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A bucket maker's plight and the problem of aid for Haiti

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Haiti-based businessman Maulik Radia has weathered two coup d’etats, two major hurricanes and now an earthquake in the country he’s worked in for the past 25 years. But now he faces his latest challenge:  the aid industry – and how it’s killing the demand for locally-produced buckets. As the General Manager of [...]
 
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Paper stands by criticism of FarmVille's campaign to help Haiti

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Did Zynga, dominant maker of social games like FarmVille for Facebook, make important errors in the design of its innovative Haiti earthquake relief campaign? That's the contention of one of South America's most prestigious newspapers, Folha de São Paulo, which has posted several pointed criticisms of Zynga on its website. Folha alleges [...]
 
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Andre Berto's Haiti Blog: A Must Read

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Haitian sensation Andre Berto, a world champion at welterweight and one of the best fighters in the sport was scheduled to meet the legendary Shane Mosley on January 30th this year. It was a fight that Berto, who lives in Florida, had been dreaming of for years, and had by [...]
 
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Haiti’s tomorrow may be rooted in trees, fertilizer

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MIAMI—Throughout the history of foreign assistance, charitable organizations and government agencies have built schools and water treatment plants and created farm projects only to discover that their good works did not really fit in with the local scene. Or that one project contradicted another. Schools and water treatment plants fell [...]
 
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Kanye West re-emerges for 'We Are the World' remake

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The soon-to-be released remake of "We Are the World," a mega-collaboration of artists to benefit Haiti, will feature one hip-hop star who has been out of the limelight as of late; and another who is on his way out. Kanye West, who I noted was conspicuously left out of the lineup [...]
 
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In response to Haiti Earthquake: Greening of Hillsides Can Bolster Recovery
  • Molly Gordy suggests a helpful step that I think I'll call "A Tree For Haiti." You make a small contribution. It buys one tree. One tree by one tree, Haiti becomes greener than it has been since before [...]read » T/S JOSEPH B. TREASTER
 
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  • You have to think this is just one case where a group of people ( Together on a bus - how OFFICIAL) were caught with 33 children. We might not know for months, years or ever how much trafficing or [...]read » evyb
 
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The White Man's Burden in Haiti

A Haitian court has now officially charged the ten (white, Christian) Americans who tried to take 33 Haitian children to the Dominican Republic last week with child abduction.  The group of Christian missionaries from Idaho say they were just trying to help orphans.  Of course, the orphans in question all [...]
 
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Haiti Earthquake: Greening of Hillsides Can Bolster Recovery

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MIAMI—It was long, long ago that the hills and steep, craggy mountains of Haiti were covered in rich, green forests. One by one the trees had been turned into firewood by a poor people on the way to becoming poorer. The hills and mountains became dirt slopes, spillways for rushing [...]
 
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Dominican official warned US Baptists on Haitian kids

The Dominican consul general told CNN today that he warned the leader of a group of American Baptists that they were going to get in trouble, because they did not have the proper documentation for the Haitian children they tried to smuggle out of the country.
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We are still the world, 25 years later

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I cannot tell a lie. When I first heard that Wyclef Jean and a few of his musical friends were getting together to re-record "We Are the World" for Haitian earthquake relief, I was slightly skeptical. From a social standpoint, it's a commendable gesture, but from a musical one, why mess [...]
 
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US Baptists Accused of Child Trafficking in Haiti

Ten American Baptists are in jail in Haiti for attempting to smuggle 33 “orphans” out of the country — and many of the children aren’t even orphans at all: Road From Haiti Was Paved With Good Intentions, American Baptists Say. And one of the pastors involved has denounced “the accusations of [...]
 
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