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  • Cholera detected in the Dominican Republic

     
    A case of cholera has been detected in the Dominican Republic, the first sign that the worsening epidemic in neighboring Haiti could be crossing the border shared by the island nations. The cholera case was diagnosed in a 32-year-old Haitian man who works...
  • 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......
  • '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'...
  • Homeless in Haiti, and losing hope

     
    Yet as reports frequently point out, skepticism remains high among average Haitians who are still struggling to survive since the disaster struck. Richard Morse, a Twitter user in Haiti who rose to prominence in the days after the quake, recently tweeted:...
  • Brand X Files: New Roman Polanski rape allegations. Wyclef for president? Bruised Oksana pics

     
    New allegations: 'Roman Polanski handcuffed, drugged and raped me': Edith Vogelhut, former model and Glamour magazine editor, claims she was brutally raped by the director at Jack Nicholson’s house in 1974. (Radar) Fugazi to release hundreds of live...
  • Aid-cations: Travel to far off and exotic places and help people

     
    More than 200,000 people died in the massive earthquake that rocked Haiti on Jan. 12 and the impoverished country is still picking up the pieces. Elevate Destinations, which specializes in travel that makes a difference, is organizing trips to rebuild...
  • Flight Attendant Helps Deliver Baby on Plane

    Flight Attendant Helps Deliver Baby on Plane
    FORT LAUDERDALE -- An American Airlines flight attendant can add delivering a baby to her in-flight accommodations. Patricia Sund helped deliver a baby boy on a flight from Port-au-Prince, Haiti to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. It happened on June 11 aboard...
  • UCF students help Haitian man with fatal leukemia get care in Orlando

    UCF students help Haitian man with fatal leukemia get care in Orlando
    First-year University of Central Florida medical student Anika Mirick and a few of her classmates recently learned a valuable lesson — outside the classroom — about the power of medicine. Thanks to Mirick and several other UCF students who...
  • Hip-Hop Star Wyclef Jean Could Become Next President of Haiti

    Hip-Hop Star Wyclef Jean Could Become Next President of Haiti
    According to Haiti's former Chamber of Deputies, Pierre Eric Jean-Jacques, singer Wyclef Jean is planning to run for president. A spokesperson for the the Grammy Award winner says Jean will announce his decision Thursday. Jean-Jacques told The Associated...
  • Deputy: Wyclef Jean to Run for President of Haiti

    Deputy: Wyclef Jean to Run for President of Haiti
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The former head of Haiti's Chamber of Deputies says singer Wyclef Jean is about to announce his candidacy for president of a nation struggling to recover from the Jan. 12 earthquake. Former Deputy Pierre Eric Jean-Jacques tells...
  • Revisiting Molly's Mission. "We Came To See How She Lived And How She Died"

    Revisiting Molly's Mission. "We Came To See How She Lived And How She Died"
    "525,600 Minutes". It's the name of Molly Hightower's blog, and a line from a song in the musical Rent. "Molly and her mother always really liked that, so that's what Molly named her blog," Mike Hightower explained. The song is called "Seasons of Love"...