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Grieving Haitians go into lifetime of debt to fund funerals

April 6, 2017
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Grieving Haitians go into lifetime of debt to fund funerals

By: David McFadden – @inquirerdotnet Associated Press / 12:44 PM April 06, 2017 In this photo, taken March 29, 2017, Loubert Gouin moves a broken coffin containing the remains of an exhumed corpse, at an old grave in the national cemetery in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Cemetery workers say they generally dump the bones in a...
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Civil society groups against mining in Haiti

April 6, 2017
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Civil society groups against mining in Haiti

(Photo: CMC) PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Civil society organisations here have called on the new Haitian government to abandon plans for allowing for the exploitation of metal mining in the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country. In a statement, the civil society groups, including the Platform of Haitian Human Rights Organizations (POHDH), the...
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