Cholera likely to stay in Haiti

Cholera likely to stay in Haiti

Since a cholera epidemic began in Haiti in 2010, the disease has killed more than 8,300 people in that country. The bacteria that cause cholera may be settling in for good in Haiti, and meanwhile, its swath of destruction appears to be widening to other countries,...

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Haiti slavery

Haiti slavery

The recently released Global Slavery Index reveals that there are an estimated 29.8 million people enslaved worldwide. Almost half of the index’s listed top offenders are from Asia. Mauritania, Haiti, and Pakistan have the highest prevalence of trafficking, but India,...

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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...

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Busy week comes to an end.

Busy week comes to an end.

A very busy week comes to an end. But most of it was good, even if some fairly boring paperwork was involved. I had three really interesting meetings with possible clients. First answer should come this week. A draft proposal for a "bigger" documentary project which...

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Haiti Fasion Week

PHOTO: AP Recently it was time for the second “Haiti Fashion Week” in the capital Port-au-Prince since November. Haiti's long been renowned for its brightly colored paintings, metalwork handicrafts and wide-ranging styles of music while its fashion industry has lagged...

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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...

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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...

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