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January 3, 2011 - Vancouver Sun

The rise of the country branding industry - by Andrew Hammond

Whether it be the Haiti Presidential second round election (expected on Jan. 16); the Peruvian Parliamentary and Presidential ballots (in April); or the Argentinian presidential election (in October), the precise outcome of several key ballots in the Americas in 2011 is uncertain.

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May 25, 2010 - NBC

Food Supplier Building Homes in Haiti - by ARI ODZER
"The housing crisis is very bad, there are 1.3 million people homeless," says Angel Aloma of Food For the Poor. "And many people moved out of Port-au-Prince and into different areas and those cities were already suffering from homelessness and poverty so now it's even worse." In spite of its name, Broward-based Food For the Poor does a lot more than just supply food for destitute areas of the Caribbean. The charity is accelerating its home-building program in Haiti, recognizing the severe need, keeping an eye on hurricane season approaching. Read more

March 30, 2010 - The Washington Post

Haiti to release far-reaching spending plan to rebuild country - by Colum Lynch

Haiti's plan marks the first phase of a highly ambitious reconstruction effort that could pour more than $11 billion in international aid into Haiti over the next decade. It calls for refurbishing the airport and main port, building a new airport and two new seaports, and laying 600 kilometers of road through the country to promote trade, tourism and access to health-care centers.

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