Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Amnesty Intl says Haiti camp residents, cops clash

February 5, 2014
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Amnesty Intl says Haiti camp residents, cops clash

The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—An international advocacy group says Haitian police clashed with hundreds of residents in a camp for people displaced by the 2010 earthquake.Amnesty International said Tuesday that officers showed up at the makeshift settlement north of Port-au-Prince and fired their weapons in the air while ordering people to vacate. Residents responded...
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Progress made between Haiti, Dominican Republic

February 5, 2014
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Progress made between Haiti, Dominican Republic

Haitians deported from Dominican Republic wait to board a bus to be taken to their hometown. PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) JamaicaObserver.com– The Dominican Republic will present new legislation to Parliament on February 27 to address the Constitutional court ruling that denies citizenship to children of Haitian migrants in the Spanish-speaking country. A joint...
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Haiti’s delayed elections is top of agenda during Martelly’s meetings

February 5, 2014
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Haiti’s delayed elections is top of agenda during Martelly’s meetings

By jacqueline charles and Lesley Clark jcharles@MiamiHerald.com WASHINGTON — Haiti President Michel Martelly is likely to feel pressure on scheduling elections in Haiti as he meets Wednesday with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, ahead of a Thursday meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House. At least a dozen members of the House Foreign...
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OAS Anti-Corruption Mechanism to Conduct On-Site Visit to Haiti

February 5, 2014
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OAS Anti-Corruption Mechanism to Conduct On-Site Visit to Haiti

sflcn.com PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – A Commission from the OAS Mechanism for Follow-Up on the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) will conduct, from April 8 to 10, an on-site visit to Haiti with the consent of the host country, as part of the follow-up process carried out by the Mechanism...
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Staffing, other problems still plague US church group working to regain Haiti orphanage permit

February 4, 2014
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Staffing, other problems still plague US church group working to regain Haiti orphanage permit

Startribune.com BenFOX AP news: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A troubled Haitian orphanage run by a small and apparently well-funded U.S. church has made cosmetic changes in the two months since an Associated Press report exposed squalor and neglect, but has not done enough to address staffing problems and other issues that could put children at...
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US official visits Haiti to help country improve procedures for adoptions by foreigners

February 4, 2014
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US official visits Haiti to help country improve procedures for adoptions by foreigners

Startribune.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A U.S. State Department official is visiting Haiti to help the impoverished Caribbean nation improve its procedures for adoptions by foreigners. The agency said in a statement Monday that special adviser for children’s issues Susan Jacobs is in Haiti for three days to discuss adoptions following Haiti’s recent ratification of...
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Haiti earthquake refugees trade golf course camp for humble homes

February 4, 2014
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Haiti earthquake refugees trade golf course camp for humble homes

A boy stands at a makeshift camp on the grounds of the Petionville Golf Course in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in this January 26, 2010 file photo. Credit: Reuters/Carlos Barria/Files By Amelie Baron (Reuters) – The tents are gone and clean up crews are grooming the grounds of the Petionville country club golf course, which served...
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DANGEROUS THREAT TO MARTELLY GOVERNMENT AS LAVALAS AGITATORS WORK TO CREATE CHAOTIC TEACHERS’ STRIKE AND STUDENT PROTEST-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 4, 2014
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DANGEROUS THREAT TO MARTELLY GOVERNMENT AS LAVALAS AGITATORS WORK TO CREATE CHAOTIC TEACHERS’ STRIKE AND STUDENT PROTEST-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

WW4report.com Haitian public school teachers started an open-ended strike on Jan. 22 around demands for higher salaries, payment of back pay, access to public credit programs and a regularization of job categories. After Jan. 22-23 talks with the national education minister, Vanneur Pierre, and others, a coalition of teachers’ unions—including the National Confederation of...
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The Aid Industry Failed Haiti After Its 2010 Quake

February 4, 2014
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The Aid Industry Failed Haiti After Its 2010 Quake

TheDailyBeast.com Four years and billions of dollars since the devastating earthquake, the impoverished nation stands no better equipped to improve itself. How a new local model might work better. It’s been just over four years since a devastating earthquake killed more than 100,000 Haitians and left 1.5 million homeless. An estimated 20 to 40...
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Arcade Fire confirm Haiti gig

February 3, 2014
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Arcade Fire confirm Haiti gig

Canadian group will play in the coastal town of Jacmel on 21 February, as part of the country’s Kanaval celebrations. theguardian.com Kanaval spirit … Regine Chassagne and Win Butler of Arcade Fire. Photograph: Matt Jelonek/Getty Images Arcade Fire will perform in Haiti on 21 February, as part of the country’s Kanaval celebrations. Scott Rodger...
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