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Bill Quigley

Law Professor

October 11th, 2010

Nine Months After the Quake -- A Million Haitians Slowly Dying

“If it gets any worse,” said Wilda, a homeless Haitian mother, “we’re not going to survive.” Mothers and grandmothers surrounding her nodded solemnly.We are in a broiling “tent” with a group of women trying to raise their families in a public park. Around the back of the Haitian National Palace, ... continue reading

Other Worlds

Economic Justice

September 1st, 2010

"Even If We're Peasants, We Deserve to Live Too": Tèt Kole on the Needs of Haitian Farmers

Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen (Heads Together Small Producers of Haiti) is the oldest peasant group in Haiti, born covertly in 1970 during the Duvalier dictatorship. Today Tèt Kole is one of Haiti’s two national peasant farmer movements, with more than 55,000 members in all ten departments of the country. ... continue reading

Conner Gorry

Conner Gorry is Senior Editor of 'MEDICC Review: The International Journal of Cuban Health & Medicine'

May 11th, 2010

Making the Rounds: Hôpital Universitaire de la Paix

It’s not even 7:30 and already it’s hot and close as we board the bus for the circuitous, rubble-pocked ride to Hôpital Universitaire de la Paix. As the crow flies, it’s probably less than a mile from our tent camp to Port-au-Prince’s university teaching hospital, but weaving between vendors and ... continue reading

Conner Gorry

Conner Gorry is Senior Editor of 'MEDICC Review: The International Journal of Cuban Health & Medicine'

April 23rd, 2010

Interview with Dr. Patrick Dely: Part II

“My future is to see my country transformed, a different country, where Haitians feel happy and proud to be in their country. Where they don’t need to emigrate, where Haitian children have access to education… I see myself working to make this Haiti a reality. My future is to work ... continue reading

Conner Gorry

Conner Gorry is Senior Editor of 'MEDICC Review: The International Journal of Cuban Health & Medicine'

March 8th, 2010

Two of the 170,000+ "Cases"

I do a lot of listening here, asking far fewer questions than I usually would and I never inquire about family… Case IThere’s a light drizzle falling as the busload of doctors, nurses, and 5th year medical students head out for the morning’s work in the Cuban health posts known ... continue reading

February 18th, 2010

Haiti students fear future buried in rubble

Port-au-Prince, Haiti -- It was once a proud center of learning, a bastion of Creole language and culture. But now students say that their potential for knowledge, like so many of their classmates, is buried under the rubble of The Faculty of Applied Linguistics in Port-au-Prince Haiti. Haiti's devastating earthquake ... continue reading

February 10th, 2010

Haitian president says government buried 270,000 bodies in mass graves

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haitian president says government has buried 270,000 bodies in mass graves. continue reading

February 9th, 2010

Haiti PM: rebuilding could take 10 years

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Four weeks after an earthquake shattered its capital, Haiti remains in a precarious situation with no clear idea of how to house 1 million people living in the streets, Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive said on Tuesday.Bellerive said it could take his impoverished Caribbean nation three or four ... continue reading

February 9th, 2010

Haiti raises earthquake's death toll to 230,000

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti's government has raised the death toll for the Jan. 12 earthquake to 230,000 from 212,000 and says more bodies remain uncounted.The government initially estimated 150,000 dead on Jan. 24, apparently from bodies being recovered in the rubble of collapsed buildings in Port-au-Prince, the capital that was ... continue reading

Gail Reed

Gail A. Reed is the International Director of Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC) a non-profit organization working to enhance cooperation among the U.S., Cuban and global health communities aimed at better health outcomes.

February 9th, 2010

From Cuba With Love

Since the tragic earthquake struck Haiti, Cuban-trained Haitian doctors and Cuban medical personnel have been saving lives on the front lines. Now 400-strong, they were already on the ground when disaster struck, serving in 120 communities throughout the country, including the hard-hit capital of Port-au-Prince. The effects of the disastrous ... continue reading

February 8th, 2010

Haitians struggling in aftermath of earthquake face new threat: a deadly rainy season

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Survivors of Haiti's catastrophic earthquake have had one saving grace: There's been no significant rain since the disaster. But that won't last.The rainy season in Haiti is deadly even in a good year. Now, in a devastated capital city, the early spring rains threaten to cause landslides ... continue reading

February 4th, 2010

Haiti death toll tops 200,000 as aid anger mounts

PORT-AU-PRINCE — The death toll in the Haiti quake has swelled to 200,000, Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive said as angry protests over the slow arrival of aid flared on the rubble-strewn streets.More than three weeks after the 7.0-magnitude earthquake, Bellerive said his tiny Caribbean nation had been ravaged by "a ... continue reading

February 3rd, 2010

In post-earthquake Haiti, street boy demonstrates skills to survive on the edge

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Clifford Berrette, 11 years old and 4 feet tall, moved like a determined little man through the choking exhaust of the bus terminal in scuffed white sneakers, unnoticed in the crush of people hurrying to leave town. He picked up a rag from the ground and began ... continue reading

January 25th, 2010

Haiti capital earthquake death toll 'tops 150,000'

The confirmed death toll from Haiti's devastating earthquake has risen above 150,000 in the Port-au-Prince area alone, a government minister has said.Communications Minister Marie-Laurence Jocelyn Lassegue said the count was based on bodies collected in and around the capital by state company CNE. Many more bodies remain uncounted under rubble ... continue reading

January 22nd, 2010

The myth of Haiti's lawless streets

As a member of the media covering the tragedy in Haiti, it's with a sense of alarm and astonishment that I've witnessed how some senior aid officials have argued for withholding aid of the utmost urgency because of sensational claims about violence and insecurity, which appear to be based more ... continue reading

January 20th, 2010

Doctors Without Borders Plane with Lifesaving Medical Supplies Diverted Again from Landing in Haiti

Port-au-Prince – A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) cargo plane carrying 12 tons of medical equipment, including drugs, surgical supplies and two dialysis machines, was turned away three times from Port-au-Prince airport since Sunday night despite repeated assurances of its ability to land there. This 12-ton cargo was part ... continue reading

January 20th, 2010

Military Still Short on Soldiers in Haiti

Food, water and medicine is finally beginning to get to the millions who need help in Haiti, but it's still flowing more slowly than anyone would like. CBS News correspondent David Martin has more on the continuing bottleneck in Port-au-Prince. An Air Force cargo plane can in one swoop drop ... continue reading

January 19th, 2010

Help steps up, but so does scale of Haiti tragedy

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The staggering scope of Haiti's nightmare came into sharper focus Monday as authorities estimated 200,000 dead and 1.5 million homeless in the quake-ravaged heart of this tragic land, where injured survivors still died in the streets, doctors pleaded for help and looters slashed at one another in ... continue reading

January 18th, 2010

Haiti: We're not here to fight, US troops insist

The US paratrooper had a simple message for the people of Haiti. Dressed in khaki, carrying an assault rifle and with the iconic sight of Black Hawk helicopters taking off  behind him, he said: "I don't plan on firing a single shot while I'm here. I've been in Iraq three ... continue reading

January 18th, 2010

Elderly and abandoned, 84 Haitians await death

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The old lady crawls in the dirt, wailing for her pills. The elderly man lies motionless as rats pick at his overflowing diaper. There is no food, water or medicine for the 84 surviving residents of the Port-au-Prince Municipal Nursing Home, barely a mile (1 1/2 kilometers) ... continue reading

January 16th, 2010

Haiti says 200,000 may be dead, violence breaks out

PORT-AU-PRINCE - As many as 200,000 people died in the earthquake that devastated Haiti and three-quarters of the capital, Port-au-Prince, will need to be rebuilt, authorities in the Caribbean country said on Friday. "We have already collected around 50,000 dead bodies. We anticipate there will be between 100,000 and 200,000 ... continue reading

January 16th, 2010

Haiti aid flow grows; feuds over reaching victims

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Hungry, haggard survivors clamored — and sometimes fought — for food and water Saturday as donors squabbled over how to get aid into Haiti and rescuers waged an increasingly improbable battle to free the dying before they become the dead.Haiti's government alone has already recovered 20,000 bodies ... continue reading

January 15th, 2010

Our role in Haiti's plight

Any large city in the world would have suffered extensive damage from an earthquake on the scale of the one that ravaged Haiti's capital city on Tuesday afternoon, but it's no accident that so much of Port-au-Prince now looks like a war zone. Much of the devastation wreaked by this ... continue reading

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Apr 1st
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Mar 31st
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