Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT MOVES A STEP CLOSER TOWARDS ERADICATING ELEPHANTIASIS

June 14, 2013
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LAMOTHE GOVERNMENT MOVES A STEP CLOSER TOWARDS ERADICATING ELEPHANTIASIS

by June 13, 2013 3:16 PM Boys at the L’Ecole Les Freres Clement elementary school in Jacmel, Haiti, line up to take deworming pills that protect against elephantiasis. Maggie Steber for The Washington Post/Getty Images Haiti has finally carried out a nationwide campaign to get rid of the parasitic worms that cause elephantiasis. Haiti...
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U.N. condemns eviction of about 150 Haiti families

June 11, 2013
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U.N. condemns eviction of about 150 Haiti families

5:33 p.m. EDT June 10, 2013 Residents of Acra camp for people displaced by the 2010 earthquake watch as a makeshift ambulance transports the body of their neighbor Frantz Ceisme to the state morgue, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, March 23, 2013. The U.N. is now condemning the evictions of about 150 families.(Photo: Dieu Nalio Chery,...
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2 out of 3 people face hunger as Haiti woes mount-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 11, 2013
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2 out of 3 people face hunger as Haiti woes mount-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

In this May 22, 2013 photo, a malnourished 5-year-old Dieufort Jean stands in his kitchen holding a spoon as he waits for a meal in the community of Mabriole near the town of Belle Anse in Haiti. Mabriole town official Geneus Lissage fears that death is imminent for these children if Haitian authorities and...
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Le Président Martelly inaugure la Place publique de Pignon

June 8, 2013
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Le Président Martelly inaugure la Place publique de Pignon

Le Président Martelly inaugure la Place publique de Pignon Vendredi, le Président Michel Martelly, en présence de parlementaires et d’autorités locales, a inauguré la place publique de Pignon (Nord du pays), offrant ainsi à la population de cette commune, un espace attrayant pour se divertir. Construite par la firme SECO SA, cette superbe place...
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Le Président de la République inaugure le Lycée National Henri

June 8, 2013
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Le Président de la République inaugure le Lycée National Henri

Le Président de la République inaugure le Lycée National Henri Christophe de Milot A l’intérieur du Lycée National Henri Christophe de Milot Vue d’une salle classe du lycée Le Chef de l’Etat coupant le ruban inaugural Des habitants venus assister à la cérémonie d’inauguration Intervention du Président de la République à l’inauguration du Lycée...
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New UK embassy to boost trade in earthquake-hit Haiti

June 7, 2013
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New UK embassy to boost trade in earthquake-hit Haiti

by buildingaschool The UK’s new embassy in Port-au-Prince opens next week – the first time in nearly 50 years that the country has had a diplomatic presence. The embassy will be in the grounds of the Canadian embassy on Delmas 75 and will be run by Chargé d’affaires Rick Stearn, moving to Haiti from...
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Inauguration officielle du Lycée National de Dondon

June 7, 2013
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Inauguration officielle du Lycée National de Dondon

Vue d’ensemble du Lycée National de Dondon fraîchement inauguré par le Président de la République, S.E.M. Michel Joseph Martelly Façade principale du Lycée National de Dondon Le Chef de l’Etat coupant le ruban inaugural Le Chef de l’Etat au milieu des parlementaires, des autorités locales et d’autres personnalités pour inaugurer le Lycée National de...
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Spanish national team visits Miami for tuneup against Haiti

June 6, 2013
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Spanish national team visits Miami for tuneup against Haiti

Spain will meet Haiti in a friendly Saturday in preparation for the Confederations Cup, but the Spaniards plan to enjoy their time in Miami as well by attending the NBA Finals. By Fernando Peinado fpeinado@MiamiHerald.com David Beckham was in town last week and now more global soccer stars are visiting Miami. Reigning World Cup...
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Dominican Republic rejects mining project

June 4, 2013
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Dominican Republic rejects mining project

BBC: The Dominican Republic government has rejected a request by Glencore Xstrata to explore nickel in a mountainous area of the country. The Loma Miranda project would have a negative impact on communities living there, the authorities said. The area, in central Vega province, is mostly covered by tropical forest. The Dominican Republic shares...
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The Haiti School Project Responds To Our Show “It’s Hard To Do Good”

June 4, 2013
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The Haiti School Project Responds To Our Show “It’s Hard To Do Good”

he folks over at the recently sent us this letter in response to our show on their project, . Two questions were discussed in the podcast that interest us greatly. First, was donated money used effectively and efficiently to help people in Haiti? Your opening statement for the podcast was: “One of the hardest...
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BLACKMAIL!!!

June 3, 2013
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BLACKMAIL!!!

The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Kamla Persad-Bissessar (L) and China’s President Xi Jinping Lucky Nu-Look Zenglen | May 18, 2013 Hollywood, Florida, USA PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (defend.ht) – Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries that support China’s “One China” policy will be able to benefit from $3 billion in...
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How the U.N., the Media, and the Military Mishandled Haiti’s Quake

June 3, 2013
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How the U.N., the Media, and the Military Mishandled Haiti’s Quake

Jesse Walker|Jun. 3, 2013 2:18 pm “Post-disaster myths are amazingly durable in the face of countervailing evidence,” writes Jonathan Katz, who covered the Haitian earthquake for the AP. Falsely convinced that violence would spike in the aftermath of the quake, the authorities “shifted priorities unnecessarily”: UN peacekeepers, whose ranks also swelled after the quake,...
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FLASH!!! Haiti: La Route Nationale #1 (N1), entièrement bloquée a l’entrée des Gonaives.

June 3, 2013
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FLASH!!! Haiti: La Route Nationale #1 (N1), entièrement bloquée a l’entrée des Gonaives.

Haiti: Gonaives - La Route Nationale #1 (N1) est entièrement bloquée, ce matin au niveau de “Au Poteau”, un petit quartier situé a l’entrée de la ville des Gonaives. Des riverains réclament l’électrification de leur zone et pour se faire, ils ont, dans les premières heures de la nuit, dressés des barricades avec des tronc...
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Caribbean diplomat to lead UN mission in Haiti

May 31, 2013
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Caribbean diplomat to lead UN mission in Haiti

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@Miamiherald.com A career diplomat from Trinidad and Tobago with extensive experience on Haiti issues will soon head the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Caribbean nation.. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday announced that Sandra Honoré will serve as his next special representative and head of the mission known by...
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Spain vs Haiti, it’s more than just a soccer match

May 31, 2013
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Spain vs Haiti, it’s more than just a soccer match

As Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Balmir Villedrouin (l) and Inter-American Development Bank Luis Alberto Moreno look on, Haiti President Michel Martelly (center) receives a soccer jersey from Manuel Sanchez Delgado, director of the Foundation School of Atletico de Madrid last month. Atletico de Madrid and the IDB launched a $3 million sports development program...
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Irish charity volunteers helping to fight despair in Haiti

May 31, 2013
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Irish charity volunteers helping to fight despair in Haiti

Haven founder Leslie Buckley with children from one of the communities the charity is helping in Haiti Grainne Cunningham – 31 May 2013 VOLUNTEERS with the charity Haven are spending 10 days in Haiti, working with the local community to help ease the burden on the poverty-stricken island’s population. Some are helping to install...
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BENOIT AND SENATORS ANGRY BECAUSE FAMILY MEMBERS FIRED FROM NO-SHOW GOVERNMENT JOBS – SAVING $$ MILLIONS BETTER USED TO BUY RICE AND BEANS FOR HAITI’S HUNGRY KIDS.

May 30, 2013
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BENOIT AND SENATORS ANGRY BECAUSE FAMILY MEMBERS FIRED FROM NO-SHOW GOVERNMENT JOBS – SAVING $$ MILLIONS BETTER USED TO BUY RICE AND BEANS FOR HAITI’S HUNGRY KIDS.

May 30, 2013 Lamothe had nothing to do with it, but his government fired wives of many Senators who had high paying non-show “Zombi Jobs” When asked, Senator Privert’s wife replied, “I am a Senator’s wife and don’t have to show up…”  She was on the books for thousands of US dollars per month. In...
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Seeking US Residents Harmed by Haiti Cholera – IJDH ATTORNEY ADVERTISING

May 30, 2013
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Seeking US Residents Harmed by Haiti Cholera – IJDH ATTORNEY ADVERTISING

May 30, 2013 Dear Friend, We need your help to connect us with individuals who live in the United States and have been impacted by cholera. On May 8, we offered the UN one last opportunity to do the right thing and accept responsibility for bringing cholera to Haiti.  If we do not receive...
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MINUSTAH GO HOME!!!

May 30, 2013
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MINUSTAH GO HOME!!!

SIGN THE PETITION AT END OF ARTICLE The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) was established on June 1, 2004 by Security Council Resolution 1542. The U.N. mission succeeded a Multinational Interim Force ( MIF) authorized by the Security Council in February 2004 after President Jean-Bertrand Aristide departed the island for exile. 1-...
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