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Jacmel, Haiti News

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Friday Jul 18 | Refinery 29

Would You Buy A Bag Made Of Real Fruit?

Handmade by Haiti's local women artisans using crops indigenous to the island, like kenep and calabash, these Jacmel & Co.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Haiti, Travel, World News, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, Central America,

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Paducah natives find joy in Jacmel

They say its diverse artistic community and the character of the people who live there are responsible for the townA s appeal.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Paducah, KY, Central America

NWAonline

California dreams dying with orchards

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The Town Talk

Grace, danger blend in Haiti's obscure art of machete fencing

Haitian machete fencing expert Alfred Avril instructs student Reginald Turnier in the art of machete fencing using faux-machetes carved out of wood from an orange tree oustide the town of Jacmel, Haiti.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America, Baruch College, City University of New York

Tue Jul 08, 2014

National Public Radio

Grace Blends With Danger In Obscure Art In Haiti

Two men pivot and slide in a forest clearing, their bodies weaving before a handful of spectators in what could be a graceful dance except that each waves a machete, blades glinting in tropical sunlight.

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The Washington Post

Grace blends with danger in obscure art in Haiti

In this July 2, 2014 photo, Alfred Avril, right, instructs a student in the little-known martial art of machete fencing, just outside the town of Jacmel, Haiti.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Virus strikes hard in Haiti's crowded shantytowns

Within a dense cluster of flimsy shacks made mostly of plastic tarp and wooden planks, a young mother cradles her sick, whimpering toddler while trying to guard against a fierce tropical sun.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America, Travel, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, Epidemic, Natural Disasters,

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