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16-Year-Old Falls to Death From Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Balcony

A teen boy died after he fell from the eighth-floor balcony of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that was docked in Haiti. The 16-year-old was attempting to go into his room on the Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas cruise ship via a balcony when he slipped and fell, witnesses told ABC News on Jan. 1


What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Haiti?

Haiti is a Caribbean nation located in the Greater Antilles archipelago. The nation shares the island of Hispaniola with a counterpart Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic. The country occupies an area of 10,714 square miles and has a population of 10.8 million inhabitants. The country is rega


Tiffany Trump Not Fazed Dating Someone Who Grew Up in a Country Dad Reportedly Mocked: Source

Given President Donald Trump‘s incendiary rhetoric about people from other countries — claiming that Mexico was sending rapists to the U.S., later blocking Muslim travelers over purported terrorism concerns — how does youngest daughter Tiffany Trump feel about dating someone who grew up in a country


There's a forgotten village in Haiti that has been cut off from the rest of the country for over a decade. Here are 23 photos that show what it's like for the people who still live there.

While many residents have left the forgotten village behind, some still hold out hope in a place lacking health services, electricity, paved roads, and clean water. Children hoping for an education have to journey to the town of Chapotin, which is located more than an hour and a half away. Many skip


Haiti: a 16-Year-old dies after fall from cruise ship

A 16-Year-old plunged into a Haitian port of a cruise ship and died. The report, among other things, the ABC and the newspaper “Sun Sentinel”. The shipping company Royal Caribbean said it was a “tragic accident”.


Haiti's Forgotten Women and Children

I lived in Haiti in 2010, arriving six weeks after the January earthquake. I initially worked at a children’s hospital, where I was assigned to a ward full of toddlers, all but one of whom were female, most of them abandoned. I was to change diapers, feed and bathe the children, and do whatever else


A cheery tale of Chilean cherries

“I BEGAN TO do cherries because it was difficult,” says Hernán Garcés. The small sweet fruit is easily damaged by rain, hail or rough handling. They must be harvested by hand and processed individually. But the effort has paid off. Mr Garcés, now known as the “father of Chilean cherries”, has just g


I fell in love with a conman... not once, but twice! (...and I’m a hard-bitten journalist whose job is to sniff out the truth)

DUPED: DOUBLE LIVES, FALSE IDENTITIES AND THE CON MAN I ALMOST MARRIED. by Abby Ellin (Piatkus £14.99, 272pp) When a handsome, divorced U.S. Navy doctor and former Navy SEAL fell madly in love with her, Abby Ellin thought she’d found the man of her dreams.


Deforestation could wipe out over 50 percent of species in Haiti

According to new research from Temple University scientist Blair Hedges, the Caribbean island nation of Haiti is undergoing a mass extinction event, and the country is close to losing its rich biodiversity. Hedges — who has spent decades in Haiti’s rain forests — says that the results of his latest


Haiti farmers demanded justice after losing their land – their victory shows what empowering workers can achieve

The Caracol Industrial Park forced 4,000 Haitians from their land using earthquake reconstruction money. Nine years after the earthquake, farmers organised and negotiated a package of land and jobs.


Promoting oral health care in Haiti

Henry Schein and the International College of Dentists have partnered with Fleur de Vie to promote oral health care to grammar school students in Haiti. Henry Schein and the International College of Dentists’ (ICD) Global Visionary Fund (GVF) have joined together to support the oral health of childr


Christmas spirit continues in Haiti

Haiti (MNN) — Christmas might only be a memory for you now, but it’s still on the minds of hundreds of kids in northern Haiti. Eva DeHart of For Haiti With Love says their staff and supporters celebrate Christ’s birth with a different group of kids each year. This year, “they did the food preparatio


Building leaders of integrity for Haiti

Jacky Francois, 21, lived on the street, in a prison and in an orphanage before hearing about Haiti Teen Challenge. In a testimony he made at Rendezvous Christ Church, Francois explained how he navigated through several personal and legal struggles.


Haiti's isolated and forgotten village – in pictures

Near the bottom of the island of Hispaniola in south-east Haiti is a forgotten village, cut off from its own country, and slowly emptying as its residents leave. As well as health services or electricity, Boucan Ferdinand also lost its only road to the nearest town, Bois Negresse, in devastating flo


AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. The leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress said he was prepared to assume the role of interim president in a deepeni


Oxfam loses second child protection expert in a year

A second safeguarding chief has left Oxfam in less than a year, shortly before the publication of a report on the charity’s cover up of sexual misconduct in Haiti, The Times has learnt.


10 GIFs That Accurately Describe Starting That New Gym Regimen

I used to eat everything under the sun and not give a care. People older than me would tell me that it would catch up to me. I didn’t believe them and thought old people were just jealous that I could eat whatever I wanted and not gain a pound. Well, I was wrong and here are 10 gifs that describe st


Trump's Attorney General Nominee Ran 'HIV Camps' at Guantanamo Bay

The conditions upheld by then-attorney general William Barr were "deplorable" and likened to a concentration camp. When Trump's attorney general nominee William Barr served as AG under George H.W. Bush, he allowed hundreds of HIV-positive people to be housed in "uninhabitable" conditions at Cuba's G


José Andrés and His Nonprofit Pledge to Feed 800,000 Furloughed Employees

Having already mobilized aid workers to feed people affected by earthquakes, hurricanes, and wildfires, D.C.-based chef and restaurateur José Andrés announced today that the next mission for his World Central Kitchen would take on the disaster that is the United States federal government.


No theaters, no money: Haiti labors to keep cinema alive

In the Haitian port city of Jacmel, watching a film is something of a labor of love. At one recent seaside showing, the shadow of a palm tree fluttered in the corner of the screen and the crashing waves could be heard during the quieter parts of the movie.