Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

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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Protesters Gather at Clinton Foundation to Complain of ‘Missing Money’ from Haiti Recovery

January 13, 2015
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Protesters Gather at Clinton Foundation to Complain of ‘Missing Money’ from Haiti Recovery

Protesters gathered outside the Clinton Foundation in New York City to complain about “missing money” from the Haiti recovery effort from the 2010 earthquake: “New Yorkers with roots in Haiti say the picture isn’t so rosy,” said the NY1 anchor. The protesters claimed that the $10 billion meant to help...
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