Latest Port-au-Prince Stories

2011-08-03 15:24:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Tropical Storm Emily approaches Haiti and the Dominican Republic today, World Vision is deeply concerned for vulnerable families, and particularly children, who are still living in temporary camps in Port au Prince.

2011-03-02 10:30:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 2, 1971, an American Airlines Boeing 707 aircraft departed from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), headed for Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.

2011-01-19 14:14:39

One year ago, a massive earthquake devastated Haiti.

2011-01-14 10:05:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc.

2011-01-07 17:18:00

Architecture for Humanity's Progress A Year in Review -Haiti School Initiative Focus PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding after a natural disaster anywhere has its major challenges.

2011-01-04 15:15:00

Nearly one year after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the Republic of Haiti, engineering and concrete experts at Georgia Tech report that concrete and other debris in Port-au-Prince can be safely and inexpensively recycled into strong new construction material.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]