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Miami’s Poor Live on $11 a Day as Boom Widens Wealth Gap

May 3 (Bloomberg) -- As the luxury bus ferried a dozen of his clients past building sites, Miami property consultant Peter Zalewski rattled off names of 50 area high-rises being financed by money from Venezuela, Hong Kong and Argentina. Blocks away, locals live on as little as $11 a day.

Bloomberg.com - May 04, 2014

Haiti's Reconstruction Struggles

Despite donors' best intentions, foreign assistance has failed to strengthen Haiti's political institutions, says Jonathan M. Katz, who reported from Port-au-Prince during the earthquake for the Associated Press and is the author of The Big Truck That Went By. Five years later, Katz says, the state remains weak.

cfr.org - January 12, 2015

700,000 jobs promise plods along, despite numbers debate

Careering into the August primary, Gov. Rick Scott's promise to create more than 700,000 jobs in seven years has either suffered a hiccup or continues unabated, depending on your point of view.

politifact.com - August 22nd, 2014

Hunger in America: 1 in 7 rely on food banks

LORTON, Va. – When Mary Smallenburg, 35, of Fort Belvoir, Va., opened a package from her mother to find cereal and ramen noodles, she burst into tears. Without it, she wouldn't be able to feed her four children.

USAtoday.com - August 17, 2014

Local Non-Profit and Haitian Midwife Help Clinton Foundation Bring Data on Maternal Health to Life

Richmond based non-profit, Midwives For Haiti, and their graduate midwife, Genette Thelusmond, were invited by the Clinton Foundation and spoke about maternal health at the March 9th launch of No Ceilings

wdrb.com - March 17, 2015

Miami Nonprofit Raising Funds to Build Technical School in Haiti

Rev. Fr. Lucien Eugene Pierre of Miami, Fla., firmly believes that education is the most effective way to end poverty. So he is working hard to raise money for a technical school in Haiti.

hawaiinewsnow.com - August 18, 2014

More Military Families Are Relying On Food Banks And Pantries

Despite the economic recovery, more than 46 million Americans — or 1 in 7 — used a food pantry last year. And a surprisingly high number of those seeking help were households with military members, according to a new survey by Feeding America, which is a network of U.S. food banks.

npr.org - August 18, 2014

Health Care Underprioritized in Haiti Reconstruction

Before any sort of assessment of where we are now, we should remember that on January 12, 2010, 60 percent of an already dysfunctional health system was destroyed in an instant.

doctorswithoutborders.org - January 08, 2015