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 Port-au-Prince - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The port at Port-au-Prince has more registered shipping than any of the over dozen ports in the country.
De Saint-André named the area Port-du-Prince, though the port and the surrounding region continued to be known as Hôpital.
The port is underused, possibly due to the substantially high port fees compared to ports in the Dominican Republic.
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 Port-au-Prince
Capital and chief port of Haiti, on the west coast of the island of Hispaniola&; population (2001 est) 1,047,600.
The port is able to berth 10,000-tonne ships, and handles half of the country's foreign trade, with coffee and sugar as the major exports.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0018374.html   (316 words)

  
 Port-au-Prince - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When Haiti was divided between a kingdom in the north and a republic in the south, Port-au-Prince was the capital of the republic, under the leadership of Alexandre Pétion.
In Simon Fass's research book, Political Economy in Haiti: The Drama of Survival, he argues that in fact virtually no one is unemployed in Port-au-Prince's slums, because they would be unable to survive if they were.
Henri Christophe renamed the city Port-aux-Crimes after the assassination of Jean-Jacques Dessalines at Pont Larnage, (now known as Pont-Rouge, and located north of the city.
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 Port-au-Prince, Capitale d'Haiti
Une grande partie de l’élite haïtienne réside dans la banlieue de Pétion-Ville, haute colline à 15 minutes à peine au sud-est de Port-au-Prince et à 450 mètres au-dessus du niveau de la mer.
Port-au-Prince est donc le plus important port maritime et le centre commercial d’Haïti.
En 1807, le port fut ouvert au commerce étranger.
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 Port Au Prince, Haiti from Manchester - Flight Comparison.co.uk
The flights to Port Au Prince may not be available at the listed price on the particular dates you wish to travel - they may even only be available for a day or two during the month.
Departures to Port Au Prince from other airports in the North of England can be viewed by selecting 'Northern Airports' from the relevant selection box.
We are currently showing flights to Port Au Prince from Manchester Airport.
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 Port-au-Prince -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Port-au-Prince, population 846,200 (1995), is the capital and largest city of (A republic in the West Indies on the western part of the island of Hispaniola; achieved independence from France in 1804; the poorest and most illiterate nation in the Western Hemisphere) Haiti.
Landmarks include the (Wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline) quay, the University of Haiti, the National Palace, the National Museum, and the Basilica of Notre Dame.
It was founded in 1749 by (The Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France) French sugar planters.
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 Encyclopedia: Port au Prince, Haiti
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Haiti is a country situated on the western third of the island of Hispaniola and the smaller islands of La Gonâve, La Tortue (Tortuga), Grande Caye, and Ile a Vache in the Caribbean Sea, east of Cuba; the Dominican Republic shares Hispaniola with Haiti.
In 1770, it replaced Cap-Ha& as capital of the colony of Saint-Domingue, and in 1804 it became the capital of newly-independent Haiti.
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 Sealift -- Flickertail aids Marines in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Gregov knew the off-load would be tricky because the ship was sailing into Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where gangs of well-armed Aristide supporters were on a rampage of looting and destruction in response to his fall from power.
"I was notified by port authorities that the items were stuck in transit due to firefights," said Gregov.
The ship swung by Port Canaveral on her way south to pick up John Gregov, the man responsible for coordinating the off-load of the urgently needed supplies.
www.msc.navy.mil /sealift/2004/April/flickertail.htm   (643 words)

  
 Port au Prince, Haiti  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Port au Prince, Haiti- Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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 PORT AU PRINCE (origin... - Online Information article about PORT AU PRINCE (origin...
Port au Prince was first laid out by M. de la See also:
End of Article: PORT AU PRINCE (originally L'Hopital, and for brief periods Port Henri and Port Republicain)
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 Sept journalistes se réfugient à Port-au-Prince : imprimer
Par ailleurs, ce dernier a renouvelé son appel au Président à donner un coup d’arrêt à l’impunité en ordonnant l’ouverture d’enquêtes qui conduisent à la sanction des auteurs des agressions et menaces contre les journalistes.
AP signale par ailleurs que la station Radio Maxima, basée au Cap Haïtien, a suspendu ses programmes d’information le 1er décembre, après que ses journalistes avaient reçu des menaces de partisans du président Aristide lors d’une manifestation progouvernementale.
D’abord réfugiés au siège de l’évêché de la ville, ils ont dû le quitter le 28 novembre à la demande des ecclésiastiques qui craignaient une attaque.
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 MSF-USA: Press Release 07/05/2005 - MSF Calls on All Armed Groups in Port Au Prince, Haiti to Respect Safety of Civilians
Since MSF opened a trauma center in Port au Prince in December 2004, medical and surgical teams have treated more than 3,100 patients — 1,112, or more than one-third, for violence-related injuries, including 861 gunshot victims, 126 for machete or knife wounds, 67 for beatings, and 40 for rape.
Patient arriving at the MSF hospital in Port au Prince.
"It is appalling that civilians continue to bear the brunt of increasing violence in Port au Prince during these past months," said Ali Besnaci, the Head of Mission for MSF in Haiti.
www.doctorswithoutborders.org /pr/2005/07-05-2005.cfm   (486 words)

  
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 Travel in Port au Prince - Haiti - History - WorldTravelGate.net®-
Port-au-Prince is the capital, chief port, and commercial centre of Haiti and the seat of Ouest departement.
Elections in 1957 brought to power Dr Francis Duvalier, a country physician, who presided over one of the world's most authoritarian regimes.
During the rest of the 19th century, Haiti was under the control of a succession of dictators, none of whom had the wherewithal to resolve the conflict between the mulattos, who held political power, and the negroes.
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 Haiti - Weather Meteyo pou Ayiti Port-Au-Prince
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The tropical vegetation of Haiti was decimated by cultivation and deforestation for timber.
Haiti terrain consists of two large peninsulas, the southern peninsula is the longest of the two.
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 iafrica.com news world news Port-au-Prince in turmoil
In the capital, Aristide loyalists put up barricades around the presidential palace as thousands of people looted warehouses at the port.
The bodies of at least three men — all shot in the head execution-style — lay in the streets and witnesses the victims of other revenge killings were also seen.
Rebel leader Guy Philippe told AFP his forces would be in the capital within days.
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 americas.org - Violence intensifies in Port au Prince, Haiti
One injured man, transported to St. Joseph’s by a local taxi, was arrested right in front of two stretcher-bearers before they could take him out of the vehicle, and driven by the police to Port-au-Prince’s general hospital, where he died an hour later, under police guard and without care.
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 Accommodation in Port Au Prince Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns, Lodgings, Motels
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 Shredding Haiti's Constitution: UN Betrayal in Port au Prince - April 5, 2005
These acts, though commendable, should not overshadow the fact that for months the UN allowed the former soldiers to terrorize much of the countryside around Port au Prince.
Troops on the ground are forced to comply with a mandate dictated by the United States, France and Canada and they will have to live with the memory of the lives lost as a result of their inaction and ongoing collaboration with a brutal police force.
Haitians are proud of their constitution and many lives have been lost to defend it.
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 Port-au-Prince on 43 Places
you have to visit the ” provinces ” but, pap is a part of haiti, and thus is worth visiting… you may find it interesting, specially at night.
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 AllRefer.com - Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Caribbean (city) - Facts and Information
Haiti, SW Haiti, on a bay at the end of the Gulf of Gonaives; 18°32'N 72°20'W. The country's chief seaport, it exports mainly coffee and sugar.
Although Haiti is still dominantly rural, rural-to-urban migration, driven by rural poverty, has begun to swell the pop.
colony of Saint-Domingue (as Haiti was then called), and in 1804 it became the capital of newly independent Haiti.
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 HAITI NEWS HAITIAN NEWS HavenWorks.com/world/haiti capital: Port-au-Prince, Republic of Haiti, Republique d'Haiti
Haiti is caught in a "deep political, social and economic crisis", says a new report by Brussels-based think tank International Crisis Group (ICG)."...
"[The city of] Hinche, at a strategic crossroads in Haiti's agriculture-rich Artibonite district, was seized Monday by some 50 rebels reportedly led by former death squad leader Louis-Jodel Chamblain."
Mourners in Haiti have attended the funeral of a prominent journalist killed by kidnappers."...
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 Journey to Planet Earth . Stories of Hope: Port au Prince, Haiti PBS
He'll earn about a $1 for his labor — a sad economic fact that drives Luly's young people to Haiti's Capital, Port-au-Prince in search of work.
Seeking relief from the hardships of poverty, eighty percent of the population are devoted to the Catholic church.
As a nation, Haiti is steeped in poverty, a case study of a country verging on complete environmental and economic collapse.
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