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2013-04-23 12:29:23

Exhibit is Part of Month-Long Celebration of Haitian Resilience NEWTON, Mass., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Haitians continue to rebuild their lives and country, their resilience as a people and an art community is becoming more and more evident in Haitian art, according to Joseph Chery, a co-curator of "The Colors of Resilience," an exhibit of work from artists of Jacmel, Haiti and their American Haitian counterparts in New England. The exhibit, which is currently...

2013-03-28 08:25:50

$15 Million Haiti Luxury Hotel Opens with Vibrant Modern Design with Haitian Flair PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based Aimbridge Hospitality and Haiti-based corporation Carabimmo SA in partnership with U.S.-based Best Western International, are pleased to announce the opening today of the luxury Best Western Premier Petion-Ville, Haiti (http://www.BestWesternPremierHaiti.com). Located within close proximity to the international airport in Port au...

2013-02-08 23:03:33

Nashville-based Live Beyond has initiated construction of a base of operation in the community of Thomazeau, just outside of Port-au-Prince Haiti. The base will house a surgical hospital, orphanage, secondary school, demonstration farm, worship center, and mission housing facility to support the needs of this region of 200,000 residents. Brentwood, Tennessee (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Live Beyond (formerly Mobile Medical Disaster Relief) has been mobilized in Haiti since the 2010 earthquake...

2012-11-05 16:28:39

BOSTON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Haiti's premier hotelier Richard Buteau has commissioned J/Brice Design International to design a new wing for The Karibe Hotel & Spa that will include 100 luxury guestrooms, as well as an upscale eatery and entertainment venue with rooftop terraces and commanding sea views. Though a portion of The Karibe (http://www.karibehotel.com) was damaged by the earthquake, the Port au Prince property quickly reopened after being retrofit by Miyamoto...

2012-01-10 12:23:00

$5.5 million committed to facility built by Partners in Health and Haitian Ministry WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross has committed $5.5 million to support construction and initial operating costs of Mirebalais National Teaching Hospital, a facility built by Partners In Health in collaboration with Haiti's Ministry of Public Health and Population. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Mirebalais, located...

2011-11-23 08:00:00

VISTA, Calif., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building(TM) Products, Inc., (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today the company has received an order from Northern Arizona Volunteer Medical Team to supply a school structure in Port au Prince, Haiti. The company is planning to ship building components for this order coupled with the current order from "Healing the Children" to construct their medical clinic also destined for Carrefour, Haiti. ECOB is planning to ship all...

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2011-01-12 09:20:00

Conservationists working in Haiti have discovered six species of frogs that had previously not been seen for nearly 20 years, the organization Conservation International (CI) reported Wednesday. The announcement comes exactly one year to the day that an earthquake ravaged the Caribbean nation, killing an estimated 230,000 people and leaving 1.2 million others homeless. "Amidst the suffering that continues to plague Haiti, the presence and discovery of these frog species is a sign, however...