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French Parliamentary Mission in Haiti

April 13, 2016
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French Parliamentary Mission in Haiti

A Parliamentary Mission composed of five French Deputies of Group “France-Haiti Friendship” of the National Assembly, is visiting Haiti from 8 to 15 April 2016. Led by the President of the Group Mathieu Hanotin (Deputy of Seine-Saint-Denis), the delegation includes: Daniel Gibbs (Deputy of Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin), Yves Nicolin (Deputy of the Loire), Benoît...
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Haiti – Elections : Verification Commission, beginning of consultations – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 13, 2016
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Haiti – Elections : Verification Commission, beginning of consultations – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Monday to National Palace, President a.i. Jocelerme Privert reported having sent letters to all political parties represented in Parliament or not, in order to discuss the establishment of the Verification Commission. Meetings should begin from this Tuesday, April 12 and stakeholders should work on the terms of reference of this Commission and...
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U.S. officials: The more we know about Zika, the scarier it is

April 13, 2016
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U.S. officials: The more we know about Zika, the scarier it is

U.S. health officials: Zika ‘scarier than we thought’ U.S. health officials say the spread and impact of the Zika virus is wider than initially anticipated, but plan to have the first vaccine candidate for the virus in September. (Reuters) Brazilian scientists studying 151 patients who recently sought help at a local hospital for symptoms similar...
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The Obama Administration’s Zika Offensive

April 13, 2016
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The Obama Administration’s Zika Offensive

The Obama Administration’s Zika Offensive Top public-health officials have joined the political fight over emergency funding for efforts to stop the virus. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters Two months ago, the Obama administration asked for roughly $1.9 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus. Public-health officials were eager to get money for vaccine...
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