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  • UN troop rotation to Haiti from Africa suspended to keep Ebola away

    Port-Au-Prince, Haiti News
    19 Oct 2014 | 4:40 pm
    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.
  • Hearing in Haitians’ Cholera Case

    NYT > Haiti
    23 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A federal judge in Manhattan heard arguments on Thursday in the first court proceeding over Haitian cholera victims’ lawsuit against the United Nations.
  • UN experts scuttle hopes Haiti shipwreck was Christopher Columbus ship

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    6 Oct 2014 | 9:15 am
    Wreck found off coast of Haiti is not that of Christopher Columbus's flagship Santa Maria, United Nations experts say
  • #Viaduc-Haiti:Visite surprise du Premier ministre Lamothe au viaduc de Carrefour aéroport

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    23 Oct 2014 | 12:34 am
    #Viaduc-Haiti:Visite surprise du Premier ministre Lamothe au viaduc de Carrefour aéroport Visite surprise du Premier ministre Lamothe au viaduc de Carrefour aéroport. From: Laurent Lamothe Views: 7829 74 ratings Time: 03:15 More in News & Politics
  • Commentary: A renewal of patriotic sentiment in Haiti

    Haiti News
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:37 pm
    By Jean H Charles I was in Cape Haitian recently and I was surprised to find the magnificent and huge cathedral of the city filled like an egg by school students for the commemoration of the death of King Henry Christophe, who ruled the northern part of Haiti from 1806 to 1820. It was not a national holiday but a local one, spurred by a son of the city who passed away few days before this celebration.
 
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  • #Viaduc-Haiti:Visite surprise du Premier ministre Lamothe au viaduc de Carrefour aéroport

    23 Oct 2014 | 12:34 am
    #Viaduc-Haiti:Visite surprise du Premier ministre Lamothe au viaduc de Carrefour aéroport Visite surprise du Premier ministre Lamothe au viaduc de Carrefour aéroport. From: Laurent Lamothe Views: 7829 74 ratings Time: 03:15 More in News & Politics
  • WNT vs. Haiti: Highlights - Oct. 20, 2014

    20 Oct 2014 | 7:42 pm
    WNT vs. Haiti: Highlights - Oct. 20, 2014 USA all-time goal scoring leader Abby Wambach scored two goals and the United States soundly defeated Haiti 6-0 at RFK Stadium to earn first place in Group A and a top seed heading into the... From: U.S. Soccer Views: 31235 350 ratings Time: 05:16 More in Sports
  • HAITI NOUVELLES 13 OCTOBRE 2014 #PALECHO

    14 Oct 2014 | 5:18 pm
    HAITI NOUVELLES 13 OCTOBRE 2014 #PALECHO N'hésitez pas à vous abonner à ma chaîne, c'est GRATUIT et vous aurez plus de facilité à suivre [NOUVELLES sur HAITI ] Web : http://t.co/4Xfeo0cgPE #Palecho ... From: Palecho Ayiti Views: 2770 4 ratings Time: 27:49 More in News & Politics
  • Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier's Funeral in Haiti ( VIDEO )

    11 Oct 2014 | 7:43 pm
    Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier's Funeral in Haiti ( VIDEO ) LIVE: Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier's Funeral in Haiti Haiti: Duvalier to be buried on Saturday without State funeral teleSUR English Haiti's former dictat... From: Anastasia Petrova Views: 21540 38 ratings Time: 02:33 More in People & Blogs
  • Haiti Vs Barbados (4-2) Highlights (Oct 10, 2014)

    11 Oct 2014 | 8:49 am
    Haiti Vs Barbados (4-2) Highlights (Oct 10, 2014) Haiti Vs Barbados (4-2) (Oct 10, 2014) Haiti Vs Barbade (4-2) Resume (Oct 10, 2014) CCQ. From: Les Grenadiers Views: 5314 26 ratings Time: 04:17 More in Sports
 
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  • Commentary: A renewal of patriotic sentiment in Haiti

    24 Oct 2014 | 8:37 pm
    By Jean H Charles I was in Cape Haitian recently and I was surprised to find the magnificent and huge cathedral of the city filled like an egg by school students for the commemoration of the death of King Henry Christophe, who ruled the northern part of Haiti from 1806 to 1820. It was not a national holiday but a local one, spurred by a son of the city who passed away few days before this celebration.
  • UN votes to keep troops in Haiti as cholera case heads to court

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:24 am
    The Community Violence Reduction Section at the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti is part of a joint pilot project with the Direction Nationale de l'Eau Potable et de l'Assainissement to install water fi ltration systems and provide hygiene training in the Cite Soleil slum of Haitian capital Port-au-Prince. The partnership between MINUSTAH and DINEPA forms part of joint efforts between the United Nations and the Government of Haiti to fi ght cholera.
  • Haitian-Americans win long awaited visa program to reunite families

    22 Oct 2014 | 1:41 am
    Advocates of the Reunite Haitian-American Families Campaign have achieved a significant victory in the Oct. 17 Department of Homeland Security announcement of a Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program . Prior to this federal announcement, longstanding support for FRPP grew from key national efforts like the Reunite Haitian American Families Campaign that is sponsored by the national coalition Black Immigration Network, which includes such organizations as the Black Alliance for Just Immigration , Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees and Haitian Women of Miami.
  • Commentary: Law and Politics: More chaos and confusion

    21 Oct 2014 | 2:25 am
    By Lloyd Noel The public gathering that was held by the constitution reformation committee at the Trade Centre in Grand Anse last week Wednesday attracted a very loud and agitated crowd in attendance. The intention of the meeting was for the increase of the number of issues to be placed as guidelines on the referendum document that the people will be voting to adopt.
  • Michaelle Jean says Africa backs her Francophonie bid

    20 Oct 2014 | 10:39 pm
    Michaelle Jean says that Prime Minister Stephen Harper called her the 'perfect' person to head the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. Michaelle Jean says that Prime Minister Stephen Harper called her the 'perfect' person to head the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie.
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  • 'Lakay' an odd return to Haiti after devastating 2010 quake

    23 Oct 2014 | 6:13 pm
    Following the magnitude-7 earthquake in Haiti in 2010, Chicago-based filmmaker Tirf Alexius — along with his siblings Remoh Romeo and Macdanne Edmond — visited the ravaged country to see family for the first time since they'd emigrated 28 years earlier. The trip is captured in the...
  • US court hears UN immunity arguments in Haiti suit

    23 Oct 2014 | 10:31 am
    A US judge on Thursday deferred a decision on whether the United Nations can be sued over a deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti after hearing arguments for and against its immunity. Federal Judge Paul Oetken presided over a hearing in New York that focused on technical interpretations of provisions in the 1946 Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations. Cholera has killed ...
  • Witness the Extraordinary Power of Homegrown Aid in Haiti

    21 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am
    “Piti, piti, zwazo fe nich li.” It’s an oft-repeated proverb in Haiti, roughly translating to “Little by little a bird makes its nest.” It’s also an apt description for how the St. Luke Foundation for Haiti has empowered native Haitians to care for their community in the shadow of natural disasters, epidemics, and political unrest.
  • Climate Change Has Coffee Growers In Haiti Seeking Higher Ground

    20 Oct 2014 | 1:12 pm
    Haiti's once-flourishing coffee trade has been badly battered. The latest threat: climate change. Locals who still rely on coffee for their livelihood must learn to grow it in changing climes.
  • Correction: Haiti-Duvalier Funeral story

    12 Oct 2014 | 1:14 pm
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — In a story Oct. 11 about the funeral of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, The Associated Press erroneously reported the age of Mark Etienne, a member of the crowd outside the service. Etienne is 30, not 19.
 
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  • Islamic Bank-funded school reconstruction in Haiti completed

    20 Oct 2014 | 6:56 pm
    By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti -- After the devastating earthquake of 2010, the Islamic Development Bank came to the aid of Haiti to help in the reconstruction of five schools in the form of a grant of US$5 million. Last Tuesday, the head of the IsDB, Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali al-Madani, visited Haiti to witness the completion of the rehabilitation and reconstruction of four of those five schools.
  • UN troop rotation to Haiti from Africa suspended to keep Ebola away

    19 Oct 2014 | 4:40 pm
    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.
  • Haiti's president welcomes predecessor for political talks

    15 Oct 2014 | 8:02 pm
    By Joseph Guyler C. Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Haiti's President Michel Martelly welcomed at his office on Tuesday former Haitian president Ren Prval, as part of a new round of political discussions to facilitate the holding of crucial legislative and local elections in the Caribbean country as soon as possible. Martelly said he invited Preval to the presidential palace to seek his advice on how to best handle the ongoing political situation, with opponents trying to block the electoral process and threatening the country's stability.
  • PM promises to inject new funds into Haiti's largest slum

    8 Oct 2014 | 9:13 pm
    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.
  • Mixed emotions following former Haitian dictator's death

    7 Oct 2014 | 10:25 pm
    SHOWERS, AND WE'RE KEEPING IT WARM. CALVIN. Calvin Hughes: BETTY, THANKS. THE FUNERAL FOR HAITIAN DICTATOR JEAN-CLAUDE DUVALAL YEA IS SET FOR SATURDAY BUT HIS DEATH THIS PAST WEEKEND AS LEFT THE COUNTRY WITH MIXED EMOTIONS.
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  • GamerGate Continues to Be About Misogyny, Despite Its Best Efforts

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:41 pm
    If you're a gamer or geek in any capacity, you know Felicia Day. The actress has become a nerd icon for letting her own gaming/graphic novel/fandom flags fly high, and recently wrote a post called "Crossing the Street," in which she finally addressed the big topic facing gamedom these days: GamerGate. If you're not familiar with the situation, it's a bit complicated, but the short version is that a community of gamers attempting to raise the bar for ethical video game journalism keeps getting sidetracked by members of their group who make their case by doxxing (leaking the personal…
  • The Perfect Crime: Texting Your Probation Officer for Weed

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:08 pm
    Alvin Cross Jr. was out of jail and looking for a marijuana hook up, but for some reason, his friends and family wanted nothing to do with him. One can safely assume that's because Cross' Albany, Georgia community was looking out for him, not wanting him to get into any trouble with the law. But Cross handled getting into trouble just fine on his own. Out of options, he decided to text his probation officer to see if he had any weed to sell. Desperate times call for desperate(ly stupid) measures, and his probation officer had police raid Cross' apartment, where they found cocaine and he's…
  • Rob & Kristen Bell

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:55 pm
    This week we talk to husband and wife duo, Rob & Kristen Bell. The popular (and sometimes controversial) author and his wife have written a new book on marriage called “The Zimzum of Love,” and they have a lot of good advice for our listeners. We also spotlight one of our favorite new indie bands, Colony House, catch you up on the week’s news and entertainment and meet an interesting new podcast character, Jesse’s neighbor.
  • Fury's Director Explains the Film's Theology

    jryanparker
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:00 pm
    'Fury' director David Ayer on faith, redemption and the brutality of war. Fury is one of the most brutal, grueling war films since 1998’s Saving Private Ryan. It centers on a WWII tank unit lead by Don “Wardaddy” Collier (Brad Pitt). Actors Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña, John Bernthal and Logan Lerman fill out the tank named FURY.
  • 9 Spooktacular Costumes for This Year’s Harvest Party

    jessec
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:15 am
    It's time to get ready. While the rest of the neighborhood is busy turning their front yards into altars of darkness with their fake spider webs, ghoul-inviting carved pumpkins and plastic headstones, you’ve got other—dare we say better—things to do: Prepare for the big Harvest Party. Sure, it falls on the same day as Hallween and also revolves around giving candy to children like Halloween does and dressing up in fun costumes like people do on Halloween, but your gathering should not be confused with Halloween. Neither should your outfit.
 
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