An Idaho church associated with right-wing causes and politics was accused of child trafficking.
Hugo Chavez, announced this week that his country is canceling Haiti's debt for the purchase of Venezuelan oil.
In a move to aid relief efforts in earthquake-devastated Haiti, the U.S. State Department says it's prepared to assist over 400 Cuban doctors there with much needed medical supplies.
In 1985, Central Mexico, including Mexico City, was hit by an earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter scale – much larger than the one that hit Haiti on January 12 of this year. Hundreds of buildings collapsed and thousands were killed.
Administration officials say a big problem is volume of air traffic at tiny Port-au-Prince airport.
Less than a day after the earthquake struck Haiti, Cuban doctors were caring for the wounded in a fully equipped field hospital.
Yesterday the Obama administration announced $100 million in financial aid for earthquake stricken Haiti. Good step, more is needed.
The task for millions today in Haiti is to try to stay alive until help arrives and to try to save those injured in the earthquake.
The largest earthquake in 200 years hit the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti on yesterday afternoon.
Cuba: Children a privileged class In televised comments on the 20th anniversary of the UN adoption of a Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF official José Juan Ortiz indicated that of nine million children dying each year from preventable causes, none are Cuban.