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  1. IDB grants funding to Haiti, Honduras and BoliviaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Latin Finance

    The IDB said it has approved $258m in funding for water and healthcare projects in Haiti, Honduras and Bolivia. The multilateral agency has approved a $125m grant for a water and sanitation project in northern Haiti, providing funds for the national water agency Dinepa to improve services to 205,000 homes in Gonaives, Cap-Haitien and other cities.

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  2. Drinking Water Brings Joy to Haitian TownRead the original story

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Christmas came early, in the form of a brand new potable water kiosk, to two villages - Jerusalem and Canaan - in Gonaives, a town with a population of about 300,000 people in Haiti's north. On a sunny morning, a group of people, most of them women, gathered with bright yellow, blue, and white plastic receptacles to fill with drinkable water flowing freely from a series of shiny faucets.

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  3. Haiti police outgunned by armed gangs, illegal guns as U.N. debates its future presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Miami Herald

    As Haiti's national police struggled to regain control of Port-au-Prince last month after days of government paralysis following a violent anti-government protest , guards at a security checkpoint noticed a suspicious-looking White Nissan Patrol. After searching the vehicle, police found an M4 rifle, four 9mm semi-automatic pistols including a Glock, a .380 caliber pistol and several magazines and rounds of ammunition.

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  4. US Warns Americans to Avoid Holiday Travel to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Voice of America

    Demonstrators set barricade on fire during a protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Nov. 23, 2018. Thousands of demonstrators clashed with police in Haiti's capital, demanding the ouster of President Jovenel Moise.

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  5. Haitii boy, 9, get treatment for dangerous tumor from missionary, doctor and familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Daily Mail

    ... treatment and how - after so many years - he is finally smiling again. 'Little John' Olivier, nine (pictured), from Haiti had a life-threatening tumor removed from his mouth thanks to the help of a Christian missionary, a Jewish doctor and a Muslim ...

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  6. Cubans fly around the world hunting shopping bargainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    Most people don't think of Haiti as a shopping destination. Unless they're Cuban.

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  7. IDB funds water, sanitation project in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Jamaica Observer

    The Inter-American Development Bank says it is providing a US$125-million grant for the water, sanitation and hygiene project in urban, peri-urban and rural areas in Haiti's northernmost region. The Washington-based financial institution said that the project's main goal is to improve living conditions in Haiti's "Big North" through a series of steps.

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  8. Haiti visits change lives of Lakeside grad, Haitian girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Daily Jefferson County Union

    Bailey Quinn of Jefferson, a Lakeside Lutheran High School alumna, has traveled to Haiti. numerous times through the charity Love Frees Our World.

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  9. Jazz Loft musicians escape Haiti during riotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Times Beacon Record

    The Jazz Loft ambassadors' annual mission to Haiti to teach children how to play instruments hit a blue note as the capital, Port-au-Prince, erupted with riots. "Everything is OK thanks to God," he said.

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  10. Ban urges china to increase presence on world stageRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | China Daily

    BORN: June 13, 1944 EDUCATION: 1970: BA in international relations from Seoul National University, Republic of Korea 1985: Master of Public Administration from Harvard University, United States CAREER: 1987-90: Counselor at the ROK embassy to the United States 1990-92: Director of American affairs at the ROK Foreign Ministry 1995-96: ROK vice-minister for Policy Planning and International Organizations 1996-98: National security adviser to the ROK president 1998-2000: ROK ambassador to Austria 2000-01: ROK vice-minister of foreign affairs 2003: Foreign policy adviser to the ROK president 2007-16: United Nations secretary-general 2018: Chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia Ban Ki-moon , former UN secretary-general, visits the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti and China's Peacekeeping Police Force in Port-au-Prince in 2007.

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  11. Plans to protect Haiti begin in KetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | UB Reporter

    "My end goal is to go back to Haiti and improve the civil infrastructure, but my big dream is to improve the building codes for all developing countries." UB undergraduate Paolo Bourdeau plans to use the research he conducted during a 10-week Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation research internship last summer to make his home country of Haiti more resilient to hurricanes.

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  12. Trump must obey decades-old asylum lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    ... with the letter of the law. Coast Guard cutters interdicted boats of Haitians on the high seas and returned them to Haiti. They could apply for asylum at the U.S. embassy in Port-au-Prince but were kept from reaching the country. The Haitian ...

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  13. Trump Is Trying to Deport Haitian Immigrants. Theya re Fighting Back.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Mother Jones

    ... allows recipients to live and work legally in the United States-this 10-year-old's mother may be forced to return to Haiti in a matter of months, another victim of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown. Last May, when the status was up for ...

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  14. Boca Grande Hope for Haitians moves on to Savann Kabrit in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Boca Beacon

    Life for dozens of families in Savann Kabrit, Haiti, is looking brighter after they received homes and an opportunity to escape the cycle of poverty, thanks to the generosity of Ben and Louise Scott, Boca Grande Hope For Haitians and Food For The Poor. "I am feeling joy.

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  15. US authorises non-essential diplomats, family to leave HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Jamaica Observer

    The United States on Thursday authorised non-essential diplomatic personnel and their families to leave Haiti amid tensions in the wake of violent anti-government protests. "There are currently unpredictable and sporadic demonstrations in Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti," the US State Department said an updated travel advisory.

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  16. Benefit concert to build a Haitian home NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | The Recorder

    ... party" tradition, the concert at All Souls Church on Main Street in Greenfield, which begins at 7 p.m., is all about Haiti and helping volunteers for an Athol-based organization build a concrete, earthquake-resistant house to replace the one largely ...

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  17. General behind deadly Haiti raid takes aim at Brazil's gangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Dread Wilme, was killed. The operation, dubbed "Iron Fist," was the capstone of Heleno's mission to restore order in Haiti after its president was ousted by insurgents. Heleno declared the raid a success. But various human rights groups called it a ...

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  18. Haitians ignore opposition calls for street demonstrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | The Gleaner

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC - Haiti was showing signs of returning to a level of normalcy on Tuesday after residents dismissed calls by opposition parties for two days of street protest to force President Jovenel Moise out of office. After a week of being paralysed by acts of violence and demonstrations, schools re-opened on Monday and businesses in the capital Port au Prince as well as in the provisional cities were re-opening.

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  19. Chile Sends Planeload of Haitians HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Voice of America

    A Haitian man covers his face with a flag after disembarking from a Chilean Air Force plane upon his arrival at the International Airport of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Nov. 7, 2018. Chile is returning a second planeload of Haitian immigrants to their native country on Monday and will make use of the return flight from the Caribbean island to bring home Chileans stranded in crisis-stricken Venezuela.

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  20. Haiti prime minister promises jobs in answer to unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Daily Times

    Haiti's Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant on Saturday promised a crash program to create jobs in poor neighborhoods after a tense week marred by violence and protests against the government. In a speech posted on Facebook, Ceant said public works programs to clean canals, build roads and pick up trash will begin on Monday.

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