Latin America Caribbean Stories

Food for Work in Haiti

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Workers unload rebuilding supplies in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew. Photo: Thomas Lohnes/DKH/ACT

On October 4, 2016, Hurricane Matthew devastated isolated rural areas of Haiti, destroying homes, crops, roads and other infrastructure.  PWRDF has been and will continue […]

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PWRDF expands relief work in Haiti and Cuba

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Distribution of supplies to people who were affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Photo: FCA

As Hurricane Matthew dissipates at last, the extent of the storm’s effects in Haiti and Cuba is being assessed.  And the numbers are staggering.  Over […]

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PWRDF launches appeal for Haiti relief

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Hurricane Matthew caused flooding and mudslides in Haiti, displacing tens of thousands of people. Photo: LWF Haiti

As Hurricane Matthew continues to batter the US, its devastation in Haiti is still being discovered. Matthew was the strongest storm to hit Haiti in […]

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PWRDF announces initial $15,000 grant for relief work in Haiti

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Hurricane Matthew satellite image from US Navy

Hurricane Matthew is the strongest storm to hit Haiti in almost a decade.  The nation, still recovering from the devastating 2010 earthquake, has been battered […]

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Waste not, want not

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Bottles are re-used for many purposes at the CCRD-run farm in Cuba. Photo: Mona Edwards

Buenos Dios from Cuba, In a materialistic society we sometimes lose sight of the Common Good/ Bien Comun. As our social engagement group of 13 […]

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The poor need bread AND beauty

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Justice Camp participants debriefing after their immersion groups have regathered together. Photo: Diocese of Niagara

All the immersion groups are now back at the centre in Matanzas for a time of sharing impressions and wrap-up for the week. Each immersion […]

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Bienvenidos a Cuba

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A warm welcome at Varadero airport. Photo: Diocese of Niagara

Hola and warm greetings from Cuba. We certainly received a warm greeting from our Cuban hosts starting at the airport, where we were each given […]

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