Latest Port-au-Prince Stories

2010-10-22 17:26:00

Humanitarian Community Mobilized to Prevent Spread NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, Haitian President Rene Preval confirmed an outbreak of cholera in the rural Artibonite region of the country, with 142 deaths reported and an estimated 1,000 people infected.

2010-10-22 14:08:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An International Medical Corps team is deploying with supplies to St. Marc, a coastal town in the Artibonite region of Haiti, where more than 1,526 cases and 138 deaths have been confirmed as the result of a cholera outbreak.

2010-10-22 10:40:00

Aid agency says if outbreak reaches Port-au-Prince camps, results could be "disastrous" PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct.

2010-10-06 09:08:00

Country's Only Critical Care and Trauma Center Now Open until June 2011 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct.

2010-09-13 06:59:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Sept 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Argentine entrepreneur Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster, President & CEO of Basic Energy Ltd., as well as numerous other diversified entities, along with Haiti-based WIN Group, one of the country's largest enterprises, today announced an agreement to develop a 240-room hotel with conference facilities directly adjacent to Port-Au-Prince's Toussaint L'Ouverture International Airport.

2010-08-17 13:08:00

PADF will clear 18 kilometers of clogged drainage canals in Cite Soleil WASHINGTON, Aug.

2010-08-17 15:27:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC), co-chaired by Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive and President Bill Clinton, today reaffirmed its goals and priorities and announced a set of projects at its second Board meeting in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

2010-08-13 09:00:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC PLUS, SA, the first full-service home improvement and construction supply store of its kind in Haiti, has opened a 30,000 square foot facility stocked with more than 10,000 items.

2010-08-11 06:40:00

Fuller Center building permanent homes for earthquake victims AMERICUS, Ga., Aug.

2010-08-02 11:29:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross last week sent an emergency shipment of blood to Haiti to help alleviate the temporary blood shortage in hospitals in that country's capital.

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