Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Review: ‘Peacekeeping’ Transcends Pre-Quake Haiti Setting

March 9, 2016
By `
Review: ‘Peacekeeping’ Transcends Pre-Quake Haiti Setting

By jennifer kay, associated press “Peacekeeping” (Sarah Crichton Books/FSG), by Mischa Berlinski While plenty has been written, fiction and nonfiction, about Haiti’s political disgraces, natural disasters, cultural enigmas and entrenched dysfunction, Mischa Berlinski’s new novel stands out for doing far more than dramatizing news headlines about the beleaguered Caribbean nation. On its surface, “Peacekeeping”...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Govt Incompentece | Comments Off

UN’s own experts chastise Ban Ki-moon over handling of Haiti cholera outbreak – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 6, 2016
By `
UN’s own experts chastise Ban Ki-moon over handling of Haiti cholera outbreak – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Human rights experts say secretary general’s refusal to allow victims any effective remedy for suffering has stripped thousands of their rights A worker pours water for a patient at Haiti’s first permanent cholera center in downtown Port-au-Prince. Photograph: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP Ed Pilkington in New York @edpilkington Thursday 3 March 2016 15.21 EST Last modified...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Govt Incompentece | Comments Off

Clinton Aide Demanded to Clear Travel Warnings, Human Rights Reports on Haiti

March 3, 2016
By `
Clinton Aide Demanded to Clear Travel Warnings, Human Rights Reports on Haiti

State Department releases interfered with fundraiser benefitting Haiti By Alana Goodman State Department officials agreed to give Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff the opportunity to clear travel warnings and human rights reports related to Haiti, after some of the releases hurt fundraising efforts for the 2010 earthquake recovery, according to emails released by the...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Govt Incompentece | Comments Off

Cholera Quietly Still Kills Dozens a Month in Haiti

March 3, 2016
By `
Cholera Quietly Still Kills Dozens a Month in Haiti

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Mar 3, 2016 A dozen people reclined on cots inside the clinic in the Haitian capital, a few so sick they were receiving intravenous infusions to rehydrate their bodies and spare them an agonizing death. The worst off one recent morning was a thin and spectral...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

Court Hears Suit Against U.N. on Haiti Cholera Outbreak

March 2, 2016
By `
Court Hears Suit Against U.N. on Haiti Cholera Outbreak

By RICK GLADSTONE NY Times MARCH 1, 2016 A legal battle by the Haitian victims of a cholera epidemic against the United Nations reached its highest level in an American court on Tuesday, as lawyers for the plaintiffs were permitted to argue before a federal appeals panel why they believe the United Nations is...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

Flooding kills several and damages thousands of homes in Haiti

March 2, 2016
By `
Flooding kills several and damages thousands of homes in Haiti

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com At least one person is dead and four are missing in Haiti after rains triggered mudslides and flooding that damaged more than 10,000 homes, the country’s Civil Protection Office said Monday. Edgard Celestin, a spokesman with the office, said a man was helping a person cross the Dame Marie River...
Read more »

Posted in Ag/Farming, Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

The Digicel Foundation inaugurates 5 schools

February 28, 2016
By `
The Digicel Foundation inaugurates 5 schools

Haiti Libre: Continuing its program to build schools throughout Haiti in order to contribute to the improvement of the quality of education, the Digicel Foundation has recently proceeded to the inauguration of 5 new construction projects. Part of first 20 schools built by the Digicel Foundation during its first year of operation, the Community...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

Haiti: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)

February 27, 2016
By `
Haiti: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)

flickr.comWe recently talked about how Haiti is the most mountainous country in the Caribbean and how it was the first country in the world to abolish slavery. Now we are back with seven more little-known facts about the Caribbean country. Number Seven: The Real Pirates of the Caribbean Jack Sparrow and his fellow pirates...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, Elections | Comments Off

The Albert Schweitzer Hospital converts to solar power

February 17, 2016
By `
The Albert Schweitzer Hospital converts to solar power

Haiti Libre: The German company Qinous provided at the beginning of this year, a storage device of solar energy in lithium-ion batteries with a total capacity of 200 kW, which can ensure the supply of clean, renewable energy to the Albert Schweitzer Hospital, located in the commune of Deschapelles (Artibonite). After the installation of...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA | Comments Off

Port-au-Prince : nouvelles failles cartographiées, menace sismique amplifiée

February 14, 2016
By `
Port-au-Prince : nouvelles failles cartographiées, menace sismique amplifiée

Les habitants de la zone métropolitaine de Port-au-Prince, plus de 3 millions, vivent sur des « failles actives » qui rendent plus importante la menace sismique, a alerté une étude menée par des scientifiques français. Des scientifiques français de l’équipe de tectonique de l’Institut de physique du globe de Paris (CNRS, Paris Diderot, Sorbonne...
Read more »

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA, FRENCH/CREOLE Articles | Comments Off