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Haiti protests prevent travel, but ministry persists

Haiti (MNN) — Google the word “Haiti” right now, and you’ll see pictures of protests and burning cars. Haitians in the streets of Port-au-Prince are angry about corruption and poverty. Is the whole country up-in-arms? For Haiti With Love’s Eva DeHart says “no.” “Up north, it’s pretty much back to …

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Haiti: still recovering after months of riots

(Photo courtesy of Marcello Casal Jr/ABr – Agência Brasil/Wikimedia/CC) Haiti (MNN) – When the United Nations set the stage for the end of peacekeeping in Haiti, the people who took note were not necessarily the Haitians. Eva DeHart of For Haiti With Love explains, “The obsession in Haiti right now …

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Haiti pulls back from the brink

Haitian Flag(Photo cred: MNN/Katey Hearth) Haiti (MNN) – After more than 10 days of anti-government protests, Haiti seems to have taken a step back from the brink of chaos. There’s an uneasy calm this week, says Bethany Christian Services’ Kristi Gleason. “Things have calmed down enough to allow people to …

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Haiti: a call to account

Haiti (MNN) – The situation in Haiti is a perfect recipe for instability with a generous helping of ‘fed up’, stirred by a call for change. Businesses and government offices carefully reopened across the country earlier this week, after protests turned deadly last week. Edouard Lassegue, Vice President of the …

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Haiti is ‘on fire’ after days of riots

Haiti (MNN) – Haiti is at a standstill as riots ( or ‘manifestations’) filled the streets this week.  For Haiti With Love’s Eva Dehart explains, “It’s an accumulation, over the two years that this administration has been in, of no services. When you’re in a situation where the general feeling …

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Haiti: gas shortages, tension and prayer.

Haiti (MNN) – You won’t see much of this story about Haiti showing up in mainstream news media. Parts of Haiti are out of gas. The shortage was first mentioned in December, with both National and Total’s gas stations out of stock. For Haiti With Love’s Eva DeHart says in Cap …

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Haiti quake injures four Compassion children

Haiti (MNN) — Damage assessments are underway following Saturday’s earthquake in northern Haiti. The latest report lists 17 dead, 333 injured, and 7,783 families in need of relief aid. Gilbaud Saint-Cyr, director of Compassion International’s work in Haiti, says they’re reviewing losses and meeting needs. Thankfully, no one from their …

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