In a dining room in a wealthy district in the hills above Haiti’s capital, waiters in black outfits whisk plates of crunchy malanga fritters and creamy polenta to well-off locals and tourists. In the kitchen, the chef ladles glistening, fresh conch into a pot as his staff dice tomatoes and watercress.
The terminal at the Haitian capital’s international airport has been flooded after a sustained downpour transformed some low-lying Port-au-Prince streets into brown rivers.
Travelers walked in ankle-high water after Haiti’s main airport in Port-Au-Prince was flooded Tuesday afternoon.
The Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme was one of the great artistic innocents. This doesn’t mean he was unsophisticated — far from it, just look at his work. But he was open to the world and thought the world had something to teach him; he was an eager and even a hungry learner.
Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise has launched a project to rebuild the presidential palace, destroyed by a devastating earthquake in 2010.
The United Nations has inaugurated a water supply system in the Lascahobas Commune as part of its anti-cholera fight in Haiti.
Dr. Janet Tinoco, a faculty member in the College of Business at the Daytona Beach Campus, spent spring break in Leogane and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, along with members of Mission Haiti and the Sisters of St. Joseph Congregation. “My goal was to study the educational system and opportunities for the Haitian people, particularly with respect to girls and women,” she said. Continue reading “Business Professor Sees Education as Key to Haiti Progress”
Catholics are banding together to bring life-saving health care to rural areas of Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world.