PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - It is President Michel Martelly who continues to create conditions not conducive to holding elections explained Haiti's largest political parties in a joint communication on Thursday. The parties denounced a "virulent media campaign" by the Martelly-Lamothe administration aimed at 6 Senators who have chosen to defend democracy, rule of law and fight for fair elections in Haiti.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The members of FOPARK and other populous organizations announced a successive week of protests in Port-au-Prince, after two held last week which brought thousands into the streets to call for the resignation of President Michel Martelly and a provisional government to organize elections, more than three years overdue.
STANFORD, USA (sentinel.ht) - Kareem Edouard, a second-generation Haitian American, says he has long felt the pull back to his parents' country. The Stanford University Graduate Student has won the Lopatin Fellowship this year and will use it for project aimed at helping middle-school students in Haiti engage in scientific inquiry practices.
ORLANDO, USA (sentinel.ht/WFTV) - Family and friends of 16-year-old Alexandria Chery are desperately searching with the Orange County deputies the missing teenager. Her mother's boyfriend, Sanel Saint Simon has been arrested for providing false evidence and destruction of evidence in connection with the case. Police are still treating it a missing persons case.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (sentinel.ht) - After three years, Haiti still remained in the top 10 of the 2014 issue of the Failed State Index published by Foreign Policy magazine and the Fund for Peace, which ranked the country at 8. The country continues to make improvement year by year but is still a far cry from its number 11 ranking issued in 2011.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The parents of the departed Osner Fevry Jr released a statement Monday refuting the hypothesis that their son, 34 year old lawyer, diplomat and associate pastor, had taken his own life. In the note, the family detailed the events of the day Fevry Jr. had come up missing and the condition in which his lifeless body was found.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - 417 schools had 0-10% of their students promoted and 800 schools, below 20%. With three years in office and a national basic comprehension assessment of below 75% and 1.2 million children still not receiving an education, President Michel Martelly called this past school year's examination results "catastrophic".
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Osner Fevry Sr delivered a eulogy at his eldest son's funeral that drew emotions from attendees of the funeral and the father himself. The bereaved father also asked of the defacto-Minister of Justice, Jean Renel Sanon, who was in the audience, for an active role in the investigation of his son's murder.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Senator Edmonde Supplice Beauzile, Chairwoman of The Fusion of Haitian Social Democrats, one of the few political parties that participated in the talks at El Rancho, said the electoral process taking place with a 7-member council lacks confidence and demonstrates the unwillingness of the Martelly administration to set conditions for the organization of elections.