MARTELLY DELIVERS A LESSON WITH PREEMPTIVE STRIKE – PRESENTS FAIT ACCOMPLI AS PARLIAMENT INSTALLED ON SUNDAY

January 10, 2016
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MARTELLY DELIVERS A LESSON WITH PREEMPTIVE STRIKE –  PRESENTS FAIT ACCOMPLI AS PARLIAMENT INSTALLED ON SUNDAY

Janvier 10, 2016  12:20 Even as I type this, Haiti’s Parliament is in the process of being installed. It is 13:00 hours and the process has recessed for 30 minutes. Martelly is purposefully moving forward, as promised. If he doesn’t accomplish what he has promised, it will not be his fault, even as his...
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AMERICANS SEND OPPOSITION A SUBTLE MESSAGE – “WE WANT ELECTIONS January 24!!!”

January 10, 2016
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AMERICANS SEND OPPOSITION A SUBTLE MESSAGE – “WE WANT ELECTIONS January 24!!!”

July 10, 2015 With the late night arrival at the International Airport of a Globemaster 111, largest transport in the USAF inventory, with some MARINES, the American government has transmitted a message to Haiti’s troublesome opposition. Haiti has experienced the start of an election cycle. The International Community, OAS, European Economic Community and others...
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Martelly’s one-man rule comes to an end in Haiti

January 10, 2016
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Martelly’s one-man rule comes to an end in Haiti

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE As a paralyzing political crisis pushed Haiti into an uncertain phase a year ago this month, a stoic President Michel Martelly assured the Haitian people and the international community that he had no interest in governing without the checks and balances of a parliament. “The only decree that I...
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Madonna serenades crowd at Haiti fundraiser reigniting Sean Penn romance rumours…as actor is investigated over interview with El Chapo

January 10, 2016
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Madonna serenades crowd at Haiti fundraiser reigniting Sean Penn romance rumours…as actor is investigated over interview with El Chapo

By Zoe Nauman For Dailymail.comThey divorced just over 28 years ago, and after ironing out their differences have become friends. But Madonna and Sean Penn have reignited rumours they may be enjoying more than just a platonic relationship after the singer stepped out at her ex husband’s side again on Saturday night. The pair...
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Sean Penn Secretly Interviewed ‘El Chapo,’ Mexican Drug Lord

January 10, 2016
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Sean Penn Secretly Interviewed ‘El Chapo,’ Mexican Drug Lord

By RAVI SOMAIYAJAN. 9, 2016 The actor Sean Penn, left, and the drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera in a photo taken for interview authentication purposes. Credit Rolling Stone Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, started out in business not long after turning 6, selling oranges and soft drinks. By...
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ANTI-DEMOCRACY MOVEMENTS – LED BY CELESTIN – PLAN TO PARALYSE PORT-AU-PRINCE MONDAY – TO BLOCK OPENING OF PARLIAMENT: TIME FOR MARTELLY TO SHOW WE ARE A NATION OF LAWS – PUT PNH AND MINUSTAH ON STREETS 3 A.M.TO GUARANTEE OPENING OF PARLIAMENT.

January 9, 2016
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ANTI-DEMOCRACY MOVEMENTS – LED BY CELESTIN – PLAN TO PARALYSE PORT-AU-PRINCE MONDAY – TO BLOCK OPENING OF PARLIAMENT: TIME FOR MARTELLY TO SHOW WE ARE A NATION OF LAWS – PUT PNH AND MINUSTAH ON STREETS 3 A.M.TO GUARANTEE OPENING OF PARLIAMENT.

Janvier 10, 2016 There is no authorization for any demonstration, in downtown Port-au-Prince for the day Parliament opens, January 11. It is a make-or-break situation for the Martelly government. Under Article 136 of the Constitution Martelly is responsible for the Nation. He should take immediate steps to derail the Monday threat, or any other...
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GB Group sold its interests in the DINASA

January 9, 2016
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GB Group sold its interests in the DINASA

Haiti Libre.com GB Group announces that it has concluded the sale of all of its interests in Distributeurs Nationaux S.A. (DINASA). GB Group was a founding partner of the company when it acquired Royal Dutch Shell’s operations in Haiti in 2003. DINASA operates a retail network of gas stations under the NATIONAL brand and...
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IDB brings $2,4M to the SMASH program of the BRANA

January 9, 2016
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IDB brings $2,4M to the SMASH program of the BRANA

Haiti Libre.com Friday, in the Étoile du Nord in Carrefour Vincent (Drouillard), the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Inter American Development Bank (IDB), and the National Brasserie d’Haiti SA (BRANA), have joined the sorghum farmers to celebrate the integration of the IDB to the program Smallholders Alliance for Sorghum in Haiti (SMASH),...
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Crisis looms as Haiti 2nd-round presidential campaiging kicks off

January 9, 2016
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Crisis looms as Haiti 2nd-round presidential campaiging kicks off

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Campaigning for the second round of Haiti’s presidential election opened Friday, with the opposition candidate refusing to participate without sweeping reforms to the process. Haiti, the poorest nation in the Americas, has endured years of political crisis aggravated by its attempt to recover from the massive January 2010 earthquake that claimed...
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Haiti shock T&T, Panama thump Cuba in 2016 Copa America playoffs

January 9, 2016
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Haiti shock T&T, Panama thump Cuba in 2016 Copa America playoffs

The final slots for the Copa America Centenario tournament were filled on Friday, with minnows Haiti taking the first slot by shocking their fellow Caribbeans from Trinidad & Tobago, 1-0, in the qualifying playoffs in Panama City, Panama. Columbus Crew SC midfielder Kevan George and Chicago Fire defender Joevin Jones started for Trinidad & Tobago....
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Oral cholera vaccine supply to double with new producer

January 9, 2016
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Oral cholera vaccine supply to double with new producer

The addition of a third producer will boost the stockpile to six million doses, enough to vaccinate three million people. A South Sudanese man, left, takes anti-cholera medication on March 1, 2014, weeks before the country declared it had been struck by an outbreak of the disease. Photo by unghi/Shutterstock WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI)...
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HEY JUDE!!! GIVE THE NATION A BREAK! “Despite irregularities, information gathered by EOM/OAS did not show inconsistencies with final results presented by CEP that would block run-off – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 9, 2016
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HEY JUDE!!! GIVE THE NATION A BREAK!  “Despite irregularities, information gathered by EOM/OAS did not show inconsistencies with final results presented by CEP that would block run-off – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Janvier 12, 2016 WASHINGTON (CMC) – The Organization of American States (OAS) says its Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) to Haiti welcomes the establishment of a date for the presidential run-off as a “step in the right direction.” On Thursday, the EOM also called on all actors to work towards improving conditions ahead of the...
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ATTACK OF THE KILLER HAMSTER – ROSNY DESROCHES DESTROYS OUR HOPE FOR STABILITY! – WHO PAID HIM THIS TIME? – HE DOESN’T HAVE THIS KIND OF IMAGINATION, FOR PLANNING ON HIS OWN!

January 9, 2016
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ATTACK OF THE KILLER HAMSTER – ROSNY DESROCHES DESTROYS OUR HOPE FOR STABILITY! – WHO PAID HIM THIS TIME? –  HE DOESN’T HAVE THIS KIND OF IMAGINATION, FOR PLANNING ON HIS OWN!

Rosny Desroches, America’s pet Hamster. For those who don’t know him, Desroches is the Hamster on the left. My kid’s Hamster is on the right, and is very bright. His name is Harold. Can’t say the same for Rosny, although he is said to be an educator. The zero-personality leader of that ephemeral group...
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Celestin says ‘No’ to Haiti presidential runoff

January 8, 2016
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Celestin says ‘No’ to Haiti presidential runoff

President Michel Martelly invites Haitians to head to the polls on Jan. 24 Local elections for 7,000 contested seats postponed U.S. government welcomes Haiti presidential runoff By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Haiti presidential candidate Jude Célestin says he will not be participating in this month’s runoff elections. “The 24th is out of the question,” Célestin...
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Press Statement John Kirby Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Haitian Electoral Process

January 8, 2016
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Press Statement John Kirby Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Haitian Electoral Process

Washington, DC January 7, 2016 The United States welcomes the announcement of the Presidential Decree, published on January 6, calling on the people of Haiti to participate in the second round of the presidential election and the remaining legislative elections on Sunday, January 24. We look forward to the completion of the electoral process...
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BUT WHERE DOES SHE GO? The Dominican Republic is cracking down on illegal immigration and 300,000 are in jeopardy – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 7, 2016
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BUT WHERE DOES SHE GO? The Dominican Republic is cracking down on illegal immigration and 300,000 are in jeopardy – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 7, 2016 Thousands of Haitian migrant workers cross the border to the Dominican Republic each day, in the hopes of working their way out of extreme poverty and homelessness. After five years of aid to Haiti since the 2010 earthquake, the Dominican government is beginning to crack down on undocumented immigrants. According to...
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Haiti – Diplomacy : The United States maintains pressure

January 7, 2016
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Haiti – Diplomacy : The United States maintains pressure

Haioti Libre: Yesterday Wednesday, Ambassador Thomas Shannon, Counselor of the Department of State, went to Haiti together with the Haiti Special Coordinator and Deputy Assistant Secretary, Kenneth Merten for a 48-hours visit. The visit is part of ongoing efforts in Haiti, to try to complete the electoral process that will allow the installation of...
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MARTELLY ELECTORAL ARRETE

January 7, 2016
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MARTELLY ELECTORAL ARRETE


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MARTELLY HAS CABINET IN MARATHON SESSION AS OPPOSITION ATTEMPTS TO DESTROY NATION

January 7, 2016
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MARTELLY HAS CABINET IN MARATHON SESSION AS OPPOSITION ATTEMPTS TO DESTROY NATION

Janvier 6, 2016 Even as opposition elements endeavor to destroy what is left of our infrastructure, President Martelly sets out to generate the basis for an effective, well-coordinated transfer of power on February 7, 2016. When the opposition elements demanded a commission to verify the voting process, Martelly gave them one. When they didn’t...
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ELECTIONS NOW RESCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 24- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 5, 2016
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ELECTIONS NOW RESCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 24- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Alliance of opposition presidential candidates demands transition, resignation of elections officials The political situation has become more complicated Announcement comes on heels of damning report discrediting the elections council and vote itself jcharles@miamiherald.com Haiti’s postponed presidential and legislative runoffs and elections for local offices will take place on Jan. 24, the head of the...
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