Morning reads from around the webSanta Fe New Mexican.com (blog)Aerospace engineer and newspaper vendor Bob Salkeld sells copies of The New Mexican on Thursday from the corner of Don Gaspar Avenue and Alameda Street. Salkeld, 81, was once a part of the...Read More »
UN Secretary-General: Organization has 'moral responsibility' to end Haitian ...
The United Nations has a “moral responsibility” to help impoverished Haiti end a devastating cholera outbreak some blame on peacekeepers, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says. Ban spoke to The Miami Herald ahead of a visit to the Caribbean nation due ...
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Ban to travel to Haiti, Dominican Republic with focus on health, poverty reduction
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13 July 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Haiti and the Dominican Republic starting Monday to meet with senior government officials as well as to get a first-hand look at programmes designed to improve health and reduce ...
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United Nations top official goes to Haiti to promote cholera elimination ...
UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. -- In his strongest statement since a deadly cholera epidemic erupted in Haiti almost four years ago, the head of the United Nations said the global body bears “a moral responsibility” to help the Caribbean nation end the outbreak.
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Voodoo won't save Haiti, says cardinal
Haiti's first Roman Catholic cardinal has described voodoo as a "big social problem" for his desperately poor country, arguing that the religion offers "magic" but no real solutions to a population deprived of justice and a political voice. Chibly ...
Voodoo is 'big social problem' for Haiti, says new Catholic cardinalSouth China Morning Post
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Haitilibre.comHaiti - News : Some news here and there...Haitilibre.comPresident Michel Martelly will be in Brazil on Sunday for the final match of the 2014 World Cup between Argentina and Germany, which will take place at Maracana Stadium (Rio de Janei...Read More »
Haitilibre.comHaiti - Diplomacy : 85 years of diplomatic relations between Mexico and HaitiHaitilibre.comIt is in 1816 that General Francisco Javier Mina made a trip to Haiti to seek the support of the country in the quest for the independence of Mexic...Read More »
Haitilibre.comHaiti - Politic : Visit of President Martelly in the City of OuanamintheHaitilibre.comThursday, the President Michel Martelly, accompanied by the Ambassador of Spain in Haiti, Manuel Ruigomez, of Benito Dumay, the Director General of the ...Read More »
Cedar Valley 50: WCA's Haitian art collection lauded worldwide
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
For nearly 40 years, the Waterloo Center for the Arts has had that distinction, housing metal sculptures, colorful paintings, beaded and sequined banners and other Haitian art. Lauded as a fine and extensive collection, the Haitian art treasure trove ...
Grace, danger blend in Haiti's obscure art of machete fencing
Alexandria Town Talk
Haitian machete fencing expert Alfred Avril (left) instructs student Reginald Turnier in the art of machete fencing using faux-machetes carved out of wood from an orange tree oustide the town of Jacmel, Haiti. / AP ...