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Waterloo art center to host Haitian art conference

August 21, 2017
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Waterloo art center to host Haitian art conference

WATERLOO – The Waterloo Center for the Arts is hosting the annual Haitian Art Society, Sept. 23-28, featuring special presentations, exhibitions, gallery talks and tours of museums and private collections in Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Dubuque, Milwaukee, Chicago and Davenport. Waterloo is far from the island nation of Haiti, but it is the repository of...
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Haiti – FLASH : Solar eclipse, Diaspora schedules USA and Canada

August 20, 2017
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Haiti – FLASH : Solar eclipse, Diaspora schedules USA and Canada

Haiti Libre: While in Haiti all are preparing for the solar eclipse that will take place on Monday 21 August, it is the Haitian diaspora that will have the privilege before Haiti, to attend this rare astronomical event. The Haitian community of Atlanta will be particularly privileged, as it will be able to witness...
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Harvey no threat to South Florida but another wave will need watching

August 18, 2017
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Harvey no threat to South Florida but another wave will need watching

By Elizabeth Koh ekoh@miamiherald.com August 18, 2017 9:09 AM Tropical Storm Harvey will avoid South Florida as it churns through the eastern Caribbean Sea this weekend, but forecasters are eyeing another tropical disturbance that may develop early next week. The National Hurricane Center said early Friday that a wave currently tracking toward the Bahamas...
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Haitian folk dance troupe holds debut show in Beijing

August 18, 2017
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Haitian folk dance troupe holds debut show in Beijing

A dance troupe from Haiti held its debut show in Beijing on Wednesday, greeting people in the Chinese capital with exotic dancing steps from the Caribbean Sea and strong beats of Haitian music. Dancers from Ballet Bacouloud’ Haiti, a famed folk dance group in the Caribbean country, enthralled audience members with a show named...
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Tropical Storm Harvey forms near Caribbean as two other systems brew in Atlantic

August 18, 2017
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Tropical Storm Harvey forms near Caribbean as two other systems brew in Atlantic

Two of three budding tropical systems in the Atlantic will approach the Caribbean, Central America and the United States in the coming days. Three batches of thunderstorms are moving westward across the tropical Atlantic. From west to east, the systems have been dubbed Tropical Storm Harvey and 92L. The third system is likely to...
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Three Haitian boys needing life-saving heart surgery require host families in Toronto

August 17, 2017
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Three Haitian boys needing life-saving heart surgery require host families in Toronto

Haiti Cardiac Alliance is searching for people to take in three preschoolers as they recover from complex heart surgeries at SickKids hospital. From left, Kervens Jeannot, David Smith Millien and Roobens Thelusma of Haiti all need surgery to repair holes in their hearts. Sick Kids hospital will perform the surgeries, but each of the...
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Jistis pou BWA KAYIMAN !!!

August 16, 2017
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Jistis pou BWA KAYIMAN !!!

Depi mwen fini ekri teks sou analyz priyè esklav yo nan Seremoni Bwa Kayiman, sepa 2 mesaj mwen pa resevwa. - Gen moun ki panse mwen pa istoryen kidonk mwen pa dwe rantre nan koze sa yo. - Gen lòt moun ki di se Seremoni sa ki lakòz peyi d’Ayiti gen tout pwoblèm sa...
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LAMOTHE SETS HIGH MARK WITH 45TH BIRTHDAY PARTY- IF ONLY PALACE WAS AS WELL ORGANIZED!

August 14, 2017
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LAMOTHE SETS HIGH MARK WITH 45TH BIRTHDAY PARTY- IF ONLY PALACE WAS AS WELL ORGANIZED!

August 12, 2017 Hundreds, including ex-Finance Minister Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie, Senators Wenceslas Lambert and  Andris Riche  joined a true cross-section of Haitian society in wishing our charismatic ex-Prime Minister a Happy Birthday. With a start at 8:00 P.M  on August 12, the crowd at JOJO’s Restaurant was still dancing after 02:30 A.M. Lamothe’s actual...
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Haitian Choir kicks off U.S. tour in Madison

August 10, 2017
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Haitian Choir kicks off U.S. tour in Madison

By Tia Lynn Ivey managing editor The Haitian Orphan Choir took the stage at Madison Baptist Church last Friday, kicking off a U.S. tour across the Southeast. Members of the church volunteered to host the orphans and ministry leaders at their own homes while the choir passed through town. Before singing their hearts out...
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This Hurricane Season May Generate as Many as 19 Atlantic Storms

August 10, 2017
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This Hurricane Season May Generate as Many as 19 Atlantic Storms

The Atlantic hurricane season will probably end with an above-average 14 to 19 named storms that can rattle energy and agriculture markets now that it is almost certain a system-deterring Pacific El Nino won’t arrive. At least 5 to 9 will become hurricanes with 2 to 5 becoming major systems with winds of 111...
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NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD – A NIGHTMARE REVIVED – POLITICAL ZOMBIS UNITE – AGAIN!!

August 6, 2017
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NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD – A NIGHTMARE REVIVED – POLITICAL ZOMBIS UNITE – AGAIN!!

August 6, 2017 Haiti is the Land of Zombies so it should not be any surprise when a bunch of bodies reappear, resurrected from the cemetery of dead politicians. -. The GROUP OF 8 – representing minimal percentages, in the overall situation, has now reduced to 5 and runs under the INITIATIVE CITOYENNE or...
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Le President Jovenel Moïse lance les travaux de la Caravane à Baradères

August 6, 2017
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Le President Jovenel Moïse lance les travaux de la Caravane à Baradères

Port-au-Prince, le 3 août 2017.- Le Président de la République, Son Excellence Monsieur Jovenel Moise, accompagné, notamment du député Patrick Norzéus, a lancé, le jeudi 3 août 2017, dans la commune des Baradères, les travaux de construction des infrastructures prévues dans le cadre du déploiement de la Caravane du changement dans le département des...
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Le Président Jovenel Moïse visite les infrastructures routières en construction à Camperrin

August 6, 2017
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Le Président Jovenel Moïse visite les infrastructures routières en construction à Camperrin

Port-au-Prince, le jeudi 3 août 2017.- Le chef de l’État, Son Excellence Monsieur Jovenel Moïse, a effectué, ce jeudi 3 août, une visite d’évaluation des travaux d’infrastructures routières en cours de réalisation dans la commune de camperrin devant faciliter une meilleure circulation de la population de la région. Cette visite a été l’occasion pour...
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“I saw a lot of women who died during delivery, but I did not know how to help them.”

July 27, 2017
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“I saw a lot of women who died during delivery, but I did not know how to help them.”

The maternity ward at St. Therese Hospital in Hinche, Haiti, doesn’t have running water. Waste is collected in buckets. When the electricity cuts out, as it does throughout the day, the midwives put on headlamps and keep on delivering babies. Nurses use antibacterial gel sparingly, not knowing when the next shipment will arrive. The...
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THE BIG LIE! – TELL IT OFTEN ENOUGH AND IT WILL BECOME THE TRUTH.

July 27, 2017
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THE BIG LIE! – TELL IT OFTEN ENOUGH AND IT WILL BECOME THE TRUTH.

July 26, 2017 A tape recording of a “Fake News Broadcast” is circulating throughout the Social Media. It purports to report  a President Jovenel Moise press release to the effect that he wants all Haitians  to return to Haiti in preparation for open conflict with the Dominican Republic. But, we are not to worry,...
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Partners sign agreement for first optometry school in Haiti

July 25, 2017
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Partners sign agreement for first optometry school in Haiti

A memorandum of agreement has been signed to establish the first School of Optometry in Haiti, representing a collaboration between I’Universite d’Etat d’Haiti, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Optometry Giving Sight, VOSH International and Charity Vision, with support from University of Montreal. “This is a great moment in the development of eye health in Haiti,”...
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In This Caribbean Island, Stripped Down For The Voodoo Goddess Of Love

July 22, 2017
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In This Caribbean Island, Stripped Down For The Voodoo Goddess Of Love

The 2017 voodoo Haitian pilgrimage at Saut d’ Eau, Haiti. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, New York, NY, Fri. July 21, 2017: Women sat and stood unabashedly bare breasted as they gathered for the annual pilgrimage that drew hundreds of both sexes each year to a Caribbean waterfall....
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Parkersburg native talks about evolving crafts business

July 22, 2017
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Parkersburg native talks about evolving crafts business

Fritz Renner started in Parkersburg, moved to California Jul 21, 2017 Paul LaPann Fritz Renner holds a Tree of Life from Beyond Borders, 55-gallon steel drum art from Fair Trade Haiti, and Scrappy Dog from Yardbirds in Kentucky. Artist Rich Kolb made this dog figure from scrap metal. (Photo Provided) MONTEREY, Calif. — Fritz...
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PROTOCOLE DES FUNERAILLES OFFICIELLES DU PROFESSEUR JEAN CLAUDE FIGNOLÉ ÉCRIVAIN, ANCIEN MAIRE DE LA COMMUNE DES ABRICOTS DÉCÉDÉ, LE MARDI 11 JUILLET 2017

July 21, 2017
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PROTOCOLE DES FUNERAILLES OFFICIELLES DU PROFESSEUR JEAN CLAUDE FIGNOLÉ ÉCRIVAIN, ANCIEN MAIRE DE LA COMMUNE DES ABRICOTS    DÉCÉDÉ, LE MARDI 11 JUILLET 2017

Jeudi 20 juillet 2017 7h00 p.m. Local de AMAGA (Caracoli, Jérémie) : Veillée patriotique en mémoire de feu Professeur Jean Claude Fignolé, Ancien Maire des Abricots et Ancien Président de l’Association des Maires de la Grand’Anse (AMAGA), organisée par ladite Association Vendredi 21 juillet 2017 Hôtel Montana : Les Parents reçoivent les salutations à l’Hôtel...
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Haiti’s pilgrims beseech goddess of love at waterfall

July 20, 2017
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Haiti’s pilgrims beseech goddess of love at waterfall

( AFP) Every year on a week-end in mid-July, pilgrims from Haiti’s voodoo faith enter a waterfall in the hills to ask Erzulie, the goddess of love, for a better life in the coming year. “In the magic waterfall, where the spirit of Erzulie abides, we will dance and sing to ward off evil,”...
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