Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Inveneo bringing broadband to developing countries

February 10, 2012
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Inveneo bringing broadband to developing countries

SF Gate: Esha Chhabra Friday, February 10, 2012 Two years ago, when international aid groups rushed to help earthquake-ravaged Haiti, little did they expect that one of the greatest needs would be for an Internet connection. Tech-savvy social enterprise Inveneo, quickly recognized that connectivity would be key for these organizations to coordinate efforts. Within...
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L’éducation en Haïti, un sujet de préoccupations

February 10, 2012
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L’éducation en Haïti, un sujet de préoccupations

LaNouvelliste: Manifestations d’élèves, protestations de syndicats d’enseignants à travers tout le pays, le système éducatif haïtien est sur la route d’une nouvelle crise: d’un côté, des milliers d’enseignants réclament des mois, voire des années, d’arriérés de salaire, et, de l’autre, des directeurs réclamant le paiement des contributions scolaires pour des écoles participant au Programme...
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Can Vaccines Break Cholera’s Deadly Hold On Haiti?

February 8, 2012
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Can Vaccines Break Cholera’s Deadly Hold On Haiti?

February 7, 2012 by Jason BeaubienNPR The cholera outbreak in Haiti is currently the worst ongoing episode in the world. Over the past 15 months, it has sickened more than half a million people and killed roughly 7,000. The bacteria has now spread throughout the Caribbean island, and medical experts say it will be...
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Haiti – Economy : ALBA will meet in Haiti early March in Jacmel

February 7, 2012
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Haiti – Economy : ALBA will meet in Haiti early March in Jacmel

Haiti Libre On the occasion of the XI Summit of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) to which took part a Haitian delegation led by President Michel Martelly the member countries agreed to strengthen their cooperation through a “special plan” for Haiti. “It is the...
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ALBA moves to expand group, welcomes Haiti’s membership

February 6, 2012
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ALBA moves to expand group, welcomes Haiti’s membership

The eight-nation Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) is moving quickly to expand, as its leaders have approved a new economic integration system for the grouping, dubbed ECOALBA. The group has indicated that it is prepared to admit Haiti and has received membership requests from two more CARICOM states. The bloc,...
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Haiti: Prime Minister Conille Leads Delegation to Washington D.C.

February 5, 2012
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Haiti: Prime Minister Conille Leads Delegation to Washington D.C.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – Prime Minister Garry Conille will lead a delegation of Haitian officials to Washington, D.C. on Sunday for a five day mission to meet with members of the U.S. congress and international financial institutions. The delegation will include parliamentarians such as, the President of the Senate, Simon Desras (Centre/Lavni), the President...
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Malaria deaths hugely underestimated – Lancet study

February 4, 2012
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Malaria deaths hugely underestimated – Lancet study

BBC: Mosquitoes carry the parasite which causes malaria in humans. Worldwide malaria deaths may be almost twice as high as previously estimated, a study reports. The research, published in the British medical journal the Lancet, suggests 1.24 million people died from the mosquito-borne disease in 2010. This compares to a World Health Organisation (WHO)...
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Ohio man critically wounded in Haiti robbery dies; was working on orphanage project

February 3, 2012
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Ohio man critically wounded in Haiti robbery dies; was working on orphanage project

Washington Post:MIAMI — A U.S. man died Thursday from gunshot wounds he suffered a week ago during a robbery in Haiti where he was working on an orphanage he and his wife were building through their charity, officials said. David Bompart, 50, of Columbus, Ohio, died at Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he had been...
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Sean Penn named ambassador for Haiti

February 3, 2012
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Sean Penn named ambassador for Haiti

Actor Sean Penn was named ambassador at large for Haiti in recognition of his humanitarian work since the 2010 earthquake. He received the honor from Haitian President Michel Martelly at a special ceremony Tuesday evening at the National Palace. (Jan 31)
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