Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

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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Haitian Government Will Build About 2,000 Houses

November 8, 2017
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Haitian Government Will Build About 2,000 Houses

Port-au-Prince, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian government is implementing today a program to build social housing for the victims of Hurricane Matthew, which hit the country in 2016. Over 2,000 houses will be built in the departments of Nippes and Grand’Anse, as part of the Caravan of Change project promoted by the President...
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‘Shameful’: UK and US under fire over blocked funds for Haiti cholera victims

November 3, 2017
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‘Shameful’: UK and US under fire over blocked funds for Haiti cholera victims

China, France and Russia also among major UN donors resisting appeal to spend $40m of UN money on victims of cholera epidemic, claim lawyers Haitian protesters call on the US to pay for the cholera outbreak caused by Minustah, the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti. Photograph: Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters Global development is supported by...
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Red Cross red-faced over Haiti funding

November 1, 2017
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Red Cross red-faced over Haiti funding

The Norwegian Red Cross was resorting to damage control on Tuesday, after newspaper VG reported that it had wrongly informed donors about how it spent funds raised for earthquake assistance on Haiti in 2010. A Norwegian expert on foreign aid claimed the organization owed its owners an apology, and they got one. “The Norwegian...
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UN will accompany Haiti in shaping a sustainable future, deputy Mission chief says

October 26, 2017
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UN will accompany Haiti in shaping a sustainable future, deputy Mission chief says

25 October 2017 – The United Nations will remain side by side with Haiti on the country’s path to sustainable development, the Organization’s senior official in the island nation has said. “Haiti is one of the 193 countries that have adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and has set itself the goal of becoming...
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After U.N. troubles, Haiti wary of new justice mission

October 23, 2017
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After U.N. troubles, Haiti wary of new justice mission

Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) – A new United Nations-backed mission to support Haiti’s justice system has had a mixed reaction from local politicians and civil society groups after long-standing criticism of its predecessor. FILE PHOTO: Senegalese officers with the FPU (Formed Police Units) stand in formation before the start of the opening...
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