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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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Nina Lakhani : Cuban Medics in Haiti Put World to Shame

Cuban medic treats cholera victims in Haiti. Photo from AFP / Getty Images.Cuban medics in Haiti:Castro’s doctors and nurses arethe backbone of the fight against cholera By Nina Lakhani / The Independent / December 28, 2010 They are the real … finish reading Nina Lakhani : Cuban Medics in Haiti Put World to Shame

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Ansel Herz : Behind the Barricades in Haiti

Coffins used as street barricades in Cap-Haiten, Haiti. Photo by Ansel Herz / Mediahacker / The Rag Blog.Streets barricaded in Cap-Haitien:Protests in Haiti have popular support By Ansel Herz / November 19, 2010 CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — The first barricade looked … finish reading Ansel Herz : Behind the Barricades in Haiti

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Ansel Herz : Cholera Spreads in Haiti

Above, MINUSTAH soldier points his gun at former Austin activist/independent journalist Ansel Herz in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on October 15, 2010, at a demonstration against the renewal of MINUSTAH, the UN peackeeping mission. Photo from Gaentantguevara / Flickr. For more about … finish reading Ansel Herz : Cholera Spreads in Haiti

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Ansel Herz : Haiti Looking More Like a War Zone

Woman walks along hurricane-devastated street in Port-au-Prince, Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Photo by Jorge Saenz / AP.Haiti today: Looking more and more like a war zone “The U.N. is a big, huge, heavy bureaucracy. And bureaucracies do not work well … finish reading Ansel Herz : Haiti Looking More Like a War Zone

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Leonardo Boff: Haiti : A Test for Humanity

“Village,” acrylic on canvas by Haitian artist Hilome Jose.Haiti: A test for humanity We have reached a moment in history in which we all find ourselves intertwined in a unique geosociety. Without the solidarity of all towards all, and towards … finish reading Leonardo Boff: Haiti : A Test for Humanity

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Messina Earthquake of 1909 : The U.S. and the ‘Great White Fleet’

“The Great White Fleet” Comes to the rescue in Italy, 1909.American ships, sailors and soldiers:A history of sea power and disaster relief By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / February 14, 2010 America’s leading role in emergency assistance following … finish reading Messina Earthquake of 1909 : The U.S. and the ‘Great White Fleet’

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COMIC / Tom Keough : Baseball’s Handout to Haiti

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Political cartoon by Tom Keough / The Rag Blog / February 5, 2010 The Rag Blog

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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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Robert Jensen : How the Media Has Failed Us on Haiti

CNN’s Anderson Cooper helps child hurt in rare incidence of violence in aftermath of Haitian earthquake. Great television/bad journalism:Media failures in Haiti coverage By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / January 25, 2010 CNN’s star anchor Anderson Cooper narrates … finish reading Robert Jensen : How the Media Has Failed Us on Haiti

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Jordan Flaherty : New Orleans’ Heart is in Haiti

New Orleans creole cottages: a gift from Haiti. Painting by B.Sasik.New Orleans and our Haitian roots We share a common history, and we will work for a shared future of justice and liberation. By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : New Orleans’ Heart is in Haiti

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