Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

The United Nations’ duty in Haiti’s cholera outbreak-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 12, 2013
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The United Nations’ duty in Haiti’s cholera outbreak-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Editorial Board, Published: August 11 Washington Post IT IS now all but certain that Haiti’s cholera epidemic, which has killed more than 8,000 people and sickened more than 600,000, is directly traceable to a battalion of U.N. peacekeeperswho arrived in the country after the 2010 earthquake. The United Nations and its peacekeepers have done...
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How should the US deliver food aid?

August 9, 2013
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How should the US deliver food aid?

By David Loyn International development correspondent, BBC News BBC News: Food shipped from America has saved the lives of millions of people since the Food for Peace programme was set up in 1954, but the strict rules demanding almost all of the food has to be sourced in the US and sent on American...
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Haiti to receive President of Republic of China

August 9, 2013
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Haiti to receive President of Republic of China

Chinese (Taiwanese) President Ma Tinj-jeou PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – Haiti will receive the President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) on Tuesday during his visit through the Caribbean and Latin America. President Ma Yinj-jeou will be received by President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and will participate in a ceremony to...
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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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Huge crowds for Haitian Project sale in Portland

August 3, 2013
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Huge crowds for Haitian Project sale in Portland

Posted on August 2, 2013 at 3:14 PM Updated yesterday at 7:15 PM PORTLAND – People lined up all the way around the block Friday for the Haitian Project Garage Sale at Northeast Portland’s Madeleine Parish and School. It’s the 13th year the Madeleine has held the fundraiser, which supports a special boarding school...
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Alba alliance ambitions lay bare Latin trade confusion

August 3, 2013
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Alba alliance ambitions lay bare Latin trade confusion

By Robert Plummer Business reporter, BBC News The Alba group of nations has ambitious economic plans that it may find hard to fulfill. In the bewildering array of Latin American and Caribbean trade alliances, the left-of-centre Alba group is probably the one that attracts the least attention outside the region. A search for it...
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Poor Haitian vendors worry trade lifeline endangered by talk of tightening border

August 3, 2013
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Poor Haitian vendors worry trade lifeline endangered by talk of tightening border

(Ezequiel Abiu Lopez/ Associated Press ) – In this July 15, 2013 photo, a man hauls to Haiti a sack of poultry, purchased at a market in Dajabon, Dominican Republic. This may be the Western Hemisphere’s most open border, and it’s been that way for years along the little policed line between the two...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH RENE PREVAL AND AMARAL DUCLONA’S ASSOCIATE SENATOR JOHN JOEL JOSEPH INVOLVED IN PLOT TO ASSASSINATE JUDGE BELIZAIRE!!!

August 2, 2013
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH  RENE PREVAL AND AMARAL DUCLONA’S ASSOCIATE SENATOR JOHN JOEL JOSEPH INVOLVED IN PLOT TO ASSASSINATE JUDGE BELIZAIRE!!!

August 3-Haiti Complot de John Joel Joseph pour assassiner le Juge Lamarre Belizaire. John Joël JOSEPH  a organisé une reunion à la Saline ou BLV La Saline dans la zone du  Wharf Jérémie,dans le but de planifier l’assassinat du Juge Instructeur  Lamarre BELIZAIRE. Un ancien militaire ancien allié  du groupe gang de  Dread Wilmé appartenant maintenant  dans l’équipe de...
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Refugee urges government to get her children, grandchildren out of Haiti

August 1, 2013
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Refugee urges government to get her children, grandchildren out of Haiti

Marie Yvena Senatus-Prince is a Canadian refugee from Haiti. She has made a plea to Canadian authorities to help after her 22-year-old daughter was kidnapped in Haiti. Photograph by: Jean Levac , Ottawa Citizen OTTAWA — A Haitian refugee living in Ottawa is desperate to get her children and grandchildren out of the troubled...
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Cool reception for US celebrity chefs in Haiti as mayor blocks them from visiting food market-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 30, 2013
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Cool reception for US celebrity chefs in Haiti as mayor blocks them from visiting food market-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Associated Press – Celebrity chef John Besh stands outside the entrance to the farmers’ market in the mountain town of Kenscoff, Haiti, Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Besh and chef Aaron Sanchez were forced to abandon a tour of the farmers’ market by Mayor Widjmy Clesca. The mayor said photographers accompanying Sanchez and Besh couldn’t...
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12ème sommet de l’Alliance Bolivarienne pour les Peuples de notre Amérique (ALBA)-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 30, 2013
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12ème sommet de l’Alliance Bolivarienne pour les Peuples de notre Amérique (ALBA)-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

‎​Haïti-coopération : Le Premier ministre  s’est rendu en Equateur pour participer au 12ème sommet de l’Alliance Bolivarienne pour les Peuples de notre Amérique (ALBA) .                                                          Le Bureau de communication...
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