Haiti

File photo of a doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Connecticut Team To Provide Medical Aid In Haiti

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut doctor is leading a team of 10 volunteers on a weeklong trip to Haiti to provide medical care to people in the impoverished Caribbean nation. The team led by […]

02/28/2015

A reveler poses for a picture during the Carnival of Carrefour in the commune of Carrefour, located southwest of Port-au-Prince, on February 6, 2015.   (HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Haiti Targets Tourists From Connecticut, New York, New Jersey

Haiti is launching what officials say is its first TV advertising campaign aimed at encouraging Americans to vacation in the poor Caribbean country.

02/11/2015

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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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