Grand Anse, Haiti Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Former Haitian coup leader arrested after Senate seat win -sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Stabroek News

    A Haitian politician and former coup leader wanted for alleged drug trafficking and money laundering in the United States was arrested yesterday, a police source said, days before he was slated to take up a Senate seat. Guy Philippe, who was elected senator from the southwestern Grand Anse region in a second-round election on Nov. 20, was arrested after a radio interview in Petionville, near the capital, Port-au-Prince.

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  2. Report: Food stocks low in southern HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | The Gleaner

    In this October 10, 2016 file photo, banana and coconut trees are bent and broken along a southern coast road near the town of Roche-a-Bateau, Haiti, left behind by Hurricane Matthew. Hundreds of thou-sands of people in southern Haiti are facing food shortages three months after Hurricane Matthew destroyed crops and livestock in the region, an international aid organisation said Wednesday.

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  3. Haitian Coup Leader to Face US Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Voice of America

    Guy Philippe laughs during an interview in Pestel, Haiti, Aug. 24, 2016. The fugitive candidate barely eluded U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents in 2007.

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  4. Leader of 2004 Haitian coup extradited to U.S. on drug rapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Reuters

    A Haitian politician and former coup leader was arrested and extradited on Thursday to the United States, where he is wanted for alleged drug trafficking and money laundering, authorities said. Guy Philippe, who led a coup that drove Jean-Bertrand Aristide from the presidency in 2004, had been due to take up his seat in the Senate on Monday, which could have afforded him immunity from some criminal proceedings.

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  5. Senator-Elect and Former Paramilitary Leader Guy Philippe Arrested on Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Center for Economic and Policy Research

    Guy Philippe, a paramilitary coup leader and DEA most-wanted fugitive who was elected to Haiti's Senate late last year, was arrested on Thursday, just days before he would have been sworn into office and obtained immunity. Philippe has been wanted under a sealed drug indictment in the United States for years, but previous attempts at arresting him failed.

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  6. Former Haitian coup leader arrested on drug trafficking chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    PRINCE: A Haitian politician and former coup leader wanted for alleged drug trafficking and money laundering in the United States was arrested on Thursday, authorities said, days before he was to take up a Senate seat. Guy Philippe was arrested on an international warrant for drug trafficking, said Joris Mergelus, head of the country's anti-drug unit.

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  7. Scoop FM host Pierre-Paul discussing the arrest of former coup leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | The Miami Herald

    Scoop FM host Gary Pierre-Paul discussing the arrest of former coup leader and recently elected Haitian Senator Guy Philippe. Ericq Pierre, a former board member of the Inter-American Development Bank, is among the tens of thousands of Haitians hard-hit by Hurricane Matthew.

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  8. Former Haitian coup leader arrested after Senate seat win: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Reuters

    A Haitian politician and former coup leader wanted for alleged drug trafficking and money laundering in the United States was arrested on Thursday, a police source said, days before he was slated to take up a Senate seat. Guy Philippe, who was elected senator from the southwestern Grand Anse region in a second-round election on Nov. 20, was arrested after a radio interview in Petionville, near the capital, Port-au-Prince.

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  9. Three months after Hurricane Matthew, UNICEF continues to support hundreds of thousands in HaitiRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 5 | United Nations

    Together with its partners and the Government, UNICEF has ensured that over 280,000 individuals, including more than 118,000 children are able to access safe water. It has also contributed to a cholera vaccination campaign in November, that reached more than 800,000 people , ensuring that information on prevention of cholera is properly disseminated.

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  10. Report: Food stocks low in southern Haiti in wake of stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Canada.com

    Hundreds of thousands of people in southern Haiti are facing food shortages three months after Hurricane Matthew destroyed crops and livestock in the region, an international aid organization said Wednesday. A "very poor" harvest is expected over the next two months in the South and Grand Anse departments of the southern Haitian peninsula, an area where most people depend on subsistence farming to survive, Oxfam said in a report calling for more support for a U.N. assistance fund.

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  11. UN emergency fund authorises $3.5 million for restoring education services in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Caribbean News Now!

    Boys play football in the yard of the school in Les Cayes, Department du Sud, Haiti, which is being used as a living space or shelter for several hundred people who have lost their homes to Hurricane Matthew. Photo: UNICEF/Roger LeMoyne PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti -- The United Nations fund aimed at rapid humanitarian response for people affected by natural disasters and armed conflict has approved $3.5 million for restoring safe education services for schools and other relief activities in storm-hit southwest Haiti.

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  12. UN emergency fund authorizes $3.5 million for restoring education services in HaitiRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 27 | United Nations

    Boys play football in the yard of the school in Les Cayes, Department du Sud, Haiti, which is being used as a living space or shelter for several hundred people who have lost their homes to Hurricane Matthew. Photo: UNICEF/Roger LeMoyne 27 December 2016 – The United Nations fund aimed at rapid humanitarian response for people affected by natural disasters and armed conflict has approved $3.5 million for restoring safe education services for schools and other relief activities in storm-hit southwest Haiti.

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  13. French foreign minister tours Haiti city ravaged by MatthewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 18 | Yahoo!

    France's foreign minister on Sunday visited a Haitian city ravaged by Hurricane Matthew over two months ago and said the Caribbean country will be a top priority for French development aid. The French Embassy in Port-au-Prince said the purpose of Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault's visit to Jeremie on Sunday was to express France's solidarity with its former colony as affected areas struggle to recover from Matthew's destructive Oct. 4 passage.

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  14. Northwest Denver's Gifts from the HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 16 | North Denver Tribune

    There are many rewards to living in a close-knit community, barbecues in the summer and holiday parties in the winter. On December 4, nearly 300 friends and neighbors gathered at Local 46 to support the Hudson-Deming fundraiser, to benefit the family of Cooper Deming.

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  15. A Photographer's Journey Into Haiti's Cholera CrisisRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | National Geographic

    Rose Dena, 85, attempts to clean what is left of her home in the mountains of southern Haiti more than a month after Hurricane Matthew. The National Geographic photographer had arrived a few weeks after Hurricane Matthew struck the island in October to document a new surge of cholera cases spreading across some of the country's most remote areas.

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  16. Christmas for Haitian Children Rescued From Sex Slavery - Thanks to You and O.U.R.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Glenn Beck

    I'm going to Haiti this week. While it's never been on my bucket list, I'm going because of something you did in 2013.

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  17. Emergency seed distributions help Haitian farmers grow for winter harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | World-Grain

    Men and women line up to receive bags of planting seeds in Jeremie, Grand'Anse Department, one of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Matthew. , ITALY - With little time to lose to secure a winter harvest in Hurricane-struck Haiti, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has begun emergency distributions of seeds and tools to help disaster-affected families produce food and restore livelihoods lost in the country's biggest humanitarian crisis since the 2010 earthquake.

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  18. Ex-coup leader, DEA fugitive wins Haitian Senate seatRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Stabroek News

    A former Haitian coup leader wanted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for alleged cocaine trafficking and money laundering has won election to Haiti's Senate, according to preliminary results released by the electoral council. Guy Philippe defeated all other candidates in the second round of elections, held on Nov. 20, for the southwestern Grand Anse region, which is still recovering from the damage inflicted by Hurricane Matthew.

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  19. In post-storm Haiti, UN responding with food assistance and security programmesRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | United Nations

    Haitians line up to receive bags of planting seeds in Jeremie, Grand'Anse Department, one of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Matthew. Photo: FAO/ Justine Texier 6 December 2016 – Responding to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, particularly to the agriculture sector, United Nations agricultural and emergency food relief agencies are deploying programmes that address both the immediate and long-term food needs in the affected areas.

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  20. USAID Announces Grant to Notre Dame to Support Literacy in HaitiRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Newswise

    Newswise - More than 30,000 children will benefit from a grant awarded to the University of Notre Dame by the U.S. Agency for International Development . The grant, which will cover 150 schools, will start in September in Grand Anse and Sud departments in southern Haiti.

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