Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

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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Hard times again at Haiti nursing home

February 19, 2011
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Hard times again at Haiti nursing home

By DAVID McFADDEN The Associated Press Saturday, February 19, 2011; 12:14 PM PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Skinny youths in ragged T-shirts crowd menacingly around the barred kitchen door of a city-run nursing home, waving empty bowls and demanding some of the sardines and mashed corn that the elderly residents depend on. “Thieves! Thieves!” 68-year-old Exume...
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JEDCO, and the NGO Red Cross transport the waste, it is hauled to the Truttier waste disposal site-Watch the video here

February 18, 2011
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JEDCO, and the NGO Red Cross transport the waste, it is hauled to the Truttier waste disposal site-Watch the video here

Thanks to Bois Cayman for posting this to his FACEBOOK page: This hazardous waste dump sits on the aquifer that supplies water to Port-au-Prince. OCHA says the pumping of excrement from latrines in cholera treatment centers (CTCs) “remains a major problem nationwide and the situation is worsening in some areas.” When companies such as...
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Au printemps 2011 la population haitienne va faire face àune situation explosive

February 18, 2011
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Au printemps 2011 la population haitienne va faire face àune situation explosive

Le RDNP face à l’émeute de la faim Jean Erich René Au printemps 2011 la population haitienne va faire face à une situation explosive de crise alimentaire, a annoncé le mardi 16 Février 2011 la CNSA ou Coordination Nationale de la Sécurité Alimentaire. Selon le Ministère de l’Agriculture 3.3 millions de personnes seront menacées...
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