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  • U.N. boss declares World Cup neutrality, won't watch South Korea game

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday that he is a fan of his native South Korea's soccer team, which open its World Cup campaign against Russia later in the day, but that out of a sense of neutrality he would not tune into the match. Ban,...
  • Giovanni Hidalgo en el Miami International Jazz Fest

     Giovanni Hidalgo en el Miami International Jazz Fest
    FORT LAUDERDALE --- Creativamente métrico, el percusionista puertorriqueño Giovanni Hidalgo es un claro paradigma de la simbiosis perfecta entre la música fina y la locura hecha percusión. Es energético, incansable, impulsivo en el cuero, pero al...
  • Researchers may have found Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria ship

    Researchers may have found Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria ship
    An underwater explorer says he's confident that his team has discovered the long lost remains of Christopher Columbus's Santa Maria ship, according to CNN. The remains were actually found off Haiti's north coast in 2003, but archeologists "misdiagnosed"...
  • Timeline: Evolution Of The Slave Trade

    1619: 20 black indentured servants arrive at Jamestown, Va. 1620: Pilgrims land at Plymouth, Mass. 1640-1680: Beginning of large-scale African slave labor in the British Caribbean for sugar production. 1650: Connecticut becomes second American...
  • Young Immigrant, Bright Future

    Cities have always been gateways, places where immigrants could get a toehold in America and start up the ladder. That has been true in Hartford for 300 years, and it still is. Consider 17-year-old Woodlyn Joachim. She grew up in Haiti. Four years ago,...
  • Shout-Outs For Graduation Grit And Guts

    High school graduations are about ending one of life's important chapters and looking forward to the next one. And this year in Greater Hartford, it seems, several graduations were also about determination, courage and generosity. Among those who...
  • 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....
  • Review: 'An Untamed State' by Roxane Gay

    Review: 'An Untamed State' by Roxane Gay
    "There are three Haitis — the country Americans know and the country Haitians know and the country I thought I knew," says Mireille, the narrator of Roxane Gay's grueling but worthwhile first novel "An Untamed State." Kidnapped and held for ransom...
  • He's happy to be alive – and a U.S. citizen

    He's happy to be alive – and a U.S. citizen
    Daniel Cineus had a lot to celebrate Friday. He became a U.S. citizen. Even better, he was alive. About three months ago, Cineus, 76, collapsed at the U.S. immigration office in Orlando just as he was about to undergo his final interview — the...
  • CLARK: More to Toussaint's background than most expect

    Before even delving into Sunday's feature story about Coral Springs Christian pitcher Touki Toussaint, people were already giving advice. Toussaint pitched in a 5-2 loss to Trinity Christian back in April. More than 20 Major League Baseball scouts...
  • Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named

    Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named
    Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village, the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency and a Broward County poetry “Super Bowl” by the Jason Taylor Foundation are among the finalists announced Tuesday morning for a Knight Arts Challenge grant in...