Jun 05

MIT Sloan Executive Education Hosting Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe on MIT-Haiti Initiative

Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe today joins MIT Sloan Executive Education faculty and administrators and MIT-Haiti Initiative leaders for a planning session on the next phase of the MIT-Haiti Initiative, a joint partnership between MIT, Haitian educators, and the Haitian government.

Jun 03

Change in education brings 'Hope for Haiti'

More than four years after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, Haiti’s substandard schools remain a roadblock to its progress. But the opening of one new school there may begin a seismic change in education, and this “Hope for Haiti” comes with South Florida connections. Local 10′s Glenna Milberg traveled to Saint-Marc, about a two-hour drive north of Port-au-Prince, for the school’s official …

May 31

Haiti probing to see if shipwreck findings belong to Columbus’ Santa Maria

Haiti’s government has formed a commission to help settle the question of whether remnants of a shipwreck off the country’s north coast belongs to explorer Christopher Columbus’ storied flagship, the Santa Maria.

May 29

AP PHOTOS: Soccer stars decorate Haiti's minibuses

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The brightly painted Haitian minibuses known as tap-taps are getting even more colorful in the lead-up to the World Cup.

May 28

In Haiti, UNICEF handed out millions without proper oversight, report says

Even while it was sending out urgent appeals for funds to help poor people in Haiti, the local office of UNICEF was handing out tens of millions of dollars to local partners without proper oversight, and losing track of hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of vital medical supplies, according to an internal UNICEF audit.

May 27

AP PHOTOS: Soccer stars decorate Haiti's minibuses

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The brightly painted Haitian minibuses known as tap-taps are getting even more colorful in the lead-up to the World Cup.

May 26

Haiti offers treatment as virus outbreak surges

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian health authorities will distribute pain medication to clinics around the country amid a surge in suspected cases of a mosquito-borne virus that is new to the region, a government official said Friday.

May 22

Slain Chicago missionary remembered for service to Haiti after 2010 quake

By Amelie Baron PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) – An elderly American missionary who was stabbed to death last week in Haiti was a generous man who dedicated his life to the impoverished country after a devastating 2010 earthquake, churchgoers and friends recalled at a memorial service on Wednesday. George Knoop, an elder with the Quisqueya Chapel, was attacked inside his home by an unknown …

May 20

Haiti church hopes for leads in slain missionary

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Members of a church in Haiti said on Saturday that an American missionary slain in his home this week was well liked and called on police to find his killer.

May 03

Haiti's Senate under fire for putting electoral process on hold

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – (HCNN) — Haiti’s Senate has been the object of intense criticism for failing to approve a bill aimed at facilitating the holding of crucial legislative and local elections, without which the Caribbean country could be plunged into a deep political crisis. The Organization of American States (OAS), the UN, the United States and other key …

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