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A Phoenix Rising in Haiti

February 1, 2017
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A Phoenix Rising in Haiti

Smallholder farmers throughout the southwestern region of Haiti have risen up to begin rebuilding following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew last October. One image taken last Friday captures the spirit of this vast enterprise as a farmer (below) works on a new tree nursery next to a giant breadfruit tree felled by the...
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Brazil withdrawing from Haiti UN mission in April

February 1, 2017
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Brazil withdrawing from Haiti UN mission in April

http://www.janes.com Brazil is beginning to withdraw its military contingent from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) and plans to conclude the operation by 17 April. The Brazilian military contribution to MINUSTAH was planned to end in October 2016, but was extended for six months according to UN Security Council resolution 2313 on 13...
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