Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

“A New Haiti Emerges”

September 27, 2013
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“A New Haiti Emerges”

Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe at the UN on Thursday (UN Photo/Sarah Fretwell) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has seen its share of significant setbacks since the 2010 earthquake, but a new country is starting to emerge, Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe told the UN General Assembly on Thursday. In a speech to...
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Toms Shoes will invest $10 million in Haiti

September 27, 2013
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Toms Shoes will invest $10 million in Haiti

Wednesday, Blake Mycoskie, TOMS Founder and Chief Shoe Giver, ” announced at the meeting of Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) held in New York, and attended by the Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, that TOMS shoes one of the largest American companies specialized in the manufacture of shoes, will invest $10 million in building a shoe...
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Launching of works at Wharf Jérémie (Cité Soleil)

September 27, 2013
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Launching of works at Wharf Jérémie (Cité Soleil)

On Tuesday, the President Michel Martelly, officially launched the work of social-community infrastructures of Wharf of Jérémie , located in the town of Cité Soleil. It is a project of construction of a Centre for Technical and Vocational Training of 32 classrooms, of offices of the Port Authority, a green...
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​Le Président de la République en tournée dans le Sud pour soutenir le développement socio-économique et culturel dans ce département

September 27, 2013
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​Le Président de la République en tournée dans le Sud pour soutenir le développement socio-économique et culturel dans ce département

∙      Inauguration d’un restaurant communautaire à La Savanne, aux Cayes ∙      Visite de supervision des travaux de réaménagement de la Plage La Tourterelle ∙      Ouverture officielle du 17e Centre de Lecture et d’Animation Culturelle à Port-Salut Port-au-Prince, vendredi 27 Septembre 2013 : Le Président de la République, S.E.M. Michel Joseph Martelly, a entamé, ce...
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Haiti Through Dialogue and Dance

September 25, 2013
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Haiti Through Dialogue and Dance

Sue Wang: Promoting a culture to an audience of both natives and foreigners simultaneously is a tricky challenge. Cambridge READS, however, seemed to stumble upon a solution: an interaction of two arts, in this case lively dancing paired with a talk by a best-selling author. The writer is Edwidge Danticat, whose latest book, “Claire...
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How Haiti Is Coming Back One Entrepreneur At A Time

September 25, 2013
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How Haiti Is Coming Back One Entrepreneur At A Time

When most people hear of Haiti, it’s usually get about the earthquake and about mind-numbing poverty within 1,000 miles of one of the world’s richest nations. This blog is the opposite message. This is one of the best messages of hope I have heard about Haiti. When Denis O’Brien of Ireland expanded his company,...
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« Jalousie en couleurs » ou en douleur ?

September 25, 2013
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« Jalousie en couleurs » ou en douleur ?

Pétion-ville, Haïti, 24 septembre 2013 – Rose, bleu, vert, rouge. De loin, ce sont des milliers de maisons peintes en des couleurs extravagantes. Mais, de loin, l’observateur ne voit pas la détresse et les risques imminents qui affectent les résidents de Jalousie, qui surplombe le centre de Pétionville (périphérie est). Des souffrances et dangers...
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A Haitian State of Mind

September 23, 2013
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A Haitian State of Mind

Growing up in Italy as the child of a Dutch mother and a Canadian father, Paolo Woods was fascinated by the notion of the state. How does where you live, and how you live, shape individual and national identity? To find out, he moved to a country most often described as anything but a...
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Haiti: Dinner to Honor Irina Bokova, UNESCO

September 22, 2013
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Haiti: Dinner to Honor Irina Bokova, UNESCO

UNESCO DG Irina Bokova PORT -AU- PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) – The Haitian Government held a dinner at the Royal Oasis in honor of the Director General of the United Nations Educations, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Irina Bokova. The reception, hosted by Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, was attended by several members of the Administration, the...
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Haiti reconstruction-Portfolio Review of France and UNDP

September 20, 2013
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Haiti reconstruction-Portfolio Review of France and UNDP

Haiti Libre: On Thursday, the Minister of Planning and External Cooperation, Laurent Lamothe, also Prime Minister, accompanied by Vernet Joseph, Secretary of State for the recovery of agricultural production continued its series of meetings to aimed at assessing the portfolio of international cooperation with international agencies and donors. Portfolio Review of France : At...
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