Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Malaria vaccine shows early promise in clinical trials

August 8, 2013
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Malaria vaccine shows early promise in clinical trials

By Rebecca Morelle Science reporter, BBC World Service Living but weakened forms of the parasites were used in the new vaccine A malaria vaccine has shown promising results in early stage clinical trials, according to researchers. Researchers found the vaccine, which is being developed in the US, protected 12 out of 15 patients from...
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Mission One for U.N. in Haiti: When helping others, please try not to kill them

August 8, 2013
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Mission One for U.N. in Haiti: When helping others, please try not to kill them

Few countries in the world face the absolutely dire conditions encountered in Haiti, a country I spent a lot of time in during the 1990s. I didn’t need to go there after the massive 7.0 earthquake in 2010 to surmise that Haiti had gone from abject misery to abominably unimaginable catastrophic misery. It was...
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Haiti: Report Blames U.N. Camp for Deadly Cholera Outbreak

August 8, 2013
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Haiti: Report Blames U.N. Camp for Deadly Cholera Outbreak

By KARLA ZABLUDOVSKY Published: August 7, 2 Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Adding to assertions that United Nations peacekeepers inadvertently brought a strain of cholera to Haiti, a new Yale University report holds the organization responsible for a recent outbreak and concludes that it should help the victims. Sewage from a...
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Sen. Nelson Returns From Trip To Haiti

August 7, 2013
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Sen. Nelson Returns From Trip To Haiti

August 7, 2013 10:36 AM Senator Bill Nelson (Source: CBS4) MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – U.S. Senator Bill Nelson will brief Haitian-American leaders in Miami on Wednesday when he returns from a four day visit to their homeland. In addition to meeting with Haitian President Michel Martelly, Nelson also made stops at the U.S. Coast Guard...
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UN should be accountable for Haiti cholera: study

August 6, 2013
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UN should be accountable for Haiti cholera: study

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A Yale University report released Tuesday argues that the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti should be held accountable for introducing cholera into the Caribbean nation. In their report “Peacekeeping without Accountability,” researchers from Yale Law School and the Yale School of Public Health say there...
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MEMBERS OF HAITI’S SENATE – CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES ASK AMERICANS TO REPLACE AMBASSADOR PAMELA WHITE

August 6, 2013
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MEMBERS OF HAITI’S SENATE –  CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES ASK AMERICANS  TO REPLACE AMBASSADOR PAMELA WHITE

August 6, 2013 There is a movement, within the Haitian Parliament,  that asks for the Obama administration to replace Ambassador Pamela White. They have written directly to President Obama. Some believe that her long-time friendship with First Lady, Sophia Martelly, is detrimental to the overall process. They knew each other in the mid-eighties when...
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Fla. senator arrives in Haiti to look at projects

August 5, 2013
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The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A Democratic senator from Florida is in Haiti to look at U.S. projects in the country that was devastated by a 2010 earthquake. A spokesman for Bill Nelson, D-Fla., says that the senator came to Haiti on Sunday and leaves Wednesday. Nelson spokesman Dan McLaughlin gave few details...
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World Bank: Mining Can Help Haiti Reduce Poverty

August 5, 2013
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World Bank: Mining Can Help Haiti Reduce Poverty

Mining is one way to reduce poverty and promote economic growth in Haiti. This is according to the World Bank that states that while mining is a “complex sector,” when managed in a transparent and sustainable fashion, it could be beneficial to the nation. According to go-jamaica.com: “The World Bank said this is one of...
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Making stoves and changing lives in Haiti

August 5, 2013
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Making stoves and changing lives in Haiti

Disaster struck Haitian stove-maker Duquesne Fednard only a week after his workers were trained and ready to start production. The January 2010 earthquake killed more than 220,000 people and made more than 1.5 million homeless in Haiti. Mr Fednard’s new stove-making factory was destroyed, along with all but two pieces of equipment. He had...
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Technical evaluation of the Carnival of Flowers 2013 with Brazilian experts

August 5, 2013
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Technical evaluation of the Carnival of Flowers 2013 with Brazilian experts

Two days after the running of the Carnival of Flowers 2013, an important meeting was held at the Ministry of Tourism, between Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism, Josette Darguste, acting Minister of Culture, Grégory Saba, the President of the Carnival of Flowers 2013, Elsa Baussan Noël, Adviser to the President of the...
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