Category Archives: Earthquake


Doing Good Well in Haiti

Zanmi Lasante, known as Partners in Health traces its origins back to 1985 when Paul Farmer, a medical student at Harvard, and¬†Ophelia Dahl, a 19-year-old social activist helped a local priest launch a rudimentary clinic […]

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Hope for Haiti?

Genyen tout yon sosyete ki pou change. (There is a whole society to be changed.) — Haitian Proverb Is there hope for Haiti? Some say the recent earthquake may be Haiti’s last, best chance. If […]

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What’s with Haiti

The recent devastating earthquake in Haiti has generated talk about Haiti being a “failed state’ and whether it can survive as a nation. In order to understand how Haiti got to where it is as […]

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Haiti: Update 2

Slowly, the extent of the catastrophe in Haiti generally, and Port-au-Prince specifically, is becoming more evident. The news is usually grim but occasionally it is good, indeed. Such is the case with my friend Jean […]

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Haiti Update

Doyle and Carolyn Ellis, who most of you know, from Vincennes, IN received an email from Rev Marco Depestre in Haiti. A letter from Rev Gesner PAUL

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As the world knows, Haiti was devastated by a major earthquake this week, the epicenter of which was located in Carrefour, part of the urban sprawl of Port-au-Prince, the densely populated capital and home to […]

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