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Monsanto’s Stock Is Tanking. Is the Company’s Own Excitement About GMOs Backfiring?

October 10, 2015
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Monsanto’s Stock Is Tanking. Is the Company’s Own Excitement About GMOs Backfiring?

If only we had more pesticides. Marcin Balcerzak /Shutterstock Pity Monsanto, the genetically modified seed and agrichemical giant. Its share price has plunged 25 percent since the spring. Market prices for corn and soybeans are in the dumps, meaning Monsanto’s main customers—farmers who specialize in those crops—have less money to spend on its pricey...
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Opening ceremony of the Lycée Alexandre Pétion – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 10, 2015
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Opening ceremony of the Lycée Alexandre Pétion – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Thursday, President Michel Martelly accompanied by his wife Sophia Martelly, Prime Minister Evans Paul and several members of the Government including the Minister of National Education, Nesmy Manigat went to the Lycée Alexandre Pétion in Port-au-Prince, for the inauguration of the new premises of the establishment. Note that the former President of...
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COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE | | Ambassade des Etats-Unis d’Amérique Bureau des Affaires Publiques

October 10, 2015
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COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE | |   Ambassade des Etats-Unis d’Amérique Bureau des Affaires Publiques

| COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE | |   Ambassade des Etats-Unis d’Amérique Bureau des Affaires Publiques    | |   Tabarre 41, Boulevard 15 octobre Port-au-Prince, Haïti Tél: 2229-8351 / 2229-8903   | Le 9 octobre 2015 No. 2015/ 57   Biographie de Monsieur Peter F. Mulrean nouvel Ambassadeur des Etats-Unis en Haiti    ...
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BELIEVE IT OR NOT: 9 EXTREMELY DANGEROUS PRISONERS “DISAPPEAR” FROM SMALL PETIT GOAVE JAIL

October 10, 2015
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BELIEVE IT OR NOT: 9 EXTREMELY DANGEROUS PRISONERS “DISAPPEAR” FROM SMALL PETIT GOAVE JAIL

October 10, 2015 The Petit Goave jail is not a large one so the “disappearance” of 9 killers is suspect. This would be like sitting around a dining room table with 12 people and having 9 of them disappear, without a trace. Something obviously wrong here! The prisoners have been “disappeared” so they can...
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MOO MANIGAT BACKS TRANSITIONAL GOVERNMENT – SO SHE CAN BE TRANSITIONAL PRESIDENT!! -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 10, 2015
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MOO MANIGAT BACKS TRANSITIONAL GOVERNMENT – SO SHE CAN BE TRANSITIONAL PRESIDENT!! -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Mirlande Manigat President in a transitional government… Mirlande Manigat, Secretary General of the “Rally of Progressive National Democrats” (RDNP), which is not a candidate in the elections, is very favorable for the establishment of a transitional government and affirms be willing to ensure its Presidency… No to the financing of parties by the Dominicans...
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U.N. Security Council seeks to end troops presence in Haiti

October 10, 2015
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U.N. Security Council seeks to end troops presence in Haiti

In this Sept. 27, 2015, supporters of presidential candidate Jean Henry Ceant attend his campaign rally in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Practically every public office is up for grabs in this year’s unprecedented three-round balloting that is picking the next president, two-thirds of the Senate, the entire 119-member Chamber of Deputies and all local offices. The...
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Kidnapping et libération d’une jeune coopérante francaise à Port-au-Prince

October 10, 2015
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Kidnapping et libération d’une jeune coopérante francaise à Port-au-Prince

PNH Selon le journal Dauphiné Libéré, une jeune coopérante française de 27 ans, responsable de la programmation culturelle à l`Institut Français, a été libérée dans la nuit de mercredi à jeudi après avoir été enlevée à Port-au-Prince, la capitale d’Haïti, et séquestrée pendant près d’une semaine. Mais les autorités haïtiennes n`ont pas précisé si...
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Strengthening Health Systems: Lessons from Haiti

October 10, 2015
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Strengthening Health Systems: Lessons from Haiti

As Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea look at ways to repair holes and strengthen their health systems in the wake of Ebola, we spoke with Equal Health’s Nadia Raymond – a Haitian-born nurse who shared her thoughts on access to health after Haiti’s earthquake and cholera outbreak Ebola Deeply: Nadia, you were born in...
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Dominican merchants close border market amid Haiti goods ban

October 10, 2015
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Dominican merchants close border market amid Haiti goods ban

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Merchants in the Dominican Republic have shuttered the biggest border market for trade with Haiti amid that country’s ban on some goods entering overland. Haiti has banned 23 products from crossing by land its border with the Dominican Republic, seeking to improve tax collection and ensure better quality control....
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Réfléchir scientifiquement sur la langue kreyòl

October 10, 2015
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Réfléchir scientifiquement sur la langue kreyòl

Par: Hugues Saint-Fort Hugo274@aol.com Hugues Saint-Fort De plus en plus de locuteurs haïtiens s’intéressent à leur langue maternelle, le kreyòl. Certains font des efforts pour écrire leurs textes selon l’orthographe officielle qui existe, rappelons-le, depuis 1980. Ces locuteurs savent que, même si le kreyòl est leur première langue (L1) et qu’ils le parlent couramment, il...
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Pluviose recalls journey from political unrest in Haiti to gridiron of Pine Ridge

October 10, 2015
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Pluviose recalls journey from political unrest in Haiti to gridiron of Pine Ridge

Pine Ridge’s Hansley Pluviose left Haiti in 2003 after his father sought political asylum in the U.S. NEWS-JOURNAL/NIGEL COOK By Chris Boyle chris.boyle@news-jrnl.com Facts WEEK 7 GAMES Thursday’s Game DeLand at West Palm Beach Oxbridge Friday’s Games Oviedo at University, 7 p.m. Celebration at Halifax Academy, 7 p.m. Bell at Taylor, 7 p.m. Father...
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Kombit: The Cooperative, produced by Found Object films

October 10, 2015
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Kombit: The Cooperative, produced by Found Object films

A new documentary film chronicling the efforts of Timberland and the Smallholders Farmers Alliance (SFA) to plant 5 million trees in Haiti had its premiere this week at SXSW Eco 2015 in Austin, Texas. Kombit: The Cooperative, produced by Found Object films and directed by award-winning filmmaker Gabriel London, tells the unlikely story of how...
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