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  • Isaac puts Keys on hurricane watch; S. Florida on tropical storm warning

    Isaac puts Keys on hurricane watch; S. Florida on tropical storm warning
    With Tropical Storm Isaac gaining strength and continuing to march toward Florida, a hurricane watch was posted late Friday for the Florida Keys, and a tropical storm warning is in effect for mainland South Florida.On the east coast, the tropical storm...
  • Tropical storm Isaac update

    Tropical storm Isaac update
    Tropical Storm Isaac is on the prowl. The storm hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti this morning. The town is still in shambles from the 2010 earthquake.  After the storm, a new worry emerges: cholera outbreaks in the evacuation camps. Can't these people catch a...
  • Local Groups Aim to Assist Haiti Following Tropical Storm Isaac

    Local Groups Aim to Assist Haiti Following Tropical Storm Isaac
    It`s not a matter of if they are ready, It`s when they are needed. “If we do need to go down, we have medical people, we have supplies ready to go at any time there is a disaster in Haiti,” said Tim Ryan, Director of 'Haiti Needs You'....
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat ( Princeton University Press: 181 pp., $19.95) "Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. This is what I've always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part...
  • Brazil announces plan to rein in immigration from Haiti

     
    REPORTING FROM RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil has announced plans to grant amnesty to thousands of Haitian immigrants but deport any who cross the border from Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia without visas in the future. Brazil will issue 100 visas a month in Port-au-...
  • Haiti, two years after devastating earthquake

     
    Two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, there has been progress, including elections. But much is left to do, with half a million people who lost their homes still living in squalid camps....
  • Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille resigns

     
    Haiti's political instability deepened Friday with the sudden resignation of Prime Minister Garry Conille, who took the job less than five months ago. Conille was reportedly under enormous pressure from President Michel Martelly to quit....
  • There's no plan in sight for Haiti's homeless

    There's no plan in sight for Haiti's homeless
    Reconstruction of this earthquake-crippled nation hangs on a simple, potentially explosive question: Who owns the land? Take this spot below the city's main transmission lines off the Delmas 33 road. Before the earthquake eight months ago, goats grazed...
  • New Zealand quake raises questions about L.A. buildings

    New Zealand quake raises questions about L.A. buildings
    The level of devastation from this week's earthquake in New Zealand has some California scientists saying that the state's seismic building codes should be reevaluated to address the striking structural failures seen in Christchurch. In New Zealand,...
  • 'If I Was President': Wyclef Jean sets eyes on Haiti

     
    Only a day into his run, the entertainer is already facing resistance in the thorny world of Haitian politics. For starters, an electoral council must validate whether Jean meets the qualifications to be a candidate. If he is certified as a candidate, he'...
  • Wyclef Jean reportedly ineligible to run for president of Haiti

     
    Apparently, Wyclef Jean won't be gone till November after all. Earlier this month, the former Fugees rapper and philanthropist announced his candidacy to be the next president of Haiti, but according to a Reuters report, his bid does not satisfy......