Tag: Haiti

‘Orgies While People Are Dying’: How Charity Oxfam Allowed Sex Abuse in Ailing Countries Like Haiti

Staff hired prostitutes at aid sites and tried to cover it up. Oxfam has been hit with dozens more misconduct allegations in the days since The Times of London revealed Oxfam tried to cover up sex crimes by senior aid workers in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. On Tuesday, Oxfam’s leadership was questioned by …

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‘Completely Racist’: Edwidge Danticat on Trump’s ‘Sh*thole Countries’ Remark Targeting Africa, Haiti

Trump’s remarks have been condemned across the globe. International condemnation of Donald Trump is growing after reports the president used an expletive during a meeting about immigrants from Africa, Haiti and El Salvador. While meeting with lawmakers, Trump reportedly said, “Why do we want all these people from Africa here? They’re shithole countries … We …

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‘Completely Racist’: Edwidge Danticat on Trump’s ‘Shithole Countries’ Remark Targeting Africa, Haiti

Trump’s remarks have been condemned across the globe. International condemnation of Donald Trump is growing after reports the president used an expletive during a meeting about immigrants from Africa, Haiti and El Salvador. While meeting with lawmakers, Trump reportedly said, “Why do we want all these people from Africa here? They’re shithole countries … We …

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Anderson Cooper Broke Down While Offering Support to Haiti After Trump’s Racist ‘Sh*thole’ Comments

Click here for reuse options! The anchor was a key figure in covering the devastating earthquake eight years ago. CNN host Anderson Cooper fought back tears while educating his audience about the courage of the people of Haiti, after President Donald Trump's reported insult describing the country as a “sh*thole.” “I was there when a …

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Haiti Accuses Trump of Laundering Money for Former Dictator ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier

Records show his condos were purchased through shell companies linked to the brutal despot. President Donald Trump insulted Haiti during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers, but he once signed off on a shady real estate deal with the nation’s ousted dictator. More than a fifth of Trump’s condominiums in the U.S. have been purchased …

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Anderson Cooper Broke Down While Offering Support to Haiti Amid Trump’s Racist ‘Sh*thole’ Comments

Click here for reuse options! The anchor was a key figure in covering the devastating earthquake eight years ago. CNN host Anderson Cooper fought tears while educating his audience about the people of Haiti after President Donald Trump's reported comments that described the country as a “sh*thole.” “I was there when a young girl named …

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Trump Is About to Provoke a Humanitarian Crisis in Haiti

Tens of thousands of Haitian refugees are being told to leave. Here’s why that may be a problem in three years. President Donald Trump issued two presidential pardons on Tuesday, and to the nation's great relief they didn't go to anyone named Manafort or Flynn. They were for a couple of other turkeys — named Drumstick and …

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Lessons From Haiti for Puerto Rico: Charity Is a Poor Tool for Rebuilding a Country

Charitable aid solves immediate problems, but long-term recovery needs to address root problems, too. When an earthquake shattered the capital of Haiti in 2010, they learned the hard way that charity is a great tool for disaster relief but an often very poor one for rebuilding countries. After seven years and over $ 3 billion …

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