Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

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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COUP BY MEDIA PREVAL’S GAME WITH CRIMINAL WORLDWIDE MEDIA COLLUSION AND UN COMPLICITY MAY STEAL HAITIAN PRESIDENCY

November 19, 2010
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COUP BY MEDIA  PREVAL’S GAME WITH CRIMINAL WORLDWIDE MEDIA COLLUSION AND UN COMPLICITY MAY STEAL HAITIAN PRESIDENCY

November 19, 2010 There is an old saying, that asks,   if a tree falls in the forest…and no one is present, does it make a noise. This is along with the concept that wonders if the fridge light goes off when you close the door?? We, in Haiti, can see the reality of...
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Cholera protesters attack cars in Haiti capital_added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 18, 2010
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Cholera protesters attack cars in Haiti capital_added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Protesters in Haiti’s capital are lashing out at U.N. peacekeepers and the government, blocking roads and attacking foreigners’ vehicles. Demonstrators are setting up burning barricades, and Haitian police have fired tear gas. U.N. and non-governmental organization vehicles have been pelted with rocks. The growing protest comes a week before national elections, and marchers are...
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Cholera unrest hits Haiti capital Police fire tear gas into a camp for displaced people as protests accusing UN troops of bringing cholera turn violent.

November 18, 2010
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Cholera unrest hits Haiti capital Police fire tear gas into a camp for displaced people as protests accusing UN troops of bringing cholera turn violent.

Cholera unrest hits Haiti capital Police fire tear gas into a camp for displaced people as protests accusing UN troops of bringing cholera turn violent. Police in Haiti have fired tear gas into a camp for internally displaced people in Port-au-Prince, the capital, following violent riots. The unrest followed protests against the presence of United Nations...
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