Zika virus expected to spread throughout Americas: WHO

January 25, 2016
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Zika virus expected to spread throughout Americas: WHO

Geneva (AFP) – The Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease suspected of causing serious birth defects, is expected to spread to all countries in the Americas except Canada and Chile, the World Health Organization said. Zika has suspected but unproven links to microcephaly — in which babies born to women infected during pregnancy have abnormally...
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Protesters in Haiti Demand That President Quit – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 25, 2016
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Protesters in Haiti Demand That President Quit – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By FRANCES ROBLESJAN. 24, 2016 Photo A vehicle burned after an opposition rally in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, on Friday. Credit Orlando Barria/European Pressphoto Agency PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Volcy Assad, a Haitian political activist, stood before an enormous plume of black smoke emanating from a pile of burning tires and made it clear that the demands...
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US calls for anyone promoting election violence in Haiti to be held accountable – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 25, 2016
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US calls for anyone promoting election violence in Haiti to be held accountable – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The United States on Sunday called for accountability for any violence related to Haiti’s delayed presidential election, saying electoral intimidation and destruction of property were “unacceptable.” “As in the past, the United States is taking great interest in how elections in Haiti are unfolding and expects that persons responsible for organizing, financing, or participating...
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Britain and Bill Gates pledge 3 billion pounds to fight malaria

January 25, 2016
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Britain and Bill Gates pledge 3 billion pounds to fight malaria

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (L) speaks as he sits with Britain’s Chancellor George Osborne during a visit to the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in Liverpool, Britain January 25, 2016. Reuters/Dave Thompson/pool Britain will spend 500 million pounds ($700 million) per year for the next five years to try and end deaths caused by...
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“Désobéissance contre la désobéissance pronée par le Sénateur Beauplan”

January 24, 2016
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“Désobéissance contre la désobéissance pronée par le Sénateur Beauplan”

Guy Phillipe Audio LISTEN HERE _click link to open audio in new window, and then click play, or go to soundcloud to listen Intervenant sur les manifestations violentes à Port-au-Prince exigeant une transition après le 7 février 2016, Guy Philippe, l’ancien Chef des rebelles en 2004, rejette le diktat d’un petit groupe de corrompus...
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Press Statement-Washington DC

January 24, 2016
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Press Statement-Washington DC

Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC January 24, 2016 The United States supports all efforts aimed at finding consensual and constructive solutions that will conclude the electoral process expeditiously with an outcome that reflects the will of the Haitian people, consistent with Haitian law and the Haitian constitution. Electoral intimidation, destruction of...
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International community calls for compromise in Haiti – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 24, 2016
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International community calls for compromise in Haiti – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE Amid escalating violence, the international community called on Haiti’s government and opposition Saturday to quickly reach an agreement to the political impasse that forced the postponement of Sunday’s presidential and partial legislative runoffs. “The Secretary-General … strongly urges all stakeholders to work towards the peaceful completion of the electoral process without delay,...
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Haiti protesters stoke political crisis while powers seek consensus-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 24, 2016
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Haiti protesters stoke political crisis while powers seek consensus-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Joseph Guyler Delva and Frank Jack Daniel 11 hours ago 24 Jan 2016 PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Stone-throwing protesters stoked Haiti’s political crisis on Saturday, a day after they forced the Caribbean nation to call off a presidential election and despite calls for consensus from global powers. Haiti was due to choose a replacement...
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Zika virus infection – Haiti

January 24, 2016
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Zika virus infection – Haiti

Disease Outbreak News World Health Organiztion 21 January 2016 On 18 January 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for Haiti notified PAHO/WHO of 5 laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus infection. Of the 5 confirmed cases, 4 are from the Delmas commune while the remaining case is from the Pétion-Ville commune. Samples of the patient...
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WHAT NOW???? MARTELLY’S PRESIDENCY WAS FATALLY POISONED IN DECEMBER OF 2015 RESULTING IN TODAY’S SITUATION

January 23, 2016
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WHAT NOW????   MARTELLY’S PRESIDENCY WAS FATALLY POISONED IN DECEMBER OF 2015 RESULTING IN TODAY’S SITUATION

January 23, 2014 Slightly over one year ago President Michel Martelly sealed his doom, effectively guaranteeing what transpired yesterday. It wasn’t as though he put a pistol in his mouth and pulled the trigger. Instead, he took a slow-acting poison timed to kill immediately before the constitutionally mandated election on January 24, 2016, followed...
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Parcours de la manifestation du 22 janvier 2016

January 22, 2016
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Parcours de la manifestation du 22 janvier 2016

Cher Canadien, Vous recevez ce message parce que vous vous êtes inscrits auprès de l’Ambassade du Canada à Port-au-Prince à l’aide du système d’inscription des Canadiens à l’étranger. Nous vous saurions gré de bien vouloir faire part de l’information suivante à tous les citoyens canadiens se trouvant dans votre région. Nous avons reçu de...
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CORE GROUP SAYS ELECTIONS – RIOTERS MOVE UP DELMAS TO PETIONVILLE, BURNING CARS – DESTROYING BUSINESSES – MARTELLY HAS LOST CONTROL – CEP CANCELS ELECTIONS – HAITI IN CRISIS – MARTELLY DEPARTURE DEMANDED

January 22, 2016
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CORE GROUP SAYS ELECTIONS – RIOTERS MOVE UP DELMAS TO PETIONVILLE, BURNING CARS – DESTROYING BUSINESSES – MARTELLY HAS LOST CONTROL – CEP CANCELS ELECTIONS – HAITI IN CRISIS – MARTELLY DEPARTURE DEMANDED

January 22, 2015 Instigators of riots must be arrested. After warnings – those burning cars an attacking businesses must be shot. Anything less and the very future of this society is doubtful. Aristide/Preval/Evans Paul are lurking in background, plotting!! Cars burning Rue Faubert. Car burning in front of Capitol Bank. Private residence attacked. Security...
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Lettre de Jean Renel Senatus aka zokiki au candidat de LAPEH Jude Celestin

January 22, 2016
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Lettre de Jean Renel Senatus aka zokiki au candidat de LAPEH Jude Celestin

Candidat à la Présidence d’Haïti-LAPEH Jude Celestin En ses bureaux.- Monsieur le candidat Jude Celestin , Monsieur le candidat , moi, Jean Renel Senatus, senateur élu de la Republique , signataire de la présente, vous conjure  au nom de la patrie bien commune et bien-aimée, d’avoir un minimum de respect pour le peuple haïtien....
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Haiti presidential runoff ‘to go ahead’ despite boycott threat

January 22, 2016
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Haiti presidential runoff ‘to go ahead’ despite boycott threat

BBC: Image copyright AP Image caption Mr Martelly is barred from seeking election again A runoff vote to choose Haiti’s next leader will go ahead on Sunday, President Michel Martelly says, despite threats of an opposition boycott. Mr Martelly accused a small group of people of deliberately trying to derail the democratic process, in...
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Haiti – FLASH : 2nd cruise ship canceled in Labadee

January 22, 2016
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Haiti – FLASH : 2nd cruise ship canceled in Labadee

Haiti Libre: Royal Caribbean has decided to cancel another stop for one of its cruise ships at the cruise line’s private destination of Labadee in Haiti, due to ongoing protests. The Navigator of the Seas was scheduled to stop at Labadee on Thursday, January 21, 2016, but Royal Caribbean canceled the port call and...
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UNCERTAINTY – FEAR -OPPORTUNISM!!!

January 22, 2016
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UNCERTAINTY – FEAR -OPPORTUNISM!!!

Janvier 22, 2010 Before, and after President Martelly’s speech last night, there were many different agendas at work in Haiti… some obvious, some not so obvious. JOVENEL MOISE – NEG BANNANN Jovenel Moise continues campaigning, without malice, attacking no one. He is maintaining a positive approach, even as the others become more ugly and...
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NOVEMBER 25, 2010 – JUDE CELESTIN REVEALED FOR WHAT HE IS – WHY IS HE ON BALLOT NOW? SHOULD BE IN PRISON, NOT THE PALACE!!

January 22, 2016
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NOVEMBER 25, 2010 – JUDE CELESTIN REVEALED FOR WHAT HE IS – WHY IS HE ON BALLOT NOW? SHOULD BE IN PRISON, NOT THE PALACE!!

*********** Originally posted November 25, 2010 President Rene Preval has long been recognized as controller of Haiti’s major gangs. Immediately after his inauguration, President Preval held a controversial dinner at the National Palace. The invited guests were key gang-leaders from around Haiti. Instead of arresting them, Preval feted them with a luxury dinner and...
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MARTELLY SAYS ELECTIONS ARE A GO!!

January 21, 2016
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MARTELLY SAYS ELECTIONS ARE A GO!!

7:00 P.M. Janvier 21, 2016 President Martelly appeared on National Television at 7 P.M. to confirm the elections will go forward on Sunday, January 24. Accept the Law. Respect the Law This was the basic thrust of his speech. A minority of opposition elements – seeming to represent large numbers via the use of...
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Haiti Senate calls for a halt to Sunday presidential runoff – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 21, 2016
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Haiti Senate calls for a halt to Sunday presidential runoff – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles January 21, 2016 –Miami Herald PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti’s Senate on Wednesday called on the country’s Provisional Electoral Council to cease all operations for Sunday’s presidential and partial legislative runoffs. The recommendation came after three hours of debate and as concern and uncertainty continue to dog the electoral process four days before the...
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Haiti needs new approach to make aid effective, bring jobs, skills-ex-PM

January 21, 2016
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Haiti needs new approach to make aid effective, bring jobs, skills-ex-PM

By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA, Jan 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Haitians have been sidelined from reconstruction efforts following the earthquake that rocked Haiti six years ago, and a new approach is needed to give them more say in how billions of dollars of aid are spent, a Haitian former prime minister said. Laurent Lamothe,...
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