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News on Haiti continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Racine, Williams enter race for D.C. attorney general

A prominent white-collar litigator and a longtime Democratic activist entered the race to become the District's first elected attorney general Thursday, doubling the field and easing fears that turmoil surrounding the election would repel qualified candidates.

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Related Topix: Williams, Classical, US News, World News, Central America, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Opposition sides claim Haiti elections jeopardized

Haiti's leading opposition factions allege the country's presidentially appointed electoral council is stacking the deck in favor of President Michel Martelly.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

7 hrs ago | ABC News

Opposition Sides Claim Haiti Elections Jeopardized

Haiti's leading opposition factions allege the country's presidentially appointed electoral council is stacking the deck in favor of President Michel Martelly.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

10 hrs ago | Billboard

Michael Brun On Helping His Homeland & Kid Coconut...

There's maturity in the Haitian artist's voice that belies his years, perhaps drawn from an adolescence spent surrounded by his Caribbean country's endemic poverty.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Davidson College, Davidson, NC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Country Weekly

The Gatlin Brothers: First Country Performers To Entertain U.S. Troops In Haiti

"We believe that being patriotic is not old-fashioned," said the Gatlin Brothers' Larry Gatlin, during his rendezvous with American troops in Haiti.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Travel, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, The Gatlin Brothers, Country, Theater, Arts, Myrtle Beach, SC

JD Supra

Attorneys in the Time of Cholera

I am a physician with a subspecialty in infectious diseases. Since 2003, I have periodically travelled to Haiti to deliver basic medical care in underserved areas.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America

Alabama Live

Harry Hames, who thought he was retired, finds a surprising new calling in Haiti

The face of Harry Hames, a retired medical equipment company executive from Decatur, Ala., shows the shock of seeing the dire needs and suffering of Haitian people a week after the 2010 earthquake, his first visit to the country.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Decatur, AL

Newberry Observer

Medical, educational, spiritual benefits supplied to Haiti thanks to mission

On Saturday, June 21, Dr. Mike and Karin White, their daughters Leanna and Lauren, Rachel and Levi Hoover and Brother Tom Dorsey traveled to Port-Au-Prince, Haiti to do medical mission work.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Newberry, SC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

National Public Radio

Grace Blends With Danger In Obscure Art In Haiti

Two men pivot and slide in a forest clearing, their bodies weaving before a handful of spectators in what could be a graceful dance except that each waves a machete, blades glinting in tropical sunlight.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America,

The Washington Post

Grace blends with danger in obscure art in Haiti

In this July 2, 2014 photo, Alfred Avril, right, instructs a student in the little-known martial art of machete fencing, just outside the town of Jacmel, Haiti.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America,

News Times

Grace blends with danger in obscure art in Haiti

In this July 2, 2014 photo, Alfred Avril, right, instructs a student in the little-known martial art of machete fencing, just outside the town of Jacmel, Haiti.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America,

Crofs Blogs

Why chikungunya - and the mosquitoes - are overwhelming Haiti

Haiti has been ground zero, recording more than 47,000 cases. In the Dominican Republic, which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, the situation is just as bad if not worse.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Archinect School Blog

On the ground: UCLA's year-end student expo, RUMBLE, includes...

The big catharsis for UCLA Architecture and Urban Design comes by way of RUMBLE , an all-school expo held at the end of the academic year, that includes student work, final reviews, program installations, and lectures.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America

Florida Baptist Witness

Stakes have never been higher for Florida Baptists' support of Haiti

She was perfectly still, laying on a yellow blanket. Some of the fourth graders looked on; others continued with their studies.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Southern Baptist, Religion, Family, Kids, Roman Catholic Church

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Travel World News

Haiti's Sunrise Airways Preparing New Service to Jamaica

Sunrise Airways announced that it has been formally designated by the Haitian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to operate new flights between Port-au-Prince and Kingston, Jamaica, an important step forward in its quest to expand its route network throughout the Western Caribbean.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Jamaica,

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Washington Post

Village being built in Haiti to be named in memory of Burke priest Richard Martin

The Rev. Richard Martin had been to Haiti many times before the 2009 mission during which he saw families living in a garbage dump.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Burke, VA, Metal, Fairfax County, VA

The Citizens' Voice

NEPA native gives medical aid abroad

Working in a refugee camp in Jordan, Dr. Shelly Chvotzkin listened as a patient catalogued the tortures inflicted on his body.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Common Dreams

Sixty Five Million Left Out of July 4th Celebration

Over sixty five million people in the US, perhaps a fifth of our sisters and brothers, are not enjoying the "unalienable rights" of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" promised when the Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, US News, Liberal Political News

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Daytona State professor returns to Haiti with students Daytona Beach...

When Donald May traveled to Haiti three decades ago, he was a high school drop-out working with the University of Florida's Museum of Natural History.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Daytona Beach, FL, University of Florida, Jean-Claude Duvalier,

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Anti-corruption watchdog hails Haiti's unprecedented efforts to fight corruption

By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The head of the Heritage Foundation for Haiti, a local branch of Transparency International, acknowledged on Wednesday that the Haitian government has shown unprecedented political will to fight corruption in the Caribbean country with a long tradition of corrupt practices.

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Related Topix: World News, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations

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