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'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'
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'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'

Jun 27th 2015, 10:30 AM 5,937 Views 5 Comments

And there’s been a 190% increase in the disease in Haiti this year.

UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex'
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UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex'

Jun 11th 2015, 8:19 AM 13,959 Views 43 Comments

About a third of alleged sexual abuse involves minors under 18.

Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland
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Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland

May 16th 2015, 1:16 PM 22,222 Views 0 Comments

‘Clinton Cash’, a book by conservative Peter Schweizer, claimed that Bill Clinton had been paid for speeches in Ireland.

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck
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No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck

Apr 10th 2015, 5:41 PM 15,375 Views 2 Comments

About a dozen people managed to swim to safety after the accident.

Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later
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Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later

Jan 12th 2015, 1:25 PM 53 Views 15 Comments

The poorest country in the western hemisphere was brought to its knees in 2010, but now it has other threats to deal with amid the efforts to rebuild.

Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on
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Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on

Jan 12th 2015, 6:30 AM 3,522 Views 0 Comments

More than 220,000 people lost their lives in the disaster.

Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990's
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Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990's

Jul 18th 2014, 10:51 PM 12,187 Views 9 Comments

Records released today from Bill’s years in the White House concern the August 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

Ireland tops Forbes list of 'Best Countries for Business'
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Ireland tops Forbes list of 'Best Countries for Business'

Dec 4th 2013, 10:37 PM 24,256 Views 156 Comments

The business magazine’s annual list shows Ireland moving up six places. The UK is in 12th place this year. Germany is 24th.

Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL
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Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL

Nov 6th 2013, 7:13 PM 7,502 Views 8 Comments

Since arriving on Monday Gleeson has visited a number of the facilities supported by GOAL.

Game of Thrones’ evil King Joffrey gives back with visit to Haiti
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Game of Thrones’ evil King Joffrey gives back with visit to Haiti

Nov 5th 2013, 2:50 PM 15,143 Views 28 Comments

The young actor’s uncle worked with GOAL in the 1980s and 1990s.

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation
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Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation

Jan 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 29 Views 2 Comments

The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm
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Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm

Oct 30th 2012, 5:32 PM 7,435 Views 14 Comments

Cuba’s government has been asked to help victims of Hurricane Sandy by suspending duties on imports of basic necessities such as food and medicine.

Read Me: The Irish have not always been the victims of history
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Read Me: The Irish have not always been the victims of history

Oct 28th 2012, 1:00 PM 10,498 Views 40 Comments

Joe O’Shea’s book throws light on the lesser-known bad boys of Irish antiquity, including one Kilkenny man who captured 12,000 slaves and launched 40 cross-Atlantic slave voyages in the early 18th century.

Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean
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Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean

Oct 26th 2012, 7:40 PM 3,948 Views 3 Comments

Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets
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Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets

Oct 9th 2012, 12:45 PM 9,067 Views 34 Comments

Charity turns Twitter hashtag on its head – what’s your reaction to it?

Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast
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Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast

Aug 27th 2012, 8:06 AM 2,803 Views 3 Comments

It is seven years – almost to the day – since Hurrican Katrina devastated the same area in 2005.

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US
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Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US

Aug 26th 2012, 7:45 PM 5,338 Views 7 Comments

Storm continues to make its way towards the US coast after bringing heavy winds, rains and flooding to Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.

Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti
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Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti

Aug 25th 2012, 9:55 AM 3,170 Views 1 Comment

The Caribbean nation is still reeling from an earthquake over two years ago.

Denis O'Brien's Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn
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Denis O'Brien's Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn

Jun 6th 2012, 1:40 PM 2,646 Views 12 Comments

It’s the first time the telecoms group has reached profits of this level. It operates across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific.

Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence
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Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence

May 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 918 Views 4 Comments

The onset of the rainy season means an increase in cholera, but the country is not prepared for this, Médecins Sans Frontières has said.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Apr 12th 2012, 8:11 PM 4,923 Views 1 Comment

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak
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GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak

Apr 12th 2012, 3:04 PM 966 Views 1 Comment

It’s rainy season on the earthquake-stricken island – and the charity warns that cholera cases are already on the up again.

Govt to commit outstanding €1.5m of Haiti aid 'in coming months'
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Govt to commit outstanding €1.5m of Haiti aid 'in coming months'

Feb 23rd 2012, 10:35 PM 2,255 Views 31 Comments

Minister of State Joe Costello says Ireland has paid €11.5 million of the €13 million pledged at the 2010 donor conference.

Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti
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Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti

Jan 12th 2012, 1:54 PM 1,251 Views 2 Comments

Plan Ireland’s report on Haiti two years after earthquake reveals major challenges as other NGOs also note scale of work required for country to recover will need international investment.

Column: Haiti is slowly recovering - but criticising aid agencies doesn't help
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Column: Haiti is slowly recovering - but criticising aid agencies doesn't help

Jan 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 8 Views 2 Comments

Aid agencies are criticised for the slow place of recovery in Haiti – but that criticism puzzles Tom Arnold of Concern.

Haiti two years on: finding jobs is now the priority
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Haiti two years on: finding jobs is now the priority

Jan 2nd 2012, 8:00 AM 1,750 Views 3 Comments

Oxfam’s Caroline Gluck reports from the island nation still struggling to recover from the devastating impact of the 2010 earthquake.

Column: My Christmas in a Haitian hospital
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Column: My Christmas in a Haitian hospital

Dec 25th 2011, 3:30 PM 80 Views 9 Comments

Kilkenny man Richard Delaney will be dressing up as Santa this year – in an under-construction hospital in Port-au-Prince. He writes about his experiences.

World's first Haiti Week to take place in Ireland
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World's first Haiti Week to take place in Ireland

Oct 9th 2011, 10:55 AM 865 Views 0 Comments

Former US President Bill Clinton made the announcement today and said the fundraising week will take place from 21 – 28 January 2012.

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting
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The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting

Sep 18th 2011, 9:30 AM 239 Views 0 Comments

Football philosophy, Usain Bolt’s eating habits and a history of grunting in tennis: everything you need to keep your Sunday ticking over.

Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US
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Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US

Aug 22nd 2011, 11:41 AM 307 Views 0 Comments

Hurricane Irene is making its way to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and possibly Florida. Nearly 600,000 people in Haiti are still without shelter after last year’s earthquake.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 14th 2011, 10:59 AM 61 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

Column: How can you give an entire country a makeover?
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Column: How can you give an entire country a makeover?

Aug 7th 2011, 5:58 PM 43 Views 1 Comment

So the government is worried about Ireland’s international image? Try rebranding a country after earthquakes and cholera, writes Sarah O’Toole of Brand Haiti.

Floods threaten Haiti after Tropical Storm Emily
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Floods threaten Haiti after Tropical Storm Emily

Aug 5th 2011, 4:10 PM 159 Views 0 Comments

The news comes after Tropical Storm Emily broke apart after dumping rain on Haiti and part of the Dominican Republic.

Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti
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Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti

Aug 3rd 2011, 8:53 AM 202 Views 1 Comment

The UN has put 11,500 troops on standby in Haiti, with the biggest threat to lives believed to be flooding following fatal mudslides in June.

Tropical storm Emily on path towards Haiti
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Tropical storm Emily on path towards Haiti

Aug 2nd 2011, 8:35 PM 289 Views 1 Comment

Haiti, still reeling from last year’s punishing earthquake, is prone to devastating floods.

The week in photos
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The week in photos

Jul 30th 2011, 11:22 AM 1,248 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

The week in photos
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The week in photos

Jul 8th 2011, 6:51 PM 1,331 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti'
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UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti'

Jun 30th 2011, 10:26 AM 361 Views 1 Comment

The disease has killed more than 5,500 people and sickened more than 363,000 others since it was discovered in October.

Haiti mudslides, rainstorms kill at least 13
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Haiti mudslides, rainstorms kill at least 13

Jun 8th 2011, 7:36 AM 146 Views 0 Comments

Heavy rains have hammered southern Haiti for a full week, destroying homes and causing mudslides that have killed at least 13 people