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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • If you go: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

    If you go: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
    THE BEST WAY TO PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI From LAX, Spirit, American, Delta, United and Copa offer connecting service (change of plane) to Port-au-Prince. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $708, including all taxes and fees. Have connections lined up...
  • In Haiti, at every turn, a new surprise

    In Haiti, at every turn, a new surprise
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Two turns off the alley and I was hopelessly lost. In less than five minutes, I couldn't see the guest house where I had been staying for a week, even though it was one of the taller buildings in Haiti. With a few quick...
  • 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...
  • Casey Anthony: It’s no fun being swept up in rumors

     
    People remain fascinated by Casey Anthony, but it's no fun being engulfed in the rumors about her. Just ask People magazine writer Steve Helling. Some people think he's in the photo of Anthony dining out last week in Lake Worth. He is not. “I really...
  • 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...
  • JetBlue launches new Fort Lauderdale-San Jose, Costa Rica route Thursday

    JetBlue Airways on Thursday launched its inaugural flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to San Jose’s Juan Santamaria International Airport in Costa Rica. The nonstop flight departed Fort Lauderdale at 9:45 a.m. and will...
  • JetBlue puts new Lauderdale-Port-au-Prince flights on sale

    JetBlue puts new Lauderdale-Port-au-Prince flights on sale
    JetBlue Airways said Wednesday customers can now purchase tickets for its new Fort Lauderdale-Port-au-Prince, Haiti non-stop flights, which start Dec. 5. Fares from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Haiti’s Toussaint Louverture...
  • Broward mom pleads guilty to kidnapping daughter, keeping her abroad for year

    Broward mom pleads guilty to kidnapping daughter, keeping her abroad for year
    A Broward County woman is facing federal prison time after pleading guilty to international parental kidnapping, admitting she abducted her 10-year-old daughter and took her to the Dominican Republic, where they hid out for more than a year. Darline...