Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

DENIS O’BRIEN: Getting Haiti back on its feet Philanthropy leads rehabilitation efforts

January 17, 2011
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DENIS O’BRIEN: Getting Haiti back on its feet  Philanthropy leads rehabilitation efforts

BY AL EDWARDS Friday, January 14, 2011: In 2010 Denis O’Brien, chairman of the Caribbean’s leading mobile telephone service provider Digicel promised to restore the Iron Market in Port-au-Prince within a year after its destruction in the massive earthquake that shook Haiti in January of last year. True to his word,he met the deadline,...
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MOTIVATION??? Duvalier returns but what else is in the mill as Preval starts a new game??

January 17, 2011
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MOTIVATION???  Duvalier returns but what else is in the mill as Preval starts a new game??

January 17, 2011 The old Haitian proverb – “Behind the mountain is another mountain”… might be applicable here. What were Preval’s motives in giving Jean-Claude Duvalier a Diplomatic passport? We are also told that he gave a Diplomatic passport to Aristide and possible Cedras. A close Preval associate suggests that this is a plot,...
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A MOVE TOWARDS FRESH ELECTION PROMOTED

January 16, 2011
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A MOVE TOWARDS FRESH ELECTION PROMOTED

January 14, 2011 DRP Haiti Representatives of the international community are beginning to show a willingness to discard the November 28, 2010 elections and start afresh. It is becoming apparent that the OAS analysis is flawed in itself since its entire process is based upon questionable evidence. One of the main factors in trying...
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The architect, the celebrity minder and me… symbols of hell that is Haiti

January 15, 2011
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The architect, the celebrity minder and me… symbols of hell that is Haiti

By Edward Stourton In Jean-Paul Sartre’s play Huis Clos, or No Exit, a small group of strangers find themselves locked up together in a room; one of them famously concludes that: ‘Hell is other people.’ When Haiti erupted in violence after allegedly rigged election results last month, I found myself similarly isolated with a...
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Haiti Still Buried Under the Rubble of Dueling NGOs: OXFAM Report

January 15, 2011
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Haiti Still Buried Under the Rubble of Dueling NGOs: OXFAM Report

Both OXFAM and the Disaster Accountability Project released reports this week that not only enhance the already-serious criticism of the relationship between the Haitian government and NGOs, but also shed light on the inability of both sectors to offer support to the Haitian people. The reports mark the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake...
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Only Half of Funds Donated to Haiti Have Been Used- ADDED COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 15, 2011
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Only Half of Funds Donated to Haiti Have Been Used- ADDED COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Saturday, January 15, 2011 By Dennis B. Roddy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Michael Henninger/Post-Gazette A man walks by a collapsed structure Monday on the route to the Doctors Without Borders cholera clinic in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — American disaster agencies have raised billions of dollars for Haitian relief that remain unspent more than a year after...
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Fear, confusion as Haiti tent camp shuts-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 15, 2011
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Fear, confusion as Haiti tent camp shuts-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Sebastian Smith, AFP PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Officials in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince sparked fear, confusion — and some hope — when they began closing down a tent camp for earthquake victims. Evicted families sat on muddy ground in Place St Pierre, next to piles of cooking pots and bundles of clothes Friday. Around...
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FREE-AND-FAIR ELECTIONS COULD SEE A SOLUTION TO HAITI’S 200 YEAR PROBLEM:. BAKER AS PRESIDENT, CEANT AS PRIME MINISTER…OR CEANT AS PRESIDENT AND BAKER AS PRIME MINISTER WOULD WORK MAGIC

January 14, 2011
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FREE-AND-FAIR ELECTIONS COULD SEE A SOLUTION TO HAITI’S 200 YEAR PROBLEM:. BAKER AS PRESIDENT, CEANT AS PRIME MINISTER…OR CEANT AS PRESIDENT AND BAKER AS PRIME MINISTER WOULD WORK MAGIC

January 12, 2011 The elections, had they been run honestly, would have seen a result that would have diluted a societal problem that has afflicted the nation for 200 years.  There is a definite color line that may not be apparent, to outsiders, but it is there. Had the election been run honestly the...
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Continental Airlines will fly direct to Haiti

January 14, 2011
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Continental Airlines will fly direct to Haiti

By Joseph R. Perone/The Star-Ledger Tim Boyle/BloombergContinental Airlines file photo. Continental Airlines will begin nonstop flights between Newark Liberty International Airport and Port-Au-Prince, Haiti on June 9. The Houston-based carrier will have three flights a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Daily service will commence July 1, according to United Continental Holdings, which was...
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Images Of Haiti Days After The Earthquake, And Now

January 13, 2011
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Images Of Haiti Days After The Earthquake, And Now

NPR photographer David Gilkey revisits a few key locations in Haiti, one year after a massive earthquake devastated the capital, Port-au-Prince. The quake killed more than 200,000 people and left 1.5 million homeless. Even now, the effects of the quake are everywhere. Rubble still covers much of the city, and more than 1 million...
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