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  • WFP school meals in Haiti
    New food project keeps things local in Haiti
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is starting a special two-year project aimed at helping Haiti build its agriculture. It was scheduled to start in May in the Nippes region.The plan is to have small farmers supply the nation's school feeding...
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    Red Cross in dark waters for mismanaging aid funds
    The American Red Cross is again in murky waters for mismanaging relief funds raised for Haiti. Or is it?In 2011, following a devastating earthquake that struck Haiti, the Red Cross launched a multimillion-dollar project to help the ravaged...
  • University of Oklahoma athletes visit Haiti
    University of Oklahoma athletes spend time serving in Haiti
    Very cool story from Norman, Okla., where a group of 31 student athletes from the University of Oklahoma just returned from a weeklong trip spent using their talent and energy off the field and court by serving the people of Haiti.The players...
  • Through the Wire with Marie Yolaine Eusebe: The Firestarter
    Through the Wire with Marie Yolaine Eusebe: The Firestarter
    I got the chance to converse with Marie Yolaine Eusebe, a humanitarian, speaker and founder of Community2Community (C2C), a non-profit organization dedicated to building self-sufficient communities in Haiti; and during our wonderful conversation,...
  • USMNT host Haiti
    US National Team to host Haiti at Gillette Stadium
    Gillette Stadium will host a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader, featuring the U.S. Men's National Team versus Haiti, onFriday, July 10,at8:30 p.m.The first group play game at 6 p.m. pits Panama against the winner of the playoff series between...
  • Carnival turns deadly in Haiti as float hits power line killing 20 injuring 70
    Carnival turns deadly in Haiti as float hits power line killing 20 injuring 70
    What should have been a fun celebration turned deadly in Haiti today, Feb. 17, as a Carnival float struck a power line killing 20 people and injuring around 70. The accident happened in the capital of Port-Au-Prince in front of thousands of...
  • Brandy and Sonya Norwood
    Celebrity moms recognized at Zesa Raw brunch supporting mothers globally
    Food and beverage brand Zesa Raw Trading Post was the sponsor partner for a recent brunch honoring the dedication of celebrity mothers, while also using the star-powered occasion to draw attention to the mothers in Haiti who produce the company&...
  • Capital Opening
    Marriott Port-au-Prince Opening March 1
    Haiti’s first internationally branded hotel – the Marriott Port-au-Prince – is set to open March 1 with a grand opening scheduled for this summer (
  • Haiti, one of the poorest nations
    Be inspired, read 'Mountains Beyond Mountains'
    Long known as one of the poorest countries in the world, Haiti has braved its share of misfortunes and disasters. Well-meaning celebrities and dedicated NGOs have thrown money at the problem for years, but Haitians continue to suffer. The country...
  • From Miami to New York City: The Last 1500 Miles
    Victor Mooney begins the last 1500 miles of AIDS awareness campaign in February
    Transatlantic rower Victor Mooney will begin the 1500-mile row to New York next month according to a January 8, 2015 press release by Lisa Samuels of GC Media. He will begin the last phase of his yearlong, 5000-mile transatlantic voyage during the...
  • Lebron James I Can't Breathe
    Are ‘I Can’t Breathe’ t-shirts funding sweatshops?
    While celebrities and citizens alike are lauded for speaking out about government abuse in the case of Eric Garner in Staten Island, the ignorance of these activists about human rights is apparent in their apparel. While the message on the front...
  • Haiti
    New program will expedite the immigration process for Haitians
    The Haitian Reunification Family Parole Program (HRFPP) is scheduled to expedite the immigration process of Haitian American citizens with approved visas, beginning next year.Erik Rolex Joseph, a Fulbright Scholar who is studying at the University...
  • Back In The Big Apple For WORLD AIDS DAY
    Transatlantic rower Victor Mooney welcomed home by family and friends
    According to the Goree Challenge website, Mr. Victor arrived in New York City around 1 am Sunday, November 9, 2014. “Great welcome at JFK Airport. Dr. Lupenko, Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba (Equatorial Guinea) and my family.Above the...
  • Haitian marathoner runs for a cause
    Haitian marathoner runs for a cause
    The numbers for New York City’s marathon are always big: 50,000 runners, from 130 countries. Ten thousand volunteers making sure everything runs smoothly. In this sea of humanity, Dave Delacruz was just one lone runner, who finished with an...
  • Haiti receives a key school feeding donation
    Canada's donation pivotal for Haiti
    Haiti has made a national school lunch program a top priority for fighting hunger. Canada is helping along the way.A donation from Canada to the UN World Food Progamme (WFP) will help provide meals to 485,000 Haitian children this school year. WFP...
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