| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:00 PM
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,...
| Oct 19, 2013
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:10 AM
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...
| Dec 15, 2013
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...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:29 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:09 AM
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.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
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...
| Feb 22, 2014
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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:50 PM
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...