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

September 19, 2011


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, […]

The Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) Protests Haiti Recovery Commission’s Contempt for Earthquake Victims

October 30, 2010


BUREAU DES AVOCATS INTERNATIONAUX and other organizations presented their concerns regarding the living conditions of Haitians who are internally displaced after the earthquake to the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on October 26, 2010.  The Government of Haiti, which was invited to participate, sent no one. BAI protests Haiti Recovery Commission’s […]

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.

HAITI: New Aljazeera Video – “Too Early for Medals in Haiti”

July 18, 2010


Too early for medals in Haiti  by Sebastian Walker in Port-au-Prince, Haiti – July 18, 2010 Six months to the day since the earthquake, Edmond Mulet, the UN mission chief in Haiti, and assorted celebrities, politicians and NGO officials were at the presidential palace receiving medals for their role in the country’s recovery effort. On […]

VIDEO: Al Jazeera Takes on UN, Advocates for Rape Victims and, Unlike Other Media, Lets the Haitians Do the Talking

July 16, 2010


Al Jazeera English is one of the few international broadcasters to have stayed in Haiti since the January 12 earthquake, broadcasting regularly on the day-to-day efforts to rebuild the country.  AJE’s Sebastian Walker was among the first international reporters to arrive in Haiti after the quake hit, and the channel has had a presence on […]

HAITI 5 Months After Quake: Terrible Camp Conditions and Demands for Aristide’s Return

June 18, 2010


June 18 – 20, 2010 “We Are Motivated” Haiti Five Months After the Quake By ROBERT ROTH “We have all suffered. But we are motivated right now to help our people.  That makes us strong. That allows us to go on. ”– Teacher at a mobile school/ Aristide Foundation for Democracy It is now more […]

Clinton Urges NGOs to Give 10% of Their Funds to Help Pay Haitian Gov’t. Salaries

March 26, 2010


“Clinton urged civil society organizations to support the Haitian government financially, asking them “to think about whether all of us could take like 10 percent of the money we’re going to spend in Haiti and either allocate it to the government to pay salaries, or to provide specific technical support or training for new hires, […]

HAITI is Drowning and Not One of the 5 Alternate Re-location Sites Has Opened

March 20, 2010


Heavy rains swamp camps holding Haiti’s homeless SLIDESHOW   Previous        Next     A man looks from inside his tent at a homeless earthquake survivors camp during heavy rains in Port-au-Prince, Friday, March 19, 2010. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on Jan. 12, killing and injuring thousands and leaving more than a million people living in makeshift camps. (AP […]