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Victoria Duval: from Haitian hostage to Flushing Meadows darling – The Guardian


The Guardian

Victoria Duval: from Haitian hostage to Flushing Meadows darling
The Guardian
Duval, born in Miami to Haitian parents, was held at gunpoint, along with two cousins, for several hours by intruders to her aunt's house in the island's capital, Port-Au-Prince, when she was just seven. "We were held hostage," she recalls. "It's not a ...
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Haitian migrants crowd into Brazil shelter as trafficking worsens – TrustLaw


Haitian migrants crowd into Brazil shelter as trafficking worsens
TrustLaw
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Haitian migrants are coming to Brazil in growing numbers without entry papers and are crowding into an Amazon shelter in dire conditions, prompting a human rights group to call on the Brazilian ...

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Bankers pack 28000 meals for Haitian orphans – OCRegister (subscription)

Bankers pack 28000 meals for Haitian orphansOCRegister (subscription)More than 50 Wells Fargo bankers from several divisions gathered Tuesday afternoon at Pacific Coast Church in San Clemente to pack 28,000 meals for orphans in Haiti. The group, callin...

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Haiti – Economy : Improvement in the registration of Limited Companies – Haitilibre.com


Haiti - Economy : Improvement in the registration of Limited Companies
Haitilibre.com
Wednesday, as part of the modernization project of the registration process of limited companies, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MCI) signed Wednesday, August 28, 2013, a Memorandum of Understanding with the Société Générale haïtienne de ...

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Haiti – Economy : First Bilateral Business Summit – Haitilibre.com

Haitilibre.comHaiti - Economy : First Bilateral Business SummitHaitilibre.comTuesday, within the framework of first bilateral business summit, held under the auspices of the Faculty of Public and International Affairs at Florida International Universit...

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‘Claire of the Sea Light,’ by Edwidge Danticat – New York Times


'Claire of the Sea Light,' by Edwidge Danticat
New York Times
This book, though, is firmly planted in her homeland, in a fictional community whose comings and goings are less closely connected to any earthly immigrant destination than they are to the great beyond. Although billed as a novel, “Claire of the Sea ...

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A week of handcrafted houseboats, service in Haiti and gearing up for the … – OregonLive.com


A week of handcrafted houseboats, service in Haiti and gearing up for the ...
OregonLive.com
Than Monk, 40 (right), Michele Steward, 28, and their son Avery Monk, 2, in front of Monk's hand-made houseboat, the “Recurring Dream.” It has taken Monk four years to build the boat and they plan to launch in the Willamette in the near future. (Taylor ...

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Mapping a city’s risks, Haiti youth learn about health and technology – UNICEF (press release)


Mapping a city's risks, Haiti youth learn about health and technology
UNICEF (press release)
An innovative mapping project helps young people in Haiti build safer and healthier communities while gaining valuable knowledge and skills. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, 28 August 2013 – Carl Dorceus knows a good bit about HIV – how the disease is ...

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