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, and produced stories for NPR's 'All Things Considered' and Britain's Channel Four television. Before joining CNN, Arraf was a Washington D.C.-based correspondent for Reuters Financial Television, covering Congress (United States Congress), the White House and the United States Treasury Department. She had previously served with Reuters as a correspondent editor in Washington, DC, New York, Amman, Jordan and Montreal, with extensive reporting assignments in Haiti and Bosnia. She reported from Iraq while based in the region from 1991 to late 1993 before returning to the U.S. Arraf studied journalism at Carleton University in Ottawa. References '''Plan''' is a global children’s charity which operates in 50 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas. WikiPedia:Haiti Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Haiti Commons:Category:Haiti


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and Haitian creole. As a painter, he is known for his colorful abstract (Abstract art) works, often emphasizing the colors blue and red. He was a candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2009. In 1991, he opposed the Gulf War, publishing a book called ''Open letter to those who preach war, but let it be waged by others''. He also condemned the embargo on Iraq. By the end of 1991 the French Bishops' Conference had censured Gaillot three times, most recently for his intervention in Haiti, rousing support for Jean-Bertrand Aristide. The ''Mount Whitney'' deployed in 1994 to Haiti with LTG (Lieutenant general (United States)) Hugh Shelton, the commander of the XVIII Airborne Corps (XVIII Airborne Corps (United States)), in command of the Joint Task Force that conducted Operation Uphold Democracy. Since 1990 the regiment has deployed troops on UN missions in both Haiti and Bosnia (Bosnia and Herzegovina), as well as providing personnel during the Oka crisis and the ice storm of 1998 (North American ice storm of 1998). The unit has also continued to participate in the Noble Lion exercises as part of Land Force Quebec Area. On April 1, 1997, The Royal Canadian Hussars (Montreal) became the establishment armoured regiment (tank) for the newly formed 34 Canadian Brigade Group. '''French America''' ( WikiPedia:Haiti Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Haiti Commons:Category:Haiti


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on the W Network, and as reporter and host for local CBC Radio shows in Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City. She has also worked for the Canadian Forces Network in Germany, for CHIN-FM multi-cultural station in Toronto and for a small radio station in Smiths Falls (Smiths Falls, Ontario). Her print background includes covering the 1990 presidential elections in Haiti for ''The Globe and Mail'', writing arts features for ''NUVO'' magazine, and editing ''The Record (The Record (Sherbrooke))'' daily newspaper in Sherbrooke. Completing the course in August 1920, he went overseas again the following month, joining squadron "E" of Marine Aviation Forces, 1st Provisional Brigade (US 1st Provisional Marine Brigade), at Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He was transferred to the 2d Brigade the following March to make an aerial survey and mosaic map of the coast line of the Dominican Republic. After completing that assignment he returned to Quantico in October 1922. Allapattah was predominantly populated by whites from early in the 20th century until the late 1950s, when there was a large influx of black American (African American)s displaced by the construction of I-95 (Interstate 95 in Florida) (then, the North-South Expressway) in the 1950s and 1960s, leading to white flight to suburban Miami-Dade County and Broward County (Broward County, Florida). Cubans migrated (Cuban migration to Miami) to Miami neighborhoods like Allapattah in large numbers following the Cuban Revolution of 1959 (Cuban Revolution), hosting one of Miami's largest Cuban American populations. The 1980s brought influxes of Dominicans (Dominican Republic), Nicaraguans, Hondurans (Honduras), and Haitians in the aftermath of various refugee crises in those nations. Now, a melting pot of residents from all across the Caribbean, Central America, and Latin America reside in the area. The '''Front for the Advancement and Progress of Haiti (FRAPH)''' ( WikiPedia:Haiti Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Haiti Commons:Category:Haiti


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in Guatemala, USSOUTHCOM deployed 11 military helicopters and 125 personnel to assist with relief efforts. In conjunction with their Guatemalan counterparts, they evacuated 48 victims and delivered nearly 200 tons of food, medical supplies and communications equipment. Following Tropical Storm Gamma in Honduras, JTF-Bravo deployed nine helicopters and more than 40 personnel to assist with relief efforts. They airlifted more than 100,000 pounds of emergency food, water and medical supplies. USSOUTHCOM was deployed to Haiti following the 2010 Haiti earthquake to lead the humanitarian effort. http: www.southcom.mil appssc news.php?storyId 2033 Balmaseda was awarded her first Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1993 for her writings on the plight of Cuban and Haitian refugees. Her second was awarded for breaking-news reporting in 2001, for her role in covering the story of Elián González. That same year, she won the Hispanic Heritage Award for Literature (Hispanic Heritage Foundation). WikiPedia:Haiti Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Haiti Commons:Category:Haiti


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of Venezuela , the long-standing and close diplomatic relationship between Venezuela and the United States has deteriorated. Chávez's stance as an OPEC price hawk has raised the price of oil for the United States. His public friendship and significant trade relationship with Cuba has conflicted with the U.S. foreign policy of isolating Cuba. Long-running ties between the U.S. (Military of the United States) and Venezuelan militaries were severed. Chávez has been intensely critical of U.S. economic (Economy of the United States) and foreign policy: in Iraq, Haiti, Kosovo, Free Trade Area of the Americas and in numerous other areas. Chavez has accused the United States of acting like an empire (American imperialism). WikiPedia:Haiti Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Haiti Commons:Category:Haiti


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the Warehouse: The Dave Matthews Band fan association last Wickersty first Todd year 2010 work tumblr.com publisher The Butter Room accessdate 14 May 2010 multiple appearances to benefit both Farm Aid, and the annual Neil Young-sponsored Bridge School Benefits, fundraisers for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, and followed this with donations after the 2010 disaster that leveled many villages in Haiti. The band played benefit


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Theatre in Mexico City in a production starring Cantinflas; at the Sans Souci in Havana (Havana, Cuba); on television in the Dominican Republic, and at the Condado Beach Hotel in San Juan (San Juan, Puerto Rico). Also during this period, he spent five months in Haiti observing Vodou (Haitian Vodou) dances. Returning from the Gulf, the Regiment was relocated from Germany to Fort Lewis, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)). The Regiment's ground squadrons were converted into a light cavalry unit consisting of Humvees mounted with TOW launchers, MK-19 grenade launchers, .50 caliber machine guns and squad automatic weapons (SAW). The 2nd ACR "light" was then sent to Ft Polk, LA in 1992. From here, the Regiment deployed in support of the peace enforcement operation in Haiti from 1995 to 1996. The 3rd Squadron ("Wolfpack") was the first ground unit to deploy and operated under the 25th Infantry Division in Port au Prince, Haiti. After six months in Haiti, 1st Squadron arrived to replace 3rd Squadron. 2nd Squadron replaced 3rd Squadron in October 1995 and redeployed in March 1996 completing the cycle. thumb 200px Untitled Frankétienne painting, oil on canvas (Image:Franketienne Painting.jpg) '''Frankétienne''' (born '''Franck Étienne''' on April 12, 1936 in Ravine-Sèche (Ravine-Sèche, Haiti), Haiti) is an author, poet, playwright, musician and painter. He has written in both French (French language) and Haitian creole. As a painter, he is known for his colorful abstract (Abstract art) works, often emphasizing the colors blue and red. He was a candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2009. In 1991, he opposed the Gulf War, publishing a book called ''Open letter to those who preach war, but let it be waged by others''. He also condemned the embargo on Iraq. By the end of 1991 the French Bishops' Conference had censured Gaillot three times, most recently for his intervention in Haiti, rousing support for Jean-Bertrand Aristide. The ''Mount Whitney'' deployed in 1994 to Haiti with LTG (Lieutenant general (United States)) Hugh Shelton, the commander of the XVIII Airborne Corps (XVIII Airborne Corps (United States)), in command of the Joint Task Force that conducted Operation Uphold Democracy. Since 1990 the regiment has deployed troops on UN missions in both Haiti and Bosnia (Bosnia and Herzegovina), as well as providing personnel during the Oka crisis and the ice storm of 1998 (North American ice storm of 1998). The unit has also continued to participate in the Noble Lion exercises as part of Land Force Quebec Area. On April 1, 1997, The Royal Canadian Hussars (Montreal) became the establishment armoured regiment (tank) for the newly formed 34 Canadian Brigade Group. '''French America''' ( WikiPedia:Haiti Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Haiti Commons:Category:Haiti


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Engler. However, a couple of days later, Pettigrew suddenly decided to drop all charges. Supporters note that even in the face of its limitations, it would not be accurate to conclude that GSP has failed to benefit developing countries, though some concede GSP has benefited developing countries unevenly. Some assert that, for most of its history, GSP has benefited "richer developing" countries - in early years Mexico, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia, more recently Brazil and India - while providing virtually no assistance to the world's least developed countries, such as Haiti, Nepal, and most countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The U.S., however, has closed some of these gaps through supplemental preference programs like the African Growth and Opportunity Act and a newer program for Haiti, and Europe has done the same with Everything But Arms. The '''Greater Antilles''' are one of the island groups in the Caribbean. Comprising the islands of Cuba, Hispaniola (containing the Dominican Republic and Haiti), Puerto Rico, and Jamaica, the Greater Antilles constitute almost 90% of the land mass of the entire West Indies Encyclopædia Britannica , as well as almost 90% of its population. The other island group is the Lesser Antilles. Puerto Rican Nationalist Party leadership thumb right 180px Don Pedro Albizu Campos, 1936 (File:Albizu 1936.jpg)In 1924, Albizu Campos joined the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party and was elected vice president. In 1927, Albizu traveled to Santo Domingo, Haiti, Cuba, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela, seeking solidarity for the Puerto Rican Independence movement. There is a myriad of places of the world where boat people have undertaken voyages. A particularly frequent destination has been the USA, which has been the objective of boat people from Cuba, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. Since 1995, the US wet feet, dry feet policy has generally allowed Cubans who reach dry land in the U.S. to stay while those intercepted at sea by the U.S. Coast Guard are returned to Cuba. Elsewhere boat people have originated journeys in Morocco, Vietnam and Albania. Many boat people have been attacked by pirates on the high seas, or have been turned away by governments and forced to return, sometimes even to countries where they were also present illegally. Early years: 1984–1988 Kurtis Mantronik (Kurtis el Khaleel), a Jamaican-Canadian (Canada) émigré, began experimenting with electro music in the early 1980s, inspired by early electro tracks like "Riot in Lagos (:File:Riot in Lagos.ogg)" (1980) by Yellow Magic Orchestra's Ryuichi Sakamoto. In 1984, while working as the in-store DJ (Disc jockey#Hip Hop DJs) for Downtown Records in Manhattan, Kurtis Mantronik met MC Tee, a Haitian-born, Flatbush, Brooklyn-based rapper (rapping) (and regular record store customer). WikiPedia:Haiti Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Haiti Commons:Category:Haiti

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Haiti's regional, historical, and ethno-linguistic position is unique for several reasons. Originally inhabited by the indigenous Taíno people, the island was first discovered by Christopher Columbus during his first voyage across the Atlantic in 1492. When Columbus first landed in Haiti (western Hispaniola), he had thought he had found India or Asia. His flagship, the ''Santa Maria (Santa Maria (ship))'', sank after running aground on 25 December in the north coast of present-day Haiti.

Gaining its independence in 1804, Haiti was the first independent nation (nation-state) of Latin America and the Caribbean, the second republic successful in a war of independence against a European colonial power in the Americas, the only nation in the western hemisphere to have defeated three European superpowers (Britain (United Kingdom), France (Kingdom of France), and Spain (Imperial Spain)), and the only nation in the world established as a result of a successful slave revolt.

With 10.4 million people, Haiti is the most populous full member-state of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The country is also a member of the Latin Union. In 2012, Haiti announced its intention to seek associate membership status in the African Union. It has the lowest Human Development Index (List of countries by Human Development Index) in the Americas. Political violence has occurred regularly throughout its history (History of Haiti), leading to government instability. Most recently, in February 2004, a ''coup d'état (2004 Haitian coup d'état)'' originating in the north of the country forced the resignation and exile of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. A provisional government took control with security provided by the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Michel Martelly, the current president, was elected in the 2011 general election (Haitian general election, 2011).

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