Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti teacher among 10 finalists for $1M prize

March 13, 2015
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Haiti teacher among 10 finalists for $1M prize

Jacqueline Charles Guy Etienne, the headmaster at Collège Catts Pressoir in Port-au-Prince, Haiti is among 10 finalists who have been shortlisted from 5,000 nominations for the “Nobel Prize” of teaching award. The private school encourages students to apply what they have learned in the classroom to help address needs in their community. Frederick Alexis...
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Miami Film Festival 2015: Sweet Micky For President Director Talks Politics, Haiti, and Pras

March 11, 2015
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Miami Film Festival 2015: Sweet Micky For President Director Talks Politics, Haiti, and Pras

By Jacob Katel Tue., Mar. 10 2015 Courtesy of Miami International Film Festival Still from Sweet Micky For President Ben Patterson never thought the mini skirt, thong, and diaper wearing cross-dresser he was filming would become President of Haiti, but he did. And actor Marlon Wayans found the story so entertaining he jumped on...
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The Clinton Foundation and Haiti Contracts

March 8, 2015
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The Clinton Foundation and Haiti Contracts

After the earthquake in 2010, the Clintons’ outsize influence in the small nation increased. BY: Mary Anastasia O’Grady WALL STREET JOURNAL March 8, 2015 7:51 p.m. ET The Clinton Foundation lists the Brazilian construction firm OAS and the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB) as donors that have given it between $1 million and $5 million....
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Les Clinton, Bellerive et l’or d’Haïti

March 8, 2015
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Les Clinton, Bellerive et l’or d’Haïti

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 06 mars 2015 Dans un ouvrage qui sort aux Etats-Unis, on apprend que l’ancien co-président de la CIRH, Jean Max Bellerive, et un beau-frère de Bill Clinton, lui aussi ex-président de la Commission intérimaire de reconstruction d’Haïti (CIRH), veulent aider une compagnie à s’approprier les réserves d’or d’Haïti...
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VCS Mining, Mineral Acquisition & Exploration

March 8, 2015
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VCS Mining, Mineral Acquisition & Exploration

VCS Mining is a U.S. based mineral Exploration and Exploitation company focused on locations throughout Haiti. A Gold, Silver and other precious minerals company focused on growth through: Acquisition of permits with significant some geological workcompleted Production of ore bodies with economically viable assets. Exploration of additional promising prospects. March 06, 2015 – VCS Mining...
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The Clintons: Viceroys of Haiti

March 8, 2015
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The Clintons: Viceroys of Haiti

Eric Gay / Associated Press by Joel B. Pollak6 Mar 201598 Conservatives had occasion to mock the dynastic pretensions of the Clintons when Chelsea gave birth to her first child last year, and journalists behaved as if the royal family had produced an heir. The Clintons do seem to acknowledge that they have to...
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Hillary Clinton’s Brother Landed Lucrative Gold-Mining Permit in Haiti After Bill Clinton Helped Country Recover From Earthquake Devastation

March 7, 2015
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Hillary Clinton’s Brother Landed Lucrative Gold-Mining Permit in Haiti After Bill Clinton Helped Country Recover From Earthquake Devastation

AP/Jason DeCrow by Breitbart News6 Mar 201598 This article originally appeared in the Daily Mail: An unusual nexus of mining interests, relief work in Haiti, and a former U.S. first family is raising new ethics questions that could affect Hillary Clinton’s presidential ambitions. Clinton’s brother, Tony Rodham, was a board member of a North...
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Le gouvernement fait enfin la lumière sur l’utilisation des fonds PetroCaribe

March 6, 2015
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Le gouvernement fait enfin la lumière sur l’utilisation des fonds PetroCaribe

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 03 mars 2015 Après avoir été vertement critiqué, par l’opposition politique notamment, pour l’opacité avec laquelle les fonds PetroCaribe sont gérés, le gouvernement de la République d’Haïti a enfin réagi en publiant un volumineux rapport présentant, avec luxe de détails et surtout avec un nombre incalculables de photos,...
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UN Cholera Plan for Haiti Must Choose Justice Over Charity

February 28, 2015
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UN Cholera Plan for Haiti Must Choose Justice Over Charity

Graffiti on the street in Petionville, Haiti. Photo by Ben Depp, used by permission. In a recent article, Pedro Medrano Rojas, the UN Senior Coordinator for Cholera Response in Haiti, called on the international community to change course on its “historic lack of attention to water and sanitation” in Haiti by increasing support for...
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State Department acknowledges issue with Clinton Foundation donation

February 27, 2015
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State Department acknowledges issue with Clinton Foundation donation

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) speaks as former U.S. President Bill Clinton looks on during the opening plenary session of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), on Sept. 22, 2014 in New York City. Photo by John Moore/Getty By Alex Seitz-Wald The State Department acknowledged Thursday that the Clinton Foundation failed to...
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Simulation of clashes, of panic !

February 15, 2015
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Simulation of clashes, of panic !

Thursday, the Risk Management National System and the National Carnival Committee organized a major simulation exercise (SIMEX), of clashes of panic and fire, 72 hours before the start of the festivities of the three fat days of the national carnival. This extensive training, which took place on part of the site the event to...
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Sporting Kansas City signs Haiti national team defensive midfielder Soni Mustivar

February 14, 2015
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Sporting Kansas City signs Haiti national team defensive midfielder Soni Mustivar

By SAM McDOWELL The Kansas City Star Haiti’s Soni Mustivar (left) challenged Kosovo’s Ilir Azemi during an international friendly in Mitrovica, Kosovo on March 5, 2014. Visar Kryeziu The Associated Press When Sporting Kansas City departs Sunday for the second leg of its preseason training camp in Tucson, Ariz., its roster will be a...
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Haiti: Climbing towards education for all, step by step

February 14, 2015
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Haiti: Climbing towards education for all, step by step

Unicef.org The Mont Sinai school nestled in the hills. (c)UNICEF Haiti/2015/Walther I recently returned to the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince, from a three-day trip to the South East of Haiti, which included six hours of hiking and 10 hours on the road. The reason for this trip to Port Salut was to inaugurate the...
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Haiti Launches First-Ever Tourism Ads In Tri-State Area

February 14, 2015
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Haiti Launches First-Ever Tourism Ads In Tri-State Area

NY CBS Local News PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CBSNewYork/AP) — Haiti has begun what officials said was the first TV advertising campaign aimed at encouraging Americans to vacation in the poor Caribbean country. The ads are directed at residents of the Tri-State Area. The country’s tourism ministry and a U.S. cable provider have developed TV spots and...
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Filmmaker claims only a fraction of $9B pledged got to Haiti

February 1, 2015
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Filmmaker claims only a fraction of $9B pledged got to Haiti

Raoul Peck Photo: Getty Images By Richard Johnson Bad news for Sean Penn, Beyoncé, Wyclef Jean and all the other celeb humanitarians who have raised billions of dollars trying to rebuild Haiti. It didn’t work. So says Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck, who screened his documentary, “Fatal Assistance,” last week in Harlem. The Maysles Documentary...
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‘The Recyclers of Port-Au-Prince Toxic Dump Scavengers 5 Years After the Earthquake

January 30, 2015
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‘The Recyclers of Port-Au-Prince Toxic Dump Scavengers 5 Years After the Earthquake

(Photograph by Giles Clarke/Getty Images Reportage) In a 200-acre-plus dump 5 kilometers north of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, hundreds of men, women and children scavenge day and night through the burning wasteland. They earn $12 to $15 a day — on a good day — for recycling plastics as well as clothing, household items and...
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Miami doctors treat patients in Haiti via webcam

January 29, 2015
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Miami doctors treat patients in Haiti via webcam

By SCOTT TRAVIS Miami Herald MIAMI – Five years after they treated earthquake victims in a Port-au-Prince hospital, some University of Miami physicians are again assisting Haitian patients, now from 1,100 miles away. The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has launched a telemedicine program that provides doctors at a Haiti hospital with...
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Visualizing Haiti’s new and improving health landscape-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 25, 2015
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Visualizing Haiti’s new and improving health landscape-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

humanosphere.org 0 Children walk in a settlement north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Life is still a struggle in Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, but such settlements offer a measure of freedom and improved living conditions compared to the city. AP By Lauren Hashiguchi, special to Humanosphere Five years after a massive earthquake...
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Preservationists fight to save Haiti’s gingerbread homes

January 23, 2015
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Preservationists fight to save Haiti’s gingerbread homes

In this Jan. 16, 2015 photo, a worker prepares a brick to be used in an earthquake damaged “gingerbread house,” during restoration work in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Local craftsmen working for the Haitian nonprofit Knowledge & Freedom Foundation, or FOKAL, are learning how to restore the homes to their former splendor. Since masonry and carpentry...
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Five Years After: Cruising Up An Uncrowded Coast In Haiti

January 21, 2015
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Five Years After: Cruising Up An Uncrowded Coast In Haiti

This is the last of several posts on Haiti as a developing tourist destination since the 2010 earthquake. For new hotel options and touring the capital Port-au-Prince, see last week’s earlier posts here, here and here. The secret beach, or hidden resort are tropes of the travel world. It’s a safe bet to say, however, that a stretch of Haiti’s coast...
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