Archive for November 19th, 2015

New Poll Says 90 Percent of Haitians Suspect Fraud in Recent Elections – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 19, 2015
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New Poll Says 90 Percent of Haitians Suspect Fraud in Recent Elections – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The government-backed candidate Jovenel Moise will advance to the second round of voting with second place candidate Jude Celestin on Dec. 27. A new poll has been released showing that up to 90 percent of Haitians have deep suspicions of the recent elections in the country, according to media reports Thursday, while opposition supporters...
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Cholera : 15 communes in Red Alert

November 19, 2015
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Cholera : 15 communes in Red Alert

With the heavy rains of October, the health actors have observed a resurgence of cholera cases in several communes, notably in the departments of Artibonite, West, South East, South and North. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), in its situation report from October 18 to 29, affirms that in these departments more than 400...
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Three Social Entrepreneurs Driving Growth And Change In Haiti

November 19, 2015
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Three Social Entrepreneurs Driving Growth And Change In Haiti

This is the fourth in a series of articles from Haiti Yesterday, I met not one but three remarkable social entrepreneurs here in Haiti. The first is a young woman who is leading a local effort to help other entrepreneurs in Haiti, the second a young man who now runs the larges plastic recycling...
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How Renewables Are Rekindling Hope in Haiti

November 19, 2015
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How Renewables Are Rekindling Hope in Haiti

Originally published on Worldwatch Institute. By Philip Killeen Never before has the opportunity to go green in the energy sector been as appealing and accessible as in the Caribbean. This four-part blog series documents the paradigm shift currently under way in the region, where the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Jamaica present moving case studies...
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Pastor creates reusable diaper to help children in Haiti stay healthy

November 19, 2015
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Pastor creates reusable diaper to help children in Haiti stay healthy

Michael Wahl is a 40-year-old missions pastor who made it his duty to ensure healthy and sanitary living for people in developing nations. As part of his work he helped install water filtration systems in some of the poorest parts of Haiti where there is no running water or bathrooms. During his time in...
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Marriott Is Adding a Second Hotel in Haiti

November 19, 2015
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Marriott Is Adding a Second Hotel in Haiti

By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major boost to Haiti’s burgeoning tourism sector, Marriott International has announced that its Autograph Collection is expanding to Haiti. The Habitation Jouissant boutique hotel in Cap Haitien will join the Autograph Collection in the fourth quarter of 2017. The property will be Autograph’s third hotel in the...
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