Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Jimmy Carter Returns to Haiti to Build Houses

November 28, 2012
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Jimmy Carter Returns to Haiti to Build Houses

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press LEOGANE, Haiti November 26, 2012 (AP) Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Monday urged donors to honor the billion-dollar pledges they made to help Haiti rebuild after its devastating 2010 earthquake. Carter’s call for greater humanitarian aid to Haiti came on the first day of a weeklong effort to...
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Saturday, November 10, 2012 Haiti Needs a Bailout and Effective Foreign Aid By Stanley Lucas

November 25, 2012
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Saturday, November 10, 2012 Haiti Needs a Bailout and Effective Foreign Aid By Stanley Lucas

Background On January 12, 2010 a 7.2 earthquake hit Haiti.  The country lost 320,000 people.  Not only was this a devastating blow to the population, it took a serious blow on the country’s workforce.  About 25% of those losses were from the civil service, 18% teachers and 9% doctors and nurses.  That day more...
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53.2% of the promises kept, by the international community (2010-2012)-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 25, 2012
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53.2% of the promises kept, by the international community (2010-2012)-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

25/11/2012 08:20:35 The United Nations Office of the Special Envoy for Haiti (OSE) has revised its analysis of pledges made for post-earthquake recovery activities, revealing a disbursement rate for the 2010-2012 period among public sector donors of 53,2%. The 55 donors pledged approximately $5,33 billion for recovery activities...
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Wilson Laleau presents the Electronic Single Window

November 25, 2012
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Wilson Laleau presents the Electronic Single Window

As part of the modernization process of registration of limited companies, Wilson Laleau, Minister of Commerce and Industry, proceeded this week at the presentation of the Electronic Single Window (GUE) to the Metropolitan Industrial Park (SONAPI), to representatives of Chambers of Commerce and private sector operators. The Minister Laleau declared “the public will finally...
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Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe Holds Talks With Japanese Ambassador

November 25, 2012
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Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe Holds Talks With Japanese Ambassador

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (left) in talks with Japan’s Ambassador to Haiti, Kenji Kuratomi (right) (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Thursday with Kenji Kuratomi, Japan’s Ambassador to Haiti, to identify areas of priority for Japanese-Haitian cooperation. The Prime Minister has asked Japan for...
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11th Mission of Michel Forst in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 23, 2012
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11th Mission of Michel Forst in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Michel Forst, the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti, will visit Haiti from 25 to 30 November 2012, to assess the human rights situation since his last mission in February 2012. His analysis of the human rights situation will be reflected in the report he will present at the next...
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Protesters Demand Departure of President Martelly on Anniversary of Vertieres

November 20, 2012
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Protesters Demand Departure of President Martelly on Anniversary of Vertieres

Protesters on November 18, Bataille de Vertieres PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – It was unprecedented on Sunday November 18, on the anniversary of the Battle of Vertieres, for the President of the Republic and Prime Minister of Haiti to be absent from the ceremonies and the country. Instead, the Minister of Finance Marie-Carmelle Jean-Marie presided...
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Sandy’s Haiti victims forgotten

November 20, 2012
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Sandy’s Haiti victims forgotten

A Haitian woman bails water from her house following Hurricane Sandy’s landfall. AFP PHOTO Hurricane Sandy, the deadly storm that slammed into New York and New Jersey in October, tore through the Caribbean long before reaching America. In Haiti, many still await help. Flooding from Sandy killed 54 people and left thousands homeless in...
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The United Nation’s role in Haiti cholera outbreak

November 20, 2012
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The United Nation’s role in Haiti cholera outbreak

The UN should help Haiti in getting rid of the deadly disease cholera by providing adequate financial assistance. Last Modified: 20 Nov 2012 12:30 In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, there is a spike in waterborne diseases – including cholera – in Haiti Just over two years have passed since the cholera epidemic...
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Smartmatic to Assist Haiti Upgrading Its Civil Registration and National ID

November 19, 2012
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Smartmatic to Assist Haiti Upgrading Its Civil Registration and National ID

BusinessWire · Nov. 19, 2012 | Last Updated: Nov. 19, 2012 12:18 PM ET The government of Haiti has announced it is partnering with Smartmatic to continue efforts toward the modernization, consolidation and upgrading of the country’s civil and identity registry system. Upgrading the civil and registry system represents an unparalleled opportunity for the...
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Coming out of the Water Closet: Haiti on World Toilet Day

November 19, 2012
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Coming out of the Water Closet: Haiti on World Toilet Day

Today is World Toilet Day. Of a global population of 7 billion, a staggering 2.5 billion people have no access to clean toilet facilities – that’s about 1 in 3 people. Some of them live in the Caribbean; many of these live in Haiti – and the lack of this fundamental human right to...
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CAP HAITIEN ABOUT TO EXPLODE!!

November 19, 2012
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CAP HAITIEN ABOUT TO EXPLODE!!

November 18, 2012 EVANS PAUL VISITED CAP HAITIEN AND SAW THAT NOTHING HAD BEEN DONE FOR THE PEOPLE AFTER HURRICANE SANDY. HE THEN COLLECTED A CONTAINER OF FOOD FOR DISTRIBUTION AND TOOK THIS TO THE TROUBLED CITY. WHEN HE ARRIVED THE DISTRIBUTION POINT HAD ITS GATE LOCKED AND THE PROMISED PNH/CIMO PROTECTION DID NOT...
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A rainy month in Haiti causes widespread death, loss of homes and crop damage

November 19, 2012
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A rainy month in Haiti causes widespread death, loss of homes and crop damage

(Dieu Nalio Chery/ Associated Press ) – Jesumene St-Fleur, 48, walks with her five-year-old daughter Marie Lourdine at their home that was damaged by heavy rain brought by Hurricane Sandy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. The rain has tapered off and floodwaters no longer claw at houses, but the situation across much...
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Strike, protests belie Haitian government’s free education claims-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 18, 2012
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Strike, protests belie Haitian government’s free education claims-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By John Marion 17 November 2012 On November 13 and 14, the UNNOH (Union Nationale des Normaliens Haïtiens), which represents graduates of Haitian teachers colleges, staged a strike featuring nine demands. The union was also protesting a new 2 percent tax on salaries planned by the government. Notable among the strikers’ demands are the...
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EVANS PAUL REPORTS FROM CAP HAITIEN ON THE LACK OF ASSISTANCE FOR PEOPLE AFTER HURRICANE SANDY…WEEKS HAVE PASSED AND PEOPLE WAIT.

November 18, 2012
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EVANS PAUL REPORTS FROM CAP HAITIEN ON THE LACK OF ASSISTANCE FOR PEOPLE AFTER HURRICANE SANDY…WEEKS HAVE PASSED AND PEOPLE WAIT.

November 17, 2012 Evans Paul reports that little has been done to assist Haitians living in Cap Haitian after the passage of Hurricane Sandy. Bodies are still being discovered. People have found bodies in sources of drinking water and latrines have overflowed, infecting large areas. Cholera is accelerating. Injured people have large infected abscesses...
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Haiti says ‘Bye-Bye’ to Land Cruisers as gov’t tightens belt

November 18, 2012
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Haiti says ‘Bye-Bye’ to Land Cruisers as gov’t tightens belt

Hit by a string of weather-related disasters, Haiti is introducing austerity measures, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said Friday during a luncheon in his honor at his alma mater, St. Thomas University in South Florida. By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com Haiti’s government is saying ‘Bye-Bye’ to Land Cruisers — for now. Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, speaking...
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OVER 4500 CHOLERA CASES SINCE SANDY AND RISING AS UN TRIES TO IGNORE REALITY.

November 16, 2012
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OVER 4500 CHOLERA CASES SINCE SANDY AND RISING AS UN TRIES TO IGNORE REALITY.

The Associated Press GENEVA — The world’s largest agency that deals with global migration says cholera is again on the rise in Haiti. The International Organization for Migration says Haitian officials have confirmed 3,593 cholera cases and another 837 suspected cases since Hurricane Sandy’s passage. IOM spokesman Jumbe Omari Jumbe told reporters Friday in...
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Taïwan finance un projet à Pignon

November 16, 2012
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Taïwan finance un projet à Pignon

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 2012-11-15 Amos Cincir La coopération entre Haïti et Taïwan vient de marquer encore un point avec le financement d’un projet de construction de latrines publiques, projet initié par le Mouvement des jeunes pour l’avancement et le progrès de Pignon (MOJAPP). Présidée par l’ambassadeur Bang Zhy Liu, la cérémonie a eu...
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Cholera in Haiti on the Rise, Hurricane Sandy to Blame?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 16, 2012
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Cholera in Haiti on the Rise, Hurricane Sandy to Blame?-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Published November 16, 2012 Fox News Latino Haitian officials confirmed 3, 593 cholera cases and another 837 suspected cases since Sandy’s passage. (AP) The world’s largest agency dealing with global migration is reporting cholera is again on the rise in Haiti. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says Haitian officials have confirmed 3, 593...
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Head of MINUSTAH Summoned before Minister of Foreign Affairs-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 15, 2012
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Head of MINUSTAH Summoned before Minister of Foreign Affairs-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Mariano Fernandez PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – The head of MINUSTAH, Mariano Fernández, was convened on Tuesday by the Haitian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Marie-Michele Rey, to provide explanations for the rape suffered by a teenager in the town of Port-Salut. Mr. Fernandez arrived at midday at the MFA in the district of Bois-Verna,...
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