Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Be Like Brit dedication to take place in Haiti

January 5, 2013
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Be Like Brit dedication to take place in Haiti

Cherylann Gengel, second from right, gives a tour to arriving guests of the Be Like Brit Orphanage in Grand Goave Haiti Friday. (T&G Staff/RICK CINCLAIR) By Shaun Sutner TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF ssutner@telegram.com GRANDE GOAVE, HAITI —  A chorus of young schoolchildren’s voices lilted through the tropical breeze as a large, boisterous group of...
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Canada’s off the cuff announcement freezing new aid to Haiti is harmful and prejudicial

January 5, 2013
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Canada’s off the cuff announcement freezing new aid to Haiti is harmful and prejudicial

By Canada Haiti Action Network | January 4, 2013 According to today’s Montreal daily La Presse, Minister of International Cooperation Julian Fantino has decided to freeze all new aid projects to Haiti. The news has piqued media attention about the situation in Haiti on the eve of the third anniversary of the Jan. 12,...
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Haiti Among the Safest Destinations in the Americas

January 4, 2013
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Haiti Among the Safest Destinations in the Americas

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Haiti is one of the safest destinations; not just in the Caribbean, but throughout all the Americas. This is the general finding of recent studies on crime in the region which show that Haiti has the lowest rate of violent deaths in comparison to previous...
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KING MARTELLY NOW DICTATOR?RUMOR OR FACT?

January 4, 2013
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KING MARTELLY NOW DICTATOR?RUMOR OR FACT?

IN AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL MOVE KING MARTELLY PLANS TO REPLACE CABINET ON SUNDAY WITHOUT CONSULTING PRIME MINISTER LAMOTHE 1600: January 4, 2012 As we have been predicting, King Martelly, under pressure from Queen Sophia – American citizen – and Thierry Mayard-Paul – local idiot – plans to carry out a coup against his own government...
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Haiti stunned by Fantino plan to freeze aid

January 4, 2013
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Haiti stunned by Fantino plan to freeze aid

International Co-operation Minister Julian Fantino has stunned the biggest recipient of Canadian foreign aid, Haiti, by announcing via a newspaper interview that Ottawa has frozen new aid projects for the Caribbean nation. Mr. Fantino, the former Ontario provincial police chief who is six months into the job as the minister responsible for foreign aid,...
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QUEEN SOPHIA PAYS DEMONSTRATORS IN GONAIVES!!

January 2, 2013
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QUEEN SOPHIA PAYS DEMONSTRATORS IN GONAIVES!!

January 2, 2013 The annual national celebration in Gonaives was interrupted by paid agitators who chanted “Aba Lamothe”…. This prevented Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe from speaking. These people had been paid by Queen Sophia Martelly in some misconceived concept that sees the Laurent Lamothe Government collapse.  The people who took the money, and chanted...
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BLOCUS – HAITI RECOVERY DEAD IN THE WATER

January 2, 2013
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BLOCUS – HAITI RECOVERY DEAD IN THE WATER

On the eve of the third anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti in January 2010, the country remains in a fragile state. Billions of dollars in aid and lofty promises to “build back better” have brought it only so far. A recent article by Deborah Sontag of The Times showed, in disheartening detail,...
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UN chief names special advisor for Haiti cholera

December 29, 2012
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UN chief names special advisor for Haiti cholera

MedicalExpress.com Ban Ki-Moon has appointed Paul Farmer, a doctor and professor at Harvard Medical School, to “help galvanize support for the elimination of cholera in Haiti,” the United Nations said in a statement. He will also be charged with advising “on lessons learned” from the epidemic and “how those can be applied in Haiti...
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Two hospitals in Haiti tell very different stories-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 28, 2012
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Two hospitals in Haiti tell very different stories-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Mirebalais’ new world-class facility contrasts sharply with Port-au-Prince’s crumbling General Hospital. Jean Pharés JérômeDecember 28, 2012 06:15 MIREBALAIS, Haiti — Under the leadership of the American NGO Partners In Health, led by Dr. Paul Farmer, the largest post-earthquake health project has finally materialized: the construction of the University Hospital of Mirebalais (HUM). The Haitian...
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Allentown, Cetronia donate ambulances to Haiti

December 28, 2012
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Allentown, Cetronia donate ambulances to Haiti

The equipment will be taken to New York then shipped to the earthquake-ravaged country in the spring. By Emily Opilo, Of The Morning Call9:56 p.m. EST, December 27, 2012 Two retired ambulances from the Lehigh Valley have been donated to a city in Haiti to assist with medical treatment in a region damaged by...
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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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