Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Gripped by cholera, Haiti faces pre-election violence

November 23, 2010
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Gripped by cholera, Haiti faces pre-election violence

By Stephane Jourdain (AFP) – 4 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE — Deadly violence rocked the run-up to Haiti elections and protests simmered over the handling of a raging cholera outbreak, feeding fears Tuesday that the nation could slip toward broader unrest. Officials said two shooting victims died late Monday in Beaumont, a small town in...
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For Haiti’s dead-by-cholera body collectors, the job takes hazardous turn

November 23, 2010
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For Haiti’s dead-by-cholera body collectors, the job takes hazardous turn

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Residents afraid of catching cholera turned on a group of body collectors — and the photojournalists following them — Saturday, snatching the lead supervisor and beating him up before calling police. “It was a bad moment. I really thought they were going to kill me,” Rochefort Saint-Louis,...
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COMMENT: HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG on an article posted Fri, Nov. 19, 2010 titled Candidate, first lady falsely accused in doctored Herald article

November 22, 2010
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COMMENT: HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG on an article posted Fri, Nov. 19, 2010 titled Candidate, first lady falsely accused in doctored Herald article

BY FRANCES ROBLES frobles@MiamiHerald.com A doctored Miami Herald article that says a Haitian presidential candidate and the country’s first lady caused the cholera outbreak by illegal dumping is a fake distributed on the Internet without the newspaper’s permission. The altered article first appeared on the website haitian-truth.org and then began making the rounds on...
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Who Cares About Haiti?

November 22, 2010
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Who Cares About Haiti?

BY MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY Ten months after a magnitude 8.0 earthquake killed more than 200,000 Haitians and destroyed an already decrepit infrastructure, some 1.3 million impoverished souls are still barely surviving in tent cities around the country. Living conditions are deplorable and after nearly a year, optimism about a way out of what were...
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Haitian cholera hospital counts its dead on the lawn

November 22, 2010
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Haitian cholera hospital counts its dead on the lawn

Hinche, Haiti, Nov 21, 2010 (AFP) – The woman stricken by cholera lay in bed in a hospital tent. Fluids were delivered to her body through an IV drip while nurses made sure she drank water all the time. But all the efforts to save her life proved to be in vain. She passed...
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Living fear the dead in cholera-stricken Haiti

November 22, 2010
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Living fear the dead in cholera-stricken Haiti

Kansas City Star By JACQUELINE CHARLES McClatchy Newspapers CARREFOUR, Haiti | Frightened by cholera, a disease never before known in this nation, Haitians are running scared. Residents are stoning the dead and their handlers, local mayors are refusing their burial and families are abandoning bodies on the streets. Others have taken to the streets...
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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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