Category Archives: Haitian Earthquake

  • When Pop Music and Politics Collide ‘Sweet Micky for President’ Premiers [Watch Trailer]

    Jun 5, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *The power of music to transform, inspire and create change is the theme of an evening of performance and discussion hosted by Pras Michel, of The Fugees. Michel is joined by special guests who have used their art to champion causes close to their art. This panel is in celebration of his documentary, “Sweet Micky for President” which […]

  • Beyonce Visits Haiti for Progress Update Since 2010 Earthquake

    May 17, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Beyonce made a quick visit to Haiti to see what progress has been made since the 2010 earthquake struck and devastated the island nation. Haiti U.N. mission spokeswoman Sophie Boutaud de la Combe said Saturday that Beyonce also was able to “meet some of the people who were affected by” by the disaster. According to […]

  • 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 […]