Haiti

Type: Country
Name: Haiti
population: 8,175,610
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Haiti - Elections : The electoral process in Haiti to the agenda of the OAS

24/04/2014 09:51:39 Wednesday , the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) held a regular meeting during which was discussed issues relating to the support and solidarity of the countries of the region with Haiti and with the ... [Published Haitilibre.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Haiti - Politic : Minimum Wage, CSS work is just beginning

24/04/2014 10:14:19 Tuesdays in press conference, following the Presidential Decree dated 16 April 2014, readjusting the minimum wage from 1 May 2014, http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-10972-haiti-economy-everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-minimum-wage.html ... [Published Haitilibre.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

HAITI-HEALTH-University of Florida opens TB lab in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti,April 24, CMC - A state of the art laboratory has been opened in Haiti to train researchers to better understand and fight Tuberculosis (TB). ... [Published Caribbean News Agency - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Silent Films Help Kids in Haiti Go To School

The United Community Church in Carthage is showing a pair of silent films to help children in Haiti get an education.It's called "An Evening of Classic Comedies" and will benefit Haiti's Mitspa School.Charlie Chaplin in "The Pilgrim" and Buster Keaton ... [Published WWNY TV 7 - 4 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

OPINION: As Haiti's financial pressures mount, practical solutions exist

April 24 --The recent shuffling of cabinet officials in Haiti and the return of a finance minister who had previously stepped down, is seen by some as a sign that the government is serious about addressing a variety of financial and economic challenges ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Tourism grows in Haiti as authorities plan further development

By Rachel BeltPORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haiti attracted 20% more tourists last year, following targeted efforts by the Haitian government to have tourism central to its development and job creation strategy as the Caribbean country's leadership ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - 10 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

Haiti: A NYT editorial

Via The New York Times: Haiti in the Shadow of Cholera. Excerpt:The problem of ending Haiti’s cholera epidemic does not stem from an absence of planning. There is a 10-year plan to eradicate cholera from Hispaniola, the island Haiti shares with the Dominican ... [Published H5N1 - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Potbelly Helping Mayo Volunteers with Haiti Donation

Created: 04/23/2014 6:21 PM KAALtv.comBy: Steph Crock(ABC 6 News) -- Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Rochester is donating 25% of their purchases Wednesday to a hospital in Haiti. They were approached by a Mayo Clinic Employee to take part in this effort."Everyone's ... [Published KAALtv.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Notre Dame seeks sustainable home model for Haiti

While foreign aid is necessary to help countries get back on their feet in the immediate wake of a natural disaster, Notre Dame's Engineering2Empower program believes rebuilding needs to originate…Click to Continue » ... [Published Anchorage Daily News - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Haiti, Foreign Aid, Disaster
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

‘Minecraft’ Helps Residents Remake Developing Cities

Haiti’s Les Cayes waterfront as replicated in Minecraft. (Credit: United Nations Human Settlements Programme)For the most part, video games are simply another form of entertainment like movies, television and books; rarely will a video game serve a purpose ... [Published Discover Magazine - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Haiti: Red Cross Combats Cholera in the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Source: American Red CrossCountry: Dominican Republic, Haiti The approaching 2014 rainy season in Haiti and the Dominican Republic could mean an increase in the threat of waterborne illnesses such as cholera, and the American Red Cross continues its efforts ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Haiti’s President in Taiwan on four-day state visit

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Apr 21 – Haitian President Michel Martelly has arrived here at the head of a 30-member delegation for a four day state visit.Martelly, accompanied by his wife, Sophia, met his Taiwanese counterpart David YL Lin A on Monday and signed a ... [Published Antigua Observer - Apr 22 2014]

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The ILRF's Claeson warns that "with such a wide scope the campaign would have to creatively define achievable victories along the way towards a global minimum wage. I think any social movement has to be sustained by victories, concrete achievements for the people who put their energy, creativity, and resources into the work."
...Then in June, they will have to produce their report on the setting of wages in Haiti in accordance with regulations of the act of September 2009 "According to the legal framework, it is expected that the minimum wage will be adjusted periodically based on changes in the cost of living or every time the official inflation index set by the Haitian Institute of Statistics and Informatics (IHSI) shows an increase of 10% over a period of a fiscal year" noted Daniel Altiné, member of CSS
"This was an inhumane and brutal action, and unfortunately will impact our health services."
...of historic Ebenezer Baptist Church are informed by a deep sense of spirituality, faith, and social justice," said President Beverly Daniel Tatum.  "We are excited to host each of these distinguished leaders as we celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates."

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Haiti: Women are the Backbone of Haiti's Economy [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 9 hours ago]
Source: GrassrootsCountry: Haiti By Mina Remy Women, and rural women in particular, are the backbone of Haiti and its economy. They farm, harvest, and transport their produce to local markets where they in turn sell it. They do all of this despite little-to-no ...
Locating Foreign Aid in Haiti [Published Zunia.org RSS - 10 hours ago]
After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, donors pledged roughly $10 billion in response to the crisis. With such a significant amount of aid money coming in, the Government of Haiti refocused its aid tracking and management efforts following the earthquake. ...
Haiti: A NYT editorial [Published H5N1 - 11 hours ago]
Via The New York Times: Haiti in the Shadow of Cholera. Excerpt:The problem of ending Haiti’s cholera epidemic does not stem from an absence of planning. There is a 10-year plan to eradicate cholera from Hispaniola, the island Haiti shares with the Dominican ...
The Fight Over a Late-Night Hangout Called Waid's [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - 22 hours ago]
Kelly OWAID SAINVIL Says this place is his everything. City authorities are trying, again, to shutter the last black-owned nightspot in the increasingly white and gentrified Central District, where the percentage of the population that is black has ...
Surge in Unregulated Drone Use by Latin America... [Published Breitbart Feed - 23 hours ago]
A new report finds that use of unarmed drones for both civilian and military spying has skyrocketed in Latin America, as the demand for drones increases exponentially in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela. Author Marguerite Cawley notes that drones ...
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Thousands march against Haiti's Martelly in Por... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 29 2014]
Golden Globe wrap; Penn's Haiti Fundraiser [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Jan 13 2014]
Haitians commemorate victims of devastating quake [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 13 2014]
Haiti's slow road to recovery serves as warning... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Nov 15 2013]
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IOM opens four treatment centers for acute diar... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Mar 14 2014]
IOM Opens Four Treatment Centers for Acute Diar... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Mar 14 2014]
IOM-Brookings report on durable solutions to di... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Feb 07 2014]
Haiti Radio Soap Opera Raising Awareness About ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 06 2014]
GreaterGood® Supports Education In Haiti [Published Financial Services - Jan 30 2014]
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