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  • US housing effort in Haiti criticized � again

    MIAMI The U.S. Agency for International Development says it will continue to work with Haitians displaced by the country's devastating Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake to get them into permanent homes just not by building the houses itself. The announcement...
  • Audit finds U.S. housing aid program in Haiti falls short

    PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - A post-earthquake housing program in Haiti funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has delivered only a quarter of the planned number of homes at nearly twice the budgeted cost, according to a...
  • Young Immigrant, Bright Future

    Cities have always been gateways, places where immigrants could get a toehold in America and start up the ladder. That has been true in Hartford for 300 years, and it still is. Consider 17-year-old Woodlyn Joachim. She grew up in Haiti. Four years ago,...
  • Man found dead in canal was noted Haitian-born painter

    Man found dead in canal was noted Haitian-born painter
    When Fort Lauderdale artist Reynald Poisson walked into the Haitian Heritage Museum with a sampling of his work, director Eveline Pierre said she instantly recognized talent. "Very eclectic, not like the works of any other artist I knew," said Pierre,...
  • Woman defrauds 93-year-old man out of $1.4M, deputies say

    Woman defrauds 93-year-old man out of $1.4M, deputies say
    A Boynton Beach woman is being charged with fraud after Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies say she took $1.4 million from the 93-year-old man for whom she was hired as a medical aide. Sultane Valcius, 48, is charged with organized scheme to...
  • Study: Migrants' financial picture has improved but many remain vulnerable

    Latin American and Caribbean migrants have modestly improved their economic situations since the 2008-09 recession and the remittances they send to their homelands have increased by 12 percent, according to a new study. But 1 in 3 of these migrants...
  • READER SUBMITTED: S&S Continues Support Of Haitian Schools

    In a country where education is as precious as water, S&S Worldwide has again stepped up to help Haitian schools pick up the pieces four years after a devastating earthquake. S&S recently donated more than $2,500 in sports, art and educational supplies...
  • Man suspected of raping girl, 12, fled to Haiti, police say

    Man suspected of raping girl, 12, fled to Haiti, police say
    Edwige Dupervil raped his 12-year-old neighbor, then hopped on a flight to Haiti weeks later when he realized police were on his trail, according to Delray Beach Police. Police said at about 8 p.m. on Oct. 19, the girl had gone to visit a friend near her...
  • Drought threatens population in the northwest of Haiti

    PORT-DE-PAIX, Haiti (Reuters) - Only cactus grows along the dirt road fringing arid fields on the way to the isolated village of Bas des Moustiques, on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Port-de-Paix in Haiti. A lack of rain in recent months has...
  • Northern Haiti port to be expanded after US fails to get investors for new facility

    MIAMI After months of unsuccessfully trying to get private investors to cough up millions of dollars for the construction of a new, multimillion-dollar port in northeastern Haiti, the U.S. government is scratching its plans and will instead revamp the...
  • Theater: 'Vagina Monologues' productions to benefit women's groups

    To raise awareness of violence against women, V‐Day Lehigh Valley, a volunteer theater troupe, will present two productions of "The Vagina Monologues" starting this weekend to benefit two charities that support women and families. The 16-person...
  • World Bank head calls for renewed urgency in Haiti's cholera fight

    The head of the World Bank is calling for a renewed sense of urgency and more coordination from the international community to help Haiti eliminate cholera, which has killed thousands of Haitians since its outbreak in October 2010. "Cholera can be...