Highlights from Haiti: 21 November 2014

Haitian police will be put to the test as UN Peacekeeping Force will downsize their presence from 5,021 troops to 2,370 by June 2015. Some interesting statistics on missionaries and stress: what contributes to it and we can work to reduce it. A long, shake-your-head-kind-of-look into how some things go

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Highlights from Haiti: 14 November 2014

70 Haitians found on an island near Puerto Rico. Severe flooding hits northern Haiti and DR. A $24M grant is helping to strengthen the public education in Haiti. Famous designer Kenneth Cole opens a boutique in Haiti. 80 athletes representing Haiti at the Central America & Caribbean Games. The proof

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Photos from Cazale

ducks heading home with suitcases on your horse normal outside cooking at a family home bananas beautiful flowers papaya tree irrigation ditch used during the dry season for watering crops taking the cows to the river for a cool drink of water local river     beautiful mountains surrounding cazale

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Highlights from Haiti: 31 October 2014

 Uncertainty regarding former President Aristide is mounting. Eco Toilets, turning waste into fertilizer while helping with sanitation issues Here is a free resource, Rural Medical Education Guidebook, that might benefit you if you are providing healthcare in such a context. Could surfing spark tourism in Haiti? US Government pushing to

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Highlights from Haiti: 24 October 2014

While early childhood nutrition is important for development, there is evidence the side effects of malnutrition can be reversed. Technology is impacting the world in some wonderful ways. An app is in development to support maternal health in developing contexts. The United Nations is claiming legal immunity in regards to

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Highlights from Haiti: 12 Sept 2014

For those planning on long term residence in Haiti, it will be necessary to obtain a Permis de Sejour. Here is some information from the US Embassy on the pertinent requirements and fees.  Although these numbers are 1 year old, these statistics on cholera from the Ministry of Public Health

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