Haiti is one of the least developed and least stable countries in the Western Hemisphere. While the availability of consumer goods and services is adequate in the capital, Port-au-Prince, other parts of the country experience chronic shortages. Most consumer products are imported and expensive. Some tourism facilities in the large cities and resort areas are satisfactory, but many are rudimentary at best, and are difficult to find in most rural areas and small towns.
ï»¿Torrington native finds new life in Haiti
Torrington native Angelica Mourges Every morning, Angelica Mourges visits a neighbor for coffee before starting her day as the education director at Acadèmie Brezou, a school in Cap Rouge, a remote, ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Sep 2021 04:52:00 GMT
Walk for Haiti returns
Douglas Vaughn has never forgotten his homeland, Haiti.Forty years ago he formed the Haitian Environmental Support Program (HESP) and on Saturday, Sept. 11, the organization will host the annual ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 10 Sep 2021 05:05:00 GMT
After earthquake, Haiti ocean conservationists now help the people \'helping us save the species\'
The West Palm Beach-based Haiti Ocean Project said resilience, flexibility and resourcefulness ? not rigid orthodoxy ? is the guidepost to success.
Publ.Date : Fri, 10 Sep 2021 04:01:00 GMT
UN urgently appeals for funding to help Haitian children, farmers hit by earthquake
The United Nation?s leading child agency says it urgently needs $122.2 million to scale up its emergency response in Haiti, where 1.6 million people, including 800,000 children, face one of the most ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 10 Sep 2021 15:24:15 GMT
Walpole pastor raises funds for school in Haitian hometown
It was a priest in his hometown of Jacmel, Haiti, that enabled Father Jean Pierre Aubin, currently the pastor of the Walpole Catholic Collaborative, to leave a life of poverty and pursue hi ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 27 Aug 2021 00:24:00 GMT
\'She was going to go far\': 12-year-old killed in hit-and-run just started school in Indy
Police are searching for a red 2016 to 2018 Honda Civic they believe fled after the Aug. 27 crash at North Mitthoeffer Road and Penrith Drive ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Sep 2021 11:13:00 GMT
Community asked to partake in survey to provide input on what permanent superintendent should posses
A survey has become live for what the community would like to see in their new superintendent for the School District of Lee County. The English Survey can be found at the Spanish Survey at and the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Sep 2021 17:00:00 GMT
Haiti?s low COVID-19 vaccination rate sparks worries, prompts calls to step it up
Underneath an open-air awning with aluminum ceilings and fans, on the outskirts of Haiti?s capital, patients trickle in to get a much awaited jab of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Publ.Date : Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:13:50 GMT
IRIS Offers Lessons to Help STEM Educators Teach About Recent Earthquakes
The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) is providing free resources to help STEM educators teach about recent earthquake events, such as the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Mexico on ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 10 Sep 2021 09:57:00 GMT
School?s out, New York City Council?s in for Rita Joseph
You?re a teacher. What grade level or subjects have you taught ... And once I went to school, I decided to master both, but I found that I'm a much better English speaker than Haitian Creole. I ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 30 Aug 2021 10:26:00 GMT