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# haiti - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990’s Bin Laden

Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990’s

Records released today from Bill’s years in the White House concern the August 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

# haiti - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Ireland tops Forbes list of ‘Best Countries for Business’

The business magazine’s annual list shows Ireland moving up six places. The UK is in 12th place this year. Germany is 24th.

# haiti - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Video: ‘Evil’ King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL Haiti

Video: ‘Evil’ King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL

Since arriving on Monday Gleeson has visited a number of the facilities supported by GOAL.

# haiti - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Game of Thrones’ evil King Joffrey gives back with visit to Haiti World Aid

Game of Thrones’ evil King Joffrey gives back with visit to Haiti

The young actor’s uncle worked with GOAL in the 1980s and 1990s.

# haiti - Saturday 12 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Haiti – Three years on from devastation Read Me

Column: Haiti – Three years on from devastation

The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.

# haiti - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm Sandy

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm

Cuba’s government has been asked to help victims of Hurricane Sandy by suspending duties on imports of basic necessities such as food and medicine.

# haiti - Sunday 28 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Read Me: The Irish have not always been the victims of history History

Read Me: The Irish have not always been the victims of history

Joe O’Shea’s book throws light on the lesser-known bad boys of Irish antiquity, including one Kilkenny man who captured 12,000 slaves and launched 40 cross-Atlantic slave voyages in the early 18th century.

# haiti - Friday 26 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean

Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.

# haiti - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets Firstworldproblems This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets

Charity turns Twitter hashtag on its head – what’s your reaction to it?

# haiti - Monday 27 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast Isaac

Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast

It is seven years – almost to the day – since Hurrican Katrina devastated the same area in 2005.

# haiti - Sunday 26 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Isaac’s death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US Isaac This post contains videos

Isaac’s death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US

Storm continues to make its way towards the US coast after bringing heavy winds, rains and flooding to Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.

# haiti - Saturday 25 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti Isaac

Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti

The Caribbean nation is still reeling from an earthquake over two years ago.

# haiti - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn

It’s the first time the telecoms group has reached profits of this level. It operates across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific.

# haiti - Friday 11 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Haiti ‘unprepared’ for cholera resurgence Haiti

Haiti ‘unprepared’ for cholera resurgence

The onset of the rainy season means an increase in cholera, but the country is not prepared for this, Médecins Sans Frontières has said.

# haiti - Thursday 12 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

From TheJournal.ie GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak Haiti

GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak

It’s rainy season on the earthquake-stricken island – and the charity warns that cholera cases are already on the up again.

# haiti - Saturday 25 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am…

# haiti - Thursday 23 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Govt to commit outstanding €1.5m of Haiti aid ‘in coming months’ Haiti

Govt to commit outstanding €1.5m of Haiti aid ‘in coming months’

Minister of State Joe Costello says Ireland has paid €11.5 million of the €13 million pledged at the 2010 donor conference.

# haiti - Thursday 12 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti Haiti

Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti

Plan Ireland’s report on Haiti two years after earthquake reveals major challenges as other NGOs also note scale of work required for country to recover will need international investment.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Haiti is slowly recovering – but criticising aid agencies doesn’t help Opinion

Column: Haiti is slowly recovering – but criticising aid agencies doesn’t help

Aid agencies are criticised for the slow place of recovery in Haiti – but that criticism puzzles Tom Arnold of Concern.

# haiti - Monday 2 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Haiti two years on: finding jobs is now the priority Haiti

Haiti two years on: finding jobs is now the priority

Oxfam’s Caroline Gluck reports from the island nation still struggling to recover from the devastating impact of the 2010 earthquake.

# haiti - Sunday 25 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Column: My Christmas in a Haitian hospital Opinion

Column: My Christmas in a Haitian hospital

Kilkenny man Richard Delaney will be dressing up as Santa this year – in an under-construction hospital in Port-au-Prince. He writes about his experiences.

# haiti - Sunday 9 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie World’s first Haiti Week to take place in Ireland Haiti

World’s first Haiti Week to take place in Ireland

Former US President Bill Clinton made the announcement today and said the fundraising week will take place from 21 – 28 January 2012.

# haiti - Sunday 18 September, 2011

From The Score The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sportswriting Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Football philosophy, Usain Bolt’s eating habits and a history of grunting in tennis: everything you need to keep your Sunday ticking over.

# haiti - Monday 22 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US Tropical Storm

Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US

Hurricane Irene is making its way to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and possibly Florida. Nearly 600,000 people in Haiti are still without shelter after last year’s earthquake.

# haiti - Sunday 14 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# haiti - Sunday 7 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Column: How can you give an entire country a makeover? Opinion

Column: How can you give an entire country a makeover?

So the government is worried about Ireland’s international image? Try rebranding a country after earthquakes and cholera, writes Sarah O’Toole of Brand Haiti.

# haiti - Friday 5 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Floods threaten Haiti after Tropical Storm Emily Haiti

Floods threaten Haiti after Tropical Storm Emily

The news comes after Tropical Storm Emily broke apart after dumping rain on Haiti and part of the Dominican Republic.

# haiti - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti

The UN has put 11,500 troops on standby in Haiti, with the biggest threat to lives believed to be flooding following fatal mudslides in June.

# haiti - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Tropical storm Emily on path towards Haiti Haiti

Tropical storm Emily on path towards Haiti

Haiti, still reeling from last year’s punishing earthquake, is prone to devastating floods.

# haiti - Saturday 30 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# haiti - Friday 8 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# haiti - Thursday 30 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie UN peacekeeping force ‘brought cholera to Haiti’ Haiti

UN peacekeeping force ‘brought cholera to Haiti’

The disease has killed more than 5,500 people and sickened more than 363,000 others since it was discovered in October.

# haiti - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Haiti mudslides, rainstorms kill at least 13 Haiti

Haiti mudslides, rainstorms kill at least 13

Heavy rains have hammered southern Haiti for a full week, destroying homes and causing mudslides that have killed at least 13 people

# haiti - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Rory McIlroy heads to Haiti on his first trip as Unicef ambassador UNICEF This post contains images

Rory McIlroy heads to Haiti on his first trip as Unicef ambassador

The young golfer joined in knitting, sketching and singing sessions with local children while visiting a school and health clinic in the earthquake-hit country.

# haiti - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie US government report questions death toll from Haitian earthquake Haiti

US government report questions death toll from Haitian earthquake

A draft report suggests that the official death roll was between 46,000 and 85,000 – less than the Haitian tally of 250,000.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Air Accident Unit investigates incident in which a Ryanair plane plunged into a nose-dive; David Norris says quotes on paedophilia are “misleading” and Pippa Middleton to get a US TV Show.

# haiti - Saturday 14 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your Fix this evening: The palace is looking forward to the Queen’s visit but Sinn Féin most definitely is not; the woman who was decapitated in Tenerife yesterday is named; Haiti’s new president takes office; Dylan gets defensive; and Jedward goes global.

From TheJournal.ie New president takes power in struggling Haiti Haiti

New president takes power in struggling Haiti

The 50-year-old former pop star known as “Sweet Micky” has become the president of Haiti – a challenging career in Western Hemisphere’s poorest country which is still ravaged by the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake.

# haiti - Thursday 21 April, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Haitian pop singer officially declared president Haiti

Haitian pop singer officially declared president

Michel Martelly has called on the Haitian people to unite and work together, but local media reports that violence has broken out in several cities.

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