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  • Hip-Hop Star Wyclef Jean Could Become Next President of Haiti

    Hip-Hop Star Wyclef Jean Could Become Next President of Haiti
    According to Haiti's former Chamber of Deputies, Pierre Eric Jean-Jacques, singer Wyclef Jean is planning to run for president. A spokesperson for the the Grammy Award winner says Jean will announce his decision Thursday. Jean-Jacques told The Associated...
  • Deputy: Wyclef Jean to Run for President of Haiti

    Deputy: Wyclef Jean to Run for President of Haiti
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The former head of Haiti's Chamber of Deputies says singer Wyclef Jean is about to announce his candidacy for president of a nation struggling to recover from the Jan. 12 earthquake. Former Deputy Pierre Eric Jean-Jacques tells...
  • 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...
  • City Lights: Haiti still needs us

    Remember Haiti? The impoverished Caribbean island became the focus of international attention in January when a 7.0 earthquake killed an estimated 230,000 people and left countless more displaced. For awhile, it was hard to open a newspaper without...
  • 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...