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Haiti Earthquake (2010)

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Top Haiti Earthquake (2010) Articles

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  • Rep. Raul Ruiz, an Rx for D.C.

    Rep. Raul Ruiz, an Rx for D.C.
    You'd almost think that someone had stapled several resumes together and put them in Raul Ruiz's file: magna cum laude at UCLA; three graduate degrees from Harvard (a medical degree and masters in public policy and in public health); doctoring to poor...
  • The Latest: A sad 'Farewell,' a colorful trek

    "Farewell, Fred Voodoo" By Amy Wilentz Simon & Schuster; 329 pages Fred Voodoo, we learn from Amy Wilentz's candid new book, is not a person but an epithet — the Haitian equivalent, more or less, of Joe Average. Wilentz spent years in Haiti as...
  • Video chat: Author Amy Wilentz on Haiti, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m.

    Join us Tuesday for a live video conversation with award-winning author Amy Wilentz about her new book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo." After a massive earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, Wilentz, a journalist who has been writing about the country for more...
  • Bloomingdale's launches Peace Love World brand in Boca

    Bloomingdale's launches Peace Love World brand in Boca
    The Miami-based Peace Love World brand of casual styles and activewear will be launched in Bloomingdale's in Town Center at Boca Raton Feb.14 from 1 to 4 p.m. In case you're wondering where you've seen the line of hoodies, tanks, tees, pants and...
  • Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons

    Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons
    Laura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces.    The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
  • Comfort leaves Baltimore for final time

    Comfort leaves Baltimore for final time
    A maritime icon slipped out of Baltimore for the final time Tuesday morning, without speeches or hoopla, brass bands or balloons. Only a small band of well-wishers waved and took pictures as the Navy's 894-foot hospital ship Comfort left Pier 11 in...
  • Teachers Union Files Complaint Against Superintendent Vallas

    Bridgeport's reform-minded schools superintendent has come under fire from the state's largest teachers union, which on Tuesday filed a complaint accusing the district of illegally excluding teachers, parents and community leaders from the educational...
  • 'Girl Rising': Documentary's message obvious and important ★★ 1/2

    'Girl Rising': Documentary's message obvious and important ★★ 1/2
    From Sierra Leone, from Peru, from Nepal and elsewhere, the nine lives at the heart of "Girl Rising" are impossible to ignore. This consciousness-raising documentary from filmmaker Richard E. Robbins risks making the harsh conditions these girls have...
  • Amy Wilentz on her book and a passion for Haiti [video]

    Amy Wilentz on her book and a passion for Haiti [video]
    Before her panel at the L.A. Times Festival of Book, journalist and author Amy Wilentz dropped in at our video booth to talk about how she came to write her latest book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo." Written after Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake, this...
  • Mary Novotny Jeffries advocates for amputees

    Mary Novotny Jeffries advocates for amputees
    Mary Novotny Jeffries was 11 when she lost her right leg, from the hip down, to bone cancer. When she returned to the home she shared with her parents and eight siblings on Chicago's South Side, everything — and nothing — had changed. "I...
  • Man's death sparks protests among blacks in Mexico

     
    Shortly after midnight on May 11 in central Mexico City, Isaac Chinedu, an immigrant from Nigeria, became involved in some kind of confrontation with a group of police officers on a dark side street. The encounter escalated, and Chinedu was severely...