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Invitation to the HAITI FESTIVAL at Purchase College

If you happen to be in the area this Friday, November 15th, I would like to invite you to attend two events in connection with…

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Food As Both Cause and Response to Haiti’s Crisis

There was welcome news yesterday that the US Agency for International Development will distribute 2,000 metric tons of emergency food in Haiti in the form…

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Haitian Farmers Speak Out About the Crisis and the Future

With coverage of the current national lockdown in Haiti focused mainly on cities, I wanted to share the viewpoint of three farmers and two agronomy…

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NGOs Partnering and Preparing for a Haiti Reboot

There is a tidal wave of righteous anger pulsing through the social fabric of Haiti. For months the population has borne the increasing burden of…

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Turmoil in Haiti: a Tale of Corruption and Hope

A correction to what I sent earlier… black market gas in Haiti is currently selling for between US$13 and $15 a gallon, while the cost…

Posted in Ag/Farming DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti

Haiti gets its first private nature reserve to protect forests and species

By Zach Fitzner Earth.com staff writer Follow Haiti may not be the first place you think of when nature reserves come to mind.  Much of…

Posted in Ag/Farming DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti

Dorian: Aid reaches Bahamas as thousands feared missing, dead

“The public needs to prepare for unimaginable information about the death toll and the human suffering,” a Bahamian official said. Sept. 6 (UPI) —Much-needed relief…

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Timberland Commits to Plant Millions of Trees in Haiti

Today global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberlandannounced a new commitment to plant 50 million trees around the world by 2025 as part of its pursuit of…

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New coffee brewed in St. Louis supplies jobs for Haitian farmers

Former Cardinals pitcher Kyle McClellan announced “Brew For Impact” Tuesday morning, partnering with Kaldi’s Coffee and a farm in Haiti that’s been around since 1898….

Posted in Ag/Farming DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti

Category 5 Hurricane Dorian batters Bahamas with historic strike

AccuWeather Chief Video Meteorologist Bernie Rayno has the latest on Dorian’s path towards the southeastern United States. Hurricane Dorian, a powerful Category 5 storm, roared…

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Builders are swapping cement for hemp to reduce pollution

The hemp fields sprouting in a part of Canada best known for its giant oil patch show how climate change is disrupting the construction industry….

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Library for All app brings books to world’s poorest children

A Queensland woman, who hopes to help 20 million of the world’s poorest children learn to read, has won a prestigious award recognising the work…

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At the Fair, see how an Iowa company turns grain bins into disaster housing

When an earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, the safety director at an Iowa farm equipment maker emailed his boss with an 11-word pitch for a…

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Hurricane Dorian packing more punch on way to U.S. mainland

Updated on: August 29, 2019 / 10:08 AM/ CBS News Hurricane Dorian was getting stronger as it set its sights on the U.S. mainland early…

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Here’s why Dorian will likely become an intense hurricane by the time it hits the U.S.

By Jeff Berardelli Updated on: August 28, 2019 / 7:22 PM/ CBS News Dorian has thrown forecasters a few curve balls over the past day,…

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TROPICAL STORM DORIAN A MISS FOR HAITI!!

   

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TRACKING DORIAN | Spaghetti models, forecast analysis, and more for Central Georgia

    Dorian is expected to reach category 1 hurricane strength by Thursday. Author: Hunter Williams Published: 4:49 PM EDT August 25, 2019 Updated: 10:56…

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Tropical storm warning issued for Barbados as Dorian nears

August 24, 2019 at 5:25 PM CDT – Updated August 25 at 12:31 PM MIAMI (AP) — A tropical storm warning has been issued for…

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Trump names HAITI among illicit drug producing nations

Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The United States has named four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries as major drug transit or illicit drug producing…

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Jamaica Broilers achieves record-breaking profits… record-breaking revenue growth across its Jamaica, US, and Haiti operations- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

LEVY… business and consumer confidence are up and economic activity is on the rise in both Jamaica and the US  Chairman of Jamaica Broilers Group…