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  • Glen Mar church group brings hope to Haiti

    Glen Mar church group brings hope to Haiti
    The unpaved street winds up a steep, rocky hill to a "shell of a hospital." It's a concrete structure without any patients, said Shirley Matlock, a member of Glen Mar Methodist Church, in Ellicott City. Construction supplies, tile and paint occupy most of...
  • Church man, family man

    For Deacon Emile Ambroise, helping his fellow Haitian-Americans was a family affair. He often brought his wife and four children with him to help serve, teach and counsel. "We all contributed," said daughter Mathilde Ambroise, a marriage and family...
  • Holland Teacher On Mission To Help Haiti

    Holland Teacher On Mission To Help Haiti
    Kim Chapin has spent the past four years working to help Haiti and she's also gotten her students involved. Chapin said she first got involved after a lunch at a chinese restuarant where she received a special fortune cookie message. "It said you will...
  • Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille resigns

     
    Haiti's political instability deepened Friday with the sudden resignation of Prime Minister Garry Conille, who took the job less than five months ago. Conille was reportedly under enormous pressure from President Michel Martelly to quit....
  • Haiti, two years after devastating earthquake

     
    Two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, there has been progress, including elections. But much is left to do, with half a million people who lost their homes still living in squalid camps....
  • Brazil announces plan to rein in immigration from Haiti

     
    REPORTING FROM RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil has announced plans to grant amnesty to thousands of Haitian immigrants but deport any who cross the border from Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia without visas in the future. Brazil will issue 100 visas a month in Port-au-...
  • 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...
  • Hudsonville Couple Still Helping To Rebuild Haiti

    Hudsonville Couple Still Helping To Rebuild Haiti
    Even before it was in the headlines, helping Haiti was on the hearts and minds of Nate and Brenda Yonker. Nate made the first trip there in 2006 to use his trade skills as a plumber to provide relief to poor areas. The next year, he took his wife...
  • Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places

    Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places
    Schools, homes, shoes and jobs. Love. Hope. As myriad as the needs of those swept up in poverty, abandonment and disaster are the people who pour out their time and treasure to help. In Howard County, we have a commendable reputation for helping our own,...
  • Putting a crafty spin on nature at Cromwell Valley

    A bracelet made of potato chip bags? As strange as it seems, that's just what a group of people made at a recent Saturday afternoon class at Cromwell Valley Park. The craft project involved cutting the cleaned chip bag in strips, 1.5 inches by 4 inches,...
  • 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...
  • Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene

    Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene
    MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days. Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...