Haitian Prime Minister: Cholera Under Control | Relief and Reconstruction Watch
Of course, this is not entirely the government’s fault. Most of the cholera response bypassed the government entirely and now, as NGOs pull out of the field, the government has been left to pick up the slack without adequate resources. Nevertheless, to the hundreds of Haitians falling ill every day with cholera, Prime Minister Lamothe’s assertion must ring especially hollow.
Haiti The U.S.- Haiti Connection Rich Companies, Poor Workers
Port-au-Prince, Haiti-Quality Garments S.A., a clothing contractor in the SONAPI Industrial Park, is typical of assembly plants in Port-au-Prince. The factory is hot, dimly lit, crowded. The air is heavy with dust and lint. There is no ventilation to speak of. Piles of material-scraps of pajamas, dresses, skirt hems-clutter every aisle and every corner. The workers have sad, tired faces. They hunch over antiquated sewing machines, some more than 20 years old, sewing “Kelly Reed” dresses to be sold in Kmart and other products destined for U.S. retailers.
HaitiRozo: Billions to Haiti, Little to Haitians
The earthquake devastated Haiti in January 2010, killing, according to Oxfam International, 250,000 people and injuring another 300,000; 360,000 Haitians are still displaced and living hand to mouth in 496 tent camps across the country, according to the International Organization of Migration. Most eat only one meal a day.
Cholera followed the earthquake. Now widely blamed on poor sanitation by UN troops, it has claimed7,750 lives and sickened more than half a million. The Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti and its Haitian partner Bureau des Avocats Internationaux have filed legal claims against the UN on behalf of thousands of cholera victims. Recently the Haitian government likewise demanded more than $2 billion from the international community to address the scourge of cholera.
kiskeÃ¡city: Haiti: Negative Effects of
Elite capture”: according to a World Bank report, the people and organisations that tend to benefit the most from “community driven development” or CDD projects in poor countries are those who already enjoy privilege and power at the local level.
Still according to World Bank representatives: “When someone gets a project, they do it not only to make money, but also, they immediately start making plans to become mayor or deputy.”
Haiti – Social : The sidewalks of Petion-ville will remain without merchants – HaitiLibre.com, Haiti News, The haitian people’s voice
Following the operation “libere lari” launched Monday, January 28th by the Mayor of Petion-ville to evacuate the small merchants of streets and sidewalks of the city, numerous wondered about the effectiveness of such a measure, fearing the return of the merchants
PREVAL RESPONSIBLE FOR CRIMINAL GOLD MINING WITHOUT PERMITS AS INDICATED IN SATELLITE PHOTOS DATED DECEMBER 12, 2005 & FEBRUARY 4, 2011 — MARTELLY BECAME PRESIDENT MAY 14, 2011 | HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG Proud to be Haiti’s most informative NEWS site
PREVAL RESPONSIBLE FOR CRIMINAL GOLD MINING WITHOUT PERMITS AS INDICATED IN SATELLI
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