During this time of year, Christians around the world pause to remember the life and sacrifice of Jesus Christ. Pastors and church leaders work hard to develop messages and Bible study lessons that will help their church members gain new insights into the events of Holy Week. READ MORE
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The head of the World Bank is calling for a renewed sense of urgency and more coordination from the international community to help Haiti eliminate cholera, which has killed thousands of Haitians since its outbreak in October 2010.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim HASSENE DRIDI / APREAD MORE
A team of more than a dozen Halifax medical specialists are back home after spending a week volunteering in Haiti, building a long-term connection to help some of the country's most vulnerable people.
The Halifax contingent has 18 members. (Dr. Chad Coles)READ MORE
The Dutch brewer Heineken announced Friday that it is investing $100 million in its Haiti production plant that makes the popular lager Prestige.
The relatively large investment is significant because many international companies have been reluctant to spend money in Haiti because of a business climate hampered by red tape, allegations of corruption and a flimsy infrastructure.READ MORE
For decades the mostly dirt-poor residents of the small island of Ile-à-Vache off Haiti's south coast lived in anonymity, virtually ignored by the government and visited only by the most adventurous backpackers and yachters. READ MORE