Guatemalan ex-President Alfonso Portillo jailed in US-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 26, 2014
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Guatemalan ex-President Alfonso Portillo jailed in US-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Supporters of the former president took part in a demonstration in Guatemala City BBC.COM A court in New York has sentenced former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo to five years and 10 months in jail for taking bribes from Taiwan. Portillo, who was extradited to the United States last year, has also been ordered to...
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Haiti Gets $45 Million Tourism Development Grant From World Bank

May 26, 2014
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Haiti Gets $45 Million Tourism Development Grant From World Bank

Above: Haiti’s National History Park By the Caribbean Journal staff The World Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a $45 million grant to develop tourism in Haiti. The grant from the International Development Association aims to improve access, conservation and management at the World Heritage Site of Haiti’s National History Park and the historic...
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Novel antigen holds promise for malaria vaccine

May 26, 2014
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Novel antigen holds promise for malaria vaccine

In 2012, malaria was responsible for around 627,000 deaths worldwide, of which 460,000 occurred among African children under the age of 5 years. Now, researchers have identified a substance that they say could be a potential vaccine candidate for malaria. Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by Plasmodium parasites transmitted to humans from the...
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Painful and rapid spread of new virus in Caribbean

May 26, 2014
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Painful and rapid spread of new virus in Caribbean

SAN CRISTOBAL, Dominican Republic (AP) — They suffer searing headaches, a burning fever and so much pain in their joints they can barely walk or use their hands. It’s like having a terrible flu combined with an abrupt case of arthritis. Hospitals and clinics throughout the Caribbean are seeing thousands of people with the...
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“Instrumentality” Explained: The Eleventh Circuit Interprets the Scope of the FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)

May 26, 2014
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“Instrumentality” Explained: The Eleventh Circuit Interprets the Scope of the FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)

Article By: Gregory G. Forfa Brody Weichbrodt Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP In light of the Eleventh Circuit’s recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA” or “Act”) decision in U.S. v. Esquenazi, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 9096 (11th Cir. Fla. May 16, 2014), entities doing business abroad should reevaluate their compliance programs to ensure that the...
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Airlines exiting Venezuela because of World Cup, Maduro says

May 26, 2014
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Airlines exiting Venezuela because of World Cup, Maduro says

By Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS (Reuters) – Airlines are halting flights to Venezuela not because of the country’s economic problems but to take advantage of the World Cup in neighboring Brazil, the president said on Thursday. Air Canada recently cut flights to Venezuela because of security concerns, Alitalia suspended services due to delays in repatriating...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH – WHERE IS HAITIAN MEDIA??? WHERE IS MARTELLY GOVERNMENT?? Mesaj Amaral Duclona pou mamb Zanmi Lavalas

May 25, 2014
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH – WHERE IS HAITIAN MEDIA??? WHERE IS MARTELLY GOVERNMENT?? Mesaj Amaral Duclona pou mamb Zanmi Lavalas

​ Mwen rele Amaral Duclona. Apre demisyon Titid an 2004, li te mande mwen kidnape, detchwui lavi moun, boule ak mete dife. Sa te fè pati de yon estrateji pou fose moun ki te mande l demisyone yo menen l tounen. Lè Titid fin banmwen lod sa e pou li ka tounen mwen moute...
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LET’S GET BACK TO THE GOOD OLD DAYS – RETURN ARISTIDE & LAVALAS

May 24, 2014
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LET’S GET BACK TO THE GOOD OLD DAYS   – RETURN ARISTIDE & LAVALAS

Lavalas playing a very good game. Telling supporters to avoid violence, demonstrations and try to act democratic in their effort to regain power. Then – once successful – no more Mr Nice Guy. It could happen if the Martelly/Lamothe government continues on its path. AND MARTELLY NAMES A LAVALAS GUY AS MINISTER AND SAYS...
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ARISTIDE PAYS RADIO STATION TO IGNORE DUCLONA VERDICT-NO MENTION IN HAITI

May 24, 2014
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Justice : Amaral Duclona, bras armé d’Aristide, condamné à 25 ans de prison

May 24, 2014
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Justice : Amaral Duclona, bras  armé d’Aristide, condamné à  25 ans de prison

Amaral Duclona, bras armé d’Aristide, condamné à 25 ans de prison]Vendredi, au terme d’un procès d’une semaine, le jury de la cour d’assises de Paris, a prononcé un verdict de 25 ans de prison dont 2/3 ferme contre le Chef de gang haïtien des « chimères » Amaral Duclona,alias « Berthone Jolicoeur » accusé...
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OK, WE NOW HAVE DUCLONA TESTIMONY THAT PREVAL, ARISTIDE AND CELESTIN WERE INVOLVED IN MURDER: WHAT HAPPENS NOW – ZERO!!!

May 24, 2014
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OK, WE NOW HAVE DUCLONA TESTIMONY THAT PREVAL, ARISTIDE AND CELESTIN WERE INVOLVED IN MURDER: WHAT  HAPPENS NOW – ZERO!!!

May 24, 2014 Amarol Duclona pointed the finger at Aristide, Preval, Jude Celestin, and many others, during his original interrogation in the Dominican Republic, prior to his being extradited to France in 2009. We have now heard his testimony, in a French court, along with others, including France’s ambassador to Haiti, during the later...
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Palm Beach County man diagnosed with chikungunya

May 23, 2014
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Palm Beach County man diagnosed with chikungunya

A 66-year-old man became the first person in Palm Beach County — and the fourth in Florida — to come down with chikungunya fever after contracting the mosquito-borne virus in the Caribbean, the county Health Department announced Wednesday. The unidentified man began feeling ill on May 15, shortly after returning home from a trip...
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Procès d’un chef de gang haïtien: “il manque quelqu’un dans le box, c’est Aristide”

May 22, 2014
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Procès d’un chef de gang haïtien: “il manque quelqu’un dans le box, c’est Aristide”

Marie-Louise Michelle, veuve du chef d’entreprise franco-haïtien Claude Bernard Lauture, victime en 2004 d’un assassinat à Port-au-Prince pour lequel comparaît aux assises de Paris un chef de gang, met en cause l’ancien président Jean-Bertrand Aristide. “Il manque quelqu’un dans le box, c’est Aristide”, explique Michèle Lauture à l’origine de la procédure, partie civile avec...
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Haiti’s Michel Martelly Visits Cuba to Reinforce Cooperation

May 22, 2014
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Haiti’s Michel Martelly Visits Cuba to Reinforce Cooperation

Tamaño letra: HAVANA, Cuba, May 20 (acn) Haiti’s President Michel Martelly traveled on Monday to Cuba to talk collaboration relations with government authorities, the announcement was made by the head of state on his twitter account. According to PL news agency, Martelly wrote on twitter that he had left Haiti Monday morning for Havana...
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Forecasters predict slow Atlantic hurricane season

May 22, 2014
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Forecasters predict slow Atlantic hurricane season

By MEGHAN BARR Associated Press NEW YORK — A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared. The El Nino, which warms part of the Pacific every...
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DÉSORMAIS ASSURÉ QU’IL NE SERA PAS EXTRADÉ VERS HAÏTI

May 22, 2014
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DÉSORMAIS ASSURÉ QU’IL NE SERA PAS EXTRADÉ VERS HAÏTI

Sujet: Déclarations fracassantes et troublantes de Amaral Duclona   Mar 6 Oct 2009 – 16:34 HAITI OBSERVATEUR DÉSORMAIS ASSURÉ QU’IL NE SERA PAS EXTRADÉ VERS HAÏTI Amaral Duclona fait de nouvelles révélations L’ancien chef de gang capturé par les autorités dominicaines n’est pas au bout de ses révélations. Maintenant qu’il est sûr qu’il ne sera...
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Setting the Record Straight on Haiti’s Recovery-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 22, 2014
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Setting the Record Straight on Haiti’s Recovery-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

​ ​Patrick Rouzier Former member, Interim Haiti Recovery Commission I read with great disappointment a Wall Street Journal op-ed about Haiti’s recovery efforts (“Bill, Hillary and the Haiti Debacle,” May 19). Unfortunately, the piece gets many key facts about the approval of recovery projects wrong, and ignores the work that has helped improve the...
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20 REASONS HAITI IS DOOMED TO FAILURE – SENATE SHOULD BE ABANDONED – KEEP CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES

May 22, 2014
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20 REASONS HAITI IS DOOMED TO FAILURE – SENATE SHOULD BE ABANDONED – KEEP CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES

Les senateurs
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Second Day of trial for Amaral Duclona

May 22, 2014
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Second Day of trial for Amaral Duclona

Haiti Libre: Tuesday, to the second day of trial, of the Haitian gang leader of « chimères » Amaral Duclona, aka “Berthone Jolicoeur” accused of the kidnapping, sequestration and the death of a Franco-Haitian entrepreneur, Claude Bernard Lauture http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-11174-haiti-justice-opening-in-france-of-the-trial-of-a-gang-leader-of-chimeres.html , the Assize Court of Paris has heard the testimonials...
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Haitian President Michel Martelly inaugurates Hand in Hand for Haiti school

May 22, 2014
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Haitian President Michel Martelly inaugurates Hand in Hand for Haiti school

Published: 20/05/14 Source: ©The Moodie Report By Gavin Lipsith in Haiti HAITI. President of Haiti Michel Martelly has lent crucial high-profile support to the travel retail industry-led Hand in Hand for Haiti initiative, officially inaugurating the free school on Saturday (17 May) at the opening of the new, US$1.5 million Dubai Duty Free-branded Sports...
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