Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Recycling hotel soap to save lives

June 17, 2011
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Recycling hotel soap to save lives

By Ebonne Ruffins, CNN “By Ebonne Ruffins, CNN”; CNN Hero: Derreck Kayongo // STORY HIGHLIGHTS CNN Hero Derreck Kayongo, a Uganda native, started the Global Soap Project in 2009 The group recycles partially used hotel soaps and sends them to impoverished nations Kayongo says many children are dying because they lack access to basic...
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Clinton launches Haiti housing project-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 16, 2011
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Clinton launches Haiti housing project-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Reconstruction efforts; Will bring new industries, thousands of jobs to country: former U.S. president. By RENÉ BRUEMMER, The Gazette Former United States president and special United Nations envoy Bill Clinton (left) confers with Haitian President Michel Martelly during the inauguration of a construction project of 400 houses for 400 families in Les Zoranger, north...
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Vaccine summit raises $4 billion, but will it be wasted?

June 15, 2011
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Vaccine summit raises $4 billion, but will it be wasted?

(CBS/AP) “For the first time in history, children in developing countries will receive the same vaccines against diarrhea and pneumonia as children in rich countries.” That was the victorious message Bill Gates delivered after a global vaccine summit held in London, on June 13. His foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, along with...
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IMF Country Report Haiti June 2011 No. 11/136

June 15, 2011
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IMF Country Report Haiti June 2011 No. 11/136

© 2011 International Monetary Fund June 2011 IMF Country Report No. 11/136 January 29, 2001 Haiti: Request for Extension of the Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Grown Facility—Staff Report. In the context of the request for extension of the arrangement under the poverty reduction and grown facility, the following documents have been released...
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Man with plan, for Haiti

June 15, 2011
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Man with plan, for Haiti

A South Floridian has assembled celebrities, activists and fellow entrepreneurs to redevelop Haiti as a hip tourist destination. By David Adams Special from Poder Magazine JACMEL, Haiti — South Beach nightclub promoter and entrepreneur Michael Capponi is standing in the soon-to-be inaugurated lobby of his latest luxury development. Men are hammering away to restore...
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Figure in Haiti quake kidnapping case gets prison

June 15, 2011
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Figure in Haiti quake kidnapping case gets prison

Updated 09:48 a.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2011 FILE – In this April 28, 2010, file photo, Jorge Torres, right, is escorted to the Supreme Court for a hearing regarding a U.S. request for his extradition related to human trafficking charges in Santo Domingo. Torres was sentenced Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in Vermont federal court to...
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Flooding Scours the Whitewash From Haiti Aid Efforts

June 13, 2011
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Flooding Scours the Whitewash From Haiti Aid Efforts

Georgianne Nienaber HuffPost The OCHA Haiti Flooding Situation Report covering the period from June 6-7 does not paint a pretty picture. This grim report was to be anticipated given the lack of sanitation infrastructure and substantial reconstruction efforts in Haiti during the seventeen months since the January 2010 earthquake that devastated Port-au-Prince and surrounding...
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Haiti: Emergency program for solar power generation and lighting for Haiti, as a consequence of the Earthquake Project in Port au Prince

June 13, 2011
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Haiti: Emergency program for solar power generation and lighting for Haiti, as a consequence of the Earthquake Project in Port au Prince

TendersInfo – Project Notices June 13, 2011 GEF Project ID 4219 Funding Source GEF Trust Fund Country Haiti Region Latin America and Caribbean Focal Area Climate Change Operational Program Strategic Program CC-3 PIF Approval Date January 28, 2010 Approval Date January 28, 2010 Project Status Under Implementation GEF Agency IBRD/IADB The Project of Emergency...
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U.S. Agency Sabotages Haiti Earthquake Aid-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 12, 2011
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U.S. Agency Sabotages Haiti Earthquake Aid-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Glen Ford, Editor Black Agenda Report Saturday, Jun 11, 2011 It was the unkindest cut of all. A U.S. Agency for International Development report claims Haiti, the United Nations and the Red Cross all conspired to exaggerate the death and displacement toll from last year’s earthquake. In doing so, it “calls into question...
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Canadian, Colombian & US joint medical team saves lives in Haiti

June 11, 2011
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Canadian, Colombian & US joint medical team saves lives in Haiti

Story by Sgt. Aaron LeBlancGONAIVES, Haiti – Canadian, Colombian and American military medical and dental personnel completed the third of four medical training exercises as part of Task Force Bon Voizen on June 8 in Bocozelle, a small village outside the city of St. Marc in the Artibonite Department. According to the Task Force...
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