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Build a wall to Separate Haiti and Dominican Republic

Build a wall to Separate Haiti and Dominican Republic

Dominican lawmakers suggest building a wall to separate Haiti and the Dominican Republic after Haitian authorities attempt to control contraband on their side by building a path to customs.

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Dominican Singer Don Forzani - Ciudad Kompa

Dominican Singer Don Forzani - Ciudad Kompa

Here is a photo of Dominican Compas music singer Don Forzani, singer of the of the band Ciudad Kompa

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Land For Sale in Haiti

Land For Sale in Haiti

There is a lot of land for sale in Haiti.

Once a piece of land is sold, the new landowner uses agricultural barbwire and a type of wood they call "pie pran" to fence the land.

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House Construction in Haiti - The Foundation (Sol)

House Construction in Haiti - The Foundation (Sol)

When constructing a house in Haiti, trenches and holes are dug and a slab is build out of rocks. Is that how it is done elsewhere?

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The Haitian Gourde vs The US Dollar

The Haitian Gourde vs The US Dollar

Once upon a time, FIVE Haitian gourdes was equivalent to ONE U.S. Dollar. it was written directly on the Haitian currency. Nowadays you need lots of Haitian gourdes, more than 70 gourdes for one US dollar.

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FONKOZE - Haiti Caisse Populaire - Haiti Micro Finance

FONKOZE - Haiti Caisse Populaire - Haiti Micro Finance

Fonkoze is a micro finance institution or caisse populaire in Haiti that lends money mainly to rural Haitians who would otherwise have no access to financial loans and services.

One Fonkoze services is called Ti Kredi ("Little Credit"), a three-month microfinance program which provides some of Haiti's most vulnerable women with business skills training, mentoring, and weekly life skills education to enable them to become successful micro entrepreneurs.

More info at fonkoze.org

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RICE - Haiti Food Shopping - Gode Diri - Rice Measuring Cup

RICE - Haiti Food Shopping - Gode Diri - Rice Measuring Cup

Trying to buy rice retails in Haiti? look out for this measuring cup (gode) used for selling rice. In the Haitian marketplace (nan mache) rice is not sold by the pound. Nope! You have to buy by the gode.

In the Capital, Port-au-Prince, they sell rice by 'Ti Mamit' and 'Gro mamit,' in the market places across the Haitian provinces rice sells by 'demi gode' (half cup) and gode (1 cup).

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Naomi Osaka's Father Leonard Francois with Haiti Sports Minister Edwing Charles

Naomi Osaka's Father Leonard Francois with Haiti Sports Minister Edwing Charles

Here is a photo of Leonard Francois, father of Haitian-Japanese Tennis champion Naomi Osaka and Edwing Charles, Minister of Sports, Youth and Civic Action in Haiti

Leonard Francois came to Haiti Friday October 05 2018 and was greet at the airport by Sports Ministre Edwing Charles.

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Naomi Osaka's Father Leonard Francois in Haiti with Senator Joseph Lambert

Naomi Osaka's Father Leonard Francois in Haiti with Senator Joseph Lambert

Here is a photo of Leonard Francois, father of Haitian-Japanese Tennis champion Naomi Osaka and Senator Joseph Lambert, President of the Haitian Senate.

Leonard Francois came to Haiti Friday October 05 2018 and was greeted at the airport by Sports Ministre Edwing Charles.

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