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Zeeland educator describes tense escape from Haiti during recent rioting

ZEELAND, MI -- After a decade of missionary trips to Haiti, Zeeland educator Laurie Poll has developed a passion for the volunteer work to help improve the lives of people there.


Conversation/ Interview with Guerchang Bastia, militant for RASIN party in Haiti

Families for Freedom Operations Director Violeta Múnera was in Haiti last week as the uprising began,sparkedby a rapid hike in gasoline prices butrooted in long histories. What follows are some excerpts from a conversation between Violeta andGuerchang Bastia, a militant of the Pati Sosyalis Rasin Ka


Goshen church group makes it back safely from Haiti

A local church group is back here on US soil!The group had been stuck in Haiti amid violent protests there over rising gas prices.The River Oaks Community Church will celebrate the group's homecoming at services Sunday morning.


Church group evacuated from Haiti

A youth group from two area churches arrived home Tuesday from a mission trip to Haiti after violent protests in the impoverished country prompted an emergency evacuation.The five adults and 15 high school and college students were in the country with KORE Foundation, a non-profit group based in Gal


Goshen church group home safe from Haiti

GOSHEN, Ind. (WNDU) -In a positive update from the Goshen church group that was stuck in Haiti, the group has returned home safe.


Haiti lawmakers to vote Saturday on PM's fate - Breitbart

“People of Haiti! I have a date with history in Parliament on Saturday, July 14 at 10 am, to respond to opposition deputies and speak about the achievements of the government,” Lafontant said Friday on Twitter.


Reunited: Raleigh teens return safely from Haiti mission trip

Bolton's son Weslyn, 17, arrived with the group in Haiti last Friday, but by Sunday, protests over fuel price hikes turned violent.


Moundville teenager escapes from riot-torn Haiti

Just weeks after graduating high school, Jordan Dyer found herself trapped in a third world country. Hear her story of fear turning to faith.


Dispatch From Haiti: Trump and Breastfeeding

Mother with Infant in Cite Soleil. Photo by John Carroll.When the late Dr. Paul Blough retired from his private OB-Gyn practice in Peoria, Illinois in the mid-80s, he moved to Haiti. And over the next couple of decades “Dr. Paul” delivered over 10,000 babies in Cite Soleil. I remember his eyes moist


Caribbean News – This D.C. Organization Blames The IMF For Haiti’s Deadly Protests

The body of a man killed during looting at a market, is seen during the morning hours, in Delmas, Port-au-Prince, during protests against the rising price of fuel, on July 8, 2018. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)


Youth group returns home after being stuck in Haiti :: WRAL.com

The group of 16 to 20 year olds, plus their four chaperones, had their flight canceled Saturday. When they tried to leave again Monday, the road out was blocked.


Local nonprofit continues work in Haiti amidst protest

They've developed a team of women leaders, called monitrices, who empower their communities to live health conscious lives.


Remaining Holy Name volunteers stranded in Haiti are back in Florida

Families and friends of the 11 Haiti volunteers, stranded this week due to violence in Port-au-Prince, can breathe easy.


US Marines sent to guard Haiti Embassy in wake of deadly riots

Haitians remove debris on a street near the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on March 17, 2010. (MCCS Spike Call/WikiCommons)


UN council condemns Haiti violence

© Provided by AFPHaitian people walk a street before a smouldering barricade in central Port-au-Prince, July 9, 2018, following two days of rioting triggered by a government attempt to raise fuel prices


Orion Twp. Supervisor Chris Barnett among those stranded in Haiti

Julianne Savard, Barnett’s administrative assistant at Orion Township Hall, said he has been texting with Director of Public Services Jeff Stout and Special Assistant Jenny Bhatti and has assured everyone that the group is safe.


Stranded Middle Tennessee Mission Team Returns From Haiti

When protests broke out in the Haitian capital city of Port-Au-Prince following a fuel price increase, the U.S. Embassy urged Americans in the country to shelter in place. Among the Americans wasa group from Mt. Juliet's Providence United Methodist Church, who were 40 miles north of the capital wher


All Kensington Church members safely depart from unrest in Haiti

About 100 members of Kensington Church, including Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett, were in the Caribbean island nation doing mission work when rioting began over a government proposal to raise fuel rates. The government later backed down on that plan.


Fuel price riots in Haiti lay bare budget woes - Breitbart

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Setting a budget is not the easiest exercise for wealthy countries in the best of circumstances. In impoverished Haiti, where proposed fuel price increases sparked deadly looting and arson attacks, it’s nearly impossible.


Some Raleigh students return home after Haiti mission trip disrupted by riots

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Thursday morning, nearly half a dozen teenagers returned to Raleigh after being unable to travel back home from Haiti where demonstrations broke out early last week.