Archive for April 4th, 2017

Jamaican and Bahamian convicted of international drug trafficking in US

April 4, 2017
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Jamaican and Bahamian convicted of international drug trafficking in US

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — A Jamaican is among two Caribbean nationals are due to re-appear in court in June for sentencing after they were convicted Friday for their roles in an international drug trafficking conspiracy that was aimed at transporting more than 2,400 kilograms of cocaine aboard a US registered aircraft. The United...
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Hurricane Matthew – Six months on

April 4, 2017
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Hurricane Matthew – Six months on

from CBM Published on 02 Apr 2017 — Six months after Hurricane Matthew, CBM response is ensuring that persons with disabilities and other more at-risk community members in Haiti and Cuba are able to rebuild their lives. Most powerful storm in ten years On 4 Oct 2016, Haiti was hit by the most powerful...
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Haiti has the highest rate of tuberculosis in the Americas

April 4, 2017
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Haiti has the highest rate of tuberculosis in the Americas

Despite the many efforts of the Haitian government to reduce tuberculosis, including free patient care in 256 specialized centers financed by the State Treasury. In 2016 there were 212 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (Source: UNDP), and in 2016 there were 194 out of 100,000, Haiti remains the country with the highest incidence in the...
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Mirlande Manigat for the drafting of a new Constitution

April 4, 2017
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Mirlande Manigat for the drafting of a new Constitution

While the Special Commission for the amendment of the Constitution of the Chamber of Deputies officially launched the beginning of its work on Wednesday, the constitutionalist Mirlande Hyppolite Manigat, while acknowledging that the process of amendment is a natural reaction, she is positioning preferably for the drafting of a new Constitution. She recalled that...
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