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News on Haiti continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

5 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

Recalcitrant opposition senators continue to block Haiti electoral process

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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13 hrs ago | GlobalNews

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.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Our World 2.0

Haiti Sees Declining Cholera Rates, Significant Gains in Development

The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti partnered with Haitian agencies in a joint pilot project to install water filtration systems and provide hygiene training in CitA© Soleil.

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The Washington Post

Officials: US citizen killed by bandits in Haiti

U.S. officials say an American citizen of Haitian descent was killed by armed robbers shortly after arriving in her Caribbean homeland to visit relatives.

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Star Tribune

Officials: US citizen of Haitian descent killed by robbers after departing capital airport

U.S. officials say an American citizen of Haitian descent was killed by armed robbers shortly after arriving in her Caribbean homeland to visit relatives.

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Jamaica Observer

Loyola and 'emancipendence'

TODAY is the feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Nasty chikungunya virus gaining traction in U.S.

Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that has swept through the Caribbean in recent months, is making gains in the United States.

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Online Travel Review

Notable New Routes: Curacao, Haiti and More

Twice weekly nonstop service from JFK will be available Tuesdays and Saturdays. Roundtrip fares start at a reasonable $325 or so.

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Business Journal

Danish couple picks Buffalo for next business start-up

When an earthquake struck Haiti in 2010, J.P. and Ulla Bak were asked to help out.

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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.

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AlertNet

Where has all the Haiti aid money gone? U.S. to keep closer track

In a file photo from Feb. 13, 2010, Haitians sit in a street next to a logo of USAID in downtown Port-au-Prince.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

3rd case of chikungunya confirmed in Pinellas

Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1rLsEEW A scientist examines tiger mosquitos, which are known carriers of human diseases including chikungunya, West Nile virus and dengue fever.

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Foreign Policy

Why Haiti Needs a National Dialogue

Four years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains a mess. It's time to bring Haitians from all walks of life into a national conversation about the country's future.

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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.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Top model calls Haiti home, promotes progress, education

By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- World renowned Czech top model, Petra Nemcova, now calls Haiti home, a place that she is in love with and a country which has a people that deserve opportunities and the capability to empower themselves and be on their own feet, as the Caribbean country has already made significant progress in several ... (more)

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Caribbean News Now!

Haiti president says carnival can bring social and economic benefits

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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AlertNet

FEATURE-Young Canadian reunites Haitian 'orphans' with parents

Morgan Wienberg, a slight 22-year-old from Canada, was only 18 when she joined the wave of volunteers who flew to Haiti to help out after the catastrophic earthquake in 2010.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Reconstruction or Haiti's Latest Disaster? Tourism Development on I le-a-Vache Island

The following is adapted from a presentation by Jessica Hsu of Other Worlds and Jean Claudy Aristil of Radio VKM Les Cayes at the Executive Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism conference in St. Georges, Grenada held from July 8 - July 11, 2014.

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