Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

New Investigation Reaffirms: Clintons Are Poison for Democrats- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 8, 2017
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New Investigation Reaffirms: Clintons Are Poison for Democrats- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Bill and Hillary Clinton. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images On June 1, Sen. Chuck Grassley wrote a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson initiating a Senate investigation into recent news claims from Bangladesh government officials that Hillary Clinton, while serving as secretary of state, pressured the Bangladesh prime minister to end an investigation into Clinton Foundation...
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Immigration activists and lawyers offer Haitians hope, vowing TPS fight is not over- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 5, 2017
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Immigration activists and lawyers offer Haitians hope, vowing TPS fight is not over- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com For 29 years, Evette Prosper has called the United States home. It’s where she attended school, got married and gave birth to two children, now 8 and 7. An only child, Prosper doesn’t know where her father is. And both her Haitian mother, and her grandmother — who migrated with...
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Haiti fears deportations will mean surge of child servants

June 5, 2017
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Haiti fears deportations will mean surge of child servants

In this May 23, 2017 photo, Watson Saint Fleur balances water for sale on his head in the streets of Petion-Ville, a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Watson is 12 but he’s never attended a day of school. He’s toiled in hardship doing household chores and peddling plastic bags of drinking water along city streets...
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Trump Won’t Pay a Penny For U.N. Cholera Relief Fund in Haiti

June 5, 2017
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Trump Won’t Pay a Penny For U.N. Cholera Relief Fund in Haiti

The Trump administration will rebuff a recent U.N. appeal to contribute millions of dollars to a cash-short trust fund established last year to provide relief to victims of a cholera epidemic that has killed more than 9,000 Haitians and sickened more than 800,000 more, according to U.S. and U.N. officials. The move will be...
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A look at the relief work done in Haiti since Hurricane Matthew

June 5, 2017
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A look at the relief work done in Haiti since Hurricane Matthew

FOX News: Lance Plyler has a habit of showing up where the world is in chaos. And, last October, few places were more in need than Haiti, on the western side of Hispaniola. “What’s unique to Haiti is just the multiple layers of disasters, one after the other,” Plyler said. He’s a physician who...
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Haiti wants use IDB to finance nearly $1 billion of projects

June 5, 2017
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Haiti wants use IDB to finance nearly $1 billion of projects

Haiti Libre: Saturday, as part of the visit of the President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in August, Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, in the presence of Ministers Jude Alix Patrick Salomon (Economy), Carmel André Béliard (Agriculture), Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet (Education) and Josué Pierre-Louis, General Coordinator of the Office of Management and...
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3D printer technology project makes prosthetic limbs for amputees in Haiti

June 5, 2017
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3D printer technology project makes prosthetic limbs for amputees in Haiti

Humanosphere: By Lisa Nikolau on 5 June 2017 0 A child amputee sits up in her hospital bed in Jacmel. She is one of the many victims of the violent earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. (Credit: UN Photo/Marco Dormino) One of the biggest 3D printing technology projects in the developing world...
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Development expert: ‘Haiti would be better off without international aid’

June 3, 2017
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Development expert: ‘Haiti would be better off without international aid’

By Cécile Barbière | EURACTIV.fr | translated by Samuel White May 30, 2017 (updated: May 30, 2017) The 2010 earthquake in Haiti left 5bn cubic metres of detritus to be cleared. Haiti is one of many poor countries where international aid has failed to fulfil its objectives. Despite billions of dollars...
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TOO LITTLE TOO LATE: UN Peacekeepers: How another Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed

May 28, 2017
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TOO LITTLE TOO LATE: UN Peacekeepers: How another Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed

AMER AMERICAN CONGRESSMAN BOB BARR WITH URUGUAYAN COMCHIEF ED MARGER WITH JOHNY JEAN’S FATHER By katy daigle and paisley dodds, associated press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — May 26, 2017, 4:23 PM ET The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother’s home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the...
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For Haitians who came to U.S. after earthquake, another deportation reprieve

May 26, 2017
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For Haitians who came to U.S. after earthquake, another deportation reprieve

A woman carries water through a refu­gee camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 6, 2010, weeks after a devastating earthquake hit the country. (John Moore/Getty Images) By Maria Sacchetti May 22 Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly granted a six-month extension Monday to 58,000 Haitian immigrants who have been spared from deportation since a...
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Departments of State and Homeland Security have very different views on Haiti

May 26, 2017
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Departments of State and Homeland Security have very different views on Haiti

In this Aug. 17, 2012 photo, printers sit on a desk on the roof the earthquake damaged National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. CREDIT: AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery The U.S. government apparently sees Haiti through two lenses. On the one hand, it’s a country where conditions are good enough for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...
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UN wants to shift $40 mln to Haiti cholera fund

May 24, 2017
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UN wants to shift $40 mln to Haiti cholera fund

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made the proposal to the UN General Assembly to address a major shortfall in the USD 400 million needed to help Haiti recover from the epidemic united nations, May 24 The United Nations is proposing that USD 40.5 million from the unspent budget of the UN mission in Haiti be...
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Haitians get six months protection from deportation but told to put affairs in order

May 22, 2017
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Haitians get six months protection from deportation but told to put affairs in order

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Haitian nationals who have been protected from deportation from the U.S. for more than seven years since an earthquake struck their homeland won one more temporary reprieve Monday: The Department of Homeland Security announced that it will extend the benefit, which expires on July 22, for another six months. But...
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Report: Cash-strapped UN health agency spends about $200 million a year on travel

May 21, 2017
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Report: Cash-strapped UN health agency spends about $200 million a year on travel

LONDON — The World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel — far more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health including AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, according to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press. As the cash-strapped U.N. health agency pleads...
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Jonathan Meeks hopes his NFL status can help Haiti

May 20, 2017
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Jonathan Meeks hopes his NFL status can help Haiti

By Bret McCormick bmccormick@heraldonline.com Jonathan Meeks and his fiancee, Anitra, sponsor the support of a Haitian child for $35 a month. But on a recent trip to the country they were unable to see their sponsor for a simple reason: the child would have had to hike six hours through Haiti’s forested and mountainous...
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Brazil Assumes Control of Chilean, Uruguayan, and Peruvian Bases in Haiti

May 18, 2017
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Brazil Assumes Control of Chilean, Uruguayan, and Peruvian Bases in Haiti

Chilean, Uruguayan, and Peruvian service members are leaving MINUSTAH in Haiti. The Brazilian contingent will remain until October. Taciana Moury/Diálogo | 18 May 2017 International Relations Brazilian service members will remain in Haiti until October. (Photo: Army Public Affairs Office) The Brazil-led United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) has been one of the...
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WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE – NO A DROP TO DRINK

May 13, 2017
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WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE – NO A DROP TO DRINK

There is no shortage of water in Haiti. Yet, everywhere on the island, Haitians travel for miles to get water, pay dearly for it if they can find it, and sometimes die on their journey to collect it, like so many antelopes snatched by predators on their way to drink. How does a thing...
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Former Vikings Jack Brewer, Byron Chamberlain Give Back to Haitian Community

May 9, 2017
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Former Vikings Jack Brewer, Byron Chamberlain Give Back to Haitian Community

Photos by Karston Tannis Jack Brewer has long-enjoyed spending time giving back in Haiti, but bringing along former Vikings teammate Byron Chamberlain made his most recent trip that much more special. Brewer (2002-03) and Chamberlain (2001-02) recently returned from a Global Ambassadors tour to the Caribbean country. While the trip marked Chamberlain’s first to...
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AP Exclusive: US Wants Tally of Haitian Immigrants’ Crimes

May 9, 2017
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AP Exclusive: US Wants Tally of Haitian Immigrants’ Crimes

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May 9, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is taking the unusual step of hunting for evidence of crimes committed by Haitian immigrants as it decides whether to allow them to continue participating in a humanitarian program that has shielded tens of thousands from deportation since an earthquake destroyed much of their country....
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Cholera cases down 60 percent in Haiti – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 8, 2017
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Cholera cases down 60 percent in Haiti – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The number of cholera cases reported in Haiti through Apr. 8 this year is down significantly compared to the same periods in 2015 and 2016, according to a new report from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). A total of 4,871 suspected cholera cases were reported in Haiti, including 69 deaths to date. This represents a...
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