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US urges Haitians to avoid death at sea with new PSA – NBCNews.com


US urges Haitians to avoid death at sea with new PSA
NBCNews.com
MIAMI – Following dozens of known drowning deaths at sea this year, the U.S. Coast Guard and Haitian-American community activists unveiled a public service campaign Thursday urging Haitians to avoid immigrant smugglers. They're also asking Haitian ...

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Haiti: Aristide’s Party Fanmi Lavalas Taken Over by “Macouto-Bourgeois Group” – Center for Research on Globalization


Haiti: Aristide's Party Fanmi Lavalas Taken Over by “Macouto-Bourgeois Group”
Center for Research on Globalization
Haiti's Lavalas movement was born in the 1980s during the struggle against the Duvalier dictatorship and the neo-Duvalierist juntas which followed Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier's flight from the country on Feb. 7, 1986. The goal of the movement was a ...

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Collector surveys past 25 years of Haitian art in major new book – MiamiHerald.com


Collector surveys past 25 years of Haitian art in major new book
MiamiHerald.com
“It had a low ceiling, dark wood-paneled walls and kind of a dingy atmosphere,” says the author of Masterpieces of Haitian Art (Schiffer, $50), who talks about her work Saturday at Books & Books in Coral Gables. “But I felt uplifted and happy in the space.

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Haiti Protesters Demand Higher Minimum Wage – Voice of America


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Haiti Protesters Demand Higher Minimum Wage
Voice of America
Hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets of Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, to demand an increase in their wages. Factory workers say the government's recommendation to raise the minimum wage from $4.54 to $5.11 for an eight-hour work day, ...
Haiti - NOTICE : Assembly & Textile Companies closed in the metropolitan area...Haitilibre.com
Haiti: wage council proposes eight-cent raiseWorld War 4 Report
Wage Council proposes new rate for Haitian apparel workersFibre2fashion.com

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Haiti Earthquake Fast Facts – CNN


Haiti Earthquake Fast Facts
CNN
The Effect: 10 million: approximate population of Haiti. 1.5 million: people made homeless. More than 300,000: people still live in camps. Children: 4,992: number of schools in Haiti affected by earthquake (can't find official link, previous link no ...

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Detectives asking for help in slaying of Haitian man, father of eight – Orlando Sentinel


Detectives asking for help in slaying of Haitian man, father of eight
Orlando Sentinel
Louis' wages sustained his brood of seven children in Haiti and a 4-year-old son living in Orlando until last month when the 46-year-old was found dead inside his Dunwoodie Street apartment — near South Orange Blossom Trail and South John Young ...

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Suddenly, Illegal at Home – New York Times

New York TimesSuddenly, Illegal at HomeNew York TimesMs. Pierre, 19, who was born to Haitian parents who were in the Dominican Republic illegally, is one of more than 200,000 people affected by a historic ruling by the Dominican Constitutional Court de...

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Some Filipinos could stay in US indefinitely due to Yolanda – Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netSome Filipinos could stay in US indefinitely due to YolandaInquirer.netIn a November 15 memo, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced some extensions and other assistance for Filipinos who have been affected...

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Giving Fund: Cases 21-30 – The Advocate

Giving Fund: Cases 21-30The AdvocateJackie is an immigrant from Haiti and lives independently. Unfortunately, due to budget cuts, she lost her job and she has been unemployed for a year. Recently, she found two part-time jobs, but now has so much back ...

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Former News Leader editor Corell to discuss mission work in Haiti – Staunton News Leader


Former News Leader editor Corell to discuss mission work in Haiti
Staunton News Leader
STAUNTON — Cindy Corell, a former editor at The News Leader, is scheduled to speak at Trinity Episcopal Church in Staunton next week during a hiatus from her mission work in Haiti. Corell will speak about her first six months as a missionary co-worker ...

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