Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti Tourism Ministry, Royal Caribbean Hold Working Meeting

July 25, 2013
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Haiti Tourism Ministry, Royal Caribbean Hold Working Meeting

Above: Labadee By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Tourism Ministry held a working meeting Tuesday with officials from Royal Caribbean about the operation of the latter’s resort in the town of Labadee. The talks focused on access to the site, increased integration of the villagers of Labadee in tourist activities and the general development...
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World Bank Group : A New World Bank Special Envoy in Haiti to Focus on Inclusive Growth

July 25, 2013
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World Bank Group : A New World Bank Special Envoy in Haiti to Focus on Inclusive Growth

Port-au-Prince, July 25, 2013 – Mary A. Barton-Dock, who started her career 25 years ago in Bolivia, became the second World bank Special Envoy to Haiti on July 1st, 2013. She replaces Mr. Alexandre Abrantes who assumed this position over the last three years.  Ms. Barton-Dock spent her first week in Haiti in the...
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Tropical Storm DORIAN

July 25, 2013
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Tropical Storm DORIAN

Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Forecast Cone for Storm Center Click image to zoom in – Download GIS data Other images: 5-Day track on – 3-Day track on – 3-Day track off – Interactive Click Here for a Printer Friendly Graphic Note: If a storm is expected to dissipate within 5 days, its track will...
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Tropical Storm Dorian to Approach Leewards Sunday

July 25, 2013
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Tropical Storm Dorian to Approach Leewards Sunday

Dorian could bring tropical storm conditions to the Leeward Islands Sunday and may approach the southeastern U.S. late next week. A tropical system that moved off the coast of Africa last weekend became a tropical storm Wednesday and strengthened a bit Wednesday night into Thursday morning over the central Atlantic. A slightly north of...
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Trinidad and Tobago diplomat appointed head of UN mission in Haiti

July 24, 2013
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Trinidad and Tobago diplomat appointed head of UN mission in Haiti

NEW YORK, USA — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed career diplomat Sandra Honoré of Trinidad and Tobago as the new head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti. The new head of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), Sandra Honoré of Trinidad and Tobago Honoré, who will take up her functions in...
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Visite du Président à Plaisance

July 24, 2013
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Visite du Président à Plaisance

le Président Martelly à son arrivée à Plaisance en compagnie des ministres des Affaires Sociales, M. Charles Jean-Jacques et et de l’Intérieur, M.David Bazile Des membres du comité d’accueil à Plaisance Une vue de la foule dans les rues de Plaisance Le Président Martelly posant avec le personnel du restaurant communautaire de Plaisance Des...
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Leaders from United Nations, Caricom, discuss Haiti, development, drugs at meeting

July 23, 2013
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Leaders from United Nations, Caricom, discuss Haiti, development, drugs at meeting

By AARON MORRISON Special to the Miami Herald UNITED NATIONS — Officials from the United Nations and the Caribbean said at a biannual meeting on Tuesday that they had made progress on a number of issues of regional interest, including drug trafficking and the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti. More than 30 representatives of...
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Haiti sees big money reviving flagging tourism

July 23, 2013
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Haiti sees big money reviving flagging tourism

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press MONTROUIS, Haiti — The Club Indigo beach resort north of the Haiti capital was crowded with U.N. peacekeepers, aid workers, diplomats and missionaries on a recent Sunday. But the only real, live tourists seemed to be Anne Fournier and her husband. The young couple from Montreal is a rarity...
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AFP Haiti photographer Thony Belizaire dead at 54

July 23, 2013
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AFP Haiti photographer Thony Belizaire dead at 54

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AFP) –  Thony Belizaire, who won numerous awards while working as Agence France-Presse’s photographer in his native Haiti for more than 25 years, died on Sunday. He was 54. Belizaire, who joined AFP in May 1987, died at a hospital in Petion-Ville from complications related to respiratory difficulties. Belizaire was AFP’s eyes in...
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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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