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8 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Nasty chikungunya virus gaining traction in U.S.

Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that has swept through the Caribbean in recent months, is making gains in the United States.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, World News, El Salvador, Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Haiti,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Top model calls Haiti home, promotes progress, education

By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- World renowned Czech top model, Petra Nemcova, now calls Haiti home, a place that she is in love with and a country which has a people that deserve opportunities and the capability to empower themselves and be on their own feet, as the Caribbean country has already made significant progress in several ... (more)

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Wyclef Jean, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Caribbean News Now!

Haiti president says carnival can bring social and economic benefits

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Ride and Run to raise money in memory of Haiti earthquake victim Britney Gengel

The third annual Be Like Brit Ride and Run will be held at Wachusett Regional High School on Sunday to raise money for the nonprofit organization named for Britney Gengel of Rutland, who was killed in a 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America, Non-Profit, Rutland, MA, Holden, MA

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Helicopter spraying to prevent chikungunya

Helicopter spraying to prevent chikungunya Tampa Bay is working to make sure this area doesn't attract chikungunya.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, World News, El Salvador, Manatee County, FL, Dominican Republic, Central America, Haiti,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families

In this July 10, 2014, photo, men search for items to recover in the rubble of houses razed by bulldozers in downtown of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Related Topix: Haiti, Central America, World News, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

2nd chikungunya case confirmed in Manatee

The individual just returned from a visit to the Caribbean, where health officials believe the patient contracted the disease through mosquito bite.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, World News, El Salvador, Manatee County, FL, Dominican Republic, Central America, Haiti,

Caribbean News Now!

Haiti witnesses declining cholera rates, significant gains in development

In Haiti, only 55.2 percent of the population has access to an improved water source, while close to 70 percent does not have direct access to potable water.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Miami New Times

Haiti's Michael Brun Talks EDM Stardom and Launching Kid Coconut Label

And with his own freshly minted independent record label, Kid Coconut, he's determined to further integrate his Caribbean homeland's roots into the international tapestry of electronic dance music.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America,

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

UN chief launches sanitation program in Haiti

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Cholera, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Second case of chikungunya in Pinellas County

Second case of chikungunya in Pinellas County So far, the have been 81 confirmed cases of the chikungunya disease in Florida.

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Related Topix: Pinellas County, FL, World News, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Central America, Haiti,

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Daily Herald

Eman says Minister Plasterk 'has not kept our agreement'

Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk "has not kept our agreement," said Prime Minister Mike Eman during a press conference Monday about Aruba's protest and his hunger strike following a decision of the Kingdom Council of Ministers to have the Governor of Aruba carry out an investigation into the 2014 budget and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, US Military, US Army

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Billboard

Michael Brun On Helping His Homeland & Kid Coconut...

There's maturity in the Haitian artist's voice that belies his years, perhaps drawn from an adolescence spent surrounded by his Caribbean country's endemic poverty.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America, Davidson College, Davidson, NC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Newberry Observer

Medical, educational, spiritual benefits supplied to Haiti thanks to mission

On Saturday, June 21, Dr. Mike and Karin White, their daughters Leanna and Lauren, Rachel and Levi Hoover and Brother Tom Dorsey traveled to Port-Au-Prince, Haiti to do medical mission work.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America, Newberry, SC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Anti-corruption watchdog hails Haiti's unprecedented efforts to fight corruption

By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The head of the Heritage Foundation for Haiti, a local branch of Transparency International, acknowledged on Wednesday that the Haitian government has shown unprecedented political will to fight corruption in the Caribbean country with a long tradition of corrupt practices.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Wed Jul 02, 2014

News Times

Virus strikes hard in Haiti's crowded shantytowns

In this June 30, 2014, photo, Delimene Saint Lise holds her 2-month-old daughter Gisline inside their tent home in the Delmas section of Port-au-Prince as the child suffers with chikungunya, a newly arrived mosquito-borne illness.

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The Washington Post

Virus strikes hard in Haiti's crowded shantytowns

In this June 30, 2014, photo, Delimene Saint Lise holds her 2-month-old daughter Gisline inside their tent home in the Delmas section of Port-au-Prince as the child suffers with chikungunya, a newly arrived mosquito-borne illness.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America, Travel, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Travel, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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