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Port-au-Prince (Haiti)

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  • Volunteers in Cumberland County Collect Items for Haiti

    Volunteers in Cumberland County Collect Items for Haiti
    Volunteers in Cumberland County are collecting items for Haiti, helping people rebuild the earthquake-stricken country. "They have everything here for everybody," volunteer Norma Sherman said. "Every need that is needed, I think we have it here."...
  • Haiti Drops Charges Against 9 of 10 Missionaries Who Tried To Take Busload Of Kids From Country

    Haiti Drops Charges Against 9 of 10 Missionaries Who Tried To Take Busload Of Kids From Country
    A lawyer says Haiti has dropped kidnapping charges against nine of the 10 U.S. missionaries who were arrested trying to take a busload of children out of the quake-ravaged country. The group's leader, Laura Silsby of Boise, Idaho, remains jailed in...
  • Two Brooklyn Principals Adopting Children from Haiti

    Two Brooklyn Principals Adopting Children from Haiti
    Two administrators at a Bedford-Stuyvestant school, hit hard by the Haiti earthquake disaster, are working toward adopting young children victimized by the tragedy. Assistant Principals, Henry Renelus and Regina Tottenham, both full time parents with...
  • Aristide flees, riots erupt

    Embattled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide resigned and flew into exile early Sunday as gunfire and looting engulfed the capital. An advance guard of U.S. Marines arrived late in the evening, prepared to help restore order. Once widely popular...
  • Read Laughlin's first person account

    Read Laughlin's first person account
    I remember sitting in the stranger’s house, watching a ruby stream of blood trickle down my shirt from the AK-47 bullet jammed in my right shoulder.   Two scared young women were taking turns holding a towel over my wound as I leaned against their...
  • Some come here and die very rapidly.

    A cool breeze is blowing as the wasted body of Jean David Droitdieu, carried down steep rocky trails on the shoulders of men chanting an almost cheery dirge, approaches his mother's house. There's a faint smell of rum in the air -- it's what's fueled the...
  • There is no surprise were going to have a problem with HIV

    It's 6 on a weekday morning and the sun has not yet risen over Moy Hill, a community nestled in the mountains of Jamaica near Montego Bay. But Latoya Venisha English is already up tending to her four siblings. She rouses the children each day and gets...