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Haiti

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  • Twitter response to Japan earthquake, tsunami is fast, widespread

    Just as Egypt has been cast as the Twitter revolution, so Friday's massive Japanese earthquake and tsunami was destined to become the Twitter disaster. In 140-character bites, the story unfolded: the shock and terror; the sense of human frailty mixed...
  • Manuel Noriega extradited home to Panama after 21 years [updated]

     
    Manuel Noriega en route to his homeland. Manuel Noriega, the onetime military dictator of Panama, was being flown home Sunday after two decades in U.S. and French prisons and facing yet more jail time in Panama....
  • 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-...
  • Britain to probe whether its spies turned over pair to Libya

     
    Scotland Yard will investigate whether British spies facilitated the abduction of two Libyan men who were allegedly shipped back to their homeland and tortured there by the late dictator Moammar Kadafi’s regime, authorities announced Thursday....
  • 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....
  • Galactic's 'Carnivale Electricos' makes one big party

     
    Galactic’s 'Carnivale Electricos' combines New Orleans’ Mardi Gras tradition and Brazil’s Carnaval celebration....
  • High Point nurse has hope for Haiti after emotional fact-finding trip

     
    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 …...
  • ICE names a public advocate: Is it PR or real reform?

     
    Federal immigration officials are taking another step toward fulfilling a pledge to overhaul the nation's troubled detention system. On Tuesday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that Andrew Lorenzen-Strait will serve as the agency's first...
  • Chris Dodd and Sean Penn in Haiti

     
    Chris Dodd, the head of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, recently traveled to Haiti with Sean Penn....
  • 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....
  • Boynton Beach elected officials not visiting Haiti nor meeting with president

     
    Just as a Boynton Beach delegation that included elected officials was preparing to travel to Boynton Beach's sister city of Les Cayes, Haiti, City Hall rocked with controversy. Mayor Jose Rodriguez and Commissioner Woodrow Hay had expressed interest in.....
  • Is bribery sometimes OK? How people answered across the Americas

     
    A Vanderbilt University study found big differences in how bribery is seen in different countries, based on a 2010 survey of nearly 41,000 people in 24 countries....