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Society: Raising money for a sister school in Haiti – San Jose Mercury News

Society: Raising money for a sister school in HaitiSan Jose Mercury NewsMore than 75 Los Altos High School students, parents and friends attended the Haiti Solidarity Club benefit on Jan. 26 to raise funds for the building of a sister school in Haiti. ...

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Painting offers glimpse into Canada’s slave-owning past – Montreal Gazette


Painting offers glimpse into Canada's slave-owning past
Montreal Gazette
But one work of a young woman posing with a plate of tropical fruit — bearing the innocuous title Portrait of a Haitian Woman — offers a glimpse into a forgotten era, said Nelson, who is one of the laureates for this year's Black History Month events ...

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Haiti earthquake refugees trade golf course camp for humble homes – Reuters


Haiti earthquake refugees trade golf course camp for humble homes
Reuters
The camp, on Haiti's only golf course, closed last week after the refugees were relocated, according to J/P Haitian Relief Organization, the group co-founded by actor Sean Penn that set up and ran the camp for four years. The earthquake left almost 1.5 ...

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Critics say USAID Haiti recovery needs more accountability – Real Change News


Center for Research on Globalization

Critics say USAID Haiti recovery needs more accountability
Real Change News
From what is known of U.S. post-earthquake funding to Haiti, it appears that a notably small proportion of money from USAID, the county's main foreign aid arm, is going directly to local Haitian businesses, institutions and organizations. “Sixty ...
Outsourcing Haiti: How Disaster Relief Became a Disaster of its OwnCenter for Research on Globalization

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Haiti earthquake refugees trade golf course camp for humble homes – Chicago Tribune


Daily Beast

Haiti earthquake refugees trade golf course camp for humble homes
Chicago Tribune
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - The tents are gone and clean-up crews are grooming the grounds of the Petionville country club golf course, which served as a camp for 60,000 people made homeless by Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake. The camp, on ...
Haiti Rebuilding Four Years After the Earthquake (PHOTOS)Daily Beast

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The journey behind the story — Haiti’s island without hope – MiamiHerald.com


The journey behind the story — Haiti's island without hope
MiamiHerald.com
ÎLE DE LA TORTUE, Haiti -- Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with thee … A rugged mountain road in Haiti is an odd place to suddenly remember your childhood, but I began reciting the long-forgotten rosary prayer as I clung to the back of a ...

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Dromm Honored By Korean Dry Cleaners Association – Western Queens Gazette

Dromm Honored By Korean Dry Cleaners AssociationWestern Queens GazetteThey have assisted these small businesses in every aspect of operating in New York City, ensuring that immigrant entrepreneurs understand and comply with local laws, obtain financing...

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LaGuardia CC Hosts Bookkeeping Scholarship Program – Western Queens Gazette

LaGuardia CC Hosts Bookkeeping Scholarship ProgramWestern Queens GazetteTwenty-one students from Albania, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Morocco, Paraguay, Poland, Romania, Russia and Uzbekistan participated in...

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