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Haiti:Orphanage Founder Michael Geilenfeld will face trial

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A U.S. citizen who founded a Haiti orphanage for boys returned to the Caribbean country Wednesday after a U.S. jury ordered an activist to pay $14.5 million in damages for falsely accusing him of sexually abusing children in his care. A lawyer for Michael Geilenfeld said the …

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HAITI: President Martelly can’t ensure safe homecoming for deportees

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN)Concerns of a humanitarian emergency in Haiti are mounting as a growing number of Haitians returning to their country from neighboring Dominican Republic are living in rapidly growing tent cities with little resources. The Haitian government and international organizations have identified at least three tent cities that have …

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Fans buy gear for Haiti’s Special Olympics soccer team

Devon O’Neil, Senior Writer, International Sports LOS ANGELES — Last Saturday morning, on the opening day of the Special Olympics World Games, a men’s soccer team from Haiti took the field at UCLA’s Drake Stadium for a divisioning match that would determine which level of competition the Haitians would face …

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Aristide university in Haiti to create law school

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –  The university founded by former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide is opening a law school program. University of San Francisco law professor Nicole Phillips will be among the new faculty members. She says the four-year program at the University of Aristide Foundation will train about 150 students a …

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Red Cross Itself May Not Know How Millions Donated for Haiti Were Spent

The American Red Cross is under pressure this week to answer detailed questionsfrom Congress about the spending of nearly half a billion dollars it raised after the 2010 Haiti earthquake. But internal documents newly obtained by ProPublica and NPR call into question whether the Red Cross itself has an accurate …

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Haiti still runs as a colony of the international and its own leaders

Haiti still runs as a colony of the international and NGO’S Haiti is an independent country, but for the past 100 years, it appears that Haiti still remains under the colonists. While one may seem to think that the colonial powers continue to oppress Haitians, this is not true. There …

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Haiti: Former President René Preval, strong ally of Martelly visited Washington to defend Jacky Lumarque who needs to give up

Martelly and Preval in deep conversations / Photo Credit: Emmanuel Jean-Marie

Haiti: Former President René Preval, strong of Martelly visited Washington to defend Jacky Lumarque who needs to give up During the last moment of Michel Martelly’s presidency, his best ally is the former two full-term President, René Preval who occupied the seat of Prime Minister under Aristide’s term and then …

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Bill Clinton contrite For A Lot Of Things

WASHINGTON — As president, Bill Clinton was wrong about Wall Street deregulation and various elements of his foreign policy, pushed trade policies that painfully drove up drug prices around the world, sowed chaos in Mexico through his prosecution of the drug war and exacerbated the problem of mass incarceration through …

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Haitian Embassy evicted in Pretoria for Rent Non-Payment

Haitian Embassy evicted in Pretoria for Rent Non-Payment Here is a picture of the Haitian Embassy in Pretoria South Africa as possessions of the property were taken to a storage after a judge had had ordered the local sheriff to remove the belonging. The order was issued this Friday and …

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Haiti: Ex-President Jean B. Aristide will break his silence in election for candidate Dr. Maryse Narcisse

The Haitian elections are into their last leg. While some political parties are getting stronger and others merging, the individual politicians are being left behind. One of the biggest news to come out this week is that ex-President Jean Bertrand Aristide has agreed to support and speak on behalf Maryse …

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