Social Justice

The mission of this working group is to focus on discussions about social justice in Haiti.

UN Rolls Out Aid Package for Cholera-Hit Haiti

Haiti's cholera epidemic started in 2010 and has and killed more than 10,000 people and affected 700,000. AFP/File / by André VIOLLAZ

submitted by Mike Perrett

france24.com - AFP - by André VIOLLAZ - September 29, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) (AFP) - The United Nations will mobilize $181 million to shore up the emergency response to the cholera epidemic in Haiti and at least an equal amount for the victims and their families, a senior UN official says.

Social Suffering in Soleil

Baby Boy (Photo by John Carroll)

blogs.pjstar.com - by John A. Carroll, MD - www.haitianhearts.org - February 13, 2014

. . So what happened here? Didn’t you hear that things are going much better in Haiti now? I read it in the news. . .

We won’t be able to go to Soleil tomorrow. Too much shooting. Gangs against gangs and then the police come and shoot too. My driver Djongo does not play. He grew up in Soleil.

Arrestation d’environ 70 illégaux haïtiens en RD


Image: Arrestation d’environ 70 illégaux haïtiens en RD

hpnhaiti.com - September 3rd, 2012

Environ 70 illégaux haïtiens ont été arrêtés samedi au Nord-Ouest de la République Dominicaine, dans la province de Montecristi. Le groupe de migrants haïtiens se trouvaient dans un minibus et entraient clandestinement en République Dominicaine, ont rapporté les autorités.

Le chauffeur du minibus et son complice ont été arrêtés, et seront poursuivis pour trafic de personnes, a appris Haïti Press Network du journal Haïti Libre.

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Haiti: Tents Beyond Tents

Today, on the second anniversary of the earthquake that destroyed much of Port-au-Prince, we publish the first chapter in a 75-page comics journalism project focused on life in Haiti two years after the country was devastated by an earthquake that it is still recovering from. It was written by Pharés Jerome, a reporter for Le Nouvelliste, and drawn by perhaps the most talented comic artist working in Haiti today, Chevelin Pierre.

(SEE COMIC SLIDES IN THE LINK BELOW)

Evaluation of Donor Response to Haiti Earthquake Shows "Building Back Better" Nothing But a Slogan

cepr.net - March 2, 2012

INTERVIEW - Haitian Democracy Depends on Scrutiny of Aid - Watchdog

by Anastasia Moloney - Reuters / AlertNet - December 20, 2011

A Haitian woman walks on a highway carrying a bag on her head on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince January 13, 2011. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

BOGOTA (AlertNet) - When the earthquake hit Haiti almost two years ago journalist Jane Regan, who was living in Washington at the time, knew she had to return to the Caribbean nation and watch where the aid was going.

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