Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Interview with UNESCO Special Envoy for Haiti Michaëlle Jean

December 5, 2012
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Interview with UNESCO Special Envoy for Haiti Michaëlle Jean

Above: Former Canadian Governor General and UNESCO Special Envoy to Haiti Michaelle Jean (UN Photo/Mark Garten) By Alexander Britell CURRENT UNESCO SPECIAL ENVOY FOR HAITI Michaëlle Jean recently concluded a trip to Haiti during which she led a 20-member delegation. Jean, a native of Jacmel, Haiti who came to Canada as a refugee in...
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Trying to Close Orphanages Where Many Aren’t Orphans at All

December 5, 2012
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Trying to Close Orphanages Where Many Aren’t Orphans at All

Ben Depp for The New York Times An orphanage north of Port-au-Prince that is part of Mission of Hope Haiti. By EMILY BRENNAN Published: December 4, 2012 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Orphanages packed with little ones dot the landscape here, some with brightly colored signs outside their gates, others unmarked on back roads. But many...
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Galway entrepreneur invests €1m in Haiti

December 5, 2012
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Galway entrepreneur invests €1m in Haiti

Galway Independant: Galway entrepreneur and adventurer Enda O’Coineen has announced a €1 million investment in a mixed-use Irish village complex in Haiti. Kilcullen Kapital Partners, headed by Enda O’Coineen, has coordinated the investment in Haitian Hospitality Investments Ltd with Conchur de Barra. The venture involves the development of the first Irish village complex of...
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Trade balance, a deficit of about 140 billion gourdes !

December 5, 2012
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Trade balance, a deficit of about 140 billion gourdes !

The first day of the seminar on “Trade Preferences and Free Zones in Haiti” which runs from December 3 to 7, 2012 in the premises of the State University of Haiti (UEH) on the street Pacot, bringing together specialists of Foreign Trade and of special trade regimes from the University, of Public Sector, the...
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One Killed in Infrastructure Protest

December 4, 2012
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One Killed in Infrastructure Protest

Submitted by Weekly News Update… on Tue, 12/04/2012 – 01:53 A series of demonstrations that started in the city of Jérémie in the southwestern Haitian department of Grand’Anse on Nov. 27 turned violent on Nov. 30 when more than 50 agents of the Haitian National Police (PNH) arrived to reinforce the local police. Agents...
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Haiti Recognizes Cuban Support in Education

December 4, 2012
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Haiti Recognizes Cuban Support in Education

Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Haitian professionals educated in Cuba on Monday appreciated the opportunity afforded by the island to thousands of his countrymen to study here in technical schools and universities. Members of the Association of Haitian Professionals trained in Cuba (Aphfc) delivered to the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP)...
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UNAIDS encourages Haiti to eliminate HIV in children

December 4, 2012
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UNAIDS encourages Haiti to eliminate HIV in children

Haiti President Michel Martelly (left) and UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé at the Ministry of Planning in Port-au-Prince. Credit: UNAIDS The President of Haiti ushered in World AIDS Day 2012 commemorations with a note of hope. “It would be a very beautiful success story if we could pull off an HIV-free generation,” declared President...
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Haiti Not Ready for Return of Big Business, says Human Rights Expert

December 4, 2012
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Haiti Not Ready for Return of Big Business, says Human Rights Expert

Defend HT UN Ind. Expert on Human Rights in Haiti, Michel Forst PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – The independent expert of the United Nations on the situation of human rights in Haiti, Michel Forst, announced on Friday after reviewing the human rights situation in Haiti, that “Haiti is not presently ready for the return of...
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St. Mary’s raises half a million pennies for Water in Haiti

December 4, 2012
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St. Mary’s raises half a million pennies for Water in Haiti

SPARTA independant — On Nov. 18, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Sparta presented a $5000 check to Rachael Paulson of HOW Global for a clean water project in Lascahobas, Haiti. The presentation was the culmination of St. Mary’s year-long “Pennies for Water” campaign. Hundreds of water bottles were given out at events in Sparta...
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Film, discussion will focus on Haitian cholera epidemic

December 4, 2012
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Film, discussion will focus on Haitian cholera epidemic

Brandeis-Haiti Initiative striving to raise awareness of UN role Brian Concannon Jr. By Sejun LeeDec. 1, 2012 Share on facebookFacebookShare on twitterTwitterShare on printPrintShare on emailEmailMore Sharing ServicesShare “Baseball in the Time of Cholera”, a short documentary on the devastating impact that United Nations-introduced cholera had on Haiti in 2010, will be screened at...
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CARICOM’s HAITIAN INITIATIVE

December 2, 2012
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CARICOM’s HAITIAN INITIATIVE

CARICOM’s HAITIAN INITIATIVE Press release 480/2011 (14 December 2011) CARICOM CHOLERA-RESPONSE PROJECT UNDERWAY IN HAITI (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is executing a project to improve sanitation infrastructure and to sensitize residents of a Cite Soleil community in Haiti in the practice of safe personal and community hygiene. The...
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1,221,344 HAITIANS INFECTED WITH CHOLERA SINCE NEPALESE MINUSTAH DETACHMENT CRIMINALLY INFECTED HAITIAN POPULATION… USING ACCEPTED STATISTICAL PROJECTIONS, BASED ON HAITI’S SANITATION PROBLEMS 7.5% HAVE DIED WHICH EQUALS THAT 92,600.8 HAITIANS HAVE LOST THEIR PERSONAL BATTLES WITH CHOLERA…YET INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY HAS ITS SPEEDOMETER STUCK AT 7,600 OR LESS!!!!

December 2, 2012
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1,221,344 HAITIANS INFECTED WITH CHOLERA SINCE NEPALESE MINUSTAH DETACHMENT CRIMINALLY INFECTED  HAITIAN POPULATION… USING ACCEPTED STATISTICAL PROJECTIONS, BASED ON HAITI’S SANITATION PROBLEMS 7.5% HAVE DIED WHICH EQUALS THAT 92,600.8 HAITIANS HAVE LOST THEIR PERSONAL BATTLES WITH CHOLERA…YET INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY HAS ITS SPEEDOMETER STUCK AT 7,600 OR LESS!!!!

December 2, 2012 Since Doctors Without Frontiers closed down most of its Haitian facilities there is no one ACTUALLY counting the Cholera deaths with any accuracy. Those involved do not want the Cholera name attached to sick Haitians because it makes the International Community look bad. So, sick and dying Haitians are diagnosed as...
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Le Premier ministre promet de rester aux côtés des personnes infectées par le VIH/Sida et garantit la contribution de son Gouvernement aux efforts de lutte contre la Pandémie

December 2, 2012
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Le Premier ministre promet de rester aux côtés des personnes infectées par le VIH/Sida et garantit la contribution de son Gouvernement aux efforts de lutte contre la Pandémie

Port-au-Prince, le samedi 1er décembre 2012. Le Premier ministre, S.E.M. Laurent Salvador LAMOTHE, exprime sa compassion et sa solidarité envers les personnes infectées, en Haïti et ailleurs, par le virus du sida, à l’occasion de la Journée mondiale de lutte contre le VIH, commémorée depuis 2011 sous le thème : « Objectif zéro :...
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Shame on the UN for creating the deadly cholera epidemic that’s killed 7,500 in Haiti

December 2, 2012
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Shame on the UN for creating the deadly cholera epidemic that’s killed 7,500 in Haiti

World View: Nepalese blue-beret troops brought the disease to the stricken country after the 2010 quake, but report implies the islanders are to blame. Haitians suffer more than most people in the world from poverty, disease, dictatorship, occupation and earthquakes. But for the past century, they have at least been free from cholera. Not...
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Worried and disappointed, Michel Forst complete his mission in Haiti

December 1, 2012
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Worried and disappointed, Michel Forst complete his mission in Haiti

Michel Forst, Independent Expert of the United Nations on the situation of human rights in Haiti, is the country since November 25 completes his mission, this Saturday, December 1st, worried and disappointed. Friday on the eve of his departure, Michel Forst shared his remarks at a press conference. “ The main objective of this...
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Haiti seeks to fix broken adoption system

December 1, 2012
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Haiti seeks to fix broken adoption system

By TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti is overhauling its adoption laws for the first time in nearly 40 years in an attempt to end practices that have allowed thousands of children to be trafficked out of the country or suffer from neglect as they languish in squalid orphanages. The proposed legislation...
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WFP to start recovery strategy for Haitian storm victims

December 1, 2012
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WFP to start recovery strategy for Haitian storm victims

Kristene Armand, 58-year-old, stands in front of the site where operated a small mill which served nearby maize producers. The income he earned helped him sustain his wife and son. Credits: WFP/Elio Rujano The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today released its strategy to help Haiti recover from successive natural disasters, the most recent...
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NRG Powers 20 Schools and Irrigation System in Haiti with Solar Energy

December 1, 2012
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NRG Powers 20 Schools and Irrigation System in Haiti with Solar Energy

PRINCETON, N.J. & WASHINGTON, Nov 28, 2012 — BUSINESS WIRE NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) today announced the successful completion of its “The Sun Lights the Way” project in the Boucan Carre region of Haiti. The program entailed the installation of solar electric systems at 20 schools, a fish farm and a drip irrigation...
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Haiti, DR hope to eliminate cholera with $2.2 billion plan with international groups

November 29, 2012
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Haiti, DR hope to eliminate cholera with $2.2 billion plan with international groups

Haiti, DR hope to eliminate cholera with $2.2 billion plan with international groups (Dieu Nalio Chery/ Associated Press ) – Children suffering cholera symptoms lie on cots as they receive serum at a hospital run by the relief organization Doctors Without Borders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. Haiti and the Dominican Republic...
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Garth Brooks Joins Jimmy Carter To Build Homes In Haiti

November 29, 2012
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Garth Brooks Joins Jimmy Carter To Build Homes In Haiti

Country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood this week returned to Leogane, Haiti, to participate in Habitat For Humanity’s 29th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood joined Habitat for Humanity volunteers to help build 100 houses over the course of one week Credit/Copyright: George Hipple/Habitat for Humanity...
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