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It Is Time for Haiti

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

Before I went to Haiti, I slumbered. I did not know there was a need for awakening. It's time. Time to do something. Not anything -- something.

Five Reasons to Care about Haiti's Sham Elections

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Quigley

Haiti needs legitimate leaders right now. Unfortunately, the elections set for November 28, 2010 are a sham. Here are five reasons why the world community should care.

Fighting Cholera While OCHA Says 400,000 At Risk

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Cholera Treatment Center in Mirebalais, Haiti. Photo Courtesy Andre Paultre On Monday the Haitian Ministry of Health (MSPP) reported 1,523 deaths ...

7 Ways to Make Your Turkey Taste Better & Do Good

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Richard Walden

Here are some suggestions about what you and yours might do with $100 or $1000 saved from unnecessary consumption this Holiday Season.

Haiti: Out of Sight, Out of Mind (VIDEO)

Walden Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Walden Davis

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"All Elements of Society Are Participating" - Impressions of Cap Haitien's Movement Against the UN

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Crossover Dreams

By Ansel Herz Cross-posted from mediahacker CAP-HAITIEN, HAITI - The first barricade looked harmless enough. Foot-long rocks piled next to each other...

Major Aid Organizations "Duped Donors" and "Failed Haiti" Group Charges

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The Disaster Accountability Project (DAP) released an online petition today, targeting leaders of major disaster relief and aid organizations for failing to do more to prevent the cholera outbreak in Haiti.

Haiti Photos Provide Shocking Glimpse Into Suffering

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The death toll from Haiti's cholera epidemic rose above 1000 this week with no signs of abatement. Now, haunting images of the suffering the nation is...

Chasing Cholera: A Report from Artibonite, Haiti

Crystal Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Crystal Wells

Here in Gonaives, it's often hard to tell the living from the dead. So many are somewhere in between, their bodies limp and pupils rolled back in their skulls.

Twitter Cholera Confusion in Haiti: Was NGO Apology Necessary?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Whether one agrees with medical NGOs and their missions, or not, at least in this crisis it seems important that everyone pull together and work for the good of Haiti.

In Haiti, A Fear of the Water

Crystal Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Crystal Wells

Thelervilts used to own a modest, but comfortable house by the sea. Then the 7.0 earthquake hit on January 12, rendering his house to a skeleton of concrete and rebar.

Haiti: Tracking the Trail of Cholera in Artibonite

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The last figures on the cholera epidemic indicate over 11,000 cases and 724 deaths. The mortality rate is approaching 7 percent, up from 6 percent a f...

Reality Check!

Wendy Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wendy Abrams

Let's put the Carnival Cruise ship into perspective -- it was not tragedy. Tragedy is the cholera outbreak in Haiti, where hundreds of thousands of people are left homeless from the earthquake.

Cholera in Haiti

April D. Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
April D. Ryan

Tuesday the United States transferred 120 million dollars through the World Bank for humanitarian efforts to rebuild Haiti 10 months after the fatal 7...

Amid Haitian Crisis, Opportunity

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beverly Bell

My hope comes from the power of progressive movements in Haiti, which have been active at many periods since the slave uprisings began in 1791 and which are again today, slowly, gathering force.

Haiti: Ground Truthing Cholera in Mirebalais

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The Haitian Health Ministry estimated that the cholera outbreak in Haiti is resulting in an average of 32 deaths every 24 hours since the epidemic began on October 20.

Haiti: Testimony From Camp Corail as Cholera Looms

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

While Haiti was spared severe wind damage from Hurricane Tomas, flooding killed eight people and threatens to worsen a serious cholera epidemic. 1.3 m...

The F Word: Haiti's Hurricane Struggles

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Turning away from the U.S. elections for a moment, we can find plenty of places suffering not from a hurricane of campaign cash, but from actual hurri...

The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund is Lying to You

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Crossover Dreams

By Ansel Herz Within hours of my op-ed being published in the New York Daily News today, the $50 million Clinton Bush Haiti Fund posted an update on ...

Time to Rebrand Haiti's Tent Cities as Tomas Approaches

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Haiti's Potemkin village, the Camp Corail-Cesselesse relocation camp, is not safe. With the approach of Tomas, which is morphing daily from tropical s...

Love in the Time of the Haitian Cholera

Marcia Dyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia Dyson

Beyond the cholera crisis, is there a crisis in political legitimacy in Haiti and the United States, where real fault may be found in the use, or misuse, of international aid money?

The Roots of Cholera in Haiti: A Lack of Trees

Ethan Budiansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ethan Budiansky

Often when I read comments on stories about efforts to restore degraded land in Haiti, I see people who make accusations that environmentalists care more about plants than we do about people. This could not be further from the truth: we plant trees so that we can help people.

Cholera in Haiti: "a disease of poverty"

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Crossover Dreams

Cholera is spread through the ingestion of contaminated water. Photo: United Nations By Peter Costantini Ansel Herz has filed three stories so far...

Why Democracies Don't Get Cholera

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

This article originally appeared in Foreign Policy on October 25, 2010. Amartya Sen famously said that famines do not occur in well-run, democratic ...

Everyone has Cholera on Their Mind

Susana Ferreira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Susana Ferreira

It's been nearly a week now since the first cholera cases were detected in a rural area north of Port-au-Prince, and in the days following a major public information and prevention campaign has been launched.