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Haiti

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Top Haiti Articles

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  • How to foster compassion in children

     How to foster compassion in children
    Are the ideas on offer to reform America's schools really the best we can come up with? Texas has embraced reforms, for example, that call for increasing the number of charter schools and eliminating some of the exams required to graduate from high...
  • A School Opens in Haiti

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The children nudged forward, like racehorses at the post. Some wore purple shirts, some wore blue. "Are you ready?" someone yelled. "YES!" they screamed back. Usually, kids are dying to get out of school. These kids were...
  • Ring in new year, yet make bedtime

    What are you doing New Year's Eve? It's an invitation. A famous song. And this past week, for me, it was actually an issue. For the first time in my life, I was not in the U.S. on Dec..31. I was away from family and friends. I had gone by myself to Haiti...
  • The Reflektors (shhh... Arcade Fire) to perform 2 shows in Miami

    The Reflektors (shhh... Arcade Fire) to perform 2 shows in Miami
    There are now two vaguely secret pop-up shows by critically lauded indie rockers Arcade FireĀ  set for next week in Miami, with tickets on sale 10 a.m. Wednesday. A concert on Oct. 23 at Mekka in downtown Miami has been added to the previously...
  • A New Exhibit at Hartford's Clare Gallery Looks at the People of Haiti

    A New Exhibit at Hartford's Clare Gallery Looks at the People of Haiti
    Hartford's Clare Gallery focuses on art dealing with religious themes (it's in a church). And perhaps no recent disaster generated a greater response from faith-based communities than the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Artist Dianne G. Coyle, working from...
  • Same old, same old in Syria

    President Obama's on-and-off-again planned American attack on Syria is nothing new. Besides its five declared wars, America has a habit of intervening all over the world. Even apart from clandestine CIA operations, and even after the unhappy end of the...
  • Having escaped hell of civil war, he lends hands and hope to Haiti

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- This is a story Nedal Tamer tells. When he was a kid in war-torn Lebanon, his neighbor had a kidney problem. The only medical attention was in Beirut. So the man and his brother had to travel two hours by taxi. On the way, the...
  • About Barry Johnson

    About Barry Johnson
    Barry E. Johnson is president and chief executive officer of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, South Florida's largest business development organization and among the largest chambers of commerce in the southeastern U.S. He directs a team of more...
  • Isabel Allende, a life of letters

     Isabel Allende, a life of letters
    Somewhere between her Chilean family's life-or-death political realities and its intuitive, fantastical imagination is where Isabel Allende writes. Where she lives is the Bay Area, arriving in California about 25 years ago with a famous surname she's gone...
  • 'Faces Of Haiti' At Clare Gallery

    'Faces Of Haiti' At Clare Gallery
    Dianne Coyle has a mission, and she’s carrying it out by using art: To inform people that “Haiti is people, and people have faces.” An exhibit of Coyle’s work at Clare Gallery in Hartford, “Faces of Haiti,” is 20 oil-...
  • Pamela Anderson talks training for N.Y. Marathon to benefit Haiti

    Pamela Anderson talks training for N.Y. Marathon to benefit Haiti
    Pamela Anderson is running in the New York City marathon in November to help raise funds for Haiti. Now if only the streets of New York were lined with sand and everyone were required to wear a red swimsuit ... The former "Baywatch" babe, 46, has...
  • Top events to do Friday: DJ Laz, the Stooges Brass Band and Big Night in Little Haiti

    Top events to do Friday: DJ Laz, the Stooges Brass Band and Big Night in Little Haiti
    Cruising DJ Laz/DJ Irie: The Bimini SuperFast cruise ship that leaves from PortMiami is offering party cruises three nights a week, and this weekend's lineup includes a couple of big names. DJ Laz will headline Friday night's outing, and DJ Irie will...