STAFF BLOG FAITH FORUM Picnic, outdoor concert to benefit mission team to Haiti
A mission team from First Lutheran Church in Fargo, in partnership with the Mission Soup outreach, will host a picnic and outdoor concert from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 25 on the front lawn of the ... Posted on 7/8/10 at 6:07 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND N.D. Guard members help in Haiti
Twenty-one members of the North Dakota National Guard are helping with humanitarian and construction work in Haiti.
Soldiers from the 191st Military Police Co. are spending three weeks providing force... Posted on 6/11/10 at 6:49 AM
HEALTHBEAT Mountains beyond mountains
True stories can be far more compelling than any fiction, which explains why I quickly became engrossed a few years ago in reading "Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, ... Posted on 1/19/10 at 5:01 AM
STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY Drop your politics and reach for your heart
I was appalled Tuesday night to hear of the tragedy in Haiti, and am following closely the breaking news involving the earthquake that left so much devastation in its wake.
Any disaster, natural or no... Posted on 1/14/10 at 3:45 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — President Michel Martelly urged Haitians to recall the tens of thousands of people who lost their lives in a devastating earthquake three years ago, marking the disaster's anniversary Saturday with a simple ceremony.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has issued a revised Haiti travel advisory, warning Americans planning to travel to the Caribbean island nation about robbery, lawlessness, infectious disease and poor medical facilities.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton encouraged foreigners to invest in Haiti as she and her husband Bill led a star-studded delegation gathered Monday to inaugurate a new industrial park at the center of U.S. efforts to help the country rebuild after the 2010 earthquake.
A group of Jamestown residents is getting ready to travel next week more than 2,400 miles to the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere.
James Valley Youth for Christ is headed on a mission trip to Haiti on July 8. Once there, 11 students and seven staff members will be tasked with helping the people of Haiti after a January 2010 earthquake affected the lives of an estimated 3 million people.
Haitians scarred by decades of poverty, political corruption and natural disasters cast ballots Sunday for president in hopes a new leader could do what others have not: Replace homes and schools in the earthquake-devastated capital, improve education and create some optimism for the future.
Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier applied for a new passport Wednesday and intends to leave the country when he gets it, a spokesman said, insisting that the ex-strongman can neither be forced to leave his homeland nor compelled to stay and face a potential criminal trial.
Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier ensconced himself Monday in a high-end hotel following his surprise return to a country deep in crisis, leaving many to wonder if the once-feared strongman will prompt renewed conflict in the midst of a political stalemate.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Fargo-based charity dedicated to helping Haiti is helping sponsor a candlelight prayer vigil to mark the one-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated the Caribbean nation.
A contingent of U.N. peacekeepers is the likely source of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed at least 2,000 people, a French scientist said in a report obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A contingent of U.N. peacekeepers is the likely source of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed at least 2,000 people, a French scientist said in a report obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.
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