Archive for June, 2017

Haiti fears deportations will mean surge of child servants

June 5, 2017
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Haiti fears deportations will mean surge of child servants

In this May 23, 2017 photo, Watson Saint Fleur balances water for sale on his head in the streets of Petion-Ville, a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Watson is 12 but he’s never attended a day of school. He’s toiled in hardship doing household chores and peddling plastic bags of drinking water along city streets...
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Trump Won’t Pay a Penny For U.N. Cholera Relief Fund in Haiti

June 5, 2017
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Trump Won’t Pay a Penny For U.N. Cholera Relief Fund in Haiti

The Trump administration will rebuff a recent U.N. appeal to contribute millions of dollars to a cash-short trust fund established last year to provide relief to victims of a cholera epidemic that has killed more than 9,000 Haitians and sickened more than 800,000 more, according to U.S. and U.N. officials. The move will be...
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A look at the relief work done in Haiti since Hurricane Matthew

June 5, 2017
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A look at the relief work done in Haiti since Hurricane Matthew

FOX News: Lance Plyler has a habit of showing up where the world is in chaos. And, last October, few places were more in need than Haiti, on the western side of Hispaniola. “What’s unique to Haiti is just the multiple layers of disasters, one after the other,” Plyler said. He’s a physician who...
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Haiti wants use IDB to finance nearly $1 billion of projects

June 5, 2017
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Haiti wants use IDB to finance nearly $1 billion of projects

Haiti Libre: Saturday, as part of the visit of the President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in August, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, in the presence of Ministers Jude Alix Patrick Salomon (Economy), Carmel André Béliard (Agriculture), Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet (Education) and Josué Pierre-Louis, General Coordinator of the Office of Management and...
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3D printer technology project makes prosthetic limbs for amputees in Haiti

June 5, 2017
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3D printer technology project makes prosthetic limbs for amputees in Haiti

Humanosphere: By Lisa Nikolau on 5 June 2017 0 A child amputee sits up in her hospital bed in Jacmel. She is one of the many victims of the violent earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. (Credit: UN Photo/Marco Dormino) One of the biggest 3D printing technology projects in the developing world...
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Mr. Trump, don’t send 50,000 Haitians back to a life of hardship

June 4, 2017
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Mr. Trump, don’t send 50,000 Haitians back to a life of hardship

Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly talks to Haitian President Jovenel Moise at the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday. (Jean Marc Herve Abelard/European Pressphoto Agency) By Editorial Board June 3 at 6:17 PM LAST MONTH, on the very day the State Department cautioned Americans on the dangers of traveling to Haiti, the...
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Haiti’s participation in the 2nd Interregional Forum in Russia

June 4, 2017
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Haiti’s participation in the 2nd Interregional Forum in Russia

Haiti Libre: Me Aviol Fleurant, Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, participated in the 2nd Interregional Forum on the themes related to economic and industrial development held in St. Petersburg, Russia, from 28 May to 3 June 2017, his participation on behalf of the Government of Haiti was greatly appreciated by the United Nations...
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Development expert: ‘Haiti would be better off without international aid’

June 3, 2017
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Development expert: ‘Haiti would be better off without international aid’

By Cécile Barbière | EURACTIV.fr | translated by Samuel White May 30, 2017 (updated: May 30, 2017) The 2010 earthquake in Haiti left 5bn cubic metres of detritus to be cleared. Haiti is one of many poor countries where international aid has failed to fulfil its objectives. Despite billions of dollars...
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Laurent Lamothe, ancien Ministre des Affaires Etrangères et son équipe ont contacté, très tôt ce matin, la salle des nouvelles de Scoop FM.

June 2, 2017
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Laurent Lamothe, ancien Ministre des Affaires Etrangères et son équipe ont contacté, très tôt ce matin, la salle des nouvelles de Scoop FM.

L’ancien PM Lamothe a tenu à apporter une précision. Il a déclaré péremptoirement que, Ministre des Affaires Etrangères durant seulement quatre mois, il a rappelé 20 diplomates et procédé uniquement à 28 nominations. Tout le reste, effectué durant le quinquennat de Tet Kale, ne saurait lui être attribué. Il faut plutôt se référer aux...
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Will four hours in Haiti influence Homeland Security Secretary Kelly on TPS?

June 2, 2017
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Will four hours in Haiti influence Homeland Security Secretary Kelly on TPS?

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com A week after the Department of Homeland Security gave thousands of Haitians just six more months to legally work and live in the United States, casting doubt on their fate after January, the department’s chief is headed to Haiti. But don’t expect DHS Secretary John Kelly to visit any post-earthquake...
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