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Haiti earthquake kills 11, injures 135

Sr Maryse Alsaint walks alongside a school damaged by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake the night before, in Gros Morne, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti on Sunday after the quake killed at least 11 people and left dozens injured.

Gerry Broome, Associated Press

October 8, 2018

Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti on Sunday after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake killed 11 people and left 135 injured. The country's civil protection agency said that at least seven people died in the coastal city of Port-de- Paix and three people died in the nearby community of Gros-Morne...

DePaul’s Haitian community sees country moving forward every day

The School of Choice in Saint-Domingue serves children born into poverty through the Vincentian family’s Haiti Initiative. DePaul professor Laura Hartman founded the the school in 2010.
(Photo courtesy of The School of Choice)

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

January 22, 2018

In 1779, in the midst of the Revolutionary War, American revolutionaries descended upon Savannah, Georgia to lay siege to the British-held city. Although the Americans were at a great tactical disadvantage, they had a trick up their sleeves, which came in the form of some 550 “gens de couleur” ...

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