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

19 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

Haiti's leader urges vote for continuity at next election

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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20 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

As Haiti election delays continue, Aristides remains focus

Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education. "> Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maxine Waters

Yesterday | CBS Local

MIA Announces New Flights For Fall & Winter

Carrier American Airlines will launch daily nonstop service to Cap-Haitien, Haiti on October 2 and new nonstop service to Campinas, Brazil on December 2. American will also increase Miami-London service during the winter season from 14 to 17 weekly roundtrips, with three daily flights on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Beginning October 27, Swiss International Air Lines will increase frequencies on its popular daily Miami-Zurich route to 14 flights per week Qatar Airways, which provides Florida's only direct service to the Middle East from MIA, will add a fifth weekly flight to Doha, Qatar beginning Monday, November 17. On December 1, Air France will join Lufthansa as the second airline to operate the massive Airbus A380 aircraft at MIA.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Qatar, Middle East, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Patch.com

Ramapo College to Open Jonathan Demme's Exhibition of Haitian Paintings Sept. 17

Ramapo College will open A Sense of Place: Cap-Haitien Paintings from the Collection of Jonathan Demme on Wednesday, Sept. 17 in the Kresge Gallery and will continue through Nov. 21. An opening reception will be held on Wednesday, Sept.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

San Francisco Bay View

As former Haitian President Aristide is placed on house arrest,...

On Aug. 21, Haitian police wearing black masks and carrying heavy arms appeared in front of the home of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide as a Haitian judge issued calls to arrest him. Hundreds of people courageously surrounded the house to protect him.

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Caribbean News Now!

LIAT restructures network and winter schedule

ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- As part of a major initiative to restructure its commercial activities to meet customer needs and to improve performance of the airline, LIAT will change its schedule periods from the three seasonal schedules currently produced to a standard IATA schedule, which covers two seasons. The new winter schedule will come into effect on 26 October 2014 and run until 28 March 2015.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Fight against corruption: No one is above the law, says Haitian president

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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Baltimore News

US company wins contract to build Haiti prison

A construction company based in Maryland has received a U.S. government contract to build a prison in northern Haiti. DFS Construction LLC of Annapolis, Maryland, has been awarded the $5.6 million contract by the State Department to build the prison in Fort Liberte.

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Crofs Blogs

Haiti: 50% of the population could be affected by the chikungunya epidemic

The chikungunya epidemic, which began in late 2013 in the Americas, was detected for the first time in Haiti in May and its rapid spread has led the Haitian government to officially declare a medical emergency. To date, Haiti has recorded more than 65,000 cases of chikungunya and those responsible for public health, estimate that up to 50% of the population could be affected by the epidemic.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Malaria, Health

CiteULike

Helping Haiti in the Wake of Disaster: Law Students as First Responders

On January 12, 2010, a devastating and catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti. A week after the earthquake, and only a day after the United States designated Temporary Protected Status for eligible Haitians living in the U.S., University of Miami law students, faculty and other volunteers became legal "first responders," assisting those in need.

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

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Fashion 4 Development to honor designer Donna Karan

An organization that works on global development through fashion plans to honor Donna Karan for her work with artisans in Haiti and around the world. Fashion 4 Development , a partner of the United Nations' millennium development initiative, will award the New York-based designer its medal of honor at its 'First Ladies Luncheon' Sept.

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Caribbean News Now!

Journalists subject to politically-motivated attacks in Haitian town

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Cincinnati Bearcats

Student-Athletes Host Shoes for Haiti Shoe DriveUniversity of...

University of Cincinnati student-athletes and staff are participating in the Shoes for Haiti shoe drive to raise funds and necessities for the people of Haiti. The fundraiser is currently running through Sept.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest

Kalashnikovs cost as little as $100 in Port Harcourt, says Helmut Lux, an orthopedist and trauma surgeon from the city of Neckarsulm, Germany. The machine gun is said to be the favorite weapon of gangs in the Nigerian city.

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Canada NewsWire

Medicine to Treat 1 in 10 Haitians Arrives in Port-au-Prince

Health officials anticipate that up to 50 percent of the population will be affected by the outbreak. The most recent numbers for /CNW/ - As the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus continues to spread throughout the Americas, humanitarian organization Direct Relief delivered enough medicines to treat one million people - or nearly one in 10 Haitians - to its warehouse in 904 Public Health and Population sites and Direct Relief's other partner hospitals, contains more than 6.1 million Defined Daily Doses of pain relievers, oral rehydration packs, antibiotics, IV solution, malaria tablets, and mosquito spray.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Malaria, Medicine, Health

Reuters

Aristide supporters maintain vigil against arrest warrant

Supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide maintain a vigil outside his home to prevent police from serving an arrest warrant for his alleged connection to a money laundering case. Mana Rabiee reports.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Haiti prisons under scrutiny after mass breakout

The sudden gunfire rattled the morning routine outside the Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison and soon inmates, many barefoot and shirtless, dashed frantically from the maximum-security facility, startling street vendors as they looted their wares and fled through the unpaved streets. One month after the prison break, only about 75 of the 329 escapees have been recaptured, some found across the border in the Dominican Republic, and at least three in the Bahamas.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Haiti prisons under scrutiny after mass breakout

3, 2014 photo, a technician drills cable for a camera control through the principal gate of the main prison in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti. . FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2014, file photo, a police truck passes next to the prison in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti.

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ABC News

23 Dead, 32 Injured in Haiti Bus Accident

Authorities in Haiti say 23 people died and 32 were injured in a bus accident west of the capital of Port-au-Prince. Natalia Lochard with the Civil Protection Agency says the bus went down a ravine after the driver apparently lost control late Tuesday in the coastal town of Petit-Goave.

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Caribbean News Now!

Former Haitian president placed under house arrest on corruption charges

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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