· November, 2008

Stories about Haiti from November, 2008

Haiti, Venezuela: Chavez's Change

  28 November 2008

The Haitian Blogger believes that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is the driving force behind “a global change agenda that gives voice to the poor and dispossessed.”

Haiti, U.S.A.: Changing Times

  24 November 2008

jmc strategies, on learning that Haitian-American Patrick Gaspard is pegged to become Obama's White House Political Director, says: “Congratulations are in order for a young man who has achieved much and deserves much. Times have indeed changed in America.”

Egypt Ranks High in Corruption

  18 November 2008

Egypt ranks 115 in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index, which tracks 180 countries by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys. The rankings are in ascending order, with the more corrupt countries scoring higher ranks.

Haiti: Dire Situation

  14 November 2008

Konbit Pou Ayiti says that “although most of the world has moved on from the tragic stories of the four powerful storms that thrashed Haiti in August and September, Haitians certainly have not. In Gonaives, people are still living on the roofs of homes that are covered in mud. In...

Haiti: Visiting the Victims

  13 November 2008

Blesh Family in Haiti makes a visit to the General Hospital where some of the victims of the Petionville school collapse were taken: “We are glad we went & it was nice to be able to get the kids to smile but the situation is so devastating. Many of the...

Haiti: School Search & Rescue Ends

  12 November 2008

The Haitian Blogger attempts “to bring some perspective to the La Promesse school disaster in Petion-Ville”, while Haiti Innovation reports that search and rescue operations have ceased and that “there are no more survivors.”

Haiti, D.R.: Racial Tension

  12 November 2008

Cuaderno Latinoamericano reports that racial tension is growing in the Dominican Republic as a result of a Haitian village near the border being attacked by Dominicans “seeking revenge for a crime that was supposedly committed by a Haitian.”

Haiti: School Collapses

  10 November 2008

The fact that Haiti didn't need another tragedy didn't stop one from striking. This time, it was a school collapse in Pétionville, which left scores of children dead and countless others injured. Haitian bloggers were quick to offer online empathy and support.

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