Asylum seekers continue search for support in Brazil
Adding to those numbers are thousands of immigrants from Haiti, Senegal, Angola, Liberia, Bolivia, Pakistan and Bangladesh. "Brazil has to prepare for an increasing crush of immigrants," said Andres Ramirez, who represents the UN's refugee agency in ...
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Brazil considers closure of Peru border crossing due to influx of Haitian ...Peru this WeekOfficials in the Brazilian state of Acre have recommended to the national government that a border crossing between Peru and Brazil be temporarily closed in orde...Read More »
Lessons from the Haiti earthquake: Finding a better way to distribute aidBusiness JournalNaval Air Crewman 2nd Class Jason Harold of Goldsboro, N.C., transfers a young Haitian earthquake victim from an SH-60B Seahawk helicopter during a medical evacuat...Read More »
“Starting from Paumanok,” an Evening with Acclaimed Author Edwidge Danticat ...
Born in Haiti, Danticat was raised by her aunt under the dictatorial Duvalier regime after her parents fled to the United States when she was four. She reunited with them and her brothers in America when she was 12 ... Among other books, she is the ...
Frenchman Marc Collat named Head Coach of Haiti National TeamThe Haiti SentinelSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (sentinel.ht) - The Dominican government and sugar council set up mechanisms for ensuring a steady stream of Haitian braceros (workers) wou...Read More »
After the Quake, Millennial Haitian-Americans Are Open for Business
For hyphenated Americans, it's not uncommon to feel a tug between the United States and the land of their parents' birth and heritage. For Haitian-Americans, the 2010 earthquake and the foreign NGO army that followed took that tug and magnified it ...
Poverty, Homelessness, and Gender Violence Remains High Four Years After ...Uprising
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Helping in Haiti
Lincoln Journal Star
Every couple of months, retired Lincoln dentist Al Beck takes a trip to Haiti, but it's not for a vacation. He is working with Haitian native Jacque Auguste to make health care available to the 95 percent of Haitians who don't have access to primary ...
Today in History, Jan. 12
Waterbury Republican American
In 2010, Haiti was struck by a magnitude-7 earthquake, killing as many as 300,000 residents and leaving over 1.5 million people homeless. Ten years ago: President George W. Bush and Mexican President Vicente (vih-SEN'-tay) Fox forged agreement on the ...
Haiti reconstruction still haphazardNEWS.com.auNow, as Haiti this month marked the fourth anniversary of the tragedy that left more than 300,000 dead and 1.5 million homeless, this haphazardly built community, born out of the disaster, is in the midst ...Read More »
Foster a refugee child and do a world of good
The Seattle Times
Zerkel and her husband had already raised four sons, but that night was the first step on a path that would ultimately lead to fostering six teenage refugees from East Africa through the Refugee and Immigrant Children's Program at Lutheran Community ...