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Popular singer Martelly elected as President of Haiti


April 5th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- Popular singer Joseph Michel Martelly on Monday was elected as the new President of Haiti after winning the run-off election, Le Nouvelliste newspaper reported on Tuesday.The 50-year-old ... Read more...

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Cholera claimed 4,000 lives in Haiti


January 26th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) More than 3,900 Haitians have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease in mid-October, the country's health officials has said.The disease has spread across all 10 ... Read more...

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Over 2,300 now dead from cholera in Haiti


December 14th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) A total of 2,323 people have died and 104,614 have been sickened so far in the cholera epidemic besieging Haiti since mid-October, authorities said Monday.According to figures supplied ... Read more...

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Violence erupts after presidential elections in Haiti


December 9th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- Violence erupted in Haiti on Tuesday night following the announcement of preliminary presidential election results and the elimination of candidates, especially of Michel Martelly, HaitiLibre reported on ... Read more...

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UN deplores violent acts in Haiti


November 17th, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Tuesday deplored the violent acts against personnel with the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) in the cities of Cap-Haitien and Hinche."The way ... Read more...

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Cholera toll rises to 643 in Haiti


November 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 11 (IANS/EFE) A total of 643 people have died in Haiti in the cholera epidemic that is spreading throughout the impoverished Caribbean country, health officials said.A total of 9,971 people ... Read more...

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Hurricane Tomas kills at least 20 people in Haiti


November 8th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 20 people were killed and several others are still missing in disaster-stricken Haiti after the country was hit by hurricane Tomas over the weekend, the ... Read more...

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World Footballer Messi visits earthquake victims in Haiti


July 16th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, July 16 (DPA) World Footballer Lionel Messi has visited earthquake victims in Haiti, the world's childrens' organisation Unicef said Friday. The Argentine and Barcelona striker, who is a Unicef ambassador, visited the ... Read more...

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“Secondary disaster” concern as hurricane season approaches in Haiti


May 19th, 2010 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) – Concern for a “secondary disaster” in Haiti is rising, as hurricane season approaches, Word Vision said Tuesday.World Vision, an international Christian relief agency, expressed concern as the ... Read more...

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US missionary Laura Silsby to be on trial in Haiti


April 27th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Apr 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Missionary Laura Silsby who was charged with kidnapping dozens of children, so that they could be taken to the US, would now face a trial in ... Read more...

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Four die in chopper crash in Haiti


April 17th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Four crew members of a Spanish navy helicopter were killed when their aircraft crashed in a mountainous area of Haiti near the border with the Dominican Republic, authorities ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama pays a surprise visit to Haiti


April 14th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Apr 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US First Lady Michelle Obama paid a surprise visit to the earthquake ravaged Haiti. Michelle and the wife of Vice President Joe Biden – ... Read more...

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama makes unannounced visit to Haiti


April 13th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- The first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama makes, is making an unannounced visit Tuesday to quake-devastated Haiti, the White House said. First Lady Michelle Obama ... Read more...

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Pop star Shakira visits Haiti


April 13th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop star Shakira visited the earthquake ravaged nation Haiti on Sunday, and she also promised that her charity would build a school there. She flew into ... Read more...

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Bush Wipes Hand On Clinton’s Shirt (VIDEO)


March 26th, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The video embedded below has spread like wild fire across the internet. Two of the United States' former presidents were in Haiti this week to tour the ... Read more...

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US missionaries set for release in Haiti


February 11th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Feb 11(ANI): Ten US missionaries from Idaho-based New Life Children's Refuge charity accused of illegally trying to take 33 children out of Haiti will soon be released, a ... Read more...

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Idaho man says that 10 Americans charged with kidnapping have been detained in Haiti


February 9th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Idaho man said that the 10 American missionaries who were charged with kidnapping 33 children, have been detained in Haiti. The missionaries returned to jail on ... Read more...

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Ten Americans charged with child trafficking in Haiti


February 1st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Feb.1 (ANI): Ten Americans have been formally charged by Haitian authorities for what the prime minister called the "kidnapping" of Haitian children."They were arrested on the border with ... Read more...

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10 Americans held for illegally trying to take children from Haiti


January 31st, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 31 (DPA) Haitian police arrested 10 US citizens Saturday for trying to take 33 children out of the country without permission, officials said. Agents captured the group led by a woman ... Read more...

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170,000 bodies of quake victims recovered in Haiti


January 29th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Nearly 170,000 bodies have been recovered from the rubble as the rescue works continued since the devastating earthquake hit this Haitian capital city Jan 12. A 16-year-old girl, who ... Read more...

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5,000-bed hospital to be built in Haiti


January 27th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) – U.S. and international relief workers in Haiti on Tuesday announced plans to develop 5,000-bed hospital in the capital of Port-au-Prince.The hospital will accept patients from the ... Read more...

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Light 4.7-magnitude aftershock shakes Haiti


January 25th, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake shook Haiti's capital on Sunday afternoon, nearly two weeks after a devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake killed more than 150,000 people there, seismologists said.The aftershock, ... Read more...

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Cruise ship visits the earthquake-ravaged Haiti


January 24th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A luxury cruise ship docked on a private beach in the earthquake ravaged Haiti. This move by the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines ship came under a ... Read more...

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Cruise Ship Docks In Labadee After Haiti Earthquake


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Labadee, Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) These days almost everyone is concerned for the people of Haiti, whose lives have been devastated after the deadly earthquake ruined the complete civilization of ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake shakes Haiti


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake shook the Haiti capital on Thursday, more than a week after a devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake killed more than 100,000 people there, seismologists said.The earthquake, ... Read more...

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Haiti rocked by a 6.1 magnitude aftershock today


January 20th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti was rocked by another aftershock on Wednesday morning, barely eight days after the devastating earthquake struck and destroyed Haiti. The recent earthquake measured 6.1 on ... Read more...

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Strong aftershock hits Haiti


January 20th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 20 (IANS) A powerful aftershock measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit Haiti's capital early Wednesday. The quake, which struck at 6.03 a.m. (1103 GMT), had its epicentre about 60 km ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton visits Haiti


January 17th, 2010 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince/Washington, Jan 17 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Haitian President Rene Preval Saturday at the Port-au-Prince airport to discuss US aid, which is already flowing into the earthquake-ravaged ... Read more...

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Shortages become acute as bodies pile up in Haiti


January 16th, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan 16 (DPA) Time was rapidly running out Friday to find survivors from the devastating earthquake in Haiti as piles of dead bodies filled the streets of its devastated ... Read more...

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Aid flights turned away from Haiti


January 15th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) Some aid-laden aircraft have been turned away from earthquake-hit Haiti due to limited space at the international airport in the country's capital, an official said. Haiti's government has put ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama pledges $100 million in aid to Haiti


January 15th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 7.0-magnitude Haitian earthquake happened around 4.53 p.m. local time on Tuesday, according to the United States Geological Survey, making it the strongest earthquake ever ... Read more...

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Barack Obama to provide ‘Unwavering support to Haiti’


January 14th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Haiti lies in ruins due to the 7.0 earthquake that struck and devastated the region, help and all types of aid is pouring in, ... Read more...

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Quake destroys homes, damages public buildings in Haiti


January 13th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 13 (DPA) A quake measuring 7 on the Richter scale destroyed a large number of homes Tuesday in Haiti and caused serious damage to public buildings, including a hospital and ... Read more...

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Seven killed as school building collapses in Haiti


November 8th, 2008 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 8 (DPA) At least seven people, including several children, died when a school building collapsed Friday in the Petion Ville suburb of Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, while an unspecified number were ... Read more...

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Hurricane Ike claims 39 lives in Haiti


September 8th, 2008 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Sep 8 (DPA) Hurricane Ike, with wind speeds of 215 km an hour, was blamed for the deaths of 39 people in Haiti, the Haiti Press news agency reported.Heavy rains Saturday ... Read more...

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