Haiti Earthquake

Actor Sean Penn has been named ambassador at large for Haiti in recognition of his humanitarian work since the 2010 earthquake. The Hollywood star received the honor from Haitiian President Michel Martelly at a special ceremony Tuesday evening at the National Palace. Martelly thanked Penn for keeping the spotlight on the Caribbean nation. Peep the full […]

BET’s 106 & Park Highlights 2nd Anniversary Of Haiti Earthquake   Two years ago today, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Haiti, causing hundreds of thousands of deaths and devastation. BET’s 106 & Park is dedicating today’s episode to highlighting the continued efforts being made to help the island rebuild from the unfortunate […]

Cormega Ft. General Steele, Redman, Lil Fame, stic.man & Maya Azucena – “I Made a Difference” “I Made a Difference” is rapper Cormega’s attempt to assist in the Haiti relief efforts. The song will be available on iTunes and 100 percent of the proceeds are going to Sean Penn’s J/P HRO charity to help the […]

Nearly six months after the earthquake that devastated Haiti, Wyclef Jean is continuing to speak on his native land. As previously reported the former Fugee’s organization Yele Haiti contributed over $1 million to the country’s relief efforts. Now according to Clef, the relief efforts are far from over and he says the progress is going […]

Haiti will no longer have to pay an estimated $36 million owed to The World Bank, an international financial institution used to by countries to loan money to other nations. World Bank made the announcement Friday saying that the country could use the money for reconstruction efforts after January’s earthquake. Haiti’s debit was owed to […]

While there was enough chaos being caused as a result of Mother Nature on the country of Haiti with last year’s earthquake, there was even more suffering going on for the inmates confined to prisons. Being confirmed by a spokesman for the U.N. peacekeeping mission Saturday, there will be a full-out investigation on the shooting […]

Wyclef Jean made a positive move this weekend, treating three survivors of the Haiti earthquake to a shopping spree. The three recipients selected by Clef and his Yele Haiti foundation are young ladies who lost limbs during the tragedy. The organization worked alongside the Global Medical Relief Fund to fly the ladies and their families […]

The U.S. military will end its Haiti disaster relief effort on June 1, six months after the island was struck by a 7.0 earthquake that left an estimated 200,000 people dead and 1,000,000 people homeless. The military has slowly been pulling out of the impoverished nation with around 2,200 troops still stationed down from the […]

“We want our money!  We want our shelter!”, “Who’s the real criminals? Red Cross, double cross!” & “Red Cross where’s the money?  That’s our blood down in Haiti!” These repeated chants were shouted by upset demonstrators who withstood the drizzling rain this past Monday evening while gathering in front of the Headquarters of the American […]

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