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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, […]

Haiti: Aid Agencies “Stretched to Limit”

July 10, 2010


Aid agencies ‘stretched to limit’ in Haiti Page last updated at 15:26 GMT, Thursday, 8 July 2010 16:26 UK Girl carries water from Red Cross truck in camp near Port-au-Prince The Red Cross warns that its resources for Haiti are running low Aid agencies have warned that their ability to keep delivering basic services in […]

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 […]

Foreign-Led Commission Now Governs Haiti

May 16, 2010


Beverly Bell Associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies Posted: May 13, 2010 11:57 AM Foreign-Led Commission Now Governs Haiti; Voting Membership Determined by Size of Contribution On April 15, the Haitian Parliament ratified a law extending by 18 months the state of emergency that President René Préval declared after the earthquake of January […]

VIDEO: EVO Speaks, Kicks Butt, and Wonders How a Black President Can Hold So Much Vengeance for an Indian President

April 23, 2010


Democracy Now interview President Evo Morales this morning after the close of the Climate Summit.  Click here to go to the video at the Democracy Now website.

HAITI POST-QUAKE: Devastation, Depravation, Exploitation, and Oppression

March 30, 2010


Haiti Post-Quake: Devastation, Depravation, Exploitation, and Oppression By Stephen Lendman March 29, 2010 Two and half months post-quake, the major media mostly ignore Haiti, the calamitous conditions on the ground, and the growing desperation of millions forced to largely endure on their own – out of sight, mind, the concern of world leaders, and UN, […]

HAITI Donors’ Mtg. to Debut Haitian Recovery Commission – Price of Admission is $100M

March 28, 2010


Canada to pay $100M to join Haiti recovery team By Mike Blanchfield, THE CANADIAN PRESS Last Updated: March 28, 2010 2:18pm OTTAWA — Canada is preparing to pay $100 million to join an exclusive new international club that would guide the rebuilding of earthquake-ravaged Haiti, The Canadian Press has learned. That’s the price tag for […]

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, […]

Give Haiti Control Over Its Recovery

March 8, 2010


The Boston Globe Give Haiti control over its recovery By Monika Kalra Varma and Loune Viaud March 8, 2010 SINCE JANUARY’S devastating earthquake in Haiti, well-meaning experts have proposed an abundance of short-term and long-term recovery solutions. They ask why aid delivery has been so slow, why previous development plans for Haiti have rarely been […]

Where There’s Smoke . . . Haiti PM Wants More Info on Foreign Aid Coming Into Country

March 4, 2010


Haiti wants more info on foreign aid By Stabroek staff | March 4, 2010 in World News PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti’s prime minister demanded more information yesterday about foreign aid pouring into the earthquake-stricken country and urged that his government not be sidelined in reconstruction efforts. The issue is sensitive for international donors who considered […]