Père Eddy (far right) speaks with Paul Mainardi (far left), who now lives a full life in Haiti following treatment for his mental illness. Photo Credit: Zanmi Lasante


Changing Minds: Mental Health In The 10 Years Since The Haiti Earthquake

There are few success stories reported on when it comes to Haiti. Stories about fraud, mismanagement and suffering are commonplace, and most have become accustomed to the Shakespearean nature of Haiti’s history and current condition. However, when it comes to mental health, the devastation Haitians faced on Jan. 12, 2010 helped shape a success story that few would have anticipated from the small country. Continue reading

Moise Announces Winner Of Haiti National Palace Design Competition

On the 10th anniversary of the Haiti earthquake, President Jovenel Moise announced Raco Deco as the winning firm of the architectural competition launched by the Haitian State through the UCLBP, a State agency that coordinates reconstruction projects, and the Working and Reflection Group for the reconstruction of the National Palace (GTRRPN). Continue reading

Haiti 10 Years Later: How Kenneth Cole Is Making A Difference

Ten years ago, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people and displacing millions of its citizens. While many people and organizations came to the nation’s aid soon after the natural disaster, that support has since waned.

But designer Kenneth Cole is among the few still dedicated to helping its people recover, and his help has been much more than simply writing a check. Continue reading

Former President Martelly Urges All Haitians To Unite And Work Together

Former President, Michel Joseph Martelly, issued a statement to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the earthquake of 2010 urging all Haitians on behalf of the victims and the country’s illustrious ancestors, to do things differently and together in order to leave a better country for our children. Continue reading


Haiti Earthquake Anniversary: A Reminder To Find A Permanent Solution For TPS Recipients

Now that TPS has been extended to January 2021, advocates, Haitian-American elected officials, and community leaders need to focus on how they’re going to use their influence to find a permanent solution to a tempory situation. Continue reading

Beauty & Style

Kreyol Essence To Launch In Ulta Beauty Stores

On Jan. 12, Kreyol Essence founders Yve-Car Momperousse and Stéphane Jean-Baptiste announced during their appearance on Shark Tank they will be launching in Ulta Beauty stores. The national chain of beauty stores will carry 12 SKUs of Kreyol Essence’s hair care products. Continue reading


Canadian Prime Minister Marks 10th Anniversary Of Deadly Earthquake In Haiti

In a statement issued on Jan. 12, Justin Trudeau, prime minister of Canada, called on Canadians to offer their condolences and join Haitians around the world to remember the hundreds of thousands of victims that died in the quake, including 58 Canadians.  Continue reading

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