Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

A country where toilets are a sign of hope

April 16, 2016
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A country where toilets are a sign of hope

16 April 2016 From the section Magazine War, corruption and poverty have dogged the Democratic Republic of Congo, and it is widely believed that incumbent president will cancel this year’s presidential elections. But despite the instability this could bring, Mary-Ann Ochota met a community who remain surprisingly upbeat. Bawili Amisi is a slim woman,...
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The Killer Hiding in the CDC Map

April 16, 2016
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The Killer Hiding in the CDC Map

What caused Haiti’s cholera epidemic? The CDC museum knows but won’t say. By Jonathan M. Katz Last Friday, a friend doing research at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta sent me a photo of a display at the CDC’s in-house museum. She thought I’d be interested because it had to...
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Tough Questions About Haiti for Hillary Clinton

April 14, 2016
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Tough Questions About Haiti for Hillary Clinton

by Mark Schuller Tonight, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders will be debating issues in Brooklyn, five days before the New York primary, the biggest single contest to date. Brooklyn – and New York – are home to a large, diverse, and active Haitian community. In other states, such as Florida, Senator Sanders was...
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ZIKA- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

April 14, 2016
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ZIKA- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

News about Zika keeps getting worse. First is growing evidence that Zika causes of the serious birth defect microcephaly (abnormally small brain and skull) and severe mental retardation. The CDC just announced their analysis that concludes Zika is the cause of many recent microcephaly cases, with CDC Director Dr. Thomas R. Frieden declaring, “There is...
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Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm

April 14, 2016
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Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm

By PAM BELLUCK and DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.APRIL 13, 2016 A therapist teaching a mother in Recife, Brazil, last month how to massage her baby, who has microcephaly. Credit Paulo Whitaker/ReutersOfficials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that there was now enough evidence to definitively say that the Zika...
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French Parliamentary Mission in Haiti

April 13, 2016
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French Parliamentary Mission in Haiti

A Parliamentary Mission composed of five French Deputies of Group “France-Haiti Friendship” of the National Assembly, is visiting Haiti from 8 to 15 April 2016. Led by the President of the Group Mathieu Hanotin (Deputy of Seine-Saint-Denis), the delegation includes: Daniel Gibbs (Deputy of Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin), Yves Nicolin (Deputy of the Loire), Benoît...
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WFP plans to launch an emergency operation in Haiti

April 11, 2016
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WFP plans to launch an emergency operation in Haiti

Haiti Libre: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) committed today to both assisting 1.6 million people hit by droughts exacerbated by El Niño in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Haiti and building resilience against future climatic shocks. Speaking at the end of visits to El Salvador and Guatemala to see the compounded impact...
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Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults

April 11, 2016
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Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults

An edes aegypti mosquito is seen inside a test tube as part of a research on preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at a control and prevention center in Guadalupe, neighbouring Monterrey, Mexico, in this March 8, 2016 file photo. Reuters/Daniel Becerril/Files Scientists in Brazil have uncovered a new...
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Has Haiti’s cholera epidemic become a permanent problem?

April 11, 2016
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Has Haiti’s cholera epidemic become a permanent problem?

April 11, 2016 by Alex Weppelmann, University Of Florida, The Conversation Patients and companions at the Cholera Treatment Center in Haiti, April 2015. Credit: Andres Martinez CasaresOn January 12, 2010 a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing thousands of people and displacing millions more. Ten months later the country was stricken with an outbreak...
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$200M call for funds to help the most vulnerable

April 10, 2016
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$200M call for funds to help the most vulnerable

Haiti Libre: Thursday, the Government of Haiti and the Humanitarian Country Team of the United Nations launched a call for funds of $193.8 million to meet the critical humanitarian needs of 1.3 million people. This humanitarian planning document aims at ensuring protection and access to basic services to the most vulnerable people, and also...
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Leaked UN report faults sanitation at Haiti bases at time of cholera outbreak

April 5, 2016
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Leaked UN report faults sanitation at Haiti bases at time of cholera outbreak

The UN denies its peacekeepers caused the epidemic that killed thousands but a 2010 report details sewage being dumped in the open and a lack of toilets A UN soldier watches a man washing in a Haitian refugee camp. Sewage dispoal was so poor at UN military bases that it threatened to ‘damage the...
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Truth and justice for Haiti

April 4, 2016
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Truth and justice for Haiti

Dieu Nalio Chery/AP A wheelchair bound man crossed a street flooded with dirty water in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 28. April 04, 2016 Victims of Haiti’s raging cholera epidemic got a glimmer of good news recently when a class-action lawsuit seeking recompense from the United Nations for its role in spreading the disease finally...
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Haiti protest demands justice for 3 slain deaf women

April 3, 2016
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Haiti protest demands justice for 3 slain deaf women

The Sainte Marie neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti is seen on February 19, 2016, with the Bay of Port-au-Prince in the background. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –Hundreds of protesters marched in Haiti’s capital on Friday to demand justice following the brutal killings of three deaf women who were tortured, stoned and left in a...
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Greetings from the land of big juicy mangos ! Fermathe, March 22, 2016

March 23, 2016
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Greetings from the land of big juicy mangos ! Fermathe, March 22, 2016

We are grateful that Our Heavenly Father has permitted us to be in Haiti where our eyes and hearts met, and where our sons and their children were born and reared. At our arrival there was not a little shop to buy even matches or lamp oil within seven miles. To buy kerosene for...
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Why The U.N. Is Being Sued Over Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic

March 21, 2016
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Why The U.N. Is Being Sued Over Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic

NPR.org Richard Knox Health workers collect the body of a cholera victim in Petionville, Haiti, February 2011. The disease first appeared on the island in October 2010, likely introduced by U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal, possibly a single individual. David Gilkey/NPR It was 11 on a Tuesday night nearly six years ago when Jean-Clair Desir’s...
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BILL CLINTON WORRIED ABOUT HAITI SCANDAL THREAT TO HILLARY PRESIDENCY – SENDS ENVOY TO SEE PRIVERT/BELLERIVE IN NATIONAL PALACE – CLINTON REP DIES UPON LEAVING PALACE.

March 20, 2016
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BILL CLINTON WORRIED ABOUT HAITI SCANDAL THREAT TO HILLARY PRESIDENCY – SENDS ENVOY TO SEE PRIVERT/BELLERIVE IN NATIONAL PALACE – CLINTON REP DIES UPON LEAVING PALACE.

Mars 20, 2016 The Bill and Hillary Clinton involvement with Haiti’s failed earthquake  recovery projects in which Bill Clinton placed himself in a position where he could be treated – legally – as a Haitian Citizen. Bill Clinton’s pirated authority, over the $$$ billions in recovery funds, has left him in the criminal spotlight,...
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Cholera Deaths in Haiti Far Exceeds Official Count

March 20, 2016
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Cholera Deaths in Haiti  Far Exceeds Official Count

By RICK GLADSTONE MARCH 18, 2016 Deaths from the cholera epidemic that ravaged Haiti after the 2010 earthquake could be much higher than the 9,200 officially tallied so far because of underreporting during the initial outbreak, a new study suggests. The study, by Doctors Without Borders, found that incomplete surveillance and data collection, overwhelmed...
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National Ambulance Centre already 4 years of existence

March 19, 2016
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National Ambulance Centre already 4 years of existence

Haiti :Libre: Inaugurated March 7, 2012 The National Ambulance Centre (CAN), located at #1 Avenue Maïs Gaté, is the result of a tripartite agreement signed on March 27, 2010 between Haiti, Cuba and Brazil. It was Dr. Florence Duperval Guillaume, Minister of Health and her team who had the ingenious idea, the vision and...
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Protests continue against Hillary Clinton’s role in Haiti after earthquake

March 18, 2016
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Protests continue against Hillary Clinton’s role in Haiti after earthquake

caribbean360.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thursday March 17, 2016 – Six years after Haiti was devastated by the massive 2010 earthquake, many people in the impoverished Caribbean country continue to hold Hillary Clinton’s State Department and the Clinton Foundation responsible for a recovery effort that cost billions for what is widely perceived to be little return....
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Tsunami Warning Exercise

March 18, 2016
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Tsunami Warning Exercise

Haiti Libre: This Thursday, March 17, Haiti participates in the regional tsunami warning exercise “Caribe Wave 16″, alongside thirty countries and territories in the Caribbean. During this exercise, the actors in the region responsible for Emergency Management will test the early warning system for tsunamis and other coastal hazards set up in 2005 under...
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