Monthly Archives: December 2010

Elections and protests update

What you can read in the news Tuesday evening the Conseil Electoral Provisoire announced the preliminary results of the national elections which took place last week. In the presidential race, Mirlande Manigat was announced to be in the lead with 31.37% (336,378 votes), … Continue reading

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Must-read

A friend of mine sent me this article: http://archive.truthout.org/how-rumors-rule-cholera-torn-haiti65656. It is a must-read! (*if you are interested in Haiti and/or development…) Some thoughts: It might be the best article I have read about Haiti so far. Maybe because it expresses and reinforces … Continue reading

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On the walls: it’s Jerry!

I’m not the only one whose eye was caught by graffiti – thanks to a colleague I discovered the graffiti artist from earlier posts signs ‘Jerry’ and not ‘Jezz’, and has definitely been noticed by the media. There are YouTube videos of … Continue reading

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Medicine supply in Haiti: more of the same?

Last post I talked about the technical exchange meeting we held in October in order to identify the challenges in the medicines supply chain and brainstorm on potential solutions. I recently found a report written in 2008 (USAID/Haiti Maternal and … Continue reading

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