Haiti

A 300-bed state-of-the-art hospital is about to go on line in Haiti.

State-Of-The-Art Haitian Hospital Built With Help Of New England Residents

A huge effort that includes about 1,000 volunteers from New England is about to make a big difference when it comes to medical care in Haiti.

09/12/2012

Former Haitian soldiers march during a May 18, 2012, protest near the UN peacekeeping post in the Carrefour neighborhood of Port-au-Prince. The soldiers demanded the return of the Haitian army. Four Americans were detained during that protest.  (Photo credit: THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/GettyImages)

Mass. Man Jailed In Haiti Could Face Three Years Behind Bars

Two Americans jailed for allegedly driving a group of would-be soldiers during a protest demanding the restoration of Haiti’s army face up to three years in prison if convicted on conspiracy charges, a prosecutor said Monday.

05/24/2012

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - JANUARY 12: People search for survivors amongst the rubble of the Caribbean Super Market in Delmas on January 12, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti today, followed by at least a dozen aftershocks, causing widespread devastation in the capital of Port-au-Prince. (Photo by Frederic Dupoux/Getty Images)

Gov. Patrick To Host Event Marking Haiti Earthquake Anniversary

Massachusetts officials and members of the state’s Haitian-American community are coming together at the Statehouse to remember the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti more than two years ago.

01/29/2012

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Thief Steals Charity Money From St. Joseph’s Church In Belmont

A thief took $150 dollars from St. Joseph’s Church in Belmont. The money was supposed to go to families in Haiti.

03/30/2011

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Mass. Guardsmen To Assist In Haiti Rebuilding

Members of the Massachusetts National Guard will be heading to Haiti to help continue the rebuilding effort after last year’s devastating earthquake.

01/31/2011

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

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