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1 hr ago | Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: As Haiti's financial pressures mount, practical solutions exist

By Anton Edmunds The recent shuffling of cabinet officials in Haiti and the return of a finance minister who had previously stepped down, is seen by some as a sign that the government is serious about addressing a variety of financial and economic challenges facing the country.

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5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

US threatens to pull aid to Haiti over late vote

The U.S. government has warned Haiti that it risks losing aid if it doesn't hold elections that are more than two years overdue.

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9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

US awards $4M to help Haitians hurt by drought

The American government has awarded $4 million to help Haitian families hurt by a drought in the Caribbean nation's northwest.

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9 hrs ago | CBS 47

US awards $4M to help Haitians hurt by drought

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:04 PM on 4/24, issued at 10:04 PM Blackshear, GA JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jacksonville, FL, Lackawanna (Jacksonville, FL), Duval County, FL

12 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Deacon recalls outreach mission in Haiti

"You don't have to travel to Jerusalem to experience Calvary," Deacon Paul Briere of Agawam said recently as he discussed his experience of walking among the poorest of the poor in Haiti.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Travel, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, Agawam, MA, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Springfield, MA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Potbelly Helping Mayo Volunteers with Haiti Donation

Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Rochester is donating 25% of their purchases Wednesday to a hospital in Haiti.

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Sunherald.com

Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti

Dr. Michael Lauzardo says that the 1,500 square-feet facility will bring graduate students from outside Haiti to work with Haitian technicians who will then go on to work at the national laboratory.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, University of Florida, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tri-cityherald.com

Notre Dame seeks sustainable home model for Haiti

That is what Engineering2Empower, or E2E, is working to do in Haiti, the South Bend Tribune reports .

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Natural Disasters, University of Notre Dame, Earthquake

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Alumnus Len Gengel to be graduation speaker for Becker

Thirty years ago, Len Gengel sat in the audience listening to someone else give a speech as he graduated with a business administration degree from Becker Junior College.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Discover

'Minecraft' Helps Residents Remake Developing Cities

For the most part, video games are simply another form of entertainment like movies, television and books; rarely will a video game serve a purpose other than to provide a leisurely pastime.

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The Huffington Post

Kerry Kennedy: Faith in Action: Spending Holy Week at Zamni Beni Haitian Children's Home

It's been pretty hectic the last few weeks, and I'm very happy that Easter is here, with daffodils and forsythia in bloom, lilacs on the way, and chocolate finally allowed after 40 days of abstinence .

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Life, Food, Chocolate, Family, Kids

Bangor Daily News

Portland Mayor Michael Brennan leads trip to sister city in Japan

Following in the footsteps of his sons, who visited Portland's sister city with youth and sports cultural exchanges, Brennan left Saturday for a week in the Japanese city, celebrating its 30-year sister-city relationship with Portland.

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MLive.com

Byron Center middle school students provide clean water to Third-World countries

Hundreds of residents in Third-World countries are drinking clean water thanks to a group of Byron Center middle school students.

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TrekEarth

Lady of Cite Soleil

Cite Solei is an extremely impoverished and densely populated commune located in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area in Haiti.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

KATC-TV Lafayette

Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report

The 64th-ranked Ragin' Cajuns men's tennis team defeated fourth-seeded UT Arlington 4-1 on Saturday at the City Park Tennis... This is the St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for April 19, 2014.

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Times-Herald

Canadian visits to Haiti on rise as country continues tourism push

Although its sandy white beaches may rival any country in the Caribbean, Haiti's troubled past has set the country far behind its neighbours when it comes to tourism.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Grantham Journal

The Big Interview: Malaria survivor from Newton continues battle by fundraising

The 34-year-old from Newton was helping with the earthquake relief effort in Haiti, when she was suddenley struck down and found herself in intensive care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Travel, World News, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, Central America

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Haitian tours East Texas to raise awareness of his church

Courtesy Children eat at Nehemiah Vision Ministries campus in Haiti. The organization has over 100 children in need of sponsorship Courtesy Children who receive services play soccer on the Nehemiah Vision Ministries campus in Haiti.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Good Friday in Haiti

By Jean H Charles My former pastor, Father Alphonse Quennel, now Bishop Kennel, might have been elevated to that rank because of his special skills in organization.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Mashable

How Christians Observe Good Friday Around the World

In the Christian faith, Good Friday - the Friday before Easter Sunday - marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the last day of Holy Week, or Jesus' last week of earthly life.

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