Latest Haiti Items
  • Notre Dame seeks sustainable home model for Haiti

    While foreign aid is necessary to help countries get back on their feet in the immediate wake of a natural disaster, Notre Dame's Engineering2Empower program believes rebuilding needs to originate internally for a country to re-establish itself.

  • Report finds faults in US housing effort in Haiti

    An effort by Washington to build housing for Haitians in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake has fallen short and exceeded costs, a U.S. government report said Tuesday.

  • Carbondale couple adopts Haitian children

    For three years, Lindsay and Hadley Hentschel's kids saw their parents-to-be only a few times a year. At an orphanage in Haiti, Mykerson and Leander pored over photos of their adoptive family and the Hentschels' Carbondale home, while pictures of the pair were shown around back in Colorado.

  • Haiti names new minister for Haitians abroad

    The Haitian government will soon have a new representative in Miami.

  • Pendleton church sacrifices annual mission trip

    The annual mission trip is a big deal for the youth at Pendleton's First Assembly of God. The destination remains a mystery until the unveiling, which their leader does with flair during a youth group meeting. By the end of his verbal intro, the name of the country is projected onto a screen.

  • Haiti PM shakes up Cabinet for 3rd time in 2 years

    Haiti's prime minister used Twitter on Wednesday to announce he was replacing about half of the 22-member Cabinet, marking the third major government shake-up in less than two years.

  • Florida congressional representatives visit Haiti

    A bipartisan delegation of South Florida's congressional representatives is visiting Haiti.

  • FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2011, file photo, a woman holds her sick child while he receives treatment for cholera at a Doctors Without Borders, MSF, cholera clinic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Top U.N. envoy Sandra Honore said this Monday March 24, 2014, that Haiti's cholera outbreak is still the worst in the world. Health officials in Haiti say the epidemic has killed more than 8,000 people. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)

    UN: Haiti has more cholera than any other nation

    Haiti's cholera outbreak is still the worst in the world, the top U.N. envoy there said Monday.

  • Haitians sue UN over cholera epidemic

    Nearly 1,500 Haitians filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking compensation from the United Nations for victims of a cholera outbreak that health officials say has killed more than 8,000 people and sickened over 600,000 in the impoverished Caribbean nation.

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