Haiti

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Pastor Named In Haiti Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

A suspended Jesuit priest who was once Fairfield University’s chaplain is accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing a teenager at a charity in Haiti supported by the college.

10/20/2014

Michael Bourque (Courtesy PointsOfLight.org)

St. Francis Doctor Point Of Light Honoree

A physician at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford is a recipient of a Daily Point of Light. Dr. Michael Bourque was honored for his leadership role on the “Blue Team”, a medical […]

10/14/2013

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New Lawsuit Filed In Haiti Abuse Case

Fairfield University and others that supported a charity designed to help feed and educate boys in Haiti are facing another lawsuit by a man alleging he was sexually abused by a founder of the school.

08/08/2013

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Settlement Reached in Sex Abuse of Haitian Boys

Fairfield University and others who supported a charity designed to help feed and educate boys in Haiti have reached a settlement with children who were abused by a founder of that group.

07/01/2013

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1982 Bridgeport Fire Truck Heads For Haiti

A pumper truck decommissioned by the Bridgeport Fire Department left the city on its final call, leaving Bridgeport for Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, Massachusetts,

03/01/2013

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Sean Penn To Speak At Harvard On Haiti’s Progress

Actor-director Sean Penn and the former prime minister of Haiti will participate in a discussion at Harvard on how Haiti is faring three years after a devastating earthquake.

02/25/2013

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Academy Grad Was Rescued By The Coast Guard When He Was Six

A Haitian Refugee rescued by the Coast Guard 18 years ago graduates from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London this week. Orlando Morel will serve on a cutter out of Florida whose mission will include migrant interdiction in the very waters where he himself was rescued.

05/14/2012

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Haitian Students Sue Fairfield

Seventeen former Haitian street children are suing Fairfield University in Connecticut, the Society of Jesus and others alleging they failed to protect them from a man who sexually abused them at a school he founded in Haiti.

01/05/2012

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Connecticut Judge Dispensing Cash To Haiti Abuse Victims

Nearly $49,000 seized from a former Connecticut and Colorado resident is being sent to 16 young men he sexually abused at a school for street children he founded in Haiti.

08/08/2011

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Suit Filed Against Fairfield U. In Haiti School Sex Case

A federal lawsuit has been filed against Fairfield University, the Society of Jesus and a Colorado man sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for sexually abusing children at a school he founded in Haiti.

04/18/2011

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