Archive for June 24th, 2014

Why did so many people die in Haiti’s quake?

June 24, 2014
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Why did so many people die in Haiti’s quake?

By Lucy Rodgers BBC News The devastating earthquakes that hit China on 12 May 2008, Italy on 6 April 2009 and Haiti one month ago all measured above 6.0 and took many lives. But why was the human cost so much greater for Haiti? When Pete Garratt, Red Cross head of disaster relief, received...
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Experts to Check Possible Columbus Ship off Haiti

June 24, 2014
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Experts to Check Possible Columbus Ship off Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Jun 23, 2014, 11:34 AM ET A team of experts from UNESCO will examine a site off northern Haiti that an explorer believes may be the wreckage of the Santa Maria, the U.N. cultural agency said Monday. UNESCO officials said the technical team will explore the site in the coming months...
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Exploring Haiti: Môle-Saint-Nicolas

June 24, 2014
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Exploring Haiti: Môle-Saint-Nicolas

by stmemory on June 23, 2014 I know I’ve said this before, but I think the only way to truly enjoy living in Haiti is to get OUT of Port au Prince every so often. It’s not easy given the state of the roads and cost of air travel. But when you get out...
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Extradition from Argentina of key suspect in murder of Haiti famous journalist

June 24, 2014
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Extradition from Argentina of key suspect in murder of Haiti famous journalist

HCNN Published on June 23, 2014 by Joe Colas PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) – A key suspect in the murder of famous Haitian journalist Jean Dominique, was extradited to Haiti by authorities in Argentina where he was arrested and detained under a criminal investigation been conducted for more than 14 years. Philippe Markington – pointed...
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