Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Basu: His great final act: Saving the rainforest of Haiti with garbage

September 20, 2013
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Basu: His great final act: Saving the rainforest of Haiti with garbage

Adventureland performer Kevin Adair is developing alternative fuels in Haiti. / Carrie McVey/Special to the Register Written by Rekha Basu Zoom Adair’s company makes briquettes from recycled materials. / Frida Hyppolite/Special to the Register If you’ve visited Adventureland in recent years, you might have seen the guy on stilts by the entrance, the pirate...
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8th Meeting of the Inter-American Commission of Ports

September 16, 2013
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8th Meeting of the Inter-American Commission of Ports

From 10 to 13 September 2013, in Cartagena, Colombia, the Engineer Alix Célestin, the Director General of the National Port Authority (APN) accompanied by Mrs. Ginelle Lambert Noël, attended the 8th Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP), an international forum, which brought together all those responsible for ports of regions Caribbean and...
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La jeune Roodeline Louis, 18 ans, serait violée par un agent de la MINUSTAH à Léogâne KDH Danuskha, un agent du contingent srilankais de la MINUSTAH, affecté à Léogane est accusé de viol sur une jeune femme de 18 ans.-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 16, 2013
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La jeune Roodeline Louis, 18 ans, serait  violée par un agent de la MINUSTAH à  Léogâne  KDH Danuskha, un agent du contingent   srilankais de la MINUSTAH, affecté à  Léogane est accusé de viol sur une jeune femme de 18 ans.-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

KDH Danuskha, un agent du contingent srilankais de la MINUSTAH, affecté à Léogâne est accusé de viol sur une jeune femme de 18 ans. Le crime s’est produit samedi dernier aux abords de la base sri-lankaise dans la cité Anacaona. « Roodline Louis passait près de la base lorsqu’elle a été attaquée par son...
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The Haiti Reconstruction Fund approves $44.7MM-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 15, 2013
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The Haiti Reconstruction Fund approves $44.7MM-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The Steering Committee of the Haiti Reconstruction Fund (HRF), under the chairmanship of Wilson Laleau, Minister of Economy and Finance, has approved a total funding of $44.7MM for projects in the areas of energy, education and budget support, aligned with the priorities of the development policy of the Haitian Government. Priority projects beneficiaries :...
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Haiti, OAS to Hold “Major” Investment Conference in Washington

September 13, 2013
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Haiti, OAS to Hold “Major” Investment Conference in Washington

Above: OAS Headquarters in Washington (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The OAS and Haiti are also working to facilitate a “major conference” in Washington next year. The aim of the conference is for Haiti to present its Investment Master Plan to potential foreign investors and international stakeholders, according to the OAS. The...
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DUMB, DUMB, DUMB HAS ANYONE TRIED TO BOOK A TICKET FROM HERE TO THE COTE-D-IVOIRE AND BACK???? TOURISM SHOULD CONCENTRATE ON THE POSSIBLE – WE HAVE 5 STAR HOTELS WITHOUT 24 HOUR ROOM SERVICE-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 12, 2013
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DUMB, DUMB, DUMB HAS ANYONE TRIED TO BOOK A TICKET FROM HERE TO THE COTE-D-IVOIRE  AND BACK???? TOURISM SHOULD CONCENTRATE ON THE POSSIBLE – WE HAVE 5 STAR HOTELS WITHOUT 24 HOUR ROOM SERVICE-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

HaitiLibre Tuesday, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism met at the Royal Oasis, Nicolas Djibo, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Côte d’Ivoire (CCI/CI), accompanied by Yao Kouakou Germain Director of Studies and economic Information of the CCI/Cl and Michel Loukou, Kouadio economic and Social Counsel, and members of the...
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Preparing Haiti for the next hurricane

September 12, 2013
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Preparing Haiti for the next hurricane

Every year, cyclones sweep across the Caribbean, causing huge destruction. People in Haiti, the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation, are hardly prepared. NGOs are trying to change that using a system of maps and flags. Haiti’s hilly hinterland is especially vulnerable to storms It’s early June of this year, in the hinterland of southwest Haiti,...
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Win Butler says Arcade Fire’s Reflektor is “Studio 54 and Haitian voodoo”

September 12, 2013
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Win Butler says Arcade Fire’s Reflektor is “Studio 54 and Haitian voodoo”

Today, BBC Radio 1′s Zane Lowe aired his full interview with Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler. Yesterday Lowe previewed the interview in which Butler confirmed Reflektor will be a double album, with several songs exceeding the seven-minute mark, “refined” down from the band’s original collection of 50 to 60 tracks. According to Butler, the...
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A glittering industrial park in Haiti falls short-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 10, 2013
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A glittering industrial park in Haiti falls short-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A cornerstone of post-earthquake ‘reconstruction€™’, the Caracol park is not living up to its backers’ lofty promises- aljazeera.com Factory workers sew garments at the Caracol Industrial Park complex. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presided over the $300 million park’s opening in 2012Swoan Parker/Reuters/Landov CARACOL, Haiti — The young men playing dominoes in this...
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The Fault Lines Blog Aug 21 Haiti in a Time of Cholera: Background Reading

September 9, 2013
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The Fault Lines Blog Aug 21 Haiti in a Time of Cholera: Background Reading

by Kristen Taylor Today at 5:30p ET, our new Fault Lines “Haiti in the Time of Cholera” airs on Al Jazeera America. This episode, correspondent Sebastian Walker travels to Haiti and to the UN headquarters in New York to ask questions of accountability of Haiti’s Cholera epidemic.Here’s some background reading for the episode airs,...
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