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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...
  • US housing effort in Haiti criticized � again

    MIAMI The U.S. Agency for International Development says it will continue to work with Haitians displaced by the country's devastating Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake to get them into permanent homes just not by building the houses itself. The announcement...
  • Audit finds U.S. housing aid program in Haiti falls short

    PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - A post-earthquake housing program in Haiti funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has delivered only a quarter of the planned number of homes at nearly twice the budgeted cost, according to a...
  • World Bank head calls for renewed urgency in Haiti's cholera fight

    The head of the World Bank is calling for a renewed sense of urgency and more coordination from the international community to help Haiti eliminate cholera, which has killed thousands of Haitians since its outbreak in October 2010. "Cholera can be...
  • Man suspected of raping girl, 12, fled to Haiti, police say

    Man suspected of raping girl, 12, fled to Haiti, police say
    Edwige Dupervil raped his 12-year-old neighbor, then hopped on a flight to Haiti weeks later when he realized police were on his trail, according to Delray Beach Police. Police said at about 8 p.m. on Oct. 19, the girl had gone to visit a friend near her...
  • Haiti government reshuffles

    Haiti's government is undergoing yet another makeover. As part of a political deal to help build confidence in upcoming elections, Haiti announced a Cabinet reshuffle Wednesday at least the fifth since President Michel Martelly's May 2011 inauguration....
  • DJ Michael Brun put medical career on hold for music

    DJ Michael Brun put medical career on hold for music
    The struggle of the artist is a story we've heard many times before. After all, not everyone can be successful. The world of the musically gifted is limited, and rightfully so - it is reserved solely for true talent.      Meet Michael Brun, a 21-...
  • U.S. warns against travel to Haiti

     U.S. warns against travel to Haiti
    Haiti: The U.S. State Department issued a travel warning March 12, cautioning tourists to avoid the country because the local emergency response infrastructure remains weak four years after a massive earthquake. The January 2010 quake killed more than...
  • Special Report: Girl harbored dark secret, fearing she'd be sent away

    MARYSVILLE, Ohio (Reuters) - On an Internet forum where parents sought takers for adopted children they no longer wanted, a teenager from Haiti was offered more frequently than any other girl. Starting at age 14, Nita Dittenber was passed among four...
  • Photo essay | Haiti Christian Summit

     
    The gathering in the village of Bois-Neuf was called “Prayer, Penance and Conversion,” and participants came with hopes of a better life for themselves or others....
  • 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...