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United Nations stresses for support for Haiti cholera fight

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United Nations stresses for support for Haiti cholera fight

- PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: The United Nations stressed on Thursday its support for eradicating cholera in Haiti, an epidemic it accidentally started, although the government said residents would be better served if aid funding was channelled through it. The U.N. secretary-general on Tuesday appointed a new special envoy for Haiti tasked with leading fundraising efforts for the plan to beat cholera, introduced in 2010 when peacekeepers dumped infected sewage into a river

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From luxury hotels to slums, Haiti puts used soap to good use

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From luxury hotels to slums, Haiti puts used soap to good use

- PORT-AU-PRINCE: A Haitian program to recycle used soap bars from luxury hotels has proven a win-win-win proposition, reducing waste, helping fight water-borne disease and giving employees like Magoiana Fremond the chance to send her kids to school and let them "eat every day". 'Nothing is wasted' Plus, she added, "with the cholera crisis we're facing, there is the aspect of hygiene education," another part of the work done by Anacaona

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Man accused of shooting ex-girlfriend, her sister in Boston found hiding in mother's home in Haiti

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Man accused of shooting ex-girlfriend, her sister in Boston found hiding in mother's home in Haiti

- A man accused of killing two women in their Boston home was captured in Haiti and will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges. Jean Weevens Janvier was arrested on June 3 in his mother's home in Santo, Haiti, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. The 35-year-old is accused of shooting 21-year-old Stephanie Emile, his ex-girlfriend, and her sister, 23-year-old Judith Emile

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

- The man will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges. . Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti The man will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges BOSTON — Officials say a man accused of killing two Boston sisters in 2011 has been captured in Haiti and will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

- The man will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges. . Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti The man will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges BOSTON — Officials say a man accused of killing two Boston sisters in 2011 has been captured in Haiti and will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

- The man will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges. . Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti The man will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges BOSTON — Officials say a man accused of killing two Boston sisters in 2011 has been captured in Haiti and will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

- The man will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges. . Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti The man will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges BOSTON — Officials say a man accused of killing two Boston sisters in 2011 has been captured in Haiti and will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

- The man will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges. . Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti The man will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges BOSTON — Officials say a man accused of killing two Boston sisters in 2011 has been captured in Haiti and will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

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Suspect in slaying of Boston sisters captured in Haiti

- Officials say a man accused of killing two Boston sisters in 2011 has been captured in Haiti and will be brought back to Massachusetts to face murder charges.

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Haiti quake survivor a BPS valedictorian

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Haiti quake survivor a BPS valedictorian

- When Carmelissa Norbrun gives the valedictory address on June 8 for Boston Green Academy, it will mark the climax of a long journey that has brought her from the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere to the richest, and from tragedy to triumph. The journey began on Jan. 12, 2010, while she and her two sisters were doing their homework as they sat on the steps of their home in Pernier, a village near Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince

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UN wants to shift $40m to Haiti cholera fund

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UN wants to shift $40m to Haiti cholera fund

- The United Nations is proposing that $40.5 million from the unspent budget of the UN mission in Haiti be poured into a special fund to help its cholera victims, according to a report released Tuesday. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made the proposal to the UN General Assembly to address a major shortfall in the $400 million needed to help Haiti recover from the epidemic

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Walsh opposes Haitian deportation as decision looms

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Walsh opposes Haitian deportation as decision looms

- Mayor Martin. J. Walsh yesterday vowed to stand by thousands of Haitians in Boston, as a Trump administration decision looms on whether to continue to allow natives of the Caribbean island to participate in a humanitarian program shielding them from deportation. “It’s very unfortunate that the federal government would take this position with the Haitian community — singling out the Haitian community,” Walsh said as he marched in the annual Haitian parade yesterday in Mattapan

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Five killed, several missing in Haiti after flood rains

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Five killed, several missing in Haiti after flood rains

- PORT-AU-PRINCE – Five people were killed and at least 19 are missing following heavy rains that battered sections of the country earlier this week. Officials in the Department of Civil Protection on Thursday reported that a 17-year-old girl and a 24-year-old woman died in Port-de Paix in the northwest of the county while attempting to cross raging waters. Elsewhere, a 49-year-old man, a woman and a child were all killed when they also attempted to cross raging waters

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Haiti chefs carving out higher profile for country's cuisine

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Haiti chefs carving out higher profile for country's cuisine

- Haitian cuisine is a spicy confluence of French, Spanish, African and Amerindian cooking traditions that blends indigenous ingredients like the rich, earthy black mushroom known as djon djon with a variety of cooking techniques, crusted baguettes and flaky pastries. For decades, Haitian food has been seen as simple, hearty fare best simmered for hours over charcoal stoves at home or fried up and served in cheap curbside restaurants

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Haitian immigrants are asking Gov. Baker for his support

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Haitian immigrants are asking Gov. Baker for his support

- BOSTON (AP) — Haitian immigrants and their supporters have gathered at the Statehouse to ask Gov. Charlie Baker to support their efforts to allow those who arrived from Haiti after that country’s devastating 2010 earthquake to remain in the U.S. The group is hoping high-profile Republicans like Baker may be able to help make their case in Washington. A Baker spokesman said Wednesday the governor supports extending the temporary protected status and has discussed with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly how important the Haitian community is to Massachusetts

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Hundreds protest in Miami over Haitian immigration status

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Hundreds protest in Miami over Haitian immigration status

- MIAMI (AP) — Hundreds of people took to the Miami streets for a protest aimed at allowing Haitian immigrants who arrived after that country's devastating 2010 earthquake to remain in the U.S. The peaceful protest took place Saturday outside a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office. Local media reported protesters waved signs, chanted and played music in support of an extension of Temporary Protective Status for Haitians

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Hundreds protest in Miami over Haitian immigration status

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Hundreds protest in Miami over Haitian immigration status

- MIAMI (AP) — Hundreds of people took to the Miami streets for a protest aimed at allowing Haitian immigrants who arrived after that country's devastating 2010 earthquake to remain in the U.S. The peaceful protest took place Saturday outside a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office. Local media reported protesters waved signs, chanted and played music in support of an extension of Temporary Protective Status for Haitians

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  • Haitians’ ire over carnival spending amid hurricane’s ruins
    Haitians’ ire over carnival spending amid hurricane’s ruins

    , capitalfm.co.ke

    Starjuin Regent is still waiting for Haitian government aid to help him rebuild his fishing business, which was destroyed last year by Hurricane Matthew. In the nearly five months since the massive category five storm hit, residents are still struggling to rebuild shattered homes and businesses. All the more reason then, for the ire of Regent and many others over millions of dollars spent by officials on upcoming carnival festivities

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  • After Bringing Cholera to Haiti, U.N. Can’t Raise Money to Fight It
    After Bringing Cholera to Haiti, U.N. Can’t Raise Money to Fight It

    , nytimes.com

    When the leader of the United Nations apologized to Haitians for the cholera epidemic that has ravaged their country for more than six years — caused by infected peacekeepers sent to protect them — he proclaimed a “moral responsibility” to make things right. The apology, announced in December along with a $400 million strategy to combat the epidemic and “provide material assistance and support” for victims, amounted to a rare public act of contrition by the United Nations

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  • Haiti chefs carving out higher profile for country's cuisine
    Haiti chefs carving out higher profile for country's cuisine

    , abcnews.com

    Haitian cuisine is a spicy confluence of French, Spanish, African and Amerindian cooking traditions that blends indigenous ingredients like the rich, earthy black mushroom known as djon djon with a variety of cooking techniques, crusted baguettes and flaky pastries. For decades, Haitian food has been seen as simple, hearty fare best simmered for hours over charcoal stoves at home or fried up and served in cheap curbside restaurants

    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Food and Drinks |  Cooking |  Cuisines |  Chefs | 
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  • AP Exclusive: US digs for evidence of Haiti immigrant crimes
    AP Exclusive: US digs for evidence of Haiti immigrant crimes

    , bostonherald.com

    WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration weighs extending humanitarian protections for thousands of Haitian immigrants, officials are digging for unusual information: How many have been convicted of crimes. Internal emails obtained by The Associated Press show a top immigration official wanted not only crime data on Haitians who are protected from deportation under the Temporary Protected Status program, but also how many were receiving public benefits

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