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After Strikes, Haitian Textile Workers Despair As Salaries Stay Low, School Costs Rise

Region: Haiti

Topics: Education

In Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, many students are not enrolled in school or are attending without basic supplies, because their parents, many of whom are textile workers, can’t afford the costs. Across the city last year, textile workers went on strike for an increase in the minimum wage, to no avail.

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Haitian Capital Seeks Solutions to Insufficient Solid Waste Disposal

Region: Haiti

Topics: Environment

With the Port-au-Prince metro area producing 1,400 to 1,600 metric tons of waste daily, proper control will be a formidable and costly task. But officials hope that educating vendors and students about the dangers – and imposing new penalties – will curtail the problem.

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In Food-Insecure Haiti, Street Vendors Play a Central Role in Feeding the Capital

Region: Haiti

Topics: HealthHuman Rights

Earlier in July, protests against price hikes paralyzed Port-au-Prince, but the demonstrations also forced the closing of one of the capital’s sources of affordable food: the informal street chefs known as “manje kwit.” With stands near markets and bus stops, these vendors offer meals for $1 or less, and their fare is a lifeline for many of the capital’s food-insecure residents.

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As Sugarcane Farmland Shrinks, Haiti’s Craft Distillers Remain Hopeful

Region: Haiti

Topics: AgricultureBusiness

In a nation reliant on imports and international aid, craft distillers in Léogâne are rightfully proud that they are boosting the economy in that region. But they’re faced with challenges that include the lower costs of imported alcoholic beverages and a shrinking amount of land for sugarcane farming.

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With Glitz and Glamour, Televised Singing Contest Spotlights Haiti’s Young Talent

Region: Haiti

Topics: ArtsCulture

Many Haitian children miss out on school and face serious health risks due to their country’s high poverty rate. A popular singing competition gives them a way to dream about success.

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Cutting Down Bananas in Haiti

Region: Haiti

Topics: Moments

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For Children in Dangerous Section of Haiti, Therapy is a Lifeline

Region: Haiti

Topics: AccessEducationHealth

Haiti’s Cité Soleil area, a densely-populated neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, is known for violence. A group of mental health professionals now work with children in their schools to help them manage the stress they experience living there.

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Haitian Woman Taught to Make Head Wrap

Region: Haiti

Topics: Moments

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Mime Performs at a Mass in Haiti

Region: Haiti

Topics: Moments

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Teaching a Budding Young Artist in Haiti

Region: Haiti

Topics: Moments

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