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Katherine and Amanda Leighton are prepared for the rain during the annual Metairie Road St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday.
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Better known for producing third-world poverty and political mayhem - as well as a world-class rum - the Western Hemisphere's least developed country has made a surprising entry into the high-tech world with its own Android tablet.
By Joseph Guyler Delva LES CAYES, Haiti -- A Haitian investigative judge promised on Thursday to issue, within the coming weeks, his report on the case of 9 of the 20 Jamaicans held in Haiti on drug and gun trafficking charges, as the investigation into the case comes to an end.
The people of AZle A Vache are organizing, marching and fighting back. They have formed the Organization of AZle A Vache Farmers, refusing to accept the presidential decree appropriating their island as a tourism zone and unilaterally annulling their property rights.
A worker at the Matenwa Women's Art Center works on needlepoint, one of four forms of art made on the remote Haitian island and sold here on the Cape.
Jonathan Demme has reached the pinnacle of Hollywood success as the visionary director of Philadelphia, The Manchurian Candidate and the 1991 thriller The Silence of the Lambs, for which he earned an Academy Award.
Executed in what has become her signature, unburnished style, Victoria Campbell's first documentary, "House of Bones," showcased both the filmmaker and her relatives in a crucible of melancholy, nostalgia, and helplessness against the countdown to the sale of her family's beloved West Chop home.
A plan to transform a small Caribbean island off the southern coast of Haiti into a high-end tourism resort will create more than 2,000 jobs and help change the international image of the impoverished country, the prime minister said Wednesday, rejecting allegations that the government will evict hundreds of poor farmers to complete the project.
There she received machete chops to her face, neck, and extremities. Despite her grave injuries, Belance was able to save herself by dragging her mutilated body onto the street and asking for help.
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Now 70 and having spent the better part of three decades amassing pieces from Haiti and other Caribbean countries as well as the United States, South America and Africa, the director said he's looking to "streamline and simplify" his life by selling 90 percent of his well-regarded collection of self-taught or "outsider" art.
Haiti's new Roman Catholic cardinal has celebrated his first Mass, telling an audience of several thousand people there is a need to show compassion for others.