Volunteers Participate In Annual ‘Nap Bale’ Clean Up Initiative In Haiti
The third edition of the initiative “Nap balé” to clean up Port-Au-Prince, took off on Avenue John Brown on April 28. For the past three years, a neighborhood in Champ de Mars and Delmas benefitted from the project. Continue reading
Key Witness In Bungled Haitian Sugar-Boat Drug Case Flown To Miami
A key witness in a bungled U.S. narco-trafficking case that prompted the Justice Department to investigate allegations of wrongdoing by U.S. drug agents in Haiti has been extradited to South Florida to face charges himself as the sole defendant accused of conspiring to distribute cocaine and heroin. Continue reading
Disease Spreads Among Pigs in Haiti as Country Waits for Vaccines
Teschen disease, a virus that spreads among swine, is killing pigs across the country, agronomist Pierre Charite Jean and Owell Theock, a former North West departmental delegate, at the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development warned.
“There is no vaccine currently available against this epizootic at the MARNDR,” said Jean. Continue reading
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Mosquito-Borne Diseases Cut In Half Due To Prevention Programs In Haiti
On World Malaria Day, The United Nation’s Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign celebrated a new milestone in the fight against malaria: incidence of the mosquito-borne disease in Haiti has been cut by as much as half since 2010. Continue reading
Twitter, Facebook, Airbnb Have Made It To Haiti. Now It’s These Google Employees’ Turn.
For the first time, digital marketers, web coders and entrepreneurs in Haiti’s small but emerging tech community will get a chance to follow the Google I/O Developers conference, which is being live-streamed to them at the Karibe hotel in Port-au-Prince. Continue reading