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308 volunteers pack meals for Haiti

BEDFORD — More than 300 people packaged 64,000 rice-based meals in about 1 1/2 hours May 2 at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds. People from 16 churches and eight local organizations participated.People of all ages were present, including a few elementary school children who came with parents.The effo

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As Taiwan loses another ally to China, Haiti's president heads to Taipei to negotiate

Haiti has long struggled to lure jobs, and attract foreign investments.But now the country is in a rare position of strength as China and Taiwan engage in a global tug-of-war over diplomatic allegiances.For now, Haiti is signaling that it’s aligned with Taiwan, evidenced by Haitian President Jovenel


Pierre and Campfort win in Haiti

The WBA’s #1 World ranked lightweight, Haitian Evens Pierre (30-1, 20 KOs) took another firm step towards a World title shot by dispatching Francisco Contreras (31-9, 24) by knockout. KOs) at 51 seconds of the seventh round in the main event of the card Fight Night 1, held on Thursday in Port-au-Pri


Rescue Dog Being Put Down Receives Hero’s Farewell After Saving Lives of Haiti, Japan Earthquake Victims

Hunter, a border collie, helped save four lives in the 2010 Haiti earthquake and was named the 2010 Firefighter of the Year.


Châteauguay Valley High School raises $1K in cookie bake sale for students in Haiti

"We're working on several different projects, one is setting up a community library in Saint Jude, another is working on sponsorship for the young ladies at the orphanage in Tabour," she said.


Gifts of Change are Enriching Lives in Haiti: Operation Starfish® Celebrates 20 Years with Food For The Poor

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (May 24, 2018)Great things can come out of small sacrifices and pocket change. Today, Fr. Robert C. Cilinski, pastor of the Church of the Nativity in Burke, Va., presented Food For The Poor President/CEO


In Miami's Little Haiti, one of the largest waves of evictions is currently underway

Rollin Virgile walks through his store amid dozens of weddings dresses, white floral crowns, men’s tuxedo vests and baptism gowns. He greets customers in Creole: "Bonswa, koman nou ye?" (Good afternoon, how are you all?) Virgile has been in the same location, at Northeast 82nd street and Second Aven


Family and Friends Help Piqua Native to Build Homes in Haiti

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (May 23, 2018)Visions of a new life soon will become a reality for 50 families living in unimaginable conditions in Savann Kabrit, Haiti. Thanks to the fundraising efforts of Ben and Louise Scott, the Boca Grande Hope For Haitians Committee and generous donors in Piqua, Ohio, 50


Oklahoma Sooners Haiti mission trip impacts student-athletes

NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners have been making an annual mission trip to Haiti since 2010, and it was time again for it this past week. Needless to say, as always, its impact could not have been more profound. Multiple student-athletes were touched in a major way by their interactions with Haitians.


Haiti: Humanitarian Funding Overview (as of 22 May 2018)

Subsequently, the HRP itself was revised in January 2018 with due consideration given to the evolution of the humanitarian situation in Haiti in 2017. The humanitarian community, in support of the efforts of the Haitian government, aims to reach 2.2 million out of the estimated 2.8 million people in


Hillsdale College Students & Faculty Pack Meals For Children In Haiti

“I will be the next GOAL coordinator, so I helped Lu and director Allison Decker this time,” Peine said, noting it was a privilege to do something for others in need.


Fashion Bombshell of the Day: Corinne from Haiti - Fashion Bomb Daily Style Magazine: Celebrity Fashion, Fashion News, What To Wear, Runway Show Reviews

Today’s Bombshell of the day is Corinne Port-au-Prince, Haiti, who currently resides in Miami.


A ‘Little Haiti’ District Is Coming to New York City

That’s Creole for “Little Haiti,” which is now coming to the Flatbush section of Brooklyn in the form of the “Little Haiti Business and Cultural District.” The district will celebrate Haitian culture and contributions to the city and the United States and promote economic development, culture, arts,


Pierre headlines card in Haiti on Thursday

An attractive boxing card billed as “Fightnight One” is being offered to boxing fans in Haiti this coming Thursday with battlers coming from Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Cuba, Mexico and Panama. WBA #1 lightweight contender Evens Pierre (29-1, 19 KOs) is facing hard punching Dominican F


Giovani Bernard’s mission in Haiti continues

“That hit me hard to see how quickly they reacted to seeing clean water. I had to take a step back real quick to be able to see something like that happen. You can do stuff over here like a toy drive. You can do this, you can do that. But when you’re giving such an essential, thing in life, water, a


Fans outnumbered protesters as ex-president Martelly came to sing at Little Haiti show

“They can protest. It’s a democracy,” said Chavannes Ade, an electrical engineer from Pembroke Pines. “We’re here to have fun. We’re here for Micky. He is one of the best Haitian entertainers. He’s the whole package. It’s either you take him or you don’t.”


Lincoln dentist helps provide free dental care in Haiti

For the 10th year, local dentists and doctors traveled in March to a mission in Haiti to provide free dental and medical care to patients.This year, the dental group saw over 1,000 patients, providing fillings, teeth extractions and a variety of other dental care. Over the past 10 years, a total of


Matt Antkowiak Embarks on Haiti Humanitarian Mission

Cedar Hill, TX -- The people of Haiti are still recovering from a devastating natural disaster in 2016. Hurricane Matthew struck the Caribbean island on October 4, 2016, causing an estimated $9.6 billion in property damage and claiming the lives of almost 550 people. Despite an outpouring of support


A Day to Celebrate Haiti’s Flag, and Its Foods

After six hours of cooking, my aunt Margaret Moise finally sat down at a table covered with a medley of dishes from her native Haiti. She had spent the day in my parents’ kitchen on Staten Island teaching her daughter and nieces, including me, to cook the food she grew up eating on holidays like Hai


In Little Haiti, activists plan protest of "Sweet Micky," aka Haiti's former president

At Miami's Haitian Flag Day celebration on Friday, Haitian rights activists plan to protest a planned performance by Sweet Micky, the stage name of former Haitian president Michel Martelly, whose controversial lyrics got him banned from two Haiti carnivals earlier this year.The event is supposed to