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  1. Haiti earthquake: The role of geospatial intelligence during responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Firerescue1

    Six years ago on January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti. The devastation was extensive: It destroyed 75 percent of the nation's schools as well as government offices, medical buildings, and other public infrastructure.

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  2. Giving thanks through danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Miami Herald

    The Adrienne Arsht Center is celebrating its 10th birthday this season, and it wouldn't be a party without the presence of Haiti's premier modern dance company, Ayikodans. A longtime favorite of the center and Miami audiences, the company will perform this weekend, its sixth performance in as many years.

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  3. Columbia Association Seeking Haiti Sister City Committee MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Patch.com

    Volunteers are needed for Columbia Association's Cap-Haitien Sister City Committee. CA's Board of Directors voted in January to move forward with establishing a sister city relationship with the community of Cap-Haitien, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the northern coast of Haiti with a population of about 190,000 people.

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  4. Zika virus: UN agencies step up response measures following declaration of public health emergencyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | United Nations

    A UN peacekeeper fumigating mosquitoes in the Bel Air neighbourhood of Haiti's capital Port au Prince. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi 2 February 2016 – Following yesterday's declaration of a public health emergency of international concern regarding the cluster of microcephaly and other neurological disorders in relation to the Zika virus, United Nations agencies today highlighted their actions to support affected communities.

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  5. Haiti: As Zika spreads, women need contraception but can't get itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Crofs Blogs

    As Zika spreads, many Latin American officials, concerned the virus is tied to a surge of birth defects, are repeating an ominous warning to women: Don't get pregnant until the epidemic is over. But that advice, repeated from Colombia to the US territory of Puerto Rico, is exposing a major vulnerability in health care systems across the Americas: Millions of women lack access to the medical care and education they need to control when they get pregnant.

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  6. Happy 120th birthday, Cicilia LaurentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Toronto Star

    Cicilia Laurent arrived at her birthday party, plopped into a comfy, high-backed chair and gave a big yawn before a crowd of dignitaries, diplomats, friends, family and press. Despite the understandable indiscretion, the Haitian-born Laurent, who is purported to be the world's oldest living person , celebrated her big day in style at the Haitian Consulate in Montreal.

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  7. Bliss Cruise Takes Lead in Lifestyle Industry with Record Sales PaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    The only full ship, clothing-optional charter in 2015 is also the Lifestyle's most sought after of all time with 75% of cabins already booked. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, March 24, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bliss Cruise continues to make waves after announcing that its November cruise is almost sold out, even though the ship doesn't leave port for almost nine months.

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  8. With treatments, AIDS survival rates in Haiti equal to USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | PhysOrg Weblog

    One of the first groups of AIDS patients to receive free HIV drugs in a public health setting in the developing world is living as long as those in the United States, according to research conducted by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators. In a research letter published Jan. 27 in the New England Journal of Medicine , Drs.

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  9. Haiti: Post-Quake, Needs Still GreatRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Alewife

    In the aftermath of one of the biggest tragedies in Haiti-a country already known for persistent political unrest and economic depravity-the country is still maligned with the lack of subsistence to meet basic human needs. Long after the multi-media coverage of the January 12th earthquake has ceased and Haiti's fifteen minutes of fame appears to have faded, one thing remains the same: the resilient and perpetual thriving spirit of the Haitian people.

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  10. Haiti's Martelly and His Henchman Set the Stage for TragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | OpEdNews

    Let's think about the evil absurdity of the crisis playing out in Haiti, and the complicity of international forces that set the stage for this looming tragedy five years ago. President Michel Martelly of Haiti is refusing to leave office on February 7 when his term is up.

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  11. Centenary offers "Partnership" social justiceaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | The News-Star

    Centenary offers "Partnership" social justice course in Haiti SHREVEPORT, LA - Centenary College will offer a special international social justice course through its Christian Leadership Center. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1RHsqvj Centenary College will offer a special international social justice course through its Christian Leadership Center.

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  12. St. Mary Twinning Committee holds Haiti fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Milford Mirror

    The St. Mary Parish Twinning Committee is set to send its Medical Mission Team to Marbial Haiti on Feb. 27. This is the sixth time the group will travel to its sister parish, Ste. Therese, in Marbial, Haiti to provide a clinic and perform surgeries.

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  13. Commentary: Et tu, BruteRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Jean H Charles This sentence, reported by Suetonius, a Roman historian, and popularized by William Shakespeare through his play Julius Caesar, was uttered by the Emperor around 44 BC when the Roman Senate came to assassinate him and he recognized Marcus Brutus, his confidant and adviser, amongst the conspirators. He would have said: You too, Brutus! You are amongst those who commit treason against the Emperor! In this conflicting situation opposing the people of Haiti against its Provisional Electoral Commission and its government in this fin de regime of who should have control of the political transition, it is odd to find amongst the culprits Guichard Dore as the Cardinal Richelieu behind the macabre game of stealing the election.

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  14. Haiti earthquake: The role of geospatial intelligence during responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Firerescue1

    Six years ago on January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti. The devastation was extensive: It destroyed 75 percent of the nation's schools as well as government offices, medical buildings, and other public infrastructure.

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  15. Bliss Cruise Takes Lead in Lifestyle Industry with Record Sales PaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    The only full ship, clothing-optional charter in 2015 is also the Lifestyle's most sought after of all time with 75% of cabins already booked. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, March 24, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bliss Cruise continues to make waves after announcing that its November cruise is almost sold out, even though the ship doesn't leave port for almost nine months.

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  16. Haiti: Post-Quake, Needs Still GreatRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Alewife

    In the aftermath of one of the biggest tragedies in Haiti-a country already known for persistent political unrest and economic depravity-the country is still maligned with the lack of subsistence to meet basic human needs. Long after the multi-media coverage of the January 12th earthquake has ceased and Haiti's fifteen minutes of fame appears to have faded, one thing remains the same: the resilient and perpetual thriving spirit of the Haitian people.

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  17. Dr. Peter Hotez worries about Zika in general and Haiti in particularRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Crofs Blogs

    Via Momentum, the blog of the Baylor College of Medicine: Dr. Peter Hotez shares his latest concerns about zika virus . Excerpt : On Friday the CDC issued travel advisories for pregnant women in the areas of Latin American and Caribbean region currently affected by zika virus infection.

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  18. Zika virus cases spread in Latin America, CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Al Jazeera

    Haiti, Ecuador and Brazil have announced that they have been hit by an outbreak of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne ailment that causes birth defects and is rapidly spreading through Latin America and the Caribbean. The Zika virus is transmitted by Aedes species mosquitoes, which also spread dengue and chikungunya viruses.

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  19. Haiti's Jean a joyful 'leader' in the clubhouse at Latin America AmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Golfweek

    At the second Latin American Amateur, several of the game's future hopefuls have risen mightily as the championship reached its midway point on Friday. At the top is Colombia's Nicolas Echavarria, who plays at Arkansas, and whose older brother, Andres, a former Florida Gators standout now playing the Web.com Tour, is on the bag this week.

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  20. Sean Penn's famous meetupsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 11 | CBS News

    Mexican drug lord "El Chapo," the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez and former President Bill Clinton are just a few of the newsmakers Oscar-winning actor and activist Sean Penn has encountered. In this photo, Sean Penn shakes hands with Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman in Mexico, in this undated Rolling Stone photo obtained by Reuters on January 10, 2016.

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