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Haiti Cholera Outbreak

DEADLY Anti-U.N. Protests Sweep Haiti

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An outbreak of cholera has killed more than 1,000 people, the Haitian government said Tuesday as it sent top officials t...

Genesis of Haiti's Second Humanitarian Disaster

Margaret Aguirre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Margaret Aguirre

When cases of cholera began to emerge in late October, it would prove much more difficult to sound the alarm that a new catastrophe was in our midst and demanded our attention.

Haiti's Recovery Must Be Haitian-Led

Ruth Messinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ruth Messinger

The international community has pledged $5 billion in aid, yet much of that money has not made its way into the country.

Cholera In Haiti: A Look From The Trenches

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

To learn more about the current health situation in Haiti, I recently spoke with Dr. Andre Vulcain, co-director of the Justinien Hospital family medicine residency training program in Cap Haitien.

UN Appeals For $164 Million To Combat Haiti Cholera

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GENEVA — The United Nations asked for $164 million Friday to fight the cholera outbreak in Haiti that has already claimed 724 lives and is expec...

Experts: Did UN troops Infect Haiti?

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Researchers should determine whether United Nations peacekeepers were the source of a deadly outbreak of cholera in Haiti, t...

Haiti Suffers Year Of Crisis With Nobody In Charge

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The silhouetted bodies moved in waves through the night, climbing out of crumbled homes and across mounds of rubble. Hun...

Haiti Cholera Matches South Asian Strain, Says CDC

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A cholera outbreak that has killed more than 300 people in Haiti matches strains commonly found in South Asia, the U.S. ...

Protesters Blame UN Base For Cholera In Haiti

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Hundreds of protesters who blame U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal for Haiti's widening cholera epidemic marched on a rural m...

ICE Should Not Resume Deportations to Haiti

Jeffrey Kahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Kahn

Despite Haiti's raging cholera epidemic, the U.S. Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that it will resume deportations to Haiti this January. Timing could not be worse.

Death Toll In Haiti Cholera Outbreak Passes 280

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Protesters threw rocks at a cholera treatment center as it was preparing to open in the city of St. Marc on Tuesday, hig...

Chilling Voodoo Killings Reportedly On Rise In Haiti

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — At least 45 people have been killed across Haiti due to accusations they are using "black magic" to spread cholera, the ...

Haiti, One Year After the Quake: New Homes in Old Neighborhoods

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

Despite enormous challenges -- 1.2 million people homeless and the capital's infrastructure devastated -- tangible progress has been made.

Senator Leahy Calls for Freeze on Haiti Aid, Clinton Silent, Palin Visits Camps

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

2010-12-11-haiti1.jpgLeahy's statement comes as the streets of Haiti are in chaos over a disputed election plagued by fraud, voter intimidation, ballot stuffing and violence.

Cholera Rages In Rural Haiti, Overwhelming Clinics

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LIMBE, Haiti — A gray-haired woman, her eyes sunken and unfocused from dehydration, stumbles up a dirt path slumped on the shoulder of a young m...

Haiti Elections: A Sham in the Time of Cholera

Isabel Macdonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Isabel Macdonald

In the midst of a cholera epidemic that has killed a reported 1,300 Haitians, the U.S., Canada and the United Nations insisted that Haiti's elections go ahead today, as scheduled.

Haiti Elections: Presidential Vote Takes Place Amid Cholera Epidemic, Confusion

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ and BEN FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti's election ended in discord Sunday, with nearly all the major presidential candidates calling for the vote to be v...

Haiti Elections -- Is This What Democracy Looks Like?

Jane Regan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jane Regan

2010-11-26-Screenshot20101126at6.19.18PM.pngGo ahead and vote on these photos... since you can't vote in the questionable elections funded by US tax dollars to be held in Haiti on Nov. 28.

Rebuilding Haiti in the Time of Cholera

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Samuel A. Worthington

As international NGOs, we are ready to work alongside the new Haitian government to ensure a more integrated rebuilding process. Many of us are in for the long haul.

UN Troops in Haiti - Timetable for Withdrawal?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

If the demands by Haitian protesters for UN forces to leave are not just, shouldn't someone have to explain why? No explanation is being given for why UN troops should remain in Haiti indefinitely.

Faith In A Time Of Cholera

Kent Annan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kent Annan

I hope that faith can sometimes consist of finding nothing left to pray except to echo the words of the one I call savior, and loudly scream or softly whisper or pitifully wonder: "My God, my God, why have you forsaken them?"

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.

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.

Is International Aid Helping Or Hurting Haiti?

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--The Hopital de l'Universite d'Etat d'Haiti, the country's largest public hospital, is so chronically underfunded and decrepit t...