Posted in Aristide/Preval Crime/Corruption

US seeks half off 27-year sentence for ex-Haitian drug lord for assisting prosecutors

By Associated Press, Updated: Tuesday, February 21, 3:31 PM MIAMI — Federal prosecutors in Miami say a once-powerful Haitian drug lord should get half off his 27-year prison sentence…

Posted in DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti

Gangs of Port-au-Prince-PHOTO GALLERY

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Posted in Elections

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez faces new operation

BBC: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said that he will have to have further surgery after doctors found a lesion during medical tests in Cuba….

Posted in Govt Incompentece

Foreign community scrambling to stave off Haiti crisis

Hoping to stave off a political crisis in Haiti, the country’s leaders and foreign diplomats have been working to get the country’s executive and legislative…

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA

Two years after the earthquake, Haiti is trying to clear tent cities

By William Booth, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — International aid worker Emmett Fitz­gerald has to get 20,000 very poor people squatting in front of the National Palace…

Posted in Govt Incompentece

US gives $7.2mn to curb charcoal use in Haiti

(AP)  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The U.S. Agency for International Development is hoping to build a small market in Haiti to offset a charcoal industry that…

Posted in DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti

Photos Carnaval des Cayes en Haiti !