Archive for September 1st, 2017

Red Cross misses an opportunity to repair its image

September 1, 2017
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Red Cross misses an opportunity to repair its image

The American Red Cross had a golden opportunity Thursday to re-establish itself as the pre-eminent U.S. disaster relief organization. It could have dispelled any lingering doubts stemming from previously reported mishandling of donations. Instead the organization blew an opportunity to restore its image at a crucial time when Americans are looking for responsible charities...
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Haitians abroad give their country $2 billion a year. Now the government wants more

September 1, 2017
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Haitians abroad give their country $2 billion a year. Now the government wants more

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com In 1765, colonists living in America and Canada were expected to pay into the treasury of the British monarch, sparking the famous no-taxation-without-representation rallying cry and, ultimately, the American Revolution. Now 250-odd years later, Haitians from Miami to Montreal are embroiled in their own tax revolt. The Haitian government is...
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Moïse visits the Caracol Hydroelectric Plant

September 1, 2017
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Moïse visits the Caracol Hydroelectric Plant

Haiti Libre: On Thursday, as part of the implementation of the national grid, the President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied inter alia by the Fritz Cayot the Minister for Public Works, visited the Caracol Hydroelectric Plant, in Grande rivière du Nord. The Head of State wanted to note the state of the infrastructures of this power...
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Powerful Hurricane Irma could be next weather disaster

September 1, 2017
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Powerful Hurricane Irma could be next weather disaster

While much of the United States’ focus is still on Texas and the destruction left behind by Hurricane Harvey and it’s historic rainfall, powerful Hurricane Irma is rapidly intensifying in the open Atlantic and poses a major threat to the Caribbean and potentially the United States next week. Irma was named as a tropical...
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