Archive for April 1st, 2016

Special Coordinator Merten Travel to Paris and Brussels

April 1, 2016
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Special Coordinator Merten Travel to Paris and Brussels

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 1, 2016 Haiti Special Coordinator Kenneth Merten travels to Paris and Brussels, April 1–5, to further multilateral coordination between the U.S. Government, the Government of France, and the European Union in their efforts toward strengthening democracy, security, and improving economic opportunity in Haiti. International partners...
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Haiti Protest Demands Justice for 3 Slain Deaf Women

April 1, 2016
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Haiti Protest Demands Justice for 3 Slain Deaf Women

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Apr 1, 2016, 9:03 PM ET Hundreds of protesters marched in Haiti’s capital on Friday to demand justice following the brutal killings of three deaf women who were tortured, stoned and left in a gully by attackers. Mickelson Jean, leader of a Haitian association for the...
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USDA Provides Nutritious U.S. Peanuts in Humanitarian Effort for Haiti

April 1, 2016
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USDA Provides Nutritious U.S. Peanuts in Humanitarian Effort for Haiti

Posted by Sandra Wood, Deputy Administrator for Commodity Operations, USDA Farm Service Agency, on March 31, 2016 at 4:00 PM U.S. peanut farmers produce more than 4 million metric tons of peanuts each year that provide consumers a monounsaturated fats and protein rich food that also is a good source of vitamin E, niacin...
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