Port-au-Prince

Type: City
Name: Port-au-Prince
Country: Haiti
Latitude: 18.540001
Longitude: -72.339996
population: 1,234,750
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Fresh batch of PH peacekeepers off to Haiti

Composed of 12 officers and 143 enlisted personnel, the 17th PCH is expected to arrive on the Philippines on September 25 after their tour of duty began in October 2013.General Gregorio Pio Catapang, AFP Chief of Staff, told the troops during the send-off ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 16 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Haiti - Security : New measures of the PNH, to fight against insecurity

22/09/2014 14:18:33 With one policeman for every 1,000 inhabitants, while the international standard is 1 for 200, Godson Orélus the Director General of the National Police of Haiti, this week announced a series of measures that will allow its staff ... [Published Haitilibre.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

DNA leader: New immigration rules are just talk

By LAMECH JOHNSONTribune Staff Reporterljohnson@tribunemedia.netDEMOCRATIC National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney does not expect the government to execute the recently announced immigration restrictions aimed at clamping down on illegal migrat ... [Published The Tribune - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Haitian school honouring N.B. RCMP Sgt. set to open

After years of fundraising, planning and building, a vocational school honouring a New Brunswick RCMP officer is set to open in Haiti.Sgt. Mark Gallagher was in Haiti in January of 2010 as part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission when a 7.0 magnitude ... [Published CBC - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

Human excrement spread by poor sanitation was to blame for over 9,000 cholera deaths in Haiti, but now, thanks to a simple measure to transform it into nutrient-rich compost, cleanliness has improved - and some enterprising Haitians are able to grow their ... [Published BBC - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Immigration policy change

• The following is the written communication of Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell to the House of Assembly on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.With immediate effect, we will not accept applications for people who do not have legal ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Haiti: Local Innovations, Essential to Sustainable Development

On September 19th, the Veolia Institute and the Fondation de France are holding a joint seminar in Paris on the subject of Haiti.At the heart of the discussions will be the "Development Project Note”,  Whose principal points will be published in a special ... [Published Veolia Environment - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Haiti: 'We are here' - IFRC's experience with communication and feedback channels for affected populations in Haiti

Source: ALNAPCountry: Haiti Communication with the affected population was prioritised from the outset of the emergency response in Haiti (IFRC, 2011a). This case study primarily focuses on two-way communication and feedback processes in IFRC’s Return ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

No legal status, no application

" With immediate effect, we will not accept applications for people who do not have legal status in The Bahamas to work and anyone who comes to do so the application will be refused and the applicant will be arrested and charged and deported," Minister ... [Published Freeport News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The 3D Printing Revolution

By Photography by Reuters | September 17, 2014Handicapped Haitian boy Stevenson Joseph (R), learns to use a 3D-printed prosthetic hand with help from a professor at the orphanage where he lives in Santo, near Port-au-Prince, April 28, 2014. Handicapped ... [Published Mind Food - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

France hails Haiti's 'firm determination to fight corruption'

Haitian President Michel Martelly (L) with French President François Hollande (File photo)PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- A high-ranking French diplomat in Haiti has acknowledged that current Haitian authorities have a firm determination to fight corruption, ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Haiti's disease fighting eco toilet

The 2010 Haitian earthquake displaced thousands of people, with many still living in temporary camps.Poor sanitation has caused serious health problems in the country - but could a special eco toilet improve the situation?Lorena Arroyo reports from the ... [Published BBC - Sep 16 2014]

Quotes

"I don't think it would deter me from giving to them because the group itself is still a great cause. All those people are still in need" donor Julie Forsyth said
"The tiling and the flooring the masonry the agriculture and the carpentry program look good to go, but the secretarial program we're not so sure."
"At the beginning some people said they didn't want to eat food from this garden because it was grown in the soil from the toilets" says Francois
At the heart of the discussions will be the "Development Project Note”,  Whose principal points will be published in a special edition of the journal FACTS Reports “Haïti, local innovations, key for a sustainable and inclusive development”."

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Fresh batch of PH peacekeepers off to Haiti [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 16 hours ago]
From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor [Published BBC - Sep 21 2014]
Remarks by Administrator Rajiv Shah at the Fron... [Published US Aid - Sep 20 2014]
Artists for Peace and Justice Fundraiser Gala [Published WorldTempus - Sep 20 2014]
Defining our empowerment fuels Black Media Appr... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Sep 19 2014]
Haiti: Local Innovations, Essential to Sustaina... [Published Veolia Environment - Sep 19 2014]
Dr. Luther Ward gives talk about his time in Ha... [Published Curry County Reporter - Sep 19 2014]
Amid Haiti election dispute, ex-President Arist... [Published People's World - Sep 19 2014]
Immigration policy change [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 19 2014]
Donald Quenton Layne [Published PrinceWilliamTimes.com - Sep 19 2014]
At UNDP, a SHIFT toward business unusual [Published Devex - Sep 19 2014]
Open Letter to Mrs. Michelle Obama From a Son o... [Published Global Research - Sep 18 2014]
Haiti: 'We are here' - IFRC's experience with c... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
No legal status, no application [Published Freeport News - Sep 18 2014]
New Daughter of Wisdom Has Some Brooklyn Roots [Published Diocese of Brooklyn Tablet - Sep 18 2014]
New rules to tackle illegal immigration [Published The Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
Responding To Ebola – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Sep 18 2014]
BOVET Raises $1.5 Million At Sponsored Event fo... [Published Elite Traveler - Sep 17 2014]
The 3D Printing Revolution [Published Mind Food - Sep 17 2014]
France hails Haiti's 'firm determination to fig... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Sep 17 2014]
Haiti: Haiti Cholera Response: Mid-Year Update ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
"Plate-by-Plate in the Garden" for Haitian relief [Published Napa News - Sep 17 2014]
ASU sustainability alum overcomes challenges to... [Published Arizona State University - Sep 17 2014]
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Haiti: 'We are here' - IFRC's experience with c... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
Source: ALNAPCountry: Haiti Communication with the affected population was prioritised from the outset of the emergency response in Haiti (IFRC, 2011a). This case study primarily focuses on two-way communication and feedback processes in IFRC’s Return ...
Haiti: Haiti Cholera Response: Mid-Year Update ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
Source: UN Country Team in HaitiCountry: Haiti The cholera epidemic in Haiti has affected an unacceptable number of people with around 705,400 suspected cases and an estimated 8,500 deaths reported from October 2010 to 31 July 2014. Limited rains in ...
Three Things Conservatives Wrote This Week That... [Published Think Progress - Sep 12 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Welcome to TP Ideas ‘ weekly roundup of the best conservative writing! Every Friday, we take a look at three pieces by right-leaning writers that constructively articulate core elements of their worldview. The goal isn’t to find ...
Haiti: 50% of the population could be affected ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 12 2014]
Via HaitiLibre.com: 50% of the population could be affected by the chikungunya epidemic. Excerpt and then a comment:The chikungunya epidemic, which began in late 2013 in the Americas, was detected for the first time in Haiti in May and its rapid spread ...
Haiti: Medicine to treat one million people arr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 11 2014]
Source: Direct ReliefCountry: Haiti Medicines to treat one million people – or nearly one in 10 Haitians – have arrived at Direct Relief’s warehouse in Port-au-Prince as the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus continues to spread throughout the Americas. ...
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Thousands march against Haiti's Martelly in Por... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 29 2014]
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BEST WESTERN PREMIER Petion-Ville in Haiti Cele... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 05 2014]
IOM Opens New Housing for Haiti Earthquake Victims [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jun 03 2014]
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