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  1. Haiti's new prime minister faces instability, violent protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | SFGate

    PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti has a new prime minister as it enters a phase of political uncertainty, with its parliament dissolved, opposition activists promising intensified street protests and its president ruling by decree because of a bitter standoff with lawmakers. Prime Minister Evans Paul was selected last month but a political deadlock meant the Senate and Chamber of Deputies could not debate his nomination before their terms expired Monday.

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  2. Haiti: There's Nothing Wrong With American Imperialism That Can't Be Solved With What Is Right About American ImperialismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Nation

    A Haitian girl walks through a camp for people displaced by the January 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 3, 2013 Haiti's been under effective occupation by the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Haiti for ten years, since 2004, after the United States, Canada, and France came together to drive out Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Over that decade, MINUSTAH troops have shot at protesters , introduced cholera , raped , raped again, and engaged in other acts of predation.

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  3. Re: Five Years After The Earthquake In Haiti, Are The Donated Funds? | News OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | NewsOne

    It took a 60 second earthquake to devastate the island nation of Haiti. Five years later the nation is still struggling to rebuild and return normalcy to the Haitian people.

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  4. Post-earthquake living conditions in Haiti: Much-needed diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Science Daily

    The earthquake that rocked Haiti on 12 January 2010 was one of the four greatest killers recorded worldwide since 1990. It smacked headlong into the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince, home to over one in five Haitians, destroying public buildings and housing as it went.

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  5. Haiti: Long Hard Climb From DevastationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | CNN

    On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rumbled through Haiti. It destroyed infrastructure and devastated the lives of 3.5 million people.

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  6. Mission trips arena t just for Christians anymore as Jews aim to a heal the worldaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Religion News Service

    ... Hebrew for "heal the world," as they strengthen Jewish identities. Schwarz and 20 congregants recently returned from Haiti in December - the congregation's third trip in four years to the outskirts of Port-au-Prince. There, they partner with a ...

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  7. HAITI: Stop Hunger Now Meals Arrive at Salesian Centers, Helping ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | AlertNet

    More than 1,100 youth and their families who attend Salesian-run centers in the cities of Port-au-Prince and Cap-Hatien, Haiti have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and life-saving aid to the world's most vulnerable.

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  8. Haiti Five Years Later: Salesians Continue Making Progress Long ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | AlertNet

    In the initial aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, the Salesians were instrumental in emergency response and relief efforts. An integral part of the infrastructure in Haiti prior to the earthquake, they were among the first responders - providing shelter and medical aid; means to securely transport, store and distribute relief supplies and clean drinking water; and, perhaps most importantly, an understanding of how to get things done in Haiti.

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  9. Haiti: Unhappy anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Economist

    FOR five years since an earthquake, known in Creole as the goudougoudou , struck Haiti on January 12th 2010, the capital's cinemas have lain in ruins. The loss of hundreds of thousands of lives, the uprooting of 1.5m people and post-quake cholera outbreaks are obviously more traumatic for a nation of 10m that is among the poorest on earth.

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  10. Lessons from Haiti's earthquake: A march around the institutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Economist

    FEW countries have suffered an earthquake so devastating, or have been less prepared for such a calamity. The quake that struck Haiti on January 12th 2010 killed perhaps 200,000 people-no one is sure how many-left 1.5m homeless and caused economic damage equivalent to 120% of the country's GDP.

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  11. Haiti's new prime minister faces instability, protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | US News & World Report

    Haiti has a new prime minister as it enters a phase of political uncertainty, with its parliament dissolved, opposition activists promising intensified street protests and its president ruling by decree because of a bitter standoff with lawmakers. Prime Minister Evans Paul was selected last month but a political deadlock meant the Senate and Chamber of Deputies could not debate his nomination before their terms expired Monday.

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  12. Five years after Haiti quake, a beacon of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Philly.com

    Five years ago this month, Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake that reduced much of the capital city of Port-au-Prince to rubble. In that rubble was the historic St. Francis de Sales hospital, which had provided health care to some 400,000 of the city's poorest and most vulnerable residents for more than 100 years.

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  13. Get on with elections, Canada urges Haiti, still struggling from 2010 earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | SooToday

    Canada is urging the Haitian government to call elections quickly as the Caribbean nation teeters yet again on the brink of collapse. But while Haiti tries to resolve a mounting political crisis, Canadian officials say aid money will continue to flow to help rebuild a nation that continues to struggle since being devastated by a deadly earthquake five years ago.

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  14. FEATURE-Haiti political crisis stalls homebuilding for quake survivors -TRFNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | AlertNet

    PRINCE, Jan 8 - Five years after an earthquake flattened much of Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince and destroyed Guiyolette Fenfen's home, the 29-year-old is still living in a tent, still dreading the next hurricane season. Facing the city's ruined cathedral, the tent she shares with her husband and two children is one of hundreds assembled from bed sheets, tarpaulin, wooden sticks and string.

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  15. Haiti's MNP launch pushed back to 1 NovemberRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ) services in the country has been pushed back to 1 November 2015, Haiti Libre reports. Jean Marie Guillaume, Director General of Conatel, disclosed that the move was prompted by delays in delivery of equipment, now scheduled to arrive in ...

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  16. Five years after Haiti quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Iol.co.za

    A woman places flowers on a cross at St Christophe, where thousands of victims of the January 12, 2010 earthquake are buried, in Port-au-Prince in 2011. Picture: Hector Retamal Tens of thousands of people remain homeless in Haiti five years after an earthquake ravaged the Caribbean country, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

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  17. Haiti: branded by an earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Swissinfo

    A skull on a rod sticking out of rubble and a giant crucifix in the middle of a ruined church: these are two of the images taken by swissinfo.ch's Thomas Kern during a visit to Haiti a few weeks after the earthquake in 2010, one of the worst natural catastrophes of modern times. Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas and one of the most underprivileged in the world, with a GDP of $820 in 2013.

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  18. Five years on, Haiti struggles with quake legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Peninsula

    Port-au-Prince---Five years after a powerful earthquake demolished Haiti's capital, more than a million homeless survivors have been rehoused, but thousands remain under canvas, or struggle with trauma and injury. In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, as the world's media scrambled over wreckage dotted with the corpses of more than 300,000 victims, billions of dollars in foreign aid was pledged.

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  19. Local Women to Depart for Mission to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Lincoln County News

    Two Lincoln County women who are longtime friends will spend two weeks in Haiti this month to serve the local people in any way they can. Terry Johnston, 63, of Jefferson, and Jan Wood, 70, of Bremen, have been planning their trip for months.

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  20. Dimitry Leger Feted for 'God Loves Haiti' on the Lower East SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The New York Observer

    ... made his bones in the media. Last night at Seoul Chicken, the Lower East Side was alive with people who care about Haiti, Dimitry, good writing, or just really tasty wings with sriracha and honey, with kimchi fries and miso aioli. Braving the cold ...

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