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No state funeral for Haiti’s ex-dictator Baby Doc Duvalier

In this Feb. 28, 2013 file photo, former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, known as "Baby Doc," attends his hearing at court in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.   AP

The long-time lawyer for Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier says Haiti will not hold a state funeral for the former dictator.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

23 dead, 32 injured in Haiti bus accident

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Authorities in Haiti say 23 people died and 32 were injured in a bus accident west of the capital of Port-au-Prince.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court

In this June 25, 2014 file photo, former President Bill Clinton speaks during the closing session on the final day of the annual gathering of the Clinton Global Initiative America, at the Sheraton Downtown, in Denver.  AP

President Bill Clinton’s advisers carefully considered how to explain the president’s military action against Iraq in 1998 as the House was debating his impeachment, according to records from the Clinton White House that were released Friday. The documents also touch upon Osama bin Laden, consideration of military action in Haiti in 1994 and preparations for Supreme Court nomination hearings.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Thousands at religious summit in Haiti

In this Feb. 8, 2014 photo, Christian pilgrims kneel in prayer on top of a mountain during a weekend gathering by Catholics in the village of Bois-Neuf, Haiti. AP

The Christian pilgrims crowded a barren mountainside in central Haiti by the thousands, seeking favors and spiritual renewal.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Sean Penn: Madonna in Haiti to see his aid work

US pop star Madonna smiles during her visit at the "Hard Candy Fitness" center in Berlin in this October 17 file photo. AP

Madonna is in Haiti to visit humanitarian projects that ex-husband Sean Penn has been overseeing since the Caribbean nation’s devastating earthquake in 2010, the actor said Monday.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »