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Haiti: President Martelly visits towns of Plaisance and Limbe

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic, as part of his tour in the north of the country, went to the townships of Plaisance and Limbe where he visited two recently opened community restaurants.

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Haiti: President visits Aquaculture project in town of Lully

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic accompanied the Minister of Social Affairs and Labour and the Secretary of State for Animal Production on Friday to the village of Lully where he observed an aquaculture project established by that village as a source of sustainable food production.

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City of Orlando declares Haiti President Michel Martelly Day

Written by Samuel Maxime .

ORLANDO, USA (defend.ht) - The City of Orlando declared Sunday, July 14, 2013, President Michel Martelly in honor of the visit of the Haitian Head of State to “The City Beautiful”.

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Haiti: President Martelly to Caricom Summit with Venezuela and D.R. Presidents

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic left the territory on Wednesday for Trinidad and Tobago, to attend the 34th regular meeting of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Port of Spain.

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In Managua, Haiti-DR discussions shift towards trade disparity

Written by Samuel Maxime .

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (defend.ht) - The economics of trade disparity between Haiti and the Dominican Republic has risen to the forefront of the first of a series of discussions between the President of the Republic of Haiti and his Dominican counterpart.

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Haiti-Venezuela Upholding Brotherhood, Martelly receives Maduro

Written by Samuel Maxime .

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Two presidents trying to establish their own legacies from those of their predecessors met in Haiti on Tuesday. A brotherhood which began with Alexandre Petion and Simon Bolivar, that grew under Rene Preval and Hugo Chavez, now faces its next evolution with Michel Martelly and Nicolas Maduro.

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"Forward": Haiti, U.S. announce $87 million agricultural project

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CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (defend.ht) - An agricultural program called "Avanse" or "Forward" hoping to rehabilitate roads and construct 120 km of rural roads, double the production of farmers of corn, rice, cocoa, plantains, bananas and beans within five years was launched in Cap-Haitien on Thursday.

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Haiti: President Martelly visits water projects in Cap-Haitien

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CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (defend.ht) - On Monday, the President of the Republic visited the Bel-Air district of Cap-Haitien to see two thirty-year old water tanks that were rehabilitated after becoming dysfunctional.

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Haiti: President wants to modify the electoral law of overdue elections

Written by Samuel Maxime .

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic of Haiti, on Thursday, 1 year, 7 months, and 30 days since elections were due to be held, said he wanted to modify the draft electoral law as proposed by the electoral council.

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Haiti: President leaves for NAACP Convention

Written by Samuel Maxime .

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic left Haiti on Friday to participate in the human rights organization, NAACP, convention in Orlando, Florida, United States.

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Haiti: National Palace confirms reception of Draft Electoral Law

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The National Palace announced received on Tuesday the reception of the Electoral Law. A major step toward holding elections overdue in Haiti since November of 2011.

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Haiti President: Elections needed annually until 2020

Written by Samuel Maxime .

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (defend.ht) - The President of Haiti said on Friday that he supports steps to finally hold Haiti's overdue elections, but also said the need to restore balance in the political system can only be satisfied by holding elections annually in Haiti from 2013 to 2020.

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Haiti: President says he's been pushing for elections for a year

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic on Monday rejected rumors that he does not want elections and intends to destroy the Parliament. In a presser, the Head of State said he was blocked last year when he attempted to establish a permanent electoral council to organize elections overdue by more than a year and a half.

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Bilateral talks begin between Haiti National Palace and U.S. White House

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic received the Vice-President of the United States on Wednesday by telephone where discussion were held on the strengthening of Haitian-American relations and future bilateral discussions between the two countries.

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Haiti: President Martelly visits the community restaurant in Mesaye

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CABARET, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic accompanied the Minister of Social Affairs on Friday to the district of Mesaye where he visited a community restaurant, operating for several months, providing the public with 500 meals per day.

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Haiti: President Martelly denies involvement in death of judge

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic denied any involvement in the death of a judge that was investigating corruption charges against his wife and son. The Head of State minimized the accusations as part of a series of accusations he has endured since his campaign.

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Haiti aims to lead Caribbean on disabled, special needs causes

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic is proposing to the Caribbean Community (Caricom) that a high-level conference on creating public policy towards including persons with disabilities and special needs into general society be held at year's end in Haiti.

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Haiti: President says "no protection" for associates committing crimes

Written by Samuel Maxime .

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - "I am not protecting anyone," said the President of the Republic in the start of his 3rd year of the presidency and so Tuesday brought the arrest and imprisonment of five more long-time friends of the former musician.

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Haiti: President hopes improved cooperation with USAID

Written by Samuel Maxime .

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (defend.ht) - Amid reports of epic failures in USAID's Haiti reconstruction projects, the Haitian President commended the U.S. leadership and agency for putting forth a "great effort to spend billions in Haiti."

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President visits Welcome Center for Haiti's Street Children

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the Republic was satisfied with the renovation of the Delmas 3 Welcome and Transition Center which will receive 400 children from the street and house them in 24-bed dormitories each with kitchens, restrooms dining halls, classrooms, medical quarters and playgrounds.

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Haiti: President and son attend San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat Finals Game 2

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President's judgment was questioned on Monday when images of himself and his son attending game 2 of the San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, NBA Finals game appeared on television and the web.