Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Clinic-on-wheels helping hundreds in Haiti

August 29, 2013
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Clinic-on-wheels helping hundreds in Haiti

BYRON TWP, Mich. (WZZM) – Last March, we told you about a medical clinic-on-wheels being sent to Haiti to provide aid to people without any way to pay for it. We’re happy to report the van has been a hit; already helping hundreds. The first group of West Michigan missionaries using the van returned...
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Latin America, UN remain supportive of Haiti peacekeepers

August 29, 2013
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Latin America, UN remain supportive of Haiti peacekeepers

By Aaron Morrison Special to the Miami Herald UNITED NATIONS — Countries participating in a UN-led stabilization mission in Haiti on Wednesday pledged their continued support, citing encouraging signs the government is taking calls for electoral reform seriously. But during a Security Council debate on the mission, known as MINUSTAH, more than two dozen...
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Minister Paradis Visits Haiti to Assess Progress and Challenges

August 29, 2013
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Minister Paradis Visits Haiti to Assess Progress and Challenges

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI–(Marketwired – Aug. 28, 2013) - In his first international trip since being appointed Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, the Honourable Christian Paradis visited Haiti to see first-hand what progress has been made, what results have been achieved, and what development challenges must be tackled going forward. “Canadians are...
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INGENUITY OVERCOMES COMMON SENSE Much-Delayed “Haiti on Ice” Finally Goes On with a few dozen Spectators-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 28, 2013
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INGENUITY OVERCOMES COMMON SENSE Much-Delayed “Haiti on Ice” Finally Goes On with a few dozen Spectators-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti’s much-delayed ice-skating show has finally begun. The four-night run of “Haiti on Ice” was supposed to have been last November. But snags such as an ice rink that kept melting and a hurricane last year were blamed for a dozen-plus delays. The holdups turned the show into a something of a joke. Many...
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Of poverty and sacrifice in Haiti

August 28, 2013
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Of poverty and sacrifice in Haiti

Win McNamee/Getty Images Young Haitian boys watch from the beach on January 21, 2010 in Leogane, Haiti. Interview by Kai Ryssdal Marketplace for Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Even before the earthquake back in 2010, Haiti was no easy place. Hardships and poverty, instability and violence are a long part of its history. Throw in...
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Cuban Doctors Bring Eyesight, Healthcare to Haiti

August 28, 2013
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Cuban Doctors Bring Eyesight, Healthcare to Haiti

Many Haitian women have their blood pressure taken for the first time at mobile clinics like this one staffed by a Cuban medical brigade in Salomon market in Port-au-Prince. Credit: Patricia Grogg/IPS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Aug 28 2013 (IPS) – It’s Saturday, and the entrance hall of a police station in front of the busy market...
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The Power Of Insurance: Why Haiti’s Future Depends On Planning For The Worst

August 28, 2013
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The Power Of Insurance: Why Haiti’s Future Depends On Planning For The Worst

In partnership with the Opportunities for the Majority initiative at the Inter-American Development Bank, the Skoll World Forum asked the chief executives of some of the leading market-based, sustainable businesses that serve the Base of the Pyramid in Latin America and the Caribbean to talk about their efforts to bring about opportunity and change to those who...
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Technical guidelines of an ice rink-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 25, 2013
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Technical guidelines of an ice rink-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

General introduction Ice rink facilities share all the same concerns: energy usage, operating costs and indoor climate. Ice rink design and operation are totally unique and differ in many ways from standard buildings. Thermal conditions vary from -5 ºC on the ice surface to +10 ºC in the stand and +20 ºC in the...
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7 DEPUTIES WRITE OBAMA IN FRENCH WHICH GUARANTEES NO CIRCULATION OF CONTENT-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 24, 2013
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7 DEPUTIES WRITE OBAMA IN FRENCH WHICH GUARANTEES NO CIRCULATION OF CONTENT-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

_________________________________________________________________ COMMENT: HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG A wasted effort. No one in Washington translates anything! If it isn’t in English, no one reads it. Should have spent $100.00US for a good legal translation, then sent copies to the media.
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Haiti’s El Rancho Hotel Completes Construction, Set For October Opening

August 22, 2013
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Haiti’s El Rancho Hotel Completes Construction, Set For October Opening

Above: the new NH El Rancho Hotel (photos: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff The new NH El Rancho Hotel in Haiti has completed construction, the Ministry of Tourism announced. The property, located in the Petion-Ville suburb of Port-au-Prince, is set for an official inauguration in October, a government spokesperson told Caribbean Journal....
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