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#Haiti

# haiti - Sunday 7 October, 2018

At least 11 dead and over 130 injured after Haiti earthquake
# Haiti
# Haiti

At least 11 dead and over 130 injured after Haiti earthquake

Oct 7th 2018, 4:43 PM 6,587 Views 1 Comment

Secretary of State for Communications Eddy Jackson Alexis said a preliminary report indicated that 11 people had died.

At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say

Oct 7th 2018, 8:08 AM 9,370 Views 0 Comments

The epicentre of the quake was located about 19 kilometres northwest of the city of Port-de-Paix.

# haiti - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Messi warms up for Argentina's World Cup challenge with hat-trick at La Bombonera
# All Too Easy
From The42
# All Too Easy

Messi warms up for Argentina's World Cup challenge with hat-trick at La Bombonera

May 30th 2018, 8:13 AM 9,822 Views 5 Comments

Jorge Sampaoli’s side hammered Caribbean minnows Haiti in Buenos Aires, with their talisman scoring three.

# haiti - Monday 19 February, 2018

Oxfam internal probe 'cannot rule out' possibility Haiti officials hired underage sex workers
# Scandal
# Scandal

Oxfam internal probe 'cannot rule out' possibility Haiti officials hired underage sex workers

Feb 19th 2018, 7:27 AM 8,332 Views 11 Comments

The charity has released a redacted copy of a 2011 internal report into the scandal.

# haiti - Friday 16 February, 2018

Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal
# Reputation
# Reputation

Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal

Feb 16th 2018, 2:39 PM 8,821 Views 12 Comments

The charity is looking to rebuild its global reputation after the recent scandal.

# haiti - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal
# Haiti
# Haiti

Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal

Feb 15th 2018, 4:39 PM 11,892 Views 17 Comments

A statement said he was “deeply disappointed by allegations of immorality”.

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year
# Medecins Sans Frontieres
# Medecins Sans Frontieres

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year

Feb 15th 2018, 7:19 AM 11,606 Views 10 Comments

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.

# haiti - Monday 12 February, 2018

Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti
# Resignation
# Resignation

Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti

Feb 12th 2018, 3:11 PM 11,451 Views 20 Comments

Penny Lawrence said that she was “desperately sorry” for the harm and distress that had been caused.

# haiti - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations
# Charity Commission
# Charity Commission

Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations

Feb 10th 2018, 4:56 PM 18,559 Views 22 Comments

The Prime Minister has called the UK’s charity regulator to launch a “full and urgent investigation of these very serious allegations”.

# haiti - Friday 9 February, 2018

Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims

Feb 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 29,198 Views 41 Comments

A spokesperson has confirmed that no staff employed by Oxfam Ireland were involved in the case.

# haiti - Saturday 13 January, 2018

African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur
# Outrage And Shock
# Outrage And Shock

African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur

Jan 13th 2018, 10:21 AM 20,910 Views 151 Comments

The US President has denied making the comment, though he admits that his language had been “tough”.

# haiti - Saturday 15 April, 2017

UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them
# Haiti
# Haiti

UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them

Apr 15th 2017, 6:30 PM 27,714 Views 35 Comments

The United Nations has been badly shaken by a wave of allegations of sex abuse by troops.

# haiti - Monday 13 March, 2017

38 killed after bus in Haiti ploughs into street musicians while fleeing hit-and-run
# Gonaives
# Gonaives

38 killed after bus in Haiti ploughs into street musicians while fleeing hit-and-run

Mar 13th 2017, 7:52 AM 11,140 Views 3 Comments

Police are still searching for the bus driver, who fled the scene.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 13th 2017, 7:51 AM 10,407 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# haiti - Sunday 25 December, 2016

The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises
# International Aid
# International Aid

The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises

Dec 25th 2016, 9:00 PM 7,350 Views 11 Comments

Even though these international crises are overseas, Ireland has shown that these are issues close to home through their 2016 donations.

# haiti - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Charity boss praises Ireland's response to Haiti disaster, while calling world response a 'disgrace'
# Hurricane Matthew
# Hurricane Matthew

Charity boss praises Ireland's response to Haiti disaster, while calling world response a 'disgrace'

Oct 16th 2016, 6:52 PM 13,537 Views 30 Comments

“This is a country that we have access to. There is no war, no bombs dropping and no excuses. The appeal must be met.”

After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti
# Haiti
# Haiti

After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti

Oct 16th 2016, 7:40 AM 5,720 Views 6 Comments

Families with destroyed homes and shattered livelihoods waited and prayed for help. Food and clean water were scarce to nonexistent.

# haiti - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts
# Floodwater
# Floodwater

Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts

Oct 12th 2016, 8:12 AM 14,986 Views 5 Comments

The hurricane has now claimed 34 lives in the US as well over 500 lives in Haiti.

# haiti - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Scale of devastation begins to emerge as Haiti death toll passes 800
# Hurricane Matthew
# Hurricane Matthew

Scale of devastation begins to emerge as Haiti death toll passes 800

Oct 8th 2016, 8:10 AM 11,664 Views 12 Comments

Footage from the hardest-hit towns shows a ruined landscape with roofs blown away and downed trees everywhere.

# haiti - Friday 7 October, 2016

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti
# Hurricane Matthew
# Hurricane Matthew

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti

Oct 7th 2016, 2:40 PM 18,264 Views 45 Comments

The US is now bracing itself for Hurricane Matthew, with states of emergencies declared in a number of places.

# haiti - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean
# Hurricane Matthew
# Hurricane Matthew

Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean

Oct 5th 2016, 8:29 AM 10,645 Views 1 Comment

The death toll is expected to rise as the storm pummels the Bahamas on its way to the US.

# haiti - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti
# Category Four Storm
# Category Four Storm

PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti

Oct 4th 2016, 8:41 PM 14,206 Views 5 Comments

In nearby Jamaica, officials said the army and military reserves were called up to help deal with hurricane damage.

# haiti - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Haiti's President has released a sexually suggestive song called "Give Them The Banana"
# Sweet Micky
# Sweet Micky

Haiti's President has released a sexually suggestive song called "Give Them The Banana"

Feb 6th 2016, 10:45 AM 11,644 Views 8 Comments

He was a popstar called Sweet Micky before his election.

# haiti - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Jun 27th 2015, 8:25 PM 23,987 Views 8 Comments

‘Grave concern’ for Irish citizens in Tunisia, Gay Pride and the heatwave we won’t be having.

'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'
# Haiti
# Haiti

'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'

Jun 27th 2015, 10:30 AM 5,928 Views 5 Comments

And there’s been a 190% increase in the disease in Haiti this year.

# haiti - Thursday 11 June, 2015

UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex'
# Haiti
# Haiti

UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex'

Jun 11th 2015, 8:19 AM 13,931 Views 43 Comments

About a third of alleged sexual abuse involves minors under 18.

# haiti - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland
# Clinton Foundation
# Clinton Foundation

Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland

May 16th 2015, 1:16 PM 22,208 Views 0 Comments

‘Clinton Cash’, a book by conservative Peter Schweizer, claimed that Bill Clinton had been paid for speeches in Ireland.

# haiti - Friday 10 April, 2015

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck
# Haiti
# Haiti

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck

Apr 10th 2015, 5:41 PM 15,372 Views 2 Comments

About a dozen people managed to swim to safety after the accident.

# haiti - Monday 12 January, 2015

Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later
# Haiti
# Haiti

Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later

Jan 12th 2015, 1:25 PM 46 Views 15 Comments

The poorest country in the western hemisphere was brought to its knees in 2010, but now it has other threats to deal with amid the efforts to rebuild.

Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on
# Destruction
# Destruction

Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on

Jan 12th 2015, 6:30 AM 3,513 Views 0 Comments

More than 220,000 people lost their lives in the disaster.

# haiti - Friday 18 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 18th 2014, 10:51 PM 12,182 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Rising Fortunes
# Rising Fortunes

Ireland tops Forbes list of 'Best Countries for Business'

Dec 4th 2013, 10:37 PM 24,226 Views 156 Comments

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

Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL
# Haiti
# Haiti

Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL

Nov 6th 2013, 7:13 PM 7,498 Views 8 Comments

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

# haiti - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 5th 2013, 2:50 PM 15,113 Views 28 Comments

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

# haiti - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation

Jan 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 25 Views 2 Comments

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

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm
# Sandy
# Sandy

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm

Oct 30th 2012, 5:32 PM 7,431 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 28th 2012, 1:00 PM 9,655 Views 40 Comments

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

Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean

Oct 26th 2012, 7:40 PM 3,946 Views 3 Comments

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

# haiti - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets
# Firstworldproblems
# Firstworldproblems

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets

Oct 9th 2012, 12:45 PM 9,062 Views 34 Comments

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

# haiti - Monday 27 August, 2012

Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast
# Isaac
# Isaac

Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast

Aug 27th 2012, 8:06 AM 2,800 Views 3 Comments

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

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