Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

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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Career diplomat with Africa experience tapped for Haiti by Obama

January 24, 2012
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Career diplomat with Africa experience tapped for Haiti by Obama

A career diplomat with extensive experience in Africa has been tapped by President Barack Obama to serve as the U.S. ambassador in Haiti. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com President Barack Obama has nominated Ambassador Pamela Ann White, a career diplomat with more than 35 years public service experience mostly in Africa, as the United States’...
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Riches au milieu des pauvres Agrandir Plusieurs ONG en Haïti

January 24, 2012
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Riches au milieu des pauvres Agrandir Plusieurs ONG en Haïti

Agrandir Plusieurs ONG en Haïti «y étaient pour voir et être vues à Port-au-Prince… On se demande ce qu’elles y font», dit le Dr Vincent Échavé. Photo: Martin Chamberland, La Presse Judith Lachapelle La Presse Au milieu des pauvres, ils passent pour des riches. Les travailleurs humanitaires qualifiés ne s’en cachent pas: ils gagnent...
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Haiti leader launches power program in energy-deprived nation

January 23, 2012
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Haiti leader launches power program in energy-deprived nation

Washington Post: By Associated Press, Updated: Monday, January 23, 3:32 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s president said Monday he hopes to double the number of rural households that receive electricity within two years by offering people small loans to buy solar kits. The announcement by President Michel Martelly is part of a $45 million-plus energy package...
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OAS Assistant Secretary General Meets with Haitian President and Prime Minister

January 23, 2012
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OAS Assistant Secretary General Meets with Haitian President and Prime Minister

SKNVIBES.comPORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti, January 23rd, 2012 — The Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Albert Ramdin, held discussions in Port-au-Prince this week with Haiti’s President Michel Martelly, Prime Minister Garry Conille, the Presidents of both the Senate and the House of Deputies, and several high ranking government ministers. Assistant Secretary...
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Haiti still discovering human skulls

January 22, 2012
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Haiti still discovering human skulls

ynetnews.com: Two years after catastrophic earthquake, Israeli working in international aid organizations writes about atmosphere on island, residents who have turned to religion to communicate with loved ones, and fresh memories from ‘the end of the world’ Eyal Reinich I have been living in the capital of Port-au-Prince since January, working in international aid...
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Sean Penn says Haiti relief dollars finally resulting in real reconstruction

January 22, 2012
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Sean Penn says Haiti relief dollars finally resulting in real reconstruction

By Hollie McKay Published January 18, 2012 | FoxNews.com The Hollywood charity Cinema for Peace honored — and raised money for — the Sean Penn-founded J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO) on Saturday. George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Orlando Bloom, Julia Roberts, Salma Hayek and Demi Moore were just some of the A-listers on hand...
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QUID DE LA RECONSTRUCTION ET QUELLE RECONSTRUCTION?

January 19, 2012
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QUID DE LA RECONSTRUCTION ET QUELLE RECONSTRUCTION?

J’ai bien lu les critiques sur Michaëlle Jean, à mon avis, l’ancienne Gouverneure du Canada n’a pas à rendre compte aux Haïtiens sur sa performance en qualité de Gouverneure du Canada qui, comme tout le monde sait est très symbolique et ne détient pas un réel pouvoir puisqu’elle était simplement une représentante de la...
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Certain low-skilled worker visas extended to Haiti

January 18, 2012
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Certain low-skilled worker visas extended to Haiti

The Associated Press MIAMI — Haiti is now eligible for a visa program that allows U.S. employers to bring certain low-skilled, temporary workers into this country. U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services announced Tuesday that Haiti was among more than 55 countries eligible for the H-2A and H-2B visas. Both Florida senators and six U.S....
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Hollywood Loosens Up to Help Out Haiti

January 18, 2012
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Hollywood Loosens Up to Help Out Haiti

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—Never underestimate the fund-raising capabilities of big time Hollywood stars. They do it fast. Getty ImagesMelanie Griffith and Demi Moore, top, were among the guests at the event, Cinema for Peace. This weekend at the Montage Hotel here, Sean Penn, the 51-year-old, rabble-rousing actor who has appeared in such films as “Mystic...
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