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Haiti-Media : Two journalists attacked by World Vision worker

Posted on Thursday 21 March 2013

P-au-P., March 21 2013 [AlterPresse] – Two Haitian journalists were attacked by a man working for the humanitarian organization World Vision on Monday March 18 in the hamlet of Savanette, located about 160 kilometers west of the capital.
Evens Louis, a multimedia journalist with Accès-Médias, a section of Groupe Médialternatif, and Lafontaine Orvild, journalist and assistant coordinator of Haiti Grassroots Watch, were verbally attacked. The aggressor also hit one of the journalists.
The attack took place while the team was filming one of World Vision’s food distribution activities in (...)

Haiti-Environment: More than 162 families to be relocated soon because of an ecological threat, according to the Dpc

Posted on Monday 23 July 2012

P-au-P, July 22th 2012 [AlterPresse] --- More than 162 families, living in 3 localities (Kicroix, Boucambour and Saint-Antoine) of Bourgas (second district section of Kenscoff/ Est), are to be evacuated by the authorities of the Bureau of civil protection, explains the coordinator of the Bureau of civil protection of the Ouest, Nadia Lochard, in an interview she gave to Alterpresse, this Wednesday, July 18th.
“Plans are being conceived to know where these people will be relocated within the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince as rapidly as possible”, explains Lochard.
Given the (...)

Latin-Americans, Caribbeans and Americans analyze the migration question at the regional level

Posted on jeudi 28 juin 2007

Translated from French bay Menno Ernst
Wednesday 27th june 2007
La Jolla (Californie), June 27th, 2007 [AlterPresse] --- About fifteen Latin-American, Caribbean and American professionals and experts focus this week on the migration problems in the area, during a seminar organized in La Jolla, California (Pacific Coast of the United States).
This workshop, organized by the Institute of the Americas between 24th and 29th June 2007, is held on the topic "public Policies and migration", notes the online agency AlterPresse.
The lecture is directed by the diplomat Jeffrey Davidow, (...)

Haiti-United States/Tourism : Requests for a Reinforcement of Actions for Stabilization and against Violent Crimes

Posted on mardi 26 juin 2007

Translated from French by Menno Ernst
Monday 25th June 2007
Miami, Florida (Etats-Unis d’Amérique), June 25th, 2007 [AlterPresse] --- The participants of the third edition of the summit on tourism and the economic development in Haiti encourage the authorities of the Carribean republic to continue their actions in favour of political stability and to strengthen the struggle against violent crimes.
These are the principal comments recorded by the online agency AlterPresse, on Sunday 24th June, at the end of the forum, which took place between the 22nd and the 24th of June 2007 in Miami (...)

Haïti : René Préval at the United States-Caricom Summit in Washington

Posted on mardi 19 juin 2007

P-au-P, 19 June 07 [AlterPresse] --- President René Garcia Préval left Port-au-Prince, on Monday June 18, 2007, for the United States of America to take part in a summit of the economic Caribbean Community (Caricom) with the United States of America.
This summit, which is held in Washington between 19th and 21st June, is the occasion for the Heads of State and the Caribbean government to discuss, with the American president George W. Bush, the human trade and traffic as well as the economic question in the area.
Before leaving the Haitian capital, Rene Préval has welcomed the press in the (...)

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