Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Senior UN official urges donor community to ramp up efforts to tackle cholera

April 1, 2014
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Senior UN official urges donor community to ramp up efforts to tackle cholera

The cholera outbreak which has affected Haiti since October 2010 appears to have abated but is still considered the largest in the Western Hemisphere. Photo Logan Abassi UN/MINUSTAH 1 April 2014 – The United Nations official tasked with coordinating the response to the cholera epidemic in Haiti says the country is not receiving the...
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Celebrity traveler Hanging out in Haiti with Madison Smartt Bell-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 31, 2014
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Celebrity traveler Hanging out in Haiti with Madison Smartt Bell-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 29, 2014|By Stephanie Citron, For The Baltimore Sun It’s practically impossible for Americans to learn much about the country of Haiti without running into the works of Goucher College’s creative writing professor and award-winning novelist Madison Smartt Bell. Along with a dozen or so published pieces, Bell is widely acclaimed for his Haitian...
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IMF approves funds for Haiti

March 30, 2014
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IMF approves funds for Haiti

WASHINGTON (CMC) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is providing US$2.5 million to Haiti as it praised the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country for its economic performance “despite difficult circumstances”. The Washington-based financial institution said it has completed the seventh review of Haiti’s performance under its programme supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF)...
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Haitian Cholera Outbreak Highlights Need for Infrastructure, Not Blame-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 28, 2014
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Haitian Cholera Outbreak Highlights Need for Infrastructure, Not Blame-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A cholera epidemic has infected more than 700,000 people and killed over 8,000 in Haiti over the last few years, a country of just over 10 million people. Why did the epidemic strike Haiti, when the disease has been absent from that region for a century? And why has the outbreak been so difficult...
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FAMINE THREATENS NORTHWEST AS UN DISTRIBUTES FOOD… MANY PEASANTS HAVE ALREADY EATEN THEIR SEED STOCKS AND HAVE NOTHING TO PLANT… GOVERNMENT CANNOT FIND CORN SEEDS TO REPLACE THOSE ALREADY LOST-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 27, 2014
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FAMINE THREATENS NORTHWEST AS UN DISTRIBUTES FOOD… MANY PEASANTS HAVE ALREADY EATEN THEIR SEED STOCKS AND   HAVE NOTHING TO PLANT… GOVERNMENT CANNOT FIND CORN SEEDS TO REPLACE THOSE ALREADY LOST-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Aid workers in Haiti have begun distributing food to help some of the Caribbean nation’s poorest people cope with a severe drought, an official with a United Nations agency said Thursday. The World Food Program on Wednesday began handing out cereal, vegetable oil and iodized salt...
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Haiti’s Fate Is Decided In Washington: How International Organizations Are Carrying The Poorest Nation In The Americas

March 24, 2014
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Haiti’s Fate Is Decided In Washington: How International Organizations Are Carrying The Poorest Nation In The Americas

By Patricia Rey Mallén on March 24 2014 9:37 AM A UN military vehicle patrols the slum area of Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Reuters/Swoan Parker Four years after a devastating earthquake that wrecked the country in early 2010 and killed up to as many as 160,000 people, Haiti still bears scars. With a...
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Pastor Wallace Turnbull decorated by the President Martelly

March 23, 2014
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Pastor Wallace Turnbull decorated by the President Martelly

Haiti Libre: Friday at the National Palace, President Michel Martelly, decorated Pastor Wallace Turnbull (American origin, born in 1925), founder of the Conservative Baptist Mission of Haiti, with the Order of Honor and Merit, grade “Commandeur”. The ceremony, that took place in presence of the wife of the pastor, Mrs. Eleanor Turnbull, Mayors Pétion-Ville...
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Colette Lespinasse «Woman of Courage Haiti 2014»

March 23, 2014
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Colette Lespinasse «Woman of Courage Haiti 2014»

Haiti Libre: This Friday, as part of the “International Women of Courage” program, initiated for 3 years by the State Department to recognize the initiatives and actions undertaken by women around the world who play a prominent role in their society, Pamela White, Ambassador of the United States in Haiti, during a ceremony at...
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4.5M Earthquake Off Coast of Haiti

March 22, 2014
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4.5M Earthquake Off Coast of Haiti

Caribbean Journal; Above: a map of the quake (graphic: United States Geological Survey) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck northeast of the coast of Les Cayes, Haiti on Friday evening, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at around 9:11 PM local...
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Décoration en l’honneur du Pasteur Wallace Turnbull hier soir au Palais National

March 22, 2014
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Décoration en l’honneur du Pasteur Wallace Turnbull hier soir au Palais National

Pastor Wallace very well deserved Congrats Honneur et mérite est décerné au Grade de commandeur au Réverand Pasteur Wallace Turnbull, pour son dévouement et sa contribution au développement des activités communautaires à travers le pays Honneur et mérite est décerné au Grade de commandeur au Réverand Pasteur Wallace Turnbull, pour son dévouement et sa...
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