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Northeastern University will host a special free program with journalists and photographers from the Boston Globe sharing recent stories and images from Haiti on Wednesday, April 28 from 6-8 p.m. A representative from Partners in Health will also provide... Read more
BHR April 2010 editionThe April 2010 edition of the Boston Haitian Reporter, featuring the latest news and commentary from Haiti and the US, is now available at newsstands throughout Greater Boston. An electronic copy can be read here by clicking on the... Read more
Boston's Irish-American community is organizing a large event in Quincy to assist orphans and other victims of the Haitian earthquake. Irish Hearts for Haiti - set for Sunday, May 2, will include live entertainment and dancing from 2-8 p.m. at the... Read more
A town hall meeting entitled "Haitians Building Haiti:Towards Transparent and Accountable Development" will be held on Friday, March 26 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center at Roxbury Community College. The event will feature members of the... Read more
Nurse Dana Bordenave with CNNs Dr. Sanjay Gupta“January 12, 2010 will always be with me,” says Dana Bordenave, a Haitian-American registered nurse who recently returned from Haiti after helping earthquake survivors. She shared her experiences last month... Read more
BHR 3-10The March edition of the Boston Haitian Reporter, in circulation since last Friday in print form, is now available for online readers as a PDF.
(Updated March 10)- President Obama hosted Haitian President Rene Préval at the White House today (March 10). In a summary of their remarks issued by the White House, President Obama discussed the ongoing American response, warning that "people should be... Read more
The Archdiocese of Boston says it expects that its special collections at local Catholic parishes will net Haiti relief efforts in excess of $2 million. In a statement issued today, Cardinal Seán O'Malley said that the church drive has already collected... Read more
A pair of US Senators — including Massachusetts' own John Kerry, who is Chairman of the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee— are urging Western Union and MoneyGram to "eliminate or reduce the fees for money transfers to Haiti through June 2010 after the... Read more
Congressman toured Haiti capital with eye on troop levels, relief U.S. Representative Michael Capuano visited Haiti last Friday and says he is encouraged with the progress he witnessed. Capuano, who represents parts of Boston, Cambridge and Somerville in... Read more
State Rep. Marie St. Fleur: Will not seek re-election to the House of Representatives this year.Updated Feb. 25— State Rep. Marie St. Fleur, who became the first Haitian-American state elected official ion Massachusetts history in 1999, will not seek re-... Read more
Haiti MissionHD Port Au Prince, Haiti 2010by nelsonjaquino Nelson Aquino, a nurse anesthetist from Children’s Hospital Boston, went to Haiti last month with a group of Children’s clinicians as part of a disaster response team. Now, after two weeks back... Read more
More than $500,000 in federal funding will be distributed by state officials in the coming weeks to assist with mental health counseling and other social services related to the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti. According to Gov. Deval Patrick's office, funds... Read more
“Framing Haiti: A Brown University Teach-In” will be held Friday, Feb. 19, from noon to 3 p.m. in the Sidney Frank Hall for Life Sciences, 185 Meeting St. All events are free and open to the public. Brown University is in Providence, Rhode Island.... Read more
The White House issued this statement today on the one-month anniversary of the Jan. 12 earthquake: Statement by the Press Secretary on Haiti: "As the people of Haiti observe a national day of mourning to remember those lost in the catastrophic earthquake... Read more
Rich Innocent in Haiti Many readers have inquired after the BHR's own Richardson Innocent, who provided some of our early reports from Delmas — where he survived the earthquake on Jan. 12. Rich spent the next three-and-a-half weeks helping out friends and... Read more
An interdenominational prayer service is set for this evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston's South End to mark the one month anniversary of the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti. The memorial service is organized by the... Read more
Family members of Haiti earthquake victims who are enrolled in state-subsidized health care plans would get a reprieve from premiums this year, under plans outlined by state health care regulators Thursday. The move, according to Connector Authority... Read more
BHR February 2010(Friday, Feb. 12) —The February edition of the Boston Haitian Reporter is now circulation throughout the Greater Boston area. The edition features in-depth coverage of the aftermath of the Jan. 12 earthquake with commentary from Boston... Read more
Seth Rolbein, a Boston University news editor, offers an interesting first hand account of his post-Jan. 12 visit to Haiti in the online BU Today. It is one in a series of articles by Rolbein, a member of a Boston University delegation which traveled to... Read more

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