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  • Pictures in the News | May 20, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, lightning is reflected in water during an evening thunderstorm in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. Sakai, Japan: A huge paper doll of a historical Japanese figure named Ko-shishi can be seen on a cart during the...
  • Photo essay | Haiti Christian Summit

     
    The gathering in the village of Bois-Neuf was called “Prayer, Penance and Conversion,” and participants came with hopes of a better life for themselves or others....
  • DJ Michael Brun put medical career on hold for music

    DJ Michael Brun put medical career on hold for music
    The struggle of the artist is a story we've heard many times before. After all, not everyone can be successful. The world of the musically gifted is limited, and rightfully so - it is reserved solely for true talent.      Meet Michael Brun, a 21-...
  • Anniversary of Haiti quake a sad reminder

    Four years ago, the earth shook in Haiti. It lasted less than a minute. By the time the trembling stopped, death had already begun. Many were killed instantly, by collapsed buildings, oncoming cars, falling pipes, girders, walls. Others died in the...
  • Bad weather affecting flights at South Florida airports

    Bad weather affecting flights at South Florida airports
    South Florida airports are beginning to see flight delays and cancellations due to the bad weather affecting the U.S. northeast and midwest regions. As of 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport had 48 flight delays and 76...
  • 10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti

    10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti
    When photographer Michael Laughlin was shot and wounded 10 years ago today while on assignment for the Sun Sentinel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, he could not have imagined the impact those gunshots would have. Hit three times – in the shoulder, the...
  • Impoverished Haiti manufacturing its own Android tablet

    Impoverished Haiti manufacturing its own Android tablet
    Better known for producing third-world poverty and political mayhem - as well as a world-class rum - the Western Hemisphere's least developed country has made a surprising entry into the high-tech world with its own Android tablet. Sandwiched between...
  • JetBlue launches Fort Lauderdale to Port-au-Prince, Haiti service Thursday

    JetBlue launches Fort Lauderdale to Port-au-Prince, Haiti service Thursday
    Officials from JetBlue Airways and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will celebrate the airline’s inaugural flight between Fort Lauderdale and Port-au-Prince, Haiti Thursday at 11:30 a.m. The new nonstop route to the Haiti’s...
  • Plantation author to discuss her 'Masterpieces of Haitian Art'

    Plantation author to discuss her 'Masterpieces of Haitian Art'
    The paintings in the book "Masterpieces of Haitian Art" are filled with vibrant color and the tropical exoticism of a country whose people, says author Candice Russell, display a "vibe of resourcefulness and excellence" much of the world has yet to...
  • Edwidge Danticat's 'Claire of the Sea Light' brims with enchantments

    Edwidge Danticat's 'Claire of the Sea Light' brims with enchantments
    In Edwidge Danticat's fiercely beautiful new novel, "Claire of the Sea Light," a rose comes to life on the edge of the water. Ville Rose is a fictional seaside town in Haiti, home to 11,000 people some 20 miles outside the country's teeming capital...
  • Commentary: From collecting shoes to saving lives

    Three and a half years ago, disaster struck Haiti. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit near Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010. More than 200,000 lives were lost. Almost 2 million people were left homeless, countless children were orphaned, buildings crumbled and...