Port-au-Prince

Type: City
Name: Port-au-Prince
Country: Haiti
Latitude: 18.540001
Longitude: -72.339996
population: 1,234,750
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Fears mount for safety of human rights defender in Haiti

Pierre Espérance, a prominent Haitian human rights defender, received a letter containing a bullet and death threats related to his work. Amnesty International said it fears for his safety and that of other human rights defenders in the country.Espérance, ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - 8 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Violence erupts as Haiti police break up protests

An anti-government march in Haiti has ended in violence as police tried to break-up the demonstration. Thousands of people took to the streets in the capital Port-au-Prince to protest against the government’s handling of reconstruction funds in the wake ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

World: Bigger, badder - the challenge of urban disasters

Source: IRINCountry: Haiti, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Philippines, World MANILA, 16 April 2014 (IRIN) - Responding to the devastation wrought by disasters in cities requires relief workers to adjust to the unique constraints and demands of specific urban ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Amnesty: Haiti human rights activist threatened - Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- A leading human rights activist in Haiti has been threatened for his work, Amnesty International said Tuesday, marking the latest documented case of attacks or threats against watchdog groups in the Caribbean nation.Pierre Esperance ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

US housing effort in Haiti falls short

A US project to provide badly-needed housing for hundreds of thousands of Haitians left homeless by a 2010 earthquake has failed to live up to its promise and went over budget, a government audit said Tuesday.The Office of the Inspector General for the ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

A Small Tablet Company Brings High-Tech Hopes To Haiti

Workers assemble Android-based tablets from imported components at the Surtab factory in the Sonapi Industrial Park of Port-au-Prince. Haiti has struggled to rebuild since a devastating ... ... [Published Big News Network - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Hilton Garden Inn Port-au-Prince to open in 2016

Hilton Worldwide has signed last Thursday in the presence of Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, a management agreement with CAB, SA to operate the new build Hilton Garden Inn Port-au-Prince Louverture ... ... [Published Big News Network - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

AIAVoices: Don't Forget Functional and Beautiful

Katie DavisCredit: Porter GiffordKatie Davis is a designer with Stantec in Boston. In the last three years, Davis has provided humanitarian relief in Haiti through Architecture for Humanity, and designed a school for Port-au-Prince through Islamic Relief ... [Published Architect Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Haiti: Haiti Price Bulletin April 2014

Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Haiti Rice, black beans, maize, and cooking oil are among the most important food items for poor and middle income households in Haiti. Roots and tubers are also important, but not currently monitored. ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Hilton Worldwide to open its first hotel in Haiti

Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Haiti-based firm CAB to handle the operations of the new Hilton Garden Inn Port-au-Prince Louverture Airport hotel in the region.Slated to open in 2016, the new Hilton Garden Inn branded property ... [Published Hotel Management Network - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

CMA CGM offers weekly shuttle between Jamaica, Haiti

CMA CGM said it has begun offering a weekly shuttle service between Kingston, Jamaica and Port au Prince, Haiti.The French carrier said it will use the ship Red Spirit in the service. It will leave Kingston on Tuesday and arrive in Port au Prince the ... [Published Vietnam Shipper - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: CMA CGM SA, Haiti, Jamaica
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Four Years Later

It would be hard to overstate the sonic shock of Port-au-Prince, the endless tweaker mix-tape of hammering, sawing, drilling, of rumbling traffic, of horns and music, yowling dogs, crazed roosters, buzzing swarms of cheap Chinese motorcycles, and the ... [Published The New Republic Online - Apr 14 2014]

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...certification, IWBI anticipates working closely with GBCI to align WELL professional education programs and accreditation with LEED AP requirements. "We are committed to working closely with GBCI and the community of green building professionals to make certain that every aspect of the WELL Building Standard works in alignment with LEED, the Living Building Challenge , and other leading global systems" added Scialla
..."The vehicle was found to be equipped with various compartments," said Eduardo Contreras of the Bolivarian National Police, "including one for spreading oil on the road, another for storing and releasing tacks, and another equipped with tear gas."
Remember that these programs are designed to provide new opportunities for young people living in the streets, in difficult conditions. "I want to see these youth flourish andtake full advantage of this opportunity offered to them today through this training they have received" declared President Martelly, which invited the private sector to support this process
...facing ever more demands on the system, as we deal with the effects of a changing climate, growing population, conflict and extremism," she said. "Our global humanitarian system does great work, but the scale of the challenge means all of us need to up our game. The global investment in emergency preparedness is extremely low. We urgently need larger, sustained investment in preparedness and resilience.”"

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Amnesty: Haiti human rights activist threatened [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 10 hours ago]
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Miami Firm's Venezuelan Security Expert Accused... [Published Miami New Times - 16 hours ago]
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Hilton Garden Inn Port-au-Prince to open in 2016 [Published Big News Network - 17 hours ago]
Haiti - Economy : More than 115 young people wi... [Published Haitilibre.com - 20 hours ago]
DfID refocuses attention on building local capa... [Published Devex - Apr 15 2014]
A Small Tablet Company Brings High-Tech Hopes T... [Published WVPE 88.1 - Apr 15 2014]
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Enjoy Life with Smax Music at La Caye! [Published Fort Greene Clinton Hill Patch - Apr 15 2014]
AIAVoices: Don't Forget Functional and Beautiful [Published Architect Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Taiwanese-built water system launched in Haiti [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 14 2014]
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World: Bigger, badder - the challenge of urban ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: IRINCountry: Haiti, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Philippines, World MANILA, 16 April 2014 (IRIN) - Responding to the devastation wrought by disasters in cities requires relief workers to adjust to the unique constraints and demands of specific urban ...
Haiti: Audit of USAID/Haiti’s New Settlement Co... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 10 hours ago]
Source: Government of the United States of AmericaCountry: Haiti, United States of America SUMMARY OF RESULTS Haiti has a vast need for permanent shelter. Haiti’s housing sector sustained roughly 40 percent of the damage caused by the January 2010 ...
Haiti: Haiti Price Bulletin April 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Haiti Rice, black beans, maize, and cooking oil are among the most important food items for poor and middle income households in Haiti. Roots and tubers are also important, but not currently monitored. ...
Haiti: Drought worsens food crisis in poverty-s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 04 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Haiti 04/04/2014 20:02 GMT PORT-AU-PRINCE, April 4, 2014 (AFP) - The World Food Program sounded an alarm Friday over arid conditions in northwest Haiti that have worsened an already dire food shortage in this impoverished ...
Haiti: Disasters, Development and Durable Solut... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 03 2014]
Source: Brookings-LSE Project on Internal DisplacementCountry: Haiti The earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 sparked a massive displacement crisis. At the peak of the crisis, there were over 1.5 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) ...
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Thousands march against Haiti's Martelly in Por... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 29 2014]
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