Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti reels from voodoo lynchings-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 25, 2010
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Haiti reels from voodoo lynchings-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Aljazeera: At least 45 people have been killed across Haiti due to accusations that they are using “black magic” to spread cholera, the director of a Voodoo association says. Max Beauvoir, a voodoo priest, said on Friday most of the killings happened in the southern coastal town of Jeremie, where people were being lynched,...
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U.S. Approved Business With Blacklisted Nations-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 25, 2010
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U.S. Approved Business With Blacklisted Nations-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 23, 2010 By JO BECKER NEW YORK TIMES Despite sanctions and trade embargoes, over the past decade the United States government has allowed American companies to do billions of dollars in business with Iran and other countries blacklisted as state sponsors of terrorism, an examination by The New York Times has found. At...
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More Cuban Health Professionals to Haiti

December 24, 2010
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More Cuban Health Professionals to Haiti

Digital newspaper of Sancti Spiritus province, Cuba A new group of 60 Cuban health professionals belonging to the Henry Reeve International Contingent of Doctors Specializing in Situations of Disaster and Serious Epidemics arrived Thursday in Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital, to join the Cuban Medical Brigade battling against the cholera outbreak in this impoverished Caribbean...
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Preval holds Haiti Hostage: Preval hints at staying on as Haiti president-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 24, 2010
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Preval holds Haiti Hostage:  Preval hints at staying on as Haiti president-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

`Préval has already served a maximum two terms in office. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Friday December 24, 2010 – It appears President René Préval may seek to stay on in his position until the controversy surrounding the disputed election results is cleared up. With just a month and a half to go before his mandate comes...
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Cite Soleil clinic fronts Haiti’s fight against cholera

December 24, 2010
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Cite Soleil clinic fronts Haiti’s fight against cholera

By Laura Trevelyan BBC News, Cite Soleil, Haiti: Waf Jeremie is a port at the outer edge of Cite Soleil, the sprawling slum in Port-au-Prince. People live in derelict corrugated iron shacks and the streets are full of rubbish, which the pigs are nosing through. We come here one day after meeting Jonathan at...
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Haiti mobs lynch voodoo priests over cholera fears

December 24, 2010
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Haiti mobs lynch voodoo priests over cholera fears

BBC-Latin America:Voodoo priests in Haiti are being lynched by mobs who blame them for spreading cholera, the country’s government has said. At least 45 people have been lynched in recent weeks as Haiti continues to be ravaged by a cholera epidemic. Haiti’s communications minister has made an appeal for the lynchings to end and...
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Haiti urged to halt cholera anti-voodoo lynchings

December 23, 2010
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Haiti urged to halt cholera anti-voodoo lynchings

By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – The head of Haiti’s voodoo religion appealed to authorities Thursday to halt bloody lynchings of voodoo priests by people who blame them for causing the Caribbean country’s deadly cholera epidemic. Since the epidemic started in mid-October, at least 45 male and female voodoo priests, known respectively as...
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IDB announces record disbursements of $176 million for Haiti in 2010

December 23, 2010
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IDB announces record disbursements of $176 million for Haiti in 2010

Dec. 23, 2010 — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) disbursed a record $176 million in grants to Haiti in 2010, including outlays for school reconstruction, budget support and other basic services devastated by the earthquake. The IDB’s disbursements were the most of any multilateral source of assistance to Haiti since its tragic earthquake on...
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A FORUM WAS HELD DECEMBER 22, AT THE KINHAM 2, TO DISCUSS THE NOVEMBER 28th ELECTION FLAWS AND STEP REQUIRED TO SAVE THE NATION

December 23, 2010
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A FORUM WAS HELD  DECEMBER 22, AT THE KINHAM 2,  TO DISCUSS THE NOVEMBER 28th ELECTION FLAWS AND STEP REQUIRED TO SAVE THE NATION

This was a very important meeting at which all sectors of society were represented, with the exception of  President Preval, and his government along with Mirlande Manigat and Jude Celestin’s organization, parties, criminal societies,  or whatever you wish to call them. It was unanimously decided to demand annulation of the November 28 election, followed...
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NEW EPIDEMIC/DISEASE KILLS IN HOURS!!

December 23, 2010
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NEW EPIDEMIC/DISEASE KILLS IN HOURS!!

Urgent calls for help are coming out of rural Haiti of a new disease-Many are complaining of bloody vomit with lots of mucous- THIS IS NOT CHOLERA DECEMBER 22. 2010 NEW EPIDEMIC  HITS COMMUNITIES OUTSIDE OF KENSCOFF. REPORTS SAY THAT PEOPLE HAVE HIGH TEMPERATURES, STOMACH CRAMPS AND THEN VOMIT RED, BROWN AND FINALLY GREEN...
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PREVAL Government Supports Arrest to EMBARRASS AMERICANS Who Demand FAIR ELECTION-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 23, 2010
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PREVAL Government Supports Arrest to EMBARRASS AMERICANS Who Demand FAIR ELECTION-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Volunteer thrown into Haiti jail PHOENIX – Paul Sebring left the valley to help the people of Haiti after the earthquake in January. He never imagined his best friend and co-worker, Paul Waggoner, who is also an American, would be jailed, accused of kidnapping a 15-month-old boy. Now Sebring is fighting for Waggoner’s release...
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Haiti – Cholera Epidemic : The MSPP hides the truth to the people

December 23, 2010
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Haiti – Cholera Epidemic : The MSPP hides the truth to the people

22/12/2010 13:53:24 Last cholera assessment: Since the beginning of the epidemic of cholera in the country (October 19, 2010), 121.518 people were infected and treated, 63.711 people were hospitalized and 2.591 people died. According to the most recent assessment of MSPP, dated of December 17, 2010. Note that these figures are grossly underestimated by...
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OAS Electoral Mission Complicit In Approving Suspect Returns

December 23, 2010
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OAS Electoral Mission Complicit In Approving Suspect Returns

James Morrell, 2010-12-22 Excerpt from OAS mission press release, December 8, 2010 “. . . These results flow from the operations of the Vote Tabulation Centre where JEOM observers, as well as other international and national observers, were able to monitor closely the verification procedures undertaken in accordance with the Electoral Law. A number...
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40 people lynched amid Haiti cholera fears: officials-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 22, 2010
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40 people lynched amid Haiti cholera fears: officials-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Angry Haitian mobs have lynched at least 40 people in recent weeks, accusing them of spreading a cholera outbreak that has killed over 2,500 people across the country, officials said Wednesday. The number included at least 14 suspected sorcerers previously known to have been lynched in the far southwestern region of Grand Anse as...
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Haiti death toll from cholera rises to 2,591

December 22, 2010
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Haiti death toll from cholera rises to 2,591

Port-au-Prince –  Haitian health authorities said Tuesday that 2,591 people have now died from the cholera epidemic that has afflicted the poverty-stricken Caribbean country since mid-October. A total of 121,518 people have been affected by the outbreak, of whom 63,711 had to be hospitalized, though 61,917 of them have since been released from doctors’...
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MINUSTAH PAY ATTENTION!!! IVORY COAST ORDERS UN OUT: MAY TREAT THEM AS REBELS IF THEY REMAIN….BANG, BANG!!

December 21, 2010
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MINUSTAH PAY ATTENTION!!! IVORY COAST ORDERS UN OUT: MAY TREAT THEM AS REBELS IF THEY REMAIN….BANG, BANG!!

An ally of Ivory Coast’s incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo has warned UN peacekeepers they could be treated as rebels if they remain in the country after being told to leave. Mr Gbagbo accuses the UN of siding with his rival Alassane Ouattara and ordered them out of the country. The UN says Mr Ouattara...
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Fragile lights signal holiday season

December 20, 2010
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Fragile lights signal holiday season

Amid tragedy of cholera, little miracles The 2-month-old cholera epidemic has already become such a part of daily life in Haiti that it has created a new specialty in the medical community: midwives for cholera patients. Haiti election results could be delayed for weeks The Organization of American States has asked Haitian President Rene...
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Canada stands by Haiti amid nightmare

December 20, 2010
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Canada stands by Haiti amid nightmare

Veniel Calixte welcomed the Canadians to his disaster, hoping for saviours or at least a way out. The Port-au-Prince artist became a paid minder and local fixer to international news crews — including QMI Agency — in the wake of last January’s earthquake that devastated large sections of his home country of Haiti. Reliable...
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Haiti cholera death toll starts to rise again, but don’t worry folks, the UN is going to create a panel to investigate the situation, next spring

December 20, 2010
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Haiti cholera death toll starts to rise again, but don’t worry folks, the UN is going to create a panel to investigate the situation, next spring

PORT-AU-PRINCE: Haiti’s cholera death toll has jumped by about 210, with more than 2400 now dead, health officials in the capital say. The deaths shook hopes that the outbreak had begun to taper off. However, there are signs of potential progress in the earthquake-ravaged country. A study by the International Office of Migration shows...
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WHILE HAITIANS DIE FROM A MINUSTAH INITIATED CHOLERA EPIDEMIC THE WHO WILL NOT DO ANYTHING TILL SPRING!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 20, 2010
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WHILE HAITIANS DIE FROM A MINUSTAH INITIATED CHOLERA EPIDEMIC THE WHO WILL NOT DO ANYTHING TILL SPRING!!!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

NPR: Experts emerged Friday from an emergency session at the Pan American Health Organization saying that Haiti should get cholera vaccine. But they say it won’t happen until next spring at the earliest. The planet’s supplies of cholera vaccine are so tight that it will take a long time before vaccination can reach a...
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