Haitian Earthquake

Lynn University in Boca Raton is the location for the final Presidential debate on Oct. 22, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Haitian Quake Victims Honored At Lynn U., Site Of Final Presidential Debate

The third and final presidential debate to be held Monday night at Lynn University in Boca Raton is a major coup for the little school. Lynn’s last and first moment in the national spotlight came sadly, when 6 students and faculty members perished in the devastating earthquake in Haiti nearly three years ago.



Helping In Haiti: Quake Amputees Provide Inspiration

When a devastating earthquake struck Haiti two and a half years ago, it changed the lives of millions of people, not only those affected by the quake but those who are now working to rebuild the country.



Helping In Haiti: Maternal Ward Saves Moms & Babies

Most of the news out of Haiti recently has been about how the country is recovering from the devastating earthquake two and a half years ago.



Helping In Haiti: Project Medishare Working To Make Haiti Healthy

Shortly after the devastating earthquake in Haiti two and a half years ago, a non-profit started by two University of Miami doctors opened one of the only critical care hospitals in the country.



Helping In Haiti: South Floridians Deliver Much Needed Help

It’s been nearly two and a half years since a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti. The island nation is still recovering as witnessed first-hand by CBS4 News Anchor Shannon Hori.


Actor Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and honoree Sean Penn attend the Cinema For Peace event benefitting J/P Haitian Relief Organization in Los Angeles held at Montage Hotel on January 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images For J/P Haitian Relief Organization and Cinema For Peace)

Sean Penn Takes On New Role For Haiti

Actor and activist Sean Penn is taking on a new role — ambassador at large for Haiti.


(AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr)

After Quake, Haitian Health Care Slowly Improves

Nearly two years after a devastating earthquake ravaged the island nation of Haiti, there is still frustration over the slow movement in improving the impoverished nation.


(Source: Happy  Hearts Fund) Super model Petra Nemacova laughs with a child in Haiti at a new school opened with help from her Happy Hearts Fund charity.

Celebrities Helping Haiti Make Big Impact

It’s been almost two years since a massive earthquake devastated parts of Haiti. While it seems reconstruction efforts have been slow-going, some of those doing what they can to ensure Haiti’s future are celebrities who are making quite an impact.


Singer Wyclef Jean in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Wyclef Jean Defends Former Charity’s Spending

Haiti-born hip-hop star Wyclef Jean is defending his former charity once again over the way money raised for earthquake relief in Haiti was spent.



Haiti: How The Relief Money Is Being Spent

One year after the earthquake ravaged Haiti, progress is still slow to see.