Ag/Farming

Social Enterprise In Haiti Transforms The Lives Of Peanut Farmers

July 5, 2014
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Social Enterprise In Haiti Transforms The Lives Of Peanut Farmers

Forbes.com (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership recently announced the launch of its latest social enterprise. Called Acceso Peanut Enterprise Corp., it’s aimed at  the more than 12,000 small holder peanut farmers in Haiti. The Partnership, founded  in 2007, is an initiative of the Clinton Foundation focused on economic development and poverty...
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Virus Strikes Hard in Haiti’s Crowded Shantytowns

July 3, 2014
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Virus Strikes Hard in Haiti’s Crowded Shantytowns

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Jul 3, 2014, 12:08 AM ET By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press Within a dense cluster of flimsy shacks made mostly of plastic tarp and wooden planks, a young mother cradles her sick, whimpering toddler while trying to guard against a fierce tropical sun. Delimene Saint Lise says she’s doing her best...
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NOTICE : Foreigners must pay income tax in Haiti

July 2, 2014
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NOTICE : Foreigners must pay income tax in Haiti

Haiti Libre: “The Directorate General of Taxes (DGI) reminds physical persons or entities who use the services of a foreigner whose tax domicile is outside of Haiti during a temporary stay in the country, their obligation to pay the tax administration, within 15 days after the payment of its remuneration, the amount of Income...
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Haiti, Dominican Republic cases push chikungunya total past 260,000-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 1, 2014
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Haiti, Dominican Republic cases push chikungunya total past 260,000-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

TinkerJulie/ iStock The number of suspected and confirmed chikungunya cases in Caribbean countries rose sharply last week, led by thousands of new cases reported mainly from the Dominican Republic and Haiti, with signs that the disease is spreading to South America and Central America. The outbreak, which began in December, reached 264,444 last week,...
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Exploring Haiti: Môle-Saint-Nicolas

June 24, 2014
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Exploring Haiti: Môle-Saint-Nicolas

by stmemory on June 23, 2014 I know I’ve said this before, but I think the only way to truly enjoy living in Haiti is to get OUT of Port au Prince every so often. It’s not easy given the state of the roads and cost of air travel. But when you get out...
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Message pour les canadiens devant voyager en Haiti /// Message for Canadians Travelling to Haiti

June 23, 2014
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Message pour les canadiens devant voyager en Haiti /// Message for Canadians Travelling to Haiti

FRANCAIS Nous avons le plaisir de vous faire parvenir cette information.  On vous invite de nous faire part de vos commentaires. Haïti – AVIS : Nouvelle taxe pour les visiteurs entrant en Haïti 23/06/2014 09:14:01 Haiti Libre Le Ministère du Tourisme et des Industries Créatives (MTIC) informe le public en général et toutes les...
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U.S. Officials Keep Close Eye On ‘Miserable’ Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

June 18, 2014
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U.S. Officials Keep Close Eye On ‘Miserable’ Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — First there was West Nile virus. Now health experts are warning about another virus carried by mosquitoes. The chikungunya virus — or “chik-v” — has sickened tens of thousands of people throughout the Caribbean with high fever and severe pain. Now Americans are coming down with it, too, and there’s...
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How to Recover from Chikungunya: 19 Steps (with Pictures)

June 18, 2014
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How to Recover from Chikungunya: 19 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Recover from Chikungunya: 19 Steps (with Pictures… How to Recover from Chikungunya. Chikungunya is a virus, transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. The number one transmission agent for t… View on m.wikihow.com
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MAJOR THIEF HEADS HAITIAN REFORESTATION PROJECT

June 10, 2014
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MAJOR THIEF HEADS HAITIAN  REFORESTATION PROJECT

Jean Lucien Ligonde, a senior adviser to the Ministry of Environment, is the guy who in 2005 stole millions from Haiti’s Notre Dame. This fact was confirmed by two Archbishops. When caught, he promised to repay the money at $150,000 per month, gave one cheque and fled to Boston where he hawked phony cancer...
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