Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Purdue grad to test his emergency shelter in Haiti

February 22, 2011
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Purdue grad to test his emergency shelter in Haiti

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University graduate who designed an emergency shelter for victims of natural disasters and military conflicts is preparing to test his invention in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. Rafael Smith has been honing the design of the collapsible structure that’s two stories tall with three levels. His goal is to have it...
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Haitians risk cholera infection during annual carnival

February 22, 2011
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Haitians risk cholera infection during annual carnival

Source: United Nations Radio Date: 21 Feb 2011
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Haiti: A Deportation Death Sentence?

February 22, 2011
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Haiti: A Deportation Death Sentence?

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine The U.S. government announced last month that it would resume deportations to Haiti, despite a cholera epidemic and political unrest. To learn more about the deportations, I recently spoke with Cheryl Little, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the...
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Acquitted terror defendant can’t return home, court rules

February 22, 2011
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Acquitted terror defendant can’t return home, court rules

A federal appeals court ruled that Lyglenson Lemorin, acquitted of terrorism charges in the Liberty City Seven case, cannot return to the U.S. from Haiti, where he was deported last month. By JAY WEAVER jweaver@MiamiHerald.com Lyglenson Lemorin, acquitted in a major terrorism trial of conspiring with other Miami men to support al Qaeda, may...
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Pilots, boaters adjust to shift in magnetic north

February 22, 2011
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Pilots, boaters adjust to shift in magnetic north

By Ken Kaye, Sun Sentinel Magnetic north, the point at the top of the Earth that determines compass headings, is shifting its position at a rate of about 40 miles per year. In geologic terms, it’s racing from the Arctic Ocean near Canada toward Russia. As a result, everyone who uses a compass, even...
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Une Haïtienne de 115 ans immigre au Canada

February 22, 2011
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Une Haïtienne de 115 ans immigre au Canada

Pour son 115ème anniversaire de naissance, Cicilia Laurent d’origine haitienne, a reçu un certificat de reconnaissance des mains du maire Gilles Vallencourt Style de vie actif Le régime alimentaire et le style de vie de la «grande», comme ils l’appellent, contribuent largement à sa bonne forme. «Elle ne mange que des aliments bouillis, de...
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Cholera Operations in Haiti Seriously Under-funded

February 21, 2011
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Cholera Operations in Haiti Seriously Under-funded

The United Nations is holding a special meeting with donor countries to drum up support for its cholera treatment and control operations in Haiti. It says it has received less than half of the $175 million it needs to carry out its life-saving programs in the country. The United Nations reports cholera cases throughout...
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Aristide supporters march for his return in Haiti …but, as the song, Waltzing Matilda ends.. “But year after year, the number gets fewer…till no one marches at all.”

February 21, 2011
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Aristide supporters march for his return in Haiti …but, as the song, Waltzing Matilda ends.. “But year after year, the number gets fewer…till no one marches at all.”

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Around 3,000 followers of Haiti’s ousted former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched in support of his return from exile on Friday, and protest leaders threatened to disrupt an upcoming presidential run-off vote if his homecoming is blocked.
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Bangladesh to hold massive cholera vaccine trial

February 20, 2011
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Bangladesh to hold massive cholera vaccine trial

By Anbarasan Ethirajan BBC News, Dhaka Experts say that investment in improved sanitation will reduce the cholera impact Health officials in Bangladesh are due to launch the world’s largest trial of an affordable cholera vaccine which could save tens of thousands of lives. The study involves nearly 250,000 people near the capital, Dhaka. If...
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Haiti – Politic : Aristide’s lawyer doubts the willingness of governments, while many doubt Aristide’s willingness to return-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 20, 2011
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Haiti – Politic : Aristide’s lawyer doubts the willingness of governments, while many doubt Aristide’s willingness to return-Added COMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

20/02/2011 11:44:24 haitilibre Ira J. Kurzban the lawyer of the Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in exile in South Africa since February 2004, asserts that his client cannot return to Haiti without the cooperation of the governments of the United States and South Africa, even if the government of Haiti has issued earlier this month...
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