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  • Roxane Gay's 'An Untamed State' gives torture survivor a voice

    "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...
  • Pictures in the News | May 20, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, lightning is reflected in water during an evening thunderstorm in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. Sakai, Japan: A huge paper doll of a historical Japanese figure named Ko-shishi can be seen on a cart during the...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • JetBlue launches Fort Lauderdale to Port-au-Prince, Haiti service Thursday

    JetBlue launches Fort Lauderdale to Port-au-Prince, Haiti service Thursday
    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...
  • 10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti

    10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti
    When photographer Michael Laughlin was shot and wounded 10 years ago today while on assignment for the Sun Sentinel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, he could not have imagined the impact those gunshots would have. Hit three times – in the shoulder, the...
  • 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....
  • Bad weather affecting flights at South Florida airports

    Bad weather affecting flights at South Florida airports
    South Florida airports are beginning to see flight delays and cancellations due to the bad weather affecting the U.S. northeast and midwest regions. As of 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport had 48 flight delays and 76...
  • JetBlue eyeing more new routes from Lauderdale airport

    JetBlue Airways is aiming to add more routes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport as part of its goal to grow its presence from 65 daily flights to 100 flights, CEO Dave Barger told the Sun Sentinel Thursday before speaking at an event...
  • Anniversary of Haiti quake a sad reminder

    Four years ago, the earth shook in Haiti. It lasted less than a minute. By the time the trembling stopped, death had already begun. Many were killed instantly, by collapsed buildings, oncoming cars, falling pipes, girders, walls. Others died in the...
  • Plantation author to discuss her 'Masterpieces of Haitian Art'

    Plantation author to discuss her 'Masterpieces of Haitian Art'
    The paintings in the book "Masterpieces of Haitian Art" are filled with vibrant color and the tropical exoticism of a country whose people, says author Candice Russell, display a "vibe of resourcefulness and excellence" much of the world has yet to...