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  • HX NewsMove Over, Doctors—Plumbers Without Borders Are Coming to the Rescue

  • For Florida plumber Frederick Schilling Jr, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, which killed at least 45,000 people, was a pivotal moment in his life, transforming how he looks at the world. Soon after their meeting, DiGregorio asked him to take a look at the students’ designs for water purification systems and see whether he could install them in Haiti. Following the trip, Schilling enlisted ...

  • HX NewsHaiti celebrates completion of hotel

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, AP - A second international-branded hotel has opened in the Haitian capital in what backers of the project and officials hope will be a spur to further economic development in the impoverished country. The 175-room Marriott Port-au-Prince is a four-star hotel geared primarily toward travellers looking to do business in Haiti, said Denis O'Brien, chairman of Digicel, the ...

  • HX NewsNew Marriott heralded as boost to beleaguered Haiti hotel market

  • By Amelie Baron PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti's meager hotel offerings got a major boost on Tuesday with the inauguration of a brand new Marriott in the heart of the capital, the latest in a series of modern additions to the impoverished Caribbean island's hospitality sector. The 175-room hotel was officially opened to great fanfare, with former U.S. President Bill Clinton attending as well ...

  • HX NewsOfficials in Haiti celebrate completion of Marriott hotel

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A second international-branded hotel opened Tuesday in the Haitian capital in what backers of the project and officials hope will be a spur to further economic development in the impoverished country.

  • HX NewsHaiti in mourning after Carnival accident kills 16

  • Port-au-Prince (AFP) - Haiti was plunged into mourning and Carnival festivities were canceled Tuesday after at least 16 people died when a high-voltage cable hit a parade float in the capital Port-au-Prince. Several thousand people including President Michel Martelly and cabinet chief Evans Paul participated in a silent march along the carnival route to pay hommage to the victims. The group's ...

  • HX NewsIn Haiti, a Marriott’s opening is the latest milestone in quake recovery

  • The country remains mired in poverty but is showing signs of rebirth after the catastrophic January 2010 quake.

  • HX NewsHaiti holds official funeral for victims of Carnival tragedy

  • By Amelie Baron PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti's president and prime minister attended a rare official funeral on Saturday for the victims of a Carnival stampede that killed 17 people earlier this week, accompanying relatives of the dead and hundreds of other mourners at the open air ceremony on a main city avenue. A red and blue national flag was draped over the coffins, each bearing a photo ...

  • HX NewsIn Haiti, a library with no books transforms the way kids learn

  • A library of digital books could eventually bring thousands of titles to millions of students around the world.