Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Advocate, leader at hospital in Haiti to retire from board

August 14, 2014
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Advocate, leader at hospital in Haiti to retire from board

By Mackenzie Carpenter / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (typos corrected by Haitian Truth) For decades, Ian Rawson and his wife Lucy worked tirelessly on behalf of the people of Haiti — he at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer, which was founded by his stepfather William Larimer Mellon in 1956, she at the Friends of Hopital Albert Schweitzer...
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Teaching Creole in Haiti

August 10, 2014
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Teaching Creole in Haiti

To the Editor: Re “A Creole Solution for Haiti’s Woes,” by Michel DeGraff and Molly Ruggles (Op-Ed, Aug. 2): I agree that children acquire necessary reading and writing skills best in the language most familiar to them: Kreyòl for Haitians. But while Kreyòl is the key to strong educational foundations for Haitian youths, it...
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Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake- 3km SSE of Licey al Medio, Dominican Republic

August 10, 2014
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Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake- 3km SSE of Licey al Medio, Dominican Republic

Summary Location and Magnitude contributed by: USGS National Earthquake Information Center General +- 50 km 30 mi Powered by Leaflet Dominican Republic 19.407°N, 70.589°W Depth: 26.9km (16.7mi) Event Time 2014-08-09 15:27:34 UTC 2014-08-09 11:27:34 UTC-04:00 at epicenter 2014-08-09 08:27:34 UTC-07:00 system time Location 19.407°N 70.589°W depth=26.9km (16.7mi) Nearby Cities 3km (2mi) SSE of Licey...
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Two American coaches with young Haitians

August 9, 2014
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Two American coaches with young Haitians

As part of the sports diplomacy program, Tony Sanneh and Thomas Rongen, two American football (soccer) coaches arrived in Port Au Prince this week to take part in a sports program for youth in Haiti, from August 3 – 9, 2014 with partnership from the Haitian National Police (PNH) and the Community Policing Unit,...
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Local Boy Helps Build Haiti House

August 6, 2014
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Local Boy Helps Build Haiti House

Cohen’s drawing of the house he wants to build in Haiti. A local child has a dream of building a house. Cohen Heady, a seven-year-old who will be starting second grade at Eisenhower Elementary School this year, has been working on a project for nearly a year to build a house for a family...
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A Prescription for Haiti’s NGO-Related Problems: Heal Thyself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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A Prescription for Haiti’s NGO-Related Problems: Heal Thyself-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Rick Cohen: July 28, 2014; Foreign Policy How quickly our sector drops issues! Remember the vigorous debate about the benefits and damage from the international assistance delivered to Haiti in the wake of the nation’s devastating January 2010 earthquake? Clare Lockhart, the founder and executive director of the Institute for State Effectiveness, and...
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Haiti looks to welcome back tourists-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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Haiti looks to welcome back tourists-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

An empty beach is seen on the Ile a Vache, an island in front of the city of Les Cayes, Haiti. Clement Sabourin/AFP/Getty Images Not too many people think of Haiti as a modern tourist destination. The Caribbean nation is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere — with a history of...
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The MSSP concerned about Ebola and yellow fever-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2014
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The MSSP concerned about Ebola and yellow fever-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: A statement from the Ministry of Public Health, bearing the signature of Dr. Florence D. Guillaume, Minister of Health bring to the attention of the Haitian population that all arrangements are made, particularly at the level of its internal structures such as the National Laboratory of Public Health (LNSP), the Directorate of...
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A Japanese company interested in manufacturing TVs in Haiti

August 4, 2014
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A Japanese company interested in manufacturing TVs in Haiti

Haiti Libre: Following the echo that we made in our pages on July 26 http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-11676-haiti-news-some-news-here-and-there.html , on the possible installation of a Japanese manufacturing plant of televisions in Haiti, we are able to specify, that as part of the transition to digital television scheduled June 17, 2015, a meeting was recently held in Miami...
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A Creole Solution for Haiti’s Woes

August 2, 2014
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A Creole Solution for Haiti’s Woes

NY Times Opinion By MICHEL DeGRAFF and MOLLY RUGGLES CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — IN a classroom in Port-au-Prince, Chantou, 9, sits silently at her desk. Nervously watching the teacher, she hopes to be invisible. Like most of her 60 classmates, she understands little of the French from the lecture. But if her memorized lesson is...
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