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  1. HAITI: Open for Business — Part 2

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011

    Ever since being elected earlier this year, Haitian President Michel Martelly and his team have been betting Haiti's reconstruction on foreign investors.

  2. HAITI: Open For Business — Part 1

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011

    'Haiti is open for business.' That's what President Michel 'Sweet Micky' Martelly said at a recent ceremony as he and former U.S. president Bill Clinton laid a cornerstone for a giant industrial zone being built in northern Haiti.

  3. HAITI: Waiting Five Years for a Drop of Water — Part 2

    Friday, November 25, 2011

    Despite, or perhaps because of, a host of international actors, 2.5 million U.S. dollars in funding and five years of empty promises, residents of some of Port-au-Prince's poorest neighbourhoods have yet to see running water in their vicinity.

  4. HAITI: Waiting Five Years for a Drop of Water — PART 1

    Friday, November 25, 2011

    2.5 million U.S. dollars to supply water to several marginal neighbourhoods in the capital. Approved in 2006. Five years later the water has yet to run. Children are still in the streets bearing bottles and buckets.

  5. Haitian Cholera Victims Seek Reparations from U.N.

    Tuesday, November 08, 2011

    More than 5,000 Haitian cholera victims are seeking compensation, action and an apology from the U.N. and the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) for the ongoing epidemic that has killed more than 6,600 Haitians and sickened more than 476,000 since October 2010.

  6. HAITI: Nascent Union Charges Reprisals by Textile Factory Owners

    Thursday, October 27, 2011

    Workers in Haiti's apparel manufacturing sector charge that factory owners are repressing attempts to organise workers in the capital, after the dismissals of six of seven leading members of a new union within just two weeks of its formation.

  7. Brazil Plans to Wind Down Peacekeeping Force in Haiti

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    At a time when the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti has once again been drawing attention for alleged abuses, Brazilians have begun to ask themselves whether their first experience in leading such a force has brought them more headaches than prestige.

  8. HAITI: U.N. Troops Accused of Exploiting Local Women

    Wednesday, September 07, 2011

    Seventeen-year-old Rose Mina Joseph says she is nine months pregnant. Her belly is swollen and she moves slowly, placing each step, as she walks around her family's dusty yard.

  9. HAITI: Patchy Healthcare Adds to Miseries of Women and Girls

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011

    'I just gave birth on the ground...I had no drugs for pain during delivery,' one Haitian mother tells Human Rights Watch (HRW) in a report released Tuesday that says a year and a half after the country's devastating earthquake, women and girls are still facing gaps in access to available healthcare services necessary to stop preventable maternal and infant deaths.

  10. Haiti’s Earthquake Victims: 'Abandoned Like Stray Dogs'

    Wednesday, August 24, 2011

    Eighty thousand tiny houses dot the countryside near this coastal city, located just west of the epicentre of the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake that killed some 200,000 and displaced over one million.

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