Stanford Lopatin Fellow, Kareem Edouard, embarks on STEM project for Haiti
STANFORD, USA (sentinel.ht) - Kareem Edouard, a second-generation Haitian American, says he has long felt the pull back to his parents' country. The Stanford University Graduate Student has won the Lopatin Fellowship this...

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    December 20, 2014

    STANFORD, USA (sentinel.ht) - Kareem Edouard, a second-generation Haitian American, says he has long felt the pull back to his parents' country. The Stanford University Graduate Student has won the Lopatin Fellowship this year and will...
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    December 20, 2014

    A man was shot dead off Kemp Road yesterday, police said. The killing brought the murder count up to 117 for the year. While the motive is unknown, police said around 6:45 a.m., the man, 19, was on Carib Road when a Honda drove...
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    December 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (CMC) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it has approved US$2.4 million for Haiti after the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country successfully completed its final review of the Extended Credit...
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    December 20, 2014

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Enold Florestal and his brother Josue, who were arrested and imprisoned 17 months ago after Enold filed a criminal complaint against First Lady Sophia and son Olivier Martelly, were released from...
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    December 19, 2014

    Incorporating migration concerns into the National Development Plan – Vision 2040 will be a matter for those writing the plan, but according to Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell, the “falling rate of natural increase amongst...
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    December 19, 2014

    Top Five (rated C) Cast: Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union Genre: Comedy Drama Dwight’s Rating: 2 Woody Allen films, especially those in which the prolific director/actor/comedian plays the lead character, almost always...
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    December 19, 2014

    The Bahamas’ murder rate is among the top 15 in the world, according to the United Nations (UN) and World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2014 Global Status Report on Violence Prevention. Based on the data compiled in the report,...
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    December 19, 2014

    Immigration Director William Pratt said an illegal Haitian woman who gave birth on the floor of the Carmichael Road Detention Centre last month, may have forced her labor to prevent repatriation. Pratt said immigration officers carried...
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    December 19, 2014

    The government last night warned Bahamians traveling to Miami to be aware of planned protests of the country’s new immigration policy by Haitians and people of Haitian descent near the Bahamas Consulate and two other locations. In...
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    December 19, 2014

    Incorporating migration concerns into the National Development Plan – Vision 2040 will be a matter for those writing the plan, but according to Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell, the “falling rate of natural increase amongst...
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    December 19, 2014

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) – Haiti's Provisional Electoral Council will step down in a bid to help unblock a political impasse that has delayed legislative and municipal balloting, a member of the panel told AFP on Friday.
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    December 19, 2014

    International human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, has called for a probe into allegations of excessive use of force during recent demonstrations in Haiti.
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    December 19, 2014

    CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Wealthy businessman, Clifford Brandt, long time close friend to President Michel Martelly, escaped from prison on Sunday during a violent take over. Brandt was imprisoned on October 22, 2012 for...
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    December 19, 2014

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - 309 prisoners were still at large as of Wednesday afternoon according to data from the Croix-des-Bouquets civil prison. The Haitian National Police had only been able to capture 19 of the 328 who...
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    December 19, 2014

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The father of Osner Fevry Jr held a press conference at the offices of the National Network for the Defense of Human Rights (RNDDH) on Monday and expressed his deception in his son's murder...
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    December 19, 2014

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - For the first time in four years, Haitian students will return to school on time, Monday September 8. The effort to maintain 200 school days per year, as in neighboring Dominican Republic and Cuba,...
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    December 19, 2014

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Students dressed in uniform marched through the streets of Port-au-Prince on Thursday with choice words for the government as they demanded the resumption of academic activities and denounced the...
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    December 19, 2014

    PETIT-GOAVE, Haiti (defend.ht) - On Thursday vandals hit the Town Hall of Petit-Goave where the interim mayor is accused of corruption and is the subject of daily protests. The culprits who broke through the steal gate, set ablaze the...
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