Archive for May 10th, 2017

Amid chaos in Venezuela, infant deaths, malaria cases skyrocket

May 10, 2017
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Amid chaos in Venezuela, infant deaths, malaria cases skyrocket

(CNN)Infant and maternal deaths and cases of malaria are skyrocketing in Venezuela, which is grappling with severe medical shortages. Confirmed malaria cases in 2016 stood at 240,000, a 76% increase over 2015. Maternal deaths rose 66% to 756. Last year, 11,466 infants died, a 30% increase, according to new records recently released by Venezuela’s...
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PIGS AT THE TROUGH- AS AN ILLUSTRATION OF GREED IN HAITI – IS CULTURALLY UNACCEPTABLE – WE APOLOGIZE: HAITIAN TRUTH WILL BECOME A “PIG-FREE ZONE:” SOME OF OUR MINISTRIES SHOULD FOLLOW OUR EXAMPLE

May 10, 2017
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PIGS AT THE TROUGH- AS AN ILLUSTRATION OF GREED IN HAITI – IS CULTURALLY UNACCEPTABLE – WE APOLOGIZE: HAITIAN TRUTH WILL BECOME A “PIG-FREE ZONE:” SOME OF OUR MINISTRIES SHOULD FOLLOW OUR EXAMPLE

May 10, 2017 One of my Haitian associates gets upset each time I use a bunch of pigs, at a trough, to illustrate the enormous, unlimited, glutinous, self-centered greed demonstrated by certain members of our community who lack even a superficial smear of social conscience. Like cancer, there are certain focal points of the...
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President Jovenel Moïse distributes tractors

May 10, 2017
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President Jovenel Moïse distributes tractors

Friday, during his second visit to Maissade (Central Department) in less than 8 days, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Deputy Romel Baugé (Commune of Maissade), of the Deputy and President of the Lower House Cholzer Chancy (Ennery), and Senator of the Center, Willot Joseph, proceeded to the handing of thirty tractors to farmers of the...
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Trump’s foreign aid cuts pose threat to development in Latin America

May 10, 2017
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Trump’s foreign aid cuts pose threat to development in Latin America

A six-year-old Haitian boy is treated aboard a USAID-funded hospital ship after a powerful earthquake that struck the Carribean nation in 2010. (Chelsea Kennedy/USAID) The so-called skinny budget proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump has international development experts concerned about the fate of public health, poverty reduction and other development programs in countries around the world. The...
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The Trump Administration Is Reviewing Crime by Haitians as It Weighs Protected Status Eligibility

May 10, 2017
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The Trump Administration Is Reviewing Crime by Haitians as It Weighs Protected Status Eligibility

By Osita Nwanevu Aerial views of Jeremie, 188 kilometers west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Oct. 10, 2016, following the passage of Hurricane Matthew.Nicolas Garcia/AFP/Getty Images The Associated Press reported Tuesday that the Trump administration is reviewing crimes committed by Haitians as it considers whether to extend the temporary protected status granted those fleeing the...
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Important European recommendations

May 10, 2017
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Important European recommendations

Haiti Libre: Following the two Electoral Observation Missions (EOMs) and the European Union (EU) Election Experts Mission in Haiti Elena Valenciano, the EOM’s Chief Observer, submitted past week to the Haitian authorities, a series of consolidated recommendations that could contribute to reflections on possible improvements to the electoral framework. Among them, the most important...
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