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2012-07-16 23:00:49

Job509 provides a platform for job seekers to see available jobs in Haiti and apply directly for the job on their website. On May 1st, 2011, Job509 opened its website to millions of Haitians in search of employment in a country struck by poverty. Nearly one year later, the website hits 1 million visits. Port-Au-Prince, Haiti (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 On May 1st, 2011, Job509 opened its website to millions of Haitians in search of employment in a country struck by poverty. Nearly one year later,...

2011-09-15 20:03:50

Haiti and the global community should work together to build a robust science sector that can help the nation recover from last year's deadly earthquake, support future development, and improve the lives of Haiti's people, says a new AAAS report by Haitian and international scientists and educators. The report, Science for Haiti, offers a set of strategic goals for increasing science capacity and urges collaboration between Haitian scientists, the international science community, donor and...

2010-10-06 09:08:00

Country's Only Critical Care and Trauma Center Now Open until June 2011 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross has committed $2.76 million to underwrite operating expenses at Hospital Bernard Mevs Project Medishare Critical Care Trauma and Rehabilitation Program in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, allowing the facility to remain open until the middle of next year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-10-05 08:28:00

Oxfam calls for shift in international trade policies to help Haiti rebuild itself WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new report released today, international agency Oxfam called for a radical shift to prioritize agricultural investment in plans to rebuild Haiti after the devastating earthquake earlier this year. The agency also urged international donors to generously fund the Haitian government's $772 million agriculture plan and abandon trade policies such as dumping...

2010-03-30 15:34:00

- At International Donors' Conference, CARE Highlights Education, Violence Prevention, Needs of Women and Girls - ATLANTA, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At this week's International Donors' Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti (March 31, 2010), CARE will urge the international community to ensure all Haitians have a chance to rebuild their country anew. Women and girls, in particular, will be at the heart of CARE's policy recommendations to address Haiti's recovery,...

2010-02-01 08:00:00

PADF-OAS-HUFH relief efforts get a major financial boost WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chevron has donated $450,000 to the Pan American Development Foundation's Haiti disaster relief and recovery effort, a major contribution that will have a significant impact on the nonprofit's in-country work. www.PanAmericanRelief.org "Chevron is a shining example of corporate leadership during natural disasters and humanitarian crises," says John Sanbrailo, PADF's Executive Director...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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