Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

SOA Watch and others ask you to get UN focused oin development in Haiti in January 2011

January 12, 2011
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SOA Watch and others ask you to get UN focused oin development in Haiti in January 2011

By Kevin Anthony Stoda: opednews.com Haiti : One Year Later Click here to send a fax to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations to demand a withdrawal of military troops and a redirection of funds to humanitarian aid. Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti that left 230,000 Haitians...
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Haitians recall 2010 quake “hell” as death toll upped-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 12, 2011
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Haitians recall 2010 quake “hell” as death toll upped-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Allyn Gaestel and Tom Brown PORT-AU-PRINCE | Wed Jan 12, 2011 (Reuters) – Haiti mourned more than 300,000 victims of its devastating 2010 earthquake on Wednesday in a somber, poignant one-year anniversary clouded by pessimism over slow reconstruction and political uncertainty. When the precise 4:53 p.m. one year anniversary of the moment the...
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Does International Aid Keep Haiti Poor?

January 12, 2011
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Does International Aid Keep Haiti Poor?

Criticism has plagued the United Nations ever since it sent a peacekeeping force to Haiti in 2004. Past scandals include accusations of child sex abuse and political bias, but it’s safe to say the United Nations’ standing has reached a new low as far as Haitians are concerned. According to a study published in...
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Pope appoints new Haiti archbishop one year after quake

January 12, 2011
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Pope appoints new Haiti archbishop one year after quake

Jan 12, 2011 by Francis X. Rocca VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI marked the first anniversary of the Haiti earthquake on Wednesday (Jan. 12) by naming a new archbishop for the country’s capital city. Archbishop-elect Guire Poulard will lead the Catholic Church in Port-au-Prince, succeeding Archbishop Joseph Serge Miot, who was killed in...
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One Year after Haiti Earthquake, Corporations Profit While People Suffer

January 12, 2011
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One Year after Haiti Earthquake, Corporations Profit While People Suffer

by Jordan Flaherty align=”right”> One year after an earthquake devastated Haiti, much of the promised relief and reconstruction aid has not reached those most in need.  In fact, the nation’s tragedy has served as an opportunity to further enrich corporate interests. The details of a recent lawsuit, as reported by Business Week, highlights the...
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Haiti still mired in post-quake problems

January 12, 2011
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Haiti still mired in post-quake problems

By Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles TimesJanuary 12, 2011 Reporting from Port-au-Prince, Haiti — Gray ribbons of fresh concrete streak the side of Clarisse Brisson’s broken home, where she and her family are slowly making repairs. Inside, she reads Bible verses to sustain her. Next door, the neighbor’s home is a heap of crumbled stone...
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Haiti earthquake one year on: The squalid tent cities where rape gangs and disease run rife

January 12, 2011
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Haiti earthquake one year on: The squalid tent cities where rape gangs and disease run rife

By Liz Hazelton Last updated at 1:32 PM on 12th January 2011 Haiti remembers its dead with two day memorial 1.2m still trapped in squalid tent cities Charities struggle with cholera epidemic Bill Clinton jets in to join commemorations From the air they form a neat patchwork of grey and blue, nestling between rundown...
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MINUSTAH FIXED THE PREVAL ELECTION IN 2005 – NOW OAS WANTS TO FIX 2010 VOTE!!! OAS Plan to Alter Haiti Vote Fails Bush v. Gore Standard of Equal Protection-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 12, 2011
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MINUSTAH FIXED THE PREVAL ELECTION IN 2005 – NOW OAS WANTS TO FIX 2010 VOTE!!!  OAS Plan to Alter Haiti Vote Fails Bush v. Gore Standard of Equal Protection-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Robert Naiman Policy Director, Just Foreign Policy January 12, 2011 The Organization of American States’ “Expert Verification Mission” is pushing to alter the preliminary results of Haiti’s disputed November 28, 2010, presidential election in a way that appears to violate the equal protection standards that led the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the Florida...
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Haiti Mourns Earthquake Victims-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 12, 2011
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Haiti Mourns Earthquake Victims-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

More than 100 members of the U.N. mission were killed, including the mission chief, Hedi Annabi, and his deputy, Luiz Carlos da Costa. UN statement On Wednesday, the first anniversary of the quake, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expected to take part in a wreath-laying ceremony in the U.N. lobby.  A 47-second period of...
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PAPAL MESSAGE FOR FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF HAITI EARTHQUAKE

January 12, 2011
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PAPAL MESSAGE FOR FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF HAITI EARTHQUAKE

VATICAN CITY, 12 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father has written the following Message to mark today’s first anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti. The Message was read out by Cardinal Robert Sarah, president of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”, during a commemorative Mass held in Haiti today. “In order to mark the...
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