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Brazil may change immigration policy


January 14th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 14 (IANS) Brazil may have to change its immigration policy to deal with the country's influx of immigrants, Brazil's Defense Minister Celso Amorim said Friday.Brazil's growing ... Read more...

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Cuba to host hip hop symposium


August 1st, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 1 (IANS/EFE) Cuba will host an international hip hop symposium that will be attended by musicians from Canada, the US, France, Haiti and Colombia, state media reported Sunday, ... Read more...

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UN offers to help Haiti prosecute Duvalier crimes


February 2nd, 2011 - 2:55 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations human rights chief on Tuesday said it had offered Haitian authorities assistance for prosecuting crimes committed during the 15-year rule of former president Jean-Claude ... Read more...

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Cholera claimed 4,000 lives in Haiti


January 26th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) More than 3,900 Haitians have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease in mid-October, the country's health officials has said.The disease has spread across all 10 ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera toll rises to 1,721


November 30th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths from the cholera epidemic afflicting Haiti since mid-October has risen to 1,721, health officials said.In all, 75,888 people have been attended for the disease, ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera deaths top 1,500


November 26th, 2010 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 26 (IANS) An estimated 1,523 people have died of cholera and the epidemic could last for years in Haiti, the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) has said.According to the ... Read more...

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UN deplores violent acts in Haiti


November 17th, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Tuesday deplored the violent acts against personnel with the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) in the cities of Cap-Haitien and Hinche."The way ... Read more...

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At least 796 dead in Haiti’s cholera outbreak, up to 200,000 in risk


November 12th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 796 people have died in Haiti's cholera outbreak and up to 200,000 remain at risk, health officials said on Friday.According to the latest reports, over ... Read more...

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Now cholera is creating havoc in Haiti, 250 died in the outbreak


October 25th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A senior U.N. Official has told Reuters that he expects the cholera outbreak in Haiti to widen. The outbreak has already claimed the lives of some 250 ... Read more...

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Now, a film on the Haiti quake


October 12th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 12 (IANS) Movie buffs at the Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival in Helsinki, Finland, were shown how a devastating earthquake in Haiti affected the lives of thousands of ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean to become university lecturer


October 6th, 2010 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Rapper Wyclef Jean is swapping Haitian politics for an academic career in the US. The hip-hop star is set to become a regular lecturer at Brown University.The singer, ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean may run in the elections to be Haiti’s next President


July 27th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like Wyclef Jean is all is set to be Haiti’s First citizen as he is planning to run for the post of the President ... Read more...

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Actress Katherine Heigl Desires Another Baby


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): American actress, Katherine Heigl, is widely recognized for her character of Dr. Izzie Stevens on the popular Grey's Anatomy.She has been in ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian on Time’s list of 100 most influential people (With Image)


April 30th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 30 (IANS) Indo-Canadian paramedic Rahul Singh has joined US president Barack Obama, talk show queen Oprah Winfrey and Apple boss Steve Job in Time magazine's list of ... Read more...

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Demi Moore, Ben Stiller in Haiti to help Sean Penn with relief operations


April 14th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): Hollywood actors Demi Moore and Ben Stiller went to Haiti to help actor Sean Penn with his relief operations after a massive earthquake that struck the place.Gerard ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan urges Indians to support Haiti quake victims


March 22nd, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan Sunday asked Indians to support hundreds of thousands of Haitians devastated by an earthquake. "What has happen in Haiti is really terrible and I would ... Read more...

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UN mourns 101 staffers killed in Haiti earthquake


March 9th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 9 (DPA) The United Nations mourned Tuesday 101 of its personnel who were killed by the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January. "Today, we commemorate the single greatest loss the ... Read more...

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Sen Amy Klobuchar Won Freedom of Orphans Seized At Haiti Airport


February 24th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After enduring unknown horrors following the catastrophic earthquake which shook the world, and devastated Haiti, six children were finally on their way to safe homes in America. ... Read more...

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Concert lifts spirits in Haiti


February 19th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
By Jesus Sanchis Port-au-Prince, Feb 19 (IANS/EFE) To the rhythm of the music, at a huge open-air concert, several thousand Haitians temporarily forgot about the tragedy that has gripped them since the Jan ... Read more...

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UN seeks $1.5 bn in revised quake relief for Haiti


February 19th, 2010 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 19 (DPA) The UN Thursday nearly tripled its original appeal for humanitarian assistance in Haiti, calling for a total of $1.5 billion to help 3 million Haitians affected by ... Read more...

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Sean Penn heading back to earthquake-hit Haiti


February 17th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): 'Milk' star Sean Penn has revealed he is heading back to earthquake-hit Haiti to help in the relief efforts of a country he says is facing "the ... Read more...

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Haiti raises quake toll to 217,000


February 11th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Feb 11 (DPA) The Haitian government has said the toll in last month's earthquake had risen to 217,000, backtracking from conflicting earlier statements of even higher totals. "There are people that say ... Read more...

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Dominican Republic fears increased migration from Haiti


February 7th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) The Dominican Republic fears an increase in immigration from Haiti if work doesn't begin soon to rebuild its capital, Port-au-Prince, shaken by a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake ... Read more...

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Top UN official demands change in Haiti aid approach


February 6th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) The head of the UN Stabilisation Mission for Haiti (Minustah) has said the global community must change its way of working in the quake-hit country to find a ... Read more...

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International relief efforts need to be improved to deal with Haiti-like disasters


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): A group of trauma surgeons on bmj.com has said that despite the frightening regularity of humanitarian disasters like the earthquake in Haiti, international responses remain fragmented and must ... Read more...

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Andrea Bocelli Performs With Mary J. Blige In 52nd Grammy Awards


February 1st, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 52nd annual Grammy Awards was aired on Sunday on CBS and it was an amazing treat for the viewers. Not only because it ... Read more...

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UN receives up to $2 bn for Haiti quake


January 30th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 30 (DPA) United Nations agencies involved in assisting Haiti have received donations and pledges worth up to $2 billion, the top UN humanitarian emergency coordinator said. John Holmes said Friday ... Read more...

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Almost half of injured Haitians in mega quake are likely to be children


January 28th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): A statistical study has indicated that the victims of the January 12 quake in Haiti include an extraordinarily high number of children - more than 110,000, nearly half ... Read more...

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Aguilera gears up to move Haitians from ‘hunger to hope’


January 27th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Hoards of celebrities are pitching in to help the victims of Haiti earthquake and now pop singer Christina Aguilera has been signed up to lead a new ... Read more...

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Russia offers free university education for Haitians


January 26th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Cheboksary (Russia), Jan 25 (RIA Novosti) Students from quake-hit Haiti will get funds to pursue their studies at Russian universities, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Monday. "We have decided that all those who ... Read more...

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Money from kin abroad buoys Haiti quake victims


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 22 (IANS/EFE) The arrival of the first remittances from abroad since the Jan 12 earthquake has brought a hint of relief to some of the three million Haitians affected by ... Read more...

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Haiti rocked by a 6.1 magnitude aftershock today


January 20th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti was rocked by another aftershock on Wednesday morning, barely eight days after the devastating earthquake struck and destroyed Haiti. The recent earthquake measured 6.1 on ... Read more...

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UN asked to deploy more police, troops to Haiti


January 19th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 18 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday asked the UN Security Council to send 2,000 more military troops and 1,500 police to Haiti to provide security and assist ... Read more...

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FCC Chairman makes statement regarding two Contatel deaths and Haitian relief efforts


January 18th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski made a statement Sunday on Haitian assistance efforts and the death of two Conatel staff members.“Yesterday, the FCC was pleased to ... Read more...

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Former U.S. President Clinton to travel to Haiti on Monday


January 18th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. President and U.N. Special Envoy for Haiti Bill Clinton will travel to quake-ravaged Haiti on Monday to meet with Haitians and deliver emergency ... Read more...

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