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A powerful, emotionally rich novel about 10 individuals affected by the earthquake in Haiti in 2010. "What Storm, What Thunder" by Myriam J. A. Chancy; Tin House (320 pages, $27.95) ——— On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti was hit by a devastating earthquake, one that killed between 250,000 and 300,000 people and left more than a million homeless. Haitian-Canadian-American author Myriam J.A. Chancy wanted ...

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A gang blamed for kidnapping five priests and two nuns earlier this year in Haiti is now accused of kidnapping 17 missionaries from a U.S.-based group.

Humanitarian officials worry about how quickly aid can be deployed and how Haitians will be affected as the country is still grappling with the assassination in July of President Jovenel Moise.

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LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — The death toll from a powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Haiti climbed sharply on Sunday, with at least 724 dead and a minimum of 2,800 injured.

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Haiti on Saturday was struck by a powerful earthquake that was actually slightly stronger than the devastating 2010 quake that turned much of the capital city of Port-au-Prince into rubble. The 7.2 magnitude earthquake has killed at least 225 people,, an early toll that experts fear will rise dramatically in coming days. However, experts don’t think the damage will be as widespread or deadly ...

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