Haitian Women and Elections: Presidents, Politics and Power

5 November 2010 By Bev­erly Bell, Huff­in­g­ton Post Recon­struct­ing Haiti is not about build­ings, projects, or money. It’s about power — about who gets to con­trol what the future Haiti looks like. Redis­trib­ut­ing power, and cre­at­ing a new soci­ety based on dif­fer­ent the­o­ries and prac­tices of it, are per­haps more impor­tant in the after­math of the … Read more

Cholera spreading, affecting election campaigns in Haiti

27 October 2010 By Jacque­line Charles, Miami Herald PORT-AU-PRINCE – First pres­i­den­tial hope­ful Michel ‘Sweet Micky’ Martelly asked for a days­long cam­paign truce. Then, oppo­nent Jude Célestin announced that he was tem­porar­ily sus­pend­ing all radio and TV ads, and called on his oppo­nents to follow. Now, Leslie Voltaire is ask­ing to post­pone the Nov. 28 election. … Read more

Haiti recovery “like rebuilding from war”

INTERVIEW-Haiti recovery “like rebuilding from war”-World Bank Published September 15, 2010 | Reuters, By Pascal Fletcher MIAMI (Reuters) – Rebuilding earthquake-ravaged Haiti is a task similar to rebuilding Europe after World War Two and involves complex decisions on how to house or resettle more than a million people left homeless by one of the world’s … Read more

Companies Plan Haiti Hotel

BY TRENTON DANIEL,  Miami Herald, September 15, 2010 tdaniel@MiamiHerald.com One of Haiti’s most powerful families and an Argentine entrepreneur are swiftly trying to build a state-of-the-art hotel in the Port-au-Prince area, marking the latest effort to house visitors involved in post-earthquake reconstruction. “The idea is this: To rebuild Haiti you are going to need engineers … Read more

Official List of the 19 Confirmed Candidates

 (Elections Presidentielles-Haiti 2010) (published 20 August, 2010) 1- Axan Delson ABELLARD,  Parti «Konbit Nasyonal pour Devlopman, 2- Jacques-Edouard ALEXIS, Mobilisation pour le Progrès d’Haïti, 3- Jean-Hector ANACACIS, Mouvement Démocratique de la Jeunesse Haitienne, 4- Charles Henry Jean-Marie BAKER, Respè, 5- Dr. Josette BIJOU,  Indépendant, 6- Dr. Gérard BLOT, Platfòm 16 Désanm 7- Me. Jean Henry CÉANT, Parti Renmen Ayiti, 8- … Read more

Blind violinist struggles to rebuild Haiti …

Blind violinist struggles to rebuild Haiti in his own way.  Despite losing his pregnant wife and his music school in the Haitian earthquake, a blind Julliard-trained violinist has plans for a performing arts center.  Palm Beach Post, By TRENTON DANIEL  of Miami Herald , Thursday, July 15, 2010 Standing at the edge of a 10-acre … Read more