The Sean Penn & Friends Haiti Takes Root Benefit Dinner & Auction Supporting J/P Haitian Relief Organization

Sean Penn Pens Op-Ed on Trump’s Crude Immigration Comments: Donald Trump Is “An Enemy of Compassion, An Enemy of the State”

Penn is a two-time Academy Award-winning actor and the founder of J/P Haitian Relief Organization.

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This is How Ignorant You Have to Be to Call Haiti a ‘S***hole’

The president had no respect for Haiti. He could see as well as anyone following the news that the country was a basket case — racked by political unrest, filthy, incapable of handling its own affairs. There was no doubt his opinion of the black republic was informed by his blatant racism, which included praising members of the Ku Klux Klan. He had criticized his predecessors’ foreign wars while running for office. But in the White House, he realized he was willing to flex the country’s muscles abroad, as long as the mission fit his motto: “America first.”

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Kirk Franklin’s Son Shares Lessons he Learned About Entitlement While Doing Missionary Work In Haiti

Kirk Franklin’s son, Caziah, is sharing some lessons he is learning about entitlement while doing missionary work in Haiti. Continue reading “Kirk Franklin’s Son Shares Lessons he Learned About Entitlement While Doing Missionary Work In Haiti”

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Trump Administration’s Planned Deportations of Haitians Could Bring Increase of Child Servants

Watson Saint Fleur is 12 but he’s never attended a day of school. He’s toiled in hardship doing household chores and peddling plastic bags of drinking water along city streets noisy with motorbikes and trucks. Continue reading “Trump Administration’s Planned Deportations of Haitians Could Bring Increase of Child Servants”

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Haitian Chefs Craft Higher Profile for Country’s Cuisine

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.

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South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine Top List of Most Suffering Countries in 2016

In contrast with the generally thriving residents of Norway, people in South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine top a Gallup survey of the most suffering countries in 2016.

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Geneseo Church Plans Haitian Breakfast To Benefit Hungry Orphans For February 26th

A rice and beans breakfast is planned for 9:15-10:15 a.m. Feb. 26 at the Grace United Methodist Church, 318 N. Center St.

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