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Division in Aristide's Fanmi Lavalas Deepens on Anniversary of First Election

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The apparent dissolution of the Fanmi Lavalas party manifested itself on Monday with a protest that brought a disappointing couple hundred followers into the streets. Rocked by division, the National Coordinator of the party Maryse Narcisse was reduced to silence with the chanting of the names of Senator Jean-Charles Moise (North/Inite) and Deputy Arnel Belizaire (Delmas-Tabarre/ind.), outcasts of the party since December 2.

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Tet Kale Party Welcomes Publication of Electoral Law

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The Tet Kale Haitian Political Party (PHTK) welcomed the publication of the electoral law into the Official Gazette of the Republic of Haiti, Le Moniteur.

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Haiti: MOPOD opposes events in Aux Cayes

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The "brutal" end to a planned non-violent protest in Les Cayes on Saturday was opposed by members of a coalition of major political parties, the Patriotic Movement of the Democratic Opposition (MOPOD).

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Thousands march to Dominican Consulate in Haiti

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - A few thousand marched the streets of the Haitian capital on Friday to hold a sit-in at the Dominican Consulate in Petion-Ville to denounce the treatment of hate Dominicans of Haitian origin are subject to in that country.

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Fanmi Lavalas Distances Senator Moise, Arnel Belizaire

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Fanmi Lavalas gave Senator Jean-Charles Moise and Deputy Arnel Belizaire a long pole to hold in order to keep their distance from the political organization.

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FOPARK Presser before Protest at US Embassy

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On Thursday, FOPARK Director Biron Odige spoke on the protest before the U.S. Embassy on Friday during a press conference where organizers worked to rally more members of the community to join their cause.

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Haitian Protesters plan course to U.S. Embassy

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The U.S. Embassy, sera poursuiv. The Patriotic Force for the Respect of the Constitution (FOPARK) announced they would still protest at the U.S. Embassy in Tabarre on Friday although the U.S. diplomatic mission to Haiti would be closed to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Haiti: Aristide’s Party Fanmi Lavalas Taken Over by “Macouto-Bourgeois Group”

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht/globalresearch.ca) - Last week, for the first time in its history, the Fanmi Lavalas (Lavalas Family) party publicly cast out two of its leading members. It hadn’t done this for other prominent members, such as Dany Toussaint in 2003, Leslie Voltaire in 2004, or Mario Dupuy in 2011, all of whom, in one way or another, betrayed the party by allying with right-wing political enemies.

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Internal conflict in Fanmi Lavalas rages on

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LES CAYES, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Following a week that pit leaders of the Lavalas movement in open public disagreement, a conference of the political party to sort differences between Party Coordinator Maryse Narcisse and Senator Jean Charles Moise was organized in the city of Les Cayes.

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FOPARK to protest at Dominican Consulate in Haiti

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The treatment that persons of Haitian origin are submitted to in the Dominican Republic is unacceptable and the Patriotic Force for Respect of the Constitution (FOPARK) and the Great Bel-Air Movement announced a protest in front of the Dominican Consulate in Petion-Ville to express their discontent on Friday.

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Haitian Man "Slaughtered" in DR is Still Alive

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (sentinel.ht) - The Haitian man that was seen tied to a tree in the Dominican Republic and "slaughtered" is still alive, according to latest reports.

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Haiti: 30 die, 110 saved after boat capsizes

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NASSAU, Bahamas (sentinel.ht) — Up to 30 Haitians are believed dead after a sailboat carrying more than 100 capsized. The survivors clung to the foundering vessel for hours, authorities said Tuesday.

Education

Qatar to Rebuild University of Haiti School of Science and Engineering

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WASHINGTON, USA (sentinel.ht) - HE Chairman of Qatar Fund for the Reconstruction of Haiti (Qatar Haiti Fund) Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi has signed an agreement with Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation to finance the reconstruction of the University of Haiti School of Science and Engineering in the city of Port-au-Prince, which includes the faculties of engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics and natural sciences.

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Haiti All Set to Hold Overdue Elections

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - A new electoral, ratified by Parliament and signed by the President of the Republic was sent to the National Press on Tuesday for publication in the Official Gazette, Le Moniteur. This enactment sets in motion all legal prerequisites for senatorial and local elections, overdue in Haiti since November 2011.

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Fanmi Lavalas protest dispersed by Gov't Supporters and Police

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LES CAYES, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Individuals claiming to be party to the Martelly administration broke up a demonstration of Fanmi Lavalas on Saturday by throwing stones. Police, in the chaos, fired tear gas and crowd deterrent devices bring an end to the peaceful demonstration.

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Haiti Student: "No regrets", losing hand from grenade blast

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Ronel "Jacky" Desir who had his hand blown off by a grenade during a November 18 protest on campus wrote a letter to his fellow students, and with his left hand said he had no regrets and that he fought for a noble cause.

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French Guiana Protests Dominican Consulate

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CAYENNE, French Guiana (sentinel.ht) - Joining with communities in New York, Miami and Montreal, Haitian and other groups in French Guiana protested at the Dominican Consulate in Cayenne for the Constitutional Court ruling 0163/13.

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Haitian Man Slaughtered "Live" In The Dominican Republic

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (sentinel.ht/CNN) - A CNN iReporter took a picture of a Haitian man tied to a tree, bloodied and beaten in the Dominican Republic. After an Out Cry of injustice, the Dominican Police claimed, quote: "He tried to rob somebody."