Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Le PM Lamothe visite des familles au quartier populaire de Jalousie.

August 14, 2013
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Le PM Lamothe visite des familles au quartier populaire de Jalousie.

Le PM Lamothe visite des familles au quartier populaire de Jalousie. Le Premier ministre, S.E.M. Laurent Salvador LAMOTHE, a procédé, ce mercredi 14 Août 2013, au lancement de la  deuxième phase des travaux d’infrastructures et de rénovation du quartier de Jalousie situé dans les hauteurs de Pétion-ville.
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Visite officielle en Haïti du Président de la République de Chine, M. Ying-Jeou Ma

August 14, 2013
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Visite officielle en Haïti du Président de la République de Chine, M. Ying-Jeou Ma

Le Président de la République de Chine, M. Ying-Jeou MA, accueilli à l’Aéroport International Toussaint Louverture par le Chef de l’Etat Le Président de la République de Chine, M. Ying-Jeou MA, accueilli à l’Aéroport International Toussaint Louverture par le Chef de l’Etat L’Orchestre du Palais National à l’œuvre Le Président de la République de...
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HUGE SCANDAL AT CLINTON FOUNDATION The New York Times takes down the Clinton Foundation. This could be devastating for Bill and Hillary-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 14, 2013
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HUGE SCANDAL AT CLINTON  FOUNDATION  The New York Times takes down the Clinton Foundation. This could be devastating for Bill and Hillary-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Is the New York Times being guest edited by Rush Limbaugh? Today it runs with a fascinating takedown of the Clinton Foundation – that vast vanity project that conservatives are wary of criticising for being seen to attack a body that tries to do good. But the liberal NYT has no such scruples. The...
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Unease at Clinton Foundation Over Finances and Ambitions

August 14, 2013
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Unease at Clinton Foundation Over Finances and Ambitions

Jason Henry for The New York Times Hillary Rodham Clinton speaking at an American Bar Association meeting in San Francisco on Monday. By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and AMY CHOZICK Published: August 13, 2013 Soon after the 10th anniversary of the foundation bearing his name, Bill Clinton met with a small group of aides and two...
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Travel Warning U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Bureau of Consular Affairs-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 13, 2013
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Travel Warning U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Bureau of Consular Affairs-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti August 13, 2013 The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Haiti about the security situation in Haiti. This replaces the Travel Warning dated December 28, 2012, to update information regarding the crime level, lack of adequate infrastructure – particularly in medical facilities...
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International Taiwan Leader Starts Caribbean Tour in Haiti

August 13, 2013
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International Taiwan Leader Starts Caribbean Tour in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti August 13, 2013 (AP) Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou and Haiti’s President Michel Martelly celebrated the official start of construction Tuesday on a new Supreme Court building to replace the one destroyed in the Haitian capital in a devastating January 2010 earthquake. The two presidents laid the ceremonial first stone during Ma’s one-day...
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One-man mission in Haiti spearheads new wave of British diplomacy

August 12, 2013
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One-man mission in Haiti spearheads new wave of British diplomacy

Britain’s first chargé d’affaires in Haiti in nearly half a century is greeted with mix of enthusiasm, scepticism and suspicion` Rashmee Roshan Lall in Port au Prince theguardian.com, Monday 12 August 2013 13.01 EDT The Jalousie de Petionville neighbourhood in Port-au-Prince. Haiti badly needs more housing. Photograph: Orlando Barría/EPA Britain’s first chargé d’affaires in...
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The United Nations’ duty in Haiti’s cholera outbreak-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 12, 2013
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The United Nations’ duty in Haiti’s cholera outbreak-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Editorial Board, Published: August 11 Washington Post IT IS now all but certain that Haiti’s cholera epidemic, which has killed more than 8,000 people and sickened more than 600,000, is directly traceable to a battalion of U.N. peacekeeperswho arrived in the country after the 2010 earthquake. The United Nations and its peacekeepers have done...
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How should the US deliver food aid?

August 9, 2013
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How should the US deliver food aid?

By David Loyn International development correspondent, BBC News BBC News: Food shipped from America has saved the lives of millions of people since the Food for Peace programme was set up in 1954, but the strict rules demanding almost all of the food has to be sourced in the US and sent on American...
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Haiti to receive President of Republic of China

August 9, 2013
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Haiti to receive President of Republic of China

Chinese (Taiwanese) President Ma Tinj-jeou PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – Haiti will receive the President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) on Tuesday during his visit through the Caribbean and Latin America. President Ma Yinj-jeou will be received by President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and will participate in a ceremony to...
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Malaria vaccine shows early promise in clinical trials

August 8, 2013
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Malaria vaccine shows early promise in clinical trials

By Rebecca Morelle Science reporter, BBC World Service Living but weakened forms of the parasites were used in the new vaccine A malaria vaccine has shown promising results in early stage clinical trials, according to researchers. Researchers found the vaccine, which is being developed in the US, protected 12 out of 15 patients from...
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Mission One for U.N. in Haiti: When helping others, please try not to kill them

August 8, 2013
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Mission One for U.N. in Haiti: When helping others, please try not to kill them

Few countries in the world face the absolutely dire conditions encountered in Haiti, a country I spent a lot of time in during the 1990s. I didn’t need to go there after the massive 7.0 earthquake in 2010 to surmise that Haiti had gone from abject misery to abominably unimaginable catastrophic misery. It was...
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Haiti: Report Blames U.N. Camp for Deadly Cholera Outbreak

August 8, 2013
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Haiti: Report Blames U.N. Camp for Deadly Cholera Outbreak

By KARLA ZABLUDOVSKY Published: August 7, 2 Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Adding to assertions that United Nations peacekeepers inadvertently brought a strain of cholera to Haiti, a new Yale University report holds the organization responsible for a recent outbreak and concludes that it should help the victims. Sewage from a...
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Sen. Nelson Returns From Trip To Haiti

August 7, 2013
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Sen. Nelson Returns From Trip To Haiti

August 7, 2013 10:36 AM Senator Bill Nelson (Source: CBS4) MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – U.S. Senator Bill Nelson will brief Haitian-American leaders in Miami on Wednesday when he returns from a four day visit to their homeland. In addition to meeting with Haitian President Michel Martelly, Nelson also made stops at the U.S. Coast Guard...
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UN should be accountable for Haiti cholera: study

August 6, 2013
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UN should be accountable for Haiti cholera: study

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A Yale University report released Tuesday argues that the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti should be held accountable for introducing cholera into the Caribbean nation. In their report “Peacekeeping without Accountability,” researchers from Yale Law School and the Yale School of Public Health say there...
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MEMBERS OF HAITI’S SENATE – CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES ASK AMERICANS TO REPLACE AMBASSADOR PAMELA WHITE

August 6, 2013
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MEMBERS OF HAITI’S SENATE –  CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES ASK AMERICANS  TO REPLACE AMBASSADOR PAMELA WHITE

August 6, 2013 There is a movement, within the Haitian Parliament,  that asks for the Obama administration to replace Ambassador Pamela White. They have written directly to President Obama. Some believe that her long-time friendship with First Lady, Sophia Martelly, is detrimental to the overall process. They knew each other in the mid-eighties when...
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Fla. senator arrives in Haiti to look at projects

August 5, 2013
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The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A Democratic senator from Florida is in Haiti to look at U.S. projects in the country that was devastated by a 2010 earthquake. A spokesman for Bill Nelson, D-Fla., says that the senator came to Haiti on Sunday and leaves Wednesday. Nelson spokesman Dan McLaughlin gave few details...
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World Bank: Mining Can Help Haiti Reduce Poverty

August 5, 2013
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World Bank: Mining Can Help Haiti Reduce Poverty

Mining is one way to reduce poverty and promote economic growth in Haiti. This is according to the World Bank that states that while mining is a “complex sector,” when managed in a transparent and sustainable fashion, it could be beneficial to the nation. According to go-jamaica.com: “The World Bank said this is one of...
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Making stoves and changing lives in Haiti

August 5, 2013
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Making stoves and changing lives in Haiti

Disaster struck Haitian stove-maker Duquesne Fednard only a week after his workers were trained and ready to start production. The January 2010 earthquake killed more than 220,000 people and made more than 1.5 million homeless in Haiti. Mr Fednard’s new stove-making factory was destroyed, along with all but two pieces of equipment. He had...
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Technical evaluation of the Carnival of Flowers 2013 with Brazilian experts

August 5, 2013
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Technical evaluation of the Carnival of Flowers 2013 with Brazilian experts

Two days after the running of the Carnival of Flowers 2013, an important meeting was held at the Ministry of Tourism, between Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism, Josette Darguste, acting Minister of Culture, Grégory Saba, the President of the Carnival of Flowers 2013, Elsa Baussan Noël, Adviser to the President of the...
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