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Has the UN lost credibility in Haiti and Africa?

January 15, 2016
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Has the UN lost credibility in Haiti and Africa?

Saeed Shabazz | 1/14/2016, 3:13 p.m. United Nations General Assembly hall As 2015 was coming to an end, the 193-member United Nations wrapped up its agenda with discussions and resolutions on issues in the Sahel/Western Sahara, Burundi as the African Union agreed Dec. 19 to deploy an African prevention and protection mission and Dec....
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More than 129,000 Haitians have left DR in 8 months

January 15, 2016
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More than 129,000 Haitians have left DR in 8 months

Haiti Libre.com According to information released by the Dominican General Directorate of Migration in the last 8 months more than 129,000 illegal immigrants of Haitian origin, have left the Dominican Republic to return to Haiti, most of these returnees, under a voluntary form. The document of the DGM explains that of that number, 15,863...
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Zika virus reaches Haiti

January 15, 2016
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Zika virus reaches Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) has confirmed the first case of the Zika Virus in Haiti. PAHO’s Communicable Disease and Health Analysis director Marcos Espinal, who made the announcement yesterday, warned that there are many people who will contract Zika without knowing it. But he said there...
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Haiti Opposition Candidate Reaffirms Plans to Boycott Runoff- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 15, 2016
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Haiti Opposition Candidate Reaffirms Plans to Boycott Runoff- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By The Associated Press Haiti’s opposition candidate for president has reaffirmed that he won’t participate in a two-candidate runoff on Jan. 24. In a Thursday interview with Haiti’s Radio Kiskeya, Jude Celestin said he plans to soon make his boycott official with the Provisional Electoral Council. But electoral authorities say Celestin’s name will still...
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