Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

How Haiti got the Internet back, with help from a guy in Seattle

May 14, 2010
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How Haiti got the Internet back, with help from a guy in Seattle

odd Bishop on Friday, May 14, 2010, 9:19am PDT A patch antenna and Ubiquiti Bullet combination, installed by Inveneo on a roof in Port-au-Prince as part of the work of NetHope in Haiti. (Photo via Andris Bjornson of Inveneo) Frank Schott Former Microsoft executive Frank Schott is heavily involved in efforts to restore and...
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May 14, 2010
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May 13, 2010 PREVAL AND MULET PLOT FOR ELECTIONS Preval meets with the leaders of his Popular Organizations. The plan now sees Preval create a large number of “straw organizations” and tie them in with a few real popular organizations as a movement to save Haiti from the quake disaster, and also to agree...
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After Horror Quake, Haiti’s Rum Production Swirls Back to Life Read more: After Horror Quake, Haiti’s Rum Production Swirls Back to Life

May 14, 2010
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After Horror Quake, Haiti’s Rum Production Swirls Back to Life  Read more: After Horror Quake, Haiti’s Rum Production Swirls Back to Life

// // At the fabled Barbancourt rum plant, the sweet waft of production is back in the air after the horror earthquake rocked Haiti four months ago. On January 12, in 30 seconds, one of Haiti’s best-known companies lost about four million dollars to quake damage. // // Read more: After Horror Quake, Haiti’s...
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UN, partners gear up to help quake-stricken Haiti hold elections-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 12, 2010
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UN, partners gear up to help quake-stricken Haiti hold elections-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Edmond Mulet (right) with Haitian President René Préval (file) 11 May 2010 – The United Nations and its international partners have pledged full “technical, logistical and material”  support to help Haiti hold timely elections, viewed as a crucial step in renewing the State after the huge human and material losses suffered in January’s devastating...
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Clinton Apology to Haiti Surprises NS Activists Former US president calls dumping cheap rice “a mistake”-Added COMENTARY By Haitian Truth

May 12, 2010
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by Bruce Wark The Dominion – http://www.dominionpaper.ca http://www.dominionpaper.ca/files/dominion-img/Clinton%20in%20Port-au-Prince.thumbnail.jpg http://www.dominionpaper.ca/files/dominion-img/Clinton%20in%20Port-au-Prince.thumbnail.jpg Former US President Bill Clinton visits Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 18, 2010. Photo: Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock “It would be a major contribution for the functioning of a free society to have independent news sources, free from corporate or state control, internally organized in...
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Protesters blast Haiti president’s quake response-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 11, 2010
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Protesters blast Haiti president’s quake response-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By JONATHAN M. KATZ (AP) – 16 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Police fired tear gas outside the ruins of Haiti’s national palace Monday to control 12,000 demonstrators calling for President Rene Preval’s resignation in the largest political protest since the Jan. 12 earthquake. Trucks filled with riot police rolled behind the protesters as...
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Elections will be crucial step in Haiti’s path to recovery As Haiti struggles with recovery, its leaders and the international community attempt to address elections.

May 10, 2010
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Elections will be crucial step in Haiti’s path to recovery  As Haiti struggles with recovery, its leaders and the international community attempt to address elections.

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Along the hardened edges of a sprawling public plaza-turned survivors camp, children run through cascading water, women wash clothes and Elusner Marcellus, 31, is thinking about making it through another day. The last thing on his mind are elections. “A people who is hungry, who is living in...
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WORLD 22.COM Monday, May 10, 2010 Haiti Protests: Thousands Want President To Resign

May 10, 2010
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WORLD 22.COM  Monday, May 10, 2010  Haiti Protests: Thousands Want President To Resign

Port-au-Prince, Haiti Thousands of protesters, today demonstrated in front of the remains of Haiti’s Presidential palace, calling for the resignation of President Rene Preval. Riot police had to rush in to the spot to contain the protesters and fired shots in the air. The protesters hit back by throwing stones at the police, who...
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latimes.com -Protesters in Haiti demand President Preval’s resignation, accuse him of profiting from quake

May 10, 2010
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latimes.com -Protesters in Haiti demand President Preval’s resignation, accuse him of profiting from quake

JONATHAN M. KATZ Associated Press Writer 12:18 PM PDT, May 10, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Acrid smoke filled the air outside the ruins of Haiti’s national palace Monday as police fired tear gas to control a crowd of 11,000 people calling for the resignation of President Rene Preval in the largest political protest...
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State Department’s Cheryl Mills on rebuilding Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 10, 2010
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By Lois Romano Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, May 10, 2010; A15 Long before an earthquake killed 230,000 people and left 1 million homeless in Haiti, Cheryl D. Mills was riveted on our Caribbean neighbor and the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. As Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton‘s counselor and chief of...
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In Haiti, free care cures and ails-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 8, 2010
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In Haiti, free care cures and ails-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Dr. Bill Harden of Rocky Mount, right, works with Lisette Derius, 68, during a medical clinic by volunteers with the North Carolina Baptist Men Disaster Relief team in Cabaret, Haiti Friday May 7, 2010. Helping out is Stephen Winchell with ALERT, a Christian training and service organization. ETHAN HYMAN – ehyman@newsobserver.com BY MARTHA QUILLIN...
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Haitian ambassador: ‘Haiti has to go green’

May 8, 2010
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By Robert Sanchez | Daily Herald Staff A month after Haiti was devastated by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake, Raymond Joseph returned to his native country to see the widespread destruction. “I am not very emotional,” said Joseph, Haiti’s ambassador to the United States. “But when I saw what happened, I cried.” Through his tears, Joseph...
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Haitians put their hope in the lottery-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 8, 2010
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Haitians  put their hope in the lottery-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 2. 2010 2:39PM GMT The quake destroyed his house, but Milot Beaubrun managed to save the little bureau that constitutes his lottery business, which he set it up in the middle of a settlement camp in Tapis Rouge. Daniel Cima for The National January’s earthquake may have reduced much of Port-au-Prince to rubble,...
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US military draws down deeply in Haiti

May 8, 2010
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By FRANK BAJAK (AP) – 8 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Six Haitian children cling to Lt. Ben Stollerman’s hands, sleeves and fatigue pants as the U.S. Navy engineer negotiates one of Haiti’s biggest camps for earthquake refugees. “I feel like the Pied Piper,” he says, grinning as he takes a break from pointing...
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The plantation called Haiti: Feudal pillage masking as humanitarian aid-Added COMMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 7, 2010
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The plantation called Haiti: Feudal pillage masking as humanitarian aid-Added COMMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Posted By mary On May 6, 2010 @ 9:25 pm In Haiti and Latin America | No Comments by Marguerite ‘Ezili Danto’ Laurent “For whose entertainment shall we sing our agony? In what hopes? That the destroyers, aspiring to extinguish us, will suffer conciliatory remorse at the sight of their own fantastic success?” –...
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President Obama Signs Debt Relief Bill for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 6, 2010
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President Obama Signs Debt Relief Bill for Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Pres. Barack Obama WASHINGTON (NNPA) – President Obama has signed into law a bill calling for the United States to take the lead in forgiving debt owed to international lenders by earthquake-ravaged Haiti. The bill, signed April 26, urges major multinational institutions to cancel all debt owed to them by Haiti and recommends that...
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In Haiti, a desperate plea for jobs may be answered-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 5, 2010
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In Haiti, a desperate plea for jobs may be answered-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com They line up well before the break of dawn, as early as 3 a.m. next to a collapsed hospital in this quake-ravaged capital. With yellow envelopes in hand, and a color photo attached to their hand-printed applications, they wait — holding out hope and a prayer they will be among...
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President Obama Signs Debt Relief Bill for Haiti -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 5, 2010
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President Obama Signs Debt Relief Bill for Haiti -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – President Obama has signed into law a bill calling for the United States to take the lead in forgiving debt owed to international lenders by earthquakeravaged Haiti. The bill, signed April 26, urges major multinational institutions to cancel all debt owed to them by Haiti and recommends that all aid to...
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JEAN-ROBERT SIMONIS – PREVAL CONFIDANT CRITICISES PRESIDENT PREVAL’S ATTEMPT TO AMEND CONSTITUTION

May 4, 2010
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During a VISION 2000 interview Jean-Robert Simonis came out strongly against President Rene Preval’s efforts to destroy (amend) Haiti’s Constitution of 1987. This document was originally approved by a massive majority of Haiti’s voting public, during a referendum in 1987. Preval now sets about ignoring the will of Haiti’s masses, in a personal attempt...
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Where do all our charity donations go?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 4, 2010
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Where do all our charity donations go?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Apr 30 2010 By Holiday Hypermarket Many people pledged money to the Haiti appeal following the devastating earthquake last January. Overall £9.9 billion has been promised to the country in an effort to help the people, communities and infrastructure get back on their feet. But how do we know that our money is actually...
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