Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Enfield community joins forces to send students to Haiti to help families, kids in need

February 11, 2016
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Enfield community joins forces to send students to Haiti to help families, kids in need

A group of 14 Asnuntuck Community College students and staff plan to head to Haiti during spring break to help build a new, hurricane-proof home for a family in need, and they are working to raise the funds. Community members gathered at a pasta dinner Wednesday night and spent $8 for a plate of food,...
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Haitian Migrants Pouring Into Brazil Don’t Find A Warm Welcome

February 9, 2016
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Haitian Migrants Pouring Into Brazil Don’t Find A Warm Welcome

Gabriela Bazzo HuffPost Brazil ASSOCIATED PRESS In this Jan. 13, 2015, photo, migrants, mostly from Haiti, wait to meet an employer at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church which helps recently arrived migrants find work in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Thousands of Haitians have migrated to Brazil in the past few years in search of...
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SONG BY MICHEL MARTELLY JEERS AT FEMALE JOURNALIST – ACTUALLY A PAYBACK FOR HER DEVASTATING UNTRUE, SLANDEROUS ONGOING ATTACK ON MARTELLY’S YOUNG SON OLIVIER, CLAIMING HE WAS ARRESTED IN MIAMI WHEN THIS WAS NOT TRUE. – SEE VIDEO

February 2, 2016
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SONG BY MICHEL MARTELLY JEERS AT FEMALE JOURNALIST – ACTUALLY A PAYBACK FOR HER DEVASTATING UNTRUE, SLANDEROUS  ONGOING ATTACK ON MARTELLY’S YOUNG SON OLIVIER, CLAIMING HE WAS ARRESTED IN MIAMI WHEN THIS WAS NOT TRUE. – SEE VIDEO

By david mcfadden, associated press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Feb 2, 2016, 12:32 AM ET Haiti’s outgoing president has released a brash pop song jeering at his critics and aiming sexually suggestive lyrics at his main target, an award-winning female journalist. In an unusual move by a sitting leader, President Michel Martelly released during what...
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Arcade Fire Announce Festival Dates, Haiti Benefit With David Byrne

January 26, 2016
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Arcade Fire Announce Festival Dates, Haiti Benefit With David Byrne

Rolling Stone: Arcade Fire have announced a pair of European festival dates and a benefit show for Haiti, their first live dates since 2014 Kevin Winter/Getty Arcade Fire took time off following their successful Reflektor run to pursue solo projects, and now the Canadian band has announced their first live shows of 2016. The...
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Haiti needs new approach to make aid effective, bring jobs, skills-ex-PM

January 21, 2016
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Haiti needs new approach to make aid effective, bring jobs, skills-ex-PM

By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA, Jan 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Haitians have been sidelined from reconstruction efforts following the earthquake that rocked Haiti six years ago, and a new approach is needed to give them more say in how billions of dollars of aid are spent, a Haitian former prime minister said. Laurent Lamothe,...
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Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti

January 18, 2016
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Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti

by Mark Schuller This Tuesday, the sixth anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti came and went with little fanfare. On the one hand, this could be a sign of moving on. As Gina Athena Ulysse has powerfully demonstrated, Haiti needs new narratives. Maybe the earthquake story has run its course, in the foreign memory...
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Haiti faces one-horse race as opposition boycotts presidential vote

January 17, 2016
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Haiti faces one-horse race as opposition boycotts presidential vote

PORT-AU-PRINCE | By Joseph Guyler Delva Reuters. Haiti’s opposition presidential candidate Jude Celestin has announced he will not take part in a runoff election because he does not have faith in the process, in a move that could mean a shoe-in for the ruling party on Jan. 24. Celestin said he would tell election...
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six years after quake, UN cites progress but warns of ‘deteriorating’ situation for those still in camps

January 17, 2016
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six years after quake, UN cites progress but warns of ‘deteriorating’ situation for those still in camps

Six years after the devastating earthquake of 2010 that killed more than 200,000 people and left at least 1.5 million homeless, about 96 per cent of the displaced have left the camps under relocation programmes. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi 15 January 2016 – Six years after the devastating earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people...
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Haiti Blasted Once Again: Earthquake, Famine, Pestilence and Greed

January 12, 2016
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Haiti Blasted Once Again: Earthquake, Famine, Pestilence and Greed

By Dady CheryNEWS JUNKIE POST Six years after the earthquake, death and destruction freely roam through Haiti in the form of new epidemics on people and plants. Bill and Hillary Clinton, who ushered the country’s dismantlement through the introduction of subsidized Arkansas rice in the 1990s, an occupation by United Nations troops starting in 2004,...
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