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Haiti

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Top Haiti Articles

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  • South Windsor Haiti School

    South Windsor Haiti School
    Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...
  • Shore crabs: Low-maintenance pet really comes out of its shell

    Shore crabs: Low-maintenance pet really comes out of its shell
    You wouldn't know it by the petite tank in tow, but the Merchlinsky family emerged from George's Beach Shop on the boardwalk in this Shore town on a recent sunny day with three new pets from Haiti. Their new companions? Batman, Spiderman, and Blue --...
  • Windsor Art Center discussion offers advice on collecting art

    Some people have an appreciation for art that spans a lifetime. One exceptional Windsor resident, Margaret Penn, an avid art collector who has amassed an extensive collection of Haitian and African-American art, is one such person. Having traveled back...
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and...
  • TIFF 2014: 'St. Vincent,' Roger Waters doc among late additions

    TIFF 2014: 'St. Vincent,' Roger Waters doc among late additions
    The Toronto International Film Festival has announced one final round of world premieres for its gathering that begins Sept. 4. Topping the list is Bill Murray’s eccentric-neighbor dramedy “St. Vincent,” which will be screened for...
  • Palmer man hobbled by chikungunya virus

    Pete Pedersen has been lending his talents to the poor people of Haiti, who to this day are struggling to recover from the devastating 2010 earthquake. For his good works, the general contractor from Palmer Township was rewarded with the comfort of...
  • Palmer man hobbled by chikungunya

     
    Pete Pedersen has been lending his talents to the poor people of Haiti, who to this day are struggling to recover from the devastating 2010 earthquake. For his good works, the general contractor from Palmer Township was rewarded with the comfort of...
  • Drones being developed to deliver medical aid, not bombs

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Unmanned aerial vehicles could one day be used to help deliver medical aid and other necessities to needy individuals in hard-to-reach areas. Compact aerial drones have not been widely used by American physicians and other...
  • Event to focus on history of Haiti

    Haiti is being celebrated Saturday. The Foyer Culturel Haitiano-Americain (FCHA) is hosting an event 1 to 4 p.m. at the Lauderdale Lakes library, 3580 W. Oakland Park Blvd. to honor the island country Guest speakers will talk about historical moments in...
  • Haitian fugitive Clifford Brandt captured along Haiti-DR border, authorities say

    MIAMI The most high-profile inmate from a Haiti jail break has been taken into custody, Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe tweeted Tuesday. Lamothe, who was in a special meeting with security officials including the police chief and justice minister,...
  • Haiti offers reward in prison break, vows to capture escapees

    The alleged head of a kidnapping ring remained on the run Monday along with hundreds of other inmates after the biggest jailbreak in Haiti since a devastating earthquake shattered the National Penitentiary, sending more than 4,500 prisoners into the...