Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti’s Michel Martelly Gives Award to Outgoing United States Ambassador -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 22, 2012
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Haiti’s Michel Martelly Gives Award to Outgoing United States Ambassador -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Above: the ceremony in Port-au-Prince (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly has awarded outgoing United States Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth Merten with the National Order of Honour and Merit. The award, with the grade of Grand Cross, was given to the diplomat at a ceremony this week in Port-au-Prince’s...
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AND YET MORE DEBT AS MARTELLY GOVERNMENT STEALS HAITI’S FUTURE

July 22, 2012
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AND YET MORE DEBT AS MARTELLY GOVERNMENT STEALS HAITI’S FUTURE

HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS ALREADY STOLEN BY MARTELLY INSIDERS MAKING ARISTIDE AND PREVAL’S CORRUPTION SEEM LIKE A SUNDAY SCHOOL TEAM. MARTELLY GOVERNMENT IN IMMINENT DANGER OF COLLAPSE…. SOPHIE – GREGORY MAYARD-PAUL, THIERRY MAYARD-PAUL AND OTHERS GET RICH WHILE HAITI SLIDES TOWARDS THE ABYSS… July 22, 2012 When the earthquake hit, world lenders were already several...
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US pledge to help rebuild Haiti better and with transparency faltering

July 21, 2012
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US pledge to help rebuild Haiti better and with transparency faltering

(Dieu Nalio Chery/ Associated Press ) – In this Wednesday, June 13, 2012 photo, a woman and her daughter stand at the entrance of their tent in a camp for people displaced by the 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Amid the horrors of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake lay a promise of renewal. With the United...
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Haiti cholera ‘far worse than expected’, experts fear

July 21, 2012
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Haiti cholera ‘far worse than expected’, experts fear

By Michelle Roberts Health reporter, BBC News Cholera is killing thousands in Haiti The cholera epidemic affecting Haiti looks set to be far worse than officials had thought, experts fear. Rather than affecting a predicted 400,000 people, the diarrhoeal disease could strike nearly twice as many as this, latest estimates suggest. Aid efforts will...
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PROGRAM ORIGINALLY BLOCKED BY PREVAL GETS UNDERWAY: Haiti Breaks Ground on Disaster Response Facilities in Miragoâne

July 21, 2012
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PROGRAM ORIGINALLY BLOCKED BY PREVAL GETS UNDERWAY: Haiti Breaks Ground on Disaster Response Facilities in Miragoâne

Above: Miragoane (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Emergency Operations Centre in Haiti’s Miragoâne broke ground this week, a facility that will include a disaster relief warehouse and a fire station. The project is the product of a partnership between the governments of Haiti and the United States. Several Haitian...
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U.S. Lawmakers Press for Action on Cholera in Haiti

July 21, 2012
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U.S. Lawmakers Press for Action on Cholera in Haiti

La Times: In a letter sent this week, 104 members of the United States House of Representatives urged Susan E. Rice, American ambassador to the United Nations, to press the international organization to take the lead in responding to cholera in Haiti given the strong suspicions that its troops imported the disease. “As cholera...
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Un séisme de forte magnitude est imminent !

July 21, 2012
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Un séisme de forte magnitude est imminent !

Roberson Alphonse ralphonse@lenouvelliste.com Un séisme de forte magnitude peut se produire à n’importe quel moment dans la presqu’île du Sud comme dans le nord d’Haïti, selon une étude géospatiale faite en 2007. La phase d’activité sismique des dernières semaines de la plaque de la Caraïbe met la puce à l’oreille. L’ingénier Géologue Claude Prepetit...
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UN ‘should take blame for Haiti cholera’ – US House members-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 20, 2012
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UN ‘should take blame for Haiti cholera’ – US House members-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Mark Doyle BBC International Development Correspondent Haiti’s cholera epidemic has claimed the lives of more than 7,000 people More than 100 Democrats from the US House of Representatives have called on the UN to take responsibility for introducing cholera to Haiti. It is the latest twist in the allegation that UN peacekeepers unwittingly...
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Haitian company added to US-backed assembly park

July 19, 2012
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Haitian company added to US-backed assembly park

By The Associated Press  TRENTON DANIEL (Associated Press) CARACOL, Haiti – (AP) — The Haitian government agreed Tuesday to allow a local painting manufacturing company become the second tenant at a major U.S.-backed industrial park under construction in the northern end of the country. The agreement came after President Michel Martelly and Cheryl Mills...
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Old hotel pillowcases get new life in Haiti

July 16, 2012
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Old hotel pillowcases get new life in Haiti

CAPTION Courtesy Embassy Suites Charlotte/Concord Who knew old hotel pillowcases could have a second life – and such a useful one? The Embassy Suites hotel in the Charlotte area recently won the chain’s top honor for a charity effort that involved converting old pillowcases into colorful dresses for girls in impoverished Haiti. TWITTER: Come...
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