· April, 2009

Stories about Haiti from April, 2009

Haiti, U.S.A.: TPS for Haitians

  27 April 2009

jmc strategies reports that ” the New York City Council adopted…a resolution urging Congress to pass legislation granting Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haitian nationals in the United States.”

Haiti: Senate Elections

  21 April 2009

Alice Smeets posts a series of photographs of Haiti's senatorial elections this past weekend, while My Life, an Open Book… says: “It turned out to be a terrible election…not because people were killed, but because the voice of the people was not heard.”

Haiti: Election or Selection?

  20 April 2009

Repeating Islands reports that Haiti's Senate elections this past weekend were “marred today by sporadic violence, forcing authorities to cancel polling in parts of the country”. Pwoje Espwa notes: “Fanmi Lavalas (ex-President Jean Bertrand Aristide's political party) will not be in the race due to not being able to satisfy...

Haiti: Mounting Tensions

  17 April 2009

The Haitian Blogger identifies what he calls “the Forces aligned against Haiti's political, agricultural and economical sovereignty”, while My Life, an Open Book… is concerned about the mounting tension on the island in anticipation of this weekend's elections.

Haiti: Donor's Conference

  16 April 2009

“When it comes to development, it is not a one day conference that matters most but long-term engagement”: Haiti Innovation reviews the recently concluded Haiti Donors Conference, while Haiti, Land of Freedom notes that “the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) plans to go forward with partial Senate elections this weekend.”

Haiti: Planting a Garden

  8 April 2009

Konbit Pou Ayiti seeks to create sustainable solutions to hunger in Baie d’Orange, Haiti by “working with local officials to plant a garden that can benefit the community.”

Haiti: Vaccination Drive

  7 April 2009

The Haitian Blogger has his doubts about the motives of various NGOs that “are in the process of vaccinating 1 million Haitians with an oral polio vaccine.”