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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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How Haiti was A Part of The Late Oscar-winning Director Jonathan Demme

The Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme was one of the great artistic innocents. This doesn’t mean he was unsophisticated — far from it, just look at his work. But he was open to the world and thought the world had something to teach him; he was an eager and even a hungry learner.

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UN Inaugurates Water Supply System in Haiti as Part of Anti-Cholera Fight

The United Nations has inaugurated a water supply system in the Lascahobas Commune as part of its anti-cholera fight in Haiti.

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Business Professor Sees Education as Key to Haiti Progress

Dr. Janet Tinoco, a faculty member in the College of Business at the Daytona Beach Campus, spent spring break in Leogane and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, along with members of Mission Haiti and the Sisters of St. Joseph Congregation. “My goal was to study the educational system and opportunities for the Haitian people, particularly with respect to girls and women,” she said. Continue reading “Business Professor Sees Education as Key to Haiti Progress”

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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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