Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

With employees’ help, Vivint sends thousands of meals to Haiti

August 20, 2014
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With employees’ help, Vivint sends thousands of meals to Haiti

Steve Aaron, Vivint Vivint employees assemble meals from the Feed My Starving Children organization, which are being shipped to Haiti. 9 hours ago  •  Jordan Carroll Daily Herald Vivint, one of Provo’s local companies and a home technology giant, is pushing community initiatives and getting them done. What many might not realize beyond the...
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BBC MUST BE GETTING THEIR INFORMATION FROM ASSOCIATED PRESS-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 16, 2014
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BBC MUST BE GETTING THEIR INFORMATION FROM ASSOCIATED PRESS-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The protesters set up barricades of rocks and burning tyres UN peacekeepers in Haiti have clashed with supporters of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince. Dozens of Mr Aristide’s supporters had set up barricades outside his home, fearing he could be arrested. UN troops fired smoke grenades to disperse the protesters...
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Canada Announces Humanitarian and Elections Support for Haiti

August 15, 2014
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Canada Announces Humanitarian and Elections Support for Haiti

*Minister Paradis in Montréal to discuss Canada’s development priorities* *August 13, 2014 – Montréal, Quebec* – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, participated in a round table with members of the Haitian-Canadian community in Montréal to discuss ongoing challenges for Haiti in...
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Advocate, leader at hospital in Haiti to retire from board

August 14, 2014
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Advocate, leader at hospital in Haiti to retire from board

By Mackenzie Carpenter / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (typos corrected by Haitian Truth) For decades, Ian Rawson and his wife Lucy worked tirelessly on behalf of the people of Haiti — he at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer, which was founded by his stepfather William Larimer Mellon in 1956, she at the Friends of Hopital Albert Schweitzer...
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Teaching Creole in Haiti

August 10, 2014
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Teaching Creole in Haiti

To the Editor: Re “A Creole Solution for Haiti’s Woes,” by Michel DeGraff and Molly Ruggles (Op-Ed, Aug. 2): I agree that children acquire necessary reading and writing skills best in the language most familiar to them: Kreyòl for Haitians. But while Kreyòl is the key to strong educational foundations for Haitian youths, it...
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Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake- 3km SSE of Licey al Medio, Dominican Republic

August 10, 2014
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Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake- 3km SSE of Licey al Medio, Dominican Republic

Summary Location and Magnitude contributed by: USGS National Earthquake Information Center General +- 50 km 30 mi Powered by Leaflet Dominican Republic 19.407°N, 70.589°W Depth: 26.9km (16.7mi) Event Time 2014-08-09 15:27:34 UTC 2014-08-09 11:27:34 UTC-04:00 at epicenter 2014-08-09 08:27:34 UTC-07:00 system time Location 19.407°N 70.589°W depth=26.9km (16.7mi) Nearby Cities 3km (2mi) SSE of Licey...
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Two American coaches with young Haitians

August 9, 2014
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Two American coaches with young Haitians

As part of the sports diplomacy program, Tony Sanneh and Thomas Rongen, two American football (soccer) coaches arrived in Port Au Prince this week to take part in a sports program for youth in Haiti, from August 3 – 9, 2014 with partnership from the Haitian National Police (PNH) and the Community Policing Unit,...
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Local Boy Helps Build Haiti House

August 6, 2014
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Local Boy Helps Build Haiti House

Cohen’s drawing of the house he wants to build in Haiti. A local child has a dream of building a house. Cohen Heady, a seven-year-old who will be starting second grade at Eisenhower Elementary School this year, has been working on a project for nearly a year to build a house for a family...
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A Prescription for Haiti’s NGO-Related Problems: Heal Thyself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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A Prescription for Haiti’s NGO-Related Problems: Heal Thyself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Rick Cohen: July 28, 2014; Foreign Policy How quickly our sector drops issues! Remember the vigorous debate about the benefits and damage from the international assistance delivered to Haiti in the wake of the nation’s devastating January 2010 earthquake? Clare Lockhart, the founder and executive director of the Institute for State Effectiveness, and...
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Haiti looks to welcome back tourists-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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Haiti looks to welcome back tourists-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

An empty beach is seen on the Ile a Vache, an island in front of the city of Les Cayes, Haiti. Clement Sabourin/AFP/Getty Images Not too many people think of Haiti as a modern tourist destination. The Caribbean nation is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere — with a history of...
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