Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

In Haiti, the ‘big truck’ is still going by

January 11, 2014
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In Haiti, the ‘big truck’ is still going by

BY JAMES ENGLISH james.english@tcu.edu This month marks the fourth anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti and the one-year anniversary of the most important written work to emerge from the rubble thus far — Jonathan Katz’s The Big Truck That Went By. Katz, a veteran journalist who lived in Haiti before, during and after the...
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Haiti, Unfinished and Forsaken

January 11, 2014
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Haiti, Unfinished and Forsaken

`NYTimes Editorial:Four years after the earthquake, Haiti is a fragile, largely forgotten country. It’s possible that some natural or man-made crisis this year could push it back into the headlines. But sustained attention, with the kind of support from outside that Haiti still needs to rebuild and become more self-sufficient, is mostly gone. The...
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The forgotten victims of Haiti’s earthquake

January 11, 2014
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The forgotten victims of Haiti’s earthquake

January 10th, 2014 02:18 PM ET The forgotten victims of Haiti’s earthquake By Chiara Liguori, Special to CNN Editor’s note: Chiara Liguori is Amnesty International’s Caribbean researcher. The views expressed are the writer’s own. Four years ago this Sunday, a devastating earthquake struck the Caribbean island of Haiti, leaving an estimated 200,000 people dead and more than 2...
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5.0 Earthquake in CUBA

January 9, 2014
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5.0 Earthquake in CUBA

Quake depth of 20 KM-5.0 Magnitude felt 38 KM North of Corralillo, Cuba See UPDATED LINK HERE
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Haiti no longer among US imminent danger areas

January 4, 2014
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Haiti no longer among US imminent danger areas

Jamaica Observer: WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The United States Department of Defence (DOD) says Haiti is no longer among some locations designated as “imminent danger pay (IDP) areas”. The DOD said that the earthquake-ravaged, French-speaking Caribbean country, along with eight other “land areas” would no longer be designated as an IDP, effective June...
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Daily Life In Haiti: A Peek Into The Still-Recovering Caribbean Nation

January 2, 2014
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Daily Life In Haiti: A Peek Into The Still-Recovering Caribbean Nation

Welcome to Daily Life! Each week HuffPost World will transport you to one of the corners of the Earth through images that expose the beauty and tragedy of worlds you may have never before seen. Backed by a docked cargo ship, a Haitian fisherman casts a net just off shore, in Port au Prince,...
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Haitian president urges his country to come together

January 2, 2014
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Haitian president urges his country to come together

. Demonstrators step on a poster with the image of Haitian President Michel Martelly on November 29, 2013 in Port-au-Prince during a protest to denounce what they said was US interference in the country (AFP Photo/Louis-Joseph Olivier) Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s President Michel Martelly urged his fellow citizens to come together to rebuild the...
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Country singer Paul Brandt inspired to give back in Haiti

December 31, 2013
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Country singer Paul Brandt inspired to give back in Haiti

By Paula Worthington, Calgary Herald Paul Brandt plays for kids in Repatriote. Photograph by: Photo courtesy Paula Worthingto , Handout HAITI — The narrow streets of Port-au-Prince are an array of sights, sounds and contrasts. Bunches of bold-coloured “tap tap” buses rattle past muted grey cinder walls, and a dusty haze hangs over Haiti’s...
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Should where you live determine whether you live or die from a preventable disease?-We DON’T Think So

December 31, 2013
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Should where you live determine whether you live or die from a preventable disease?-We DON’T Think So

Should where you live determine whether you live or die from a preventable disease? We don’t think so, which is why we work with 41 partners in the Americas and Caribbean to save lives every day! Elba Luz Villalobos Navarro is an older woman from El Salvador with long, gray hair and a kind...
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5 Haitian migrant women drown, among men, as smuggler’s boat capsizes

December 30, 2013
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5 Haitian migrant women drown, among men, as smuggler’s boat capsizes

http://womennewsnetwork.net The islands where migrant Haitians navigate on smugglers boats can be seen here. From Haiti many migrants hope to reach the coast of Florida in the U.S. or Turks and Caicos Islands or the Bahamas where they hope they will be able to find jobs and adequate income for their families. (WNN) Port-au-Prince,...
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