Quakes torment Chile as president sworn in

The earth shook and shook Thursday as dignitaries walked in for the swearing-in of Sebastian Pinera as Chile's president. It shook some more as they waited for him.


Haiti detains Americans taking kids

Ten Americans were detained by Haitian police on Saturday as they tried to bus 33 children across the border into the Dominican Republic, allegedly without proper documents.

Rescue and Aid

Rebuilding homeland is best hope

From time to time these past days, I have been thinking of Emile Castonguay, a Canadian actor I ran into on the way to Haiti to cover the aftermath of the earthquake.

China Focus

Peacekeepers uniquely Chinese

The Chinese peacekeepers in Haiti do everything as forces from other nations - patrolling the streets, guarding key spots and checking vehicles. But there is one thing that seems to be uniquely Chinese.


Haiti to relocate 400,000 quake homeless

Within days, the government will move 400,000 people made homeless by Haiti's epic earthquake from their squalid improvised camps throughout the shattered capital to new resettlement areas on the outskirts, a top Haitian official said Thursday.

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