Port-au-Prince

Type: City
Name: Port-au-Prince
Country: Haiti
Latitude: 18.540001
Longitude: -72.339996
population: 1,234,750
First reported 46 mins ago - Updated 46 mins ago - 1 reports

Haitian Migrants Turn Toward Brazil

Haitians pray in Brasiléia, a common stopping point for those moving to Brazil. Credit PHOTOGRAPH BY DOUGLAS ENGLE/THE NEW YORK TIMES/REDUXAt 7:30 on a recent morning, dozens of people were already outside the Brazilian embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, ... [Published New Yorker - 46 mins ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Guyana nominated as VC for new Inter-American Committee on Culture

— as OAS Culture Ministers’ meeting concludes in HaitiWith a focus on cultural inter-dependence in the context of globalization, the VI Inter-American meeting of Ministers of Culture and Highest Appropriate Authorities concluded in Port-au-Prince last ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Green Building Council and HOK Create Model for Sustainable Building in Haiti

Courtesy of HOK William Jefferson Clinton Children's Center for Fondation Enfant Jesus is designed to use local materials, have natural ventilation and be independent of Port-Au-Prince utilities, which are not reliable. If all goes as planned, the children ... [Published Engineering News-Record - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

TCI, HAITI PLAN ILLEGAL MIGRATION MoU SIGNING

governor beckingham and Minister for Border Control and Labour Hon. Don-Hue GardinerA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) expected to be signed in September between Turks and Caicos and the Haitian Government could become the long-awaited panacea for the ... [Published Turks and Caicos Sun - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

South Africa: Marikana, Gaza, Ferguson - "You should think of them always as armed"

South African Civil Society Information Service (SACSIS), by Richard Pithouse* / Monday, 18 August 2014In colonial wars the occupying power invariably reaches a point where it has to acknowledge that its true enemy is not a minority - devil worshipers, ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Investing in Haiti's Homeless Youth

Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Dodging a constant barrage of cars and taxis, breathing diesel in a cloud of dust, too many teenagers live on the streets of Haiti's capital city. They come, often by foot, from rural villages on this lush Caribbean island, where ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Letter from Haiti

This summer, I returned to Haiti for the first time in ten years. I was itching to see how the Caribbean republic had changed after the terrible earthquake of 12 January 2010. This time, I would not be travelling by jitney, lorry or fishing boat, but ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Setting an example for giving

Houma-Thibodaux residents have a habit of showing generosity when it comes to helping people who need it, and an inspiring story we published Sunday features some examples of that.It highlights local philanthropic groups, often consisting of parents and ... [Published Houma Today - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Haiti - Agriculture : Perspectives on Food Security (July-December 2014)

18/08/2014 11:50:39 Ongoing harvests since June, led to an improvement in food security conditions in almost the entire country. They allowed the reconstitution of food stocks exhausted in poor households since March. Food availability is increasing ... [Published Haitilibre.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 3 reports

U.N. peacekeepers step in as Aristide supporters demonstrate in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide demonstrated Thursday in Port-au-Prince after a judge issued an arrest warrant for him on Wednesday.An arrest warrant was issued for Aristide after he ... [Published UPI - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

‘Many’ Haiti prison escapees on the lam in Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo.- Although their number is still unknown, many of the 329 Haitian inmates who broke out from a prison near the capital Port-au-Prince Sunday managed to sneak across the border into Dominican territory, military and police officials revealed ... [Published Dominican Today - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

UN troops disperse Haiti protesters

UN peacekeepers in Haiti have clashed with supporters of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince.Dozens of Mr Aristide's supporters had set up barricades outside his home, fearing he could be arrested.UN troops fired ... [Published BBC - Aug 15 2014]

Quotes

"I received on August 14, a copy of a request for recusal filed by former president Aristide against Judge Lamarre Belizaire" Jean-Michel told the Haitian-Caribbean News Network (HCNN) on Tuesday
"We really wanted to do something to promote sustainable design that also honors the country's culture and we wanted to empower an existing organization to carry out their mission" says Roger Limoges, vice president of organizational design for the thethe U S Green Building Council and USGBC's project manager for the children's...
"There is harmony here," says Ivens Bastiens , principal of the secondary school. "Among the employees, you cannot tell who's the boss and who isn't." Having lived his whole life in Haiti and worked for another American school here prior to this, Ivens notes two key differences at Child Hope: They have...
"We like to bring young people because it impacts their lives in a permanent, positive way," Duplantis said. "Almost every year now we have students from all over."

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BBC’s long struggle to present the facts withou... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
South Africa: Marikana, Gaza, Ferguson - "You s... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Aug 18 2014]
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Investing in Haiti's Homeless Youth [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
Letter from Haiti [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 18 2014]
Setting an example for giving [Published Houma Today - Aug 18 2014]
Haiti - Agriculture : Perspectives on Food Secu... [Published Haitilibre.com - Aug 18 2014]
Help them make it a million: 12 years in, Mary’... [Published For Argyll.com - Aug 18 2014]
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Aristide supporters reject corruption charges a... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Aug 16 2014]
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Festivals good for the City [Published Barbados Daily Nation - Aug 15 2014]
Barbados on Inter-American Committee [Published Barbados Daily Nation - Aug 15 2014]
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Haiti earthquake: ‘I sleep better now’ [Published British Red Cross - Aug 15 2014]
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Haiti: Video: rebuilding communities - Transfor... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 14 2014]
Source: Concern WorldwideCountry: Haiti Joan Bobrov Grand ravine is one of the poorest and most vulnerable neighborhoods in all of Port au Prince, Haiti. The 20,000 people living here are at extreme risk of flooding and landslides. Many came here after ...
World: Prioritizing Chaos: The Challenges Human... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 13 2014]
Source: Huffington PostCountry: World When the world's humanitarian leaders gathered at the World Health Organization's headquarters in December 2010 the mood was somber. The previous year had witnessed large-scale natural disasters in Haiti and Pakistan, ...
WNU #1230: Opposition Grows to Mining in Haiti [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Aug 12 2014]
Issue #1230, August 10, 2014 1. Haiti: Opposition Grows to Mega Mining 2. Argentina: US Sued at Hague Over Default 3. Cuba: Another USAID Program Exposed 4. Links to alternative sources on: Latin America, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela, El Salvador, ...
Haiti: Ministry warns about Ebola, yellow fever [Published H5N1 - Aug 06 2014]
Via HaitiLibre.com: Haiti - Health : The MSSP concerned about Ebola and yellow fever. Excerpt:A statement from the Ministry of Public Health, bearing the signature of Dr. Florence D. Guillaume, Minister of Health bring to the attention of the Haitian ...
Haiti: Haiti Price Bulletin July 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 01 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. ...
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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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