Chef Dominique Crenn talks planting trees in
Los Angeles TimesChef Dominique Crenn talks planting trees in Haiti, microwave popcorn and returning to LALos Angeles TimesShe's also one of the leading forces behind the Root Project, a joint effort with Michelle Jean and other chefs to rebuild the infrastructure for farmers in Haiti following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew last year. Part of that effort includes ...
Posted on 4 May 2017 | 10:19 am
Midwives offer care, dignity and a lifeline
UNFPA.org/newsMidwives offer care, dignity and a lifeline for Haiti's mothersUNFPA.org/newsPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Elizabeth was exhausted after four hours of contractions at the Petite Place Cazeau clinic, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Finally, with gentle guidance from the midwife, she gave one last push. Stifled cries filled the delivery room.and more »
Posted on 4 May 2017 | 9:58 am
Golf tournament benefits Haiti orphanage -
StarNewsOnline.comGolf tournament benefits Haiti orphanageStarNewsOnline.comRetiring to Brunswick County from West Virginia eight years ago, we visualized a quiet life at the beach. Then one Sunday we went with friends to Northside Church. The bulletin contained a memo about a trip to Haiti to work on an orphanage. So, with ...
Posted on 4 May 2017 | 7:20 am
SEC, BIG 12 student-athletes show their
Huffington PostSEC, BIG 12 student-athletes show their humanity for HaitiHuffington PostFormer Aggie quarterback, Trevor Knight, completed his fourth mission to Haiti last year before signing as a rookie free agent with the NFL's Arizona Cardinals earlier this week. The San Antonio native, who began his career at Oklahoma University and ...
Posted on 4 May 2017 | 3:33 am
Sean Penn and His Famous Friends Hit New
E! OnlineSean Penn and His Famous Friends Hit New York City for Haiti ...E! OnlineOn Friday night, the Oscar winner and some of his Hollywood insider friends, Dreamworks SKG's David Geffen and Creative Artists Agency's head honcho Bryan ...and more »
Posted on 4 May 2017 | 3:07 am
Haiti - ERIKA : Orange alert in Haiti, the
Thursday, after its passage of the Caribbean arc, the Tropical Storm Erika has strengthened. This morning at 5:00 Tropical Storm Erika is located at 17.7N 67.7W or 122km to the southeast of Punta Cana, 58 km southwest of Puerto Rico. It is currently moving ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:56 pm
Inaugural Chesapeake craft beer festival to
Proceeds from this suds spectacular will benefit the 216 preschool to university youngsters trying to improve their lives at Haiti's Maison Fortuné Orphanage. Begun by Haitian resident/native Lefort Jean Louis, also a Virginia Tech graduate, the facility ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:06 pm
Former Boston police officer killed in Haiti
A former Boston police officer who served the city for 33 years was shot and killed in Haiti last week, The Boston Globe reported. Yves Dambreville, 66, retired from the Boston Police Department in 2012. He spent most of his career in Mattapan, where his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:11 pm
Dedicated’ former Boston detective slain
A retired Boston police detective hailed as a pioneer in the Hub’s Caribbean community was fatally shot in Haiti on Wednesday by suspects who fled on motorcycles, leaving his grieving family grasping for answers in his mysterious murder.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:59 pm
New tensions between Haiti and Dominican
Ongoing tensions between Haiti and the Dominican Republic took on a new dimension Thursday as a Dominican truckers’ strike entered its 32nd day and frustrated Haitians blocked a road to the border, further paralyzing commerce and trade. As a result of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:07 am