Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

The Aid Industry Failed Haiti After Its 2010 Quake

February 4, 2014
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The Aid Industry Failed Haiti After Its 2010 Quake

TheDailyBeast.com Four years and billions of dollars since the devastating earthquake, the impoverished nation stands no better equipped to improve itself. How a new local model might work better. It’s been just over four years since a devastating earthquake killed more than 100,000 Haitians and left 1.5 million homeless. An estimated 20 to 40...
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Arcade Fire confirm Haiti gig

February 3, 2014
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Arcade Fire confirm Haiti gig

Canadian group will play in the coastal town of Jacmel on 21 February, as part of the country’s Kanaval celebrations. theguardian.com Kanaval spirit … Regine Chassagne and Win Butler of Arcade Fire. Photograph: Matt Jelonek/Getty Images Arcade Fire will perform in Haiti on 21 February, as part of the country’s Kanaval celebrations. Scott Rodger...
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Carnaval 2014, prix abusif des hôtels-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 1, 2014
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Carnaval 2014, prix abusif des hôtels-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 5:55 AM, Thierry Theodore thierrytheodore103@yahoo.fr wrote: Les hôtels aux Gonaïves (350 chambres) et sur la Côte-des-Arcadins, réclament entre 300 et 400 dollars américains par nuit durant la période carnavalesque, sur le principe commercial, que lorsque la demande est à la hausse, les prix augmentent… Devant cette situation déplorable, Grégory...
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Discours de Me Jean-Henry Céant au Cocktail de Lancement de la Fondation CHADEC Centre Haïtiano-Arabe pour le Développement, l’Education et la Culture

January 31, 2014
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Discours de Me Jean-Henry Céant  au Cocktail de Lancement de la Fondation CHADEC  Centre Haïtiano-Arabe pour le Développement, l’Education et la Culture

Monsieur le Représentant du Premier Ministre, Monsieur le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères et des Cultes Madame le Ministre de la Santé et de la Population Madame la Mairesse de Pétion-Ville Mesdames et Messieurs les Directeurs Généraux Madame la Représentante du Secrétaire Général des Nations Unies Mesdames et Messieurs du Corps Diplomatique Mesdames et Messieurs...
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Congressmen who met in Haiti now working across aisle

January 28, 2014
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Congressmen who met in Haiti now working across aisle

WASHINGTON — Republican Rep. Chris Gibson and Democratic Rep. Raul Ruiz first met at a golf course in Haiti. It was January 2010, and Haiti was still reeling from a severe earthquake days earlier. Gibson, an active-duty Army colonel, was commanding paratroopers using the Petion Ville Golf Club in suburban Port-au-Prince as their headquarters...
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Deadly voyages devastate Haitian island

January 28, 2014
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Deadly voyages devastate Haitian island

Desperation trumps risks in offshore Haiti island as illegal migration spikes and dozens die. By jacqueline charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com ILE DE LA TORTUE, Haiti — Three times James Major tried to make it off this rustic island, where skeletons of wooden sailboats litter the rocky shoreline. Three times he failed, turned back by U.S. and...
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Orphanage Built in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 27, 2014
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Orphanage Built in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

13wham.com Haiti – “When you see the abject poverty you get a little depressed. You have it better than they do. Then you try to muster up some actions that will help,” said retired RGH Dr. Dick Gangemi, as his weekend trip to Haiti with 13 others came to an end. Help they did....
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Haiti PM pursues investors at Davos

January 26, 2014
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Haiti PM pursues investors at Davos

Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY 5:16 p.m. EST January 24, 2014 “I’m here in Davos to make the case to the most important people in the financial world,” Lamothe said. DAVOS, Switzerland — Four years ago this month a devastating earthquake in Haiti thrust the poverty-stricken nation to the center of discussions at the World...
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Haiti talks in bid to end political crisis

January 25, 2014
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Haiti talks in bid to end political crisis

A man holds a Haitian flag as he takes part in a protest demanding that Haitian President Michel Martelly step down in Port-au-Prince on Jan 13, 2014. Opposition parties in Haiti launched talks on Friday with President Michel Martelly and parliament in an effort to find a solution to a months-long political crisis, a mediator...
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Haitians line up to apply for visas outside the Brazilian embassy in Port-au-Prince November 22, 2013.

January 25, 2014
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Haitians line up to apply for visas outside the Brazilian embassy in Port-au-Prince November 22, 2013.

In 2012, Brazil approved a humanitarian visa policy for Haitians, two years after an earthquake on their island left many in dire poverty, and thousands have made the journey. Haitian immigrants are now crossing the border from Peru at a rate of around 70 per day, according to the Acre state government. Many hope...
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A Burgeoning Hacker Culture in Haiti

January 25, 2014
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A Burgeoning Hacker Culture in Haiti

BY Jessica McKenzie | Thursday, January 23 2014 A scene from the 2013 Haiti hackathon (EricGoldhagen/Flickr) Haiti’s first hackathon ever took place only one year ago, in February 2013, but since then students at the Ecole Supérieure d’Infotronique d’Haiti (ESIH) have held two more hacking events and are even now forming a coding club...
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Le Premier Ministre Laurent Lamothe à Davos

January 24, 2014
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Le Premier Ministre Laurent Lamothe à Davos

Le Premier Ministre à Davos dans le cadre de sa participation au 44ème Forum économique mondial
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Sean Penn’s Homeless Camp in Haiti Clearing Out

January 21, 2014
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Sean Penn’s Homeless Camp in Haiti Clearing Out

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press A country club golf course that became a refuge for tens of thousands of people left homeless in Haiti’s capital by a 2010 earthquake is clearing out the remaining residents by this weekend. Rachel Beach, an aid worker who is handling a relocation effort carried out by actor Sean...
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Lessons from the Haiti earthquake: Finding a better way to distribute aid

January 18, 2014
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Lessons from the Haiti earthquake: Finding a better way to distribute aid

Four years ago this month an earthquake devastated Haiti, causing the deaths of as many as 316,000 people. I flew to the country four days after commercial flights were allowed to land there again. It was my first trip to Haiti and it was my first experience with a big natural disaster — and...
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Saturday, January 11, 2014 HAITI 12 JANVYE 2014: APRE 4 LANE KÈK CHIF KE NOU TA DWE KONNEN pa Stanley Lucas

January 18, 2014
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Saturday, January 11, 2014 HAITI 12 JANVYE 2014: APRE 4 LANE KÈK CHIF KE NOU TA DWE KONNEN pa Stanley Lucas

Apre 4 lane depi ke goudougoudou pase sou Ayiti tout moun ap mande kote mas lajan key o bay pou peyi nou pase?  Mwen di tout moun pa bliye ke manman lajan rekonstriksyon an pa pase nan men Ayisien. Akoz lwa ijans lan ke iresponsab ki te nan tèt leta a te pibliye an...
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OASIS HOTEL ON VERGE OF SUSPENDED ANIMATION

January 18, 2014
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OASIS HOTEL ON VERGE OF SUSPENDED ANIMATION

STAFF REPORTS SEALING OFF ROOMS AND PERSONNEL CUT BACKS IN A 5 STAR PROJECT THAT NEVER HAD ROOM SERVICE OR EVEN A SODA MACHINE IN THE HALLS SHOULD A GUEST WANT SOMETHING TO DRINK AFTER THE RESTAURANT CLOSED. January 17, 2014 One of President Clinton’s few Foundation investments, in Haiti, is on the verge...
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Four years after the Haiti earthquake, what have billions in US aid bought?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 15, 2014
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Four years after the Haiti earthquake, what have billions in US aid bought?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In the four years since Haiti’s disastrous earthquake, the United States has promised $3.6 billion in aid, at least $2.8 billion of which has already been spent. Has it helped? GlobalPost examined more than one dozen studies and audits to estimate how much of that money made it through US government...
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Of the 68 earthquakes worldwide in the past 24 hours, 55 have been on the North coast of Puerto Rico

January 13, 2014
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Of the 68 earthquakes worldwide in the past 24 hours, 55 have been on the North coast of Puerto Rico

It was 54 a second ago, but there is another one letting go right now…. We should all turn to the person beside us, and tell them how much they are appreciated. We just got a second chance, because if the tension of these 55 earthquakes let go in just two of three sets...
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4 Years Of Oklahomans Helping Haiti Through Mission Of Hope

January 13, 2014
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4 Years Of Oklahomans Helping Haiti Through Mission Of Hope

By Deanne Stein, News 9 – bio | email A little boy sits next to his house in a refugee camp for displaced people in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Concrete homes, mission of hope is building (MOH photo credit) Warehouse housing food supplies (MOH photo credit) UNDATED - Sunday marks the 4th...
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