Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

A Visit to Port-au-Prince

March 17, 2013
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A Visit to Port-au-Prince

These photos were taken in March 2013 by a small group of volunteers. Let’s first take a look at traffic. Graffiti/Wall Art is often a strong statement. The city has both flat and mountainous areas. There is a great deal of art for sale. There are ultra fancy spots as well. Here the  B&B...
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Hope for Haiti issues passports to future for

March 17, 2013
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Hope for Haiti issues passports to future for

PHOTO BY TONY ZOLLO Tony Zollo (3) William Buckley shows off his style with P’Zazz dancers at the Hope for Haiti gala. Seemingly a world away from Haiti, that densely populated Caribbean country continually plagued with natural disasters and often abject poverty, the 2013 Hope for Haiti gala drew 320 generous benefactors to the...
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Beyond the spectacle of disaster Two photo exhibitions reach beyond the country’s well-publicized chaos

March 15, 2013
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Beyond the spectacle of disaster   Two photo exhibitions reach beyond the country’s well-publicized chaos

By John Pohl, Gazette Visual Arts Critic.  Some of Benoit Aquin’s photos — such as Carnival VIII — are so dense with elements that they are almost abstract. Photograph by: Benoit Aquin MONTREAL – Two photographers who have visited Haiti numerous times over the past 15 years are exhibiting images of the Caribbean...
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Beyond Aid: The Flood of Rice in Haiti

March 15, 2013
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Beyond Aid: The Flood of Rice in Haiti

photo courtesy of Foreign Policy by Matthea Brandenburg “We don’t just want the money to come to Haiti. Stop sending money. Let’s fix it. Let’s fix it,” declared Republic of Haiti President Michel Martelly three years after the 2010 earthquake. Martelly was referring to foreign aid, $9 billion of which has been pledged to...
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Deplorable conditions for cholera patients

March 15, 2013
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Deplorable conditions for cholera patients

Tags: Cholera, Haiti, Press release © MSF – One of the cholera treatment centres in Haiti. Port-au-prince, 12 March 2013 — A lack of funds and supplies has crippled cholera treatment programmes in Haiti, leading to unnecessary deaths and increasing the risk of greater outbreaks during the upcoming rainy season, the international medical humanitarian...
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ANY HAITIAN MONEY HERE? 33 Year Old Chelsea Clinton Buying $10 Million NYC Apartment

March 15, 2013
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ANY HAITIAN MONEY HERE? 33 Year Old Chelsea Clinton Buying $10 Million NYC Apartment

economypolicyjournal.com File under: It’s a wonderful world for children of elitists and crooked politicians, Chelsea Clinton is buying a $10.5 million spread right across the street from Madison Square Park, reports NyPo. The apartment is 5,000 square feet and is located in the Whitman. The unit at 21 E. 26th St. is four bedrooms,...
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The Government support to 200% the development of hill lakes

March 15, 2013
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The Government support to 200% the development of hill lakes

Tuesday, the Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe accompanied by Senator Hyppolite Melius and Brother Francklin Armand have discussed in the Foyer of the Incarnation in Petite Place Cazeau, of the National Program of Hill Lakes (Programme National des Lacs Collinaires – PNLC). Following this meeting the Prime Minister and Brother Armand gave a joint...
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The Joy of Haiti

March 15, 2013
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The Joy of Haiti

A drummer starts the beat. In a school playground, the teenage youths break into a dance. Several dozen of 6-14 year-olds can’t take their eyes off them and they are about to join in. It’s a dance class. The teenage instructors don’t take showing their moves lightly and the youngsters try hard. They repeat...
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Western Union to Enable Government Payments in Haiti

March 13, 2013
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Western Union to Enable Government Payments in Haiti

by buildingaschool PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced plans to help facilitate the last mile and bridge the gap between government payments that need to be disbursed and the people who receive them. Initially, the Western Union service will enable parents with school-age...
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Medical team brings critical care to struggling Haitians

March 12, 2013
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Medical team brings critical care to struggling Haitians

Having volunteered in medical missions in Haiti for 14 years, Dr. Daniel Burzon (bottom left) has forged special relationships with the nurses, technicians and support staff at the hospital in Milot, as well as with other volunteer physicians from throughout the United States. Written by Susan Bloom For the Asbury Park Press Zoom Nurse...
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