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  • Drones being developed to deliver medical aid, not bombs

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Unmanned aerial vehicles could one day be used to help deliver medical aid and other necessities to needy individuals in hard-to-reach areas. Compact aerial drones have not been widely used by American physicians and other...
  • Haitian fugitive Clifford Brandt captured along Haiti-DR border, authorities say

    MIAMI The most high-profile inmate from a Haiti jail break has been taken into custody, Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe tweeted Tuesday. Lamothe, who was in a special meeting with security officials including the police chief and justice minister,...
  • American Airlines next stop: Cap-Ha�tien, Haiti

    Haiti's historical mecca is expanding to the world. After a modified 757 transporting then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in October 2012 became the first large aircraft to touch down on its runway in decades, Cap-Haitien will soon welcome similarly...
  • JetBlue adding Las Vegas and Cartagena routes from Lauderdale

    JetBlue Airways plans to add new once-daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Cartagena, Colombia, and to Las Vegas, Nevada starting Oct. 29, the New York based carrier announced Wednesday. These two new routes follow on the heels of the...
  • Memorial held for Chicago missionary killed in Haiti

    Memorial held for Chicago missionary killed in Haiti
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A missionary from Chicago who was stabbed to death in Haiti was a generous man who dedicated his life to the impoverished country after a devastating 2010 earthquake, churchgoers and friends recalled at a memorial service....
  • Roxane Gay's 'An Untamed State' gives torture survivor a voice

    "I was no one." These four words are the refrain of Mireille Duval Jameson, a young Haitian American attorney held captive for 13 days and brutally tortured by local criminals in Port-au-Prince. The story told in Roxane Gay's debut novel, "An Untamed...
  • Pictures in the News | May 20, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, lightning is reflected in water during an evening thunderstorm in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. Sakai, Japan: A huge paper doll of a historical Japanese figure named Ko-shishi can be seen on a cart during the...
  • DJ Michael Brun put medical career on hold for music

    DJ Michael Brun put medical career on hold for music
    The struggle of the artist is a story we've heard many times before. After all, not everyone can be successful. The world of the musically gifted is limited, and rightfully so - it is reserved solely for true talent.      Meet Michael Brun, a 21-...
  • Impoverished Haiti manufacturing its own Android tablet

    Impoverished Haiti manufacturing its own Android tablet
    Better known for producing third-world poverty and political mayhem - as well as a world-class rum - the Western Hemisphere's least developed country has made a surprising entry into the high-tech world with its own Android tablet. Sandwiched between...
  • JetBlue launches Fort Lauderdale to Port-au-Prince, Haiti service Thursday

    JetBlue launches Fort Lauderdale to Port-au-Prince, Haiti service Thursday
    Officials from JetBlue Airways and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will celebrate the airline’s inaugural flight between Fort Lauderdale and Port-au-Prince, Haiti Thursday at 11:30 a.m. The new nonstop route to the Haiti’s...
  • 10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti

    10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti
    When photographer Michael Laughlin was shot and wounded 10 years ago today while on assignment for the Sun Sentinel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, he could not have imagined the impact those gunshots would have. Hit three times – in the shoulder, the...
  • Photo essay | Haiti Christian Summit

     
    The gathering in the village of Bois-Neuf was called “Prayer, Penance and Conversion,” and participants came with hopes of a better life for themselves or others....