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

July 18, 2010

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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 – Haiti: Sean Penn Puts Out SOS Regarding Coming Epidemics and Dysfunctional Int’l. Aid Agencies on the Ground

May 9, 2010

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In this clip from Anderson Cooper’s 360 program, Sean Penn, has just returned from spending 11 hours trying to get help for a 15 year-old Haitian boy with diptheria  — but it was too late and the boy died.  Penn warns that killer epidemics are on the way and that they will be a worse tragedy than the earthquake.  He condemns the international aid agencies […]

Ban Ki-moon Visits Haiti: Urges Donors to Keep the Money Flowing

March 14, 2010

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UN chief urges donors to keep Haiti funds flowing Joseph Guyler Delva and Marine Hass PORT-AU-PRINCE Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:48pm EDT PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon vowed on Sunday to work to keep donor funds flowing for Haiti’s recovery and reconstruction following the devastating January earthquake in the poor Caribbean state. Making […]