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U.N. Struggles to Stem Haiti Cholera Epidemic

April 20, 2014
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U.N. Struggles to Stem Haiti Cholera Epidemic

By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD and SOMINI SENGUPTA A young Haitian fishing in the Latem River, known to be contaminated. The country is still struggling to stem a cholera epidemic. Ian Willms for The New York TimeCHAPOTEAU, Haiti — For three years, the United Nations has refused to address whether its peacekeepers brought a deadly...
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Haiti’s 128-room Royal Oasis Hotel Opens Nearly Three Years After Being Hammered by Disaster and with a Project Cost Growing from $19 Million to $35 Million-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 19, 2014
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Haiti’s 128-room Royal Oasis Hotel Opens Nearly Three Years After Being Hammered by Disaster and with a Project Cost Growing from $19 Million to $35 Million-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By jacqueline charles, The Miami HeraldMcClatchy-Tribune Regional NewsDec. 14, 2012–PETIONVILLE — The long-awaited soiree in the middle of the week attracted an invitation-only crowd of 800, including foreign diplomats, local celebrities and Haiti’s well-heeled and politically connected — all of whom had been waiting years for the final reveal. As they munched on passed...
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Les agriculteurs du haut Artibonite s’alarment face à la secheresse-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 19, 2014
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Les agriculteurs du haut Artibonite s’alarment face à la secheresse-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 16 avril 2014 Les autorités agricoles sont dans la ligne de mire des planteurs de la plaine des Gonaïves et de plusieurs autres communes du haut Artibonite. Selon les protestataires, ces responsables n’ont rien fait pour les aider à mener à bien leurs activités. Aux Gonaïves, l’agriculture se...
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Wendi C. Thomas: Symphony chair, doctor give gift of music to Haitian teen

April 19, 2014
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Wendi C. Thomas: Symphony chair, doctor give gift of music to Haitian teen

Dr. Susan Nelson, a volunteer physician with the West Tennessee Haiti Partnership, delivers a flute donated by Memphis Symphony Orchestra board chair Gayle Rose to Myrielle Julian, 15, outside Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port au Prince, Haiti. Myrielle’s father, Moliere Julian, asked Nelson if she could find a flute for his daughter, who recently...
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Haiti President Martelly to visit Taiwan next week

April 19, 2014
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Haiti President Martelly to visit Taiwan next week

2014/04/19 09:59:10 President Ma Ying-jeou chatted with President Michel Joseph Martelly during a visit to Haiti in August 2013. Taipei, April 19 (CNA) President of Haiti Michel Joseph Martelly is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan April 21 on a four-day state visit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Saturday. Martelly, who assumed office in...
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Audit Finds US Housing Aid Program in Haiti Falls Short -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 19, 2014
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Audit Finds US Housing Aid Program in Haiti Falls Short -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE — A post-earthquake housing program in Haiti funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has delivered only a quarter of the planned number of homes at nearly twice the budgeted cost, according to a government audit. The project was part of reconstruction efforts in Haiti, where a devastating earthquake in January...
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Growing Protests in Haiti: Thousands Demonstrate to Demand the Departure of President Martelly and MINUSTAH

April 18, 2014
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Growing Protests in Haiti: Thousands Demonstrate to Demand the Departure of President Martelly and MINUSTAH

By kim ives Thousands marched in the streets of Port-au-Prince on Apr. 15 to demand that President Michel Martelly step down. The day before, 50 protestors picketed outside the military headquarters of the 9,000-soldier occupation force, the United Nations Mission to Stabilize Haiti or MINUSTAH, demanding that the troops leave Haiti by the May...
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Can ‘upcycling’ give Haiti’s fashion industry a boost?

April 16, 2014
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Can ‘upcycling’ give Haiti’s fashion industry a boost?

Discarded clothing often ends up in Haiti, fueling a booming secondhand market. A new recycling trend could help the country’s hard-hit tailors and seamstresses Amy DuFault theguardian.com, Wednesday 16 April 2014 16.14 EDT Haitians waste little of available textiles, unlike major US cities. Photograph: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP As companies such as Eileen Fisher, H&M...
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ANDRE MICHEL MANAGES TO MANIPULATE HIS ARREST IN MIREBALAIS WHILE DRIVING A STOLEN CAR

April 16, 2014
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ANDRE MICHEL MANAGES TO MANIPULATE HIS ARREST IN MIREBALAIS WHILE DRIVING A STOLEN CAR

April 16, 2014 No, it isn’t April Fools’ Day but Andre Michel travelled to Mirebalais in company with some educational syndicalists – in a stolen car – hopeful that the PNH might notice this small character flaw and arrest him.  When nothing happened, Andre Michel managed to draw attention to the stolen car and...
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Haiti, Turkey Hold Talks in Port-au-Prince

April 16, 2014
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Haiti, Turkey Hold Talks in Port-au-Prince

Above: Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu continued his trip to Hispaniola on Tuesday with a visit to Port-au-Prince. Davutoglu held talks with Haitian officials including Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, new Foreign Minister Duly Brutus and Trade Minister Wilson...
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