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  1. CARIFESTA Coming Haiti will host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA, the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Trinadad Express

    Although still recovering from the devastating earthquake of 2010, which crippled the already impoverished nation, Haiti will in August host CARIFESTA XII. The Haitian people are presently making preparations to greet and host the several thousand people from the region and other Caricom member states expected to converge upon the country for the festival of arts and culture that runs from August 21 to 30 and featuring events across the country that shares the island of Hispaniola with the nation of Santo Domingo.


  2. Former Haiti PM Lamothe joins presidential race along with dozens of othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Miami Herald

    In this May 16, 2012 file photo, Haiti's President Michel Martelly, left, talks to then Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe during Lamothe's inauguration ceremony at the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Haiti's controversial former prime minister has joined a crowded arena of contenders in the race for the country's next president.


  3. Concerns voiced over UN Haiti mission budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Caribbean News Now!

    As Haiti approaches presidential and municipal elections, adequate international support was needed to avoid a security vacuum and a loss of gains made towards democracy and development, the Fifth Committee heard on Tuesday as it weighed a substantial cut to the 2015/16 budget of the United Nations peacekeeping operation in that country. The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti continues to play an essential role in assisting national authorities in strengthening security and stability and building the capacity of national institutions, that country's delegate said.


  4. ESPOIR / ESPWARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | BlogTO

    The story of three Haitian women who share a common desire to not dwell on sadness and misery. Because in the end, apart from an earthquake, there's only one thing powerful enough to move mountains: ESPWA! Toronto.


  5. Delaware medical team to treat Nepal survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | USA Today

    Delaware medical team to treat Nepal survivors The team, all volunteers, are expecting to performs amputations, other serious procedures. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1zBdzer A 20-member medical team from Delaware spent a week treating earthquake victims in the coastal town of Jacmel, Haiti, where the town's only hospital lay in ruins.


  6. Tourists to Visit Cultural Center of Haiti During Jacmel Getaway in May 2015 with My Haiti TravelsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Bajan Reporter

    My Haiti Travels, a New York-based boutique concierge firm that produces high-quality travel experiences, announced its second annual " Jacmel Getaway " cultural adventure to Haiti scheduled on Thursday, May 21 to Monday, May 25, 2015.The all-inclusive tour package will explore art, film and a taste of Caribbean life on an enchanting journey to the cultural center of Haiti. Scheduled during the Memorial Day weekend holiday in the United States, the "Jacmel Getaway" explores the vibrant town of Jacmel with a complete vacation package comprising a full schedule of activities targeting couples, singles and art lovers.


  7. Direct Arcade Fire's New Music VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2013 | Time

    An experimental, interactive short film tied to "Reflektor," the title track of the upcoming new album by Arcade Fire, invites you to alter the look and feel of a music video as you watch it in real time. Imagine w atching a music video and simultaneously directing it.


  8. Haitian vacation: 10 reasons why you need to visit nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | USA Today

    Sugarcane and rum are an integral part of Haiti's heritage. A really pleasant way to get a history lesson is to take a tour of the Rhum Barbancourt distillery, which produces award-winning rum from the family recipe.


  9. Seeking lasting solutions for earthquake-ravaged nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Pickens Sentinel

    A "vision team" from Southern Wesleyan University and the Greenville-based organization Build and Bridge visited Haiti to assess the needs of the island nation and work towards creating sustainable economic opportunities. Pictured is a street at Port-au-Prince.


  10. Yoga instructor Taurel organizes Devoted to Children fundraisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Park Record

    Yoga instructor Randi Jo Taurel, seen here with her daughter Chloe, will host three fundraisers this month for Devoted to Children, a Park City-based nonprofit organization founded by Kristin O Connell that helps orphans in Jacmel, Haiti. The Shop Yoga Studio instructor Randi Jo Taurel has been involved with the Park City-based nonprofit Devoted to Children for the past two years.


  11. LSU, Southern staff members help restore nutrition programs in HaitiRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2015 | The Advocate

    Photo supplied by Carl Motsenbocker Haiti LSU Sustainable Agriculture Study Abroad Excursion visit to home of the leader of the local farmer cooperative in Cayes-Jacmel Haiti. The visit was an assessment of the farmer cooperatives needs and future agricultural development activities.


  12. Former Briarcliff Resident Visits Haiti To Run Nine Marathons In Nine DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

    Josh Elkes is one of seven people traveling to Haiti from Feb. 21 to March 1 and running 230 miles in nine days to raise money for Team Tassy. It is an organization that works to prepare and place the poor in Haiti into good, dignified jobs so they can pull themselves out of poverty.


  13. Graham women create 5K to honor Bill SpiveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Graham Leader

    ... 5K turned out to be easy. A few years ago, Epperson volunteered at the Hands and Feet Project, an orphanage in Jacmel, Haiti. In Haiti, more than 500,000 children are orphaned, one in five won't live to see their fifth birthday and most schooling is ...


  14. 'Run Across Haiti' Runners Span 230 Miles in Nine Days to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | PRWeb

    "Run Across Haiti" Runners Span 230 Miles in Nine Days to Raise Money to Eliminate Poverty through Good, Dignified Jobs, February 21 - March 1 On 5th Anniversary of Earthquake, Seven People to Run the Entire Length of Haiti to Raise $75,000 for Team Tassy On the 5th anniversary of the devastating earthquake, Ian Rosenberger, founder of nonprofit Team Tassy, will embark on a 230-mile "Run Across Haiti." From February 21 - March 1, seven participants will run the equivalent of nearly nine marathons in nine days in an effort to raise $75,000 for Team Tassy, who works to prepare and place the poor in Haiti into good, dignified jobs so they can pull themselves out of poverty.


  15. St. John students win fifth consecutive MI Future City CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | C & G Newspapers

    For the fifth consecutive year, the team took first place in the Engineering Society of Detroit's Michigan Regional Future City Competition, and also won the Best Engineered Project Award and was named the "Most Sustainable Food Production System." St. John has won the Michigan Regional Championship 10 times, finished in the Top 10 National seven times and participated in the Top 5 National five times, including winning the 2014 national competition.


  16. WSDG-Designed Apj Audio School Furthers Haitian RevivalRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Digital Pro Sound

    Some people might say the last thing Haiti needs is a professional recording school, but those naysayers would be way off track. The malevolent hurricane that devastated the troubled island in September 2008 was followed in 2010 by a cataclysmic earthquake.


  17. Haiti organizes carnival amid continued political tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... keep Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Joe Colas JACMEL, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haitian authorities organized on Sunday, in the southern town of Jacmel, carnival festivities amid intense political ...


  18. Spencer Sacred Heart students help orphans learn EnglishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Globe Catholic Newspaper

    The love of serving others took root at Sacred Heart School as students participated in activities designed to help orphans of Haiti learn English.


  19. New administrator brings life experience, passion to CUSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Claremont Courier

    ... top-notch education to every student. cs, that of the high-risk student and of the high-achieving one. Born in Jacmel, Haiti, she immigrated to the United States as a kindergartner. She was one of four kids who landed with their mother at JFK ...


  20. RumRunners show supports St. Mary mission to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Milford Mirror

    The St. Mary Parish Twinning Committee is set to send its medical mission team to Marbial Haiti on Feb. 28, the fifth time the group will travel to its sister parish, Ste. Therese.