Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

A year later, Haiti’s recovery gridlocked Haiti remains a bleak moonscape, its recovery slowed by political paralysis and a lack of dollars.

January 10, 2011
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A year later, Haiti’s recovery gridlocked   Haiti remains a bleak moonscape, its recovery slowed by political paralysis and a lack of dollars.

BY JIM WYSS AND JACQUELINE CHARLES jwyss@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Jenny-Carls Joseph dreams of going home. But home is a nightmare of broken concrete and twisted steel that, a year after Haiti’s Jan. 12 earthquake, has yet to give up his father’s remains. So Joseph and 24,038 others bide their time in a 13.6-acre industrial...
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‘Massive irregularities’ detected in Haiti presidential vote

January 9, 2011
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‘Massive irregularities’ detected in Haiti presidential vote

PORT-AU-PRINCE— From Monday’s Globe and Mail Published Sunday, Jan. 09, An independent review of Haiti’s controversial presidential vote suggests the results should not be salvaged because of “massive irregularities” that have been detected. The report, issued Sunday by Washington-based Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), says about 156,000 votes were not counted in...
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Sean Penn’s yearlong project turns Haiti golf course into camp for 55,000

January 9, 2011
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Sean Penn’s yearlong project turns Haiti golf course into camp for 55,000

By STEPHEN GALLOWAY Jan 9, 2011 02:38AM // PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—Actor Senn Penn’s mud-splattered SUV lurches through a hilly slum here, ironically named Bel Air. Half-naked children clamber around the crumbling shacks. A family stews food on the porch of a building stamped with red letters, meaning it’s destined for demolition — only the place...
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Critics question funds raised for Haiti

January 9, 2011
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Critics question funds raised for Haiti

BY FRANCES ROBLES frobles@MiamiHerald.com Second of three parts. Read part one: Haiti’s recovery gridlocked PORT-AU-PRINCE — Wearing orange rubber gloves and a straw hat, Marie Siane furiously scrubs a wooden row of two dozen latrines overlooking a basketball court. The bathroom she uses and is paid $5 a day to disinfect is at the...
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12 Janvier 2011: Trêve générale Pour commémorer le 12 Janvier dans la Paix

January 9, 2011
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12 Janvier 2011: Trêve générale Pour commémorer le 12 Janvier dans la Paix

Au nom de tous les  morts,  Au nom de toutes les victimes du 12 Janvier 2010. Au nom de toutes les familles de tous les morts et toutes les victimes du 12 janvier 2010. Nous demandons une trêve générale  sur toute l’entendue du territoire national, dans la diaspora, sur Facebook et sur les forums....
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Haiti earthquake one year on: the lost generation

January 8, 2011
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Haiti earthquake one year on: the lost generation

In the dim late afternoon light, seeping through an upstairs window, the scars of ant bites are clearly visible on the back of a small baby boy. Jean was found covered in ants in a cardboard box half-filled with rain water near a busy Port-au-Prince market. “He was half-dead,” says Nicole Dieudonne, director of...
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Haiti’s year of living dangerously

January 7, 2011
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Haiti’s year of living dangerously

Haiti’s earthquake was one of the deadliest natural disasters suffered by mankind in modern times Haitian journalist Andy Limontas looks back on a year in which crisis has been piled upon crisis following the earthquake in January 2010 that killed more than 200,000 people and devastated his country. A deadly earthquake, a devastating tornado,...
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Haiti to get cholera vaccination

January 6, 2011
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Haiti to get cholera vaccination

THE World Health Organization will start vaccinating in April to help stem the cholera epidemic in Haiti, which has killed over 3300. The vaccine hasn’t been used before, partly to focus medical resources on treating cases, but also because little is available, as vaccination is not standard in acute outbreaks. Cholera, however, has changed,...
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CHOLERA: AN EPIDEMIC – OR GENOCIDE? INTERNATIONAL INDIFFERENCE AND INCOMPETENCE WILL KILL OVER 100,000

January 5, 2011
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CHOLERA: AN EPIDEMIC – OR GENOCIDE? INTERNATIONAL INDIFFERENCE AND INCOMPETENCE WILL KILL OVER 100,000

January 12 marks the first anniversary of Haiti’s great earthquake, and the end of the worst year in the country’s history, which is saying something. First came the earthquake, 300,000 deaths and months of chaos. Then, in October, cholera broke out, followed by Hurricane Tomas and then by a blatantly rigged election provoking riots...
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HAPPY NEW YEAR: PREVAL AND WIFE RUN FOR THEIR CAR

January 3, 2011
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HAPPY NEW YEAR: PREVAL AND WIFE RUN FOR THEIR CAR

January 1, 2011 President Rene Preval, and his wife attended the annual Independence Day celebration in Gonaives. Those watching the event, on National Television, wondered why Preval and his wife ran like teenagers to get to and into their waiting car. It was not until Haitians viewed the scene – on other channels –...
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