Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti’s fragile state-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 21, 2015
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Haiti’s fragile state-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Miami Herald.Com-Editorial section Haiti, a nation that always seems on the brink of some new peril, finds itself in a fragile state today, thanks, in part, to the threat from the next-door Dominican Republic to begin mass deportations any moment. At this writing, it remains unclear whether the deportations are imminent, or may have...
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Inauguration of Gardens of the MUPANAH

June 20, 2015
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Inauguration of Gardens of the MUPANAH

Haiti Libre: Thursday evening took place the official opening of the Gardens of the Museum of Haitian National Pantheon (MUPANAH) in the presence of senior State officials, representatives of the diplomatic and consular corps, Directors General of the institutions of the Ministry of Culture and representatives of the various museums and cultural institutions of...
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CHILDREN STILL WAITING!!! Red Cross responds to report about building only six homes in Haiti after 2010 quake- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 20, 2015
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CHILDREN STILL WAITING!!! Red Cross responds to report about building only six homes in Haiti after 2010 quake- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

(CNN)The American Red Cross is disputing a news account that alleged serious shortcomings in the relief agency’s aid to Haiti after the catastrophic 2010 earthquake, including how the group received $488 million in donations but built only six permanent homes. The Red Cross called the report by ProPublica and National Public Radio as lacking...
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A Humanitarian Mission Becomes a Disaster

June 12, 2015
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A Humanitarian Mission Becomes a Disaster

. A Humanitarian Mission Becomes a Disaster If anything could stand to rival the devastation of the natural disasters to strike Haiti, it would be disasters of the manmade variety. Just over five years after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake killed well over 100,000 people in the country and destroyed countless government, religious, and cultural landmarks,...
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A Community in Haiti Speaks Out

June 9, 2015
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A Community in Haiti Speaks Out

Many of us working with the Clinton Foundation in Haiti are feeling misrepresented at best, and completely ignored at worst… but before launching my rant I must stress that these are my personal reflections and not part of any official communication. We are organized as the Haiti Action Network. In our ranks are representatives...
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BAI/IJDH Take Another Step Towards Cholera Justice

June 9, 2015
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BAI/IJDH Take Another Step Towards Cholera Justice

International Scholars, Diaspora Leaders, Rights Experts and Former UN Officials Support Cholera Appeal BAI/IJDH have taken another monumental step in the fight for justice for Haiti’s cholera victims. On May 27th, we filed a principal brief with the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The brief asks the Court of Appeals to reconsider...
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How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes

June 6, 2015
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How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes

The neighborhood of Campeche sprawls up a steep hillside in Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince. Goats rustle in trash that goes forever uncollected. Children kick a deflated volleyball in a dusty lot below a wall with a hand-painted logo of the American Red Cross. In late 2011, the Red Cross launched a multimillion-dollar project to...
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Cheap motorbikes bring opportunity and chaos to Haiti

June 6, 2015
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Cheap motorbikes bring opportunity and chaos to Haiti

By DAVID McFADDEN AP PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Joseph-Marc Carel knows the danger of ferrying passengers on his small motorbike, sometimes two at a time, as tides of the buzzing vehicles cut through the chaotic Haitian capital. He has a prosthetic leg to prove it. Carel would like to find a job that’s safer than...
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UN struggles to stem new rise in Haiti cholera cases

May 7, 2015
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UN struggles to stem new rise in Haiti cholera cases

A deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti that experts say was introduced by UN peacekeepers from Nepal is on the rise, with hundreds of new cases registered weekly, a UN official said Thursday. Pedro Medrano, the UN coordinator for Haiti’s cholera outbreak, said years of work to beat back the disease are in jeopardy as...
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THE ARROGANCE OF POWER AS KING MICHEL, QUEEN SOPHIA AND PRINCE OLIVIER REALLY APPEAR TO BE THE 3 PIGS OF HAITIAN POLITICS.

April 27, 2015
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THE ARROGANCE OF POWER AS KING MICHEL, QUEEN SOPHIA AND PRINCE OLIVIER REALLY APPEAR TO BE THE 3 PIGS OF HAITIAN POLITICS.

April 27, 2015 –  NEPAL The small pig is Olivier.  The big pig is Sophia. My unit has been diverted to Nepal, in support of their earthquake disaster, which brings back memories of Haiti, 2010. Even as these people dig themselves out of the debris, local papers report the progressive disaster in Haiti, quoting...
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