| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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 --...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:49 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:50 AM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Haiti's historical mecca is expanding to the world.
After a modified 757 transporting then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in October 2012 became the first large aircraft to touch down on its runway in decades, Cap-Haitien will soon welcome similarly...
| Jul 18, 2014
Haiti: U.S. Embassy officials cautioned Americans about the potential for violence during protests on Tabarre Road in Port-au-Prince's Torcel district. Anti-government demonstrations Monday escalated into violence, with rocks thrown at passing vehicles...
| 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.
| May 21, 2014
| 7:43 AM
JetBlue Airways plans to add new once-daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Cartagena, Colombia, and to Las Vegas, Nevada starting Oct. 29, the New York based carrier announced Wednesday.
These two new routes follow on the heels of the...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:11 AM
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....
| May 22, 2014
| 1:00 PM
"I was no one." These four words are the refrain of Mireille Duval Jameson, a young Haitian American attorney held captive for 13 days and brutally tortured by local criminals in Port-au-Prince. The story told in Roxane Gay's debut novel, "An Untamed...