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10 years after Haiti’s earthquake, a crossroads

By: Mina Remy and Chris Morrill January 12 marked the 10th anniversary of a devastating earthquake in Haiti. But its aftershocks can still be felt today, in the mass protests against corruption and...

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Haiti: Between a New Hurricane Season and the Last

BY: MINA REMY This year forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are predicting an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season, with “ a 70 percent likelihood of 11 to 17...

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Palestinian Farmers Push for Control of Water

Water is life. Unfortunately, it is increasingly used as a weapon. And it can be a deadly one when political conflict meets drought. For decades the Israeli government has had varying degrees of...

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Al Hadidiya: Demolished again, steadfast still

By Claire Gilbert Last year I had the honor of travelling to the West Bank with a delegation of 15 donors, activists and organizers all committed to winning the recognition of basic human rights in...

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One Year after Assault, the Disaster in Gaza Continues

By Claire Gilbert One year ago today, the 51-day campaign of bombing, tank fire and all-out destruction by the Israeli military on Gaza finally ended. The 51 days of darkness euphemistically dubbed...

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More than 30,000 Beneficiaries from UAWC's Projects

Making a difference in Palestine By La Via Campesina August 10th, 2015 A longtime partner of Grassroots International, the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) is the first member of LaVia...

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Five Years Post-Earthquake, Shaken Haiti Still Rebuilding

By Claire Gilbert Five years ago on this day, a colossal shifting of the ground brought Haiti to its knees. On January 12, 2010 the island nation was devastated by the trembling. 0ver 300,000 people...

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Land, Resistance and a Door in the West Bank

Claire Gilbert The hulking Separation Wall cuts Abu Nidal off from his Palestinian Village. He lives in the home he built in 1974. Israel began to build a settlement on the land just four years later...

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Haitian Organizations Call for Elections

By Claire Gilbert December 8th, 2014 Since coming to power in 2011, the administration of President Martelly has failed to hold elections for senate seats, the chamber of deputies, and local. Fed up...

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Exposing the "Green Revolution" in West Africa

By Carol Schachet Farmers have worked the rugged land in Western Africa for generations, moving seasonally from field to forest for food and livelihood. While life was never easy, the community...

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