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Long Term Rehabilitation Efforts Continue in Haiti Eight Years Later
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 21: Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) is in its 8th year of long term rehabilitation efforts in Haiti following the deadly earthquake of 2010.

Oxfam boss apologises over abuse of Haiti quake victims
London, Feb 20 : Oxfam's Chief Executive Mark Goldring on Tuesday apologised over sexual abuse of Haiti quake victims by the charity's staffers.

Oxfam bosses to be questioned over sex scandal
London, Feb 20 : Senior Oxfam executives will appear before British MPs on Tuesday amid criticism over the way the charity handled claims of sexual misconduct by its staff in Haiti.

Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief
London, Feb 17 : Oxfam's Chief Executive, Mark Goldring, has said the scale and intensity of the criticism against the British charity in the wake of claims that its workers used prostitutes in Haiti, were out of proportion to its level of culpability.

Actress Minnie Driver steps down as Oxfam ambassador
London, Feb 14 : Actress Minnie Driver has stepped down as one of Oxfam's global ambassadors following revelations of sexual abuse by aid workers in Haiti.

Haiti's President condemns Oxfam over sex scandal
Port-au-Prince, Feb 13 : Haiti's President Jovenel Moise has strongly condemned British charity Oxfam, after it emerged that its staff hired prostitutes while delivering aid in 2011.

Oxfam's deputy chief quits over Haiti prostitution scandal
London [United Kingdom], Feb. 13 : The sexual misconduct scandal at British charity Oxfam deepened on Monday night, with deputy chief executive Penny Lawrence resigning; taking responsibility for how the organisation failed to act adequately in response to concerns raised internally about sexual ...

Oxfam official quits over Haiti, Chad sex scandals
London, Feb 12 : The Haiti and Chad sex scandals involving aid workers from the British charity Oxfam claimed its first high-profile casualty on Monday when the charity's deputy CEO resigned.

Oxfam set for crisis talks amid Haiti sexual abuse scandal
London, Feb 12 : The British charity Oxfam will try to convince the UK government on Monday to continue its funding despite claims of sexual misconduct by its aid workers in Haiti.

Jay-Z finds Trump's immigration comments hurtful
Los Angeles, Jan 28 : Rapper Jay-Z found US President Donald Trump's infamous comments regarding immigrants from countries such as Haiti "hurtful and disappointing".

I will come back, says emotional Mohun Bagan star Sony Norde
Kolkata, Jan 22 : Struggling to keep his emotions in check, Haiti international Sony Norde, who has been a back bone of Kolkata football giants Mohun Bagan since 2014, said on Monday that he will return to the club after treatment of his knee injury.

I am not a racist: Trump
Washington D.C. , Jan 15 : United States President Donald Trump said he was ot a racist and categorically denied having made a derogatory remark against African, Haitian and El Salvadorian immigrants.

Trump's 's**thole' remark draws outrage in Africa
Addis Ababa, Jan 13 : Vulgar comments attributed to US President Donald Trump have caused outrage across Africa. Trump reportedly used the word "s**thole" to describe Haiti and El Salvador, as also African countries, while discussing immigration issues with US lawmakers on Thursday.

Are you a racist?' Trump questioned over 's***hole' remarks
Washington DC , Jan 13 : Unites States President Donald Trump faced a barrage of questions about claims that he referred to the immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as s***holes in an immigration meeting at the White House.

Trump pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. amid racism accusations
Washington, Jan 13 : Donald Trump paid tribute to Martin Luther King Jr, one of the principal advocates of the civil rights movement, at a time when the US President is facing accusations of racism for his alleged insult of Haiti, El Salvador and several African countries.

54 African countries demand Trump's apology over 'racial' slur
New York , Jan 13 : A group of 54 African countries demanded the United States President Donald Trump to apologise and retract for his reported racist comments on African, Haitian and El Salvadorian immigrants.

Trump denies 'crude outburst' against migrant countries
Washington, Jan 12 : US President Donald Trump, who reportedly slammed presence of migrants from "s**thole" countries, on Friday denied having used derogatory language against Haiti and African countries.

Trump's 's**thole' remarks racist: UN human rights office
Geneva, Jan 12 : The UN's human rights office on Friday said derogatory remarks made by US President Donald Trump regarding the nations of El Salvador and Haiti were "racist".

Blatant racism from xenophobic bigot: Twitter calls out Trump for his ...
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Jan 12 : United States President Donald Trump's comment on the immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries has drawn criticism and condemnation from across the world with senators, artists and the twitterati calling him out for blatant racism.

Peacekeepers saved many lives despite challenges, UN officials stress ...
NEW YORK: Despite a particularly deadly year for United Nations peacekeepers - with more than 60 'blue helmets' killed in hostile acts - the Organization in 2017 completed its peacekeeping objectives in Cote d'Ivoire, refocused its work in Haiti and will soon complete its mandate in Liberia.

Telugu second-most popular language among non-native English speakers ...
Washington D.C. , December 8 : A survey has revealed that in the United States, Telugu is the most widely spoken language at home after Haitian among people whose first language is not English.

If they try to stop me, we have players to make a difference: Norde
Kolkata, Dec 2 : If East Bengal coach Khalid Jamil tries to stop mercurial Mohun Bagan forward Sony Norde creating havoc from the left wing, the home team has enough footballers to make a difference on the other side of the pitch, the Haitian said on Saturday.

"Bhaitika" brings departed brother and sisters together in Nepal
Bharatpur [Nepal], Oct.21 :This year's Bhaitika, the final day of YamaPanchak became special for Meena and Saraswati Pokharel as their brother Kapil Pokharel retuned to Nepal after a couple of years.

One year after Hurricane Matthew, Haiti's children still vulnerable ...
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: One year after Hurricane Matthew, a category 4 hurricane, devastated the Southwest of Haiti, causing loss of life and considerable damage, children and adolescents in the Caribbean country are still incredibly vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters and extreme weather ...

Here to Serve: Star-Studded Artists for Peace and Justice Gala ...
TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - An impressive 1.1 million dollars was raised at the annual Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) Festival Gala, presented by BOVET 1822, held at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO).

Hurricane Irma Heightens Risk Of Cholera And Food Crisis In Haiti
NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2017 : Late Thursday evening, September 7th, Hurricane Irma-the most powerful Category 5 storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean-crossed north of Haiti. Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.

Baxter Canada Joins Health Partners International Of Canada In Saving ...
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 12, 2017 : Baxter Canada volunteers packed humanitarian medical kits for primary care this week, working with Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) to supply essential medical supplies for communities in need. Over two days Baxter volunteers filled 30 medical kits ...

Following visit to Haiti, UN expert urges more aid for Hurricane ...
New York, Mar 13 : An independent United Nations expert on human rights is calling for redoubling of efforts to help Haitians affected by Hurricane Matthew.

At least 34 killed in Haiti bus crash
London [UK], Mar.12 : At least 34 people have been killed and 15 more are injured after a bus crashed into a crowd in northern Haiti, according to the country's civil protection authorities.

Secretary-General asks Member States to express intention on ...
New York, Feb 25 : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked Member States to inform him by 6 March if they intend to make voluntary financial contributions to the implementation of the new UN plan to counter cholera in Haiti, his spokesman said on Friday.