PHL seeks labor pact with Haiti

March 21, 2014
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PHL seeks labor pact with Haiti

GMA NEWS.COM The Philippines is seeking a bilateral labor agreement with Haiti to ensure that Filipinos working in the Caribbean nation would enjoy adequate protection. In a statement, the Philippine Embassy said Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. discussed the bilateral labor agreement when he presented his credentials to President Michael Joseph Martelly as Manila’s...
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Haiti Drought Causes ‘Extreme Emergency’

March 20, 2014
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Haiti Drought Causes ‘Extreme Emergency’

By EVENS SANON and TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press A drought is causing an extreme emergency in northeast Haiti, wiping out sorely needed crops and livestock, an official said Tuesday. Pierre Gary Mathieu of the government’s National Coordination of Food Security told The Associated Press that the eight-month-long drought in the region has caused the...
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UN Agency in Haiti Distributes Food Amid Drought

March 20, 2014
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UN Agency in Haiti Distributes Food Amid Drought

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press Aid workers in Haiti have begun distributing food to help some of the Caribbean nation’s poorest people cope with a severe drought, an official with a United Nations agency said Thursday. The World Food Program on Wednesday began handing out cereal, vegetable oil and iodized salt to 10,000 people...
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Foot soldiers in Haiti’s fight against cholera

March 19, 2014
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Foot soldiers in Haiti’s fight against cholera

By Michelle Marrion As Haiti struggles to overcome the largest cholera outbreak of the century, water and sanitation agents are working in their own communities to promote best practices and provide vital support to combat spread of the disease. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, 18 March 2014 – Jean Petit Marseille, Coordinating Engineer in Central District for...
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Dominicans must invest in Haiti to avert a catastrophe

March 19, 2014
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Dominicans must invest in Haiti to avert a catastrophe

Investment opportunity: Artibonito river basin… Santo Domingo.- Vicini Group CEO Juan Vicini on Tuesday proposed dividing the power grid into two systems: profitable and unprofitable, to establish a real (not subsidized) rate for circuits that can afford it, to spur private investment in the sector, and warned that Dominican Republic must invest in Haiti...
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Haiti Drought Causes ‘Extreme Emergency’

March 18, 2014
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Haiti Drought Causes ‘Extreme Emergency’

By EVENS SANON and TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press A drought is causing an extreme emergency in northeast Haiti, wiping out sorely needed crops and livestock, an official said Tuesday. Pierre Gary Mathieu of the government’s National Coordination of Food Security told The Associated Press that the eight-month-long drought in the region has caused the...
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ELECTION IN 2015!!! HAITI: DRAFT DE L’ACCORD NATIONAL

March 18, 2014
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ELECTION IN 2015!!! HAITI: DRAFT DE L’ACCORD NATIONAL

Document Transcript 1. 1 DIALOGUE POLITIQUE ET INSTITUTIONNEL INTER HAÏTIEN 24 JANVIER – 14 MARS 2014 AVEC LA MÉDIATION DE LA CONFÉRENCE EPISCOPALE D’HAÏTI “ACCORD EL RANCHO” Pétion-Ville, le 14 Mars 2014 2. 2 “ACCORD EL RANCHO” Vu la Constitution haïtienne; Vu la Déclaration Universelle des droits de l’homme; Vu la loi électorale du...
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Venezuela In Turmoil For Lack Of Flour, Milk And Diapers

March 18, 2014
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Venezuela In Turmoil For Lack Of Flour, Milk And Diapers

People line up to buy goods at a store in Caracas, Venezuela. LEO RAMIREZ/AFP/Getty Images Alvaro Villarueda starts his morning the same way every day — putting in a call to his friend who has a friend who works at a Caracas, Venezuela, supermarket. Today, he’s looking for sugar, and he’s asking his friend...
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Vivianne Gauthier : 96 ans d’existence dont 74 ans de professionnalisme.

March 18, 2014
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Vivianne Gauthier : 96 ans d’existence dont 74 ans de professionnalisme.

La célèbre danseuse et chorégraphe haïtienne a fêté ses 96 ans ce dimanche 16 mars à l’Institut Haïtiano-Américain. Et c’est en dansant que notre Vivianne et la “Compagnie de danse Viviane Gauthier” ont commémoré cet heureux anniversaire. “A 19 ans, juste après ses études classiques, Vivianne n’avait qu’une obsession: la danse et voulait s’y...
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Signature of an agreement between Haiti and Tourism Montreal

March 16, 2014
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Signature of an agreement between Haiti and Tourism Montreal

Thursday, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism, the Mayor of Montreal, Denis Coderre and Yves Lalumiere, CEO of “Tourism Montreal” have signed a Memorandum of Agreement for a period of 2 years for the implementation of activities for the development of tourism in Haiti. “The areas of cooperation of this agreement, concern initiatives...
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Waterloo center acquires more artwork from Haiti

March 16, 2014
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Waterloo center acquires more artwork from Haiti

This Feb. 11 photo shows new pieces for the Haitian art permanent collection at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Written by | Associated Press WATERLOO, IA. — An arts center in Waterloo with the largest public collection of Haitian artwork has acquired a number of new pieces following a visit by organizers to...
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Presentation of Project Metrocable of Port-au-Prince-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 16, 2014
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Presentation of Project Metrocable of Port-au-Prince-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Thursday, the Company POMA, a global leader in the transport by cable, which carries 6 million passengers per hour on 5 continents in 73 countries, presented to the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) the Project Metrocable of Port-au-Prince, a new mode of urban public transport. Developed in 5 phases, the project will have...
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Charcoal cutting project failing in Haiti: audit

March 15, 2014
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Charcoal cutting project failing in Haiti: audit

Trenton Daniel Associated Press, Published on Fri Mar 14 2014 PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI—A U.S. program that seeks to save Haiti’s forests by shifting people away from charcoal stoves has largely failed to reach its goals, according to an audit by the U.S. Agency for International Department. Few Haitians bought the alternative stoves, in large part...
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Resolving Displacement After Disasters: Insights From Haiti

March 14, 2014
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Resolving Displacement After Disasters: Insights From Haiti

Editor’s note: Megan Bradley discusses the new study, Supporting Durable Solutions to Urban, Post-Disaster Displacement: Challenges and Opportunities in Haiti, that examines the question of durable solutions to displacement in Port-au-Prince, recognizing that the challenges faced in Haiti may be a source of insight for responses to other urban, post-disaster displacement crises – which...
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“Haïti – Saint-Domingue, le pont sur la rivière Massacre” – 2002

March 14, 2014
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“Haïti – Saint-Domingue, le pont sur la rivière Massacre” – 2002

“Haïti – Saint-Domingue, le pont sur la rivière Massacre” (2002) – France 5 / CNDP – réalisé par Jimmy Leipold – 26 min / FILM COMPLET Entre Haïti et Saint-Domingue, la frontière est une zone de haute tension,en particulier le long de la rivière Massacre, de triste mémoire. D’un côté Ouanaminthe en Haïti, dont...
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Le Premier Ministre à Santiago du Chile.

March 14, 2014
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Le Premier Ministre à Santiago du Chile.


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Mission of Mayor of Montreal in Port-au-Prince

March 13, 2014
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Mission of Mayor of Montreal in Port-au-Prince

Haiti Libre: This Wednesday for his first international trip, the mayor of Montreal, Denis Coderre, accompanied by a delegation of his city, began a 4-day mission to Port-au-Prince (March 12 to 15). Organized under the Municipal Cooperation Program (MCP) Haiti-Canada, this mission aims to strengthen political, economic, and cultural ties that unit Montreal and...
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Chicago filmmaker experiences life in Haiti while documenting philanthropist’s project

March 13, 2014
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Chicago filmmaker experiences life in Haiti while documenting philanthropist’s project

Jack Newell teaches Louis Davens how to work the camera. | Provided photo What am I doing here and why don’t I leave? Filmmaker Jack Newell and veteran builder Tim Myers wondered those same things shortly after undertaking very different but long interrelated projects in the small and poverty-stricken Haitian town of l’Artibonite, about...
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Brazilian commander to take over Haiti U.N. peacekeeping force

March 13, 2014
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Brazilian commander to take over Haiti U.N. peacekeeping force

By Aaron Morrison Special to the Miami Herald UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday appointed Lt. Gen. Jose Luiz Jaborandy, Jr., a Brazilian military commander, to head the peacekeeping mission in Haiti. Jaborandy will on Saturday take command of the more than 5,000-strong force, known as MINUSTAH, after countries lending troops to...
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Le Premier ministre rencontre les leaders de la communauté haïtienne de Santiago de Chile

March 13, 2014
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Le Premier ministre rencontre les leaders de la communauté haïtienne de Santiago de Chile


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