Beyond Politics

Haiti - NO state funeral Jean Claude Duvalier, Ni funerailles officielles, ni funerailles nationales, 11 October 2014

Former Haiti dictator Jean Claude Duvalier's funeral will be "Ni officielle, ni nationale," but it till take place this Saturday 11 October 2014 at Institution St Louis de Gonzague in Delmas, Port-au-Prince Haiti...

Haiti - Jean Claude Duvalier has the rights to a State Funeral says Rony Timothee of FOPARC

Just when you thought the opposition was getting ready to blast president Michel Martelly should he judge necessary to give former Haitian president Jean Claude Duvalier a state funeral, Rony Timothée of the Force patriotique pour le Respect de la Constitution (FOPARC) came out to said that Baby Doc has the rights to state funeral as a former head of state of the country...

Haiti - Jean Claude Duvalier Funeral - How, when, where will Duvalier be buried?

There is a very big question being raised in Haiti regarding the funeral arrangements for Jean Claude Duvalier... Many wonder how, when, but also where will former Haitian Dictator Jean Claude Duvalier be buried? Recall that on the day of the fall of the Duvalier regime in 1986, the tomb of "Papa Doc" Francois Duvalier, was vandalized, completely demolished by a mob of anti-duvalierists, at the cemetery of Port-au-Pince...

Will former Haiti President Jean Claude Duvalier receive a State Funeral (funerailles nationales)???

Since the death of former Haitian dictator Jean Claude 'BabyDoc' Duvalier Saturday, many people have been wondering whether or not Duvalier will receive a State funeral or funérailles nationales as they say in French... Guess what? Reynold Georges, a lawyer for Jean-Claude Duvalier, told Radio France Internationale (RFI) by telephone that "It is concluded," a state funeral was being held with the government...

Jean Claude Duvalier, Former Haiti President For Life, Dies at 63...

Former Haitian dictator Jean Claude "BabyDoc" Duvalier is DEAD... he died of heart attack at home in Port-au-Prince Saturday, October 4, 2014, his lawyer Reynold Georges says... Duvalier died at the age 63...

Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe Travels Coach on a Commercial Flight to Haiti

Looks like Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is really serious about the Haitian Government flying coach from now on... Lamothe traveled coach on American Airline Commercial Flight 949 to Port-au-Prince Haiti refusing a courtesy upgrade to first class...

Haiti - Nan OPOSITION an genyen ki te nan lari KONT Jean Bertrand Aristide.

Nan Emission RAMASSE sou antenne Radio Caraibes Haiti, Jean Monard Metellus di: Nan OPOSITION an genyen ki te nan lari KONT Jean Bertrand Aristide. Konyea, si-w manyen Jean Bertrand Aristide wap manyen tout plim sou do yo...

Haiti - Prime Minister in Cap Haitien to check Airport Infrastructure work

Cap Haitien International airport is getting ready for American Airlines to begin flying its passengers to the northern destination and Haiti Prime Minister in Cap Haitien paid a visit to the Airport Monday, 18 Aug 2014, to see how the work is going...

Haiti - Did Chikungunya Kill Lesly Manigat?

Breaking News... I just read an article that suggest that the Chikungunya virus might be responsible for the death of former Haiti President Lesly Manigat... The man was seriously ill and he was unfortunately infected with chikungunya, the disease Haitians call "Kase le zo" and that may have finished him off...

Haiti Elections - What if the Haitian Diaspora could Vote?

Imagine all the Haitians in the Diaspora living legally and illegally outside Haiti... What if all of them had their Voter Registration Card and could actually vote in the Haiti elections? What impact would that have in the outcome of the future elections in Haiti?