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  1. Haiti Says "a Bienvenue" to Marriott Port-au-PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    Haiti officially welcomed The Marriott Port-au-Prince during an event that celebrated Haiti, its culture and local artisans whose artwork adds beauty throughout the hotel. Some of the artisans works will be curated by Donna Karan, fashion designer, and her UrbanZen Foundation, which seeks to help communities preserve their unique cultural and spiritual values through their creativity and craft.

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  2. Haiti seeks to control 'city' that emerged from quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Before the January 2010 earthquake destroyed much of Haiti's capital, the only occupants of the arid hills near the city's northern edge were skinny goats foraging amid the cactus and scrub. Today, hardware stores sell wood and rebar to a flood of homesteaders and children lug water up dusty paths between rows of cinderblock homes and tin-and-tarp shacks.

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  3. Haiti seeks to control a citya that emerged from quakeAP Photo/Rebecca ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | TheCourier.com

    Before the January 2010 earthquake destroyed much of Haiti's capital, the only occupants of the arid hills near the city's northern edge were skinny goats foraging amid the cactus and scrub.

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  4. Clinton aide worked on UAE project while at State DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Fox News

    Hillary Clinton's top aide Cheryl Mills held several outside roles, including a board position with a UAE-funded university in Abu Dhabi, while working as chief of staff and counselor at the State Department, the Washington Free Beacon has learned. After joining the State Department in the beginning of 2009, Mills continued to serve as general counsel for New York University for several months.

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  5. Clinton aide worked on controversial UAE project while at State Dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Fox News

    Hillary Clinton's top aide Cheryl Mills held several outside roles, including a board position with a UAE-funded university in Abu Dhabi, while working as chief of staff and counselor at the State Department, the Washington Free Beacon has learned. After joining the State Department in the beginning of 2009, Mills continued to serve as general counsel for New York University for several months.

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  6. AMCHAM Jamaica reaches out to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Jamaica Observer

    LAST week the American Chamber of Commerce in Latin America & the Caribbean hosted several business executives, political leaders, and chamber presidents in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince at a conference held under theme "Business Future in the Americas". The conference seeks to provide business leaders and government officials, representing the 24 Latin American and Caribbean countries within which AACCLA operates, with a forum within which to "discuss the main challenges and opportunities of hemispheric integation", a release from the American Chamber of Commerce in Jamaica stated.

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

    Tuesday Jun 16 | 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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  8. Defamation lawsuit leads to tense confrontation in MaineRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | Cybercast News Service

    The lawyer for an orphanage founder accused of sexually abusing boys in Haiti got into a heated confrontation with a man who advocates for child victims, shouting "Shut up!" as the sides met in Maine for a deposition in a defamation lawsuit. The tense exchange erupted as orphanage founder Michael Geilenfeld arrived for a deposition in a lobby where Paul Kendrick suggested that the truth was being covered up and that Geilenfeld left Haiti illegally.

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  9. Searching for rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    In a recent modern American literature class, I was pleased to see three African American students. It's been several years since this has happened, and I wanted their perspectives as we discussed the works of African American poets Dunbar, Cullen, Brooks, Hughes, and Clifton. 3 comments

  10. Nunavik's new police chief sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Nunatsiaq News

    Michel Martin, front row at right, was sworn in as the new chief of the Kativik Reigonal Police Force June 11 at a Quebec City ceremony, alongside Public Security minister Lise Theriault, left, and three members of the KRPF Quebec's minister of public safety, Lisa Theriault, led a June 11 ceremony to swear in Michel Martin as the new chief of the Kativik Regional Police Force, which serves the region's 14 communities. "Recognizing his leadership qualities, Mr. Martin has my full confidence in this new challenge as head of the Kativik Regional Police Force," Theriault said in a June 11 release.

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  11. Former Haiti PM Lamothe and 11 others barred from Haiti presidential raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Former Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe who lobbied politicians in Washington, pleaded with the diaspora in Miami and launched a campaign in Port-au-Prince and on social media to be a contender in Haiti's upcoming presidential elections, had his hopes officially dashed Friday by the country's elections panel. Lamothe and six other former government ministers have all been blocked from running for president, according to the final presidential list by the nine-member Provisional Electoral Council and obtained by the Miami Herald.

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  12. Lawsuit involves former Algona residentRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Messenger

    The lawyer for an orphanage founder originally from Algona who is accused of sexually abusing boys in Haiti got into a heated confrontation with a man who advocates for child victims, shouting "Shut up!" as the sides met in Maine for a deposition in a defamation lawsuit. The tense exchange erupted as orphanage founder Michael Geilenfeld arrived for a deposition in a lobby where Paul Kendrick suggested that the truth was being covered up and that Geilenfeld left Haiti illegally.

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  13. Defamation lawsuit leads to tense confrontation in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Fresno Bee

    The lawyer for an orphanage founder accused of sexually abusing boys in Haiti got into a heated confrontation with a man who advocates for child victims, shouting "Shut up!" as the sides met in Maine for a deposition in a defamation lawsuit. The tense exchange erupted as orphanage founder Michael Geilenfeld arrived for a deposition in a lobby where Paul Kendrick suggested that the truth was being covered up and that Geilenfeld left Haiti illegally.

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  14. Surgeons perform breakthrough operation to separate six-month-old conjoined Haitian twinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Medical News

    On Friday, May 22, an 18-member team of physicians and nurses from Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California led an international collaboration to separate a pair of six-month-old conjoined Haitian twins, the first such operation ever performed on Haitian soil. Marian Dave-Nouche Bernard and Michelle Dave-Nouche Bernard, born as one on Nov. 24, 2014, were separated after a seven-hour surgery at University Hospital of Mirebalais , in Mirebalais Haiti, a poor rural community in the country's Central Plateau, about 36 miles northeast of the capital city of Port-au-Prince.

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  15. Local doctors travel to Haiti to take part in surgery to separate conjoined twinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | La Canada Valley Sun

    La Caada Flintridge resident Dr. Henri Ford, a Haitian-born surgeon who is surgeon in chief at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, is shown with twin girls Marian Dave-Nouche Bernard and Michelle Dave-Nouche Bernard. The twins that were born conjoined were separated in a 7-hour surgery in Haiti and are recovering nicely.

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  16. In a Medical First in the Country of Haiti, Six-Month-Old Conjoined...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Newswise

    Video b-roll footage available for media representatives includes footage of: a Parents of conjoined twins: mother, Manoucheca Ketan, age 35, and father, David Bernard, age 31, at bedside of their conjoined twin girls, Marian Dave-Nouche Bernard and Michelle Dave-Nouche Bernard, prior to surgery.

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  17. Three area churches to join forces on Haiti mission tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | SouthCoastToday.com

    With tears in her eyes, Christine Paiva of East Freetown recounts one of the first worship services she attended after returning from a past mission trip to Haiti.  “When I watched one of the little, cherished babies in our church, it became clear to me how brave the Haitian mothers are who cannot care for their children and give them to an orphanage so that the children can have a better life.” Paiva and Danielle Slight, of Berkley, both parishioners at East Freetown Congregational-Christian Church, were part of a team of eighteen who traveled to Haiti last fall to help some of the country's most disadvantaged.

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  18. Conjoined Twins in Haiti Separated by Surgeons From Children's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Information Technology

    On Friday, May 22, an 18-member team of physicians and nurses from Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California led an international collaboration to separate a pair of six-month-old conjoined Haitian twins, the first such operation ever performed on Haitian soil. , MD, CHLA's Haitian-born surgeon in chief, holds recently separated conjoined twins Marian and Michelle Bernard three days after Ford led an international team in Haiti to perform the rare surgery, a first in the Caribbean country.

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

    Tuesday Jun 2 | 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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  20. Nunavik gets a new police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Nunatsiaq News

    During regional council meetings in Inukjuak May 28, Kativik Regional Government councillors voted to appoint Michel Martin as director of its department of public security, a position that also oversees the region's police force. Martin has an impressive resume: the retired inspector served as chief of service with the Surete du Quebec provincial police force for almost 30 years.

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