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Haiti

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  • Friends Of The Libraries: Inside the trauma of Haiti

    Everyone remembers the terrible 7.0 earthquake in Haiti in 2010. This is your chance to learn more about it from a former Costa Mesa resident. Chris Rakunas traveled to Haiti to deliver medical and surgical supplies to an orphanage and several hospitals....
  • The Latest: A sad 'Farewell,' a colorful trek

    "Farewell, Fred Voodoo" By Amy Wilentz Simon & Schuster; 329 pages Fred Voodoo, we learn from Amy Wilentz's candid new book, is not a person but an epithet — the Haitian equivalent, more or less, of Joe Average. Wilentz spent years in Haiti as...
  • Video chat: Author Amy Wilentz on Haiti, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m.

    Video chat: Author Amy Wilentz on Haiti, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m.
    Join us Tuesday for a live video conversation with award-winning author Amy Wilentz about her new book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo." After a massive earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, Wilentz, a journalist who has been writing about the country for more...
  • Salem woman uses painting to help donate money for Haiti

    Salem woman uses painting to help donate money for Haiti
    A Salem woman says she hasn't forgotten. This Saturday, January 12, will mark three years since an earthquake devastated the country of Haiti. On Monday that woman wrote a check to help out and it all started with a trip to a Philadelphia museum....
  • Andres Chaparro, Robert Charles Hudson In Two Exhibits In Hartford

    Andres Chaparro, Robert Charles Hudson In Two Exhibits In Hartford
    Jazz cat-painter Andres Chaparro and Underground Railroad symbolist Robert Charles Hudson will be two of eight artists whose work will be exhibited from Saturday, Jan. 5, to Tuesday, Jan. 29, at ArtSpace, 555 Asylum Ave. in Hartford, in an “Art...
  • The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Drink and run in your Daisy Dukes?

    The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Drink and run in your Daisy Dukes?
    After a few years practicing in cities around the country, and a couple of last-minute test runs in St. Petersburg in November and in Orlando at Christmastime, the Tap ‘N’ Run is ready for the fit and fashionable athletes of Fort Liquordale....
  • In Haiti, at every turn, a new surprise

    In Haiti, at every turn, a new surprise
    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...
  • Celebrities party for a good cause

    Celebrities party for a good cause
    Celebrity presence has always been an essential part of the game at Los Angeles charity events, but this fall organizers may have outdone themselves. Consider: George Clooney will be honored at the Carousel of Hope Ball. Leonardo DiCaprio is co-chairing...
  • Tropical storm Isaac update

    Tropical storm Isaac update
    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...
  • Monitoring the St. Joe

    Monitoring the St. Joe
    SOUTH BEND -- First came the family saying prayers by the St. Joseph River to mark the Jewish new year. Then came a unicyclist rolling down Northside Trail. Minutes later Wednesday, six canoes docked near the pedestrian bridge at Indiana University South...
  • Obama Confronts Iran, Syria in U.N. Address

    Obama Confronts Iran, Syria in U.N. Address
    United Nations -- Embroiled in his campaign for re-election, President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in a sweeping speech meant to honor slain Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, confront Iran and Syria, and...
  • Harris: Design for developing nations developing at IIT

    Harris: Design for developing nations developing at IIT
    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-...