Archive for January, 2010

BUTCHERS!!! PR to investigate MDs for Haiti Facebook pics

January 30, 2010
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BUTCHERS!!! PR to investigate MDs for Haiti Facebook pics

`By DANICA COTO The Associated Press Saturday, January 30, 2010; 3:59 PM SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rican medical doctors who appeared on Facebook posing with guns and Haitian earthquake victims are under investigation for possible ethics violations, the U.S. territory’s health secretary said Saturday. One was expelled from his political party for...
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US to resume shortly Haiti medical evacuation flights

January 30, 2010
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US to resume shortly Haiti medical evacuation flights

The United States will resume within hours emergency evacuation flights for critically injured Haitian quake victims, the White House has said. The airlifts stopped last Wednesday because of what Washington described as “logistical issues”. Doctors warned that scores of people would die if flights did not resume. Meanwhile, some Haitian children identified as orphans...
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Haiti arrests US nationals suspected of child smuggling

January 30, 2010
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Haiti arrests US nationals suspected of child smuggling

Haitian police have arrested 10 US nationals on suspicion of trying to illegally take 33 children abroad. They say the Americans were held on the border with the Dominican Republic. The group from Idaho-based charity New Life Children’s Refuge told the BBC they wanted to take quake orphans to an orphanage in the Dominican...
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U.S. Seeks Options for Airlifting Haitian Patients

January 30, 2010
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U.S. Seeks Options for Airlifting Haitian Patients

By SHAILA DEWAN and LIZ ROBBINS MIAMI — Days after the United States military suspended medical evacuations of critically injured earthquake victims from Haiti, officials in Washington continued to search for ways to resume the flights on Saturday, including looking to states beyond Florida, which has taken in most of the patients. The military...
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US Military Center Assesses Haitian Needs

January 30, 2010
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US Military Center Assesses Haitian Needs

The U.S. Army has set up a data collection center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to assess the needs of residents in the aftermath of the massive earthquake January 12. Thousands who come daily are in desperate need of water, food and work. Ten thousand people show up here most days, at a building of the...
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UK to ship corrugated iron to build shelters in Haiti

January 30, 2010
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UK to ship corrugated iron to build shelters in Haiti

The government has purchased all of the UK’s available corrugated iron sheets to provide shelters for victims of the Haiti earthquake. Gordon Brown announced the move, which should help some 2,000 families, at a charity poetry reading for Haiti in London on Saturday. The 5,700 sheets cost £35,000 and were bought from the £20m...
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Haitian Earthquake Photo Gallery loaded to site Jan 30th

January 30, 2010
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They say, “A Picture is worth a Thousand Words”, but there are no words for this. Be prepared at home and discuss the scenarios with your children, because you never know what may happen. Rest In Peace…….. Click on the images for larger view
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Turks and Caicos patrol picks up Haiti migrant boat

January 30, 2010
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Turks and Caicos patrol picks up Haiti migrant boat

More than 100 Haitians have been picked up off the Turks and Caicos Islands by marine police after trying to flee quake-stricken Haiti in a rickety boat. The authorities in the British overseas territory said the group was being held in a sports complex rather than being sent straight back. Haitians often risk the...
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UN: Crucial to House Homeless in Haiti Before Rains Begin

January 29, 2010
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UN: Crucial to House Homeless in Haiti Before Rains Begin

UN: Crucial to House Homeless in Haiti Before Rains Begin The International Organization for Migration estimates more than one million earthquake victims in Haiti are in acute need of emergency shelter. International aid agencies say it is absolutely crucial to provide shelter for hundreds of thousands of people in Haiti made homeless by the...
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DAILY REPORT SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010

January 29, 2010
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Yesterday:   Major demonstration against the Preval government’s incompetence was held in the town of Leogane, close to the epicenter of our recent quake. Thousands of people marched, calling for the resignation of Rene Preval and his invisible cabinet. The had special words for Prime Minister Bellerive. 20 political parties are planning some sort of...
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