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  1. Halton Hills business team with local non-profits to provide aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Independent & Free Press

    ... in Haiti since 2006, connected with Pazapa, a Canadian-founded school for children with special needs in Jacmel, Haiti, and will be delivering the sports gift early in 2015. Bergsma also received a supply of donated protective medical wear, which ... 1 comment

  2. Finding the best hotels in Jacmel HaitiRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Examiner.com

    Jacmel is a historic town in the country of Haiti and a very popular vacation destination. It is located on the edge of the Caribbean Sea and is renowned for its lovely and picturesque beaches.

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  3. Devoted to Children Announces New After-School Program in HaitiRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 9, 2014 - CAYES JACMEL, Haiti -- Devoted to Children , the Haitian-based nonprofit, has announced its first new program since its inception in 2012. The new addition is an after-school tutoring program called D2C After School.

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    Thursday Dec 4 | Iobserve

    By Laura Ieraci, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Nearly five years after a massive earthquake struck Haiti, the small Caribbean country and its people still are only limping along. In an effort to reactivate interest and commitment to reconstruction efforts there, the Vatican is organizing a one-day international conference in Rome Jan. 10. The magnitude 7 earthquake struck Haiti Jan. 12, 2010.

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  5. MoreRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Iobserve

    By Laura Ieraci, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Nearly five years after a massive earthquake struck Haiti, the small Caribbean country and its people still are only limping along. In an effort to reactivate interest and commitment to reconstruction efforts there, the Vatican is organizing a one-day international conference in Rome Jan. 10. The magnitude 7 earthquake struck Haiti Jan. 12, 2010.

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  6. How Mosaics Are Shaping Haiti's FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Hyperallergic

    When the 2010 earthquake hit Haiti, it leveled much of Jacmel's colonial architecture, and the streets were given over to piles of rubble. In the wake of this disaster, visitors to the country's cultural capital might be surprised to find that dozens of mosaics now enliven its walls, plazas, and public seating areas.

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  7. Thomas Center Applies For Grant To Restore Historic FountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The Historic Thomas Center is a significant cultural site purchased by the city of Gainesville in 1973. One of its main icons is a fountain said to date back to the period between 1928 and 1968, a time when the Center functioned as a hotel - some experts believe it was constructed when soldiers returned home after World War II.

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  8. Finding Your Dog's ZenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Peedee Gilbertson had a knack for launching off the ground and jumping onto beds, and the hyperactive terrier-mix's owners were running out of answers on just how to keep up with him. "We've had him in classes before to no avail," said Beverly Gilbertson, owner of Peedee, whom she got a little over a year ago.

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  9. Gainesville Market Vendors Voice Concern Over Bo DiddleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    After learning about the Bo Diddley Community Plaza redevelopment efforts coming early 2015, local Gainesville market vendors are raising concern about the possibility of being relocated to a different area. Among the more than 60 vendors who congregate at the plaza for the Union Street Farmers Market every Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. in downtown Gainesville, two business owners see how the move will negatively affect their livelihood.

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  10. Et tu, Brute? Haiti's betrayal by Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2012 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... ; Miranda had left in February 1806 carrying, among other things, a Venezuelan flag that had been designed in Jacmel, Haiti. Bolivar came to Haiti to seek an audience with President Alexandre Petion. Petion agreed to see him the next day. Without ...

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  11. From Gainesville with Love and Jacmel HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... be known as Haiti Week. From Gainesville with Love (FGWL) is a part of the Sister City Program that connects Jacmel, Haiti and Gainesville, Florida. Jacmel was once the capital of the french colonial empire, which is one of Haiti's only tourist ...

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  12. Fundraiser for Kay Angel Orphanage, November 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Messenger

    On November 16, Kay Angel Orphanage will host a fundraiser to celebrate Gala Calisto, Kay Angel's director and 'mother' to its 13 children in Jacmel, Haiti. The event marks Gala's first visit to her hometown in two years.

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  13. Haitian marathoner runs for a causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The numbers for New York City's marathon are always big: 50,000 runners, from 130 countries. Ten thousand volunteers making sure everything runs smoothly.

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  14. Young People Use Gorgeous Instagram Pics To Show There's More To Haiti Than PovertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Switched

    If you ask Paola Mathe, Instagram isn't just for shameless selfies and pics of delicious foods -- it's a great way to change negative perceptions of a country, too. With over 8,600 followers, Mathe's Instagram account is filled with images of pristine beaches, colorful street art and swaying palm trees set against blue skies -- photos some wouldn't associate with Haiti, the country Mathe grew up in and frequently visits.

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  15. Paradise YogaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Miami New Times

    ... power yoga class will raise enough funds to support programs for the Paradise Fund's community center in Jacmel, Haiti. After a long day at work, there's no better way to let go all of the stress than with a couple of inversions. Don't think you ...

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  16. Haiti's BetrayalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Counterpunch

    ... ; Miranda had left in February 1806 carrying, among other things, a Venezuelan flag that had been designed in Jacmel, Haiti. Bolivar came to Haiti to seek an audience with President Alexandre Petion. Petion agreed to see him the next day. When the ...

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  17. 2010 Haiti Earthquake: Facts, Statistics, and Primary EffectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Buzzle.com

    In this Buzzle article, we put forth a compilation of facts and statistics about the 2010 Haiti earthquake, which ripped through the Caribbean nation and derailed their dream of achieving economic stability. On the evening of January 12, 2010, at 16:53 local time , an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale, ripped through the Caribbean nation of Haiti.

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  18. Death of former Haitian leader 'Baby Doc' Duvalier denies victims justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    When Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier made a surprise return to Haiti in 2011 after a quarter of a century in exile, some hoped the ageing dictator would finally have to answer for the abuses of his regime. During his 15-year rule, political leaders, journalists, human rights advocates - anyone seen as a threat to the self-proclaimed "president for life" - were detained, tortured and sometimes killed.

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  19. PT Development Named 2014 Partner in PhilanthropyRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    The recognition comes in response to the company's work in Jacmel, , where they founded a therapy clinic after a 2010 earthquake devastated the country. The Jacmel rehab clinic was founded as a way to help the innumerable Haitian citizens who suffered serious injuries in the earthquake.

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  20. PT Development Named 2014 Partner in PhilanthropyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... marking the second year they've received the award. The recognition comes in response to the company's work in Jacmel, Haiti, where they founded a therapy clinic after a 2010 earthquake devastated the country. The Jacmel rehab clinic was founded as ...

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