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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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U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince Chikungunya Fever Health Alert

April 16, 2014
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U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince Chikungunya Fever Health Alert

U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince Health Message for U.S. Citizens April 16, 2014 Chikungunya Fever Health Alert The U.S. Embassy has received reports that chikungunya fever has been detected in the Dominican Republic; spread to Haiti is considered likely.  We are issuing this message to inform Americans about the disease and to provide tips on how...
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USDA Helps Haiti Measure Agricultural Production

April 16, 2014
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USDA Helps Haiti Measure Agricultural Production

Posted by Victoria Calderon, International Programs Office, National Agricultural Statistics Service, on April 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM Haitian farmer taking produce to the market. USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service helped Haiti produce that country’s first-ever Statistical Agricultural Production Report, to be released tomorrow. This post is part of the Science Tuesday feature series...
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Un message aux canadiens en Haiti concernant le Chikunkunya /// A Message to Canadians in Haiti regarding Chikungunya

April 12, 2014
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Un message aux canadiens en Haiti concernant le Chikunkunya /// A Message to Canadians in Haiti regarding Chikungunya

FRANCAIS Vous recevez ce message puisque vous vous êtes inscrits auprès du MAECD à l’aide du système d’inscription des Canadiens à l’étranger. Nous vous saurions gré de bien vouloir faire part de l’information suivante à tous les citoyens canadiens se trouvant dans votre région. Des cas confirmés de chikungunya ont été signalés sur de...
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Projet pilote de production de briquettes de charbon vert à Bernagousse-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 9, 2014
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Projet pilote de production de briquettes de charbon vert à Bernagousse-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Suite à la mission exploratoire que le Gouvernement a réalisé à Bernagousse (Grand’Anse), via le Bureau de la Ministre Déléguée auprès du Premier Ministre Chargée des Droits Humains et de la Lutte contre la Pauvreté Extrême, les 3 et 4 avril 2014, pour étudier la possibilité d’implanter dans cette section communale de Pestel, un...
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TIME 100: The Fish That Could Feed Haiti

April 7, 2014
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TIME 100: The Fish That Could Feed Haiti

TIME 100 honoree Valentin Abe directs a fish farming project in Haiti that serves as a model for development in the quake-ravaged country. This VIDEO is very well worth watching HERE
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Drought worsens food crisis in poverty-stricken Haiti

April 4, 2014
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Drought worsens food crisis in poverty-stricken Haiti

By Agence France-Presse Friday, April 4, 2014 17:07 EDT The World Food Program sounded an alarm Friday over arid conditions in northwest Haiti that have worsened an already dire food shortage in this impoverished country. “The situation is worrying,” said Peter de Clercq, an official at the United Nations, which runs the international food...
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Heineken: $100Mm investment in Haiti brewery

April 4, 2014
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Heineken: $100Mm investment in Haiti brewery

By TRENTON DANIEL PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The Dutch brewer Heineken announced Friday that it is investing $100 million in its Haiti production plant that makes the popular lager Prestige. The relatively large investment is significant because many international companies have been reluctant to spend money in Haiti because of a business climate hampered...
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Bill Clinton and Tanya Taylor: Changing the World, One Coffee at a Time

April 3, 2014
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Bill Clinton and Tanya Taylor: Changing the World, One Coffee at a Time

by Tanya Edwards Last month, designer Tanya Taylor traveled to Haiti with President Bill Clinton to visit the Haiti Coffee Academy (yum!) she built in partnership with the Clinton Foundation. She visited the rural roasting facility that supports up to 250 seasonal workers, teaches sustainable skills, and helps the ongoing reforestation efforts in the...
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Haiti’s problems continue

April 1, 2014
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Haiti’s problems continue

Jamaica Observer For the Haitian small farmer involved in poultry and egg production the future, considering possible unfair trade practices being employed, is bleak and could be catastrophic. IN AS MUCH as there has been a significant amount of attention placed on the issue of Haitians born in the Dominican Republic being stripped of...
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