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US Repression Of Haiti Continues

U.S. troops arrived at Haiti’s Presidential Palace in the capital, Port-au-Prince, and preoccupied control of the immediate area. Nearly 12 U.S. military helicopters were laid on the front lawn of the Palace and heavily armed soldiers stroked the ground. The 82nd Airborne Division simultaneously parachuted in at least 50 troops to take control over different systems in the Haitian capital.

The United Nations ‘peacekeeping’ troops, which… Continue reading

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Red Cross Welcomes Dalai Lama’s Contribution For Haiti Relief

Dalai Lama with his humility made a donation of 100,000 Swiss francs to speed up the relief works in earthquake-destroyed Haiti. The donation was initiated through the International Red Cross Committee in Geneva.

In a letter sent to Tibetan leader, Bekele Geleta, the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, has represented “heartfelt gratitude for the generous contribution”.… Continue reading

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Major Earthquake in 200 Years Hit Haiti

On Jan 12th 2010 Haiti was struck by a major earthquake. The earthquake showed 7.0 magnitudes on Richter scale. The capital city of Haiti is completely reduced to rubble. This is the second largest earthquake in Haiti and the most powerful disaster occurred after 200 years.

Due to the earthquake, communication was disrupted, electricity was out in some places and relief is largely hampered due to… Continue reading

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