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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

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

Jun 7th 2011, 12:15 PM 1,391 Views 3 Comments

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.

US government report questions death toll from Haitian earthquake
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US government report questions death toll from Haitian earthquake

May 31st 2011, 9:57 AM 371 Views 0 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 14th 2011, 7:36 PM 3,210 Views 0 Comments

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.

New president takes power in struggling Haiti
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New president takes power in struggling Haiti

May 14th 2011, 3:30 PM 477 Views 0 Comments

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.

Haitian pop singer officially declared president
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Haitian pop singer officially declared president

Apr 21st 2011, 8:18 PM 1,070 Views 0 Comments

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.

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

Apr 7th 2011, 10:49 AM 1,413 Views 0 Comments

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

In photos: Haitians react to presidential poll
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In photos: Haitians react to presidential poll

Apr 5th 2011, 7:51 AM 756 Views 0 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Monday
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The Daily Fix: Monday

Apr 4th 2011, 8:03 PM 2,590 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 4th 2011, 3:27 PM 30 Views 0 Comments

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.

Counting underway after second round presidential election in Haiti
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Counting underway after second round presidential election in Haiti

Mar 21st 2011, 9:37 AM 451 Views 0 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 20th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,965 Views 0 Comments

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

Haitians head to the polls in presidential run-off
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Haitians head to the polls in presidential run-off

Mar 20th 2011, 1:36 PM 578 Views 0 Comments

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

Wyclef Jean shot and injured in Haiti
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Wyclef Jean shot and injured in Haiti

Mar 20th 2011, 10:08 AM 3,111 Views 0 Comments

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

Haitian quake victims 'forced out of camps' by landowners
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Haitian quake victims 'forced out of camps' by landowners

Feb 23rd 2011, 5:19 PM 1,225 Views 0 Comments

The owners of land used as emergency refuge camps are evicting refugees, looking to get their land back.

'Baby Doc' Duvalier arrested by Haitian authorities
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'Baby Doc' Duvalier arrested by Haitian authorities

Jan 18th 2011, 6:56 PM 470 Views 0 Comments

Former dictator accused of embezzlement and human rights abuses to be shown the file being brought against him by Haitian prosecutors.

Notorious Haitian dictator returns to "help" country's people
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Notorious Haitian dictator returns to "help" country's people

Jan 17th 2011, 12:26 PM 617 Views 0 Comments

Jean-Claude Duvalier was ousted in revolt in 1986 after he and his father presided over brutal regime reinforced by deadly private militia, the Tonton Macoutes.

Slideshow: Haiti one year on
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Slideshow: Haiti one year on

Jan 12th 2011, 1:38 PM 594 Views 0 Comments

Today is the first anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti that left tens of thousands dead. But, with increasing reports of violence and disease, how much progress has really been made?

Hundreds of women and girls raped in Haiti camps
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Hundreds of women and girls raped in Haiti camps

Jan 6th 2011, 3:49 PM 981 Views 0 Comments

Amnesty International report highlights growing sexual violence in earthquake-ravaged country as charity Concern says the overall aid effort there is not proceeding as quickly as is needed.

Cholera-ravaged Haiti 'so full of joy', says Palin
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Cholera-ravaged Haiti 'so full of joy', says Palin

Dec 12th 2010, 4:45 PM 759 Views 0 Comments

The likely Republican candidate for president travels to Port-au-Prince as part of an evangelical humanitarian delegation.

Low turnout expected in Haiti's polls amid voter intimidation and apathy
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Low turnout expected in Haiti's polls amid voter intimidation and apathy

Nov 28th 2010, 4:43 PM 347 Views 0 Comments

Polls open late in Haiti in presidential and parliamentary elections.

Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera
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Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera

Nov 16th 2010, 3:12 PM 154 Views 0 Comments

Demonstrations against Nepalese peacekeepers turn violent, as UN soldiers open fire and complain of political bias.

Haiti cholera epidemic death toll hits 900
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Haiti cholera epidemic death toll hits 900

Nov 15th 2010, 5:14 PM 226 Views 0 Comments

The epidemic is only going to get worse, say outbreak experts.

Ireland pledges more aid and supplies to Haiti
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Ireland pledges more aid and supplies to Haiti

Nov 14th 2010, 12:16 PM 450 Views 0 Comments

Ireland pledges a further €500,000 and much-needed humanitarian supplies to the devastated Caribbean country.

Haiti on alert as cholera hits the capital
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Haiti on alert as cholera hits the capital

Nov 9th 2010, 7:31 PM 314 Views 0 Comments

The death toll reaches 544 as authorities fear that the infection in Port-au-Prince could spread to refugee camps.

In photos: Hurricane Tomas strikes Haiti
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In photos: Hurricane Tomas strikes Haiti

Nov 6th 2010, 1:54 PM 620 Views 0 Comments

At least seven people have been killed by storm as rain continues to pour.

Haiti on alert as cholera continues to spread
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Haiti on alert as cholera continues to spread

Nov 4th 2010, 2:04 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

442 people have now been declared dead and 6,742 hospitalised as the pandemic reaches new areas.

Cholera deaths slow in Haiti - but agencies remain on high alert
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Cholera deaths slow in Haiti - but agencies remain on high alert

Oct 26th 2010, 3:56 PM 302 Views 0 Comments

Even as the death rate falls, the UN warns that the spread of cholera in the devastated country has not come to an end.

350 dead as cholera outbreak reaches Haitian capital
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350 dead as cholera outbreak reaches Haitian capital

Oct 24th 2010, 10:41 AM 196 Views 0 Comments

Almost 350 people have now been declared dead after the virus was carried into the capital city – and possibly onto camps.

Cholera outbreak strikes over 1,500 people in Haiti
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Cholera outbreak strikes over 1,500 people in Haiti

Oct 22nd 2010, 10:04 PM 180 Views 0 Comments

Disease concerns cause Irish charity to delay sending workers due to participate in re-building projects.

Wyclef denied Haiti candidacy
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Wyclef denied Haiti candidacy

Aug 21st 2010, 12:44 PM 178 Views 0 Comments

The electoral council has decided that Wyclef Jean is not eligible to run for president in Haiti.