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Oxfam could be fined by the data protection watchdog after a blunder that disclosed the names of witnesses and whistleblowers who helped to uncover the Haiti sex scandal. 67 more words


UK's Special Inquiry on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the Aid Sector

Following revelations of sexual misconduct by Oxfam personnel in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, the UK Parliament’s International Development Committee initiated a special inquiry into sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector. 707 more words

Disaster Law

How Slave Trade Resulted in the First Zombie

Zombies have infested the 21st century. Movies and TV series provide them with kilometers of film rolls where to drag their severed bodies and perform their best blank-eyed stares. 1,042 more words


Carbon offset project could provide inspiration for Caribbean countries

A Costa Rican carbon offset project could have application for many countries in Central America and the Caribbean.

Costa Rican coffee farmers are receiving 25,000 free trees as part of an initiative to tackle climate change started by Canadian company, … 498 more words

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Dom. Republic: "Dominican Republic has 570,933 mostly Haitian immigrants"

There were 570,933 immigrants in the Dominican Republic as of 2017, 5.6% of the country’s total population.

According to the National Survey of Immigrants (ENI 2017), 497,825 were born in Haiti, or 87.2%, while the remaining 73,108 immigrants were born in other countries. 115 more words


Guy du Rosier and His Rhythm - Mathilda

On the rare La Belle Creole label, this Haitian 78 rpm of Guy du Rosier singing the rollicking, self-penned calypso “Mathilda” is a real treasure; and not only because it is basically impossible to find in any shape. 129 more words

Rocks in the Sun

“The rocks in the water don’t know how the rocks in the sun feel.”
– Haitian Proverb

“The rocks in the water are going to find out how the rocks in the sun feel.” 658 more words

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