Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti earthquake refugees trade golf course camp for humble homes

February 4, 2014
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Haiti earthquake refugees trade golf course camp for humble homes

A boy stands at a makeshift camp on the grounds of the Petionville Golf Course in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in this January 26, 2010 file photo. Credit: Reuters/Carlos Barria/Files By Amelie Baron (Reuters) – The tents are gone and clean up crews are grooming the grounds of the Petionville country club golf course, which served...
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DANGEROUS THREAT TO MARTELLY GOVERNMENT AS LAVALAS AGITATORS WORK TO CREATE CHAOTIC TEACHERS’ STRIKE AND STUDENT PROTEST-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 4, 2014
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DANGEROUS THREAT TO MARTELLY GOVERNMENT AS LAVALAS AGITATORS WORK TO CREATE CHAOTIC TEACHERS’ STRIKE AND STUDENT PROTEST-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

WW4report.com Haitian public school teachers started an open-ended strike on Jan. 22 around demands for higher salaries, payment of back pay, access to public credit programs and a regularization of job categories. After Jan. 22-23 talks with the national education minister, Vanneur Pierre, and others, a coalition of teachers’ unions—including the National Confederation of...
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The Aid Industry Failed Haiti After Its 2010 Quake

February 4, 2014
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The Aid Industry Failed Haiti After Its 2010 Quake

TheDailyBeast.com Four years and billions of dollars since the devastating earthquake, the impoverished nation stands no better equipped to improve itself. How a new local model might work better. It’s been just over four years since a devastating earthquake killed more than 100,000 Haitians and left 1.5 million homeless. An estimated 20 to 40...
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Arcade Fire confirm Haiti gig

February 3, 2014
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Arcade Fire confirm Haiti gig

Canadian group will play in the coastal town of Jacmel on 21 February, as part of the country’s Kanaval celebrations. theguardian.com Kanaval spirit … Regine Chassagne and Win Butler of Arcade Fire. Photograph: Matt Jelonek/Getty Images Arcade Fire will perform in Haiti on 21 February, as part of the country’s Kanaval celebrations. Scott Rodger...
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Carnaval 2014, prix abusif des hôtels-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 1, 2014
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Carnaval 2014, prix abusif des hôtels-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 5:55 AM, Thierry Theodore thierrytheodore103@yahoo.fr wrote: Les hôtels aux Gonaïves (350 chambres) et sur la Côte-des-Arcadins, réclament entre 300 et 400 dollars américains par nuit durant la période carnavalesque, sur le principe commercial, que lorsque la demande est à la hausse, les prix augmentent… Devant cette situation déplorable, Grégory...
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Discours de Me Jean-Henry Céant au Cocktail de Lancement de la Fondation CHADEC Centre Haïtiano-Arabe pour le Développement, l’Education et la Culture

January 31, 2014
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Discours de Me Jean-Henry Céant  au Cocktail de Lancement de la Fondation CHADEC  Centre Haïtiano-Arabe pour le Développement, l’Education et la Culture

Monsieur le Représentant du Premier Ministre, Monsieur le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères et des Cultes Madame le Ministre de la Santé et de la Population Madame la Mairesse de Pétion-Ville Mesdames et Messieurs les Directeurs Généraux Madame la Représentante du Secrétaire Général des Nations Unies Mesdames et Messieurs du Corps Diplomatique Mesdames et Messieurs...
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Congressmen who met in Haiti now working across aisle

January 28, 2014
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Congressmen who met in Haiti now working across aisle

WASHINGTON — Republican Rep. Chris Gibson and Democratic Rep. Raul Ruiz first met at a golf course in Haiti. It was January 2010, and Haiti was still reeling from a severe earthquake days earlier. Gibson, an active-duty Army colonel, was commanding paratroopers using the Petion Ville Golf Club in suburban Port-au-Prince as their headquarters...
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Deadly voyages devastate Haitian island

January 28, 2014
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Deadly voyages devastate Haitian island

Desperation trumps risks in offshore Haiti island as illegal migration spikes and dozens die. By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com ILE DE LA TORTUE, Haiti — Three times James Major tried to make it off this rustic island, where skeletons of wooden sailboats litter the rocky shoreline. Three times he failed, turned back by U.S. and...
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Orphanage Built in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 27, 2014
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Orphanage Built in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

13wham.com Haiti – “When you see the abject poverty you get a little depressed. You have it better than they do. Then you try to muster up some actions that will help,” said retired RGH Dr. Dick Gangemi, as his weekend trip to Haiti with 13 others came to an end. Help they did....
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Haiti PM pursues investors at Davos

January 26, 2014
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Haiti PM pursues investors at Davos

Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY 5:16 p.m. EST January 24, 2014 “I’m here in Davos to make the case to the most important people in the financial world,” Lamothe said. DAVOS, Switzerland — Four years ago this month a devastating earthquake in Haiti thrust the poverty-stricken nation to the center of discussions at the World...
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