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Haiti

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Top Haiti Articles

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  • On Faith: Pray for those who've hurt with words

    The old nursery rhyme is a lie: "Sticks and stones may break by my bones but words will never hurt me." We know the truth. More of us are hurt, wounded, maimed and killed by words than by sticks and stones. Words can kill. They can be just as lethal...
  • Ousted Dictator "Baby Doc" Duvalier Taken to Court

    Ousted Dictator "Baby Doc" Duvalier Taken to Court
    PORT-AU-PRINCE -- Haitian police led ex-dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier out of his hotel and took him to court Tuesday without saying whether he was being charged with crimes committed under his brutal regime. A contingent of police led the former dictator...
  • Video Journal: Local Volunteers Return from Haiti

    Video Journal: Local Volunteers Return from Haiti
    A group of volunteers with "Haiti Needs You" and Holy Spirit Parish based out of Grand Rapids just returned from the country on a two week medical trip. While abroad, they helped treat more than 2,000 patients in a mountain village that have no access to...
  • Officials Confirm 3 Cases of Cholera in NYC

    New York City officials have confirmed that three New Yorkers contracted cholera while in the Dominican Republic for a wedding. The Dominican Republic shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, where thousands have died from the disease. A medical...
  • York Couple Turn Off Their Lights For Haiti

    York Couple Turn Off Their Lights For Haiti
    A York family is turning off their electricity every time you reach into your pockets for Haiti. For every ten dollars you donate to their fund for Haitian orphans, their electricity will switch off for an hour. The family was inspired to do this after...
  • Metro Support Helping Haiti Rebuild from Disaster

    Metro Support Helping Haiti Rebuild from Disaster
    Last month, Haiti marked the one year anniversary of a devestating earthquake that destroyed much of the impovrished nation's capital of Port-au-Prince. Over 230,000 people died in the quake, which was then followed up by a hurricane and a cholera...
  • Casino Employee Working to Help Family in Haiti

    Casino Employee Working to Help Family in Haiti
    Ameristar Casino worker Angeline Colin has won $15,000 at work, and it wasn't through gambling, but through hard work. Now, the Haitian native and Ameristar Employee of the Year is planning to use her winnings to help her family back in Haiti rebuild...
  • Home movies from space

    Home movies from space
    For a space traveler's view of remarkable events that unfolded this past year in and around the solar system, look no further than the JPL website, where a series of digital videos offers spectacular images of Earth, Mars and the far corners of our...
  • Doctor's Mission To Haiti Turns Into Struggle For Survival

    Doctor's Mission To Haiti Turns Into Struggle For Survival
    Local doctor Stan Flemming and his team first went to Haiti last January to help those injured in the earthquake. He went back to finish the work he started in one of Haiti's most impoverished areas...and found himself in the middle of a violent riot....
  • San Diegans gave $273K to rebuild Haiti

    San Diegans gave $273K to rebuild Haiti
    More than $273,000 was donated by about 2,300 San Diegans to the American Red Cross to help rebuild Haiti since an earthquake devastated the Caribbean country one year ago Monday. Donations from area residents ranged from as little as $1 to as much as...
  • Loren Halifax in Haiti: Day One Blog

    Loren Halifax in Haiti: Day One Blog
    I flew out of the snowstorm in Kansas City Monday morning, into DFW -- lots of de-icing and anti-icing delayed several planes, but I got to Fort Lauderdale and boarded a plane for Port Au Prince along with several teams of volunteers, obviously on mission...
  • Man Falsely Accused of Rape During Birthday Cruise Imprisoned for 6 Days

    Man Falsely Accused of Rape During Birthday Cruise Imprisoned for 6 Days
    Two friends who took a cruise to celebrate a birthday and escape the winter were instead imprisoned on a false rape allegation aboard the Royal Caribbean brig, despite the woman recanting her charge a day later. David Anselem, 26 and Evi Mor, 22, decided...