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Haiti: Drought, Tropical Storms Lead to Growing Food Insecurity

 Above: flooding during Hurricane Sandy (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff Malnutrition rates in some parts of Haiti have increased since last fall as more and more people in the country do not have enough food to eat, …

Haiti: IDB Planning $17.5 Million Grant for Road, Bridge Reconstruction

 Above: flooding in Haiti (MINUSTAH Photo: Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank expects to approve a $17.5 million grant to help Haiti’s government finance the reconstruction of roads and bridges destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. The …

UN, Haiti Seek to Raise $74M to Repair Agriculture Sector Damaged by Sandy

 Above: Haitians wait for food assistance (World Food Programme Photo/Elio Rujano) By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Sandy, which killed at least 60 people in Haiti, also severely damaged the country’a agriculture sector. Now, Haiti, with assistance with the United …

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 Above: Rockaway Beach in Queens (Photo: Flickr) By the Caribbean Journal staff A Grenadian national was among the fatalities from Hurricane Sandy in the New York area, according to the Grenada Consulate in New York. Eden Jolly, believed to be …

 Above: Grenada Consul General Derrick James helping with cleanup in Brooklyn By the Caribbean Journal staff While Hurricane Sandy took a severe turn through the Caribbean, it has also impacted those Caribbean nationals living in New York and its surroundings …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly meeting with Haiti’s Office of Civil Protection (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff The death toll in Haiti due to Hurricane Sandy has reportedly increased to three, according to Haiti’s Civil Protection Office. …