Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

When Death Wears Sunglasses: The Positive Aspect of Death in Haiti

January 27, 2012
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When Death Wears Sunglasses: The Positive Aspect of Death in Haiti

Huffington Post/Arts Carine Fabius Author, art dealer, museum curator What if Death had style? What if Death wore black sunglasses, liked to dance, smoke cigars and drink rum? What if he loved to indulge in bawdy sexual references (yes, in this case, Death is a he); and what if his presence made people want...
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Haiti Could Be in New Earthquake Cycle, Scientists Say

January 26, 2012
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Haiti Could Be in New Earthquake Cycle, Scientists Say

by Crystal Gammon, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor – Jan 26, 2012 Haiti’s quake history from 1900-2010. The depths and magnitudes are indicated. Credit: USGS. The magnitude-7.0 earthquake that shook Port-au-Prince, Haiti, two years ago nearly demolished the city and took both residents and geologists by surprise. Now, a team of scientists thinks they’ve identified a centuries-long...
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NASA Releases Amazing 64-MP 8000×8000 Photo of Earth

January 26, 2012
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NASA Releases Amazing 64-MP 8000×8000 Photo of Earth

NASA has released a breath-taking high-definition image of our fair planet from space. The 64-megapixel image was captured by the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA’s most recently launched Earth-observing satellite – Suomi NPP. According to NASA, the image is a a composite that uses a number of swaths of the Earth’s surface taken on January...
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$300 House Project targets Haiti

January 26, 2012
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$300 House Project targets Haiti

$300 House Project targets Haiti Dennis Ng / The Dartmouth Staff More photos » By Isobel Markham Published on Thursday, January 26, 2012 Facing a packed lecture hall in the Tuck School of Business, international business professor Vijay Govindarajan, the pioneer of the $300 House Project, welcomed the 40 participants of the four-day design...
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Best Western to open upscale hotel in Haiti

January 26, 2012
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Best Western to open upscale hotel in Haiti

By Karen Jacobs LOS ANGELES | Thu Jan 26, 2012 (Reuters) – Best Western, the mid-scale hotel chain that operates in more than 100 countries, is planning to open an upscale hotel in Haiti to cater to business travelers. The hotel, slated to open this summer in the Port-au-Prince suburb of Petion-Ville, will carry...
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New CEO for Digicel in Haiti

January 25, 2012
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New CEO for Digicel in Haiti

HuffingtonPost: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s biggest employer has named a new chief executive to run Digicel, the mobile phone company announced Wednesday. The Jamaica-based private company is bringing in Damian Blackburn to replace Maarten Boute, who will be leaving in March to spend more time with his family, Digicel spokeswoman Antonia Graham said. Boute...
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PRIME MINISTER GARRY CONILLE CALLED BEFORE PARLIAMENT TO EXPLAIN HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH $458,000,000 IN 3 QUESTIONABLE CONTRACTS INVOLVING DOMINICAN SENATOR BAUTISTA…RUMORS SUGGEST $44,000,000 SKIMMED OFF TOP.

January 25, 2012
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PRIME MINISTER GARRY CONILLE CALLED BEFORE PARLIAMENT TO EXPLAIN HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH $458,000,000 IN 3 QUESTIONABLE CONTRACTS INVOLVING DOMINICAN SENATOR BAUTISTA…RUMORS SUGGEST $44,000,000 SKIMMED OFF TOP.

January 25, 2012 PRIME MINISTER GARRY CONILLE CALLED BEFORE PARLIAMENT TO EXPLAIN HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH $458,000,000 IN 3 QUESTIONABLE CONTRACTS INVOLVING DOMINICAN SENATOR BAUTISTA…RUMORS SUGGEST $44,000,000 SKIMMED OFF TOP.
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GTS Exhibits Geospatial Photo Technology Used in Haiti at the 2012 International Disaster Conference and Expo

January 25, 2012
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GTS Exhibits Geospatial Photo Technology Used in Haiti at the 2012 International Disaster Conference and Expo

Geo Tactical Solutions (GTS) promotes the use of advanced GPS cameras and photo mapping technology for disaster response and management at IDCE 2012. Geospatial photo technology played an essential role in the 2010 Haiti earthquake relief efforts and continues to be an important element of maintaining accurate and current situational intelligence for supporting the...
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Red Cross Responds To Documentary’s Charges Of Haiti Aid Failure

January 24, 2012
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Red Cross Responds To Documentary’s Charges Of Haiti Aid Failure

Huffington Post:Laura Bassett As filmmaker Michele Mitchell prepares to screen her new documentary film, “Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?,” on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon, the American Red Cross is scrambling to defend itself against the film’s implication that NGOs misused the billions of dollars they raised for Haitian earthquake victims. Mitchell’s documentary, which...
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Haiti creates nationwide food program, seeks to feed 2.2 million school children

January 24, 2012
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Haiti creates nationwide food program, seeks to feed 2.2 million school children

By Associated Press,Washington Post: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s government has kicked off a program that it hopes will provide meals to 2.2 million school children across the country. The effort is called “Aba Grangou,” Haitian Creole for “Down With Hunger,” and will enlist 10,000 workers to fan out across the nation. Half of the...
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