Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti faults orphanage run by well-off US church

December 24, 2013
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Haiti faults orphanage run by well-off US church

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — At the Olde Good Things antique store on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, a French crystal chandelier can go for tens of thousands of dollars. A marble mantel sells for more than $20,000 and hand-carved dinner tables are priced even higher. The store’s Christian missionary owners offer their well-heeled customers a heart-warming...
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Rehabilitation of the Champ-de-Mars

December 23, 2013
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Rehabilitation of the Champ-de-Mars

The rehabilitation of the Champ-de-Mars, the largest public square in Port-au-Prince, will begin in January and should be completed in June 2014, if there is no setback. According to the engineer Clément Bélizaire of the Unit for Housing Construction and of Public Buildings (ULCBP), the main monuments and elements of Champ-de-Mars, will keep their...
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UNASUR, Argentina fund Haiti program to help fight hunger

December 22, 2013
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UNASUR, Argentina fund Haiti program to help fight hunger

PM Lamothe (on the right), Ambassador Mattarollo (center) and Argentine Ambassador Marcelo Raul sebaste (left), signing an agreement to help poor families in Haiti to produce their own food Published on 21 December 2013 by Joe Colas HCNN The Union of South-American Nations and Argentina joined the Haitian government in funding the extension of...
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HIV rates in Haiti drop over decade

December 21, 2013
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HIV rates in Haiti drop over decade

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince says the number of Haitians who have tested positive for HIV has declined over the past decade. The diplomatic mission says the drop is nearly 10 percent and the country’s infection rate is now at 3.67 percent. The figures come from Haiti’s Ministry of Public...
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One less route to Haiti: Haiti Aviation shuts down after five months

December 21, 2013
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One less route to Haiti: Haiti Aviation shuts down after five months

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Haiti Aviation, the Haitian-operated airline that distinguished itself from the competition by busing customers to their final destination after their arrival, has had its wings clipped. Flights were abruptly suspended Thursday, stranding passengers in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and in Miami. Falcon Air, which had been leasing a 150-seat aircraft and six...
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US: Sets new limits for Haiti apparel imports

December 20, 2013
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US: Sets new limits for Haiti apparel imports

By Richard Woodard | 19 December 2013 The US Department of Commerce has set a new limit on duty-free apparel imports from Haiti for 2014 under the HOPE Act. Under the terms of the Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity Through Partnership for Encouragement Act (HOPE), a limit is set on the amount of duty-free apparel that...
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CDC warns of mosquito-borne virus in Caribbean

December 20, 2013
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CDC warns of mosquito-borne virus in Caribbean

Dozens of cruise ships set sail each week in winter from Miami Beach, Fla., and many of them make stops at multiple ports in the Caribbean, where the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that a mosquito-borne virus has been found for the first time in the Western Hemisphere. (Richard Sheinwald /...
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Dominican Republic, Haiti to resume immigration talks, Venezuela says

December 18, 2013
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Dominican Republic, Haiti to resume immigration talks, Venezuela says

(Reuters) – The Dominican Republic and Haiti have agreed to resume immigration talks that broke down last month, Venezuela said on Tuesday, as the two nations seek to resolve differences over a Dominican court ruling that could strip citizenship from people of Haitian descent. The Dominican Republic last month broke off talks with Haiti...
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Haiti Faults Orphanage Run by Well-off US Church-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 18, 2013
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Haiti Faults Orphanage Run by Well-off US Church-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By BEN FOX Associated Press At the Olde Good Things antique store on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, a French crystal chandelier can go for tens of thousands of dollars. A marble mantel sells for more than $20,000 and hand-carved dinner tables are priced even higher. The store’s Christian missionary owners offer their well-heeled customers...
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Haiti switches on to solar power as sustainable electricity solution

December 17, 2013
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Haiti switches on to solar power as sustainable electricity solution

Solar energy is clean, green and can help to solve Haiti’s power crisis. Now the world’s largest solar hospital is lighting the way. The new hospital in Mirebalais has 1,800 rooftop solar panels. Solar energy could offer a solution to Haiti’s power problems. Photograph: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP Mirebalais is just an hour’s drive north-east...
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