Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

UN Secretary General Fails to Come Clean on Haiti’s Cholera Cover Up by Stanley Lucas

July 27, 2014
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UN Secretary General Fails to Come Clean on Haiti’s Cholera Cover Up by Stanley Lucas

Earlier this week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon traveled to Haiti giving hope to the Haitian people and officials that the UN would issue a long overdue apology for their role in introducing the cholera epidemic in Haiti in the immediate aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake that claimed 320,000 lives. After the usual...
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Living Conditions in Haiti’s Capital Improve, but Rural Communities Remain Very Poor

July 26, 2014
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Living Conditions in Haiti’s Capital Improve, but Rural Communities Remain Very Poor

World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati: Rural poverty is often higher and more difficult to fight than poverty in urban areas. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Extreme poverty declined from 31 to 24% between 2000 and 2012 in Haiti. However, extreme poverty rates have stayed largely the same in rural areas for 12 years. Only 11%...
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Haitian President, Prime Minister meet diaspora in North Miami-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 26, 2014
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Haitian President, Prime Minister meet diaspora in North Miami-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

updated July 26 Haitian President Michel Martelly adds some entertainment to the town hall meeting Saturday at North Miami Senior High. Al Diaz / MIAMI HERALD STAFF Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/07/19/4244935/haitian-president-prime-minister.html#storylink=cpy Haiti’s government brings its town hall gathering to North Miami where officials touted their success and promised to follow up. By jacqueline charles...
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Congress passes law promoting transparency in Haiti’s reconstruction-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 26, 2014
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Congress passes law promoting transparency in Haiti’s reconstruction-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Concerned about the slow disbursement of U.S. dollars in Haiti and problems with projects, U.S. lawmakers pass legislation giving them more oversight. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Nearly five years after a devastating earthquake nearly flatten Haiti’s capital, the U.S. Congress on Friday passed legislation aimed at shedding light on how U.S. funds are used...
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CDC director warns of ‘post-antibiotic era’

July 23, 2014
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CDC director warns of ‘post-antibiotic era’

By Ferdous Al-Faruque – 07/22/14 04:46 PM EDT The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that the government needs to take immediate action before we live in a world where life-saving antibiotics are no longer effective. “Every day we delay it becomes harder and more expensive to fix this problem,” said CDC...
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Is Haiti the Next Travel Hot Spot?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 23, 2014
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Is Haiti the Next Travel Hot Spot?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Brianna Coviello Published July 22, 2014 FOXBusiness Apple Leisure Group CEO Alex Zozaya says the next great opportunity for both travelers and investors is Haiti. According to Glassdoor, Americans are choosing to spend their summers in the office, rather than going on vacation — as the average employee with time off only uses...
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Towards computer interconnection of 10 Departmental Directorates of Education

July 22, 2014
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Towards computer interconnection of 10 Departmental Directorates of Education

Haiti libre: As part of the modernization of system of information management, the Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training wishes interconnect the 10 Departmental Directorates of Educations (DDE) of the country with the central office of the Ministry. To this end, the technicians from the “Digitalkap Technology” company responsible for the implementation of...
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Plans to Rebuild Haiti Capital Displace Families and is coordinated by master thief Jean-Marie Ligonde indicating that more crimes will occur-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 22, 2014
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Plans to Rebuild Haiti Capital Displace Families and is coordinated by master thief Jean-Marie Ligonde indicating that more crimes will occur-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Jul 22, 2014, 12:06 AM ET By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press The broad avenues in the Haitian government’s promotional material are clean and unbroken, dotted with palm trees, parks and manicured expanses of grass. The new ministry buildings are sleek and modern but retain some of the neo-classical architecture of the...
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Reconstruction or Haiti’s Latest Disaster? Tourism Development on Île-à-Vache Island

July 22, 2014
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Reconstruction or Haiti’s Latest Disaster? Tourism Development on Île-à-Vache Island

Huffington Post: The following is adapted from a presentation by Jessica Hsu of Other Worlds and Jean Claudy Aristil of Radio VKM Les Cayes at the Executive Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism conference in St. Georges, Grenada held from July 8 – July 11, 2014. A large-scale tourism project planned for the Haitian...
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