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Haiti – Agriculture : Distribution of young goats to small farmers

Thursday, as part of the program “Aba Grangou” the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development (MARNDR) has gathered the main local authorities, farmers’…

Posted in Ag/Farming DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti Earthquake/CHOLERA Govt Incompentece

CHAVEZ DISGUSTED WITH MARTELLY IRRESPONSIBILITY AND LACK OF FEELING FOR THE HAITIAN PEOPLE….UPSET ABOUT CRIMINAL USE OF PETRO CARIBE FUNDS…VENZUELA WILL REDUCE SUPPORT FOR HAITI September 13, 2012

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Haiti making progress on investor-friendly environment-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti lawmakers have passed several laws to make the country more business friendly. More are on the way, head of the Senate tells Greater Miami…

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Haiti’s Martelly, Indian Ambassador Hold Talks on Agriculture, Housing -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly receives funding from India for a new housing project (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel…

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Haiti: A viable tourist destination?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A joint venture between the Consulate in Miami and the Haitian tourism board advertises the perfect island retreat. But how can Haiti live up to…

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Food prices jump will hit poor, World Bank warns

Global food prices have leapt by 10% in the month of July, raising fears of soaring prices for the planet’s poorest, the World Bank has…

Posted in Ag/Farming DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti

University of Cape Town Researchers Believe They Have Found a Single Dose Cure for Malaria

Posted by Steve Boyes of National Geographic Expeditions CAPE TOWN (2012-08-28):  The University of Cape Town’s Science Department believes that it has found a single…

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Haiti: New Cholera Cases But Not An Outbreak

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Aug 30 (BERNAMA-NNN-AGENCIES) — New cholera cases have been reported in Haiti’s West department where this capital is located but so far it is…

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HAITI WITHOUT POWER AS MARTELLY TRIES TO CREATE SCENARIO WHERE PEOPLE WILL BELIEVE ISAAC COST A FORTUNE, BUT MARTELLY WAS TOTALTY UN-PREPARED AND SPENT NOTHING

HAITI WITHOUT POWER AS MARTELLY TRIES TO CREATE SCENARIO WHERE PEOPLE WILL BELIEVE ISAAC COST A FORTUNE, BUT MARTELLY WAS TOTALTY UN-PREPARED AND SPENT NOTHING…

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Tropical Storm Isaac batters Haiti

25 August 2012 Last updated at 06:00 ET Tropical Storm Isaac batters Haiti Survivors of the 2010 earthquake still in makeshift camps are particularly vulnerable…

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Isaac targets Haiti, Gulf energy rigs begin shutting down

1 of 7. Tropical Storm Isaac is seen in the Caribbean on August 23, 2012. Credit: Reuters/NOAA By Susana Ferreira PORT-AU-PRINCE | Fri Aug 24,…

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Isaac threatens to bring more destruction, cholera to Haiti

Tent camps dot the streets in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The shelters, sometimes just draped tarps, are all that stand between residents and Mother Nature. More than 400,000…

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Haiti sits in path of strengthening Isaac

(CNN) — As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean — becoming more powerful mile by mile — it threatens to unleash disaster once again…

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Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Forecast Cone for Storm Center

Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Forecast Cone for Storm Center Click image to zoom in – Download GIS data Other images: 5-Day track on – 3-Day…

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Americans toss out as much as 40% of their food, study says

By Tiffany HsuAugust 21, 2012, 12:07 p.m. Americans are throwing out nearly every other bite of food, wasting up to 40% of the country’s supply…

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Tracking Tropical Storm Isaac

Tropical Storm Isaac Arrives in Caribbean The storm is just arriving in the Leeward Islands and the U.S. is in the zone of concern. Everyone…

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ISAAC CONTINUES WESTWARD TOWARD THE LEEWARD ISLANDS…TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ISSUED FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS…

Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 PM EDT TUE AUG 21 2012 Tropical Weather Discussion 805 PM…

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Drought’s impact on food prices could worsen hunger in America

More than 18 percent of Americans say there have been times this year when they couldn’t afford the food they needed, according to a Gallup…

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Restoring Haiti’s Farmland More than 4,000 hectares of productive farmland are back in production.-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Photo: U.S. Embassy Haiti Engineer Denis explaining completed works to Mr. Jean Robert Estimé, WINNER COP, Mr. Vernet Joseph, Secretary of State to agriculture renewal…

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Water Delivery Drivers Arrested and Protest after Ban on Plastic Bags in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Young Person Selling Bags of Treated Water LEOGANE, Haiti (defend.ht) – Several dozen protesters took to the streets on Tuesday after the arrest of two…