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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...
  • Haitian leaders' bold vision goes beyond October election

    For the first time in two centuries, Haiti has leadership that is taking a businesslike approach to running the country, with President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe encouraging the government's ministers and secretaries to act as...
  • Haiti asks US to help find cop wanted for police brutality

    Haitian authorities are condemning police violence in one of the country's provinces, and are seeking the U.S. Embassy's help in tracking down one of the officers involved who has supposedly fled to the United States. "The State will not tolerate...
  • 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 --...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • American Airlines next stop: Cap-Ha�tien, Haiti

    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...
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    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...
  • JetBlue adding Las Vegas and Cartagena routes from Lauderdale

    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...
  • 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....