FOOT-RETRO: Haïti-Brésil, la paix soit avec nous !

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Une atmosphère de paix a régné à Port-au-Prince après la fameuse rencontre Haïti-Brésil le 18 août 2004. Une rencontre qui a vu la sélection haïtienne de football se faire étriller sur un score de tennis de 6 buts à zéro. « Au moins, s’ils avaient marqué ne serait-ce qu’un but… », lâchaient désabusés certains spectateurs tandis que d’autres rétorquaient que « le Brésil a été plutôt clément », à l’issue de ce match pour la paix qui s’est déroulé 7 mois après le départ d’Aristide du pays.

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Halo around the sun spotted in Haiti

A rare natural phenomenon has been observed in Haiti. Many people have photographed a rainbow surrounding the sun at 12PM on Monday, May 26, 2014. This rainbow is believed to be a “Sun Halo”.

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May 18th is Haitian Flag Day

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Flag Day, May 18, 1803, commemorates the date when Haitian leaders of slave troops fighting for freedom in Haiti eliminated the white stripe from the French flag to illustrate their unity. They created a new flag from the remaining blue and red stripes, fought on, and declared independence the following New Year’s Day. The Haitian flag was sewed by Catherine Flon. 

O Time, Let Me Be A Witness!

by Jonel Juste

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“If only I could turn back the hands of time” is something people generally say when it is too late. When we actually can’t do anything about the past, many of us wish we could change it for the best. Time travel is a long-cherished dream.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Proves We Still Have Plenty To Learn

The mysterious Malaysia plane that disappeared on March 8 has left people from all around the world with questions. This incident proves that there remains much to learn about technology and this planet.

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By Jonel Juste

The Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has officially made history by becoming the longest disappearance in modern aviation.

The Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was originally scheduled to fly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport on March 8. Within a few hours, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) reported the aircraft as missing. It was carrying 12 Malaysian crewmembers and 227 passengers from 14 nations.

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There’s something rotten in the State of Denmark

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By Jonel Juste

“Something is rotten in the state of Denmark”, wrote Shakespeare in Hamlet. This quote could apply today to the press in particular and to society in general. Something is rotten in the way information is being broadcast.

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Google Glass, the New Anti-privacy Tool

By Jonel Juste

Thanks to wearable technology like Google Glass, it is now easier to spy on each other, to record people’s business without their consent and spread it all over the Internet or national TV. As would say astronaut Armstrong, that’s one small step for a man, a giant leap for spying, privacy invasion, and even pornography. Seriously, what is the point of recording everything, collecting data, pictures, videos and sounds everywhere?

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