Millions Face Starvation As Haiti’s Drought Stretches Into Its Third Year

April 16, 2016
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Millions Face Starvation As Haiti’s Drought Stretches Into Its Third Year

by Beenish Ahmed Apr 15, 2016 2:19 pm CREDIT: Meghan Dhaliwal for ThinkProgress Mirene Raymond has farmed rice in Haiti for decades, but she says she has never seen conditions quite so bad, April 2016. GONAIVES, HAITI — Mirene Raymond hasn’t seen a real downpour since last year. The 69-year-old rice farmer is one...
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Zika Mutates Extremely Quickly, Which Is Why It’s So Scary

April 16, 2016
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Zika Mutates Extremely Quickly, Which Is Why It’s So Scary

Getty Images Scientists are also questioning how it spreads One thing that’s especially confounding about Zika is that as soon as something about the virus is understood, it comes under question. Until recently, experts believed Zika was a relatively benign virus spread by mosquitoes. But now that it’s been linked to more than 1,000...
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Haiti farmers peeved over US peanuts

April 16, 2016
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Haiti farmers peeved over US peanuts

Mrebalais – The barefoot farmer oversees three teenage workers as they attack weeds with spades in a sun-baked field of peanut plants, a vital cash crop often grown on Haiti’s marginal farmland. If he’s lucky, Francois Merilus will reap a meagre harvest amid a lengthy drought that has shrivelled yields and worsened Haiti’s chronic...
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Lettre du 56eme President Michel Joseph Martelly

April 16, 2016
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Lettre du 56eme President Michel Joseph Martelly


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Lettre de Jovenel Moïse à la Nation Haïtienne.

April 16, 2016
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Lettre de Jovenel Moïse à la Nation Haïtienne.

Avril 15, 2016 Comme le principal candidat pour le deuxième tour des élections présidentielles en Haïti, ma promesse pour une Haïti moderne est simple: je propose de réunir les gens, la terre, l’eau et le soleil. Parallèlement à l’éducation, les services et l’infrastructure moderne, la modernisation de l’agriculture est mon objectif et, à mon...
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Lettre publique au Président Privert

April 16, 2016
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Lettre publique au Président Privert

4/16/16, 10:05:21 AM: : Avec sa lettre publique au Président Privert, l’ex-Président Michel Martelly est sur le point de devenir principal leader de l’opposition à ce consortium traditionnel et rétrograde qui occupe illégalement le pouvoir d’Etat en Haiti dans un contexte où ce gouvernement dit intérimaire s’achemine vers une situation d’embargo classique (gele de...
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Donation of surplus peanuts from US dismays Haiti farmers

April 15, 2016
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Donation of surplus peanuts from US dismays Haiti farmers

MIREBALAIS, Haiti –  The barefoot farmer oversees three teenage workers as they attack weeds with spades in a sunbaked field of peanut plants, a vital cash crop often grown on Haiti’s marginal farmland. If he’s lucky, Francois Merilus will reap a meager harvest amid a lengthy drought that has shriveled yields and worsened Haiti’s...
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SECRETARY OF STATE HAS FINALLY REACHED THE LIMIT OF PATIENCE – HE WANT THE ELETORAL PROCESS FINISHED – NOW!!!

April 15, 2016
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SECRETARY OF STATE HAS FINALLY  REACHED THE LIMIT OF PATIENCE – HE   WANT THE ELETORAL PROCESS FINISHED   – NOW!!!

April 14, 2016 Watch and listen to the embedded video of Secretary of State John Kerry addressing the Privert effort to confuse and delay the electoral process. He is really PISSED OFF!!!  and warns there is a limit to the endurance and patience of the international community. He makes it crystal clear – the...
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LES FILS DE DESSALINES NE PRECHENT NI LA HAINE, NI L’EXCLUSION!

April 15, 2016
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LES FILS DE DESSALINES NE PRECHENT NI LA HAINE, NI L’EXCLUSION!

Avril 15, 2016 Certains chefs de groupes se réclament de Jean-Jacques Dessalines, le  Père  Fondateur de la Nation Haïtienne. Par ainsi, ils rendent hommage au Grand Homme et aux valeurs de courage, de générosité, de justice, qui ont motivé son combat. C’est un comportement louable, qui témoigne de la reconnaissance des fils envers le...
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Préval/INITE/Vérité installe une “Démocratie dirigée” de type « Poutine en Haiti »

April 14, 2016
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Préval/INITE/Vérité installe une “Démocratie dirigée” de type « Poutine en Haiti »

De 7 février 2016 à nos jours, Haiti vit une situation politique spéciale dans laquelle l’autoritarisme d’Etat connait un regain spectaculaire. Depuis la fin des régimes militaires, notre pays n’a jamais connu autant de décisions arbitraires. Le pouvoir d’Etat se fait sentir; la presse haïtienne adopte un comportement complaisant si ce n’est que complice;...
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LEGER AND PRIVERT HUMILIATED – FORCED TO WITHDRAW INTERDICTION ORDER AGAINST MARC ANTOINE ACRA

April 14, 2016
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LEGER AND PRIVERT HUMILIATED – FORCED TO WITHDRAW INTERDICTION ORDER AGAINST MARC ANTOINE ACRA

April 14, 2016 Marc Antoine Acra arrived at the departure area of our International Airport, only to be blocked by immigration staff because of an Interdiction Order, filed by the Privert, Leger duo. It would be a very short time before the American embassy moved to see this Interdiction nonsense erased. We expect to...
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LAVALAS TIYE CHALMAY PERALT MOYIZ JAN CHAL DI: LIMENM, L AP TIYE DESALIN!

April 14, 2016
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LAVALAS TIYE CHALMAY PERALT MOYIZ JAN CHAL DI: LIMENM, L AP TIYE DESALIN!

Avril 15, 2016 MEN YO! ARISTID FIN TIYE CHALMAY PERALT CHALMALPERALTEMAN, LE LI MANDE PISANS ETRANJE ANVAYI AYITI AN 1994.PANDAN LI MANDE METE ANBAGO SOU AYITI, L AP FOURE MEN NAN KES TELECO POU MENNEN LAVI DOUS  AK KANMARAD LI LOTBODLO. BAGAY LA TE TELMAN BON POU LI, LI PANTAN LE BLAN YO DIL,...
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Tough Questions About Haiti for Hillary Clinton

April 14, 2016
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Tough Questions About Haiti for Hillary Clinton

by Mark Schuller Tonight, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders will be debating issues in Brooklyn, five days before the New York primary, the biggest single contest to date. Brooklyn – and New York – are home to a large, diverse, and active Haitian community. In other states, such as Florida, Senator Sanders was...
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ZIKA- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 14, 2016
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ZIKA- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

News about Zika keeps getting worse. First is growing evidence that Zika causes of the serious birth defect microcephaly (abnormally small brain and skull) and severe mental retardation. The CDC just announced their analysis that concludes Zika is the cause of many recent microcephaly cases, with CDC Director Dr. Thomas R. Frieden declaring, “There is...
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Zapping politics…

April 14, 2016
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Zapping politics…

Haiti Libre: Jovenel Moïse accuses Privert Jovenel Moïse, presidential candidate qualified for the second round, under the banner of PHTK declared “Privert’s public statements reveal that he is tampering with the electoral process and weakening the newly installed Provisional Electoral Council by calling for yet, another evaluation commission of the October 25 first round,...
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Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm

April 14, 2016
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Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm

By PAM BELLUCK and DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.APRIL 13, 2016 A therapist teaching a mother in Recife, Brazil, last month how to massage her baby, who has microcephaly. Credit Paulo Whitaker/ReutersOfficials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that there was now enough evidence to definitively say that the Zika...
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Haiti – Diplomacy : USA warns Haiti on delays

April 14, 2016
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Haiti – Diplomacy : USA warns Haiti on delays

Haiti Libre: Tuesday, Kenneth Merten, the Special Coordinator of the US State Department to Haiti, in an interview to the Creole journal on the waves of the Voice of America, warned Haiti that the United States and the international community might reconsider their financial support to the Haitian elections, if the authorities were slow...
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French Parliamentary Mission in Haiti

April 13, 2016
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French Parliamentary Mission in Haiti

A Parliamentary Mission composed of five French Deputies of Group “France-Haiti Friendship” of the National Assembly, is visiting Haiti from 8 to 15 April 2016. Led by the President of the Group Mathieu Hanotin (Deputy of Seine-Saint-Denis), the delegation includes: Daniel Gibbs (Deputy of Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin), Yves Nicolin (Deputy of the Loire), Benoît...
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Haiti – Elections : Verification Commission, beginning of consultations – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 13, 2016
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Haiti – Elections : Verification Commission, beginning of consultations – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Monday to National Palace, President a.i. Jocelerme Privert reported having sent letters to all political parties represented in Parliament or not, in order to discuss the establishment of the Verification Commission. Meetings should begin from this Tuesday, April 12 and stakeholders should work on the terms of reference of this Commission and...
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U.S. officials: The more we know about Zika, the scarier it is

April 13, 2016
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U.S. officials: The more we know about Zika, the scarier it is

U.S. health officials: Zika ‘scarier than we thought’ U.S. health officials say the spread and impact of the Zika virus is wider than initially anticipated, but plan to have the first vaccine candidate for the virus in September. (Reuters) Brazilian scientists studying 151 patients who recently sought help at a local hospital for symptoms similar...
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