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Haiti: UN Office Criticizes Aid Distribution

June 28, 2011


Article from the Weekly News Update on the Americas Haiti: UN Office Criticizes Aid Distribution The distribution of international aid after the devastating January 2010 earthquake in southern Haiti has been slow and in some ways counterproductive, according to a United Nations (UN) report released in June of this year. “Has Aid Changed? Channeling assistance […]

“We’ve Been Forgotten”: New IJDH Report Gives Voice to Earthquake Victims Facing Desperate Conditions in Haiti’s Displacement Camps

September 20, 2010


From the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti:  “We’ve Been Forgotten”: New IJDH Report Gives Voice to Earthquake Victims Facing Desperate Conditions in Haiti’s Displacement Camps 20 September 2010 IJDH has released a new report that doc­u­ments the find­ings of a human rights inves­ti­ga­tion into dis­place­ment camp con­di­tions in Haiti. The report, titled “We’ve […]

Kevin Pina’s Haiti Update, 9/2: NGO Aid Scandals, Residents of Homeless Camp Charged a Tax, and Malnutriton and Rape Remain a Constant

September 3, 2010


Kevin Pina’s Sept. 2 Update on Haiti with guest, on-the-ground correspondent, Ansel Herz. The audio from Ansel’s line in Haiti is not the greatest, but try to hang in there.

Tents Not Holding Up in Heavy Haitian Rains

June 27, 2010


Tents Aren’t Holding Up in Heavy Haitian Rains Updated: 1 day 19 hours ago Emily Troutman Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (June 25) — Hurricane season in Haiti officially began three weeks ago, bringing rain to the region nearly every day. More than 1.5 million Haitians remain in the streets. Yet this week, the United Nations completed […]

VIDEO: British Activist’s Eyewitness Account of Israeli Attack on Turkish Boat

June 5, 2010


Obama Tells Preval US Aid Will Continue, Preval Slips in Plug for Addressing Global Warming

March 10, 2010


 President Rene Preval of Haiti with President Obama    March 10, 2010 Obama Tells Haitian Leader That U.S. Aid Will Continue By JEFF ZELENY and BRIAN KNOWLTON WASHINGTON — Even as the United States military withdraws the forces it sent urgently to Haiti after its devastating earthquake in January, President Obama on Wednesday pledged a […]

Venezuela’s Anti-Hegemonic Aid in Haiti

February 23, 2010


Venezuela’s Anti-Hegemonic Aid In Haiti February 23rd 2010, by Kiraz Janicke – In a February 17 article “Venezuela’s Renegade Aid” published in the Huffington Post, freelance journalist Patrick Adams implies that there is something untoward and problematic about the Venezuelan aid effort in earthquake ravaged Haiti. Venezuela’s main crime appears to be its non-participation […]

HAITI: From One Emergency to the Next – Update from Doctors Without Borders

February 15, 2010


From the Haiti Action website: Haiti: From one emergency to the next         Haiti earthquake – One month on Update from Doctors Without Borders Port au Prince, Haiti – MSF — One month after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti, the numbers are still difficult to digest: more than 200,000 deaths, 300,000 […]

HAITI, Jeremie – Slideshow: As Thousands Flee to Countryside, Residents and Volunteers Provide Help and Hope

February 12, 2010


If Obama can do it then why can’t Haiti’s Preval? by Kevin Pina

February 10, 2010


Below is an excerpt from Kevin Pina’s article with a link to the full article at the Haiti Action site.  Further below is the video of the Lavalas press conference in Port-au-Prince on February 7, which is featured along with the article and photographs at the Haiti Action site. If Obama can do it then why can’t […]