Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti: Why an accurate count of civilian deaths matters

July 12, 2011
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Haiti: Why an accurate count of civilian deaths matters

LA Times OP ED: Numbers can influence the political response to a natural disaster such as the country’s earthquake. Social scientists must act responsibly in coming up with such life-and-death estimates. A young boy flies a kite on top a building in the neighborhood of Fort National, one of the worst-hit districts in the...
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RENE PREVAL AND DR. LARSEN, MINISTER OF HEALTH REFUSED DONATION OF CHOLERA VACCINE Haiti refused cholera vaccine, chief says-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 10, 2011
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RENE PREVAL AND DR. LARSEN, MINISTER  OF HEALTH REFUSED DONATION OF CHOLERA VACCINE  Haiti refused cholera vaccine, chief says-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Andrew Jack in London-The Financial Times Published: July 10 2011 21:01 | Last updated: July 10 2011 21:01 Haiti refused an offer of tens of thousands of doses of cholera vaccine late last year that could have helped limit the spread of an epidemic that has since claimed more than 5,500 lives, the...
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Cholera surges in Haiti’s Central Plateau

July 10, 2011
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Cholera surges in Haiti’s Central Plateau

Forbes.com By TRENTON DANIEL , 07.09.11, 06:14 PM EDT MIREBALAIS, Haiti — An old man with sunken cheeks is so dehydrated he must be carried down the dirt lane to a clinic where the air is thick with the odor of bleach. Minutes later, a worried father enters, carrying a two-year-old girl in a...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH CLINTON THROWS MONEY AWAY TO COUNTERACT HIS UNPOPULARITY

July 8, 2011
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH  CLINTON THROWS MONEY AWAY TO COUNTERACT HIS UNPOPULARITY

July 8, 2011 Bill Clinton has control of a large pool of “discretionary fund” without any real accounting requirement. Clinton is so unpopular amongst the Haitian population, especially the young people, that he is derailing plans to mount major demonstrations against him by throwing a lot of money away by paying young people to...
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Satellite Data Aids in Predicting Cholera Outbreaks

July 7, 2011
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Satellite Data Aids in Predicting Cholera Outbreaks

Scientific American.com Measurement of chlorophyll, sea-surface temperature and sea-surface height are being used to track the stubborn waterborne disease’s next moves. BOSTON – The world has seen seven global cholera outbreaks since 1817, and the current one seems to have come to stay. Rising temperatures and a stubbornly persistent, toxic bacteria strain appear to...
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Lettre de Fritz Mevs au Senateur Youri Latortue

July 7, 2011
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Lettre de Fritz Mevs au Senateur Youri Latortue

WIKELEAKS CABLE # 1 C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION 01 OF 04 PORT AU PRINCE 001487 SIPDIS WHA/EX PLEASE PASS USOAS SOUTHCOM ALSO FOR POLAD DEPT FOR DS/IP/WHA DS/DSS/ITA DSERCC E.O. 12958: DECL: 10/25/2014 TAGS: PGOV PREL ASEC ECON EWWT SUBJECT: HAITIAN PRIVATE SECTOR PANICKED BY...
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We suggest that all the companies listed below be audited in Haiti and to review payment history and deposits into TELECO accounts.Or Fund can be use for School program

July 5, 2011
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We suggest that all the companies listed below be audited in Haiti and to review payment history and deposits into TELECO accounts.Or Fund can be use for School program

TELECOM INFORMATION Haiti’s Telecom Sector is estimated to be at $448 million per year. In 1994, JBA realized that it was a very lucrative sector after having used the settlement accounts of TELECO in the US to finance his return to power in 1994. After having returned he granted a license to a newly...
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MARTELLY ABOUT TO ATTEMPT POLITICAL SUICIDE BY RECOMMENDING GOUSSE AS PRIME MINISTER.

July 5, 2011
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MARTELLY ABOUT TO ATTEMPT POLITICAL SUICIDE BY RECOMMENDING GOUSSE AS PRIME MINISTER.

July 5, 2011 Without exception, the radio stations in Haiti, are communicating their disapproval of Martelly’s announced selection of Bernard Gousse as his candidate for the Prime Minister’ slot. Someone – other than Martelly, might approve, but, at this moment, they are remaining mute. The Senate and Chamber of Deputies have gone on record...
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Haiti Faces Cuba after 4-0 Rout of Suriname

July 2, 2011
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Haiti Faces Cuba after 4-0 Rout of Suriname

ORJANASTAD, Aruba – Caribbean Football Union Women’s giant, Haiti stunned the opposition Thursday night when they dominated Suriname in a Group A match in the Women’s Olympic Qualifiers. The Lady Grenadiers scored 4 goals leaving Suriname with love at the end of regulation. Cuba dominated their opponent as well with a 6 points and...
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Advertise on NYTimes.com World Bank Is Opening Its Treasure Chest of Data

July 2, 2011
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NY Times: Marc Phares/Epic Studios By STEPHANIE STROM THE Piper PA-31 Navajo took off into the sultry Miami morning and streaked southward toward the Caribbean. High over Haiti, the cameras inside began to snap. Behind this reconnaissance mission was, of all things, a financial institution: the World Bank, symbol of globalization and, to many,...
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