Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Brazil to export low-cost measles and rubella vaccine

October 31, 2013
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Brazil to export low-cost measles and rubella vaccine

The vaccine will be the first produced exclusively for export by Brazil Brazil has announced plans to produce a low-cost measles and rubella vaccine for export to developing countries. By 2017, 30 million doses a year are to be supplied mainly to African but also to Asian and Latin American nations. The Oswaldo Cruz...
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Haiti, the forgotten victim of Sandy

October 30, 2013
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Haiti, the forgotten victim of Sandy

by Ehab Zahriyeh @EhabZ October 29, 2013 12:02PM ET Despite progress, Haitians and donors face fatigue in addressing the Caribbean island’s humanitarian crisis A Haitian woman sells goods in an area of pollution on May 28, 2013 near an open air market outside of Port au Prince.Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images Before Superstorm Sandy made its...
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Arcade Fire’s Reflektor: Let The Light In On their daring double album, Arcade Fire re-invents rock from the roots up, in Bigger Than The Sound

October 30, 2013
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Arcade Fire’s Reflektor: Let The Light In On their daring double album, Arcade Fire re-invents rock from the roots up, in Bigger Than The Sound

Win Butler seems like a guy who thinks about music. I say that based on what I know about him (admittedly, very little), though it’s not a stretch to imagine him ranking bands, debating the merits of albums — or, in headier moments, sides of albums — defending the strengths of guys like Roy...
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DIVIDE AND CONQUER!!! CHERYL MILLS ATTEMPTS TO MURDER HAITI BY PLAYING ONE SIDE AGAINST THE OTHER IN A DANCE OF DEATH – MAKING PROMISES TO EACH SIDE SHE KNOWS WILL NEVER BE KEPT.

October 30, 2013
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DIVIDE AND CONQUER!!! CHERYL MILLS ATTEMPTS TO MURDER HAITI BY PLAYING ONE SIDE AGAINST THE OTHER IN A DANCE OF DEATH – MAKING PROMISES TO EACH SIDE SHE KNOWS WILL NEVER BE KEPT.

October 30, 2013 VICE-PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN PHONES MARTELLY AND ATTEMPTS TO FORCE IMPOSSIBLE ELECTION SCHEDULE ON HAITI WHEN CANADIAN AND AMERICAN EMBASSIES ALREADY ACCEPT REALITY OF NOVEMBER 2014 ELECTION. EXISTING SITUATION SO DYSFUNCTIONAL THAT ANY ELECTION NOW WILL BE A FARCE. BIDEN COMMENTS FOLLOWED BY CHERYL MILLS – HILLARY CLINTON’S HATCHET MAN – VISIT...
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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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