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  • Hurricanes and Haiti

    The expression "sheets of rain" meant nothing to me until I lived in Haiti. I used to sit on a terrace on a low hillside in Port-au-Prince and watch the progress of rainstorms as they descended on the capital. The city sat below me, palms waving in the...
  • Bill Clinton: Haiti's rebirth, an opportunity

     
    by Mark Silva In the sobering controversy that has arisen this week - say it isn't so - over the contribution of humanitarian and U.S. aid to Haiti, some question what will become of all the money. They're suggesting, basically,......
  • Obama, Bush, Clinton: Haitian relief team

     
    by Mark Silva With President Barack Obama and his two predecessors at work on relief for victims of the earthquake in Haiti, Obama today pledged unrelenting U.S. support during "the many difficult days ahead.'' At the White House, the......
  • Leonardo DiCaprio: $1 million for Haiti

     
    by Mark Silva One week after an earthquake that killed tens of thousands of people and left hundreds of thousands homeless in Haiiti, Leonardo DiCaprio, the actor, has donated $1 million for a relief effort operated by two former American......
  • Haiti to USA: 'Thank you, thank you'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who has committed $100 million in U.S. aid to earthquake-stricken Haiti, and who will make his third public comment on the crisis in three days today at the White House -- at 1 pm......
  • Let's try to separate the hate from Haiti

     
    When I wrote that South Florida would be needed as a sanctuary for desperate post-earthquake Haitians in my Sunday column, I knew two things would happen: 1) There'd be a lot of hateful comments and generalizations about Haitians. 2) People......
  • Clinton, Bush: Haitian aid well-spent

     
    by Mark Silva, updated with the full run of Sunday shows The bipartisan team of former presidents recruited by President Barack Obama to spearhead private fundraising for the relief of Haitian earthquake victims promised today to ensure that the money.......
  • Obama, Bush, Clinton: U.S., Haitian unity

     
    by Mark Silva Three presidents from opposing parties stood united outside the White House this morning to signal the launch of an aggressive private fundraising drive for the earthquake-stricken nation of Haiti. "These two leaders send an unmistakable...
  • Haitian rescue, relief expanding, daunting

     
    by Mark Silva With hundreds of American firefighters involved in a fervent search and rescue effort in Haiti working against the clock, the U.S. government was flying medical teams, food and water into the earthquake-stricken nation for a relief effort......
  • Religion column: Now is the time to finish what you started

    Let's do a quick exercise. Let's say you go to the doctor and the doctor says to you, "I'm sorry, but you only have two months to live." After the initial shock of hearing the news, what would you then focus on? What things would you need to say to...
  • New Haitian 'exit process' slows removal of orphans

    Adoptions of orphans from Haiti will slow under a new directive from Haiti's prime minister requiring extra scrutiny of children bound for the United States and elsewhere, according to the U.S. State Department. On Tuesday, at least one orphanage in...