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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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Riots resurge in Haiti

Haiti (MNN) — Over the last few week, riots have been surging through the streets of Cap Haitien and Port au Prince in Haiti. Though they all but stopped a few days ago, For Haiti With Love’s Eva Dehart received word Wednesday morning that protests were reigniting in Port au …

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Stranded Missionaries Return from Haiti, Others Still Trapped

Several missionary groups are back in the United States after being trapped in Haiti amid violent protests. Volunteers from multiple states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, and Michigan were left stranded after riots over rising gas prices erupted in the capital of Port-au-Prince  A team from Woodland Community …

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