Category Archives: Haitian Earthquake

  • Many In Haiti Remain Homeless Fours Years After Massive Earthquake

    Jan 14, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via NPR) – Four years ago this past Sunday, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, destroying its capital of Port-au-Prince and killing more than 200,000 people. Today, much of Port-au-Prince looks like it did before the quake. Most of the tent camps in the city itself are gone, and streets are loaded with overcrowded buses and […]

  • Kim Fields and Hubby Prepping for 2nd Child

    Jul 25, 13 by Brainuser1 4 Comments

    *Hooray! It’s two boys for Tootie! Kim Fields is expecting her second child — a son she plans to name Quincy Xavier, PEOPLE confirms exclusively. The former Facts of Life star, 44, and husband Christopher Morgan, 37, are already parents to 6-year-old son Sebastian Alexander. Fields will make the announcement on an upcoming episode of The Real, airing next week. “Sebastian and Christopher are very excited. We’re very, very blessed,” […]

  • Oprah Goes to Haiti

    Dec 13, 11 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Now that Oprah Winfrey is not confined to the four walls of her TV studio, she’s out and about meeting folk and building some strong international relationships. This week, the media mogul is visiting the president of Haiti, Michel Martelly. His hope is to partner with Winfrey to rebuild the country, attract investors and ultimately, […]

  • Wyclef Jean Blamed for Squandering Donations from Haiti Relief Efforts

    Nov 28, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *When the earthquake devastated Haiti, several celebrities jumped on relief efforts, some more than others. Among the big names was Wyclef Jean who also made an attempt to run for president. He helped raise monies and brought to light some of the major issues plaguing the small country during that time. But a recent report […]

  • Michel Martelly Looks to be Haiti’s New President

    Apr 5, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Flamboyant carnival musician Michel Martelly edged out former Haitian first lady Mirlande Manigat in a pivotal presidential runoff vote held last month, according to preliminary results released Monday. Martelly, 50, took 67.6% of the vote, while Manigat, 70, received 31.5%, according to Pierre Thibault, spokesman for Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council. After the announcement, streets around […]

  • Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier Hospitalized in Haiti

    Mar 25, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier has been hospitalized after having chest pains, his longtime companion and associates said Thursday without giving details about his condition. Duvalier, who made a surprise return to the Caribbean nation in January, was admitted Wednesday night, companion Veronique Roy said as she took a break from visiting him […]