The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling. Black smoke belched into the night sky. By the time dawn broke over the Venezuelan capital April 1, nothing was left of the building but a charred ... More >>
The Soul Rebels are a mighty force from New Orleans that's rocked with Metallica, covered Jay Z, and marched with instruments across the London Bridge for the BBC. Now this eight-piece brass band is coming to Miami's favorite 24-hour liquor, food, pool, and sports center, Will Call. And founding dr ... More >>
Arcade Fire as the Reflektors Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami Presented by Rhythm Foundation Thursday, October 24, 2013 Better Than: A Reflektor-less existence. "We couldn't have made this record without Haiti." On two consecutive nights, Arcade Fire's Win Butler confided this same thing to M ... More >>
Graham Greene is a literary legend, famous for best-selling spy novels like Our Man in Havana, The End of the Affair, and The Quiet American. But the writer was as mysterious as his characters: secretive and prone to bouts of bipolarism. Few people really ever got to know him.Surprisingly, one of th ... More >>
Photo by Anton CorbijnAbout a month or so after Arcade Fire rocked the music industry by walking away with the Grammy for Album of the Year, the Montreal-based group celebrated with some friends in Haiti. Some 250 people packed into the Hotel Oloffson in Port-au-Prince -- many of whom were "exp ... More >>
Claudine Magloire mourns the recent death of her husband, Wildrick GuerrierBetween sobs, Haitian-American Claudine Magloire accused the U.S. government of responsibility in the death of her late fiancé, Wildrick Guerrier.Guerrier was deported to Haiti on January 20 despite complaining of stomach ... More >>
adanbouzoua via flickrStrumming his way to the presidency?His heart seems to be in the right place, but Wyclef Jean's political aptitude is tone deaf. Don't get us wrong, welcoming President Jean to office would be pretty cool, but he might not exactly know how to help a nation that lost 22 ... More >>
via Dominican TodayOut of all the things Haiti needs right now as it continues to rebuild after this year's devastating earthquake are prostitutes. Yet, Time magazine reports today that post-quake Haiti has attracted a startling number of sex workers, mostly women from the neighboring Domini ... More >>
Dr. Paul Farmer, the Nobel-nominated founder of Partners in Health and a world expert on making international aid work, had harsh words yesterday for the hundreds of charities trying to help Haiti recover from January's earthquake.via Wikimedia Commons"There's graffiti all over the walls in Port ... More >>
Haiti is in sheer survival mode right now and technology is helping in ways that will not only benefit earthquake survivors in the coming weeks, but also in the years to come.Geeks have been pondering since last weekend -- the first series of Crisis Camps for Haiti took place in D.C., Los Angeles ... More >>
Aaron Jackson went from homeless to hero. Now, with the help of Rainn Wilson, he's trying to cure a country.
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A Marked Man
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It's downtown's swirling kaleidoscope of sights and sounds and smells. Where the Latin mercado meets the American enterprise. Where commerce thrives and clerks cut deals. So why would urban planners want to kill it?