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Haitian Catholics Honor Victims of 2010 Quake at Queens Church

People stroll previous the destroyed Sacred Heart Church in 2010 in Turgeau, Haiti. Jan. 12 marked the 12 anniversary of the magnitude 7.1-magnitude earthquake that rocked the Caribbean nation. (Photo: CNS/Bob Roller) CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — For Haitian Americans and immigrants, Jan. 12 is a solemn day of remembrance. Twelve years in the past, an enormous […]

Plea for Haiti aid amid political disaster, quake clean-up

International aid businesses have urged donors to open their wallets for quake-hit Haiti, saying their hesitancy to supply funding amid ongoing political uncertainty might hold tens of 1000’s of kids within the catastrophe zone out of faculty. On August 14, greater than 2,200 folks had been killed in a 7.2-magnitude quake devastated the southwestern a […]