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Catholics Bring Life-saving Health Care to Rural Areas of Haiti

Catholics are banding together to bring life-saving health care to rural areas of Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world.

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WATCH: Desperate Haitians Living In Caves, Eating Toxic Plants 6 Months After Hurricane Matthew

Almost six months after deadly Hurricane Matthew destroyed crops and livestock along Haiti’s southern peninsula, life has become so desperate that Haitians are eating poisonous plants and living in caves to survive, aid workers say. Continue reading “WATCH: Desperate Haitians Living In Caves, Eating Toxic Plants 6 Months After Hurricane Matthew”

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U.N. Accepts Blame for Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic, But Dodges the Bill

Today’s lesson in evading moral responsibility comes to us from the United Nations. The organization says it is terribly concerned about the cholera epidemic in Haiti and wishes to eliminate it. But it has not figured out when and how this is going to happen, and with what money. Continue reading “U.N. Accepts Blame for Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic, But Dodges the Bill”

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U.N. Can’t Raise Money to Fight Cholera It Brought to Haiti

When the leader of the United Nations apologized to Haitians for the cholera epidemic that has ravaged their country for more than six years — caused by infected peacekeepers sent to protect them — he proclaimed a “moral responsibility” to make things right. Continue reading “U.N. Can’t Raise Money to Fight Cholera It Brought to Haiti”

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Despite Calls to Wait Haiti Plans Funeral for Former President

FILE – In this March 10, 2010 file photo, Haitian President Rene Preval pauses while speaking on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Several thousand Haitians filed past the remains of the former president on Friday, March 10, 2017, ahead of a state funeral that a senator sought to delay until further tests are conducted to definitively establish the cause of death of the two-term leader. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)

Several thousand Haitians filed past the remains of former President Rene Preval on Friday ahead of a state funeral that a senator sought to delay until further tests are conducted to definitively establish the cause of death of the two-term leader.

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Leading Haitians’ Response to Fidel Castro’s Death

Friday, on the Cuban National Television, Raul Castro announced “The Commander-in-Chief of the Cuban Revolution passed away at 11:29 tonight…”

According to Raul Castro, the body of his brother Fidel Castro, will be cremated Saturday in the early hours of the morning “in accordance with the will expressed by Comrade Fidel”.

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Number of Haitians Entering Mexico Illegally En Route to the US Rises From 3,263 In 2015 to 13,465 So Far In 2016

Haitian migrants hopeful of reaching the United States wait at the border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico on Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Haitian migrants hopeful of reaching the United States wait at the border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico on Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Mexican authorities say they have no plans to stop or deport a growing tide of more than 13,000 Haitians who have entered Mexico illegally this year for the purpose of crossing into the U.S.

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Hurricane Matthew Displaces Haitian Children Sponsored By Compassion International

Claudia Martinez / World Vision World Vision response manager Lesly Michaud with two displaced mothers and their children.
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World Vision response manager Lesly Michaud with two displaced mothers and their children.
A quarter of Compassion’s 270 child centers shut down in wake of Hurricane Matthew.

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