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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Edwidge Danticat's 'Claire of the Sea Light' brims with enchantments

    In Edwidge Danticat's fiercely beautiful new novel, "Claire of the Sea Light," a rose comes to life on the edge of the water. Ville Rose is a fictional seaside town in Haiti, home to 11,000 people some 20 miles outside the country's teeming capital...
  • Commentary: From collecting shoes to saving lives

    Three and a half years ago, disaster struck Haiti. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit near Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010. More than 200,000 lives were lost. Almost 2 million people were left homeless, countless children were orphaned, buildings crumbled and...
  • The annual report: Your giving worked

    It's time to report back. This year, in this column space, we made efforts to help those less fortunate by starting or boosting several charities. I wrote their stories. You came to their aid. Here's progress you should be proud of: Mother Batie's...
  • A School Opens in Haiti

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The children nudged forward, like racehorses at the post. Some wore purple shirts, some wore blue. "Are you ready?" someone yelled. "YES!" they screamed back. Usually, kids are dying to get out of school. These kids were...
  • Having escaped hell of civil war, he lends hands and hope to Haiti

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- This is a story Nedal Tamer tells. When he was a kid in war-torn Lebanon, his neighbor had a kidney problem. The only medical attention was in Beirut. So the man and his brother had to travel two hours by taxi. On the way, the...
  • 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...