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Push to Send FEMA Trailers to Haiti Stirs Backlash Industry push to send leftover FEMA trailers to Haiti stirs backlash, called ‘self-serving’

The trailer industry and lawmakers are pressing the government to send Haiti thousands of potentially formaldehyde-laced trailers left over from Hurricane Katrina — an idea…

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Diddy, Queen Latifah to host BET concert for Haiti

NEW YORK – Sean “Diddy” Combs, Queen Latifah and Pharrell are set to host a two-hour concert and telethon to benefit Haiti on Feb. 5….

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Haiti must learn to live with earthquakes: experts say

By Jordi Zamora (AFP) – 5 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE — It will be difficult to convince Haitians to spend extra money and rebuild their quake-ravaged…

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Haiti Aid Efforts Go Awry in the ‘Convoy to Nowhere’

By CHRISTOPHER RHOADS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—Scott Lewis hoped to deliver more than one million meals to Haitians on Wednesday via a 15-truck convoy brimming with beans…

Posted in Crime/Corruption DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti Earthquake/CHOLERA

Daily report January 28, 2010- Direct from Haiti

PREVAL COULD MAKE $20,000,000 WITH THE 200,000 TENTS. If President Rene Preval is not greedy, and leaves some room for others to profit, he can…

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Catastrophe in the Caribbean One of the world’s most vulnerable countries is devastated by a murderous earthquake

IF THERE is one country in the Americas that cannot afford to suffer a natural disaster, it is dirt-poor and politically fragile Haiti. In 2008…

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Workers flock to clothing factories as industrial park reopens

In a sign that this battered nation is slowly beginning its long road back from the quake’s devastation, factories at the Sonapi Industrial Park have…

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Haitian government defends actions in response to earthquake

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haiti’s prime minister defended his government’s performance, Bill Clinton stumped for aid in Switzerland and the Rev. Jesse Jackson…

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A day in the life of a Haiti tent city -The Daihatsu camp in Port-au-Prince arose on its own and still awaits adequate aid. ‘You have to have faith,’ one resident says.

By Mitchell Landsberg Reporting from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti – Morning arrives with the melody of the Haitian streets. A rooster crows, and two street preachers stand…

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Haiti aid tracked by BBC in use by quake survivors

By Rajesh Mirchandani BBC News, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti Fifty tonnes of aid supplies tracked by the BBC from Oxfordshire in the UK are nearing the…

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Clinton: More immigrants from Haiti may be allowed

Federal officials try to prevent earthquake victims from risking dangerous voyages William E. Gibson – Sun Sentinel WASHINGTON (MCT) – U.S. officials are talking about…

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Paul Shirley Haiti Advice: “Maybe Use A Condom Once In A While”

NEW YORK (CBS) Former professional NBA player Paul Shirley has some choice advice for the victims of the 7.0 earthquake that rocked Haiti: “use a…

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Montreal hosts Haiti aid talks

Activists decry militarization, profiteering, and political exclusion By Niko Block and Michael Lee-Murphy Published: 6:26 am On Monday, Montreal hosted the Ministerial Preparatory Conference on the…

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Engineer: Construction crux of Haiti earthquake tragedy

BY DOUG OAKLEY Contra Costa Times WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Haiti’s construction industry is to blame for hundreds of thousands of deaths in a tragedy…

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Haitian girl saved from rubble after 15 days

By Charlie Onians and Alex Ogle (AFP) – PORT-AU-PRINCE — Rescuers Wednesday dragged a Haitian girl alive from the rubble 15 days after a devastating…

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Canada calls on developed nations to forgive Haiti’s debt

OTTAWA—Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is calling on developed countries to forgive Haiti’s debt so the country can concentrate on climbing out from under the rubble…

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2 weeks after Haiti quake, food aid falls short

By VIVIAN SEQUERA and BEN FOX, Associated Press Writers PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Street vendors openly sell U.S.-donated rice by the cupful from bags marked “not…

Posted in Aristide/Preval Crime/Corruption DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti Earthquake/CHOLERA

Daily Report-WEDNESDAY JANUARY 27, 2010

5 more aftershocks!! More buildings collapse. Drove past our office location for the first time and saw the pile of rubble that was once a…

Posted in Aristide/Preval Crime/Corruption DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti Earthquake/CHOLERA

FLASH FLASH FLASH PREVAL PLAN TO MAINTAIN POWER

Doesn’t matter that a lot of people will starve because of this!! Preval, with MINUSTAH support, planned to control all relief supplies, channeling them   exclusively…

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Haiti’s orphans: Why they remain in limbo

By Jessica Ravitz(CNN) — There’s nothing like images of infants and children in distress to make outsiders yearn to help, which is why the unfolding…