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  • 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 (http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/papmc-marriott-port-au-prince-hotel/).To...
  • 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...
  • Jean Beausejour
    Sampaoli calls up eight from domestic tournament for Haiti match
    Jorge Sampaoli added eight names to the national team side that will be playing in San Francisco as well as Ft. Lauderdale during the next FIFA international date in September. The Argentine-born national team coach already selected 17 foreign...
  • Edeyo Gives Hope Ball
    Stephen Baldwin Is A Usual Suspect And Unusual Host
    Stephen Baldwin hosts a Unik event.Over 200 supporters of the Edeyo Foundation recently came out for the 3rd annual Edeyo Gives Hope Ball at the historic Liberty Theater in NYC. And who better to host than Hollywood’s most zestful zealot,...
  • Mormon youth send shoes to Haiti
    Mormon youth send 3,000 pairs of shoes to Haiti
    SPRING TEXAS – It’s not all that unusual for a youth conference to include some kind of service activity. But completing three different major projects in two days?That is exactly what about 170 Houston North Stake young men and women...
  • Haitian children
    Cholera in the Americas: A decreasing trend being seen
    Several months after the catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Caribbean country of Haiti on Jan.12, 2014, a huge, tragic, ongoing cholera outbreak hit the country sickening more than 700,000 people to date.However,yesterday, June 27,...
  • Female Aedes aegypti mosquito as she was in the process of acquiring a blood meal from its human host
    Dominican Republic accounts for 47 percent of chikungunya cases in the Caribbean
    Despite the fact that the Dominican Republic didn't experience its firstautochthonous, or locally acquired chikungunya cases until early April 2014, four months after the initial cases were reported in the Western Hemisphere on the island of...