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Princeton Haiti KONEKTE Program Aims to Connect Two Communities
HELPING HANDS: Princeton Day School student Emily Yuhas and two young Haitian friends spent time together during the recent summer service trip by KONEKTE to Haiti, where participants helped with construction of a new remote village school, leading art classes, installing a "solar suitcase" at an orphanage and middle school, and other tasks.
Caribbean News Now!
Haiti's local community to benefit from additional fee from cruise passengers
By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Haiti's prime minister, Laurent Lamothe, announced on Monday that an agreement has been reached between the Haitian government and the Royal Caribbean Cruise lines to add two dollars on the fee paid by each tourist visiting the northern Labadie seaside resort to fund social projects benefiting the ... (more)
Grand Island Pennysaver
Maher, NU faculty members visit Haitian School founded by alumnus
A Niagara University alumnus who spearheaded the development of a world-class school in Haiti is receiving reinforcements from his alma mater this week.
Haiti: Ministry warns about Ebola, yellow fever
A statement from the Ministry of Public Health, bearing the signature of Dr. Florence D. Guillaume, Minister of Health bring to the attention of the Haitian population that all arrangements are made, particularly at the level of its internal structures such as the National Laboratory of Public Health , the Directorate of Epidemiology of Laboratoire ... (more)
One Yukoner's work reuniting Haitian 'orphans' with their families
Morgan Wienberg recalls the scene that changed her life: Children sitting on concrete floors in their own vomit, emaciated and dehydrated, desperately in need of medical attention.
Caribbean News Now!
American Airlines launches new daily service to Cap-Haitien, Haiti
American Airlines will launch new daily service between Miami International Airport and Cap-Haitien, Haiti , adding a new international destination to the airline's growing global network.
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Formula for Life to host chairty bike tour
Cost: $25 with preregistration; $30 after Aug. 3. There will be hamburgers and food served at Deer Park at the end of the ride.
Inside Bay Area
Albany students uncover gems in Haiti slum
Driving into Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince's most impoverished slum, population somewhere between 200,000 and 400,000, you pass a canal bed of putrid water, garbage and human waste; scavengers comb the rocky banks for whatever might be useful or worth selling.
The Miami Herald
American Airlines next stop: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti
Pamela Grimmé places a lamp in the Tamarac showroom of AMC Liquidators, which sells to customers locally and in 44 countries.