Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti’s Port Lafito Officially Opens

July 3, 2015
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Haiti’s Port Lafito Officially Opens

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– GB Group, a diversified group of industrial and trading companies, today announced with an inauguration event that Port Lafito, a world-class modern container port in Haiti, is open and operational. Port Lafito is Haiti’s first Panamax Port with state of the art equipment and technology. The multi-million dollar project, led by GB...
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Rehabilitation of Runway 10-28 of the Toussaint Louverture Airport

July 3, 2015
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Rehabilitation of Runway 10-28 of the Toussaint Louverture Airport

Haiti Libre: The company Vorbe et Fils Construction (V&F), alongside Razel, a French company specialized in civil engineering (Fayat Group), will make significant rehabilitation work in depth of the runway 10-28 from the International Airport Toussaint Louverture. Industrial Vorbe Jean Marie, CEO of Groupe Jean Vorbe explained that “The runway of this airport has...
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Haiti tries some urban planning for ‘city’ that emerged north of capital after quake-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 27, 2015
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Haiti tries some urban planning for ‘city’ that emerged north of capital after quake-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

David Mc Fadden: CANAAN, Haiti — Before the January 2010 earthquake destroyed much of Haiti’s capital, the only occupants of the arid hills near the city’s northern edge were skinny goats foraging amid the cactus and scrub. Today, hardware stores sell wood and rebar to a flood of homesteaders and children lug water up...
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The novelties of Marriott

June 22, 2015
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The novelties of Marriott

haitilibre.com With nearly 200 new jobs in the hotel sector, Marriott Port-au-Prince is elated to have encouraged a large number of professionals in the Diaspora to return home to share their experience and skills with teams of Port-au-Prince. The world-class hotel also attempts to to sourcing a maximum locally, not only in food but...
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Haiti’s Triomphe cinema reopens doors after decades in the dark-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 22, 2015
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Haiti’s Triomphe cinema reopens doors after decades in the dark-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A man dressed in the colors representing the foundation of Haitian President Michel Martelly stands in front of the rebuilt Cine Triomphe in Port-au-Prince, on June 19, 2015, during the cinemas inauguration. — AFP picPORT-AU-PRINCE (Haiti), June 22 — It’s been nearly three decades since Haiti’s Triomphe cinema shuttered its doors, but the storied...
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Stateless and now homeless: Despair on Haiti border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 21, 2015
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Stateless and now homeless: Despair on Haiti border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Amelie Baron AFP Fonds Parisien (Haiti) (AFP) – Mileyda Benacio is 19 years old, seven months pregnant and effectively stateless — expelled from the Dominican Republic, the land of her birth, to neighboring Haiti. Her T-shirt is tight across her burgeoning bump and she has little else to her name as she shelters...
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Haiti’s fragile state-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 21, 2015
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Haiti’s fragile state-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Miami Herald.Com-Editorial section Haiti, a nation that always seems on the brink of some new peril, finds itself in a fragile state today, thanks, in part, to the threat from the next-door Dominican Republic to begin mass deportations any moment. At this writing, it remains unclear whether the deportations are imminent, or may have...
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Inauguration of Gardens of the MUPANAH

June 20, 2015
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Inauguration of Gardens of the MUPANAH

Haiti Libre: Thursday evening took place the official opening of the Gardens of the Museum of Haitian National Pantheon (MUPANAH) in the presence of senior State officials, representatives of the diplomatic and consular corps, Directors General of the institutions of the Ministry of Culture and representatives of the various museums and cultural institutions of...
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CHILDREN STILL WAITING!!! Red Cross responds to report about building only six homes in Haiti after 2010 quake- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 20, 2015
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CHILDREN STILL WAITING!!! Red Cross responds to report about building only six homes in Haiti after 2010 quake- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

(CNN)The American Red Cross is disputing a news account that alleged serious shortcomings in the relief agency’s aid to Haiti after the catastrophic 2010 earthquake, including how the group received $488 million in donations but built only six permanent homes. The Red Cross called the report by ProPublica and National Public Radio as lacking...
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A Humanitarian Mission Becomes a Disaster

June 12, 2015
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A Humanitarian Mission Becomes a Disaster

. A Humanitarian Mission Becomes a Disaster If anything could stand to rival the devastation of the natural disasters to strike Haiti, it would be disasters of the manmade variety. Just over five years after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake killed well over 100,000 people in the country and destroyed countless government, religious, and cultural landmarks,...
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