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Port-au-Prince (Haiti)

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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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Business in natural disasters

    Business in natural disasters
    Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...
  • 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...
  • Hospital ship greeted by Haiti's stark reality

    Hospital ship greeted by Haiti's stark reality
    The faces of the Haitian disaster arrived Wednesday aboard the Navy hospital ship Comfort as a procession of earthquake victims, looking lost and scared, staggered off helicopters or strained to look up from their stretchers while corpsmen carried them...
  • Haiti Earthquake: Sarla Chand survives and returns to work at IMA World Health

    Haiti Earthquake: Sarla Chand survives and returns to work at IMA World Health
  • Former Haitian President Leslie Manigat dead at 83

    MIAMI Former Haitian President Leslie Manigat, who took power in a controversial military-organized 1988 presidential election only to be ousted 41/2 months later, would regularly ask visitors to his modest Port-au-Prince home, "Do Haitians really want...
  • JetBlue adding Las Vegas and Cartagena routes from Lauderdale

    JetBlue Airways plans to add new once-daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Cartagena, Colombia, and to Las Vegas, Nevada starting Oct. 29, the New York based carrier announced Wednesday. These two new routes follow on the heels of the...
  • Memorial held for Chicago missionary killed in Haiti

    Memorial held for Chicago missionary killed in Haiti
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A missionary from Chicago who was stabbed to death in Haiti was a generous man who dedicated his life to the impoverished country after a devastating 2010 earthquake, churchgoers and friends recalled at a memorial service....
  • Roxane Gay's 'An Untamed State' gives torture survivor a voice

    "I was no one." These four words are the refrain of Mireille Duval Jameson, a young Haitian American attorney held captive for 13 days and brutally tortured by local criminals in Port-au-Prince. The story told in Roxane Gay's debut novel, "An Untamed...
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