Haiti – Politic : The PM in Thomonde


Haiti – Politic : The PM in Thomonde
14/10/2020 10:15:44

On Monday, the Haitian Prime Minister Mr. Joseph Jouthe and the Minister of the Environment Mr. Abner Septembre visited the commune of Thomonde (Dept. of the Center). During this tour, these authorities as well as other technical executives of the delegation visited the school of the sisters of Thomonde, the police station of the commune where the PM gave a vehicle to the person in charge and the river of Thomonde which threatens the city. It was also an opportunity for the members of the delegation to receive the complaints of the leaders of the commune, during a community meeting at the presbytery of Thomonde.

This community meeting allowed the members of the population to present the major priority challenges of the commune which require urgent responses from the Government. The market, the public square, the problem of birth registration,

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Where Does the Idea of a Disinformation “Infodemic” Originate?

Paul Nash, “We are Making a New World” (1918) oil, 27.99 in by 35.98 in, at the Imperial War Museum, London (image courtesy and via Wikimedia Commons)

In public policy, metaphors are medicine with side effects, and these days a whole lot of prescriptions are being written for our disinformation problem. We seem to agree that disinformation is a critical problem for democracy, but what, exactly, is it? We’re confronted by an urgent socio-political predicament of global scale that is also fundamentally philosophical. Caught in this double bind, we look for ways out via metaphor. Disinformation therefore becomes a disease, a pollutant, a wildfire, a weapon. These metaphors have proven immensely useful for civil society, politicians, researchers, and the public as we try to make headway, but each of them has its own history and carries ideological freight that we ignore at our peril.

A metaphor is never just a

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Haiti – Politic : Constitutional reform and elections, the Senate advocates dialogue


Haiti – Politic : Constitutional reform and elections, the Senate advocates dialogue
08/10/2020 10:51:27

In a note, the Senators of the Republic advocate dialogue and consultation to facilitate constitutional reform and the organization of elections.

Note from the Haitian Senate :

“The Senate is very attentive and very sensitive to the opinions expressed by the various sectors of national life on the presidential decree of September 18, 2020 appointing the members of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31835-haiti-flash-appointment-of-cep-members-and-mandate.html

Subjects so delicate as constitutional revision or general elections deserve to be treated with wisdom and serenity and above all with a strong dose of patriotism and a very high sense of national interest.

The halt or the delay arranged by the abstention of the Court of Cassation from receiving the oath of the advisers offers to all the actors animated by a sincere and resolute patriotism the opportunity of a deep

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Courage and political maturity is necessary for this fight

While there is mixed reaction on the merits of the decision not to take Nphet’s advice to move to level five, of immediate and more serious concern is the apparent discord between our public health experts and the Government.

Criticism of Nphet is nothing new as witnessed over recent weeks where public health advice to Government has been questioned by a wide range of interest groups which in itself further erodes public confidence in public policy. 

At a crucial juncture in the fight against Covid-19, it is vital that good governance is restored among all stakeholders in the body politic to ensure public confidence is maintained in our policymaking process.

Our Government now finds itself in the unenviable position of trying to walk a political tightrope in maintaining public health and safety while attempting to re-boot our economy and ensure the maintenance of as near to a normal society as

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Do you catch yourself referring to people with politic beliefs opposite to yours as morons/ idiots or the like?

I was out last weekend with my SO and some of his close friends who don’t necessarily know my politic persuasions. It’s always been assumed that no one in their group would hang out with anyone who felt differently than they did on the US President, ride or die situation.

Very quickly the co go went to these “idiots” and I just went along with it since I hear that from some people on all sides and wasn’t surprised. My SO was like… well let’s calm down they aren’t idiots. I stopped him, what’s the point let’s move on to common ground.

I’ve never thought the people voting opposite of me were idiots. I do want to listen and hear why they feel as they do and vote as they vote, 7 to 8 times out of 10 I get a reason that makes some kind of sense or a

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An ambassador and trained facilitator under Eco Femme (a social enterprise working towards menstrual health in south India), Sanjina is also an active member

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The Zero-Sum Game of Syrian Politics

On September 28, 1961, Syrian military officers led by Abdul Karim al-Nahlawi altered the course of Syrian and Arab history. With a military coup, they ended the political union between Egypt and Syria known as the United Arab Republic (UAR). Enacted in early 1958, the UAR had been the first step towards the ultimate Arab nationalist dream: the unification of Arab countries into a single state after Ottoman occupation and European colonial division. The 1961 coup ended that dream on a practical level; never again would anyone seriously attempt to unite two major Arab countries. The move also upended the political consensus that had governed Syria since the earliest days after independence in 1946: the desire to create a pan-Arab state. But one other aspect of this coup lives on in Syria to this day, reflected in the political maneuverings that followed the coup.

The coup’s success was short-lived,

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10th annual Chickin’, Peelin’ and Politickin’ looks different during COVID-19 pandemic

SPRINGDALE, EMMA. A FEW HUNDRED PEOPLE FILLED SHILOH SQUARE TONIGHT THEY ATE CHICKEN AND TALKED WITH LOCAL AND STATE POLITICIANS AHEAD OF NEXT MONTH’S ELECTION. I’M JUST SO TIRED OF ZOOM MEETINGS AND BEING STUCK IN THE OFFICE AND ON THE PHONE AND JUST WANTED TO GET OUT AND TRY TO BE NORMAL AGAIN. THEY HAVE SHRIMP POLITICIANS CHICKEN CHICKEN PEELING AND POLITIC AND IS AN EVENT THAT’S UNIQUE IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. THIS YEAR’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION LOOKED A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT. USUALLY THIS EVENT IS HELD UNDER THE PAVILION BEHIND ME, BUT THIS YEAR THEY SET UP TENTS ALL ACROSS WALTER TURNBOW PARK TO HELP WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING EVERYONE AT THE EVENT WAS OUR TO WEAR A MASK WHEN THEY WEREN’T EATING OR DRINKING AND SOCIAL DISTANCING SIGNS WERE PUT UP ACROSS THE VENUE AS A REMINDER TO STAY SAFE GOVERNOR ASA HUTCHINSON. SPOKE AT TONIGHT’S EVENT … Read More

The Supreme Male Head Unmasked

Fascism is unique among political systems in that it treats society as a diseased body that needs to be purified. Certainly, the political left thinks that society is in need of reform, often to the point of advocating revolution, but the distinguishing feature of fascism, especially of the Nazi variety, is its organic imagery—the idea that the body politic is not just flawed but diseased. Where the left proposes political and economic solutions to social problems, Nazis propose a cure of the diseased body politic. Unlike a disease of the physical body, which can be treated with biomedical procedures, fascism’s remedy is the removal of foreign bodies and the collective spilling of blood. Sociologist Klaus Theleweit has explored this body imagery in narratives produced by members of the Freikorps (paramilitaries who inspired the Nazis), while a key premise of Nazi ideology was the organic metaphor of Blud und Boden (Blood

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La’El Collins injury update: Cowboys ‘don’t know’ timetable for return, possibility it won’t be in 2020

At one point, there was optimism surrounding the status of La’El Collins. As recently as mid-August, the Dallas Cowboys felt he’d need just a bit more time to recover from his hip injury and be ready to take the field in 2020 — noting his injury at the time was “not something of high concern” — so they placed him on injured reserve in the hopes of seeing him ready to join them in hosting the Cleveland Browns in Week 4. Six weeks later, currently in the final week of September and readying for a defensive front led by Pro Bowl pass rusher Myles Garrett, they’re now labeling Collins’ issue as “significant,” and the tone regarding his potential return (or rather, lack thereof) is suddenly ominous and exceedingly dark. 

“Well, I mean, he’s a ways off,” Mike McCarthy told media Monday, cementing the team’s about-face on the matter. “But I

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