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A First Hand Account of a Fruit Tree Distribution in the Grand Anse

What could I expect? Bert Laurent, a friend and Executive Chairman at The Caribbean Institute had asked me to accompany a delivery of fruit tree seedlings by truck from TCI’s nursery near Port au Prince, over sometimes challenging, rocky, mountain … Continue reading

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Follow a Fruit Tree Distribution in Haiti in Real Time (Via Live Twitter!)

Follow us “live” on twitter (@caribbinstitute) as Board Member Henry Hogarth brings several hundred fruit tree seedlings to women gardeners in the Grande Anse, a region of southern Haiti that was severely impacted by Hurricane Matthew! The fruit trees are being delivered to one of … Continue reading

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How Haiti Should Respond to Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew, which killed more than 1,300 people, destroyed 80% of the city of Jeremie and left over 35,000 people homeless, is the 14th hurricane since 2004 to impact Haiti, and is the 10th since 2004 to cause loss of … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Trip to Cuba Should Avoid Cold War Rhetoric

The last time a sitting US President visited Cuba was January 1928, when Calvin Coolidge attended the Pan American Conference held in Havana. Now, 88 years later, President and Mrs. Obama will travel to Cuba on March 21, illustrating one … Continue reading

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