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UN calls for the fight against desertification in Haiti

Haiti Libre: Friday, June 17, on the occasion of the World Day to Combat Desertification which was held on the theme “Protect Earth. Restore Land….

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Dominican exports to Haiti plunge by US$400 million

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Jun 16, CMC – Haiti’s ban on the entry of products from the neighbouring Dominican Republic, continues to have an impact…

Posted in Ag/Farming DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti

CDC: map Zika in states to prepare for outbreaks

By Tom Howell Jr. – The Washington Times – Sunday, June 12, 2016 The Obama administration says it doesn’t expect the Zika virus to blanket…

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UN supports Government in potable water campaign reaching 30,000 residents

A woman along with her son, fills her containers at a water distribution point in Las Palmas, Haiti. Logan Abassi/UN/MINUSTAH 10 June 2016 – Some…

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Jamaica Broilers making strides in Haiti

The Haitian equivalent of Jamaica’s Best Dressed Chicken which is marketed under the brand Le Chic Poulet. Six years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, the…

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Haiti – USA : $11M donation for WFP emergency operation in Haiti

Haiti Libre: The World Food Programme (WFP) Tuesday welcomed a contribution of US$11 million from the Government of the United States of America through the…

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TREES THAT FEED FOUNDATION EXPANDING BREADFRUIT CAPACITY IN HAITI

The breadfruit tree is one of the world’s highest yielding food plants. Photo: Trees That Feed Foundation PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, June 7, 2016 – In response…

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One killed, others injured from heavy rain in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – One man is confirmed dead and three others injured during heavy rain that battered the country between Thursday and Friday. According…

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AGRITRANS

Mai 29, 2016 Agritrans (élément de langage au cas où nos détracteurs veulent en parler) – envoyé à la Cellule de communication Ø  Position générale…

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UN agencies support Government in vaccination campaign against cholera

Government of Haiti has launched a vaccination campaign against cholera that aims to reach 400,000 people in 2016. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi 25 May 2016 –…

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150 experts say Olympics must be moved or postponed because of Zika

By Lena H. Sun May 27 Children play in a water fountain next to Olympic rings at Madureira Park in Rio de Janeiro in July…

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Advice for Hillary Clinton on Her Brother’s Bad Judgment

Tony Rodham’s involvement in a gold-mining operation in Haiti is under scrutiny. By John Cavanagh Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton The Washington Post reported…

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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

By DAVID McFADDEN The Associated Press MIREBALAIS, Haiti (AP) — Berny Saint-Sauveur was moaning and incoherent when his family carried him into a hospital in…

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Fight against Zika virus makes Haiti key battleground

(Photo: Larry McCormack / The Tennessean and Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting) GRESSIER, Haiti — Dr. Bernard Okech, a medical entomology associate professor at the University…

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Haiti poultry industry still feels pain of US imports

LAFITEAU, Haiti — Henry Chatelain remembers the disappointment he felt in 1998, when his employer, a Haitian chicken production company, shut down and its 500 workers…

Posted in Ag/Farming DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti

You are cordially invited to attend a Screening of KOMBIT: The Cooperative

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Commentary: Can this one chocolate startup put Haiti back on the map?

Chocolate production. Photo: Askanya By Daniella Bien-Aime caribbeannewsnow.com The idea of starting a successful business in Haiti is laughable to many, but Corinne Joachim Sanon…

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Haiti – FLASH : Bad weather, many areas under water

Post by Haiti Libre: Video submitted by user Since Friday, Haiti is under the influence of a localized front on the eastern part of Cuba…

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Zika ‘Very Likely’ to Spread From Mosquitoes to Humans in US, Official Says

Health officials stressed today that they are doing everything they can to minimize Zika outbreaks in the U.S. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National…

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What U.S. peanut donations mean to Haiti

Residents of Leveque, Haiti, walk to a banana farm’s irrigation channel to collect water. (Dieu Nalio Chery/Associated Press) May 1 Regarding the April 27 editorial…