Archive for November 19th, 2016

These heart-wrenching photos show what life after Hurricane Matthew is like in Haiti

November 19, 2016
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These heart-wrenching photos show what life after Hurricane Matthew is like in Haiti

Photos By Sarah L. Voisin. Writer Nick Kirkpatrick November 17 Nicole Duce, 43, holds her 5-month-old daughter, Fridzadora Loga, in the badly hit town of Port-Salut, Haiti. Eight people live in the shack, which was constructed after the hurricane destroyed their original home. Two children in the family were killed in the storm. (Sarah...
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Haitian cacao farmers scramble to get their ‘success story’ back on track

November 19, 2016
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Haitian cacao farmers scramble to get their ‘success story’ back on track

PRI The World November 18, 2016 · 4:00 PM EST By Amy Bracken Members of the cacao co-op CAUD (Coopérative Agricol Union Développment) spread cacao beans out in the sun to dry in Dame Marie, Haiti. Credit:Amy Bracken If you’re into chocolate, and you’ve shopped at Whole Foods in the last couple of months,...
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With continuous support, storm-hit Haiti can make real and tangible progress – UNICEF

November 19, 2016
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With continuous support, storm-hit Haiti can make real and tangible progress – UNICEF

Following the passage of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, there are still children at risk in Haiti, and 600,000 are still in need of aid. Photo: UNICEF/Roger LeMoyne 18 November 2016 – In light of upcoming elections in Haiti – which recently suffered the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew – the United Nations Children’s...
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OAS deploys 130-member Electoral Observation Mission in Haiti

November 19, 2016
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OAS deploys 130-member Electoral Observation Mission in Haiti

Published November 18, 2016 Port-au-Prince –  The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (EOM/OAS) in Haiti completed Friday the deployment of 130 members around the country to evaluate the voting process that will take place this Sunday. The team of experts and observers of 24 nationalities, headed by Uruguayan ex-Sen. Juan...
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APNewsBreak: US releases Haitians coming from Mexico

November 19, 2016
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APNewsBreak: US releases Haitians coming from Mexico

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL, ASTRID GALVAN and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press AP Photo/Gregory Bull SAN DIEGO (AP) — A surge in border crossings and a lack of immigration jail space have prompted the federal government to start releasing Haitian immigrants who have been entering the country in large numbers in recent months, backtracking on...
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Nephews of Venezuela first lady convicted of cocaine plot

November 19, 2016
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Nephews of Venezuela first lady convicted of cocaine plot

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Efrain Antonio Campo Flores (L) and Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas (R) after their arrest in Haiti Two nephews of Venezuela’s first lady have been found guilty of conspiring to import 800kg (1,750lb) of cocaine into the US. Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas, 31, and Efrain Antonio Campo Flores,...
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JUDE CELESTIN REVEALED FOR WHAT HE IS – WHY IS HE ON BALLOT NOW? SHOULD BE IN PRISON, NOT THE PALACE!!

November 19, 2016
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JUDE CELESTIN REVEALED FOR WHAT HE IS – WHY IS HE ON BALLOT NOW? SHOULD BE IN PRISON, NOT THE PALACE!!

*********** Originally posted November 25, 2010 President Rene Preval has long been recognized as controller of Haiti’s major gangs. Immediately after his inauguration, President Preval held a controversial dinner at the National Palace. The invited guests were key gang-leaders from around Haiti. Instead of arresting them, Preval feted them with a luxury dinner and...
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MIAMI HERALD: Of Haiti’s 27 presidential contenders, six have the best shot at the seat – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 19, 2016
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MIAMI HERALD: Of Haiti’s 27 presidential contenders, six have the best shot at the seat – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE Of the 27 candidates vying to lead this disaster-prone nation over the next five years, only six are actively campaigning and have the best shot at the seat. The six top contenders include two women (a political party leader and a doctor), a former senator, a mechanical engineer, a...
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