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Beyani Looking for IDP Solutions

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Taino queen – Born in Yaguana (today the town of Léogâne), the flourishing capital of Xaragua, the most prosperous and heavily populated of the indigenous

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Amnesty: Violence against women

Gender-based violence, in particular rape of women by gang members, was reported increasingly frequently in impoverished neighbourhoods of the capital. Long overdue reforms to the

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Alexis, Jacques Stephen

Writer, poet, activist – A descendent of Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Alexis was born on 22 April 1922, in Gonaïves. His father was a journalist, historian and

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Haiti ‘got very lucky’ as Tomas Skirted Island

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Photo: Tomas aftermath in Leogane – © Canadian Red Cross

JONATHAN M. KATZ, The Associated Press

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Tropical Storm Tomas pushed northward Saturday after hitting parts of Haiti as a hurricane, leaving villagers to mop up, evacuees to return to their tents and most everyone relieved that the country did not suffer what could have been its first big disaster since the January earthquake.

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Journalism in Haiti

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Tumultuous Year Ahead in Haiti

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M. Pierre-Louis Speaking in London

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Anger Erupts at UN as Cholera Toll Nears 1,000

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Nov 16, 2010 (IPS) – “People are going to take the body to MINUSTAH to show them what they did,” Jean-Luc Surfin told IPS by phone as riots erupted against Haiti’s U.N. peacekeeping force on Monday in the northern city of Cap-Haitien.

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