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Cholera toll in Haiti stands at 1,415


November 24th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the cholera epidemic ravaging Haiti stands at 1,415, at latest count, and a total of 60,240 people have received medical treatment for the disease since ... 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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At least 796 dead in Haiti’s cholera outbreak, up to 200,000 in risk


November 12th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 796 people have died in Haiti's cholera outbreak and up to 200,000 remain at risk, health officials said on Friday.According to the latest reports, over ... 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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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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Haiti cholera toll rises to 500


November 7th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 500 people have died of cholera in Haiti, the health ministry said.Over 7,300 people are believed to have been infected with Vibrio Cholerae, which ... Read more...

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Cholera outbreak: 2,000 evacuated from Haiti refugee camp


November 6th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 6 (IANS/EFE) More than 2,000 people were evacuated from a Haitian refugee camp in Corail to a nearby hospital to prevent the further spread of cholera, a humanitarian organisation has ... Read more...

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Cholera bacteria in Haiti similar to Southeast Asian variety


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 3 (IANS/EFE) The origin of the cholera bacteria discovered in Haiti, which over the past two weeks have caused at least 337 deaths and infected more than 4,700 people, is ... Read more...

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U.S. warns against travel to Haiti amid threat posed by Tropical Storm Tomas


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government on Tuesday warned American citizens to avoid traveling to Haiti because of the threat posed by Tropical Storm Tomas, which is expected to hit ... 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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Haiti quake caused by unknown fault, say scientists


October 26th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): A team of researchers has found that a previously unmapped fault was responsible for the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti and that the originally blamed fault remains ... 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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Now cholera is creating havoc in Haiti, 250 died in the outbreak


October 25th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A senior U.N. Official has told Reuters that he expects the cholera outbreak in Haiti to widen. The outbreak has already claimed the lives of some 250 ... Read more...

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Haiti quake relief volunteer Kerfye Pierre shocked to get a cell phone bill of $35,000


October 15th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This news is another reason why you should read all the fine prints in the various mobile offers that are been bundled around.A Haiti quake relief volunteer ... Read more...

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A stressful Wyclef hospitalized


September 28th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently, a representative for hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean says that he has been put in a hospital, in an undisclosed location. Wyclef Jean, the Grammy Award ... Read more...

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1.3 mn Haitians still in camps months after quake: UN


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (DPA) Nearly nine months after a devastating earthquake, an estimated 1.3 million Haitians are still living in temporary shelters while the country struggles with reconstruction and rebuilding a ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean to appeal decision on candidacy


August 23rd, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Aug 23 (DPA) Singer Wyclef Jean Monday plans to appeal a decision by the Haitian Electoral Commission last week that he is not eligible to run for president of the Caribbean ... 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’s presidential plans for farming in Haiti


August 9th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 09 (ANI): Haitian rapper Wyclef Jean has prepared his plan of action if he wins the presidential elections from his native country.The 37-year-old artist has laid out detailed changes that ... Read more...

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Singer Wyclef Jean to run for Haitian Presidency


August 4th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): Former Fugees Singer Wyclef Jean has decided to contest for the post of President of Haiti.Former Deputy Pierre Eric Jean-Jacques said Jean will run as part of ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman visits Haiti as a goodwill ambassador


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nicole Kidman who is a goodwill ambassador made news when she went to Haiti last weekend. The Caribbean island is still trying to get back on ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman Visits Haiti To Help Vulnerable Women


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hollywood beauty and "Moulin Rouge!" star Nicole Kidman was recently spotted in Haiti helping out people as a part of her work as a goodwill ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman Visits Haiti As A Goodwill Ambassador Of UNIFEM


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Nicole Kidman opened up to the media today when she got speaking with USA Today. She had to leave her youngest child, ... Read more...

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20 killed in Haiti road accident


July 29th, 2010 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, July 29 (IANS/EFE) At least 20 people were killed and a dozen injured when two buses collided on Haiti's National Highway near Leogane, 35 km from Port-au-Prince. The accident occurred Tuesday in ... Read more...

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American Airlines and American Eagle employees raise $200,000 for Red Cross aid to Haiti


July 29th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by BNO News
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- American Airlines on Wednesday announced that along with American Eagle employees, they have raised more than $200,000 for American Red Cross humanitarian aid to Haiti.The contribution ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean may run in the elections to be Haiti’s next President


July 27th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like Wyclef Jean is all is set to be Haiti’s First citizen as he is planning to run for the post of the President ... Read more...

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Rapper Wyclef Jean Considering A Run For Haiti’s Next Presidential Election


July 27th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Port-Au-Prince, July 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Haiti-born rapper Wyclef Jean is gearing up to take a step ahead in his commitment to Haiti, the Caribbean nation that was ... 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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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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60 Minutes: Lost children of Haiti


July 12th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The earthquake in Haiti may have happened sometime ago, but its effects are still being felt by the residents of the country. The natural ... Read more...

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Sean Penn praised for Haiti relief work


July 12th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Officials have praised Sean Penn's relief work in Haiti, branding it as "an amazing achievement".The actor co-founded the Jenkins-Penn Haiti Relief Organization after the devastating disaster, ... Read more...

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Protecting Haiti orphans is Jolie’s top priority


June 29th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 29 (ANI): American actress Angelina Jolie's top priority is to protect the orphaned children in Haiti, it has been revealed.Jolie returned to the SOS Village in Santo, Haiti, ... 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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