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The country is reeling from the devastating effects of hurricane Matthew.
The disease has killed more than 9,000 people in Haiti since 2010.
When the media in this country focuses on Haiti, it is typically to highlight Canadian aid projects. Yet, here is one of Haiti's most popular politicians telling the press (and audiences throughout South America) that Canada helped overthrow its elected government and continues to undermine its sovereignty.
Ultimately, Canadians really haven't been giving much thought to the importance of charity transparency. There is a commonly-held belief that all Canadian charities are poor and desperately need money. In fact, some of them are surprising wealthy.
MONTREAL - A high-ranking Canadian politician will meet with Haiti's prime minister for the first time since he called into question aid efforts in the Caribbean nation.Julian Fantino, Canada's intern...
Even after three years of rebuilding from the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, progress continues to be met with stories of difficulty and more bad news. Last week the U.N. issued a report warning that 1.5-million Haitians -- mostly farmers and their families -- are at risk of serious malnutrition because of crop losses.
OTTAWA - The U.S. State Department and the United Nations chided Canada's international co-operation minister Wednesday over his controversial remarks about re-tooling aid to impoverished Haiti.Julian...
MONTREAL - Haiti's prime minister wants Ottawa to give his government more say in how Canadian aid is spent in his country as it struggles to rebuild after a devastating earthquake three years ago.Lau...
MONTREAL - Don Cherry took to Twitter on Monday to air his objections over the millions in aid money that Canada sends to Haiti.A series of tweets posted on the outspoken hockey commentator's Twitter...
MONTREAL - Canada will stop funding new aid projects in Haiti until Ottawa finds a better way for the struggling nation to help itself, says International Co-operation Minister Julian Fantino.In an in...
Samuel Delambert Foundation
Today DARA launched the Humanitarian Response Index (HRI) 2011 , a report that assesses how well the world's main donor governments support the response to disasters and conflicts. The results are somewhat sobering: By some estimates, over 100,000 lives were lost as a result of inaction.
HOUSTON - Samuel Dalembert stepped off the plane and barely recognized the land where he grew up.Two frantic days after a magnitude-7.0 earthquake rumbled across his native Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, the...