Earthquake/CHOLERA

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Epidemiological Update – Cholera – 28 December 2017

December 29, 2017
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Epidemiological Update – Cholera – 28 December 2017

Cholera in the Americas – Situation summary In the Americas Region, between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 50 of 2017, a total of 13,582 suspected cholera cases were reported on the island of Hispaniola, of which 99% occurred in Haiti (13,468 cases, including 157 deaths). 1 During the same period, 62 suspected cholera...
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90 DAY FIANCE Sean & Abby’s Haiti charity Christmas event photos, Sean addresses backlash and fraud accusations

December 28, 2017
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90 DAY FIANCE Sean & Abby’s Haiti charity Christmas event photos, Sean addresses backlash and fraud accusations

Dec. 28, 2017 | 8:02 pm | Author : Asa Hawks | Categories : 90 Day Fiance Sean Hiler 90 Day Fiance couple Sean and Abby shared numerous photos and videos from their Christmas toy giveaway and meal in Haiti this week, during which nearly 300 kids got gift bags and a meal cooked...
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No, President Trump, we Haitians don’t all have AIDS

December 28, 2017
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No, President Trump, we Haitians don’t all have AIDS

By Joel Dreyfuss December 28 at 8:01 AM Children hold posters asking the federal government to renew temporary protected status during a news conference about TPS for people from Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua and El Salvador at the office of the Haitian Women of Miami in the Little Haiti neighborhood on Nov. 6 in Miami. (Joe...
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We should welcome Haitians facing U.S. deportation – it’s the right thing to do

December 28, 2017
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We should welcome Haitians facing U.S. deportation – it’s the right thing to do

HUGH SEGAL Special to The Globe and Mail Updated December 28, 2017 Hugh Segal, a former chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, is head of Massey College, and a fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, the Munk School of Global Affairs and the Queens School of Policy Studies. The recent celebration...
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The Besieged US Refugee Protection System: Why Temporary Protected Status Matters

December 21, 2017
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The Besieged US Refugee Protection System: Why Temporary Protected Status Matters

Donald Kerwin, Contributor Executive Director, Center for Migration Studies “The bosom of America,” George Washington wrote in 1783, “is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations and Religions, whom we shall welcome to a participation of all our rights and privileges, if by...
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Illegal border crossings from U.S. continued to decline in November

December 20, 2017
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Illegal border crossings from U.S. continued to decline in November

Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, December 19, 2017 5:38PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, December 19, 2017 9:51PM EST OTTAWA — A decision by the Trump administration to yank protected status for thousands of Haitians doesn’t appear to have prompted a new surge of asylum seekers at the Canada-U.S. border. Data published Tuesday...
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Helping Haiti’s children: 315th AW delivers school buses

December 19, 2017
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Helping Haiti’s children: 315th AW delivers school buses

By US Air Force JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (AFNS) — A recent two-pronged mission not only helped keep 315th Airlift Wing aircrews current on all their certifications, but also delivered three badly-needed buses to schools in Haiti. Reserve Airmen of Joint Base Charleston’s 317th Airlift Squadron, with support from three additional Reserve Airmen of...
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Caris Foundation International to Lead Consortium in $98.5 Million USAID Health Program in Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 19, 2017
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Caris Foundation International to Lead Consortium in $98.5 Million USAID Health Program in Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

COLLEYVILLE, Texas, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Caris Foundation™, a non-profit, private foundation founded by the David D. Halbert family, announced that its subsidiary, Caris Foundation International™, has entered a cooperative agreement with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to bolster health care in Haiti through a $98.5 million investment over the next...
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Lace and gingerbread – what can link Estonia and Haiti?

December 18, 2017
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Lace and gingerbread – what can link Estonia and Haiti?

http://estonianworld.com The Haiti-based EU diplomat and estophile, Karel Lizerot, dedicates a poetical political reflection about the role of Estonia out in the wide world. Kuursaal, the resort hall in Haapsalu, Estonia, and hotel Oloffson in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, were built nearly in the same year, in the late 19th century. The delicate wooden lace patterns...
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Mothers of Haiti’s ‘peacekeeper babies’ seek child support payments from UN

December 16, 2017
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Mothers of Haiti’s ‘peacekeeper babies’ seek child support payments from UN

A lawsuit has been filed in Haiti against the UN and peacekeeping soldiers by mothers of ‘peacekeeper babies’ seeking child support and paternity payments, the Guardian reports. The legal team for 10 mothers who are struggling financially with raising children allegedly fathered by UN peacekeepers stationed in Haiti, have argued they were sexually exploited....
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‘A World of Misery Few of Us Really See’: Readers and a Bureau Chief Discuss Haiti’s Abandoned Dead

December 16, 2017
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‘A World of Misery Few of Us Really See’: Readers and a Bureau Chief Discuss Haiti’s Abandoned Dead

Voodoo devotees take part in Day of the Dead ceremonies in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Nov. 1. Credit Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times The Reader Center is one way we in the newsroom are trying to connect with you, by highlighting your perspectives and experiences and offering insight into how we work. The...
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Haiti Rolls Out its First Census Survey Since the 2010 Earthquake

December 15, 2017
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Haiti Rolls Out its First Census Survey Since the 2010 Earthquake

For the first time since the 2003, the Haiti Statistics and Informatics Institute is rolling out a new general population and housing census, with the support of a US$10 million grant from the World Bank and additional financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and Canada, and technical support from the UNFPA “This census...
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How One Howard University Professor Secures Citizenship for Hundreds of Displaced Haitians in the Dominican Republic

December 13, 2017
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How One Howard University Professor Secures Citizenship for Hundreds of Displaced Haitians in the Dominican Republic

By: Marlana Edwards Howard University Professor, Dr. Nikongo Bnikongo, recently returned from an eight-day trip to the Dominican Republic. Nikongo, who teaches African American studies, did not go to the the Dominican Republic to enjoy the sun and the sand, but instead, to assist hundreds of displaced Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent in...
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DEATH KNELL FOR THE LITTLE HAITI WE KNEW

December 13, 2017
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DEATH KNELL FOR THE LITTLE HAITI WE KNEW

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte is betting big on Miami. The Canadian theater impresario paid $6.9 million cash for a trio of new warehouses at 300, 310 and 320 Northeast 60th Street in Little Haiti, The Real Deal has learned. Laliberte, who founded Cirque du Soleil in 1984 and still owns a stake...
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4 years later, stranded charity shipment back in W. MI

December 11, 2017
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4 years later, stranded charity shipment back in W. MI

WALKER, Mich. (WOOD) — A shipping container filled with relief supplies that never arrived in Haiti is back in West Michigan, four years later. The 40-foot-long shipping container arrived in the Grand Rapids area around 8:30 a.m. Monday, after a weekend on the road from Miami, Florida. Target 8 has been tracking the container...
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Andrea Bocelli Foundation Fundraiser Hosted by Legendary Singer Andrea Bocelli to be held at New York City’s Columbus Citizens Foundation

December 8, 2017
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Andrea Bocelli Foundation Fundraiser Hosted by Legendary Singer Andrea Bocelli to be held at New York City’s Columbus Citizens Foundation

NEW YORK (PRWEB) December 07, 2017 The Columbus Citizens Foundation, located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is proud to organize a fundraiser for the Andrea Bocelli Foundation next Monday to benefit the water access efforts of the ABF in the country of Haiti. The fundraiser, which will be held at the CCF’s...
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Haiti / Dominican Republic

December 5, 2017
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Haiti / Dominican Republic

One island, two worlds The Caribbean island of Hispaniola is home to two countries: Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Both have a population of around 10 million — but that’s about where their similarities end. The average Haitian is nearly 10 times poorer than the average Dominican, and much more likely to be unemployed....
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Daphne Campbell appointed chair of Haitian Temporary Relief Task Force

December 5, 2017
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Daphne Campbell appointed chair of Haitian Temporary Relief Task Force

State Sen. Daphne Campbell has been appointed Chair of the Haitian Temporary Relief Task Force. The Miami Democrat, elected to the Senate last year after serving six years in the House, announced the appointment Monday. It was made by state Rep. Kionne McGhee, a Democrat who leads the Miami-Dade County Legislative Delegation. The task...
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After 2010 earthquake left many dismembered, Haitian athletes turn to soccer

December 5, 2017
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After 2010 earthquake left many dismembered, Haitian athletes turn to soccer

WAXAHACHIE — As Waxahachie ISD Athletic Director watched two soccer teams battle for possession at Stuart B. Lumpkins Stadium, he was just as inspired as impressed. “The hope and inspiration they provide is pretty incredible,” remarked Reed of the Haiti National Amputee Soccer Team, who visited Waxahachie on Nov. 15. After practicing with the...
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