Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

From Haiti earthquake victim to high school valedictorian

June 4, 2016
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From Haiti earthquake victim to high school valedictorian

Joe Freddy Francois doesn’t remember how long his family’s house shook. Mostly, he remembers the shock — the actual, physical shock, and the emotional toll that followed. He was a child in Port-au-Prince the day an earthqake struck Haiti in January 2010. He was watching television with his sister when they suddenly felt the...
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UN response to Haiti cholera epidemic critics signals ‘potential breakthrough’

June 2, 2016
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UN response to Haiti cholera epidemic critics signals ‘potential breakthrough’

Letter discussed United Nations’ ‘human rights obligation’ amid deadly outbreak brought into Haiti by peacekeepers Figaro Nau rests on a stretcher in the Cholera Treatment Center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. At least 30,000 people have died from the outbreak, latest studies show. Photograph: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters Ed Pilkington in New York The United Nations is...
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Haiti struggles to contain massive cholera outbreak

May 29, 2016
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Haiti struggles to contain massive cholera outbreak

Victor Muisyo with Reuters Health departments in Haiti have issued alerts on a looming cholera outbreak in the troubled Caribbean nation. Haiti’s cholera epidemic began just ten months after the devastating earthquake that shook the country in 2010. This year alone, there’s been an outbreak of 16,000 cases according to the country’s health ministry....
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UN agencies support Government in vaccination campaign against cholera

May 28, 2016
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UN agencies support Government in vaccination campaign against cholera

Government of Haiti has launched a vaccination campaign against cholera that aims to reach 400,000 people in 2016. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi 25 May 2016 – Two United Nations agencies said today they are supporting the Government of Haiti in a vaccination campaign against cholera that aims to reach 400,000 people in 2016. In a...
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Advice for Hillary Clinton on Her Brother’s Bad Judgment

May 28, 2016
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Advice for Hillary Clinton on Her Brother’s Bad Judgment

Tony Rodham’s involvement in a gold-mining operation in Haiti is under scrutiny. By John Cavanagh Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton The Washington Post reported on Saturday that Hillary Clinton’s brother Tony Rodham is on the advisory board of a company that is trying to mine gold in Haiti. No one should be judged...
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CDB approves US$3.5-m grant to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance

May 25, 2016
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CDB approves US$3.5-m grant to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance

People walk among damaged buildings in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the country leaving thousands dead and many displaced. (Photo: AP) KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) board of directors has approved a grant of US$3.5 million to pay Haiti’s catastrophe risk insurance premium for the coming year. This marks...
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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

May 23, 2016
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Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika

By DAVID McFADDEN The Associated Press MIREBALAIS, Haiti (AP) — Berny Saint-Sauveur was moaning and incoherent when his family carried him into a hospital in central Haiti. He was unable to move, he later found out, because of an unusual paralysis syndrome linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. “I thought I was a dead...
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Clinton Disaster Fundraising in Haiti: Predatory Humanitarianism?

May 22, 2016
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Clinton Disaster Fundraising in Haiti: Predatory Humanitarianism?

Interview With Charles Ortel By Charles Ortel and Dady Chery Global Research, May 22, 2016 Haiti Chery 20 May 2016 It is Haiti’s good luck and surely the Clintons‘ misfortune, that Charles Ortel, one of the world’s finest financial analysts, has got the Clinton Foundation in his sights. Mr. Ortel is a graduate of the Harvard...
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Haiti’s Public Hospitals On Strike- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 21, 2016
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Haiti’s Public Hospitals On Strike- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Thirty-Two Year Old Man Lying in Emergency Department Waiting Area of St. Catherine Laboure Hospital in Cite Soleil–July 22, 2013 (Photo by John Carroll) In the mid 80’s I had never been to the largest public hospital in Port-au-Prince. It is named L’Hôpital de l’Université d’Etat d’Haïti and referred to as the General Hospital....
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Sean Penn’s ‘The Last Face’ Ripped Apart on Twitter After Cannes Debut

May 21, 2016
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Sean Penn’s ‘The Last Face’ Ripped Apart on Twitter After Cannes Debut

Senior Film and Media Reporter @BrentALang Courtesy of the Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2016 | 02:56AM PT UPDATED: Sean Penn’s humanitarian romance “The Last Face” is being savaged on Twitter after premiering Friday at the Cannes Film Festival. Commenters on social media are describing the film, which stars Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem,...
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