Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

This cheap 3D-printed home is a start for the 1 billion who lack shelter

March 13, 2018
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This cheap 3D-printed home is a start for the 1 billion who lack shelter

Printed by Vulcans on planet Earth By Tamara Warren@tamaratam Mar 12, 2018, 8:39am EDT Share Photo: ICON Food, water, and shelter are basic human needs, but 1.2 billion people in the world live without adequate housing, according to a report by the World Resources Institute’s Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Today at SXSW, an...
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Haiti’s Troubled Path to Development

March 13, 2018
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Haiti’s Troubled Path to Development

Hobbled by foreign interventions, political instability, and natural disasters, the former French colony has long suffered from underdevelopment. Backgrounder by Rocio Cara Labrador Introduction Few countries have struggled with development like Haiti. Since breaking free from French colonial rule over two centuries ago, the Caribbean state has weathered multiple foreign interventions, chronic political instability,...
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The construction of major roads financed by the European Union

March 10, 2018
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The construction of major roads financed by the European Union

Haiti Libre: Friday a high-level delegation led by President Jovenel Moïse and the Ambassador of the European Union (EU) Vincent Degert, composed of Fritz Caillot, the Minister of Public Works, Charles Jean-Jacques the National Authorizing Officer of the European Fund of Development (EDF), of Anna Lipchitz the Director of the French Development Agency (AFD)...
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It Stays With You–Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti

March 8, 2018
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It Stays With You–Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti

John A. Carroll, MD www.haitianhearts.org MUST SEE VIDEO ON UN VIOLENCE IN HAITI: “It Stays With You–Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti” Mar 8 2018 The United Nations brought death, destruction, cholera, brothels, child molestation, and disrespect to Haiti.  The billions of dollars, spent on this criminal organization, would have been better...
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Microlending Could Help Bail Out Personal Debts in Haiti

March 7, 2018
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Microlending Could Help Bail Out Personal Debts in Haiti

Editorial Note: Sponsored article Microlending Could Help Bail Out Personal Debts in Haiti With more than 80 percent of households in Haiti’s capital living below the poverty line and 94% in the rural areas in debt, helping people to break out from the cycle of perpetual indebtedness is a gargantuan challenge. The average amount...
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An Unlikely Paradise in Haiti

March 6, 2018
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An Unlikely Paradise in Haiti

A couple finds a surprising destination while delivering storm aid By Scott Neuman 10 hours ago Fishermen in Île à Vache, a tiny island off the southern coast of Haiti, are in desperate need of old sails. Scott Neuman Approaching Haiti’s southwest coast felt a bit like sailing through a time machine: Patched and...
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Haiti was Absent from UN Cholera Meeting

March 6, 2018
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Haiti was Absent from UN Cholera Meeting

After recalling its ambassador to the United Nations, the Haitian government skipped out on a UN retreat on cholera that recently took place in New York. This comes after a comment by  Susan D. Page, the special representative and head of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH), applauding an investigation...
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Former Prime Minister of Haiti, Laurent Lamothe, Invited as a Speaker to the 2018 Berlin Economic Forum

March 6, 2018
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Former Prime Minister of Haiti, Laurent Lamothe, Invited as a Speaker to the 2018 Berlin Economic Forum

Former Prime Minister of Haiti, the Hon. Laurent Lamothe, will participate as a speaker in the Berlin Economic Forum to be held in the German capital on March 6th–11th, 2018. MIAMI (PRWEB) March 05, 2018 Former Prime Minister of Haiti, the Hon. Laurent Lamothe, will participate as a speaker in the Berlin Economic Forum...
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Barbados Condemns Discrimination Against Haitians by CARICOM Member States

March 5, 2018
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Barbados Condemns Discrimination Against Haitians by CARICOM Member States

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday March 2, 2018 Caribbean 360.com – The Government of Barbados has expressed concern that citizens of Haiti have to obtain visas in order to travel to some CARICOM member states, although it is a member of the regional integration movement. “Barbados has always thought that this was a little inequitable and...
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Haiti cancels participation in UN cholera meeting- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 5, 2018
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Haiti cancels participation in UN cholera meeting- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — A day after recalling its United Nations ambassador for consultations in protest over a UN official’s remarks about oil-loan corruption allegations, the Haitian government has cancelled its participation in a high-level UN retreat on cholera in New York. Hosted by UN Secretary-General António Guterres and his Special Envoy...
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It All Starts With a Road: The Key to Mobility in Haiti

March 3, 2018
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It All Starts With a Road: The Key to Mobility in Haiti

This Monday morning, Jean-Douby Florville, 13, can take all his time to eat and review his homework before going to school. The eldest son in a family of four children, Jean-Douby crosses the eight kilometers that link the village of Labadie to downtown Cap Haïtien, where his mother’s hardware store and the good schools...
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Haitians gamble on a better life in Chile. But the odds aren’t always in their favor

March 2, 2018
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Haitians gamble on a better life in Chile. But the odds aren’t always in their favor

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.comMarch 01, 2018 07:00 Am Updated March 01, 2018 09:55 AM Para leer esta historia en español, haga clic aquí. SANTIAGO, CHILE — A day’s work. That’s all Benissont Joseph needed. As he stood by the side of a dusty road in a country more that 3,500 miles from home, clutching...
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Haiti U.N. protest continues as government cancels participation in cholera meeting- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 1, 2018
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Haiti U.N. protest continues as government cancels participation in cholera meeting- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles February 28, 2018 08:54 PM A day after recalling its United Nations ambassador for consultations in a protest over a U.N. official’s remarks about oil-loan corruption allegations, the Haitian government on Wednesday canceled its participation in a high-level U.N. retreat on cholera in New York. Hosted by U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres...
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Scandale Sexuel: licenciements et démissions au sein de la Croix-Rouge- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 25, 2018
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Scandale Sexuel: licenciements et démissions au sein de la Croix-Rouge- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Les révélations de cas d’infractions sexuelles ne cessent de surgir dans les rangs des organisations humanitaires depuis le scandale Oxfam en Haïti. Les dernières nouvelles concernent la Croix-Rouge. Au fait, il est rapporté que des membres du personnel de cette organisation ont été licenciés et d’autres ont démissionné pour inconduite sexuelle. J’ai demandé à...
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Haiti sex scandal leaves mark on all charities- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 25, 2018
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Haiti sex scandal leaves mark on all charities- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Martin Thomas Sydney Morning Herald The revelations of sexual misconduct by British Oxfam staff in Haiti have rocked the aid sector, including in Australia. Donors to several Australian agencies cancelled their financial support in wake of the news that Oxfam workers helping survivors after the 2010 earthquake had paid some of them for...
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British charity backed by Meghan Markle denies staff sexually abused Haiti earthquake survivors- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 18, 2018
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British charity backed by Meghan Markle denies staff sexually abused Haiti earthquake survivors- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Zoe DrewettSunday 18 Feb 2018 9:00 am Feb 18, 2018 EDITOR: One must view any situation within the elements involved. People have pride and would refuse most suggestions. However, if you were the ladies in these two photograhps, what would you do if offered food/shelter, even for a night, in return for sex? You...
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The Revolutionary Drummer Boy Turned Haitian King

February 18, 2018
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The Revolutionary Drummer Boy Turned Haitian King

The wild story of a 12-year-old American Revolutionary drummer boy who went on to rule Haiti. Gil Troy 02.17.18 9:14 PM ET Once upon a time, even the wild story of a 12-year-old American Revolutionary drummer boy becoming King of Haiti couldn’t interest Americans because he – along with his fellow soldiers – was...
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Haiti: Cholera figures, December 2017 (as of 29 January 2018)

February 15, 2018
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Haiti: Cholera figures, December 2017 (as of 29 January 2018)

SEE THE PDF HERE The year 2017 recorded the lowest number of suspected annual cholera cases since the beginning of the epidemic in 2010. This favorable development was as a result of effective and coordinated response, timely clinical care and improved epidemiological surveillance system which made it possible to reach an incidence rate of...
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Haiti May Revoke Oxfam’s Right to Operate in the Country: Minister

February 14, 2018
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Haiti May Revoke Oxfam’s Right to Operate in the Country: Minister

FILE PHOTO: An Oxfam sign is seen on a kiosk on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares Reuters By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – The Haitian government could revoke British charity Oxfam’s right to operate in the disaster-stricken Caribbean island, a senior government official said, potentially deepening the...
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We need to increase the foreign aid budget following the Oxfam Haiti scandal

February 12, 2018
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We need to increase the foreign aid budget following the Oxfam Haiti scandal

Organisations whose net contributions to humanity are overwhelmingly positive can never be judged by the misdeeds of a few Matthew Norman Independent Voices Penny Mordaunt has threatened to cut aid funding of charities in the wake of the scandal PA As the charitable sex scandal deepens following new allegations of abuse, the Government needs...
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