Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

US commander heads to Haiti

February 8, 2013
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US commander heads to Haiti

Published: Friday | February 8, 2013 Jamaica Gleaner Kelly Gary Spaulding, Senior Gleaner Writer A HIGH-LEVEL American who has responsibility for military matters in the Western Hemisphere is headed for Haiti to get a glimpse of the earthquake-rocked country. General John Kelly, commander of the US Southern Command with responsibility for the 45 countries...
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Taiwan foreign minister in Haiti after stop in St. Kitts and Nevis

February 6, 2013
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Taiwan foreign minister in Haiti after stop in St. Kitts and Nevis

Washington, Feb. 5 (CNA) Taiwan’s Foreign Minister David Lin has flown to Haiti after concluding a three-day visit to Saint Kitts and Nevis, Taiwanese diplomats stationed in Washington D.C. said Tuesday. On a tour of Taiwan’s allies in the Caribbean that began on Jan. 29, Lin first stopped in Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent...
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In Haiti, laws of physics meet a culture of magic

February 6, 2013
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In Haiti, laws of physics meet a culture of magic

Post-earthquake construction in Haiti must address the dichotomy of American efficiency versus Haitian tradition. By Paul E. Fallon, Contributor  Christian Science Monitor/ February 6, 2013 [Editor's note: Paul E. Fallon is a Boston-area architect who has made 17 trips to Haiti since the 2010 earthquake to design and supervise construction of a school and orphanage. He blogs atwww.theawkwardpose.com...
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With new hotels, Haiti seeks high-end tourists

February 6, 2013
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With new hotels, Haiti seeks high-end tourists

Jayne Clark, USA TODAY Three years after the earthquake that ravaged Haiti’s capital of Port-au-Prince and beyond, the country’s prime minister announced the island is angling for affluent tourists as a way to become more self-sufficient. A luxury lodging opened in December, one of 11 hotel projects underway. A tourist corridor in Cap Haitien...
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Haiti: Hundreds of families left homeless in new wave of evictions

February 4, 2013
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Haiti: Hundreds of families left homeless in new wave of evictions

Amnesty.org.uk Nearly 700 families have been forcibly evicted from two make-shift camps by the Haitian authorities in the last two weeks, reported Amnesty International. The families, all victims of the earthquake over three years ago, were not given enough time to gather their belongings before their shelters were destroyed. Police officers violently evicted 84...
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Antoine-Simon Airport in Haiti to undergo expansion

February 4, 2013
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Antoine-Simon Airport in Haiti to undergo expansion

The Antoine-Simon Airport expansion project is part of the government’s efforts to ramp up infrastructure development in Haiti’s South department. The expanded airport will feature new 3,000-metre runway strip and a new terminal. The airport project is estimated to cost $26.6 million, and will span over a period of two years. Dominican firm Estrella...
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Haiti to rise like a phoenix

February 4, 2013
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Haiti to rise like a phoenix

Michel Presume, directeur de la Division Batiment Public at Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: Michelle Loubon Presidential Palace, Supreme Court to be built Michelle Loubon Guardian Media For the first time, Haiti will establish a Supreme Court at its capital Port-au-Prince. Michel Presume, directeur de la Division Batiment Public, explained it will be among six buildings...
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UN Names New Acting Head for Mission in Haiti

February 2, 2013
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UN Names New Acting Head for Mission in Haiti

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday appointed a seasoned humanitarian worker to serve as his Acting Special Representative in Haiti to oversee the world body’s peacekeeping mission in the Caribbean nation. Nigel Fisher, a Canadian, replaces outgoing U.N. envoy Mariano Fernandez, who is leaving the job after 20 months. Fernandez has said he may...
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Taïwan appuie la lutte contre le choléra en Haïti

February 2, 2013
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Taïwan appuie la lutte contre le choléra en Haïti

Jean-Claude Mukadi, directeur national de World Vision Haïti et l’ambassadeur de Taïwan en Haïti, Bang-Zhy Liu procédant à la signature de l’accord de partenariat. À la suite du cyclone Sandy, plus de 31 000 personnes ont perdu leur maison en Haïti. Les infrastructures en adduction d’eau et en assainissement, de même que des écoles,...
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First stone of the international airport of Les Cayes

February 1, 2013
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First stone of the international airport of Les Cayes

The Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe will proceed officially on Friday 1 February 2013, at the laying of the first stone of the international airport of Les Cayes. The ceremony, which will take place at the airport Antoine Simon of Les Cayes, is part of efforts made by the Government to build new infrastructure in...
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