Category: World

Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

From the House Foreign Affairs Committee U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, submitted the following statement for the Congressional Record marking the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake which struck Haiti on January 12, 2010: “January 12, 2010, Haiti was devastated by the most...

Haiti rocked by 6.1 magnitude aftershock

So far there have been no reports of damage related to this morning’s 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Haiti. This underscores why most Haitians are sleeping outside rather than take the chance of being caught in buildings that may be affected by aftershocks.

USAID Responds Immediately to Haiti Earthquake

From the Dallas South News Wire (State Department) WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the earthquake in Haiti, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is dispatching a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) and has activated its partners, the Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Team and the Los...

More from Gambia, Part 5 of 6

By Nazim Ansari Peace and Blessings friends and family, 4/15/09 – Banjul, The Gambia Today was a day of fun, fun, fun.  We had lessons in drumming, dancing, Wolof language, and we visited the fishing market, and shopping market.  Our tour guide, Molong, took us to an area to learn...