Archive for November 7th, 2012

Guatemala earthquake: Dozens killed, says Perez Molina

November 7, 2012
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Guatemala earthquake: Dozens killed, says Perez Molina

Rescue workers are searching for those feared buried in a sand quarry At least 39 people have been killed and many more are missing after a 7.4-magnitude quake hit off Guatemala’s Pacific coast, the president has said. Otto Perez Molina declared a national alert and advised people to evacuate tall buildings as a precaution....
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Cholera Deaths: The New Norm in Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 7, 2012
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Cholera Deaths: The New Norm in Haiti?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Huffington Post: As Hurricane Sandy tormented the East Coast, bringing damage and distress to many, there’s one thing she didn’t bring — cholera. With practically universal access to clean, chlorinated water and improved sanitation, cholera has been eliminated from the wealthy world for many years. But in Haiti, Sandy’s torrential downpours have flooded rivers...
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Young Warriors face Haiti today

November 7, 2012
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Young Warriors face Haiti today

STRETCHING: Trinidad and Tobago’s Under 20 footballers warm up in Jamaica. On Monday, at the Waterhouse Mini-Stadium in Kingston, T&T beat Puerto Rico 2-0 in their Caribbean Final Round Under-20 Championship Group A opener. T&T tackle Haiti today, in a top-of-the-table clash. —Photo courtesy TTFF Media Young Warriors face Haiti today Story Created: Nov...
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Haiti after the quake: Telemedicine remaking healthcare in one of the world’s poorest countries

November 7, 2012
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Haiti after the quake: Telemedicine remaking healthcare in one of the world’s poorest countries

The telemedicine clinic in Haiti has provided healthcare to more than 10,000 Haitians. The founder of LifePaths Global Alliance, Elaine Knight, is third from left. PORT-AU-PRINCE  -  Out of sight, out of mind, the familiar proverb goes. The people of Haiti know this; they live this. After the 2010 earthquake that decimated the country,...
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Haiti’s Martelly, Lamothe Meet With World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

November 7, 2012
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Haiti’s Martelly, Lamothe Meet With World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly received World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in Port-au-Prince Tuesday during the latter’s two-day visit to the country. Kim was joined by World Bank vice president for Latin America and...
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Martelly retourne à la table des négociations

November 7, 2012
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Martelly retourne à la table des négociations

Le chef de l’Etat semble faire machine arrière. Michel Martelly renoue le dialogue ce lundi soir avec les sénateurs de la République. Cette troisième tentative, traduit-elle une rupture avec la méthode « adelante siempre » qui fait perdurer la crise ? 06/11/2012 Le chef de l’Etat semble faire machine arrière. Michel Martelly renoue le...
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