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Local group provides medical care to Haitians

A Colorado Springs charity has landed in Port-au-Prince, ready to supply medical treatment to victims of last week’s earthquake. The 10-member team from Mission of Mercy landed in the devastated country Tuesday, and is being led by Dr. David Beyda and is coordinating with other mission groups in and around the country. Two doctors, seven… Continue Reading Local group provides medical care to Haitians

AG warns of Haitian charity scams

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Colorado consumers should be wary of groups attempting to scam money from them – while claiming to help earthquake victims in Haiti. “Coloradans have demonstrated a tremendous capacity for generosity during past disasters, but even the best intentioned donors should take precautions to ensure they are not victims of fraud,” said Attorney General John Suthers.… Continue Reading AG warns of Haitian charity scams

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Up to 10,000 U.S. troops will be off Haiti’s shores by Monday to help distribute aid and prevent potential rioting among desperate earthquake survivors, the top U.S. military officer said Friday, as President Obama pledged long-term reconstruction help to President Rene Preval. Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also said the… Continue Reading Government, military respond to Haitian crisis

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