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Haiti News-links 1-3 December, 2005


Haiti: Climate Change
By Janine Mendes-Franco
Haiti Innovation wonders what the meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change means for Haiti.

New president in Haiti liberates citizens with crackdown on crime
San Francisco Chronicle – CA, USA
(12-03) 04:00 PST Port-au-Prince, Haiti — Just last year, Stephen Baptis
rarely let his youngest children leave his sight. Back then, the
streets of
Cite …

“Carnival Vol. II: Memoirs of an Immigrant”
New York Times – United States
… Wyclef Jean has released a smattering of solo albums, created a handful
of collaborative hits and found various ways to strengthen his ties to
Haiti, …


Haiti, Taking rapists to court in Haiti, Press Releases: Haiti …
By Julia K.
Two 14 year-old cousins from the simmering hot slums of the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, have just been escorted by police to a health centre for HIV testing. Submitted by Julia K. to Health & Wellness | Note-it! | Add a Comment.

UNICEF denounces child killings in Haiti
Indian Muslims – San Diego,CA,USA
By NNN-Prensa Latina United Nations : The UN Fund for Children UNICEF
denounced on Saturday the kidnapping and killing of children in Haiti, and
called the …

AIDS spreads unchecked among poverty and prisons
Taipei Times – Taiwan
Behind the walls of Haiti’s grossly overcrowded National Penitentiary,
infectious diseases go uncounted and untreated. On the island these
countries share, …

The rape epidemic
The Observer – UK
According to the UN, 50 per cent of young women in the violent shantytowns
of Haiti have been raped or sexually assaulted. Of the handful of victims
who …,,2218356,00.html


UNICEF warns on child kidnaps, killings in Haiti
Caribbean Net News – Georgetown,Cayman Islands
GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP): The United Nations Children’s Fund expressed
concern on Friday at the growing number of child kidnappings and killings
in Haiti …—2-2—.html

Ottawa mulls options on refugee agreement
Globe and Mail – Canada
Mr. Justice Michael Phelan of the Federal Court said the US can’t be
considered a “safe country” for asylum seekers from such countries as
Haiti, …

Abductions and Killings of Children in Haiti Denounced By UNICEF
According to UNICEF, the mutilated body of a seven-year-old boy was found two weeks after he was kidnapped in the city of Cabaret, north of Port-au-Prince.

UNICEF Alarmed Over Child Abductions In Haiti
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti (AHN) – The kidnappings of children is no longer
confined to the capital Port-Au-Prince but has spread to Gros Morne, Cap
Haitian, …

Haiti examines claim it was AIDS stepping stone
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
“Haiti was the stepping stone the virus took when it left central Africa
and started its sweep around the world,” said Michael Worobey, an
assistant …

Haitian-Americans fault report on spreading of AIDS – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
The timeline suggests to many that Haiti was a stepping-stone for the
infection on its journey from Africa to the United States, but it does not
conclude a …

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