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Por favor, déjennos solos

Posted on 12 January 2011 by editor

Niñas y niños de un campamento de desplazados por el terremoto. Crédito: Logan Abassi/Fotos NU

Por Ericq Pierre*

PUERTO PRÍNCIPE, 10 ene (IPS TerraViva) – Este 12 de enero se cumple el primer aniversario del terremoto en Haití. Nunca antes los haitianos experimentamos tanta solidaridad, ni recibimos tanta atención de la comunidad internacional. Continue Reading

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HAITI: January 12, 2011 and Us

Posted on 11 January 2011 by editor

Dark clouds from Hurricane Tomas, which buffeted Haiti in November, loom over a tent camp in Port-au-Prince. Credit:UN Photo/Logan Abassi

By Ericq Pierre*

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Jan 7, 2011 (IPS) – The anniversary of the earthquake is on Jan. 12. Never before had Haiti seen so many victims from a single catastrophe in so short a time. Never had Haitians experienced such solidarity, nor received so much attention from abroad and from the international community.
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Haitianas se preguntan si estarán a salvo algún día

Posted on 09 January 2011 by editor

Mujeres del campamento Imakile en una manifestación ante la oficina del primer ministro en octubre de 2010. Crédito: Ansel Herz/IPS TerraViva

Por Jane Regan y Kanya D’Almeida *

PUERTO PRÍNCIPE/NUEVA YORK, 7 ene (IPS TerraViva) – Sobre una calle convertida en escombros, 60 personas están reunidas en la sala y el patio de una vivienda casi derruida que oficia de sede de la Comisión de Mujeres Víctima a Víctima de Haití. Continue Reading

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Community Radio Stations – Lifeline in Disasters

Posted on 11 November 2010 by admin

Courtesy of the World Association for Community Broadcasters (AMARC).

By Marcela Valente

LA PLATA, Argentina, Nov 11, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – “Community radio stations in Haiti play an indispensable role during catastrophes, and so do women, who can identify the most urgent needs of families during the reconstruction of the country,” said a representative of one of these stations in the Caribbean island nation.
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Las voces que sobrevuelan el desastre

Posted on 10 November 2010 by admin

Cortesía de la Asociación Mundial de Radios Comunitarias (Amarc).

Por Marcela Valente

LA PLATA, Argentina, 10 nov (IPS/TerraViva) – “Las radios comunitarias en Haití tenemos un rol indispensable en las catástrofes y más las mujeres, que podemos identificar cuáles son las necesidades más urgentes de las familias para reconstruir el país”, aseguró la representante de una de estas emisoras en el país caribeño.
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Q&A: “NGOs Are Here to Stay”

Posted on 28 July 2010 by editor

Sam Worthington. Credit:Courtesy of InterAction

Aprille Muscara interviews SAM WORTHINGTON, president and CEO of InterAction

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 26, 2010 (IPS) – InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based NGOs, with over 190 members. Its head, Sam Worthington, spoke recently with IPS about the role of NGOs in Haiti, the U.S. and throughout the world.
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LABOUR-US: Domestic Workers Unite for Their Rights

Posted on 21 June 2010 by editor

Ephese, a Haitian immigrant, says she earned as little as 75 dollars for three full days of work. Credit:Hannah Rubenstein/IPS

By Hannah Rubenstein

NEW YORK, Jun 21, 2010 (IPS TerraViva) – Ephese speaks rapidly, her hands sweeping the air around her for emphasis. Peach-tipped fingernails come to rest momentarily on her peach-coloured skirt as she leans forward, eyes intent behind wire-rimmed glasses. Her French is direct; her words uncompromising.
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HAITI: U.S. Lawmakers, NGOs Call for Debt Cancellation

Posted on 05 February 2010 by admin

Credit: UN Photo/Marco Dormino

By Jim Lobe

WASHINGTON, Feb 4, 2010 (IPS) – Three weeks after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, nearly 100 U.S. lawmakers joined with key civil society groups here Thursday to urge the Group of Seven (G7) leading western nations to commit to cancelling all of the Caribbean country’s multilateral debt.
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