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Spotlight on a Community: Thomonde

  • Posted on: 18 October 2007
  • By: Bryan Schaaf

At Haiti Innovation, we frequently discuss issues relating to health, community mobilization, and development.  From time to time, we also like to focus on a particular province to illustrate that  positive changes that are being made.  In this way, when people ask you if there is hope for Haiti, we hope you will reply with a resounding yes.

Death of Francois Latour, Haitian Journalist

  • Posted on: 1 June 2007
  • By: Bryan Schaaf
latourFrancois Latour, a well-respected Haitian journalist, was kidnapped and killed on May 23rd.  Similar to Jean Dominique, he was loved by the people for speaking in Kreyol instead of French.  What set him apart from Dominique though was that Francois rarely discussed controverial political issues, whereas that was Jean's rai

It Takes More than a President

  • Posted on: 19 April 2006
  • By: Bryan Schaaf

After the Presidential election of February 7th 2006 Haiti has fallen off the media’s radar. Equally as important as the Presidential elections are the Parliamentary elections, the runoffs of which are set to take place this Friday April 21st. The positive aspect of this decline in media attention is the fortunate decrease in kidnappings that once held the Haitian population at bay.

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