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Haiti bracing for trouble as election panel delivers report

CTV News - ‎16 hours ago‎
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haitians are bracing for trouble as an electoral verification commission delivers the results of a monthlong review of last year's contested presidential and legislative elections.

With Her Hymn to Haiti, Leyla McCalla Is on Her Way to Becoming a Star

Vogue.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
How do you go from playing cello in the street to becoming a successful recording artist? In Leyla McCalla's case, you combine preternatural ability with dumb luck, a knack for mining your own musical heritage, and a magnetic personality that gloms on ...
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Colombia top Haiti 3-1 in final tune-up ahead of Copa America opener vs. US

MLSsoccer.com - ‎19 hours ago‎
Colombia walked away with an expected win in their final tune-up game ahead of the Copa América Centenario opener against the United States, topping 10-man Haiti by a 3-1 scoreline. Los Cafeteros opened the scoring early through Tijuana forward Dayro ...

In Haiti, Cradle of Rich Visual Heritage Is Being Reinvented

ABC News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Youvensky Despeignes used to spend hours a day at home drawing pencil-and-ink abstractions on cheap notebook paper, his aspirations as a painter frustrated by a lack of opportunities in Haiti where a rich artistic heritage has suffered decades of decline.

Haiti - FLASH : Report of the Verification Commission delayed

Haitilibre.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
While almost daily for one week members of the Verification Commission, including François Benoît, its President, claimed that the report would meet its deadline and would be presented Sunday, May 29, it has not happened.

Haiti - Diaspora NOTICE : First Tele-Marathon of the Haitian Philanthropy Coalition

Haitilibre.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
Its members are unified to raise funds collectively and more importantly to educate the Haitian community about the importance of selective philanthropy.

Haiti - Agriculture : Signature of an agreement for the revival of lemon production

Haitilibre.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
In recent years the citrus groves (lemon grove) are in net regressions, mainly because of diseases like Grenning and the absence of opportunities due to the closure of processing plants in Haiti. Recall that in the 80s, Haiti was providing over 20% of ...

Haiti struggles to contain massive cholera outbreak

Africanews (press release) - ‎11 hours ago‎
Haiti's cholera epidemic began just ten months after the devastating earthquake that shook the country in 2010. This year alone, there's been an outbreak of 16,000 cases according to the country's health ministry.
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One dead as heavy rains pound Haiti

Jamaica Observer - ‎15 hours ago‎
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) - One man has been confirmed dead and three others injured during heavy rains that battered the country between Thursday and Friday.

Haiti - News : Zapping politics...

Haitilibre.com - ‎May 29, 2016‎
As we approach the submission of the report of the Verification Commission the rumors, speculation and misinformation multiply. So Eric Jean-Baptiste, a former presidential candidate under the banner of "Socialist Action Movement" (MAS) and a member of ...

Students at EGMS get international experience from Haiti school

Beckley Register-Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
Down the halls of Eastern Greenbrier Middle School in Brindi Anderson's sixth-grade language arts classroom, students were traveling to Haiti through the power of 21st-century technology. Using technology to conduct live video chats, students in ...

Welshman arrested and jailed in Haiti returns home after loved ones appeal to Foreign Office

WalesOnline - ‎4 hours ago‎
A Pembrokeshire crane driver arrested in Haiti has returned to the UK after a desperate plea from his family to get him home.
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Jozy Altidore makes donation to ensure Copa America is broadcast in Haiti

MLSsoccer.com - ‎May 26, 2016‎
According to SI.com, Altidore and his foundation donated funds and teamed with the St. Luke Foundation to make sure that every Haiti and USMNT match at the tournament, the semifinals and final will be broadcast in the island nation. As part of the ...

Crane operator Victor Rees 'petrified' after Haiti arrest

BBC News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The partner of a crane operator arrested in Haiti is campaigning to bring him back home to Pembrokeshire. Jade Laville from Hundleton said Victor Rees had been working in the Caribbean when he was arrested on 21 May.

Haiti - Politic : Double installation to the Ministry of Planning

Haitilibre.com - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Friday, Aviol Fleurant, the Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, proceeded to the installation of Wilfrid Trenard as the new Deputy Director General and Branly Eugène as the new Coordinator of the Unit of Observation of Poverty and Social ...

Haiti - Education : Inauguration of the National School of Lafond

Haitilibre.com - ‎May 29, 2016‎
As part of the program to support the implementation of the sectoral plan for education and educational reform in Haiti, this new school infrastructure, financed by the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) to the tune of 900,000 dollars under ...

Haiti - Politic : «Little Haiti» officially recognized as a Miami neighborhood

Haitilibre.com - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Thursday, May 26, after 16 years of effort, the Miami-Dade Municipal Commission voted unanimously the official recognition of the Haitian neighborhood "Little Haiti" and its geographic boundaries on the Miami-Dade map. A page of history for the Haitian ...

Kingstonian receives Governor General's Meritorious Service Medal for work in Haiti

www.kingstonregion.com/ - ‎May 28, 2016‎
In Aristilde's case, the medal was awarded in recognition of her work with Helping Haiti, a group centered in Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince that Aristilde helped found in 2008.

Haiti bidding to be the next big thing in Caribbean travel by leaving its troubled past behind

The Independent - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Every Haitian, the saying goes, is either a painter or a presidential candidate, but in Jacmel, three hours winding mountain roads and world away from Port-au-Prince, just about everyone lives and breathes the arts.

Clinton's Long Shadow

Jacobin magazine - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Is Hillary Clinton's presidential bid suffocating democracy in Haiti? A growing number of informed observers, both in Haiti and in the United States, think so. They contend that the former secretary of state's political ambitions are having a profound ...
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