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From TheJournal.ie Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US Isaac This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti Isaac

Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti

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

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien's Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn Denis O'Brien

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence Haiti

Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence

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

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

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

From TheJournal.ie GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak Haiti

GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am…

From TheJournal.ie Govt to commit outstanding €1.5m of Haiti aid 'in coming months' Haiti

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti Haiti

Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Haiti is slowly recovering - but criticising aid agencies doesn't help Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Haiti two years on: finding jobs is now the priority Haiti

Haiti two years on: finding jobs is now the priority

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: My Christmas in a Haitian hospital Opinion

Column: My Christmas in a Haitian hospital

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.

From TheJournal.ie World's first Haiti Week to take place in Ireland Haiti

World's first Haiti Week to take place in Ireland

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

From The42 The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US Tropical Storm

Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: How can you give an entire country a makeover? Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Floods threaten Haiti after Tropical Storm Emily Haiti

Floods threaten Haiti after Tropical Storm Emily

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

From TheJournal.ie Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tropical storm Emily on path towards Haiti Haiti

Tropical storm Emily on path towards Haiti

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

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

From TheJournal.ie UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti' Haiti

UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti'

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

From TheJournal.ie Haiti mudslides, rainstorms kill at least 13 Haiti

Haiti mudslides, rainstorms kill at least 13

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

From TheJournal.ie Rory McIlroy heads to Haiti on his first trip as Unicef ambassador UNICEF This post contains images

Rory McIlroy heads to Haiti on his first trip as Unicef ambassador

The young golfer joined in knitting, sketching and singing sessions with local children while visiting a school and health clinic in the earthquake-hit country.

From TheJournal.ie US government report questions death toll from Haitian earthquake Haiti

US government report questions death toll from Haitian earthquake

A draft report suggests that the official death roll was between 46,000 and 85,000 – less than the Haitian tally of 250,000.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Air Accident Unit investigates incident in which a Ryanair plane plunged into a nose-dive; David Norris says quotes on paedophilia are “misleading” and Pippa Middleton to get a US TV Show.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your Fix this evening: The palace is looking forward to the Queen’s visit but Sinn Féin most definitely is not; the woman who was decapitated in Tenerife yesterday is named; Haiti’s new president takes office; Dylan gets defensive; and Jedward goes global.

From TheJournal.ie New president takes power in struggling Haiti Haiti

New president takes power in struggling Haiti

The 50-year-old former pop star known as “Sweet Micky” has become the president of Haiti – a challenging career in Western Hemisphere’s poorest country which is still ravaged by the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie Haitian pop singer officially declared president Haiti

Haitian pop singer officially declared president

Michel Martelly has called on the Haitian people to unite and work together, but local media reports that violence has broken out in several cities.

From TheJournal.ie Rising from the rubble: Irish housing project aims to rebuild Haiti from the ruins Haiti

Rising from the rubble: Irish housing project aims to rebuild Haiti from the ruins

Grim reality of clearing Port-au-Prince rubble means risk of uncovering remains of last year’s earthquake victims remains.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Investigation underway after some gardaí allegedly joked about ‘raping’ and ‘deporting’ Corrib protesters; fears of a serial killer on the loose in New York and why Ireland’s not the only country worried about banking stress tests.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Haitians react to presidential poll Haiti This post contains images

In photos: Haitians react to presidential poll

Fears of further post-election violence prove unfounded as preliminary results show popular singer Michel Martelly takes two-thirds of vote.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Our daily guide to the news of the day, and with a few other bits and pieces you might have missed.

From TheJournal.ie Op-ed: An earthquake devastated Haiti - but so too did poverty Read Me

Op-ed: An earthquake devastated Haiti - but so too did poverty

On the day that Haiti announces preliminary results from last month’s presidential election, the Director of Trocaire reflects on how the country can be helped to equip themselves against future tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie Counting underway after second round presidential election in Haiti Haiti

Counting underway after second round presidential election in Haiti

Police say two people were shot dead in separate political clashes, but otherwise voting passed off peacefully yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Catch up on today’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed earlier.

From TheJournal.ie Haitians head to the polls in presidential run-off Haiti

Haitians head to the polls in presidential run-off

Appeals for calm as electorate cast votes in the second round of presidential election.

Wyclef Jean shot and injured in Haiti

Former presidential hopeful was shot in the hand while in Delmas, Haiti, yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know: Airstrikes target Libya; elections in Egypt and Haiti; Japan close to restoring power to Fukushima plant; and a super view of a super moon.