Hyppolite, Hector

Artist – The father-figure of Haitian art, and one of the greatest natural painters of modern times. Born in 1894 in St Marc, Hyppolite was

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Paul Laraque

The great revolutionary poet By Tontongi (Editor of Tanbou) – 10 March, 2007 The great revolutionary poet Paul Laraque died on March 8, 2007, at

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Soccer in Cité Soleil

12 July, 2000

Finbarr O’Reilly, National Post (Canada)

On any given Saturday, you’ll find Robert Duval out on Haiti’s best public soccer pitch, located on the fringes of Cité Soleil, one of the world’s worst slums.

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AfroKarib: The Haitian Chapter

AfroKarib: The Haitian Chapter AfroKarib will be the first installation of a series of events that will explore and illuminate the French Caribbean in a

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No trees, no top-soil

No trees, no top-soil. Lethal mudslides highlight urgent need for reforestation, and agrarian reform – Haiti Support Group press release, 26 May 2004 Hundreds –

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Jean, Wyclef

Musician and singer – Born in 1970 in Croix-des-Bouquets, but grew up in Port-au-Prince until the age of nine when his family moved to Brooklyn,

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Leah Gordon at HOUSE

Photographer, film-maker and curator Leah Gordon registers Britain and Haiti’s junctures between their shared histories, cosmologies and the present. Caste / Cast includes a new body of work, which

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Medical and Field Support Protocols

UN DPKO Medical and Field Support Protocols
“Ensure Prompt and Appropriate Follow Up”

The crucial steps to be taken if we are to avoid this happening again

In December 2010 the UN Secretary General announced his intention to form an independent panel of experts to investigate and advise on the cholera outbreak in Haiti.

In January 2011, he named the four expert members.

In February they visited Haiti and began their fieldwork.

On May 3 they handed in a 32-page report that began and ended with 7 specific recommendations. Those recommendations are amongst our handouts here.

Read them and you will see that the first three pertain to UN internal procedures, medical screening, treatment, vaccination and sanitation in the field.

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Jean-Claude, Martha

Actress, dancer, singer and writer – Martha Jean-Claude was born in Port-au-Prince, in 1919, and started singing at a very young age. She was a

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Alexandre Gregoire

Alexandre Gregoire One of the greatest ‘naive’ painters By Charles Arthur – The Haiti Support Group – 7 August, 2001 Considered one of the best

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Foula Vodoule

Foula Vodoule is a Haitian band that has been playing traditional music since 1978. Unique in style and presentation, Foula Vodoule combines the sound of

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No Presidency for Wyclef

No Presidency for Wyclef. PETIONVILLE, Haiti – Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean’s bid to become Haiti’s next president ended late Friday, after the country’s Provisional Electoral Council made

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Michel, Emeline

Singer – Born in Gonaïves, Michel is a captivating performer, versatile vocalist, accomplished dancer, songwriter and producer. She has recorded and appeared on concert stages

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