Haiti Newslinks 13 April, 2010

Shakira visits Sean Penn, launches effort to help rebuild Haiti
Christian Science Monitor
Pop star Shakira came to Haiti on Sunday to look for land suitable to start
a school for poor children. She’s the latest celebrity to lend her star
power to …

Andre Berto shakes off rust with Carlos Quintana KO – Sports News
Just a couple of weeks before the biggest fight of his career, a massive
earthquake devastated Haiti, the Caribbean island nation where his parents
are from …

Penn State volunteers help Haiti
USA Today
By Zachary Johnston When Zachary Johnston and David Adewumi saw the
devastation in Haiti, the students from Pennsylvania State University knew
they had to …

Purse strings in Haiti
Chicago Tribune
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently signaled a new way of thinking
about Haiti when she said that its government would be key in dispersing
nearly …

Leg Lost, Dancer Is Caught Between Caregivers
New York Times
Fabienne Jean waiting for X-rays at a hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Her right leg was amputated after the January earthquake. …

New York Daily News
BY Erin Durkin When his sister was killed in Haiti’s earthquake, Dr. Jean
Tropnas struggled to cope. “Her death is a very severe coup to me,” he
said, …

In Haiti, a Struggle to Get Crops in the Ground
Voice of America
Photo: AP Spring is the time when farmers in Haiti plant about sixty
percent of their crops. But this spring is a struggle with disaster. …

Squadrons return after helping Haiti relief effort
WVEC.com (subscription)
Vinson was headed home to San Diego when Haiti was devastated by an
earthquake and immediately responded. VAW-125, the “Tiger Tails,” conducted
airspace …

Plano to collect shoes for Haiti’s needy at ‘green’ expo 1:40 PM CT
Dallas Morning News
For its Haiti campaign, Plano has partnered with The Shoe Bank in Rockwall,
a nonprofit group that collects and distributes shoes for the needy. …

Cornish charity aid boxes help 150000 Haiti survivors
BBC News
Thousands of aid relief boxes from a Cornwall charity have been sent to
help survivors of the Haiti earthquake. ShelterBox has already sent more
than 13000 …

Double victims: the Earthquake through Haitian Women’s Eyes
Huffington Post (blog)
Most people in Haiti estimate the official count of 230000 dead to be far
too low, since there are still many left unaccounted for. On top of this,


As unity unravels, a battle for Haitian souls is stirring
But in the three months after the earthquake, the relationship among faiths
has evolved from one of rare unity to a fight for the Haitian soul. …

Hy-Vee helps Haiti
Worthington Daily Globe
The funds collected will be used by the Red Cross to provide ongoing
assistance to victims of January’s devastating earthquake in Haiti. …

More moving and shaking, but why?
Los Angeles Times
Earthquakes have been in the public consciousness this year after January’s
devastating temblor in Haiti, which killed tens of thousands and was
followed …

Lake geared up to take Haitian children – they just never came
Orlando Sentinel
By Rachel Murphy, Orlando Sentinel Plans to house up to 200 Haitian
children at the Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center left orphaned by the
devastating Jan …

Artists for Peace and Justice Meet in Haiti
The Gossip Girls (blog)
As the island nation of Haiti continues to rebuild following the
devastating earthquake that tore it apart earlier this year, Artists for
Peace and Justice …

Poll: More donated to Haiti than to Chile after quakes
By Marisol Bello, USA TODAY Nearly half of the people responding to a
recent USA TODAY/Gallup Poll said the destruction and poverty in Haiti
after a massive …

Haiti’s Prison Break, Result Of The Earthquake Or Inside Job
Huffington Post (blog)
In the aftermath of the earthquake, Haiti’s largest prison was victim to
what South Africa’s Eyewitness News called, “the largest jailbreak in
history. …

Haitian soccer team to train in New Braunfels
Herald Zeitung
Through an outreach effort by the San Antonio Sports Foundation, the
Haitian national soccer team will be arriving Wednesday at T-Bar-M Resort
and …

Brianna Kahane, Violin Prodigy, Raises Money For Haiti At Age Eight
Huffington Post (blog)
… Romel Joseph, was trapped under rubble in Port-au-Prince for 18 hours
following the 7.0 earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010. …

Haitian Boy Arrives In NorCal For Heart Surgery
CBS 13
Sac Metro Fire Captain Barbie Law met seven-year-old Lovensky Alexandre
while helping with Haitian relief efforts. A local firefighter who took
part in …

Police Question Man in 7-Year-Old’s Shooting
NBC Miami
… a man in the shooting of a 7-year-old girl and an adult female after
the car they were in was riddled with bullets Friday night in Little Haiti.


Expert links businesses to Haiti aid
Press Herald
Temporary camps cover the hills near Port au Prince, Haiti’s capital. With
the rainy season starting, many of the shelters will blow away. …

Building A Lasting Healthcare System For Haiti
Huffington Post (blog)
However, in Haiti, where the average person makes just over $1 a day,
expensive, inaccessible health care can often make the difference between
life and …

Aid efforts continue for Haiti
Journal and Courier
By BOB SCOTT • bscott@jconline.com • April 13, 2010 When Sean Henady
returned from a February visit to Haiti, he was in a daze. Henady had just
completed …

Haiti still needs America’s help
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
By Robert Brinckman Three months after the devastating earthquake that
shook Haiti on Jan. 12, it is time to dig in and ensure we fulfill our
commitment to …

Haiti donations didn’t bleed dry other causes
By Stephanie Diani for USA TODAY By Stephanie Diani for USA TODAY By
Jessica Durando, USA TODAY Despite concerns that the outpouring of
donations for Haiti …

Two local churches conduct fund-raising events for Haiti
The Times of Trenton – NJ.com
Two local churches will be collecting supplies and raising funds for the
relief effort in Haiti in the next few weeks. In Pennington, Princeton
Community …

Headlines: Worse Than Wet in Haiti
TMD Celebrity News
Desinging Women Star Dixie Carter Dead: Actress Dies At 70
Huffingtonpost.com LOS ANGELES — “Designing Women” star Dixie Carter,
whose Southern charm and …

Technology brings survivors of Haiti quake together
12 earthquake in Haiti that turned their lives upside down, but nothing
prepared him for the most unlikely of reunions. For half an hour, …

Haiti Relief Efforts Lack Participation
The College Voice
This past weekend, a series of lectures and performances organized
principally by our peers comprised the “Hope for Haiti” benefit. …

Gerard Butler on Haiti: ‘Still so much to be done’
Last January, I took part in the Hope for Haiti telethon that George
Clooney organized, and I was overwhelmed at the love and support that came
in from …

Shakira Visits Haiti & Hopes To Build School Soon | PopEater.com
By PopEater Staff
Over the weekend, hip-shaking pop star Shakira visited Haiti to meet with
with Haitian earthquake survivors living in makeshift camps, and she

Haiti evacuates quake victims camp, faces critics | http://www.bullfax.com
By marketmaker
Three months to the day since Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake, authorities
ramped up moves to forcibly evacuate dozens of tent cities across the
capital, in a chaotic effort criticized by the UN.After evicting some 7300
people at the …

Haiti’s only golf course becomes a homeless camp | McClatchy
At the lush, fenced-in entrance, the sign says “private club-members only.”
But the Petionville Club, Haiti’s only golf course, has lost any air of
exclusivity it once enjoyed. An estimated 50000 earthquake survivors call
it home, …

Stabroek News – The future of the world in Haiti
By Stabroek staff
Many who have followed Haiti’s recent political history have a strong sense
that the aftershocks of the Haitian earthquake will not be felt in Haiti
alone. What happens now in Haiti is a question of world historical
significance. …

Haiti Earthquake Relief Task Force seeks interns; Washington, DC …
By admin
The Haiti Earthquake Task Force is seeking a part-time intern to assist the
Chairwoman and members of the Haiti Task Force. The person must be highly
motivated and to be in a position to make a major impact in the lives of
thousands of …

Haiti Earthquake: Profiles of Survivors | 9DOWNSOFT Health
By Admin
Haiti Earthquake: Profiles of Survivors Four young adults caring for large
families post-disaster. Read more on American Red Cross.

Shakira visits quake-ravaged Haiti for school plans
By Ians
LONDON – Pop star Shakira paid a visit to quake-hit Haiti while preparing
her plans to develop a school in the devastated nation.

How the rains are impacting life in Haiti camps | Red Cross Blogs
By Pete Garratt
It’s stiflingly hot here in Haiti, the fierce sun beating down and making
life under the tarpaulin shelters unbearable for those in the camps. The
relief comes.

Shakira to build school in quake-hit Haiti
By IBNLive.com editor@ibnonline.com
At the planned site of her Barefoot Haiti school, she met about a hundred
children, some of whom danced to her songs. She then toured a camp housing
nearly 50000 people on a golf course. There, she met U.S. actor Sean Penn,


Shakira Meets with Haitian Earthquake Survivors – Seattle Post …
By haiti earthquake – Google News
CBC.caShakira Meets with Haitian Earthquake SurvivorsSeattle Post
IntelligencerColombian pop star Shakira met with earthquake survivors
living in makeshift…

Gina Athena Ulysse: Haiti’s Earthquake’s Nickname and Some Women’s …
By admin
Gina Athena Ulysse: Haiti’s Earthquake’s Nickname and Some Women’s Trauma
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health, women’s health, yahoo health, childrens health, children’s health,
kids health, …

Local Volunteers Return From Haiti – News Story – WFMZ Allentown
SPRING TWP., Pa. — When tragedy strikes, we often jump in to help, making
donations and offering aid, all with the hope that it reaches those in
need. Monday, April 12, 2010.

Artists For Peace And Justice Meet In Haiti | ImNotObsessed.com
By CapturingLife
The organization’s immediate goal is to build schools to serve the poorest
areas of Haiti, providing an education, hot meals, clean drinking water and
regular medical treatments to the children living in the slums. …

airport haiti earthquake | Travel Information – Airfare – Hotels …
By admin
3 The earthquake was considered to be 500x more powerful than the
earthquake in Haiti yet It harmed less human beings. 4 The damage was over
500,00 homes were damaged, Airports were closed for next 24 hours and a
Tsunami for over 53 …

X17 News – Shakira Visits Earthquake Survivors In Haiti
By marco
Sean Penn was also in Haiti over the weekend providing humanitarian aid to
the people of Port-Au-Prince. The actor met up with Shakira, and both stars
spoke about the various challenges the people now face since the disastrous


Cathedral High holds Haiti meal drive
By Hyacinth Williams
Students at Cathedral High know everything is not better in Haiti, that’s
why many students used their study hall or designated religion classes as a
volunteer period to put together meals that just need boiling water.,

Haiti president defends quake response, says few countries could …
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Standing at the wrecked national palace, President
Rene Preval on Monday rej… – World Breaking News – Winnipeg Free Press.
World Breaking News

HAITI: Displaced Fear Expulsion from Makeshift Camps – IPS ipsnews.net
Francois Duvalier, the iron-fisted dictator who ruled Haiti for 14 years,
sent his son to … About 1500 children of Haiti’s wealthiest class attend
each year.