Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

CHEVROLET- ONE WORLD FUTBOL GROUP VISITS HAITI

May 14, 2014
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CHEVROLET- ONE WORLD  FUTBOL GROUP VISITS HAITI

May 10 2014 Five members of One World Futbol’s coordinating staff, lead by Lisa Tarver, CEO of the group, visited Haiti to meet existing partners, and speak with new potential participants in the Chevrolet-One World Futbol project that will see something like 1,500,000 indestructible soccer balls distributed worldwide. To date over 18,000 of these...
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Haiti Confirms 14 Cases of Mosquito-Borne Virus

May 7, 2014
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Haiti Confirms 14 Cases of Mosquito-Borne Virus

AP NEWS: A mosquito-borne virus that has spread rapidly through the Caribbean since it was documented in the region for the first time in December has been confirmed in Haiti, a government official said Tuesday. Authorities have confirmed 14 cases of the chikungunya virus in Haiti, Health Minister Florence Guillaume Duperval said. Duperval said...
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INTERNATIONAL AID TO HAITI’s ‘Big Lie’, DEFEND THESIS Haitian author

May 6, 2014
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INTERNATIONAL AID TO HAITI’s ‘Big Lie’, DEFEND THESIS Haitian author

Posted on May 5, 2014 in Facebook INTERNATIONAL AID TO HAITI’s ‘Big Lie’, DEFEND THESIS Haitian author claimed that the country is being recolonised by transnational capital “There’s nobody helping Haiti. Is Haiti that is helping everybody, “said the Journal of Unicamp Haitian Franck Seguy who just defended his doctoral thesis” The disaster of January...
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Prospective adoptive parents in Haiti warned against extra fees

May 3, 2014
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Prospective adoptive parents in Haiti warned against extra fees

By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince has a warning for U.S. citizens seeking to adopt children in Haiti: Don’t pay extra fees to expedite the adoption process. Neither the Haitian nor U.S. governments charges expedite fees, the embassy said Friday in a communiqué. There also are no fees for additional visa...
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International community warns Haiti in for more political crisis if elections don’t happen in 2014-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 29, 2014
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International community warns Haiti in for more political crisis if elections don’t happen in 2014-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Indicating increasing frustration with an ongoing political stalemate in Haiti, the international community warned Tuesday that the country could be headed for another political crisis with unpredictable consequences. The tough stance from the United Nations and others comes after the U.S. informed the poverty-stricken nation last week that it could...
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Milken Conference: Sean Penn Calls Out Media for Haiti Coverage

April 29, 2014
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Milken Conference: Sean Penn Calls Out Media for Haiti Coverage

Sean Penn The actor/humanitarian said the country, the poorest in the Western Hemisphere, deserves outside investment. Sean Penn called out the media — especially “left-leaning media” — for not covering good news coming from Haiti, which, he says, remains the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere but one with a growing economy and tourism...
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PASTOR WALLACE TURNBULL ASKS A QUESTION, THAT DESERVES AN ANSWER

April 28, 2014
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PASTOR WALLACE TURNBULL ASKS A QUESTION, THAT DESERVES AN ANSWER

Hi, folks, We have a problem: Haiti’s grading of rheto & philo students needs to be standardized, to avoid confusion upon application for university acceptance. For example: With great effort & expense, we went to Haiti and by triage and TOEFL test chose two applicants for scholarship. One was accepted by the university, and...
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Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti

April 26, 2014
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Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The University of Florida on Wednesday opened a state-of-the-art lab in Haiti to train researchers to better understand and fight tuberculosis. The 1,500 square-feet (139 square-meters) facility will bring graduate students from outside Haiti to train Haitian technicians, who will then go on to work at the national laboratory, said Dr....
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Germain in Haiti: The many orphans of Port-au-Prince

April 26, 2014
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Germain in Haiti: The many orphans of Port-au-Prince

(Note: CBC does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external links.) Karen Whitten, an OR nurse with Team Broken Earth, embraces a young orphan in Port-au-Prince. (Anthony Germain/CBC) [Anthony Germain is on a week-long assignment covering Team Broken Earth, a group of Newfoundland and Labrador nurses and doctors, in Haiti. Each...
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China: Firm 3D prints 10 full-sized houses in a day

April 26, 2014
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China: Firm 3D prints 10 full-sized houses in a day

25 April 2014 Last updated at 07:27 ET By News from Elsewhere… …media reports from around the world, found by BBC Monitoring Other architects are experimenting with ways to bring 3D printing into the construction sector A company in China has used giant 3D printers to make 10 full-sized, detached single-storey houses in a...
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