Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Clintons Facilitated Donor’s Haiti Project that Defrauded U.S. Out of Millions

July 17, 2015
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Clintons Facilitated Donor’s Haiti Project that Defrauded U.S. Out of Millions

Hillary Clinton Donor Claudio Osorio’s InnoVida bilked investors out of $40 million By Alana Goodman A federal agency rushed to approve funding for a Clinton donor’s sham Haiti recovery project that ended up defrauding the U.S. government out of millions, according to court transcripts and internal government documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon....
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY PERE LEBRUN

July 16, 2015
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY PERE LEBRUN

July 16, 2015 Aristide has turned 62 and it is amazing how quickly the media forgets the true meaning of Jean-Bertrand Aristide and Lavalas!! Murder, Necklacing, kidnap, drug trafficking, massive thefts from the treasury and drug profits that left him with $1,500,000,000 on deposit!!! Where is the truth??? Here we have Lilliane, and other...
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Could the gangs of Port-au-Prince form a pact to revitalise Haiti’s capital?

July 14, 2015
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Could the gangs of Port-au-Prince form a pact to revitalise Haiti’s capital?

Haiti’s leaders have long made use of armed groups to impose their will in the streets of vibrant but derelict Port-Au-Prince, offering precious little in return. Now some of those communities may have had enough. Friends joke around in the Grand Rue market area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photograph: Rebecca Blackwell/AP Sitting inside the Day-Glo-coloured...
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Are Foreign NGOs Rebuilding Haiti or Just Cashing In?

July 12, 2015
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Are Foreign NGOs Rebuilding Haiti or Just Cashing In?

An aerial view of downtown Port Au Prince on January 16, 2010 in Haiti. (Photo: Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock/US Air Force) Sunday, 12 July 2015 00:00 By Nathalie Baptiste, Foreign Policy in Focus | Op-Ed The devastating earthquake that struck Haiti five years ago was followed by a flood, as billions of dollars were...
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Sen. Grassley Gives Red Cross Deadline To Explain Haiti Spending

July 12, 2015
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Sen. Grassley Gives Red Cross Deadline To Explain Haiti Spending

Laura Sullivan/ All Things Considered Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is demanding answers from the American Red Cross on how it spent nearly half a billion dollars in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake that leveled the country. Grassley sent Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern a list of 17 detailed questions and has given the...
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What architects have learned from rebuilding Port-au-Prince

July 9, 2015
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What architects have learned from rebuilding Port-au-Prince

The Delmas 32 neighborhood in Port-au-Prince in 2015. (Photo: Flavie Halais; Image via citiscope.org) In the five-and-a-half years since an earthquake killed more than 220,000 people here and displaced 1.5 million more, most of headlines from Haiti’s capital have been about dysfunctional projects, mismanagement and the overall slow pace of reconstruction. Yet some innovative urban...
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Why Can’t We Stop Cholera in Haiti?

July 8, 2015
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Why Can’t We Stop Cholera in Haiti?

An outbreak of cholera in Haiti that began in 2010 is still killing people. Why have attempts to get it under control failed? In early February, when Jenniflore Abelard* arrived at her parents’ house high in the hills of Port-au-Prince, her father Johnson* was home. He was lying in the yard, under a tree,...
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60,801 people are still living in camps

July 6, 2015
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60,801 people are still living in camps

The latest Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) indicates that at 30 June 2015 there were still 14,970 displaced households or 60,801 people living in 45 camps in Haiti. Between 1 April and 30 June 2015, 21 camps were closed and 1,234 households, or 3,740 people have been relocated through housing subsidies, out a total of...
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The Dominican Republic Must Stop Expulsions of Haitians- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 5, 2015
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The Dominican Republic Must Stop Expulsions of Haitians- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

_____________________________________ By ROXANNA ALTHOLZ and LAUREL E. FLETCHERJULY 5, 2015 A HUMAN rights crisis is unfolding on the island of Hispaniola, which is shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The Dominican Republic is threatening to drive out hundreds of thousands of Haitians who live and work in the Dominican Republic. Many of them...
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Haiti’s Port Lafito Officially Opens

July 3, 2015
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Haiti’s Port Lafito Officially Opens

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– GB Group, a diversified group of industrial and trading companies, today announced with an inauguration event that Port Lafito, a world-class modern container port in Haiti, is open and operational. Port Lafito is Haiti’s first Panamax Port with state of the art equipment and technology. The multi-million dollar project, led by GB...
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