Haiti Earthquake

Major Earthquake Devastates Haitian Capital

South Florida Memorials, Concerts On Haiti Earthquake Anniversary

It’s been four years since the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti and killed more than 300,000 people.

CBS Miami–01/12/2014


Miami’s Haitian Community Mark 4th Anniversary Of Deadly Earthquake

South Florida’s Haitian community is marking the four year anniversary of a devastating earthquake in their homeland.



Blind Survivor Of Haiti Quake Gives Violin Performance At JMH

Saturday, January 12th marks three years since the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti, ending the lives of 300,000 people. One survivor of the horror in Haiti wanted to mark the grim anniversary Thursday by doing something special for the people he credits for saving his life.


Frank O. Mora, deputy assistant Secretary of Defense for the Western Hemisphere, takes questions from the press at the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala on Nov. 11, 2012. (Photo: US EMBASSY via The Miami Herald)

High-Ranking Pentagon Official To Join FIU Faculty

A high-ranking Pentagon official and Miami native is stepping down to become director of the Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University.


(Source: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Haitians Granted Extended Temporary Residency

Haitians who fled to the U.S. after a powerful earthquake rocked their homeland in 2010 will be able to stay and work here legally a while longs.


Rev. Jesse Jackson sits down with CBS4's Jawan Strader.  (CBS4)

CBS4’s Jawan Strader Sits Down With Rev. Jesse Jackson

Well known civil rights leader, and sometimes controversial activist, Rev. Jesse Jackson is not one known for holding his tongue.


(Photo Credit: CBS4) Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Mayor Gimenez To Travel To Haiti

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez will visit Haiti on Monday to view recovery efforts since the January 2010 earthquake.


(Source: PRnewswire.com)

Lynn University Honors Students Lost In Haiti

Lynn University dedicated the Remembrance Plaza Friday morning to recognize the six people from the school who died during the 2010 Haiti earthquake.


(Source: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Feds Forced To Release Hundreds Of Haitain Detainees

Nearly 700 Haitians slated to be sent back to their homeland were released from U.S. holding facilities in 2010 because of a year long moratorium on deportations.


(Source: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

U.S. Work Visa Program Extended To Haiti

America could be the new land of opportunity for thousands of Haitians struggling to survive in their home country.




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