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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...

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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...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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