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United, Continental add flights to Hawaii, Haiti and Germany

CLEVELAND, Ohio — United Airlines has announced new flights from some of its hubs, but Cleveland is not one of them. “There’s nothing in the hopper (for Cleveland), but certainly we’re keeping you in mind,” United spokesman Mike Trevino said Thursday. “I don’t see anything on the horizon in the immediate future. United’s increased flying came at its New York…

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Voici une bonne affaire pour Haiti:

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Aid group reports 300 new cases per day in crowded section of Haiti capital

Washington Post: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An international aid group says clinics in one section of the Haitian capital are seeing a sharp rise in cholera, with more than 300 new cases per day. Oxfam says the spike in new cases is occurring in the densely populated Carrefour area west of downtown Port-au-Prince. The group reported Thursday that the number of…

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Would A $5-A-Day Minimum Wage Make Life Better In Haiti?

Today, The Nation and Haiti Liberte posted a story about some Wikileaks memos that reveal that “Contractors for Fruit of the Loom, Hanes and Levi’s worked in close concert with the U.S. Embassy when they aggressively moved to block a minimum wage increase for Haitian assembly zone workers.” In 2009, before the earthquake, Haiti’s parliament passed a new minimum wage…