Archive for June 15th, 2011

Vaccine summit raises $4 billion, but will it be wasted?

June 15, 2011
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Vaccine summit raises $4 billion, but will it be wasted?

(CBS/AP) “For the first time in history, children in developing countries will receive the same vaccines against diarrhea and pneumonia as children in rich countries.” That was the victorious message Bill Gates delivered after a global vaccine summit held in London, on June 13. His foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, along with...
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IMF Country Report Haiti June 2011 No. 11/136

June 15, 2011
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IMF Country Report Haiti June 2011 No. 11/136

© 2011 International Monetary Fund June 2011 IMF Country Report No. 11/136 January 29, 2001 Haiti: Request for Extension of the Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Grown Facility—Staff Report. In the context of the request for extension of the arrangement under the poverty reduction and grown facility, the following documents have been released...
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Police Arrest Suspected Killer in BNC Director Case

June 15, 2011
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Police Arrest Suspected Killer in BNC Director Case

Police arrest suspected killer in BNC Director Case. Known as Zap-Zap, he had a list of names in his pocket. Toussaint’s name was on this list that included some that were already killed, and some that were still in life. Zap-Zap is said to be tied to Aristide and Preval. Toussaint’s shooting was reported...
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Man with plan, for Haiti

June 15, 2011
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Man with plan, for Haiti

A South Floridian has assembled celebrities, activists and fellow entrepreneurs to redevelop Haiti as a hip tourist destination. By David Adams Special from Poder Magazine JACMEL, Haiti — South Beach nightclub promoter and entrepreneur Michael Capponi is standing in the soon-to-be inaugurated lobby of his latest luxury development. Men are hammering away to restore...
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Figure in Haiti quake kidnapping case gets prison

June 15, 2011
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Figure in Haiti quake kidnapping case gets prison

Updated 09:48 a.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2011 FILE – In this April 28, 2010, file photo, Jorge Torres, right, is escorted to the Supreme Court for a hearing regarding a U.S. request for his extradition related to human trafficking charges in Santo Domingo. Torres was sentenced Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in Vermont federal court to...
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