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  1. U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Remarks at a Briefing on the Security Council's Mission to HaitiRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | State Department

    Thank you, Mr. President, for scheduling this briefing and for your leadership on what I think we all believe was a timely and valuable mission by the Security Council to Haiti. I also thank all of our Council colleagues who joined us in Haiti, as the participation of all fifteen members underscored the Council's persistent and unanimous commitment to Haiti's stability, prosperity, and democracy.

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  2. UN Security Council ends 'informative' visit to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Stars and Stripes

    The United Nations Security Council wrapped up a three-day mission Sunday urging Haiti's warring politicians to work together to stage elections as quickly as possible while remaining mum on whether it will move ahead with plans to reduce the presence of its 7,100-strong peacekeeping mission beginning in March. "We are trying to maintain the support to the government of Haiti for the main goal, which is to have elections," said Chile's U.N. Ambassador CristiA n Barros Melet, the Security Council president.

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  3. U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Remarks following a Meeting...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | State Department

    Thank you. I am Samantha Power, the American Ambassador to the United Nations, and co-lead of this trip with my colleague, the Chilean Ambassador, Cristin Barros.

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  4. Bethel pastor follows mission to build playgrounds for underprivileged kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Connecticut Post

    Bob Barber, left, guides a load of donated lumber into the back of a truck on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Dan Kelly, of Bethel, is using the donated lumber to build a playground at an orphanage in Haiti through his charity Tilt-A-World, the lumber was donated by a local supply company.

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  5. UN Security Council members arrive in Haiti for 3-day visitRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | New Jersey Herald

    U.N. Security Council members arrived Friday in Haiti for a three-day visit aimed in part at urging the government to hold long-delayed municipal and legislative elections. Representatives of the council's 15 member states are expected to meet with President Michel Martelly and other officials.

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  6. UN Security Council members arrive in Haiti for 3-day visitRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    U.N. Security Council members arrived Friday in Haiti for a three-day visit aimed in part at urging the government to hold long-delayed municipal and legislative elections. Representatives of the council's 15 member states are expected to meet with government officials during their stay, including President Michel Martelly.

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  7. Politically motivated armed gang in Haiti threatens to attack government targets, policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Joe Colas CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haitian police authorities said on Tuesday that a politically motivated armed group in the northern part of Haiti has ...

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  8. 'The Woman Who Lost Her Soul' by Bob Shacocchis - A Stunning Achievement and a Magnum OpusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The White Rhino Report

    "The Woman Who Lost Her Soul" is one of the most impressive works of fiction I have read in a long while. Mr. Shacocchis begins with his deep knowledge of disparate parts of the world - Haiti, Istanbul, D.C., Bosnia - a weaves together in this magnum opus a complex tale of warfare, spycraft, voodoo ceremonies, double dealing, family intrigue, star-crossed lovers and grudges that have endured for millennia.

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  9. Five years later, still feeling aftershocks from the earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Florida Times-Union

    The Times-Union Joseph Edelyn keeps his arms strong by doing pull-ups on a bar installed over his cot by CRUDEM volunteer David Balanky of Jacksonville on Feb. 15, 2010, as his sister looks on. Edelyn had both legs amputated after a falling wall crushed them during the earthquake in Haiti in January 2010.

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  10. Painfully slow recovery in Haiti, but... - EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Jamaica Observer

    YESTERDAY marked the fifth anniversary of the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that devastated Port-au-Prince, the capital of our sister Caribbean country, Haiti. Lest we forget, that earthquake - recorded as one of world's worst natural disasters -- took the lives of an estimated 300,000 people and resulted in damage or total destruction to more than 300,000 buildings.

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  11. HAITI: Stop Hunger Now Meals Arrive in Haiti Helping More than 1,100...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | PRWeb

    Salesian Missions has coordinated the successful delivery of donated meals that will benefit 1,100 youth and their families who attend Salesian-run centers in the cities of Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien, Haiti. Access to nutritious meals allows youth to be better prepared to take part in school activities and focus on their education.

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  12. Five years later, Haiti struggles to recover from the day 'the Earth shook and buildings fell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Fox News

    In the five years since "the Earth shook and buildings fell," several Haitians say the island nation's recovery inches along amid wrenching poverty, food shortages and widespread misery despite billions in international aid and the permanent presence of a UN aid force. The Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake and its aftermath killed more than 200,000 people, left nearly 900,000 homeless and buried the impoverished nation under rubble and dead bodies.

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  13. 5 years after quake, emerging northern Haiti faces challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    The village of Madras lies at the end of a dusty road in a forgotten corner of Haiti's northeastern plains, not far from where Christopher Columbus is thought to have established the first European settlement in the "New World" in 1492. Most of its inhabitants have long lived in a way Columbus would have found familiar: gathering salt and small fish to dry in the sun, and relying on oil lamps for light.

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  14. Can quake-hit Haiti manufacture itself a hi-tech future?Read the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | West Australian

    The phrase is used so often it has become a cliche -- Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas -- but even so it fails to capture the stark reality five years after a devastating earthquake. Haiti's per capita GDP is the 209th lowest in the world, less than that of Sierra Leone, North Korea or Bangladesh.

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  15. Protesters take to the streets of HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Local10.com

    YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ONE OF THE WORST DISASTERS IN MODERN HISTORY. THAT COUNTRY'S 7.0 EARTHQUAKE THAT LEFT AN ESTIMATED 300 MILLION PEOPLE DEAD.

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  16. Rebuilding Haiti: still a work in progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Miami Herald

    The rubble from collapsed buildings and homes that could have filled 4,000 Olympic-size swimming pools is gone. So are the tarps and tin shacks in public spaces, replaced by million dollar facelifts and towering construction cranes.

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  17. Haiti: Five years after major earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Columbian

    A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck southern Haiti just before 5 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2010, destroying more than 100,000 buildings and damaging 200,000 in densely packed Port-au-Prince and surrounding towns. Haiti's government put the death toll at 316,000; some estimates were lower.

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  18. Haiti better off 5 years after quake, though still troubledRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | SFGate

    Rosena Dordor, 40, arranges her one-room shack in a settlement in the arid hills north of the Capital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Jan. 9, 2014. "We love this place because we have made it our home with our own hands and hearts," the 40-year-old said on a recent morning.

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  19. Earthquake in Haiti: 5 years later, country better off, but still troubledRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | MassLive.com

    In this Jan. 15, 2010 file photo, earthquake survivors gather in a makeshift camp set up in a field in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The U.N. Office of the Special Envoy for Haiti calculates some 30 countries pledged more than $13 billion in various forms of aid after the quake, most of which has been spent.

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  20. (DATELINE) Cap Haitien, Haiti; US rower picks up his oars - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Bajan Reporter

    Victor Mooney announces today that he'll continue his transatlantic row in tribute for his brother who died of AIDS in 1983 and to encourage voluntary HIV testing. Mr. Mooney was robbed while heading home late last year after rowing across the Atlantic Ocean.

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