Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

October 7, 2014
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From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

By Lorena Arroyo BBC Mundo The use of eco toilets not only is preventing diseases by improving sanitation but it could also help the country’s food security in the long term, too Human excrement spread by poor sanitation was to blame for over 9,000 cholera deaths in Haiti, but now, thanks to a simple...
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Bill Clinton says Haiti now has “most decisive government”

September 25, 2014
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Bill Clinton says Haiti now has “most decisive government”

HCNN: NEW-YORK, USA (HCNN) — Former US president Bill Clinton said on Wednesday that the current Haitian government is the most decisive he has ever worked with in Haiti, and acknowledged that the Caribbean country’s leadership has come a long way in a short time, while suggesting that Haiti was today stronger than ever....
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Retired US army General, Wesley Clark, sees hope, describes his love for Haiti

September 23, 2014
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Retired US army General, Wesley Clark, sees hope, describes his love for Haiti

Published on September 23, 2014 by Joseph Guyler C. Delva (author) NEW-YORK, USA (HCNN) — Retired US General, Wesley Clark, revealing his love for Haiti, said on Monday that there was a lot of hope for the Caribbean country which is striving to rebuild, following a devastating earthquake that left up to 300,000 people...
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What is Ebola and how do people catch it?

September 23, 2014
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What is Ebola and how do people catch it?

The virus is spreading quickly in West Africa, but it has little chance of reaching the U.S. A young girl in Lagos, Nigeria, washes her hands before entering her school. Such methods can help slow the spread of the Ebola virus. (Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters) By Howard Bennett September 23 at 6:22 PM Over the past...
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Haiti to open new office at Customs to help philanthropic organizations

September 18, 2014
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Haiti to open new office at Customs to help philanthropic organizations

by Joe Colas (author) Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced on Wednesday that a special bureau will be established at Haiti’s Customs office to facilitate clearance of shipments sent by legitimate philanthropic organizations which are helping the Caribbean country. Many non-profit organizations in the Haitian Diaspora...
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John Travolta’s House Is A Functional Airport With Two Runways For His Private Planes

September 18, 2014
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John Travolta’s House Is A Functional Airport With Two Runways For His Private Planes

Aly Weisman Sep 12 2014, 2:53 AM 102 John Travolta in the backyard of his Florida home/airport during an interview with Australia’s ‘Today.’ John Travolta is a certified private pilot who owns five aircraft, so it’s only fitting that the 60-year-old actor’s Florida home has two runways that lead directly to his front door....
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The worst places in the world to drive-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 24, 2014
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The worst places in the world to drive-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Contributed Fender benders are common in Rome, where it’s legal to drive as young as 14. Lewis Hamilton may be able to handle hairpin turns and heavy traffic in Formula One racing, but pit him against Don’t Drive Here’s gonzo host Andrew Younghusband in the rush-hour bedlam of Port-au-Prince and our money is on...
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15M Gdes for the development of the «Bon Repos» Beach

August 24, 2014
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15M Gdes for the development of the «Bon Repos» Beach

Haityi Libre: Saturday, August 16, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries (MTIC) and the Mayor of Petit-Goâve, Sandra Jules jointly launched during an official ceremony in Petit-Goâve, the development project of the public beach “Bon Repos”. This work will begin in two weeks and will continue for 3 months, funded...
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Medical team prepares to go to Haiti

August 24, 2014
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Medical team prepares to go to Haiti

(Photo: Special to the Chronicle ) The Tallahassee-Haiti Medical Team (THMT), an international aid group, has been providing medical care and other services to the people of Campeche-Dumay in the mountains east of Port-au-Prince, the capitol of Haiti, since the devastating earthquake in 2010. “We have helped many, many people, but the needs are...
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