Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti Leader Says Venezuela Aid is Key

December 5, 2011
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Haiti Leader Says Venezuela Aid is Key

By IAN JAMES Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela December 4, 2011 (AP) Haitian President Michel Martelly says aid and fuel shipments from Venezuela are having a big impact in the Caribbean country as it attempts to recover from the devastation of its 2010 earthquake. President Hugo Chavez’s government is providing nearly all the fuel that...
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EDITORIAL: Haiti can thank U.N. for cholera epidemic

December 3, 2011
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EDITORIAL: Haiti can thank U.N. for cholera epidemic

ShelbyStar.com Friday, Dec 2 2011, 7:50 pm Haiti’s recent history has us wondering if the voodoo-practicing nation is cursed. Amid its ongoing efforts to recover from the January 2010 earthquake, the Caribbean country is now suffering from “the worst cholera outbreak in recent history.” More than 6,700 people have died and nearly 500,000 have...
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Wyclef Jean Defends His Haiti Charity Against Claims It Squandered Funds

December 1, 2011
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Wyclef Jean Defends His Haiti Charity Against Claims It Squandered Funds

You know all that money you donated to Wyclef Jean’s charity after the Haiti earthquake? It might not have gone to actually helping the quake victims. The hip-hop star and one-time candidate for president of Haiti is under fire for allegedly squandering millions in donations to his Yele Haiti charity fund. The New York...
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Interview: Cuba’s Health Care Miracle in Haiti

December 1, 2011
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Interview: Cuba’s Health Care Miracle in Haiti

Written by Roger Annis Monday, 28 November 2011 20:40 Source: Canada Haiti Action Network Dr. Jorge Balseiro Estevez is Director of the University Hospital of Psychiatry in the city of Camaguey, Cuba. He is a specialist in psychiatry and health administration and Auxiliary Professor of Medical Sciences at the university. He is a member...
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Hundreds of investors in Haiti for two-day forum

November 29, 2011
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Hundreds of investors in Haiti for two-day forum

Haiti kicked off a two-day investment forum Monday with the inauguration of a major road, a new industrial park and announcement by hotel chain Marriott that it is coming to the country. By JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com CARACOL, Haiti — Haiti backers heralded some good news Monday for the earthquake ravaged Haiti: 44 miles of...
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Marriott announces first hotel in Haiti

November 29, 2011
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Marriott announces first hotel in Haiti

USA Today: Marriott International announced Monday that in 2014, it will open its first-ever hotel in Haiti in Port-au-Prince. The announcement was made in Haiti during a ceremony with former President Bill Clinton, Marriott International president Arne Sorenson and other VIPs. “This hotel is one more signal that Haiti is open for business,” Sorenson...
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Ex-Omahan is Penn’s man in Haiti

November 29, 2011
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Ex-Omahan is Penn’s man in Haiti

Omaha.com A warning to parents of teenagers who want to serve the poor. They might wind up like 1999 Creighton Prep grad Benjamin Krause, who is actor Sean Penn’s point man in Haiti for Penn’s respected post-quake organization, J/P Haitian Relief Organization. Krause landed in Haiti after a dozen years of mostly international service...
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South Korean garment manufacturer moves forward on building factory in northern Haiti

November 29, 2011
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South Korean garment manufacturer moves forward on building factory in northern Haiti

CARACOL, Haiti — The biggest international project aimed at helping Haiti rebound from the 2010 earthquake eased closer to reality at a ceremony Monday. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Haitian President Michel Martelly broke ground for an ambitious $224 million industrial park in northern Haiti that they hope will generate tens of thousands...
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Wyclef Jean Defends Haitian Charity in the Wake of Embezzlement Allegations-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 28, 2011
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Wyclef Jean Defends Haitian Charity in the Wake of Embezzlement Allegations-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

‘We made decisions that enabled us to provide emergency assistance in the midst of chaos and we stand by those decisions,’ says Jean in response to an article about Yele Haiti’s questionable spending.’ Wyclef Jean has responded to a report by the New York Post that his charity, Yele Haiti Foundation, used only a...
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Haitians to U.N.: Please Leave

November 28, 2011
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Haitians to U.N.: Please Leave

On October 14, the U.N. Security Council voted to renew the mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), paving the way for the peacekeeping force’s eighth year of operations in the Caribbean nation. The unanimous decision was made with little discussion of allegations that peacekeepers in Haiti have committed serious abuses,...
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