5.0 Earthquake in CUBA

January 9, 2014
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5.0 Earthquake in CUBA

Quake depth of 20 KM-5.0 Magnitude felt 38 KM North of Corralillo, Cuba See UPDATED LINK HERE
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Haiti Police: Killers Targeted Moto-Taxi Drivers

January 8, 2014
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Haiti Police: Killers Targeted Moto-Taxi Drivers

THOMAZEAU, Haiti January 9, 2014 (AP) By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press Detectives have recovered the remains of at least 10 people in a remote area apparently used by a gang to execute moto-taxi drivers it robbed, a police official said Wednesday. Investigators from the Haitian National Police and the United Nations police division found...
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Can Haiti and the Dominican Republic repair relations after citizenship ruling?

January 8, 2014
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Can Haiti and the Dominican Republic repair relations after citizenship ruling?

A September court ruling strips Dominican citizenship from children of undocumented immigrants – mostly Haitian – even if they were born in the DR. By Ezra Fieser, Correspondent / January 8, 2014 Haitians protest against a court ruling in neighboring Dominican Republic that strips Dominican citizenship from hundreds of thousands of children born over the...
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Haiti ‘open for business,’ Jean says -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 8, 2014
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Haiti ‘open for business,’ Jean says -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

“Haiti is open for business,” former Canadian governor-general Michaëlle Jean says. Four years after the devastating earthquake, the impoverished Caribbean country is making strides attracting foreign investors and “building back better,” UNESCO’s special envoy for Haiti said Wednesday. “There are many factors that make Haiti a land of opportunity. It’s strategically located in a...
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La peur en Haïti et en république dominicaine á l’aube des négociations bilatérales

January 8, 2014
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La peur en Haïti et en république dominicaine á l’aube des négociations bilatérales

Par: Michel William michelwilliam1000@hotmail.com l’arrêt 168-13 pris par la cour constitutionnelle dominicaine pour dénationaliser les citoyens dominicains d’origine haïtienne á partir de l’année 1929 á la suite de l’avant dernier tracer  de la  frontière commune au deux pays  ne  finit  pas de défrayer la chronique. Des avocats, des agronomes, des chefs de partis politiques, des...
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Pumpkin Soup with Sora and Junior

January 6, 2014
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Pumpkin Soup with Sora and Junior

By Buildingaschool: My New Year Posted on January 5, 2014 Back at home, I always stay up on New Years’ Eve but we don’t really do anything special – maybe there are some extra treats on hand for eating. Even if I’d stayed inside this year too, it still would’ve been fantastic because I’d be...
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Partnership brings clean water to communities in Haiti, Peru

January 6, 2014
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Partnership brings clean water to communities in Haiti, Peru

LIMA, Jan. 6 (UPI) — An international partnership forged in the United States is bringing clean water to underprivileged communities in Haiti and Peru and further afield in Malawi, Africa. Oregon solar manufacturer SolarWorld said it teamed up with Rotary International and Water Missions International non-profit organization to cater for clean water needs of...
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MOISE JEAN-CHARLES AND SENATOR DESRAS AMONG PEOPLE OF THE 2013 YEAR IN HAITI !!

January 6, 2014
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MOISE JEAN-CHARLES AND SENATOR DESRAS AMONG PEOPLE OF THE 2013 YEAR IN HAITI !!


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Haiti no longer among US imminent danger areas

January 4, 2014
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Haiti no longer among US imminent danger areas

Jamaica Observer: WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The United States Department of Defence (DOD) says Haiti is no longer among some locations designated as “imminent danger pay (IDP) areas”. The DOD said that the earthquake-ravaged, French-speaking Caribbean country, along with eight other “land areas” would no longer be designated as an IDP, effective June...
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Daily Life In Haiti: A Peek Into The Still-Recovering Caribbean Nation

January 2, 2014
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Daily Life In Haiti: A Peek Into The Still-Recovering Caribbean Nation

Welcome to Daily Life! Each week HuffPost World will transport you to one of the corners of the Earth through images that expose the beauty and tragedy of worlds you may have never before seen. Backed by a docked cargo ship, a Haitian fisherman casts a net just off shore, in Port au Prince,...
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Haitian president urges his country to come together

January 2, 2014
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Haitian president urges his country to come together

. Demonstrators step on a poster with the image of Haitian President Michel Martelly on November 29, 2013 in Port-au-Prince during a protest to denounce what they said was US interference in the country (AFP Photo/Louis-Joseph Olivier) Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s President Michel Martelly urged his fellow citizens to come together to rebuild the...
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US Congratulates Haiti for 210 Years of Independence

January 1, 2014
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US Congratulates Haiti for 210 Years of Independence

VOA News January 01, 2014 As the new year begins, Haiti is celebrating 210 years of independence. In a New Year’s Day statement, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States “joins in commemorating the courage and spirit of independence of all Haitians as well as the ties of friendship and family...
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Country singer Paul Brandt inspired to give back in Haiti

December 31, 2013
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Country singer Paul Brandt inspired to give back in Haiti

By Paula Worthington, Calgary Herald Paul Brandt plays for kids in Repatriote. Photograph by: Photo courtesy Paula Worthingto , Handout HAITI — The narrow streets of Port-au-Prince are an array of sights, sounds and contrasts. Bunches of bold-coloured “tap tap” buses rattle past muted grey cinder walls, and a dusty haze hangs over Haiti’s...
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Should where you live determine whether you live or die from a preventable disease?-We DON’T Think So

December 31, 2013
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Should where you live determine whether you live or die from a preventable disease?-We DON’T Think So

Should where you live determine whether you live or die from a preventable disease? We don’t think so, which is why we work with 41 partners in the Americas and Caribbean to save lives every day! Elba Luz Villalobos Navarro is an older woman from El Salvador with long, gray hair and a kind...
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Haiti minimum wage increase ignites competition row in textile industry-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 31, 2013
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Haiti minimum wage increase ignites competition row in textile industry-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Protest over small salary increase inflames workforce conflict with an industry concerned about being uncompetitive A clothing and shoe factory at Caracol industrial park in Ouanaminthe on the outskirts of Cap Haïtien, Haiti. Photograph: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP The issue of the minimum wage is inflaming employment relations in Haiti, as garment factory owners and...
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Haiti AIDS research clinic wins top global health prize

December 30, 2013
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Haiti AIDS research clinic wins top global health prize

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – A world-renowned clinic in Haiti that has become a leader in global health leading the fight against HIV/AIDS has won a top global health prize. The Haitian Group for the Study of Kaposi’s Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections (GHESKIO) has been named a recipient of the 2013 World Health Organization’s (WHO)...
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Lessons learned: growing rice in Haiti and Vietnam

December 30, 2013
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Lessons learned: growing rice in Haiti and Vietnam

A new method for coaxing more rice from the land with less water and fertilizer is beginning to take root in Haiti–as it has in Vietnam. Six months after visiting their counterparts in Vietnam to compare rice-growing methods, an Oxfam-America-led delegation of Haitian farmers and agronomists reports that one of those methods used in...
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5 Haitian migrant women drown, among men, as smuggler’s boat capsizes

December 30, 2013
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5 Haitian migrant women drown, among men, as smuggler’s boat capsizes

http://womennewsnetwork.net The islands where migrant Haitians navigate on smugglers boats can be seen here. From Haiti many migrants hope to reach the coast of Florida in the U.S. or Turks and Caicos Islands or the Bahamas where they hope they will be able to find jobs and adequate income for their families. (WNN) Port-au-Prince,...
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Bound by the sounds of Haiti

December 30, 2013
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Bound by the sounds of Haiti

“I always wanted to make a difference in the area of music,” says former Montrealer Milena Sandler, general director of the Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival, with festival president Joel Widmaier. Photograph by: Coralie Deluen By Bernard Perusse, Special to THE GAZETTE December 30, 2013 MONTREAL – Milena Sandler had lived in Montreal for 15...
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What we learn from Haiti, the Republic of NGOs

December 30, 2013
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What we learn from Haiti, the Republic of NGOs

philstar.com “The problem is I don’t know who is receiving aid, what they are doing with it and where it goes.” That was a statement made by Haitian Prime Minister Jean Max Bellerive, according to reports from the BBC. Three years on from Haiti’s devastating earthquake, the country’s UN deputy special envoy, Dr. Paul...
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