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Concern in Haiti Over Emerging Condition Linked to Zika

May 24, 2016
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Concern in Haiti Over Emerging Condition Linked to Zika

By david mcfadden, associated press MIREBALAIS, Haiti — May 23, 2016, 11:08 PM ET Berny Saint-Sauveur was moaning and incoherent when his family carried him into a hospital in central Haiti. He was unable to move, he later found out, because of an unusual paralysis syndrome linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. “I thought...
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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

May 23, 2016
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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

By DAVID McFADDEN The Associated Press MIREBALAIS, Haiti (AP) — Berny Saint-Sauveur was moaning and incoherent when his family carried him into a hospital in central Haiti. He was unable to move, he later found out, because of an unusual paralysis syndrome linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. “I thought I was a dead...
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Fight against Zika virus makes Haiti key battleground

May 22, 2016
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Fight against Zika virus makes Haiti key battleground

(Photo: Larry McCormack / The Tennessean and Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting) GRESSIER, Haiti — Dr. Bernard Okech, a medical entomology associate professor at the University of Florida, is on the front lines of researching mosquito-borne diseases in Haiti. For the past six years while running a lab out of Gressier, he has been trapping...
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Haiti poultry industry still feels pain of US imports

May 22, 2016
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Haiti poultry industry still feels pain of US imports

LAFITEAU, Haiti — Henry Chatelain remembers the disappointment he felt in 1998, when his employer, a Haitian chicken production company, shut down and its 500 workers lost their jobs. The company, Prinsa, had recently expanded its capacity, but with cheaper chicken imports pouring in from the U.S. and other countries, it could no longer stay in...
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Commentary: Can this one chocolate startup put Haiti back on the map?

May 12, 2016
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Commentary: Can this one chocolate startup put Haiti back on the map?

Chocolate production. Photo: Askanya By Daniella Bien-Aime caribbeannewsnow.com The idea of starting a successful business in Haiti is laughable to many, but Corinne Joachim Sanon Symietz, the chief executive officer of Askanya, is not laughing as she redefines the business landscape. Daniella Bien-Aime is one of Haiti’s chief brand ambassadors on social media and...
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Haiti – FLASH : Bad weather, many areas under water

May 8, 2016
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Haiti – FLASH : Bad weather, many areas under water

Post by Haiti Libre: Video submitted by user Since Friday, Haiti is under the influence of a localized front on the eastern part of Cuba that influences weather conditions on the whole of the Caribbean region causing heavy rains fell in several departments of Haiti, including the North, North West, North East, Artibonite, West,...
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Zika ‘Very Likely’ to Spread From Mosquitoes to Humans in US, Official Says

May 4, 2016
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Zika ‘Very Likely’ to Spread From Mosquitoes to Humans in US, Official Says

Health officials stressed today that they are doing everything they can to minimize Zika outbreaks in the U.S. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Health, said at a press conference today he thought it was “very likely” that Zika virus would spread...
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What U.S. peanut donations mean to Haiti

May 3, 2016
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What U.S. peanut donations mean to Haiti

Residents of Leveque, Haiti, walk to a banana farm’s irrigation channel to collect water. (Dieu Nalio Chery/Associated Press) May 1 Regarding the April 27 editorial “Nutty farm subsidies”: Haiti has among the highest rates of chronic poverty in the world. Almost one-third of all childhood deaths are due to undernutrition, and Haiti is suffering...
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Embouteillage sur la route nationale #1, (Plaine du Cul de Sac)`

May 3, 2016
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Embouteillage sur la route nationale #1, (Plaine du Cul de Sac)`

5:30 ce matin, déjà un grand embouteillage sur la route nationale #1, au niveau de la Plaine du Cul de Sac, particulièrement de Lathan jusqu’à la Croix des Missions, a constaté un reporter de Vant Bèf Info (VBI). Un véritable calvaire pour ceux qui se rendent au boulot, à l’école ou à d’autres activités....
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