· July, 2007

Stories about Haiti from July, 2007

Haiti: Cervical Cancer Rates

  30 July 2007

Referring to a WHO report which estimates that nearly 80% of cervical cancer cases occur in developing countries, Dr. John Carroll identifies the disease as the leading cause of female deaths in Haiti.

Haiti: Coffee Traceability

  23 July 2007

An Information Technology project will offer Haiti's coffee cooperatives more traceability and therefore greater leveraging power with their products. The Fair Tracing Project gives details.

Haiti: March for Aristide

  16 July 2007

“Thousands marched in the streets of Port-au-Prince…calling for the return of exiled former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.” Free Haiti was there.

Haiti: Unmasked

  13 July 2007

gmtPlus9 (-15) links to a project called Kids With Cameras, which has given Haitian children in indentured servitude the power to tell their own stories.

Haiti: Making Movies

  10 July 2007

“Even in hard times, Haitians go to the movies.” Marginal Revolution refers to a report that examines the blossoming Haitian film industry.

Can Haitians tackle drugs and corruption?

  2 July 2007

Last week, Haitian president René Préval declared before the leaders of the fifteen member countries of CARICOM and President George Bush that fighting corruption and drugs were his government's top priorities. Collectif-haiti-de-provence is not so certain of his resolve--or that of the Haitian people.

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