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2010-11-19 08:00:00

VISTA, Calif., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoBlu Products, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: ECOB) announced today that the President and CEO Steve Conboy has returned from Haiti. Among many opportunities currently in negotiation, Mr.

2010-10-22 10:40:00

Aid agency says if outbreak reaches Port-au-Prince camps, results could be "disastrous" PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct.

2010-04-06 07:55:44

NSF graduate research fellow Starry Sprenkle describes life and her ecological research project in Haiti, and the impact of the devastating earthquake.

2010-03-16 06:59:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the desperate need for new and expanded port infrastructure to serve earthquake recovery efforts, as well as to address the long-term shipping needs of the country, Haiti-based WIN Group and South Florida-based Sante Holding today announced having reached an agreement to re-develop Terminal Varreux, S.A.

2010-01-19 10:05:00

LONDON, January 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The first ShelterBoxes have arrived in Port au Prince and hundreds more are due to arrive later today. The ShelterBox Response Team of David Eby (US), Wayne Robinson (US) and Mark Pearson (UK), who have been in Haiti's capital since Thursday, took delivery of the first ShelterBoxes at Port au Prince airport yesterday. The team say twelve of these boxes will be used to build an emergency field hospital at the airport. 'We are helping build a...

2010-01-18 19:23:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For 25 years KIDS has responded to disaster.

2010-01-15 17:12:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayne Elsey, the Founder and CEO of Soles4Souls Inc., the international shoe charity, has read the news reports detailing the rising frustration of Haitians who wait for aid packages to clear the capital city's unreachable dock.

2006-06-15 15:33:56

By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - Armed gangs have targeted police officers in a new outbreak of violence that has killed 12 people in Haiti, including three policemen, in the last five days, a police spokesman said on Thursday.

2006-02-28 16:32:41

By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - At least three people died and more than 50 have been injured during carnival festivities in Haiti, which has been plagued by political and gang violence, doctors and witnesses said on Tuesday.

2006-01-27 16:21:07

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - An 84-year-old nun and two other French citizens on a humanitarian mission to Haiti were kidnapped near a dangerous slum in the capital, police said on Friday.

Word of the Day
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.