Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

In Haiti, music is in the air as pre-Carnival celebrations, jazz fest start the party

February 12, 2014
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In Haiti, music is in the air as pre-Carnival celebrations, jazz fest start the party

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MIamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Carnival may be more than a month away, but that’s not stopping Haitians from launching the party early. A week after marking the fourth anniversary of Haiti’s tragic Jan.12, 2010, earthquake during which their singer-turned-president urged them to celebrate life, Haitians kicked off pre-carnival celebrations Sunday. Jumping and...
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Haiti owes $1,276,929,359.32 to Venezuela-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 10, 2014
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Haiti owes $1,276,929,359.32 to Venezuela-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PI/ HaitiLibre- According to the Bureau of Monetization of Programs of Development Assistance (BMPAD) within the framework of Petrocaribe agreement, Haiti had a long-term debt with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela for an amount of 1,276,929,359.32 U.S. dollars as of December 31, 2013 (In March 2013 the amount of the Petrocaribe debt was 938...
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Martelly gives OAS update on Haiti

February 10, 2014
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Martelly gives OAS update on Haiti

Haitian President Martelly (second right) greets Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Stephen Vasciannie at a special session of the Organisation of American States (OAS) on February 7. Looking on are OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza (right) and other ambassadors to the OAS. HAITIAN President Michel Martelly last Friday told a special session...
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President Obama’s Bilateral Meeting with President Martelly

February 10, 2014
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President Obama’s Bilateral Meeting with President Martelly

Published on Feb 6, 2014 President Obama and President Martelly of Haiti speak to the press before a bilateral meeting to discuss the way forward in Haiti, and how the United States can continue to support the Haitian government’s efforts to promote economic growth and strengthen Haiti’s democracy. February 6, 2014.
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Haiti: the neoliberal model imposed on the country is failing its citizens

February 7, 2014
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Haiti: the neoliberal model imposed on the country is failing its citizens

Four years after the earthquake, I visited Haiti to record what progress had occurred, and how ordinary people are coping with endemic deprivation. Antony Loewenstein theguardian.com, Tuesday 4 February 2014 17.24 EST Urban botox: the painted slums of Jalousie. Photograph: Antony Loewenstein The mood in Port au Prince’s flashiest hotel was cautiously optimistic. A...
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Haitian President to US: Send Aid to Haiti Gov’t Not NGOs

February 7, 2014
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Haitian President to US: Send Aid to Haiti Gov’t Not NGOs

Haitian President Michel Martelly (r) during an interview at VOA headquarters in Washington, Feb 7, 2014. VOA News February 07, 2014 Haitian President Michel Martelly says in a VOA interview that his government has asked the United States to modify the way aid money is sent to Haiti, calling for more to be funneled...
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Haiti’s Michel Martelly promises elections, gets rave reviews in Washington

February 7, 2014
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Haiti’s Michel Martelly promises elections, gets rave reviews in Washington

By jacqueline charles and Lesley Clark jcharles@MiamiHerald.com WASHINGTON — Haiti President Michel Martelly, who has been pilloried at home, received rave reviews in his first major visit to Washington this week after signaling a willingness to compromise on long-delayed elections. Some hope he was not “blowing smoke.” Haitians back on the island say the...
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Le Président Obama salue les progrès de l’administration Martelly dans divers domaines.

February 7, 2014
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Le Président Obama salue les progrès de l’administration Martelly dans divers domaines.

Le Président de la République, S.E.M. Michel Joseph Martelly, a été reçu, ce jeudi 6 Février 2014, à la Maison Blanche, par son homologue américain, M. Barack Obama. Dans une atmosphère très cordiale, les deux Présidents ont échangé, dans le Bureau ovale, autour du renforcement des liens de coopération entre Haïti et les Etats-Unis...
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Staffing, other problems still plague US church group working to regain Haiti orphanage permit

February 6, 2014
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Staffing, other problems still plague US church group working to regain Haiti orphanage permit

Edmonton Journal In this Feb. 1, 2014 photo, young orphans play inside the U.S. Church of Bible Understanding-run orphanage in Kenscoff, Haiti. The Church of Bible Understanding lost accreditation to run the orphanage after a series of inspections beginning in late 2012, though the government lacks the resources to shut down homes except in...
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Obama to Haitian president: US will stand with Haiti as earthquake recovery continues-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 6, 2014
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Obama to Haitian president: US will stand with Haiti as earthquake recovery continues-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

President Barack Obama and Haiti President Michel Martelly shake hands during a photo opportunity in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Feb. 6, 2014 Leave a Comment SHARE By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years after a powerful earthquake devastated Haiti,...
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