Ansel Herz: Earthquake Immediate Aftermath On the Ground + The Morning After – The Haitian People Have Mobilized

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January 15, 2010

This video is from the immediate aftermath – 3 to 20 minutes after the tremors on January 12 – in the neighborhood of Jacquet in Port-au-Prince where I lived since September. I really wish I could have got this up on the web sooner, but Internet connections are difficult to sustain.

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The Morning After: Haiti Earthquake Victims Can Only Rely on Each Other – Ansel Herz Dispatch 2

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January 17, 2010

This dispatch begins at 10pm the night of the earthquake, and resumes the following morning after I caught some sleep in an open bus abandoned in a downtown Port-Au-Prince street. The second of several video dispatches filed by lone journalist Ansel Herz from Haiti.

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“The Haitian People Have Mobilized, While Foreign Aid Efforts Continue to Stall”

by Ansel Herz
http://www.democracynow.org/blog
Mediahacker.org
January 17, 2010

Ansel’s latest dispatch:

Millions of dollars in aid are pouring into Haiti. Another head of state visits each day. The misery in Port-Au-Prince dominates the news nearly a week after the 7.0 earthquake struck the heart of this island country.

What has changed on the streets of Haiti’s capitol city since the tremors? The Haitian people have mobilized, while foreign aid efforts continue to stall.

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via “The Haitian People Have Mobilized, While Foreign Aid Efforts Continue to Stall”.

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Bill Quigley: Ten Things the U.S. Can and Should Do For Haiti

One. Allow all Haitians in the US to work. The number one source of money for poor people in Haiti is the money sent from family and workers in the US back home. Haitians will continue to help themselves if given a chance. Haitians in the US will continue to help when the world community moves on to other problems.

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via Bill Quigley: “Ten Things the U.S. Can and Should Do For Haiti”.

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Medical Worker Outside of Port-Au-Prince: We Are Waiting For Patients That Have Yet To Arrive

Democracy Now! just received this email from a medical worker at Hopital Sacre Coeur in Milot, 75 miles north of Port-Au-Prince.

From Tim Traynor at Hopital Sacre Coeur in Milot:

I am sitting at Hopital Sacre Coeur in Milot, Haiti, 75 miles north of PAP waiting for patients that have yet to arrive. I have a 7 member trauma/ general surgery team that arrived from the States earlier this afternoon and have received only 4 people from PAP.

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via Medical Worker Outside of Port-Au-Prince: We Are Waiting For Patients That Have Yet To Arrive.

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Ortega warns of US deployment in Haiti

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega says that the United States has taken advantage of the massive quake in Haiti and deployed troops in the country.

“What is happening in Haiti seriously concerns me as US troops have already taken control of the airport,” Ortega said on Saturday.

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via Ortega warns of US deployment in Haiti.

see

Ansel Herz: The Destruction Is Everywhere You Go + Haiti earthquake: ‘100,000 may be dead’

Disputes emerge over Haiti aid control – Guns, Not Aid Have Arrived

The Right Testicle of Hell: History of a Haitian Holocaust by Greg Palast

Arisitide Says He Wants to Return to Haiti + Dahoud Andre + Randall Robinson: Bush Was Responsible for Destroying Haitian Democracy

The Militarization of Emergency Aid to Haiti: Is it a Humanitarian Operation or is it an Invasion? by Michel Chossudovsky

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