Archive for November 2nd, 2015

Newmont buys Canadian mining company’s interests in Haiti

November 2, 2015
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Newmont buys Canadian mining company’s interests in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A subsidiary of American mining giant Newmont Mining Corp. has bought a Canadian company’s joint-venture interests in Haiti, officials announced Monday. In a statement, Vancouver-based Eurasian Minerals Inc. said it sold its interests covering six exploration sites in northern Haiti to the Newmont subsidiary for $4 million and a 0.5...
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Haiti celebrates Day of the Dead

November 2, 2015
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Haiti celebrates Day of the Dead

Image copyright AFP Image caption Followers of voodoo in Haiti marked the Day of the Dead on Sunday Haitians on Sunday marked the Day of the Dead by gathering in cemeteries. Followers of voodoo, or vodou as it spelled in Creole, which was brought to the Caribbean country through the slave trade in the...
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What a viral picture tells us about child poverty in Africa

November 2, 2015
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What a viral picture tells us about child poverty in Africa

The photo has been copied and posted countless times, becoming known on the internet as “Sceptical Third World Child”. But with the images and funny captions has come a serious debate about how the Western world views and reports on poverty and African children. He’s wearing dirty clothes and a wry expression, giving the...
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