Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

CDB approves US$3.5-m grant to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance

May 25, 2016
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CDB approves US$3.5-m grant to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance

People walk among damaged buildings in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the country leaving thousands dead and many displaced. (Photo: AP) KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) board of directors has approved a grant of US$3.5 million to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance premium for the coming year. This marks...
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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

May 23, 2016
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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

By DAVID McFADDEN The Associated Press MIREBALAIS, Haiti (AP) — Berny Saint-Sauveur was moaning and incoherent when his family carried him into a hospital in central Haiti. He was unable to move, he later found out, because of an unusual paralysis syndrome linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. “I thought I was a dead...
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Clinton Disaster Fundraising in Haiti: Predatory Humanitarianism?

May 22, 2016
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Clinton Disaster Fundraising in Haiti: Predatory Humanitarianism?

Interview With Charles Ortel By Charles Ortel and Dady Chery Global Research, May 22, 2016 Haiti Chery 20 May 2016 It is Haiti’s good luck and surely the Clintons‘ misfortune, that Charles Ortel, one of the world’s finest financial analysts, has got the Clinton Foundation in his sights. Mr. Ortel is a graduate of the Harvard...
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Haiti’s Public Hospitals On Strike- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 21, 2016
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Haiti’s Public Hospitals On Strike- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Thirty-Two Year Old Man Lying in Emergency Department Waiting Area of St. Catherine Laboure Hospital in Cite Soleil–July 22, 2013 (Photo by John Carroll) In the mid 80’s I had never been to the largest public hospital in Port-au-Prince. It is named L’Hôpital de l’Université d’Etat d’Haïti and referred to as the General Hospital....
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Sean Penn’s ‘The Last Face’ Ripped Apart on Twitter After Cannes Debut

May 21, 2016
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Sean Penn’s ‘The Last Face’ Ripped Apart on Twitter After Cannes Debut

Senior Film and Media Reporter @BrentALang Courtesy of the Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2016 | 02:56AM PT UPDATED: Sean Penn’s humanitarian romance “The Last Face” is being savaged on Twitter after premiering Friday at the Cannes Film Festival. Commenters on social media are describing the film, which stars Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem,...
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Delivery of the first urban solar power plant

May 19, 2016
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Delivery of the first urban solar power plant

GENINOV Group, a Canadian consulting engineering firm, with a subsidiary established in Haiti since 2009, has delivered to the Cellule Energie of the Ministry of Transport (MTPTC), his first complete solar system with a capacity of 100 kW to permanently illuminate the various places of Champ de Mars. The realization of this integrated high-tech...
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Freestanding roof spans Haiti orphanage by Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone

May 3, 2016
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Freestanding roof spans Haiti orphanage by Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone

The zigzagging roof of this orphanage in Haiti is independent of its walls, allowing breezes to permeate the building and offer relief from the hot climate, as well as providing earthquake resistance (+ slideshow). The 400-square-metre complex designed by Milanese architect Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone provides housing for 30 previously homeless children in the village of Anse-à-Pitres. Commissioned by the NGO Ayitimoun...
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Tourist trinkets crafted by Haiti’s child artisans

April 28, 2016
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Tourist trinkets crafted by Haiti’s child artisans

Image Credit: AFP Samuel polishes a metal artwork in Noailles Village, in Croix des Bouquets,12.9 kilometres to the northeast of Port-au-Prince, on April 17. Published: 12:31 April 28, 2016 AFP Port-au-Prince: Seated on an earthen floor on the outskirts of Haiti’s capital city, seven-year-old Samuel Jean fashions a little boat from a piece of...
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Zika was in Haiti before exploding in Brazil

April 27, 2016
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Zika was in Haiti before exploding in Brazil

University of Florida rightOriginal Study Posted by Evan Barton-Florida on April 27, 2016 You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. The Zika virus was present in Haiti several months before the first cases were identified in Brazil, new research suggests. The finding confirms that the Zika virus was...
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Enter the 360˚ World of Vodou Healing in Haiti

April 27, 2016
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About This Project: Support for Broadly in Haiti and the 360˚ filming of this project comes from Vaseline. The 360˚ experience can be viewed in Chrome or Firefox. Or, if you are on a mobile device, click here to view on YouTube or download the YouTube app. Six years after a devastating earthquake killed...
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