Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Laying the First Stone of the Sub-Police Station of Gris Gris

July 28, 2014
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Laying the First Stone of the Sub-Police Station of Gris Gris

Haiti Libre: After 2 year effort the authorities of the city of Côtes-de-fer with officials of the National Police of Haiti in the region, in order to provide this commune of a Sub-Police Station, earlier this week the high command of the PNH South East together with those responsible from the regional office Southeast...
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Funding to Boost Notre Dame Haiti Program

July 28, 2014
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Funding to Boost Notre Dame Haiti Program

July 27, 2014 News Release South Bend, Ind. – The Notre Dame Haiti Program at the University of Notre Dame has received a large, anonymous grant that will support the growth of its salt program, which produces clean, co-fortified salt, intended to eliminate lymphatic filariasis and combat iodine deficiency disorder. The $375,000 grant will...
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American Airlines next stop: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti

July 28, 2014
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American Airlines next stop: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti

American Airlines will become the first U.S. major carrier to offer daily, nonstop service to Cap-Haïtien, Haiti, the country’s second largest city By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haiti’s historical mecca is expanding to the world. After a modified 757 transporting then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in October 2012 became the first large aircraft to...
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UN Secretary General Fails to Come Clean on Haiti’s Cholera Cover Up by Stanley Lucas

July 27, 2014
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UN Secretary General Fails to Come Clean on Haiti’s Cholera Cover Up by Stanley Lucas

Earlier this week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon traveled to Haiti giving hope to the Haitian people and officials that the UN would issue a long overdue apology for their role in introducing the cholera epidemic in Haiti in the immediate aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake that claimed 320,000 lives. After the usual...
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Living Conditions in Haiti’s Capital Improve, but Rural Communities Remain Very Poor

July 26, 2014
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Living Conditions in Haiti’s Capital Improve, but Rural Communities Remain Very Poor

World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati: Rural poverty is often higher and more difficult to fight than poverty in urban areas. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Extreme poverty declined from 31 to 24% between 2000 and 2012 in Haiti. However, extreme poverty rates have stayed largely the same in rural areas for 12 years. Only 11%...
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Haitian President, Prime Minister meet diaspora in North Miami-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 26, 2014
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Haitian President, Prime Minister meet diaspora in North Miami-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

updated July 26 Haitian President Michel Martelly adds some entertainment to the town hall meeting Saturday at North Miami Senior High. Al Diaz / MIAMI HERALD STAFF Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/07/19/4244935/haitian-president-prime-minister.html#storylink=cpy Haiti’s government brings its town hall gathering to North Miami where officials touted their success and promised to follow up. By jacqueline charles...
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Congress passes law promoting transparency in Haiti’s reconstruction-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 26, 2014
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Congress passes law promoting transparency in Haiti’s reconstruction-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Concerned about the slow disbursement of U.S. dollars in Haiti and problems with projects, U.S. lawmakers pass legislation giving them more oversight. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Nearly five years after a devastating earthquake nearly flatten Haiti’s capital, the U.S. Congress on Friday passed legislation aimed at shedding light on how U.S. funds are used...
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CDC director warns of ‘post-antibiotic era’

July 23, 2014
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CDC director warns of ‘post-antibiotic era’

By Ferdous Al-Faruque – 07/22/14 04:46 PM EDT The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that the government needs to take immediate action before we live in a world where life-saving antibiotics are no longer effective. “Every day we delay it becomes harder and more expensive to fix this problem,” said CDC...
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Is Haiti the Next Travel Hot Spot?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 23, 2014
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Is Haiti the Next Travel Hot Spot?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Brianna Coviello Published July 22, 2014 FOXBusiness Apple Leisure Group CEO Alex Zozaya says the next great opportunity for both travelers and investors is Haiti. According to Glassdoor, Americans are choosing to spend their summers in the office, rather than going on vacation — as the average employee with time off only uses...
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