Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti Launches Humanitarian Action Plan-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 28, 2012
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Haiti Launches Humanitarian Action Plan-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Above: flooding during Hurricane Sandy (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s government and the country’s international humanitarian partners have launched the Humanitarian Action Plan for 2013, which seeks to meet critical humanitarian needs for the country. The plan has identified a core of critical areas, including growing food insecurity concerns, the...
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Still waiting in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 28, 2012
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Still waiting in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Almost three years after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, more than a third of a million Haitians are still living in tent cities. This shocking failure illustrates the limitations of the international aid system. Humanity is pretty good at pitching in with disaster relief in emergencies — in getting medicine, food and water to people who...
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Haiti’s singer-turned-president to perform with Julio Iglesias at benefit concert

December 28, 2012
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Haiti’s singer-turned-president to perform with Julio Iglesias at benefit concert

By Associated Press, Thursday, December 27, 9:49 AM SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Haiti’s singer-turned-president is returning to the international stage. President Michel Martelly will sing two songs with Spanish singer Julio Iglesias at a benefit concert Friday in the Dominican Republic. Martelly has made several impromptu performances in Haiti since he was elected in May...
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New York Times expose un immense gaspillage!

December 27, 2012
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New York Times expose un immense gaspillage!

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 2012-12-26 Roberson Alphonse roberson_alphonse@yahoo.com Presque trois ans après le séisme du 12 janvier 2010, les langues se délient. Des témoignages et des documents permettent au New York Times de revenir sur l’un des plus révoltants gaspillages de l’aide internationale après une catastrophe naturelle. Sans forcer sur les traits, le New...
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WHEN WILL SOMEONE INVESTIGATE THE CRIMINALITY INVOLVED WITH THE FUNDS COLLECTED AND DISBURSED FOR HAITI AFTER THE QUAKE??-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 26, 2012
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WHEN WILL SOMEONE INVESTIGATE THE CRIMINALITY INVOLVED WITH THE FUNDS COLLECTED AND DISBURSED FOR HAITI AFTER THE QUAKE??-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Damon Winter/The New York Times Vegetable vendors worked recently amid rubble in Port-au-Prince, three years after an earthquake devastated the city. More Photos » By DEBORAH SONTAG PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A few days after the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake, Reginald Boulos opened the gates of his destroyed car dealership to some 14,000 displaced people...
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Paul Farmer Biography Founder, Partners in Health-

December 24, 2012
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Paul Farmer Biography  Founder, Partners in Health-

Paul Farmer was born in West Adams, in Western Massachusetts, the second of six children. When he was seven years old, his father, a salesman and high school math teacher, moved the family to Birmingham, Alabama, and five years later, to Brooksville, Florida, a small town north of Tampa, inland from the Gulf of...
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THEY PLAN HIGH END CLOTHING MANUFACTURE – BUT WILL THEY PAY HIGH END WAGES – NOT LIKELY…IT WILL STILL BE THE $0.69 PER HOUR OFFERED BY CLINTON

December 23, 2012
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THEY PLAN HIGH END CLOTHING MANUFACTURE – BUT WILL THEY PAY HIGH END WAGES – NOT LIKELY…IT WILL STILL BE THE $0.69 PER HOUR OFFERED BY CLINTON

Industrial Revolution II LP (IRII), a new company in Haiti, will launch the manufacturing of high-end clothing in the country, with support from the Inter American Development Bank (IDB). The new company Industrial Revolution II LP (IRII) will receive a loan of up to $1 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), allowing it...
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A UNICEF staff member is motivated by work, colleagues – and stigma

December 22, 2012
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A UNICEF staff member is motivated by work, colleagues – and stigma

By Tamar Hahn PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, 19 December 2012 – Resource Mobilization Specialist at UNICEF Haiti Cara Elizabeth Yar Khan was diagnosed with hereditary inclusion body myopathy (HIBM) in 2007. HIBM is an extremely rare degenerative condition that affects the entire body. It typically leads to severe incapacity within 10 to 15 years of onset....
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Dreaming of Haiti

December 21, 2012
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Dreaming of Haiti

Prince Loveridge, a free black Northerner, taught at a segregated school on Staten Island during the Civil War. Shortly after the war began, he published a letter in the short-lived abolitionist paper The Pine and Palm, asking why more of his students hadn’t heard about the emigration plan to Haiti. For blacks like Loveridge,...
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Is the UN repackaging Haiti’s cholera aid?

December 21, 2012
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Is the UN repackaging Haiti’s cholera aid?

WATCH  STUNNING 25 MIN VIDEO HERE We ask what the new plan to eradicate cholera truly means when the UN still refuses to admit causing the outbreak. Inside Story Americas Last Modified: 21 Dec 2012 13:22 The United Nations last week launched what it described as a new multi-billion dollar effort to eradicate cholera...
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