A Heart for Haiti: quality education a luxury for many kids

March 13, 2014
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A Heart for Haiti: quality education a luxury for many kids

Sara Forhetz, sforhetz@ky3.com Haiti is known as the poorest country in the world. The World Bank notes that more than 80-percent of Haitians live on less than 2-dollars a day.  So, survival is about the only priority there. But, hundreds of folks from the Ozarks are helping Haitians afford to go to school, to...
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DUVALIER APPEALS – BUT WHAT ABOUT ARISTIDE AND PREVAL??-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 13, 2014
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DUVALIER APPEALS – BUT WHAT ABOUT ARISTIDE AND PREVAL??-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press The lead defense attorney for Haiti’s former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier has said judges will be responsible for a “civil war” if an appeals court rules against his client. Privately owned Radio Kiskeya on Wednesday broadcast the remarks by lawyer Reynold Georges, who spoke at Haiti’s Supreme Court after filing...
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Back to Dark Days in Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 13, 2014
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Back to Dark Days in Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Nathalie Baptiste and Foreign Policy In Focus Members of Haiti’s new national military force (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) This article is a joint publication of TheNation.com and Foreign Policy In Focus. On October 16, 1993, Alerte Belance was abducted from her home and taken to Titanyen, a small seaside village used by Haiti’s rulers...
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Haiti cholera victims file new lawsuit against UN

March 12, 2014
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Haiti cholera victims file new lawsuit against UN

ticotimes.net A Haitian woman walks by a facility where trash and waste from a hospital that treats cholera victims is burned near the impoverished and densely populated Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince, March 23, 2011. More than three years after cholera broke out in Haiti’s Artibonite valley, the death toll from the epidemic continues...
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Jamaicans in Haiti say they are being neglected by Government

March 11, 2014
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Jamaicans in Haiti say they are being neglected by Government

Jamaica Observer.com PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – A number of Jamaicans arrested on drug- and gun-related charges since last year, say they feel neglected by the administration in their homeland. The 20 Jamaicans arrested in the southern town of Les Cayes have denied any involvement in drug trafficking and have all claimed to...
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TOUT HAITI DOES IT AGAIN.. IN ANY OTHER SOCIETY THEY WOULD BE CLOSED DOWN AND BANKRUPTED WITH LITIGATION

March 11, 2014
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TOUT HAITI DOES IT AGAIN.. IN ANY OTHER SOCIETY THEY WOULD BE CLOSED DOWN AND BANKRUPTED WITH LITIGATION

– STATE DEPARTMENT REPORT – VOLUMES 1 AND 11 – OVER 700 PAGES – SAY NOTHING BAD ABOUT MARTELLY GOVERNMENT… CHECK IT OUT YOURSELF. IF ANYTHING, THE SHORT COMMENT ABOUT HAITI IS FAVORABLE. http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/222880.pdf http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/120054.pdf
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Birthing Justice for Women in Haiti

March 9, 2014
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Birthing Justice for Women in Haiti

Clotilde Josaime St. Jean Laura Carmichael Huffington Post: More than a century has passed since the first International Women’s Day, and as we look back to past accomplishments and forward to future goals, we urge readers to take action in one of the most pressing challenges facing women internationally – the present state of...
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International Haiti’s New Cardinal Celebrates First Mass

March 9, 2014
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International Haiti’s New Cardinal Celebrates First Mass

Haiti’s new Roman Catholic cardinal celebrated his first Mass on Sunday, telling an audience of several thousand people there is a need to show compassion for others. Cardinal Chibly Langlois reminded the crowd in this impoverished and predominantly Catholic nation of 10 million people that many would go hungry or wouldn’t be able to...
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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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