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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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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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Haiti Becomes Pandemonium After Election Results Come Up As Runoff


December 8th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ever since the Haiti election results have been declared as a runoff the country has been thrown into a state of severe unrest. The streets of ... Read more...

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Cholera Claims 196 Lives In Haiti, Death Toll May Rise


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Haiti, Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti hospitals are presently treating around 2,634 cases of cholera and recent survey by Pan-American Health Organization reported that the number of cholera cases are ... Read more...

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Wyclef in hiding post Haiti death threats


August 18th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Haitian-born hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean is in hiding after receiving death threats.Jean and other would-be candidates are waiting for permission to run for Haiti's presidency election in November.According ... 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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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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Clinton Foundation gives $1 mn for Haiti hurricane safety


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (DPA) Former US president Bill Clinton's foundation Tuesday pledged $1 million towards disaster preparedness and hurricane safety in Haiti ahead of a conference to discuss the earthquake-shattered country's future. Clinton ... 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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1,000 trucks for 1,000 days will be able to clear Port-au-Prince rubble


February 16th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Haiti president Rene Preval has said that it will take 1,000 trucks moving rubble for 1,000 days to clear the streets of the capital Port-au-Prince hit by a ... 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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Haitians mourn one month after earthquake


February 13th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Feb 13 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of Haitians gathered at churches and other places to pray for over 200,000 victims killed in the last month earthquake which also left nearly a million homeless. Daily ... 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 president bemoans lack of coordination in aid relief


January 30th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 30 (DPA) Haiti President Rene Preval has criticised a lack of coordination among countries bringing aid to the Caribbean nation in the wake of the Jan 12 earthquake. Many donor nations ... 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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Wyclef Jean defends his charity


January 20th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wyclef Jean was accused of using his charity’s funds for his own personal gains. He had issued a statement about it, on his group’s ... Read more...

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Haitian government wants tent cities


January 18th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 18 (DPA) In an effort to control growing unease in earthquake-rattled Haiti, the government in Port-au-Prince hopes tent cities can be built outside the capital, aid officials said Monday. The location ... 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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Dalai Lama saddened by huge toll in Haiti quake


January 16th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 16 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has expressed solidarity with the families of those who perished in Tuesday's devastating earthquake in the island nation of Haiti. In a message ... Read more...

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President condoles earthquake-hit Haitians


January 16th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday condoled the families of those who perished in Tuesday's devastating 7.0 force earthquake in the island nation of Haiti. In a message to ... 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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Quake survivors spend night in Haitian streets


January 15th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) Bodies of victims started swelling in the heat as thousands of survivors spent the second night in the streets of Haiti's capital which was devastated by a high-intensity ... 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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Tens of thousands feared dead in Haitian earthquake (Second Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au- Prince, Jan 14 (DPA) Tens of thousands of people are feared to have perished in an earthquake in Haiti as the international community rushed Thursday to help the impoverished Caribbean ... Read more...

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US televangelist sparks row by saying Haiti earthquake consequence of ‘Satanic pact’


January 14th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 14 (ANI): A US televangelist has sparked outrage by suggesting that the death of 500,000 people in Haiti earthquake was a direct consequence of their "Satanic pact", and it ... Read more...

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