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Photo of the Day: Party Place in Port-Salut, Haiti | Haiti |

Port-au-Prince may be the party capital of the Caribbean, but the same doesn’t necessarily hold true for the rest of Haiti. The star-crossed country covers nearly 11,000 square miles,

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Kentucky nonprofit recruits ‘water women’ in bid to rid Haiti of cholera

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Ursuline Sister Larraine Lauter has a vision of virtually eliminating the threat of cholera across Haiti.She's counting on young mothers and a simple high-tech water filtering system manufactured by a Florida company. It costs $60 to ship, install and train users how to operate t


Public Open House and Dedication Dates Announced for the Haiti Temple

The free public open house for the Haiti Temple will begin Saturday, April 20, and go through Saturday, May 4, 2019, except for the Sundays of April 21 and 28.


Haiti faces a mass extinction of animals thanks to deforestation

Haiti has faced more than its fair share of tragedies in recent history; the small country is still reeling from a catastrophic earthquake in 2010 that claimed over 300,00 lives. Seven years later, 175,000 people werestill displacedfrom the horrific natural disaster. Last month, anearthquakehit the


Caribbean News – 2018 US Open Champ Now Haiti Goodwill Ambassador

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 12, 2018:The women’s 2018 US Open champion can now add another title to her resume – that of Goodwill Ambassador of her father’s Caribbean homeland of Haiti.


Millions take to Haiti’s streets

On Oct. 31, a funeral was held in Port-au-Prince for seven mostly young protesters killed by the cops: Jean Kenson Rosier, Dieubéni Casimir, Francky Duval, Junelson Pierre, Jhonny Mervil, Christelle Alexandre and Mercidieu Baptiste. The cops attacked mourners gathered outside the church of Our Lady


Osaka named Haiti goodwill ambassador - Tennis.life

It was a homecoming – of sorts – for American-Japanese US Open champion Naomi Osaka, when she made a five-day trip with her family to Haiti last week.It was only the second time Osaka had visited her father’s homeland;the first was in October 2017. She’s a much bigger deal now.Osaka was named a good


Most children in orphanages are not orphans

LONDON, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of children around the world live in orphanages, but child rights experts say most are not orphans.


Leugi's Haiti Civilization and Touissaint Louverture

Concept:Haiti is a place of huge historic importance, considered the "Mother of Liberty", because it was one of the first places to adopt abolition of slavery, and the first where a revolt led directly by the enslaved was succesful. Against all odds, the nation managed to implement rather novel poli


Two Haitian boys battle childhood cancer 700 miles apart

Two teenage boys in Haiti have advanced forms of cancers with high survival rates. One of them has treatment in Miami and the other is struggling to get treatment in a broken healthcare system in Haiti.


Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day - Haiti

Today’s Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day spotlights on the Caribbean nation of Haiti, home to the UNESCO Heritage Site, the Citadelle Laferrière, one of the largest fortresses in the Americas. It is located on top of the mountain Bonnet a L’Eveque, approximately 17 miles south of the city of Cap-Ha


Herivaux called in to Haiti National Team for pair of critical international matches

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Revolution midfielderZachary Herivauxhas been called in by the Haiti National Team for a pair of upcoming international matches. The Homegrown Player and Brookline, Mass. native will depart on Nov. 11 for a CONCACAF Nations League Qualifying match against Nicaragua on


What Makes a Great Photography Composition?

Let us analyze one of his pictures, ‘Spanish Militia Men’. It has a simple composition– 3 men, at different distances (foreground, middle-ground, background). Good depth.


Haiti Mission Foundation Holds Fundraiser at Charlottesville Church

“Haiti is an amazing place, and the main reason we go there is that's where the Haitians are. They're great people, and to give up that or to not do that it's inconceivable to me. I've been 80 or 90 times on medical teams and that's why we do it," said Dr. Raymond Ford, medical director and presiden


Staying another season: The Lady from Haiti gift shop on Fifth Ave will remain open

Buy PhotoMelody Bales, owner of The Lady from Haiti art boutique on Fifth Avenue South, sits for a portrait in the front of her store Wednesday, August 31, 2016 in Naples. Bales, who spent six years living in Haiti as a second grade teacher over 20 years ago, is cutting prices on many of the stores'


Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg Surgeon Serves in Haiti: Providing Surgical Expertise on Medical Mission Trip

Dr. Victor J. D’Addio, Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Vascular Surgeon at Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF), just returned last week from a medical mission trip in Haiti with the organization Mission of Hope.


Haitians remember past abuses in effort to avoid repeating them

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — As human rights organizations commemorated the 1964 execution of two young dissidents during the regime of Francois “Papa Doc” Duvalier, a priest spoke out for the first time about the incident.


#theuniversalart: Dreamlike Photo Manipulations by Michael Thor

Creative photo manipulations by Michael Thor a.k.a. alleviation_, a talented 21-year-old self-taught graphic designer, and digital artist who was born Jacmel, Haiti and raised in the United States. “I found my passion to start creating art digitally using programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrato


Osaka receives a hero's welcome in Haiti

Initially, she was enigmatic over her plans, posting a cryptic message on Instagram indicating that she was going to a secret location.


Annual Craft Festival in West Hartford Will Benefit Medical Aid to Haiti - We-Ha | West Hartford News

Fifty New England artisans, including 12 new vendors, will offer an enticing array of handcrafted wares at the 11th Annual Craft Festival & Marketplace to benefit Medical Aid to Haiti (MATH).