Haiti Newslinks 30 April, 2010: Food Aid Hurts Haiti's Farmers

30 April 2010

US Jewish communities building ties to Haiti
Cleveland Jewish News
By Larry Luxner PETIT-GOAVE, Haiti (JTA) — Not a single Jew lives among
the 170000 inhabitants of Petit-Goâve, nor among the 20000 refugees from


Wyclef: Haiti’s gov’t should stress education
The Associated Press
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Haiti’s government should emphasize education to
help the country recover from its devastating earthquake, Wyclef Jean said.


Anne Arundel students lead fundraising efforts for Haiti
Baltimore Sun
The Anne Arundel students were celebrated Thursday afternoon for raising
$12000 for relief efforts in Haiti — the most of any school in Maryland
— in the …

Is Haiti getting its money back?
Jamaica Observer
GENEVA, Switzerland — Haiti is expected to benefit from new legislation
making it difficult for dictators to stash cash in Swiss bank accounts. …

Helpless in Haiti
CBS News
I’ve been asked that question multiple times since last weekend, when The
CBS Evening News aired my segment about Haiti’s decimated healthcare
system. …

J. Erik Jonsson Community School students to present check to aid Haiti victims
Dallas Morning News (blog)
J. Erik Jonsson Community School students collected funds for Haiti victims
and will present a check Friday to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, managed by
the …

WorldStove: Transforming Haiti and the World
Huffington Post (blog)
WorldStove founder Nathaniel Mulcahy has just completed two months of work
in Haiti, setting up a pilot project that will provide biochar-producing
stoves …

Red Cross Recognizes Monitronics’ Haiti Donations
PR Newswire (press release)
DALLAS, April 29 /PRNewswire/ — After the January earthquake in Haiti,
Monitronics employees were deeply concerned by the news of devastation from
that …

Medical supplies collected, shipped to people of Haiti
12, an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Moment Magnitude Scale hit the
island nation of Haiti, devastating the country’s infrastructure and
leaving nearly a …

Guard to send 10 soldiers, copter to assist in Haiti
Helena Independent Record
The Montana National Guard will deploy 10 soldiers and a helicopter next
month to assist ongoing humanitarian efforts in Haiti. Maj. …

US Lawmakers Reach Trade Deal To Help Haiti; News Outlets Examine Health Care …
Kaiser Family Foundation
“Top US lawmakers said on Wednesday they have reached a bipartisan deal to
help Haiti rebuild its earthquake-shattered economy by opening the US
market to …

Asheville surgeon, back from Haiti, urges others to volunteer
Asheville Citizen-Times
PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI — Rachelle, 27, was trapped under several tons of
concrete when a building collapsed on top of her in the Jan. 12 earthquake.


Food Aid Hurts Haiti’s Farmers
Voice of America
About three hours north of Port-au-Prince, the Artibonite Valley is the
center of Haiti’s rice production. This season, farmer Charles Surfoad is
storing …

Collection effort to aid Haiti
Palestine Herald Press
By CHERIL VERNON Palestine Herald-Press PALESTINE — The local community
has an opportunity to reach out to help Haiti earthquake victims through a
special …

Next stop: Haiti
Elk Grove Citizen
By Katie Freeman – Lifestyle & Arts Reporter In Port-au-Prince, Haiti,
exiting an airplane is a precarious task. The local drivers will crowd the
newcomers …

Obama, with Bush and Clinton, seeks aid for Haiti
Ottawa Citizen
Obama said they had launched the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund and directed
Americans to visit the website at http://www.clintonbushhaitifund.org and give
money. …

Zafen: New Interest-Free Microloan Initiative Launched for Haiti
Huffington Post (blog)
Haiti provides fertile ground for economic experiments. Its people are
ready and willing, and when the right program hits, everyone will benefit.


N. Bellmore students reach out to Haiti
By Deirdre Krasula When Dinkelmeyer Elementary School Principal Faith
Skelos first learned of the earthquake that hit Haiti on Jan. …

Haiti and St Thomas stigmatised
Jamaica Gleaner
Haiti was France’s prize possession in the Americas and its independence
would not be a gift or an easy let go; moreso this was the time of
Napoleon’s …

Canceled Haiti Rescue Mission Costs City $1.2M
The world came together to help Haiti after a massive earthquake, and local
rescuers were called to join the mission. Only, they never left California.


New Hope students perform to raise money for Haiti
York Daily Record
Giselle, 16, has relatives in Haiti, she said. That’s why she was happy to
participate in her school’s fundraiser to help people in the Caribbean
country. …

Passport DC’s Around the World Embassy Tour 2010
Washington Post
HAITI An exhibit describes Haiti’s pre-earthquake traditions, the effects
the quake had on its culture and the country’s plans to rebuild. Embassy of
Haiti …

Indo-Canadian among Time’s influential persons
Calling his on-going relief work in Haiti “a shining example” of “selfless
effort”, the magazine said, “Singh and his group of volunteers wasted no
time …

Former Jamaica PM Appeals To The OAS On Behalf Of Haiti
April 30, 2010: CARICOM`s Special Representative on Haiti, former Jamaica
Prime Minister, PJ Patterson, has challenged the Organization of American
States …

From the Heart to Haiti: East Tennesseans helping rebuild lives
Hundreds of miles away from Knoxville, the volunteer hands extend help and
hope to the people of Haiti. When we arrived on assignment in the island
nation, …

Israelis maintain presence in Haiti for long haul
Jewish Herald-Voice
Abraham now spends his mornings vaccinating quake survivors in Haiti
against infectious diseases at a clinic in the sprawling tent city of St.
Marie. …

Evacuating Haiti’s IDPs From Flood Plains (Video) | UN Dispatch
By Mark Leon Goldberg
Haiti · Development. After the earthquake, parks, lawns and vacant lots
became tent cities for people who lost their dwellings. Of course, it’s not
as if people had time to conduct a geographic analysis of where they staked
a tarp. …

[AlterPresse :: Haiti] Haiti : Lessons for the policy-makers
Humanitarian aid initiatives organized by Haitian communities offer
respectful, democratic contrasts to the multi-billion dollar aid effort of
the international community, much of which is wasted at best and
destructive at worst. …

Rangel Helps Introduce Bill to Speed Haiti’s Earthquake Recovery …
By Garcia, Elbert
“On January 12, Haiti met with an unthinkable crisis, one that no nation
ever hopes to bear,” said Representative Charles B. Rangel, a longtime
advocate for Haiti. “We were presented with a challenge too — how to help
our sister nation …

Media Nation “The Globe’s all-out effort in Haiti
By Dan Kennedy
Greene spoke of the disorientation he experienced after coming back from
Haiti and being assigned to cover the pending sale of a $12 million
townhouse on Beacon Hill. When one of the people involved in the renovation
asked Greene what …

Googland: [G] Imagery for response to Haiti earthquake and Yazoo …
By X
To help support ongoing relief efforts in Haiti, we’ve been working with
our satellite partner GeoEye to capture updated imagery of Port-au-Prince.
As the rainy season approaches, it’s important to have current imagery in
order to help …

Essay on Haiti: Social conscience should be our guide :: Haiti …
As soon as we got married, whether I wanted to or not, we were traveling to
other countries through local charities: to Thailand after the Tsunami of
2004, to New Orleans after hurricane Katarina, and most recently, to Haiti
after the …

Mitch Albom: Rebuilding Hope in Haiti – Tonic
By Mark Dagostino
With your help, the “Tuesdays With Morrie” author raised $100000 — and is
on the ground rebuilding the Sharing and Caring…

Abitare – international design magazine “ THE HAITI POSTER PROJECT
By monica.guala
Moxie Sozo, the organizer of the 2005 HURRICANE POSTER PROJECT, has teamed
up with Josh Higgins, the organizer of the 2007 SO-CAL FIRE POSTER PROJECT
limited …

Haiti aid response: Ask your questions now! | Oxfam International …
By Joel M Bassuk
More than 3 months after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, aid
organizations are making progress. Oxfam is now helping hundreds of
thousands of Haitians to get back on their feet by providing jobs, shelter,
food and drinking water. …

Haiti, Chile, Clergy Education Receive Grants From Bishops …
By George Vogt
WASHINGTON DC (MetroCatholic) – The United States Conference of Catholic
Bishops’ Subcommittee on the Church in Latin America has made public the
grantees for.

Haiti “Fundraising” Revisited | The Agitator – Fundraising, Direct …
By tbelford
Back when the Haiti disaster struck, and $35 million was donated via mobile
text, I was castigated by various Agitator readers (including my esteemed

Medical exercises begin in Haiti | Army News at DefenseTalk
By American Forces Press Service
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Lines of people seemed to come out of nowhere as
hundreds of Haitians living in the Roche au Boteaux area lined the road,
waiting for the.

FHBCAP, Hezekiah Walker – Faithful Is Our God Haitian, Lake Yale, Camp
… How To Rebuild Haiti: Assessing the Damages · Quake-shattered Haiti
awaits aid as thousands feared dead · Haiti Banner …

nsf.gov – Learning From Haiti – Rapid Response Research – Special …
Special Report – Haiti. Scroll Down To See More Content. To view this
video: … Download images and video from the rapid response research in
Haiti. …

Haiti doesn’t need foreign-aid money. It needs a better …
Haiti needs a development strategy that supports the private sector,
attracts foreign investment, and empowers the country – not more foreign

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