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"Ayiti Kale Je" Video Offers Fearless Look at Haiti's Christmas Cholera

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

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Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won't Allow Democracy in Haiti

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

It is clear that any information which sheds light on U.S. "diplomacy" is more than useful. It has the potential to help save millions of human lives.

The Poor Always Pay: The Electoral Crisis in Haiti

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beverly Bell

The electoral debacle appears to have one other beneficiary besides whoever wins the presidency. It is the boys who, for once in this super-dense city with almost no recreational spaces, have had endless open streets on which to play soccer.

New Haiti Cholera Warning, Vaccine Questions, and "Squatters" Vulnerable

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Residents of some camps are being given enough aid to keep them alive, but with no permanent sanitation and infrastructure, while everyone is vulnerable to cholera. Cholera will be the great equalizer in the "good camp" "bad camp" debate.

Reading the Pictures: Palin Does Haiti Cholera: How's My Hair? (and, Did AP Lend a Curl?)

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2010-12-12-imagepull.jpgIf I find the fantastically clever Sarah Palin to be one of the shallowest political celebrities I've ever seen, it doesn't stop me from taking pause upon seeing these AP shots from the cholera treatment center in Haiti.

Palin Visits Haiti, Fox News Host Is On The Scene

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin began a tightly stage-managed visit to Haiti on Saturday in which she visited cholera cli...

Haiti's Candidate Michel Martelly Talks About the Election, Fraud, and the Future

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

During a forty-minute interview, Haitian presidential candidate Michel Martelly discussed the election, the results of which are to be announced today by the country's Permanent Electoral Council.

Haiti Struggles to Prevent Cholera's Spread

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Angeleno wears rubber boots, thick gloves and a blue medical gown as he piles rubbish under the hot, Haitian sun. Beads of sweat appear around his f...

Open Sewers Challenge Cholera Treatment Efforts in Haiti

Emily Schmall | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emily Schmall

2010-12-02-haiti.jpgThere is no sewage treatment plant in all of Haiti, and until this changes, the threat of cholera and other infectious diseases shows no signs of abating.

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 -- 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.

Haiti: The Land of Hurt and Healing

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

I am back from a recent trip to Haiti. Haiti is a land of healing and hurt, openness and oppression, cooperation and competition, restoration and resi...

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.