Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Nearly 4 Years after Quake, Haitians Still in Tents

November 24, 2013
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Nearly 4 Years after Quake, Haitians Still in Tents

November 22, 2013 – 13:39 TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Eight-year-old Widlene Gabriel has lived nearly half her life in a camp for the hundreds of thousands of people displaced by the devastating January 2010 earthquake in desperately poor Haiti. As the fourth anniversary of the disaster approaches, more than 170,000 Haitians are still living in...
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DIGICEL WINS THE CORPORATE CITIZENS OF THE AMERICAS AWARD FOR ITS EDUCATION WORK IN HAITI

November 23, 2013
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DIGICEL WINS THE CORPORATE CITIZENS OF THE AMERICAS AWARD FOR ITS EDUCATION WORK IN HAITI

Friday, 22 November 2013 13:22 L TO R – DIGICEL HAITI FOUNDATION’S SOPHIA STRANSKY, CEO, AND RACHEL PIERRE CHAMPAGNE, HEAD OF PROJECTS ENJOY THE AWARDS CEREMONY Port au Prince, Haiti – Thursday, 21st November, 2012. Digicel was named a winner at the 2012/13 Corporate Citizens of the Americas (CCA) Award last night at a...
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Haiti Government Publicizes Its Cooperation and Support for ECCO2 Haiti Program

November 23, 2013
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Haiti Government Publicizes Its Cooperation and Support for ECCO2 Haiti Program

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI–(Marketwired – Nov. 20, 2013) - The Ministry of the Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Rural Development for the Republic of Haiti publicized its cooperation and support to Agence Haitien de Développement Social, Educatif et Environnementale (AHDSEE), an NGO member to ECCO2 Global Partners for the memorandum of understanding to establish the ECCO2 Haiti...
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Haiti to receive $50 million for highway repair

November 23, 2013
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Haiti to receive $50 million for highway repair

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) A major highway in Haiti will get an overhaul with the help of $50 million from the Inter-American Development Bank. The bank’s grant aims to repair parts of National Highway #1, which connects Haiti’s two biggest cities and busiest seaports, Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien. The goal is to foster economic development by...
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Magnitude 4.3 Quake detected – 4km SSE of Imbert, Dominican Republic

November 23, 2013
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Magnitude 4.3 Quake detected – 4km SSE of Imbert, Dominican Republic

Event Time 2013-11-22 23:24:47 UTC 2013-11-22 19:24:47 UTC-04:00 at epicenter 2013-11-22 15:24:47 UTC-08:00 system time Location 19.719°N 70.816°W depth=13.2km (8.2mi) Nearby Cities 4km (2mi) SSE of Imbert, Dominican Republic 15km (9mi) WSW of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic 18km (11mi) NNE of Villa Bisono, Dominican Republic 19km (12mi) N of Villa Gonzalez, Dominican Republic 160km...
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Haiti decries lack of int’l funds to fight cholera

November 22, 2013
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Haiti decries lack of int’l funds to fight cholera

Most donor countries have failed to deliver on their promise to help Haiti fight cholera, making it difficult to combat the disease, reports reaching here quoted Haitian Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume as saying on Thursday. International agencies have only transferred 25 million U.S. dollars to the island nation to combat cholera, with 20...
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Partners In Health, Abbott and the Abbott Fund Open Nutrition Facility in Haiti

November 20, 2013
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Partners In Health, Abbott and the Abbott Fund Open Nutrition Facility in Haiti

Facility Produces First Shipments of Locally Sourced, Therapeutic Food to Treat Severe Malnutrition in Children - Abbott and PIH Combine Unique, Complementary Expertise to Build Facility, Train Local Team and Drive Sustainable Development Partners In Health, Abbott and the Abbott Fund Open Nutrition Facility in Haiti. (PRNewsFoto/Abbott) CORPORANT, Haiti, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ —...
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Grass-roots movements key to ending world’s toilet problem: UNICEF

November 20, 2013
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Grass-roots movements key to ending world’s toilet problem: UNICEF

NEW DELHI: Toilets are still out of reach for more than one-third of the global population, with devastating consequences to the health and development of children, UNICEF said on World Toilet Day. However, the key to bridging the gap lies within communities themselves, the organisation emphasised. Since 1990 almost 1.9 billion people gained access...
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Venezuela’s Maduro Secures Powers to Rule Without Congress

November 20, 2013
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Venezuela’s Maduro Secures Powers to Rule Without Congress

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro received authority to pass economic laws without congressional approval, a move the opposition says will increase the harassment of businesses and attacks on political rivals ahead of local elections. The national assembly approved today the so-called enabling law by a three-fifths majority, allowing Maduro to enact laws, such as limits...
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Haiti, Cholera and the UN

November 15, 2013
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Haiti, Cholera and the UN

by ROGER ANNIS A very informative and revealing story about the lawsuit against the United Nations over cholera in Haiti was broadcast on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s national evening news program, The World At Six, on November 13. The report began, “The United Nations is among those leading the effort to get aid to...
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Péligre et la crise énergétique en Haïti (Documentaire Audio-Video)

November 14, 2013
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Péligre et la crise énergétique en Haïti (Documentaire Audio-Video)

Centrale de Péligre: Puissance installée 47.5 Mw Péligre et la crise énergétique en Haiti (Documentaire Audio-Video) Suite à l’annnonce du prêt  qui est octroyé  par l’Allemagne au gouvernement haitien pour la réhabilitation de la Centrale de Péligre , je prends plaisir à publier à nouveau cet article que j’avais  rédigé en 2006  en vue...
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US Education Secretary Duncan visits Haiti classrooms, calls for openness to improve schools

November 8, 2013
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US Education Secretary Duncan visits Haiti classrooms, calls for openness to improve schools

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A senior U.S. official visiting Haiti called Tuesday for greater transparency to improve the quality of education in the Caribbean country’s long-struggling classrooms.In an interview with The Associated Press, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said he believes that easier access to information can help improve education standards in Haiti by letting...
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Sunrise Airways Reaffirms Commitment to Turks and Caicos

November 2, 2013
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Sunrise Airways Reaffirms Commitment to Turks and Caicos

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – (October 29, 2013) – Sunrise Airways (IATA: S6, ICAO: KSZ) announced today that it plans to launch a second nonstop flight between Cap Haitien and Providenciales in the coming weeks, building upon its already successful once-daily service as part of the airline’s continuing commitment to strengthen business links between Haiti and the Turks & Caicos. “The market...
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Brazil to export low-cost measles and rubella vaccine

October 31, 2013
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Brazil to export low-cost measles and rubella vaccine

The vaccine will be the first produced exclusively for export by Brazil Brazil has announced plans to produce a low-cost measles and rubella vaccine for export to developing countries. By 2017, 30 million doses a year are to be supplied mainly to African but also to Asian and Latin American nations. The Oswaldo Cruz...
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Haiti, the forgotten victim of Sandy

October 30, 2013
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Haiti, the forgotten victim of Sandy

by Ehab Zahriyeh @EhabZ October 29, 2013 12:02PM ET Despite progress, Haitians and donors face fatigue in addressing the Caribbean island’s humanitarian crisis A Haitian woman sells goods in an area of pollution on May 28, 2013 near an open air market outside of Port au Prince.Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images Before Superstorm Sandy made its...
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Arcade Fire’s Reflektor: Let The Light In On their daring double album, Arcade Fire re-invents rock from the roots up, in Bigger Than The Sound

October 30, 2013
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Arcade Fire’s Reflektor: Let The Light In On their daring double album, Arcade Fire re-invents rock from the roots up, in Bigger Than The Sound

Win Butler seems like a guy who thinks about music. I say that based on what I know about him (admittedly, very little), though it’s not a stretch to imagine him ranking bands, debating the merits of albums — or, in headier moments, sides of albums — defending the strengths of guys like Roy...
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DIVIDE AND CONQUER!!! CHERYL MILLS ATTEMPTS TO MURDER HAITI BY PLAYING ONE SIDE AGAINST THE OTHER IN A DANCE OF DEATH – MAKING PROMISES TO EACH SIDE SHE KNOWS WILL NEVER BE KEPT.

October 30, 2013
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DIVIDE AND CONQUER!!! CHERYL MILLS ATTEMPTS TO MURDER HAITI BY PLAYING ONE SIDE AGAINST THE OTHER IN A DANCE OF DEATH – MAKING PROMISES TO EACH SIDE SHE KNOWS WILL NEVER BE KEPT.

October 30, 2013 VICE-PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN PHONES MARTELLY AND ATTEMPTS TO FORCE IMPOSSIBLE ELECTION SCHEDULE ON HAITI WHEN CANADIAN AND AMERICAN EMBASSIES ALREADY ACCEPT REALITY OF NOVEMBER 2014 ELECTION. EXISTING SITUATION SO DYSFUNCTIONAL THAT ANY ELECTION NOW WILL BE A FARCE. BIDEN COMMENTS FOLLOWED BY CHERYL MILLS – HILLARY CLINTON’S HATCHET MAN – VISIT...
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Arcade Fire pays tribute to Haiti on new album

October 27, 2013
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Arcade Fire pays tribute to Haiti on new album

By JENNIFER KAY The Associated Press Win Butler, right, and his wife and bandmate Regine Chassagne, left, of Arcade Fire, perform Oct. 24, 2013 at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Arcade Fire’s new album “Reflektor” comes out next week. The Thursday night show at the Little Haiti Cultural Center was the second...
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Haitian garment plants accused of cheating workers

October 26, 2013
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Haitian garment plants accused of cheating workers

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A labor rights group is accusing clothing manufacturers in Haiti of frequently cheating workers out of their meager wages. The U.S.-based Worker Rights Consortium says in a report that workers receive an average of 32 percent less than what they should. It says the practice is “both widespread and severe”...
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Survivors of capsized Haitian migrant smuggling boat charged with murder

October 26, 2013
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Survivors of capsized Haitian migrant smuggling boat charged with murder

FILE–Coast Guard examine a boat that capsized just southeast of Government Cut Oct. 16, 2013. A Bahamian boat captain and crewman are being charged with causing the deaths of four Haitian women who drowned after their overcrowded smuggling boat capsized in waters off Miami. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com...
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