Experts Criticize US Policy Towards Haiti
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
A group of experts on Haiti say the United States applies a different standard, when it comes to problems facing the Western Hemisphere's most impoverished…

Bare forests left Haiti exposed
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,United States
DIBEDOU, Haiti – (KRT) – The Sot is usually a gurgling little creek, just a few inches deep, that doesn't even provide enough water for the dozen families…

Storm took ruinous toll on Haiti's croplands
Philadelphia Inquirer (subscription) – Philadelphia,PA,USA
By Paisley Dodds. DUBEDOU, Haiti – The corn crop is flattened; rice paddies are washed away. Even the bitter oranges exported to…

Gang attacks add to Haiti's woes
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
The failure of Haiti's US-backed government to disarm the gangs that helped oust President Jean-Bertrand Aristide has created a climate of insecurity that…

China Readies Riot Force For Peacekeeping in Haiti
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
… China's Public Security Ministry put a Haiti-bound contingent of specially trained People's Armed Police on display Wednesday, underlining what officials…

Venezuela to send aid to storm-hit Haiti
Xinhua – Beijing,China
… mission will be headed by Colonel Antonio Rivero, national director of the Civil Protection and Disaster Management, who will go to Haiti aboard the air force…

Special Broadcasting Service – Australia
Devastation of crops and a lack of drinking water have provoked rampant looting in flood-ravaged Haiti. Hurricane Jeanne, which…


AFTER the flood, misery mounts in Haiti
GONAIVES, Haiti – Peering through the windows of a UN relief helicopter as it descended over the flood-ravaged city, stunned visitors got their first inkling…

DEATH Toll in Haiti Continues to Rise
Red Cross – USA
Tuesday, September 28, 2004 — At least 2,400 people were killed in Haiti after Hurricane Jeanne hit the island nation last week, dumping heavy rains that…

HAITI death toll rises to 2,400 as Pettigrew due to visit
CBC British Columbia – Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada
… Canada has donated $2 million in immediate aid to Haiti, and is considering what further steps to take to help the country. Haiti…


RELIEF Effort in Haiti Making Progress, More Than 2,000 Feared…
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
Relief agencies say they are making progress in Haiti, ten days after devastating floods from Tropical Storm Jeanne killed an estimated 2,000 people and left…

HAITI Disaster: Delayed Oxfam Mercy Flight on Way
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
… News. A British plane carrying vital aid to the storm-devastated Caribbean island of Haiti left this morning following delays. The…

FEDS halt bid to help Haiti
Canoe.ca – Canada
… Foreign Affairs Minister Pierre Pettigrew said Canada will be “generous” in its response to Haiti's needs, but so far the feds have limited aid to $2 million.…

HAITI: Death toll hits 1,600
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sep. 28 (UPI) — The death toll in Haiti following widespread flooding in the north has reached 1,600 and…

ACT Update: Tropical Storm Jeanne, Haiti
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… ACT member in Haiti, the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) reports that they will distribute food and other relief items through 20 churches – members of their…

LACK of food, clean water hampers relief in Haiti
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,United States
GONAIVES, Haiti — Doctors are performing amputations without electricity or running water while waste from the shattered sewage system contaminates mud and…

LACK of Trees Adds to Haiti Flooding
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,United States
Description: Commentator Daniel Erikson, director of Caribbean Programs at the Inter-American Dialogue, reflects on the destruction of trees in Haiti.…

Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
• United Nations World Food Program: Providing food supplies for flood victims in Haiti. Donations can be made at this website: www.friendsofwfp.org.…

CONDITIONS shock residents, volunteers in Haiti
Myrtle Beach Sun News – Myrtle Beach,SC,USA
GONAIVES, Haiti – Doctors are performing amputations without electricity or running water while waste from this city's shattered sewage system contaminates mud…

HAITI flood deaths climb, food supplies tight
SABC News – Auckland Park,South Africa
More than a week after devastating floods hit northern Haiti the death count rose sharply as reports came in from remote areas today and aid workers struggled…


PEACEKEEPERS are sent to curb Haiti looting
Indianapolis Star – Indianapolis,IN,USA
GONAIVES, Haiti — Haitians surrounded by the destruction of Tropical Storm Jeanne prayed for the 1,500 dead during church services Sunday and gave thanks…

HAITI in Disarray of Looting after Storm
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,United States
Description: In the wake of Hurricane Jeanne, efforts to provide relief in Haiti are frustrated by looting and logistical difficulties.…

PACE of aid criticized as Haiti prays for its dead
St. Petersburg Times – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
GONAIVES, Haiti – Haitians surrounded by the destruction of Tropical Storm Jeanne prayed for the 1,500 dead during church services Sunday and gave thanks their…

RELIEF convoy attacked in Haiti, government considering evacuation…
CBC British Columbia – Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada
PORT-AU-PRINCE – The situation in Haiti continues to worsen, with the number of dead continuing to climb and more soldiers being sent to help keep order as…

TROOPS sent to stem looting in flood hit Haiti
Straits Times – Singapore,Singapore
GONAIVES (Haiti) – Desperate Haitians in flood ravaged Gonaives are mobbing relief workers to steal food aid, prompting the United Nations to rush more…


DEMASIADO poco y demasiado tarde para Haití
InfoBAE.com – Buenos Aires,Buenos Aires,Argentina
President Bush prides himself on being a man of action. Yet it took him a long time to respond to the tragedy caused in Haiti by Tropical Storm Jeanne.…

HELPING Haiti in the face of tragedy
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
The deep human tragedy that has engulfed Haiti in recent weeks demands a response that is beyond the political and diplomatic discourse in which the Caribbean…

GUNMEN steal food from Haiti flood victims
Stuff.co.nz – New Zealand
… bearing down on the Bahamas and Florida – stood at 1180 and another 1210 were missing, said Dieufort Deslorges, an official with Haiti's civil protection…


AID in Haiti a `logistical nightmare'
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Port-au-Prince—In the dim light of a huge, echoing warehouse on the edge of Haiti's capital, dozens of relief workers struggle in a race against time.…


TROOPS quell Haiti rioters
Winnipeg Sun – Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
By AP. GONAIVES, Haiti — UN troops fired smoke grenades yesterday as crowds of Haitian flood victims tried to break into a food distribution site, increasingly…

HAITI'S devastation reaches into area homes
St. Petersburg Times – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
… About a week after Tropical Storm Jeanne dealt yet another body blow to a weary Haiti, triggering floods that killed at least 1,100 people and left another…

HAITI misery comes into focus even as floodwaters recede
Pioneer Press (subscription) – St. Paul,MN,USA
GONAIVES, Haiti — Floodwaters receded Friday in this city where flooding from Tropical Storm Jeanne took more than 1,100 lives, leaving behind thousands of…

HAITI 'could become criminal state'
News24 – South Africa
Washington – Haiti will sink “from a failed state to a criminal state” if its interim government and the UN mission currently operating there fail to ensure a…

HAITI'S dilemma
Jamaica Gleaner – Jamaica
THE HORRENDOUS death toll from storm floods in Haiti is an extreme example of what deforestation can cause. With the death toll…


UN troops use tear gas on rioters in Haiti
Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
GONAïVES, Haiti · UN peacekeepers fired shots into the air and lobbed tear gas to disperse Haitians rioting Friday outside a food distribution center…

PANIC Hits Haiti's Storm Survivors
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
By amy bracken. GONAIVES, Haiti, Sept. … A man shouts between people who try to get into a truck with food to be distributed in Gonaives, Haiti.…

ARISTIDE mourns Haiti flood victims
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
“It is with great sadness that I watch reports of the devastation wrought upon Haiti by Hurricane Jeanne,” Aristide said in a statement, released in South…

GROUPS criticize US over Haiti hurricane aid
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,United States
… Bell, chairperson of Gov. Jeb Bush's Haiti Advisory Group to discuss “the situation with the hurricanes,” he said. “He was just…


WILL He Stand Up? Kerry and Haiti
CounterPunch – Petrolia,CA,USA
The hundreds killed this week by tropical storm Jeanne provided Haiti another brief appearance in the US media, but with little context or discussion of the…

UN Aid in Haiti Held Up by Lack of Help From Government
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
ONAÏVES, Haiti, Sept. … Tropical Storm Jeanne, now headed toward the Bahamas and possibly Florida, intensified into a hurricane after it left Haiti.…


PANIC erupts in flood-ravaged Haiti city
MLive.com – MI,USA
GONAIVES, Haiti (AP) — Survivors who were left with almost nothing after Tropical Storm Jeanne devastated this town buried unclaimed corpses in mud-clogged…

DEATH toll in Haiti rises to 1,160
Channel News Asia – Singapore
PORT-AU-PRINCE : The death toll in northern Haiti's flooding rose to 1,160, with 1,250 missing, Civil Protection Office spokesman Dieufort Delorge announced.…

HAITI storm toll climbing
News24 – South Africa
… Au-Prince – Widespread flooding and mudslides have killed 1 105 people, officials said on Thursday, while 1 250 people remain missing after Haiti was lashed by…


HAITI Poverty And Tragedy – Our Caribbean
Nation News – Barbados
THIS WEEK’s grisly, soul-wrenching scenes of hundreds of floating corpses and livestock from Haiti’s latest nightmare of death, missing people and colossal…

HAITI Dumps Its Storm Dead in Mud as Death Toll Heads to 2,000
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
… Jeanne's rain-laden system proved deadly in Haiti, where more than 98% of the land is deforested and torrents of water and mudslides smashed down denuded…


ARMED Groups Still Threaten Haiti, President Says
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
Haiti's interim President Boniface Alexandre says armed groups are still menacing the country, despite the presence of UN peacekeepers.…

HAITI buries dead after flood
ABC Online – Australia
MARK COLVIN: In the Caribbean nation of Haiti, the flood waters are starting to recede and the body count of victims from Tropical Storm Jeanne is steadily…

HAITI Floods
ZNet – Woods Hole,MA,USA
… starvation. Unfortunately for the people of Haiti, these are not ancient times of which we speak, but of the here and now. Political…

HAITI death toll may reach 2,000
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
GONAIVES, HAITI — Workers used dump trucks to empty scores of bodies into a ditch yesterday — the first mass grave for flood victims — as bystanders…

AID workers estimate 2,000 dead in Haiti
ITV.com – UK
British aid workers are battling to avert a humanitarian disaster after tropical storm Jeanne devastated Haiti, claiming an estimated 2,000 lives.…

LESSONS from Haiti
Guardian – UK
There is no better illustration of the value of conservation to people than the flood disaster and horrific loss of life in Haiti (Aid plea as Haiti death toll…


JEANNE kills nearly 700 in Haiti
Xinhua – Beijing,China
Tropical Storm Jeanne claimed at least 556 lives in Haiti over the weekend.(Xinhua/Reuters Photo). HAVANA, Sept. 21 (Xinhuanet) — With…


DEATH Toll Nears 700 from Haiti Flooding
Reuters – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) – The death toll in Haiti from flooding and mudslides triggered by Tropical Storm Jeanne rose above 660 on Tuesday and…

FLOODS kill more than 620 in Haiti, with death toll rising
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
GONAIVES, Haiti The death toll from a tropical storm that devastated parts of Haiti rose to 622 late Monday as search crews recovered hundreds of bodies…


ROPICAL Storm Jeanne Kills 250 in Northern Haiti, UN Reports
Bloomberg – United States
Sept. 20 (Bloomberg) — Tropical Storm Jeanne killed at least 250 people and injured at least 380 in northern Haiti, the United Nations said.…

MORE than 300 dead in Haiti floods
swissinfo – Switzerland
“We have counted 250 bodies at the hospital morgue in Gonaives,” said UN spokesman Toussaint Congo-Doudou on Monday. France 200…

WORSENING conditions plague coup-ravaged Haiti
Axis of Logic – Boston,MA,United States
… a story about which few US citizens know very little if anything, particularly those who have been reading the corporate press accounts of the Haiti Coup and…


DIFFERENT view of Haiti's problems
Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
We read the article on Haiti's “Fragile peace,” (Sept. 5) with great interest. We recently returned from a trip to Haiti with a group of human rights monitors.…

US – Haiti: UN peacekeepers collect arms in Petit Bourg
Keralanext – Kerala,India
US News – Continuing its bid to disarm rogue elements in Haiti, the United Nations Mission there today announced that guns have been collected in the northern…

SLAIN Haiti Pastor's Funeral Postponed
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The funeral of a slain evangelical pastor was postponed Saturday after tens of thousands tried to attend, underscoring frustration with…

HAITI: UN peacekeepers collect arms in Petit Bourg
UN News Centre
18 September 2004 – Continuing its bid to disarm rogue elements in Haiti, the United Nations Mission there today announced that guns have been collected in…


HAITI rebels refuse to disarm
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
A disarmament deadline passed without progress on Wednesday as Haiti's US-backed government faced a looming power struggle with rebels unwilling to surrender…

ARGENTINA warns of possible armed clashes in Haiti
Xinhua - China
13 (Xinhuanet) -- After expressing its worry over the crisis faced by Haiti, Argentinian Defense Prime MinisterJose Pampuro warned on the possibility of armed ...


‘BALANCED’ reporting of political violence in Haiti is not…
San Francisco Bay View – San Francisco,CA,USA
by Zoe Moskovitz and Sasha Kramer, Haiti Information Project. On Sept. 5, 2004, the Florida Sun Sentinel published an article by…

ABOUT Face: Cintas Settles Lawsuit and Supports Vendor Standards…
CSRwire.com (press release) – USA
… proponents to produce a meaningful report, and that the report will specifically address conditions at factories it sources from, including those in Haiti.”.…


DISARMAMENT deadline passes without progress in Haiti
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – A disarmament deadline passed without progress yesterday as Haiti's US-backed government faced a looming power struggle with…

QUEBEC MP Paradis Interviewed about Haiti Coup
CMAQ – Québec,Canada
I would like some background information from you directly, if possible, regarding the Ottawa Initiative on Haiti meeting. P: Yes, what do you want to know?…


SPEAKER recalls Haiti coup
Pulse of the Twin Cities – Minneapolis,MN,USA
“The coup government closed down a school in Haiti I’ve supported and visited for two years,” said Paul Miller, his voice trembling.…

Free Speech TV – Boulder,CO,United States
2004. One of my students asked me about the current unrest in Haiti. … In 1862, almost sixty years later, Abraham Lincoln finally recognized Haiti.…



UNITED NATIONS: Haiti is urged to disarm groups
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
Haiti's interim government must disarm illegal groups to extend its control throughout the country and prepare for elections next year, the UN Security Council…


HAITI no longer isolated
Trinidad & Tobago Express – Trinidad and Tobago
Upon the return of the Caribbean Community Foreign Ministers delegation from Haiti they indicated in their report being pleased with the progress made by the…

US: Haiti Must Disarm Illegal Groups
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
UNITED NATIONS – Haiti's interim government must disarm illegal groups to extend its control throughout the country and prepare for elections next year, the UN…

SECURITY Council condemns armed groups in Haiti
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 10 (Reuters) – The UN Security Council condemned illegal armed groups in Haiti it said were performing unauthorized law enforcement and…

HAITI: UN calls for urgently disbanding illegal armed groups…
UN News Centre
10 September 2004 – Against a backdrop of stepped-up activities by rogue elements in Haiti, the United Nations Security Council today called for the urgent…

CARICOM missing the Haiti boat
Trinidad & Tobago Express – Trinidad and Tobago
The current quagmire in which Caricom finds itself in relation to the issue of “engagement with Haiti”, strangely brings to mind what I read, last year, more…


US Congresswoman Waters Assails Canada for Criminal Role in Haiti
CMAQ – Québec,Canada
… and Canada to take whatever action is necessary to disarm the thugs and killers who overthrew the democratically-elected government of Haiti last February and…

EDITORIAL: Chinese presence in Haiti a threat
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
China is scheduled to send 125 riot police on a UN peacekeeping mission to Taiwan's diplomatic ally Haiti this weekend. The Ministry…

HELPING Haiti from Hershey
Hershey Chronicle – Hershey,PA,USA
Thirteen years ago, Hershey resident John Engle left his job selling business equipment and managing a sales force and headed for Haiti – and he hasn't looked…

TRAVESTY of justice in Haiti
Final Call – Chicago,IL,USA
… On August 17, the wretched caricature of good government—which translates into the self-indulgence and injustice that Haiti has experienced since its…

WORLD Briefings
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
HAITI: POLICE KILL 2 REBEL SOLDIERS The police said they shot and killed two former soldiers at a checkpoint in Port-au-Prince, the capital, when one of them…


HAITI-NEW doubts, questions
Trinidad & Tobago Express – Trinidad and Tobago
… Further, it is felt that it may be better to avoid a row over Haiti
at the special summit during the very week of the presidential election
in the USA.…

RIGHTS Commission Concerned Over Security In Haiti
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,USA
The Organization of American States group made the comment upon conclusion
of a visit to Haiti between September 1 and 3. The Commission said it

HAITIAN police and UN troops take back town
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Sept 7 (Reuters)- Haitian police, backed by UN troops
in armored cars, raided the city of Saint-Marc and regained control on
Tuesday, a…

DISBANDED for Abuses, Haiti's Former Army Rises Again
OneWorld.net – London,England,United Kingdom
ST. MARC, Haiti, Sep 7 (IPS) – A dozen ex-soldiers from Haiti's long-disbanded
army paraded through the streets of this impoverished port town Monday
to the…

ARMED groups and weak rule of law still plague Haiti – UN report
UN News Centre
7 September 2004 ˆ While the troubled Caribbean nation of Haiti is making
tentative steps towards stability and development, Secretary-General Kofi

CHINESE “blue helmet” police ready for UN missin
China Daily – Beijing,China
Chinese riot police contingent for a UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti carries
out a final maneuver Monday in a drill base in Shanghai.…


HAITI: UN opens the door to reborn Army
OneWorld.net – London,England,United Kingdom
The Haiti Support Group once again sounds the alarm about the grave threat
to human rights and democracy in Haiti posed by the increasingly bold


BLP COLUMN: Haiti needs our support
Nation News – Barbados
It is difficult to comprehend how anyone in Caricom could suggest a complete
boycott of the government and people of Haiti following the dubious departure

HAITI Won't Yield to Rebel Demands, President Says
Reuters – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) – Haitian President Boniface Alexandre
said on Thursday his administration would not give in to rebels who took
over a southern…


IS there oil in Haiti?
San Francisco Bay View – San Francisco,CA,USA
… On July 19, the Institute of Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH)
released a 19-page report: “Human Rights Violations in Haiti: February-May
2004,” and on…
www.sfbayview.com/090104/isthereoil090104.shtmlHAITIAN community says: All out on Sept. 2nd at Madison Square…
Collective Bellaciao – Paris,France
The Haiti Support Network (HSN) calls on all the supporters of Haiti‚s
movement for justice and sovereignty to turn out for the September 2 demonstration


POWELL attending inaugural of new Panamanian president
WKYT – Lexington,KY,USA
He'll be there for less than four hours on Wednesday, but in that time
he'll also meet with the leaders of Colombia, Haiti and the Dominican

OAS rights team to visit Haiti
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
… WASHINGTON – The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has dispatched
a fact-finding team to Haiti amid concerns that the government was more
willing to…

REBEL soldiers seize town in Haiti and defy premier
Guardian – UK
Former soldiers who in February helped overthrow Haiti's then president,
Jean-Bertrand Aristide, have taken over a town to back their demands to
set up a new…

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