Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes

June 6, 2015
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How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes

The neighborhood of Campeche sprawls up a steep hillside in Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince. Goats rustle in trash that goes forever uncollected. Children kick a deflated volleyball in a dusty lot below a wall with a hand-painted logo of the American Red Cross. In late 2011, the Red Cross launched a multimillion-dollar project to...
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Cheap motorbikes bring opportunity and chaos to Haiti

June 6, 2015
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Cheap motorbikes bring opportunity and chaos to Haiti

By DAVID McFADDEN AP PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Joseph-Marc Carel knows the danger of ferrying passengers on his small motorbike, sometimes two at a time, as tides of the buzzing vehicles cut through the chaotic Haitian capital. He has a prosthetic leg to prove it. Carel would like to find a job that’s safer than...
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UN struggles to stem new rise in Haiti cholera cases

May 7, 2015
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UN struggles to stem new rise in Haiti cholera cases

A deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti that experts say was introduced by UN peacekeepers from Nepal is on the rise, with hundreds of new cases registered weekly, a UN official said Thursday. Pedro Medrano, the UN coordinator for Haiti’s cholera outbreak, said years of work to beat back the disease are in jeopardy as...
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THE ARROGANCE OF POWER AS KING MICHEL, QUEEN SOPHIA AND PRINCE OLIVIER REALLY APPEAR TO BE THE 3 PIGS OF HAITIAN POLITICS.

April 27, 2015
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THE ARROGANCE OF POWER AS KING MICHEL, QUEEN SOPHIA AND PRINCE OLIVIER REALLY APPEAR TO BE THE 3 PIGS OF HAITIAN POLITICS.

April 27, 2015 –  NEPAL The small pig is Olivier.  The big pig is Sophia. My unit has been diverted to Nepal, in support of their earthquake disaster, which brings back memories of Haiti, 2010. Even as these people dig themselves out of the debris, local papers report the progressive disaster in Haiti, quoting...
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M4.7 – 21km SSW of Sabana Buey, Dominican Republic

March 28, 2015
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M4.7 – 21km SSW of Sabana Buey, Dominican Republic

THIS QUAKE WAS MILD, AND NO DAMAGES OR INJURIES REPORTED..
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Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake hits- 51km WSW of Bombardopolis, Haiti

March 23, 2015
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Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake hits- 51km WSW of Bombardopolis, Haiti

Event Time 2015-03-23 06:11:30 (UTC) Nearby Cities 51km (32mi) WSW of Bombardopolis, Haiti 102km (63mi) NNE of Jeremie, Haiti 110km (68mi) WSW of Ti Port-de-Paix, Haiti 116km (72mi) W of Gonaives, Haiti 187km (116mi) NW of Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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How the Clintons’ Haiti development plans succeed — and disappoint- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 20, 2015
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How the Clintons’ Haiti development plans  succeed — and disappoint- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Hermain Jean Pierre looks through a fence at the Caracol Industrial Park on Haiti’s Caribbean coast. Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton had touted the park as a model that would change the economy of this impoverished country, but it has not done so. (Andres Martinez Casares/for The Washington Post) WASHINGTON POST By Kevin Sullivan...
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MARTELLY HAITI’S SECURITY DETERIORATING AT ALARMING RATE – MANY HOME INVASIONS – NOT SAFE TO VISIT BANKS – DRIVE BY SHOOTINGS.

March 19, 2015
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MARTELLY HAITI’S SECURITY   DETERIORATING AT ALARMING RATE – MANY HOME INVASIONS – NOT SAFE TO VISIT BANKS – DRIVE BY SHOOTINGS.

March 19. 2015 One of Michel Martell’s key promises, when running for the Presidency, was a guarantee of SECURITY for Haiti’s population. “You will sleep with your doors unlocked” he said. Until the day he forced Prime Minister Lamothe’s resignation, Haiti was holding its own, even though Aristide Chimere, and those of the Martelly...
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Modernization of the Haitian airspace

March 16, 2015
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Modernization of the Haitian airspace

Haiti Libre: The International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airbus ProSky and Haiti’s Office National de L’Aviation Civile (OFNAC) announced completion of a joint project to modernize the airspace of Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien International Airports. This initiative follows the Memorandum of Understanding signed in April 2014 with the IATA in Abu Dhabi for the redevelopment...
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La Reconstruction d’Haïti passe par des réformes institutionnelles et structurelles en profondeur dans les domaines suivants: Douane, administration publique, justice & lois, respect du droit de propriété, libre concurrence, accès au crédit bancaire… Des millions sans des réformes auront aucun impact sur la pauvreté et le développement durable.

March 15, 2015
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La Reconstruction d’Haïti passe par des réformes institutionnelles et structurelles en profondeur dans les domaines suivants: Douane, administration publique, justice & lois, respect du droit de propriété, libre concurrence, accès au crédit bancaire… Des millions sans des réformes auront aucun impact sur la pauvreté et le développement durable.

Anti-haitianisme ou le retour du colonialisme Ovando-Santana en République Dominicaine.- (Texte de Cyrus Sibert) “Un mouvement nationaliste dominicain peut être indépendantiste mais jamais anti-haïtien. Seuls des partisans de Nicolas Ovando ou de Pedro Santana peuvent chercher à diviser les indigènes de l’Ile qui se sont toujours unis contre les puissances colonialistes.” Au-delà du Nationalisme, la campagne anti-haïtienne de...
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