“I saw a lot of women who died during
Washington Post“I saw a lot of women who died during delivery, but I did not know how to help them.”Washington PostThe maternity ward at St. Therese Hospital in Hinche, Haiti, doesn't have running water. Waste is collected in buckets. When the electricity cuts out, as it does throughout the day, the midwives put on headlamps and keep on delivering babies. Nurses ...
Posted on 24 July 2017 | 3:00 am
Idaho native hopes to bring kids from Haiti
KTVBIdaho native hopes to bring kids from Haiti to the USKTVBBOISE - It's a journey that Amy Miramontes started seven years ago when an earthquake hit Haiti. "I went on the mission trip and was working in Leogane, which is the area where the epicenter of where the earthquake was," said Miramontes. It was this ...
Posted on 23 July 2017 | 8:36 pm
French officials seize largest ever illegal
Nation NewsFrench officials seize largest ever illegal shipment of turtleshells from HaitiNation NewsAccording to police reports, the illegal cargo was discovered packed inside 15 cartons sent by air freight from Haiti to Vietnam, in transit through Charles De Gaulle airport. “Tortoiseshell traffic is up 16.5 per cent,” said the customers service in ...
Posted on 23 July 2017 | 12:01 pm
Sunday Night's Matt Doran goes undercover
NEWS.com.auSunday Night's Matt Doran goes undercover with Operation Underground Railroad to bring down Haiti child sex ringNEWS.com.auThe question, from a former special agent with the US Department of Homeland Security, is directed at a group of children being held against their will in a rusted home hidden in the hills of Petion-Ville, in the republic of Haiti. The undercover human ...Thirty child sex slaves rescued in undercover operationYahoo7 Newsall 2 news articles »
Posted on 22 July 2017 | 9:34 pm
Haitian Immigrants With Temporary Status
New York TimesHaitian Immigrants With Temporary Status Await Trump's Next Move ...New York TimesA program that has allowed immigrants to stay in the United States after the devastating 2010 earthquake is under review, and many fear they will be sent home.and more »
Posted on 21 July 2017 | 4:46 pm
Haiti - ERIKA : Orange alert in Haiti, the
Thursday, after its passage of the Caribbean arc, the Tropical Storm Erika has strengthened. This morning at 5:00 Tropical Storm Erika is located at 17.7N 67.7W or 122km to the southeast of Punta Cana, 58 km southwest of Puerto Rico. It is currently moving ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:56 pm
Inaugural Chesapeake craft beer festival to
Proceeds from this suds spectacular will benefit the 216 preschool to university youngsters trying to improve their lives at Haiti's Maison Fortuné Orphanage. Begun by Haitian resident/native Lefort Jean Louis, also a Virginia Tech graduate, the facility ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:06 pm
Former Boston police officer killed in Haiti
A former Boston police officer who served the city for 33 years was shot and killed in Haiti last week, The Boston Globe reported. Yves Dambreville, 66, retired from the Boston Police Department in 2012. He spent most of his career in Mattapan, where his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:11 pm
Dedicated’ former Boston detective slain
A retired Boston police detective hailed as a pioneer in the Hub’s Caribbean community was fatally shot in Haiti on Wednesday by suspects who fled on motorcycles, leaving his grieving family grasping for answers in his mysterious murder.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:59 pm
New tensions between Haiti and Dominican
Ongoing tensions between Haiti and the Dominican Republic took on a new dimension Thursday as a Dominican truckers’ strike entered its 32nd day and frustrated Haitians blocked a road to the border, further paralyzing commerce and trade. As a result of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:07 am