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Clinton Foundation funds recycling plant in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The Clinton Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to a Haitian recycling plant that seeks to clean up the country’s dirty capital city. Former President Bill Clinton, who heads the private […]

02/18/2014

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Typhoon-ravaged Philippines relief

On Sunday a group made up of mostly military veterans, left for the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where they will assist in search, rescue and medical aid efforts. A second team is preparing to head out as […]

11/14/2013

Branford Marsalis

Branford Marsalis headlines jazz festival in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Saxophone legend Branford Marsalis is headlining a jazz festival in Haiti. Click to watch a video and listen to some of Marsalis’ music.

01/18/2013

As Sandy spins toward US, Haiti still faces flood woes

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – The leader of Haiti is calling the post-Hurricane Sandy situation in his country “a disaster of major proportions.” Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe says “The whole south is under water.” Jamaica, Cuba […]

10/27/2012

Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 21 in Caribbean

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 21 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a winter storm and reach the […]

10/25/2012

Jamaica feels the brunt of Hurricane Sandy

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) – Jamaica is being pounded with heavy rain from Hurricane Sandy. It’s bringing a powerful storm surge as it heads for landfall near the country’s most populous city. The hurricane is on […]

10/24/2012

Clintons land in Haiti to showcase industrial park

CARACOL, Haiti (AP) – Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in northern Haiti on Monday at the head of a delegation of foreign investors and a crowd of celebrities to showcase the centerpiece of the […]

10/22/2012

Haiti death toll jumps to 19 after tropical storm

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – A government official says that Haiti’s death toll from Tropical Storm Isaac has jumped to 19. Marie Alta Jean-Baptiste of the country’s Civil Protection Office gave few details on how each […]

08/27/2012

Actor Sean Penn receives award for work in Haiti

(AP) – Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn has accepted an award from a gathering of Nobel Peace Prize laureates for his work in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Penn received the 2012 Peace Summit Award on Wednesday afternoon in […]

04/25/2012

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