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Haiti – Environment : Towards a disaster announced- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 25, 2017
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Haiti – Environment : Towards a disaster announced- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

According to reports by several international experts, climate change is expected to result in more than 50% reduction in rainfall in the coming years and an increase in average temperatures. According to Haitian engineer Claude Prépetit, Coordinator of the Technical Unit of Seismology, Bureau of Mines and Energy, summer temperatures in Haiti by the...
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Le sénateur Carl Murat Cantave, ’initiateur de la proposition de loi interdisant le mariage homosexuel en Haïti.

July 23, 2017
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Le sénateur Carl Murat Cantave, ’initiateur de la proposition de loi interdisant le mariage homosexuel en Haïti.

Le sénateur Carl Murat Cantave, ’initiateur de la proposition de loi interdisant le mariage homosexuel en Haïti. Juillet 24, 2017 Sur proposition du sénateur de l’Artibonite, Carl Murat Cantave, le Sénat de la République a mis au vote la proposition de loi portant interdiction du mariage entre deux personnes de même sexe en Haïti....
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Genetically engineered mosquitoes could wipe out Zika, but some in Dallas County oppose local trials

July 15, 2017
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Genetically engineered mosquitoes could wipe out Zika, but some in Dallas County oppose local trials

The mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses showed up in 38 new counties in the U.S. in 2016 — and 34 of those counties are in Texas, according to a report in the Journal of Medical Entomology last month. The increase in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes could have serious consequences.  Already...
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Laborde gets seed and tools from the Smallholder Farmers Alliance

July 14, 2017
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Laborde gets seed and tools from the Smallholder Farmers Alliance

It began as a simple question. Would the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA)  like a gift of 4,000 pairs of shoes for our farmer members in Haiti? Farmers in the Laborde area in southern Haiti trying on their new Vans shoes. The gift had special meaning because of how much these farmers lost when Hurricane...
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Moving Haiti’s rustic, rum-like clairin to market

July 13, 2017
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Moving Haiti’s rustic, rum-like clairin to market

LEOGANE, Haiti Haiti’s most famous export is Barbancourt, a delicately flavored, carefully aged rum that’s considered among the best in the world. Then there’s its rustic cousin clairin, a drink that’s much cheaper and relatively rare outside this struggling Caribbean country. Clairin, or kleren as it’s known in Haitian Creole, is less refined than...
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Jamaica Broilers reports $2b profit

July 11, 2017
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Jamaica Broilers reports $2b profit

Poultry company Jamaica Broilers Group grew its bottom line by one-third at year ending April, amid a double-digit spike in revenue. The company reported net profit of made $2.27 billion, up from $1.7 billion a year ago. Sales topped $44 billion, up more than 15 per cent from $38 billion. Vice-president of finance, Ian...
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Mexico Lab Ships Largest GMO Corn Seed Shipment to Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 4, 2017
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Mexico Lab Ships Largest GMO Corn Seed Shipment to Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (sentinel.ht) – A Mexican laboratory having investments from two Clinton confidants, tech billionaire Bill Gates and Mexican business magnate, Carlos Slim, created 150 tons of genetically modified corn seeds that were sent to Haiti. It is the largest seed shipment to any country in the history of the laboratory known as...
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PERUVIAN MATA HARI – KATTIA PAREDES MORENO –RUNNING OAS PARTNERS’ EFFORT TO STEAL HAITIAN TEXTILE INDUSTRY’S ASSEMBLY JOBS FOR PERU – GUATEMALA – HONDURAS

June 30, 2017
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PERUVIAN MATA HARI – KATTIA PAREDES MORENO –RUNNING OAS PARTNERS’ EFFORT TO STEAL HAITIAN TEXTILE INDUSTRY’S ASSEMBLY JOBS FOR  PERU – GUATEMALA – HONDURAS

COLLINS: June 29, 2017 Information for this article comes from a high-level intelligence source in the Washington, D.C. area. It was supplied a week ago. Having invested over $100,000,000 in the electoral process, that should have been completed in the October, 2015 first count,   (JOVENEL GOT MORE THAN 50% IN 2015)   derailed by Jude...
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Moïse promises 9 rice processing plants in Artibonite

June 24, 2017
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Moïse promises 9 rice processing plants in Artibonite

riday, President Jovenel Moïse, in the presence of Carmel André Belliard, the Minister of Agriculture, parliamentarians of the Artibonite, the departmental delegate, entrepreneurs and notables met at Pont Sondé, the owners and representatives of mills of the Artibonite. This meeting was to ascertain from the mill owners that the amount of rice production, likely...
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Hugo Plus, a new variety of maize seeds in Hait

June 24, 2017
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Hugo Plus, a new variety of maize seeds in Hait

On Thursday, a new variety of maize seed called “Hugo Plus” was introduced at the Bas Boën Rural Development Center (Latremblay 17, Route de Malpasse Ganthier). With the support of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), the “Feed the Future Haiti Chanje Lavi Plant” project has launched the distribution of 30 metric...
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‘Ignored’ hunger crisis unfolds in post-hurricane Haiti

May 24, 2017
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‘Ignored’ hunger crisis unfolds in post-hurricane Haiti

A child is screened for malnutrition in a mobile clinic in Les Anglais, on the western coast of Haiti’s southern peninsula. (Credit: St. Boniface Haiti Foundation) Health experts say the international community has turned a blind eye to widespread food insecurity in Haiti, where communities across nearly every region of the island are approaching risk of famine. In March,...
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Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

May 21, 2017
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Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

Mosquito bites aren’t just a nuisance but can be a serious public health threat as seen during the mosquito-borne Zika outbreak that spread through much of the globe last year. A new study published today in the Nature Communications journal reports that mosquitoes might be even more adept at spreading disease than previously thought....
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Haiti agency says 5 dead from recent downpours

May 19, 2017
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Haiti agency says 5 dead from recent downpours

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Downpours in Haiti have caused rivers to burst their banks and resulted in at least five deaths in recent days. Haiti’s civil protection agency announced Thursday that four people have been swept away trying to cross rain-swollen rivers. The deaths include a 17-year-old girl and a 24-year-old woman whose bodies were...
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Global Haitian Vetiver Oil Market Volume to Reach 112.6 Metric Tons (MT) by 2024 – TMR

May 17, 2017
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Global Haitian Vetiver Oil Market Volume to Reach 112.6 Metric Tons (MT) by 2024 – TMR

ALBANY, New York, May 16, 2017 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) — ALBANY, New York, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Transparency Market Research (TMR) delivers key insights on the global vetiver oil market in its upcoming outlook titled, “Haitian Vetiver Oil Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2016 – 2024″....
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WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE – NO A DROP TO DRINK

May 13, 2017
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WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE – NO A DROP TO DRINK

There is no shortage of water in Haiti. Yet, everywhere on the island, Haitians travel for miles to get water, pay dearly for it if they can find it, and sometimes die on their journey to collect it, like so many antelopes snatched by predators on their way to drink. How does a thing...
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President Jovenel Moïse distributes tractors

May 10, 2017
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President Jovenel Moïse distributes tractors

Friday, during his second visit to Maissade (Central Department) in less than 8 days, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Deputy Romel Baugé (Commune of Maissade), of the Deputy and President of the Lower House Cholzer Chancy (Ennery), and Senator of the Center, Willot Joseph, proceeded to the handing of thirty tractors to farmers of the...
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Former Vikings Jack Brewer, Byron Chamberlain Give Back to Haitian Community

May 9, 2017
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Former Vikings Jack Brewer, Byron Chamberlain Give Back to Haitian Community

Photos by Karston Tannis Jack Brewer has long-enjoyed spending time giving back in Haiti, but bringing along former Vikings teammate Byron Chamberlain made his most recent trip that much more special. Brewer (2002-03) and Chamberlain (2001-02) recently returned from a Global Ambassadors tour to the Caribbean country. While the trip marked Chamberlain’s first to...
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Costs and Benefits of Improving Rice Yields for Farmers in Haiti

May 6, 2017
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Costs and Benefits of Improving Rice Yields for Farmers in Haiti

By Alex Russell At one time, rice farmers in Haiti could meet demand for all Haitians. Today, national rice production accounts for less than one-fifth of consumption. Increasing the amount of rice farmers can grow could be key to reducing poverty and improving food security in Haiti, especially among the 1.6 million people who...
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