| Feb 3, 2013
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Two turns off the alley and I was hopelessly lost.
In less than five minutes, I couldn't see the guest house where I had been staying for a week, even though it was one of the taller buildings in Haiti. With a few quick...
| Dec 23, 2012
Chicago architect Ann Clark is designing a boarding school that will sit in a saddle-shaped field of mostly beans in Grand-Bois, Haiti.
Among the challenges: One side of the field slopes more than 25 degrees, and getting there is rougher than white-...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:13 AM
Value carrier JetBlue Airways on Thursday announced plans for new twice-daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Haiti’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince starting Dec. 5.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:38 PM
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-...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:37 PM
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....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:38 PM
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....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Driving down LaGrange Road in Orland Park never felt so good for High Point School nurse Donna Rehm, who recently returned from a four-day fact-finding …...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:23 PM
Two Aberdeen nurses on a medical mission to help Haiti were caught by the destruction of Hurricane Sandy, at one point making a human chain to cross water.
Suzanne Hofer and Jamie Kenny arrived in Aberdeen on Tuesday afternoon after about two weeks...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:25 PM
We have an update to a story we've been reporting on since January.
It's about a group of doctors, churches and neighbors, all stepping in to change one young girl's life.
We're talking about Haitian teenager Kethia Sirena's long road to recovery. That...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:48 AM
As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night.
The possibility of stinging rain and tree-bending wind...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 4:46 AM
With Tropical Storm Isaac gaining strength and continuing to march toward Florida, a hurricane watch was posted late Friday for the Florida Keys, and a tropical storm warning is in effect for mainland South Florida.On the east coast, the tropical storm...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Tropical Storm Isaac is on the prowl. The storm hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti this morning. The town is still in shambles from the 2010 earthquake.
After the storm, a new worry emerges: cholera outbreaks in the evacuation camps. Can't these people catch a...