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Haiti News-links 21-22 December, 2005

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2007 8:58


haiti deforestation critical
General discusion about Haiti.

UN: Dozen people kidnapped In Haiti
PRESS TV - Tehran,Iran
A UN mission spokesman has said that a least a dozen people, including two children were kidnapped for ransom this week in Haiti. Increased kidnappings are ...

Exiled former Haitian president stirs supporters with speech
International Herald Tribune - France
It is the fourth straight year that Aristide -- exiled in South Africa -- has recorded a New Year's address to mark Haiti's Independence Day on Jan. 1. ...


NEW YORK-HEALTH-Children from the DR and Haiti at high risk for …
NEW YORK, CMC – Immigrant children are five times as likely as US-born children to suffer from lead poisoning in New York City, according to a new Health Department study. The risk is highest among the most recent immigrants.

UN approaches India for CRPF in Haiti
United Nations has approached India for the deployment of a CRPF contingent in the trouble-torn Latin American nation.

Haiti: Rehabilitation projects contribute to stabilization of …
ReliefWeb (press release) – Geneva,Switzerland
IOM’s PREPEP Programme (Programme de Revitalisation et de Promotion de l’Entente et de la Paix) and the HSI (Haiti Stabilization Initiative) have awarded …

Haiti’s debt – Miami,FL,USA
14 Other Views column, To help Haiti recover, cancel its debt, Marlene Bastien suggests that canceling Haiti’s debt would solve the country’s problems and …

New Life for Haiti fundraiser gala planned
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier – Charleston,IL,USA
By the JG/TC MATTOON — New Life for Haiti is a grass roots partnership of Christians and churches coming together to make a difference in Haiti. …

UN probes allegations of fraud in Haiti, Congo
Jamaica Gleaner – Kingston,Jamaica
The United Nations says it is investigating allegations of fraud and mismanagement in procurement affecting its peacekeeping mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). …

Haiti: journalist’s killers setenced
World War 4 Report – Brooklyn,NY,USA
(Haiti Support Committee News Briefs, Dec. 12) Reporter Joseph Guyler Delva, who heads the Independent Commission for Supporting Investigations into Murders …

Haiti: UN probes sex abuses
World War 4 Report – Brooklyn,NY,USA
… Lanka and an investigation by Haitian authorities of alleged sexual abuses by troops in the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). …

Liberty City 7 ex-defendant in `nightmare’ – Miami,FL,USA
The only acquitted defendant in the Liberty City 7 terrorism trial may be deported to Haiti, even though the lawful US resident has never been convicted of …

Provider-initiated HIV testing in rural Haiti: Low rate of missed …
We aimed to evaluate a ‘provider-initiated’ HIV testing strategy in a primary care clinic in rural resource-poor Haiti by reviewing the number of visits made to clinic before an HIV test was performed in those who were ultimately found …

UN Calls on Haiti to Save Trees
Port au Prince, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The UN Development Program’s representative in Haiti, Joel Beotroue, warned about the nation’s increase in deforestation on Thursday, and urged urgent measures to save pine forests.

Deforestation in Haiti critical
Radio Netherlands – Netherlands
New York (20 December) – Deforestation in Haiti has reached a critical phase. A United Nations investigation into climate change has revealed that the …

Dasovic named men’s Olympic soccer coach – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
Canada is in a group with Mexico, Guatemala and Haiti. The top two teams will advance to the semifinals. Dasovic expects Mexico to be the class of the group …

UN Calls on Haiti to Save Trees
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Port au Prince, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The UN Development Program’s representative in Haiti, Joel Beotroue, warned about the nation’s increase in …

Liberty City 7 defendant’s ‘nightmare’ continues – Miami,FL,USA
``He can’t do anything for us in Haiti. Everything was settled by the jury. He was found not guilty. It’s like the nightmare is not over. …

Haiti is 98% deforested
i was in haiti in 1996 with the peace corps and the deforestation level was 96 % . poverty is turning this island into a desert that will mean the destruction of this once lush place .

Plant cover in Haiti at ‘2 percent’: UN
Deforestation in Haiti, where trees and bushes are routinely felled for cooking fuel, is at crisis level, with just two-percent plant cover now, the UN warned Thursday…

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