Thousands Demonstrate as President Martelly Installs De Facto Prime Minister Evans Paul

January 23, 2015
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Thousands Demonstrate as President Martelly Installs De Facto Prime Minister Evans Paul

By Thomas Péralte Global Research, January 22, 2015 Haïti Liberté 21 January 2015 Since coming to power on May 14, 2011, President Michel Martelly has managed to avoid holding elections in Haiti. This has brought on a political crisis that is upending Haiti’s democratic institutions and people’s daily lives. It has resulted in a...
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Preservationists fight to save Haiti’s gingerbread homes

January 23, 2015
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Preservationists fight to save Haiti’s gingerbread homes

In this Jan. 16, 2015 photo, a worker prepares a brick to be used in an earthquake damaged “gingerbread house,” during restoration work in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Local craftsmen working for the Haitian nonprofit Knowledge & Freedom Foundation, or FOKAL, are learning how to restore the homes to their former splendor. Since masonry and carpentry...
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OPPOSITION MAKE AN ONGOING EFFORT TO DESTABILIZE DEMOCRACY WITHOUT REALLY PRESENTING ANY ALTERNATIVE

January 22, 2015
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OPPOSITION MAKE AN ONGOING EFFORT TO DESTABILIZE DEMOCRACY WITHOUT REALLY PRESENTING ANY ALTERNATIVE

Cher Canadien, Vous recevez ce message parce que vous vous êtes inscrits auprès du MAECD à l’aide du système d’inscription des Canadiens à l’étranger. Nous vous saurions gré de bien vouloir faire part de l’information suivante à tous les citoyens canadiens se trouvant dans votre région. Nous avons reçu de l’information concernant une manifestation...
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Haiti politically motivated armed gang vows to attack government targets, police

January 22, 2015
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Haiti politically motivated armed gang vows to attack government targets, police

Published on January 21, 2015 by Joe Colas (author) HCNN Haiti Police Chief, Godson Orelus Cap-Haitien, Jan. 20 (HCNN) — Haitian police authorities said on Tuesday that a politically motivated armed group in the northern part of Haiti vows to attack government targets, while the Caribbean country’s leader strives to solve a political impasse...
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CAREL ALEXANDRE – MARTELLY’S REPEATED FAUX PAS THAT SEES AMERICAN AMBASSADOR PAMELA WHITE’S KNICKERS TWISTED

January 21, 2015
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CAREL ALEXANDRE – MARTELLY’S REPEATED FAUX PAS THAT SEES AMERICAN AMBASSADOR PAMELA WHITE’S KNICKERS TWISTED

January 20, 2015 MICHAEL COLLINS: One must wonder about the mental functions of Haiti’s First Couple, Sophia and Michel Martelly. I put Sophia’s name first since she is the one who seems to be calling the shots that will see President Martelly’s promising term in in office, turned into a pile of criminal fatrah...
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Five Years After: Cruising Up An Uncrowded Coast In Haiti

January 21, 2015
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Five Years After: Cruising Up An Uncrowded Coast In Haiti

This is the last of several posts on Haiti as a developing tourist destination since the 2010 earthquake. For new hotel options and touring the capital Port-au-Prince, see last week’s earlier posts here, here and here. The secret beach, or hidden resort are tropes of the travel world. It’s a safe bet to say, however, that a stretch of Haiti’s coast...
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18 ministres (4 femmes) et 16 secrétaires d’Etat (2 femmes) dans le gouvernement Evans Paul

January 21, 2015
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18 ministres (4 femmes) et 16 secrétaires d’Etat (2 femmes) dans le gouvernement Evans Paul

Cérémonie d’investiture du nouveau Cabinet ministériel ce Lundi 19 janvier 2015 au Palais National Ronald Colbert En accord avec le président Joseph Michel Martelly et conformément à la Constitution, le premier ministre « de facto » Evans Paul a formé son gouvernement dit de consensus, selon les informations rassemblées par l’agence en ligne AlterPresse....
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Agriculture is the heart and soul of Haiti. We are a nation of farmers

January 20, 2015
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Agriculture is the heart and soul of Haiti. We are a nation of farmers

Earlier this week Timote Georges, co-founder with me of the Smallholder Farmers Alliance, wrote an inspiring blog for the Clinton Foundation as part of their observance of the fifth anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti: Agriculture: The Heart of Haiti Agriculture is the heart and soul of Haiti. We are a nation of farmers, with...
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Formation du Cabinet ministériel

January 19, 2015
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Formation du Cabinet ministériel

Dimanche 18 Janvier 2014 : Le Secrétariat Général de la Présidence informe la population en général  que le Premier ministre,  en accord avec le Président de la République, a procédé, ce dimanche 18 Janvier 2015, conformément à la Constitution, à la formation du Cabinet ministériel. Le citoyen Yves Germain JOSEPH est nommé Ministre de la Planification...
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Venezuela president receives parade amid looming crisis

January 18, 2015
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Venezuela president receives parade amid looming crisis

CARACS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro was greeted by the Venezuelan equivalent of a ticker tape parade Saturday as he returned to an increasingly stricken economy from a two-week fundraising trip. Crowds of government supporters danced to live salsa, clutched brightly colored balloons and cheered as the socialist leader and former bus driver...
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Haiti: New calls for Martelly to resign as deal is announced

January 18, 2015
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Haiti: New calls for Martelly to resign as deal is announced

Demonstrators carried posters with the picture of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide Thousands of protesters in Haiti have returned to the streets of the capital, Port-au-Prince, to call for President Michel Martelly’s resignation. Police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the crowd. Mr Martelly urged protesters to keep order and said he had...
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Haiti former leader banned from leaving country, under investigation for corruption, drug trafficking

January 18, 2015
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Haiti former leader banned from leaving country, under investigation for corruption, drug trafficking

January 16,2015 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) – Haiti’s former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has been prohibited from leaving the Caribbean country as relevant judicial authorities resumed a criminal inquiry into cases of corruption, misappropriation of public funds and drug trafficking blamed on Aristide during his presidency between 2001 and 2004, HCNN learned on Wednesday. Aristide and...
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Dominican officials accused in drug case face 1 year in jail

January 18, 2015
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Dominican officials accused in drug case face 1 year in jail

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The former director of an anti-narcotics unit in the Dominican Republic is one of nine people ordered Saturday to spend a year in jail as authorities investigate the disappearance of more than a ton of cocaine. The other suspects include five police officers, two prosecutors and a lieutenant...
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In Photos: Haiti Opposition Groups Launch New Round of Street Protests

January 18, 2015
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In Photos: Haiti Opposition Groups Launch New Round of Street Protests

By Benedict Moran January 17, 2015 | 9:35 am Thousands of opposition supporters marched through the streets of Port-au-Prince on Friday, calling for the resignation of Haitian President Michel Martelly. The protesters called the demonstration “Operation Burkina Faso,” named for the West African country where an October 2014 uprising toppled a president who ruled for...
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Evans Paul installé à la Primature.

January 17, 2015
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Evans Paul installé à la Primature.

C’est un Evans Paul souriant, sûr et décontracté qui a pris la parole, le vendredi 16 janvier, à la Primature lors de la cérémonie de son installation présidée par le Chef de l’Etat, Michel Joseph Martelly. Le Premier ministre n’a pas tari d’éloges à l’endroit du président de la République qui n’aura pas cessé...
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Venezuela crisis deepens as Maduro seeks support abroad

January 17, 2015
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Venezuela crisis deepens as Maduro seeks support abroad

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro returns from an urgent fundraising trip that has taken him to seven nations, he’ll find his oil-dependent economy teetering on the edge and desperate countrymen searching empty store shelves for basic goods. In the two weeks Maduro has bounced around the globe seeking help, the...
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EVANS PAUL FRIDAY JAN 16 INSTALLATION DELAYED AGAIN AS POLITICAL PARTIES REPRESENTING A FEW PEOPLE FIGHT OVER CABINET POSITIONS

January 15, 2015
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EVANS PAUL FRIDAY JAN 16 INSTALLATION DELAYED AGAIN AS POLITICAL PARTIES REPRESENTING A FEW PEOPLE FIGHT OVER CABINET POSITIONS

President Martelly is faced with more stupid obstruction from participating political parties who really represent a few hands full of people. Trying to gain agreement in Haiti is like trying to herd a bunch of kittens through a small hole in the fence, while blindfolded. I remember a friend who was one of 3...
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Haïti-Politique/ Départ imminent de Michel Martelly et Formation du Gouvernement de Transition

January 15, 2015
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Haïti-Politique/ Départ imminent de Michel Martelly et Formation du Gouvernement de Transition

Selon une source très fiable, les vrais acteurs de l’opposition entreprennent des consultations avec les autres acteurs nationaux et internationaux autour du profil des membres du Gouvernement de Transition devant remplacer le régime en place et organiser les élections en octobre 2015. Une entente serait déjà trouvée sur les noms des personnalités suivantes : 1- Mirlande...
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UN SECTEUR BANCAIRE SAIN ET SOLIDE DANS UNE ECONOMIE EN DECLIN ACCELERE?

January 15, 2015
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UN SECTEUR BANCAIRE SAIN ET SOLIDE DANS UNE ECONOMIE EN DECLIN ACCELERE?

January 14, 2014 Alors que tous les indicateurs, au rouge, témoignent du déclin accélère de l`économie haïtienne et de la détérioration progressive des conditions de vie de la grande majorité de la population, la BANQUE DE LA REPUBLIQUE D`HAITI, sous la houlette de du GOUVERNEUR CHARLES CASTEL, estime dans une NOTE SUR LA POLITIQUE...
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Haiti’s First Family Under Corruption Probe Cloud

January 15, 2015
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Haiti’s First Family Under Corruption Probe Cloud

Jan 15, 2015 7:00 PM Haiti’s first family is spending this end of year holiday season under a legal cloud. The streets of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, and other cities have been mobbed with protestors demanding Haitian President Michel Martelly’s resignation. The Haitian Court of Justice on December 16 decreed that a corruption investigation focused...
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