Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Santé : pas d’Ebola à Petite Rivière de l’Artibonite

January 3, 2015
By `
Santé : pas d’Ebola à Petite Rivière de l’Artibonite

La Vice Délégation de Dessalines dément les informations faisant croire que l’épidémie d’Ebola* aurait déjà touché la Petite Rivière de l’Artibonite. En effet, dans les réseaux sociaux, des rumeurs font état d’une jeune femme de 16 ans qui serait atteinte de cette fièvre et transportée dans un centre hospitalier de cette commune de l’Artibonite....
Read more »

Posted in Ag/Farming, Earthquake/CHOLERA, FRENCH/CREOLE Articles | Comments Off

Scrooges of the World, Begone!

January 2, 2015
By `
Scrooges of the World, Begone!

AP Photo/Jean Marc Herve Abelard Relatives walk to a hilltop, where they will place a cross, in remembrance of those family members who died in the 2010 earthquake, prior to a memorial service in Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 12. Haitians paused to remember the tens of thousands of people who died in...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

Hope for Haiti, 5 Years Later: Exclusive Special

December 30, 2014
By `
Hope for Haiti, 5 Years Later: Exclusive Special

Christine Webb (left), with students at the rebuilt Brache Millot School, which had been destroyed in the 2010 earthquake. (PHOTO/Christine Webb, Staff) LEOGANE, Haiti — Nearly five years after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, our own Christine Webb returned to the same spot where she was standing when the quake hit. Just 25 miles southwest...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

Outgoing Haitian Prime Minister Lamothe looks to ‘next chapter’

December 17, 2014
By `
Outgoing Haitian Prime Minister Lamothe looks to ‘next chapter’

By JACQUELINE CHARLES Miami Herald PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s embattled Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe says he is ready for a new chapter, one away from his country’s high-stakes, unforgiving political trenches. “Having been in office for 31 months, I always said I was going to be part of the solution, never part...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections, Govt Incompentece | Comments Off

Bois D’Avril: Classroom Observations

December 16, 2014
By `
Bois D’Avril: Classroom Observations

http://haitidreams.wordpress.com Back in Haiti, everyone. Arrived in Bois D’Avril last night and spent the morning observing classes at the local school. If I’m going to be working in education here, I need to get a better understanding of what’s going on in lots of different locations. All of our other laptop projects outside of...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | Comments Off

Discours de l’Ambassadeur Pamela White de la Chambre de Commerce Haitiano-Américaine Réception de fête de fin d’année (AMCHAM) Résidence de l’ambassadeur Port-au-Prince, le 11 décembre 2014

December 15, 2014
By `
Discours de l’Ambassadeur Pamela White  de la Chambre de Commerce Haitiano-Américaine   Réception de fête de fin d’année   (AMCHAM)  Résidence de l’ambassadeur   Port-au-Prince, le 11 décembre 2014

Le 12 décembre 2014 No. 2014/ 04 Discours de l’Ambassadeur Pamela White Réception de fête de fin d’année de la Chambre de Commerce Haitiano-Américaine (AMCHAM) Résidence de l’ambassadeur Port-au-Prince, le 11 décembre 2014 Son Excellence, Monsieur le Président de la République, Son Excellence, Monsieur le Premier Ministre, Monsieur Philippe Armand, Membres de la AmCham,...
Read more »

Posted in Crime/Corruption, Earthquake/CHOLERA, FRENCH/CREOLE Articles, Govt Incompentece | Comments Off

Group reports uptick in Haiti cholera patients

December 5, 2014
By `
Group reports uptick in Haiti cholera patients

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s health system still does not have the capacity to adequately treat cholera patients and there has been an uptick in cases in the country’s capital, an official with the international medical group Doctors Without Borders said Wednesday. Oliver Schulz, head of the group’s Haiti mission, said more than 2,000 people...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

Haitian prime minister prospects for business

November 8, 2014
By `
Haitian prime minister prospects for business

By Mimi Whitefield mwhitefield@MiamiHerald.com Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe described his efforts to bring Haiti into the digital age Friday as he was saluted as Innovation Leader of the Year at the BRAVO Business Awards in Miami. He also said the Haiti of today has “the most pro-business government in the past 50 years”...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | Comments Off

Orphans in Haiti gifted with shoes from PBC school kids

November 8, 2014
By `
Orphans in Haiti gifted with shoes from PBC school kids

Story by Tania Francois, CBS12 News PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — The devastation from the  January 2010 Haiti earthquake has long left the headlines, but the problems still linger. Some school children from South Florida have worked diligently to get their counter parts across the Caribbean back on their feet. For the past five years, fifteen-year-old...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

How the World Came to Help Haiti and Left a Disaster

November 8, 2014
By `
How the World Came to Help Haiti and Left a Disaster

In this excerpt journalist Jonathan Katz tells the story of the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti and the chaotic events of the nation’s formation, history and largely failed reconstruction efforts November 7, 2014 |By Jonathan M. Katz Excerpted with permission, The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

October 7, 2014
By `
From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

By Lorena Arroyo BBC Mundo The use of eco toilets not only is preventing diseases by improving sanitation but it could also help the country’s food security in the long term, too Human excrement spread by poor sanitation was to blame for over 9,000 cholera deaths in Haiti, but now, thanks to a simple...
Read more »

Posted in Ag/Farming, Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

Bill Clinton says Haiti now has “most decisive government”

September 25, 2014
By `
Bill Clinton says Haiti now has “most decisive government”

HCNN: NEW-YORK, USA (HCNN) — Former US president Bill Clinton said on Wednesday that the current Haitian government is the most decisive he has ever worked with in Haiti, and acknowledged that the Caribbean country’s leadership has come a long way in a short time, while suggesting that Haiti was today stronger than ever....
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | 2 Comments »

Retired US army General, Wesley Clark, sees hope, describes his love for Haiti

September 23, 2014
By `
Retired US army General, Wesley Clark, sees hope, describes his love for Haiti

Published on September 23, 2014 by Joseph Guyler C. Delva (author) NEW-YORK, USA (HCNN) — Retired US General, Wesley Clark, revealing his love for Haiti, said on Monday that there was a lot of hope for the Caribbean country which is striving to rebuild, following a devastating earthquake that left up to 300,000 people...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

What is Ebola and how do people catch it?

September 23, 2014
By `
What is Ebola and how do people catch it?

The virus is spreading quickly in West Africa, but it has little chance of reaching the U.S. A young girl in Lagos, Nigeria, washes her hands before entering her school. Such methods can help slow the spread of the Ebola virus. (Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters) By Howard Bennett September 23 at 6:22 PM Over the past...
Read more »

Posted in DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti, Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

Haiti to open new office at Customs to help philanthropic organizations

September 18, 2014
By `
Haiti to open new office at Customs to help philanthropic organizations

by Joe Colas (author) Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced on Wednesday that a special bureau will be established at Haiti’s Customs office to facilitate clearance of shipments sent by legitimate philanthropic organizations which are helping the Caribbean country. Many non-profit organizations in the Haitian Diaspora...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | 1 Comment »

John Travolta’s House Is A Functional Airport With Two Runways For His Private Planes

September 18, 2014
By `
John Travolta’s House Is A Functional Airport With Two Runways For His Private Planes

Aly Weisman Sep 12 2014, 2:53 AM 102 John Travolta in the backyard of his Florida home/airport during an interview with Australia’s ‘Today.’ John Travolta is a certified private pilot who owns five aircraft, so it’s only fitting that the 60-year-old actor’s Florida home has two runways that lead directly to his front door....
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

The worst places in the world to drive-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 24, 2014
By `
The worst places in the world to drive-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Contributed Fender benders are common in Rome, where it’s legal to drive as young as 14. Lewis Hamilton may be able to handle hairpin turns and heavy traffic in Formula One racing, but pit him against Don’t Drive Here’s gonzo host Andrew Younghusband in the rush-hour bedlam of Port-au-Prince and our money is on...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off