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Posts Tagged "port-au-prince"

Crisis in Haiti deepens

Crisis in Haiti deepens

Since 2018 the economic situation in Haiti has steadily deteriorated with an increase in the cost of living related among other things to the depreciation of 23% of the national currency in 6 months. This situation, combined with socio-political tensions and low agricultural productivity, has led to an increase in the “food basket” price of 26% on an annual basis….

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Political and food crisis in Haiti

Political and food crisis in Haiti

Political crisis Haitian President Michel Martelly stepped down from his office over the weekend. The country is left with no successor after elections were postponed twice due to allegations of fraud. –       My greatest failure is the delayed elections, the President said when he addressed the National Assembly on Sunday. Protests and flashes of violence have added to the precariousness…

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Water still a problem in Haiti

Water still a problem in Haiti

An aging infrastructure and lack of resources means clean water is scarce, and sanitation is a matter of life and death. Access to clean, fresh water is a main concern in Haiti, where waterborne illnesses, such as typhoid, cholera, and chronic diarrhea, are the cause of more than half of the deaths in the country every year.  Contaminated water is…

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Haiti Food and Spirits Festival

Haiti Food and Spirits Festival

Recently Haiti held its 3rd Gout et Saveurs Lakay or “Food and Spirits Festival” from 27th September to October 6th. The 10 day festival was held at the Karibe Hotel and Convention centre in Port-au-Prince and featured cuisine created by renowned chefs from some of Haiti’s top restaurants, and beverages chosen by respected spirit makers and sommeliers from across the…

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The education system in Haiti

The education system in Haiti

Last week the school year in Haiti started one month delayed. Hopefully the children will learn a lot for the future to raise the country out of poverty. Beginning in 1948, the international community recognized education as a fundamental human right, through Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The first Haitian constitution of 1801 stated that the…

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School delayed in Haiti

School delayed in Haiti

Students in Haiti will lose a month of school for the third year in a row as it was announced late August. The first day of classes would be in October rather than its usual start date in September. The Minister of Education Vanneur Pierre proposed the suggestion to delay the return of classes during the 17th Council of Government…

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Haiti’s children are starving

Haiti’s children are starving

I have spent totally 20 months in Haiti since 2005. It’s the poorest country in the western hemisphere. You can see, feel and smell the poverty wherever you go. The hardships are enormous for the people and the hunger among the citizens is growing. The hair on broomstick-thin children has turned patchy and more orange, their stomachs have ballooned to…

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New projects

New projects

I have a couple of new projects in the pipeline now. Really excited about that actually. Feels good, it came to me during a sleepless night last week when I was thinking about something else. Anyway more on that soon. Tomorrow I will work on another project that is growing, and will also take a sidestep through a small multimedia…

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Pause

Pause

Pause, nap, power nap, break, rest, breather, time-out, intermission, interval.Many names for the same thing. We all need them. We have all taken them. A few of many pics I have of these short period of times we all need. Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Thailand. School kid in orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Newspaper man in Hong Kong. Airport workers at Don…

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Frogs in the garden

Frogs in the garden

Last July I was in Haiti on assignment for a Swedish based aid organization. I took the following pics after a few days of rain in the garden where I stayed. The rainy season has started in Bangkok. It rains every day from time to time. Need to bring the umbrella everyday I go outside now.  

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Haiti kid

Haiti kid

Another kid in Haiti. Took this pictures during the spring 2011 at an orphanage. I have now gone through many pictures from the orphanage for the client, and sent them to the in-house image bank. I hope they like them.  

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