Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

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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Four years after quake, Haitians remember their dead, celebrate life

January 13, 2014
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Four years after quake, Haitians remember their dead, celebrate life

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com LÉOGANE, Haiti — They prayed underneath tarps held together with plastic pipes, sat on cinder blocks behind a destroyed Cathedral while giving praise to God and crowded the entrance of quake-damaged buildings as they broke into song. Four years after a cataclysmic 7.0 earthquake left more than 300,000 dead, an...
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GlobalPost’s continuing effort to answer an elusive, multi-billion-dollar question: “After Haiti’s devastating earthquake, where did the aid money go?”

January 13, 2014
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GlobalPost’s continuing effort to answer an elusive, multi-billion-dollar question: “After Haiti’s devastating earthquake, where did the aid money go?”

New hospital encourages doctors to stay as Haiti continues to rebuild Medical residencies at the Partners in Health hospital in Mirebalais are preparing the next generation of Haitian medical professionals. MIREBALAIS, Haiti — When Roosler Billy Telcide completed medical school in Port-au-Prince, his hopes for finding a residency to prepare him for a career...
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Haiti marks devastating earthquake anniversary

January 13, 2014
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Haiti marks devastating earthquake anniversary

The cathedral in Port-au-Prince was destroyed by the quake The people of Haiti have been remembering the victims of a devastating earthquake that struck the country four years ago, killing more than 250,000 people. Across the country people have attended special religious ceremonies. President Michel Martelly laid a wreath at a mass grave in...
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Pope Names 19 New Cardinals, Focusing on the Poor Including one from Haiti

January 12, 2014
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Pope Names 19 New Cardinals, Focusing on the Poor Including one from Haiti

By FRANCES D’EMILIO Associated Press Pope Francis named his first batch of cardinals on Sunday, choosing 19 men from Asia, Africa, Latin America and elsewhere, including the developing nations of Haiti and Burkina Faso, in line with his belief that the church must pay more attention to the poor. Francis made the announcement as...
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Safety still a luxury for Haitian builders

January 12, 2014
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Safety still a luxury for Haitian builders

Better-funded projects are built to survive earthquakes By TRENTON DANIEL, Associated Press Published: January 11, 2014, 10:14 PM A Marriott hotel, center, and Digicel office, right, are being built in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, shown Dec. 25. (Dieu Nalio Chery/AP) Workers make cinder blocks for construction in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Dec. 26. Most of Haiti’s...
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Four years after the earthquake, Haiti looks to turn disaster into promise

January 12, 2014
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Four years after the earthquake, Haiti looks to turn disaster into promise

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com CANAAN, Haiti — The sun-baked cinderblocks in Claude Saint-Elys’ dirt yard are an eroding reminder of the dream: a two-bedroom house with enough room for him, his wife and five surviving children. “We have rocks and blocks. That’s it,” Saint-Elys, who lost his 5-year-old son in the Jan. 12, 2010...
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Haiti’s French/Creole divide

January 12, 2014
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Haiti’s French/Creole divide

PIERRE By JACQUES PIERRE jacques.pierre@duke.edu It was sunny as usual in Little Haiti, a small Haitian enclave in Miami where the predominant language is Haitian Creole. I was there that day in May 2012 to celebrate Haitian Flag Day, and my invitation from the Office for Haitian Cultural Affairs said speakers could lecture in...
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Celebs show philanthropic side at Haiti benefit

January 12, 2014
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Celebs show philanthropic side at Haiti benefit

Michael Douglas arrives at the 3rd Annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Invision / Photo by Colin Young-Wolff By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — While many stars are awash in the gifts and parties...
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Haiti to plant millions of trees to boost forests and help tackle poverty

January 11, 2014
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Haiti to plant millions of trees to boost forests and help tackle poverty

The Guardian.com Government-backed campaign aims to double Caribbean country’s forest cover by 2016 Haiti was once covered in verdant forests but land clearance for colonial plantations was followed by tree felling for cooking fuel. Photograph: Olivier Coret/Corbis Haiti aims to plant 50m trees a year in a pioneering reforestation campaign to address one of...
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