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Haiti education non-profit receives old Sacramento school buses

Two C-5 cargo planes out of Travis Air Force Base took off headed for Haiti Monday morning to deliver some long awaited school buses that once belonged to the Sacramento City Unified School District. In the past decade, Haiti has been devastated by two of the worst natural disasters recorded in the

ABC10.COM - 2017-11-20 17:54:49

Annual brass and bells holiday concert on Dec. 10

On Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. the United Church of Fayetteville Handbell Choir and the Syracuse University Brass Ensemble will perform their annual holiday concert. A freewill offering will be taken for its Haiti Educational Partnership to purchase pre-school books and workbooks. Concertgoers are al

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-11-20 16:21:30

Cornerstone students 'Feed the Need'

Students in preschool through ninth grade at Cornerstone Academy in Snohomish helped "Feed the Need" on Nov. 2. Kids measured dry soy, dehydrated veggies, rice and a protein-vitamin mix into baggies that were then sealed. In four hours, volunteers packaged 10,000 meals, most of which were slated to

HERALDNET - 2017-11-20 09:30:00

JMA raises money for L.O.V.E. 4 Haiti

Elementary school students at John Milledge Academy chanted 'Kiss the pig!' Friday morning in anticipation of seeing their teachers and administrators do just that after hitting their fundraising goal. MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Kissing a pig may not sound fun to most, but John Milledge Academy faculty an

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-11-20 18:15:00

This Young Man Is a Change Agent

Seventeen years ago when Denis Estimon came to the U.S. from Haiti, it would have been hard for even the most visionary teacher to see him as a future change agent. But that's exactly what that little boy-the only black child in the Boca Raton elementary school and the only one who couldn't speak En

BLACK ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 11:30:11

Urge Katko, Congress to stand up for 'Dreamers' (Your letters)

To the Editor: I spent the first year of my life in a dictatorship. The four years that followed were filled with the kind of violence that I am sure most of your readers cannot imagine. We fled Haiti when I was 5, and I spent the rest of my childhood in Florida, watching "Bewitched" and "Full Hous

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-20 14:20:43

Daily Life in Hati

Naskademini is a photographer from Montreal who collaborates with world's leading brands in fashion, lifestyle, and luxury, including Cadillac, Nike, Timberland, and JBL. This personal series is a bit different though. It was shot during his trip to Haiti 3 years ago where he had the opportunity to

FUBIZ MEDIA - 2017-11-20 13:54:31

How traffickers exploit children in Haiti's orphanages

There are at least 30,000 children living in orphanages in Haiti. It is a staggering number for a country of 10 million people, but perhaps even more shocking, most of them are not orphans. The government estimates 80 percent of the children living in orphanages have at least one living parent. In

CNN - 2017-11-20 10:58:59

The US has a lot riding on the Honduras election

Salvador Nasralla, presidential candidate for the Alliance of opposition political parties, delivers a speech during a march against the re-election of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, November 7, 2017.Jorge Cabrera/Reuters Honduras has a presidential election this

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Let the Haitians Stay

Elaine Duke, the acting secretary of Homeland Security, is expected to make an announcement on the Temporary Protected Status program.Credit Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Temporary Protected Status program provides the sort of assistance the United States should be proud to extend to foreigners

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-11-19 23:55:19

The Treacherous Friend

Jean Paul Renaud, a tall, gaunt Haitian, fidgeted uneasily in his chair and looked sideways out of the window rather than at me. I couldn't help feeling there was something else behind his story. It was quite a story. In 1994 a military junta was running Haiti and hunting its enemies, the activist s

THESTATESMAN.COM - 2017-11-19 22:08:47

2017 Volleyball Hall of Fame ceremonies draw international crowd to Holyoke (photos)

HOLYOKE-- Living up to its name, the International Volleyball Hall of Fame welcomed five new members from the Class of 2017 Saturday at the Ring and Plaque Ceremony, which is one of the events that led up the Induction Gala Dinner and Enshrinement later in the day. Hailing from Brazil, China, the Ne

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 03:02:59

Haitian army set to make controversial return after two decades

CAP-HAITIEN/PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haiti's president on Saturday heralded the re-establishment of the country's military after 22 years, a divisive issue in the impoverished Caribbean nation which has a history of bloody coups and political instability. Haiti has been without military forces since 1995,

JERUSALEM POST - 2017-11-19 04:46:00

US-UN-backed Haitian police massacre teachers and students demanding money for schools, not the army

- Reports of a mass killing by the US-UN occupation trained and supervised Haitian police in Port-au-Prince- Police brutally beat teachers and students in Cap-Haitien demanding money for education, not to restore the murderous army by Haiti Action Committee Monday, Nov. 13, was a day of extra-judici

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Haitian man travels to Fargo to get a 3D-printed prosthetic arm

FARGO - A young man from Haiti has reason to celebrate thanks to an army of volunteers who brought him to Fargo to receive a prosthetic arm. Jacquelin Joseph, 29, lost his left arm in a farm accident 22 years ago. And he has been serving as a translator for Fargo-Moorhead Medical Mission teams that

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Haitians in L.A. Brace for Trump to Decide Their Fate

Fanor Massolas is a Haitian immigrant who lives in South Los Angeles, plays drums in a jazz band and works as a baggage handler at LAX. He stands to soon lose his work permit and his job - unless the Trump administration extends the temporary legal protection granted to Haitians after an earthquake

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Jake Wood's 'Team Rubicon' continues to give back

MADISON,Wis. (WMTV)-- A UW-Madison grad and former football player is continuing to help local veterans find a purpose. Jake Wood graduated in 2005, and served as a sergeant in the United State Marine Corps. He co-founded Team Rubicon, a nonprofit organization, by forming disaster response teams mad

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Hurricane Irma: Families in Haiti are still in need of assistance

Two months after the passage of Hurricane Irma, which mostly hit the northern part of Haiti, many families still face challenges in meeting their critical daily needs. While the human toll and damage have been limited, the consequences are no less for the affected communities. Many families were str

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Haitian immigrants' fate rest in hands of Washington lawmakers

Congressman Francis Rooney said he is not likely to support a bill allowing the Haitian immigrants who came to the United States temporarily after the 2010 earthquake to stay legally. That bill is called the Aspire Act and it would allow Haitians to stay because returning to Haiti would create a har

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Former Badger inspires thousands of fellow veterans to join disaster relief through nonprofit

MADISON, Wis. - UW-Madison graduate Jake Wood was back on campus Friday to share his story of service and inspire others to step up. The co-founder and CEO of Team Rubicon graduated in 2005 and was an offensive lineman for the Badgers. He said the global perspective he gained on campus helped shape

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