Storm-hit Haiti to hold delayed elections on 20 November

October 14, 2016
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Storm-hit Haiti to hold delayed elections on 20 November

Haiti will hold its long-delayed presidential and parliamentary elections on 20 November, electoral officials have announced. The first round in both elections, due to be held due last week, was postponed because of Hurricane Matthew, which has killed 900 people. The country has been in political limbo since the polls in 2015 were scrapped...
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Bill Clinton’s Trade Policies Destroyed Haitian Rice Farming, Now Haiti Faces Post-Hurricane Famine

October 14, 2016
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Farrakhan excoriates CLINTON for Ending Haiti’s Chicken and rice production in this video. In 2010, former President Bill Clinton publicly apologized for forcing Haiti to drop tariffs on imported subsidized U.S. rice during his time in office. It wiped out rice farming, seriously damaging Haiti’s ability to be self-sufficient. “It may have been good for...
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One week after Matthew: This is what Haiti looks like

October 13, 2016
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One week after Matthew: This is what Haiti looks like

Susan Miller , USA TODAY 2:36 p.m. EDT October 12, 2016 Two days after Hurricane Matthew ravaged Haiti’s remote southwestern peninsula, officials dramatically raised the death toll to more than 100 as they finally began to reach corners of the country that had been cut off by the devastating storm. (Oct. 6) AP (Photo:...
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On the Ground in Hurricane-Wrecked Haiti

October 13, 2016
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On the Ground in Hurricane-Wrecked Haiti

Andrew Katz @katz Oct. 12, 2016 “Everything is broken and scattered for as far as the eye can see” Andrew McConnell—Panos A family stands in the remains of their destroyed home in Roche-a-Bateau, southwestern Haiti, on Oct. 8, 2016. Irish photographer Andrew McConnell was in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, for an assignment about education...
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U.S. suspends deportations to Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

October 13, 2016
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U.S. suspends deportations to Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

Haitian migrants receive food and drinks from volunteers as they wait Oct. 3 at a Mexican immigration agency in Tijuana with the hope of gaining an appointment to cross to the U.S. side of the border. (Gregory Bull / Associated Press) Kate Linthicum The United States is temporarily suspending deportations of Haitians after Hurricane Matthew...
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Donald Trump discovers Haiti

October 13, 2016
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Donald Trump discovers Haiti

By Joel Dreyfuss October 12 at 7:28 PM Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump makes a campaign visit to a community center in the Little Haiti neighborhood of Miami, Florida, on Sept. 16. (Mike Segar/Reuters) Donald Trump has discovered Haiti. The Republican presidential nominee has jumped on revelations that Bill and Hillary Clinton played favorites in...
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Lettre du Secrétaire Général de l’OEA au Président de la République d’Haïti Jocelerme Privert

October 13, 2016
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Lettre du Secrétaire Général de l’OEA au Président de la République d’Haïti Jocelerme Privert

Almagro and  Privert 11 octobre 2016 Monsieur le Président, J’ai l’honneur de vous exprimer par la présente mes sentiments les plus sincères de solidarité avec votre peuple et votre pays. Permettez-moi de vous exprimer nos condoléances et notre solidarité avec les victimes et nos profondes sympathies pour les souffrances que connaissent les Haïtiens suite...
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These photographs, taken 3 weeks apart, show the before and after results of Hurricane Matthew in the Les Cayes area. Future rains will wash away even more of the disappearing topsoil.

October 12, 2016
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These photographs, taken 3 weeks apart, show the before and after results of Hurricane Matthew in the Les Cayes area. Future rains will wash away even more of the disappearing topsoil.


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OCTOBER 30 PROPOSED AS ELECTION DATE

October 12, 2016
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OCTOBER 30 PROPOSED AS ELECTION DATE

October 11, 2016 What new outrage, maneuver, lie or National Disaster will Privert generate to gain the prolongation in office he so desires? Second choice is the illegal installation of a Lavalas government. The selection of a date is actually meaningless when we accept the fact that our CEP is not ready for anything!...
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Haitians fear Clintons will ‘scam’ them again

October 12, 2016
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Haitians fear Clintons will ‘scam’ them again

Foundation accused of looting impoverished nation after 2010 earthquake Published: 2 days ago Jerome R. Corsi NEW YORK – Hurricane Matthew has reopened the debate over whether Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation provided true disaster relief for the people of Haiti after the 2010 earthquake or mostly enriched themselves at...
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Aid arrives in Haiti after Matthew, but desperation grows in cut-off towns

October 12, 2016
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Helicopters are ferrying in food and medicine to devastated southwestern Haiti, but almost a week after Hurricane Matthew’s assault life here is still far from normal and desperation is growing in communities where aid has yet to arrive. Power is still out, water and food are scarce, and officials say that young men in...
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Aid Worker Outlines Humanitarian Situation In Haiti After Hurricane Matthew

October 12, 2016
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ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Hurricane Matthew is now blamed for at least 18 deaths in the U.S. And in Haiti, more than 500 people are dead, though some estimates suggest that number may end up being much higher. The country’s in the middle of three days of national mourning. The city of Jeremie is among...
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Haitian leader: Cholera kills 13 after Matthew

October 12, 2016
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Haitian leader: Cholera kills 13 after Matthew

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN)Haiti’s leader says Hurricane Matthew’s assault has accelerated the already existing cholera epidemic and undermined the strides made in fighting the disease. “A lot of effort has been made to avoid the spread of this epidemic,” said Interim President Jocelerme Privert, “but the hurricane has accelerated it.” Thirteen people have died from...
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In Haiti, a City’s Race Into the 21st Century Is Ruined by a Hurricane

October 12, 2016
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In Haiti, a City’s Race Into the 21st Century Is Ruined by a Hurricane

Haiti Ravaged by Hurricane Matthew Hurricane Matthew was the worst natural disaster to strike the Caribbean nation of Haiti since the earthquake of 2010. By NEETI UPADHYE on Publish Date October 7, 2016. Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters. Watch in Times Video » JÉRÉMIE, Haiti — Things had been looking up in Jérémie, a...
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Haiti death toll from Hurricane Matthew passes 1,000

October 12, 2016
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Haiti death toll from Hurricane Matthew passes 1,000

Authorities bury bodies in mass graves as cholera threat from contaminated water stokes fears of new major outbreak. The number of people killed in Haiti by Hurricane Matthew has hit 1,000 as the country battles new deaths from a cholera outbreak and buries bodies in mass graves. The powerful hurricane, the fiercest Caribbean storm...
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GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

October 11, 2016
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GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

“It can honestly be stated that the Jean Claude Duvalier Presidency was the longest period of violence-free stability in Haiti’s history…” Ernest Preeg, American Ambassador 1983
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Dutch navy delivering aid to hurricane-battered Haiti

October 10, 2016
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Dutch navy delivering aid to hurricane-battered Haiti

Published October 10, 2016 THE HAGUE, Netherlands –  The Dutch government is sending a navy ship to Haiti to deliver aid including food, water and shelters and to check the ravaged nation’s ports and waterways to ensure other aid vessels can safely dock in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The Defense Ministry said in...
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Haiti: cholera surge concerns

October 10, 2016
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Haiti: cholera surge concerns

Haiti (MNN) — As Hurricane Matthew’s high waters recede from Haiti, they are revealing the storm was far deadlier than originally thought. (Photo courtesy of Living Water International) The death toll, according to Reuters, jumped past 1,000 in Haiti.  Even that number isn’t sure.  Haiti’s central civil protection agency, which visually confirms victims, said...
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4 days after Matthew, Haiti struggles to recover

October 9, 2016
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4 days after Matthew, Haiti struggles to recover

Susan Miller , USA TODAY 5:06 p.m. EDT October 8, 2016 At least 400 dead in hurricane-hit Haiti: senator At least 400 people are now known to have died as Hurricane Matthew leveled huge swaths of Haiti’s south, a local senator told AFP. Video provided by AFP Newslook (Photo: Sean Sheridan, Mercy Corps) Four...
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HELP !!!

October 9, 2016
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HELP !!!

HELP !!! Oct 9, 2016 1. Comme annoncé ce matin, Les communications téléphoniques sont rétablies avec la Grande Anse depuis hier soir.  Les réseaux sont cependant congestionnés et les Grands Anselais n’ont pas d’énergie pour recharger leur téléphones. 2. Food for the Poor a concentré tous ses efforts aujourd’hui sur la Grande Anse. 3. L’entrepreneur...
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