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  • JetBlue Airways Brings Its "Inspiring Humanity" Mission to Life With a Humanitarian Effort to Haiti
    JetBlue Airways brought its "Inspiring Humanity" mission to life on April 16 and 17 with a crewmember-led humanitarian effort to Haiti. Port-au-Prince, Haiti, became JetBlue's 82nd BlueCity in ...

  • Audit finds U.S. housing aid program in Haiti falls short
    By Amelie Baron PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - A post-earthquake housing program in Haiti funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has delivered only a quarter of the planned number of homes at nearly twice the budgeted cost, according to a government audit. The project was part of reconstruction efforts in Haiti, where a devastating earthquake in January 2010 killed more than ...

  • Haiti condemns threats against rights activists
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's government says it won't condone threats directed at rights activists and journalists in the Caribbean nation.

  • Amnesty: Haiti human rights activist threatened
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A leading human rights activist in Haiti has been threatened for his work, Amnesty International said Tuesday, marking the latest documented case of attacks or threats against watchdog groups in the Caribbean nation.

  • Report finds faults in US housing effort in Haiti
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An effort by Washington to build housing for Haitians in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake has fallen short and exceeded costs, a U.S. government report said Tuesday.

  • US report finds faults in Haiti housing effort
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.S. government report says a $50.8 million effort by Washington to build housing for Haitians in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake has fallen short.

  • A Small Tablet Company Brings High-Tech Hopes To Haiti
    A tablet computer assembled in Port-au-Prince makes the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation the latest player on the high-tech stage. Economists hope such jobs help grow Haiti's middle class.

  • Director Raoul Peck shoots new quake film in Haiti
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's most respected filmmaker began production on a new film in Haiti this week, making perhaps the first feature to dramatize how people faced the topsy-turvy days and weeks after the 2010 earthquake.

  • Drought threatens population in the northwest of Haiti
    By Amelie Baron PORT-DE-PAIX, Haiti (Reuters) - Only cactus grows along the dirt road fringing arid fields on the way to the isolated village of Bas des Moustiques, on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Port-de-Paix in Haiti. A lack of rain in recent months has killed crops in Haiti's poorest region, and left people struggling to survive. Julia Sodietra, 41, has lost hope as she fights a ...

  • Neglected islanders resist plan for Haiti tourism revival
    By David Adams ILE-A-VACHE, Haiti (Reuters) - For decades the mostly dirt-poor residents of the small island of Ile-à-Vache off Haiti's south coast lived in anonymity, virtually ignored by the government and visited only by the most adventurous backpackers and yachters. Then in 2012, helicopters started dropping off big shots: Haiti's president, Michel Martelly, Bill Clinton, ad agency models ...