Posted on 12 January 2011 by editor
NiÃ±as y niÃ±os de un campamento de desplazados por el terremoto. CrÃ©dito: Logan Abassi/Fotos NU
Por Ericq Pierre*
PUERTO PRÃNCIPE, 10 ene (IPS TerraViva) – Este 12 de enero se cumple el primer aniversario del terremoto en HaitÃ. Nunca antes los haitianos experimentamos tanta solidaridad, ni recibimos tanta atenciÃ³n de la comunidad internacional. Continue Reading
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.
Posted on 09 January 2011 by editor
Mujeres del campamento Imakile en una manifestaciÃ³n ante la oficina del primer ministro en octubre de 2010. CrÃ©dito: Ansel Herz/IPS TerraViva
Por Jane Regan y Kanya D’Almeida *
PUERTO PRÃNCIPE/NUEVA YORK, 7 ene (IPS TerraViva) – Sobre una calle convertida en escombros, 60 personas estÃ¡n reunidas en la sala y el patio de una vivienda casi derruida que oficia de sede de la ComisiÃ³n de Mujeres VÃctima a VÃctima de HaitÃ. Continue Reading
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.
Posted on 10 November 2010 by admin
CortesÃa de la AsociaciÃ³n Mundial de Radios Comunitarias (Amarc).
Por Marcela Valente
LA PLATA, Argentina, 10 nov (IPS/TerraViva) – “Las radios comunitarias en HaitÃ tenemos un rol indispensable en las catÃ¡strofes y mÃ¡s las mujeres, que podemos identificar cuÃ¡les son las necesidades mÃ¡s urgentes de las familias para reconstruir el paÃs”, asegurÃ³ la representante de una de estas emisoras en el paÃs caribeÃ±o.
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.
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.
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.