Topic: Dominican Republic
Slowed by logistics at the airport and a weak infrastructure that makes transportation difficult, crucial food, water, and medical supplies are just now making it to many desperate Haitians.
01/18/2010 11:09 am
Haiti's President René Préval Preval and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will issue a joint communiqué on Sunday laying out plans for delivering emergency aid, but many Haitians are denouncing the lack of government response to the crisis.
01/17/2010 11:33 am
As Haiti earthquake relief efforts continued, President Barack Obama joined with predecessors George W. Bush and Bill Clinton to appeal for donations and sent Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the Caribbean nation.
01/16/2010 02:18 pm
The Department of Homeland Security said it would offer Haitians who were here illegally before Tuesday's earthquake temporary protected status (TPS). Haiti has 100,000 people living in the US illegally.
01/15/2010 08:14 pm
A Monitor reporter at the Haiti-Dominican border hears from the Red Cross about priorities and a situation that "exceeded our imagination."
01/14/2010 01:44 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
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
Global News Blog Wyclef Jean Haiti earthquake: Singer leads charge to help through Yele Haiti charity - and Twitter
Hip Hop artist Wyclef Jean is urging people to donate $5 to his Haitian charity, Yéle Haiti, by texting "YELE" to 501501. (The donation will be automatically charged to your cellphone bill.) His is one of many Haiti earthquake relief efforts underway.
01/13/2010 01:15 pm
Relief agencies have put out calls for donations, and are preparing teams to go to Haiti in the wake of Tuesday's quake. A hospital, the National Palace, and other buildings in Haiti's capital were damaged in the biggest earthquake to hit the island in 200 years.
01/12/2010 06:55 pm
The most recent Latin American leader to overturn presidential term limits is Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega.
11/19/2009 12:00 am