Humanitarian Situation Report – 2017 – 01

February 6, 2017
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Humanitarian Situation Report – 2017 – 01

Situation in Numbers 3,200,000 total people affected (OCHA-HNO) 1,100,000 /# of children in need of humanitarian assistance (UNICEF) 1,600,000 /# of adults in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA-HNO) 41,110 suspected cholera cases and 441 fatalities (MSPP – 1 Jan to 24 Dec 2016) of which approximately 50 children under five years old (UNICEF) 12,000...
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UN undertakes ‘strategic assessment’ of Haiti

February 6, 2017
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UN undertakes ‘strategic assessment’ of Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, is leading a strategic assessment mission to Haiti in keeping with a United Nations Security Council Resolution. Ladsous, will during this stay here this week, represent the UN Secretary General at the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected President of Haiti,...
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Programme des Cérémonies d’Investiture du Président Elu de la République Monsieur Jovenel MOÏSE

February 6, 2017
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Programme des Cérémonies d’Investiture du Président Elu de la République Monsieur Jovenel MOÏSE

Dimanche 5 et Lundi 6 février 2017 AEROPORT INTERNATIONAL TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE Accueil des Délégations Etrangères à l’Aéroport International Toussaint LOUVERTURE. Les Délégations sont conduites à leur lieu d’hébergement. LUNDI 6 FEVRIER 2017 HOTEL EL RANCHO,  PETION-VILLE: Diner offert en l’honneur des Chefs de Délégation  par S.E. le Président Monsieur Jocelerme PRIVERT et la Première...
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Party of Haiti president-elect wins majority of parliament

February 5, 2017
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Party of Haiti president-elect wins majority of parliament

Haiti’s President-elect Jovenel Moise speaks to reporters in Petion-ville after his hearing at the public prosecutor’s office in Port-au-Prince on January 25, 2017. (Photo: AFP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — The party of President-elect Jovenel Moise won a majority in both houses of Haiti’s parliament according to results announced Friday, just days before he takes...
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Panyol : Pose de la première pierre du Centre de Formation Classique

February 5, 2017
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Panyol : Pose de la première pierre du Centre de Formation Classique

Cette semaine, la Fondation Dr Louis G. Lamothe (FLGL) et la Fondation RAPINO, en présence de l’ancien Premier Ministre Laurent Lamothe et des habitants de la zone, ont procédé à la pose de la première pierre de la reconstruction du Centre de Formation Classique de Panyol (commune de Kenscoff), deuxième action prioritaire identifiée par...
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Shockwaves of Trump’s Turbulent First Week Likely to Reach Haiti

February 3, 2017
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Shockwaves of Trump’s Turbulent First Week Likely to Reach Haiti

The Haitian Times.com Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre By David Henderson To say the first week of Donald Trump’s presidency has been hectic would be a massive understatement. He’s passed a flurry of executive orders, sparred with the press, and appeared on television constantly. Its been tough to follow all of Trump’s moves, but it’s...
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Former-Haitian president visits Orangeburg

February 3, 2017
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Former-Haitian president visits Orangeburg

“The world is counting on you,” Haiti’s former president, Michel Joseph Martelly, told an audience of Claflin University sophomores on Thursday. Martelly and his wife, former first lady Sophia Martelly, visited Orangeburg’s Mellichamp Elementary School and Claflin. At Claflin, he explained that although the Caribbean island nation is known as a poor country, the...
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LA FONDATION DR. LOUIS G. LAMOTHE CELEBRE LE PREMIER ANNIVERSAIRE

February 2, 2017
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LA FONDATION DR. LOUIS G. LAMOTHE CELEBRE LE PREMIER ANNIVERSAIRE

La fondation Dr Louis G. Lamothe a soufflé avec faste sa première bougie.- 2017-02-01 | Le Nouvelliste [ La fondation Dr Louis G. Lamothe (FLGL) a célébré en grande pompe le premier anniversaire de sa création ce mardi 31 janvier 2017 à l’hôtel El Rancho à Pétion-Ville où de grosses pointures de la classe...
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SMOKE & MIRRORS FOR GUILTY ARISTIDE’S PERMANENT IMMUNITY BEFORE JOVENEL INAUGURATION: Aristide empêché, son audition confiée à la DCPJ

February 2, 2017
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SMOKE & MIRRORS FOR GUILTY ARISTIDE’S PERMANENT IMMUNITY BEFORE JOVENEL INAUGURATION: Aristide empêché, son audition  confiée à la DCPJ

SMOKE & MIRRORS FOR GUILTY ARISTIDE’S PERMANENT IMMUNITY BEFORE JOVENEL INAUGURATION: Aristide empêché, son audition confiée à la DCPJ 01 février 2017, 11:41 L’ex-président Jean Bertrand Aristide a boudé une invitation du juge d’instruction Jean Wilner Morin en date du mardi 31 janvier 2017. Le magistrat instructeur insiste pour recueillir les témoignages de l’ancien...
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NEW CABINET

February 2, 2017
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NEW CABINET

NEW CABINET Les premiers connus du prochain Gouvernement Moïse-Chancy PREMIERE MINISTRE: Choiseul Chancy,  AAA Ministre de Affaires Etrangères: Jean Walnard Dorneval Ministre de l’Economie et des Finances : Ronald Décembre Ministre de l’Intérieur: Michèle Oriol, PHTK Ministre de la Justice: Gerd Pasquet Ministre de la Planification : Erns Excéus Ministre de la Santé: Claude...
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‘Kombit’ Documents the Struggle to Reforest Haiti (Film Review)

February 1, 2017
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‘Kombit’ Documents the Struggle to Reforest Haiti (Film Review)

http://planetsave.com January 31st, 2017 by Kyle Field We were recently treated to a preview screening of the film “Kombit” which unpacks the work being done by way of a partnership between the non-profit “Smallholder Farmers Alliance” and the Timberland company in Haiti. Haiti has a major issue with deforestation with over 98% of the...
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It’s a Carnival turf war in Haiti, with the president-elect vs. the mayor

February 1, 2017
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It’s a Carnival turf war in Haiti, with the president-elect vs. the mayor

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com He isn’t even president yet and he’s already ignited a war — a Kanaval turf war. Standing before a delirious crowd last Sunday in a storm-ravaged Les Cayes, Haiti’s President-elect Jovenel Moïse, still two weeks from his Feb. 7 swearing-in, put his foot down in a Trump-like fashion. Haiti’s President-elect...
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ANOTHER ZINGER!! GARRY PIERRE PIERRE FLIRTS WITH THE TRUTH!!Jovenel Moise to Assume Haiti’s Presidency Under Cloud of Corruption

February 1, 2017
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ANOTHER ZINGER!! GARRY PIERRE PIERRE FLIRTS WITH THE TRUTH!!Jovenel Moise to Assume Haiti’s Presidency Under Cloud of Corruption

Jovenel Moise / Photo Credit: Yoani Sánchez By Garry Pierre-Pierre Jovenel Moise’s story sounded more like an American dream than a Haitian one. A year and a half ago, Moise, a political neophyte, was introduced to the Haitian public as the handpicked candidate of Michel Martelly to replace the outgoing president. Here is the...
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A Phoenix Rising in Haiti

February 1, 2017
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A Phoenix Rising in Haiti

Smallholder farmers throughout the southwestern region of Haiti have risen up to begin rebuilding following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew last October. One image taken last Friday captures the spirit of this vast enterprise as a farmer (below) works on a new tree nursery next to a giant breadfruit tree felled by the...
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Brazil withdrawing from Haiti UN mission in April

February 1, 2017
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Brazil withdrawing from Haiti UN mission in April

http://www.janes.com Brazil is beginning to withdraw its military contingent from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) and plans to conclude the operation by 17 April. The Brazilian military contribution to MINUSTAH was planned to end in October 2016, but was extended for six months according to UN Security Council resolution 2313 on 13...
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THE ZINGER – “HOWEVER, THE CASE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION..” Haiti president-elect says Trump business background to help ties

January 31, 2017
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THE ZINGER – “HOWEVER, THE CASE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION..” Haiti president-elect says Trump business background to help ties

Monday, 30 Jan 2017 | 3:10 AM ETReuters Haiti’s incoming president said on Sunday he believed U.S. President Donald Trump‘s business background would give him a better grasp of bilateral relations, as the impoverished Caribbean nation recovers from a devastating hurricane. President-elect Jovenel Moise, a successful banana exporter, was declared winner this month of...
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Big Ten universities apply agricultural know-how to help Haiti

January 31, 2017
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Big Ten universities apply agricultural know-how to help Haiti

Kurt Stepnitz In 2016, Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc upon the Atlantic seaboard and Caribbean islands. A Category 5 storm, Matthew’s effects were felt as far north as the Canada. Some of Matthew’s worst devastation, however, was visited upon the poor and vulnerable nation of Haiti. The problems facing Haiti are complex and manifold, and...
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Pervasive charcoal trade getting major rethink in Haiti

January 31, 2017
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Pervasive charcoal trade getting major rethink in Haiti

MANICHE, Haiti –  Pungent wood smoke wafts daily across the hinterlands of Haiti’s southern peninsula, where villagers stack smoldering wood beneath dirt mounds to make the charcoal that nearly all the urban households in the country use to cook every meal. For decades, authorities and development workers have denounced such rural charcoal makers for...
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Haiti’s Raquel Pelissier content with runner-up finish

January 31, 2017
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Haiti’s Raquel Pelissier content with runner-up finish

MANILA – Haiti’s Raquel Pelissier does not regret anything even if she failed to win the Miss Universe crown for her country. Pelissier, a model from Port-au-Prince who survived the 2010 earthquake in the Caribbean country, was named first runner-up, while France’s Iris Mittenaere was crowned Miss Universe 2016. “I’m feeling great. I’m feeling...
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PRIVERT ATTEMPTS TO EMBARRASS NEW GOVERNMENT BY ORGANIZING EVENT IMMEDIATELY BEFORE INAUGURATION.

January 31, 2017
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PRIVERT ATTEMPTS TO EMBARRASS NEW GOVERNMENT BY ORGANIZING EVENT IMMEDIATELY BEFORE INAUGURATION.

Havana, Cuba Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre By M. Skye Holly This past week in Cuba, an unprecedented event was pioneered to honor Haiti and Haitian culture. A Week of Haitian Culture was introduced to highlight the Haitian Revolution and its impact on the nation of Cuba and around the world. Activities commenced on Jan....
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