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...prominent supporter of exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, was shot and killed outside a church in Port-au-Prince; the U.N. mission accused Haitian armed forces of involvement. Conductor Erich Leinsdorf died in Zurich, Switzerland...
Local volunteer shares about Haiti trip 3 years after quake give perspective on the country of 9 million people include more than a million people remain homeless in capital Port au Prince, 80 percent of the population lives in poverty, and only 50 percent of children attend school. The program runs...
This Day in History the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland; he died 65 days later. In 2004, rebels rolled into Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, where they were met by thousands of residents cheering the ouster of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide the day...
Coast Guard cutter skipper retires

...seen all those things."Cawthorn also spent tours of duty at Coast Guard headquarters, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Port-au-Prince, Haiti.Cawthorn and his family will leave Kodiak for Honolulu. His wife Deb is an active-duty Coast Guard lieutenant...
Colvin honored at change of command ceremony maritime component commander to Joint Task Force Haiti, helping prevent a mass migration and preserving order in Port Au Prince Harbor following the unexpected departure of former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide. In 2005 he coordinated...
Outside editorial: Break the gridlock in Haiti

...not ready. More than 600,000 people remain in makeshift camps. Criminals pose a constant menace, especially in Port-au-Prince and its environs. Drug trafficking is rampant. Haiti needs MINUSTAH.An eventual drawdown can be phased in, but...
Outside editorial: Haitian president's mixed record

...peacekeepers and Haitian police arrested a few members of the lightly armed militias that have been parading around Port-au-Prince in military uniforms asking for Martelly to make good on his brash and mistaken promise.A few arrests aren't...
Earthquake victim helps Haitian recovery effort

...head of the Sri Lankan outpost took a motorcycle into Port-au-Prince and came back with an ambulance and a U.S. military...improve medical care in Haiti, had sent a jet to Port-au-Prince to collect the most seriously wounded Americans he...
Sometimes, the earth is cruel

...lesson here, as children wail, families sleep out of doors, and the dead lie unclaimed in the rubble that once was Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Sometimes the rains fall and will not stop. Sometimes the skies turn barren and will not rain. Sometimes...
Yammering Pat Robertson again blaming the victims

...promise that one of his organizations, an aid group called Operation Blessing, would send medicine and workers to Port-au-Prince to help in the relief efforts. A spokesman for Robertson has since scuttled forward to insist that the famous televangelist...


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