Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Who Cares About Haiti?

November 22, 2010
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Who Cares About Haiti?

BY MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY Ten months after a magnitude 8.0 earthquake killed more than 200,000 Haitians and destroyed an already decrepit infrastructure, some 1.3 million impoverished souls are still barely surviving in tent cities around the country. Living conditions are deplorable and after nearly a year, optimism about a way out of what were...
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Haitian cholera hospital counts its dead on the lawn

November 22, 2010
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Haitian cholera hospital counts its dead on the lawn

Hinche, Haiti, Nov 21, 2010 (AFP) – The woman stricken by cholera lay in bed in a hospital tent. Fluids were delivered to her body through an IV drip while nurses made sure she drank water all the time. But all the efforts to save her life proved to be in vain. She passed...
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Living fear the dead in cholera-stricken Haiti

November 22, 2010
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Living fear the dead in cholera-stricken Haiti

Kansas City Star By JACQUELINE CHARLES McClatchy Newspapers CARREFOUR, Haiti | Frightened by cholera, a disease never before known in this nation, Haitians are running scared. Residents are stoning the dead and their handlers, local mayors are refusing their burial and families are abandoning bodies on the streets. Others have taken to the streets...
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Haïti – Épidémie : L’Espagne craint que le choléra complique les élections en Haïti

November 21, 2010
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Haïti – Épidémie : L’Espagne craint que le choléra complique les élections en Haïti

Après une réunion tenue à Madrid cette semaine, sur l’assistance d’urgence à Haïti, avec Luis Alberto Moreno, le président de la Banque Inter-américaine de développement (BID), Soraya Rodriguez, la secrétaire d’État espagnol de l’Agence espagnole de coopération internationale au développement (AECI) a déclaré avoir approuvé un fonds de 2,5 millions de dollars qui sera...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH FOUR ONG STAFFERS BEATEN BY THUGS WHO ACCUSED THEM OF PLACING CONTAMINATED MATERIAL IN WATER SUPPLY

November 21, 2010
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH  FOUR ONG STAFFERS BEATEN BY THUGS WHO ACCUSED THEM OF PLACING CONTAMINATED MATERIAL IN WATER SUPPLY

Four foreigner members of an ONG were attacked and beaten by Haitian thugs who accused them of contaminating water supplies in the hills above Petionville. They were taken to the Petionville Police Station. In fact, the four –  French, Spanish, Italian and one other – hike in the area each weekend and were known...
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DES SOUPCONS DE CRIME PESENT SUR EDMOND MULET

November 21, 2010
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DES SOUPCONS DE CRIME PESENT SUR EDMOND MULET

Haïti : DES SOUPCONS DE CRIME PESENT SUR EDMOND MULET Dans cette affaire de choléra, un crime, ou, peut-être, plusieurs, a bel et bien été commis  par la MINUSTHA et autres complices contre les Haïtiens.  Déjà plusieurs milliers de morts et des milliers de malades – tous atteints de choléra.  Le gouvernement d’Haïti essaie...
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UN Sees Mounting Violence In Haiti Targeting Peacekeepers

November 20, 2010
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UN Sees Mounting Violence In Haiti Targeting Peacekeepers

November 20, 2010 UN officials trying to halt the spread of a cholera epidemic in Haiti say their efforts are being sabotaged by increasing civil unrest. The head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti, Edmond Mullet, says the delivery of help is being hampered by demonstrators who are making the foreign peacekeepers a...
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Haiti’s cholera epidemic sparks outrage as Jean Henry Ceant leads the polls By Stephen Lendman

November 19, 2010
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Haiti’s cholera epidemic sparks outrage as Jean Henry Ceant leads the polls By Stephen Lendman

TIMES/By Stephen Lendman In early November, thousands of Haitians rallied for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s return and presidential hopeful Jean-Henry Ceant in the November 28 elections, one rigged by banning 14 political parties, including Fanmi Lavalas, by far the most popular. Ceant founded Aimer Haiti (Love Haiti), “a movement uniting and integrating human-centered (principles) and...
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Aid agencies say they can’t cope with Haiti cholera outbreak

November 19, 2010
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Aid agencies say they can’t cope with Haiti cholera outbreak

Telegraph.uk- By Jon Swaine in New York 4:46PM GMT 19 Nov 2010 A severe shortage of treatments for the sick, clean water, sanitation facilities and other supplies are “undermining efforts to stem the ongoing crisis”, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). It said that the international response to the epidemic, which has killed more...
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Haiti battles to control cholera epidemic as protests gain momentum Unrest expected to worsen before next week’s election, with foreign peacekeepers blamed for introducing disease

November 19, 2010
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Haiti battles to control cholera epidemic as protests gain momentum  Unrest expected to worsen before next week’s election, with foreign peacekeepers blamed for introducing disease

Guardian.co.uk: Violent protests against UN peacekeepers and Haiti‘s government are disrupting efforts to control the cholera epidemic, with fears that unrest will worsen in the runup to next week’s election. Riots in the north of the country spread to Port-au-Prince on Thursday, smothering swaths of the capital in choking black smoke from burning barricades....
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STATE DEPT WAKING UP ON HAITI, SORT OF, WHILE UN CIRCLES WAGONS

November 19, 2010
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STATE DEPT WAKING UP ON HAITI, SORT OF, WHILE UN CIRCLES WAGONS

In a last minute State Department press briefing today, Mark Ward expressed confidence in the Haitian government’s anti-cholera efforts even though the number of cases and deaths continue to rise. Ward is Acting Director of the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). “Let me begin by...
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COUP BY MEDIA PREVAL’S GAME WITH CRIMINAL WORLDWIDE MEDIA COLLUSION AND UN COMPLICITY MAY STEAL HAITIAN PRESIDENCY

November 19, 2010
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COUP BY MEDIA  PREVAL’S GAME WITH CRIMINAL WORLDWIDE MEDIA COLLUSION AND UN COMPLICITY MAY STEAL HAITIAN PRESIDENCY

November 19, 2010 There is an old saying, that asks,   if a tree falls in the forest…and no one is present, does it make a noise. This is along with the concept that wonders if the fridge light goes off when you close the door?? We, in Haiti, can see the reality of...
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Cholera protesters attack cars in Haiti capital_added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 18, 2010
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Cholera protesters attack cars in Haiti capital_added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Protesters in Haiti’s capital are lashing out at U.N. peacekeepers and the government, blocking roads and attacking foreigners’ vehicles. Demonstrators are setting up burning barricades, and Haitian police have fired tear gas. U.N. and non-governmental organization vehicles have been pelted with rocks. The growing protest comes a week before national elections, and marchers are...
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Cholera unrest hits Haiti capital Police fire tear gas into a camp for displaced people as protests accusing UN troops of bringing cholera turn violent.

November 18, 2010
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Cholera unrest hits Haiti capital Police fire tear gas into a camp for displaced people as protests accusing UN troops of bringing cholera turn violent.

Cholera unrest hits Haiti capital Police fire tear gas into a camp for displaced people as protests accusing UN troops of bringing cholera turn violent. Police in Haiti have fired tear gas into a camp for internally displaced people in Port-au-Prince, the capital, following violent riots. The unrest followed protests against the presence of United Nations...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH HUGE DEMONSTRATION IN PORT-AU-PRICE AGAINST PREVAL’S ATTEMPTED THEFT OF ELECTION – MINUSTAH’S PART IN STARTING CHOLERA EPIDEMIC

November 18, 2010
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH  HUGE DEMONSTRATION  IN PORT-AU-PRICE AGAINST PREVAL’S ATTEMPTED THEFT OF ELECTION – MINUSTAH’S PART IN STARTING CHOLERA EPIDEMIC

November 18, 2010 1132 hours A huge demonstration fills the Champs de Mars and surrounding areas as tens of thousands protest the Preval attempt to steal elections and MINUSTAH’s part in starting the cholera epidemic. Some suggest that more than 100,000 are involved. There is a massive, armed MINUSTAH presence with armoured cars scattered...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH-Swedish diplomat says Haiti cholera strain came from Nepal-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 18, 2010
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FLASH – FLASH –  FLASH-Swedish diplomat says Haiti cholera strain came from Nepal-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

18 November 2010 STOCKHOLM: A Swedish diplomat stated on Wednesday that Haiti’s cholera outbreak originated in Nepal. “Unfortunately that is the case. It has proved that the cholera came from Nepal,” Claes Hammar, Sweden’s ambassador to Haiti, told daily Svenska Dagbladet. Hammar, who visited Haiti two weeks ago, said the information came from “a diplomatic...
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Protests paralyze Cap Haitien a large port city

November 18, 2010
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Protests paralyze Cap Haitien a large port city

Miami Herald Staff and Wire Reports Protesters who hold Nepalese U.N. peacekeepers responsible for a deadly outbreak of cholera that has killed almost 1,000 in three weeks threw stones and threatened to set fire to a base in the country’s second-largest city Monday, Haitian radio and eyewitnesses reported. Media representatives photographed a SANCO truck...
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