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Genetically engineered mosquitoes could wipe out Zika, but some in Dallas County oppose local trials

The mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses showed up in 38 new counties in the U.S. in 2016 — and 34…

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Laborde gets seed and tools from the Smallholder Farmers Alliance

It began as a simple question. Would the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA)  like a gift of 4,000 pairs of shoes for our farmer members in…

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Moving Haiti’s rustic, rum-like clairin to market

LEOGANE, Haiti Haiti’s most famous export is Barbancourt, a delicately flavored, carefully aged rum that’s considered among the best in the world. Then there’s its…

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Jamaica Broilers reports $2b profit

Poultry company Jamaica Broilers Group grew its bottom line by one-third at year ending April, amid a double-digit spike in revenue. The company reported net…

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Mexico Lab Ships Largest GMO Corn Seed Shipment to Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

MEXICO CITY, Mexico ( – A Mexican laboratory having investments from two Clinton confidants, tech billionaire Bill Gates and Mexican business magnate, Carlos Slim, created…

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COLLINS: June 29, 2017 Information for this article comes from a high-level intelligence source in the Washington, D.C. area. It was supplied a week ago….

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Moïse promises 9 rice processing plants in Artibonite

riday, President Jovenel Moïse, in the presence of Carmel André Belliard, the Minister of Agriculture, parliamentarians of the Artibonite, the departmental delegate, entrepreneurs and notables…

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Hugo Plus, a new variety of maize seeds in Hait

On Thursday, a new variety of maize seed called “Hugo Plus” was introduced at the Bas Boën Rural Development Center (Latremblay 17, Route de Malpasse…

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‘Ignored’ hunger crisis unfolds in post-hurricane Haiti

A child is screened for malnutrition in a mobile clinic in Les Anglais, on the western coast of Haiti’s southern peninsula. (Credit: St. Boniface Haiti…

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Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

Mosquito bites aren’t just a nuisance but can be a serious public health threat as seen during the mosquito-borne Zika outbreak that spread through much…

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Haiti agency says 5 dead from recent downpours

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Downpours in Haiti have caused rivers to burst their banks and resulted in at least five deaths in recent days. Haiti’s civil…

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Global Haitian Vetiver Oil Market Volume to Reach 112.6 Metric Tons (MT) by 2024 – TMR

ALBANY, New York, May 16, 2017 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) — ALBANY, New York, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Transparency Market Research (TMR) delivers…

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There is no shortage of water in Haiti. Yet, everywhere on the island, Haitians travel for miles to get water, pay dearly for it if…

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President Jovenel Moïse distributes tractors

Friday, during his second visit to Maissade (Central Department) in less than 8 days, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Deputy Romel Baugé (Commune of Maissade), of…

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Former Vikings Jack Brewer, Byron Chamberlain Give Back to Haitian Community

Photos by Karston Tannis Jack Brewer has long-enjoyed spending time giving back in Haiti, but bringing along former Vikings teammate Byron Chamberlain made his most…

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Nom Siklonn Pou Ane 2017

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La Samaine du President #7

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Costs and Benefits of Improving Rice Yields for Farmers in Haiti

By Alex Russell At one time, rice farmers in Haiti could meet demand for all Haitians. Today, national rice production accounts for less than one-fifth…

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Haiti and Dominican Republic – Severe Weather

Download PDF (614.06 KB) Situation Heavy rain has been affecting the Central Caribbean islands over the past few weeks, causing floods and landslides. In Haiti,…

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Downpours ruin spring harvest in beleaguered southwest Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Officials say flooding in southwest Haiti has wiped out much of the beleaguered region’s spring harvest. Days of rain triggered flooding…