The forces that led to the Haiti earthquake are a reminder that the idyllic Caribbean is one of the more geologically active spots on earth, and that a powerful earthquake could strike the region again.
01/21/2010 03:31 pm
Haiti relief work teams from Brazil, the Philippines, France, the US, and elsewhere are rushing to reach victims of the 7.0 magnitude quake that struck Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12.
01/15/2010 03:27 pm
In the wake of the Haiti earthquake, Cuba is allowing US flights over its airspace, cutting the trip between Guantánamo Bay and Miami by 90 minutes.
01/15/2010 11:10 am
Some 5,700 US marines and soldiers are expected to join Haitian earthquake relief efforts this weekend. The UN says its peacekeeping force should be in command. The US says no.
01/14/2010 06:33 pm
While Obama remains a ‘rock star’ in many countries, skeptics don’t see much tangible change in US policy.
01/14/2010 02:05 pm
Pledges of financial and material aid to Haiti continue to roll in from around the globe. A look at what nation's are doing to help.
01/14/2010 01:22 pm
After the Haiti earthquake, which US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton estimates affected 3 million people, President Obama pledged $100 million in US assistance. Aid groups say food, medicine and "tents and more tents" are needed. Getting the port up and running and roads open are also top priority.
01/14/2010 10:45 am
The US Department of Homeland Security has halted deportation of Haitians in the wake of the Haiti earthquake. But some are pressing for some 30,000 Haitians in the US illegally to be given 'temporary protection status'.
01/14/2010 10:37 am
Two days after the Haiti earthquake, outside help has started to pour into Port-au-Prince as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the death toll may be in 'tens of thousands.' A US carrier is steaming toward Haiti, and British, Brazilian, Chinese, and other aid teams are already on the ground.
01/14/2010 10:08 am
The same earthquake fault that lies under Haiti also runs through the Dominican Republic. Geologists warn that the Haiti quake – at the Enriquilla-Plantain Garden Fault – may have added strain elsewhere and more quakes are possible.
01/13/2010 02:29 pm