Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

In Haiti, Tracing a Paradise Lost

December 4, 2017
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In Haiti, Tracing a Paradise Lost

The U.N. says the country is now stable, and tourism is growing. But the former vacation paradise still has a faded beauty. By PETER KUJAWINSKIDEC. 4, 2017 Haiti is a fixture in my mind, as permanent as memories of high school graduation or the weekend I first met my wife. I lived there twice...
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Laying the cornerstone of the micro-Industrial Park Moreau/Camp-Perrin

December 3, 2017
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Laying the cornerstone of the micro-Industrial Park Moreau/Camp-Perrin

Haiti Libre.com Friday, President Jovenel Moïse, in the presence among others of Vincent Dégert, Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Haiti, Pierre Marie Dumeny, Minister of Trade and Industry, several members of the cabinet and the Mayor of Torbeck, Guidylle Joseph, laid the cornerstone for the construction of the Moreau/Camp-Perrin micro-industrial...
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A Little Family Gets Deported- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 2, 2017
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A Little Family Gets Deported- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

At the end of clinic yesterday afternoon, while still seated at my desk in the office, I looked over and saw a little family staring at me through the open door. The parents were short in stature and mom was holding a bright-eyed baby girl. I ushered them into the room and asked the...
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NYS Exposed: Haitians leaving U.S. for Canada is bad news for struggling employers

December 1, 2017
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NYS Exposed: Haitians leaving U.S. for Canada is bad news for struggling employers

December 01, 2017 04:23 AM Tens of thousands of Haitian natives living in America will soon be forced to leave. Many of them will follow in the footsteps of others out of New York State and right into Canada. It’s a problem for officials to our north and could be for you too. Advocates...
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DHS Cuts Off Protected Status for Haiti: What Employers Need to Know

December 1, 2017
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DHS Cuts Off Protected Status for Haiti: What Employers Need to Know

50,000 Haitians to lose work authorization in July 2019 About 50,000 Haitians who’ve lived in the United States since an earthquake devastated Port-au-Prince, the island nation’s capital in 2010, will lose protected immigration status and the work authorization that comes with it in July 2019. Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Elaine...
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UN to Haiti: ‘Proof is in the pudding’ on corruption: “HAITI TO UN – LET HE WHO HATH NO SIN CAST THE FIRST STONE” LOOK IN THE MIRROR!!- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 30, 2017
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UN to Haiti: ‘Proof is in the pudding’ on corruption: “HAITI TO UN – LET HE WHO HATH NO SIN CAST THE FIRST STONE” LOOK IN THE MIRROR!!- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — The United Nations, which last month launched a fresh mission to promote long-term development in Haiti, has had it with nice words: when it comes to corruption and human rights, “the proof is in the pudding.” UN AT WORK “They have said they want to fight...
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UN to Haiti: ‘Proof is in the pudding’ on corruption

November 29, 2017
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UN to Haiti: ‘Proof is in the pudding’ on corruption

The United Nations, which last month launched a fresh mission to promote long-term development in Haiti, has had it with nice words: when it comes to corruption and human rights, “the proof is in the pudding.” “They have said they want to fight corruption, so they have to take responsibility,” insisted Susan Page, who...
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Hamilton denounces Trump’s decision to deport thousands of Haitians

November 28, 2017
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Hamilton denounces Trump’s decision to deport thousands of Haitians

Carribbeanlifenews.com Brooklyn Sen. Jesse Hamilton has joined myriad politicians and community activists in denouncing the Trump administra­tion’s decision to deport nearly 60, 000 Haitians living in the United States under Temporary Protected Status (TPS). “I stand in resolute opposition to the Trump administra­tion’s disgraceful decision to target yet another vulnerable population for inhumane mistreatment...
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Haiti – FLASH : The reconstruction of the National Palace could cost 40 to 50 million dollars !- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 27, 2017
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Haiti – FLASH : The reconstruction of the National Palace could cost 40 to 50 million dollars !- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Following the call for expressions of interest for the reconstruction of the National Palace of Haiti, the Presidential Commission for the Reconstruction of the National Palace, created last April, composed of 7 members: the engineer Clément Bélizaire (Coordinator), Patrick Durandisse, Patrick Delatour, the Architect Daniel Élie, Sabine Malbranche, Georges Michel and Yvan...
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Haiti cholera cases down 66 percent compared to 2016

November 27, 2017
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Haiti cholera cases down 66 percent compared to 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on October 20, 2010, an outbreak of cholera was confirmed in Haiti for the first time in more than a century, ten months after the catastrophic earthquake that killed over 200,000 people and displaced over 1 million. Haitian children Image/dghchocolatier via pixabay Since the...
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514th Delivers!

November 27, 2017
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514th Delivers!

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI 11.26.2017 Story by Master Sgt. Mark Olsen 514th Air Mobility Wing/Public Affairs PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — What can 15 Airmen and a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft do on a Denton Program mission? A lot if it is the 514th Air Mobility Wing. On Nov. 18, 2017, four pilots and one loadmaster with the...
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Only 10 per cent of Haitians crossing illegally getting refugee status, so far

November 25, 2017
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Only 10 per cent of Haitians crossing illegally getting refugee status, so far

A group of asylum seekers cross the Canadian border at Champlain, N.Y., Friday, August 4, 2017. (Ryan Remiorz / THE CANADIAN PRESS) OTTAWA — The majority of asylum seekers who have crossed illegally into Canada so far this year were Haitian and so far, only 10 per cent of their claims have been accepted,...
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Haiti: Cholera figures (as of 31 October 2017)

November 25, 2017
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Haiti: Cholera figures (as of 31 October 2017)

From January to October 2017, Haiti recorded 11,916 suspected cases of cholera and 118 deaths, compared to 35,203 cases and 369 deaths for the same period in 2016 – a decrease of 66% and 68% respectively. This illustrates the continuation of the downward trend of cholera as a result of the efforts of coordination...
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Haiti Embarrasses US in Donations for Caribbean Recovery- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 24, 2017
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Haiti Embarrasses US in Donations for Caribbean Recovery- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The Trump Administration appears to be the tightwads of the international community where financial aid for the Hurricane ravaged Caribbean is concerned. More than $2 billion has been pledged by nations around world, almost half in loans and debt relief. Yet, only $4.3 million has been pledged from America. Donors included The Netherlands’ $700...
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Trump administration decision forces Haitian families to confront an uncertain future in the US

November 22, 2017
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Trump administration decision forces Haitian families to confront an uncertain future in the US

By Kenya Downs Ronyde Christina Ponthieux’s smile widens as her father, Rony, gives her a nod of approval. The 10-year-old proudly rattles off a list of interesting facts about the United States’s unique connection to Haiti but isn’t sure if she correctly remembers the number of Haitian soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary War. His nod is...
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Abject cruelty: Deporting 60,000 Haitians

November 21, 2017
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Abject cruelty: Deporting 60,000 Haitians

The Trump administration has given nearly 60,000 Haitians with provisional legal residency in the United States 18 months to leave, announcing Monday that it will not renew the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) that has allowed them to remain in this country for more than seven years. The decision came after the Department of Homeland...
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Forget Nibiru, 2018 may rock earth with 20 Haiti-like quakes

November 21, 2017
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Forget Nibiru, 2018 may rock earth with 20 Haiti-like quakes

By Soorya Kiran NN Reuters Despite overwhelming prediction for the Nibiru planet hitting the earth, Nov. 19 has passed off peacefully but now geoscientists have joined the chorus predicting numerous earthquakes in the year 2018 due to the slowing of the Earth’s rotation. Most of the major Haiti-like earthquakes may occur near the equator...
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A new bill would allow all TPS recipients to apply for permanent residency

November 16, 2017
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A new bill would allow all TPS recipients to apply for permanent residency

By Alex Daugherty adaugherty@mcclatchydc.com November 13, 2017 06:00 AM UPDATED November 14, 2017 11:32 AM WASHINGTON As the Trump administration weighs whether to end Temporary Protected Status for thousands of Haitians and Salvadorans, three members of Congress are preparing legislation that would allow every TPS recipient to apply for permanent residency. The bill, dubbed...
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Canada’s dwindling peacekeeping role in the world: What happened? – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 14, 2017
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Canada’s dwindling peacekeeping role in the world: What happened? – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Katie Dangerfield National Online Journalist, Breaking News  Global News RCMP Cpl. Kofi Gordon, left, who served as a peacekeeper in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Haiti, and Sergeant Ron Rose, who served as a peacekeeper in Haiti, pose for photos at the National Peacekeeping Monument. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrick Doyle A A...
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On eve of high-level U.N. Haiti visit, Trump continues to say ‘No’ to cholera request

November 11, 2017
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On eve of high-level U.N. Haiti visit, Trump continues to say ‘No’ to cholera request

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com November 02, 2017 8:45 PM Earlier this fall, as the United Nations’ blue-helmet peacekeepers began their withdrawal from Haiti, many of their countries rushed to the beleaguered nation’s aid, turning over millions of dollars in unspent peacekeeping dollars to help eliminate a deadly cholera epidemic. Some countries, faced with roadblocks...
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