Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Mothers of Haiti’s ‘peacekeeper babies’ seek child support payments from UN

December 16, 2017
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Mothers of Haiti’s ‘peacekeeper babies’ seek child support payments from UN

A lawsuit has been filed in Haiti against the UN and peacekeeping soldiers by mothers of ‘peacekeeper babies’ seeking child support and paternity payments, the Guardian reports. The legal team for 10 mothers who are struggling financially with raising children allegedly fathered by UN peacekeepers stationed in Haiti, have argued they were sexually exploited....
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‘A World of Misery Few of Us Really See’: Readers and a Bureau Chief Discuss Haiti’s Abandoned Dead

December 16, 2017
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‘A World of Misery Few of Us Really See’: Readers and a Bureau Chief Discuss Haiti’s Abandoned Dead

Voodoo devotees take part in Day of the Dead ceremonies in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Nov. 1. Credit Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times The Reader Center is one way we in the newsroom are trying to connect with you, by highlighting your perspectives and experiences and offering insight into how we work. The...
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Haiti Rolls Out its First Census Survey Since the 2010 Earthquake

December 15, 2017
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Haiti Rolls Out its First Census Survey Since the 2010 Earthquake

For the first time since the 2003, the Haiti Statistics and Informatics Institute is rolling out a new general population and housing census, with the support of a US$10 million grant from the World Bank and additional financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and Canada, and technical support from the UNFPA “This census...
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How One Howard University Professor Secures Citizenship for Hundreds of Displaced Haitians in the Dominican Republic

December 13, 2017
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How One Howard University Professor Secures Citizenship for Hundreds of Displaced Haitians in the Dominican Republic

By: Marlana Edwards Howard University Professor, Dr. Nikongo Bnikongo, recently returned from an eight-day trip to the Dominican Republic. Nikongo, who teaches African American studies, did not go to the the Dominican Republic to enjoy the sun and the sand, but instead, to assist hundreds of displaced Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent in...
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DEATH KNELL FOR THE LITTLE HAITI WE KNEW

December 13, 2017
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DEATH KNELL FOR THE LITTLE HAITI WE KNEW

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte is betting big on Miami. The Canadian theater impresario paid $6.9 million cash for a trio of new warehouses at 300, 310 and 320 Northeast 60th Street in Little Haiti, The Real Deal has learned. Laliberte, who founded Cirque du Soleil in 1984 and still owns a stake...
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4 years later, stranded charity shipment back in W. MI

December 11, 2017
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4 years later, stranded charity shipment back in W. MI

WALKER, Mich. (WOOD) — A shipping container filled with relief supplies that never arrived in Haiti is back in West Michigan, four years later. The 40-foot-long shipping container arrived in the Grand Rapids area around 8:30 a.m. Monday, after a weekend on the road from Miami, Florida. Target 8 has been tracking the container...
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Andrea Bocelli Foundation Fundraiser Hosted by Legendary Singer Andrea Bocelli to be held at New York City’s Columbus Citizens Foundation

December 8, 2017
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Andrea Bocelli Foundation Fundraiser Hosted by Legendary Singer Andrea Bocelli to be held at New York City’s Columbus Citizens Foundation

NEW YORK (PRWEB) December 07, 2017 The Columbus Citizens Foundation, located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is proud to organize a fundraiser for the Andrea Bocelli Foundation next Monday to benefit the water access efforts of the ABF in the country of Haiti. The fundraiser, which will be held at the CCF’s...
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Haiti / Dominican Republic

December 5, 2017
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Haiti / Dominican Republic

One island, two worlds The Caribbean island of Hispaniola is home to two countries: Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Both have a population of around 10 million — but that’s about where their similarities end. The average Haitian is nearly 10 times poorer than the average Dominican, and much more likely to be unemployed....
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Daphne Campbell appointed chair of Haitian Temporary Relief Task Force

December 5, 2017
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Daphne Campbell appointed chair of Haitian Temporary Relief Task Force

State Sen. Daphne Campbell has been appointed Chair of the Haitian Temporary Relief Task Force. The Miami Democrat, elected to the Senate last year after serving six years in the House, announced the appointment Monday. It was made by state Rep. Kionne McGhee, a Democrat who leads the Miami-Dade County Legislative Delegation. The task...
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After 2010 earthquake left many dismembered, Haitian athletes turn to soccer

December 5, 2017
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After 2010 earthquake left many dismembered, Haitian athletes turn to soccer

WAXAHACHIE — As Waxahachie ISD Athletic Director watched two soccer teams battle for possession at Stuart B. Lumpkins Stadium, he was just as inspired as impressed. “The hope and inspiration they provide is pretty incredible,” remarked Reed of the Haiti National Amputee Soccer Team, who visited Waxahachie on Nov. 15. After practicing with the...
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In Haiti, Tracing a Paradise Lost

December 4, 2017
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In Haiti, Tracing a Paradise Lost

The U.N. says the country is now stable, and tourism is growing. But the former vacation paradise still has a faded beauty. By PETER KUJAWINSKIDEC. 4, 2017 Haiti is a fixture in my mind, as permanent as memories of high school graduation or the weekend I first met my wife. I lived there twice...
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Laying the cornerstone of the micro-Industrial Park Moreau/Camp-Perrin

December 3, 2017
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Laying the cornerstone of the micro-Industrial Park Moreau/Camp-Perrin

Haiti Libre.com Friday, President Jovenel Moïse, in the presence among others of Vincent Dégert, Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Haiti, Pierre Marie Dumeny, Minister of Trade and Industry, several members of the cabinet and the Mayor of Torbeck, Guidylle Joseph, laid the cornerstone for the construction of the Moreau/Camp-Perrin micro-industrial...
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A Little Family Gets Deported- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 2, 2017
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A Little Family Gets Deported- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

At the end of clinic yesterday afternoon, while still seated at my desk in the office, I looked over and saw a little family staring at me through the open door. The parents were short in stature and mom was holding a bright-eyed baby girl. I ushered them into the room and asked the...
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NYS Exposed: Haitians leaving U.S. for Canada is bad news for struggling employers

December 1, 2017
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NYS Exposed: Haitians leaving U.S. for Canada is bad news for struggling employers

December 01, 2017 04:23 AM Tens of thousands of Haitian natives living in America will soon be forced to leave. Many of them will follow in the footsteps of others out of New York State and right into Canada. It’s a problem for officials to our north and could be for you too. Advocates...
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DHS Cuts Off Protected Status for Haiti: What Employers Need to Know

December 1, 2017
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DHS Cuts Off Protected Status for Haiti: What Employers Need to Know

50,000 Haitians to lose work authorization in July 2019 About 50,000 Haitians who’ve lived in the United States since an earthquake devastated Port-au-Prince, the island nation’s capital in 2010, will lose protected immigration status and the work authorization that comes with it in July 2019. Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Elaine...
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UN to Haiti: ‘Proof is in the pudding’ on corruption: “HAITI TO UN – LET HE WHO HATH NO SIN CAST THE FIRST STONE” LOOK IN THE MIRROR!!- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 30, 2017
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UN to Haiti: ‘Proof is in the pudding’ on corruption: “HAITI TO UN – LET HE WHO HATH NO SIN CAST THE FIRST STONE” LOOK IN THE MIRROR!!- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — The United Nations, which last month launched a fresh mission to promote long-term development in Haiti, has had it with nice words: when it comes to corruption and human rights, “the proof is in the pudding.” UN AT WORK “They have said they want to fight...
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UN to Haiti: ‘Proof is in the pudding’ on corruption

November 29, 2017
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UN to Haiti: ‘Proof is in the pudding’ on corruption

The United Nations, which last month launched a fresh mission to promote long-term development in Haiti, has had it with nice words: when it comes to corruption and human rights, “the proof is in the pudding.” “They have said they want to fight corruption, so they have to take responsibility,” insisted Susan Page, who...
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Hamilton denounces Trump’s decision to deport thousands of Haitians

November 28, 2017
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Hamilton denounces Trump’s decision to deport thousands of Haitians

Carribbeanlifenews.com Brooklyn Sen. Jesse Hamilton has joined myriad politicians and community activists in denouncing the Trump administra­tion’s decision to deport nearly 60, 000 Haitians living in the United States under Temporary Protected Status (TPS). “I stand in resolute opposition to the Trump administra­tion’s disgraceful decision to target yet another vulnerable population for inhumane mistreatment...
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Haiti – FLASH : The reconstruction of the National Palace could cost 40 to 50 million dollars !- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 27, 2017
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Haiti – FLASH : The reconstruction of the National Palace could cost 40 to 50 million dollars !- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Following the call for expressions of interest for the reconstruction of the National Palace of Haiti, the Presidential Commission for the Reconstruction of the National Palace, created last April, composed of 7 members: the engineer Clément Bélizaire (Coordinator), Patrick Durandisse, Patrick Delatour, the Architect Daniel Élie, Sabine Malbranche, Georges Michel and Yvan...
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Haiti cholera cases down 66 percent compared to 2016

November 27, 2017
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Haiti cholera cases down 66 percent compared to 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on October 20, 2010, an outbreak of cholera was confirmed in Haiti for the first time in more than a century, ten months after the catastrophic earthquake that killed over 200,000 people and displaced over 1 million. Haitian children Image/dghchocolatier via pixabay Since the...
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