Port-au-Prince

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Jul 6th, 2011
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People deal with stress in different ways. For journalist Mac McClelland, it gripped her body and her mind in such a severe way that she had to simulate a violent rape to get over it. The Mother Jones civil rights reporter, was on a job in Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake when […]...
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Jan 12th, 2011
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The normally traffic-clogged streets of the Haitian capital turned quiet Wednesday as businesses closed and people walked in solemn processions to prayer services marking the anniversary of the worst natural disaster in the nation’s history. Many people wore white, a color associated with mourn...
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Dec 23rd, 2010
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JANUARY - 1: In Pakistan a suicide bomber blows up a car packed with explosives in the middle of a crowd gathered for a volleyball game in a northwest village, killing at least 101 people. It is the first of many sectarian attacks during the year. - 4: The Gulf emirate of Dubai throws a […]...
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Dec 15th, 2010
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Election officials in Haiti say candidates in the nation’s disputed presidential election have until the end of the day to appeal the preliminary results of last month’s vote, which were marred by fraud allegations. Earlier this week, Haiti’s electoral council extended the appeals p...
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Dec 10th, 2010
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Gunfire in the centre of Port-au-Prince has left at least one person dead as violent disputes over the conduct of the presidential election continue to grip Haiti. Election officials attempted to calm the unrest, now in its fourth day, by promising a recount of the vote to settle which two of the thr...
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Nov 17th, 2010
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Neighbouring Dominican Republic confirms first case of cholera Naked and destitute, she lies curled on one side, arms pulled protectively to her chest. But despite appearing the manifestation of human misery, no-one stops to even give her a second glance on the devastated streets of the Haitian capit...
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Nov 15th, 2010
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Protesters in Haiti who blamed United Nations peacekeepers for the epidemic of cholera there rioted in two cities on Monday, hurling rocks and setting fire to a police station, police and eyewitnesses said. In the country’s second city of Cap-Haitien on the north coast, the demonstrators torche...
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Nov 15th, 2010
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The death toll from Haiti’s cholera outbreak has soared to 917 as officials struggle to contain the growing epidemic threatening the quake-ravaged country. As concerns rise over massive health challenges in the aftermath of the country’s cataclysmic earthquake almost a year ago, Haiti con...
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Nov 10th, 2010
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Health officials in Haiti are reporting a growing number of deaths and hospitalizations from cholera, as health workers fear an explosion of the disease in the crowded capital Port-au-Prince. The Ministry of Health says 643 people have died from the waterborne disease and nearly 10,000 people have be...
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Nov 8th, 2010
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PORT-AU-PRINCE – Struggling to rebuild in the grips of a cholera epidemic, quake-hit Haiti suffered further misery at the weekend as Hurricane Tomas claimed at least 20 lives, officials said Monday. The storm, which had already killed 14 people as it ravaged towns on the Caribbean resort island...