Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

NOTICE : Foreigners must pay income tax in Haiti

July 2, 2014
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NOTICE : Foreigners must pay income tax in Haiti

Haiti Libre: “The Directorate General of Taxes (DGI) reminds physical persons or entities who use the services of a foreigner whose tax domicile is outside of Haiti during a temporary stay in the country, their obligation to pay the tax administration, within 15 days after the payment of its remuneration, the amount of Income...
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Haiti Hopes For Help — But Not Charity

July 1, 2014
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Haiti Hopes For Help — But Not Charity

President of Haiti Michel Martelly at the Wall Street Journal’s New York headquarters. Dan Keeler for The Wall Street Journal The President of Haiti, Michel Martelly, dropped in to the Wall Street Journal’s New York headquarters a few days ago to talk about his plans for stabilizing and expanding Haiti’s economy. Devastated by an...
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Why Sean Penn is Wrong About Haiti

June 27, 2014
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Why Sean Penn is Wrong About Haiti

Counterpunch.com A Nation That Remains Hostage to the Dictates of a Wealthy Elite. by KEVIN PINA There are regular demonstrations in Haiti demanding the resignation of President Martelly, protests against the leveling of homes in downtown Port au Prince, protests against the confiscation of lands for tourism projects on the island of Île à...
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The financial support of Europe firmly supervised

June 27, 2014
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The financial support of Europe firmly supervised

Haiti Libre: The Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, and Fernando Frutuoso de Melo, Director General for Development and Cooperation of the European Union (EU) on Tuesday signed www.haitilibre.com/en/news-11440-haiti-economy-6-9-billion-gdes-in-budgetary-support-from-the-european-union.html a budget Convention amounting to 112 million euros. These funds will be used budgetary support over the next two years to boost reform in public administration, public...
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Why did so many people die in Haiti’s quake?

June 24, 2014
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Why did so many people die in Haiti’s quake?

By Lucy Rodgers BBC News The devastating earthquakes that hit China on 12 May 2008, Italy on 6 April 2009 and Haiti one month ago all measured above 6.0 and took many lives. But why was the human cost so much greater for Haiti? When Pete Garratt, Red Cross head of disaster relief, received...
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Cardinal’s visit cheers Haitian faithful in Boston

June 23, 2014
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Cardinal’s visit cheers Haitian faithful in Boston

By Dan Adams | Globe Correspondent   June 23, 2014 dina rudick/ globe staff Clarisse Faveus, a former resident of the Haitian city of Jacmel, greeted Cardinal Chibly Langlois of Haiti at the Basilica and Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, also called the Mission Church, in Boston Sunday. When she lived in the...
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Served in Haiti Cholera Lawsuit

June 20, 2014
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Served in Haiti Cholera Lawsuit

By Reuters Filed: 6/20/14 at 3:28 PM A child being treated for cholera in Haiti in 2012 Swoan Parker/Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lawyers for victims of a cholera epidemic in Haiti said on Friday they have served United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with a complaint in New York as part of a federal...
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Installation of 300 streetlights in Cité Soleil

June 20, 2014
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Installation of 300 streetlights in Cité Soleil

The Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, welcomed the installation of 300 conventional streetlights by E-Power electric company in Cité Soleil, in support to the National government program of public lighting and electrification, implemented by the Office of René Jean-Jumeau, Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister, Responsible for Energy Security, through which 7,470 street lights have...
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Sean Penn: We’ve Turned the Corner in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 20, 2014
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Sean Penn: We’ve Turned the Corner in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The rains have come to the Caribbean and hurricane season is upon us. But for the first time in four years, the nearly 60,000 people who sought refuge on the Petionville Club golf course after the earthquake in Haiti are now under solid roofs in safer homes. The J/P Haitian Relief Organization continues to...
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U.S. Officials Keep Close Eye On ‘Miserable’ Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

June 18, 2014
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U.S. Officials Keep Close Eye On ‘Miserable’ Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — First there was West Nile virus. Now health experts are warning about another virus carried by mosquitoes. The chikungunya virus — or “chik-v” — has sickened tens of thousands of people throughout the Caribbean with high fever and severe pain. Now Americans are coming down with it, too, and there’s...
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