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

March 20, 2010

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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 […]

When It Rains in Haiti, It Pours Demonstrators

March 7, 2010

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No one knows it better than Kevin Pina, journalist and documentary filmmaker, and author of the following article about a recent demonstration in Port-au-Prince after a rain.  What Kevin knows is that a camera is the best weapon.   The Haitian National Police, under the eye of the camera, are amazingly restrained.  Before they shove a protester, they check […]

Rain Triggers Deadly Floods in Haiti

February 28, 2010

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And the rainy season has not even started yet. February 28, 2010    RAIN TRIGGERS DEADLY FLOODS IN HAITI At least eight people have been killed in floods triggered by heavy rain in Haiti, officials have said. The deaths occurred in or near the southeastern port city of Les Cayes which was swamped by more […]

Protesters Clash with Police Following Rain in Haiti by Kevin Pina

February 11, 2010

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Protesters clash with police following rain in Haiti (CLICK LINK ABOVE FOR PICTURES) by Kevin Pina                 Port au Prince, Haiti – HIP — About one inch of rain fell on the capital of Port au Prince early this morning sparking angry protests that tied up traffic near […]