A Prescription for Haiti’s NGO-Related Problems: Heal Thyself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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A Prescription for Haiti’s NGO-Related Problems: Heal Thyself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Rick Cohen: July 28, 2014; Foreign Policy How quickly our sector drops issues! Remember the vigorous debate about the benefits and damage from the international assistance delivered to Haiti in the wake of the nation’s devastating January 2010 earthquake? Clare Lockhart, the founder and executive director of the Institute for State Effectiveness, and...
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Call for calm and strengthening of partnership between the State and Haytrac-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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Call for calm and strengthening of partnership between the State and Haytrac-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

On Monday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met with the Minister of Public Works, the Director General of Electricity of Haiti (EDH), managers and investors of the company Haytrac around the strategic partnership between the State and the company, as part of its services of electrical energy delivered to the people of Les Cayes and...
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Haiti looks to welcome back tourists-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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Haiti looks to welcome back tourists-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

An empty beach is seen on the Ile a Vache, an island in front of the city of Les Cayes, Haiti. Clement Sabourin/AFP/Getty Images Not too many people think of Haiti as a modern tourist destination. The Caribbean nation is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere — with a history of...
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The MSSP concerned about Ebola and yellow fever-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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The MSSP concerned about Ebola and yellow fever-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: A statement from the Ministry of Public Health, bearing the signature of Dr. Florence D. Guillaume, Minister of Health bring to the attention of the Haitian population that all arrangements are made, particularly at the level of its internal structures such as the National Laboratory of Public Health (LNSP), the Directorate of...
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A propos de notre micmac constitutionnel

August 6, 2014
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A propos de notre micmac constitutionnel

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 01 août 2014 Les partis politiques ainsi que les organisations de la société civile impliquées dans l’observation des élections doivent être de plus en plus vigilants pour forcer l’institution électorale à s’engager dans la voie de la transparence. En aucun cas, les six partis politiques et les six...
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Laurent Lamothe, before the Economy and Finance Commission of Deputies

August 6, 2014
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Laurent Lamothe, before the Economy and Finance Commission of Deputies

Haiti Libre: Monday in the framework of the review of the draft Finance Bill 2014-2015, Laurent Lamothe as Minister of Planning and External Cooperation (MPCE) at the invitation of the Standing Committee “Economy and Finance” of the Chamber of Deputies, presented the budget, actions and the various projects of development policy, including the communal...
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President of the French Senate visited Jacmel before returning to France

August 6, 2014
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President of the French Senate visited Jacmel before returning to France

Haiti Libre: Saturday welcomed at the airport of Jacmel by local authorities, the President of the French Senate, Jean-Pierre Bel and the Senator Bernard Piras (Drome), Chairman of the friendship group France-Caribbean, accompanied by the Ambassador of France in Haiti, Patrick Nicoloso and Vanessa Matignon, Ambassador of Haiti in France, spent the last day...
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Senators of G6 have suicidal behavior- dixit Michel Brunache

August 5, 2014
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Senators of G6 have suicidal behavior- dixit Michel Brunache

Haiti Libre: Monday, Pierre Michel Brunache, Spokesman of the Primature, described the six opposition senators within the G6 who refuse to attend meetings of the Senate to ratify the amendments to the electoral law of “Kamikazes”. For the spokesman Jean-Baptiste Bien-Aime (North East), Jean-Charles Moïse (North), Francky Exius (South), Westner Polycarpe (North), John Joël...
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A Japanese company interested in manufacturing TVs in Haiti

August 4, 2014
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A Japanese company interested in manufacturing TVs in Haiti

Haiti Libre: Following the echo that we made in our pages on July 26 http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-11676-haiti-news-some-news-here-and-there.html , on the possible installation of a Japanese manufacturing plant of televisions in Haiti, we are able to specify, that as part of the transition to digital television scheduled June 17, 2015, a meeting was recently held in Miami...
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Will Carnival Become the New Pirates of Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 3, 2014
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Will Carnival Become the New Pirates of Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Cruise Law News.com A reader of Cruise Law News  brought to our attention that Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe recently tweeted: “Le Gouvernement a signé aujourd’hui un protocole d’accord avec Carnival Cruises pour la construction d’un resort sur l’Ile de la Tortue.” Translated, this says that Haiti and Carnival have struck a deal to...
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Haiti: October 26, 2014 elections, all but cancelled-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 3, 2014
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Haiti: October 26, 2014 elections, all but cancelled-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Electoral Council President Max Mathurin in his office Sentinel.HT May 23, 2014 Brooklyn, New York, USA Without an electoral council or supporting law, in May, Haitian President Michel Martelly (pictured) issued an executive order setting conditions and date for elections on October 26, 2014. Martelly is widely accused of creating conditions not conducive...
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A Creole Solution for Haiti’s Woes

August 2, 2014
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A Creole Solution for Haiti’s Woes

NY Times Opinion By MICHEL DeGRAFF and MOLLY RUGGLES CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — IN a classroom in Port-au-Prince, Chantou, 9, sits silently at her desk. Nervously watching the teacher, she hopes to be invisible. Like most of her 60 classmates, she understands little of the French from the lecture. But if her memorized lesson is...
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Killers of Harvard worker in Haiti may be targeting Americans-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 2, 2014
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Killers of Harvard worker in Haiti may be targeting Americans-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Boston Globe.com A Harvard University health worker slain in Haiti last week shortly after landing at the capital city’s airport may have been the latest victim in a string of violent robberies targeting American travelers, authorities said. Haitian leaders announced Friday that a coterie of police and government agencies, under the direction of the...
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The Senator Desras transmits messages to the French Senate President…

August 2, 2014
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The Senator Desras transmits messages to the French Senate President…

HaitiLibre: 01/08/2014 10:26:33 On official visit to Haiti since Tuesday, Jean-Pierre Bel, President of the French Senate, visited Thursday the Senate. Senator Desras, President of the Senate of the National Assembly, after a private meeting with his French counterpart, has issued a speech tinged of opposition by launching a few critical “diplomatic” against the...
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Haiti and Trinidad Sign Accord for Energy Cooperation

August 2, 2014
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Haiti and Trinidad Sign Accord for Energy Cooperation

Source: caribbeannewsnow.com PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — A memorandum of understanding (MOU) on energy cooperation between Trinidad and Tobago and Haiti was signed on Monday in Port of Spain. The MOU, as outlined by the ministry of energy and energy affairs director of legal, Indra Ramkisson, provides for cooperative initiatives in energy, energy security...
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Bahamas denies stateless people from Haiti residing in the country

August 1, 2014
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Bahamas denies stateless people from Haiti residing in the country

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – The Bahamas government has denied reports that there are stateless people of Haitian descent in the country. Foreign Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell said the Perry Christie government was aware of media reports attributed to the Haitian President Michel Martelly on the matter. Martelly paid a one-day visit to...
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Tempête Tropicale Bertha / Tropical Storm Bertha

August 1, 2014
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Tempête Tropicale Bertha / Tropical Storm Bertha

Message destiné aux canadiens en Haïti ” Dernier Bulletin du Centre National de Météorologie en date du 31 juillet 2014 : Un centre de basse pression bien organisé est localisé à environ 1046 km au Sud-est des petites Antilles ce matin  et suit une trajectoire Ouest-Nord-Ouest. Il ya une  forte probabilité pour que ce...
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Harvard health aide killed in visit to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 31, 2014
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Harvard health aide killed in visit to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Faiz Siddiqui | Globe Correspondent   July 31, 2014 A Harvard University health worker was killed last week as she was just starting a visit to her native Haiti, friends and colleagues said Wednesday. A US State Department spokesman confirmed the death of Myriam SaintGermain but was unable to provide details. Friends and relatives...
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Btc Eyes Haiti Mobile Market

July 31, 2014
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Btc Eyes Haiti Mobile Market

By NATARIO McKENZIE #Tribune Business Reporter #nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net #The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is still aiming to enter Haiti’s cellular market, its chief executive confirmed yesterday, arguing that the carrier would effectively be “dead in the water” if it did not expand outside this jurisdiction. #Speaking at a private sector luncheon to host Haitian president...
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Vers le renforcement de la coopération entre Haïti et les Bahamas

July 31, 2014
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Vers le renforcement de la coopération entre Haïti et les Bahamas

Vers le renforcement de la coopération entre Haïti et les Bahamas Le président Martelly, a rencontré le mardi, à Nassau, le premier ministre des Bahamas, Perry Christie, dans le cadre d’une visite officielle en vue de raffermir les relations entre les deux pays. Le chef de l’Etat a plaidé en faveur d’une meilleure compréhension...
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