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Haiti

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Top Haiti Articles

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  • Students walk to raise money to help schools in Catonsville and Haiti

    Students walk to raise money to help schools in Catonsville and Haiti
    With the sun shining, the music blaring and the students smiling, St. Agnes School hosted its third annual fundraising walk on the school's St. Agnes Lane campus Friday afternoon. "This is a big event," said first-year program chairwoman Alison Hewitt,...
  • High school athletes spend summer with animals, sailing and more

    High school athletes spend summer with animals, sailing and more
    With high temperatures soaring above 90 degrees across the Baltimore region in recent weeks, it wouldn't be surprising to see high school students relaxing in their air-conditioned homes for the entire summer, playing video games and other indoor...
  • For too many, still no room at the inn

    "Women are not dying because of disease we cannot treat; they are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving." — Dr. Mahmoud Fathalla, author of the "World Report on Women's Health" A young woman, large...
  • Getting a ducky start to the new year

    The illuminated duck will drop over Havre de Grace, Saturday, Dec. 31, with fireworks on the Havre de Grace Middle School grounds on Lewis Lane. Thank you Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers for continuing this tradition in Havre de Grace. Happy New Year...
  • Local group still seeking help for Haiti two years after earthquake

    Local group still seeking help for Haiti two years after earthquake
    The catastrophe in Haiti struck quickly in January 2010. The consequences have gone on for much longer. A group in Howard County is seeking to make sure that the country is not forgotten. More than two years after a massive 7.0 earthquake left...
  • Two years later, Haiti's quiet progress

    Two years later, Haiti's quiet progress
    Two years ago, an enormous earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and the surrounding areas. While the cameras are gone, Haiti's recovery continues. Having recently visited Port-au-Prince, we can report that much has been accomplished...
  • Thousands find relief in fairway tent camp

    Thousands find relief in fairway tent camp
    Jean-Michel Frederick lives at the Petionville Club, near the golf course's ninth tee, with a grand view of the valley and the harbor. That would have meant prestige a few weeks ago. Today it means sleeping with his family on the side of a hill inside...
  • Earthquakes common in Caribbean

     
    This evening's devastating 7.0 earthquake in Haiti has been followed by a series of large aftershocks measuring more than 5.0 on the Richter scale. It was also preceded by smaller quakes (2.9 to 3.4) in Puerto Rico, across the Mona......
  • Haiti suffered in 1842 quake, too

     
    Situated as it is on the edge of an active joint in the Earth's crustal plates, Haiti is no stranger to earthquakes. Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell has pulled some clips from the Sun's archives of stories we published in......
  • Va. well reacts to Haiti quake; aftershocks continue

     
    The US. Geological Survey continues to monitor seismic events in Haiti in the wake of last evening's terrible 7.0 quake just outside the capital of Port-au-Prince. At last check, the country had sustained at least 34 aftershocks of magnitude 4.5 to......
  • Surgeon honored for humanitarian missions to Haiti

    Dr. Mojtaba Gashti, the Baltimore surgeon who brought a Haitian boy to the U.S. to remove an enormous tumor that might have otherwise killed him, has been named 2009 Public Citizen of the Year by the Maryland Chapter of the National Association of...
  • Haitian teen on road to recovery

    Haitian teen on road to recovery
    Four weeks ago, Osly St. Preux arrived in Baltimore from his home in Haiti wearing summer clothes and too-tight shoes and with an ugly, gnarled, cancerous mass - one that ended up weighing 3 1/2 pounds - growing out of his right armpit. The 13-year-old...