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Haiti

The groundbreaking for Brit's Orphanage. (credit: Be Like Brit Blog)

Britney Gengel’s Family Begins Work On Haiti Orphanage

A Rutland man who lost his daughter in the earthquake is due home Monday from Haiti where he helped break ground for an orphanage being built in her memory.

01/10/2011

U.S. citizen Paul Waggoner waits outside court in a police truck in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday Dec. 15, 2010. Waggoner, who helped found medical aid group Materials Management Relief Corps in post-quake Haiti, was arrested Sunday and is being held while authorities investigate allegations he kidnapped a 15-month-year-old infant. Waggoner said the baby he is accused of taking died at a hospital with fever and gastrointestinal distress in February. (credit: AP/Dieu Nalio Chery)

Nantucket Man Released From Haitian Prison

An aid worker from Nantucket has been freed after being held for 17 days in Haiti on kidnapping charges.

12/29/2010

His daughter's memory

Grand Goave, Haiti, the city Britney Gengel of Rutland, Massachusetts, was planning to visit the day after she was killed in the earthquake this past January. Britney’s father, Len Gengel, has purchased land on the […]

09/26/2010

Remembering a lost daughter

WBZ’s Carl Stevens talks with Len Gengel, whose daughter Britney died in the Haitian earthquake, about plans to buy land in Haiti for an orphanage.  

09/23/2010

MA family hopes to build Haiti orphanage

The family of a college student from Massachusetts who died in the Haiti earthquake hopes to build an orphanage on the island in her honor.

09/22/2010

Boston-based group breaks grouund for hospital in Haiti

A Boston-based organization that advocates and provides health care for the poor around the world has broken ground on a new 320-bed hospital in Haiti.

07/13/2010

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