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Te Ture Whenua – gone by lunchtime?.

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell has to front up about yesterday’s mysterious withdrawal of Te Ture Whenua Bill from Parliament’s order paper, says Labour’s Ikaroa Rawhiti MP Meka Whaitiri.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

United Nations stresses for support for Haiti cholera fight.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The United Nations stressed on Thursday its support for eradicating cholera in Haiti, an epidemic it accidentally started, although the government said residents would be better served if aid funding was channeled through it.

- Reuters - US

Haitian coup d'etat leader Guy Philippe sentenced to 9 years.

Guy Philippe, a Haitian politician who once led a coup d'etat as a soldier but later plead guilty to laundering drug money, will be jailed for nine years.

- UPI - US

Former Haiti rebel leader jailed for nine years in the US.

FLORIDA, United States , A former Haitian rebel leader and recently elected member of the Senate in the Caribbean country was sentenced to nearly a decade in prison yesterday after accepting a plea deal that spared him a life sentence for drug trafficking.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Former Haiti coup leader sentenced to nine years in U.S. prison.

- The leader of a 2004 coup that toppled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was sentenced to nine years in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a U.S. money laundering charge related to an international drug trafficking scheme.

- Reuters - US

Former Haiti coup leader sentenced to nine years in US prison.

MIAMI, June 212 — The leader of a 2004 coup that toppled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was sentenced to nine years in prison yesterday after pleading guilty to a US money laundering charge related to an international drug trafficking...

- The Malay Mail - MY

UN chief appoints new envoys on youth; accessibility; and for Haiti.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of senior officials as his envoys, respectively, for promoting universal accessibility, on the rights of young people, and to guide the implementation of the Organization's new approach to tackle cholera in Haiti.

- UN - INT

Minister, show some backbone and front up and debate.

Meka Whaitiri MP for Ikaroa-Rāwhiti MEDIA STATEMENT 20 July 2017 Minister, show some backbone and front up and debate

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Want to Save Trees? Print More, HP Claims.

HP, trying to jumpstart its once-mighty consumer printing business, is investing in sustainable forests and making ink cartridges out of recycled plastic from Haiti.

- Entrepreneur.com - US

From luxury hotels to slums, Haiti puts used soap to good use.

A Haitian program to recycle used soap bars from luxury hotels has proven a win-win-win proposition, reducing waste, helping fight water-borne disease and giving employees like Magoiana Fremond the chance to send her kids to school and let them "eat every day."

- PhysOrg - NL

IMF reaches agreement with Haiti.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti , The International Monetary Fund says it has reached an agreement with Haiti on a staff-monitored programme .An IMF delegation, headed by Chris Walker, its mission chief for the French-speaking Caribbean Community country, said that following “productive discussions”, the staff-level ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

From luxury hotels to slums, Haiti puts used soap to good use

Laure Bottinelli discovered the idea of soap-recycling while spending time in Southeast Asia. Inspired to try something similar in Haiti, she and two associates in January 2016 created the Anacaona company, Haiti's first and only soap-recycling enterprise. "In Haiti, nothing is ever wasted: Poverty is such that everything ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Little Mix and One Direction rumoured for Simon Cowell's Grenfell Tower charity single

Cowell curated a charity single after the Haiti earthquake in 2010, raising thousands of pounds.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Political will, financial support needed to bolster new approach to cholera in Haiti - UN deputy chief

The United Nations deputy chief today called on Member States to fund the Organization's new strategy to counter cholera in Haiti, stressing that the initiative is facing a critical shortage of resources.

- UN - INT

UN seeks funds urgently for Haiti's cholera

UN seeks funds urgently for Haiti's cholera...

- MENAFN - JO

Ocean plastics from Haiti's beaches turned into laptop packaging

Laptop packaging is an unlikely new destination for plastic otherwise destined for oceans – but will it make a difference to the clean-up efforts?

- NewScientist - US

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought - FAO

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

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