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From Haiti’s Earthquake To Ebola, He Had 5 Busy Years At USAID – NPR (blog)


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From Haiti's Earthquake To Ebola, He Had 5 Busy Years At USAID
NPR (blog)
How's this for a tough first week on the job: An earthquake rocked Haiti just five days after physician Rajiv Shah took over as head of the main U.S. agency for overseas disaster relief. The death toll was about 200,000. The U.S. was scrambling to ...

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AfroCrowd: Owning Haitian History Through Digital Empowerment – Haitian Times

Haitian TimesAfroCrowd: Owning Haitian History Through Digital EmpowermentHaitian TimesAfroCrowd, a new initiative aimed at increasing black participation in crowdsourcing, kicked off Black History Month, with a weekend dedicated to Wikimedia crowdsour...

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Burned Singer Fantom Describes Haiti Carnival Accident – Haitian Times


Haitian Times

Burned Singer Fantom Describes Haiti Carnival Accident
Haitian Times
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – A Haitian singer who was burned by a high-voltage wire while atop a float during a Carnival parade said Wednesday that an unexpected shift forward apparently set off the accident that resulted in a deadly stampede.
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Confusion Over Killing Of Haitian Man In Dominican Republic Amid … – Huffington Post


Haitian Times

Confusion Over Killing Of Haitian Man In Dominican Republic Amid ...
Huffington Post
Several human rights organizations had initially raised concerns that the killing might have been connected in some way to ongoing tensions sparked by the Dominican government's recent moves to strip thousands of Haitian descendants of citizenship in ...
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Haiti performer injured in Carnival accident describes what happened – CBS News

CBS NewsHaiti performer injured in Carnival accident describes what happenedCBS NewsPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A Haitian singer who was shocked by a high-voltage wire during Carnival is giving his account of what may have caused an accident that resulted ...

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Haitian author Danticat: Stop deportations to Haiti – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comHaitian author Danticat: Stop deportations to HaitiMiamiHerald.comAfter the Haiti earthquake in 2010, the U.S. granted eligible Haitians Temporary Protected Status, allowing them to stay in the country temporarily. But those with two mis...

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Jeff Augustin on Haiti, Voodoo and Roundabout Underground – New York Times


Jeff Augustin on Haiti, Voodoo and Roundabout Underground
New York Times
When Jeff Augustin began writing what became “Little Children Dream of God,” an autobiographical fantasia on how his mother arrived in the United States from Haiti, he set the entire play in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The central character of ...

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Haiti Mourns Carnival Accident Victims – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaHaiti Mourns Carnival Accident VictimsVoice of AmericaThousands of people, led by Haitian President Michel Martelly, held a candelight vigil Tuesday night in honor of the victims of a carnival float accident. Officials canceled the last...

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