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Report questions official Haiti quake death toll

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 09:49

A report commissioned by the US has contradicted the death toll figures given by the Haiti govt.

2,000 Haiti quake orphans sold as sex slaves

Last Updated: Monday, January 10, 2011, 20:57

Over 2,000 children, orphaned after the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, have been sold as sex slaves by child traffickers, officials said.

Now, a film on the Haiti quake

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 12:54

Movie buffs at the Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival in Helsinki, Finland, were shown how a devastating earthquake in Haiti affected the lives of thousands of people.

Police nab 30 in pre-dawn raid on Haiti quake camp

Last Updated: Saturday, June 19, 2010, 09:39

UN and Haitian police raided a crowded earthquake survivor camp on Friday to capture 30 criminal suspects.

Up to 300,000 people killed in Haiti quake: UN

Last Updated: Friday, April 23, 2010, 09:36

Haiti`s devastating January 12 earthquake killed between 250,000 and 300,000 people, the head of the United Nations mission in the country has said.

Survival strategy movies to be shown to Haiti quake victims

Last Updated: Saturday, April 03, 2010, 13:01

More than 70,000 people in quake-hit Haiti capital Port-au-Prince and nearby cities will be shown free movies on survival strategies, a media report said on Saturday.

Red tape idles aid trucks at Haiti`s border

Last Updated: Friday, April 02, 2010, 22:44

After six days of waiting at Haiti`s border, Mario Polanco was losing patience with the red tape holding up his truck full of earthquake relief supplies.

US, Cuba hold rare meeting at UN, with Haiti focus

Last Updated: Friday, April 02, 2010, 13:40

Cuban and US diplomats have held a rare meeting at the United Nations that focused on aid efforts for quake-hit Haiti, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla said.

World raises nearly $10 bn for quake-hit Haiti

Last Updated: Thursday, April 01, 2010, 09:44

The global community on Wednesday pledged nearly USD 10 billion for Haiti over more than three years to put the quake-ravaged nation back on its feet.

Bill Clinton asks donors to make Haiti self-sufficient

Last Updated: Friday, March 26, 2010, 12:16

Former US president Bill Clinton is urging the aid groups serving Haiti`s devastated communities to help rebuild the country`s government and ultimately put themselves out of business by fostering a self-sufficient nation.

Obama seeks $2.8 bn for quake-hit Haiti

Last Updated: Thursday, March 25, 2010, 13:14

US President Barack Obama is asking Congress for USD 2.8 billion in emergency funding for the reconstruction effort in Haiti following January`s devastating earthquake.

Former US Presidents try to keep world attention on Haiti

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 10:18

Former US Presidents Bill Clinton and George W Bush visited Port-au-Prince and promised Haitians the world had not forgotten them.