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Once Again, Trouble in Haiti

I am headed back to Haiti in early 2016, with my youngest son and members of local Unitarian Universalist congregations—including my own, Wellsprings—so I have my eye on what’s going on there. 103 more words


Wednesday Wonder: The Fire Tape

His hands gripped the steering wheel as he cut his eyes off the road to fix them on mine. “The tape.” I didn’t have to wonder what Frisner was talking about. 717 more words


Evening Thoughts.....

I sleep so well in Haiti, even with the sounds of the night. It starts after dinner with music from two directions: worship music from the right and the bar band from the left. 212 more words

Haiti Love

Hopes and concerns: Canada’s involvement in Haiti

By Rebekah Sears, MCC Ottawa Office policy analyst.

I love watching our Canadian political processes unfold: elections, tracking the promises, critiquing the results, the whole game of politics. 1,023 more words


Haiti election results trigger violent protests - BBC News

Police fired teargas to disperse protesters who denounced the first round as fraudulent.Last week, one person was killed when police clashed with protesters demanding that the first round be annulled.The protesters accuse the government of rigging the election in favour of Mr Moise, an accusation Mr Martelly’s administration has denied.Boycott calls On Tuesday, the National Offices of Electoral Litigation rejected a request by the Fanmi Lavalas opposition party to ban Mr Moise from the race because of “massive fraud”.Mr Moise is a banana exporter with little political experience but who enjoys the support of outgoing President Michel Martelly.Jude Celestin made his name as the former head of the state construction company.

Source: – BBC News

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Dedication Day!

The dedication service on Thursday went very well! The weather was gorgeous. Lots of guests from near and far. Donors from Michigan, Pennsylvania and more all gathered at the Learning Center for prayer, speeches and worship. 129 more words

Haiti - The Painter From Jalouzi

Jalouzi is a village built on the mountains on the south side of Port au Prince, which sits in a valley between two ranges. It sits adjacent to Haiti’s wealthiest town, Petionville. 240 more words