Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

20,000 people in Haiti camps given £7m lifeline from Britain

July 22, 2013
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20,000 people in Haiti camps given £7m lifeline from Britain

At risk: children at a camp in Haiti. Up to £4.7 million will be spent relocating 17,500 of the most vulnerable to rented accommodation Joseph Watts: Standard.co.uk Britain will rescue almost 20,000 vulnerable people living in squalid emergency camps in Haiti since the disastrous earthquake of 2010. The UK is to launch the plan, costing...
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Towards a concession in the 1,900 Mhz band

July 21, 2013
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Towards a concession in the 1,900 Mhz band

According to the National Council of Telecommunications (CONATEL), the market of mobile cellular communications has changed significantly in recent years. From a competitive environment dominated by four operators, the mobile landscape is now run by 2 operators following the bankruptcy of HAITEL S.A. : NATCOM (Former TELECO) of the Vietnamese company VIETTEL and DIGICEL...
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NY food stamp recipients are shipping welfare-funded groceries to relatives in Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Haiti

July 21, 2013
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NY food stamp recipients are shipping welfare-funded groceries to relatives in Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Haiti

By KATE BRIQUELET and ISABEL VINCENT Last Updated: 11:35 AM, July 21, 2013 Posted: 12:34 AM, July 21, 2013 J.C. Rice BIN OVER THEIR HEADS: Pioneer Supermarket in Brooklyn sells plastic barrels that customers use to ship food to family members in the Caribbean. Food stamps are paying for trans-Atlantic takeout — with New...
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A MESSAGE FROM BISHOP WALLACE TURNBULL AND THE BAPTIST MISSION

July 17, 2013
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A MESSAGE FROM BISHOP WALLACE TURNBULL AND THE BAPTIST MISSION

Dear Friend,                                                                        Lynchburg , July 11, 2013 Proverbs 25:25 says “Like cold water to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.” We have received news from Haiti of efforts of faithful workers, ‘our boys’. In 2012, Pastor Lucner paid a young motorcycle taxi man to take him into a backwoods...
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Conatel launches an auction for a third mobile licence-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 16, 2013
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Conatel launches an auction for a third mobile licence-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti’s telecoms regulator Conseil National des Telecommunications (Conatel) has announced the launch of a tender for a licence to operate a 3G/4G mobile network in the 1900MHz spectrum band, previously operated by Haitel. No further details regarding the auction have been released. As previously reported by TeleGeography’s CommsUpdate, authorities in Haiti announced in April...
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Cholera in Haiti The UN strain

July 16, 2013
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Cholera in Haiti The UN strain

The Economist.com Jul 15th 2013, 11:36 by P.B. | NEW YORK ON JULY 5th the United Nations refused, again, to countenance the claims of 5,000 cholera-affected Haitians against it. The Haitians contend that grossly inadequate sanitation at a UN peacekeeping base introduced and spread the disease through the country’s waterways. The great weight of...
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Our shortcuts help keep Haiti poor

July 16, 2013
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Our shortcuts help keep Haiti poor

Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 11:57 pm, Sun Jul 14, 2013. Zachary Reid Two centuries of supposed independence, long periods of guidance from more sophisticated allies, billions of dollars in foreign aid and the world’s second-oldest democracy comes down to this: a cute kid smiling and asking that her photograph...
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From slums to soccer fields; Team Haiti arrives in Blaine

July 14, 2013
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From slums to soccer fields; Team Haiti arrives in Blaine

BLAINE, Minn. – A team from Haiti is kicking off an opportunity of a lifetime in Blaine at the Schwan’s USA Cup. “Haiti is the poorest country in the world and they live in the poorest slums there,” said Minnesota-native and former soccer professional Tony Sanneh. “It’s amazing seeing this all come to fruition.”...
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No One Knows Exactly Why the Canadian Military Is in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 14, 2013
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No One Knows Exactly Why the Canadian Military Is in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Canadian infantry on a military exercise. Image via Perhaps understandably, the Canadian media has been having a hard time covering any news that doesn’t have to do with one of the following: the mayor of Toronto maybe smoking crack with a murdered drug dealer; the mayor of Montreal being charged with cavorting with the...
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Cholera in Haiti: Action incumbent on us all-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 13, 2013
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Cholera in Haiti: Action incumbent on us all-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The cholera epidemic that has claimed so many lives in Haiti remains a public health crisis, and it demands action  ̶  from all of us. Action is exactly what 19 Members of Congress are reasonably asking of the United Nations, and it is what UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is working to deliver. In a...
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