Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

No, We Don’t Need to Suspend the FCPA In Haiti or Any Other Country!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 22, 2010
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No, We Don’t Need to Suspend the FCPA In Haiti or Any Other Country!-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A topic in the blogosphere this week has been whether the FCPA needs to be suspended so that more U.S. companies will invest in Haiti. The spark igniting this discussion was an opinion piece on Monday by Wall Street Journal editorial board member Mary Anastasia O’Grady titled “Democrats and Haiti Telecom” (seehere). [Although O'Grady's...
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Frustrations await Bush, Clinton visit to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY (history lesson too) By Haitian-Truth

March 21, 2010
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Frustrations await Bush, Clinton visit to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY (history lesson too) By Haitian-Truth

By JONATHAN M. KATZ The Associated Press Sunday, March 21, 2010; 10:15 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — One restored a Haitian president to power; the other flew him back out again. Former U.S. presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are visiting Haiti on Monday, reminding the country of its tumultuous recent past just as...
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With cheap food imports, Haiti can’t feed itself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 21, 2010
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With cheap food imports, Haiti can’t feed itself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By JONATHAN M. KATZ The Associated Press Saturday, March 20, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The earthquake not only smashed markets, collapsed warehouses and left more than 2.5 million people without enough to eat. It may also have shaken up the way the developing world gets food. Decades of inexpensive imports – especially rice from...
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UN: 2 killed in quake collapse in northern Haiti

March 21, 2010
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UN: 2 killed in quake collapse in northern Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A U.N. spokesman says a small earthquake in northern Haiti has collapsed an apartment building and killed two people. Residents say the tremor struck Haiti’s second-largest city of Cap-Haitien early Sunday. U.N. spokesman Louicius Eugene says five people were pulled out of the rubble but two died. The other three were...
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International Donors’ Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti

March 21, 2010
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Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC March 16, 2010 The United States, in cooperation with the Government of Haiti, will join the United Nations in co-hosting a ministerial-level International Donors Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti on March 31, 2010 in New York at UN Headquarters. After the outpouring of global support for...
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How It Pays to “Work” for Wyclef Jean — $105,000 That Was Supposed to Be For Haiti Charity Goes to Mistress

March 20, 2010
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How It Pays to “Work” for Wyclef Jean — $105,000 That Was Supposed to Be For Haiti Charity Goes to Mistress

Ah, Wyclef Jean. The onetime Fugee, half-decent solo artist, and would-be Haitian philanthropist’s month has just gotten even worse. First there were the revelations at the beginning of March that the singer’s wife, Marie Claudinette, had discovered a nude picture of his manager, Lisa Ellis, on Wyclef’s phone. Now comes word that Jean’s charity...
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FLASH–FLASH–FLASH March 20, 2010 PRIME MINISTER BELLERIVE BLACKMAILS INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

March 20, 2010
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FLASH–FLASH–FLASH  March 20, 2010  PRIME MINISTER BELLERIVE BLACKMAILS  INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

Prime Minister Bellerive has just made a statement to the effect that “There will be no reconstruction of Haiti until his functionaries have been paid back wages…” After he and Preval have already stolen the cash that was directed for payment of these obligations. Read Civil Service for Functionaries. The situation is a simple...
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NO TRUTH IN ADVERTISING – MORE LIES FROM INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

March 20, 2010
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NO TRUTH IN ADVERTISING – MORE LIES FROM INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

The United Nations claims that over 50 percent of those needed shelter have received shelter. They have all taken lessons from Bill Clinton in fudging with the English language. Telling the truth but not describing the true situation. If seeing a family trying to survive under a bed sheet describes “having shelter” then…perhaps 20...
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From Haiti’s ruins to Mass. schools

March 19, 2010
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From Haiti’s ruins to Mass. schools

Some watched relatives die. Others escaped homes or schools as they crumbled into rubble. Nearly all are still recovering from physical or psychological trauma from the quaking earth. But they are in some ways fortunate, children of families with enough connections and means to find a place for them to recover far from the...
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Makeshift tents in Haiti deluged by heavy rains swamping homeless camps

March 19, 2010
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Makeshift tents in Haiti deluged by heavy rains swamping homeless camps

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – It is the prediction Sean Penn made when appearing on  “Larry King Live” about two weeks ago. The rains have come to Haiti after the magnitude 7 earthquake.  The rain has deluged Haiti terrifying Haitians and adding to the post-quake misery for thousands. He told Larry King  on the show that when Haiti gets the deluge of...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH FRIDAY MARCH 19 – 7:35 1400 HRS EST PREVAL MOVES TO EMBARRASS GEORGE BUSH DURING HAITIAN VISIT

March 19, 2010
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH  FRIDAY MARCH 19 – 7:35 1400 HRS EST  PREVAL MOVES TO EMBARRASS GEORGE BUSH DURING HAITIAN VISIT

Preval has just paid a large number of people to demonstrate against Former President George Bush, upon his arrival in Haiti. They will pretend to be protesting the Bush involvement in Aristide’s departure for exile in Africa. This is not the true motivation for the demonstration and Aristide has absolutely no part in it....
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Heavy rains swamp camps holding Haiti’s homeless

March 19, 2010
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Heavy rains swamp camps holding Haiti’s homeless

By MIKE MELIA-The Associated Press Friday, March 19, 2010; 2:54 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — One of the heaviest rainfalls since Haiti’s Jan. 12 earthquake swamped homeless camps Friday, sweeping screaming residents into eddies of water, overflowing latrines and panicking thousands. The overnight downpour sent water coursing down the slopes of a former golf course...
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Mevs Against Baussan :Haiti- Port – the fight has just begun

March 19, 2010
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Mevs Against Baussan :Haiti- Port – the fight has just begun

Haiti’s WIN Group and Miami-based Santé Holding Corp. on Tuesday announced a $70 million project to redevelop Terminal Varreux, Haiti’s largest privately-owned shipping terminal and port facility. This initiative, the largest private sector investment made public in Haiti since January’s earthquake, will support relief efforts and lay the foundation for the modernization of the...
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Too late to avert second Haiti disaster

March 18, 2010
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Too late to avert second Haiti disaster

Despite billions of US dollars in pledges and an unprecedented humanitarian drive, it is likely too late to avert a second disaster in quake-hit Haiti, a top US aid co-ordinator has warned. Tents and tarpaulins are simply not enough to protect tens of thousands of Haitians from the coming rains and hurricanes, and a...
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Clinton And Bush To Travel To Haiti To Discuss Recovery Efforts

March 18, 2010
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Clinton And Bush To Travel To Haiti To Discuss Recovery Efforts

Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush will travel to Haiti next week to meet with government officials and others who are involved in the restoration efforts after the country was hit by a 7.0 earthquake in January. The two will make the trip on behalf of the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, which...
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Flash News- Haitian Conflict of Interest : Elizabeth Delatour Preval

March 18, 2010
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Flash News- Haitian Conflict of Interest : Elizabeth Delatour Preval

March 18, 2010: Omega News is in the process of publishing a report concerning the contract Awarded to Sogener  ( Vorbe et Fils V&F Construction) and  DRC Group an Alabama Corporation. The contract of 100 million dollars US is a conflict of interest when the Wife of President Rene Preval: Elizabeth Delatour Preval is:...
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Haiti, a nation that refuses to die

March 18, 2010
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Haiti, a nation that refuses to die

By Savannah Savary Figaro, and Roméo Halloun Translated from French to English by Paul Sanon Ayiti, Pearl of the islands, or Republic of Haiti are various names that are ascribed to this phenomenal corner of the globe. Seen by many as symbol of freedom, and emblem of hope, ironically, Haiti is also known for...
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Haiti jail reveals chaos behind quake breakout -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 18, 2010
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Haiti jail reveals chaos behind quake breakout -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

When I first entered the chapel of worship inside Haiti’s main national penitentiary – or central jail – I found it difficult to make sense of the sight before me. The ceiling was inexplicably festooned with plastic bags and scraps of cloth. I had obtained access to the prison to investigate the aftermath of...
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More Cash to Go to a Hall Than to Haiti

March 18, 2010
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More Cash to Go to a Hall Than to Haiti

By DANIEL J. WAKIN Published: March 17, 2010 Lang Lang, the celebrity pianist; Christoph Eschenbach, the conductor; and the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra are taking the stage at Carnegie Hall on Sunday night in a concert trumpeted as a fund-raiser for the earthquake-ravaged Haiti. But what ticket buyers may not realize is that far more...
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