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  • Hanging out in Haiti with Madison Smartt Bell

    Hanging out in Haiti with Madison Smartt Bell
    It's practically impossible for Americans to learn much about the country of Haiti without running into the works of Goucher College's creative writing professor and award-winning novelist Madison Smartt Bell. Along with a dozen or so published pieces,...
  • Nan Cibula-Jenkins, costume designer

     Nan Cibula-Jenkins, costume designer
    Sitting next to a stranger changed Nan Cibula-Jenkins' life. In the mid-1970s, Cibula-Jenkins, who was working at a New York City museum after earning her undergraduate art degree, started talking to the woman in the chair next to hers at a salon. The...
  • 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...
  • Costa Rica's peace dividend: How abolishing the military paid off

    Costa Rica's peace dividend: How abolishing the military paid off
    On Dec. 1, 1948 — 65 years ago this month — Jose Figueres, then president of Costa Rica, made a fiery and eloquent speech, after which he took a sledgehammer and bashed a hole in a huge stone wall at the nation's military headquarters, Cuartel...
  • The Reflektors (shhh... Arcade Fire) to perform 2 shows in Miami

    The Reflektors (shhh... Arcade Fire) to perform 2 shows in Miami
    There are now two vaguely secret pop-up shows by critically lauded indie rockers Arcade Fire  set for next week in Miami, with tickets on sale 10 a.m. Wednesday. A concert on Oct. 23 at Mekka in downtown Miami has been added to the previously...
  • Florida man tells cops he's victim of 'Voodoo curse'

    Florida man tells cops he's victim of 'Voodoo curse'
    A Florida man who believes someone placed a Voodoo curse on him a year ago recently reported the alleged magical misdoings to the police, even though he says he's experienced no consequences from the hex, according to an incident report.  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...
  • Pamela Anderson completes NYC marathon, tweets aftermath photo

    Pamela Anderson completes NYC marathon, tweets aftermath photo
    Pamela Anderson ran the New York City Marathon on Sunday and has photographic evidence to prove just how brutal the aftermath can be. The "Baywatch" babe joined Sean Penn's J/P Haitian Relief Organization team along with a slew of other people who ran...
  • From Haiti, with love [Commentary]

    From Haiti, with love [Commentary]
    My wife of 55 years, Mallie, recently passed away in our home in South Florida after a hard-fought, three-year battle with stage-four lung cancer, although she never smoked, consumed alcoholic beverages, or, for that matter, ate red meat. But excruciating...
  • Jon Hamm, Kevin Jonas Play Hollywood Domino for Artists for Peace and Justice

    "Four years and one month ago, Haiti was hit by a massive earthquake," said David Belle, CEO of nonprofit Artists for Peace and Justice, in his opening remarks. "The power of which was equivalent to an atomic bomb." On Thursday night at the Sunset...
  • Let's get flashy with film fest names

    Let's get flashy with film fest names
    A few days ago I mentioned the Peace on Earth Film Festival to someone whose eyes glazed over so fast I might as well have said I was planning to stare at the wall for the next hour. Who doesn't like peace? Honestly, now. And yet there's something...