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# haiti - Yesterday’s News


# haiti - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Charity boss praises Ireland's response to Haiti disaster, while calling world response a 'disgrace'

“This is a country that we have access to. There is no war, no bombs dropping and no excuses. The appeal must be met.”

After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti

Families with destroyed homes and shattered livelihoods waited and prayed for help. Food and clean water were scarce to nonexistent.


# haiti - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts

The hurricane has now claimed 34 lives in the US as well over 500 lives in Haiti.

# haiti - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Scale of devastation begins to emerge as Haiti death toll passes 800

Footage from the hardest-hit towns shows a ruined landscape with roofs blown away and downed trees everywhere.

# haiti - Friday 7 October, 2016

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti

The US is now bracing itself for Hurricane Matthew, with states of emergencies declared in a number of places.

# haiti - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean

The death toll is expected to rise as the storm pummels the Bahamas on its way to the US.

# haiti - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti

In nearby Jamaica, officials said the army and military reserves were called up to help deal with hurricane damage.

# haiti - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Haiti’s President has released a sexually suggestive song called “Give Them The Banana”

He was a popstar called Sweet Micky before his election.

# haiti - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

‘Grave concern’ for Irish citizens in Tunisia, Gay Pride and the heatwave we won’t be having.

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

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

# haiti - Thursday 11 June, 2015

UN peacekeepers ‘traded food and medicine for sex’

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

# haiti - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland

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

# haiti - Friday 10 April, 2015

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck

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

# haiti - Monday 12 January, 2015

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

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

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

# haiti - Friday 18 July, 2014

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

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

# haiti - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

From Business ETC Ireland tops Forbes list of ‘Best Countries for Business’ Rising Fortunes

Ireland tops Forbes list of ‘Best Countries for Business’

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

# haiti - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Video: ‘Evil’ King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL

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

# haiti - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

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

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

# haiti - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Column: Haiti – Three years on from devastation

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

# haiti - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm

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.

# haiti - Sunday 28 October, 2012

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

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.

# haiti - Friday 26 October, 2012

Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean

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

# haiti - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets Firstworldproblems This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets

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

# haiti - Monday 27 August, 2012

Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast

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

# haiti - Sunday 26 August, 2012

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.

# haiti - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti

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

# haiti - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From Business ETC 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.

# haiti - Friday 11 May, 2012

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.

# haiti - Thursday 12 April, 2012

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.

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.

# haiti - Saturday 25 February, 2012

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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am…

# haiti - Thursday 23 February, 2012

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.

# haiti - Thursday 12 January, 2012

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.

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.

# haiti - Monday 2 January, 2012

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.

# haiti - Sunday 25 December, 2011

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.

# haiti - Sunday 9 October, 2011

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.

# haiti - Sunday 18 September, 2011

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.

# haiti - Monday 22 August, 2011

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.

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