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DOMINICANS SEND DELEGATION TO MEET WITH GOVERNMENT OF HAITI – HAITIANS REFUSE TO RECEIVE THEM

June 24, 2015
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DOMINICANS SEND DELEGATION TO MEET WITH GOVERNMENT OF HAITI – HAITIANS REFUSE TO RECEIVE THEM

June 24, 2015 The criminal fiasco aimed at deporting some 300,000 Haitians is starting to backfire on the Dominican Republic, but, no matter what, there will be no really satisfactory solution. A delegation flew from Santo Domingo to Port-au-Prince today, hoping to meet with members of the Haitian government. The doors were closed. No...
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Dominicans of Haitian Descent Cast Into Legal Limbo by Court-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 23, 2015
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Dominicans of Haitian Descent Cast Into Legal Limbo by Court-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Ny Times By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — For generations, people of Haitian descent have been an inextricable part of life here, often looked at with suspicion and dismay, but largely relied on all the same to clean rooms, build things cheaply and provide the backbreaking labor needed on the country’s...
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SHAMEFUL – Must see and read Haitian-Truth.org to understand what is going on in the Islands of Haiti/Dominican Republic ! ALERTING THE WORLD’s PUBLIC OPINION !

June 23, 2015
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SHAMEFUL – Must see and read Haitian-Truth.org to understand what is going on in the Islands of Haiti/Dominican Republic ! ALERTING THE WORLD’s PUBLIC OPINION !

What crime has he committed to deserve such treatment in the Dominican Republic? This injustice that’s going on Republic Dominican against the Haitians is criminal. I wonder if there’s a government in Haiti or in the world as we see them all sit and watch what’s going on there while doing nothing to help. …....
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Stateless and now homeless: Despair on Haiti border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 21, 2015
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Stateless and now homeless: Despair on Haiti border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Amelie Baron AFP Fonds Parisien (Haiti) (AFP) – Mileyda Benacio is 19 years old, seven months pregnant and effectively stateless — expelled from the Dominican Republic, the land of her birth, to neighboring Haiti. Her T-shirt is tight across her burgeoning bump and she has little else to her name as she shelters...
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Dominican Republic to be ‘Socially Cleaned’ in two days-Added Commentary By Haitian-Truth

June 21, 2015
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Dominican Republic to be ‘Socially Cleaned’ in two days-Added Commentary By Haitian-Truth

In two days about a quarter of a million people will be made stateless. They will have no homes, no passports, and no civil rights. There are several reasons for this, but the primary reason is racism. At issue is a ruling by the Constitutional Court in the Dominican Republic to strip away the...
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New anti-malaria drug developed at Dundee University

June 20, 2015
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New anti-malaria drug developed at Dundee University

BBC: Scientists said new malaria drugs are “urgently needed” as parasites develop resistance to current ones Researchers at Dundee University have discovered a new compound which could treat malaria while protecting people from the disease and preventing its spread, all in a single dose. The compound, DDD107498, was developed by the university’s Drug Discovery...
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A Community in Haiti Speaks Out

June 9, 2015
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A Community in Haiti Speaks Out

Many of us working with the Clinton Foundation in Haiti are feeling misrepresented at best, and completely ignored at worst… but before launching my rant I must stress that these are my personal reflections and not part of any official communication. We are organized as the Haiti Action Network. In our ranks are representatives...
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Saving coffee from extinction

May 24, 2015
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Saving coffee from extinction

By Julian Siddle and Vibeke VenemaBBC World Service Two billion cups of coffee are drunk around the world every day and 25 million families rely on growing coffee for a living. Over the past 15 years, consumption of the drink has risen by 43% – but researchers are warning that the world’s most popular...
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With the “1,000,000 Trees for Haiti” campaign we promise to plant a tree for every KLERE’M unit distributed

May 15, 2015
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With the “1,000,000 Trees for Haiti” campaign we promise to plant a tree for every KLERE’M unit distributed

Stellar Haiti is happy to be a part of this call to action, this project will help restore Haiti’s plant population, Stellar and its partners, AVM, Wynne Farm Ecological Reserve, Earth Society Foundation, Telecom S.A. and Serenity Eco Resorts, are committed to giving back to the country. With the “1,000,000 Trees for Haiti” campaign...
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Haiti President Sees No End for Venezuela Oil Aid Even Amid Drop

May 9, 2015
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Haiti President Sees No End for Venezuela Oil Aid Even Amid Drop

Haiti’s President Michel Martelly said he sees no sign Venezuela’s shipments of subsidized oil to Caribbean and Central American nations will end, and that his country would be the last to see the aid curbed in the case of cutbacks. Haiti, the most impoverished country in the Americas, is recovering from a 2010 earthquake...
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2.8M Euros for 7 border projects

March 18, 2015
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2.8M Euros for 7 border projects

Friday to Anse-à-Pitre, in the framework of the second meeting of the Committee for Coordination and Project Monitoring of Environmental Action (CCSAE), the Ministry of Environment, the European Union and the Office of the National Authorising Officer (BON) from the European Development Fund (EDF) presented to the public in the presence representatives of local...
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Africa seed index raises bigger yield hopes for farmers

March 13, 2015
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Africa seed index raises bigger yield hopes for farmers

By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News Improving smallholder farmers’ access to modern seed varieties is essential to tackle food security concerns An initiative has been launched to help improve smallholder farmers’ access to a wider array of modern, more productive food crop varieties. The African Seed Access Index (TASAI) monitors the state of...
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Revitalizing Lime Production in Haiti

March 9, 2015
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Revitalizing Lime Production in Haiti

The Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) is growing lime trees as part of an initiative in which the Clinton Foundation has brought partners together to revitalize high-quality lime production in Haiti. “In the 1980s, Firmenich sourced high quality lime oil from Haiti. Over time, the lime industry in Haiti disappeared. Now, more than 25 years...
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Les Clinton, Bellerive et l’or d’Haïti

March 8, 2015
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Les Clinton, Bellerive et l’or d’Haïti

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 06 mars 2015 Dans un ouvrage qui sort aux Etats-Unis, on apprend que l’ancien co-président de la CIRH, Jean Max Bellerive, et un beau-frère de Bill Clinton, lui aussi ex-président de la Commission intérimaire de reconstruction d’Haïti (CIRH), veulent aider une compagnie à s’approprier les réserves d’or d’Haïti...
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Gold Mine: Hillary Clinton’s Brother Granted Super-Rare Mining Permit from Haiti After State Dept. Sent Country Billions

March 7, 2015
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Gold Mine: Hillary Clinton’s Brother Granted Super-Rare Mining Permit from Haiti After State Dept. Sent Country Billions

by Alexander Marlow Hillary Rodham Clinton’s brother, Tony Rodham, sat on the board of a self-described mining company that in 2012 received one of only two “gold exploitation permits” from the Haitian government—the first issued in over 50 years. The tiny North Carolina company, VCS Mining, also included on its board Bill Clinton’s co-chair...
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Le gouvernement fait enfin la lumière sur l’utilisation des fonds PetroCaribe

March 6, 2015
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Le gouvernement fait enfin la lumière sur l’utilisation des fonds PetroCaribe

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 03 mars 2015 Après avoir été vertement critiqué, par l’opposition politique notamment, pour l’opacité avec laquelle les fonds PetroCaribe sont gérés, le gouvernement de la République d’Haïti a enfin réagi en publiant un volumineux rapport présentant, avec luxe de détails et surtout avec un nombre incalculables de photos,...
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$USD 27 Millions plantation bananes au nord d’Haiti ! A Voir !

March 5, 2015
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Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 27 février 2015 Situé dans un triangle d’or entre l’Université Roi Henri Christophe de Limonade, le parc industriel de Caracol et une plantation d’oranges amères qui produit pour les meilleures liqueurs de France, le projet Agritrans suscite déjà pas mal d’éloges. Officiellement lancé en octobre 2014, au Trou-du-Nord, dans le...
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Moringa: Export Market Potential for Smallholder Farmers in Haiti

February 9, 2015
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Moringa: Export Market Potential for Smallholder Farmers in Haiti

A study launched today entitled “Moringa: Export Market Potential for Smallholder Farmers in Haiti” is a virtual handbook for everyone from farmers to exporters to government officials interested in ensuring this “miracle tree” becomes a new agricultural export for the country. Undertaken by the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) with the support of the Embassy...
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Mother, daughter selling cocoa, open De La Sol in Haiti

January 29, 2015
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Mother, daughter selling cocoa, open De La Sol in Haiti

The cocoa business was not their plan. Anne Jordan Reynolds was a human sexuality professor at Auburn Montgomery, and her daughter, Stephanie Reynolds, was being encouraged to become a lawyer like her father. But vacation time in Haiti when Stephanie was just 16 took them to a place of not only beautiful waters and...
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