Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

New Haiti Marriott to Top Off Construction “Soon” in Port-au-Prince -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 28, 2014
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New Haiti Marriott to Top Off Construction “Soon” in Port-au-Prince -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Above: a rendering of the Haiti Marriott By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Digicel-developed Marriott hotel in Haiti will soon be topping off construction, the company announced this week. Topping off is the ceremonial last placement of a beam at the top of a building. The project is slated to open in February...
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The Damage That Good Can Inflict ‘Fatal Assistance,’ About Relief Efforts in Haiti

February 27, 2014
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The Damage That Good Can Inflict  ‘Fatal Assistance,’ About Relief Efforts in Haiti

By MANOHLA DARGISFEB. 27, 2014 Photo Graves near Port-au-Prince after Haiti’s 2010 earthquake, from “Fatal Assistance,” a documentary by Raoul Peck. Credit Velvet Film Good intentions and billions of promised dollars only go so far. That, certainly, is one of the sobering truths in “Fatal Assistance,” a potent, persuasive and quietly furious documentary that...
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Haiti’s Android tablet maker Surtab to crank up production

February 27, 2014
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Haiti’s Android tablet maker Surtab to crank up production

With an initial production run of 4,000 tablets already sold, Surtab plans to increase its output to 7,000 a month. Rashmee Roshan Lall in Port-au-Prince theguardian.com Haitian workers assemble tablet computers at Surtab’s facilities in Port-au-Prince. Photograph: Surtab The stark and sterile white room in an industrial park in Port-au-Prince is a world away...
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Arcade Fire in Haiti: ‘I feel like it makes sense of me’

February 26, 2014
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Arcade Fire in Haiti: ‘I feel like it makes sense of me’

In Haiti, Arcade Fire aren’t headliners. Not that it matters to Win Butler and Regine Chassagne, for whom it’s a kind of homecoming. The Guardian.com Rhythm kings … Arcade Fire on stage in London last year Where would Arcade Fire be without the woo-hoos and dense rhythms that characterise many of their best songs?...
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The tiny houses costing only $5,000 that are playing their small part to help solve homelessness

February 26, 2014
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The tiny houses costing only $5,000 that are playing their small part to help solve homelessness

They have traditionally attracted those planning on downsizing or looking to simplify their lives for financial or environmental reasons. But there is now another group of people benefiting from the growing small-dwelling movement – the homeless. Efforts to construct the compact buildings are growing across the U.S. because they are cheaper than a traditional...
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Democratic Party arm criticized in Haiti project for spending on big foreign salaries and Washington office overhead

February 25, 2014
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Democratic Party arm criticized in Haiti project for spending on big foreign salaries and Washington office overhead

George Russell-Fox News An arm of the Democratic Party chaired by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, that aims to support democracy in foreign countries, has been sharply criticized by an important donor for spending nearly 40 percent of the budget of a project in disaster-battered Haiti on foreign salaries and Washington office overhead,...
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Clinton Foundation funds recycling plant in Haiti

February 19, 2014
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Clinton Foundation funds recycling plant in Haiti

By Trenton Daniel: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The Clinton Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to a Haitian recycling plant that seeks to clean up the country’s dirty capital city. Former President Bill Clinton, who heads the private foundation, made the announcement Tuesday before the end of a two-day trip to the Caribbean nation, where...
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Towards the metamorphosis of Wharf Jérémie (Cité Soleil)

February 19, 2014
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Towards the metamorphosis of Wharf Jérémie (Cité Soleil)

HaitiLibre: Located southwest of the City of Cité Soleil, the place commonly called “Wharf Jérémie” will host soon, one of the largest socio-community infrastructure projects of the country. Located on just over 7 acres, which served for a long time of landfill, this project will blend harmoniously into...
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IS OUR GOVERNMENT ATTEMPTING TO BECOME DYSFUNCTIONAL?? MARTELLY/LAMOTHE PLAN TO DUMP CHARLES JEAN-JACQUES THE POPULAR AND EFFICIENT MINISTER OF SOCIAL AFFAIRS TO REPLACE HIM WITH A MIDGET OF MINIMAL ABILITY!!

February 19, 2014
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IS OUR GOVERNMENT ATTEMPTING TO BECOME DYSFUNCTIONAL??  MARTELLY/LAMOTHE PLAN TO DUMP CHARLES JEAN-JACQUES THE POPULAR AND EFFICIENT MINISTER OF SOCIAL AFFAIRS TO REPLACE HIM WITH A MIDGET OF MINIMAL ABILITY!!

February 19, 2014 Jean-Jacques has worked tirelessly to improve his ministry, and those he serves. He is a hands on guy who recognizes the needs of the people and works to make improvements in his areas of responsibility. He is an innovative thinker who is not simply marking time. Each day he thinks of...
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