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Local volunteer shares about Haiti trip 3 years after quake

...to 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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-03-17/local-volunteer-shares-about-haiti-
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-23/coast-guard-cutter-skipper-retires
State
This Day in History

...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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091103/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...at 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030105/sta_20050301013.shtml
News
Colvin honored at change of command ceremony

...as 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-19/colvin-honored-change-command-ceremony
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-09-28/outside-editorial-break-gridlock-hait
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-05-16/outside-editorial-haitian-presidents-
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071210/sta_675033287.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011510/opi_549742933.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011910/opi_551904448.shtml
opinion

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