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Haiti cholera cases see sharp rise

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Clinics in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince have been witnessing a sharp soar in cholera, with over 300 new cases emerging every day, a recent report says. Cholera cases have increased in the densely populated area of Port-au-Prince’s western downtown, at a rate which is more than three times the rate witnessed during the epidemic’s…

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Martelly: Haiti’s second great disaster

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Many of Haiti’s poorest citizens were not dissuaded by former singer Michel ‘Sweet Micky’ Martelly’s near-total lack of political experience [GALLO/GETTY] No sooner had Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly been confirmed the winner in Haiti’s deeply flawed presidential election than he jumped on a plane and headed to Washington, where he met with his country’s real…

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Underwater Tunnel From Florida to Haiti raised ?

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The Florida – Haiti Interstate Tunnel, I-95U or Caribbean International Highway Route 1 is an under construction underwater highway tunnel spanning from southern Florida, outside of Miami to northern Haiti, the city of Cap-Haitien. The tunnel began construction in mid 2009, so far spanning 475 miles in length at the sea floor. The tunnel itself…

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A new Government In Haiti. What’s next?

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With a new government getting ready to take the office in Haiti, the political scene  still remains obscure. What type of government will President Michel Martelly introduce to the poorest nation in this hemisphere?  Is this a more of the same type of government that we are all accustomed to see in Haiti.?  Will we…

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Human Rights Attorney Bill Quigley on the U.S. Deportation Death

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The Obama administration has resumed deporting Haitian immigrants to Haiti despite a cholera outbreak there that has killed at least 4,000 people.

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Haiti’s New President Facing Specter of de Facto ‘Housing Apartheid’

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11,000 polling stations in Haiti opened on Sunday, giving the beleaguered population the opportunity to choose between pop star Michel Martelly and former First Lady Mirlande Manigat for president.

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Clinton-Bush to make mortgage available in Haiti

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WASHINGTON — The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund announced today that it would provide $3 million in seed funding for a program that will make home mortgages available to ordinary Haitian citizens

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evangelical group calls for cancellation of Haiti’s debt

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WASHINGTON (ABP) — A new organization of progressive evangelicals has formed, calling for complete cancellation of Haiti’s foreign debt in order to aid an already-fragile economy devastated by a Jan. 12 earthquake. The Jan. 22 announcement of the New Evangelical Partnership for Common Good marks the full return into public life of Rich Cizik, former…

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