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Haitian government plane makes emergency landing in Cuba


November 16th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by BNO News
HAVANA, CUBA (BNO NEWS) -- A Haitian government plane carrying several officials made an emergency landing in Cuba on Tuesday, local media reported on Wednesday. There were no injuries.The turboprop aircraft was ... Read more...

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US will not suspend aid to Haiti over electoral crisis: Hillary Clinton


January 31st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince, Jan 31 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has denied reports that Washington would suspend aid to Haiti with intention to pressurise that country to accept recommendations made by the ... 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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Wyclef Jean Disqualified From Running For Presidency In Haiti Election


August 21st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Port-Au-Prince, Aug 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haitian-born hip-hop star Wyclef Jean's dream to run for the presidency of the earthquake-ravaged nation has come to a grinding halt after elections officials rejected ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean aware of assassination risk


August 9th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 09 (ANI): Rapper Wyclef Jean has admitted that he is aware of the risk of assassination during his campaign to become the Haitian president.The former Fugees star recently announced his ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean considering running for President of Haiti


July 27th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Singer Wyclef Jean is taking a drift from his musical career and is considering running for president of his native Haiti.The crooner, 37, has said that talk of ... Read more...

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Sean Penn knighted in Haiti


July 15th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Hollywood actor Sean Penn has received a knighthood in recognition of his work to boost relief efforts in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake in Haiti ... 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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Michelle Obama Visits Haiti To Oversee Haitian Renovation


April 14th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In her first official solo voyage overseas, America’s first lady, Michelle Obama, arrived in Mexico City after journeying to the Caribbean country of ... Read more...

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Donor countries pledge $10 bn in aid to Haiti: UN


April 1st, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dozens of countries and organisations have pledged to give $10 billion to quake-hit Haiti in the next 10 years, the UN said. Of that amount, some $5.3 ... Read more...

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Obama warns situation in Haiti remains ‘dire’


March 11th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (DPA) US President Barack Obama warned Wednesday that the situation in Haiti remains "dire" and called on the world to step up its efforts in the earthquake devastated ... Read more...

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Haiti quake toll could be 300,000: President


February 22nd, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 22 (DPA) The death toll in the earthquake that destroyed much of Port-au-Prince and areas surrounding Haiti's capital could reach as high as 300,000, Haitian President Rene Preval has ... Read more...

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Canada to house Haiti government temporarily


February 16th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Canada has announced it will temporarily house the government of quake-devastated Haiti. According to the latest estimates, more than 200,000 people died in the deadly earthquake which hit Haiti ... Read more...

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Haitian President increases death toll by 40,000


February 11th, 2010 - 4:17 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) – Haiti President Rene Preval on Wednesday said that the Government has buried 270,000 bodies in mass graves as a result of the devastating earthquake that hit a ... 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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Haiti hit by another aftershock


January 22nd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 22 (DPA) Haiti, already devastated by a earthquake last week, was hit by an aftershock measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale at 7.54 am (1254 GMT) Friday. The epicentre of the ... Read more...

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Haiti aid uncoordinated, president warns


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid/Geneva, Jan 22 (DPA) Aid relief for Haiti is suffering from a "general lack of coordination", the country's president warned in an interview published in Spain Friday. Haitian President Rene Preval told El-Pais ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton to visit Haiti quake scene Monday


January 18th, 2010 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (DPA) Former US president Bill Clinton plans to visit Haiti's earthquake devastation Monday to meet with survivors and distribute some aid, his foundation said. Clinton, who through his foundation ... Read more...

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Former U.S. President Clinton to travel to Haiti on Monday


January 18th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. President and U.N. Special Envoy for Haiti Bill Clinton will travel to quake-ravaged Haiti on Monday to meet with Haitians and deliver emergency ... 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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Obama, Bush, Clinton seek funds for Haiti


January 17th, 2010 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (DPA) US President Barack Obama met Saturday with his predecessors George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, who have been enlisted by the White House to coordinate fundraising and ... Read more...

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Obama pledges support to Haitian President Preval


January 16th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (DPA) US President Barack Obama spoke by telephone with Haitian President Rene Preval Friday morning, pledging full support of the United States in the ongoing earthquake relief effort. Obama ... Read more...

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India to give one million dollar aid for emergency relief purposes in Haiti


January 14th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14(ANI): India on Thursday said that it was deeply saddened at the death and destruction caused by the earthquake in Haiti on Tuesday, and decided to give one million ... Read more...

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Indian peacekeepers in quake-hit Haiti safe


January 14th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The 150-odd Indian peacekeepers working under the United Nations in quake-devastated Haiti are safe, but the fate of many other Indians, including Missionaries of Charity nuns, ... Read more...

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Five hundred thousands feared dead in Haiti earthquake


January 14th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan. 14 (ANI): Nearly five hundred thousands are feared to be dead in Haiti after a grade 7.0-magnitude quake struck the impoverished country's capital on Tuesday afternoon.A major international ... Read more...

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‘Tens of thousands’ feared killed in Haiti quake (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (DPA) Haitian President Rene Preval has said estimates of the death toll in the devastating earthquake in capital Port-au-Prince could easily be in the tens of thousands, while other ... Read more...

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‘Tens of thousands’ killed in Haiti quake


January 14th, 2010 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (DPA) Haitian President Rene Preval said estimates of the death toll in the devastating earthquake in capital Port-au- Prince could easily be in the tens of thousands, while other ... Read more...

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Thousands feared killed as massive quake hits Haiti (Fourth Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince/Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) Haitian President Rene Preval said Wednesday that thousands may have been killed in the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled his country and issued an appeal for aid ... Read more...

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