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Haiti Mayor Says He Plans to Clear Huge Quake Camp

August 14, 2011


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 […]

HAITI: From Wetland to Wasteland – Shameless Sheltering of Homeless Continues

April 13, 2010


From the sewage drenched camps in Port-au-Prince to a windy moonscape a long way from everything, with  nothing but tarps and tents.  Like sending cattle to the slaughter. The following is an excellent report from Al Jazeera’s Sebastian Walker.

Al Jazeera Interview with Haitian President Rene Preval

March 30, 2010



Haiti: Plans to Re-Develop Largest Privately-Owned Shipping Terminal and Port Facility

March 27, 2010


Ambitious plans for Haiti terminal 27 Mar 2010 Earthquake struck Port-Au-Prince has revealed plans for new jetties and increased depth, along with state-of-the-art container terminal facilities. Responding to the desperate need for new and expanded port infrastructure to serve earthquake recovery efforts, as well as to address the long-term shipping needs of the country, Haiti-based […]

Port-au-Prince Heads to the Provinces: Little Food, No Infrastructure and No Jobs

March 15, 2010


Haitians who fled capital strain impoverished towns in countryside By William Booth Washington Post Foreign Service Monday, March 15, 2010; A07 LASCAHOBAS, HAITI — The earthquake that struck Haiti’s capital city has also jarred the impoverished countryside, sending 600,000 people into the provinces — where locals are now overwhelmed with the task of feeding and […]

Preval Urges Reconstruction Emphasis in Haitian Provinces, Plus a Priceless Pic

March 9, 2010


  Preval Urges Reconstruction Emphasis in Haitian Provinces David Gollust | State Department 09 March 2010 Haitian President Rene Preval is urging a post-earthquake emphasis on developing the country’s provinces, saying rebuilding the capital Port-au-Prince as it was before the January’s quake would be “a major historical mistake.” Mr. Preval met with U.S. Secretary of […]

HAITI: 100 Aftershocks, Including a 4.7 This Morning

February 22, 2010


Another Seismic Aftershock Shudders Haiti HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 22 (acn) An aftershock of 4.7 degrees on the Richter scale of the earthquake that recently devastated Haiti was registered on Monday in Port-au-Prince, without any new victims or damages reported so far. The Prensa Latina news agency informed that the earth tremor took place early in […]

Report from the Ground in Haiti: Kevin Pina, Journalist

January 29, 2010


Kevin Pina, journalist and documentary filmmaker, has been reporting on Haiti for 20 years. He is on the ground in Haiti now and provided this report on last night’s KPFA Flashpoints program. If interested in interviewing Kevin, please see info after this report. Kevin reports on Haiti daily through KPFA’s Flashpoints program.  Flashpoints airs 5:00PM […]