Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haïti – Épidémie : L’Espagne craint que le choléra complique les élections en Haïti

November 21, 2010
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Haïti – Épidémie : L’Espagne craint que le choléra complique les élections en Haïti

Après une réunion tenue à Madrid cette semaine, sur l’assistance d’urgence à Haïti, avec Luis Alberto Moreno, le président de la Banque Inter-américaine de développement (BID), Soraya Rodriguez, la secrétaire d’État espagnol de l’Agence espagnole de coopération internationale au développement (AECI) a déclaré avoir approuvé un fonds de 2,5 millions de dollars qui sera...
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH FOUR ONG STAFFERS BEATEN BY THUGS WHO ACCUSED THEM OF PLACING CONTAMINATED MATERIAL IN WATER SUPPLY

November 21, 2010
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FLASH – FLASH – FLASH  FOUR ONG STAFFERS BEATEN BY THUGS WHO ACCUSED THEM OF PLACING CONTAMINATED MATERIAL IN WATER SUPPLY

Four foreigner members of an ONG were attacked and beaten by Haitian thugs who accused them of contaminating water supplies in the hills above Petionville. They were taken to the Petionville Police Station. In fact, the four –  French, Spanish, Italian and one other – hike in the area each weekend and were known...
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DES SOUPCONS DE CRIME PESENT SUR EDMOND MULET

November 21, 2010
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DES SOUPCONS DE CRIME PESENT SUR EDMOND MULET

Haïti : DES SOUPCONS DE CRIME PESENT SUR EDMOND MULET Dans cette affaire de choléra, un crime, ou, peut-être, plusieurs, a bel et bien été commis  par la MINUSTHA et autres complices contre les Haïtiens.  Déjà plusieurs milliers de morts et des milliers de malades – tous atteints de choléra.  Le gouvernement d’Haïti essaie...
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UN Sees Mounting Violence In Haiti Targeting Peacekeepers

November 20, 2010
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UN Sees Mounting Violence In Haiti Targeting Peacekeepers

November 20, 2010 UN officials trying to halt the spread of a cholera epidemic in Haiti say their efforts are being sabotaged by increasing civil unrest. The head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti, Edmond Mullet, says the delivery of help is being hampered by demonstrators who are making the foreign peacekeepers a...
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Haiti’s cholera epidemic sparks outrage as Jean Henry Ceant leads the polls By Stephen Lendman

November 19, 2010
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Haiti’s cholera epidemic sparks outrage as Jean Henry Ceant leads the polls By Stephen Lendman

TIMES/By Stephen Lendman In early November, thousands of Haitians rallied for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s return and presidential hopeful Jean-Henry Ceant in the November 28 elections, one rigged by banning 14 political parties, including Fanmi Lavalas, by far the most popular. Ceant founded Aimer Haiti (Love Haiti), “a movement uniting and integrating human-centered (principles) and...
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Aid agencies say they can’t cope with Haiti cholera outbreak

November 19, 2010
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Aid agencies say they can’t cope with Haiti cholera outbreak

Telegraph.uk- By Jon Swaine in New York 4:46PM GMT 19 Nov 2010 A severe shortage of treatments for the sick, clean water, sanitation facilities and other supplies are “undermining efforts to stem the ongoing crisis”, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). It said that the international response to the epidemic, which has killed more...
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Haiti battles to control cholera epidemic as protests gain momentum Unrest expected to worsen before next week’s election, with foreign peacekeepers blamed for introducing disease

November 19, 2010
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Haiti battles to control cholera epidemic as protests gain momentum  Unrest expected to worsen before next week’s election, with foreign peacekeepers blamed for introducing disease

Guardian.co.uk: Violent protests against UN peacekeepers and Haiti‘s government are disrupting efforts to control the cholera epidemic, with fears that unrest will worsen in the runup to next week’s election. Riots in the north of the country spread to Port-au-Prince on Thursday, smothering swaths of the capital in choking black smoke from burning barricades....
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STATE DEPT WAKING UP ON HAITI, SORT OF, WHILE UN CIRCLES WAGONS

November 19, 2010
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STATE DEPT WAKING UP ON HAITI, SORT OF, WHILE UN CIRCLES WAGONS

In a last minute State Department press briefing today, Mark Ward expressed confidence in the Haitian government’s anti-cholera efforts even though the number of cases and deaths continue to rise. Ward is Acting Director of the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). “Let me begin by...
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