Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Trump administration decision forces Haitian families to confront an uncertain future in the US

November 22, 2017
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Trump administration decision forces Haitian families to confront an uncertain future in the US

By Kenya Downs Ronyde Christina Ponthieux’s smile widens as her father, Rony, gives her a nod of approval. The 10-year-old proudly rattles off a list of interesting facts about the United States’s unique connection to Haiti but isn’t sure if she correctly remembers the number of Haitian soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary War. His nod is...
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Abject cruelty: Deporting 60,000 Haitians

November 21, 2017
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Abject cruelty: Deporting 60,000 Haitians

The Trump administration has given nearly 60,000 Haitians with provisional legal residency in the United States 18 months to leave, announcing Monday that it will not renew the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) that has allowed them to remain in this country for more than seven years. The decision came after the Department of Homeland...
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Forget Nibiru, 2018 may rock earth with 20 Haiti-like quakes

November 21, 2017
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Forget Nibiru, 2018 may rock earth with 20 Haiti-like quakes

By Soorya Kiran NN Reuters Despite overwhelming prediction for the Nibiru planet hitting the earth, Nov. 19 has passed off peacefully but now geoscientists have joined the chorus predicting numerous earthquakes in the year 2018 due to the slowing of the Earth’s rotation. Most of the major Haiti-like earthquakes may occur near the equator...
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A new bill would allow all TPS recipients to apply for permanent residency

November 16, 2017
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A new bill would allow all TPS recipients to apply for permanent residency

By Alex Daugherty adaugherty@mcclatchydc.com November 13, 2017 06:00 AM UPDATED November 14, 2017 11:32 AM WASHINGTON As the Trump administration weighs whether to end Temporary Protected Status for thousands of Haitians and Salvadorans, three members of Congress are preparing legislation that would allow every TPS recipient to apply for permanent residency. The bill, dubbed...
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Canada’s dwindling peacekeeping role in the world: What happened? – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 14, 2017
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Canada’s dwindling peacekeeping role in the world: What happened? – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Katie Dangerfield National Online Journalist, Breaking News  Global News RCMP Cpl. Kofi Gordon, left, who served as a peacekeeper in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Haiti, and Sergeant Ron Rose, who served as a peacekeeper in Haiti, pose for photos at the National Peacekeeping Monument. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrick Doyle A A...
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On eve of high-level U.N. Haiti visit, Trump continues to say ‘No’ to cholera request

November 11, 2017
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On eve of high-level U.N. Haiti visit, Trump continues to say ‘No’ to cholera request

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com November 02, 2017 8:45 PM Earlier this fall, as the United Nations’ blue-helmet peacekeepers began their withdrawal from Haiti, many of their countries rushed to the beleaguered nation’s aid, turning over millions of dollars in unspent peacekeeping dollars to help eliminate a deadly cholera epidemic. Some countries, faced with roadblocks...
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Haitian Government Will Build About 2,000 Houses

November 8, 2017
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Haitian Government Will Build About 2,000 Houses

Port-au-Prince, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian government is implementing today a program to build social housing for the victims of Hurricane Matthew, which hit the country in 2016. Over 2,000 houses will be built in the departments of Nippes and Grand’Anse, as part of the Caravan of Change project promoted by the President...
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‘Shameful’: UK and US under fire over blocked funds for Haiti cholera victims

November 3, 2017
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‘Shameful’: UK and US under fire over blocked funds for Haiti cholera victims

China, France and Russia also among major UN donors resisting appeal to spend $40m of UN money on victims of cholera epidemic, claim lawyers Haitian protesters call on the US to pay for the cholera outbreak caused by Minustah, the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti. Photograph: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters Global development is supported by...
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Red Cross red-faced over Haiti funding

November 1, 2017
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Red Cross red-faced over Haiti funding

The Norwegian Red Cross was resorting to damage control on Tuesday, after newspaper VG reported that it had wrongly informed donors about how it spent funds raised for earthquake assistance on Haiti in 2010. A Norwegian expert on foreign aid claimed the organization owed its owners an apology, and they got one. “The Norwegian...
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UN will accompany Haiti in shaping a sustainable future, deputy Mission chief says

October 26, 2017
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UN will accompany Haiti in shaping a sustainable future, deputy Mission chief says

25 October 2017 – The United Nations will remain side by side with Haiti on the country’s path to sustainable development, the Organization’s senior official in the island nation has said. “Haiti is one of the 193 countries that have adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and has set itself the goal of becoming...
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After U.N. troubles, Haiti wary of new justice mission

October 23, 2017
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After U.N. troubles, Haiti wary of new justice mission

Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) – A new United Nations-backed mission to support Haiti’s justice system has had a mixed reaction from local politicians and civil society groups after long-standing criticism of its predecessor. FILE PHOTO: Senegalese officers with the FPU (Formed Police Units) stand in formation before the start of the opening...
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Haiti, the UN and the unintended effects of a peace mission

October 23, 2017
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Haiti, the UN and the unintended effects of a peace mission

After 13 years, the United Nations is ending its stabilization mission in Haiti. But as the last UN soldiers leave the Caribbean island, many issues remain unresolved — for both Haiti and the UN. When Anne Lange traveled to Haiti for the first time, she was already well-acquainted with several Latin American countries. Nonetheless,...
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MINUSTAH IS DEAD – BILLIONS $$ WASTED: MINUSTAH DIDN’T EVEN PROTECT THE STATUS QUO THEY FOUND UPON ARRIVAL

October 19, 2017
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MINUSTAH IS DEAD – BILLIONS $$ WASTED: MINUSTAH DIDN’T EVEN PROTECT THE STATUS QUO THEY FOUND UPON ARRIVAL

October 20, 2017 Aristide stole the 2000 Presidential elections and managed to hold on until February, 2004. Immediately after Aristide’s voluntary departure February, 2004 – for American- funded exile, and the start of his expensive propaganda campaign promoting the concept of a “Geopolitical Kidnap,” the population asked  ex-FAdH members to put their uniforms on...
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Secretary-General Welcomes United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti as Previous Operation’s Stabilization Mandate Ends

October 17, 2017
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Secretary-General Welcomes United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti as Previous Operation’s Stabilization Mandate Ends

SG/SM/18750-PKO/678 The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The Secretary-General welcomes the establishment today of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH), following the end of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) mandate on 15 October. The closure of MINUSTAH is a...
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Sent to Haiti to keep the peace, departing UN troops leave a damaged nation in their wake

October 13, 2017
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Sent to Haiti to keep the peace, departing UN troops leave a damaged nation in their wake

http://theconversation.com Victims of violence by U.N. peacekeepers in Haiti say that the agency has neither investigated nor offered recompense for deaths and injuries that occurred during anti-gang raids. Daniel Aguilar/Reuters- On Oct. 15, 2017, the United Nations will withdraw its peacekeeping troops from Haiti, ending its 13-year mission there. One might expect mixed feelings...
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Haiti requests 18-month TPS extension from Trump administration

October 12, 2017
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Haiti requests 18-month TPS extension from Trump administration

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com October 09, 2017 5:18 PM Haiti’s government has written to the Trump administration to formally ask for an 18-month extension of temporary protection from deportation for thousands of Haitians living in the United States. The request, delivered Friday to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, was written by the country’s...
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Nearly 5 million Haitians undernourished

October 12, 2017
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Nearly 5 million Haitians undernourished

Haiti Libre: A report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) entitled “Panorama of Food and Nutritional Security in Latin America and the Caribbean” indicates that in Haiti are observed the highest levels of malnutrition “Nearly 47% of the population does not meet their minimum food needs, which is equivalent...
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Seven years after devastating earthquake, Haitians find little relief- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 11, 2017
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Seven years after devastating earthquake, Haitians find little relief- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Nearly 40,000 people live in camps built in the aftermath of 2010′s devastating earthquake, and the camps are getting more populated day by day even though they have little water and electricity. A woman looks out from her vendor’s stall where she sells milk, charcoal, oil and rice in the Delmas tent camp set...
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Oscars 2018, a double first for Haiti

October 8, 2017
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Oscars 2018, a double first for Haiti

BY-Haiti Libre.com Thursday, the Academy of Motion Pictures and Science announced that 92 countries were selected for the Oscar 2018 Best Foreign Language Film, for next prestigious cinema awards ceremony. Nominations for the 90th Oscars will be announced on January 23, 2018. The high-glamor award ceremony will be held on March 4 in Hollywood....
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UN ending 13-year military peacekeeping mission in Haiti – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 5, 2017
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UN ending 13-year military peacekeeping mission in Haiti – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.N. peacekeeping mission has helped maintain order in Haiti through 13 years of political turmoil and catastrophe is coming to an end. The last of the blue-helmeted soldiers are leaving amid concerns that the police and justice system are still not adequate to ensure security in the country. U.N....
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