Shakira Donates 800K to Build School in Haiti
Shakira Donates 800K to Build School in Haiti
By Latina Staff | 04/01/2011 - 16:45

News about Haiti may have quieted down considerably since a massive earthquake left the country in ruins on January 12, 2010 but that doesn’t mean the island has been forgotten. Pop singer Shakira just donated $800,000 to The Elie Dubois school, one of Haiti's historic public schools.


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Selena Gomez Makes a Plea for Haiti
By Verky Arcos | 01/13/2011 - 13:06

With all the hype surrounding Selena Gomez's possible love connection with the Biebz, it was nice to see her taking time to speak out on something that really matters.


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Cholera Spreading Through Hispaniola
Cholera Spreading Through Hispaniola
By Fox News Latino | 11/22/2010 - 17:00

The President of the Dominican Republic called an emergency meeting today to address the spread of cholera that has crossed over the border from Haiti into the neighboring country.


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Dominican Republic Takes Precautions After First Case of Cholera Hits Country
Dominican Republic Takes Precautions After First Case of Cholera Hits Country
By Fox News Latino | 11/17/2010 - 11:28

A Haitian citizen who lives near the tourist mecca of Punta Cana was the first confirmed case of cholera in the Dominican Republic.

The man, identified as Wilmo Louwes, a 32-year-old construction worker, was being treated in a hospital in the eastern town of Higüey. Louwe was home in Haiti – which has been devastated by the disease – on vacation and returned by bus to the Dominican Republic on Nov. 12.

“We found the bus he traveled in and we took the proper steps to sanitize it,” Public Health Minister Bautista Rojas Gómez said in a press conference.


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Eva Longoria Parker Raises Half a Million Dollars for Haiti
Eva Longoria Parker Raises Half a Million Dollars for Haiti
By Mariela Rosario | 09/30/2010 - 12:25

Eva Longoria Parker held the first ever Twitter auction this week to raise money for disabled children in the earthquake ravaged country of Haiti.


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Salma Hayek Donates Gucci Premiere Gown
By Mariela Rosario | 05/24/2010 - 20:00

Salma Hayek stole the Cannes Film Festival spotlight when she showed up in her stunning one-of-a-kind Gucci Premiere couture gown (the first of the luxury label's new couture line) to the premiere of Robin Hood. Now, she is stealing our hearts.


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Christina Aguilera Partners with World Food Programme to Help Haiti
By Mariela Rosario | 05/14/2010 - 16:39

Christina Aguilera traveled to Haiti earlier this week to meet children at two schools who have been receiving food through the World Food Programme's initiatives. Recently named a WFP Ambassador Against Hunger, Aguilera helped to serve the children meals of rice and beans and even set aside some time to sing "Happy Birthday to Haiti" with the kids as a symbol of the rebirth of the devastated nation.


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Video: "Somos El Mundo" featuring Ricky Martin, Juanes, Pitbull and Aventura
By Mariela Rosario | 03/03/2010 - 13:23

Emilio Estefan premiered the video for his Spanish version of "We are the World" entitled "Somos el Mundo" on El Show de Crisitina this week and the stars came out to support the effort in full force. From Juanes to Shakira to Pitbull, it was a veritable who's who in the world of Latin music.


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Angelina Jolie visits Haitian Earthquake Survivors in Dominican Hospital
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/09/2010 - 17:18

Actress Angelina Jolie recently met with Haitian earthquake victims currently receiving medical care in a Dominican hospital. The U.N. Goodwill Ambassador traveled to the Dario Contrera Hospital located in the capital of Santo Domingo to tour the center and speak with several of the dozens of survivors, some of whom recognized Jolie and asked for her help.


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Nicole Richie Out-Sings Jennifer Hudson at "We Are the World" Recording
By Mariela Rosario | 02/03/2010 - 10:07

Nicole Richie was thrilled to be a part of the 25th Anniversary recording of "We are the World," a tune originally cowritten by her adoptive father Lionel and Michael Jackson.


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