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Haiti

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Top Haiti Articles

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  • Google Person Finder: a tool born of disaster, from Hurricane Katrina to Japan's quake, tsunami

     
    About one hour after a 9.0 earthquake struck Japan on March 11, Google's Person Finder system was up and running, collecting records and enabling people to search through them online for their loved ones who were either injured or missing.......
  • Haiti: Michel Martelly wins presidential election, but who will be prime minister?

     
    Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly appears to be the winner in Haiti’s presidential election. The popular Kompa singer turned political candidate captured nearly twice as many votes as his opponent, former first lady and academic Mirlande...
  • Times wins RFK Award for Haiti coverage

     
    Editor Russ Stanton sent the following award announcement to the newsroom: The Pulitzer Prizes we celebrated yesterday honored our coverage of events in our own backyard. Today brings further recognition -- this time for our foreign reporting. Our...
  • Japanese consul general thanks Los Angeles County Fire Department search-and-rescue team for aid

     
    The Japanese consul general in Los Angeles thanked L.A. County firefighters for deploying a 74-person search-and-rescue team to Japan days after the nation was struck by a magnitude-9.0 earthquake and tsunami. "Your knowledge and your experience were...
  • Winners of the L.A. Times' 2010 Editorial Awards

     
    The Times' Editorial Awards for 2010 celebrate what Editor Russ Stanton called "an incredible year by any measure, an extraordinary one journalistically when we step back ... to honor the best work produced by one of the very best newsrooms......
  • Man's death sparks protests among blacks in Mexico

     
    Shortly after midnight on May 11 in central Mexico City, Isaac Chinedu, an immigrant from Nigeria, became involved in some kind of confrontation with a group of police officers on a dark side street. The encounter escalated, and Chinedu was severely...
  • Q&A: Dr. Paul Farmer and Ophelia Dahl on recovery efforts in Haiti

     
    Dr. Paul Farmer and Ophelia Dahl talk about their work on recovery efforts in Haiti with Los Angeles Times' reporter Molly Hennessy-Fiske. Farmer and Dahl are in L.A. to attend the "Haiti Stories" conference at UCLA on Saturday....
  • Adidas teams up with charity to raise funds for local schools and Haiti rebuilding efforts

     
    Adidas has paired up with Soles4Souls — a nonprofit that's donated nearly 13 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes to more than 125 countries — to raise funds for Southern California high schools and to support rebuilding efforts......
  • The Conversation: The unpredictable Golden Globes

     
    Forget the razzle-dazzle of Angelina Jolie's and Anne Hathaway's sequin dresses, or even who won awards at Sunday's Golden Globes. Two days later, people are still talking about the program's most unexpected moments. And by moments, we do mean Ricky......
  • Will Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier catch the first plane out of Haiti?

     
    Tuesday's editorial about Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier's surprise return to Haiti said bluntly that the former dictator should get the heck out of town before he creates more chaos and corruption on the island already desperate for help. And it......
  • Tuesday's Highlights: 'The Good Wife' on CBS

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 - 15 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at: www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv This......