Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Arcade Fire pays tribute to Haiti on new album

October 27, 2013
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Arcade Fire pays tribute to Haiti on new album

By JENNIFER KAY The Associated Press Win Butler, right, and his wife and bandmate Regine Chassagne, left, of Arcade Fire, perform Oct. 24, 2013 at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Arcade Fire’s new album “Reflektor” comes out next week. The Thursday night show at the Little Haiti Cultural Center was the second...
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Haitian garment plants accused of cheating workers

October 26, 2013
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Haitian garment plants accused of cheating workers

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A labor rights group is accusing clothing manufacturers in Haiti of frequently cheating workers out of their meager wages. The U.S.-based Worker Rights Consortium says in a report that workers receive an average of 32 percent less than what they should. It says the practice is “both widespread and severe”...
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Survivors of capsized Haitian migrant smuggling boat charged with murder

October 26, 2013
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Survivors of capsized Haitian migrant smuggling boat charged with murder

FILE–Coast Guard examine a boat that capsized just southeast of Government Cut Oct. 16, 2013. A Bahamian boat captain and crewman are being charged with causing the deaths of four Haitian women who drowned after their overcrowded smuggling boat capsized in waters off Miami. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com...
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Today, in a first for Haiti, one group of farmers sponsored food aid for another group of farmers in need.

October 25, 2013
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Today, in a first for Haiti, one group of farmers sponsored food aid for another group of farmers in need.

Jean-Robert Castin, representing farmers in Gonaives, giving rice, beans and cooking oil to Ametide Estimable, a farmer in Terre des Nègres. Today, in a first for Haiti, one group of farmers sponsored food aid for another group of farmers in need. In July, community leaders from the small and remote farming community of Terre...
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Haitian Cholera Strain Spreads To Mainland With Mexico Outbreak

October 23, 2013
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Haitian Cholera Strain Spreads To Mainland With Mexico Outbreak

byRichard Knox- Morning Edition October 23, 2013 3:12 AM A nurse treats a cholera patient in the Dominican Republic on Aug. 27, at the Juan Pablo Pina Hospital in San Cristobal. Health officials say that the strain of cholera circulating in the Dominican Republic — the same one that first appeared in Haiti three...
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Architects unveil plan for Haitian cathedral ‘Iconic symbol’ would reflect hope for resurrected church, nation

October 23, 2013
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Architects unveil plan for Haitian cathedral ‘Iconic symbol’ would reflect hope for resurrected church, nation

The new Episcopal Church cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti would make a strong statement of hope on a busy corner in the country’s capital, which is still recovering from the 2010 earthquake. Artist rendering: Kerns Group Architects The architects of a dramatic new cathedral for Haiti unveiled their design...
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HAITIAN HOTELIERS FORGET THE MAXIM – LOCATION! – LOCATION! – LOCATION! WHEN BUILDING IN HAITI. INSTEAD, THE BUILD IN SEMI-SLUM AREAS WHERE GUESTS WILL HAVE NO ATTRACTIONS – MONEY LAUNDERING OR A TAX DODGE FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS OF NO USE TO HAITI OR HAITIANS-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 22, 2013
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HAITIAN HOTELIERS FORGET THE MAXIM – LOCATION! – LOCATION! – LOCATION! WHEN BUILDING IN HAITI. INSTEAD, THE BUILD IN SEMI-SLUM AREAS WHERE GUESTS WILL HAVE NO ATTRACTIONS – MONEY LAUNDERING OR A TAX DODGE FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS OF NO USE TO HAITI OR HAITIANS-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Above: the soon-to-open NH El Rancho By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti currently has five hotels and 644 rooms in its active hotel development pipeline, according to data from STR. The country recently saw the opening of two major hotels in the last year, including the 109-room Best Western and the 128-room Royal Oasis,...
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Technology education in Haiti becoming a priority despite disasters

October 20, 2013
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Technology education in Haiti becoming a priority despite disasters

The second of two parts: In a country recovering from recent catastrophes, its people are looking to Internet-connectedness and the great potential their homeland has to gain October 20, 2013 12:17 am Deborah Todd/Post-Gazette Louis Baptiste Nadege, educational director of the Steve Apple Polytechnic School, below, saved for two years to build the school’s...
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MARTELLY’S SPONTANEOUS CROWD OF OVER 20,000 DROWNS ARISTIDE’S PAID MOB OF FEWER THAN 3,000 AS THE NATION CELEBRATED THE ANNIVERSARY OF JEAN JACQUES DESSALINES’ DEATH OCTOBER 17, 1806… EVEN AS THE ENTIRE CUSTOMS SYSTEM WAS PARALYZED BY THE ARREST OF SEVERAL BECAUSE OF THE DISAPPEARANCE OF 3 CONTAINERS FROM PORT-AU-PRINCE’S DOCKS. SOME SUGGEST THEY CONTAINED A SHIPMENT OF WEAPONS AND MUNITIONS FOR ARISTIDE SUPPORTERS IN THEIR PLANNED WAR AGAINST THE DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED GOVERNMENT.

October 18, 2013
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MARTELLY’S SPONTANEOUS CROWD OF OVER 20,000 DROWNS ARISTIDE’S PAID MOB OF FEWER THAN 3,000 AS THE NATION CELEBRATED THE ANNIVERSARY OF JEAN  JACQUES DESSALINES’ DEATH OCTOBER 17, 1806…  EVEN AS THE ENTIRE CUSTOMS SYSTEM WAS PARALYZED BY THE ARREST OF SEVERAL BECAUSE OF THE DISAPPEARANCE OF 3 CONTAINERS FROM PORT-AU-PRINCE’S DOCKS. SOME SUGGEST THEY CONTAINED A SHIPMENT OF WEAPONS AND MUNITIONS FOR ARISTIDE SUPPORTERS IN THEIR PLANNED WAR AGAINST THE DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED GOVERNMENT.

October 18, Aristide loyalists Terneb Delpe, Maryse Narcisss, John Joel Joseph, Moise Jean Charles, Arnel Belizaire and others did their best to generate a big anti-government manifestation in Port-au-Prince. On this occasion, Aristide’s cash generated a bigger turn out than the 227 who marched in their last fiasco. Several thousand people took to the...
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Group Says Haitian Garment Workers Are Shortchanged on Pay

October 17, 2013
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Group Says Haitian Garment Workers Are Shortchanged on Pay

Richard Perry/The New York Times Workers in a garment shop in Haiti. Production quotas and overtime figure in a report that says such employees are underpaid. By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD and STEVEN GREENHOUSE Published: October 15, 2013 MEXICO CITY — Garment factories in Haiti, the backbone of an effort to revive the country’s earthquake-shattered...
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