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Haiti WikiLeaks Spark Political Furor and Elite Drama

July 21, 2011

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10 Haiti Wikileaks Spark Political Furor and Elite Drama by Dan Coughlin The release of secret U.S. Embassy cables has provoked a maelstrom in Haitian politics, threatening the approval of a prime minister-designate, damaging the career of a leading right-wing politician, and throwing Haiti’s tiny and ultra-rich elite into a paroxysm of public mea culpas. […]

Pres. Preval to Extend Term if Haiti Election Not Held by November 2010

May 6, 2010

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This announcement reflects the US/UN nervousness about the strong possiblity that elections will not be held in 2010.  The last thing the US/UN wants is for Haitians to be making the decisions about what happens next.  Let’s see how Preval’s announcement fairs over at the Haitian parliament.  Stay tuned. Prez Preval with Prez Obama Haiti prez to extend […]