Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Hunger continues to intensify in conflict zones, UN agencies report to Security Council

January 29, 2018
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Hunger continues to intensify in conflict zones, UN agencies report to Security Council

A mother, displaced with her family, feeds her 18-month-old daughter at a shelter in a village rural Damascus. (file) Photo: WFP/Abeer Etefa Print 29 January 2018 – Food insecurity – or lack of access to enough food – continues to worsen in places torn by conflict, United Nations agencies reported Monday, listing Yemen, South...
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The Digicel Foundation inaugurates its 174th school

January 28, 2018
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The Digicel Foundation inaugurates its 174th school

Haiti Libre: The Digicel Haiti Foundation this week opened the PJ Mara de Jolivert National School located in the commune of Bassin Bleu in the Northwest department. Mr. Denis O’Brien, founder of the Digicel Foundation, was in attendance along with a delegation from Ireland and numerous local authorities including the Departmental Director of National...
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In Honor of His Father, Cliff Avril Is Building Schools in Haiti

January 27, 2018
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In Honor of His Father, Cliff Avril Is Building Schools in Haiti

Cliff Avril Family Foundation Quickly Inspired by his Haitian dad’s faith in the value of education, the longtime NFL defensive end has built three schools for more than 500 kids in the village of La Chanm (with an assist from Marshawn Lynch and Michael Bennett) By Kalyn Kahler January 26, 2018 Cliff Avril always...
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Pope Francis with president of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse

January 26, 2018
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Pope Francis with president of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse

The president of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse, met with the Holy Father in the Apostolic Palace. The two discussed the country’s main social problems, especially poverty. Haiti has yet to recover from natural disasters like a 2010 earthquake or Hurrican Matthew in 2016. Social crisis is coupled with a political one. Jovenel Moïse was elected...
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LATIN AMERICA As U.S. Slows Immigration, One Latin American Nation Embraces It

January 22, 2018
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LATIN AMERICA As U.S. Slows Immigration, One Latin American Nation Embraces It

By Paul Kiernan and Ryan Dube SANTIAGO, Chile—Every night, a commercial airliner full of Haitians arrives in this city’s international airport carrying families who have bid adieu to their poor island nation for a new life here. As the Trump administration aims to curb immigration, one of Latin America’s richest and safest countries has opened...
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Haiti – Japan : $34M donation for the Croix des Missions and the Route Neuve bridges

January 20, 2018
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Haiti – Japan : $34M donation for the Croix des Missions and the Route Neuve bridges

Haiti Libre: Friday, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, in the presence of Fritz Caillot, the Minister of Public Works, the Japanese Ambassador to Haiti, Yoshiaki Hatta, of Senator of the South, Hervé Fourcand, Mayors and Deputies of the communes of Croix des Bouquets, Tabarre and Cité Soleil, participated in...
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Trump’s Haitian Work Visa Ban Could Cripple Mar-a-Lago

January 18, 2018
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Trump’s Haitian Work Visa Ban Could Cripple Mar-a-Lago

By Chris Morris 10:20 AM EST The Trump administration’s decision to exclude Haitians from receiving temporary agricultural and seasonal visas in the U.S. could work against the interests of the Trump Organization. An announcement from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Thursday noted that citizens of Haiti, as well as Belize and Samoa, will...
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Sean Penn: ‘Donald Trump Is the Enemy of Compassion’

January 13, 2018
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Sean Penn: ‘Donald Trump Is the Enemy of Compassion’

By Sean Penn 8:20 PM EST Penn is a two-time Academy Award-winning actor and the founder of J/P Haitian Relief Organization. Within days of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, 29 American volunteers and I became quickly embedded with the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army. Alongside our military...
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Ex-Haitian PM on Trump ‘s—hole’ remark: ‘The world is witnessing a new low today’

January 12, 2018
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Ex-Haitian PM on Trump ‘s—hole’ remark: ‘The world is witnessing a new low today’

Ex-Haitian PM on Trump ‘s—hole’ remark: ‘The world is witnessing a new low today’ © Getty Former Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe declared Thursday that President Trump’s remarks calling Haiti, El Salvador and several African nations “shithole countries” marked a “new low” for the U.S. leader. “SHAME ON TRUMP! The world is witnessing a...
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LEST WE FORGET -16:53:10 JANUARY 12, 2010

January 12, 2018
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LEST WE FORGET -16:53:10  JANUARY 12, 2010

LEST WE FORGET -16:53:10 JANUARY 12, 2010 Jan 12, 2012 In less than a minute the Nation was devastated. In less than a minute over 300,000 people were taken from us. In less than a minute hundreds of thousands were injured, countless homes destroyed and over a million people made homeless – instantly. We...
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Jovenel Moïse rend hommage aux victimes du séisme de 2010

January 12, 2018
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Jovenel Moïse rend hommage aux victimes du séisme de 2010

Haiti 24.NET Le président de la République Jovenel Moïse, accompagné de la première dame, a déposé une gerbe de fleurs au mémorial de St Christophe (titanyen). Cet acte symbolique s’est déroulé en présence de la vice-présidente du CSPJ, Wendelle Coq Thélot, du premier ministre, Jack Guy Lanfontant, des présidents du sénat et de la...
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Anderson Cooper: Haitians have ‘fought back against more injustice than our president ever has’

January 12, 2018
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Anderson Cooper: Haitians have ‘fought back against more injustice than our president ever has’

CNN host Anderson Cooper delivered an emotional tribute to Haiti on his show Thursday after President Trump reportedly slammed the country as a “shithole” in an Oval Office meeting. “Like all countries, Haiti is a collection of people — rich and poor, well-educated and not, good and bad. But I’ve never met a Haitian who...
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TRUMP- THE 800 POUND GORILLA- SCREWS HAITI, AGAIN, AND AGAIN, AND AGAIN AFTER PROMISING TO BE OUR GREATEST ADVOCATE DURING CAMPAIGN

January 11, 2018
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TRUMP- THE 800 POUND GORILLA-  SCREWS HAITI, AGAIN, AND AGAIN, AND AGAIN AFTER PROMISING TO BE OUR GREATEST ADVOCATE DURING CAMPAIGN

Jan 11, 2018 WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE, WHO NEEDS ENEMIES??? DO WE HAVE ANY REAL FRIENDS? OR ARE WE JUST SMALL POLITICAL PAWNS FOR MAJOR NATIONS TO USE AGAINST EACH OTHER IN THEIR BIG GAME? I THINK WE ARE ALONE. COLLINS Within the last week, Trump has created two major outrages to diminish Haiti...
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250,000 earthquake refugees from El Salvador and Haiti will have to leave the United States

January 11, 2018
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250,000 earthquake refugees from El Salvador and Haiti will have to leave the United States

By David Jacobson, Temblor The M=7.7 January 13, 2001 earthquake in El Salvador killed over 900 people and damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of buildings. Following the earthquakes, Salvadorans were allowed to come to the U.S. Now, they will be forced to return to El Salvador following the Trump Administration’s removal of El...
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Paul Haggis resigns as chair of Haiti charity he founded

January 11, 2018
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Paul Haggis resigns as chair of Haiti charity he founded

FILE – In this Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, director Paul Haggis attends the world premiere of “Spielberg”, during the 55th New York Film Festival in New York. Haggis has resigned as Chair of the Board of the charity he founded, Artists for Peace and Justice. The organization says Wednesday that Haggis’ resignation was...
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Preservation Hall, Arcade Fire to launch Haitian-inspired Carnival procession in French Quarter

January 8, 2018
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Preservation Hall, Arcade Fire to launch Haitian-inspired Carnival procession in French Quarter

Two years after filling French Quarter streets for a David Bowie memorial parade, members of the modern rock band Arcade Fire and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band have teamed up once again to launch a new, Haitian-inspired Carnival marching organization. Krewe du Kanaval, named for the Haitian word for “carnival,” will embark from Preservation...
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Sean Penn, Leonardo DiCaprio share love at Haiti fundraiser

January 7, 2018
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Sean Penn, Leonardo DiCaprio share love at Haiti fundraiser

Sean Penn arrives at the 2018 Sean Penn J/P Haitian Relief Organization Gala at Milk Studios on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP) (Associated Press) By Sandy Cohen | AP January 7 at 12:44 PM LOS ANGELES — Sean Penn and Leonardo DiCaprio used the eighth annual benefit for the J/P Haitian Relief...
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The 2018 National Carnival will take place in Port-au-Prince

January 6, 2018
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The 2018 National Carnival will take place in Port-au-Prince

Haiti libre: Following the agreement reached the day before at the National Palace between the Presidency and the Port-au-Prince City Council, Friday at a press conference, Claudel Dumas, the President of the National Committee while recalling that his Committee worked as every year with different carnival committees across the country confirmed that this year...
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Death of Professor Rachel Beauvoir Dominique

January 6, 2018
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Death of Professor Rachel Beauvoir Dominique

Haiti Libre: The Rectorate of the State University of Haiti (UEH) learned, with infinite sorrow the sad news of the death Friday, January 5, 2018 at his residence in Mariani, of the manbo (Voodoo Priestess) and Anthropology Professor Rachel Dominique Beauvoir, daughter of the deceased Ati National (Supreme Chief of Haitian Voodoo) Max Gesner...
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Quebec companies look to asylum seekers to help fill labour shortage

January 3, 2018
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Quebec companies look to asylum seekers to help fill labour shortage

Since last January, RCMP have intercepted more than 15,000 people crossing into Quebec By Alison Northcott, CBC News Posted: Jan 02, 2018 2:45 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 02, 2018 4:28 PM ET Junior Amisial, 31, crossed the border illegally into Canada from U.S. in August to claim asylum. (Alison Northcott/CBC) Alison Northcott Alison Northcott...
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