Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Cholera outbreak in Haiti tied to U.N. peacekeepers, report says

July 25, 2013
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Cholera outbreak in Haiti tied to U.N. peacekeepers, report says

Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post – Lemaguel Alejuste grimaces in pain after fainting at the Samaritan’s Purse cholera treatment facility in Cabaret. By Colum Lynch, Thursday, July 25, 12:33 PM E-mail the writer UNITED NATIONS — A group of scientists who investigated the source of a cholera epidemic in Haiti that killed thousands of people has concluded...
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UB faculty, students join medical mission in Haiti

July 25, 2013
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UB faculty, students join medical mission in Haiti

Les Cayes Bishop Chibley Langlois (center) with physicians (from left) Craig E. Blum, Robert J. Smolinski, Jack Huebschmann, and Mark J. Anders. By SUZANNE KASHUBA “Students involved in Hope for Tomorrow missions have the opportunity to be part of a medical team and scrub into surgery.” Robert J. Smolinski, clinical associate professor Department of...
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New hospital in Haiti proves that aid done right can change lives

July 25, 2013
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New hospital in Haiti proves that aid done right can change lives

Previous Next Mirebalais, Haiti The gleaming white hospital appears out of nowhere in the bustle of this impoverished city in the Central Plateau of Haiti. It seems even more out of place when you consider what’s inside: 300 beds — more than All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. Six operating rooms. A neonatal intensive...
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Haiti’s Lamothe Meets With New Head of UN Peacekeeping Force

July 25, 2013
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Haiti’s Lamothe Meets With New Head of UN Peacekeeping Force

Above: Sandra Honore and Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Tuesday with Sandra Honore, the new head of the United Nations’ peacekeeping force in the country. It was the first meeting between Lamothe and Honore, a native of Trinidad who took over as the new special representative...
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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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