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  • Haiti quake: A year later, journalists look back

     
    On Jan. 12, 2010, a massive earthquake devastated Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people. A year later, Times journalists who covered the disaster shared their recollections and reported on what life is like in Haiti today. In a front-page article......
  • Cholera detected in the Dominican Republic

     
    A case of cholera has been detected in the Dominican Republic, the first sign that the worsening epidemic in neighboring Haiti could be crossing the border shared by the island nations. The cholera case was diagnosed in a 32-year-old Haitian man who works...
  • Wyclef Jean reportedly ineligible to run for president of Haiti

     
    Apparently, Wyclef Jean won't be gone till November after all. Earlier this month, the former Fugees rapper and philanthropist announced his candidacy to be the next president of Haiti, but according to a Reuters report, his bid does not satisfy......
  • 'If I Was President': Wyclef Jean sets eyes on Haiti

     
    Only a day into his run, the entertainer is already facing resistance in the thorny world of Haitian politics. For starters, an electoral council must validate whether Jean meets the qualifications to be a candidate. If he is certified as a candidate, he'...
  • Homeless in Haiti, and losing hope

     
    Yet as reports frequently point out, skepticism remains high among average Haitians who are still struggling to survive since the disaster struck. Richard Morse, a Twitter user in Haiti who rose to prominence in the days after the quake, recently tweeted:...
  • Brand X Files: New Roman Polanski rape allegations. Wyclef for president? Bruised Oksana pics

     
    New allegations: 'Roman Polanski handcuffed, drugged and raped me': Edith Vogelhut, former model and Glamour magazine editor, claims she was brutally raped by the director at Jack Nicholson’s house in 1974. (Radar) Fugazi to release hundreds of live...
  • Aid-cations: Travel to far off and exotic places and help people

     
    More than 200,000 people died in the massive earthquake that rocked Haiti on Jan. 12 and the impoverished country is still picking up the pieces. Elevate Destinations, which specializes in travel that makes a difference, is organizing trips to rebuild...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat ( Princeton University Press: 181 pp., $19.95) "Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. This is what I've always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part...
  • Los Angeles Times staff writers and photographers cover the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake

     
    Los Angeles Times journalists Tracy Wilkinson, Joe Mozingo, Scott Kraft, Carolyn Cole and Brian Vander Brug are on the ground in Haiti filing reports and photographs from the scene of the devastating earthquake that struck Jan. 12. The temblor, centered...
  • Chat with reporter Joe Mozingo about Haiti

     
    Times reporter Joe Mozingo, one of the first journalists to arrive in Haiti after the quake, chatted with readers about his experiences there. Click "replay" in the gray box below to read the transcript of the chat. Photo: Mozingo in......
  • Chile's earthquake 500 times more powerful than Haiti's

     
    In the end, though, the damage is not likely to be as heavy as in Haiti because of the depth of the quake, the population density and the amount of preparation....