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Yele Haiti-Cholera Training Saves a Life

GONAIVES, January 18, 2011: Yéle’s contribution to stemming the spread of cholera has saved many lives, but you don’t often get a chance to put…

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Farmers’ fear of cholera threatens rice harvest in Haiti – UN agency

29 December 2010 – Farmers in north-western Haiti are likely to lose a significant portion of their rice harvest due to reluctance to work in…

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Bill Clinton: Haiti ‘s inefficient Colonial Overlord

by Ashley Smith / August 5th, 2010 Amid the hoopla over Chelsea Clinton’s wedding at a posh estate north of New York City, there were…

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Plastic Tub May Hold Clean Water Answers For Haiti

COLUMBIA – A plastic tub filled with sand might be the answer to Haiti’s need for clean water, a Mid-Missouri missionary told KOMU 8 News…

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Interview: Haitian presidential candidate Michel Martelly challenges political elite-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Christian Science Monitor By Gary G. Yerkey, Correspondent / November 19, 2010 With the cholera death toll climbing to more than 1,100 and 1.3 million people…

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Food price fears as US warns on crop yields

By Gregory Meyer in New York, Jack Farchy in London and Javier Blas in Geneva Published: November 9 2010 17:00 The spectre of inflation loomed…

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Haitian agriculture pays high price for sins against the soil

“There’s no evidence that there was ever any concern for (soil) conservation.” Kenneth Kidd Feature Writer 2010/10/15 It may have been good for my farmers…

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Soaring prices threaten new food crisis

FINANCIAL TIMES – By Gregory Meyer in New York and Javier Blas in London Published: October 8 2010 18:32 | Last updated: October 8 2010…

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Agriculture crucial for Haiti-Oxfam urges aid be earmarked for it-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By RENE BRUEMMER, The Gazette October 9, 2010 More than half of Haiti’s population live in rural areas and derive their incomes, sparse but life-sustaining,…

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Oil Developers Want Ownership of the Island of La Gonave: Is Haiti FOR SALE??

A summary of the “La Gonave Master Plan”: The developer, Global Renewable Energy, claims to be focused on “alternative energy projects,” and has already pitched…

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Haiti’s colonial overlord

Ashley Smith analyzes the role of Bill Clinton’s Interim Haiti Reconstruction Commission and other institutions that claim to look out for the interests of Haiti’s…

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GMO Seed Refused in Haiti

While researching on the GMO Alfalfa Story, I found this story which is a little old, but still relevant. It goes like this: GMO Giant…

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The Right to Choose – For Farmers in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The Monsanto Company is learning a valuable lesson in Haiti: no good deed goes unpunished at the hands of radical anti-corporate elements of Western society….

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One set of food staples finally cleared in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

After languishing in the Port-au-Prince port for more than a month, the first shipping container filled with Buckets of Hope was released by the Haitian…

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Seed Donation to Haiti

June 4, 2010 By G. Young Our statement on the protests in Haiti. On May 13, Monsanto announced a donation of conventional corn and vegetable…

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Can farming save Haiti? Added COMMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By RENE BRUEMMER, The GazetteJune 5, 2010 8:41 AM Agricultural officials and aid workers worry that while global efforts to help earthquake victims in Haiti…

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Monsanto’s Deadly Gift for Earthquake-Stricken Haiti…

The earthquake that hit Haiti in January is proving to be a lucky business break for Monsanto. They are offering Haiti’s farmers a deadly gift…

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Monsanto’s 475-ton seed donation challenged by Haitian peasants-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON – Advocates for Haitian peasants said a U.S.-based company’s donation of up to 475 tons of hybrid vegetable…

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Monsanto’s Poison Pills for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Monsanto, Haiti’s “New Earthquake” “A new earthquake” is what Haitian peasant farmer leader Chavannes Jean-Baptiste of the Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) called the news…

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Monsanto Donates $4 Million of Seeds to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

U.S. agriculture giant Monsanto is donating $4 million worth of seeds to earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Monsanto said Friday the Haitian Ministry of Agriculture has approved the…