Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)

February 27, 2016
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Haiti: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)

flickr.comWe recently talked about how Haiti is the most mountainous country in the Caribbean and how it was the first country in the world to abolish slavery. Now we are back with seven more little-known facts about the Caribbean country. Number Seven: The Real Pirates of the Caribbean Jack Sparrow and his fellow pirates...
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The Albert Schweitzer Hospital converts to solar power

February 17, 2016
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The Albert Schweitzer Hospital converts to solar power

Haiti Libre: The German company Qinous provided at the beginning of this year, a storage device of solar energy in lithium-ion batteries with a total capacity of 200 kW, which can ensure the supply of clean, renewable energy to the Albert Schweitzer Hospital, located in the commune of Deschapelles (Artibonite). After the installation of...
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Port-au-Prince : nouvelles failles cartographiées, menace sismique amplifiée

February 14, 2016
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Port-au-Prince : nouvelles failles cartographiées, menace sismique amplifiée

Les habitants de la zone métropolitaine de Port-au-Prince, plus de 3 millions, vivent sur des « failles actives » qui rendent plus importante la menace sismique, a alerté une étude menée par des scientifiques français. Des scientifiques français de l’équipe de tectonique de l’Institut de physique du globe de Paris (CNRS, Paris Diderot, Sorbonne...
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Haïti-Tension : Un autobus incendié à l’Avenue Christophe…

February 11, 2016
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Port-au-Prince, le 11 février 2016.- Des individus qui se faisaient passés pour des étudiants ont incendié un autobus appartenant au Conseil national des marchés publics (CNMP) ce jeudi en début d’après-midi, à l’Avenue Christophe (Port-au-Prince), non loin de la Cour supérieure des comptes et du contentieux administratif (CS/CCA), avons-nous appris à la rédaction de...
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Enfield community joins forces to send students to Haiti to help families, kids in need

February 11, 2016
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Enfield community joins forces to send students to Haiti to help families, kids in need

A group of 14 Asnuntuck Community College students and staff plan to head to Haiti during spring break to help build a new, hurricane-proof home for a family in need, and they are working to raise the funds. Community members gathered at a pasta dinner Wednesday night and spent $8 for a plate of food,...
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Haitian Migrants Pouring Into Brazil Don’t Find A Warm Welcome

February 9, 2016
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Haitian Migrants Pouring Into Brazil Don’t Find A Warm Welcome

Gabriela Bazzo HuffPost Brazil ASSOCIATED PRESS In this Jan. 13, 2015, photo, migrants, mostly from Haiti, wait to meet an employer at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church which helps recently arrived migrants find work in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Thousands of Haitians have migrated to Brazil in the past few years in search of...
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SONG BY MICHEL MARTELLY JEERS AT FEMALE JOURNALIST – ACTUALLY A PAYBACK FOR HER DEVASTATING UNTRUE, SLANDEROUS ONGOING ATTACK ON MARTELLY’S YOUNG SON OLIVIER, CLAIMING HE WAS ARRESTED IN MIAMI WHEN THIS WAS NOT TRUE. – SEE VIDEO

February 2, 2016
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SONG BY MICHEL MARTELLY JEERS AT FEMALE JOURNALIST – ACTUALLY A PAYBACK FOR HER DEVASTATING UNTRUE, SLANDEROUS  ONGOING ATTACK ON MARTELLY’S YOUNG SON OLIVIER, CLAIMING HE WAS ARRESTED IN MIAMI WHEN THIS WAS NOT TRUE. – SEE VIDEO

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Feb 2, 2016, 12:32 AM ET Haiti’s outgoing president has released a brash pop song jeering at his critics and aiming sexually suggestive lyrics at his main target, an award-winning female journalist. In an unusual move by a sitting leader, President Michel Martelly released during what...
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Arcade Fire Announce Festival Dates, Haiti Benefit With David Byrne

January 26, 2016
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Arcade Fire Announce Festival Dates, Haiti Benefit With David Byrne

Rolling Stone: Arcade Fire have announced a pair of European festival dates and a benefit show for Haiti, their first live dates since 2014 Kevin Winter/Getty Arcade Fire took time off following their successful Reflektor run to pursue solo projects, and now the Canadian band has announced their first live shows of 2016. The...
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Haiti needs new approach to make aid effective, bring jobs, skills-ex-PM

January 21, 2016
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Haiti needs new approach to make aid effective, bring jobs, skills-ex-PM

By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA, Jan 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Haitians have been sidelined from reconstruction efforts following the earthquake that rocked Haiti six years ago, and a new approach is needed to give them more say in how billions of dollars of aid are spent, a Haitian former prime minister said. Laurent Lamothe,...
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Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti

January 18, 2016
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Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti

by Mark Schuller This Tuesday, the sixth anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti came and went with little fanfare. On the one hand, this could be a sign of moving on. As Gina Athena Ulysse has powerfully demonstrated, Haiti needs new narratives. Maybe the earthquake story has run its course, in the foreign memory...
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Haiti faces one-horse race as opposition boycotts presidential vote

January 17, 2016
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Haiti faces one-horse race as opposition boycotts presidential vote

PORT-AU-PRINCE | By Joseph Guyler Delva Reuters. Haiti’s opposition presidential candidate Jude Celestin has announced he will not take part in a runoff election because he does not have faith in the process, in a move that could mean a shoe-in for the ruling party on Jan. 24. Celestin said he would tell election...
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six years after quake, UN cites progress but warns of ‘deteriorating’ situation for those still in camps

January 17, 2016
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six years after quake, UN cites progress but warns of ‘deteriorating’ situation for those still in camps

Six years after the devastating earthquake of 2010 that killed more than 200,000 people and left at least 1.5 million homeless, about 96 per cent of the displaced have left the camps under relocation programmes. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi 15 January 2016 – Six years after the devastating earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people...
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Haiti Blasted Once Again: Earthquake, Famine, Pestilence and Greed

January 12, 2016
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Haiti Blasted Once Again: Earthquake, Famine, Pestilence and Greed

By Dady CheryNEWS JUNKIE POST Six years after the earthquake, death and destruction freely roam through Haiti in the form of new epidemics on people and plants. Bill and Hillary Clinton, who ushered the country’s dismantlement through the introduction of subsidized Arkansas rice in the 1990s, an occupation by United Nations troops starting in 2004,...
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Ban calls on global community to stand with Haiti on eve of 6th anniversary of earthquake

January 12, 2016
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Ban calls on global community to stand with Haiti on eve of 6th anniversary of earthquake

A man walks through rubble of collapsed buildings in downtown Port au Prince, Haiti, which was rocked by a massive earthquake, on Tuesday 12 January 2010, devastating the city and leaving thousands dead. Photo: MINUSTAH/Marco Dormino 11 January 2016 – As the United Nations prepares to mark the sixth anniversary of the devastating earthquake...
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Madonna serenades crowd at Haiti fundraiser reigniting Sean Penn romance rumours…as actor is investigated over interview with El Chapo

January 10, 2016
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Madonna serenades crowd at Haiti fundraiser reigniting Sean Penn romance rumours…as actor is investigated over interview with El Chapo

By Zoe Nauman For Dailymail.comThey divorced just over 28 years ago, and after ironing out their differences have become friends. But Madonna and Sean Penn have reignited rumours they may be enjoying more than just a platonic relationship after the singer stepped out at her ex husband’s side again on Saturday night. The pair...
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Oral cholera vaccine supply to double with new producer

January 9, 2016
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Oral cholera vaccine supply to double with new producer

The addition of a third producer will boost the stockpile to six million doses, enough to vaccinate three million people. A South Sudanese man, left, takes anti-cholera medication on March 1, 2014, weeks before the country declared it had been struck by an outbreak of the disease. Photo by unghi/Shutterstock WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI)...
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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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