Troubled Haitian-Dominican Bilateral Relations Await Progress

March 9, 2014
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Troubled Haitian-Dominican Bilateral Relations Await Progress

By Wilhelmina Agyapong, Council on Hemispheric Affairs | News Analysis Recent events have demonstrated that disputatious bilateral issues between the Dominican Republic (DR) and Haiti may have (finally) taken a positive turn. A second round of talks held between the two governments was launched in Jimani, DR, this past February 3, 2014. These concluded...
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Hometown U: A smarter, stronger roof design for Haiti and beyond

March 9, 2014
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Hometown U: A smarter, stronger roof design for Haiti and beyond

Scott Hamel stands on his proof of concept model for his concrete roof at the Engineering Building on the campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage. PHILIP HALL — University of Alaska Anchorage By Kathleen McCoy Hometown UMarch 1, 2014 The first time he drove through Port-au-Prince, Haiti, back in 2004, Scott Hamel had...
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Dallemand’s permanent residence is now Haiti, attorney says

March 9, 2014
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Dallemand’s permanent residence is now Haiti, attorney says

Macon.com By JENNA MINK jmink@macon.comMarch 6, 2014 Former Bibb Superintendent Romain Dallemand JASON VORHEES/THE TELEGRAPH — jvorhees@macon.com Former Bibb County School Superintendent Romain Dallemand’s permanent residence is now Port-au-Prince, Haiti. School system attorneys received an e-mail March 4 from an attorney representing Dallemand, who said Dallemand was willing to sit for a deposition in...
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Venezuela divisions deepen as protest over food shortages is halted

March 9, 2014
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Venezuela divisions deepen as protest over food shortages is halted

National Guardsmen prevent ‘empty pots’ march from reaching food ministry as Maduro government denounces US Associated Press in Caracas theguardian.com, Saturday 8 March 2014 23.38 EST Marchers in Caracas bang pots in protest at food shortages. Photograph: Jesus Gil/Demotix/Corbis Hundreds of National Guardsmen in riot gear and armoured vehicles prevented an “empty pots march”...
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School board members, lawyer: Dallemand is in Haiti

March 8, 2014
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School board members, lawyer: Dallemand is in Haiti

Three Bibb County Board of Education members and a schools lawyer told 13WMAZ they were notified that former Superintendent Romain Dallemand is now living in Haiti. Bibb school attorney Randy Howard said the system received an e-mail Tuesday from Dallemand’s former attorney confirming that the former superintendent now resides in Haiti. It said Dallemand...
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Cholera epidemic in Haiti ‘poses major threat to Latin America and Caribbean’

March 8, 2014
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Cholera epidemic in Haiti ‘poses major threat to Latin America and Caribbean’

UN assistant secretary general says deadly outbreak, which has been blamed on UN troops, demands decisive action Mark Tran theguardian.com, Friday 7 March 2014 06.06 EST Haitian women bathe in a stream in Port-au-Prince, where a man contracted cholera recently. Sanitation must be improved in order to eradicate the disease, the UN says. Photograph:...
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10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti

March 8, 2014
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10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti

CAPTIONS 1/24 Related Photos: Laughlin’s life-changing experience Photos: Anti-Aristide march turns violent Read Laughlin’s first person account Photos Photos: Hurricanes Jean and Hannah strike Gonaives Photos: 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Port Au Prince Photos: iPhone pictures from Haiti See more photos » By Mike Clary, SunSentinel.com12:00 a.m. EST, March 7, 2014 When photographer Michael...
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Saisie de plus de 20 mille poussins en provenance de la RD – deux arrestations dont un inspecteur du MARNDR

March 7, 2014
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Saisie de plus de 20 mille poussins en provenance de la RD – deux arrestations dont un inspecteur du MARNDR

Le vendredi 28 février 2014, les autorités du MARNDR ont été prévenues du possible arrivage illégal d’un stock important de poussins d’un jour en provenance de la RD, en infraction aux mesures sanitaires décrétées par le Gouvernement haïtien. Cette information a été partagée avec l’Administration Générale des Douanes (AGD) et avec la Direction de...
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Modern Day Slavery in the Dominican Republic

March 6, 2014
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Modern Day Slavery in the Dominican Republic

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Haiti’s cholera epidemic Immune response

March 6, 2014
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Haiti’s cholera epidemic Immune response

The Economist.com LAST month the United Nations’ Independent Expert on Human Rights in Haiti delivered his annual assessment (French version here) of the state of the poorest country in the Americas. Gustavo Gallon, a respected Colombian jurist, wrote of many troubling—and familiar–problems. They included prolonged pre-trial detention for 80% of all prisoners in Haitian...
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Purdue serving orphans in Haiti

March 6, 2014
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Purdue serving orphans in Haiti

www.orphanhaiti.org Purdue Athletic Chaplain Marty Dittmar worked to build and open an orphanage northeast of Mirebalais, Haiti. Built entirely by volunteers, the Purdue community has contributed considerable time, effort, and money to making the Ephraim Orphan Project a reality. The orphanage opened its doors about 9 months ago. LiveBIG sat down with Chaplain Dittmar to...
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Partial balance sheet of Carnival 2014

March 6, 2014
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Partial balance sheet of Carnival 2014

Hati Libre: Carnival of Haiti that ended this morning after three days of festivities in Gonaives, Artibonite the 2,3 and 4 March 2014 under the theme “Tèt kole pou yon Ayiti pi djanm”, ended with two fatalities and 132 injured, according to a partial balance sheet reported by a police source. One victim died...
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Kosovo’s 1st friendly ends 0-0 with Haiti

March 5, 2014
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Kosovo’s 1st friendly ends 0-0 with Haiti

The Associated Press MITROVICA, Kosovo — Regardless of the lack of goals, the sellout crowd of 18,000 was entertained by the international football debut of its Kosovo team on Wednesday. Kosovo dominated much of the friendly with Haiti in a stadium refurbished in the northern town of Mitrovica for Kosovo’s first outing. In January,...
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Kosovo’s football debut against Haiti will have patriotism but no pomp

March 5, 2014
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Kosovo’s football debut against Haiti will have patriotism but no pomp

Fledgling nation’s first ever friendly marks the end of a tortuous road but flags and national anthems are strictly forbidden Owen Gibson The Kosovo national team talk to the media ahead of their first match against Haiti. Photograph: Agron Beqiri/ Agron Beqiri/Demotix/Corbis There will be no anthems booming out and no national flags fluttering...
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Les Paysans de l’Ile à Vache accueillant avec joie le chef du Gouvernement

March 5, 2014
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Les Paysans de l’Ile à Vache accueillant avec joie le chef du Gouvernement

Les Paysans de l’Ile à Vache accueillant avec joie en grand nombre le chef du Gouvernement qui décide de moderniser l’Ile à Vache et donner aux paysans tout ce qui contribue à leur bien être . 
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Décès de Lesly Martelly

March 5, 2014
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Décès de Lesly Martelly

Nous avons appris avec tristesse la nouvelle de la mort de Lesly Martelly , proche parent du  président Michel Martelly, survenue à la suite d’un malaise, alors qu’il se trouvait sur le stand de la présidence aux Gonaïves  durant le deuxième jour des festivités carnavalesques. Transporté d’urgence en hélicoptère vers un centre hospitalier de...
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Komparezon Aristide, Preval et Michel Martelly

March 5, 2014
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Komparezon Aristide, Preval et Michel Martelly


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Preuve d’un rapport de confiance et de convivialité entre le président Martelly et son peuple.

March 5, 2014
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Carnaval National 2014 aux Gonaïves, 2è Jour Gras

March 4, 2014
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Carnaval National 2014 aux Gonaïves, 2è Jour Gras


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Gonaïves, à travers l’histoire, racontée par un ancien de la ville

March 3, 2014
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Gonaïves, à travers l’histoire, racontée par un ancien de la ville

Je vous remercie Monsieur Demezier d’avoir partage avec nous ce tres insteressant et instructif document relatif a la ville des Gonaives.J’ai beaucoup appris. Je tiens a vous informer Monsieur Demezier, que le buste en bronze de mon grand-pere, place sur sa tombe au cimetiere de cette ville(a cote de celle de Claire Heureuse) a...
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