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Haitians pause to remember dead on 7th anniversary of quake
by David McFadden - January 13, 2017 - 6:49am
Many Haitians lit candles and offered prayers yesterday to remember relatives and neighbors who died in a catastrophic earthquake that struck near the Caribbean nation's capital seven years ago.
Cholera quietly still kills dozens a month in Haiti
by David McFadden - March 2, 2016 - 11:53pm
For this month, more than 6,000 are sick and an average of 27 people a month are killed because of Cholera in Haiti.
In Haiti, only 1 presidential candidate campaigning
by David McFadden - January 9, 2016 - 12:51pm
Campaigning for Haiti's presidential runoff election kicked off Friday, though it appears there is only one candidate who will actively participate.
Advocates: Haiti needs debate about risks of gold mining
by David McFadden - December 7, 2015 - 3:13pm
Haiti risks human rights violations and increased environmental degradation if gold mining proceeds in the impoverished country without an informed population and a strong system of safeguards in place, according...
Haiti opposition says transitional gov't may be needed
by David McFadden - November 30, 2015 - 4:05pm
Eight candidates in last month's disputed presidential vote are demanding changes in Haiti's electoral council and national police department.
Stinking mats of seaweed piling up on Caribbean beaches
by David McFadden - August 10, 2015 - 12:57am
Some tourists in hard-hit areas are trying to prevent their summer vacations from being ruined by the stinking algae.
Jamaica aims to revive economy with port hub
by David McFadden - February 18, 2014 - 6:44am
This hardscrabble harbor town on Jamaica's southern coast seems an unlikely contender in an emerging regional competition over the shipping routes that carry global trade.
Over 500 fall ill in Caribbean cruise liner
by David McFadden - January 28, 2014 - 9:05am
A Royal Caribbean cruise ship headed back to its home port in the U.S. on Monday after hundreds of passengers and crew members fell ill with vomiting and diarrhea during what was supposed to be a 10-day getaway...
US officials probe illnesses on Caribbean cruise
by David McFadden - January 27, 2014 - 10:42am
U.S. health officials on Sunday boarded a cruise ship docked in the U.S. Virgin Islands to investigate an illness outbreak that has stricken at least 300 people with gastrointestinal symptoms including vomiting and...
Jamaica scientist launches medical marijuana firm
by David McFadden - December 7, 2013 - 5:00am
A prominent Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur is launching a company that aims to capitalize on medical marijuana, a growing global industry that he asserted Wednesday could be a boon for the island's chronically...
Crocodiles disappearing as dinner in Jamaica
by David McFadden - October 7, 2013 - 4:00am
Crocodiles were once so abundant along the salty rim of southern Jamaica that images of their toothy jaws and spiny armor crown the tropical island's coat of arms and are stenciled on the bumpers of military ve...
In Jamaica, transgender teen killed by mob
by David McFadden - August 12, 2013 - 6:33am
Dwayne Jones was relentlessly teased in high school for being effeminate until he dropped out. His father not only kicked him out of the house at the age of 14 but also helped jeering neighbors push the youngster...
Sea turtle comeback in a corner of the Caribbean
by David McFadden - May 19, 2013 - 4:27am
Giant leatherback turtles, some weighing half as much as a small car, drag themselves out of the ocean and up the sloping shore on the northeastern coast of Trinidad while villagers await wearing dimmed headlamps...
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