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Sunday, May 31, 2009

HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS


To prepare for a hurricane, you should take the following measures:

* Make plans to secure your property. Permanent storm shutters offer the best protection for windows. A second option is to board up windows with 5/8” marine plywood, cut to fit and ready to install.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST DIED



GĂ©rard Jean-Juste, a human rights activist and priest from Haiti, helped refugees fleeing persecution under the Duvalier regime in Miami in the '70s, then returned to Haiti in 1990 to become pastor in Tiplas Kazo.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

THE BOSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT BRAND NEW MEMBER


Nathalie Delsoin is a single mother of two girls, a veteran of the Iraq war and eight-and-a-half years of military service. She is also now a barrier-breaker for young Haitian-American girls and women across the city. She has always had a little adventure in herself, as she remembers it.

Friday, May 22, 2009

PROFILES OF NEW YORK CITY TERRORISM SUSPECTS.



Profiles of New York City terrorism suspects

Four men living in Newburgh, N.Y., are accused of plotting to bomb Jewish sites in New York City and shoot down a military airplane in the Hudson Valley north of the city.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

THE SALTIEST FOODS IN AMERICA


when you eat out at most restaurants these days, you’re almost certain to take in more than your recommended daily intake for sodium that day—about 2,300 milligrams of sodium, max. (Guess how much that is? One teaspoon.) But salt is so cheap and, makes so many foods taste delicious. In fact, the average American takes in more than the amount of sodium recommended every single day!

Thursday, May 7, 2009

OSCAR WINNING DIRECTOR HAITIAN ART ON DISPLAY IN NYC


The Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" has been interested in Haiti since the mid-1980s, when he lived around the corner from a Haitian art gallery. He has been collecting Haitian art ever since.
The 35 paintings by 14 self-taught artists evoke the everyday lives of Haiti's farmers, fishermen and lumberjacks. Many images portray the rugged beauty of the lush, mountainous island.

SOCIAL NETWORKS HELPING IN THE FIGHT AGAINST SEXUAL PREDATORS.

Shutting the door to sexual predators


A new law will require that sex offenders computer use be monitored and will bar access to social network sites.
Networking site such as MySpace has purged 90,000 sex offenders' profiles since 2007. In late March, a Hopkins man classified as a Level III sex offender was charged with repeatedly raping a teenage boy he met through an online service.



Tuesday, May 5, 2009

HAITIAN COFFEE (TOWO)


There was a time when Haiti’s coffee was ranked among the world’s best. Then it was not just an agricultural product but part of the entire island’s identity. Such ideas may seem a far cry from the current reality characterized by continuing political and economic crises in the Caribbean nation. But Michael Kuehn, representative of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) in Haiti and director of the country program of the LWF Department for World Service (DWS), says coffee production is improving and on the way to restoring some self-confidence and economic recovery to Haiti.


HAITIAN COFFEE (TOWO)

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Friday, May 1, 2009

MICHELLE OBAMA STEPS OUT IN STYLE



First Lady Michelle Obama steps out in Lanvin Sneakers and they're only $540!
These sneakers suede, with grosgrain ribbon laces and metallic pink toe caps are made by French design house Lanvin, one of fashion's hottest labels. They come in denim and satin versions, and have been a brisk seller all spring.