Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Fear, confusion as Haiti tent camp shuts-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 15, 2011
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Fear, confusion as Haiti tent camp shuts-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Sebastian Smith, AFP PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Officials in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince sparked fear, confusion — and some hope — when they began closing down a tent camp for earthquake victims. Evicted families sat on muddy ground in Place St Pierre, next to piles of cooking pots and bundles of clothes Friday. Around...
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FREE-AND-FAIR ELECTIONS COULD SEE A SOLUTION TO HAITI’S 200 YEAR PROBLEM:. BAKER AS PRESIDENT, CEANT AS PRIME MINISTER…OR CEANT AS PRESIDENT AND BAKER AS PRIME MINISTER WOULD WORK MAGIC

January 14, 2011
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FREE-AND-FAIR ELECTIONS COULD SEE A SOLUTION TO HAITI’S 200 YEAR PROBLEM:. BAKER AS PRESIDENT, CEANT AS PRIME MINISTER…OR CEANT AS PRESIDENT AND BAKER AS PRIME MINISTER WOULD WORK MAGIC

January 12, 2011 The elections, had they been run honestly, would have seen a result that would have diluted a societal problem that has afflicted the nation for 200 years.  There is a definite color line that may not be apparent, to outsiders, but it is there. Had the election been run honestly the...
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Continental Airlines will fly direct to Haiti

January 14, 2011
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Continental Airlines will fly direct to Haiti

By Joseph R. Perone/The Star-Ledger Tim Boyle/BloombergContinental Airlines file photo. Continental Airlines will begin nonstop flights between Newark Liberty International Airport and Port-Au-Prince, Haiti on June 9. The Houston-based carrier will have three flights a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Daily service will commence July 1, according to United Continental Holdings, which was...
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Images Of Haiti Days After The Earthquake, And Now

January 13, 2011
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Images Of Haiti Days After The Earthquake, And Now

NPR photographer David Gilkey revisits a few key locations in Haiti, one year after a massive earthquake devastated the capital, Port-au-Prince. The quake killed more than 200,000 people and left 1.5 million homeless. Even now, the effects of the quake are everywhere. Rubble still covers much of the city, and more than 1 million...
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Haitians turn out for one-year anniversary of quake

January 13, 2011
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Haitians turn out for one-year anniversary of quake

The trauma remains fresh for survivors of the magnitude 7.0 earthquake. Nearly a million remain in tents and other temporary housing By Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times January 12, 2011, 4:23 p.m. Reporting from Port-au-Prince, Haiti — Hundreds of white balloons were released into the air, buglers played taps and Haitians sang their national...
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Industrial park project will create 20,000 new jobs in Haiti

January 12, 2011
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Industrial park project will create 20,000 new jobs in Haiti

Port-Au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) — Haiti’s economy is getting a boost thanks to a venture with one of Korea’s largest companies that promises to bring 20,000 garment industry jobs to a new industrial park in the north of the country. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive were joined by members...
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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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