Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

OVER 1000 DEMONSTRATE IN FRONT OF MINUSTAH HEADQUARTERS – UN GO HOME!!!

October 17, 2015
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OVER 1000 DEMONSTRATE IN FRONT OF MINUSTAH HEADQUARTERS – UN GO HOME!!!

October 16, 2015 Representatives of several political groups demonstrated in front of MINUSTAH headquarters. The were complaining about MINUSTAH interference in Haitian life. The group was demanding reparations for the Cholera epidemic MINUSTAH brought to Haiti some years ago. Cholera still claims the lives of Haitians and has seen a resurgence over the past...
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UN failing cholera victims in Haiti five years after outbreak

October 14, 2015
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UN failing cholera victims in Haiti five years after outbreak

The United Nations is miserably failing the victims of the cholera epidemic its personnel triggered in Haiti five years ago, with thousands left waiting for access to effective medical treatment and compensation, said Amnesty International. “The UN must not just wash its hands of the human suffering and pain that it has caused. Setting...
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Diagnosing What Ails Haiti’s Economy

October 11, 2015
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Diagnosing What Ails Haiti’s Economy

The World Bank fingers cronyism, of which Bill Clinton was for years a symbol. Secretary of State John Kerry and Haitian President Michel Martelly in Puerto Principe, Haiti, Oct. 6. Photo: jean jacques agustin/European Pressphoto Agency By Mary Anastasia O’Grady Oct. 11, 2015 6:00 p.m. ET U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a...
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Lackluster campaign augurs ill for Haiti presidential vote

October 11, 2015
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Lackluster campaign augurs ill for Haiti presidential vote

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – The legitimacy of the future Haitian president is already compromised two weeks before the vote gets underway, with a lackluster electoral campaign and a very low expected turnout. The record number of candidates to lead the poorest country in the Americas in and of itself is a tell-tale sign of the...
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Opening ceremony of the Lycée Alexandre Pétion – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 10, 2015
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Opening ceremony of the Lycée Alexandre Pétion – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Thursday, President Michel Martelly accompanied by his wife Sophia Martelly, Prime Minister Evans Paul and several members of the Government including the Minister of National Education, Nesmy Manigat went to the Lycée Alexandre Pétion in Port-au-Prince, for the inauguration of the new premises of the establishment. Note that the former President of...
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Strengthening Health Systems: Lessons from Haiti

October 10, 2015
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Strengthening Health Systems: Lessons from Haiti

As Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea look at ways to repair holes and strengthen their health systems in the wake of Ebola, we spoke with Equal Health’s Nadia Raymond – a Haitian-born nurse who shared her thoughts on access to health after Haiti’s earthquake and cholera outbreak Ebola Deeply: Nadia, you were born in...
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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 Scientists for Parasite-Fighting Therapies

October 6, 2015
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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 Scientists for Parasite-Fighting Therapies

Three scientists who used modern laboratory techniques to discover anti-parasitic drugs long hidden in herbs and soil won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday. Their drug therapies “have revolutionized the treatment of some of the most devastating parasitic diseases,” the Nobel Committee of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm said in announcing...
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Recrudescence du choléra dans le Sud-Est du pays

October 3, 2015
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Recrudescence du choléra dans le Sud-Est du pays

Trois (3) personnes sont mortes et cent vingt-neuf (129) autres seraient actuellement malades à cause d’une remontée du choléra à Marigot dans le département du Sud-Est. Selon ce qu’à rapporter, Alex Moïse, correspondant de radio Vision 2000 pour cette région, ces morts sont survenus par négligence et ignorance. La famille des victimes affirme que...
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Grupo Puntacana CEO Hopes to Bring Economic Development to Haiti

October 1, 2015
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Grupo Puntacana CEO Hopes to Bring Economic Development to Haiti

–>WATCH THE VIDEO HERE<— The economy of the Dominican Republic, which has seen a tourism boom in recent years, could grow by 7% this year, according to Frank Rainieri, President and CEO of Grupo Puntacana. Now, some business leaders like Rainieri are trying to spread the wealth. Several entrepreneurs have formed a council to...
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