Tag Archives: Disaster Relief

James McEnteer :
The geopolitics of generosity

For the USA, offering little help to Ecuador’s earthquake victims, political calculation takes precedence over compassion. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | May 11, 2016 QUITO, Ecuador — On April 16, Ecuador suffered an earthquake registering 7.8 on … finish reading James McEnteer :
The geopolitics of generosity

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Jordan Flaherty : Corporate Profiteering One Year After Haiti Earthquake

The Haitian national flag stands at half mast at the National Palace during the one-year anniversary of the 2010 quake in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 12, 2011. Photo by Allison Shelley / Reuters.One year after Haiti earthquake:Corporations profit while people suffer … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Corporate Profiteering One Year After Haiti Earthquake

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John Pilger : The Kidnapping of Haiti

U.S. Navy helicopter in front of the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 19, 2010. Photo by Ramon Espinosa / AP.U.S. troops take control:The kidnapping of Haiti By John Pilger / February 1, 2010 [In this article, which originally appeared … finish reading John Pilger : The Kidnapping of Haiti

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Ansel Herz in Haiti : U.S. Military Brings Little Relief

Marines carry cartons of bottled water from Black Hawk helicopters after landing in a rural area outside Port-au-Prince on Jan. 19. Photo by St Felix Evens / Reuters / Christian Science Monitor.From the tent cities of Haiti:Relief efforts frustrate neighborhood … finish reading Ansel Herz in Haiti : U.S. Military Brings Little Relief

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Haiti : Anger and Courage in the Ruins

Haiti: Surveying the damage. Photos from AFP (top) and Reuters.As aid efforts flounder,Haitians rely on each other By Ansel Herz / January 15, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE — The roof of Haiti’s national penitentiary is missing. The four walls of the prison … finish reading Haiti : Anger and Courage in the Ruins

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Hurricane Watch : Texas-Cuba Alliance?

Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas, who will lead a delegation to Cuba, is shown with Shreveport, La. Mayor Cedric Glover, testifying on Capitol Hill Sept. 23, 2008, before a Senate hearing on disaster recovery. Photo by Jose Luis Magana / … finish reading Hurricane Watch : Texas-Cuba Alliance?

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