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Haiti News-links 23-24 December, 2005

Last Updated: Monday, December 24, 2007 12:09

24/12/07

Haiti seeking Chevron's help to import Venezuelan fuel
By Leanan(Paul Laudanski (mailto:admin@peakoil.com))
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Haiti is seeking a contract with Chevron Corp. to ship Venezuelan oil purchased under President Hugo Chavez's discount fuel program, a government official said Sunday. Haiti joined Chavez's Petrocaribe ...
http://peakoil.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=34331

Haiti plea over child abductions
BBC News – UK
Haitian President Rene Preval has appealed for an end to a spate of abductions targeting children. In a Christmas address, he called on gangs to give young …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7158802.stm

Haiti President Seeks End to Kidnappings
The Associated Press –
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — President Rene Preval asked kidnappers to stop targeting youngsters during a somber holiday address Sunday in this impoverished …
ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iYmMr
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Haiti seeks Chevron for Venezuelan oil
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Haiti is seeking a contract with Chevron Corp. to ship Venezuelan oil purchased under President Hugo Chavez’s discount fuel program, a government official said Sunday.
www.abcmoney.co.uk/news/242007188355.htm

AOL News: Haiti president marks Christmas with request for peace …
President Rene Preval asked kidnappers to stop targeting youngsters during a somber holiday address Sunday in the impoverished Caribbean nation …
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Haiti President Seeks End to Kidnappings
FOX News – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — President Rene Preval asked kidnappers to stop targeting youngsters during a somber holiday address Sunday in this impoverished …
www.foxnews.com/wires/2007Dec23/0
,4670,HaitiChristmasKidnappings,00.html

Haiti seeks Chevron for Venezuelan oil
BusinessWeek – USA
By JONATHAN M. KATZ Haiti is seeking a contract with Chevron Corp. to ship Venezuelan oil purchased under President Hugo Chavez’s discount fuel program, …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8TNF67G0.htm

Haiti President Seeks End to Kidnappings
Philadelphia Inquirer – Philadelphia,PA,USA
AP PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – President Rene Preval asked kidnappers to stop targeting youngsters during a somber holiday address Sunday in this impoverished …
www.philly.com/philly/wires/ap/news/world/2007
1223_ap_haitipresidentseeksendtokidnappings.html

Haiti President Seeks End to Kidnappings
Dateline Alabama – Birmingham,AL,USA
Although the total number of abductions is down from previous years, Haiti has suffered a spate of kidnappings in the run-up to the holiday season.…
www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20071223/AP
I/712230706&cachetime=3&template=dateline

A package of news briefs from the Caribbean
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung) – Wien,Austria
Haiti joined Chavez’s Petrocaribe initiative more than a year ago, but has been unable to transport or receive any oil shipments so far, said Michael…
www.pr-inside.com/a-package-of-news-briefs-from-r361246.htm

23/12/07

Los Angeles Times reports on growing drug route via Haiti
A report in today’s LA Times focuses on the Haiti’s growing role as a drug trafficking route.It says that police corruption and weak government make it a safe haven for drug smugglers, and that drug running through Haiti and the …
www.dominicantoday.com/dr/world/2007/12/23/26493/
Los-Angeles-Times-reports-on-growing-drug-route-via-Haiti

PANAMA (Video) Establishes Day of Mourning – 18 Yrs After US Slaughter
By hcvanalysis
“This is a recognition of those who fell on Dec. 20 as a result of the cruel and unjust invasion by the most powerful army in the world,” said Rep. Cesar Pardo, of the governing Democratic Revolutionary Party, which holds a majority in …
hcvanalysis.wordpress.com/2007/12/23/panama-video
-establishes-day-of-mourning-18-yrs-after-u-s-slaughter/

2007: A Reporter’ Notebook of the Year Gone By
By Michael Deibert(Michael Deibert)
Haiti-Dominican Republic: Film on Plantations Spurs Backlash for the Inter Press Service (June 4, 2007) Trade-Africa: Europe Looks to Encourage Diaspora Investment for the Inter Press Service (May 31, 2007) …
michaeldeibert.blogspot.com/2007/12/2007-
reporter-notebook-of-year-gone-by.html

A drug route grows through Haiti
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
The private plane of a drug trafficker, which took off from a clandestine airstrip in Venezuela, drops bales of cocaine into the ocean south of Haiti. …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-adfg-drugs
23dec23,1,365897.story?coll=la-headlines-world&track=crosspromo

  
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