Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Genomes of Cholera Bacteria from Haiti Confirm Epidemic Originated from Single Source

July 2, 2013
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Genomes of Cholera Bacteria from Haiti Confirm Epidemic Originated from Single Source

July 2, 2013 — The strain of cholera that has sickened thousands in Haiti came from a single source and was not repeatedly introduced to the island over the past three years as some have thought, according to a new study published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology....
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Haiti tries to boost its tourism industry

July 1, 2013
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Haiti tries to boost its tourism industry

By Laura Trevelyan BBC News, Jacmel Can Haiti’s sparkling beaches lure back tourists amid political instability and crushing poverty? Haiti may not be the first Caribbean nation you would associate with tourism. The country’s image is one of political instability and natural disasters. Nevertheless the government there is campaigning to persuade tourists to visit....
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From Haitian Roots, a Rebellious Opera Springs

July 1, 2013
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From Haitian Roots, a Rebellious Opera Springs

Work by Haitian Artist Edouard Duval-Carrié Inspires the Opera ‘Makandal’ By PIA CATTON Jason Andrew for The Wall Street Journal A rehearsal for ‘Makandal’ at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse. Supernatural figures and vast stretches of sea or sky dominate the work of Haitian-born visual artist Edouard Duval-Carrié. But when poet and playwright Carl Hancock...
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Squad of small planes set to ferry medicine, musical instruments to Haiti

July 1, 2013
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Squad of small planes set to ferry medicine, musical instruments to Haiti

COPA (Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association) loaded several hundred pounds of medical supplies at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport that are destined for St. Luke Family Hospital in Port au Prince. By Mike Clary, Sun Sentinel5:48 p.m. EDT, June 30, 2013 Among the supplies loaded Sunday aboard a squadron of small planes taking part in...
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Tiny Channels Take Salt From Seawater

July 1, 2013
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Tiny Channels Take Salt From Seawater

Jun 28, 2013 01:46 PM ET // by Jesse Emspak Drinking water is a vital need in many parts of the world, and one method of getting it is desalination, which is just taking the salt out of seawater. But the plants require either lots of energy or special filters — and both of...
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Electricité d’Haiti is $ 60 million in debt, says Director General -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 29, 2013
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Electricité d’Haiti is $ 60 million in debt, says Director General -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

DefendHT PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – The Director General of Electricity d’Haiti (EDH), Andress Apollon said earlier this week that EDH is $ 60 million in debt and the Ministries of Finance and Public Works launched the process for the creation of an inter-ministerial commission to renegotiate contracts with three suppliers Haytrac, Sogener and E...
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MARTELLY STILL BELIEVES PWOMIS SE DET BUT INNER CIRCLE STABS HIM AND LAMOTHE IN BACK… SOPHIA, THIERRY, GREGORY INTERESTED ONLY IN POWER AND GREED – SCREW THE HAITIAN PEOPLE!!!

June 29, 2013
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MARTELLY STILL BELIEVES PWOMIS SE DET BUT INNER CIRCLE  STABS HIM AND LAMOTHE IN BACK… SOPHIA, THIERRY, GREGORY INTERESTED ONLY IN POWER AND GREED – SCREW THE HAITIAN PEOPLE!!!

June 29, 2013 We have seen another week of problems created by Martelly’s inner circle, led by Sophia and the Mayard-Pauls. While President Michel Martelly still endeavors to keep his promises, to his people, Sophia Martelly focuses upon her ongoing effort to control everything not tied down, be it bags of $$ or puddles...
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U.S. post-earthquake aid ‘disappointingly’ delayed and ‘drastically’ scaled back in Haiti

June 28, 2013
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U.S. post-earthquake aid ‘disappointingly’ delayed and ‘drastically’ scaled back in Haiti

USAid criticised in ‘alarming’ report that finds delays, poor leadership and mismanagement after Haiti earthquake Some of the key US-funded projects to help Haiti recover from the 2010 earthquake have been disappointingly delayed and drastically scaled down, a US government watchdog has found. US development agency USAid is spending millions of dollars to build...
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Report Finds Lapses in United States Aid Efforts in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 26, 2013
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Report Finds Lapses in United States Aid Efforts in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

NY times: By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD MEXICO CITY — The agency managing some of the United States’ signature projects to rebuild Haiti after the 2010 earthquake has yet to spend a large amount of the money Congress authorized and has scaled back planned housing because of delays and complications, according to a report Tuesday...
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Solar Suitcase for Health Care

June 25, 2013
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Solar Suitcase for Health Care

The technology end of portable solar power for health care is now in Haiti for the first time. The use of a WE CARE Solar Suitcase began in Cap Haitien this month with a partnership between the Caribbean Universities Development Foundation (CUDF), Empower Global Inc., WE CARE and the Mayor of Cap Haitien. A...
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