Penn is a two-time Academy Award-winning actor and the founder of J/P Haitian Relief Organization.
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.”
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”
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”
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.
In the pre-dawn hours of Feb. 18, 22 runners take off from the northern tip of Haiti.
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.
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.