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Ban Ki-moon’s Pep Talk Before Donors’ Meeting Will Fall on Deaf Ears in Haiti

March 29, 2010

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In today’s Washington Post, Ban Ki-moon tells the world that Haiti needs renewal, not restoration.  Renewal is what the international community wants for Haiti — new ports, new factories, new hotels, new government, etc.  But, the people of Haiti want a restoration of their democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, kidnapped by the US in 2004.  Haitians want […]

HAITI Donors’ Mtg. to Debut Haitian Recovery Commission – Price of Admission is $100M

March 28, 2010

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Canada to pay $100M to join Haiti recovery team By Mike Blanchfield, THE CANADIAN PRESS Last Updated: March 28, 2010 2:18pm OTTAWA — Canada is preparing to pay $100 million to join an exclusive new international club that would guide the rebuilding of earthquake-ravaged Haiti, The Canadian Press has learned. That’s the price tag for […]

HAITI Donors’ Meeting 3/31: Things to Look For

March 28, 2010

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The outcome of this meeting should be of little surprise given that the number crunching has already been done.  But the dynamics of the meeting should be fascinating.  President Preval will serve as chair and Ban ki-Moon and Hillary Clinton as co-hosts.  Both Preval and Ban are less than aggressive personalities and Hillary is quite the opposite.  […]