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26 min ago | Inside Bay Area

Albany students uncover gems in Haiti slum

Driving into Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince's most impoverished slum, population somewhere between 200,000 and 400,000, you pass a canal bed of putrid water, garbage and human waste; scavengers comb the rocky banks for whatever might be useful or worth selling.

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Saint Mary's College, Home Gardening, Home

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

3rd case of chikungunya confirmed in Pinellas

Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1rLsEEW A scientist examines tiger mosquitos, which are known carriers of human diseases including chikungunya, West Nile virus and dengue fever.

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Related Topix: Pinellas County, FL, West Nile Virus, Health, World News, El Salvador, Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Travel, Central America

Foreign Policy

Why Haiti Needs a National Dialogue

Four years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains a mess. It's time to bring Haitians from all walks of life into a national conversation about the country's future.

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

The Miami Herald

American Airlines next stop: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti

Pamela Grimmé places a lamp in the Tamarac showroom of AMC Liquidators, which sells to customers locally and in 44 countries.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Travel, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Top model calls Haiti home, promotes progress, education

By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- World renowned Czech top model, Petra Nemcova, now calls Haiti home, a place that she is in love with and a country which has a people that deserve opportunities and the capability to empower themselves and be on their own feet, as the Caribbean country has already made significant progress in several ... (more)

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Caribbean News Now!

Haiti president says carnival can bring social and economic benefits

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 .

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AlertNet

FEATURE-Young Canadian reunites Haitian 'orphans' with parents

Morgan Wienberg, a slight 22-year-old from Canada, was only 18 when she joined the wave of volunteers who flew to Haiti to help out after the catastrophic earthquake in 2010.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, North America, Canada, Life, Charity

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Reconstruction or Haiti's Latest Disaster? Tourism Development on I le-a-Vache Island

The following is adapted from a presentation by Jessica Hsu of Other Worlds and Jean Claudy Aristil of Radio VKM Les Cayes at the Executive Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism conference in St. Georges, Grenada held from July 8 - July 11, 2014.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Paralyzed by a bullet, Haitian man gets rehab treatment in Scranton

But the bullet hit the 29-year-old's spinal cord, paralyzing his legs. It also punctured his lung and cut into a nerve in his chest, killing the use of his left arm.

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The Miami Herald

Congress passes law promoting transparency in Haiti's reconstruction

The fair grounds in Tamiami Park also host about 70 events a year. Thousands braved the rain during the 24th Colombian Independence festival at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition on July 2012.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, US News, Miami Dade County, FL, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Noozhawk

Local Volunteers Headed to Haiti on Medical Mission

On Friday morning, Santa Barbara City College pre-nursing student Billy Spencer has two things on his to-do list.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Medicine, Nursing, Santa Barbara, CA, Montecito, CA

Hotel Business

Dominique Fombrun Carvonis Receives NABHOOD Award

The 18th annual International African-American Hotel Ownership and Investment Summit and Trade Show, organized by NABHOOD, took place here.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Switched

Haiti Demolition Unleashes New Wave Of Homelessness After Poor Renters Given Minutes To Leave

The broad avenues in the Haitian government's promotional material are clean and unbroken, dotted with palm trees, parks and manicured expanses of grass.

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

Mother Jones

Roxane Gay Will Make You Proud to Be a Bad Feminist

In the age of "leaning in" and "having it all," the superwoman model for female living persists with a vengeance.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

DeWit Family Adoption Journey Is Complete

It's the moment Craig and Rebecca DeWit have been waiting for. Their new sons, Judah and Elijah, are now home.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Ride and Run to raise money in memory of Haiti earthquake victim Britney Gengel

The third annual Be Like Brit Ride and Run will be held at Wachusett Regional High School on Sunday to raise money for the nonprofit organization named for Britney Gengel of Rutland, who was killed in a 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Non-Profit, Rutland, MA, Holden, MA

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Helicopter spraying to prevent chikungunya

Helicopter spraying to prevent chikungunya Tampa Bay is working to make sure this area doesn't attract chikungunya.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bradenton.com

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families

The new ministry buildings are sleek and modern but retain some of the neo-classical architecture of the former structures lost to natural disaster.

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

The Washington Post

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families

In this July 10, 2014, photo, men search for items to recover in the rubble of houses razed by bulldozers in downtown of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Star Tribune

Rebuilding plans for Haiti capital are ambitious, but the poor being displaced by bulldozers

The broad avenues in the Haitian government's promotional material are clean and unbroken, dotted with palm trees, parks and manicured expanses of grass.

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

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