Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Haiti’s Michel Martelly Proposes Holding US-CARICOM Summit

February 20, 2013
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Haiti’s Michel Martelly Proposes Holding US-CARICOM Summit

Caribbean Journal; Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE — CARICOM Heads of Government have endorsed a proposal by Haiti President and CARICOM Chairman Michel Martelly to work toward holding a US-CARICOM Summit within the next 12 months. According to the proposal, which was also announced in a communique issued...
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Haiti 2010 earthquake: then and now – in pictures

February 20, 2013
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Haiti 2010 earthquake: then and now – in pictures

Three years after the earthquake that claimed between 230,000 and 300,000 lives in Haiti and left 1.5 million people homeless, reconstruction continues slowly. These images show scenes of devastation in the capital, Port-au-Prince, in the immediate aftermath of the quake, and how it looks today. Some areas have been rebuilt, some left as grim reminders,...
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Haiti will propose French as an official language of the CARICOM

February 20, 2013
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Haiti will propose French as an official language of the CARICOM

This Monday in Haiti, opens the 24th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) in which 11 heads of state and government and one hundred delegates are expected. Pierre Richard Casimir, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, which welcomed Sunday at the international airport of Port-au-Prince...
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LaRocque: Haiti Has Taken “Rightful Place” in CARICOM

February 20, 2013
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LaRocque: Haiti Has Taken “Rightful Place” in CARICOM

By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE — The Caribbean Community officially began its summit of regional leadership here Monday, a moment CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque called “historic.” Haiti is hosting the conference for the first time since it acceded to the Caribbean Community in 2002. LaRocque, opening the ceremony at the Karibe Hotel in Petion-Ville,...
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Haïti doit être perçu et traité comme une opportunité

February 20, 2013
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Haïti doit être perçu et traité comme une opportunité

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 2013-02-18 Valéry Daudier Un événement inédit. Ce sont les propos du chef de l’Etat haïtien qui a ouvert lundi la première journée du 24e sommet de la Caricom, qui se déroule pour la première fois en Haïti, les 18 et 19 février. Au cours de ces assises auxquelles participent les...
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Caribbean leaders, U.S. attorney general to meet in Haiti

February 18, 2013
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Caribbean leaders, U.S. attorney general to meet in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE – When Jamaican officials snubbed a group of young Haitian soccer players who visited two years ago on the heels of a deadly cholera outbreak in their quake-torn homeland, a revolted Marguerite Rigaud immediately went into action. In a matter of days, the Pétionville restaurateur had thousands of Haitians marching through the streets of...
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WHERE IS OUR NATIONAL PRIDE AS ARISTIDE PAYS PEOPLE TO DEMONSTRATE DURING CARICOM LEADERS’ VISIT?

February 15, 2013
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WHERE IS OUR NATIONAL PRIDE AS ARISTIDE PAYS PEOPLE TO DEMONSTRATE DURING CARICOM LEADERS’ VISIT?

February 15, 2013 The CARICOM summit marks the first time in Haiti’s history that 10 heads of state will be in our country at one time. And what happens? Aristide pays a bunch of Haitians to demonstrate against the Martelly government in an effort to embarrass Martelly in front of the world. If you...
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Aid worker proposes solution to break Haiti’s vicious cycle of poverty

February 15, 2013
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Aid worker proposes solution to break Haiti’s vicious cycle of poverty

For the past three years Hugh Locke has been conducting an unusual experiment in Haiti. It is a new development model he calls “exit strategy aid” – a strategy of sponsoring short-term, self-sustaining aid projects instead of long-term programs that create a dependency on handouts. By Justin Balding, Producer, NBC News PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti —...
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A Small Step Toward Ending Duvalier’s Impunity in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 14, 2013
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A Small Step Toward Ending Duvalier’s Impunity in Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Kevin Edmonds The Other Side of Paradise February 14, 2013 “Photo Credit: Getty Images” In January 2012, Judge Carves Jean triggered a wave of shock and disappointment throughout Haiti and much of the world by ruling that the former dictator of Haiti, Jean Claude Duvalier, would stand trial for the embezzlement of public funds,...
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