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FETC Preview: Bak USA, Purpose Built Computers For Education, With Heart - Nibletz

Haiti Education - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:13

Nibletz

FETC Preview: Bak USA, Purpose Built Computers For Education, With Heart
Nibletz
They make purpose built computers for education and they do it in the United States. Not only that though, what started out as a mission to put computers in the hands of those less fortunate across the globe, turned into focusing on the United States ...

Crossroads, camp program for city kids, gets new leader - The Boston Globe

Haiti Education - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:06

The Boston Globe

Crossroads, camp program for city kids, gets new leader
The Boston Globe
Crossroads, a nonprofit that runs residential summer camps and other activities for kids from tough city neighborhoods, is getting a new leader for the first time in more than a decade. The organization announced Wednesday that it had hired Simon Hess ...

Algorithms that change lives should be trialled like new drugs

New Scientist Tech - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:00
An algorithm used by US courts to predict reoffenders turns out to be no more accurate than random people on the internet. Why wasn’t it properly tested before now?

Massachusetts Considering Statewide Zoning Reform

Planetzine - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:00
A statewide zoning reform bill that made it part of the way through the Massachusetts State Legislature in 2016 is back up for consideration this year.

Funding Shortfalls Result in Service Cuts for Cleveland's Regional Transit Authority

Planetzine - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:00
A $20 million hole in the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority's (RTA) budget means 15 bus lines around the city will run less frequently. More cuts are soon to come.

Suriname to regularise illegal Haitians

Topix-Haiti - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:54

Haiti says it is pleased with a decision by Suriname to regularise more than 1,500 Haitians who have been residing in the Dutch Caribbean Community country. Consul General of the Republic of Haiti in Suriname, Alex Jospitre, accompanied by the Vice Consul Rosario Alexandre held what has been described as "important and fruitful meeting" with Justice and Police Minister, Ferdinand Welzijn, regarding the regularisation of Haitians in the country.

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Bitcoin’s utopia has failed as big players hold all the power

New Scientist Tech - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:42
Cryptocurrencies are built on the idea that no one institution holds the power. But for bitcoin and ethereum, that’s no longer true

Mauritius: Mauritius, La Reunion | Tropical Cyclone BERGUITTA, Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) – DG ECHO Daily Map | 17/01/2018

Relief Web Maps - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:30
Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Mauritius, Réunion (France)

Bangladesh: Bangladesh - Rohingya Refugee Crisis - Cox's Bazar District: Kutupalong Extension Site - Zone XX - Shelter Analysis - 26 October to 28 November 2017

Relief Web Maps - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:25
Source: International Organization for Migration, WASH Cluster, REACH Initiative, Inter Sector Coordination Group Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar

Bangladesh: Bangladesh - Rohingya Refugee Crisis - Cox's Bazar District: Kutupalong Extension Site - Zone YY - Shelter Analysis - 26 October to 28 November 2017

Relief Web Maps - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:23
Source: International Organization for Migration, WASH Cluster, REACH Initiative, Inter Sector Coordination Group Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar

Bangladesh: Bangladesh - Rohingya Refugee Crisis - Cox's Bazar District: Kutupalong Extension Site - Zone WW - Shelter Analysis - 26 October to 28 November 2017

Relief Web Maps - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:22
Source: International Organization for Migration, WASH Cluster, REACH Initiative, Inter Sector Coordination Group Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar

Bangladesh: Bangladesh - Rohingya Refugee Crisis - Cox's Bazar District: Moynarghona Spontaneous Site - Shelter Analysis - 26 October to 28 November 2017

Relief Web Maps - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:03
Source: International Organization for Migration, WASH Cluster, REACH Initiative, Inter Sector Coordination Group Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar

Defending the heart of Haiti A letter to President Trump - Independent Tribune

Haiti Education - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:01

Independent Tribune

Defending the heart of Haiti A letter to President Trump
Independent Tribune
There are no terrorism threats, no drive by shootings, and no hate crimes among the people. Walk among the human feces burning with trash in the street, and pass by begging children who just want one dollar, but don't call them names. Do you think they ...

Defending the heart of Haiti A letter to President Trump - Independent Tribune

haiti shelter - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:01

Independent Tribune

Defending the heart of Haiti A letter to President Trump
Independent Tribune
The only part of Haiti that should be considered a "S-hole" is the government, full of corruption and wealthy greed, the power behind the problems of this divine land. The people are as worthy as your own family; they love their children, their country ...

Bangladesh: Bangladesh - Rohingya Refugee Crisis - Cox's Bazar District: Jamtoli Spontaneous Site - Shelter Analysis - 26 October to 28 November 2017

Relief Web Maps - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:00
Source: International Organization for Migration, WASH Cluster, REACH Initiative, Inter Sector Coordination Group Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar

Foreign Ownership Still a Hot Button in Vancouver

Planetzine - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:00
A controversial proposal has incited new debate about the causes of Vancouver's skyrocketing housing prices. Potential solutions depend on an accurate diagnosis.

Bangladesh: Bangladesh - Rohingya Refugee Crisis - Cox's Bazar District: Kutupalong Extension Site - Zone QQ - Shelter Analysis - 26 October to 28 November 2017

Relief Web Maps - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:58
Source: International Organization for Migration, WASH Cluster, REACH Initiative, Inter Sector Coordination Group Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar

Bangladesh: Bangladesh - Rohingya Refugee Crisis - Cox's Bazar District: Kutupalong Extension Site - Zone TT - Shelter Analysis - 25 September to 28 November 2017

Relief Web Maps - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:57
Source: International Organization for Migration, WASH Cluster, REACH Initiative, Inter Sector Coordination Group Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar

Republican Congressman Says Haiti Is 'Disgusting' and Filled With Garbage - Newsweek

haiti earthquake - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:56

Newsweek

Republican Congressman Says Haiti Is 'Disgusting' and Filled With Garbage
Newsweek
Trump reportedly said at a briefing with lawmakers on immigration, according to The Washington Post. Asked to comment on the remarks, Gaetz had some strong words of his own. “I would not pick those terms, but I would say that the conditions in Haiti ...

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