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...

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International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child

Today marks the International Day of the Girl Child. May all their dreams and visions come through. "The newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals rightly include key targets for gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls. They offer an opportunity...

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Back to Haiti!

Back to Haiti!

I’m now heading back to Haiti. It’s three and half years since I was there last time. A lot has happened; both in general and especially for Star of Hope and in the villages they support and the people they work with. I look forward to meeting all the people I know...

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New school year in Haiti

New school year in Haiti

Today the school year 2014-2015 opens in Haiti. Millions of school children return to their educational centers, and yet, almost one in four of all children are not enrolled. Haiti's President, Michel Martelly, has made free public education one of his top priorities,...

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Mixed from Haiti

Mixed from Haiti

The political problems continues in Haiti. A few days ago there were massive demonstrations against the government. Protesters are angry over the cost of living, unemployment and alleged corruption. They want to President Martelly to live his post. The police fired...

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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...

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World Water Day

World Water Day

The United Nations' (UN) World Water Day is held on March 22 each year. Events are organized on or around this day to increase people's awareness of water's importance in environment, agriculture, health and trade. The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on...

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Keep on working

Keep on working

Another busy week. I was in Örebro (about two hours drive from Stockholm) on a corporate job together with Kapybara media. Work went smooth. Unfortunately I broke the handle on my video camera. The handle just snapped when I was to remove it from the camera. I left it...

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Haiti – Four years on

Haiti – Four years on

Haiti – Four years on January 12 marks four years since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti, killing over 300,000, injuring another 300,000 and leaving 1.5 million people displaced. Most people that lived in tent camps around Port-au-Prince and other cities have...

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