Haiti is one of the least developed and least stable countries in the Western Hemisphere. While the availability of consumer goods and services is adequate in the capital, Port-au-Prince, other parts of the country experience chronic shortages. Most consumer products are imported and expensive. Some tourism facilities in the large cities and resort areas are satisfactory, but many are rudimentary at best, and are difficult to find in most rural areas and small towns.
SHERRY KUGHN: Nurse from Haiti hopes to become a doctor
She is from Haiti, and her bright personality enhanced her interaction with a group of high school students. A language teacher at the school invited her because of Lindor?s ability to speak three languages: French, Creole, and English. Lindor is nurse ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Haiti tablet company continues to defy odds
Tilus used her Surtab salary to become an English teacher. ?Things happen. I am very, very lucky,? Tilus said. Surtab sales are mostly in Haiti. The company offers three models with the least expensive tablet selling at just under $100, and the most ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 07 Feb 2018 15:43:00 GMT
New Philadelphia teacher Frieda Ibarra planning 11-country, 11-month mission trip
I am teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL ... Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic, respectively. Some countries may be subject to change. What can people do if they want to aid you in your upcoming mission ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 11 Feb 2018 02:51:00 GMT
How Can I convey King?s Message To My Students During Black History Month?
Beatrice, from Haiti, is the first volunteer ... the familiar eloquence of the original speech but it is music to this ESL teacher?s ears. My students? struggling with the English language, their grappling with our complicated American history and ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 06 Feb 2018 13:05:00 GMT
UPEI students travel abroad for \'eye-opening\' teaching experience
Japan, Vietnam, Haiti, Sweden and France are just some of the places ... the largest cohort the program has had since its inception in 1998. Most will be teaching in English, which is in high demand in many countries, but a few are teaching in French.
Publ.Date : Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMT
I teach kids from \'s--tholes\'; they could teach Trump a thing or two
As a teacher to English Language Learners for the past 15 years ... the two largest communities of immigrants I serve are those from Africa and Haiti, a coupling of a continent and a nation that has literally been termed by our leader as ?s--tholes.?
Publ.Date : Fri, 12 Jan 2018 05:45:00 GMT
Online English class a draw for Haiti survivors
Internet service in Haiti was by then restored, and the remaining question was whether to teach English or French. Camp dwellers answered it. "They said, 'Please teach us English,' " Purnell said. Haiti is a Creole-speaking former colony of France ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 May 2010 17:00:00 GMT
Tradies and nurses called to take up teaching in national review
The British government is reviewing its relationship with the anti-poverty charity Oxfam after a newspaper reported that some members of its staff used prostitutes while working in Haiti after the ... to make the switch to teaching youngsters in classrooms ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 10 Feb 2018 11:43:00 GMT
Guest Post: Eugene Lim on Calculus in Haiti
I took it as a cue that I have not made a point clear, and I knew I must fallen back into speaking as though as my students are native English speakers. They are not ? they speak Haitian Creole, and I was trying to teach them basic intro to mathematics ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 13 Jul 2010 07:31:00 GMT