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The complicated story of NGOs in post-disaster Haiti

December 20, 2016
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The complicated story of NGOs in post-disaster Haiti

The 2010 earthquake in Haiti was the deadliest quake ever recorded in the Western hemisphere, and nearly seven years later, Haitians are still feeling its after-effects in profound ways. One consequence of the disaster is man-made: the proliferation of foreign-run non-governmental organizations, or NGOs, in Haiti. These organizations, which arrived to help rebuild the...
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Sowing seeds of hope for Haiti’s future

December 20, 2016
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Sowing seeds of hope for Haiti’s future

“I’ve seen good intentions among the NGOs,” Daniel Tillias said of the thousands of foreign non-governmental organizations that work in his home country of Haiti — so many that some Haitians refer to their country as the “NGO Republic of Haiti.” “I cannot imagine they would come here with the desire to create a...
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First Steps Towards Farm Recovery in Haiti

December 20, 2016
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First Steps Towards Farm Recovery in Haiti

Last Friday my colleague Timote Georges and I were in the southwest of Haiti meeting with leaders representing the 1,200 farm families that we are assisting to start farming again following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew on October 4th. Hugh Locke and Timote Georges (second and third from left) meeting with representatives of...
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FM 90.9 RADIO TI MOUN- OWNED BY ARISTIDE- MUST BE CLOSED – IMMEDIATELY, ITS LICENSE CANCELLED & CRIMINAL CHARGES SET AGAINST ITS OWNER

December 20, 2016
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FM 90.9 RADIO TI MOUN- OWNED BY ARISTIDE- MUST BE CLOSED – IMMEDIATELY, ITS LICENSE CANCELLED & CRIMINAL CHARGES SET AGAINST ITS OWNER

Dec 20, 2016 Local Radio Station is  owned by Doctor Jean Bertrand Aristide, President of Haiti  1990 & 2001 – so its publicity states! We cannot understand how CONATEL sits by as Radio Ti Moun breaks almost every law governing broadcasts in Haiti. The last few days have seen Ti Moun’s radical attacks accelerate,...
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THE CAMEL’S NOSE

December 20, 2016
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THE CAMEL’S NOSE

THE CAMEL’S NOSE DEC 20, 2016 The old saying suggests that by letting a camel get his nose under the tent, he will soon manage to get his entire body inside. This philosophy applies to the ongoing electoral fiasco in Haiti. Let the opposition manage one small victory and they will soon control the...
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