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I have been curious about Haiti for many years. The history of the country is as fascina ... More >>
Haitian 2pac, a leader of an armed Port-au-Prince gang called Chimères, recruited by Haiti's former president Jean-Bertrand AristideEditor's Note: Tomorrow, September 13, 2011, marks the 15th anniversary of Tupac Shakur's death. To commemorate, West Coast Sound will feature Tupac stories all ... More >>
KCRW BROADCAST #131 for Saturday, September 10
Fanatics! I'm writing to you from Port Au Prince, Haiti. I have been here for about a week now and tomorrow will be flying back to Los Angeles, getting a few hours of sleep, and then coming into the studio at our new time of 8 pm to do the show ... More >>
polyvf via Twipic: http://tweetphoto.com/17203656Caltech and the U.S. Geological Survey have come up with a name for Sunday's 7.2 shaker felt throughout the Southwest: The Sierra El Mayor earthquake. It was named for the mountain range near the temblor's epicenter on the Laguna Saluda fault.
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Celebrities banded together for "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" telethon on Friday, which raised $57 million and counting. And on a bit of a smaller, but no less meaningful scale, local bakers and restaurants have been rallying support for those in need, suffering from t ... More >>
USCA group of USC doctors reached a quake-ravaged Haiti this week and were treating patients on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier as well as at an Israeli Defense Force field hospital in Port-au-Prince, the university reported.
Aboard the USS Carl Vinson a six-year-old boy who ended up under a fe ... More >>
The Los Angeles County Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue task force in Haiti rescued at least five women over the weekend in Haiti. The the saves, which upped the team's total rescues in the earthquake-devastated nation to nine, have put the unit "in high spirits," according to Inspec ... More >>
L.A. County Fire DepartmentL.A. search and rescue crews in Haiti.(CORRECTED to reflect that three have been rescued, not six). A Los Angeles County urban search and rescue task force deployed to Haiti Thursday has already helped to locate six people and rescued three of them tfollowing the na ... More >>
The Arcade Fire have released a statement urging everyone to donate to help relief efforts in Haiti. Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, whose family is from Haiti, have a strong connection to the island.
Haiti needs your help in her darkest hour.
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