Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Yéle Vert Lauches Environmental Education

February 24, 2011
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Yéle Vert Lauches Environmental Education

GONAIVES, February 22, 2011: In its first year of operation, Yéle Vert enlisted 350 volunteer farmers to grow trees. At the start of each growing season, these same farmers receive seeds, tools and training to improve their crop yields. Over the past two months, renowned Haitian environmentalist Jane Wynne has been instrumental in adding...
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Haiti needs peace — and quiet

February 24, 2011
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Haiti needs peace — and quiet

By BOGDAN KIPLING: Haitians are the poorest people in our own front pond and count among the most cruelly tried wretches in the world. Canadians live in a country the United Nations rated for years as the best, most livable place in the world. And Americans, as they have told the world over and...
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L’Eglise catholique restera neutre

February 23, 2011
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L’Eglise catholique restera neutre

LaNoelliste: Par respect pour l’électeur et les candidats, l’Eglise catholique entend garder sa neutralité envers les deux prétendants à la magistrature suprême tout en soulignant qu’elle suit de près le processus électoral. Le nouvel archevêque de l’Archidiocèse de Port-au-Prince, Mgr Guire Poulard, dit souhaiter que le second tour de l’élection soit bien meilleur que...
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Haiti earthquake: A look back a year later

February 23, 2011
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Haiti earthquake: A look back a year later

Posted On: 5:00 p.m. Bryan Chan | January 11, 2011 On Jan. 12, Haiti will mark the first anniversary of the devastating 7.0 earthquake that  killed an estimated 230,000 people and left 300,000 wounded and 1,000,000 homeless.  In that time Haitians have struggled to recover. The year was made more difficult with Hurricane Tomas...
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Preval government does not use eminent domain to create shelter for its citizens: Haitian quake victims ‘forced out of camps’ by landowners-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 23, 2011
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Preval government does not use eminent domain to create shelter for its citizens: Haitian quake victims ‘forced out of camps’ by landowners-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

23/02/11, 5:19 pm  Irish Journal HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of refugees in Haiti could face eviction from their refugee camps, after it emergent that many of the private landowners who gave over their land to be used for emergency accommodation were seeking to reclaim the land. The Global Post reported that the owners of one...
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Haiti Electoral Update by Stanley Lucas

February 23, 2011
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Haiti Electoral Update by Stanley Lucas

Friday, February 18, 2011 Haiti Electoral Update by Stanley Lucas Background On November 28, Haiti organized an election for President, a third of the senate and 99 seats in the lower Chamber. The pre-electoral period was characterized by political manipulation of the electoral process by the ruling party INITE, a partisan Provisional Electoral Council...
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Haiti’s cholera outbreak has plateaued, death rate remains high in rural regions, U.N. says-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 23, 2011
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Haiti’s cholera outbreak has plateaued, death rate remains high in rural regions, U.N. says-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

23. February 2011 The U.N. on Friday said Haiti’s cholera outbreak appears to be waning overall, but high death rates from the virus in rural regions of the country remain a concern, the Associated Press reports. According to figures released by the Haitian government, 231,070 cholera cases and 4,549 deaths from the disease have...
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Cholera Prompts Dominican Republic to Burn Uncertified Food From Haiti

February 23, 2011
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Cholera Prompts Dominican Republic to Burn Uncertified Food From Haiti

The measure is intended to prevent cholera from spreading in the Dominican Republic. Poorly cooked lobster served at a wedding last month sickened dozens of people. Getty Images The measure is intended to prevent cholera from spreading in the Dominican Republic. Poorly cooked lobster served at a wedding last month sickened dozens of people....
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Un procès contre Duvalier : “pas possible”, selon ses avocats

February 23, 2011
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Un procès contre Duvalier : “pas possible”, selon ses avocats

LeNouvelliste:Haïti: Un procès contre l’ancien dictateur haïtien Jean-Claude Duvalier, que ce soit pour crimes contre l’humanité ou corruption, n’est “pas possible”, ont déclaré mardi les avocats de l’ancien “président à vie”, revenu au pays après 25 ans d’exil. Jean-Claude Duvalier, revenu en Haïti le 16 janvier, a dirigé le pays entre 1971 et 1986,...
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Senateur Irvelt Chéry Lettre Ouverte, 17 Novembre 2000

February 22, 2011
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Senateur Irvelt Chéry Lettre Ouverte, 17 Novembre 2000

A tous les Commissaires du Gouvernement de la République, tous les Doyens des Tribunaux Civils de 1ère Instance, tous les Juges d’Instruction et autres Officiers de Justice du Territoire Mesdames/Messieurs les Autorités Judiciaires de mon pays, J’ai l’honneur de vous présenter mes félicitations pour les efforts que vous entreprenez au sein de l’appareil judiciaire,...
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