Haiti Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. 100 Creatives: Jason Jeffers, the Filmmaker Unveiling the Real CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Miami New Times

    ... in the little-known Haitian art of tire macht , or machete fencing. For 11 minutes, the audience travels to Jacmel Haiti and witnesses this tradition, borne from both the instinct to survive in the face of brutal slavery and colonization and the ...

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  2. MSF in Haiti: Many unmet needs two months after hurricaneRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2016 | Crofs Blogs

    Two months after Hurricane Matthew devastated southwestern Haiti, thousands of people are still without adequate shelter, food and potable water, and some remote communities have not received assistance. Doctors Without Borders/MA decins Sans FrontiA res teams are witnessing a deterioration of living conditions in the heavily affected areas.

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  3. CARIBBEAT: UN apology to Haiti on choleraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Haiti Minister of Health DaphnA e Benoit Delsoin applies the first dose of an oral cholera vaccine to a student in Les Cayes, Haiti last month. Haiti's efforts to fight the outbreak may be added by the United Nations, which last week promised assistance and issued a formal apology for the UN Peacekeepers who spread the deadly disease in the country six years ago.

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  4. Ongoing efforts to give Haiti a 'hand up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Volunteers have many personal reasons for going to Haiti, but there are common threads.  Some want to give back, others want to get out of their comfort zone.

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  5. Back to Boston from Port-au-PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    After thoroughly enjoying an uninterrupted night of sleep, we gather in the lobby of the Marriott Port-au-Prince Hotel with our luggage. The whole week has gone by without any medical issue involving me, but that soon changes as we lurch to the airport in stop-and-go morning traffic.

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  6. Day 7: Unwavering faith after storm's wrathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    It has been fun to hear the Central Massachusetts folks relate their Haiti experiences to their hometown throughout the week. Some joke that driving in Les Cayes is like driving through Kelley Square over and over again.

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  7. Haiti: Many Unmet Needs Two Months After HurricaneRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    MSF doctor, Medjy Josil, attends to five-year-old Marckensley who is accompanied by his grandmother during a mobile clinic visit in Coteaux. Two months after Hurricane Matthew devastated southwestern Haiti , thousands of people are still without adequate shelter, food and potable water, and some remote communities have not received assistance.

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  8. UN apologizes for Haiti's cholera epidemic without noting it brought the diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Fox News

    Resident throws dirty water into a drain which leads into the sea in Port-au-Prince in file photo. United Nations Secretary Ban Ki-moon has ended-sort of-- six years of UN stonewalling over Haiti's mammoth cholera epidemic with a weak apology that the world organization "simply did not do enough" about the epidemic, without mentioning that UN peacekeepers brought the deadly disease to the hemisphere's poorest country in the first place.

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  9. Moise says he's ready for tests facing HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Yahoo!

    The political newcomer chosen to lead deeply divided Haiti for the next five years says he's eager to improve the lives of desperately poor families in the long-neglected countryside and bring steady economic advances to one of the least developed nations in the world. Jovenel Moise, an upbeat entrepreneur, said reviving the economically blighted countryside where almost 80 percent of households farm is one of his major goals.

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  10. Commentary: Haiti's rainy-day presidential elections without Clinton thunderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Dady Chery The tabulations of Haiti's election results from Sunday, November 20, 2016 have been extremely slow. This is mainly because the official voters lists and ballots from the polling centers have all had to be transported to a Vote Tabulation Center in a large factory/sweatshop in Port-au-Prince, called CODEVI.

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  11. Day 2: First clinic day provides care for Haitian city in distressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... the biting irony had really fazed our sleep-deprived brains. As exhausted as we were from the previous day of travel, Haiti wouldn't let us sleep. The heat, the bugs and constant nighttime noise make for a fitful sleep for most. After a hearty ...

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  12. Gardner-area volunteers provide medical aid to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Even at 1,686 miles apart and with an ocean in between, Central Massachusetts and Haiti are more connected than most people may think. Several local churches and organizations have dedicated their missions to helping the impoverished nation.

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  13. Assisting our neighbours - in distressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | The Gleaner

    As one of the world's poorest countries and Jamaica's closest CARICOM neighbour, Haiti's fortunes are intrinsically linked to our own here at home. For its part, Jamaica has consistently deployed soldiers to Haiti, whether on peacekeeping or humanitarian missions.

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  14. Day 1: Arrival in Haiti, Oct. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... 'Am I the first person here?' 'Did I not read the last email carefully enough?' I am on my way to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as part of an 16-person medical team with the Gardner-based nonprofit Forward in Health. The trip had been canceled and ...

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  15. 'A hand up': Gardner-area volunteers provide medical aid to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Even at 1,686 miles apart and with an ocean in between, Central Massachusetts and Haiti are more connected than most people may think. Several local churches and organizations have dedicated their missions to helping the impoverished nation.

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  16. Ellinwood's Star of Hope carries on humani...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Great Bend Tribune

    Since Hurricane Matthew made a direct hit on the island of Haiti Oct. 4, Ellinwood based Star of Hope, a non-profit international aid organization, has sent over $280,000 worth of relief, completing nine interventions in devastated communities in that country.

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  17. Haiti nears end of lengthy vote tabulation in election redoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Haiti is nearing the end of a marathon vote count and tabulation process, and initials results from its presidential election redo should be released early next week, allowing the troubled country to finally move on, authorities said. Leopold Berlanger, president of a revamped Provisional Electoral Council that organized unusually smooth balloting last weekend, told reporters that preliminary results of the Nov. 20 presidential and partial legislative elections will be issued at some point Monday.

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  18. Haiti mission having profound impact on Team Broken Earth members from western NewfoundlandRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2016 | Western Star

    Amanda Rideout, an emergency room nurse from Corner Brook, talks with a number medical personnel at Hospital Bernard Mevs in Port-au-Prince earlier this week. Dr. Steve Craft, left and Dr. Tracey Wentzell of Broken Earth Western NL participate in a training session with Haiti hospital staff in Port-au-Prince.

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  19. Liberty Rotary Club helps hurricane-battered HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    Members of the Liberty Rotary Club returned this week from a 10-day mission to Haiti, where they helped with relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

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  20. Venezuela's Maduro calls nephews' drug conviction 'U.S. imperialism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Reuters

    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during his weekly broadcast 'En contacto con Maduro' in La Victoria, Venezuela November 20, 2016. Miraflores Palace/Handout via Efrain Antonio Campo Flores and Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas stand with law enforcement officers in this November 12, 2015 photo after their arrest in Port Au Prince, Haiti.

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