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Eight killed in Haiti road accident


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Dec 3 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and many injured Friday in the Carribean nation Haiti after a high tension wire fell on a bus, leading ... Read more...

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Toll due to Haiti cholera rises to 4,672


March 11th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Port au Prince (Haiti), March 11 (IANS) The toll due to cholera in Haiti has reached 4,672, since the first case was detected in October last year, an official report ... Read more...

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American politics must change after Arizona gun attack, says Bill Clinton


January 12th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan.12 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has said that the political climate in the United States must change in the wake of the shooting of a US Congresswoman ... Read more...

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Rape risk on rise in Haiti refugee camps: Amnesty


January 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan.6 (ANI): Women and girls who survived the earthquake in Haiti almost a year ago are facing an increasing risk of rape and sexual violence, according to Amnesty International.More than ... Read more...

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45 voodoo priests lynched in Haiti for cholera deaths


December 24th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port Au Prince (Haiti), Dec 24 (IANS) At least 45 people - most of them voodoo priests - have been lynched by angry mobs blaming them for the spread of the cholera ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera outbreak toll rises to 2,071


December 7th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Dec 7 (IANS) The toll in the cholera epidemic which began in Haiti at the end of October has killed 2,071 people till date, officials have said.Haiti's health ministry said ... Read more...

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Cholera Epidemic Spurs Riots in Haiti


November 18th, 2010 - 3:39 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the government and aid agencies have worked hard to prevent it, a cholera outbreak has swept through refugee camps in Port-au-Prince Haiti, the nation’s earthquake ravaged capital, ... 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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Haiti cholera toll goes up to 724


November 12th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Nov 12 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the cholera epidemic in Haiti has risen to 724, authorities said.The disease has infected a total of 11,125 people nationwide, according to government figures ... 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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Haiti cholera deaths reach 330


October 30th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths from a cholera outbreak in Haiti has reached 330, an official said.Though the illness continues to spread, steps taken to contain it are ... Read more...

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Haitian fear widespread epidemic as cholera outbreak death toll in Haiti surpasses 250


October 25th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 250 people have died in Haiti and around 3,000 others are sick after having been infected with cholera as aid workers are struggling to contain ... Read more...

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U.S. Missionaries Left Off Trial For Kidnapping


April 27th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Apr 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The group of missionaries from the United States have been charged by a Haitian judge with arranging irregular travel, but thankfully, all the serious ... Read more...

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First Lady Michelle Obama Visits Haiti To “Shed A Light”


April 14th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Apr 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to the earthquake torn Haiti on Tuesday en-route to the Mexico city. The First Lady visited ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama, Jill Biden: Surprise Visit To Haiti


April 14th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an effort to refocus the spotlight back earthquake ravaged Haiti, American first lady Michelle Obama, along with the second lady, showed up in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital, ... Read more...

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Colombian Pop Star, Shakira To Build School In Haiti


April 13th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday, the Colombian pop star known as Shakira was in Haiti with a determination for her purpose. She was looking for land which would ... Read more...

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Quake-hit Haiti needs 11.5 billion dollars to rebuild


March 18th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Mar. 18 (ANI): The Dominican Republic of Haiti has told its partners that it needs 11.5 billion dollars to rebuild from earthquake damage.Haiti was hit by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake ... Read more...

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Mega quake also set off swarm of unusual tsunamis in Haiti


February 24th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the devastating January 12 earthquake in Haiti also set off a swarm of unusual tsunamis, which killed three and destroyed several homes.Though surveying ... Read more...

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Haiti judge orders release of eight US missionaries


February 18th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Feb.18 (ANI): A judge in Haiti has ordered the release of eight imprisoned American missionaries.The missionaries were arrested in Haiti for child kidnapping.Sky News quoted Judge Bernard Saint-Vil, as saying ... Read more...

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American Airlines to resume flights to Haiti on February 19


February 17th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by BNO News
FORTH WORTH, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – American Airlines will resume service into Port-au-Prince, Haiti on February 19, Senior Vice President, Miami, Caribbean and Latin America of American Airlines Inc. Peter Dolara ... Read more...

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United Nations plans on re-opening schools in Haiti in April


February 13th, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Friday said that some of the worst-hit areas damaged by the earthquake in Haiti will see school re-openings as early as April.Despite only ... Read more...

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Free Missionary Americans: Says Haiti Judge


February 12th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Feb 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Judge Bernard Saint-Vil, the Haitian Judge who was entrusted with the responsibility of deciding the fate of the 10 arrested Americans has ruled that ... 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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At least 217,000 bodies buried after Haiti earthquake, government says


February 11th, 2010 - 4:51 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) – An Haiti official said on Wednesday that the Government has buried 217,000 bodies as a result of the devastating earthquake that hit a month ago.Haiti Minister of ... 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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Haiti quake refugee camps tighten security to prevent rape of women


February 7th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Feb.7 (ANI): One of the unmentioned effects of last month's earthquake in Haiti, is that women and young girls are suffering a rising number of rapes and sexual assaults, according ... Read more...

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U.S. sending mobile morgue to Haiti to help ID American bodies


February 6th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) – The United States Government on Friday began establishing a temporary morgue and forensic facility to help with the identification and handling of remains of American citizens killed ... Read more...

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Haiti earthquake death toll has reached 212,000: Prime Minister Bellerive


February 5th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Feb 5(ANI): Haiti Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive has said the death toll from last month's catastrophic earthquake has reached 212,000, while the number of homeless may be far ... Read more...

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Ten Americans in Haiti charged with abduction


February 5th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Feb.5 (ANI): Ten Americans, who tried to take 33 Haitian children out of the country last week without the government's consent, have been charged with child abduction and criminal conspiracy, ... Read more...

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U.S. missionaries in Haiti charged for kidnapping


February 5th, 2010 - 4:24 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) – The ten U.S. missionaries who were arrested last week after trying to take thirty-three Haitian children out of the country were charged today for child kidnapping and ... Read more...

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U.S Group Detained By Haiti Awaits Trial


February 4th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been reported that 10 Americans have been detained in Haiti in the suspicion that they were illegally transporting children out of the ... 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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World Food Programme begins food distribution for women only


February 1st, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Feb 1 (DPA) The UN World Food Programme Sunday began giving food to victims of Haiti's devastating earthquake at special distribution points only for women. Soldiers from the UN peacekeeping mission ... Read more...

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UAE charity helps Haiti quake victims


January 30th, 2010 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Red Crescent Authority (RCA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have distributed 45 tonnes of relief items among the Haiti quake victims as part of its ... Read more...

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Criminals looting and raping quake survivors, says Haiti police chief


January 29th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Jan.29 (ANI): Bandits are reportedly preying on vulnerable earthquake survivors, even raping women, in makeshift camps set up in the capital after the disaster, Haiti's police chief has ... Read more...

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