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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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