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LOOK: Thousands Gather At Haiti's Christian Summit

AP | Posted 02.12.2014 | Religion

BOIS-NEUF, Haiti (AP) — The Christian pilgrims crowded on to a barren mountainside in central Haiti by the thousands, seeking favors and spiritual r...

Feds: Women Lured Haitians With Fake Job Scam

Sun Sentinel | Paula Mcmahon | Posted 07.20.2013 | Miami

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, ...

Report: Man Smuggled Guns Into Haiti Via Dog Food

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

Federal agents arrested dozens of cocaine smugglers, including two Miami International Airport employees, in a massive crackdown on illegal traffickin...

PHOTOS: 12-Year-Old Visits Haiti Village She Helped Build

Posted 05.09.2012 | Miami

At just 12 years old, a local South Florida girl has made a world of a difference. Rachel Wheeler of Lighthouse Point just returned from a 3-day tr...

Is Haiti Poor? Its People Respond

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Beverly Bell

That depends on how you define poverty and wealth. We have solidarity, community and other riches, too, like people who work hard for the global economy. But it's hard for a little country to rise up, especially in our case.

Empowering Haiti Through Sanitation

The Huffington Post | Julia Steers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Social change rarely makes for glamorous work, but Dr. Sasha Kramer's sanitation efforts in Haiti redefine the phrase "down and dirty." As a St...

Medical Volunteer In Haiti

The Huffington Post | Julia Steers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

"Until I learned about Haiti I felt as though my childhood was the worst it could be, that there was nothing worse." Like many young social entrepre...

Andrew Slack: "Harnessing The Power Of Imagination To 'Imagine Better'"

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

You can't cast a spell to fix the problems of the world we live in. But that doesn't mean you can't try to reach for a more practical magic. Andr...

Senator Leahy Calls for Freeze on Haiti Aid, Clinton Silent, Palin Visits Camps

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

2010-12-11-haiti1.jpgLeahy's statement comes as the streets of Haiti are in chaos over a disputed election plagued by fraud, voter intimidation, ballot stuffing and violence.

Haiti, Revisited: The Blessing of Friends, 7 Months Later

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Haiti needs friends now. There is a Buddhist saying that when your heart breaks, it can break open or closed. Let your heart break open for Haiti, mine did. They will need the blessings of friends for a long, long time.

U.S. Has Not Delivered ANY Money To Haiti

CNN | Joe Johns and MaryAnne Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Six months after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, most governments that promised money to help rebuild the country have not delivered any funds ...

Giving Haiti a Chance: How You Can Help

Bill Clinton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bill Clinton

In the midst of an awful tragedy, the Haitian people are reimagining a future that the Haitian government is committed to build. It won't be easy, it won't be quick, but it can be done. And we can help.

TROPICAL DEPRESSION - Just Back from Haiti Again

Hank Asher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hank Asher

The people of Haiti are incredibly strong. Stronger than John Walsh and me - with welled-up eyes we just stared at each other last night. No words...

Fashion Designers Respond To Haiti: Find Out Who Did What

Rachel Strugatz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rachel Strugatz

The fashion industry has joined forces to aid the victims of this natural disaster, in the form of monetary donations and contributing portions of sales.

Haiti Relief: Corporate Donations - See How Much Major Companies Are Donating

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HAITI RELIEF UPDATES: The Latest Corporation Donations In response to the crisis in Haiti, companies around the world are scrambling to donate to t...

Haiti Earthquake: Breaking News, Updates (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Updates from Haiti below -- Follow the latest breaking news via our Haiti Twitter list -- See the latest images here -- Find out how you can help here...

Haitian Shipwreck: Hopes Dim For Missing Victims

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ and JENNIFER KAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — There was no warning when the overloaded sailboat plowed into a coral reef and began to break apart. In the darkness, some ...