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Haiti’s Martelly Names Third Prime Minister Nominee

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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Haitian officials say President Michel Martelly has selected a recent top aide to former U.S. President Bill Clinton as his third nominee for prime minister. They say Mr. Martelly chose Garry Conille for the post. Conille served as an aide to Mr. Clinton is his work as U.N. special envoy for Haiti. President Martelly took […]

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Hatian President Calls for Investigation of U.N. Troop Allegations

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Haiti’s President Michel Martelly has “vigorously condemned” an apparent sexual assault of a young man by United Nations troops. The Uruguay government has dismissed a naval officer and recalled five of its soldiers after a video taken on a cell phone showed several Uruguayans taking part in what appeared to be an attack on an […]

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Clinton-Bush Quake Fund Gives $1.4 Million to Haiti

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A foundation established by former U.S. presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush says it is providing an additional $1.4 million to efforts to rebuild Haiti following its devastating earthquake last year. The non-profit Clinton Bush Haiti Fund said Tuesday the money will go to a Haitian company that will train engineers and general contractors […]

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US State Department Urges Citizens to be Cautious Visiting Haiti

Posted August 9th, 2011 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. State Department is strongly urging U.S. citizens to consider carefully all visits to Haiti. A travel warning issued Monday cites a “critical crime level,” a cholera outbreak and inadequate infrastructure. The U.S. Embassy in Haiti says there are reports of demonstrations in downtown Port-au-Prince and all trips to the capital should be postponed […]

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U.S. State Department Urges Citizens to be Cautious Visiting Haiti

Posted August 9th, 2011 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. State Department is strongly urging U.S. citizens to consider carefully all visits to Haiti. A travel warning issued lMonday cites a “critical crime level,” a cholera outbreak and inadequate infrastructure. The U.S. Embassy in Hait, says there are reports of demonstrations in downtown Port-au-Prince and all trips to the capital should be postponed […]

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Haiti Lawmakers Reject Second Pick for Prime Minister

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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Haitian lawmakers Tuesday rejected President Michel Martelly’s second pick for prime minister. Lawmakers rejection of Bernard Gousse, a controversial lawyer and former justice minister, delivers a major blow to President Martelly’s efforts to get a new government in place nearly three months after taking office. Sixteen members of the 30-seat Haitian Senate voted against Gousse. […]

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Haiti’s President Announces 2nd Choice for Prime Minister

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Haitian President Michel Martelly has chosen a lawyer and former justice minister to be the country’s next prime minister, making a second attempt to fill that key government post. President Martelly Wednesday picked Bernard Gousse for the job. Some lawmakers say Gousse will not win the backing of legislators because he is a bad choice. […]

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U.S. Repatriates Some 120 Migrants to Cuba, Haiti

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Coast Guard has repatriated more than 120 Cuban and Haitian migrants picked up at sea. The Coast Guard says it intercepted 82 Haitians aboard a sailing vessel northwest of Great Inagua, Bahamas, on Friday and returned them on Monday to Cap-Haitien, Haiti. It says it also returned 15 Cubans to Bahia de Cabanas, […]

Haiti Parliament Rejects PM Nominee

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 9:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Lawmakers in Haiti have rejected President Michel Martelly’s pick for prime minister — a political blow for the newly sworn-in leader of the impoverished Caribbean nation. The vote Tuesday was 42 – 19 against Daniel-Gerard Rouzier, with some accusing him of tax evasion, a charge he has denied. Others raised questions over his business dealings […]

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Severe Weather Leaves 23 Dead in Haiti

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Heavy rains, mudslides and flooding in Haiti have killed at least 23 people, just days into the six-month-long Atlantic hurricane season. Haiti’s civil protection agency said Tuesday most of the deaths occurred in the capital, Port-au-Prince, where a week’s worth of torrential downpours has turned streets into rivers and forced people to flee to their […]

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