Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Why Is Haiti Hungry?

October 15, 2013
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Why Is Haiti Hungry?

By Ayiti Kale Je , Haiti Grassroots Watch | Port-au-Prince, Haiti – Last May, the United Nations announced “6.7 million Haitians face food insecurity.” Aid organizations, development agencies, and the media mobilized with articles, videos, and “urgent appeals.” Thanks to some measures, and also some good weather, the numbers have likely improved slightly since...
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Beauty versus poverty project

October 13, 2013
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Beauty versus poverty project

“Jalousie in colors” neglects public safety issues and residents´ needs. The project “Jalousie en colors,” organized by the government of President Michel Martelly, was started in order to smarten up the hillside slum Jalousie in the district Pétion-Ville of Haitian capital Port-au-Prince. Rendering homage to Haitian artist Préfète Duffaut, 1,000 houses were painted in...
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Haiti – Economy : Developing business relationships with Minustah-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 13, 2013
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Haiti – Economy : Developing business relationships with Minustah-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Tuesday, October 15, the United Nations Mission for Stabilization in Haiti (Minustah) organizes in the Hotel Montana, an information seminar for the benefit of domestic suppliers of goods and services, in order to encourage a greater number of Haitian businesses, to develop business relationships with the Mission. The participation of Haitian suppliers to tenders...
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For-profit firms offer new hope for Haiti

October 13, 2013
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For-profit firms offer new hope for Haiti

For-profit firms offer new hope for Haiti Companies and programs geared to create jobs October 13, 2013 12:23 am Thread International A child stands beside bundled plastics ready for recycling at a Ramase Lajan Collection Center in Delmas 31, Port-au-Prince. Ramase Lajan is a partnership that sets up recycling centers to be owned and...
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Haiti’s Imported DISASTER

October 13, 2013
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Haiti’s Imported DISASTER

NY Times- By THE EDITORIAL BOARD Published: October 12, 2013 Haiti’s cholera epidemic, now entering its fourth year, has killed more than 8,300 people and sickened more than 650,000. It is a calamity, though one fundamentally different from the earthquake, hurricanes and floods that have beset the fragile country since 2010. It is, instead,...
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Venezuela to Build 4400 New Houses in Haiti

October 12, 2013
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Venezuela to Build 4400 New Houses in Haiti

Mérida, 10th October 2013 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – The Venezuelan government has pledged to construct 4400 new housing units in Haiti worth around US$260 million, according to Haitian  Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe. Lamothe announced the initiative after a one day visit to Caracas on Monday. 3900 of the houses will be constructed in Port-au-Prince, while 500 will...
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USAID Funded Food Voucher Program Hurt Farmers, Favored U.S. Exports

October 12, 2013
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USAID Funded Food Voucher Program Hurt Farmers, Favored U.S. Exports

A “test” food voucher program in the Grande Anse département (province) on Haiti’s southern peninsula promoted consumption of imported rather than local food for almost 18,000 families, despite claims to the contrary. In addition, the program – run by CARE with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and supposedly meant for victims...
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Engel Opening Statement for Full Committee Hearing “Haiti: Is U.S. Aid Effective?”-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 10, 2013
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Engel Opening Statement for Full Committee Hearing “Haiti: Is U.S. Aid Effective?”-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Washington D.C. – Congressman Eliot Engel, the Senior Democratic Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, delivered the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at the Full Committee hearing “Haiti: Is U.S. Aid Effective?” “Mr. Chairman, I’d like to begin by thanking you for holding this hearing.  I have been focused on U.S. policy toward Haiti for...
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What is Happening in Haiti?

October 9, 2013
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What is Happening in Haiti?

After the deadly 2010 earthquake that destroyed much of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, many progress has been made in terms of infrastructures investment, job creation and the relocation of much of the 1.5 millions that the earthquake had made homeless. The earthquake had destroyed much of the Capital’s hotels making it even more difficult to accommodate outside...
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UN caused deadly cholera in Haiti, covered it up, lawsuit says

October 9, 2013
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UN caused deadly cholera in Haiti, covered it up, lawsuit says

NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman of NBC News with Dieumene Bastien in Haiti. By Anna Schecter Producer, NBC News Survivors and family members of nearly 700,000 Haitians who have contracted cholera are suing the United Nations for billions of dollars, accusing the U.N. of covering up its role in starting the worst outbreak of...
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