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Tag Results for "Cholera In Haiti"

Cuban Doctors at the Forefront of Haiti’s Fight Against Cholera

As Haiti’s fight against cholera continues, it appears Cuban doctors leading the way when it comes to aid. Over the last two years, Haiti’s earthquake and subsequent cholera epidemi continue reading »

Cholera Makes a Comeback in Haiti, 1,000 New Cases in June

As the rainy season in Haiti begins there are renewed fears that another deadly cholera outbreak is very possible. There were more than 5,800 deaths in Haiti reported from the outbreak that started last year, though many suspect the number was much higher. continue reading »

Deportation in the Time of Cholera

Days after the tragedy of the January 12, 2010, earthquake, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano swiftly exercised her discretion to designate Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). continue reading »

Nearly All Dominican Provinces Report Cases of Cholera

According to the Associated Press, health officials in the Dominican Republic are reporting hundreds of new cholera cases as the disease spreads to almost all of the nation’s provinces. continue reading »

U.S. Bishops Urge Homeland Security to Stop the Resumption of Haitian Deportations

In a joint letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano February 7, Archbishop José H. Gomez, Coadjutor Archbishop of Los Angeles and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, and Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson, continue reading »

Secretary Clinton Traveling to Haiti on Sunday

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Haiti on January 30 to consult with members of civil society, political actors, Haiti’s president and international partners on the ongoing electoral situation as well as reconstruction efforts. continue reading »

Number of Cholera Cases in Haiti Starting to Trend Downwards

The number of people dying from cholera in Haiti has been on a downward trend or has stabilized in all ten of the country’s departments affected by the outbreak, the United Nations humanitarian office reported today, adding that the number of hospitalized people has also been decreasing. continue reading »

UN Marks One-Year Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

On the one-year anniversary of the earthquake which devastated Haiti, the United Nations is today remembering the disaster’s victims in memorial events in Port-au-Prince, New York and elsewhere around the world. continue reading »

One Year Commemoration of Haiti’s Earthquake

The following is the official statement regarding the one year anniversary of Haiti's earthquake from the U.S. Government via the State Department, delivered by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton: continue reading »

Dominican Republic is Reporting Four-out-of-Seven Cholera Cases are Relatives

Minister of Public Health Bautista Rojas Gomez reported that three new cases of cholera had been confirmed over the weekend. El Caribe and El Nuevo Diario reported on the latest cases. continue reading »

Dominican Republic’s Cholera Cases Increase While Travel Ban to Island being Considered by Some

A 20-year old Dominican has been diagnosed with cholera, the fourth confirmed case in the country, where protective measures against the disease are reaching epic proportions. In Haiti, the epidemic has taken more than 1,300 lives so far. continue reading »