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Feb 1, 2010

Nathan Hodge at Haiti ReWired posts on alarming reports from seismologists and NASA scientists now studying the Haitian fault line that triggered the Jan.

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Jan 29, 2010

A Boston-based team of computer technicians and organizers is reaching out to the Haitian-American diaspora today with a request for volunteers to help their project.

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Jan 29, 2010

The editors at Wired Online have created a new website — ReWiring Haiti — in which experts in tech and innovation are already discussing ways to re-build Haiti.

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Jan 28, 2010

Chris Faraone of the Boston Phoenix tells the compelling story of Jenny Ulysee, who has been stuck in Haiti due to immigration issues since being injur

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Jan 28, 2010

Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government will convene a special forum entitled "Haiti after the Earthquake" on Monday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Seating is limited.

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Jan 28, 2010

U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) made an opening statement this morning at a Congressional hearing held to discuss the U.S. response to the earthquake in Haiti. Included in his remarks: "Haiti's recovery must belong to the Haitian people.

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Jan 28, 2010

In a letter organized by the TransAfrica Forum and sent to members of Congress today, activists and academic leaders are urging the U.S. to de-emphasize the military's role in the response to the Jan.

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Jan 28, 2010

A poll sponsored by New American Media and released today gives new insight into just how deeply the American Dyaspora has been affected by

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Jan 27, 2010

The Patriot Ledger has published an article today by a nine year-old Plymouth boy who lost members of his family in the J

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Jan 27, 2010

Dr. Michele DavidDr. Michele DavidBoston resident Michele David, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP, an immigrant from Haiti, has received the 2010 William A. Hinton Award.
David was selected by Public Health Commissioner Dr. John Auerbach in recognition of her many years of activism, commitment to public health and tireless work to educate others in order that they may better understand, promote and support efforts to eliminate health inequities. David is an assistant professor of medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine, director of community health programs at Boston University Center of Excellence in Women's Health and co-director of the Boston Medical Center Haitian Health Institute.

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Jan 26, 2010

WFNX will broadcast a telethon to benefit Partners in Health's efforts in Haiti tomorrow morning.

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Jan 25, 2010

Dr. Paul Farmer, along with colleagues from Partners in Health, authored an op-ed in today's Miami Herald that is a must-read. He says, in part:

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Jan 25, 2010

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East - whose Boston local has already distinguished itself by hosting a relief center for Boston-area Haitians - is stepping up yet again for the Haitian cause. SEIU, the largest healthcare workers union in the country - announced today that it is donating $1 million to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF for earthquake relief and recovery efforts in Haiti.

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Jan 25, 2010

A multicultural coalition of Latino organizations has pulled together a special Salsa for Haiti event for this Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts in Boston's South End. Here are the details:

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Jan 25, 2010

Don't miss Edwidge Danticat's article in the new edition of the New Yorker magazine entitled "A Little While." The award-winning Haitian-American author recounts the

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Jan 23, 2010

Ruth Adomunes has never felt as if life was driven by technology.

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Jan 23, 2010

Haitian linguist and journalist Nicolas André sent this account of the hours and days after the Jan. 12 earthquake to BHR contributor Emmanuel W. Vedrine in Boston. Vedrine has translated his report from French to English.

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Jan 23, 2010

For anyone who missed it (where were you??), here's the closing performance of last night's impressive Hope for Haiti telethon, in which Wyclef Jean and fellow Haitian musicians played a medley. The highlight: 'Clef saying: "Hold up, hold up. Enough of the moping. Let's rebuild Haiti... Let's show them how we do it where we come from." Solid indeed.

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Jan 23, 2010

The Washington Post published an interesting op-ed piece on Thursday from Elliott Abrams, who served as assistant secretary of state for inter-American aff

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Jan 22, 2010

The Longwood Symphony Orchestra at the New England Conservatory are planning a program called "Symphonic Relief For Haiti: A Global Concert to Benefit Partners In Health" for Sunday January 31, 2010, from 12:30—2 p.m.

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