The ColumbianCouple on the road for clean water in HaitiThe ColumbianIn their mission to bring clean water to Haiti, Chris and Leslie Rolling rely on modern tools, but they also encounter technology the Romans would have recognized, like concrete, tile...Read More »
How demographic trends are polarizing voters in the Deep South
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Obsessed with the prospect of slave revolts — and terrified by the example of Haiti — whites worked to eliminate the threat of rebellion with slave patrols and draconian laws forbidding the distribution of learning or literature to enslaved blacks ...
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Greensburg Salem teacher brings tablets to Haitian students
Edwards, 29, went to Haiti last month to show educators at two schools — SOLT Kobonal Mission, outside the city of Hinche, and Haiti Community St. Rose in Jacsonville — how to incorporate the tablets into classroom learning. A Connected Planet, a ...
Northern Haiti port to be expanded after US fails to get investors for new ...MiamiHerald.comAfter months of unsuccessfully trying to get private investors to cough up millions of dollars for the construction of a new, multimillion dollar port in north...Read More »
Hilton Worldwide to build hotel in Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Hilton Worldwide says it will build a new hotel in Haiti. The company announced Thursday that the 152-room hotel will be built near the Port-au-Prince international airport. It will open in 2016 and will be owned by a ...
Hilton to Open Hotel in HaitiCaribbean Journal
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Mobile company in Haiti brings back ex-CEO
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's biggest employer has brought back a former chief executive to run Digicel Group Ltd. The Jamaica-based company said in a statement Thursday that Maarten Boute would assume the job immediately. Boute is a ...
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Locals resist Haiti tourism plans
For decades the mostly dirt-poor residents of the small island of Ile-à-Vache off Haiti's south coast lived in anonymity, virtually ignored by the government and visited only by the most adventurous backpackers and yachters. Then in 2012, helicopters ...
Haiti struggles to educate its youthAljazeera.comThe United Nations wants children across the world to be given the opportunity to complete primary schooling by next year. It is part of the Millennium Development Goals, agreed by world leaders in 2000....Read More »
Death of the New York Dream Act in Senate once again
Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo is being chided for his “aloofness” when it came to the young New Yorkers who happen to be undocumented immigrants from Guyana, the Dominican Republic, Poland, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, ...
Haiti - Reconstruction : Haiti at 7th World Urban Forum in Medellín (Colombia)
Haiti participated in the 7th Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF7) from April 5 to 11 in Medellin (Antioquia), Colombia via the Unit for Housing Construction and Public Buildings (UCLBP) and the Interministerial Committee Spatial Planning (CIAT).