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College French Class Creates Custom Children’s Books To Fill Shelves Of Haiti School

August 18, 2015
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College French Class Creates Custom Children’s Books To Fill Shelves Of Haiti School

Cameron Keady Associate Editor, Good News, The Huffington Post Posted: 08/18/2015 08:16 AM EDT | Edited: 08/18/2015 08:17 AM EDT Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Students in a college French class have helped fill the empty shelves of an underprivileged Haiti school by writing and illustrating 90 custom books, USA Today reports. The...
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OPONT MAKES COSMETIC EFFORT IN FACE OF MASSIVE DISASTER. FEWER THAN 1% VOTED IN ELECTION FIASCO – DISQUALIFIES CANDIDATES FROM MANY PARTIES TO APPEAR BALANCED- ONLY SOLUTION – OPONT RESIGNATION – NEW CEP – RETURN OF EXCLUDED CANDIDATES – HOLD ALL ELECTIONS IN DECEMBER.

August 18, 2015
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OPONT MAKES COSMETIC EFFORT IN FACE OF MASSIVE DISASTER. FEWER THAN 1% VOTED IN ELECTION FIASCO – DISQUALIFIES  CANDIDATES FROM MANY PARTIES TO APPEAR BALANCED- ONLY SOLUTION – OPONT RESIGNATION – NEW CEP – RETURN OF EXCLUDED CANDIDATES – HOLD ALL ELECTIONS IN DECEMBER.

August 18, 2015 Here we are, one day before the CEP is scheduled to release the election results, from August 9. Those, inside the CEP, and observers of the electoral process, say that fewer than 1 % – yes, that is one percent – voted in the disastrous August 9th ballot. However, in line...
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Haitian Migrants Detained After Coming Ashore in Florida

August 18, 2015
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Haitian Migrants Detained After Coming Ashore in Florida

Map shows locations of Palm Beach, Florida and Haiti. Reuters August 17, 2015 5:50 PM MIAMI—A group of 32 people, mostly Haitian migrants, were detained early Monday about 12 miles (19 km) north of Palm Beach, Florida, after state law enforcement officials spotted a boat stolen in the Bahamas floating about two miles offshore....
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Putting the spotlight on children’s lives in Haiti

August 18, 2015
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Putting the spotlight on children’s lives in Haiti

11-year-old Djolanda sits outside her home. (c) UNICEF Haiti/2015/Walther http://blogs.unicef.org Jacmel, in Haiti’s South East and its surroundings are a picture of Caribbean beauty, with white beaches, azure-blue ocean, and dazzling sunshine. On the other hand and in the midst of this tropical treasure, children and their families struggle every single day to make...
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Haiti’s critical test — and ours

August 18, 2015
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Haiti’s critical test — and ours

TROUBLE AT THE POLLS: People are escorted out of a voting center after it was closed because of violence during parliamentary elections in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Aug. 9. Dieu Nalio Chery AP BY FREDERICA S. WILSON wilson.house.gov Haiti faced a critical test last week when voters headed to the polls to cast ballots for...
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Haitian teen gets new leg at Genesis

August 18, 2015
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Haitian teen gets new leg at Genesis

Deirdre Baker Joverly Charles, 15, of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is in Davenport for two to four weeks to receive a new prosthesis and physical therapy. She is accompanied in Davenport by Judy Foster, a mission worker in Haiti. Joverly lost her leg in the country’s 2010 earthquake. A 15-year-old girl from Haiti is a patient at Genesis...
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