Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Reconstruction : Visit of two Canadian Ministers

February 26, 2013
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Reconstruction : Visit of two Canadian Ministers

Haiti Libre: Monday, John Baird, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Diane Ablonczy, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs), visited Haiti to see first-hand the contributions that Canada has been making to the country’s development. The ministers also met with Haitian President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe to...
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How the U.N. caused Haiti’s Cholera crisis — and Won’t Be Held Responsible

February 26, 2013
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How the U.N. caused Haiti’s Cholera crisis — and Won’t Be Held Responsible

The Atlantic: Armin Rosen – Armin Rosen writes for and produces The Atlantic‘s International Channel. The organization is functionally above the law — and victims of Haiti’s cholera outbreak aren’t the only ones paying the price. Boys on their way to fill water jugs pause near a cross adorned with black cloth on a hill overlooking...
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Haitian-Truth: Reality, at least 20,000 probably lost to MINUSTAH created Cholera Epidemic-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 26, 2013
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Haitian-Truth: Reality, at least 20,000 probably lost to MINUSTAH created Cholera Epidemic-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

A horrendous mistake made by the United Nations has led to the death of 8,000 Haitians since 2010. Why do U.N. leaders refuse to take responsibility for Haiti’s cholera epidemic? Posted Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at 6:19 PM In 2010, the United Nations sent a group of soldiers from Nepal on a largely U.S.-financed...
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Visit of an important delegation of Vietnam

February 25, 2013
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Visit of an important delegation of Vietnam

HAITI LIBRE:25/02/2013 10:49:24 Following the visit of the Head of Government in Vietnam, from 16 to 18 December 2012, Mr. Nguyen Bac Son, Vietnamese Minister of Information and Communication, at the head of an important delegation arrived Sunday in Haiti. Mr. Nguyen Bac Son, will be received by the Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, at...
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Haiti must ensure justice for victims of past human rights violations – UN official-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 22, 2013
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Haiti must ensure justice for victims of past human rights violations – UN official-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haitians stand outside the Tribunal de Paix building in the town of Grand Boucan in May 2012. UN Photo/Victoria Hazou 21 February 2013 – A senior United Nations official today urged Haiti to ensure there is no impunity for human rights violations committed during the presidency of Jean-Claude Duvalier, who is scheduled to appear...
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UN rejects Haiti cholera compensation claims-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 22, 2013
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UN rejects Haiti cholera compensation claims-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Brian Concannon, Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, explains why the UN says it is legally immune to such claims. The United Nations has formally rejected compensation claims by victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed almost 8,000 people. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called Haitian President Michel Martelly to...
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UN rejects Haiti cholera damages claim

February 21, 2013
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UN rejects Haiti cholera damages claim

By Thony Belizaire | AFP – 56 minutes ago Cholera patients admitted to the MSF (Médecins Sans Frontière, Doctors Without Borders) clinic November … The United Nations on Thursday formally rejected massive damages claims filed by lawyers after UN peacekeepers were accused of introducing a cholera epidemic to Haiti. About 8,000 people have died...
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Louisville Journalist Jonathan Katz on Shortcomings of Haiti Disaster Aid

February 20, 2013
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Louisville Journalist Jonathan Katz on Shortcomings of Haiti Disaster Aid

By Brad Yost Enlarge image Credit twitter.com/KatzOnEarth Jonathan Katz In January of 2010, the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck Haiti—one of the nations least prepared to handle it. Jonathan Katz, a Louisville native, was the only full-time American news correspondent in Haiti at the time.  He was inside his...
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Latin America and Caribbean Views – Is Haiti at risk of becoming a permanent failed state?

February 20, 2013
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Latin America and Caribbean Views – Is Haiti at risk of becoming a permanent failed state?

Alert.Net A Haitian policeman searches for vandals who destroyed tent homes in a camp for people displaced by the January 2010 earthquake, in Port-au-Prince, Feb. 15, 2013. REUTERS/Swoan Parker By Anastasia Moloney Carnival in Haiti this month was one of the few things Haitians could be certain about and celebrate. Much less certain is...
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