The IMF says it has canceled Haiti's $268 million debt and will lend the earthquake-devastated island another $60 million to help it with reconstruction plans.
The International Monetary Fund says the decision is part of a plan for long-term reconstruction after the Jan. 12 magnitude-7 quake, which killed as... more »
A group of U.S. missionaries in Haiti was charged Thursday with child kidnapping and criminal association for allegedly trying to take children illegally out of the earthquake-hit country.
After announcing the charges, Haitian Deputy Prosecutor Jean Ferge Joseph told the 10 Americans their case was being sent to an... more »
The Pueblo Fire Department and American Medical Response in Pueblo have joined Colorado Springs in collecting used tents to be sent to Haiti for earthquake relief. Tents need to hold four or more people. Large tarps are also useful.
Click here for the locations of Pueblo Fire Stations.
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News reports of the devastation in Haiti and the suffering of the people inspired a group of Colorado Springs doctors to drop everything and fly to Haiti to help. The doctors from Memorial Hospital are on the ground in the Caribbean Island-nation. Some got there at their own expense; others... more »
Telethons tend to occur almost as suddenly as the catastrophic events that make them necessary.
Shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, actor George Clooney helped to organize "America: A Tribute to Heroes," which took place only days after the attacks and raised more than $100 million for... more »
These days information moves quickly, and there's a demand for it from Haiti.
Compassion International has been really focusing on internet social networking during one of the first major disasters since the popularity of many major sites' has really boomed. It's proving to be a good way to get... more »
A state lawmaker wants to send unused medications to Haiti.
Sen. Lois Tochtrop said Thursday that the bill would help overwhelmed medical clinics in Haiti but would also help keep medications out of the state's water supply.
Her proposal would make it easier for nursing homes and hospitals... more »
Madonna says she has donated a $250,000 to help the people of Haiti - and she is urging her fans and friends to do the same.
The pop queen said Friday in a statement that her prayers are with the people of Haiti. She says she donated to Partners... more »
Samoa's police commissioner says bodies are still being plucked from the sea and dug out of sand, mud and debris, as the death toll from Tuesday's earthquake and tsunami rose to 169 today. Authorities have confirmed 129 dead in Somoa. Another 31 were killed in the U.S. territory of American... more »