Archive for April 1st, 2014

Haiti’s problems continue

April 1, 2014
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Haiti’s problems continue

Jamaica Observer For the Haitian small farmer involved in poultry and egg production the future, considering possible unfair trade practices being employed, is bleak and could be catastrophic. IN AS MUCH as there has been a significant amount of attention placed on the issue of Haitians born in the Dominican Republic being stripped of...
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Senior UN official urges donor community to ramp up efforts to tackle cholera

April 1, 2014
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Senior UN official urges donor community to ramp up efforts to tackle cholera

The cholera outbreak which has affected Haiti since October 2010 appears to have abated but is still considered the largest in the Western Hemisphere. Photo Logan Abassi UN/MINUSTAH 1 April 2014 – The United Nations official tasked with coordinating the response to the cholera epidemic in Haiti says the country is not receiving the...
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Haiti elections top priority for South Florida congressional lawmakers-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 1, 2014
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Haiti elections top priority for South Florida congressional lawmakers-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com South Florida congressional lawmakers say they plan to closely monitor a Tuesday vote in Haiti’s Senate that will help determine if long-overdue elections take place this year. On Monday, Haitian President Michel Martelly sent an amended electoral law to the Senate and lower chamber of deputies as part of a...
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