Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti tries some urban planning for ‘city’ that emerged north of capital after quake-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 27, 2015
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Haiti tries some urban planning for ‘city’ that emerged north of capital after quake-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

David Mc Fadden: CANAAN, Haiti — Before the January 2010 earthquake destroyed much of Haiti’s capital, the only occupants of the arid hills near the city’s northern edge were skinny goats foraging amid the cactus and scrub. Today, hardware stores sell wood and rebar to a flood of homesteaders and children lug water up...
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The novelties of Marriott

June 22, 2015
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The novelties of Marriott

haitilibre.com With nearly 200 new jobs in the hotel sector, Marriott Port-au-Prince is elated to have encouraged a large number of professionals in the Diaspora to return home to share their experience and skills with teams of Port-au-Prince. The world-class hotel also attempts to to sourcing a maximum locally, not only in food but...
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Haiti’s Triomphe cinema reopens doors after decades in the dark-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 22, 2015
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Haiti’s Triomphe cinema reopens doors after decades in the dark-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A man dressed in the colors representing the foundation of Haitian President Michel Martelly stands in front of the rebuilt Cine Triomphe in Port-au-Prince, on June 19, 2015, during the cinemas inauguration. — AFP picPORT-AU-PRINCE (Haiti), June 22 — It’s been nearly three decades since Haiti’s Triomphe cinema shuttered its doors, but the storied...
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Stateless and now homeless: Despair on Haiti border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 21, 2015
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Stateless and now homeless: Despair on Haiti border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Amelie Baron AFP Fonds Parisien (Haiti) (AFP) – Mileyda Benacio is 19 years old, seven months pregnant and effectively stateless — expelled from the Dominican Republic, the land of her birth, to neighboring Haiti. Her T-shirt is tight across her burgeoning bump and she has little else to her name as she shelters...
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Haiti’s fragile state-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 21, 2015
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Haiti’s fragile state-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Miami Herald.Com-Editorial section Haiti, a nation that always seems on the brink of some new peril, finds itself in a fragile state today, thanks, in part, to the threat from the next-door Dominican Republic to begin mass deportations any moment. At this writing, it remains unclear whether the deportations are imminent, or may have...
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Inauguration of Gardens of the MUPANAH

June 20, 2015
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Inauguration of Gardens of the MUPANAH

Haiti Libre: Thursday evening took place the official opening of the Gardens of the Museum of Haitian National Pantheon (MUPANAH) in the presence of senior State officials, representatives of the diplomatic and consular corps, Directors General of the institutions of the Ministry of Culture and representatives of the various museums and cultural institutions of...
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CHILDREN STILL WAITING!!! Red Cross responds to report about building only six homes in Haiti after 2010 quake- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 20, 2015
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CHILDREN STILL WAITING!!! Red Cross responds to report about building only six homes in Haiti after 2010 quake- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

(CNN)The American Red Cross is disputing a news account that alleged serious shortcomings in the relief agency’s aid to Haiti after the catastrophic 2010 earthquake, including how the group received $488 million in donations but built only six permanent homes. The Red Cross called the report by ProPublica and National Public Radio as lacking...
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A Humanitarian Mission Becomes a Disaster

June 12, 2015
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A Humanitarian Mission Becomes a Disaster

. A Humanitarian Mission Becomes a Disaster If anything could stand to rival the devastation of the natural disasters to strike Haiti, it would be disasters of the manmade variety. Just over five years after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake killed well over 100,000 people in the country and destroyed countless government, religious, and cultural landmarks,...
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A Community in Haiti Speaks Out

June 9, 2015
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A Community in Haiti Speaks Out

Many of us working with the Clinton Foundation in Haiti are feeling misrepresented at best, and completely ignored at worst… but before launching my rant I must stress that these are my personal reflections and not part of any official communication. We are organized as the Haiti Action Network. In our ranks are representatives...
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BAI/IJDH Take Another Step Towards Cholera Justice

June 9, 2015
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BAI/IJDH Take Another Step Towards Cholera Justice

International Scholars, Diaspora Leaders, Rights Experts and Former UN Officials Support Cholera Appeal BAI/IJDH have taken another monumental step in the fight for justice for Haiti’s cholera victims. On May 27th, we filed a principal brief with the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The brief asks the Court of Appeals to reconsider...
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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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