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Haiti´s nightmare: Missing billions in
aid, rebuilding left to the women,
and a president protected by
baton-wielding thugs

Daily Mail [UK], by Toby Walne

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 3/10/2013 4:08:18 PM

First there’s a tap on the shoulder. A huge palace-guard policeman in full body armour and a black balaclava uses a riot stick to suggest it’s time to go. Then he swings the truncheon high in the air and it comes down with a sickening thud on the back of a demonstrator. [Snip] The President of Haiti, Michel Martelly, stands just yards away, surrounded by a crowd of 10,000 people in the central square of the capital Port-au-Prince. This pop-star leader--a former Creole singer known as ‘Sweet Micky’--is lapping up the attention despite the obvious concern for his safety.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fritzilou, 3/10/2013 4:12:47 PM     (No. 9218254)

And, Bill Clinton and George Bush wasted their time on this only to have billions stolen? The only way anything good will ever come of this country is if honest people control the projects to restore it.

Reply 2 - Posted by: CleanhouseinDc, 3/10/2013 4:16:04 PM     (No. 9218256)

Hey mon, that´s just the carribbean way.




Reply 3 - Posted by: Straitpath, 3/10/2013 4:17:17 PM     (No. 9218260)

No contributions to Haiti.

Reply 4 - Posted by: navyjag907, 3/10/2013 4:20:52 PM     (No. 9218263)

The only people to ever govern the Haitians well were the US Marines.

Reply 5 - Posted by: Woodenleg, 3/10/2013 4:24:11 PM     (No. 9218270)

Is anyone surprised?!

Reply 6 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 3/10/2013 4:36:22 PM     (No. 9218277)

Perhaps the UN should be moved to Haiti, lock stock and barrel. If they can keep from running over the citizens of that country with their vehicles, there may be some hope for it. Sure, the US would have to contribute the lion´s share (as we always do anyway), but to get those parasites out of this country would be well worth it.

Reply 7 - Posted by: JAN, 3/10/2013 4:47:46 PM     (No. 9218292)

Haven´t the Haitins suffered enough. Why wish the UN on them?




Reply 8 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 3/10/2013 5:00:29 PM     (No. 9218298)

Because if the UN were forced to exist among the squalor they help to create instead of the comfy confines of the US, they MIGHT out of shame or for their own comfort, improve the conditions of their surroundings. From the lofty well feathered nest of Turtle Island, they cannot see the needs of the Hiatian peoples properly.

Reply 9 - Posted by: pinger, 3/10/2013 5:05:22 PM     (No. 9218304)

In my opinion, not a cent of Haiti aid should go the the Haitian government. All aid should be in non-cash and given directly to those who need it. Food, medicine, bricks, mortar, clothing....all put in the hands of those who will use it.

Reply 10 - Posted by: reilly, 3/10/2013 5:05:52 PM     (No. 9218305)

Take these stupid countries over and hire the Filipinos to run them as winter retirement communities to anyone that can afford $400 a month. The Haitians can do the laundry.

Reply 11 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 3/10/2013 5:10:14 PM     (No. 9218312)

I took a trip to Haiti and decided the only hope was if the nation was conquered by benevolent power, and ruled with an iron hand.

People can do better if they are forced to do so. Harsh, but what is going on right now is harsh as well.

Reply 12 - Posted by: wordsmith82, 3/10/2013 5:17:34 PM     (No. 9218320)

Compare the rebuilding of Haiti with the rebuilding of Japan after the earthquake and tsunami. One of these countries has a civilization, the other doesn´t. Culture is destiny.




Reply 13 - Posted by: Pearson365, 3/10/2013 5:31:37 PM     (No. 9218340)

Photos capture conditions that are not that different from Detroit, Camden, Newark, East St Louis and even parts of Washington, DC. Billions spent on aid for these deep blue cities, with most of the money squandered and stolen.

Reply 14 - Posted by: tenncon231, 3/10/2013 6:12:43 PM     (No. 9218375)

Am on the same wavelength as 11, with a conscientious benevolent dictator ruling with fairness for 5-10 years should give people enough experience that there is another way.
Should be time enough to educate them to truth and equality and hopefully make better choices at election time-- wait a second, the USA could use someone like that!!!

Reply 15 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 3/10/2013 6:13:22 PM     (No. 9218377)

Hell! This is the way it works in a Kleptocratic Democracy!

Poster #13 is correct! One has only to look at his list of American Cities long run by Democrats. This is what they do!

Reply 16 - Posted by: bhkat, 3/10/2013 6:19:05 PM     (No. 9218383)

Sounds like the Africa of the western hemisphere.

Reply 17 - Posted by: veritas, 3/10/2013 6:20:08 PM     (No. 9218384)

Haiti is only half the island, so intentionally capsizing it is out of the question. Bummer.




Reply 18 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/10/2013 6:26:02 PM     (No. 9218387)

You have to wonder why Barack Obama has not swung into action and moved to make Haiti the 51st State. If he did, he and the liberal Democrats would get 100% of the vote hands down, especially after he showed up and told them that the millionaires, billionaires, and private jet owners of America should pay more, at least their fair share, in increased taxes, so that he could send more help to the State of Haiti, heck they might even name the place Barack Obama land.

Reply 19 - Posted by: JimS, 3/10/2013 6:50:50 PM     (No. 9218401)

Wow. Port Au Prince looks like a hell-hole.
It is getting as bad there as in Detroit, Camden or East St Louis.
Celebrate diversity

Reply 20 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 3/10/2013 7:03:56 PM     (No. 9218410)

Missing billions are pretty much a democrat calling card...

Reply 21 - Posted by: LanieLou, 3/10/2013 7:35:45 PM     (No. 9218428)

Haiti has & is a massive fundraisr for the NWO Progressives. Clinton & that hollywood worm need to be accountable.

Reply 22 - Posted by: bob913, 3/10/2013 8:22:43 PM     (No. 9218466)

Where are those celebs now when they are needed?....



Reply 23 - Posted by: Nwpa, 3/10/2013 8:26:21 PM     (No. 9218470)

Greta Van Sustern and Franklin Graham are spending a lot of money to help in Haiti. Greta has a school there. She had an hour long special on her show a few months ago. Her feeling is you can´t help everyone, but she´s helping with the students of this school. Samaritan´s Purse is helping with water, sanitation and hygiene as well as evanglelism and discipleship.

The UN Peacekeepers that were stationed in Haiti were found to have given the people cholera. The UN rejected giving those affected a payout for this outbreak that is the largest in the world. Five percent of the people have contracted it.

Reply 24 - Posted by: snapper451, 3/10/2013 9:02:54 PM     (No. 9218507)

What are the odds that you trace back missing money to Billy Boy Clinton? Seems like the Clinton´s keep he toting richer and richer. No skeletons in their closet either - what the heck 2 disbarred lawyers!

Reply 25 - Posted by: god of irony, 3/10/2013 10:46:57 PM     (No. 9218603)

Gee, who could have seen that one coming?

Reply 26 - Posted by: Japanorama, 3/10/2013 11:03:21 PM     (No. 9218620)

After Japan´s earthquake in 2011, the people busied themselves with cleaning up the debris, as a prelude to rebuilding.
After the Haiti earthquake, the Haitian men sat around and complained about the slowness of aid from other countries.
The two response tell everything one need know about the peoples.

Reply 27 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/10/2013 11:38:49 PM     (No. 9218653)

Remind you of N O and Katrina ?
They are still rebuilding.

Everybody went to Haiti for the photo opp and left. How much did Slick charge for his appearance ?

These are the people that found Napoleon and won.

Reply 28 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/10/2013 11:39:39 PM     (No. 9218654)

Sorry that was "fought"
Fingers and brain are not connected.

Reply 29 - Posted by: plumnellie, 3/11/2013 2:34:56 PM     (No. 9219641)

My church in small town USA has sent groups to Haite ten or more times with supplies and help. We build houses and repair churches. I would say that the sum total amount of help that my small town church has done ten times the help that Clinton/Bush have done. Maybe 100 times. And, still going at least twice a year.

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