Latest articles on Haiti Earthquake

Haiti’s first female-directed movie bids for Oscars

Haiti is still reeling from the 2010 earthquake that killed more than 220,000 people but a nascent film industry has begun to emerge.

Black cloud over Red Cross help in Haiti

A US report says the Red Cross has built only six permanent homes and seemingly squandered millions of dollars since the 2010 earthquake.

Two years on and Haitians still bear the brunt of slow aid

United Nations figures show that only $2.38-billion of $4.5-billion pledged has been sent to Haiti where a 2010 earthquake killed 300 000 people.

Two years on and Haiti still floundering

Haiti is trapped in a grim scene frozen in time two years after Haiti's earthquake disaster which killed between 200 000 and 300 000 people.

Welcome for Baby Doc shows Haitians’ desperation

An earthquake, hurricanes, cholera, political crises -- it seemed Haiti's woes could not get worse.

Aftershocks go on

NGOs singled out as Haiti struggles to recover after quake.

Haitians yearn for change after year in ‘hell’

As Haitians mark the anniversary of the devastating earthquake in 2010, hope has given way to a crushing sense of bitterness and despair.

One year on, Haiti honours earthquake dead

Haiti on Tuesday began two days of remembrance ceremonies in honour of the thousands of people who died in an earthquake a year ago.

Haiti’s earthquake survivors voice hopes and fears

A year after the earthquake that left more than a million Haitians homeless, a unique scheme has given them the chance to spell out their needs.

Another shameful betrayal of Haiti

Cholera is just the latest disaster to be linked to the United Nations in Haiti -- and the country's election won't change the nature of the mission.

Cholera-hit Haiti braces for looming storm

Haiti is reeling from a spike in cholera deaths as authorities plan mass evacuations from squalid tent cities ahead of a major storm.

Wyclef wants to be president

Now that the world knows the former singer with the multi-platinum group, the Fugees, turned solo star is running for president of Haiti.

World raises nearly $10bn for quake-hit Haiti

International donors pledged nearly $10-billion on Wednesday to help shell-shocked Haiti recover from January's devastating earthquake.

Calls mount for Aristide to return to Haiti

Jean-Bertrand Aristide was forced out of Haiti, but the suffering wrought by last month's earthquake has intensified calls for his return.

Haiti quake toll could reach 300 000

The death toll from Haiti's January 12 earthquake could reach 300 000, Haitian President Rene Preval said.

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