Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Baby pulled from Haiti quake rubble treated in London

February 13, 2010
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Baby pulled from Haiti quake rubble treated in London

A three-month-old girl who was pulled from the rubble after the earthquake in Haiti is to undergo life-saving surgery at leading London hospitals. Landina Seignon suffered head and arm injuries when the hospital where she was being treated for a burn collapsed in January’s quake. Following fears that she had days to live, the...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Haiti thanks America by arresting missionaries-COMMENTARY by Haitian-Truth added below article

February 12, 2010
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Haiti thanks America by arresting missionaries-COMMENTARY by Haitian-Truth added below article

News about the American missionaries being detained in Haiti for attempting to get children out of the country (“Missionaries in Haiti face kidnap charges,” Geopolitics, Friday) is as absurd as it is disturbing. It is the height of insult for the Haitian government to question the intentions of these missionaries after our government promised...
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Bill Clinton returns home after heart procedure

February 12, 2010
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Bill Clinton returns home after heart procedure

CHAPPAQUA, NEW YORK – Former President Bill Clinton was recovering at his suburban home Friday after leaving a Manhattan hospital where he underwent a heart procedure. Three black SUVs with tinted windows arrived around 7:45 a.m. Friday and pulled through the high gates at the house. The hamlet of Chappaqua is about 35 miles...
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Haitian children begin enrolling in US schools By CHRISTINE ARMARIO

February 12, 2010
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Haitian children begin enrolling in US schools  By CHRISTINE ARMARIO

By CHRISTINE ARMARIO Associated Press Writer MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Some of the children arrived with no school records at all, some with only the clothes on their backs. A few still bear scrapes and bruises. All carry terrible memories. Nearly 1,000 youngsters who survived Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake have enrolled in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale...
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Protesters clash with police following rain in Haiti With COMMNETARY By Haitian-Truth Below article

February 11, 2010
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Protesters clash with police following rain in Haiti With COMMNETARY By Haitian-Truth Below article

by Kevin Pina US marines watches as demonstrators march towards UN headquarters near the airport Demonstrators clash with Haitian police Sign reads: “The rain has soaked us. The MINUSTAH (UN) must go. We need help. We need aid.” Port au Prince, Haiti – HIP — About one inch of rain fell on the capital...
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78 Haitians caught at sea repatriated to homeland

February 11, 2010
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78 Haitians caught at sea repatriated to homeland

In the first major incident at sea since Haiti’s devastating earthquake, nearly 80 Haitian nationals aboard an overloaded freighter in the Atlantic were stopped and returned to Haiti, the Coast Guard reported Thursday. But U.S. authorities said they see no evidence that Haitians are attempting to illegally leave the country in the aftermath of...
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U.S. paving way to rebuild Haiti-COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth added below

February 11, 2010
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U.S. paving way to rebuild Haiti-COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth added below

A commission to oversee Haiti’s recovery from the Jan. 12 earthquake could be led by former President Bill Clinton. BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com The Obama administration is quietly advocating a plan to reconstruct Haiti that could involve a central role for former President Bill Clinton. The plan, designed by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary...
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Haiti raises earthquake’s death toll to 230,000

February 10, 2010
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Haiti raises earthquake’s death toll to 230,000

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Haiti’s government has raised the death toll for the Jan. 12 earthquake to 230,000 from 212,000 and says more bodies remain uncounted. The government initially estimated 150,000 dead on Jan. 24, apparently from bodies being recovered in the rubble of collapsed buildings in Port-au-Prince, the capital that was near the...
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Daily Report- CLASSIFIED E-mail regarding PREVAL’S GANGS with COMMENTARY from Haitian-Truth

February 9, 2010
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Daily Report- CLASSIFIED E-mail regarding PREVAL’S GANGS with COMMENTARY from Haitian-Truth

Envoyé le : Mar 9 Février 2010, 9 h 52 min 24 s Objet : Security Update 30 This email is  CLASSIFIED. Reported Incidents 02-05-10 Gang activity reported during the nighttime hours, in the Pepiniere area of Delmas 105 (Rte de Frere). Armed gang members were observed openly carrying weapons and intimidating the local population....
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Doctors: Haitian may have survived 4 weeks in rubble

February 8, 2010
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Doctors: Haitian may have survived 4 weeks in rubble

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) — A man pulled alive from the rubble of a building in Haiti’s capital Monday may have been trapped since the January 12 quake that leveled much of the city, doctors reported. The 28-year-old man, identified as Evan Muncie, was found in the wreckage of a market where he sold rice,...
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Corruption alleged in Haiti kidnap case

February 8, 2010
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Corruption alleged in Haiti kidnap case

By Alan Gomez, USA TODAY PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Several Haitians said Sunday that they were not surprised to learn that accusations of bribery had arisen in the case of 10 American missionaries charged with kidnapping Haitian children. Patricia Louis, a third-year law school student in Port-au-Prince, said corruption is so commonplace in Haitian courts...
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Makeshift schools popping up in Haiti’s tent cities

February 8, 2010
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Makeshift schools popping up in Haiti’s tent cities

Children living in Haiti’s encampments are gathering in the streets for their lessons. // BY KATHLEEN McGRORY kmcgrory@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — With schools in Haiti’s capital city closed since last month’s catastrophic earthquake — and unlikely to open for several months — informal classes have begun springing up in the streets. “The children are traumatized,”...
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Group says agents want fees before releasing Haiti aid- With ADDED COMMENTARY

February 8, 2010
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Group says agents want fees before releasing Haiti aid- With ADDED COMMENTARY

By Rachel Revehl, The (Fort Myers, Fla.) News-Press CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — The members of the Cape Christian Fellowship felt their donations of baby food, diapers, toys and cribs would be welcomed in this impoverished port city. They were, but for a price, said Brett Furlong, executive pastor of the fellowship in Cape Coral, Fla....
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Doctors struggle with new wave of injured in Haiti

February 8, 2010
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Doctors struggle with new wave of injured in Haiti

By Lucile Malandain, HaitiFebruary 8, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE – Nearly a month after an earthquake devastated Haiti, medical teams still treat trauma patients but also face a new wave of ailments linked to poor hygiene and squalid, cramped living conditions. After three sleepless nights with debilitating pain in her lower back, 53-year-old Anne Setoute waited...
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Fake Food Coupons Spread in Haiti – With ADDED COMMENTARY From Haitian-Truth

February 8, 2010
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Fake Food Coupons Spread in Haiti – With ADDED COMMENTARY From Haitian-Truth

By MARC LACEY Published: February 8, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The United Nations said Monday that counterfeiters have begun printing up fake tickets to gain access to free rice distributions, complicating giveaways that are meant for the hungriest Haitians. David Orr, a spokesman for the World Food Program, said counterfeiters, active in Haiti even...
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BBC NEWS The challenge of rebuilding Haiti

February 8, 2010
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BBC NEWS The challenge of rebuilding Haiti

Government and international officials in Haiti are drawing up a strategy to help rebuild the long-impoverished country, while continuing to provide emergency aid to the hundreds of thousands survivors left homeless. We look at the short and long-term priorities. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has warned that while the relief effort in Haiti...
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Haiti protesters denounce aid corruption, hoarding COMMENTARY ADDED by Haitian-Truth

February 8, 2010
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Haiti protesters denounce aid corruption, hoarding COMMENTARY ADDED by Haitian-Truth

Jorge Vega  PORT-AU-PRINCE Mon Feb 8, 2010 10:27am EST PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Hundreds of Haitian earthquake survivors protested in a suburb of the wrecked capital on Sunday, accusing a district mayor of corruption and hoarding food aid provided by relief groups, witnesses said. The protest in the Petionville neighborhood of Port-au-Prince was one of...
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Collapsed CARIBBEAN MARKET Sat On Huge Cache of COCAINE and DRUG MONEY. Owners Block Rescue Attempts. Many Died In Direct Result.

February 7, 2010
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Collapsed CARIBBEAN MARKET Sat On Huge Cache of COCAINE and DRUG MONEY. Owners Block Rescue Attempts. Many Died In Direct Result.

Maitre Decad  (phonetic spelling). A  lawyer was trapped in the rubble of the Caribbean Market when it collapsed on January 12. It was a strange scene. American guards were keeping anyone and everyone from the scene, even as the trapped man, with four others, transmitted messages  via cell phone to their family. They said...
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G7 nations pledge debt relief for quake-hit Haiti

February 7, 2010
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G7 nations pledge debt relief for quake-hit Haiti

The world’s leading industrialised nations have pledged to write off the debts that Haiti owes them, following a devastating earthquake last month. Canada’s finance minister announced at a summit in Iqaluit, northern Canada, that Group of Seven countries planned to cancel Haiti’s bilateral debts. Jim Flaherty said he would encourage international lenders to do...
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US preps to halt post-earthquake migration of Haitians, just in case

February 6, 2010
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US preps to halt post-earthquake migration of Haitians, just in case

US Coast Guard has 16 cutter ships near Haiti, in part to send Haitians the message ‘don’t try to flee.’ There’s been no sign of any post-earthquake exodus, but a preexisting US ‘mass migration plan’ is at the ready. By Gordon Lubold Staff writer / February 5, 2010 Washington The US government is building...
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