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J Rêve collaborates in Haiti with Vendedy, to pilot an international street artisan online marketplace

 

September 2014, J Rêve founder Jacqueline Cofield traveled to Port Au Prince, Haiti with a team construed by Vendedy International CEO Christine Souffrant.  The goal of the team was to launch the first of a series of international pilots for the Vendedy platform, which is scheduled to have an official online launch in 2015.  490 more words

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Restavèk (veye chans ou..) by Haitian Artist Chevelin Pierre

Chevelin is a very talented artist from Pétionville, Haiti who tell stories through his amazing  Illustrations.  This particular story is my favorite, it’s so heartbreaking yet beautifully illustrated. 226 more words

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U.S. lawmakers to Haiti Senate: Vote for election law -- MiamiHerald.com

More than a dozen U.S. congressional lawmakers are calling on the Haitian Senate to move forward with elections by voting for an electoral law needed to schedule the vote.In a letter to Haitian Senate President Simon Desras, the bipartisan group of lawmakers urge senators to pass the legislation, saying that “Haitians, like all citizens in a democracy, have a right to express their will through regular and timely elections for their government representatives.”“We are deeply concerned that the Haitian Senate has been unable to pass the requisite legislation to authorize elections this year,” the lawmakers wrote. 72 more words

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Aristide reçoit ses alliés, le juge Bélizaire observe - Le Nouvelliste

L’ordre de mise en résidence surveillée émis par le juge d’instruction Lamarre Bélizaire contre l’ex-président Jean-Bertrand Aristide n’est pas respecté. Ce mardi, Jean-Bertrand Aristide a reçu des parlementaires et des militants politiques venus lui exprimer leur « solidarité ». 47 more words

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First Visit to Fond Baptist

This is part of the Stories of Hope series. If you have a story you would like to share about a time you were in Haiti with Hope for Haiti, please email… 222 more words

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