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Haiti

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Top Haiti Articles

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  • Powerful 6.8 Quake Hits Myanmar, No Tsunami Warning

    Powerful 6.8 Quake Hits Myanmar, No Tsunami Warning
    YANGON, Myanmar -- A powerful earthquake hit Myanmar Thursday near its borders with China, Thailand and Laos, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake hit in eastern Myanmar, about 55 miles (89 km) north of Chiang Rai, Thailand, the survey reported....
  • Local firefighter returns from Japan

    Local firefighter returns from Japan
    Los Angeles County Firefighter Specialist Anthony Ramirez — better known by his middle name, Pete — returned to work Saturday at Fire Station 82 in La Cañada Flintridge after taking part last week in search-and-rescue missions along the...
  • High School Students Pack for Spring Break Mission Trip

    High School Students Pack for Spring Break Mission Trip
    Spring break trips typically involve sun and fun, but a group of students from West Catholic and Catholic Central High School are doing something a little different. They're taking a mission trip to Haiti. "This is my first mission trip. My friends...
  • Community Helps Man Send Shipment of Items to Haiti

    Community Helps Man Send Shipment of Items to Haiti
    When Wyoming resident Telly Morisset returned from his home country of Haiti last year after the earthquake, he had an idea. He wanted to send a truck full of items to the people and hospital in his hometown who desperately needed them. However, he had no...
  • High School Students Return From Spring Break Trip To Help Haiti

    High School Students Return From Spring Break Trip To Help Haiti
    While many out there were enjoying sun and rest during spring break, nine high school students from West Catholic and Catholic Central took the days off to do something different --- help the needy in Haiti. The student went with the group Haiti Needs...
  • Parents honor daughter's legacy through Haiti charity

    Parents honor daughter's legacy through Haiti charity
    Molly Hightower of Port Orchard dedicated her life to giving orphans in Haiti a better one. That work came to an end during the devastating earthquake last year. Hightower’s body was recovered in the rubble of the orphanage where she lived and...
  • Actor Sean Penn Worked to Free American Hikers from Iran

    Actor Sean Penn Worked to Free American Hikers from Iran
    CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. actor Sean Penn engaged in attempts to secure the release of two Americans freed by Iran this week, flying to Venezuela to ask President Hugo Chavez to intervene with Iran's leader, a source close to the release process said on...
  • First Annual Walk for Water

    First Annual Walk for Water
    We've returned from Haiti but the work continues here in Chicagoland. Saturday, Adam and I had the opportunity to cover Living Water International's First Annual Walk for Water, which stepped off from Parkview Community Church in Glen Ellyn.    About a...
  • Living Through the Earthquake

    Living Through the Earthquake
    In this video, Leogane resident Albert Point du Jour recounts his experience living through last January’s earthquake in its epicenter- from the first tremor at his work site to finally rescuing his daughter from his collapsing home. Remarkably,...
  • Rebuilding a Nation: Haitians Helping Themselves

    Rebuilding a Nation: Haitians Helping Themselves
    Wesley Charles is a Haitian who worked for World Vision for more than two decades. It was work that took his family to live in Miami, and took Wesley all over the world.  But after the earthquake hit his homeland last January, Wesley decided in a fit...
  • A Visit to Haiti's Mass Graves: A Reporter's Reflections

    A Visit to Haiti's Mass Graves: A Reporter's Reflections
    Walking across this mass grave was undoubtedly the eeriest and most haunting expedition of my career. That goes as well for that of photojournalist Adam Debacker.    Our working relationship is usually one of constant back and forth- about potential...
  • Airport Ordeal

    Airport Ordeal
    I feel naked. And naive.   Naked because I have no luggage, and naive to think my bag would have arrived in Port-au-Prince ten hours after bidding it adieu in Chicago.    It might get here tomorrow morning.   It might not.   No one here is in too much...