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Kodak Black Plans To Build A School In Haiti

Kodak Black's Drug-Related Probated has Ended

Kodak dives in philanthropy. Kodak Black has embraced his new life. The Florida native has moved to the California suburbs and he has left his project roots in the past. To add on to his new persona, the “Roll In Peace” rapper recently announced how he plans to give back to Haiti. Kodak’s roots are […]

Netflix Orders New Animated Movie About Wyclef Jean’s Life and Times In Haiti

Netflix is working on a new project together with the visionary artist  Wyclef Jean, an animated film inspired by the story of his childhood, spent in Haiti. Stampede, the entertainment company recently founded by Greg Silverman, is collaborating with the three Grammy-winning musicians to produce this feature, which will be written by Justin Marks ( The Jungle Book, Counterpart ). Huge […]

Haitians Hold Protest in New York City over President Trump’s Remarks on MLK Day

The bitter cold temperatures on this Martin Luther King (MLK) Day did not keep the Haitians from protesting and showing their reaction to President Trump’s reported remarks about the country of Haiti and the continent of Africa. The rally started around 2:00 p.m. and was held in the Times Square area of Manhattan. The main […]

Vatican Newspapers Calls Trump’s “Sh-thole” Comment “Offensive”, Trump Denies Statement

The Vatican newspaper on Friday branded U.S. President Donald Trump’s reported comments about African countries and Haiti as “particularly harsh and offensive”. The newspaper did not print the word “shithole,” which Trump reportedly used repeatedly on Thursday at a White House meeting on immigration on Thursday, according to U.S. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, who attended […]

Hurricane Matthew: One Year Later

It’s been a little over a year since Haiti was struck by Hurricane Matthew which left Haiti in total devastation forcing many residents to start over with nothing. The storm’s raging winds lifted houses from their roots, leaving barren lands without a place to hide. Since the disaster, nearly 900 deaths have been recorded and […]

Trump Administration To End “Temporary Protected Status” For Haitians In 2019

The United States in July 2019 will end a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, according to media reports. The decision by acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke gives Haitians 18 months to return to their impoverished Caribbean country or legalize their status […]

Karen Civil Opens Live Civil Computer Lab in Haiti

Media and entertainment mogul Karen Civil traveled to Haiti to donate 20 computers and open her Live Civil Computer Lab at House Of Hope Orphanage in Titanyen, Haiti. Karen partnered with The Jack Brewer Foundation to open the lab at the House Of Hope Orphanage. Former VP of Marketing at Beats by Dre, Omar Johnson […]

Hurricane Matthew One Week Later

Haiti has seen an unforgettable amount of devastation since its 2010 earthquake, but it’s most recent destruction causing nearly 1000 deaths has set the country back once again.   The United Nations has called for $120 million in aid, noting that about 750,000 people in southwest Haiti alone will need “life-saving assistance and protection” in […]

Hurricane Matthew Wreaks Havoc, Haiti Death Toll Rises to Over 1,000

The death toll in Haiti continues to rise as Hurricane Matthew has claimed over 1,000, inducing a public health crisis. Hurricane Matthew, called the most dangerous disaster to hit the Caribbean in over a decade, was a Category 4 hurricane, boasting 145mph winds and heavy rains that has left over a million Haitians homeless on […]

Hurricane Matthew Sparks Major Blaze in Myrtle Beach

Late Saturday night [October 8, 2016],  rescue officials responded to a destructive blaze along the coast of South Carolina in Myrtle Beach. The fire was first reported at a home in the city’s Cherry Grove area. It was the powerful winds of produced by the Hurricane Matthew system that blew embers onto nearby homes. Initially, […]

Man On Fire: A Former Federal Agent Puts The Breaks On Global Child Trafficking

Human trafficking generates $32 billion a year off the backs of more than 27 million people—and nearly two million of them are children. Former CIA and Homeland Security agent Tim Ballard is on a global crusade to save each and every child, and bankrupt the entire trafficking system. To help fortify the international sting operations conducted […]

Haitians Lawsuit Against United Nations Over Cholera Continues

When cholera first appeared in Haiti, it caused massive panic throughout the country. It was reported well over 100,000 people were infected and close to 10,000 people were killed by the disease. Travel advisories were issued to tourists and foreigners with plans going to Haiti. News organizations headed towards the country to cover yet another […]

Haiti Elects Interim President After Political Unrest

A week after Haiti’s president stepped down amidst political unrest, the Haitian Parliament elected a new interim president this past weekend, according to a report from CNN. Jocelerme Privert, the former head of Parliament who served as interior minister under former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, will lead the country for four months. After that, he must confirm to […]

Hip Hop History made in Haiti!

On June 26, 2015, internationally renowned, multi-platinum selling hip hop artists Swizz Beatz, Chris Brown and Lil Wayne performed at a free concert for over 100,000 people which was the first time this had ever been done in Haiti! The concert was put together by Swizz Beatz in collaboration with Haitian music production company, Big […]

Haiti Wins Street Hockey World Championship

As unlikely as it may seem, the Haitian team in the the Street Hockey World tournament has bested all of their competitors, which include victories over Armenia and France, to win the 2015 Championship Trophy. As much as we would like to make comparisons to the classic film Cool Runnings, which comically showcased winter olympic […]

Dominican Republic Orders Haitian/Black People To Leave The Island Immediately

The D.R’s ethnic cleansing plan has begun and more than 300,000 people could be affected “They are sweeping up “dark-skinned Dominicans with Haitian facial features and loading them into trucks,” says an eyewitness report from “The Nation” newspaper. The criteria to determine the expulsion to achieve “self-propulsion in the Dominican Republic is that simple and […]