Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Audit: USAID Haiti work ‘not on track’

October 1, 2012
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Audit: USAID Haiti work ‘not on track’

Martha Mendoza: A newly released audit says the largest U.S. contractor working to stabilize Haiti after the 2010 earthquake is “not on track” to complete its assignments on schedule, has a weak monitoring system and is not adequately involving community members. Washington D.C.-based Chemonics won a $53 million, 18-month contract from USAID in 2011...
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Haiti’s Martelly, Lamothe Meet With Canada PM Stephen Harper

October 1, 2012
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Haiti’s Martelly, Lamothe Meet With Canada PM Stephen Harper

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (second from left) with Canada PM Stephen Harper and a Haitian delegation (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Thursday with Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper in New York. The two sides discussed Haiti’s current political situation, and...
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ARISTIDE FAILS AGAIN!!!

October 1, 2012
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ARISTIDE FAILS AGAIN!!!

SPENT $1,000,000 FOR THE DEMONSTRATION AND ONLY A COUPLE OF THOUSAND MARCHED AGAINST MARTELLY ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 29, 1991… PEOPLE ANGRY WITH MARTELLY BUT DO NOT SUPPORT ARISTIDE… THERE IS A MESSAGE HERE – PERHAPS THEY ARE SIMPLY TIRED OF “DEMOCRACY” AND SUPPORT NO ONE… THAT IS FRIGHTENING!!! October 1,2012
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Haiti: World Bank Strategy to Include Focus on Cholera, Housing, Energy

September 30, 2012
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Haiti: World Bank Strategy to Include Focus on Cholera, Housing, Energy

Above: a tent camp in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The World Bank has approved a new two-year strategy for the institution in Haiti. The plan, which was endorsed by the bank’s Board of Directors, will include initiatives such as providing 1.5 million people with cholera education and prevention, repairing...
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Amid judicial crisis, war of words erupts in Haiti

September 29, 2012
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Amid judicial crisis, war of words erupts in Haiti

By JACQUELINE CHARLES The Miami Herald Published: Saturday, Sep. 29, 2012 – 1:00 am MIAMI-While Haiti President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe made the rounds in New York this week, a judicial crisis erupted at home with the firing of a chief prosecutor, the swearing-in of another and an alleged resignation in...
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Haiti PM says cholera outbreak under control

September 27, 2012
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Haiti PM says cholera outbreak under control

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A cholera epidemic in Haiti that has killed thousands and been blamed on U.N. peacekeepers was “regrettable” but has been brought under control, the prime minister of the poor Caribbean nation said at the United Nations on Wednesday. Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...
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BODY FOUND IN FRONT OF LAMOTHE’S HOUSE

September 26, 2012
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BODY FOUND IN FRONT OF LAMOTHE’S HOUSE

LAVALAS DEMANDS JUSTICE AND WILL DEMONSTRATE SUNDAY – THE GUY COULD HAVE DIED OF STARVATION, OLD AGE OR DOG BITES… IF MARTELLY HAD GUTS HE WOULD SAY HE IS OPENING 4 OFFICES FOR COLLECTION OF COMPLAINTS – AGAINST DUVALIER, NAMPHY, AVRIL….ARISTIDE AND PREVAL. LET THE CHIPS FALL WHERE THEY MAY. MARTELLY TRIES TO TAKE...
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Haiti: Lawyer Accuses National Palace of Paying T-Micky $50,000 per Month

September 26, 2012
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Haiti: Lawyer Accuses National Palace of Paying T-Micky $50,000 per Month

Samuel Madistin and T-Micky PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – Lawyer Samuel Madistin denounced that President Michel Martelly’s son and artist T-Micky is being paid $50,000, cash money, per month by the National Palace, while groups like Tropicana, T-Vice and Djakout don’t make that kind of money. Madistin became the third lawyer to accuse the Haitian...
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Haiti: thousands protest corruption, rising prices-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 26, 2012
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Haiti: thousands protest corruption, rising prices-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Several thousand people took to the streets of Cap-Haïtien, Haiti’s second largest city and the capital of North department, on Sept. 21 to protest a rise in the cost of basic foods and what they perceived as corruption and nepotism in the government of President Michel Martelly (“Sweet Micky”) and Prime Minister Laurent Salvador...
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DHS Gives “Temporary” Amnesty to Haitian Illegal Immigrants

September 26, 2012
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DHS Gives “Temporary” Amnesty to Haitian Illegal Immigrants

The Obama Administration has caved in to the demands of another group of illegal immigrants, allowing them to remain in the United States because the economy is “sluggish” in their native country and a cholera epidemic has struck thousands. Nearly three years after the earthquake in Haiti, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that...
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UN: $2.79 Billion Pledged Toward Haiti Released- BUT WHERE DID IT GO?? MOST WAS STOLEN OR DIVERTED.

September 26, 2012
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UN: $2.79 Billion Pledged Toward Haiti Released- BUT WHERE DID IT GO?? MOST WAS STOLEN OR DIVERTED.

AP: The United Nations Office of the Special Envoy for Haiti said Tuesday that more than half of the $5.33 billion pledged by donors to help the Caribbean nation rebuild after the 2010 earthquake has been released. An analysis of pledges made at a donors’ conference shortly after Haiti’s 2010 earthquake revealed that $2.79...
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Haiti: thousands protest corruption, rising prices

September 25, 2012
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Haiti: thousands protest corruption, rising prices

Several thousand people took to the streets of Cap-Haïtien, Haiti’s second largest city and the capital of North department, on Sept. 21 to protest a rise in the cost of basic foods and what they perceived as corruption and nepotism in the government of President Michel Martelly (“Sweet Micky”) and Prime Minister Laurent Salvador...
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Uruguay marines charged over Haiti abuse

September 24, 2012
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Uruguay marines charged over Haiti abuse

One of the four accused covers his face as he arrives in court in Montevideo Four Uruguayan marines have been detained on suspicion that they abused a young man while serving as United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti. The four men were charged with “private violence” against 18-year-old Johnny Jean, who says he was raped...
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Amid UN Speeches on Rule of Law, Impunity on Haiti Cholera, No Content Neutral

September 24, 2012
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Amid UN Speeches on Rule of Law, Impunity on Haiti Cholera, No Content Neutral

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, September 24 — An irony of Monday’s series of speeches at the UN on the “Rule of Law” is that the UN puts itself above the law, not only technically immune but resistant even to the faux justice system set up under Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. In the...
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Lizard, rare coral reefs complicate multimillion-dollar Haiti seaport project

September 24, 2012
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Lizard, rare coral reefs complicate multimillion-dollar Haiti seaport project

A multimillion-dollar port project billed as critical to Haiti’s economic development faces more U.S.-led environmental surveys. A look at the channel of Fort Liberté By Jacqueline Charles and Curtis Morgan jcharles@MiamiHerald.com With its disappearing tropical forests and ravaged wetlands, Haiti has a reputation as a barren wasteland for wildlife. Now, ironically, the discovery of...
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Art of Haiti, made ‘In Extremis’ An exhibition at the Fowler Museum presents contemporary works reflecting disaster and rebirth in the Caribbean country.

September 23, 2012
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Art of Haiti, made ‘In Extremis’ An exhibition at the Fowler Museum presents contemporary works reflecting disaster and rebirth in the Caribbean country.

“Sisme (Earthquake),” 2010, by Evelyne Alcide. (Don Cole, Fowler Museum at UCLA / March 6, 2012) By Karen WadaSeptember 22, 2012, 8:00 a.m. The last decade has been a grim one for Haiti, the Caribbean country having endured hurricanes, floods, political turmoil and a massive earthquake. But amid the devastation, something rich and vibrant...
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UN can’t leave Haiti until rule of law is established -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

September 21, 2012
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UN can’t leave Haiti until rule of law is established -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Any exit strategy for the UN presence in Haiti has to be built on the country doubling the size of its police, ending impunity in its courts, and forging the rule of law as a foundation for economic growth and political stability. By Mark L. Schneider / September 20, 2012 Verona Louis sits outside...
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Cholera in Haiti: New Opportunity for Foreign NGOs to Cas In!!!

September 18, 2012
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Cholera in Haiti: New Opportunity for  Foreign NGOs to Cas In!!!

by StanleyLucas Wednesday, November 16, 2011 *Brian Concannon* The Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) and their Haitian affiliate the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) filed complaints with the United Nations on behalf of 5,000 Haitian cholera victims. In October 201, a severe cholera epidemic broke out in Haiti killing 7,000 people...
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Haiti: Digicel Announces Closing of Voila

September 18, 2012
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Haiti: Digicel Announces Closing of Voila

By A Website Design Digicel users clamor for service at a company retail shop. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – Six month’s after Digicel acquired Voila, it announced that the Voila network and company will be closing on October 15. Digicel Haiti CEO, Damian Blackburn announced the completion of the merging of the two networks,...
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Irish charity for Haiti Haven seeks volunteers to build sustainable communities

September 17, 2012
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Irish charity for Haiti Haven seeks volunteers to build sustainable communities

Haven, a Irish non-governmental, non-political, non religious organization working to build sustainable communities through the provision of housing, and emergency relief and by implementing community development programs in Haiti, is hosting an informational meeting at Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers, on Tuesday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m. At the meeting, Haven will...
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