Sunday, December 8, 2019

Tag: Haiti Earthquake

What Really Happened with the Clinton Foundation...

As a result of the recent comments by President Donald Trump — in which he called Haiti and African nations “shithole countries” and said,...

Despite the Huge Economic Benefits They Bring...

Slammed by a catastrophic earthquake in 2010 and Hurricane Matthew last year, Haiti remains an island-nation in crisis. Yet, 50,000 Haitian immigrants living in...

6 Years After Devastating Quake, Over 60,000...

The latest Displacement Tracking Matrix  indicates that more than six years after the January 12, 2010 earthquake, an estimated 17,119 households, or 62,590 individuals,...

Six Years After Tragic Earthquake, Haiti Still Has...

Six years after the earthquake in Haiti left at least 1.5 million homeless, humanitarian action has achieved significant results. A reported 96% of the...

Haiti Honors Earthquake Victims in Sixth Anniversary...

Haiti commemorated the sixth anniversary of its tragic Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake Tuesday with a low-key wreath-laying ceremony at the barren mountaintop where many...

Haiti Has Received Billions of Dollars in...

Since its shattering earthquake five years ago Haiti has received billions of dollars of foreign aid. But for all the international largesse the country...

The $500M Meant to Rebuild Haiti Only...

Roughly five years ago, tragedy struck the already impoverished country of Haiti in the form of a massive earthquake. Images of demolished homes, people...

5 Years After Devastating Earthquake, Haitians Still...

Although the catastrophic physical damage to housing, roads and public buildings wrought by the Haitian earthquake on January 12, 2010, is still visible, the...

Audit Reveals USAID Housing Program Falls Short...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- A post-earthquake housing program in Haiti funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has delivered only a quarter of...

Timberland Helps Plant 2.2 Million Trees For...

After the 2010 earthquake that devastated the nation’s capital and the surrounding area, Haiti  gained the attention of foreign countries and companies looking to...

Haitian Leaders Woo World Investors, Tout ‘Strong...

Haiti's president and prime minister were on the road this week, making pitches to the world business community with the same primary message: Invest...

Haiti Quake: Opposing Views of Progress

With the third anniversary of Haiti's devastating earthquake comes the inevitable focus on the relief effort that the world lavished on the Caribbean island...

Jimmy Carter Back In Haiti, Urges Donors...

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was back in Haiti on Monday, doing his part while urging donors from around the world to honor the...

Clintons Highlight Start Of New Recovery Project...

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was the headliner at the launch of a $300 million industrial park in the Haitian town of Caracol on Monday. The...

Haitians Take To The Streets With Calls...

Thousands of people in Haiti have taken to the streets to protest the country’s high cost of living and call for the resignation of...

Wyclef Jean Charity Closes Amidst Financial Scandal

The charity organization founded by Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean in the wake of the devastating 2010 earthquake that rocked his native Haiti has closed...

Writer Warns Of Media Role In Less...

Author Belen Fernandez warns against believing everything you read about the happenings in Haiti. In an op-ed piece on Aljazeera.com, the American-born writer blasts a...

Threat Of Violence Surrounds Pending End To...

The specter of violence is again on the horizon in Haiti as the United Nations begins to map out an exit strategy from the...

Storm Isaac Lashes Haiti With Winds, Floods...

Update: At least three Haitians were reported dead; a woman and a child in Souvenance and a 10-year-old girl in Thomazeau. Thousands were evacuated...

Haitian Women Seek Refuge Amid Rising Rape...

Three days after a massive earthquake threw Haiti into chaos, Alvana was homeless, along with her two children. But her nightmare was just beginning. "I was...