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As the fourth anniversary of the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti approaches, it’s important to remember both the progress the Caribbean nation has made and the fact that Haitians are still in need of humanitarian aid.
In 2013, SOS Children’s Villages worked harder than ever to provide children and families in Haiti with the support they need to overcome the lasting trauma of the earthquake. In September, SOS opened a new Children’s Village in Les Cayes, on the southern part of the island. Although there is still work to be done on the new Village in 2014, all of the essential SOS Children’s Villages programs are up and running. Family strengthening outreach, the Hermann Gmeiner School ( serving not only SOS children but impoverished children from around Les Cayes), and the SOS Social Center (which includes a free daycare) are all open and available to local members of the Les…
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Sure enough, I enjoyed reading conspiracy and crazy theories alike. My favorite story was about one of the ‘secret’ government time travel projects. I cannot remember if he met schizophrenic Abra’m Lincoln or only reptillionares, but I look forward to reading the story that explains how his soul kept up with his body Continue reading
Christophe was born on the island of Grenada, a British colonial acquisition. His parents were slaves brought to Grenada with thousands of other West Africans to work in the sugar industry. These slaves in the sugar industry were known for their fierce and determined nature to resist the institution of slavery. The revolutionary nature of Henri Christophe has its roots deeply embedded in his African ancestry. Christophe’s obstinate, argumentative, and obdurate nature led his father to sell his services to a French ship’s captain as a cabin boy, before had reached the age of ten.
The ship’s captain sold Henri to a French sugar planter in the French province on the island of Saint Dominique called Haiti, which was a Carob Indian name meaning “the land of the mountains.” Continue reading
But even as Haiti struggles to recover from [this] disaster, information is coming to light that the key to a brighter future for the Haitians may have been lying under their feet all this time. Continue reading
This picture is haunting. I have watched white people in Holland go on about their victimhood based on their Second World War, uttering empty words about ‘never forgetting’ while they collect nice financial benefits beyond death to do us part. Never forget what?
Never forget that the successful slave revolt on Haiti has been made into the excuse needed to isolate and punish Haitians. That is, poor Black Haitians, the ones who still look like the kidnapped and enslaved Africans who dared to take ‘free’. The rich Haitians have been welcomed in Continue reading