Haiti: Millions Spent On Sewage Systems And Still Nowhere To Go : Goats and Soda : NPR

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/07/29/537945957/you-probably-dont-want-to-know-about-haitis-sewage-problems?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social Is it any wonder that children in Haiti have a hard time staying healthy? Is it any wonder that most organizations I've visited have said, "Don't drink the water?" How does Cholera spread? Through untreated and unclean water. This is one of the issues that has to be fixed in order to make a … Continue reading Haiti: Millions Spent On Sewage Systems And Still Nowhere To Go : Goats and Soda : NPR

Midwives aim to cut childbirth’s risks in Haiti – The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-sight/wp/2017/07/24/i-saw-a-lot-of-women-who-died-during-delivery-but-i-did-not-know-how-to-help-them/?utm_term=.e670bb2b3098 "Haiti's infant mortality rate was 52.2 per 1,000 live births, according to a 2016 United Nations report. (The U.S. rate was 5.6.) The maternal mortality rate was 359 per 100,000 live births, the United Nations reported in 2015. P.S. My friends Tara Livesay and Beth McHoul are working hard at this at Heartline Ministries … Continue reading Midwives aim to cut childbirth’s risks in Haiti – The Washington Post

Haiti gives garment workers pay raise short of union demands | Daily Mail Online

They got a pay raise. Good for them. But wait a minute, their pay raise was $.25 a day. Not per hour, per day. From personal experience, the cost of living in Haiti is comparable to the US in many ways. But their minimum wage goes up to only $5 per day. That's less than … Continue reading Haiti gives garment workers pay raise short of union demands | Daily Mail Online

Haiti gives garment workers pay raise short of union demands | Daily Mail Online

They got a pay raise. Good for them. But wait a minute, their pay raise was $.25 a day. Not per hour, per day. From personal experience, the cost of living in Haiti is comparable to the US in many ways. But their minimum wage goes up to only $5 per day. That's less than … Continue reading Haiti gives garment workers pay raise short of union demands | Daily Mail Online

102 Years?

102 years? That means that the US began their "involvement" with Haiti and Haiti's government before WWI. Hmmmm....... Haiti - News : Zapping... - HaitiLibre.com : Haiti news 7/7 http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21653-haiti-news-zapping.html 102nd anniversary of US occupation This July 28th brings back the 102nd anniversary of the beginning of the American occupation. A coalition of civil society … Continue reading 102 Years?