Tag: <span>International Red Cross</span>

Colombia’s ELN Releases Kidnapped Oil Workers

Today in Latin America Top Story — Colombia’s ELN guerrillas on Tuesday released 11 oil workers that had been kidnapped at the end of last month, according to the International Red Cross. […] Read More >

Ecuador Declares State of Emergency; Rafael Correa Calls Protests “Coup d’État”

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Ecuadoran government declared a state of emergency Thursday after protests by police officers and members of the military turned ugly and sent […] Read More >

Haiti Earthquake: Dominicans Give, But Hard Feelings Remain

NEW YORK — Fifteen minutes after he heard about the earthquake in Haiti, Dominican barber Jose Taveras said he made a donation to the Red Cross. Taveras was born in […] Read More >

How To Help Earthquake Victims In Haiti

As we wrote in our weekly news summary yesterday, Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake in the afternoon on Jan. 12, measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale and followed by more than […] Read More >