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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…

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Clinton Apology to Haiti Surprises NS Activists Former US president calls dumping cheap rice “a mistake”-Added COMENTARY By Haitian Truth

by Bruce Wark The Dominion – http://www.dominionpaper.ca http://www.dominionpaper.ca/files/dominion-img/Clinton%20in%20Port-au-Prince.thumbnail.jpg http://www.dominionpaper.ca/files/dominion-img/Clinton%20in%20Port-au-Prince.thumbnail.jpg Former US President Bill Clinton visits Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 18, 2010. [US Forces] Photo: Master Sgt….

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The plantation called Haiti: Feudal pillage masking as humanitarian aid-Added COMMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Posted By mary On May 6, 2010 @ 9:25 pm In Haiti and Latin America | No Comments by Marguerite ‘Ezili Danto’ Laurent “For whose…

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Food Aid Hurts Haiti’s Farmers Helping in a crisis can pose dilemma for local farmers and merchants-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Food Aid Hurts Haiti’s Farmers Helping in a crisis can pose dilemma for local farmers and merchants Steve Baragona | Artibonite Valley, Haiti29 April 2010…

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Haiti Wants Food Aid to Stop? Government Says Generous Public Outpouring Is Interfering with Economy, Drawing Non-Victims to Camps and Enticing Corruption

(CBS) Of all the things you’ve heard about earthquake aid to Haiti, here’s something you probably didn’t know: Haiti’s government wants large-scale food assistance and…

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Better farming could boost Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

DAME MARIE, Haiti — A soft rain is falling as a dozen farmers, sheltered by surrounding cacao trees, stand in a semicircle. One by one,…

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With cheap food imports, Haiti can’t feed itself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By JONATHAN M. KATZ The Associated Press Saturday, March 20, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The earthquake not only smashed markets, collapsed warehouses and left more…

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Haiti Faces Major Food Crisis as Planting Season Nears, UN Says

February 12, 2010, 03:50 PM EST By Bill Varner Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) — Haiti faces a major food crisis due to a lack of support…

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Fake Food Coupons Spread in Haiti – With ADDED COMMENTARY From Haitian-Truth

By MARC LACEY Published: February 8, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The United Nations said Monday that counterfeiters have begun printing up fake tickets to gain…

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Frustration growing at Haiti aid bottlenecks

By PAISLEY DODDS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – The aid flooding into Haiti by plane and boat is not reaching earthquake victims quickly enough to stem…

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2 weeks after Haiti quake, food aid falls short

By VIVIAN SEQUERA and BEN FOX, Associated Press Writers PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Street vendors openly sell U.S.-donated rice by the cupful from bags marked “not…

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Haiti govt gets only 1 cent of every US aid dollar

By MARTHA MENDOZA The Associated Press Wednesday, January 27, 2010; 11:22 AM — Only 1 cent of each dollar the U.S. is spending on earthquake…

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Iran Sends Aid Cargo to Haiti

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Saturday dispatched a cargo of emergency aids to the victims of the quake-hit Central American state of Haiti. The goods include…

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ALL OF THE POO ISN’T IN HAITIAN POLITICS!! Group seeks answers to Haiti’s woes in its toilets

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN STORY HIGHLIGHTS · SOIL facilitates the construction of toilets that compost human waste to be used as fertilizer · Only…