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Haiti

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Top Haiti Articles

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  • Wyclef Jean can't run for Haitian presidency -- or can he?

    Contrary to reports that Wyclef Jean isn't on the approved list of candidates for Haiti's upcoming presidential election, the Fugees singer isn't officially out of the running yet. The list, originally slated to be revealed Aug. 19, and then Aug 20,...
  • Companies tracking travelers

    Companies tracking travelers
    Like many Americans, John Clifton spent Sept. 11, 2001, in a panic. As travel manager of Houston-based global engineering firm KBR, he scrambled for hours trying to determine whether his company had anyone on the four hijacked planes. KBR often has...
  • Beyond skin deep

    As a fashion photographer who is now embarking on his 14th season as a judge on the primetime series "America's Next Top Model," a reality show in which aspiring young models compete to launch a career in the modeling industry, Nigel Barker's idea of...
  • "Devil's Dream" by Madison Smartt Bell

    "Devil's Dream" by Madison Smartt Bell
    "Devil's Dream" By Madison Smartt Bell Pantheon. 335 pages. $26.95 Fiddlers strike up the old tune "Devil’s Dream" more than once in the new Madison Smartt Bell novel that bears its name. It is a sprightly jig, but it turns poignant here, since the...
  • GR Couple 'Officially' Add Haitian Boy To Family On Kent County Adoption Day

    GR Couple 'Officially' Add Haitian Boy To Family On Kent County Adoption Day
    After surving the ups and downs of the adoption process, including the massive quake in Haiti, Susan and Brian Lennon can finally call little Kervens their own. The couple finalized the adoption of the four-year-old Thursday as part of the 14th Annual...
  • Reunion For Two Brought Together By Earthquake Tragedy

    Reunion For Two Brought Together By Earthquake Tragedy
    An emotional reunion for two people brought together by tragedy. Reverand LeRiche Roosevelt is the leader for a parish on a small island near his native Haiti. After the earthquake, which killed nearly 300,000 and left five million homeless, he watched...
  • Rays of Hope for Haiti

  • About books set in Haiti

    About books set in Haiti
    American novelist Madison Smartt Bell has devoted two decades to bringing Haiti, from 1791-1804, alive for readers. It may seem unfathomable for Americans to understand how a country as Haiti can exist so close to luxurious vacation destinations, Bell's...
  • Haitian Orphan Survives Earthquake and Rare Disease

    Haitian Orphan Survives Earthquake and Rare Disease
    He survived the Haiti earthquake and endures a rare disease that keeps him from enjoying the sun. Job is one of 250 people in the United States that have Xeroderma Pigmentosum or XP. He is the first Haitian diagnosed with the disease. XP keeps the body...
  • 3-legged cat, once-abandoned dog honored

    3-legged cat, once-abandoned dog honored
    A three-legged cat that inspired a series of children's books and a once-abandoned dog that helped save lives after the Haiti earthquake have received national honors. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals announced its cat and...
  • Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene

    Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene
    MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days. Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...
  • A Dream Realized

    A Dream Realized
    Our departure is upon us. Photojournalist Adam DeBacker and I will soon be boarding a plane to Port-au-Prince on a trip we’ve talked about making for a year an half. Adam and I have covered a lot of tragedies together- tornadoes, shooting sprees,...