Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

The Haiti Cables – WikiLeaks – part 2

January 5, 2016
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The Haiti Cables – WikiLeaks – part 2

The stringer.com by Gerry Georgatos January 5th, 2016 The moral force of WikiLeaks is the bent for the truth and that truth is in the interest of the common good. According to both Plato and Aristotle the common good can only be delivered and sustained as a result of truth. Not since Socrates challenged...
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Two UN police officers found dead in Haiti

December 30, 2015
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Two UN police officers found dead in Haiti

UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) soldiers wait in front of the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, on October 25, 2015 (AFP Photo/Hector Retamal) Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Two female officers from the United Nations police force in Haiti were found dead in their home on Wednesday, the UN mission to the country said. The MINUSTAH...
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A new cement plant of $300M

December 27, 2015
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A new cement plant of $300M

Haiti Libre.Com At the initiative of Honorary Consul of Haiti in Belgium, Bestgen Jérôme after over a year of technical studies and financial arrangements by international and Haitian investors, a new cement plant “Siman Lakay” whose the laying of the foundation stone took place on December 19, will be implanted in Gonaives in the...
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Doctors Lose Gifts, Medical Supplies on Mission Trip to Haiti

December 27, 2015
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Doctors Lose Gifts, Medical Supplies on Mission Trip to Haiti

When a group of doctors from Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and similar hospitals nationwide landed at their Haiti mission trip on December 12, they didn’t expect they’d arrive empty-handed. Somewhere between Miami and Cap-Haitien, American Airlines lost eight suitcases full of Christmas presents for Haitian children, personal items and medical supplies. It was the...
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Haiti economie: 1re manufacture haïtienne de cordonnerie industrielle et de haute technologie

December 25, 2015
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Haiti economie: 1re  manufacture haïtienne de cordonnerie industrielle et de haute technologie

Ouverture officielle de la première manufacture haïtienne de cordonnerie industrielle et de haute technologie,  ce jeudi 17 decembre, à l’initiative de JL Fine Shoes SA, au Boulevard Toussaint Louverture (Route de l’Aéroport). Il s’agit d’une initiative visant à contribuer à la redynamisation de la production nationale dans ce secteur de l’industrie de chaussures en...
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Haiti to create more jobs with industrial park

December 24, 2015
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Haiti to create more jobs with industrial park

Caracol Industrial Park (Photo: Miami Herald) Caribbean 360 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tuesday December 22, 2015 – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$41 million grant for the fifth and last phase of the Caracol Industrial Park (CIP), the main manufacturing hub in northern Haiti. The CIP contributes to economic development in the north of...
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Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

December 24, 2015
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Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

A group of firefighters in Los Angeles was reaching beyond its borders, working with community businesses and a local college to fix up a used fire engine as a donation for the people of Haiti still reeling from the earthquake in 2010. The Stentorians of Los Angeles County, founded in 1954, was created to...
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Official Opening of the Decameron Hotel, already more than 7,000 reservations

December 9, 2015
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Official Opening of the Decameron Hotel, already more than 7,000 reservations

Haiti Libre: After the pre-opening ceremony that took place Sunday, December 6 in the presence of President Michel Martelly, Prime Minister Evans Paul and Stéphanie Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries , the Royal Decameron Indigo Beach Resort & Spa was officially opened on Monday. Located in a park of more that 55...
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Sean Penn: IsraAid Inspired and Supported My Humanitarian Work in Haiti

December 3, 2015
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Sean Penn: IsraAid Inspired and Supported My Humanitarian Work in Haiti

by ISRAEL21c | 12.02.15 5:45 pm On his first visit to Israel, American actor and humanitarian activist Sean Penn declared that the work of his nonprofit J/P Haitian Relief Organization has succeeded largely because of its cooperation with volunteers from IsraAID-The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid. “The indirect impact of IsraAID is that...
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Students making change for Respire Haiti

December 3, 2015
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Students making change for Respire Haiti

Advocate staff photo by STACY GILL — Several fundraisers were held at Zachary High School recently, including the Kiss the Pig contest to help raise money for a student mission trip to Respire Haiti. Nine ZHS students and one from Silliman went with special education teacher Jamie Byrd, who teaches there part of the...
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Program launched to reduce deadly cervical cancer in Haiti

December 3, 2015
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Program launched to reduce deadly cervical cancer in Haiti

.View gallery . . ST. MARC, Haiti (AP) — A pilot program was launched Wednesday to battle deadly cervical cancer in impoverished Haiti, which has the world’s highest rate of the preventable disease. Roughly 3,000 Haitian women get cervical cancer each year and about half of them die from the illness. But pointing to...
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Honduras, Myanmar & Haiti top of climate change risk list

December 3, 2015
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Honduras, Myanmar & Haiti top of climate change risk list

Photo: dpa-tmn (AFP) Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti top a new list of nations hardest hit by two decades of storms, floods, landslides and droughts that killed more than half a million people, climate analysts reported Thursday, warning of more frequent disasters if Earth’s overheating cannot be tamed. Scientists point to the mounting threat from...
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Cholera : 15 communes in Red Alert

November 19, 2015
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Cholera : 15 communes in Red Alert

With the heavy rains of October, the health actors have observed a resurgence of cholera cases in several communes, notably in the departments of Artibonite, West, South East, South and North. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), in its situation report from October 18 to 29, affirms that in these departments more than 400...
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Haiti’s cholera outbreak: it’s time for some accountability

November 17, 2015
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Haiti’s cholera outbreak: it’s time for some accountability

by Fran Quigley Earlier this year, the Haitian people and their supporters commemorated the fifth anniversary of the horrific earthquake that struck the country in 2010. Last month marked the fifth anniversary of the horrific cholera outbreak that followed. More of us know about the earthquake. But the cholera was worse. A demonstrator holds...
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U.S. Political Intervention in Haiti Has Caused Instability and Aid Efforts Have Largely Failed

November 12, 2015
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U.S. Political Intervention in Haiti Has Caused Instability and Aid Efforts Have Largely Failed

When a devastating earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, killing more than 200,000 people, former President Bill Clinton said that the reconstruction would provide an opportunity to “build back better.” Some $9.6 billion was pledged by the international community, including the U.S. government. But nearly six years later, although about $7.6 billion has been...
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PADF and American Red Cross Upgrade Emergency Shelters in Northern Haiti

November 10, 2015
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PADF and American Red Cross Upgrade Emergency Shelters in Northern Haiti

Improved shelters are safer and more accessible to residents during emergencies WASHINGTON, Nov 09, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) is working with the American Red Cross to rehabilitate and upgrade 19 evacuation shelters throughout Northern Haiti to ensure local communities are better prepared for future disasters. With $1.2 million...
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Feed the Hungry packs more than a half-million meals for Haiti

November 4, 2015
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Feed the Hungry packs more than a half-million meals for Haiti

About 3,500 volunteers help during 2-day event at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center Food bags contained dehydrated vegetables, a scoop of vitamin powder, a cup of rice and a cup of soy in a plastic bag Each bag makes about 6 meals The He’s Alive Church group, foreground left, begins packing the meals during...
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From Bishop’s Falls to Haiti: Inmates participate in eyeglasses program

October 30, 2015
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From Bishop’s Falls to Haiti: Inmates participate in eyeglasses program

Glasses will travel with Team Broken Earth to Haiti CBC News Posted: Oct 29, 2015 9:00 PM NT Last Updated: Oct 29, 2015 9:00 PM NT Inmates and correctional staff at the Bishop’s Falls Correctional Centre have teamed up with the Lions Club to restore old eyeglasses for people in need. (Doug Wells/The Des...
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Sean Penn to Visit Israel for Conference on Haiti as Guest of IsraAID

October 27, 2015
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Sean Penn to Visit Israel for Conference on Haiti as Guest of IsraAID

Actor and humanitarian Sean Penn will visit Israel in November as a guest of IsraAID. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Hollywood actor Sean Penn, 55, will visit Israel in November as a guest of the Israeli humanitarian organization the Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid (IsraAID) to participate in a conference on rebuilding Haiti after...
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