Archive for November 2nd, 2016

Haiti’s Jacobin

November 2, 2016
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Haiti’s Jacobin

A new biography explores the mysterious life and times of Toussaint Louverture. By David A. Bell The Nation.com Général Toussaint Louverture (1743–1803), detail, artist unknown. (New York Public Library) Historians generally try not to favor the rich and powerful, but their efforts are all too often frustrated by the ways that inequality can structure...
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Haiti: Price bulletin, October 2016

November 2, 2016
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Haiti: Price bulletin, October 2016

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends...
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THE CEP IS PLAYING MIND GAMES – PRETENDING THEY ARE READY FOR THE VOTE

November 2, 2016
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THE CEP IS PLAYING MIND  GAMES – PRETENDING THEY ARE READY FOR THE VOTE

Nov 1, 2016 The CEP is playing “Mind Games” by moving the dates up. By shortening the time span they are trying to project the image of being up to speed, and ready for a vote. This is not so. Information, from within the CEP, shows an organization in disarray. They were never logistically...
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A Trek to the Heart of Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic

November 2, 2016
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A Trek to the Heart of Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic

Photo The small clinic in Rendel, Haiti, is overflowing with Cholera patients, and more keep coming. Credit Meridith Kohut for The New York Times The locals said it would take two to three hours on foot to reach Rendel, a remote town in Haiti’s southern peninsula suffering from a biblical outbreak of cholera. For...
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