Today's edition contains two Metro Newz videos which I will just embed into this post. (Metro Newz is offered daily on YouTube by Haiti-based Télé Métropole.) For some of you reading via email, the embeds may not appear, in which case you can just find them in the paper.
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The August 19th edition covers the new biometric passports, and a memorial to those who disappeared in the Jan 12th, 2010 earthquake to be built in Titanyen by a diaspora association in collaboration with the ministry of Haitians abroad. Lastly, there is a segment on mobile provider Voilà's reinforced presence in Hinche.
The August 22d edition mainly covers warnings and preparations for tropical storm Irene which is expected to cause violent winds especially in the North. There is also a segment on a European Community initiative on disaster preparedness.