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Haiti

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Top Haiti Articles

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  • Carney: St. Isaacs' assists members of sister parish in Haiti

    We survived Superstorm Sandy, the presidential elections, Halloween, and the end of daylight saving time Now let's backtrack to October since this column was a no-show here last month, The Haiti Committee of St. Isaac Jogues parish, which was...
  • Five questions with … Ellen Reich

    Five questions with … Ellen Reich
    Ellen Reich's business — run out of her Butcher's Hill rowhouse — has international reach. She's the proprietress (she loves that word) of Three Stone Steps, which sells metal art, recycled jewelry and other intriguing items made by...
  • Share Your Blessings: Where to donate this holiday season

    As another challenging economic year nears its end, nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our help more than ever. Below is a listing...
  • Hurricane Irene poised for sweep up the East Coast

     
    The first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season was leaving Puerto Rico and moving toward the northern coast of the Dominican Republic and Haiti Monday morning. And if Hurricane Irene follows the forecast storm track, it can be expected to......
  • New tropical storm heads for Haiti, Dominican Rep.

     
    The fifth named storm of the 2011 Atlantic season has formed in the Caribbean Sea near the island of Dominica. The forecast track would carry the storm south of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, then across the Dominican Republic and......
  • Hurricane names Igor and Tomas are retired

     
    Dozens of deaths and hundreds of millions of dollars in damage have prompted the World Meteorological Organization to retire two names from last season's roster of Atlantic hurricanes.Igor and Tomas will be replaced on the 2016 names list by Ian......
  • Tomas spares Haiti, but cholera still a threat

     
    Hurricane Tomas passed to the west of the crowded Haitian capital Port au Prince over the weekend, mostly sparing the vulnerable earthquake resettlement camps. But local and international authorities continue to worry about the effects of heavy rains on...
  • Haiti facing hurricane conditions, 5-10 inches of rain

     
    Haiti is under a Hurricane Warning today as Tropical Storm Tomas continues its slow turn in the Caribbean toward the vulnerable island nation. The warning means hurricane conditions - winds of 73 mph or more - are expected somewhere in the......
  • Tomas perks up; Haiti warned

     
    As predicted, Tomas is a tropical storm again, with top sustained winds of 45 mph. For a time earlier today, its disorganization caused some weakening, and it was demoted to a tropical depression. But the storm has revived this afternoon, and......
  • Tomas weakens, but may still regain strength

     
    A disorganized Tropical Storm Tomas weakened to a mere tropical depression overnight. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami predict the storm will recover and reach hurricane strength again before reaching land.Still, they're having...
  • Haiti in peril as Tomas gains strength

     
    Hurricane forecasters say they see signs of strengthening in Tropical Storm Tomas, and the storm is still expected to regain hurricane strength before striking Haiti and the island of Hispaniola late this week.Tomas on Tuesday morning was located 355...
  • Hurricane Tomas could move toward Haiti

     
    As if they didn't have enough to contend with in Haiti, now Hurricane Tomas is forecast to become a major Cat. 3 storm and could make a turn toward that tortured island nation later this week.The National Hurricane Center in......