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The 143 workers paid as much as $3,500 each, lured to South Florida from Haiti with false promises of steady paying jobs in construction or on farms, the hope of getting permanent residency and making a life in the U.S., they said. But when they arrived,...
Sun SentinelValue carrier JetBlue Airways on Thursday announced plans for new twice-daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Haiti’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince starting Dec. 5. The new...
South Windsor High SchoolHaiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA certain beauty exists even in the worst devastation and circumstances. Have no doubt: the conditions in Haiti, where I recently spent a week, are appalling. Yet, amidst the scenes that overwhelm your mind and break your heart, a quiet child will...
Chicago architect Ann Clark is designing a boarding school that will sit in a saddle-shaped field of mostly beans in Grand-Bois, Haiti. Among the challenges: One side of the field slopes more than 25 degrees, and getting there is rougher than white-...
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...
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...
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...
"Farewell, Fred Voodoo" By Amy Wilentz Simon & Schuster; 329 pages Fred Voodoo, we learn from Amy Wilentz's candid new book, is not a person but an epithet — the Haitian equivalent, more or less, of Joe Average. Wilentz spent years in Haiti as...
MEXICO CITY -- Three years after a ferocious earthquake devastated Haiti and killed more than a quarter of a million people, the impoverished nation remains a broken picture of halting recovery and persistent misery. In simple ceremonies Saturday in...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelPeople 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...
Special to the TribuneLaura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces. The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
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