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Haiti’s Nov. 28 Election to Shut Out Lavalas Party? Not If Rep. Maxine Waters Has Her Way

October 1, 2010

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Haiti: US Congress members warn Clinton to include Lavalas in elections by Randall White Haiti Action.net – Port au Prince, Haiti — “President John Kennedy famously remarked, ‘Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.’ Running transparently unfair, exclusive elections, with the support of the international community, will leave many Haitians to […]

Haitian Protesters March to National Palace Demanding Pres. Preval’s Resignation

May 10, 2010

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“A couple hundred government workers clutching pick axes and shovels also gathered nearby at the Champ de Mars national mall to demand that the U.S. Agency for International Development pay them money they said they were owed for clearing earthquake rubble.” Protesters in Haiti demand president’s ouster By JONATHAN M. KATZ (AP) – 2 hours […]

3/16-L’Agence Haitienne de Presse: Earthquake Destroyed 45% GDP, $17B Needed for Reconstruction, Haitian Lawmaker Accuses US of Hypocrisy on “Corruption” Allegations

March 17, 2010

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 AHP News – March 16, 2010 –   English translation + Selected Headlines (Unofficial)  At the Santo-Domingo technical preparatory conference, Prime Minister Bellerive proposes a multilateral fiduciary fund to administer Haiti’s reconstruction projects Santo-Domingo, March 16, 2010 – (AHP) – Haitian Prime Minister Jean Max Bellerive, speaking Tuesday at the opening of the international donors […]

Obama Tells Preval US Aid Will Continue, Preval Slips in Plug for Addressing Global Warming

March 10, 2010

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 President Rene Preval of Haiti with President Obama    March 10, 2010 Obama Tells Haitian Leader That U.S. Aid Will Continue By JEFF ZELENY and BRIAN KNOWLTON WASHINGTON — Even as the United States military withdraws the forces it sent urgently to Haiti after its devastating earthquake in January, President Obama on Wednesday pledged a […]

Haiti News Updates from L’Agence Haitienne de Presse in English

February 12, 2010

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Haiti news updates courtesy of L’Agence Haitienne de Presse (AHP) From time to time, AHP, translates some of its news items into English.  I will post translated news updates to this blog as I receive them.  If you read French, you can find the following stories and more at the AHP website noted below:  AHP News – […]

Venezuela Cancels Haiti’s Debt, CITGO Ships 120 Tons of Aid, and ALBA’s Humanitarian Fund

January 26, 2010

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VIVA VENEZUELA! From the Venezuelan embassy in the US Venezuela Cancels Haiti’s Debt http://embavenez-us.org/news.php?nid=5257 The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez announced on Monday, January 25, that the Venezuelan government will forgive any Venezuelan debts  held by Haiti. During a meeting of the Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples […]

HAITI: Rep. Maxine Waters – Press Release/Text of Floor Speech on Aid and Relief for Haiti

January 21, 2010

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January 20, 2010 For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Levin Phone: (202) 225-2201 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Acts to Spur Aid, Relief for Haiti She Encourages Congress to Support Further Debt Relief for Haiti, Rallies L.A. Haitian Community Washington, DC - Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) announced today that she is writing legislation to cancel Haiti's debt to […]