Students at Immokalee High in Florida were in for a surprise when they came to school wearing their Haitian pride on their sleeves.
Lil Wayne and boxer Andre Berto gave up their valuable time in order to visit a school in Haiti to spread a bit of holiday cheer. Berto, who is Haitian-American, donned as Santa Claus while Wayne donated hundreds of pieces from his Trukfit line.
The people of Haiti recently were blessed with an American Hip-Hop treat after Swizz Beatz assembled the forgotten “Transform Ya” trio of himself, Chris Brown and Lil Wayne for a free concert witnessed in front of more than 100,000 appreciative fans.
A brewing situation in the Dominican Republic involving tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants has reached an unfortunate climax. The immigrants, over 90 percent Haitian, face deportation back to Haiti as a deadline to apply for legal status passes today (Jun. 17).
Tragedy struck the 2015 Haiti Carnival after an accident involving a power line left at least 20 people dead. According to an eyewitness account, a person atop the float moved a power line out of its way for passage thus leading to some of the deaths by way of electrocution.
Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier, the former Haitian dictator who was highly instrumental in turning the country into an impoverished nation, has died at the age of 63 from an apparent heart attack.
Over the weekend, Haiti marked a dismal anniversary. Three years ago on January 12, the small country, known as the La Perle des Antilles (the pearl of the Caribbean) was ravaged by a catastrophic earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale.
The Republican National Convention’s Get Your 6 event will be graced by the Wyclef Jean. The former Fugees front man has been billed as the performer for the event to be held in Tampa, Fla., next week. Jean was brought in as a replacement for country music singers Willie Nelson and the recently arrested Randy […]