It has been 11 years

This week marked eleven years since the January 12, 2010 massive earthquake that rocked Haiti, killing over 300,000 people. The earthquake measured 7.2 on the Richter Scale. That moment the world became aware of Haiti. Many were moved to donate goods to Haiti and even more so money came pouring in, over 10 billion Dollars.…

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Haiti at Corona Time

Haiti slipped from a political lockdown to a corona lockdown. For two years now, one crisis situation has followed the other. The lockdowns do not replace each other, but also run in parallel, at least in the last three months. The government did not organize elections, so Parliament is no longer functional and President Jovenel…

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Haiti Threads Problems Like Pearls in Rosary

“…we are also resilient, creative and relentless faced with overwhelming challenges…” Dr. Rouzier Since my over 23 years involvement with Haiti, I have witnessed more disasters, both manmade and natural. I could not have imagined when I began this journey all that I have seen. I was in Haiti when President Aristide was deposed and…

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Haiti in Times of the Corona Virus

In January and February and up until March, Haiti suffered a tsunami of kidnapping. Nobody in Port au Prince felt safe, and nobody was exempt as a target by the kidnappers. Kidnapping in Haiti is part of a worldwide and age old disgrace, the abomination of taking another human being into bondage. A good friend…

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