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  1. Haiti PM's motorcade hits 2, killing 1, near flooded zone28 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | India.com

    A motorcade carrying Haiti's prime minister struck two teenage boys, killing one, as officials drove into the country's third largest city today to see flood damage left by heavy rains. Serge Daniel, a government delegate who was traveling in Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant's motorcade, said one of the vehicles accidentally struck two adolescents who darted into the road on a motorbike.

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  2. Two Killed As Heavy Rains Batter Haiti's SouthRead the original story

    Monday Apr 24 | WINN FM 98.9

    At least two people were killed and several houses destroyed as heavy rains associated with two surface troughs battered the south of this Caribbean Community country for the past three days. The Directorate of Civil Protection said the rains, which also affected southwest Cuba and Jamaica, caused widespread flooding and the collapse of several bridges and caused damage to the agricultural and livestock sectors.

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  3. McKibben implores audience to fight for planetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Berkshire Eagle

    "If we don't win the climate fight soon, we don't win." Environmentalist Bill McKibben repeated that theme during an appearance at Williams College on Thursday.

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  4. U.N. To Pull Controversial Peacekeepers From HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | National Public Radio

    Brazilian members of the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Haiti stand by a shelter in Les Cayes ahead of a visit by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on October 15, 2016. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption Brazilian members of the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Haiti stand by a shelter in Les Cayes ahead of a visit by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on October 15, 2016.

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  5. Lifestyle | Worcester Art Museum Names Earley Director of AdvancementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Go Local

    ... for Worcester Academy. Earley also serves as a trustee of Pwoje Espwa Sud, a social service organization in Les Cayes, Haiti that serves over 400 children. She has a bachelor's degree from Boston University and has completed additional course work ...

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  6. AP Uncovers Nearly 2000 Sexual Abuse Allegations Among UN PeacekeepersRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... In Haiti (MINUSTAH) securing a perimeter before the arrival of former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Les Cayes, Haiti. Some 9,300 people have died and more than 800,000 sickened. The council's decision was met with conflicting emotions in ...

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  7. Preacher Guillaume Ford turns 100: 'The Lord made it possible'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Newsday

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  8. Why Syracuse church is footing tuition bill for aspiring doctor in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    St. Lucy's Church on the city's Near West Side is picking up the tuition bill for a poor aspiring doctor in Haiti who dropped out of medical school after running out of money. Dr. David Lehmann, an Upstate Medical University physician and St. Lucy's parishioner, is wiring this week some of the $6,576 donated by fellow parishioners to Universite Lumiere in Port-au-Prince so Jameson Laurent can resume his medical education.

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  9. Church volunteers travel on mission to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Four members of the Congregational Church of Westborough recently traveled to Haiti, volunteering with Heartline Ministries in Port-au-Prince. Associate Pastor Elaine Gaetani, Megan Huber, Art Sharkey and Mike Lawler brought five bags of donated supplies with items used by Heartline for their various projects and outreach missions.

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  10. Agencya s gift boxes provided by donors bring joy to children in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Iobserve

    Nor had most of the children in remote Camp Perrin. So when Cross Catholic Outreach's Box of Joy program visited to deliver thousands of gift boxes provided by people across the United States, many children literally didn't know what to do.

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  11. Life altering journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Hartselle Enquirer

    ... have 15-20 people attending and taking part to help the natives of Les Cayes. "We want to help the folks of Les Cayes, Haiti and Camp Mahanaim," Schrenk said. "We will take part in running a sports camp for some local village kids in the area. We ...

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  12. Wyclef Jean being handcuffed by Los Angeles County Sheriff's DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In the hours after Haiti's catastrophic 2010 earthquake, then-President RenA Preval began to grasp the magnitude of the disaster. On his way from a recording studio session, Haiti-born hip-hop star Wyclef Jean gets arrested by Los Angeles County police in a case of mistaken identity.

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  13. Airport strike halts flights from HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A Wednesday morning strike by airport security workers at Toussaint Louverture Airport caused flights to be canceled out of Port au Prince, Haiti. American Airlines will continue to operate flights into Port au Prince.

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  14. Haiti bids farewell to a former President Rene PrevalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In the hours after Haiti's catastrophic 2010 earthquake, then-President Rene Preval began to grasp the magnitude of the disaster. Former Haitian President Rene Preval was laid to rest in this rural Haitian town in the Artibonite Valley on Saturday, March 11, 2017, where he dedicated his post-presidency years to improving the lot of Haitian farmers.

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  15. In the hours after Haiti's catastrophic 2010 earthquake,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In the hours after Haiti's catastrophic 2010 earthquake, then-President Rene Preval began to grasp the magnitude of the disaster. On Jan. 12, 2010, an earthquake struck Haiti.

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  16. Failed policies in Haiti fuel a post-hurricane food crisisRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | IRIN

    The church's roof peeled off an hour before dawn, killing three of the villagers sheltering under it and forcing the rest into a flooded field where they sat hand-in-hand waiting for the hurricane to pass. The next morning, they took stock.

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  17. UN calls for support to Haiti recovery plan as country loses $2.7 billion in Hurricane MatthewRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | United Nations

    Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti causing widespread damage in the western cities of Les Cayes and Jeremie. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi 6 March 2017 – The United Nations office dedicated to disaster risk reduction today called for urgent support to improve disaster risk management in Haiti, following a damage assessment that shows the country lost $2.7 billion, or 32 per cent of gross domestic product , as a result of Hurricane Matthew six months ago.

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  18. Carnival celebrations around the worldRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | CBS News

    Revelers covered with talcum powder wait for promotional goodies during the street carnival "Los Indianos" in Santa Cruz de la Palma, on the Spanish Canary island of La Palma, on Feb. 27, 2017. The event began on Feb. 1 and finishes on March 5 with orchestras playing Caribbean and Brazilian rhythms throughout the festivities that range from elections for the Carnival Queen, the Junior Queen and the Senior Queen, to children and adult murgas , comparsas and street performances.

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  19. Colorful Carnival in Haiti's storm-hit regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Wave

    LES CAYES, Haiti Haiti's three-day Carnival festivities have brought rum-fueled parties, imaginative costumes and high-energy dance music to a southern city that's still recovering from last year's punishing Hurricane Matthew. Revelers have danced and sang their troubles away for three days in Les Cayes, the biggest city in the southwest region slammed by the Category 4 hurricane in October.

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  20. Costumed Haitians celebrate CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | USA Today

    Dancers perform at a Carnival parade in Les Cayes, Haiti, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Haiti's three-day Carnival festivities have brought rum-fueled parties, imaginative costumes and high-energy dance music to a southern city that's still recovering from last year's punishing Hurricane Matthew.

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