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“The Super Bowl of Disasters:” Profiting from Crisis in Post-Earthquake Haiti

February 19, 2012

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You might want to keep this article at your fingertips so that when a colleague or friend asks why Haiti is still in a mess, you can provide all the details.  Authors Deepa Pachang, Beverly Bell, and Tory Field are to be congratulated on this article. The “Super Bowl of Disasters:”  Profiting from Crisis in […]

VIDEO: Al Jazeera Correspondent, Sebastian Walker, Files Final Report “Haiti: After the Earthquake”

September 19, 2011

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Sebastian Walker, Al Jazeera correspondent, starting covering Haiti a few days after the earthquake and just recently he filed his last report — the video which appears below.  Walker was probably the best correspondent reporting from Haiti.  He was consistently ahead of other reporters in the getting the story.  Whether the topic was useless NGOs, […]

Out of Options in Haiti? (IJDH)

September 4, 2011

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Out of Options in Haiti? (IJDH) 1 September 2011 Comments: 0 Greger Cal­han, For­mer BAI Legal Intern Amid great fan­fare, and sur­rounded by an entourage equal to his sta­tus as newly elected Pres­i­dent of the Repub­lic, Michel Martelly vis­ited the Canaraan dis­place­ment camp out on the bar­ren out­skirts of north­ern Port-au-Prince early this sum­mer. He […]

Haiti Mayor Says He Plans to Clear Huge Quake Camp

August 14, 2011

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Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti » Blog Archive » Haiti Mayor Says He Plans to Clear Huge Quake Camp (Miami Herald) Haiti Mayor Says He Plans to Clear Huge Quake Camp (Miami Herald) 12 August 2011 Comments: 0 By. Tren­ton Daniel, Asso­ci­ated Press July 10, 2011– PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Thou­sands of Haitians liv­ing in […]

Can’t Be Dr. Paul Farmer AND Clinton’s Deputy UN Special Envoy to Haiti – DemNow Interview

July 14, 2011

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Paul Farmer is a highly-respected physician and a well-known champion of the the people of Haiti, where he has lived most of his adult life.  He is founder of Partners-in-Health, a multi-country network of health care and a literal life-saver for the people of Haiti. Farmer is politically astute and over the years has provided […]

Haiti: UN Office Criticizes Aid Distribution

June 28, 2011

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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 […]

Nine Months After the Quake — A Million Haitians Slowly Dying by Bill Quigley

October 12, 2010

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Published on Monday, October 11, 2010 by CommonDreams.org Nine Months After the Quake – A Million Haitians Slowly Dying by Bill Quigley “If it gets any worse,” said Wilda, a homeless Haitian mother, “we’re not going to survive.”   Mothers and grandmothers surrounding her nodded solemnly. We are in a broiling “tent” with a group of […]

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

September 20, 2010

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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 […]

Chavez’ Idea that Haiti Earthquake Was Manmade May Not Be So Far Off — “Climate Weapons. More Than Just a Conspiracy Theory?

August 1, 2010

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    “Far-reaching hypotheses arise naturally in the situation. Venezuelan leader H. Chavez was ridiculed for attributing the Haiti earthquake to the impact of HAARP but, for example, similar suspicions crept in following the 2008 earthquake in China’s Sichuan province. Moreover, there is evidence that the US climate influence program not only spans a number […]

“After God, Come the Cubans”: Haiti, Six Months After the Earthquake

July 30, 2010

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The translation is a bit rough, but the message comes through clearly. GRANMA INTERNATIONAL Havana. July 29, 2010 SIX MONTHS AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE Cuba has not forgotten Haiti Leticia Martínez Hernández SIX months have passed, but it seems like yesterday when, on that January 12, the faces of this agitated, forgetful world turned toward Haiti, […]