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Veteran civil rights attorney providing clean water, life to Haiti

December 11, 2016
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Veteran civil rights attorney providing clean water, life to Haiti

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Civil rights attorney Ed Buckley has built more than 330 artesian wells and water reservoirs, providing water for nearly 350,000 people in Haiti since he founded the nonprofit Water Life Hope in 2005. He is pictured here with some of the region’s children at one of the newest wells. CONTRIBUTED Posted:...
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Chaotic post-hurricane relief efforts in Haiti

December 11, 2016
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Chaotic post-hurricane relief efforts in Haiti

Haiti is still waiting for the final results of the November 20 presidential election, but time is running out. For more than a year, an electoral crisis has paralyzed the economic development of the country, which was hit by a devastating hurricane in early October. Haitians are still waiting for humanitarian aid, while relief...
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A Biography Reveals Surprising Sides to Haiti’s Slave Liberator

December 11, 2016
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A Biography Reveals Surprising Sides to Haiti’s Slave Liberator

By PAUL BERMANDEC. 9, 2016 Toussaint L’Ouverture Credit Stock Montage/Getty ImagesTOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE A Revolutionary Life By Philippe Girard Illustrated. 340 pp. Basic Books. $29.99. Any number of books have been written over the centuries about the leader of the Haitian slave revolution, but “Toussaint Louverture,” by Philippe Girard, is only the second in English...
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Verdict on Haiti Vote Challenges Kicked Up to Highest Court -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 11, 2016
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Verdict on Haiti Vote Challenges Kicked Up to Highest Court -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

voanews.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI —A Haitian electoral tribunal says it’s incapable of ruling on legal challenges filed by three presidential candidates who lost a preliminary tally in a landslide. The Friday decision means Haiti’s highest electoral court will now have to examine challenges by losing factions in the Nov. 20 elections. It’s not clear how...
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