USAID welcomes Haiti oversight legislation
The U.S. Agency for International Development welcomes the U.S. Congress's new attempt to assert greater oversight of assistance and reconstruction programs in Haiti. The Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2014 passed by unanimous vote in the House on ...
Where has all the Haiti aid money gone? US to keep closer track
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – U.S. Congress has passed a bill that will make it easier to track the billions of dollars of American aid money spent in Haiti, a think tank said. After a massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti in January 2010 ...
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Haiti tipped as the next hot destination on the rise
Welcome to a country that's being touted as one of the world's next hot destinations on the rise: Haiti. Sure, there's a few catches. Since 2010, Haiti has been struggling to recover from a devastating earthquake that left thousands dead and many more ...
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Haiti's prime minister raises his profile
Laurent Salvador Lamothe, Prime Minister of Haiti, addresses the 68th United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters on September 26, 2013 in New York City. Over 120 prime ministers, presidents and monarchs are gathering this week for the ...
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Albany students uncover gems in Haiti slum
Contra Costa Times
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Driving into Cité 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 ...
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From Denmark To Haiti: Tablet Manufacturer Bak USA Settling In Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A Danish couple with a company in Haiti is bringing their business to Buffalo this year, through a chance Western New York connection and the help of the START-UP NY program. J.P. and Ulla Bak are risktakers. Last year, the retired ...
Tablet manufacturer's “love affair” with Buffalowivb.com
New start-up aims to put Buffalo-made tablets in hands of world's needyBuffalo News
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TucsonSentinel.comBorder crisis demands Central American intervention | AnalysisTucsonSentinel.comInterviews conducted by the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, or RAICES, of 925 children housed at the Lackland Airforce Base...Read More »
Unique Haitian art sale at Normandie
In association with the Medianet Haiti Relief Fund, The Normandie Hotel in St Ann's has mounted An Encounter With Haiti, an exhibition and sale of authentic paintings from the collective consciousness of the Haitian people, rooted in their African ...
Could Specialty Cocoa Be Haiti's Golden Ticket To Prosperity?
In Robillard, a tiny hamlet deep in the Haitian hinterland, Valmir Mamonvil is standing next to a would-be national hero: Maman Pye cacao, which in Haitian Creole means "mother cacao tree." His father planted it 30 years ago, but for Mamonvil, the tree ...
"Haiti can provide chocolate for the Connoisseur"The Haiti Sentinel
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50 Haitian Migrants DetainedBahamas TribuneTHE Royal Bahamas Defence Force and the Department of Immigration apprehended 50 illegal Haitian migrants after their sloop landed in the Marshall Road area yesterday morning. However, officials suspect that s...Read More »