Haiti’s maternal mortality rates among the highest. So why is this hospital closing?
In a country where more women die before, during and after childbirth than anywhere else in the Western Hemisphere, poor women in Haiti with high-risk pregnancies now have one less option for life-saving care. Continue reading.
Haitians in America
Haitians In America: Editorial Director Highlights Diversity In Bridal Fashion
Myrdith McCormack is a Haitian-born entrepreneur who has worn many hats throughout her career. She’s worked as a manicurist; she’s worked on commercials, TV and film projects, and even has her own nail polish line and branding firm. However, most recently, her role is as editorial director of World Bride Magazine. Continue reading.
College basketball: Scott Nagy, Wright State to take trip to Dominican Republic to aid Haitian community
This is about life, learning and trying to do right by others by helping to make the world a better place.The plan was to go to Haiti on behalf of Samaritan’s Feet, an organization that literally puts shoes on people around the globe and one that a number of coaches, notably Georgia State’s Ron Hunter, have embraced by coaching barefoot for one game every winter. Continue reading.
Supporters urge pardon for deported Haitian
Supporters of a Waterville man deported to Haiti earlier this year made emotional pleas Thursday to a board that will recommend to Gov. Paul LePage whether to pardon his underlying 10-year-old trafficking conviction. Continue reading.