MARTELLY/LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT

July 21m 2014 Updated July 26 Many are trying to  blame on President Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe for the derailed electoral process in Haiti. The real culprits sit in Haiti’s Senate and Chamber of Deputies. Chief among them is Senate President Desras. His term expires in the immediate future and he realizes...
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY PERE LEBRUN

July 26, 2014
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY PERE LEBRUN

July 16, 2014 Updated July 26 Aristide has turned 61 and it is amazing how quickly the media forgets the true meaning of Jean-Bertrand Aristide and Lavalas!! Murder, Necklacing, kidnap, drug trafficking, massive thefts from the treasury and drug profits that left him with $1,500,000,000 on deposit!!! Where is the truth??? Here we have...
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Le Charlatan Jean L. Theagene refait surface

July 26, 2014
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Le Charlatan Jean L. Theagene refait surface

Updated July 26 Charlatan, Jean L Theagene se veut journaliste si ce n’est homme politique. Alors qu’on le croyant dans quelque cachot des Etats-Unis, purgeant sa peine pour les délits commis, il se manifeste dans les medias, commentant les actualités  Haïtiennes, déversant sa bile sur les autorités en place. A ce qu’il parait, le...
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EVENS PAUL AND NANCY ROC CRITICISE THE COST OF THE MARTELLY/ LAMOTHE PRESENTATION – “GOUVENMAN LAKAY OU” – IN MIAMI – AS THEY ACCEPTED ARISTIDE’S MONEY TO PUT HAITI IN ITS PRESENT SITUATION

July 26, 2014
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EVENS PAUL AND NANCY ROC CRITICISE THE COST OF THE MARTELLY/ LAMOTHE PRESENTATION  – “GOUVENMAN LAKAY OU” – IN MIAMI – AS THEY ACCEPTED ARISTIDE’S MONEY TO PUT HAITI IN ITS PRESENT SITUATION

July 20, 2014 Updated July 26 Haiti is too quick to forget past outrages! We must remember that it was Evens Paul who, as Mayor of Port-au-Prince, put the mob on the streets at 11 A.M. election day, 1990 as the French ambassador announced Aristide’s victory, many hours before the polling stations were scheduled...
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MARIE-CARMELLE JEAN-MARIE, MINISTER OF ECONOMY & FINANCE RESIGNS IN PREPARATION FOR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDACY

July 26, 2014
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MARIE-CARMELLE JEAN-MARIE, MINISTER OF ECONOMY & FINANCE RESIGNS IN PREPARATION FOR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDACY

July 9, 2014 Updated July 26 Marie-Carmelle Jean-Marie has resigned – again – this time in preparation for a campaign to become President of Haiti or, at the minimum, Provisional President of some sort of governmental structure, supported by certain American elements that have also favored the return of Garry Conille. Watch for interesting...
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Congress passes law promoting transparency in Haiti’s reconstruction-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 26, 2014
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Congress passes law promoting transparency in Haiti’s reconstruction-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Concerned about the slow disbursement of U.S. dollars in Haiti and problems with projects, U.S. lawmakers pass legislation giving them more oversight. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Nearly five years after a devastating earthquake nearly flatten Haiti’s capital, the U.S. Congress on Friday passed legislation aimed at shedding light on how U.S. funds are used...
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Borrowing from Hillary Clinton, Haiti Prime Minister raises profile

July 24, 2014
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Borrowing from Hillary Clinton, Haiti Prime Minister raises profile

As an ongoing political stalemate in Haiti fuels an electoral crisis, many are focusing attention on Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamonthe’s constant campaign-style stops. Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe pitches his country’s post-earthquake progress at the opening of the new Caribbean Marketplace in Little Haiti. Later, Lamothe attended a reception in his honor where...
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