Jacmel, Haiti Newswire

Jacmel, Haiti Newswire

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  1. Tropical Storm Erika moves west away from most of South Florida, weakensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Miami Herald

    The storm retains the west-northwest, 20-mph movement and sustained winds of 40 mph. The Northwestern Bahamas remain under Tropical Storm Watch as do Ciego de Avila, Camaguey, Las Tunas, Holguin and Guantanamo in Cuba.

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  2. Haiti will host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA, Caribbean Festival of Arts, August 21st to 30thRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Bajan Reporter

    CARIFESTA , which is the largest cultural and artistic event in the Caribbean, has fused all forms of expression of Latin America and the Caribbean since 1972. The Caribbean is a meeting place for people around the world, a witness of the crossroad of nations, of different migrations by will or force, of life invented a thousand times, shaped through the fusion of different cultures.

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  3. Haiti prepares to host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Caribbean News Now!

    PRINCE, Haiti -- CARIFESTA, which is the largest cultural and artistic event in the Caribbean, has fused all forms of expression of Latin America and the Caribbean since 1972 and Haiti opens its doors to welcome the Caribbean and the world from August 21 to August 30, 2015. The Caribbean is a meeting place for people around the world, a witness of the crossroad of nations, of different migrations by will or force, of life invented a thousand times, shaped through the fusion of different cultures.

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  4. EKU's Avery Pitt A Nominee For 2015 Allstate AFCA Good Works TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    NORTHBROOK, Ill. Eastern Kentucky University redshirt junior Avery Pitt is a nominee for the 2015 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, the most esteemed off-the-field honor in college football.

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  5. Carifesta XII ready and waitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Trinadad Express

    OUTSTANDING: Members of the Haitian band, Boukman Eksperyans, one of the island nation's most treasured bands, had guests on their feet as Carifesta XII was launched in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince last week. The band's rousing performance capped a week of location tours and planning meetings by culture officials and artistic directors from across the Caribbean.

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  6. 400-plus Haitian artworks held in Uptown storage; where to view a portion of the collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    More than 400 Haitian paintings and sculptures are sitting in a storage unit in Uptown New Orleans -- and nobody has a complete list of what's there. Many of the paintings in rich cerulean blues, reds, bright yellows, oranges and greens portray vibrant everyday life scenes: female vendors with expressions of endurance balancing large baskets on top of their heads; Vodou ceremonies by candlelight; and a rara parade reminiscent of a second line moving energetically down a narrow street of colorful homes.

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  7. DYW 2016 Katie Breland says of week, - Amazing!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... she is not all-in on technology, having only an Instagram account in that arena. She recently traveled to Jacmel, Haiti, with her church group and spent two weeks at an orphanage. She emphasized she definitely wants to return, and spend more time ...

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  8. Haiti launches campaign season for electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Six months after Haiti's parliament dissolved, leaving President Michel Martelly to rule without checks and balances, the country's electoral council Thursday officially opened campaigning. "I am voting.

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  9. Forgotten Caribbean: why you should holiday in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Jewish Chronicle

    Haiti has always been a Caribbean destination with a difference. Although the country has all the trimmimgs of a tropical paradise - the beaches, the weather, the flora and fauna - a series of disasters, both political and natural, have meant it has not enjoyed the mass tourism of its neighbours.

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  10. Haiti gears up to host Carifesta Xii - The Olympics of the arts Jul. 5, 2015, 2:53 Am AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | Trinadad Express

    SCENIC: A sample of the wide variety of Haitian art that will be on show during Carifesta XII, which runs from August 21 to 30 in Haiti. The Caribbean festival of arts and culture will bring together people from throughout the Caribbean along with places such as Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela and other Latin American countries and elsewhere.

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  11. YouCaring is dedicated toRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | BlogHer

    Yesterday morning was spent at the Sisters of Charity orphanage in Jacmel, Haiti. I was told going in that they follow the "Mother Teresa" model - in other words, they only take the poorest of the poor and the sickest of the sick.

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  12. Frameline39 Casts a Wide Lens on the LGBTQ ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | KQED

    ... for Haiti. Cronenwett's Peace of Mind (June 20) documents McGarell's success at the helm of an art center in Jacmel, Haiti as an instigator, facilitator, inspiration and artist. A lovingly crafted and admirably low-key tribute to a person who ...

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  13. Beyond the Caribbean beach vacation: art, culture, and Vodou charm in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Georgia Straight

    I'll be the first to admit it-voodoo terrifies me. So it was a little surprising that I willingly agreed to visit a Haitian houngan , the Creole name for a priest who practises voodoo .

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  14. Canadian Red Cross admits that 'permanent' homes in Haiti only have 15-year lifespanRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Canada.com

    Local talent took centre stage Sunday night at the Leo Awards in Vancouver, celebrating excellence in B.C. film and television Natasha Dumolas and her three children, aged five, seven and 11, at their home in Haiti, which was built by the Canadian Red Cross. The Canadian Red Cross is easing off previous claims that it helped build 7,500 "permanent homes" in Haiti following the devastating 2010 earthquake, acknowledging now that the homes likely have a life span of "approximately 15 years." 1 comment

  15. Japan event helps promote Paducah's creative reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... China; Icheon, South Korea; Nassau, Bahamas; Hangzhou, China; Fabriano, Italy; Pekalonga City, Indonesia; Jacmel, Haiti; and Suzhou, China. "It was great to see friends from the other Creative Cities, especially the cities we've worked with during ...

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  16. secimageRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | The Big Sandy News

    Two-time defending 15th Region champion Johnson Central earned its first state tournament win Thursday night, outlasting 12th Region champion North Laurel 6-5 in the Worth/KHSAA Fast Pitch Softball State Tournament at Jack C. RICHMOND - For the third consecutive year, select members of the Eastern Kentucky University football team took a mission trip to Haiti to serve with the Hands and Feet Project in Jacmel.

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  17. Canada did it better: Scathing report accuses American Red Cross of bungling $500M after Haiti quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Canada.com

    Here are the five most expensive homes now listed for sale in the city, all on the west side of Vancouver. Natasha Dumolas and her three children, aged 5, 7, and 11, stand in front of their home built by the Canadian Red Cross. 2 comments

  18. EKU football program starts summer with mission trip to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    For the third consecutive year, select members of the Eastern Kentucky University football team took a mission trip to Haiti to serve with the Hands and Feet Project in Jacmel. The group left Kentucky on May 17 and returned to the United States on May 23. This year, 20 players along with head coach Dean Hood and assistant coaches Garry Fisher and Jake Johnson took time out of their summer break to visit Haiti.

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  19. K-LOVE Fan Awards Wraps Successful Year ThreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | AllAccess.com

    Winners were announced SUNDAY NIGHT, MAY 31st, for the 3rd Annual K-LOVE FAN AWARDS at THE GRAND OLE OPRY HOUSE, presented by PEPSI. The awards show was hosted by FOX & FRIEND's ELISABETH HASSELBECK and actor KIRK CAMERON.

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  20. for KING & COUNTRY take top honors with an unprecedented three wins at K-LOVE Fan AwardsRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Winners were announced at the third annual K-LOVE Fan Awards at The Grand Ole Opry House, presented by Pepsi and hosted by "FOX & Friend's Elisabeth Hasselbeck" and actor Kirk Cameron. Broadcast live on www.K-LOVE.com , the fan-generated awards show aimed to honor artists, authors, film/television and athletes who impact popular culture in a positive and encouraging way for Jesus Christ.

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