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Grace, danger blend in Haiti's obscure art of machete fencing

Haitian machete fencing expert Alfred Avril instructs student Reginald Turnier in the art of machete fencing using faux-machetes carved out of wood from an orange tree oustide the town of Jacmel, Haiti.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Baruch College, City University of New York

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

World Bank praises Haiti's recovery progress and calls for opportunities for all

PRINCE, Haiti -- At the end of a three-day trip, World Bank managing director and chief operating officer, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, commended the government of Haiti for the progress in the country's recovery and called for broadening economic and social opportunities for all Haitians especially in rural areas.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Agriculture, Science

SouthCoastToday.com

RAW need when it comes to Haiti's orphans

Corey Gifford has opened a RAW Haiti office at 1151 Main Road, Westport; you can buy art by Haitian artists and Haitian orphans; money raised will be used to buy clean drinking water for orphans.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Westport, MA, Psychology, Science, UMass Dartmouth

WASH-FM

Your weekend fun guide

Capital Fringe Festival - July 10-27, 2014. The annual performing arts festival features more than 140 unique performances in multiple venues around Washington, DC.

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The Times-Herald

Haitian prelate to visit Newnan

Monsignor Pierre-Andre Pierre of Haiti is coming to Newnan to speak at St. George Catholic Church about progress being made is Haiti since the 2010 earthquake.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Newnan, GA, Coweta County, GA, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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