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Former Haitian President Rene Preval Died of Heart Disease

The eagerly anticipated results of an autopsy of former Haitian President Rene Preval showed the leader died in March after a heart irregularity cut off his ability to breathe, officials said on Wednesday.

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Children’s Homes in Haiti Come Under Scrutiny

The Institute of Social Welfare and Research (IBESR) has started a programme re-evaluating the functions of children’s homes in Haiti, where nearly 32,000, mainly abandoned children live.“ This reassessment of children’s homes is a prelude to the process of deinstitutionalization of children in Haiti. Without the data, we cannot give good results,” said Diem Pierre, IBESR Assistant Director General.

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Haiti Children Homes Come Under Scrutiny

The Institute of Social Welfare and Research (IBESR) has started a programme re-evaluating the functions of children’s homes in Haiti, where nearly 32,000, mainly abandoned children live. “This reassessment of children’s homes is a prelude to the process of deinstitutionalization of children in Haiti. Without the data, we cannot give good results,” said Diem Pierre, IBESR Assistant Director General.

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Texas A&M Athletes Experience Life Change on Mission of Hope Trip To Haiti

They join athletes from other universities on the island during Haitian Heritage Month

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59,000 Haitians Displaced By 2010 Earthquake Granted Extra 6 Months To Live In U.S.

More than seven years after an earthquake shattered Haiti’s capital, the secretary of Homeland Security, John F. Kelly, announced Monday that he would grant 58,700 Haitians another six months to live and work in the United States.

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Jonathan Meeks Hopes his NFL Status Can Help Improve Lives In Haiti

Jonathan Meeks and his fiancee, Anitra, sponsor the support of a Haitian child for $35 a month.

But on a recent trip to the country they were unable to see their sponsor for a simple reason: the child would have had to hike six hours through Haiti’s forested and mountainous terrain to meet them.

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5 Dead, 19 Missing After Rains and Flooding in Haiti

Five people were killed and 19 went missing after torrential rains and flooding hit Haiti, its Department of Civil Protection said on Thursday.

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Haitian Chefs Craft Higher Profile for Country’s Cuisine

In a dining room in a wealthy district in the hills above Haiti’s capital, waiters in black outfits whisk plates of crunchy malanga fritters and creamy polenta to well-off locals and tourists. In the kitchen, the chef ladles glistening, fresh conch into a pot as his staff dice tomatoes and watercress.

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